President Trump Directed His Attorney To Lie To Congress About The Moscow Tower Project

Lock him up. This revelation is not the first evidence to suggest the president may have attempted to obstruct the FBI and special counsel investigations into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. But Cohen’s testimony marks a significant new frontier: It is the first known example of Trump explicitly telling a subordinate to lie directly […]

Secret tunnels that brought freedom from Berlin’s Wall | The Independent

Today’s reminder that Drumpf’s border wall is a joke, as is his “presidency”. I’ll bet the Idiot In Chief never even considered tunnels as a way to get past his wall. Source: Secret tunnels that brought freedom from Berlin’s Wall | The Independent

‘People Want Santa To Be Gender Neutral’ Is A Fake Story

Today’s Phrase That Pays – Manufactured Outrage Also, THIS is actual fake news. When the study started circulating, the media ran wild with their headlines: some publications said that Santa ‘could become’gender neutral, some disingenuous bullshit if ever I’ve read it. And others still wildly overstated the results of the study, arguing that ‘a hell […]

New Facebook bug exposed millions of photos – BBC News

Time to deactivate my Facebook account. Facebook has revealed that a software bug exposed the photos of up to 6.8 million users, including pictures they had not posted. It made the announcement a day after hosting its pop-up privacy experience “It’s Your Facebook” in New York’s Bryant Park. https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-46567131

Manufactured Outrage, Christmas Edition

I have yet to see or hear a single person who is offended by Baby, It’s Cold Outside; Rudolph, The Red Nosed Reindeer; or A Charlie Brown Christmas. But there is A METRIC FUCK TON of people who want is all to know that they’re offended by the possibility that somebody is offended by the […]

The Worth(lessness) of Women – CoolCleveland

The idea that women don’t own their bodies, even in matters of life and death, leads to the dismissal of threats against them. We’ve heard often about young women accusing a campus athlete of rape, assault or harassment: he’s on the field Saturday while she’s pressured to remain silent, ostracized or paid to transfer quietly […]

The Washington Post: GM to lay off 15 percent of salaried workers, halt production at five plants in U.S. and Canada

The Detroit-based automaker said it would not be allocating any production to Oshawa Assembly in Ontario, Lordstown Assembly in Ohio and Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly in Michigan after December 2019. It will also stop allocating production at propulsion plants in White Marsh, Md., and Warren, Mich., after December 2019. These changes are part of GM’s efforts to […]