NotImpressed , to palestine group avatar


Sublime Juan Cole calling Biden's $360mil pier "a Potemkin Village because of its lack of substantial substance"
"Biden was warned that high seas made his aid pier impractical, and with the arrogance of Washington, he ignored the warnings...CENTCOM maintains that what remains of the pier is still functional, I don’t know if that is really true"

Biden's pier = a total SNAFU

w7voa , to Random stuff avatar

“The Americans have told the Russians that if you explode a nuke, even if it doesn’t kill anybody, we will hit all your targets [positions] in Ukraine with conventional weapons, we’ll destroy all of them.” - Polands’s foreign minister

ServerWrestler , avatar


Holy shit. If that quote is true, that is amazing. Do not pop a nuke Vlad, or we will slap you down.

animalculum , to Random stuff avatar

US will lease public lands for conservation under new policy

"The administration finalized new measures to protect the health of U.S. , including by leasing acreage for ... The regulations will help guard nearly a tenth of America's land base from the impact of and enable industries to offset their environmental footprints... The rule was welcomed by conservation groups"

GottaLaff , to Random stuff avatar

I’m sure Aileen will get right on it 🙄

Fed prosecutors asked judge overseeing case against to bar TFG from public statements that “pose a significant, imminent, & foreseeable danger to law enforcement agents” participating in the prosecution.

The request to Judge Cannon follows false claim by Trump that FBI agents who searched his home in Aug 2022 were “authorized to shoot me” & “locked & loaded ready to take me out & put my family in danger”

spocko , avatar

What gets me is that this is a perfect narrative flip! It's TRUMP who threatens people with violence & they DO IT!
It's NOT a "both sides do it" story
(tm @driftglass ) Today @emptywheel explained to @nicolesandler today how lies are spread & why threats work for the RWers.
Marcy calls out the liar Julie Kelly who pushed the idea that Biden was trying to assassinate when the FBI went to Mar-a-Largo with a search warrant.


GottaLaff , to Random stuff avatar

👍🏻👍🏻Via Kyle Griffin:

President just announced his 50th round of nominees for federal judicial positions — bringing the number of announced federal judicial nominees to 244.

br00t4c , to Random stuff avatar

Biden Camp Mulls Calling Trump 'Convicted Felon' -- Will Become Much More Aggressive After Trial Verdict

MaxG , to Random stuff avatar

Israel was created by and founded upon Zionist terrorism. The USA uses terrorism to further its aims whenever it so chooses. Hamas uses terrorism because it has no other recourse. #Gaza #Palestine #Israel #Zionazis #USA #Biden #Netanyahu #Genocide

GeriatricGardener , to China avatar

Brilliant piece by Simplicius!

Please read & boost!

“Last Dance At The Vampire Ball: West Searches For Answers To Its Demise”

by Simplicius in Simplicius’ Garden Of Knowledge on Substack @substack

“As the reality of the coming Russian victory over the combined NATO Leviathan has slowly dawned on the West, it has engendered a poignant shift in the increasingly high-pitched narrative. The comprador elite class has awakened to the fact that their global order is on the brink of dissolution, following Russia’s unclothing of their designs. The many decades of Gladio and other subversions are coming undone before our very eyes, as the dreams of a certain line of elite architects stretching back many generations are being washed away by the fitful birth of a new world.

Everywhere you turn, this elite moral panic is playing out front and center. As their industries die, their people gnash and seethe, and institutions flirt with collapse, the hoarse-voiced compradors clamber over each other to bleat out litanies of frantic warnings about saving themselves and their class”

PamelaBarroway , to Random stuff avatar

My son is doing an end-of-year project for his AP US History class and just came to ask me three important things that has done.

I have been waiting for him to ask this question for like four years. I whipped out this graphic and told him to list: Inflation Reduction Act, CHIPS and Science Act, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

GottaLaff , to Random stuff avatar

’s Republican Gov. Mike DeWine said Thursday that he is calling a special session of the General Assembly next week to pass legislation ensuring President Joe is on the state’s 2024 ballot.

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mastodonmigration , to Random stuff avatar

Sometimes frank simplicity is best. This super popular @PamelaBarroway reply nails it! WTG Pamela!

"Biden is truly the only choice in November if we want our country to remain a . An easy way to make a difference and help re-elect — especially if you don’t have free time and / or don’t want to volunteer — is to donate to the campaign, monthly or as a one-off (I’m a monthly donor). "

GottaLaff , to Random stuff avatar

Via Lawrence Tribe:

The Trumpers are now going for the jugular in attacking the great 1965 precedent on which nearly all federal rights of privacy and personal autonomy depend, Griswold v. Connecticut, 381 U.S. 479, upholding the right to use #contraceptives when having sexual relations.

#Biden-Harris HQ:

Top #Trump supporter Marsha Blackburn says Griswold v. Connecticut is “constitutionally unsound”

(Griswold v. Connecticut is the 1965 Supreme Court ruling that legalized birth control)

Nonilex , to Law avatar

The admin has a plan to shut down the . But it needs 's help.

The admin hopes to unveil a series of executive actions that President Biden can sign but will likely have to wait for the outcome of Mexico's June 2 presidential .

Nonilex OP , avatar

President Joe directed top aides to develop plans to stem illegal migration months ago, & they are eyeing a presidential authority in USC § 212 (f), which would let the president unilaterally “suspend the entry” of specific groups of migrants whenever the number of attempted border crossings grew too great.

Nonilex OP , avatar


Election years are strange. The campaign sees as an issue, & are making it worse by refusing to pass IN ORDER TO KEEP IT AN ISSUE w/o a Democrat solution to campaign on to their uninformed electorate.

Biden’s policies are more humane, he doesn’t use family separation or detention concentration camps like among other things.


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petergleick , to Random stuff avatar

The International Criminal Court's recent request for an arrest warrant for Israeli officials is consistent with international law and precedent.
In 2010, an arrest warrant was issued for Sudanese President Al Bashir partly on the grounds of using starvation and denial of food and as a weapon of war, clear violations of the Geneva Conventions and the Rome Statute's "crimes against humanity" and "war crimes" categories.

mrbrown , avatar


says 'senior figure' told him was 'built for Africa and for thugs like Putin,' and not for the West and its allies

you can hear it yourself at min. 22:25 (question at min 20:30)

"all animals are equal but some are more equal than others"

TonyStark , to Random stuff avatar

Joe Biden is trying to help indebted Americans.

TFG promised oil execs to get rid of environmental protections if they donate a billion to his legal fund/political campaign.

No word from Republicans on how further tax cuts for corporations and multi-millionaires are not reckless wealth transfers. Republican support for debt bondage is full-throated, however.

Biden cancels $7.7 billion in student debt for another 160,000 borrowers | AP News

PamelaBarroway , avatar

@TonyStark Biden is truly the only choice in November if we want our country to remain a . An easy way to make a difference and help re-elect — especially if you don’t have free time and / or want to volunteer — is to donate to the campaign, monthly or as a one-off (I’m a monthly donor).

GottaLaff , to Random stuff avatar

Via Ron Filipkowski:

Sect of St just sent a letter to the Chair of the OH Dem Party that he will exclude from the OH ballot since the DNC convention is after their arbitrary deadline. OH extended the deadline for Repubs in 2012 & 2020, but refuses to do it now. Story.

JBShakerman , avatar

@GottaLaff Why don't the League of Women Voters, the Democrats, and Americans everywhere march on Columbus to protest this latest fascist move by Ohio's .

My shoes are tied.
My voice is limber.

18+ clawfulneutral , to palestine group

Blinken says he wants to work with Congress to penalize International Criminal Court

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s comments were an early indication of the Biden administration’s openness to taking action against the Netherlands-based court for its application for arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Yoav Gallant. The court’s chief prosecutor Karim Khan also issued warrants for senior Hamas officials, including its leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar.

In a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Tuesday afternoon, said he would “welcome” working with Sen. Lindsey Graham on “bipartisan” sanctions against the ICC.

“It’s clear Israel wants to do all it can to ensure civilian protection,” said at a White House reception marking Jewish American Heritage Month. “Let me be clear: What’s happening is not genocide.” @palestine

Biden is dramatically out of touch with voters on Gaza. He may lose because of it | Moira Donegan ( )

Many voters believe, with good reason, that none of this would have happened without Biden’s assent. Biden has continued to speak of Israel’s attack on Palestinian civilians using the absurd language of “self-defense”. He has insulted Jewish Americans and the memory of the Holocaust by invoking them to justify the...

w7voa , to Random stuff avatar

President Biden, at a campaign fundraiser in Georgia, says former President Trump is “unhinged.”

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cam , to Random stuff avatar

I'm fasting for every Thursday until

Since last Thursday

  • Israelis have made Nasser hospital inoperable
  • Israeli/US bombs massacre hundreds of civilians in Rafah, the last refuge in Gaza
  • Biden vetos a security council resolution for a permanent ceasefire and the release of all
  • Smotrich (Israeli finance minister) says is not important
  • Israel does not allow aid to enter and the UN has given up on North Gaza aid

cam OP , avatar

I’m every Thurs until a in

Since last week

  • ICC prosecutor requests warrants for leaders Netanyahu, Gallant, and Hamas leaders

  • dictator Orban and condemn the ICC warrant

  • Rafah invasion halts most aid, esp fuel

  • Spain, Ireland, Norway recognize Palestine as a state, a crucial step to peace

  • Israeli raid in West Bank kills 11, including head of surgery at Jenin Hospital and a 9th grader

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