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Crying on the TV

Getting owned by Trump:

"The infestation of bedbugs at The New York Times office" @OANN  was perhaps brought in by lightweight journalist Bret Stephens, a Conservative who does anything that his bosses at the paper tell him to do! He is now quitting Twitter after being called a "bedbug." Tough guy!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 28. August 2019

And Eli Valley

Deleting the account:

Literally genocide:

I'm screaming


by generic on Sat Aug 31st, 2019 at 02:32:01 AM EST
I bit too much honor for Bret to be noticed by the Boss himself!

Bret will find another gutter to hide 😊

From my diaries ...

Murdoch's WSJ Editorial Board Going Bats**t

Bret Stephens, WSJ/Murdoch Are Inseparable

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If there is still some escapism to the true colors of neoconphile Bret Stephens [RightWeb], this presentation must convert all doubters ...

    Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel | JPost - Feb. 11, 2016 |

    Wall Street Journal's Bret Stephens talks on 9/5/12 about the threat of Iran organized into "moral categories" of self deception, deception, clarity, friendship and courage. He's one the most brilliant foreign policy minds of our time. It's one thing to read his extraordinary columns but even more powerful to hear him speak about the Iranian nuclear program and the threat it means to the world.

    Bret Stephens speaks on Iran and Israel at Stand With Us San Diego event (2012)

○ WSJ Editor Tells Israel to Ignore World after Obama Betrayal | Arutz Sheva |
○ APN, J Street, NIF respond to Bret Stephens' characterization of President Obama on Israel | J Street - April 2012 |

○ Bret Stephens: Stance on Climate Change | DeSmog |

Bret Stephens Promises More Controversial New York Times Columns | The Daily Beast - May 2, 2017 |

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Sat Aug 31st, 2019 at 07:11:27 AM EST
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when did world war 2 start?

In Europe, if we say that the annexation of austria was consensual, then it ws on 1st October 1938 if you lived in Czechoslovakia, cos that was when the Germans invaded.

Britain and France declared war on 3rd September 1939, 2 days after Germany invaded Poland.

Germany declares war on USSR on 22nd June 1941

Germany declared war on the USA on Dec 7th 1941.

As for the war in the Pacific, well, Japan invaded china in 1937.

So, depends on your perspective really.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sat Aug 31st, 2019 at 07:38:18 AM EST
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 ‎17 July 1936 -- the Fascist coup causing the Spanish Civil War.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Sat Aug 31st, 2019 at 03:43:08 PM EST
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In American popular opinion, 7 December 1941. Nothing happened before that.
by asdf on Sat Aug 31st, 2019 at 04:41:29 PM EST
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I glanced at that (different source). Nominated NY Yella Cake columnist and all "followers" for a 2020 Fredo Award.

Individual or team division? You be the judge.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sat Aug 31st, 2019 at 12:10:20 PM EST
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gets a new star:

I remember reading Die Zeit 10ish years ago until I couldn't stomache the incredible insincere Atlanticism any more.

by generic on Tue Sep 3rd, 2019 at 07:13:16 AM EST
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Along with their ignorance of America. I was already reading them less and less when I stopped completely in disgust, when they made the claim that Al Gore claimed to have invented the internet, long after this had been exposed as a lie.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Tue Sep 3rd, 2019 at 07:21:57 AM EST
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For me it was an article that praised the Greens for being the only ones actually debating the morality and merrits of the Afghan war. (As long as the answer isn't "no" of course.)
by generic on Tue Sep 3rd, 2019 at 07:29:00 AM EST
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It is a good fit however:

Urteil des Bundesgerichtshofs: ,,Die Zeit" verliert gegen ZDF-Satire - taz.de

Das Landgericht Hamburg kam beim Nachzählen auf sieben Organisationen, erklärte den Unterschied aber für irrelevant. Schließlich gehe es hier um eine Satire-Sendung. Das Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Hamburg gab im September 2015 dagegen Joffe Recht. Bei etwas strengerer Auslegung seien es nämlich nur sechs transatlantische Organisationen, mit denen Joffe verbandelt sei. Wenn es aber um nur sechs statt acht Organisationen gehe, dann sei die ,,verfälschende Abweichung" so groß, dass sie ,,geeignet wäre, den sozialen Geltungsanspruch des Klägers zu beeinträchtigen."

When the satire show die Anstalt showed a picture that had die Zeit publisher Joffe as a member of eight transatlantic lobby organisations he sued them (the number is actually six though the first court of law counted seven).

by generic on Tue Sep 3rd, 2019 at 07:23:16 AM EST
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I had completely forgotten that Bittner, the guy who triumphantly announces the Setphens gig, also was part case. He also lost.
by generic on Tue Sep 3rd, 2019 at 07:26:21 AM EST
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They started preparing the ground 2 years ago. Here is their article on bedbugs.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Tue Sep 3rd, 2019 at 07:28:27 AM EST
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