Sen. Mark Warner: We have to talk to Paul Manafort

March 22, 2017

Washington (CNN)Virginia Sen. Mark Warner pledged on Tuesday that he would press President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort for answers. The Democratic senator and ranking member on the Senate intelligence committee said on CNN’s Erin Burnett “OutFront” that allegations about Manafort’s dealings in Ukraine and other open questions meant that the committee would speak with him as part of its probe into alleged Russian interference in the …

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YouTube is filtering some LGBTQ+ videos in ‘restricted mode’ and no one knows why

March 20, 2017

… some LGBTQ+ vloggers to accuse YouTube of implicitly categorizing their material as not “family-friendly.” That’s the complaint British vlogger Rowan Ellis made to Gizmodo, saying, there is a bias somewhere within that process equating LGBT+ with not family friendly. Ellis posted her own video addressing the issue after she found dozens of her videos fell victim to the process. In a statement to Gizmodo, YouTube said, Some videos that cover subjects like health, politics and …

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The 11 craziest things we learned from this massive Kellyanne Conway profile

March 19, 2017

Kellyanne Conway likes scallions.Image: drew angerer/Getty Images New York magazine just came out with a major profile of Kellyanne Conway, and, yep, it’s crazy, from the cover line (The True First Lady of Trump’s America) on down. The cover story by Washington correspondent Olivia Nuzzi follows the counselor to President Donald Trumpand, yes, again, “true first lady”through the White House, TV appearances, her home life, and one endlessly fascinating steak dinner. …

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Farron likens PM’s politics to Trump’s and Putin’s – BBC News

March 19, 2017

He will make the comments as part of his keynote speech at the Lib Dem’s spring conference in York. ‘The new normal’ The party leader will say: “The politics of Trump. Of Putin. Of Le Pen. And now the politics of Her Majesty’s Government. “Welcome to the new world order. This is the new normal, the new status quo. “Aggressive. Nationalistic. Anti-Nato. Anti-EU. It is the post-war internationalist consensus unravelling in real time. “Winston …

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Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… should be glad. The opposition have ganged up on them several times this term already – should they have to bow to “the will of parliament” all the time, they would have had to repeal the football act, ban fracking, give Highlands and Islands its own board and accept that they are “failing teachers, parents and pupils”. Party politics There are still some party-political elements amid this grand constitutional row. In particular, it has cast the SNP and the …

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The most fashionable Englishwoman in Paris – BBC News

March 18, 2017

Over the next 90 years, Mary Clarke Mohl lived an extraordinary life at the crossroads of French and British culture and society. Nearly all of it was spent in Paris, where she saw three revolutions and was on friendly terms with so many of the great names of the day. But she never lost her attachment to Britain and in the Rue du Bac she offered a home-from-home to William Thackeray and Elizabeth Gaskell, the Brownings and the Trollopes, as well as to many aristocrats, diplomats and …

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The Turkey-Netherlands Spat Is A Reminder Of A New Specter Haunting Europe

March 18, 2017

GermanyNetherlandsproposalbarred the barbarian. attacked I came across an article about a video of a group of men in Switzerland dressed as terrifying Ottoman Turkstone. But for me, this terrifying bogeyman seemed eerily familiar. Dylan Martinez / Reuters right-wing politics I dont like murderers, but I dont like European politicians telling me I will be perceived as one of those nasty people if I act too Turkish. On the day I arrived in Amsterdam in 2004, a Dutch-Moroccan extremist …

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Best selling book on Amazon has 266 blank pages

March 12, 2017

Michael J. Knowles’ newest book has reached the top of the charts. SEE ALSO: Everywhere you look theres a massive Trump bump The actor and conservative news site The Daily Wire correspondent’s 266-page political overview of the Democratic party is, well, quite the page-turner. And a surprisingly quick read, given the subject matter. Here’s a quick flip through the book, Reasons to Vote for Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide: Coming soon to Amazon #WorldBookDay …

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