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USA: “… why are we having these people from shithole countries …” like Africa & Haiti? – Trump to Lawmakers

January 11, 2018

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  “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said, according to these people, referring to African countries and Haiti. He then suggested that the United States should instead bring more people from countries like Norway, whose prime minister he met Wednesday. The comments left lawmakers taken aback, according to […]

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USA: “a historic heist”; capitulation of the US into oligarchy complete” … Op-ed & some comments on so-called Republicans’ “tax reform”

December 2, 2017

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With barely a vote to spare early Saturday morning, the Senate passed a tax bill confirming that the Republican leaders’ primary goal is to enrich the country’s elite at the expense of everybody else, including future generations who will end up bearing the cost. The approval of this looting of the public purse by corporations and the […]

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The Great Total Eclipse of 2017 – Tola Adenle

August 21, 2017

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  I watched live telecasts and after it was all over, I read live reports, replaying live videos but my favorite, a sort of blog that should enable those outside the 70 mile-wide swathe of earth beneath the sun comes from the Washington Post. It not only enabled me to connect with a few familiar […]

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USA: A heart-warming story for these times as African-American teen’s life changed by encounter with a policeman

March 3, 2017

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Inspired Life – The Washington Post This teenager was walking for hours to and from work — until a police stop changed his life by Amy B. Wang   Benicia, Calif., police officers surprise Jourdan Duncan with a bike after finding out he walked more than four hours to and from work. (Courtesy Benicia Police Department)   […]

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Nigerian military ‘mistake’ kills at least 50 in attack on safe-haven town – Kevin Sieff/Washington Post

January 18, 2017

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 January 17 at 4:55 PM BAMAKO, Mali — The Nigerian air force on Tuesday bombed a crowded town full of people who had fled Islamist militants, killing more than 50 in what was described as a mistake by pilots targeting Boko Haram fighters. The bombardment occurred in the town of Rann, near the Cameroon border, […]

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Justice served in Mariam Shade Adebayọ’s gruesome murder at an American parking lot – Tola Adenle

October 22, 2016

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It won’t be in-and-out from prison to commit another murder as is common in America for this former high school educated sex offender former boyfriend – unknown to the murdered University of Maryland graduate vivacious young Shade Adebayo – as he gets life without parole for the premeditated murder of his ex-girlfriend. He did not […]

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USA: If it’s Spring, it must be time for much-celebrated high school graduation – Tola Adenle

June 11, 2016

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  President Obama, standing, applauds as her daughter, Malia receives High School graduation Diploma at Sidwell Friends in Washington, D.C. [Roger Catlin/Washington Post]   It’s Spring and graduation time in colleges (universities) and high schools across the United States is in full gear. I was struck with the importance, pomp and pageantry of high school […]

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Is China selling “corned beef” made of human flesh in Africa? Tola Adenle

May 20, 2016

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This is not the first time that China would send shock waves around the world about selling toxic food. Some years ago, the USA put a ban on a baby milk from China that had caused baby deaths and put thousands of babies in hospitals in China. Reason? The milk was found to have been […]

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For Mariam “Shade” Adebayo, death in shunned former boyfriend’s hands at an American parking lot – Yahoo News

June 15, 2015

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‘Everybody loved her’: Woman’s life ended with gunshots in a parking lot By Dan Morse Mariam “Shade” Adebayo, The African-American young lady, daughter of “Ghanaian” immigrants who was gunned down at a parking lot in yet another tragedy of a gun-loving country. I put the quotes on the slain young woman’s names – Shade (Ṣade […]

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Wealth & power in America: Did the Republican rich lose the 2012 presidential election to the Democratic rich?

May 27, 2013

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  Where money talks By Dana Milbank.  The Washington Post, May 24, 2013 http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-milbank-where-money-talks/2013/05/24/d6d64afe-c47e-11e2-8c3b-0b5e9247e8ca_story.html The Washington Post, Sunday, May 26, 2013.  11:11 p.m. [GMT]

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