President Obama Removes Cuba from State Terrorism Sponsor List

As part of normalizing relations with Cuba, President Obama has taken them off the State Department’s list of terrorism sponsors. I’m not sure exactly how the two are related but apparently Cuba has promised to stop partnering with terrorists and that promise is enough for our President.   BREAKING: White House: Obama to remove Cuba from list of state sponsors of terrorism.— The Associated Press (@AP) April 14, 2015 President Barack Obama will take Cuba off the U.S. list Read more […]

Obama Gladly Shakes Hands With Dictator

“Sometimes I think that a parody of democracy could be more dangerous than a blatant dictatorship, because that gives people an opportunity to avoid doing anything about it.” – Aung San Suu Kyi We like to live in a perfect, insular bubble. Inside our bubble, we have everything we want: food, homes, jobs, friends, family, and a country of which we can be proud. We can see through the bubble to the outside, but our image of the rest of the world is warped. Because of what we have, we can’t often Read more […]

Literally Meaningless Signs at Mandela Memorial

The interpreter for the deaf at the Nelson Mandela memorial service held in South Africa was apparently a fake. He was not signing in any recognized sign language. He was apparently just waving his hands in the air; his gestures meant nothing to anyone but himself. Bruno Druchen, the national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa, first noticed the meaningless gibberish the man was signing at the Mandela Memorial, saying the interpreter was “moving his hands around but there was no Read more […]