Over the weekend, I mentioned that Saturday Night Live (SNL) had a series of sketches that packed some punches. One of them was the Open Cold, which featured Alec Baldwin reprising his role as Trump. Read more…
Still lots of news & opinions about Syria, as well as levity. SNL had some great sketches last night. There’s one in particular that isn’t getting much attention, perhaps because the humor was lost on many. You can find it after the jump.
Good morning friends! I’ll get straight to the news and start with Emma Vigeland of TYT Politics speaking with Tulsi Gabbard about her recent trip to Syria where she met with both civilians and President Bashar al Assad:
As usual the rest of the news I’m reading/watching will be in the comments. See you there! (And if you have any issues, please contact the tpwhelpdesk via the gmail)
This is long but very information and gives me hope that there are still reasonable people in this world. Published on Aug 22, 2016 Speakers: H.E. Bashar Ja’afari, Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic Alfred Marder, President of the US Peace Council Mary Compton, Member of the Executive Board of the US Peace Council Henry Lowendorf, Member of the Executive Board of the US Peace Council, Head of the Syria Delegation Joe Jamison, Member of the Executive Board of the US Peace Council, Member of the Syria Delegation Madelyn Hoffman, Executive Director of New Jersey Peace Action, Member of … Continue reading →
UNHCR: 24 people displaced per minute in 2015 #WorldRefugeeDay pic.twitter.com/iLILFF1mtf — stefania_Palestine (@stefaniafoddis1) June 20, 2016 1 in every 113 people on the planet is now a refugee: https://t.co/GGyOxXXvZ4 #WorldRefugeeDay — Shoulder-to-Shoulder (@S2Scampaign) June 20, 2016 While we face problems of daily life, in Syria live is a privilege, no surprise if many decide to flee#RefugeeDay pic.twitter.com/1jvPonQgpx — stefania_Palestine (@stefaniafoddis1) June 20, 2016 The Israeli occupation has made me a refugee without rights #Gaza #WorldRefugeeDay #PalestineExists pic.twitter.com/Fe53iOosmT — stefania_Palestine (@stefaniafoddis1) June 20, 2016 The shame of Palestinian Refugees camps still without resolution.. today #WorldRefugeeDay #PalestineExists pic.twitter.com/5Jsar5Cdxo — stefania_Palestine (@stefaniafoddis1) June … Continue reading →
I don’t have much to say about the below article from CNN other than the fact that it looks like the maneuvering for an escalation in conflicts after the elections is already happening, that there is no such thing as ‘moderate rebels’, and that nothing good could possibly come of this: VIA CNN: More than 50 State Department officials signed an internal memo protesting U.S. policy in Syria, calling for targeted U.S. military strikes against the regime of Bashar al-Assad and urging regime change as the only way to defeat ISIS. The cable says that U.S. policy in the Middle … Continue reading →