Trump Translation Guide

Over the first two years of Donald Trump’s presidency, he has made countless incredible statements and many bold claims about how great he is, how horrible his detractors are, and all the historic achievements he has made, which, according to him, no other president has accomplished.

According to the Washington Post’s Fact Checker database, in his first two years of office, Trump has made over 6,400 false or misleading claims.

Every day he makes another outrageous pronouncement. It has gotten to the point where it can be extremely hard to know if even he believes the things that he says. So, as a public service, Glossy News has created a Trump Translation Guide to help people understand what our president is REALLY trying to say.

Below is a small sampling of some of President Trump’s recent statements and our best guestimate of what he actually means. We apologize for any correct spellings which may appear to contradict the President’s preferred misspelling. Read more Trump Translation Guide

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“Deep State”? Or Is It More Likely A “Deep Oligarchy”?

The right has made much ado about there being a “Deep State”- a massive and deeply underground unification of different government agencies all bent on curtailing our freedoms. The interesting thing is that in past decades such talk during Republican rule has mocked such ideas, such as during the 1980’s when we all believed that the CIA was all seeing and all knowing. In our modern times the right has used the same idea to try and dethrone Obama and anyone adhering to similar ideas as his.

Now the opposite is happening. FOX pundits and far rightists are claiming that a “Deep State” is attempting to subvert our way of live and to subject us even with Trump at the helm. The ironic thing about this claim is that these ideas are more that likely an attempt by a “Deep Oligarchy” to try to subvert the government of the United States itself. And it is working!!!

The Right is making a red carpet to taking over governmental agencies with this story of a hidden government at the Federal level. But who is putting forth these accusations? How about those corporations and wealthy, power seeking individuals who would profit from a major decline in governmental oversight. The Koch brothers, the pharmaceutical, oil, and energy companies, cattle ranchers and all other moneyed entities that would dominate the U.S. both economically and juridically if they could. Also Trump and his supporters are accusing the FBI and CIA of being such due to their investigations of him.

This “Deep Oligarchy” would explain a lot of things- the viscous attacks on people like Elisabeth Warren who has not done a thing to harm anyone but to make sure that regulations are in place to protect the average citizens. From out of nowhere nasty campaigns have come about to discredit her and taint her character. Nasty maligning of left wing candidates and individuals supporting needed change or limiting moneyed interests have come under attack almost with the viciousness the Nazi’s used to disown anyone (especially Jews) who were not in lock step with their plans.

A Deep Oligarchy was seemingly behind the quick demise of the Occupy Wall Street movement. The title of this wrongly named movement brought out a lot of protectors of the monetary status quo to squelch it before it really did occupy the only street in America that many phony patriots care about. ( The name Occupy Wall Street was probably a mistake, giving the organization too aggressive sounding.) The right was quick to denounce and slander them with every button pushing name they could think of -communists, radicals , terrorists, socialists. etc. without ever recognizing that they were voicing the sentiments that may housewives, school teachers and regular citizens were finding.

At any rate, the Deep Oligarchy has found an outlet and a savior in the pimple known as Donald Trump. Although declaring himself an Interdependent he has become the Fuhrer for the billionaire class. The amazing thing is that he has succeeded in doing it in the way that corrupt socialist leaders have succeeded in doing it in eastern Europe and Latin America- by wooing the working class and poor.

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Here are the Answers for Yesterday’s Quiz! Who Said it First: Hamas or Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party?

Anyone enjoy yesterday’s quiz?

Not so much?

Well, here are the answers!

Read more Here are the Answers for Yesterday’s Quiz! Who Said it First: Hamas or Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party?

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The 10 Commandments As Rewritten by ISIS.

What might be surprising to many is that the Muslim religion actually considers the Bible to be a Holy book and a source of prophecy. However, the more extreme elements of Mohammedanism have rewritten certain famous aspects of the Old Testament to better reflect their version of Islam. For instance, take a look at how they commandeered the 10 Commandments-

The Ten Commandment as originally written in the Bible:

I am the Lord thy god.
1.- Ye shall have no other gods before me.
2.- Ye shall have no other graven images or likenesses.
3.- Ye shall not take the Lord’s name in vain.
4.- Remember the Sabbath Day.
5.- Honor thy father and thy mother.
6.-Thou shalt not kill.
7.- Thou shalt not commit adultery.
8.- Thou shalt not steal.
9.- Thou shalt not bear false witness (lie).
10. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbors belongings.

The Ten Commandments as re-written by ISIS:

We are the Lords over you whether you like it or not.

1.- No other gods- we will slay them and you.

2.- No graven images or likenesses- we need to loot these to sell to collectors.

3- Do not take the Lord’s name in vain, or ours for that matter. Unless you like having your tongue cut out, of course.

4.-Remember the Sabbath day- We won’t be working that day but you have to since you are now our slaves.

5.- Honor thy father and thy mother- even if we did execute them.

6.- Thou shalt not kill us. But we can kill whoever we damn well please because we are holy men.

7.- You cannot commit adultery, but we will rape your sister in the name of Allah.

8.- Thou shalt not steal, but we need to finance our terrorism so for us it is OK.

9.-Thou shalt not bear false witness (lie), but the only lie we do is believing we are doing the will of God.

10.- Thou shalt not covet whatever you want but it is OK for us to steal because we are the chosen Ones and all else are infidels, even the Muslims who fight against us. Therefore it is OK for us to take anything we want.

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Who Said it First? Hamas or Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party? (Get the Answers Tomorrow!)

The Labour Antisemitism debacle rumbles on.

Often, it’s impossible to distinguish speech characteristic of left wing, right wing and Islamic antisemism.

So, how many of the following can you get right???????

1. What Hamas and the Palestinian people are doing is legitimate resistance against the Israeli occupation.

2. There is not going to be a peace process unless there is talks involving Israel, Hezbollah and Hamas, and I think everyone knows that.

3. The Labour Party is not overrun by anti-Semitism, Islamophobia or other forms of racism.

4. Gazans are an occupied people and have the right to resist, including by armed force.

5. Before Israel dies, it must be humiliated and degraded.

6. To portray Israel as some kind of victim with every right to “defend itself” from attack from “outside its borders” is a grotesque inversion of reality. Read more Who Said it First? Hamas or Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party? (Get the Answers Tomorrow!)

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How Social Media is Influencing the Sports Industry

Social media and the internet as a whole have become an integral part of our daily lives. Their popularity drastically changed the way we interact and gather information. Today, social media’s widespread use means people can get news, watch videos, movies, and follow sporting activities from the comfort of their mobile devices.

About a decade ago, missing a match of your favorite team would mean having to wait for the newspapers and TV reports to find out the results and stats. With the emergence of social media, however, such information is just a few clicks away.

It is no wonder then that social media’s colossal impact is particularly evident in the sports industry. The use of social media platforms has changed the way sports fans interact and gather information about favorite clubs. The team behind BettingSites produced an infographic which illustrates just how widespread their influence on sports has been. Read more How Social Media is Influencing the Sports Industry

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