‘White supremacy’: popular knitting website Ravelry bans support for Trump

Administrators take action to ensure site is inclusive of all One of the biggest knitting websites in the world, which claims to have more than 8 million members, has announced that it will ban users from expressing support for Donald Trump, saying that to do so constitutes white supremacy. On Sunday, administrators for Ravelry, a site for knitters, crocheters, designers and anyone dabbling in the fibre arts, said that they were making any expression of support for Trump and his administration in forum posts, patterns, on their personal profile pages or elsewhere permanently off limits. We cannot provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy. Support of the Trump administration is undeniably …

All I have done, no credit! Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal

President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutiny The Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, bringing the highest number of monthly apprehensions made by US authorities in the past 13 years. In the deal announced with in the joint declaration during secretive negotiations over the past six months. On Sunday, the president fired off a series of enraged tweets as he headed for a second day of golf at his course in Sterling, Virginia. Lamenting what he called another false report in the Failing New York Times, he wrote: If President Obama made the deals that I have made, both at the Border and …

35 Of The Funniest Memes From Trumps Visit To The U.K.

All of that was even before the visit began. As it is with many of the president’s diplomatic exchanges some strange and awkward moments occurred that were too bizarre not to meme. From his strange fitting tuxedo to uncomfortable photo moments with the Queen herself – the internet joined the Brits in trolling the US president with some pretty hilarious graphics, scroll down below to check them out and don’t forget to upvote your favs! #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 #9 #10 #11 #12 #13 #14 #15 #16 #17 #18 #19 #20 #21 See Also on Bored Panda #33 #34 #35

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London

In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UK The one immutable law about TV sitcoms is the show should never leave its usual setting. Trump is bringing not just Ivanka, the daughter he once said he would date if they werent related, but his less date-able adult children, too: Donnie Jr, Eric and Tiffany! Trumps daughter with second wife Marla Maples is not a regular character, so its exciting when she makes an unexpected appearance. Sort of like on The Cosby Show when Lisa Bonet would come back from college, AKA shooting the sex thriller Arrested Development have …

Epic floods and trade wars the US farmers battered by politics and climate

The weather is wild, the tariffs are rising, and as frustration ripples through the Iowa corn fields, rural America is ready to confront its 2020 candidates Aaron Heley Lehman listened to the rain tap his window pane in the machine shed for two weeks, wondering when he would ever finish planting corn on his central Iowa farm, and watched the markets tank as Donald Trump blustered on in his trade war with China. Five inches of rain fell. Just one day in two weeks without rain. Another weeks worth might be on the way. And soybeans are down $2.50 per bushel since the farmers friend in the red MAGA cap assumed the presidency, at least a buck-per-bushel below break-even for …

Trump attacks judge who blocked border wall plans as ‘Obama activist’

Judge Haywood Gilliam said officials could not use money secured under Trumps emergency declaration to build key sections of wall After a federal judge Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ hasn’t a hope of bringing peace | Yehuda Shaul

Nothing short of ending ending legal discrimination will make a difference to Israel and Palestine, says former IDF commander Yehuda Shaul Here in Jerusalem, we await publication of Donald Trumps picture posted by Uri Karzen, a leader in the Israeli settler community in the West Bank city of Hebron. The picture showed an iftarcelebration in Hebron attended by both Israeli settlers and a few Palestinians. We are laying the groundwork for peace, wrote Karzen. Greenblatt, in his retweet, opened fire on Palestinians during morning prayers, murdering 29 and injuring more than 100. Ostensibly to protect settlers from retaliation by Palestinians after the massacre, the army closed Shuhada Street, the citys central road, as well as the vegetable, wholesale and meat …

Cannes 2019: jury speaks out against ‘rage and anger’ of populist politicians

Jury president Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu takes aim at Donald Trumps anti-immigrant policies A familiar trio of topics Netflix, gender disparity and Donald Trump were on the agenda as the this years Cannes film festival got under way. At the press conference introducing this years festival jury, its president, Birdman and The Revenant director Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu, took aim at Trump and offered support to theatre chains battling the dominance of the streaming service. Another jury member, the rise of populist politicians including Trump and said that his presence at the festival served as a repudiation for the US presidents anti-immigrant policies. Quick guide Cannes 2019 Show Hide When and where is it? The festival takes place in the French resort …

Cannes 2019: jury speaks out against ‘rage and anger’ of populist politicians

Jury president Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu takes aim at Donald Trumps anti-immigrant policies A familiar trio of topics Netflix, gender disparity and Donald Trump were on the agenda as the this years Cannes film festival got under way. At the press conference introducing this years festival jury, its president, Birdman and The Revenant director Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu, took aim at Trump and offered support to theatre chains battling the dominance of the streaming service. Another jury member, the rise of populist politicians including Trump and said that his presence at the festival served as a repudiation for the US presidents anti-immigrant policies. Quick guide Cannes 2019 Show Hide When and where is it? The festival takes place in the French resort …