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Trump reveals another secret: info on U.S. nuclear submarines

President Donald Trump has again proved himself to be Blabbermouth In Chief. First, he gave info that let slip the identity of a vital U.S. intelligence source. Then, while in Israel, he said he never identified the country Israel. Now, according to Buzzfeed, he told Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte about the presence of U.S. nuclear [...]Show More Summary

Sean Hannity Feels The Heat

Fox News’ resident polemicist Sean Hannity is feeling the heat after his arrogant response to the fallout over a now-discredited story about the late DNC staffer Seth Rich. In What the Hell is Going on with Sean Hannity and the Nutty Seth Rich Conspiracy Theory?!, John Ziegler explains the brouhaha: “The “theory,” as best I [...]Show More Summary

Once Again, ‘Flags-In’ Tradition Honors America’s Fallen This Memorial Day

"These heroes are dead. They died for liberty - they died for us. They are at rest. They sleep in the land they made free..." - Robert Green Ingersoll The post Once Again, ‘Flags-In’ Tradition Honors America’s Fallen This Memorial Day appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

Book Review: “Without You There Is No Us: Undercover Among the Sons of North Korea’s Elite” by Suki Kim

Book Review: “Without You There Is No Us: Undercover Among the Sons of North Korea’s Elite,” by Suki Kim Broadway Books, 2014 More Info HERE by David Anderson, J.D. Tourism to North Korea is possible, but as your reviewer wrote in Forbes lately it’s a hazardous and horribly unethical destination. That said, Ms. Kim’s book [...]Show More Summary

Trump’s house of betrayal (Guest Voice)

by Michael Gerson Washington Post Writers Group WASHINGTON — It is another stomach-turning development in the vast, unfolding scandal that is the Trump administration: President Trump’s denigration of former FBI Director James Comey to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Oval Office. In a New York Times story, Trump is quoted as saying, “I [...]Show More Summary


I want to play poker with Donald Trump. The man does not have a poker face. He has a Cheeto face, but not a poker face. If you ask him if he wants to call your raise he’d tell you that he doesn’t have a full house. There’s been a lot of talk in the [...] The post Cartoon: CLASSIFIED PAIN IN THE BUTT appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

The Vipers Get The Vapors

This is their M.O.: Attack and never defend. Use Scientology's "Dead Agenting" techniques on all critics. Consider the truth a mere inconvenience. The post The Vipers Get The Vapors appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

Bipartisan research groups denounce Trump budget as unrealistic

President Trump’s budget unveiled today has received a storm of criticism as the administration proposes massive spending reductions while planning tax cuts that would most benefit the wealthy. But a larger question has emerged: Could all of this fiscal pain fail miserably in its goal of ridding the U.S. of a federal budget deficit? One [...]Show More Summary

Cartoon: Trump on top

Caught in the insidious web of the Black Market in babies, one couple vows to fight back. The plan they hatch will test all their skill and nerves. Publishers Weekly says: “Slosberg delivers an emotional gut punch to the reader in this thriller.” Also, check out my website The post Cartoon: Trump on top appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

In Preakness Aftermath, Are Democrats Always Dreaming By Targeting Reliably GOP House Seats?

The winner of the Kentucky Derby, and for a time the front-runner in last weekend’s Preakness, was a horse named Always Dreaming. That name might also be appropriate for Democrats who will be making a play for a number of fertilely Republican Congressional seats next year. It’s not that victory will be elusive – in [...]Show More Summary

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Many Americans wish that President Trump’s trip abroad will keep him out of sight, though that is unlikely with the press corps and media following him around, watching every move and listening to every word. He has dominated the news cycles for weeks now, with daily actions and tweets that keep Americans buzzing, most of [...]Show More Summary

Look Away: Mothers, Monuments, and Myths

The march of Providence is so slow and our desires so impatient; the work of progress so immense and our means of aiding it so feeble; the life of humanity is so long, that of the individual so brief, that we often see only the ebb of the advancing wave and are thus discouraged. It [...] The post Look Away: Mothers, Monuments, and Myths appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

At least 19 dead, 50 injured after explosion at Ariana Grande concert in England

At least 19 people were killed and 50 injured Monday night in an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, that police are treating as a possible terrorist attack. The explosion happened near an entrance to the 21,000-seat arena just minutes after Grande’s concert ended and the singer left the stage, witnesses said. [...]Show More Summary

BREAKING: Trump asked two top intelligence officials to deny Russia collusion: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump urged two senior intelligence officials in March to publicly deny there was any evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing current and former officials. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers refused to comply [...]Show More Summary

Nurturing puppetry and creativity at Vegas’ Scott Land School of Puppetry Arts & Design

LAS VEGAS — In a little workshop studio in south of the Vegas strip, it’s day two of a special event that’s sheer magic. Only it isn’t about magic. It’s about extracing something deeper that’s in human beings. Something often tough to extract. And it is being extracted here. Step into my time-machine and go [...]Show More Summary

Trump and the cost of taking on the FBI

Much has been made of the loyalty of Trump’s base as he bumbles and stumbles through the first months of his presidency. All things, however, have their limits. On Friday, a new Reuters/IPSOS tracking poll showed Trump with a job approval rating of 75 percent among Republicans, which may indicate storm clouds ahead. The Hill [...]Show More Summary

Designated Survivor review

(Taken from Chocolate Films) Designated Survivor is a weird piece of television. The very fact that Kiefer Sunderland stars in this political thriller makes it impossible not to mention his landmark 24 series. But here, Kiefer plays a character that couldn’t be further from his iconic turn as Jack Bauer, and Designated Survivor is only [...]Show More Summary

Swimming pools are full of poop, but they probably won’t make you sick

They’re still gross, though. These girls are too cool to worry about a few little parasites — just check out those shades. Juan Salamanca/Pexels Let’s start with the gross stuff: up to ten grams of poop can wash off a little kid’s butt in a pool. Ten grams is a pretty small amount, but now [...]Show More Summary

Can the pope save Trump?

Those of us who are critics of the president are hoping for something more: a stern talking-to from a religious leader who stands passionately on the opposite side of Trump on so many questions. The post Can the pope save Trump? appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

Man tells a judge to “f himself,” dares him to raise his bond and learns the price of karma

Charles Nichols is going to be sitting in jail for a long time after the judge set his bail at $14 million. The 33-year-old appeared in a Chatham County, Tennessee court on Thursday for charges related to a sex crime with a minor. Unfortunately for Nichols, he won’t be seeing freedom anytime soon–but he only [...]Show More Summary

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