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Biden denies planning for one-term presidency

Biden denies planning for one-term presidencyJoe Biden’s shooting down a report that he’s signaled to top aides that he would only serve one term as president if he wins the 2020 election. “No, I never have. I don’t have any plans on one-term. I’m not even there yet,” the top-tier Democratic presidential candidate told Fox News during as stop Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nevada. ….. Read More.FOX NEWS – Politics | Politics & GovernmentWed, December 11, 201924 hours ago

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Jersey City Shooters Targeted Kosher Market, Mayor Says

Jersey City Shooters Targeted Kosher Market, Mayor SaysTwo armed assailants deliberately targeted a kosher supermarket during a rampage in New Jersey Tuesday, according to the mayor of Jersey City. The shooting spree left six people dead, including a police officer and the suspects. Last night after extensive review of our CCTV system it has now become clear from the cameras that these two individuals targeted the Kosher grocery location on MLK Dr – the 2 JCPD officers that were on a foot post one block away immediately responded/engaged — Steven Fulop (@StevenFulop) December 11, 2019 The carnage reportedly began when the assailants, who were suspects in a different homicide, shot and killed a detective near a cemetery in Jersey City. The suspects subsequently attacked the grocery store. According to the Associated Press, law enforcement officials aren’t saying whether the shooters specifically intended to kill Jewish people, but the news organization reported…

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Jersey City’s mayor says gunmen targeted kosher market

Jersey City’s mayor says gunmen targeted kosher marketThe mayor of a New Jersey city said Wednesday that gunmen targeted a kosher market during a shooting that killed six people ….. Read More.KSTP-TV – St. Paul, MN – General News | U.S. & National NewsWed, December 11, 20191 day ago

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When Human Rights Are a Cudgel to Beat Your Enemies

When Human Rights Are a Cudgel to Beat Your EnemiesThe horrifying numbers are still trickling in: Anywhere from 200 to more than 1,000 people dead. Seven thousand people in prison. The full human cost of Iran’s recent crackdown on protests that started last month is only now coming into focus, as the demonstrations taper off and more details come out of an opaque country where authorities shut down the internet during some of the worst violence. And suddenly, the Trump administration spoke out on human rights.   Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said today that the United States is “proud to be the world’s leading advocate on human rights,” shortly before his administration put financial penalties on a number of individual human-rights abusers, including officials in South Sudan, Slovakia, and Saudi Arabia. But when it comes to condemning entire governments, he has put particular emphasis on Iran. “This administration has taken a…

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The Atlantic Politics Daily: Ukrainian Americans Recognize the Playbook

The Atlantic Politics Daily: Ukrainian Americans Recognize the PlaybookIt’s Wednesday, December 11. Details about the deadly shooting at a kosher grocery store in New Jersey are still emerging: “Especially in the realm of politics, fear is extremely close to the surface,” Emma Green writes about the new realities of American Jews.In today’s newsletter: What Ukrainians in America think about Ukraine in the American impeachment story. Plus: Are young American leftists their own party?*« TODAY IN POLITICS »People dining at Streecha in New York City, a hub of Ukrainian American life. (Photographs by Devin Yalkin)Ukrainian Americans recognize the playbook.By now, the major impeachment plot points have been repeated enough that the story has become a blur of names and buzzwords: whistle-blowers, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, Bidens (Joe and Hunter), quid pro quo, Burisma.In America, this political moment is a surreal, historic spectacle: President Donald Trump is on the verge of becoming the…

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