Cher says America is unsafe for anyone that isn’t a white Trump supporter
Cher took to social media to declare American unsafe for anyone who isn’t a white Trump supporter. The singer’s rant follows a Supreme Court ruling that allows the Pentagon to restrict military service for transgender individuals.
Cher, who is typically outspoken about her distaste for the Trump administration, took to the platform Tuesday to criticize the ruling, which grants authority to enforce a ban on those who identify as transgender from serving in the military while lower courts continue to argue the legality of the policy.
Pope Francis says fear of migrants ‘makes us crazy’
Pope Francis suggested that hostility to immigrants was driven by irrational fear as he began a trip to Central America on Wednesday amid a standoff over President Donald Trump’s promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and a new caravan of migrants heading north.
Francis was asked by reporters about the proposed border wall Wednesday on the way to Panama, where he is looking to leave the sex abuse scandals buffeting his papacy behind. Francis responded: “It is the fear that makes us crazy.”
FACT CHECK: Do the Conservatives really want to “militarize” the Canada-US border?
Canada’s Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen recently stated that, if elected, the Conservatives intend on militarizing the Canada-US border.
In a news conference on Tuesday, Hussen first stated that the Conservatives “have no plan” when it comes to addressing the border crisis, then changed his tune to allege that they do have a plan: “to militarize the border.”
Ocasio-Cortez Compares America’s Past To Nazi Germany, Says US Should Pay Reparations Like They Did
The self-proclaimed Democratic socialist contended that while people tend to associate reparations with slavery, instead, they should be associated with the effects of The New Deal, which, she argues, disproportionately impacted non-white communities.
Pessimistic economic forecasts can’t be going over well at the Ministry of Finance
Last week, the Canadian wing of the news-and-data machine started by U.S. billionaire Michael Bloomberg introduced us to a new participant in the “short Canada” trade, a hedge fund called Crescat Capital that is betting against this country’s banks. And on Jan. 22, it published the provocative thoughts of Jim Mylonas, a strategist at BCA Research Inc., the Montreal-based research outfit that once employed Stephen Poloz, the Bank of Canada governor. “I think we’re just on the precipice of embarking on a serious recession,” Mylonas told Bloomberg. “It’s not a matter of if, but when.”
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