If Democrats Don’t Condemn Maxine’s Rhetoric, There Could Be A Body Count

Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters likes to rile up her base — she’s called repeatedly for President Trump’s impeachment, for example — and sometimes her rhetoric is downright amusing (if you’re a Republican anyways). But her call over the weekend for Americans to harass the Trump administration is nothing to laugh at.
Waters endorsed the ostracizing of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who was recently driven out of a Mexican restaurant, and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who was asked to leave by the owner of a restaurant in Lexington, minutes after sitting down with her family. Speaking

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Erdogan Tightens His Grip On Turkey

Turkey went to the polls yesterday, a full year earlier than the country’s planned national election, to decide whether to extend President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s hold on power. Erdogan has been president for 15 years, and based on 96 percent of votes that have been counted so far, that term will be extended another five years.
Why did Erdogan hold elections early? For one thing, the Turkish economy is doing well now, a boon to the Erdogan administration that might not last another year. But really, all you need to know about this election is summed up in Erdogan’s campaign motto: “A

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Buzz Aldrin sues over control of his estate, space artifacts

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin has filed a lawsuit against two of his children, his former manager and family foundation, alleging fraud and seeking to regain control over his estate, including his space memorabilia and artifacts, as well as “all elements of the Buzz Aldrin brand.”

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