Tag Archives: dictatorships

Trump Scores 90% On Maher’s Dictator Checklist

Deadline reports: Is Donald Trump just an epaulet away from being a dictator? According to Bill Maher’s on-going “Dictator’s Checklist,” it appears so. With Trump’s announcement this week that he’d love a military parade, Maher was able to cross off yet another entry on the authoritarian to-do list he unveiled on an episode of last season’s Real Time With Bill ...

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ZIMBABWE: Dictator Robert Mugabe Resigns

The New York Times reports: Robert Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe since independence in 1980, resigned as president on Tuesday shortly after lawmakers began impeachment proceedings against him, according to the speaker of Parliament. The speaker of Parliament read out a letter in which Mr. Mugabe said he was stepping down “with immediate effect” for “the welfare of the people ...

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Trump Calls To Congratulate Turkish President For Greatly Expanding Powers In Controversial Referendum

Haaretz reports: U.S. President Donald Trump called Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him on winning a referendum expanding his authority, sources in Erdogan’s palace said on Monday. Turkey voted on Sunday to switch to a presidential system, greatly increasing Erdogan’s powers. Unofficial results, which the opposition said it would challenge, showed a narrow victory for him with 51.4 percent ...

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Zimbabwe Dictator And Trump Fan Robert Mugabe Says Obama Should Prove He’s Not “The Son Of A Whore”

Vessel News reports: Recent comments made by Philipino President Duterte where he labeled President Obama the “son of a whore” overshadowed the outgoing leader of the free world’s G20 jaunt. It appears another head of state is jumping into the fray, adding further insult to injury. According to Zimbabwe Today, reporters asked Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday his thoughts ...

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North Korea Warns US Of Nuclear War

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Quote Of The Day – Yahya Jammeh

“Homosexuality is anti-humanity. I have never seen a homosexual chicken, or turkey. If you are convicted of homosexuality in this country, there will be no mercy for offenders. We will put you in the female wing of the prison. We want the population to grow. There will be children in this country. Homosexuality is anti-god, anti-human, and anti-civilization. Homosexuals are ...

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Gambia’s President: My “Cure” For AIDS Makes Me Like The Prophet Mohammed

“Who am I to expect that everybody would praise me?  Just as the Prophet Mohammed prevailed and established Islam, I also prevailed to cure HIV/AIDS to the point that 68 are being discharged today.” – Gambia president Yanya Jammeh, responding to criticism from AIDS activists who say Jammeh’s ridiculous “herb cure” is prompting HIV patients to cease taking their medications, ...

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Gay Rights Are Inherently Misogynistic

“Mothers were given the talent to bear children. That talent doesn’t belong to men. When a man says he wants to get married to another man, we in Zimbabwe don’t accept it. We can’t talk of women’s rights at all if we go in that direction. It will lead to extinction. Our customs look down on women as inferior. Men ...

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No Labor Camps For These Ladies

But the ones that didn’t cry? Uh oh.

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North Korea Gets New “Supreme Leader”

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Hysteria At Kim Jong-Il’s Funeral

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Tomorrow: Dear Leader’s Funeral

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“Dear Leader” Lies In State

And the world nervously watches as his son takes over.

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North Koreans Weep For “Dear Leader”

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World Leaders React To Death Of North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Il

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Twitter Flashback: August 2009

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Graphic Video: Gaddafi’s Body

You may not want to watch this.

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U.S.-Backed Despots Of The 20th Century

Relative to the situation in Egypt, today Canada’s National Post recaps some of the world’s most notorious despots whose regimes were propped up by the United States. “Lots of countries have client states. But, American exceptionalism, its adherence and promotion of supposed democratic values, that’s always also been a part of its foreign policy,” says Alexander Cooley, a political scientist ...

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Too Girly To Be A Dictator

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il has decided that his sissified son Kim Jong-chul is too effeminate to succeed him. North Korea’s “Dear Leader” Kim Jong-il named his third son his successor — at the expense of an older son whom he considered “too effeminate,” according to the dictator’s longtime sushi chef. Kim Jong-chul, the 27-year-old middle son, was apparently deemed ...

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