Wednesday, July 10, 2019

a roundup of news links

Journalist Tommy Robinson, loudly critical of Islam in Britain, is appealing directly to Donald Trump for asylum as the speech-repressive UK threatens to jail him again. (h/t Bill Keezer)

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A majority of Hispanic voters approve of having a citizenship question on the US Census.

Here's what happens when you ditch plastic straws for metal ones.

Ululate! It's that simple: Ross Perot is dead at 89. The thing I remember most about Ross Perot is how angry he got when Al Gore handed him his ass during a televised debate. Gore had calmly called Perot out on the latter's hypocrisy regarding NAFTA.

It's only one poll, but it's highlighted at the very left-leaning Time Magazine: Obama Worst President Since WW2.
The Quinnipiac poll out Wednesday found that 33% of Americans see Obama as the worst post-war president, while just 8% consider him the best. Another 28% see former President George W. Bush as the worst. Richard Nixon, the only American President ever to resign in disgrace, was picked the worst by 13%, according to the poll.

And 45% of Americans think the U.S. would [have been] better off if Mitt Romney had been elected President in 2012, according to the poll, while 38% think the country would [have been] worse off.

Article: "Seven Facts About Obama’s Immigration Record Liberals Refuse to Admit"

A billion dollars' worth of cocaine got intercepted in Pennsylvania. Biggest haul ever.

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