Sunday Funday: Saving Chinese Jobs Edition

 

 

Well shoot, if you are going to take a bribe maybe you shouldn’t do so in such a blatant fashion as our Dear Leader did last week. Taking to twitter to announce that he was so concerned about Chinese jobs at ZTE and he would have the government start buying ZTE equipment again. This despite ZTE being under sanctions for breaking sanctions imposed by the US on Iran. Plus the little matter of ZTE possibly using their phones to spy on our citizens.

This just a couple days after the Chinese government agreed to put half a billion dollars into an Indonesian project that our Dear Leader stands to make huge money from. What a coincidence! If our Dear Leader wasn’t such an honest man, one might think this was a bribe or something very much like it.    

Sure too bad that we maybe get an agreement to sell a few soybeans in return for helping bring jobs back to China.

One would almost think Dear Leader could openly take a bribe in Times Square and nobody would do anything.

Another week in the downward spiral:

  1. Here we go again. Another school shooting in what town in Texas?
  1. What former relation to Paul Manafort has agreed to cooperate with the special counsel?
  1. What world famous couple got married yesterday?
  1. Democracy can be hard. What US nemesis won Iraq’s national election last week?
  1. What Christian pastor who claims Jews will not be saved was picked to give the opening prayer at the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem?
  1. As Palestinians were slaughtered a few miles away, what senior administration official declared them “part of the problem?”
  1. Seattle scaled back a tax to help the homeless under pressure from what huge corporation?
  1. The senate passed a bill to keep net neutrality this week. How many Republicans voted to keep net neutrality?
  1. “SAR”s were all over the news in connection with the Michael Cohen investigation last week. What is an SAR?
  1. On this date in 1893, Thomas Edison publicly displayed what invention that would create a huge industry that is still growing?
  1. In China, an airline co-pilot suffered what incredibly frightening experience after the plane’s windshield partially cracked?
  1. New York attorney Aaron Schlossberg gained internet notoriety when a video of him berating two female restaurant workers doing what went viral?
  1. In a bit of a surprise what bill with a section to cut SNAP benefits was defeated in the US House Friday?
  1. By a vote of 6 to 3 the Supreme Court ruled that what is legal in all states not just Nevada?
  1. Promising not to conduct torture again, who was confirmed by the Senate as CIA Director with the help of six Democrats?
  1. Who underwent a kidney procedure at Walter Reed Hospital last week?
  1. Seven Democratic women won primaries in what state that currently has an all male congressional delegation?
  1. Once again teachers were seen marching through a state capital for pay and education funding. What state this time?
  1. In what western state did Democrats nominate the first Native American to run for governor? (Also this state’s first woman to run for governor)
  1. Put a hold on that Nobel! Who threatened to withdraw from a much anticipated summit meeting last week?

John Fugelsang:  

“I’m not saying Trump is the anti-Christ, I’m saying Christ is the Anti-Trump.”

Answers:

  1. Santa Fe, Texas
  1. Manafort’s ex-son in law
  1. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
  1. Muqtada al-Sadr
  1. Robert Jeffress
  1. Jared Kushner
  1. Amazon
  1. 3 – none named Grassley or Ernst
  1. In regard to Cohen it is Suspicious Activity Report
  1. His kinescope machine that evolved into the movie camera and projector
  1. He was sucked halfway out the windshield 
  1. Speaking in Spanish to each other.
  1. The Farm bill
  1. Sports betting. 
  1. Gina Haspel. I believe her, just as much as flying saucers.
  1. Melania 
  1. Pennsylvania
  1. North Carolina
  1. Idaho – Paulette Jordon
  1. Kim Jung Un 

John Fugelsang once more:

“Rex Tillerson, who misled Exxon investors on climate change & paid millions to professional climate science deniers before going to work for Donald Trump, is lecturing people on the importance of honesty ethics & integrity.”

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