Turning a modest hunting lodge into the magnificent Palace of Versailles was the crowning glory that defined King Louis XIV’s France. But it was more than a fashion statement for the Sun King: it was a political endeavour to secure his personal authority
“Turkey moves migrants from Greek border amid virus pandemic.” Good. Note the word “migrants”. The pressure effort failed. But the political dialogue between 🇪🇺 must continue.
Russians, long used to financial and political crises, are reacting to the coronavirus pandemic by bulk-buying the essentials for life in isolation — including condoms. | @AFP
Two intelligence officers at Iran’s consulate in Turkey (photo) reportedly instigated the murder in November of an Iranian dissident in Istanbul who had criticized Iran's political & military leaders, threatening to "root out the corrupt mafia commanders."
We can place blame wherever we want n I’m not getting into that at all So pls spare my timeline of the political finger pointing But the fact is there’s the potential of a large outbreak in the hinterland where the med facilities are limited God help
Ten years ago today, I signed the Affordable Care Act into law. It protected preexisting conditions, cut the uninsured rate in half, and lots more. But it's still under political attack right when we need care the most. We have to protect it, build on it, until we cover everyone.
You cannot beat Trump with the same old, same old kind of politics. What we need is a new politics that brings working class people and young people into our political movement.
The biggest loser tonight, by far, is Mini Mike Bloomberg. His “political” consultants took him for a ride. $700 million washed down the drain, and he got nothing for it but the nickname Mini Mike, and the complete destruction of his reputation. Way to go Mike!
The president of the United States has betrayed our country. That’s not a political statement—it’s a harsh reality, and we must act. He is a clear and present danger to the things that keep us strong and free. I support impeachment.