Democrats Lose If They Let Trump Live Rent-Free in Their Heads

If the election is a choice between ‘mean’ and ‘crazy,’ the odds favor ‘mean.’

his past week many Democrats began saying publicly what they have been agonizing about privately: It’s entirely possible Donald Trump could win reelection.

The odds are increasing that his opponent will end up being viewed as more extreme than Trump. “If it’s a race between ‘mean’ and ‘crazy,’ I fear mean wins hands down,” one former Democratic congressman told me. “As a young voter, I saw ‘Tricky Dick’ Nixon demolish a George McGovern who was tagged as being in favor of ‘acid, amnesty, and abortion.’”


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Ex-NFL receiver Kenny Britt busted for pot possession in New Jersey


Former NFL wide receiver Kenny Britt was busted for marijuana possession on Saturday in Bayonne, NJ, according to NJ.com. Britt, 31, was arrested after cops pulled him over at 33rd street and Kennedy Boulevard and smelled marijuana, prompting a search of the former Rutgers star’s truck. Police found less than 50 grams of marijuana, per…


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NYC Chinese New Year parade offers words of support to coronavirus-ravaged Wuhan


Revelers at the Chinese Lunar New Year celebration in Lower Manhattan offered an emotional message of support Sunday for their loved ones back in China, telling them to “stay strong” amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak. The touching show of solidarity was even displayed on some floats in the annual parade, with the words, “STAY STRONG…


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Caravan in Miami defends right to travel to Cuba

Washington, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban immigrant organizations in Miami, United States, joined a caravan of cars on Saturday organized by the Marti’s Alliance to demand the right of freely traveling to the island, which had been suppressed by Trump administration.

The Cuban American Defense League, CAFE (Cuban Americans for Engagement), Cuban Bridges, and the Foundation for the Normalization of Relations between the United States and Cuba are part of the mobilization.

The initiative is supported by members of the Cuban diaspora who on previous occasions have similarly rejected the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by Washington almost 60 years ago.

On January 11, the Marti’s Alliance condemned the suspension of public charter flights to destinations on the island, except for Havana, effective March 10, after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced it on January 10.


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Immersion in Cuban history in Russian diving fair


Moscow, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) An invitation to dive into world history today convened the Counselor of Tourism of Cuba in Russia, Juan Carlos Escalona, when presenting exciting offers in Santiago de Cuba, during the Moscow Dive Show.

The call is to enter Cuban history with a global dimension and widespread symbolism as was the naval battle off the coast of Santiago de Cuba between squads of Spain and the United States, on July 3, 1898.

Escalona stressed that with the expected defeat of Spain in that battle, one of the last vestiges of the Spanish empire sank while the new US imperial power emerged.

Precisely, the sea is now a witness of that historical moment and in its depths lie the remains of those Spanish ships sunk in the aforementioned battle, as if it were eternal photographs seem to await the arrival of curious visitors.


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Hollywood A-listers sing karaoke ahead of Oscars


Kate Hudson put on a show by performing Britney Spears’ “… Baby One More Time” at talent agency CAA’s pre-Oscar party at hot Hollywood members club San Vicente Bungalows.

Rumer Willis rocked the party with a version of Eurythmics’ “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This),” and “Westworld” star James Marsden and his musician girlfriend Edei, real name Emma Deigman, performed “Up Where We Belong.”

The karaoke kicked off inside the exclusive venue’s screening room, with stars getting on stage to sing with the backing of a full band.
However, despite pleas from other partygoers, Rami Malek shyly declined to perform “Bohemian Rhapsody,” even though he won a Best Actor Oscar in 2019 for his performance as Freddie Mercury in the movie of the same name as the song, a source told Page Six.

Meanwhile, downstairs at the club’s patio and garden, stars including Tom Cruise, Salma Hayek, Ava DuVernay, Jeremy Renner, Natalie Portman, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Jennifer Lopez with Alex Rodriguez, Dwyane Wade, Eiza González, Sacha Baron Cohen and Olivia Wilde were treated a performance by Swedish pop star Lykke Li.


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Destination Cuba available for Greek tourists


Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Tour operator Cosmorama Ltd is promoting Cuba in Greece as a sound tourist destination.

Elizabeth Rivas, a senior official of the Melia Cuba hotel chain, and executives of Cosmorama Ltd -one of the 10 tour operators that promoted tourism to Cuba in Greece- are particularly promoting the island’s natural beauties, historical sites, museums and monument squares as heritage of the hospitable Cuban people.

More than a hundred travel agents attended a special presentation at Athens Art Café to receive the most up-to-date information about the leisure industry in Cuba.

She also referred to the importance of cultural exchanges between Cuba and Greece and the common values that unite both peoples.

A similar meeting had also been held on February 5 in Thessaloniki, in the north of the country, home of the next Philoxenia 2020 tourism fair in which Cuba also present its products.


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