Copyright Gary Edward Nordell, all rights reserved. Powered by Blogger.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

News Factoids for First Quarter 2017

The Republicans' plan will reduce a middle-income 65-year-old’s Social Security benefits by 17% by 2030, without any tax increases to the richest Americans.

"Over the past eight years, the United States has sensibly reduced its nuclear weapons stockpile by 1,255 weapons."
~~ James McKeon, Policy Analyst at Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

U.S. scientists officially declared that 2016 was the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row.
~~ Washington Post, January 2017

Donald Trump is not the first loony to reign as Emperor of The United States: there also was Emperor Norton I [1819-80] who reigned in San Francisco for twenty years.

Elmo gets fired from P.B.S. due to Emperor Trump’s budget cuts
watch video [2:19] online at Facebook/Trending

Emperor Trump’s proposed increase in the U.S. Defense Department budget is roughly equal to EIGHTY PERCENT of Russia’s entire annual military budget.

Copyright 2017 by G.E. Nordell, all rights reserved

No comments :