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The G20 Summit occurred this past week in Hamburg. At the Summit, this was the first face-to-face meeting with Putin and Trump. This comes on the heels of news of Russian hackers breaking into various energy systems in the U.S. and Trump’s suggestion of perhaps working with Russia to create a cybersecurity unit.
MORON OR ASSHOLE: Ivanka Trump
Ivanka Trump sat in for her father during meetings at the G20 Summit.
WHAT IN THE F**K
The Republican healthcare reform bill squeaked through to the Senate – a bill so unpopular that it’s been met with a roadblock. The GOP, now that they have control over healthcare reform, is showing signs of having no plan at all to tackle “Obamacare” in a way which ensures coverage, but reduces cost.
North Korea has tested an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. ICBMs are the vehicle of choice for nuclear technology and could potentially give N. Korea the means to land weapons on American soil. This is part of an ongoing problem that reaches back to the Clinton administration – and is potentially dangerous with a wild card like Trump in the hot seat.
FAVORITE THINGS WE SAW THIS WEEK
The KKK decided to hold a rally gathered together to protest the removal of a Confederate monument in Charlottesville, VA – only to be confronted by over 1,000 counter-protesters.
NASA came out and denied accusations from the far right that there is a child slave colony on Mars.