Johnny Robish's Blog – November 2018 Archive (28)

Putin’s High-Five of Saudi Crown Prince Goes Viral

Putin’s High-Five of Saudi Crown Prince Goes Viral:  Russian President Vladimir Putin raised plenty of eyebrows at the G20 summit in Argentina, after he greeted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with a big high-five and a warm smile - a gesture which many described as “simply…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 30, 2018 at 9:34pm — 2 Comments

Richard Branson Taking Submarine Down World's Largest Sinkhole

Richard Branson Taking Submarine Down World's Largest Sinkhole:  In the first mission of its kind, Jacques Cousteau's grandson and Sir Richard Branson are plunging in a submarine into the deep, dark bottom of what has been named "The Great Blue Hole” - a cavern large enough to swallow two Boeing 747s with room to spare - located off the country of Belize.  Well, if he…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 29, 2018 at 4:07pm — No Comments

President Trump Suggests He May Pardon Paul Manafort

President Trump Suggests He May Pardon Paul Manafort:  Speaking to reporters outside the Oval Office, President Trump confirmed that he may be willing to pardon Paul Manafort amid new reports alleging his former campaign chairman had lied to Special Counsel Robert…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 28, 2018 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

Trump Claims His Very High-Level IQ Doesn’t Buy Into Climate Change

Trump Claims His Very High-Level IQ Doesn’t Buy Into Climate Change:  President Trump dismissed a landmark climate change report compiled by 13 federal agencies by saying he’s “among those with very high intelligence who are not believers in climate change.”…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 27, 2018 at 8:50pm — 13 Comments

Chinese Scientist Uses Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies

Chinese Scientist Uses Crispr to Make First Genetically Edited Babies:  In what is being described as both a profound leap of science and ethics, a scientist in China announced that he had created the world’s first genetically edited babies, altering a gene in the embryos that would make the babies resistant to HIV infection.  Of course, everyone will complain like…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 26, 2018 at 9:13pm — No Comments

Scientists Say 536 AD Was Worst Year in Human History

Scientists Say 536 AD Was Worst Year in Human History:  Scientists say that the year 536 AD was most likely the worst year ever for humanity, as an Icelandic volcano unleashed a cloud of black ash that blocked out the sun for years, coinciding with an outbreak of bubonic plague and a piercing cold snap - resulting in massive crop fails, starvation, years of darkness and squalor everywhere.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 25, 2018 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg Threatened With Imprisonment in London Standoff

Mark Zuckerberg Threatened With Imprisonment in London Standoff:  After Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg repeatedly declined the UK Parliament’s request that he testify and turn over documents regarding how his platform was used to…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 24, 2018 at 9:00pm — 6 Comments

Judge Allows Suit Against Trump and His Personal Charity to Proceed

Judge Allows Suit Against Trump and His Personal Charity to Proceed:  A New York state judge has denied a request by attorneys for President Donald Trump to throw out a lawsuit alleging that Trump and his family violated charity laws and that the Donald J. Trump Foundation…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 23, 2018 at 9:08pm — 4 Comments

Trump Attacks CIA, Migrants, Judges and Hillary in Thanksgiving Call to Troops

Trump Attacks CIA, Migrants, Judges and Hillary in Thanksgiving Call to Troops:  During his Thanksgiving message to the troops, President Trump said he’s most grateful for the tremendous difference he’s made for the country - then went on to renounce recent CIA findings, threaten Mexico, criticize court decisions, attack Hillary Clinton over her emails, misstate facts about the economy and then float the…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 22, 2018 at 7:33pm — 3 Comments

CDC Issues Nationwide Warning Not Eat Romaine Lettuce

CDC Issues Nationwide Warning Not Eat Romaine Lettuce:  Just as millions of Americans were preparing for the biggest food holiday of the year, CDC officials issued a warning not buy or eat romaine lettuce - restaurants should stop serving it and anyone who has it on hand should throw it out and clean the refrigerator immediately.  When asked about the situation,…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 20, 2018 at 8:17pm — 1 Comment

Ivanka Trump Used Personal E-Mail for Government Business

Ivanka Trump Used Personal E-Mail for Government Business:  In violation of federal rules, records show Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of government business e-mails last year to Cabinet officials, White House aides and her assistants - using a personal e-mail…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 19, 2018 at 9:44pm — 6 Comments

Trump Ridiculed for Telling Californians to Rake Forests

Trump Ridiculed for Telling Californians to Rake Forests:  Donald Trump’s weekend visit to fire-ravaged California has prompted a withering barrage of ridicule and anger after he suggested the state should copy Finland and rake forest floors to prevent a repeat of wildfires that…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 18, 2018 at 8:24pm — 4 Comments

Queen Elizabeth Sends Out Condolences to California Fire Victims

Queen Elizabeth Sends Out Condolences to California Fire Victims:  Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip have issued a formal statement of condolences to the people of California over the devastating fires that have been raging throughout the state.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 17, 2018 at 8:44pm — 2 Comments

Trump Awards Elvis Presley US Presidential Medal of Freedom

Trump Awards Elvis Presley US Presidential Medal of Freedom:  President Trump has awarded Elvis Presley the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom in a White House ceremony.  Now, at first I thought, what’s the point, he’s been dead for over 40 years - but then it occurred to me that his closest advisors like Alex Jones have probably totally convinced him that Elvis…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 16, 2018 at 9:56pm — 7 Comments

Study Right Finds Belly Button Positioning Important

Study Right Finds Belly Button Positioning Important:  US scientists say they have an explanation as to why African-Americans appear to dominate on the running track, while whites excel more in the swimming pool - claiming it’s all primarily due to the position of their belly-buttons.  Ironically, a follow-up study concluded that researchers who spend their time…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 15, 2018 at 6:36pm — 7 Comments

Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Avenatti Arrested for Domestic Violence

Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Avenatti Arrested for Domestic Violence:  TMZ is reporting that Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti has been arrested in Los Angeles on a felony domestic violence charge against his estranged wife Lisa Storie Avenatti, but she has issued a statement to NBC claiming that Avenatti has “never been violent with her.”  Wow, one way or the other, it…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 14, 2018 at 8:22pm — 13 Comments

Melania Demands White House National Security Official Be Fired

Melania Demands White House National Security Official Be Fired:  The office of first lady Melania Trump is calling for the ouster of deputy National Security Adviser and John Bolton confidant Mira Ricardel, amid reports that Ricardel quarreled with the first lady's staff during…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 13, 2018 at 8:48pm — 2 Comments

Trump Faces Backlash Over California Wildfire Tweets

Trump Faces Backlash Over California Wildfire Tweets:  President Trump has once again created a huge public outcry after he showed little or no compassion toward California wildfire victims by inaccurately claiming the catastrophic fires were due to “gross mismanagement of our…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 12, 2018 at 11:45pm — 5 Comments

Study Finds Concussions May Cause Alzheimer’s

Study Finds Concussions May Cause Alzheimer’s:  In what may be more bad news for the NFL, a study published in the journal Neurology found that people who have suffered concussions are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease as they get older.  You mean to tell me that endlessly slamming your head into hard objects at high speeds year after year after year…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 11, 2018 at 9:04pm — 6 Comments

Trump Cancels Out of US WW I Cemetery Ceremony Due to Rain

Trump Cancels Out of US WW I Cemetery Ceremony Due to Rain:  President Trump caused embarrassment and even outrage after he canceled an appearance to honor the brave sacrifices US troops made in France during World War One - because it was raining.

What the hell, did the President’s…

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Added by Johnny Robish on November 10, 2018 at 8:30pm — 17 Comments

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