Foreigners are being asked by their respective governments to exercise extreme caution and stay within the perimeter of their resorts in Montego Bay, Jamaica, after a wave of out of control violence has overpowered local authorities.
"Truth and all respect for truth has disappeared from American political discourse. Truth is no longer even respected in academia or courts of law. The entire purpose of the US system and its subsystems is to achieve selfish aims that are at the expense of truth, justice, and other peoples."
Despite last minute 'compromise' meetings, and continued "hopes" from various sides, the Senate failed to reach the 60 votes necessary to keep the government funded (even for a stopgap) and so the government has shut down.
"An MIT trained computer scientist and Silicon Valley video game designer gives 10 reasons for the 'Simulation Hypothesis': that our reality is a simulated, pixelated 3d world where we all have individual xp, levels, and quests run by some giant Artificial Intelligence..."
"...the international arena has long been shifting away from lone American leadership towards a more multipolar world in which other powers are gaining influence, but Trump’s political agenda seems to be speeding up this process..."
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has accused the United States of working to carve out "an alternative government" on Syrian soil in statements made at a UN press briefing related to the recent Turkish military build-up.
"'They' keep calling this a boom, and it is often characterized in the mainstream as a big one...Economists are constantly characterizing the economy as great, therefore the norm has become the economy is great...And I keep asking where?"