Netherlands

Trump Ambassador Finally Admits He Peddled Fake News (AUDIO/VIDEO)

Trump Ambassador Finally Admits He Peddled Fake News (AUDIO/VIDEO)

For 18 years, Pete Hoekstra represented a very large and very Republican slice of West Michigan. His lowest winning percentage was 63 percent. In a district like that, he never really had to worry about being held to account. This weekend, Hoekstra got a very sobering reminder that he’s not in West Michigan anymore. The […]

Reporters Tell Trump Ambassador, ‘You Have To Answer Questions’ (VIDEOS)

Reporters Tell Trump Ambassador, ‘You Have To Answer Questions’ (VIDEOS)

It’s not often when a newly appointed ambassador has a massive credibility gap with the country where he serves before he even takes his post. Yet, Pete Hoekstra, the United States’ new ambassador to the Netherlands, managed to pull that off–and bigly. Last month, Dutch reporter Wouter Zwart called out Hoekstra for claiming that Dutch […]

Busted! Trump Ambassador Caught Lying About Past Wingnuttery (VIDEOS/TWEETS)

Busted! Trump Ambassador Caught Lying About Past Wingnuttery (VIDEOS/TWEETS)

For years, Republican politicians have complained that the press is just mean to them. It’s as if they don’t like the idea of being held to account. But if they think American journalists are hard on them, they should see how foreign journalists respond to attempts to spew wingnuttery and alternative facts. Trump’s soon-to-be ambassador […]

Should We Kill The Mentally Ill? Two European Nations Say Yes

Should We Kill The Mentally Ill? Two European Nations Say Yes

The practice was once prohibited, but it is back. Belgium and the Netherlands are euthanizing people with mental and cognitive disorders. In 2002, Belgium legalized euthanasia for people suffering from unbearable and non-treatable medical conditions. This includes terminal or non-terminal conditions, including psychiatric ones. Between 2014 and 2015, 124 out of the 3,950 euthanasia cases […]

WATCH: Trump Says ‘America First’ – European Countries Fight Back, Troll-Style

WATCH: Trump Says ‘America First’ – European Countries Fight Back, Troll-Style

We are less than a month into the Donald Trump presidency, and it is already nuts. He is making our country look bad, and we are seeing it all around the world. Everyone, people and entire countries, are making fun of us by making fun of Trump. These particular videos make fun of the “America First” […]

The Netherlands Recognizes The Church Of The Flying Spaghetti Monster As An Official Religion (VIDEO AND TWEETS)

The Netherlands Recognizes The Church Of The Flying Spaghetti Monster As An Official Religion (VIDEO AND TWEETS)

Pastafarians, rejoice. The Netherlands has recognized the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster as an official religion. This is the description of the Church from their website. It became mainstream in 2005 with the publication of this open letter to the Kansas School Board. Here is an excerpt from the letter: “Let us remember that […]

Pro-Russian Rebels Agree To Release Bodies Of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Victims

Pro-Russian Rebels Agree To Release Bodies Of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Victims

Most of the world believes that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blasted out of the sky on Friday by a surface-to-air missile fired by a klatch of pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people aboard. The rebels adamantly deny this — but they didn’t convince anyone of their innocence with their behavior at […]