As the summer of approached, the balance of power in Europe looked shaky at best. Back in , the dual monarchy of Austria-Hungary had annexed Bosnia and Herzegovina, a region that had previously been under the control of the Ottoman Empire. Home to a largely Slavic population, Bosnia and Herzegovina had nationalist ambitions of their own, but nearby Serbia wanted to incorporate them into a pan-Slavic empire. By choosing to hold its military exercises in Sarajevo in June , and to send the heir to the throne to oversee them, Austria-Hungary intended to make a show of force to warn Serbia against any further expansion and aggression. In the years leading up to WWI, a series of agreements between the powers of Europe helped determine where and when battlelines were drawn. June 28 was a particularly significant date for Serbia: It was St.
19 Reasons Why People Who Take A Dick In The Ass Need To Be Appreciated
36 Test Answers That Are Too Clever For Their Own Good
In the wake of a deadly terrorist attack in London, our president decided the best thing to do was revive his personal feud with the mayor of London:. Trump realDonaldTrump June 4, Khan was obviously telling Londoners not to be alarmed about the increased police presence they would see today. Five years ago Dick Cheney set a new world record for being an asshole. Donald Trump now holds that record. Kevin Drum. David Corn.
Sometimes there's a beauty in seeing the similarities between yourself and the people across the aisle. Other times, the people across the aisle say such mind-numbingly stupid things that there's no point in calling their words anything other than nonsense. Relive the last two decades of Republican mediocrity with the following collection of crazy quotes by renowned right-wing nutjobs.
Even George W. Bush was smart enough to hire smart people to run his campaign and then his White House. In it, National Security Advisor H. He gets up halfway through meetings with world leaders because he is bored.