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Genius Idea: Cancel Gone With the Wind

Genius Idea: Cancel Gone With the Wind

Since our PD Book Club pick for the this month is To Kill a Mocking Bird, our staff felt that we...

EU: Greek Yogurt Can Only Be Greek

EU: Greek Yogurt Can Only Be Greek

In the off chance you were lamenting last year’s Brexit Vote, just know that Britain’s leaving in...

With Love From Bulgaria

With Love From Bulgaria

Sure, Zimbabwe’s in the middle of a military coup-non-coup, but have you checked your mail...

India and Carrying Gold

India and Carrying Gold

We have mentioned the Indian love affair with all things gold in the past, but with India’s...

Memory Lane Monday: Davutoglu and Daash

Memory Lane Monday: Davutoglu and Daash

Since last year’s attempted “coup” Erdogan has been the strongman on everyone’s mind when it...

Memory Lane Monday: Davutoglu and Daash

360.Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu tends to talk in circles.Since last year’s attempted “coup” Erdogan has been the strongman on everyone’s mind when it comes to Turkey, but Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu still deserves some of the spotlight.

From paying for his fellow compatriots to copulate to taking it on the chin, Davutoglu always has something interesting to say.

Memory Lane Monday: Sharing Crop Tops

The Crop Top King.The Crop Top King.We’ve talked about Lèse Majesté in Thailand before with the case of a man doing hard time for insulting the Royal Dog, but this week, we’re going all the back to earlier this month, when a student was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison for sharing a BBC article on Facebook.

Just Sayin’: Mubarak is Back

What's that? The sound of freedom....Doing time like a boss.After rising from the dead and roughly six years in prison (well, a hospital under constant guard), Egypt’s former President (a Military Dictator and pseudo-President ago), octogenarian Hosni Mubarak is finally slated to be released from prison.

Memory Lane Monday: Budding Friendship

New VP.Friendships take work.As the country of Sweden asks themselves what happened over the weekend, it’s not just the Swedes that are confused by the Trump Administration’s stances.

Memory Lane Monday: George W. Bush’s Vladentine

How could you say no? No, seriously. How can you?The original bro-mance.The PD Staff doesn’t often shine our Monday spotlight on former US President George W. Bush, mostly due to the Obama Administration’s bedazzling job of blaming mentioning him every 15 minutes for 8 years.

Today however, since we’re in the Vladentine spirit, PD will make an exception.

Memory Lane Monday: Yahya Jammeh’s Long Goodbye

Don't let the door hit you on the way out.Yahya Jammeh also repeatedly tried to get the point across that, “Allowing homosexuality means allowing satanic rights.”The United States isn’t the only country to experience a transfer of power last week, as Gambia’s expert on all things gay Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh finally conceded his December loss to new President Adama Barrow and left the country---with only the clothes on his back, an extra $11.4 Million from Gambian taxpayer coffers, and a Rolls-Royce or two.

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