Shady Politics

Lawmakers Brawl In Uganda Parliament Over Presidential Age Limit

Ugandan politicians went to war for 2 days straight in a WWE tag team style brawl over the country’s presidential age limit.

Reuters — Lawmakers brawled in Uganda’s parliament for a second day running on Wednesday over a fiercely disputed move to change the constitution to let long-ruling President Yoweri Museveni run for re-election after age 75.

MPs exchanged blows and kicks, with some using microphone stands as crude weapons in the melee, and at least two female lawmakers were carried out of the chamber after collapsing, a Reuters journalist on the scene said.

At least 25 MPs opposed to the proposed constitutional amendment to prolong Museveni’s tenure were forcibly ejected on orders of the speaker for involvement in fighting on Tuesday. All other like-minded MPs then walked out.

After calm returned, ruling party MP Raphael Magyezi introduced the contested motion authorizing parliament to draft and present a bill that would lift the constitution’s age cap on presidential candidates.

Under the existing constitution, eligibility to stand as a presidential candidate in the East African country has an age ceiling of 75.

That makes Museveni, 73, in power since 1986 and increasingly accused of authoritarianism and a failure to curb corruption, unqualified to seek re-election at the next polls in 2021. Removing the age cap would erase that barrier.

Smh, clearly the US isn’t the only country that has ahem… “president probs.” 

It’s really shameful that politicians and lawmakers can’t seem to come together and do their jobs without pure hellfire and brimstone unleashing. It’s unfortunate that they don’t seem as concerned about helping the people as they do “flexing their power” among each other, meanwhile WE THE PEOPLE are casualties of the war.


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Prince Harry Flashes ‘Devil Horns’ Symbol At Melania Trump

Prince Harry of England met with Donald Trump’s wife Melania, and flashed some weird hand symbol. 

If that’s not odd, what makes it completely odd is that it’s not like he held the ‘symbol’ for a second or two – he did it for a lot of seconds.


Huffington Post:

Harry and Melania posed for a series of photos together before sitting down for a chat. Trump stood with her arms at her sides, while Harry’s hand was half-tucked into his jacket in a very unusual way: His ring and middle fingers were tucked inside his coat along with his thumb, while he held his pinky and pointer fingers outside. 

His unusual gesture ― and whether or not it was intentional ― became a hot topic over the weekend. People on Twitter and some media outlets noted it looks like Harry was giving a symbol of the devil, either signaling that he himself is the devil or that the spirit of the devil surrounded him. 

But two body language experts think the gesture was misread in two very different ways. Patti Wood, body language expert and author of Snap: Making the Most of First Impressions, Body Language & Charisma, told HuffPost that while Harry has held his jacket in photos before, this specific hand position is new.

“This is called the horn or the devil’s horn, and what people are saying in the media about it is not correct,” she said. “It is not a sign that he’s the devil, but rather a warning off of evil spirits. It’s a protective gesture against evil or darkness and illness.” 

Huh? 

Is he smirking? Maybe it’s a weird joke or dare? Is Harry just quietly throwing the classic heavy metal ‘devil horns’ to silently voice an opinion about Melania and/or The Trumps?

Either way it is obvious that he is intentionally flashing this hand gesture. The question is why? 

Am I tripping?

According to metro.uk: “Conspiracy theorists such as David Vose believe that the ‘horns’ signal is just one of the ways our Illuminati masters communicate with each other.” Either way Melania seems clueless. 

So many questions and no one to answer. Social media dug up an old photo of former U.S. president George “Dub-Yuh” Bush flashing the same horn gesture, ironically during a photo op with Harry’s grandmother– Queen Elizabeth. What does it mean?

Check out the video below. 

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Ex President George H.W. Bush To Vote For Hillary Clinton Says Kennedy Family Member

The controversial Bush family have made it abundantly clear that they do NOT support presidential hopeful Donald Trump or his “political” antics — so much so — that the eldest President stone cold republican Bush is planning on voting for Hillary Clinton in the upcoming election. That’s a MAJOR endorsement for the female Democratic nominee.

According to KTLA —A daughter of Robert Kennedy, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, said in a Facebook post that former Republican President George H.W. Bush told her he’s voting for Hillary Clinton.

Townsend, a Democrat who served as Maryland lieutenant governor for eight years and goes by Hartington online, posted a photo with the former president to Facebook: “The President told me he’s voting for Hillary!!” wrote Kennedy Townsend, a niece of President John F. Kennedy.

Jim McGrath, a spokesman for Bush, did not confirm nor deny the claim.

“The vote President Bush will cast as a private citizen in some 50 days will be just that: a private vote cast in some 50 days,” McGrath told CNN. “He is not commenting on the presidential race in the interim.”

Ever since former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush dropped out of the Republican primaries, the Bushes have remained silent about the 2016 election.

Jeb Bush has repeatedly denounced Trump and said he’s not planning to vote for him in the general election, but has fallen short of saying that he would support the Democratic nominee.

Well ain’t that something?! This might be one of the biggest turn of events this election!

What do you think of George H ‘dub-yuh’ switching political teams?

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Florida Politician Slaps Man Who Took Down One Of His Campaign Signs

Wow. The sakes are extremely high this election and the republicans are ready for war! Literally.


According to Gainesville.com –A republican Florida politician was caught punching slapping a man attempting to take down one of his campaign signs.

Keith Perry, who hadn’t returned calls since Monday, sent an email to The Sun shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday, explaining his role in the altercation. The email said he would be available to speak to the media Thursday.

“Anyone who knows me, knows that it takes quite a bit to rile me up. What began as a silly disagreement over a legal campaign yard sign — that was authorized by the owner to be placed in his yard — escalated, and for my part in that, I apologize,” the email read.

Perry said he approached Norman Robert Leppla, 46, in “good faith” to talk to him about a sign he’d removed from the gate of a home Leppla was visiting and at one point, Leppla agreed to put the sign back where he found it.

Leppla, who has not returned calls about the incident, told police he went to put the sign back, but removed it a second time after he said Perry made rude comments to him, according to his sworn complaint.

Originally posted on Bossip