Thursday, July 18, 2019
Stephen Melkisethian / Flickr White House Vigil To Save Net...

How Democracy dies? Voter Suppression + Court Packing + Killing Net Neutrality

Virginians (and, well, the majority of Americans vicarious) felt rather good a few weeks ago. We turned out and turned many Republicans out of office while keeping a Democrat in the Governor’s mansion.  It felt good .. but basking in the sun can’t last...
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Trump’s ‘babysitter’ has reportedly had enough as bickering and in-fighting rule the White House

The in-fighting in the Trump White House continues as new firings and resignations are rumored to be imminent. Donald Trump is reportedly on the verge of firing Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen,...
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You reap what you sow: Ben Sasse says farmers in his state are panicked...

I saw this and thought right away, Ben Sasse voted for “skinny repeal”. He voted for the Republican Tax Cut Scam, that would repeal the health care mandate and cause 13 million Americans to lose their health care and with many more getting premium...
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Trump risks national security with frequent cell use to evade his own chief of...

Donald Trump has cut the cord, so to speak, on his secure White House landline in favor of using his cell phone more often these days. Why? To escape the clutches of his own chief of staff, John Kelly. CNN writes: "He uses it a lot more often more...
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Leaker-in-Chief: Could Trump Be Prosecuted Under the New Department of Justice Directive?

The still nascent presidency of Donald Trump is rife with controversies and scandals. His financial conflicts of interests and unsavory connections to Russia have dominated his short tenure in office. Additionally, he has produced no legislative...
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James Mattis didn’t simply resign, he pulled every fire alarm at the Pentagon on...

Defense Secretary James Mattis, a former Marine general who has the respect of everyone at the Pentagon, didn’t simply resign and head out for retirement. He did something historic—resigning with a public letter saying...
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The incredible shrinking Spicey now just quoting Trump tweets, as are all White House...

At one point in Donald Trump's nascent administration, Republicans and White House aides alike tried to dismiss the Don's tweets as a "just tweets." But by June 6, the inimitable press secretary Sean Spicer was endorsing Trump's thumbsy missives as...
PBS NewsHour / YouTube White House news briefing with Sarah...

Up in Smoke – Huckabee Sanders to Leave White House by End of Year

CBS News is reporting tonight that Press Secretary and Chronic Truth Contortionist Sarah Huckabee Sanders is readying to leave the White House by the end of 2018. Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah is also likely departing, though a specific timetable for...
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Office of Government Ethics nixes Steve Bannon’s ‘unsigned and undated’ retroactive ethics waiver

In May, four Democratic senators wrote a letter to the Office of Government Ethics probing the Trump administration's supposed "retroactive" waiver exempting Steve Bannon, poster child for White ...
Tony Webster / Flickr Donald Trump Backyard Portrait Sign West...

Excerpts from this eye-popping WaPo story suggest Trump’s staffers think he’s guilty

If you’ve been closely following Donald J. Trump’s criminal political career over the past two years you’re not likely to be shocked by any breaking developments in the Russia collusion saga, short of Carrot Top showing up in the pee tape.  But is...

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