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Archive for April 6th, 2017

April 6th, 2017 - 7:09 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

TRUMPISM of The Day” “Slit my wrists”

Kelleyanne Conway Conway on what she would do if offered  Sean Spicer’s job. “Slit my wrists, bleed out, put cement shoes on, jump off the bridge, and then I’ll take the job — are you kidding me?” she said.[...]

April 6th, 2017 - 4:40 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS — Seattle mayor accused in lawsuit of molesting troubled teen 30 years ago

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, a rising progressive star who faces re-election in 2017, is being sued by a 46-year-old Kent man who claims Murray sexually abused him in exchange for small payments of money over a period of several years beginning in 1986, when the man was a crack-addicted 15-year-old drop[...]

April 6th, 2017 - 12:17 pm § in Donald Trump

“That was some weird sh*t.”

According to several witnesses, that’s what George W. Bush said at Trump’s inauguration. And remember, this is from a guy who struggled to put on a plastic poncho while Divine Power rained on Trump’s not-bigly attended parade. Bush makes a good point; Trump’s oration didnR[...]

April 6th, 2017 - 10:27 am § in Misc.

China’s Manifest Destiny

Chinese companies speed up construction of China-Laos railway[...]

April 6th, 2017 - 9:56 am § in Donald Trump


Elijah Cummings was in my office and he said, “You will go down as one of the great presidents in the history of our country.” Not exactly a tweet, Trump said this in an interview on CBS.[...]

April 6th, 2017 - 8:19 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Battle rages for soul of Trump presidency; Bannon threatens to quit

The New York Times reported this morning that a battle is raging in the West Wing between globalists and nationalists, and Bannon is losing, according to an unnamed White House source. The struggle is significant because it could determine whether Trump engages with the rest of the world or pursues [...]

April 6th, 2017 - 3:45 am § in Donald Trump

TRUMPGATE: Nunes recuses himself

Devin Nunes Several leftwing activist groups have filed accusations against me with the Office of Congressional Ethics. The charges are entirely false and politically motivated, and are being leveled just as the American people are beginning to learn the truth about the improper unmasking of the ide[...]

April 6th, 2017 - 2:45 am § in Donald Trump, Jefferson, Politics

The Putsch: Bannon Removed from Trump’s NSC

 Bannon removed from National Security Council, reversing controversial decision Chief strategist and far right supporter of the Russian based neo fascist movement, Stephen K. Bannon,  has been removed in  part of a sweeping reshuffle that gives greater influence to key military officials who now[...]

April 6th, 2017 - 1:21 am § in Misc.


BUT …To many observers, the emerging approach looks like the Obama strategy only better resourced. Trump Has a Strategy for Destroying the Islamic State — and It’s Working BY KORI SCHAKE Defeating the Islamic State was candidate Trump’s top national-security priority, one of the few poli[...]