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July 24th, 2017 - 11:22 pm § in Donald Trump

TRUMP Threatens to Fire His Health Secretary

“He better get them. Oh, he better, otherwise I’ll say, ‘Tom, you’re fired.’ I’ll get somebody.” President Donald Trump threatened to fire Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price if Congress does not repeal the Affordable Care Act. Speaking at the Boy Scout Jamboree on Monday, Tr[...]

July 24th, 2017 - 6:16 pm § in Donald Trump

Newsweek: Tillerson may quit

Newsweek reports Rex Tillerson, secretary of state, is “growing increasingly frustrated with the Trump administration” and thinking of quitting. Trump has blocked some of Tillerson’s hires and has made foreign policy decisions without consulting him. Meanwhile, Tillerson has gotten[...]

July 24th, 2017 - 2:10 pm § in Misc.

Snopes survival in jeopardy

Snopes.com, the internet’s most popular fact-checking site, is fighting for its life because of a business deal gone bad. Read details here.[...]

July 24th, 2017 - 1:36 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

GOP Rep makes death threats against Senate holdouts

A GOP congressman from Texas has issued what amount to death threats against two female GOP senators who oppose Trumpcare. “Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas said in a radio interview Friday he might ‘settle this Aaron Burr-style’ — an apparent reference to the 1804 duel when Bu[...]

July 24th, 2017 - 1:09 pm § in Donald Trump

Einstein’s estate rebukes Ivanka for misquote

No, Einstein didn’t say that, but it certainly sounds like something a Trump (take your pick) would say. Read the story here.  [...]

July 24th, 2017 - 12:32 pm § in Donald Trump

USA Today Poll: Americans evenly split on removing Trump from office

A new USA Today poll shows Americans are evenly split 42% – 42% on whether Trump should be removed from office. It also shows 34% of Americans will be upset if he’s forced out, while 34% will be upset if he remains in office. But expectations of Trump completing his term are starker: On[...]

July 24th, 2017 - 12:05 pm § in Donald Trump

Cartoon of the Day

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July 24th, 2017 - 10:15 am § in Donald Trump

Trump’s accomplishments

… captured in sign art. (Click here for source and more photos.)  [...]

July 24th, 2017 - 10:05 am § in The Ave Scene

Local Trumpie Runs for Office in Mulkiteo

Despite AG rebuke, aerospace exec and big-time Trump donor Peter Zieve runs for office in Mukilteo  The Attorney General’s Office said he fostered a discriminatory company culture. But Mukilteo aerospace entrepreneur Peter Zieve — who last year donated $1 million to Donald Trump — is now maki[...]

July 24th, 2017 - 8:32 am § in Misc.

Uganda’s Jews are down to one meal a day because of East Africa famine

JEWISH FAMINE FOR AFRICAN JEWS But this year, the situation is dire for Uganda’s 2,000 Jews, the Abayudaya. These Jews live in the east of the country in a hilly, rural area that lacks paved roads, consistent electricity and freely running water. The Abayudaya’s crops have been hit hard by t[...]