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January 30th, 2018 - 1:28 pm § in Donald Trump

NBC Report: Trump wants Sessions to prosecute Mueller

And you thought he only wanted to fire him. This idea appears to be based on a notion of political strategy, not because he thinks Mueller has committed a crime. The latter goes without saying; Mueller’s “crime” is investigating Trump for possible wrongdoing. Trump believes himsel[...]

January 30th, 2018 - 9:34 am § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Is it Pork?

I am a fan of Reuven Carlyle.  He is one of the bright lights of the Democratic party, but … Now the State legislature finally passed its capital budget. That is good, but the budget also reflects politics, or as  Rep. Gael Tarleton said,  “The commitments to our communities that this bud[...]

January 30th, 2018 - 7:54 am § in Misc.

Amazon Takes On Healthcare!

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan form health care mega-company In the midst of Trump’s war on Obamacare, there is another huge disruptive force, Amazon.   Details are thin, but the new entity will be “free from profit-making incentives” and focus on employer-based health benefits.[...]

January 29th, 2018 - 8:44 am § in Misc.

Trump May Nationalize The Cell Phone Network

 Axios is breaking the story that it has obtained  documents from within the Trump administration.  The documents propose nationalizing 5G!  5G IS THE NEXT GENERATION OF THE CELL NETWORK! This is as abut socialist as it comes.  5G will go beyibdtoday’s cell phones, offering enough bandwid[...]

January 29th, 2018 - 8:36 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

KOCHS TO FLOOD MIDTERMS

Who cares about political parties when one family can “DO” democracy? The Koch network plans to spend  unprecedented sums  to maintain Republican majorities in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.  KOCH Politics, as I call this entity, will sell voters  the benefits of the n[...]

January 29th, 2018 - 1:42 am § in Misc.

17th century science addresses female orgasms.

Nathaniel Highmore, an English surgeon who was one of the few doctors to publicly acknowledge that the end result of pelvic massage—the “hysterical paroxysm”—could also be described as an “orgasm,” noted that it was no easy task. He likened it to “that game of boys in which they try to[...]

January 28th, 2018 - 10:24 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

The Hare and the Turtle

Tuesday night the grandiose Trump will celebrate the good economy.  Democrats will  wring their hands.  Both are wrong! Trump is a typical American businessman, focused on growth on his one wealth rather than on the long term.. There is a different issue here and that is how to create along term,[...]

January 27th, 2018 - 5:47 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment

EPA boss backs down on Bristol Bay mine

In a stunning reversal, Trump’s EPA appointee, Scott Pruitt, has backed away from approving the Pebble Mine in the headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska, home of the world’s largest and most important sockeye salmon fishery. Last year, Pruitt prompted an outcry by deciding to rescind Obama-e[...]

January 27th, 2018 - 5:25 pm § in Donald Trump

Trump ordered aides to smear FBI witnesses against him

“President Donald Trump pressed senior aides last June to devise and carry out a campaign to discredit senior FBI officials after learning that those specific employees were likely to be witnesses against him as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation,” Foreign Policy ma[...]