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Archive for the ‘Donald Trump’ Category

March 18th, 2017 - 2:51 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

The state of the Union

“Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton, still has a lot of friends in Washington on both sides of the aisle. He recently took a trip back to the capitol city and tweeted his spot-on accurate assessment of the nation and the administration. 1. Washington is more divided, an[...]

March 18th, 2017 - 2:40 pm § in Donald Trump

Trump voter, circa 2017

Read story here. He’s not alone. With millions of people — they happen to be concentrated in red states — now faced with losing their health coverage, it’s gradually dawning on some that by voting for Trump and Republicans, they voted against themselves.[...]

March 18th, 2017 - 1:02 pm § in Donald Trump, Repugnants

TRUMPS’s Deep Pockets

An eye-opening story on the big money family, the Mercers, behind the Bannon approach to disruptive politics. Move over, Koch Brothers, in the pantheon of big-money conservative backers. It’s a cautionary tale of what happens when technology and finance are unleashed for political ends and the[...]

March 17th, 2017 - 8:57 am § in Donald Trump

TRUMPISM OF THE DAY

Mr. Spicer read from comments made by Mr. Napolitano on Fox this week. “Three intelligence sources have informed Fox News that President Obama went outside the chain of command,” Mr. Spicer read. “He didn’t use the N.S.A., he didn’t use the C.I.A., he didn’t use the F.B.I., and he didn[...]

March 16th, 2017 - 11:33 am § in Donald Trump

TRUMPISM of the Day

Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she doesn’t have any evidence to support President Donald Trump’s claim that Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower phone lines during the election.  But, “What I can say is there are many ways to surveil each other now, unfortunately,” includin[...]

March 16th, 2017 - 9:42 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Repugnants

Trump Budget Proposes Killing All Funding for PBS, NPR, The National Endowment for the Arts and 1/5 of the NIH

Add 54 billion to the military, cut taxes, what is left?  The Arts, Humanities and Science President Trump made good on a long-time conservative goal in his first proposed budget Thursday morning, trading  a 54 billion dollar increase in defense spending for draconian cuts to the Corporation for[...]

March 16th, 2017 - 12:38 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Northwest Islamophobia

A week ago, Tuesday afternoon, Jason Kendall burst into Al Aqsa Fine Middle Eastern Cuisine in Salem Oregon and, alkeedly. began striking an employee with a pipe while spewing racial epithets. Kendall was not a customer at the time when he spotted an employee who appeared to be Middle Eastern in the[...]

March 15th, 2017 - 9:18 am § in Donald Trump

Trump Tweet of the day

Donald J. Trump on Twitter “Can you imagine what the outcry would be if @SnoopDogg, failing career and all, had aimed and fired the gun at President Obama? Jail time!” TWITTER.COM[...]

March 15th, 2017 - 8:16 am § in Donald Trump, Misc.

Trump Voter Second Thoughts

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March 15th, 2017 - 7:36 am § in Donald Trump, Environment, Hypocrisy

Mad Dog Disagrees With Trump About Threat of Climate Change

Secretary of Defense James Mattis has asserted that climate change is real, and a threat to American interests abroad and the Pentagon’s assets everywhere, a position that appears at odds with the views of the president who appointed him and many in the administration in which he serves.[...]