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Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

May 17th, 2017 - 7:51 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Politics

Putin offers to provide details of Trump disclosures to Russian envoys

  MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he would be willing to provide the U.S. Congress a record of President Trump’s meeting with top Russian envoys, bringing scoffs on Capitol Hill that the Kremlin could help shed light on the disclosures of reportedly highly classifie[...]

May 12th, 2017 - 12:44 am § in America, Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

REPUGNANTS: Alt Right

Mike Cernovich is getting his moment in the sun And he deserves every glittering sunbeam. This is Cernovich. He got to appear on 60 Minutes, which has led to more media exposure. Cernovich’s allegiance to the “alt-right,” a self-descriptor for a faction of the white nationalist movement, has b[...]

May 4th, 2017 - 11:52 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

GOP GLEE: When the GOP is giving you $5 per person per year to cover pre-existing conditions:

“A liberal think tank says hundreds of thousands of Americans [will] be left without coverage under the so-called Upton amendment, the Republican plan to cover Americans with pre-existing conditions under the health care overhaul passed on Thursday. GOP Reps. Fred Upton and Billy Long proposed[...]

May 3rd, 2017 - 6:15 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

CNBC calls for Trump’s ouster

It’s time for Congress to say, “You’re fired!” to Trump, America’s leading financial network says. Apparently his call to do away with the First Amendment hit a journalistic nerve, although CNBC also cites a litany of other grievances against him. You’re already f[...]

May 3rd, 2017 - 1:37 am § in Politics, The Ave Scene

PRAMILA JAYAPAL’S OH SO EXCELLENT 100 DAYS

By Pramila Jayapal  to Seattle Met  We are in a fight for the soul of our country right now. Donald Trump came into office scapegoating immigrants, bragging about sexual assault and making promises to “Make America Great Again.” He has surrounded himself with people who have no experience to l[...]

April 26th, 2017 - 3:38 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

The revenue cost of tax deductions

Today, President Trump unveiled his plan to give hundreds of billions of dollars of tax breaks to the very rich. Of course, the deficit hawks of his own party in Congress won’t stand for borrowing the difference, so someone else will have to pay more. Look at this chart, then use your imaginat[...]

April 26th, 2017 - 7:55 am § in Politics

Huma and Anthony Persist as a Couple

“Huma has been working hard on her relationship with Anthony,” said a source close to the Abedin family. “He has been spending 80 to 90 percent of his time at the [Irving Place apartment] they share . . . If there is a disagreement, he goes to his mother’s apartment in Brooklyn. The coup[...]

April 25th, 2017 - 9:37 am § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

Rogue Dear Leader vs. Rogue Mr. President…

  Opinion | The North Korea-Trump Nightmare It’s scary to consider what a frustrated president could do. NYTIMES.COM[...]

April 23rd, 2017 - 12:24 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Trumpism fails in France, so far: Emmanuel Macron 23% and Marine Le Pen 22%

The race is close.  Marine Le Pen, the Trumpist neofascist got 22% of the vote behind centrist Emmanuel Macron with 23%.  The two will face off in May.  Meanwhile police have fired tear gas on the Place de la Bastille in eastern Paris as crowds of young people, some from anarchist and anti-fascis[...]