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Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

March 29th, 2017 - 1:05 am § in Politics

BRITAIN SUCCEEDS FROM EU, TINTIN PUZZLED

Europe’s top Brexit negotiators hang a mocking poster on the walls of their Brexit war room.  The image reflects the view among many top EU officials that Brexit is an act of economic self-harm by the UK that will become apparent in the course of the negotiations. Many top EU officials and p[...]

March 27th, 2017 - 1:01 am § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

President Trump and Melania Trump Welcome Their First Guests to Redecorated Oval Office

Since Dolly Madison, every first lady has had the unique opportunity to redecorate the oval office in her own style. (TA News, Washington DC) Today, America’s new First Couple proudly welcomed the ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the newly redecorated room.  Mrs. Trump chose to continue her own [...]

March 26th, 2017 - 11:31 am § in America, Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Trump’s defense budget ignores our combat troops

Broken weapons, Vietnam-era rifles and boots, vehicles that don’t run, no ammunition for training, old heavy equipment (see photo) … but Trump and his cabinet of Wall Street tycoons don’t give a damn. Despite flaunting a $54 billion a year increase in defense spending, Trump put no[...]

March 25th, 2017 - 9:32 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Politics, world

IMPERIAL CHINA REPLACING TRUMP’S AMERICA

SPUTNICK Is China Filling the Economic Vacuum in the Pacific? © REUTERS/ David Gray Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is visiting Australia and New Zealand this week, while US relations with Australia cool over the migrant deal negotiated by the former US administration. Will China fill the vacuum in the [...]

March 24th, 2017 - 2:23 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Ryan: ‘Obamacare is the law of the land for the foreseeable future’

“Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) held a news conference on Friday after Republicans pulled the American Health Care Act bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act act known as Obamacare, prior to a vote at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. ‘I will not sugarcoat this. This[...]

March 24th, 2017 - 12:50 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

BREAKING NEWS — GOP postpones Trumpcare vote again

Huffington Post declares Trumpcare “dead” “President Donald Trump announced Friday that the House of Representatives would postpone a planned vote on the American Health Care Act, the Republican bill to repeal Obamacare. The news was first reported by Robert Costa of the Washington[...]

March 24th, 2017 - 12:14 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

A Tale Of Two Health Plans

How consumers would fare under Trumpcare vs. Obamacare — and this is just for the cost of insurance premiums.  (Click here for source.)  [...]

March 23rd, 2017 - 8:28 am § in Politics

GOP FIGHTS TO HERD ITS HERD TO THE HEALTHCARE CORRAL

GOP STILL HUNTING VOTES ON BRINK OF HOUSE HEALTH CARE VOTE WASHINGTON (AP) – Showdown day at hand, Republicans remained short of votes Thursday for their health care overhaul and were hoping President Donald Trump would close the deal with a bloc of conservatives at a White House meeting that [...]

March 19th, 2017 - 12:25 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

White House on Trumpcare: ‘The only way to get truly universal care is to throw people in jail if they don’t have it.

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney threw the  promise that was made by none other than President Donald Trump himself. “We don’t have universal ― the only way to have universal care, if you stop to think about it, is to force people to buy it under penalty of law,” Mulvaney said Sund[...]