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Archive for the ‘Repugnants’ Category

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 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 - 6:26 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Repugnants

TRUMP INSISTS ON A VOTE

Despite the apparent lack of enough votes for TRUMPCARE, the Trump White House is done negotiating over repealing and replacing Obamacare. What is … or ought to be …now apparent is that everyone believes in universal healthcare!  The arguments are about how to pay for it and what is inc[...]

March 20th, 2017 - 8:19 am § in America, Donald Trump, Environment, Repugnants

BREAKING NEWS: FBI INVESTIGATING TRUMP, TRUMP TWEETS

COMEY CONFIRMS: FBI INVESTIGATING TRUMP Meanwhile Trump is Tweeting and the GOP wants to Bring Benghazi Back NYTIMES:  Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican of South Carolina and Mrs. Clinton’s Grand Benghazi Inquisitor, has turned into the Inspector Javert of intelligence leaks. And who is he bl[...]

March 19th, 2017 - 9:11 am § in Donald Trump, Repugnants

 President Donald Trump has selected George Conway III, the husband of his counselor Kellyanne Conway, to head the civil division of the Justice Department, sources said Saturday, placing him in charge of a crucial office charged with defending Trump’s contentious travel ban and lawsuits alleging[...]

March 19th, 2017 - 12:49 am § in Misc., Repugnants

Sarah Palin’s Amazing Success as Ambassador to Russia

President Trump’s choice of Sarah Palin as Ambassador to Russia has already proven to be brilliant. Ms. Palin, having recently emerged as a hunting buddy with President Putin, has begun to take a prominent role on hosting public discussion of issues relevant to the two countries. She even has [...]

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[...]