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    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Posts Tagged ‘USA’

March 13th, 2017 - 1:56 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Repugnants

BREAKING NEWS: Under TRUMPCARE 52 million people would be uninsured in 2026 based on CBO’s calculations (28 million are uninsured right now)

The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office analysis says that “Trumpcare”  will lead to 14 million fewer Americans with health insurance by 2018 and 24 million by 2026, “Some of those people would choose not to have insurance because they chose to be covered by insurance under c[...]

March 3rd, 2017 - 7:10 am § in Misc.

AFTER TRUMP: Americans May Need Visas to Travel to Europe

Want To Visit Europe Next Summer? The European Parliament has passed a non-binding resolution calling on Brussels to force Americans to apply for visas before visiting Europe unless Washington adheres to a visa reciprocity policy and stops discriminating against eastern EU citizens. The resolution, [...]

February 19th, 2017 - 11:50 am § in Politics, Repugnants

GOP bars Hispanic congressmen from ICE meeting

Topic was rounding up Hispanics “A meeting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement intended to mollify lawmakers … had the opposite effect Thursday, as organizers expelled rank-and-file members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus,” CNN reported Sunday. “The topic of the me[...]

February 18th, 2017 - 11:11 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Patty Murry, Democrat Superstar!

WASHINGTON ― A few weeks after the 2013 government shutdown, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) compared the Republicans in the House to the preschoolers she once taught. To deal with a bunch of fractious, obstreperous 4-year-olds, she said, you need a plan. When Murray made her comparison, she was about[...]

February 17th, 2017 - 1:05 am § in Environment, Politics

Traditional Republicans Push A CARBON TAX!

A group of prominent Republicans , including former Secretary of State James Baker and other members of the new “Climate Leadership Council,” pitched a tax on carbon dioxide to top White House aides Wednesday, selling the plan as an economic win that could drive job growth and yield env[...]

February 16th, 2017 - 11:53 pm § in Politics

Tillerson purges State Dep’t careerists

Diplomats? We don’t need no fricken’ diplomats! Trump’s kids run U.S. foreign policy now. From CBS News: “While Rex Tillerson is on his first overseas trip as Secretary of State, his aides laid off staff at the State Department on Thursday. “Much of seventh-floor staff,[...]

February 16th, 2017 - 5:44 pm § in Politics

Trump’s pick to replace Flynn says “no”

As expected, President Trump tapped retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward to replace disgraced Gen. Michael Flynn as National Security Adviser. But there’s a hitch: Harward rejected the job offer. Read story here. Photo: Not the next National Security Adviser[...]

February 16th, 2017 - 2:34 pm § in Politics

Trump calls U.S. “drug-infested” as teen drug use falls to record lows

President Trump, in his rambling alternative facts-infested press conference on Thursday, asserted the U.S. is becoming a “drug-infested nation” and drugs are “cheaper than candy bars.” In reality, overdose deaths have ticked higher, but teens are abusing drugs at a lower rat[...]

February 16th, 2017 - 2:10 pm § in Politics

Trump repeats lie that Hillary gave U.S. uranium to Russia

In his rambling press conference Thursday, President Trump again asserted that Hillary Clinton, as Secretary of State, gave American uranium to Russia, repeating a campaign lie that was debunked by PolitiFact. Russia purchased a majority stake in a Canadian company that owns 20% of U.S. uranium pro[...]

February 16th, 2017 - 12:54 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Storm of the century

After less than a month in office, America’s amateur presidency is in full-scale crisis. The Republican Party’s response is to pretend nothing is wrong. Read story here.[...]