Thursday, October 12, 2017

NEW VIDEO: Mueller hits the books, trying to limit Trump’s pardon power. SOMETHING is going on with Trump-Russia

My hunch is we're still not close to figuring out all the the components of Putin's attack on American democracy.

Tennessee is the one state that allows the type of health plans that Trump wants to expand It’s not going well:

The fires that have devastated California’s wine country were still spreading, nowhere near containment

The making of a Russian disinformation campaign: What it takes

Indiana Republican drafts bill to require journalists to be ‘licensed’ after Trump threatens NBC

U.S. Justice Dept official should not review AT&T/Time Warner deal: senator

NEWS: Panel sets FRI deadline for STONE to turn over name of Assange contact. Subpoena may be next.

Russia says U.S. troops have broken a peace treaty and now it's getting ready to retaliate

Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch expected to testify next week in congressional Russia investigations

Just so you can see them side-by-side, here is Trump on Texas vs PR. Wonder what the difference is. Hmmm…

Populists are purveyors of snake oil, their remedies as hollow as their claimed commitment to liberty and equality

After NFL Controversy, Trump Forgets To Stand For Military Flag-Lowering Ceremony, Talks Through It Instead

Speaker Ryan: "I’m a constitutional conservative, in that I conserve my support for the Constitution when challenged or inconvenient."

Ethics panel: There is "substantial reason to believe" GOP Rep. Chris Collins violated federal law, recommends probe

San Juan mayor on Trump tweets: "I ask every American... to stand with Puerto Rico and let this President know we WILL NOT BE LEFT TO DIE."

Business groups: Trump withdrawing from NAFTA could cost millions of US jobs

Uh-oh for resigned HHS Secretary Tom Price in the new Ethics Report on Rep. Chris Collins:

FLASHBACK. Trump on October 6: "We will not rest until that job is done... We will be there all the time to help Puerto Rico recover."

I'll keep calling attention to Allergan's abuse of the system, which keeps drug prices high. Grateful to these groups for speaking out.

Ryan: Puerto Rico needs to "get back on its own two feet"

Secret Service paid Mar-a-Lago at least $63,000, documents

Rep. Nydia Velazquez: "I just would like for you to let him know how shameful all the tweets that he put out [are]."

JUST IN: Steven Seagal the latest star to be accused of sexual harassment after the Harvey Weinstein controversy

Exclusive: Even Pokémon Go used by extensive Russian-linked meddling effort

FEMA Will Be Helping Texas for Years. So Why Does Trump Have a Different Standard for Puerto Rico?

Trump getting immigration policy from . . . Sean Hannity?? APB: all grown-ups please report to Oval Office.

Trump signs executive order on Affordable Care Act in his biggest action yet to undo the health-care law

Facebook takes down data and thousands of posts, obscuring reach of Russian disinformation

A week week ago tonight #GreenBerets Johnson, Black, Wright and Johnson were killed in action in #Niger.

POTUS's Executive Order will obliterate preexisting condition protections and bankrupt families facing unexpected tragedies.

Kirstjen Nielsen thanks POTUS for opportunity to serve "administration and to help fulfill your commitment to defend the nation we all love"

Trump: The market went up so I got rid of the national debt.

Gen Kelly: I'm not quitting today...I don't think i'm being fired today. Says being COS is hardest job he's ever had (re leaks about him)

Russia scores temporary win against US on cybercrime suspect

Bipartisan senators push Trump to declare national opioid crisis 63 days after he said he would

We already did, on Trump’s Inauguration Day

Trump just blew off a deadline for implementing Russian sanctions he approved

JUST IN: Kelly says US will help Puerto Rico "until the job is done" after Trump threat to remove FEMA

Everyone Knew Houston’s Reservoirs Would Flood — Except for the People Who Bought Homes Inside Them

Analysis: Trump should not be interviewed by Hannity, for his own good. His bizarre answer on the debt is why.

Trump is now blowing off Russia sanctions mandated by Congress. Why?

Russia biggest recipient of Chinese foreign aid, 2000-2014 Beijing provided $36.6 Bil mostly to Rosneft & Transneft

As nearly 90% of Puerto Ricans try to survive without power, Trump tweets that FEMA can't stay "forever"

Judge surprised at feds' slim disclosure on Mar-a-Lago visitors

President's lawyers may offer Mueller a meeting with Donald Trump

Russia used Facebook ads to try to sway our election. Here's what we can do to stop this from happening again

Jared Kushner hid one of his companies on a disclosure form — then profited (Cadre, as it raised $65 mil funding)

The body count in Puerto Rico is officially 39, but BuzzFeed reports the funeral homes are filled with bodies unreported.

House Cmte approves bill would limit the president’s authority to declare nat’l monuments, protect historic sites

THE MEMO: Who's winning Trump's war with media?

Opinion: Trump’s words can be the basis for impeachment

The POTUS has, for all intents & purposes, threatened an attack on the USA that amounts to Genocide. His reason: PR owes $ they can't repay.

Here are bigger screenshots of what Robert Reich reported re: his conversation about Trump with his GOP friend, former member of Congress.

What does a one-day food ration look like in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria?

"1 Small Meal & 6 Bottles of Water Per Family"

3 weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall, only 16% of Puerto Rico's residents have electricity, DOD says.

The problem is: Who's in charge? Who is running this ongoing catastrophe that is the failed response in Puerto Rico?

Though starvation looms, Trump now offers Puerto Rico only a loan. My piece from 10/2: he has CHOSEN to let them die

Here’s how Vox came up with figure of at least 450 deaths in Puerto Rico

Leptospirosis is treatable & preventable. Americans in Puerto Rico are now dying from it because many are drinking from creeks.

Puerto Rico is at risk of a natural disaster turning into an economic calamity


'Katrina brain': The invisible long-term toll of megastorms

Analysis: Trump does not value or understand how a free press works

Analysis: Trump’s often compared to Putin, but his comments on the media once again evoke Erdogan

Satellite images show the number of buildings destroyed in Santa Rosa, California, is 3 times the official estimate

Democrats call EPA's Bristol Bay move 'inconsistent with basic logic

Trump healthcare order could face strong legal objections

NYPD, prosecutors point fingers over Harvey Weinstein investigation

Bannon Maybe Doesnt Mind Helping Trumpbut Thats Not His Real Goal

Trumps Gay Backers No Longer See Him as the Great Straight Hope

Why you should be scared shitless about Trump and nuclear weapons.

Interactive Timeline: Everything We Know About Russia and President Trump

Fed up with Congress, Trump whacks Obamacare with his pen

When [the team of roughly a dozen Army Special Forces] they were ambushed, no American helicopters came.

Rep Al Green gives notice of intent to offer "Articles of Impeachment against Donald J. Trump – President of the United States of America"

Investigators Chase Missing Pieces Of Facebook, Twitter Role In Russian Mischief

Insults, Lawsuits And Broken Rules: How Trump Built A California Golf Course

President Trump's threat to the press is the "talk of an autocrat" and "un-American"

Poll: Majority backs stricter gun control laws after Vegas shooting

House Foreign Affairs chairman: US should stay in Iran deal, but 'enforce the hell' out of it

More Flee California Wine Country As Deadly Wildfires Spread

Courts Sidestep the Law and South Carolina’s Poor Go to Jail

‘He threw a fit’: Trump’s anger over Iran deal forced aides to scramble for a compromise

Mayor Rafael Surillo estimating 5,000 residents face starvation

Sean Hannity 10/11/17 - Hannity Fox News Today October 11, 2017 PRESIDENT TRUMP FULL INTERVIEW

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U.S. congressional panels spar over 'Trump dossier' on Russia contacts

NFL Just Confirmed That Trump Blatantly Lied About Roger Goodell’s Stance

Facebook pushes ad overhaul before 2018 U.S. election: executive

Mr. President: Are you recanting of the Oath you took on Jan. 20 to preserve, protect, and defend the 1st Amendment?

California is on fire. Puerto Rico is in ruins. And the Trump administration? They could make it worse

Exclusive: FISA Target SVB Bank Server Sent Cambridge Analytica Data to Trump


Fmr. Sen. Maj. Ldr.: 'We're in a dangerous moment in our history'

Lawrence O'Donnell talks to former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell about President Donald Trump's comment that he wanted to increase the U.S. nuclear arsenal, the future of the Iran deal, and the power of the Senate to restrain Trump.

Complicity of Weinstein aides integral to sexual abuse scandal

Jodi Kantor, investigative reporter for The New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about how the Harvey Weinstein employed a system of assistants to set up the encounters that are the basis of multiple accusations of sexual misconduct.

Weinstein exposed by system built to keep his accusers quiet

Jodi Kantor, investigative reporter for The New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about how the system Harvey Weinstein used to keep women quiet ended up helping expose what he was trying to cover up.

Veracity of Trump dossier holding up despite Republican attacks

Mark Hosenball, Reuters national security correspondent, talks with Rachel Maddow about portions of the Trump Russia dossier that have turned out to be true, and the Republican effort to undercut the Russia investigation by discrediting the dossier.

Maddow: Bad leadership turned Puerto Rico crisis into catastrophe

Rachel Maddow describes reporting on the chaos in the Donald Trump White House and notes that the continued problems in the disaster response in Puerto Rico that is costing American lives is attributable to bad leadership at the top.

Secretary Zinke having awesome time with taxpayer money

Rachel Maddow reports on the adventures and activities Donald Trump's Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is having while engaging in political activities using taxpayer money.