Friday, December 29, 2017

Trump suggests that his base’s disbelief of collusion accusations is proof that they’re false. This is the populist’s core ploy: create an environment in which there are no objective facts, only opposing narratives in the partisan pursuit of power.

Ryan isn't looking out for the little guy -- Pastor Peter Olson

Holder fires back at Trump: Justice Dept have "absolute duty" to follow rule of law - "not a man"

BREAKING: Judge Denies Rick Gates' Request To Leave His House To Celebrate New Year's Eve

Bill Clinton lawyer: No one is accusing Mueller of bias except Trump and Fox News

Here’s an investigation into Mike Pence’s infrastructure privatization plans and RGA donors

Billionaire kingmakers swarm Florida governor's race after Trump endorsement

Nunes rips DOJ for failure to release Trump-Russia dossier documents

Rubio: GOP tax bill "probably went too far" to help corporations

Today, 100 days since Maria hit #PuertoRico, more than a million people remain without power

Billionaire kingmakers swarm Florida governor's race after Trump endorsement

This is the fourth day in a row that Trump has arrived at his golf course following this tweet where he said after Xmas “its back to work.” There are no other events today on his public schedule

Very clever, Mr. President. Although the millions of families recovering from the worst hurricane and fire seasons on record may not appreciate such a fine sense of humor, since climate change may very well have claimed their homes and the lives of loved ones.

This is just how innocent people talk

Russia is applying to Interpol for the 6th time for my arrest after the previous 5 requests were rejected as illegitimate and political. It’s time for Interpol to suspend Russia’s membership for flagrant abuse of the Interpol system

This Nunes Guy Is Unreal

2 million Americans live within a mile of 327 Superfund sites that are at risk of flooding or sea level rise

Trump appears to believe that it’s the Attorney General’s responsibility to protect the president from being held accountable under the law, likely setting another pretext for removing sessions if Mueller’s investigation gets too close to Trump and his family.

Newsweek: Why did you choose to bill a $39,295 helicopter charter for Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke to a #wildfire preparedness fund? Interior: That was... a mistake.

Per pool: “One woman in a pink shirt that said "Resist" was standing across from the golf club with a sign thanking the Press pool.”

How did bombs made in Sardinia, Italy kill civilians in Yemen? Our video investigation offers a rare glimpse into the global arms trade

Trump claims “no collusion” 16 times in a 30 minute interview. Who’s he tryin’ to convince, us or himself?

My wife's nurse had to stand for 30 mins & administer a drug slowly through a syringe because there are almost no IV bags in the continental U.S. anymore. See, they were all manufactured in a Puerto Rican factory which still isn't fixed. Meanwhile that stupid swollen prick golfs

True..for example:

Mass. General Hospital Raises Red Flag About National Shortage Of ...
Dec 18, 2017 - Mass. General Hospital Raises Red Flag About National Shortage Of IV Fluids. They're a staple of hospital treatment: the clear plastic bags of saline solution hanging on poles above the patients' beds. ... The situation is concerning enough that Mass.

For decades, New Year's Eve has been the biggest night of the year in Las Vegas. This year, security is even tighter.

JUST IN: Trump warns Dems: No DACA fix without funding for border wall

White House looks to make internal changes amid worries of a tough year ahead

“I won’t be playing golf, believe me.”

Congress overwhelmingly voted to impose new sanctions on Russia. Trump signed the sanctions into law. Two months later, he has yet to implement them

President Trump has fired all members of his HIV/AIDS council without any explanation what-so-ever. The firings came via FedEx letters.

Private prison companies are about to cash in on Trump’s deportation regime

It was April 1 when @Patribotics broke this story. I called it “A Social Media Impeachment” and reported that the Russian Alfa Bank and Spectrum Health servers were coordinating social media campaigns with the Trump server.


Trump: Even if there was collusion with Russia, 'it’s not a crime'

The latest 2018 election-hacking threat: A 9-month wait for government help

How GOP tax overhaul makes it harder to pay for infrastructure in U.S.

"Why do so many Republicans hate college?"

trillion-dollar budget deficits are back. in 2018, Congress won’t do anything about them

UPDATE: Amazon shares reverse course in premarket trading after Trump calls for U.S. Postal Service to raise shipment prices, now down 0.2 percent

Why is the United States Post Office, which is losing many billions of dollars a year, while charging Amazon and others so little to deliver their packages, making Amazon richer and the Post Office dumber and poorer? Should be charging MUCH MORE!

Universities fear a violent 2018

The website of Donald Trump, who has spent several days in a row at the golf course, is coded to serve up the following message in the event of an internal server error

Trump rolls back offshore safety rules born from BP oil spill

This Florida Republican directly benefitted from Russian hacks — and now he’s trying to shut down Mueller

After Trump criticism, China says no illicit oil sales to N.Korea

Ten more cities sign on to Chicago climate pact to counteract Trump pulling out of Paris climate deal

Perspective: This school librarian teaches students about (actual) fake news. Here’s how parents can, too

Reminder that Trump's Irish golf course just got permission to build seawall. The original application for the wall cited global warming and rising seas as a reason for needing the wall

Posh George: A Shady Money Man Linked to Brexit, Russia, Trump The indicted Farage aide who attended 2016 RNC & has ties to money laundering banks: Cyprus' FBME, Catalonia's BPA, Russia's VTB & Alfa [FBI probing Trump links] →just cut a deal w/FBI

My Latest: The storm is gathering. And how we respond in the months ahead may determine our fate for years to come.

Multiple Military Satellite Rocket failures @mfa_russia ? Methinks you guys have an Iran problem

There’s another country that appears to be exporting oil to North Korea that Trump is not nearly as upset about.

A former White House intern apparently flashed a known 'white power' sign during a photo-op with Trump.

Zuckerberg famously claimed it was "crazy" to think fake news impacts elections in Nov. 2016 -- this report shows he was on notice about the issue in *May 2016*

‘Russia is upset a U.S.-built Aegis land-based missile defense system is getting deployed in Japan, and Moscow sent a strong protest Thursday and threatened the move would have consequences.’

Trump to receive medical exam and release results in January

"Another reason that I’m going to win another four years is because newspapers, television, all forms of media will tank if I’m not there because without me, their ratings are going down the tubes."

#BREAKING: Devin Nunes' Campaign Donor Was Original Funder Of Trump-Russia Dossier

From all of us at #NATO, we wish you a happy and peaceful New Year!

NATO - Topic: Collective defence - Article 5  Mar 22, 2017 - Highlights. Collective defence means that an attack against one Ally is considered as an attack against all Allies. The principle of collective defence is enshrined in Article 5 of the Washington Treaty. NATO invoked Article 5 for the first time in its history after the 9/11 terrorist attacks against the United States.

Article 5 is enacted again.


For the first time in 35 years of analysis, I must list the United States as the greatest nuclear threat in the world.

“It is proper, constitutional, and legal for a federal grand jury to indict a sitting president for serious criminal acts" --Kenneth Starr

Media crackdowns in Hungary, Poland and Turkey show how quickly governments can undermine freedom of expression.

What's next for the Russia investigations? No end in sight for Congress, Mueller probes

WATCH: Russian comedians appear to prank Nikki Haley into expressing concern for fictional countr

U.S. oil prices hit highest since mid-2015 on surprise output drop

The KGB Playbook for Infiltrating the Middle East

Why is @DevinNunes issuing subpoenas and canceling hearings from the Intel Committee when he recused himself from Trump Russia Probe? Paul Ryan is the only one who can remove Nunes formally. Call (202) 225-3121 to let @SpeakerRyan know you demand he #RemoveNunes.

This is just embarrassing. It’s clear facts don’t matter to you, but here’s the new climate report from your administration that affirms climate change is caused by human activity, and has serious health, economic, and environmental consequences. Read it.

This has been a hard year for many in New York and across the country. But we have also seen the best of each other. Thank you for all you've done to fight for justice and equality in 2017. Let's keep up the fight.

There's one 'obvious question' that could derail Trump's defense strategy against Flynn

Trump nominee acknowledges role in under reporting radiation in drinking water

During impromptu 30-minute interview, Trump insisted 16 times that there has been "no collusion."

Read excerpts from President Trump's impromptu interview with The New York Times at his golf club in West Palm Beach

"The failure to condemn and eliminate the vestiges of the KGB in 1990s Russia is a textbook example of why it is important for post-totalitarian (or post-authoritarian) governments to fully face up to — and deal with — the past."

"Herein lies the modus operandi of Susan Collins: partisan when it matters, and principled when it couldn’t matter less."

Russian hackers hunted journalists in years-long campaign

South Korea seizes HK-flagged vessel it says transferred oil to North Korea

Trump: I can do whatever I want with the Justice Department

New, exclu: The director of revenue management for Trump Hotel Washington told an acquaintance that Trump "is definitely still involved" in the busines

In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year’s Eve on record.