Sunday, December 31, 2017

How Donald Trump ate the nation: The President has inserted his toxic brand of politics into every last corner of American life

Eternal Emperor in His Own Mind: The Distorted Reality of Donald Trump

Devin Nunes Vanished the Night Before He Made Trump Surveillance Claims


You just cant tweet here: Graham urges Trump to lay out Iran strategy

#NewYearsEve2017 Worst Trends of 2017: "Praising Authoritarians." The President has a penchant for openly admiring dictators; that has real consequences around the world

"The president is very fond of saying there was 'no collusion.' We know, in fact, there was at least some collusion."

The Latest: Authorities in Colorado say an emergency shelter has been set up in the aftermath of a shooting in suburban Denver

And we now know why Australia was included in long list of countries that passed intel on Trump-Russia. The reported list also includes UK, Dutch, French, German, Polish, Estonian intel agencies

Mullen: Threat of nuclear war with North Korea heightened

Devin Nunes, targeting Mueller and the FBI, alarms Democrats and even some Republicans with his tactics [Gowdy and Paul Ryan may be 'alarmed' but they aren't doing anything to stop Nunes]

Carl Bernstein on Trump: “There’s no reason to believe almost anything Donald Trump says because what we know is that the President of the United States and his presidency is characterized above all else by the lying of the President of the United States"

A look at the scene in Douglas County: Multiple deputies are down, acc. to sheriff’s office, after shooting near Denver this morning

Ex-CIA agent: Trump and Fox News twist the facts like Iranian government propagandists

Trump denial of Russian collusion rotten at core and doomed to unravel. Expect more serious convictions and indictments early in 2018 as Special Counsel climbs ladder of criminal culpability - and more panicky, preemptive attacks from Republicans.


“With these reforms New York can step into the lead, making it easier to register and vote, and protecting the system from abuse,"

Another Twitter tough guy. Bullies threaten violence to intimidate & bend other people’s actions to suit the bully’s will, which is EXACTLY what you did here, @SheriffClarke. Your behavior is unbecoming of the uniform you used to wear. Enjoy your FBI investigation(s), crybaby.

No biggie, but in case you've been in a cave, America's most experienced spy boss called POTUS a Kremlin asset


Ex-Joint Chiefs chair Adm. Mullen: "Those who have been our friends for many years ask questions about our commitments... and our enemies, those that would do us ill, seem to be able to take advantage of the uncertainty.

At least a dozen former aides and policy staff who worked for President Obama have entered the midterm races

Media watchdog: Threats against independent journalists "at epidemic levels"

A sheriff’s office in Colorado reported “multiple deputies down” in a shooting south of Denver

“I am concerned that our chairman [Nunes] is willing to use the subpoena & contempt power of the House, not to determine how the Russians interfered in our election or whether Trump obstructed Justice, but only to distract from the core of our investigation.” ~@RepAdamSchiff

The Resistance has been hilarious all year!

Trump has spent more time on vacation in his first year than Obama, Clinton, Reagan and Carter COMBINED

No Stamina

Experts say 2018 could be a year where the stuff of speculative fiction gets real

Russian hackers hunted journalists in years-long campaign

Ex-Watergate prosecutor: Mueller likely investigating Trump associates in 'conspiracy' to use hacked DNC emails

E.P.A. Wanted Years to Study Lead Paint Rule. It Got 90 Days

The World Health Organization will recognize gaming disorder as a mental health condition in 2018

Lindsey Graham: We need new special counsel — just for Trump dossier

China rejects North Korea oil sale accusation Trump tweeted after watching Fox News

Iran blasts Trump's "opportunist" tweet supporting anti-regime protests in Iran

In holiday message to Trump, Putin looks forward to 'cooperation' in 2018

2017 has been a "nightmare year" for children caught in the crosshairs of conflict, the UN says

Trump rails against 'dishonest and unfair press" after bombshell Russia investigation report

Chris Long gave his paychecks from the first six games of the NFL season to fund scholarships in Charlottesville, VA. He wanted to do more, so he decided to give away an entire season’s salary.


Federal court rules high school can't force football player to stand during national anthem

Opinion: Why Mitt Romney should run for Senate in Utah

The world is watching!

More irony

Iran warns protesters who pose major challenge to country's leadership

Russia expert: Trump only supplied weapons to Ukraine to show he's not a "Putin puppet"

Today, 171 members of Congress stated their support for Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. Now we need the full force Congress to take action against Trump's lawless power-grab and there’s only one solution.


Devin Nunes, targeting Mueller and the FBI, alarms Democrats and some Republicans with his tactics

Read our coverage of white nationalism in 2017

Ticket prices go up for Trump’s ‘very glam’ New Year’s Eve bash at Mar-a-Lago, even though Trump doubled the initiation fee to $200,000 this year.

GOP lawmaker: FBI, DOJ officials 'should be held in contempt' if dossier docs not turned over

Ex-CIA officer torches Trump: His attacks on FBI, Justice Department are "just nonsense"

South Korea seizes second ship suspected of providing oil to North Korea

Republican Attacks on Mueller and F.B.I. Open New Rift in G.O.P.

Ahead of the 2018 midterms, American elections remain unprotected

Opinion | Places devastated by mass incarceration need college graduates

Paul Ryan says we need to cut Medicare and Medicaid to deal with the deficit. You know, right after he and the GOP voted to ADD $1 trillion to the deficit

Trump’s vendetta against FBI & Justice Dept to discredit Mueller's #RussiaCollusion investigation is hurting America

Trump stops $13B Obama-backed plan to revitalize deteriorating Amtrak!

Blumenthal: Trump's denial of Russia collusion 'rotten at core'

Russian election probe began after Trump aide drunkenly told diplomat that Russia had dirt on Clinton

VIDEO: @JoeNBC goes off on treasonous and pathetic GOP Rep. @DevinNunes

What Russian Journalists Uncovered About Russian Election Meddling

Here’s my entire KGB Papers series