Friday, March 31, 2017

I don't think Trump is going to like the new New Yorker cover

If we nominate Trump, we will get destroyed.......and we will deserve it.

Could this weekend really trigger the beginning of the end for Assange’s extraordinary central London refuge?

Wisconsin's war on unions has gutted schools. The rest of America could be next.

Alfa Bank server I suggest, was passing data from hacks about where voters lived, back to Russia, so SCL could target them. Manafort/Firtash

Who are the Koch brothers? What is their agenda? And how are they undermining our democracy?

Clinton Criticizes Trump Proposed Diplomacy Cuts

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criticized proposed budget cuts by President Donald Trump to programs that foster international diplomacy. (March 31)

NBC News: Obama officials were so concerned about what would happen to Russia intel—they gave serial #s to Sen Intel

President Hatch??? United States Presidential line of succession


Office Current officer
1 Vice President Mike Pence (R)
2 Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan (R)
3 President pro tempore of the Senate Orrin Hatch (R)
4 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R)
5 Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin (R)
6 Secretary of Defense James Mattis (I)
7 Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R)
8 Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (R)
Secretary of Agriculture Mike Young (D)[a]
9 Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross (R)
Secretary of Labor Ed Hugler (I)[a]
10 Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price (R)
11 Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson (R)
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao (R)[b]
12 Secretary of Energy Rick Perry (R)
13 Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos (R)
14 Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin (I)
15 Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly (I)

Vice President Pence’s “never dine alone with a woman” rule isn’t honorable. It’s probably illegal.

Do they have Twitter in prison?

Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tom Hanks and a whole host of stars will be performing right here in your newsfeed to support the ACLU. Tonight at 7pm ET

JUST IN: Senate Intel panel rejects Flynn's immunity offer

Alex Jones blatantly lied to his viewers about Republicans repealing internet privacy measures

hoping you in particular get shot for treason...

DOJ complaint: Breitbart & then-chair Bannon were de facto foreign agents publishing propaganda illegal under FARA

After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor: "I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve"

Former FBI Agent: Possible Russia, Trump Campaign Collusion Worries Me | Morning Joe

Former FBI Agent Clint Watts testified Thursday during the Senate Intel Committee's hearing on Russia's efforts to influence the 2016 election. Watts joins Morning Joe to discuss.

Did you watch the Senate Intelligence Committee hearings today? We liveblogged them! COME SEE!

Trump actions boosted Russian effectiveness

Rachel Maddow shares video of testimony by Clinton Watts, former FBI special agent, at today's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in which Watts explains how Russian fake news operations were made more effective because Donald Trump cited those stories.

Immunity in presidential scandals has complicated history

Michael Beschloss, NBC News presidential historian, talks with Rachel Maddow about the historical precedent for immunity granted in a presidential scandal.


In major shift, the U.S. is no longer pushing for Assad's ouster

Trump scandals risk inuring Americans to government corruption

Rachel Maddow reviews a list of less reported but no less outrageous current Trump administration scandals and notes that beyond the big Trump Russia scandal, Americans have to retain their ability to be shocked by corruption if the U.S. is to remain a... 

Would Flynn testimony implicate 'higher ups?

Congressman Jim Himes, member of the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about what it would mean to grant immunity the Mike Flynn in exchange for testimony and what considerations would go into granting such immunity.

White House role in leaks raises suspicion

Rachel Maddow looks at new reporting that the source of intelligence given to Rep. Devin Nunes was the was the White House, leading to the question, why was the White House looking at that intelligence in the first place?

Senate Dems are calling on Judge Gorsuch to help find out the secret backers who donated $17MIL to support his nomination.

Wow, Gorsuch must really suck if "They" need to flip this much money.

So Much News, So Little Time - Nepotism, Impeachment & the Freedom Caucus: The Daily Show

First Daughter Ivanka Trump gets a White House job, recently impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye is arrested, and Donald Trump fights with his fellow Republicans.

Trump/Nunes Story Gets Weirder, GOP Lets Companies Sell Your Internet Data: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at Trump's record low approval rating and the GOP's plan to allow Internet companies to sell people's Internet data.

Flynn testimony offer jolts Trump Russia case

Shane Harris, senior writer for The Wall Street Journal, talks with Rachel Maddow about breaking news that disgraced Donald Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn has offered to testify in the Russia investigation in exchange for immunity.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

No Probe, No Robe

How do you know Gorsuch is not Putin's pick?

Trump Goons Leaked To Devin Nunes? Pffffft. Oh You Mean THESE Trump Goons?

Mike Flynn Offers to Testify in Exchange for Immunity

Someone Run Against Johnnie Caldwell | Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Johnnie Caldwell: just another benefactor of the great American tradition of electing serial harassers

Senate Intelligence Committee Hearings On Russian Interference In The U.S. Election | TIME

The Senate Intelligence Committee holds back to back hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. TIME:

Rep. Schiff: Profound concern over documents

Jeff Sessions Doppelganger

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski Are Impressed by Republicans Standing Up to Trump

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski chat with Seth about the value of Republicans standing against Trump.

Government Worked! Rape Kit Backlog Part 2 | Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

This conclusion to our original Rape Kits story was so good, we had to go full School House Rock on it.

Putin is poised to take advantage of Trump’s retreat from the world

Senate Intelligence Committee Bein’ All Mature And Shit About Trump Russia Investigation, What’s That About?

In the face of 35% approval rating, they are getting desperate.

Devin Nunes vows to keep his source hidden from everyone except the President while he leads the TrumpRussia investigation.

Full Interview: Jane Mayer on the Mercers & the Dark Money Behind the Rise of Trump & Bannon - Full interview with the New Yorker’s Jane Mayer about her new article, "The Reclusive Hedge-Fund Tycoon Behind the Trump Presidency: How Robert Mercer Exploited America’s Populist Insurgency." The piece looks at Robert Mercer, the man who is said to have out-Koched the Koch brothers in the 2016 election.

Could Donald Trump Pass a Sanity Test? | The Resistance with Keith Olbermann

With all that we’re seeing, the question is worth raising.

Who is Julia Hahn? The unlikely rise of Steve Bannon’s right-hand woman

What President Trump gets right and wrong about trade, explained by a leading MIT economist.

Trump Russia dossier key claim 'verified'

Trump talk provokes NATO self-reckoning

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former NATO secretary general, talks with Rachel Maddow about Vladimir Putin's desire for the destruction of NATO and concerns about Donald Trump's commitment to the organization.

We have to keep up pressure, send China a message that enriching Trump, Kushner isn't going unnoticed

Trump talk provokes NATO self-reckoning

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former NATO secretary general, talks with Rachel Maddow about Vladimir Putin's desire for the destruction of NATO and concerns about Donald Trump's commitment to the organization.

Ted Cruz to get a Democratic challenger in 2018 Senate race

Schiff presses for public hearing for Yates

Congressman Adam Schiff, ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about resistance by Chairman Devin Nunes to hear from former acting Attorney General Sally Yates and the priorities of Democrats on the committee.


What you need to know to understand this week’s internet privacy news

Schiff: Questions about Nunes hurt investigation's credibility

Congressman Adam Schiff, ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about how recent antics by Chairman Nunes have stalled the committee's progress on the investigation into ties between Russia and the Donald Trump campaign.

These Democrat Sens are NOT yet on board with Filibuste rGorsuch If they belong to you, I would get them there. Vote could be next week!

Political strains within Western powers serve Putin goals

Rachel Maddow looks at the role of NATO and the European Union keep Russian power in check and how the weakening of those institutions serve Vladimir Putin's global power strategy.

Governing Is Hard: Trumpcare Edition | Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Trumpcare was a disaster but it was a fantastic disaster! One of the greatest disasters! Huge!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Can Fired A.G. Sally Yates Check Trump’s Privilege? A Trump-Russia Intel Committee Lawsplainer!

Former CIA Acting Director On Devin Nunes: 'It Feels Like A Cover Up' | The Last Word | MSNBC

House Intelligence Cmte Chair Devin Nunes refuses to recuse himself in the Russian investigation or reveal his source, even to members of the committee. Fmr. acting CIA director John McLaughlin and fmr. CIA Chief of Staff Jeremey Bash join Lawrence O'Donnell.

Largest police union warns Trump: Defunding sanctuary cities puts Americans at risk

Devin Nunes's botched effort to scuttle the Trump/Russia investigation, explained

Who needs the EPA...

Representative Stephen Lynch won't meet with Trump officials seeking to court moderate Democrats

Damn straight...and plz keep an eye on Charlie.

Trump won’t throw first pitch on Nationals opening day

fricken weirdo

Fmr. CIA Acting Director on Nunes: "It feels like a cover-up"

Interior Secretary Zinke says the Mexico border wall might not fully be a ‘physical wall’

Gall darned parade of morons...

Mika On Sean Spicer Briefing: 'What Is Wrong With Him?' | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Top Talkers: WH Press Secretary Sean Spicer told veteran reporter April Ryan to stop shaking her head during a heated press briefing this week, a claim Ryan refutes. The Morning Joe discusses.

Putin Just Sent Your New Boyfriend To Jail Again. HELLO, NEW BOYFRIEND.

What Sen. Bill Nelson's filibuster plans for Gorsuch say about the political landscape in DC and Florida

How Devin Nunes is threatening the Constitution

Judge Gonzalo Curiel will rule on whether to let individuals press fraud claims over Trump University

Hillary Clinton makes her most political comments since losing the 2016 presidential election

Report: judge-granted FISA warrant defined Donald Trump as a Russian agent of influence

Early voting favors Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia's special election

Go Jon...Must Win

This Diagram Shows Nunes' Conflict Of Interests In Investigating Trump

Stephen rolls out the chalkboard--sorry, the Figure-It-Out-A-Tron--to visually express Trump's relationship with his newest latest congressional minion.

Is Devin Nunes Investigating Trump or Working with Him?: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into the Trump administration's alleged ties to Russia.

How Guilty Is Jared Kushner Of Trump Russia Stuff, On A Scale Of One To His Dad?

“Mitch, I’m from Brooklyn. I will tell you what I think": Schumer headed for epic clash with McConnell

The controversy over Sally Yates’s planned testimony before Congress, explained

Congress debates a GOP bill to repeal President Obama's internet privacy protections for consumers.

Cyprus helping US in Manafort finances investigations

Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign correspondent, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Cyprus is trying to shed its reputation as a place for laundering dirty Russian money and is helping the U.S. in its investigation of former Donald Trump campaign manager.


Oleg Deripaska ad in the WSJ

Trump aide Manafort's money trail traced through Cyprus accounts

Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign correspondent, talks with Rachel Maddow about the investigations into former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's use of Cyprus bank accounts to process large amounts of money.

Trump aide Manafort's real estate deals raise suspicion

Rachel Maddow reports on how a pattern of real estate spending and borrowing by former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort follows a pattern experts say is used in laundering money.


Trump's business network reached alleged Russian mobsters

Fired US attorney at nexus of multiple Trump scandals

Rachel Maddow reports on the number of investigations tied to Donald Trump that were being conducted through the office of Preet Bharara before the Trump administration fired him as U.S. attorney.

Trump White House lesson: Seek factual information elsewhere

Rachel Maddow looks at the facility with which the Donald Trump White House lied about their desire to produce a military spectacle as part of the inauguration ceremony, and notes the lesson that Trump's White House is not a useful source for factual information.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

NEW VIDEO: His ObamaCare disaster, Russian scandals, the treason, are previews of how Trump's presidency will end

NC Congressman Walter Jones becomes 1st Republican to call for Nunes to recuse himself from Trump Russia probe

JUST IN: Fox News ratings hit highest level in cable TV history


Rep Gutierrez on immigration: "Here we go again…" Watch Full hearing here

This guys great

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on April 7

Pres. Trump signs measures rolling back Obama-era regulations on education assessment, labor violations

Graham mocks Nunes: This is an "Inspector Clouseau investigation here"

Sen Patrick Leahy On Wall

Tennessee Senator Schmuck Full Of Supreme Court Chootspah! Gesundheit!

Joe Kennedy III on bullies

The problem with electing a CEO as president? The government isn’t a business –– and we shouldn't run it like one.

Trump's ratings are at an all-time low. How does he turn his presidency around? Start with firing Steve Bannon.

Now that's a bi-partisan idea we can all get behind!

JUST IN: House Intel Committee scraps all meetings this week amid growing turmoil, sources say

Sen. McCain says scandalous revelations about Trump team won't end soon

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) joins CBSN to discuss the controversy over House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes' handling of the investigation into the Trump transition team's contacts with Russia. McCain also explains why he thinks the fallout from Russian interference in the election is far from over.

Local Lawmakers Fight Back Against AG Sessions's Threats to Cut Funding to Sanctuary Cities - The Trump administration has unveiled its latest attempt to target sanctuary cities that are refusing to help federal agents detain and deport undocumented immigrants. On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Justice Department would withhold billions of dollars in grants to law enforcement agencies in sanctuary cities. In response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and others vowed to defy the order and remain sanctuary cities. For more, we speak with Helen Gym, longtime community activist who was recently elected to the Philadelphia City Council.

Adam Schiff Would Like Intel Chair Devin Nunes To Fuck Off From Trump Investigation, Please And Fuck You


A Russian bank says it met with Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner last year

Swalwell on Nunes: ‘This is what a cover-up to a crime looks like’

Nunes Walking Presser w CNN

Was today's open hearing cancelled because WH did not want Sally Yates to testify re Gen Flynn's deception? Didn't want to assert privilege?

JUST IN: White House reportedly tried to block Yates testimony on Russia involvement in the U.S. election

U.S. government watchdog to review Mar-a-Lago trips, Trump hotel profits

Speaker Ryan says House Intel chair Devin Nunes should not recuse himself from Russia probe

No Worries, I can guarantee these guys hate you and Trump and they'll take care of it if GOP does not.

No, Hillary Clinton did not "give Russia 20 percent of the uranium” in the US

Don't put it past President Bannon to plan a false flag terrorist attack to energize trump's stumbling "presidency."

EU top court upholds sanctions against Russia's Rosneft

Jared Kushner arrived in Aspen, CO from Washington D.C. On *same day* that Roman Abramovich’s plane arrived in Colorado from Moscow

Are you sure you're mad at the right people?

Timothy Snyder On Tyranny | Real Time with Bill Maher

Why Jared Kushner is Donald Trump's truest heir and most trusted adviser Two rich bridge-and-tunnel kids out for revenge on a cultural elite that mocked them

Hmmm Should We Try To Win These Special Congressional Elections, Or Just Fuck It?

Icahn, as Trump advisor, aims to help himself to millions

Rachel Maddow notes that Carl Icahn, appointed by Donald Trump to the unaccountable position of "special advisor," is advocating for a regulation rule change that would benefit his bottom line by hundreds of millions of dollars.

Jessica Walter, aka Lucille Bluth, on how the Trumps are like 'Arrested Development's' Bluths... only dumber

I may have committed some light treason...

Dems force Senate committee to delay vote on Neil Gorsuch

What was that percentage again?

Amnesty slams U.S.-led coalition for unacceptable Mosul civilian deaths

Jared Kushner, Chief White House Nepotism Beneficiary

Senior White House advisor Jared Kushner's family tree is in full bloom, which explains the constant shadiness.

DICK CHENEY: 'No question' Russia meddled in US election, and it could be ‘an act of war'


Trump and the GOP's Health Care Con Falls Apart: A Closer Look

Dark money has played a huge role in Trump's pick for the Supreme Court – Sen Feinstein

Rudy Giuliani, a Trump advisor, retained by Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab to negotiate plea deal, prosecutors say.

Embattled Nunes paralyzes House Intelligence Committee

Congressman Jim Himes, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Committee Chairman Devin Nunes has not kept the committee updated on intelligence he talked with the media and White House about, and has postponed hearings, leading Himes to call for his recusal.

Trump son-in-law sought for Russia questions

Rachel Maddow reports on the background of the former Russian spy-turned-bank-official who met with Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, and notes the remarkable number of significant tasks Trump has assigned to Kusher.


Monday, March 27, 2017

Just 36 percent of Americans surveyed between Friday and Sunday approved of Trump, according to Gallup

President’s Son-In-Law Gonna Do Business All Over America’s Face! What Could Go Right?

Adam Schiff statement

France's Le Pen says lacks election funds, has no Russian backing

Call bullshit on this female Trump...grifting France and all....

As Democrats call for recusal, House Intel Chair Devin Nunes says "nobody was sneaking around" on White House visit.

NEW VIDEO: As we can infer Flynn (and/or others) might take a deal and Nunes panics, feel free to call it TREASON

JUST IN: Schumer: Nunes needs to be replaced

Attorney General Jeff Sessions warns Justice Department will cut funding for sanctuary cities

Trump repeals regulation protecting workers from wage theft

This lawsuit is hoping to bring down Ivanka Trump

The Secret Service has spent $16k so far on golf cart rentals for Trump trips to Mar-a-Lago.

Photo:Jared Kushner in Russia w/Ivanka-at event for oligarchs wife-investor in Rosneft-oil co from dossier

Intel Committee Chair Devin Nunes: He Going To Jail Or Nah? A Lawsplainer!

We're not going to get to the bottom of this until we have a bi-partisan Congressional committee and a special prosecutor investigate.

Devin Nunes has most of his net worth tied up in a company that does business in Russia

Manafort’s growing connections with Russia

This week, new reporting came out saying Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, may have had a much closer relationship with Russia than originally discovered. The AM Joy panel discusses why this could continue to be a problem for Donald Trump.

Hundreds of protesters arrested in Russia as thousands gather during nationwide anti-corruption demonstrations.

The Kremlin Just Threatened U.S. Over Investigations into Trump’s Treason

In sum, the IC and Democrats increasingly think the STEELE dossier and Russiagate theory are accurate. If so, TRUMP will be impeached.

A big business boom thanks to legalized marijuana? It could happen right here in Massachusetts.

HuffPo now reporting why Kushner is helping Trump delay killing Obamacare: His brother's $2.7 billion healthcare app, Oscar, relies on


The parents of a young man accused of hacking emails for Russian agents says he's not a flight risk

A 22 year old who bought himself a house and BMW is def a flight risk.

Lindsey Graham Town Hall Meeting 3/25/17

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham is hosting a Town Hall Saturday in Columbia. It will take place at Noon at the Columbia Metro Convention Center. It’s first come, first serve, in terms of questions and answers so organizers ask you to plan accordingly

'By God, these people clearly were talking to the Russians'

Congressman John Garamendi, D-Calif., makes no bones about the need for Trump campaign associates to give public testimony under oath. Then he weighs in on the shocking civilian deaths from a coalition airstrike against ISIS.

More I examine Kushner's Russian, Chinese $ ties, more I'm convinced Trump was just a vehicle to transport Kushner to the White House