Monday, January 9, 2017

Turkish President sees better ties with U.S. under Trump

“If he deports thousands of kids,” Barack Obama has said, “I don’t know that I can sit on the sidelines.”

Just Sayin AFL-CIO

Michelle Obama Farewell Interview with Oprah FULL

ACLU Alert On Jeff Sessions

Thirty years ago, the Senate denied Jeff Sessions a federal judgeship because of alleged racist remarks he made. Now, he will face the Senate Judiciary Committee to attempt to be attorney general. His record speaks for itself. Tell your senator what questions to ask him. Click here:

Sen Lindsey Graham Rocking GOP Resistance to Trump's Russian Involvement

Breaking - President-elect Donald Trump attacks actress Meryl Streep for speech condemning him at the Golden Globes

Full interview: Mitch McConnell, January 8

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, discusses Republican plans to repeal Obamacare and what he thinks the U.S. should do in terms of retaliation for Russian interference in the presidential election. The full interview aired on the January 8, 2017 broadcast of "Face the Nation."

Trump and Wikileaks

From Russia With Love

Does Donald Trump act in the interest of a foreign power over U.S.? The clear answer is yes

Bernie Sanders On Obamacare: It’s GOP’s ‘Job To Come Up With Alternative’ | MTP Daily | MSNBC

Sen. Bernie Sanders joins Chuck Todd to discuss Obamacare, Trump, his own political future and the DNC race.

Why Is Trump Obsessed With Putin?

The outlets poised to do Trump's bidding

Donald Trump - What Did He Know

Has Trump Commited Treason? No and Laurence O Donnell explains why.

What is the threshold for treason?

Trump dumps inaugural parade announcer of past 60 years

Kellyanne Conway Update

Paul Ryans Big Lie About Planned Parenthood

Paul Ryan HAZ Ideologies - often thwarted by pesky facts.

Robert Reich on Mitch McConnell, Ethics, Cabinet Confirmations

Via Facebook

Trump’s will be the most ethically challenged administration in American history.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell today says he won't slow down confirmation hearings -- despite “great concerns” from the independent watchdog Office of Government Ethics that several Trump’s cabinet nominees with a complex financial interests still haven’t filed financial disclosures, and they have “potentially unknown or unresolved ethics issues.”
9 cabinet confirmation hearings are scheduled this week. Among those without ethics reports are billionaire Betsy DeVos to head the Department of Education, and John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security.
And, of course, there's Trump himself, who refuses to disclose his assets, refuses to disclose his taxes, and refuses to put his holdings in a blind trust.
What do you think?

McConnell: We won't delay hearings

"All of these little procedural complaints are related to their frustrations,” McConnell says of Democrats complaining about incomplete ethics reviews.

Ethics office warns Trump Cabinet confirmations are moving too quickly

David Foster Wallace warned us about reality TV and we didn’t listen

No, thanks.....I'm a Libertarian

Jeff Sessions belongs to a private club that epitomizes the swamp

Members of the band Pussy Riot were sentenced to jail for 2 years by Vladimir Putin for speaking out against him. The charges were, "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred",

President Obama on His Relationship With Donald Trump

George Stephanopoulas exclusive interview with President Obama

ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos

Hannity: Russian Tool

Yes We Can: People Share Their Most Memorable Moments from the Obama Presidency

Americans and people from around the world reflect on moments that meant the most to them. Share your memory with us here:

Patti Smith

Celebs Bid Farewell to Obama at White House Party | TMZ

Ted Cruz, Greg Abbott meet with Taiwan president

Chinese state tabloid warns Trump, end one China policy and China will take revenge

By Brenda Goh and J.R. Wu | SHANGHAI/TAIPEI 

State-run Chinese tabloid Global Times warned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that China would take "take revenge" if he reneged on the one-China policy, only hours after Taiwan's president made a controversial stopover in Houston.
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen met senior U.S. Republican lawmakers during her stopover in Houston on Sunday en route to Central America, where she will visit Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and El Salvador. Tsai will stopover on Jan. 13 in San Francisco on her way back to Taiwan.
Full Article via Reuters

The next eight years in one CNN screengrab

Meryl Streep Blasts Donald Trump's 'Instinct to Humiliate' in Passionate Golden Globes Speech — WATCH