Thursday, February 16, 2017

Retired Vice-Admiral Robert Harward turns down offer to be President Trump's national security adviser, US media

Trump Makes HISTORY! With Lowest New President Approval Rating OF ALL TIME!

President Trump faced repeated questions today about Russian contacts with officials in his campaign and about Michael Flynn.

President Trump says reports that campaign had contact with Russia are "fake news."

Overworked Donald Trump Plans Nice, Relaxing Campaign Rally In Florida This Weekend

Samantha Bee: Trump's 'faithful husky' Paul Ryan needs to 'know when to dump the guy'

PAUL RYAN: Obamacare repeal bill is coming next week

Mitch McConnell joins Jason Chaffetz in refusing to provide a check on Trump

EXCLUSIVE: Bannon, Priebus furious over reports alleging divisions between them

Washington Supreme Court: Florist violated state law by refusing to sell flowers to gay couple for wedding

Trump should talk: he is king of the conspiracy theories...

Trump Spying On U.S. Spies.

Full transcript and video of President Trump's news conference

Alex Jones: Trump’s Operation directly credited me over the telephone with being key in Trump's win

Republicans just put the lives of 4M young & low-income ppl who depend on clinics receiving

Education Dept.’s special-ed website has been down for more than a week, and parents are not happy

Chaffetz Oversight,

My Job Just Got a Lot Easier

Trump defends Flynn's call with Russia: "I didn't direct him, but I would have directed him if he didn't do it"

Today in conservative media: Liberal journalists are angry Trump won't call on them:

Trumps delusional “voter fraud” talk has an impact. Legislators around the country are getting to work already to suppress the vote.

Asked about threats to Jewish centers, Trump tells reporter to sit down, later blames anti-Semitism on "other side"

Trump and his team are using a debunked right-wing media smear about uranium sales to deflect from Russia scandals:

Trump: No Russia ties; Durbin: Release your taxes

Meanwhile...a classified memo tells intelligence analysts to keep Trump's daily brief short and light on nuance.

Russians making great efforts to get close to Pres. Trump and the people around him, U.S. intelligence officials say

Donald Solves the Israel-Palestine Conflict - The Daily Show | Comedy Central

One intractable problem. One incredible mind. A one or two-state solution, you know, whatever.

Physical Abuse A Sensitive White House Theme | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Rachel Maddow points out that the chances for Donald Trump's labor secretary nominee, Andrew Puzder, were not hurt by any criticism until the release of a 1990 tape of his ex-wife describing domestic violence, a difficult theme given Trump's and Steve Bannon's personal histories.

Trump: 'I was just given the information' on incorrect electoral college margin

Worth reading

Trump took questions, but mostly sparred with the media at his first solo White House press conference as POTUS.

Trump's presser performance is fueling worry about his presidency going off the rails

President Grandpa

The number of hate groups in the U.S. grew in 2016 for a 2nd year in a row, with anti-Muslim groups growing the most

White supremacist allegedly plotting Dylann Roof-style attack nabbed in FBI sting

Fox's Shep Smith fires back at Trump for his treatment of the press: "It's crazy what we're watching every day. It's absolutely crazy."

Sen. Ed Markey: Trump trying to do 'corporate takeover' of intel community

Co-founder of the Intercept pulled out of "Real Time With Bill Maher" after Milo Yiannopoulos is also booked

Read the document closely. It is about intelligence gathering, not election rigging. There is a difference. Ask the Russians.

NEW VIDEO: After today's Trump news conference/acid trip, a question: Are These People All High, Or What?

France says the U.S. position on Israeli-Palestinian conflict is 'confused and worrying

'The leaks are absolutely real. The news is fake.' More Trump press-conference highlights

‘Why should Americans trust you?’ NBC reporter confronts Trump over his credibility

9 things it’s hard to believe the President of the United States actually just said

BREAKING: U.S. ambassador at U.N. says government still supports two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

God Speed Inteligence Comminty

My family has proudly served near all aspects of intelligence and law enforcement services. 
They loved their country and it's ideals so...up to having to shoot a best friend..a Russian double agent.
They are willing to die to defend the county and our democracy. 
Please go with no fear. The cause is just. 
Defend against enemies both foreign and domestic.
God speed and with all our prayers. 
You are the smartest and bravest people in the world.

Trump assigns billionaire pal to shut up the IC about Russia & POTUS. This will end very badly. Not for the spooks.

Refugees Risk Lives To Reach Canada From USA. How The Hell Did We Become A Place People Flee?

‘This is really unprecedented’: ICE detains woman seeking domestic abuse protection at Tex. courthouse

Video of gov contractors dumping trash at Standing Rock camp to frame protesters. Listen to audio. Gov just ordered evac to clean.

Sally Yates - Hero

Kellyanne Conway's husband represented firm accused of Russia Bribe


Joe Manchin is asking Bernie Sanders to help shield him from activists

Some of Washington's top restaurants are closing today for a "day without immigrants"

Anti-Muslim hate groups in America have tripled with the rise of Trump

Pope Francis says native people have rights over their lands

Democrats see a scandal “bigger than Watergate.” Republicans see a Russia-size obstacle.

Opinions: Admit it: Trump is unfit to serve

Is Mitch McConnell stonewalling an independent investigation into Trump/Russia to save his own skin?

During his campaign, he declared, "I love WikiLeaks!" Now, President Trump says leaks are "criminal."

Five things Americans can do to beat Trump

48 Jewish community centers in US and Canada received bomb threats in January, according to a count by CNN.

Protests call for U.S. immigrants to stay home from work, school

Mike Pence's sphere of influence questioned in wake of Michael Flynn fallout

Civil rights groups urge senators to reject Trump's Supreme Court nominee

The GOP Weasels Out of Questions About Michael Flynn: The Daily Show

GOP Congressman Jason Chaffetz and White House counselor Kellyanne Conway downplay the scandalous resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Evan McMullin Says Donald Trump Is Behaving Like an Authoritarian

 Look! A sane rebuplican.
Former CIA officer and 2016 presidential candidate Evan McMullin talks to Seth about his concerns about the Trump administration and its ties to Russia.

Rep. Lieu: The White House Lying & Stifling Dissent on Yemen Raid is Step Toward Authoritarianism - Trump’s White House has warned journalists and lawmakers against criticizing a botched raid by U.S. commandos on a Yemeni village last month that left 25 civilians and one U.S. soldier dead. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism reports the January 28

IC on Trump, "He will die in jail"

Can Americans get an impartial Trump inquiry?

Rep. Adam Schiff, top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about how and whether government institutions can be counted on to investigate the Donald Trump campaign's interactions with the Russian government when Republicans control Congress and Jeff Sessions refuses to recuse himself on any related matters. Duration: 11:26

NYT: Trump camp and Russian intel officials in repeated contact

Rachel Maddow relays breaking news from the New York Times that U.S. officials say Donald Trump campaign aides had repeated contact with Russian intelligence officials, though evidence of collusion has not yet been found. Duration: 2:18

Kremlin says hopes to repair U.S. ties, but time is being wasted

Putin once said casually over dinner he could destroy America in 30 mins or less

Ivanka Trump, vacationing with Murdoch’s ex-wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, who is now dating Vladimir Putin.

Damn. WSJ now reporting that intel agencies are withholding info from Trump bc it may get to Putin.

NATO allies want reassurance from Trump's defense chief after Trump praises Putin and bashes the organization

Putin seen more aggressive against NATO since Trump won't

A Republican Governor Just Told Boeing Workers to Reject Unionization Effort

Senate Judiciary Committee requests FBI, DOJ briefing on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

FBI has posted hundreds of docs from its '72-'74 investigation on discrimination practices used by Trump Mgt Company

Russia says Pentagon should not seek to build ties from position of strength: agencies

President Trump announces his first post-inauguration campaign rally

Loser diversions, smokescreens

Lawmaker behind "abolish" EPA bill takes heat. His armed "friend" wants to quiet protesters.

Netanyahu Laughs At Trump's Peace Plan

Netanyahu couldn’t believe how clueless Trump is. Cenk Uygur and John Iadarola, hosts of The Young Turks, discuss

Mr. President: ‘Just who the hell do you think you are?’

Immigration Executive Order Causes Anxiety In VP Mike Pence's Hometown

So Much Russian Influence, So Little Time

Stephen thought his monologue would be about the day's one major news story. Then another one happened. Then a third.

GOP Reps. Chaffetz and Goodlatte ask the Inspector General to investigate the leaks surrounding the ouster of Flynn

Dems vow dual probes of Trump Russia ties. Schumer: "Our national security is at stake"

Celebrity chef Jose Andres, an immigrant from Spain, is closing his restaurants today for A Day Without Immigrants

Paul Ryan: Portrait in Courage | Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Did you know that handsome people can be bad, too? We've got just the Paul Ryan to prove it.

An alarming arrest raises concerns about the lawlessness of immigration enforcement in the age of Trump:

Goon squad

Donald Trump was asked a question about anti-Semitism. His answer was about the electoral college.

Trump Labor Pick Andy Pudzer Outsources Nomination To Robot


Trump's Inner Circle

President Trump said Michael Flynn was brought down by illegal leaks to the news media, calling it a "criminal act"

Hero whistle blowers, true patriots last line of defense against Trump Putin regime. Oh and your Android phone numbnuts.

Former U.S. Justice Department official warns Europe on election hacking

How Trump's USDA could be very bad for puppies

Trump's oligarchy. How's it feel, MAGA nation?

Republicans are exploring curbing the Endangered Species Act

Tapper Humiliates Trump

Lawyer Alleges Fox News Is Under Federal Investigation Related To Sexual Harassment

Pussy grabbers

Jeff Sessions resists pressure to remove himself in Russia investigations

Way to investigate yourself, ya wee little Klansman

Is the Trump White House evil or just stupid? Paul Krugman dissects the administration

oh my god somebody modeled the trump handshake

Nancy Pelosi says Republicans are "stonewalling" investigation into Trump's Russia ties