Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Sinclair employees say their contracts make it too expensive to quit. according to copies reviewed by Bloomberg

Sounds like White House and DoD lawyers sat the President down and told him he can’t just disregard the Posse Comitatus Act

Sinclair-owned TV station bans employees from sharing "negative information" about Sinclair: report

“The pain will be very visible and the potential gains will be very abstract. The administration hasn’t prepared the U.S. for the downsides of a trade war.”

Shep Smith Incredulous At Trump Statements

Woman dead with a self-inflicted wound, four others injured in shooting at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, Calif., police say

Mattis looks down as Trump drops a "Crooked Hillary" reference when discussing NATO.

One dead, at least four injured in shooting at YouTube headquarters

Opinion: Trump’s lawyer is in legal peril

Here is the letter we sent to the Sec. of the Treasury requesting that he publicly release the Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) relating to the $130k hush payment. This report may show the money trail and disprove the claims of Mr. Cohen.

Exclusive: Facebook CEO says not planning to extend European privacy law globally

Former Sinclair News Director: “Only Sinclair forces those trusted local journalists to lend their credibility to shoddy reporting and commentary that, if it ran in other countries, we would rightly dismiss as state propaganda.

"The special counsel and the president of the United States are on a collision course."

Tell your senators to vote NO on Mike Pompeo

POTUS just tried to put words -- re Russia and NATO -- in the mouth of the Lithuanian President, and she is having none of it.

POTUS repeats misconceptions on countries paying $$ to NATO.
Bashes Germany for Nordstream2 (not that he knows what its called).
Mattis looks like he wants to die.

POTUS:"only very stupid people" don't want to get along w/ Russia. Then calls Balts, who defy Russia, courageous.

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is now the 2nd Republican member of Congress calling for Pruitt to resign. “When scandals and distractions overtake a public servant’s ability to function effectively, another person should fill that role.”

Thousands of Teachers in Red States Are Leading the Charge for Better School Funding

Analysis: The tax cuts were supposed to be "rocket fuel" for the economy. Since they passed, the markets are down.

Late night Filing by SCO Mueller

JUST IN: China formally notifies World Trade Organisation it is suspending trade concessions to the United States on products including ethanol in response to U.S. duties on aluminium and steel - WTO document

Scott Pruitt tried to let only a Fox camera into the room for his announcement today on reducing fuel efficiency standards, CNN reports; Fox informed its competitors, and they created a pool. Pruitt also did not nivite most reporters who cover the EPA.

BREAKING: Female shooting suspect near YouTube headquarters is deceased at the scene, law enforcement sources tell @NBCNews

Ambulances are transporting patients to hospitals after a shooting was reported at YouTube headquarters, officials say

Shots fired at YouTube offices in California, casualties reported

A newly appointed Trump national security council aide worked until recently for the parent of Cambridge Analytica, Politico reports.

BREAKING: Baltimore County Police Department officers are on scene at Foundry Row in Owings Mills after reports of shots fired

President Trump said Tuesday he planned to speak with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in the coming days about the logistics of deploying troops to the U.S.-Mexico border

BREAKING: A federal judge has issued the first criminal sentence in the Mueller probe.

The Fake News Networks, those that knowingly have a sick and biased AGENDA, are worried about the competition and quality of Sinclair Broadcast. The “Fakers” at CNN, NBC, ABC & CBS have done so much dishonest reporting that they should only be allowed to get awards for fiction!

Video appears to show people being searched amid evacuation during "active shooter" situation at YouTube's headquarters in San Bruno, California

BREAKING: Reports of active shooter at YouTube headquarters

Citizens in abject terror because the NRA wanted to sell assault riffles to the mentally ill. God givin rights and such..this cannot go on.

A New Twist in the Manafort Case Could Be Bad News for Trump

Active shooter at YouTube HQ. Heard shots and saw people running while at my desk. Now barricaded inside a room with coworkers.

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Trump says US military will guard border with Mexico

A Massachusetts man says the InfoWars website falsely named him as the gunman behind the Parkland, Fla., massacre.

The GOP’s Latest Big Proposal Is a Gun Pointed at the Head of Our Economy

Everything you need to know about pro-Trump Sinclair Broadcast Group and its plan to take over your local TV news

"This is the guy who claims to be the greatest dealmaker ever in history...Now he’s red-faced with anger and desperately trying to deflect blame for something that everyone knows he’s responsible for.

Oklahoma teachers vow to stage second day of walkouts

My foolproof plan to put President Trump in Amazon’s pocket

"Mr. Pruitt’s E.P.A...would deprive consumers of billions of dollars in savings at the gas pump. It would do nothing to reduce imports of foreign crude oil. It would slow the steady technological advance toward cleaner cars."

Anchor at Sinclair-owned outlet blasts Trump for attacking independent media: ‘This isn’t funny at all’

Stocks tank amid heightened concern over privacy breaches and continued consumer backlash.

Trump preparing to launch a war on Amazon. Advisers urging him to open tax investigations and cancel Amazon’s federal contracts.

FCC Chairman Defends Review of Sinclair-Tribune Merger in Letter to House Democrats


Fox is trying to acquire the 61% of Sky not already under its control.

WJAR-TV anchors join Sinclair chorus in 'false news' attack

Hey Sinclair, How's that media message working out fer' ya?

MSNBC’s Mika calls on Sinclair anchors to rebel against Trump

Report: Russian cyber spy wanted by FBI admits intel sharing

China ready for proportionate response to U.S. tariffs: envoy

One of Sinclair's stations is rejecting management's "you must run this promo" mandate

The lobbyist-owned townhouse Scott Pruitt rented also served as a hub for Republican lawmakers hoping to raise money for their congressional campaigns, The Daily Beast reports.

Trump is trying to convince his supporters that they can’t rely on any source of information other than him. That undermines our democracy

FEC increases scrutiny of Zinke’s former PAC

"The president did something remarkable last week. He single-handedly caused the stock market to fall 1,150 points, wiping out 4.7 percent, or roughly $1.4 trillion, of the invested capital of American workers, retirees, businesses and investors."

'The most dangerous US company you have never heard of": Sinclair, a rightwing media giant

Roger Stone’s Claim of a 2016 Julian Assange Meeting Draws Scrutiny


News anchors looking into camera and reading a script handed down by a corporate overlord, words meant to obscure the truth not elucidate it, isn't journalism. It's propaganda. It's Orwellian. A slippery slope to how despots wrest power, silence dissent, and oppress the masses.

WH sources tell us Pruitt’s job is in jeopardy and that Trump is angry over stories about the EPA admin’s actions.

The Justice Department has notified immigration judges that it will begin evaluating their job performance based on how quickly they close cases, setting quotas for the first time according to WSJ

EPA approved a company's project while Pruitt stayed in one of its lobbyist's condos: report

Experts say Trump's diplomacy sends the wrong message not only to Putin, but also to the allies who had hoped they could count on America to be strong on Russia at a critical moment.

Jill McCabe: The president attacked my reputation. It’s time to set the record straight.

Let's stop using the term "summit". It might have made sense during the Cold War, but present-day Russia's economy is the size of Mexico, Italy and Spain, and they have very little we need. For my part, I don't usually give my dog a treat after he bites me.

Four sources tell VF that Trump is discussing ways to escalate his Twitter attacks on Amazon. “He’s off the hook on this. It’s war,” one source says. “...now he’s obsessed with Bezos,” said another source. “Trump is like, how can I fuck with him?”

State Department confirms the expulsion of Russian diplomats was purely theatrical

Fmr. White House Ethics lawyer Richard Painter calls EPA Chief Scott Pruitt's reportedly renting a condo from an energy lobbyist for just $50 a day "disgusting" and “flat out wrong."

They used Cambridge Analytica data to decide where to hold his rallies.

Analysis: A guide to President Trump’s latest round of fact-challenged tweets

New filing in United States v. Manafort: Response to motion

The Stock Market Is Having its Worst Second Quarter Since the Great Depression

THREAD: Mueller is probing #Wikistrat (a consulting firm founded by Joel Zamel & Daniel Green in Israel) for their work for the #UAE, as Mueller continues to investigate FOREIGN influence in DC

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s Executive Chairman Was Once Arrested For ‘Unnatural and Perverted Sex’ With Sex Worker