Wednesday, August 21, 2019

You know it's almost like POTUS has a real personal problem with accomplished, powerful women telling him when his batsh*t, loony, uninformed, ahistorical ideas are batsh*t, loony, uninformed, & ahistorical, and that they have better things to do than hold his hand on the stairs.

White House foreign aid cuts to spare Ivanka, Pence favorite programs


President Trump: "We are looking at birthright citizenship very seriously. ... It's frankly ridiculous"

Man Arrested With 17 Guns, Grenade Launcher and Nazi Paraphernalia

BREAKING: NBC News is Reporting that Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Denmark next month. THIS IS JUST AWESOME

President Trump: I am the chosen one Now trump claims to be GOD

BREAKING: Tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations have not, and will not, pay for themselves.

Saudi Arabia is developing a domestic ballistic missile program with the direct support from China...

Beyond parody -- Trump says his solution to the epidemic of veteran suicides is some new "stimulant" produced by Johnson & Johnson that he's instructed the government to buy in large quantities

Nearly a year after John McCain's death, Cindy McCain says no one in the GOP carries 'voice of reason

Spicer can’t find a job! Bwahahahaha

Russia is continuing their sweeping & unprecedented attack on U.S. elections, & @realdonaldtrump wants to allow them back into the G7. Why does President Trump choose to reward Putin instead of defending the integrity of American elections?

Lawmakers are calling for ethics reforms to deal with their billionaire resort-owning governor.

The president is publicly comparing himself to the "King of Israel" and "the second coming of God." Normal stuff.

Wayne Allyn Root is a well-known conspiracy theorist who says Obama is a secret gay Muslim; the killer of Heather Heyer was paid by Soros; the Las Vegas shooting was done by Muslims; and Robert Mueller was motivated by ‘penis envy’. He just got thanked & cited by the president.

“I am the chosen one.” — @realDonaldTrump just now.

Paul Whelan has third detention hearing scheduled Friday

You are trying to get an American Congresswoman killed, you absolute psychopath.

Trump says Jews who vote for Democrats are either ignorant or show "great disloyalty." The progressive Jewish group J Street calls the remarks “disgusting,” and the Jewish Democratic Council of America says he was "repeating an anti-Semitic trope"

NOAA Just Confirmed July 2019 Was The Hottest Month On Record

More than two dozen people have been arrested over threats to commit mass shootings since 31 people were killed in one weekend this month in shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

Doing Putin’s bidding. Again.

The Trump administration is expected to announce new rules that would allow for the longer term detention of families traveling with children across the U.S.-Mexico border, according to two government officials familiar with the plan.

This is infuriating. Trump to move to expand detentions of migrant families

Florida officials are investigating why panthers are seen stumbling and falling down

Denmark’s prime minister will hold a press conference today after Trump canceled a state visit to the country

It just keeps getting worse. The Administration Rushed on a Sweeping Immigration Policy. We Found Substantive, Sloppy Mistakes

Ivanka Trump's Chinese-made scarves recalled because they're incredibly flammable - The Washington Post

Governments around the world are taking a cautious approach in responding to the protests roiling Hong Kong due to their ties to China.

The British foreign ministry had said it was “extremely concerned” about its staff member, who attended a business event in Shenzhen on Aug. 8 but never returned

Standing up for the Earth is a dangerous pursuit.

Scoop: Trump called NRA chief Wayne LaPierre this afternoon to tell him universal background checks are off the table:

This is your regular reminder that @realDonaldTrump is suing to eliminate coverage for Americans with pre-existing conditions. Another way to put this: if you or a family member have a preexisting condition and you vote for Trump next year, you are stupid.

Katharine Gorka is leaving her post as Customs and Border Protection press secretary after only two months on the job

Greenland's summer heat breaks records as 440 billion tons of ice expected to disappear

Everything about this is stupid as it actually endangers Americans and border agents and shows the dehumanization is a policy.

Nordic leaders say they will seek a common stance on climate talks following a summit in Iceland

The US won't provide flu vaccines to migrant families at border detention camps. At least three children held in detention centers at the Mexican border have died, in part, from the flu, a group of doctors say.

So proud to be part of this. A Mueller Report in plainer words for all. Thank you @just_security for doing this.

President Trump suggests he might impose a 100% tariff on French wine

Analysis: Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession, but says "I have to do it"

Bingo >> Contradicting WH official claim that Trump AND French President Macron wanted to invite Russia back into G7, @KyivPost reports Macron’s message for Putin was clear: #Russia can't return to the G7 until its war in #Ukraine ends.

Why is anyone "acting" chief of staff ? The position does not require Senate confirmation.

For those still laughing at Trump's "funny" tweets about Greenland and defending his cancellation of his scheduled trip to Denmark, remember this

Goldman moves to take majority control of China joint venture

Analysis: Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession, but says "I have to do it"

Man arrested after allegedly threatening woman with genocide, hailing Trump: "He will launch a racial war"

Xi’s choice: Destroy Trump, or save him and weaken America

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman says the detention of the U.K.'s Hong Kong consulate staffer is an internal matter and not a diplomatic dispute

China confirms it has detained British consulate employee

Democrats focus on beating Trump while also defining party values

BREAKING: China says British Hong Kong consulate staffer given 15 days of administrative detention in Shenzhen

Biden releases general election-style ad in Iowa

Deadline looms for Democratic candidates to make third debate

A white nationalist was arrested after posting a video of himself firing a semi-automatic rifle and writing that police would identify him as the shooter at a local Jewish community center.

Trump says he is still reviewing plans for foreign aid cuts. More here:

Death toll in a suicide bombing at a wedding in Kabul claimed by the local Islamic State affiliate rises to 80, Afghan official says.

Always worth repeating: "supporting" Israel because you have fevered medieval superstitions about it being the site of a climactic battle b/t God & Satan, during which all actual Jews will go to hell, is a weird kind of support.

Citigroup, BNP caught up in U.S. case against Huawei CFO: documents

Anti-China group hired GOP strategist in pro-Trump shift

The Epoch Times' senior editorial staff, sometimes the largest video publisher on all of social media, quietly runs one of the largest Qanon channels on YouTube. It has over 33 million views, including “13 BLOODLINES & their Diabolical End Game.”

The Epoch Times' senior editorial staff, sometimes the largest video publisher on all of social media, quietly runs one of the largest Qanon channels on YouTube. It has over 33 million views, including “13 BLOODLINES & their Diabolical End Game.”

Epoch Times' senior editorial are quietly Falun Gong practitioners, a religious group now based in a compound in Dragon Springs, NY. At the compound, use of medicines is discouraged, and visa-based arranged relationships are common, ex-practitioners say.

Trump, QAnon and an impending judgment day: Behind the Facebook-fueled rise of The Epoch Times

A bit of History: Moscow August 21 1991 An attempted Coup ends

Eugene Robinson: Trump is 'raving like a lunatic and everyone just shrugs'

Pro-Trump conspiracy theories pay off for anti-China group

A great piece on the “ecosystem” of right-wing MAGA trolls is laid out in this piece by @MollyMcKew, who traces how the “Release the Memo” hashtag (remember that winner?) went viral. It’s worth revisiting as we head into 2020