Thursday, August 22, 2019

Ramon Torres, a U.S. citizen, was detained for four days — despite carrying a U.S. passport, a driver’s license, and a Social Security card. The sheriff’s office explained that they had a policy of detaining all Latinx people for immigration review.

Trump is at 62% job disapproval in a new AP-NORC poll. Just 36% of Americans approve of the way Trump is handling his job as president. And about two-thirds of Independents disapprove of Trump's performance.

New 31 year old Russian Opposition Leader, Lyubov Sobol is terrifying Putin and his cronies. His heavy handed reaction to her has allowed the whole world to see how scared Putin is

Trump’s spiritual advisor: ‘God will curse the descendants of Jews who vote for Democrats’

Don't Get Assaulted By Nazis Or You Might Lose Your White House Press Pass

‘It’s always dread with President Trump’: CNN analyst says #G7 leaders are revolted they have to meet with Trump again

.@realDonaldTrump’s abandoned @StateDept rescissions package was an unlawful move that would have harmed our national security. Moving forward, we must all recognize our national security interests & Congress’s constitutional power of the purse.

Republican lawmaker aided group training young men for 'biblical warfare'

NEWS: NADLER is asking other congressional investigators to share documents that might be relevant to impeachment. It would effectively broad the panel's so-called "impeachment investigation" to a much wider swath of the House

Patrick Byrne, Overstock C.E.O., Resigns After Disclosing Romance With Russian Agent

Now Hickenlooper is running against Trump AND McConnell.

Proud Boys Leader Admits Their Rallies Are For Fighting And Wasting Money

Media: @TheRickWilson at @thedailybeast on how "The recognition that @realDonaldTrump ... is batshit crazy is dawning even on the slowest members of society .... on the altar of President Bigly Negotiator’s moronic shitshow of an unwinnable trade war."

Republican @TheRickWilson warns ‘Donald Trump is not a well man’ and is now ‘speaking in tongues’

Cost of @TuckerCarlson Tonight ads nearly doubles despite boycotts

Rudy Giuliani just confirmed that the State Department helped facilitate his efforts to pressure Ukrainian government to probe Biden and DNC, NBC reports. No comment from State yet. Giuliani won't say whether he and Trump have discussed this

With @DemCastUSA launching today, we'd like to introduce the leaders who have stepped up to help bring this vision to reality as members of the #DemCast Board of Directors & Advisory Board. Please RT & flip through this THREAD. It's a VERY impressive group. /1

#BREAKING: Federal judge says Department of Homeland Security can force-feed a detained migrant who has been on a hunger strike for two weeks

South Korea says it will terminate an intelligence-sharing deal with Japan that focused on classified information about North Korea.

Surprise, surprise. Donald Trump and his administration are rolling back regulations for their Wall Street big bank buddies. The rich and powerful are tilting the rules to work in their favor, putting everyone else at risk. That ends when I’m president

NRA President Wayne LaPierre has been spending its $ on lavish personal perks: •$275,000 in clothes •$100,000 in travel to Italy & Bahamas •Maybe a $5 million golf course estate He earned every penny of it this week in a single call to donald trump

Hello, the Justice Department sent immigration judges an email with a link to VDare, a white supremacist website.

Our planet is on fire. Our farms are under water. Our future is in jeopardy. And in our complacency, in our inaction, in our excesses—all of us are responsible.

C.E.O.s Should Fear a Recession. It Could Mean Revolution. America’s economic titans want you to know they really care. Doubt them.

The will Jeffrey Epstein signed two days before his suicide took steps to block victims from his money.

BREAKING: Rick Gates just testified that he told both Tony Podesta and Vin Weber that the the pro-Ukrainian organization they represented was actually a front group for the Ukrainian government. Running story from Greg Craig trial here:

Some MAGAS are claimin’ that Trump callin’ himself the “Chosen One” was not comparin’ himself to Jesus, but rather Neo from The Matrix, like that is somehow less crazy.

Long before current leaders of the U.S. Religious Right were justifying their support for Trump by declaring that God anoints and uses imperfect men, The Family was cultivating relationships with murderous tyrants.

Iceland’s prime minister will skip Pence’s visit. She says it’s not a snub.

Wolf killing? Why? So what excuse do the trolls over at ⁦@America_for_Amy⁩ have for this? She even suggested a “Governor’s wolf opener” for hunting season. Klobuchar Pushes For Bill To Lift Protections For Wolves

Analysis: Trump’s economic rhetoric just took another big hit

A gay teen started a campaign to help keep Trump’s rallies empty: he encourages people to reserve seats via Trump’s website and then not show up. This keeps Trump’s actual supporters waiting outside and leaves him speaking to arenas full of empty seats!

Federal Judge holds; entire Kansas US Attorney's Office in CONTEMPT

Netanyahu: Hitler Didn't Want to Exterminate the Jews

The CBO says the federal budget deficit is $960 billion in 2019 and will average $1.2 trillion between 2020 and 2029.

"The more you press him, the more you see how disorganized and empty he is," Dr. Lance Dodes, a psychiatrist, says of President Trump's public behavior.

On the Jeffrey Epstein investigation, as many as 20 correctional officers who work at the Metropolitan Correctional Center received grand jury subpoenas this past Friday.

This is actually three paragraphs of amazing wordstuff, saying absolutely nothing.

If my 16 year old made these threats, I'd drag his ass in to the police my damn self. Imagine being this mom, arguing with the cops. Florida kid posted a message online saying he would "vow to bring my fathers m15 to school and kill 7 people at a min."

Opinion: Trump’s white nationalism is about to get more scrutiny

Who Put The Dumbass Greenland Idea In Trump's Head? This Dumbass Did

Trump has a net -13 job approval in the new Monmouth poll. 40% approve and 53% disapprove. A majority (57%) of registered voters say it is time to have someone new in the Oval Office, while just under 4-in-10 (39%) feel that Trump should be reelected in 2020.

So like -- the actual agency of predictive policing.

Perspective: I’m an evangelist and a Trump voter. But Trump as the "second coming of God" is blasphemous

"Amash: Washington Much Worse Than House of Cards" He ain't wrong.

Barr was an undergrad at Columbia and a jr analyst at the CIA at around the time Barr’s father hired Epstein to teach math at the Dalton School. Chances the three men did not intersect are slim. There’s more espionage here than an Ian Fleming novel.

Trump has claimed that Russia was booted from the G8 because Obama was upset about Putin "outsmarting" him. It was actually because Russia illegally annexed Crimea and invaded Ukraine. What's behind Trump's misdirection?

MIT professor quits in protest over lab links to accused sex trafficker Epstein

I can guarantee you it’s too late now. It’s already been acid washed from floor to ceiling.

Trump seeks capability to indefinitely detain immigrant families

"Mette Frederiksen, the Prime Minister of Denmark has reportedly expressed an interest in buying the Russian controlled territory of the United States of America"

Franklin Graham is offended by: -Pete Buttigieg -Megan Rapinoe -Nike -Colin Kaepernick -Gays Winning competitions Franklin Graham is NOT offended by: -Trump breaking the 10 commandments -Children dying in cages at the border -People killed in mass shootings -White Supremacists

You know who’s not afraid of the gun lobby? Moms. If we lose our children, we have nothing left to lose. See you in 2020.

With fewer than 25 red wolves left in the wild, he might be the last one you see. To make matters worse, the administration just moved to gut the Endangered Species Act - our best tool for helping to prevent extinction + #saveredwolves. Take action

That’s great but who the fuck are these 40% and can I please sell them timeshares and reverse mortgages?

A coalition of environmental and animal protection groups files the first lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s rollback of the Endangered Species Act.

The Amazon is burning at the fastest rate in years. It’s no accident. Deforestation and extractive industries are destroying biodiversity, and our planet’s best carbon sink. We need bold action to combat these horrific fires and protect the Amazon

The Trump administration has hired a longtime student loan industry executive to be the federal government’s top watchdog for the $1.5 trillion student loan market.

Trump's 'Disloyalty' Claim About Jewish Democrats Shows He Doesn't Get How They Vote

Devin Nunes

Help out Mad Dog if you can.

This is seriously what they're proposing to do: Indefinite imprisonment of immigrant children who have committed no crimes.

President Trump: "I am the chosen one." Full video here:

March for Our Lives, a group led by student survivors of the shooting in Parkland, Florida, has unveiled a plan to ban assault weapons and raise the minimum age for buying guns — measures that have faced opposition from the gun lobby.

Miracle needed to solve Irish border problem: Luxembourg foreign minister

The partnership of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates is the closest anywhere in the Middle East. But cracks are appearing. Here's why that is bad news for President Donald Trump

U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren says unions will 'rebuild' U.S. middle class. For more election coverage

Obamas make their Hollywood movie debut with 'American Factory'

The U.K. government is dropping most non-disclosure agreements on contracts for Brexit-related work, saying such clauses hinder constructive debate

What is wrong with this guy?

Trump quotes conspiracy theorist calling him 2nd coming of God

Trump declares himself ‘the chosen one’

Trump admin coverage maxim: Watch what they do, not what they say

Governor Jay Inslee announces exit from Democratic primary race

Dark money groups already a factor in Maine’s targeted U.S. Senate race

NY Daily News coming in hot with this front page

Monkeys With Smaller Testicles Scream Louder to Compensate

A federal appeals court ruled that presidential electors who cast the actual ballots for president and vice president are free to vote as they wish and cannot be required to follow the results of the popular vote in their states.


John Hickenlooper has made up his mind and will run for Cory Gardner's U.S. Senate seat, several sources tell

Joe Walsh, a conservative radio show host and former congressman from Illinois, is expected to announce a primary challenge to President Trump

At a gun show, a seller told me we need better background checks. An owner of an AK-47 told me he’d do anything to keep his kids safe. A Trump supporter told me he’s open to buybacks. We need to stop writing one another off—because only together can we end this epidemic.

Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen: "Thankfully, the time where you buy and sell other countries and populations is over.”