Wednesday, August 28, 2019

How could people who call themselves Christian ever support this president? The Trump Administration Is Now Deporting Kids With Cancer

"The National Rifle Association over the past two years has grappled with two separate sexual harassment allegations against Josh Powell, a senior official, including a case involving an employee."

Does Trump Ever Lie? White House Press Secretary Says ‘No’

The White House just announced 12 new federal appeals and district court nominees, including Oregon state Judge Danielle Hunsaker for the 9th Circuit and Connecticut AUSA William Nardini for the 2nd Circuit

Last night I made an error in judgment by reporting an item about the president’s finances that didn’t go through our rigorous verification and standards process. I shouldn’t have reported it and I was wrong to discuss it on the air. I will address the issue on my show tonight.

This is absolute bullshit. I've read the policy order and it's true. You serve this country, you get stationed where they send you, and the thanks you get is that your children don't belong in the country you protect. So much for respecting our Military and their families.

The last 'daily' White House press briefing was 170 days ago

"it is particularly important that 2020 candidates seize on all opportunities—and under Trump there are many—to plant firmly in voters’ heads the idea of Trump’s glaring incompetence and clearly articulate how they would succeed where Trump has failed."

Trump wants to end birthright citizenship. Oh really... How about those Russian women who are sent by Putin to USA for last 3 months of pregnancy to give birth in US-They rent apts in Trump bldgs in Sunny Isle Beach & Miami Florida-pay Trump $75,000 a pop

A source close to Deutsche Bank says Trump’s tax returns show he pays very little income tax and, more importantly, that his loans have Russian co-signers. If true, that explains every kind word Trump has ever said about Russia and Putin.

JUST IN: Trump lawyer demands MSNBC retract report alleging president's banking ties to Russian oligarchs

“LIES! Dmitry Firtash is a UKRANIAN oligarch! So is Viktor Vekselberg! How much less Russian could they be, #amIrite?

If you think the #StopTheCoup protests aren’t already massive... Think again.

Mitch McConnell is bad for coal miners. Just ask them.

"The National Congress of American Indians condemns the President’s continued use of the name ‘Pocahontas’ as an insult for political gain"

Financial records related to U.S. President Donald Trump and three of his children that congressional Democrats have requested from Deutsche Bank include tax returns, the bank disclosed in a court filing.

NEW: In past checks of the kitchens at @realdonaldtrump’s Doral resort, inspectors have found “small, live flying insects,” improperly stored meat, and slime in the ice machine.

Supporters of Israel should be disturbed to see Bibi and Putin acting so similarly.

Jerry and his wife seem to befriend some interesting young studs who then get fairly rich.

Slowing global growth and the U.S.-China trade war, among other strains, have flamed fears that the next recession is around the corner

Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to make landfall in Puerto Rico Wednesday, bringing dangerous rains to the island still reeling from 2017's Hurricane Maria

This is what a world looks like when alliances weaken, democracy recedes & authoritarians rise. String of assassinations, shootings, poisonings in the West, and Putin will keep going because no one has tried to stop him

A source close to Deutsche Bank says Trump’s tax returns show he pays very little income tax and, more importantly, that his loans have Russian co-signers. If true, that explains every kind word Trump has ever said about Russia and Putin.

Billionaire Robert Kraft will walk away from the legal case (and the scandal) over his Orchid Spa massage scot-free. The women who worked there, however, have lost everything and face jail time. One justice system for the poor, one for the rich.

French President Macron calls for a major revamp of EU policy on Russia and an end to any new sanctions. Can't imagine that Germany, the Nordics, or any CEE countries will embrace such ideas

Virginia Giuffre, one of several women who have accused the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein of sex crimes, has renewed allegations of wrongdoing against Britain's Prince Andrew, saying he "knows exactly what he's done."

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says big tech has gotten too big. "I'm pretty much in favor of looking into splitting up companies. I mean I wish Apple on its own had split up a long time ago. ... But that's my opinion."

“The contract, sent to Barr at his Northern Virginia home, calls for a minimum of $100 per person for food and beverage before adding 35 percent for taxes and tip. It requires that Barr pay at least pay $31,500 even if he cancels the event.”

The Anglo-American model of democracy increasingly starting to look like the Russo-Saudi model of democracy. An almost unimaginable crisis in both our countries--revealing a lack of imagination and an electorate that is essentially inert and verging on brain-dead.

"Walsh is most definitely no hero to anybody outside the hard-right fever swamps—his history of racist tweets about Barack Obama and other topics... are evidence enough of that. But more recently, he has been a Rottweiler biting Trump’s corpulent ass"

Here to remind you that Susan Collins has voted to confirm dozens of Trump judges who could threaten access to health care, women's reproductive rights, hard-fought voting and LGBTQ rights and so much more.

Pound plunges on reports Boris Johnson set to ask Queen to suspend parliament over Brexit

Rpt: North Korea appears to be building new ballistic missile submarine

DEVELOPING: Boris Johnson’s government is preparing to ask Queen Elizabeth to prorogue or suspend Parliament until mid-October, the BBC reports

Purdue Pharma moves to settle opioid crisis claims for billions

Trump admin targeting families of ailing children for deportation

Trump admin looks to eject medically vulnerable immigrant kids

This is a new low for Trump. Maybe that is why they were too ashamed to announce this policy change publicly, and instead have been notifying families by handing them denials with instructions to leave the country. But we will not let the Trump admin hide from this inhumanity.

Trump had "has told worried subordinates that he will pardon them of any potential wrongdoing should they have to break laws to get the barriers built quickly."

A Harvard freshman says he was denied entry to the U.S. over social media posts made by his friends

Good morning to everyone, but especially the teen who registered people to vote while they waited in line for Popeye's

Purdue Pharma offers $10 billion - $12 billion to settle opioid cases.

Exclusive: @Reuters has learned Jerry Falwell Jr. steered a Liberty University property deal that benefitted his personal fitness trainer. The findings follow recent public scrutiny over his business ties to a Miami pool attendant

Pray for Puerto Rico because our president isn’t going to help them like he should.

Trump complains about media coverage of Warren's crowd sizes

Deutsche Bank in crisis could spell catastrophe for Trump

Trump's efforts to depict China as caving in negotiations actually confirmed some of their worst fears about Trump: that he can’t be trusted to cut a deal

This is how Trump blew it. Not Russia, not pussy grabbing, not even Epstein (sadly). Trump blew it by fucking the farmers. And that is really and truly, unAmerican.

Hadn’t been aware of the bedbugs at Doral until this tweet, @realDonaldTrump. Thanks for the heads up

Trump pitch to host G7 seen as ploy to help failing business

"One Republican lawmaker, who requested anonymity to candidly discuss Trump's actions, told Insider that his performance at this year's summit was "a slap in the face" to the US and its allies. "He looked like Putin's puppet... It was embarrassing.""

This guy has had a scandal about everything! But Deutsche Bank is a catastrophe

A source close to Deutsche Bank says Trump’s tax returns show he pays very little income tax and, more importantly, that his loans have Russian co-signers. If true, that explains every kind word Trump has ever said about Russia and Putin.

Just remember, Florida. If we get whacked by this storm or the next, Trump has been draining FEMA to pay for his dumb wall.

Nancy Pelosi: "Stealing from appropriated funds is always unacceptable, but to pick the pockets of disaster relief funding in order to fund an appalling, inhumane family incarceration plan is staggering – and to do so on the eve of hurricane season is stunningly reckless."

Barr's choice of the Trump Hotel was first reported by The Washington Post, which estimated the value of the booking at about $30,000.