Thursday, August 29, 2019

"His aides and friends say he found the president to be of limited cognitive ability, and of generally dubious character."

I'm voting for her.

A hit from a Category 4 hurricane means that "power outages will last for weeks to possibly months, and long-term water shortages will increase human suffering. Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months."

The Trump administration purposefully let them go without vaccinations; this is exactly what they wanted to happen.

Tea Partier convicted for inventing gay prostitute scandal to cover up affair with Republican legislator


A conservative political commentator jailed last week for not paying $170,000 in child support to his ex-wife is accused of abusing his current wife and threatening "World War III" if she ever left him

Not one but two mugshots. We libs are really owned.

Looks like Jr drew the biggest crowd in the history of crowds. YUGE

The @PressSec said @Comey was “a proven liar and leaker,” & he “disgraced himself and his office to further a personal political agenda.” But the IG found no evidence Comey had lied or that politics had influenced his efforts

“When I was growing up, the NRA used to be just a gun safety and hunting organization," says Montana Gov. Steve Bullock. "Now it’s a dark money field, political organization, that does nothing more than drive us apart.”

We released this a while back and it is still a mystery. Trump says something to Justice Kennedy that shocks him. Something's up. (No sound)

Listen to how hard Trump struggles when reading this remarks and how many times he sniffs. That’s from the Adderall he snorted in preparation. P.S. he cancelled Poland trip cause Mar a Lago is in Hurricane’s path and that is where his blow is stashed.

“The NRA Used Funds to Settle a Sexual Harassment Claim Against a Top Official — And Then He Was Accused Again”

A majority of registered voters, 56%, say that climate change is an emergency. Voters think that the U.S. isn’t doing enough to address climate change, with 67% of voters saying more needs

Scoop: Trump has notified Poland that he won’t be able to make the trip, I’m told. POTUS to announce it publicly soon.

Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR) gets booed loudly - blames gun violence on single mothers

The billionaire founder of Chobani has a plan to solve the world’s growing refugee crisis: Give them jobs

Important to keep in mind how women can harm, humiliate, & denigrate other women/girls in overt and covert ways. Slavery and Jim Crow are powerful examples, but there are other examples... How a Ring of Women Allegedly Recruited Girls for Jeffrey Epstein

"What is going on here? He's not even pretending to do the job anymore... he's watching cable news and hate-tweeting... There's no adults in the room anymore." -

Why is Mitch McConnell freaking out about court-packing? Because he knows that's the only way to reverse his theft of the Supreme Court.

Cheeto Christ...Cheeto Christ...He's like if Jesus were pumpkin-spiced...— Randy Rainbow

Twitter won’t autoban neo-Nazis because the filters may ban GOP politicians

A U.S. intelligence report says the mysterious explosion off Russia's northern coast occurred during a recovery mission to salvage the Kremlin's nuclear-powered missile from the ocean floor

More evidence that Trump is manipulating the stock market

My opponent’s republican allies are trying to force me out of the mayor’s race by cutting off my wife’s health insurance during her pregnancy. This is a sad day for democracy. We are prepared to take legal action. Read our press release below.

Netanyahu REALLY didn't want Trump to meet with Zarif, by the power team of

Trump to Leslie Stahl, 2016: 'You know why I do it? I do it to discredit you all and demean you all so that when you write negative stories about me no one will believe you.'"

NEW: The statement from a @SecretService agent which @PressSec said she was relying upon in her decision to suspend @BrianKarem’s White House hard pass does not exist, attorneys from @TheJusticeDepartment now say.

Members of one Pennsylvania farm family say President Trump has lost their votes due to the trade war with China. @GaryTuchmanCNN reports

The president lied when he accused Comey of violating laws protecting classified information.


AP reports that a growing number of Midwest farmers are unhappy with Trump over waivers granted to oil refineries that have sharply reduced demand for corn-based ethanol. Farmer Randy Miller called it "our own country stabbing us in the back."

A retired Army officer is fighting to save his adopted daughter from deportation

Potential Trump Lawsuit Against Lawrence O’Donnell Could ‘Backfire’ by Making Deutsche Bank Docs Part of Discovery Without question, I stand by Lawrence O’Donnell. Trump’s bluffing. Discovery would doom his chances at re-election. Then Trump faces prison

BREAKING: After Committee inspections of #DHS immigration facilities found serious problems, #DHS abruptly blocked further staff visits.@RepCummings requests #DHS provide meaningful access to the identified #ICE and #CBP facilities.

We asked noted historians to write an essay on aspects of slavery that are misunderstood, poorly taught or not covered in American classrooms. Here’s what they wrote:

Securing our elections needs to be a priority heading into the 2020 elections — even many Republicans agree. So what have Mitch McConnell and his GOP Senate majority done? Nothing.

"If Trump’s promise of pardons was just a joke, it wasn’t very funny. And there is a danger that aides will take Trump’s commands literally and obey them."

FBI studies two broken cameras outside cell where Epstein died: source

A Kentucky high school principal who first came to fame in 2009 for banning books with "homosexual content" from his school is back in the news. But this time it’s because he was arrested on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.

Trump Leans Forward When He Stands & an Expert Says It's Because He Wears Shoe Lifts to Be Taller

JUST IN: US growth in second quarter revised down to 2 percent

Here’s what matters on #ComeyDay; James @Comey broke no laws. He was found to have committed a minor policy violation; he chose to prioritize our national security instead. Thank you for your service in the IC, sir,

No Trump stories on the front pages of the WSJ, NYT or WaPo. Stunning.

Owner of Timberland, Vans, shoes says will no longer buy Brazilian leather

Really? I was expecting them to come clean this time. Russia denies ordering assassination of Chechen exile in Berlin

DOJ IG "found no evidence that Comey or his attorneys released any of the classified information contained in any of the memos to members of the media." I don’t need a public apology from those who defamed me, but a quick message with a “sorry we lied about you” would be nice.

Trump’s revival of claim of voting fraud in New Hampshire alarms some state Republicans

#Russia's state TV describes the news of Trump ordering a review/freeze of U.S. financial, military assistance to #Ukraine as "sensational," host Olga Skabeeva excitedly predicts that the news will make a Ukrainian guest cry, mockingly says, "This is so sad and tragic for you."

We honor Herman Augusta White for his service to our nation. White was a #WWII veteran with no surviving family, and the Brown-Dugger Funeral Home in Perry is inviting those in the community to attend his funeral next Wednesday, September 4.

Pompeo’s business deals with foreign-government companies

Trump-Pence 2020 Logo Taken From Suspended White Supremacist Twitter Account

Sleeping guards, “malfunctioning” cameras, abrupt end to suicide watch, a broken hyoid bone in a low-velocity hanging, a prominent defendant who could have implicated many people of power and influence. Suicide? Come on, man!

Politically fucking livid Hugh Grant is the best Hugh Grant.

Wow. You have to watch this, it just happened live on #SkyNews A Portuguese woman, in GB for 20 yrs, papers refused... "I gave this country my youth - I looked after your children, your elderly. You must make me part of this process, I have no voice. You can't just kick me out."

Under the Trump administration, only 60 miles of barriers have been built — and that is all replacement barriers, not new ones.

Children born to U.S. service members and government employees overseas will no longer be automatically considered citizens of the United States, according to policy alert issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Horrifying. Police in DeKalb County, Illinois tased and choked an unarmed black man. He asked his girlfriend to record this and immediately after was tased unconscious. I hope this blows up. These racist cops need to be fired.

Mattis breaks his silence: “I did as well as I could for as long as I could. When my concrete solutions and strategic advice, especially keeping faith with our allies, no longer resonated, it was time to resign.”

Trump is withholding vital military aid to Ukraine, while his personal lawyer seeks help from the Ukraine government to investigate his political opponent. It doesn’t take a stable genius to see the magnitude of this conflict. Or how destructive it is to our national security.

Opinion: Why should Wisconsin drain Lake Michigan for Foxconn?

Post-Tropical Cyclone #Erin Advisory 11: Erin Becomes Extratropical. This is the Last Advisory.

A petition calling on the UK government not to suspend Parliament has reached more than a million signatures

Voting machine errors in Georgia seen as part of bigger problem

Malfunctioning voting machines cast shadow over Mississippi vote

Trump sparks panic, chaos targeting ailing immigrant children

The most inhumane of all of Donald Trump's policies'

Senator Gillibrand gives up 2020 presidential run

The Queen's suspension of Parliament after a request by Boris Johnson has not gone down universally well in Britain

Breaking News: The Trump administration is set to announce that it will sharply curtail regulations on methane emissions, a major contributor to climate change

BREAKING: not one but TWO malfunctioning cameras

New poll has bad news for Trump. Voters think the economy is getting worse

Imagine being in charge of the federal government of the richest and most powerful nation on Earth, and choosing to use it, that power of the U.S. government, to target children with cancer.

This thread on the Epstein victims. It’s Important to remember Epstein would still be free ruining women’s lives if it wasn’t for @jkbjournalist who is the hero of this story.

The Liberty University professor was filming minors doing what, exactly?

Pres. Barack Obama Ave. - New York City.

This is the first time a federal court has actually struck down an entire state's voting system because they are violating the fundamental right to vote.

#PaulWhelan was injured in a Russian prison, where his treatment by guards worsened after making human rights complaints. On Friday, a judge gave the FSB investigator 4 more months - he's had 8 already - to hold Paul and attempt to force a confession

NEW: Boston teen accused of plotting a mass shooting at a university in North Carolina was an NRA enthusiast who once told classmates he "needed guns to protect myself from illegal aliens," according to a former Boston classmate.

Opinion: The Saudis are back. But they never really left