Saturday, July 11, 2020

Mueller speaks: “The Russia investigation was of paramount importance. Stone was prosecuted and convicted because he committed federal crimes. He remains a convicted felon, and rightly so.”

BREAKING: Trump wears a mask in public for the first time as he visits Walter Reed

"Anybody that thinks this is hoax, they should come spend the day with me here." United Memorial Medical Center in Houston has been on the frontline battling the COVID-19 pandemic, as Texas and other states are showing surges in cases since reopening.

After 4 hours, Pres Trump departs his Virginia golf club. Was seen on the links from a distance by CBS News camera crew

Trump’s Banana Republic

I would never have believed America could end up in this rogue Trump regime. Our Constitution simply wasn’t designed to deal with a lawless President. The fault lines in the nation have hardened. Biden will spend 4 years trying to regain normality.

'Compassionless': Lawsuit says Bernie Sanders campaign demoted staffer day after cancer surgery

"Stone is the central figure in the greatest scandals in U.S. history. Ames, Hanssen, the Rosenbergs, Alger Hiss before them—none of them worked with a foreign intelligence service to help a candidate for president of the United States. Stone did."

Not even Nixon during Watergate dared to pardon his co-conspirators or commute their sentences. That Trump has done so secures his unrivalled place in the annals of presidential infamy. He is not just the worst president ever; he keeps getting worse

Unprecedented, historic corruption: an American president commutes the sentence of a person convicted by a jury of lying to shield that very president.

DeSatan Newest Bullshit. Florida’s Coronavirus Cases Are Spiking Because of a ‘Flatter Curve’

Trump has made a mockery of our Constitution, values, & way of life. His record of criminal & sociopathic behavior is a precursor of greater danger & harm to our country. What else must he do before his supporters see the threat he poses to America?

Under cover of virus, Netanyahu downgrades Israeli democracy

Americans Must Know if Their President Is a Crook

Police officers searched the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey and seized their rifle. Prosecutors are considering filing charges against the #Missouri couple, who confronted protesters with guns and allegedly have threatened people with guns before.

Roger Stone is to Russia as Jared Kushner is to Saudi Arabia.

Washpost editorial: Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone’s sentence is an unforgivable betrayal of his office

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and his family received between $11 million and $24 million from a federal coronavirus economic relief program. His luxury resort received up to $10 million, but did not promise to retain jobs because of the loan.

Breaking on @MSNBC: The U.S. has crossed more than 70,000 new coronavirus cases in a single day. That is a record. A week ago, the record was about 50,000 cases in a single day.

That Esper did not submit his resignation the instant Vindman announced his retirement is shameful. He PROMISED to protect this soldier from retaliation. I know we’re all in outrage overload, but if you care about our govt, do not forget this moment.

After the CEO of Goya Foods praised @realDonaldTrump I will no longer be buying their products as they betray their once loyal Latino consumers. Join me in taking a stand as a consumer and boycotting Goya.

Bravo @masslivenews for highlighting the seriousness of hunger in America. This pandemic has made hunger & food insecurity much worse, but we can use this moment of crisis to come up with creative solutions to end hunger once and for all!

Nicolle Wallace: "Here's the problem: You pull the fire alarm, who's coming? There's nobody coming."


Roger Stone is still a convicted felon.

Epstein + Maxwell ➡️ Goya

There's $1.3 BILLION for KY education sitting on Sen. McConnell’s desk. Schools DON'T have enough PPE to open safely, and with so many KY teachers over 50, many won't return if it's not safe. If Mitch actually wants to help schools, he’d give them what they need to open safely.

Rogues Gallery

BREAKING WH Press Sec: "Today, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Grant of Clemency commuting the unjust sentence of Roger Stone, Jr."

Let's be clear: Roger Stone was found guilty. He threatened to murder a witness to avoid prosecution. He threatened to hurt his dog. Trump just commuted his sentence.

Trump says he "stopped" Russian troll factory interference in the 2018 election with a cyberattack. Not much more clarity on this or anything else though, including the Afghanistan bounties story

Remember when @SenatorCollins said Trump “learned his lesson”?

The Hong Kong police raided a pollster on the eve of pro-democracy camp primary, raising alarms about political interference in coming elections

Trump’s GOP is becoming a Garish Opera of Paranoia

Nicolle Wallace: "We are watching something that makes headlines in this country when it happens in other countries, when it happens in third world countries, the obliteration of the rule of law."

The plain-spoken Democratic Senate nominee tells Iowans how Social Security helped save her after personal tragedy. No wonder it’s a close race.

Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom are reopening Saturday as a huge surge of Floridians have tested positive for the new coronavirus in recent weeks

Arizona county requests refrigerated trucks as morgues hit 97% capacity during pandemic

Workplace/schools: cool new research video demonstrate how you can reduce the risk of infection though contact in an office

Why the way we live now will mean more pandemics

Free food fridges pop up around U.S. Meet one woman who is stocking them.

Less than two weeks under a new national security law enacted by Beijing, Hong Kong residents already feel a curtain of control falling over the city's realms of speech and thought.

"I think it's a terrible idea... for the President to be able to issue a pardon on the basis of a crime that the person committed assisting the President, is ridiculous... it's appalling."@SpeakerPelosi on Trump commuting Roger Stone's prison sentence

Trump has done far far more to protect Roger Stone from justice than he has to protect US troops from being killed by Putin’s paid mercenaries.

DOJ taps U.S. attorney to 'coordinate' Ukraine inquiries

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Trump commuting Roger Stone’s sentence: “I’m recommending that we pass a law that presidents cannot issue a pardon if the crime that the person is in jail for is one that is caused by protecting the President, which this was”

Schiff: Trump commuting Stone an appalling attack on rule of law

Trump commutes sentence of key Russia scandal figure Roger Stone

Barr 'decapitates' third U.S. attorney's office looking at Trump

FACT-CHECK: The White House statement about Trump commuting Roger Stone's prison sentence was littered with a dozen lies and false claims about the Russia investigation, Mueller's team, and key details of Stone's criminal case. Here's my full breakdown.

BREAKING: @OliverDarcy reveals that the top writer for Fox News host Tucker Carlson has for years been using a pseudonym to post bigoted remarks on an online forum that is a hotbed for racist, sexist, and other offensive content. The writer has resigned

Even if Trump loses, the period between November 4th and January 20th is going to be incredibly dangerous for American democracy.

Trump commutes the prison sentence of Roger Stone while the officers that killed Breonna Taylor are still free. The two systems of justice in this country must end.

I look forward to the ironic moment when Republican Senators who laughed off the crudeness, cruelty, and toxicity of this President attack a Biden nominee for some intemperate tweets

Leader Schumer: "By refusing to hold President Trump accountable, the Republican Party bears responsibility for his lawlessness."