Tuesday, September 29, 2020

This police officer has it right. Today’s Police want to be “Call of Duty” not police officers. We need to change the culture.


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.@MassAGO Maura Healey: “Voter intimidation is real. If you thought you could win an election outright, fairly, you wouldn’t have to play games and you wouldn’t have to try to steal it, which is what Donald Trump is doing.”


Analysis: Trump’s campaign is making up fake debate excuses in advance. Sound familiar?


Michael Flynn’s lawyer says she asked Trump not to pardon his former national security adviser and personally briefed the president


The rising risk from wildfires is making insurance unaffordable for more Californians. I’m calling on the Federal Insurance Office to study the issue and recommend ways to ensure that insurance remains available to homes, businesses and commercial properties.


The White House has formally submitted Judge Amy Coney Barrett's SCOTUS nomination to the Senate


BREAKING: Trump CANNOT stay an order blocking its census apportionment memo, a 3-judge panel wrote in a blistering ruling. Trump's arguments about irreparable harm and urgency are "frivolous," the judges found.


Powell tried to invoke ***executive privilege*** to circumvent Sullivan's questions, surprising the judge who said she does not work for the government.


Joe Biden’s campaign sent a letter to Mark Zuckerberg accusing Facebook of being “the nation’s foremost propagator of disinformation about the voting process”


Mr. President, the Chinese don't pay your damn tariffs. I do. You're killin me here man..


Democrats and advocates are battling Ohio's secretary of state in court over the number of ballot drop boxes in each county.


On #C4News at 7pm (2pm Eastern in the US) more revelations from the massive cache of voter data used by the Trump campaign in 2016. And what it means for @profcarroll and the fight for his Cambridge Analytica data as featured in #TheGreatHack


USPS workers are resisting orders so they can deliver mail on time. Mechanics in NY aren't removing mail sorters. Ohio clerks rescue prescriptions from stalled bins & deliver mail off-hours. In Pa., carriers make excuses to buy time to finish their routes.


Today's hearing will discuss this document, examine this problem & examine actions that the federal gov't must take to rid law enforcement communities of officers who have white supremacist affiliations or beliefs.


A Texas sheriff has been indicted after TV footage of a fatal police chase was destroyed


The Crimes of Bill Barr by @LouiseMensch


Jared Kushner Paid No Federal Income Tax for Years, Documents Suggest Confidential documents reviewed by The Times indicate that Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and key adviser, probably paid little or no income tax from 2009 to 2016.


Sully Sullenberger stepped up in a critical moment and now he asks that we do the same.


Trump is a criminal and Evangelicals who support him are hypocrites. “Trump Secretly Mocks His Christian Supporters”


For 3 weeks in August, the US Postal Service stopped fully updating a national change of address system that states use to keep their voter rolls current. This meant that at least 1.8 million new changes of address had not been registered in the database.


Wow, that was quick! "Grand jury proceedings in Breonna Taylor case will be released [on Wednesday] following judge's order, Kentucky attorney general says":


Trump Secretly Mocks His #Christian Supporters. His former attorney says Trump had this to say after meeting with #Evangelical pastors: “They’re all hustlers.”


Former aides say they’ve heard Trump privately ridicule conservative religious leaders, dismiss faith groups with cartoonish stereotypes, and deride rites and doctrines held sacred by many in his base. My story on what Trump really thinks about religion:


.@RudyGiuliani is simultaneously claiming that @JoeBiden has 8/10 dementia symptoms and is relying on adderall to remember things. According to ex-Apprentice crew member @CaslerNoel, @realDonaldTrump regularly abused adderall as a “maintenance high.”


Alternative headline: “Religious fundamentalists finance terrorism”


Opinion: Trump has laid a trap for the debate — but he’ll be the one to step into it


Opinion: Trump said he would bring jobs back to Ohio’s manufacturing workers. Instead, he deserted them.


#BREAKING Belarus opposition leader says will address French parliament


Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Vilnius to discuss European support for the opposition in her country


President Trump called his children “consultants” and gifted them $26 million in a tax scheme that probably broke the law.


I can’t believe this guy has money trouble.


“This president appears to have over $400 million in debt. To whom? Different countries? What is the leverage they have? So for me, this is a national security question,” Pelosi said


The problem isn’t that Barr overrules DOJ subordinates. It’s that he is wrong on the law whenever he does, and always in ways that advance Trump’s grievances.


Still no answer to this question: Who paid off Brett Kavanaugh’s $92,000 country club fees plus his $200,000 credit card debt plus his $1.2 million mortgage, and purchased themselves a SCOTUS seat?


ICYMI: Pope Francis Suggests Donald Trump Is ‘Not Christian’


NOW this makes sense about Parscale: he has criminal liability under 18 U.S. Code 1001 for lying to Congress...about treason.


Hey guys. If the RNC was colluding with Russian intelligence to suppress the vote of African Americans, know who that implicates? Reince. Priebus.


Multiple people died during a hostage situation that unfolded in Salem, Oregon, Monday afternoon, officials said.


PSA: The #FBI and @CISAgov warn that cyber actors may spread false claims about hacked voter information to cast doubt on the legitimacy of U.S. elections. Beware of disinformation regarding cyberattacks on voter registration databases or voting systems.


Here's more about the QAnon "digital camouflage" strategy, which they're using to try to launder Q's wackadoo conspiracy theories onto the civilian internet without the movement's toxic branding


A majority of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers plan to remain in office after China’s decision to extend their terms without a planned election


We all know Bannon was recently arrested. But THIS wasn't immediately clear: Tucked near the bottom of the many-page indictment, prosecutors are seizing the assets of his dark-money nonprofit Citizens of the American Republic.


Who runs Hong Kong: party faithful shipped in to carry out Beijing's will


China is targeting and arresting Hong Kong dissidents. I could be next.


ohn Bolton says he'd think Pres. Trump would be "eager to tell the American public" where his income comes from "to show what a great businessman he is." "His holdings are so varied, his success is so great, why wouldn't he want to tell people what his sources of income were?"


These two paragraphs about Brad Parscale are absolutely haunting me.


Dear Mr. Putin....


Mitch McConnell won’t reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act because one provision could cause those who commit acts of domestic violence to lose their access to firearms indefinitely. The NRA, who feeds his Senate majority, opposes it—so Mitch does, too.


He's broke.


Hey what happens when you find out a Supreme Court Justice lied on his disclosures and had his debts illegally paid off for him? That would be interesting.


BREAKING: UK’s Channel 4 has obtained a huge data leak from Trump’s 2016 campaign. The leak reveals personal data of almost 200 million voters used by Trump’s campaign, which manipulated algorithms to deter millions of Black Americans from voting.


Mark Burnett knew Trump was broke, production had to rent office furniture to make him look wealthy on season one of ‘Apprentice’ because Trump Org office was so ratty. All the kids would ask for per diems on set, not your typical billionaire moves. @realDonaldTrump


The @nytimes Trump tax expose lends urgency to a persistent Q asked throughout his presidency, one which may outlast it: where did his money come from? My analysis for @TheScotsman incl how Trump Org hasn't paid a *penny* in UK corporation tax in 15 years:


Breaking News: Top White House officials spent weeks pressuring the C.D.C. over the summer to downplay the risk of sending children back to school.


Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million


Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, has close ties to a charismatic Christian group that holds men are divinely ordained as the "head” of the family.


I think this should confirm that Trump's physicals with this guy were bullshit.


I appreciate @NicolleDWallace highlighting the national security implications of @realDonaldTrump’s debt and foreign income and why it matters heading into this election.


When you send your henchman to work with Julian Assange to publish American emails hacked by Russian intelligence, it complicates the moral power of your complaints about violations of your financial privacy Especially after you've used the pardon power to protect the henchman


It essentially accuses Cameron of hiding behind grand jury secrecy requirements while misleading the public about evidence the grand jury actually saw. It asks the court to release the record in the interest of justice, transparency, and accountability.


New NYT story: The Apprentice helped Trump line deals up to save his bankrupt business...WITH THE RUSSIAN MOB "There were seven-figure licensing deals with hotel builders, some with murky backgrounds, *in former Soviet republics*"


Trump is $421 million in debt. That leaves him open to political and foreign manipulation, and means that if re-elected, he could spend his term cheating more systems, currying more favors, and manipulating his executive power to stay afloat—at the expense of the American people.


A homeowner asks a Portland police officer how do these protest end Police officer responds “if people liked our trump government a lot more, we probably wouldn’t have this issue in the first place”


As Trump and Senate Republicans try to rush a Supreme Court appointment before the election, @KamalaHarris tells @Lawrence voters are being deprived of the right “to elect their next president who then will make the decision about who will be the nominee.”