Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Tag: Donald Trump

President Chicken Little goes medieval, channels dead presidents

Like Chicken Little, the dishonored Trump name looks to go down as the icon of self-destructive over-reach, puffed up, then deflated by its own arrogance. Are we not learning “nothing to lose” could be the worst Trump delusion?

The Trump dictatorship

Democracy is about means, while dictatorship is about ends. Trump uses any means available to achieve his own ends.

As gov’t shutdown drags on, IRS continues to aid the rich...

As 800,000 federal workers remain furloughed or working without pay in the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, we look at how the Trump administration has restarted a division of the Internal Revenue Service to help corporate lenders.

Durbin calls for Senate hearings to probe ‘serious questions’ about why...

"When he takes the interpreter's notes and wants to destroy them so no one can see what was said, and the written transcript... it raises serious questions about the relationship between this president and Putin."

A twenty-first-century incredibility chasm

Life in the United States of Trump.

Crisis

I wonder. What are the American people made of? Time will tell. 

The House must hold impeachment hearings on Trump’s constitutional crimes

The best way to do that is to start subjecting presidents who abuse their power to public impeachment hearings. That process should begin with the impeachment of President Trump.

Longtime reporter leaves NBC saying media is ‘Trump circus’ that encourages...

William Arkin issued the blistering critique after a 30-year relationship with NBC, calling for “Trump-free” media days and a reckoning about how the network encourages a state of perpetual warfare.

Not one network should have aired Trump’s immigration speech

The president is going to demonize the media no matter what they do. So what do they have to lose by doing the right thing?

Bernie Sanders responds to Trump’s border wall address, debunking president’s lies...

Sen. Bernie Sanders called out the president for lying to the American people and creating a false crisis at the border.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Democrats are afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez too. And that’s a good thing.

Chief among the reasons for the tension? Ocasio-Cortez’s apparent support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats.

Majority of Americans support a 70% tax rate for mega-rich

"I don't think it's surprising. What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."

US politicians are selling out First Amendment and country for AIPAC cash

Now Congress is climbing on this shameless anti-Constitutional bandwagon.

Arizona activists face jail time for providing life-saving aid to migrants crossing Sonoran Desert

Arizona, activists with the humanitarian group No More Deaths go to trial today facing charges for a slew of federal crimes, all due to their efforts to leave water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border.

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