Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Tag: Donald Trump

Amid shutdown, Trump signs order freezing federal workers’ 2019 pay

“As if missed paychecks and working without pay were not enough, now they have been told that they don’t even deserve a modest pay increase.”

Syria: Here’s what it’s all about; the underlying reasons for this...

So here’s a message for Trump: in addition to Syria get out of Iraq, get out of Afghanistan, and get out of the entire Middle East where this current government, with an overly aggressive foreign policy, never did belong and had no right to be.

New survey shows majority of Americans are against funding for the...

"What if we instead added $5.7 billion in teacher pay? Or replacing water pipes? Or college tuition/prescription refill subsidies? Or green jobs?"

Trump’s ultimate crime: Defiling our vital story line

The only way we resurrect our positive story is to incinerate this fake one, to reject hatred and racism, white nationalism and smug, tribal complacency. That targets Trump and Republicanism.

As Trump claims workers support shutdown for border wall, unpaid federal...

"My husband is furloughed due to the Trump shutdown. This is a very stressful time, and believe me, my husband does not want that wall."

Keep walking, nothing important to see here

“Shanahan who?”

Russiagate vs. climate genocide: How Democrats cover up Trump’s worst crime

What’s truly amazing – until one habituates to the mammoth corruption of current U.S. politics – is how utterly unwilling today’s Democratic Party is to discuss issues that would paint Republicans in not merely in an unflattering, but in a criminally insane light.

Trump 2020 campaign used a shell company to pay ad buyers...

While some of the issues presented by the Trump campaign’s approach to outside groups may seem novel, Trump is hardly the only candidate with blurred lines between his campaign and outside groups supporting him.

Ocasio-Cortez calls for furlough of congressional pay next shutdown

“Have some integrity,” she added, calling for salaries to be furloughed for the next shutdown.

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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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