Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: Trump

Columnist Thiessen, in calling AOC ‘economically illiterate,’ displays own economic ignorance

After all, while the brief bio at the end of his column doesn’t mention it, the newspaper he writes for is owned by Bezos, Amazon’s founder, CEO and the world’s richest man.

O.N.E.

“This is what it means to be an American dealing with a fake president spouting cringeworthy claims even as we try to create decent relationships with bewildered people from other lands.”

Trump Foundation agrees to dissolve under judicial supervision

“This is an important victory for the rule of law, making clear that there is one set of rules for everyone. We’ll continue to move our suit forward to ensure that the Trump Foundation and its directors are held to account for their clear and repeated violations of state and federal law.”

Trump’s Supreme Court strikes blow to government workers, good paying jobs

“This is a concerted, corporate-funded effort to get rid of public employee unions."

Dr. Strangelove in the Pentagon

What a path of folly we remain headed down – especially with a president proud beyond belief of the size of his “nuclear button.”

The ideology that unites Trump and the authoritarians he admires

It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.

Trump’s National Defense Strategy

The battle between “guns and butter” is still raging in the United States and, if the new NDS is any indicator, the guns are winning.

The 3 choices when it comes to Trump

Democracy is fragile, it requires all of us to protect it.

Forget Trump; His party is the problem now

Even if Trump stepped down or was removed, another Republican would replace him – that's the real problem.

The strategy of maximal extraction

This is how Donald Trump plans to enlist fossil fuels in the struggle for global dominance.

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U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

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Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes

In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.