Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: White House

Here are some of the climate-linked disasters and rollbacks Trump’s ‘environmental...

“It's fitting that President Trump is promoting his awful environmental record on the same day that the White House is flooding after a historic storm.”

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave her position as White House press...

Sanders, 36, was part of the Trump campaign and then moved into the principal deputy press secretary role in the White House before being elevated to her current position.
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Greenwald: White House spread false story about Venezuela burning aid trucks...

"Every time the U.S. wants to start a new war, it does it the same way, which is, it invents some really inflammatory, emotionally wrenching lie that gets people to hate the government they want to topple so much that they set their rationality aside and support the war."

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.

Keep walking, nothing important to see here

“Shanahan who?”

Gut check on the guttiest, nuttiest president. Bar none

We have words for those who elevate internal, non-logical feelings over mind – contrary to what that vast conspiracy of humanity calls consensual knowledge: delusional, hustlers, deceivers, crack pots or people of bad faith.

Authoritarian: Sanders describes Trump after the administration attacks the free press

"Trump describes the free media as an "enemy of the people"; attacks leaders of democratic countries while cozying up to authoritarian nations; and now uses his influence to try to stop the counting of votes in FL and GA."

Warning of ‘dangerous chilling’ of Free Press, CNN sues Trump for...

Defenders of free expression and members of the media denounced the president's move as a "clear attack on the First Amendment."

Making America’s wars great again

The Pentagon portrays a powerful need to think of ourselves as a righteous, just, and successful country that fights only righteous, just, and successful wars.

When it comes to having leaders who murder, the US is...

What our presidents, with their “kill lists,” are doing is destroying what little democracy and moral standing we have left in this country.

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How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...