In America Oligarchs Pay YOU!

Donald and the Russian mob go back quite a while. Seems like Mr. Trump, his company and his partners repeatedly turned to wealthy Russians and oligarchs from former Soviet republics — several allegedly connected to organized crime, according to a USA TODAY review of court cases, government and legal documents and an interview with a …

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Comey and the Russians

The FBI told the House Intelligence Committee, the country and the world that it was conducting a counterintelligence investigation of the Trump campaign and its contacts with Russia during the 2016 Presidential campaign, and that it began that investigation as early as July of last year. A whole lot of Democrats probably cussed at the …

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NATO is not a protection racket

The Secretary of Defense really needs to sit this stupid whiny little man down and explain how NATO is funded. He tweeted this this morning: [Germany owes] …vast sums of money to NATO & the United States must be paid more for the powerful, and very expensive, defense it provides to Germany! — Donald J. …

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Trump and Mulvaney, Idiocracy LLC

A budget that puts #AmericaFirst must make safety its no. 1 priority—without safety there can be no prosperity: https://t.co/9lxx1iQo7m — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 16, 2017 I’ll be very pleased to know our borders are secure as I die of starvation because you cut funding for Meals On Wheels. Or maybe I’ll die of …

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Radical Republican Ecoterrorists

Headline: Climate, Other Programs Get Deep Cuts in EPA Budget Proposal Under the tentative plan from the Office of Management and Budget, the agency’s funding would be reduced by roughly 25 percent and about 3,000 jobs would be cut, about 19 percent of the agency’s staff. [snip] The draft proposal for the EPA would cut …

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Let the pogroms begin

If this new Homeland Security agency called Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement were properly staffed it would be a part-time job, given that according to a 2015 Cato Institute study the numbers show that immigrants commit fewer crimes than native-born Americans. But that’s not good enough for Trump’s followers. They firmly believe immigrants make America …

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The Immigration Facts Donald Trump Doesn’t Like

Oust millions of people from the economy and just watch the G.D.P. drop. Source: The Immigration Facts Donald Trump Doesn’t Like – The New York Times I differ slightly with the Times’s headline. I don’t think Trump knows the facts, and I don’t think he’s interested in hearing them. I think he’s fixated on being …

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