Be Very Afraid After Bannon and Preibus address CPAC

Be Very Afraid After Bannon and Preibus address CPAC

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, DC is an annual RW freak show. This year, the first CPAC held in the Trump Administration was no different and white supremacist Spencer was booted out... Read More
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Thousands of doctors trained in Europe ‘may quit UK after Brexit’

About 12,000 doctors trained in European countries could quit the UK because they feel less welcome following the Brexit vote, according to a survey of overseas medics. About two in five doctors who qualified in... Read More
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Why Trumponomics Fails

by Robert Reich When Donald Trump gave a speech last Friday at Boeing’s factory in North Charleston, South Carolina – unveiling Boeing’s new 787 “Dreamliner” – he congratulated Boeing for building the plane “right here”... Read More
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Iceland’s president forced to clarify views on pineapple pizza ban

Faced with uproar at home and a social media storm abroad, the president of Iceland has been forced to clarify his outspoken stance on one of the defining questions of the age: whether pineapple should... Read More
Angela Rye absolutely destroys CNN conservative who credits Trump with fighting bigotry

Angela Rye absolutely destroys CNN conservative who credits Trump with fighting bigotry

“Oh, my God,” conservative guest Harlan Hill replied to Rye’s assertion. “That is absolutely outrageous,” he said. “Oh, my god, it is absolutely true,” Rye shot back. Hill then attempted to point to the example... Read More
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Why Republicans should be nervous about repeal

The more you look, the more the Obamacare repeal effort is starting to resemble a mirror image of the turmoil when the law was passed. Remember that in 2009, it started out with fairly broad... Read More
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Trump’s nominees gripe the White House isn’t protecting them

Candidates for top jobs in President Donald Trump’s administration are getting spooked after Andrew Puzder’s nomination was scuttled, and they fear the White House isn’t doing enough to protect them from grueling confirmations, according to... Read More
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Theresa May’s spin doctor quit PR roles after questions over conflict of interest

Theresa May’s chief spin doctor officially resigned from three companies set up with a public relations executive days after Labour raised questions of a potential conflict of interest. Katie Perrior became the prime minister’s head... Read More

Democrats Are Eager to See the End of the Race for DNC Chair – NBC News

Nearly four long months after losing power and still lacking a new chairman, Democrats are eager to get their leadership elections over with and move on with the business of rebuilding their party to challenge... Read More
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Britons ‘bumped off’ EU medical research grant applications, MPs told

He said it was vital for patients that Britain continued to be part of leading edge research and was pressing the government to argue the case for continuing to contribute to the ERC on a... Read More

Trump Plan: Deport to Mexico Immigrants Crossing Border Illegally, Regardless of Nationality

The idea is part of a raft of immigration proposals signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly that are likely to spur international and legal challenges. by Ginger Thompson and Marcelo Rochabrun ProPublica This article... Read More
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Visit to UK by ‘petulant child’ Trump would embarrass the Queen: British lawmakers

President Donald Trump’s visit to the United Kingdom will cause an embarrassment to Queen Elizabeth II, according to British lawmakers who, on Monday, debated Trump’s state visit later this year. The debate came in response... Read More
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Town Hall Protests — Democrats Echo 2009 Tea Party Protests

What was true in 2009 is true today: In the normal course of things, it’s not easy even for a well-funded and -organized group to get people to spend an evening at a school auditorium... Read More

A lone GOP Georgia congressman holds a rocky town hall meeting

At times appearing flustered by the rough reception, the two-term Savannah pharmacist was met with a sustained burst of boos and applause when he outlined his opposition to the Affordable Care Act.   It was... Read More

Pastor walks out on Trump’s ‘demonic’ Florida rally: ‘My 11-year-old daughter was sobbing in fear’

el Tooley, lead pastor at First Church Of The Nazarene in Melbourne, said that both he and his daughter were traumatized after attending President Donald Trump’s rally in Florida over the weekend. In a lengthy... Read More
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British Muslim teacher taken off US-bound flight: I was treated like a criminal

“This shouldn’t happen to anyone. I’ve followed all the procedures. I’ve ticked all the right boxes yet they made me feel like a criminal. I’ve got no criminal record, I’ve never been in trouble. I... Read More
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Iowa senator wants political balance among university professors

Chelgren would not say whether he believes Iowa’s universities have become too liberal. Rather, he said, he’s concerned about “extreme views on either side.”   Asked whether the regents need greater diversity of thought, spokesman Josh... Read More
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Losing banking jobs to EU ‘threatens financial stability across Europe’

The City of London has warned that the loss of banking jobs to EU countries due to Brexit could threaten British and European financial stability. Interviews with more than half a dozen senior bankers and... Read More
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7 Signs of Tyranny

by Robert Reich As tyrants take control of democracies, they typically do 7 things: 1. They exaggerate their mandate to govern – claiming, for example, that they won an election by a “landslide” even after... Read More
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White House delivered EU-skeptic message before Pence visit – sources

In the week before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited Brussels and pledged America’s “steadfast and enduring” commitment to the European Union, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon met with a German diplomat and delivered... Read More

Donald Trump’s unbroken streak of falsehoods now stands at 33 days

#Donald Trump has been president for all or part of 33 days. He has averaged four falsehoods or misleading statements a day(!) in that time. There hasn’t been a single day of Trump’s presidency in... Read More

National Security Council Spokesman Resigns Over Donald Trump’s ‘Disturbing’ Actions

The spokesman for the #National Security Council says President Donald Trump’s “disturbing” and repeated attempts to undermine the U.S. intelligence community prompted him to resign last week. In a scorching Washington Post column published Monday, Edward... Read More

AP source: Trump’s revised travel ban targets same countries

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the... Read More

Russia Compiles Psychological Dossier on Trump for Putin – NBC News

MOSCOW — A dossier on Donald Trump’s psychological makeup is being prepared for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Among its preliminary conclusions is that the new American leader is a risk-taker who can be naïve, according... Read More
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White House reverses on Trump’s golf game – POLITICO

President Donald Trump played a full round of golf Sunday, enjoying once again a habit he regularly assailed Barack Obama for. After initially saying Trump had only played a few holes, the White House reversed... Read More
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Le Pen Gains in French Polls as Security Concerns Win Voters

Marine Le Pen gained ground on her rivals for the French election as she benefits from concerns about security while other candidates trained their fire on independent front-runner Emmanuel Macron. Monday’s daily OpinionWay poll showed... Read More
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Fukushima – A Lurking Global Catastrophe?

by Robert Hunziker Year over year, ever since 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown grows worse and worse, an ugly testimonial to the inherent danger of generating electricity via nuclear fission, which produces isotopes, some... Read More
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Divide and rule tactics could leave UK without deal, say EU politicians

British attempts to “blackmail and divide” EU countries in the run-up to Brexit negotiations will lead to a disastrous “crash-landing” out of the bloc, European politicians have told the Guardian. They add that the approach... Read More

Anti-Semites are gushing over Donald Trump’s berating of a Jewish reporter

Anti-Semitic writers are thrilled that President Donald Trump denounced a Jewish reporter at a press conference and told him to be quiet after he asked the president to condemn anti-Semitism. They said Trump’s performance was... Read More
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Trump ignores ‘the grown-ups’ in his Cabinet

President Donald Trump this week abruptly dropped the nation’s commitment to a two-state solution for Middle East peace — without reviewing the specifics of his new strategy with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. State Department... Read More