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Special Counsel Subpoenas Another Roger Stone aide in Russia Probe

May 18th 2018

Looks like Roger Stone’s time in the barrel is quickly coming. U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed a key assistant of long-time Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone, two people with knowledge of the matter said, the latest sign that Mueller’s investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election is increasingly focusing on...
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Farenthold’s Hiring Process for New Job Could Be Illegal and May Be Challenged

May 18th 2018

The Calhoun Port Authority apparently violated the Texas Open Meetings Act when it hired former Congressman Blake Farenthold as its lobbyist. “This is one of the most clear-cut examples of a notice violation that I’ve ever seen,” said longtime media attorney Joe Larsen, who serves on the board of the Freedom of Information Foundation of...
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Blake Farenthold’s New Job Was Created Just for Him, How Special!

May 16th 2018

I spoke to a Victoria Advocate Reporter who confirmed that Blake Farenthold’s new job is a newly created position. The Port Director has not responded to questions about whether the position was advertised or whether there were any other applicants.  A Public Information Act request has been filed for contract details. For more: The Victoria...
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Trump Family Separations Will Put Immigrant Children on Military Bases

May 15th 2018

The Trump administration is moving forward with plans to split up families who cross the border illegally.  The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will make site visits to four military installations in Texas and Arkansas during the next two weeks to evaluate their suitability for minors under age 18 who arrive at the...
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North Korea’s Little Kim Threatens to Dump The Trump Summit

May 15th 2018

North Korea has threatened to cancel a historic summit between Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump after US and South Korean forces carried out ‘provocative’ joint drills this week. The North’s Korean Central News Agency unexpectedly announced talks with South Korea had been postponed just hours before they were due to start because of...
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Texas GOP Run-off Becomes Massive Trump Ass-kissing

May 14th 2018

As early voting begins in Texas’ Republican congressional runoffs, just about every race has devolved into a battle over which candidate supports President Donald Trump more.  Nearly all six of the Republican congressional runoffs in Texas have turned into a pitched battle over who supports the president more or who has done just about...
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Farenthold Goes Back to Congress

May 14th 2018

Former Congressman Blake  “Ducky  Pjs” Farenthold went right back to Washington DC Monday as the legislative liaison for the Port of Port Lavaca-Point Comfort, located in the district he represented until April 6 of this year.  Seems the Good Ol’ Boy Network felt sorry for him and found him a job, despite the fact...
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[VIDEO] Bill Maher on RealTime: Trump is Married to the Mob

May 12th 2018

New Rule: Married to the Mob | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) All the criminals, the wacky characters, everyone is there except my cousin Vinny. Hopefully will all end up in prison, where mobsters and criminals belong. #TrumpCrimeFamily
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Trump Causes Big Pharma Stocks to Rise

May 11th 2018

On Friday, Trump broke yet another promise to the voters and enriched large corporations by proposing to lower drug prices by promoting competition among pharmaceutical companies, suggesting Big Pharma would have to disclose prices in advertising.  Trump also forgot he promised to have the government directly negotiate lower drug prices for Medicare and denied...
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Now Sarah Palin Knows How We Feel

May 11th 2018

Former GOP VP candidate Sarah Palin says hearing that Sen. John McCain now regrets choosing her as his 2008 running mate is ‘like a perpetual gut-punch’ every time she hears about it.  ‘That’s not what Sen. McCain has told me all these years, as he’s apologized to me repeatedly for the people who ran...
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ATT Fires CEO for “Big Mistake” of Hiring Michael Cohen

May 11th 2018

The CEO of AT&T on Friday told his employees that the company made a “big mistake” by hiring Michael Cohen to get insider insight into the Trump administration — a decision said to have cost a top exec his job.  AT&T said on Tuesday it hired Essential Consultants to advise it on working with...
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Trump’s Violation of Iran Deal Gives Israel and Iran the Go-ahead to Fight

May 11th 2018

The shadow war between Iran and Israel is now in the open as Israeli warplanes struck dozens of Iranian military targets inside Syria. Israel says the Iranians launched a rocket attack from Syrian territory just hours earlier on Tuesday.  The lethal, cross-border exchanges — a result of the pissing match over Iran’s presence in Syria...
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Trump Thanks Federal Employees with $143.5 billion in Retirement Cuts

May 10th 2018

Office of Personnel Mgmt Director Jeff Pon wrote a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan late last week requesting a number of legislative changes that would cut retirement benefits for federal workers.  “In summary, the employee retirement landscape continues to evolve as private companies are providing less compensation in the form of retirement benefits,”...
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America First Policy = America Alone?

May 9th 2018

Now that the adults have all left the White House, Trump is following his bull-in-the-china shop foreign policy tendencies and leaves the Iranian Nuclear agreement.  Yesterday, Trump broke with with European allies over the Iran agreement and Monday, Mr. Trump will break with Arab allies with the formal opening of an American Embassy in...
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‘Fire him today’: Viewers demand MSNBC drop Hugh Hewitt

May 9th 2018

‘Fire him today’: Viewers demand MSNBC drop Hugh Hewitt after report reveals unethical favors from Scott Pruitt. MSNBC viewers on Tuesday threatened to boycott MSNBC if the network does not fire conservative commentator Hugh Hewitt after a report revealed that he had received special favors from embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt. Politico reported on...
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North Korea Releases 3 American Prisoners

May 9th 2018

President Trump declared a diplomatic victory on Wednesday by announcing that North Korea had freed three American prisoners, removing a bitter and emotional obstacle ahead of a planned meeting between him and the young leader of the nuclear-armed nation. The release of the three prisoners, all citizens of Korean descent, was in some ways...
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Michael Cohen Took 500K From Russian Oligarch

May 8th 2018

A company tied to a Russian oligarch sent $500,000 last year to an entity that lawyer Michael Cohen used to pay hush money to a porn actress who said she had a sexual encounter with President Donald Trump, according to attorney Michael Avenatti. The bombshell revelations, which couldn’t immediately be verified, caught companies and...
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Sessions: Undocumented Families to be Separated, Parents Jailed

May 8th 2018

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday that The U.S. Department of Homeland Security would refer all arrests for illegal entry to federal prosecutors. A conviction for illegal entry carries a maximum penalty of six months in custody for first-time border-crossers. Nearly one of every four Border Patrol arrests on the Mexican border from October...
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Melania Trump: The Plagiarism 1st Lady

May 8th 2018

  A booklet published by Melania Trump’s new campaign for children’s online safety bears an uncanny resemblance to a document released under Barack Obama’s administration. In fact, other than the introduction, “Talking with Kids about Being Online” touted as a booklet by First Lady Melania Trump and the Federal Trade Commission is exactly the...
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NY AG Schneiderman Resigns Amid Allegations of Physical Abuse

May 8th 2018

Eric Schneiderman, New York’s attorney general, has long been a liberal Democratic champion of women’s rights, and recently he has become an outspoken figure in the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment. As New York State’s highest-ranking law-enforcement officer, Schneiderman, who is sixty-three, has used his authority to take legal action against the disgraced film...
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Don Blankenship vs ‘The China People’

May 7th 2018

West Virginia Republicans pick their candidate to go against the Dem in the upcoming election. Don Blankenship is clearly racist, and has spent time in jail for a coal mine he ran which killed over 20 people. This doesn’t see to matter to the people of West Virgina, but Blankenship is even to vile...
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Volcano Continues to Threaten Homes on the Island of Hawai’i

May 7th 2018

More than two dozen homes have been destroyed by lava erupting from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island of Oahu. Reports from scientists indicate lava and toxic gas spewing more than 200 feet in the air from cracks in the ground. More than 1,700 people have fled their homes.  Here is what we...
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Proofreading is Not Just Spelling

May 5th 2018

Guns and Gear Daily needs proof-reader with some common sense.  Was this tongue-in-cheek or are the folks who own Guns and Gear Daily part of the Hidden Gay Agenda?  If you want to read their entire propaganda piece, check out Guns and Gear Daily If you want real news, head on over to LiveNewsChat Politics
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Trump Says Giuliani Will Get It Right… Eventually

May 4th 2018

President Trump said the former New York mayor will eventually get the facts right regarding a payment to a pornographic actress who said she had an affair with Mr. Trump, following two Fox Channel interviews where Giuliani torpedoed Trump’s previous statements.  “And virtually everything said has been said incorrectly, and it’s been said wrong, or...
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Texas Governor Trolled by Russians Practicing for 2016 Election

May 4th 2018

It seems the complete freak out in Texas about Operation Jade Helm 15, a completely legitimate U.S. military training exercise, was fueled by Russians trying to dominate ‘information space’ and stoke fear in U.S. citizens – much like they seem to have done in the 2016 elections.  The tactic worked so well that Pander...
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Trump Administration Confident N. Korea Will Release U.S. Prisoners

May 3rd 2018

A US official says the administration is “confident” the Americans held in North Korea will be released. They are still working to verify reports the hostages have been moved from their labor camps to Pyongyang and the timing of any release is unknown. There has been no direct confirmation from Pyongyang that the Americans...
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Giuliani Torpedoes Trump on Hannity

May 2nd 2018

Trump reimbursed Michael Cohen for the hush money payment to Stormy Daniels, according to Rudy Giuliani on Hannity Wednesday evening.  Giuliani stated that the payment was “perfectly legal” and was “not campaign money,” meaning the arrangement didn’t violate campaign finance law. “Asked if Trump knew about the arrangement, Giuliani said: “He didn’t know about...
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China Hits Back on Tariffs: Stops Buying U.S. Soybeans

May 2nd 2018

It appears that China has skipped past a proposed high tariff on soybeans. According to Bunge, Ltd, the world’s largest oilseed processor, China is no longer buying soybeans from U.S. producers at all and has been meeting Chinese demand with supplies from mostly South America. Expect more news on this front as China is also...
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Kanye West: Privilege Makes You Dumb

May 2nd 2018

In a moment of supreme ignorance, Kanye West demonstrates that being raised in privilege makes some folk ignorant of the struggles of Black People for 400 years. “When you hear about slavery for 400 years … for 400 years? That sound like a choice. Like … you was there for 400 years and it’s all...
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Trump Doctor’s Office Raided By Trump’s Thugs

May 1st 2018

In February 2017, a top White House aide who was Trump’s longtime personal bodyguard, along with the top lawyer at the Trump Organization and a third man, showed up at the office of Trump’s New York doctor without notice and took all the president’s medical records. The incident, which Dr. Harold Bornstein described as...
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