Even when presented with their greatest faults, President Trump won’t speak a bad word about friends like Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un. Trump’s relationship with Russia has been one of the most controversial topics of his presidency so far, dating back to the election and the possible hacking. But the President still insists they did… More The Donald is in Love…with 2 Men
twitter.com/politicususa/status/1051646647321661442 #10: The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) Jeff Kinney (Author) Release Date: October 30, 2018 Buy new: $13.95 $8.37 When snow shuts down Greg Heffley’s middle school, his neighborhood transforms into a wintry battlefield. Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights. And in the… More Trump’s Mental Decline?
All told, about 32 million people would lose their health coverage as a result of Graham-Cassidy. Including, quite possibly, me. — Read on www.thestranger.com/slog/2017/09/19/25421936/congress-is-trying-to-kill-me-again #1: The Wonky Donkey Craig Smith (Author), Katz Cowley (Illustrator) (284) Buy new: $7.99 $6.96 18 used & new from $6.96 Kids will love this cumulative and hysterical read-aloud! "I was… More Congress Is Trying to Kill Me. Again. – Slog – The Stranger
The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) has documented the plundering of US wealth to benefit the rich since 2001. Under presidents Bush, Obama and Trump—that is, under both Democratic and Republican administrations—US federal tax cuts have resulted in lost revenue of $5.1 trillion, with 65 percent of that money going to the top… More The Plundering of US Wealth through Tax Cuts for the Rich
Tracing opioid PAC money: A new JAMA analysis tracked political donations by opioid makers and distributors. The focus was on firms that have been the target of federal or state lawsuits for their role in the opioid crisis or that were named in a Senate report as funders of advocacy groups that contributed to the crisis. The… More Greed: Lawmakers take Opioid Drug Money
Counties that voted for Trump are more exposed to retaliatory tariffs than counties that voted for Hillary Clinton, according to a Brookings Institution report released last week. Tariffs on more than $120 billion worth of U.S. exports have been imposed by China, the European Union, Canada and Mexico. “Trade policy is inextricably linked with politics,… More BOOKINGS SAYS COUNTERTARIFFS HITTING TRUMP VOTERS HARDEST
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and the GOP still have a path to keep the House, but it would require either a near-sweep of the toss-up races or a significant change in the political environment. | Win McNamee/Getty Images There are now 209 seats either firmly or leaning in the Democratic column — only 9… More It’s time for a Blue Wave
#4: The Reckoning: A Novel John Grisham (Author) Buy new: $14.99 John Grisham’s The Reckoning is the master storyteller’s most powerful, surprising, and accomplished novel yet “John Grisham is not only the master of suspense but also an acute observer of the human condition. And these remarkable skills converge i… read more (as of October… More Even though Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed over the weekend as a Supreme Court justice, spending on his confirmation continues. The conservative Judicial Crisis Network has a new six-figure digital and television ad buy out this week thanking Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) for voting in favor of his confirmation.
Classical liberalism is having a moment of sorts. With conservatism severely tainted in intellectual circles by its association with President Trump, right-wing ideologues like Jordan Peterson have taken up “classical liberalism” as a handy branding opportunity. David Frum has the latest entry in The Atlantic arguing for a return of a liberal Republican Party. With classical liberal values… More Liberal Republicans are the last thing we need
President Trump on Monday commemorated Columbus Day, praising the 15th century explorer for his determination and leaving out any mention of Native Americans in a formal proclamation for a second straight year. — Read on thehill.com/homenews/administration/410389-trump-makes-no-mention-of-indigenous-peoples-for-2nd-straight-year-in #10: The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13) Jeff Kinney (Author) Release Date: October 30, 2018 Buy new:… More Trump again makes no mention of indigenous peoples in Columbus Day proclamation | TheHill