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  • Trump's budget could plunge nation's capital into recession

    04/01/2017 5:29:23 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 138 replies
    While many of the targeted federal agencies have offices outside Washington, Trump's dream budget would hit the region disproportionately, with tens of thousands of jobs at risk. The cuts would be felt throughout the city, with fewer people riding the already-beleaguered Metro subway or eating at restaurants. It would also hurt Washington's already-shaky market for office space. Economist Stephen Fuller of George Mason University, who has studied the regional economy for decades, estimated 20,000-24,000 federal employees and 10,000 federal contractors would lose their jobs under Trump's proposal. That equates to 5 percent of federal workers in the region. With those...
  • NOT backing down: Freedom Caucus stands strong amid attacks from the President

    03/31/2017 8:44:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 89 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 03/31/2017 | Chris Pandolfo
    Though the Freedom Caucus is under assault from all sides, some of its members who have spoken to the media or made public statements are standing strong — insisting that they are willing to work with President Trump to keep the GOP’s promise to repeal Obamacare. The media has used the failure of the American Health Care Act — Republican leadership’s phony repeal bill — as an excuse to attack conservatives in Congress. The Tea Party members of the Freedom Caucus, who opposed the legislation on grounds that it would not improve the American health insurance market, have been...
  • Malia Obama Looka Super Unhappy As She Heads To Another Long Shift ('long hours' getting to her?)

    03/23/2017 1:36:21 PM PDT · by drewh · 72 replies
    OK Magazine ^ | 2 hours ago | staff
    Malia Obama continues to look super unhappy as she heads into yet another long shift at The Weinstein Company in New York City. Sporting a burgundy jacket and a pair of black pants, the former president's daughter, who is currently interning at the prestigious business, appeared cold, tired, and unhappy. But this isn't the first time Malia's seemed miserable to be heading into work. Are the long hours getting to her? Click through the gallery to see the 18-year-old looking grumpier than ever before
  • Muslims inside FBI describe culture of suspicion and fear: 'It is cancer'

    03/22/2017 3:53:51 PM PDT · by detective · 59 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 22 March 2017 | Spencer Ackerman
    Muslim special agents and intelligence analysts at the FBI are reporting a climate of fear inside the agency coinciding with the political ascendance of Donald Trump, the Guardian has learned. FBI officials from Muslim-majority countries, a minority in a predominantly white bureau, say they are subject to an organizational culture of suspicion and hostility that leadership has done little to reform. At least one decorated intelligence analyst has been fired this year after a long ordeal which began with a routine foreign visit to see his family. His case and others in which Muslim agents have reported a workplace culture...
  • Stephen Hawking: "I may not be welcome" in Trump's America

    03/20/2017 11:29:51 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 87 replies
    KITV-TV ^ | March 20, 2017 | Judith Vonberg, CNN
    British scientist Stephen Hawking fears he "may not be welcome" in the United States now that Donald Trump is President. In an interview with ITV's Good Morning Britain on Monday, Hawking described President Trump's election as "a definite swing to a right-wing" and a "more authoritarian approach." He was especially critical of the appointment of Scott Pruitt, "a man who does not believe that carbon dioxide causes climate change," as head of the Environmental Protection Agency. "He should replace Scott Pruitt at the Environment Protection Agency," Hawking told ITV. "Climate change is one of the great dangers we face, and...
  • A Divine Appointment With a Widow Whose Husband Killed Two People

    03/19/2017 7:58:55 AM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 44 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | March 19, 2017 | JP
    My wife called to tell me she was stuck in traffic not far from our home. When she eventually discovered the cause of the highly unusual Saturday midafternoon backup, her heart was filled with sadness. For it was a fatal accident involving a motorcycle and an SUV. The biker was traveling west at a high rate of speed., according to a police report. The Nissan SUV was traveling east. When the SUV turned left, the bike collided with the larger vehicle sending its rider flying through the SUVs windshield like a projectile. The 28-year-old biker was killed. The 51-year-old husband...
  • Catoosa restaurant fires 12 workers for not showing up on 'Day Without Immigrants'

    02/18/2017 7:34:24 AM PST · by lowbridge · 104 replies
    Ktul.com ^ | February 17, 2017 | Ethan Hutchins
    A dozen workers at a Catoosa restaurant are without a job today after getting fired for skipping work as a show of support for A Day Without Immigrants. The restaurant workers are all Hispanic and they say it was important to them to participate in the national protest. But they didnt think it would cost them their jobs. They feel like theyve been unfairly terminated," said a friend, translating for the employees. The group worked at I Dont Care Bar and Grill in Catoosa. They talked to us after they were fired for not showing up to work. They asked...
  • Why I'm Skipping The Women's March on Washington [OPINION]

    02/12/2017 10:08:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Colorlines ^ | January 17, 2017 | Jamilah Lemieux
    I dont know that I serve my own mental health needs by putting my body on the line to feign solidarity with women who by and large didnt have my back prior to November. Ive never felt any thing remotely resembling sisterhood with White women. Friendship, affinity, fondness, lovesure. Sisterhood? Nah. That sense of loyalty, interconnectedness, accountability and shared struggle simply isnt there. That lack of sisterhood haunted me at times during the 2016 election season. As Election Day approached and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton emerged as the frontrunner, I waited to feel something. Some sort of connection between her...
  • Trump Didnt Wave Goodbye to Media When Boarding Air Force One - And They're Upset

    01/26/2017 8:05:55 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 88 replies
    youtube ^ | 1-26-17 | Mark Dice
    President Trump didn't wave goodbye to reporters when getting on Air Force One for the first time today, causing them to get offended at this 'unprecedented' and 'selfish' act. Media analyst Mark Dice has the story.
  • Thousands of women knit pink (!) hats to wear at Trump protest marches

    01/01/2017 12:56:57 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 121 replies
    Berkeleyside.com ^ | December 29, 2016 | Frances Dinkelspiel
    Almost every day for the past few weeks Celia McCarthy has sat down to knit a pink hat. To be specific, a pink hat with ears, colloquially known as a pussy hat. McCarthy has knit 12 pink hats so far, but only one is for her. The rest she plans to send to Washington D.C. where they will adorn the heads of some of the hundreds of thousands of women who are expected to march on Jan. 21, the day after Donald Trump is inaugurated as the nations 45th president. McCarthy is not alone. Thousands of women around the United...
  • Mormon Tabernacle Choir singer quits over Trump inauguration: 'I could never throw roses to Hitler'

    12/30/2016 2:09:38 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 103 replies
    Aol News ^ | Dec 30th 2016 | Brian Flood
    A female singer from the famed Mormon Tabernacle Choir has resigned from the group to avoid performing at Donald Trump's inauguration, saying she "could never look myself in the mirror again with self-respect." "It is with a sad and heavy heart that I submit my resignation to you and to Choir. I'm am praying that Jesus will help me get through this email before I totally break down," singer Jan Chamberlin wrote in a resignation letter that was obtained by The Salt Lake Tribune and eventually posted on Facebook. ... She continued: "Looking from the outside in, it will appear...
  • Rockette: Dancers Performing For Trump Will Be 'Branded In History As One Of Those Women'

    12/27/2016 1:28:50 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 99 replies
    The Gothamist ^ | December 27, 2016 | Rebecca Fishbein
    Last week, it was announced that the Rockettes would be performing at Donald Trump's inauguration, with the group's unionthe American Guild of Variety Artistsmandating the dancers show up to the gig or lose their jobs. After considerable public outcry, Rockettes' management claimed they would not be required to smile and dance at America's gateway to Gozer after allbut in an interview with Marie Claire, one Rockette says she and her fellow dancers are still terrified that there will be more fallout. The Rockette, who wished to remain anonymous, told Marie Claire that though many of the women who declined to...
  • DC Public Schools Spokeswoman Wants To Get Rid Of All White Men

    12/14/2016 9:21:29 AM PST · by kevcol · 78 replies
    The Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | December 14, 2016 | Blake Neff
    A spokeswoman for Washington, D.C.s public school system tweeted Tuesday about her desire to abolish all white men. The declaration by Hilary Tone, who works a day job as communications director for D.C. Public Schools, was prompted by president-elect Donald Trumps selection of Rick Perry to lead the Department of Energy. Pointing towards Perrys stated desire to abolish the department hes been tapped to lead, Tone quipped that she would personally like to lead (and presumably also eliminate) the Department of White Men.
  • Hollywood PR Firm Cancels Holiday Parties in Post-Trump Funk

    12/07/2016 7:47:37 AM PST · by C19fan · 25 replies
    The Wrap ^ | December 6, 2016 | Matt Donnelly
    Hollywood publicity firm Sunshine Sachs has canceled its annual, bicoastal holiday celebrations as a gesture of support for immigrants, women, LGBT people and the environment. The decision was a gesture to defend the values we hold dear, according to an email sent Tuesday.
  • How I Ended Up In A Psych Ward On Election Night

    12/01/2016 3:27:20 PM PST · by PROCON · 107 replies
    HUFFPO ^ | No. 29, 2016 | Benjamin Ryan
    I found out Donald Trump had won the Electoral College while midstream in providing a urine sample for the emergency psychiatric staff of a New York City public hospital. The unlockable bathroom door in this unescapable wing was ajar, and I could hear the victorious Mike Pences sinister Sunday-school baritone taunting me with the truth from the hallway television. For the preceding witching hours of election night, I had lain in a fetal position amidst a cast of anonymous men nursing their own crises, my hands clasped tightly over my ears. It wasnt that I minded the howls of the...
  • Donald Trumps Team Shows Few Signs of Post-Election Moderation

    11/18/2016 12:55:04 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 49 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | 11/18/2016 | |Binyamin Appelbaum and Jennifer Steinhauer
    President-elect Donald J. Trump is picking up the pace with his cabinet and top White House staff choices, and despite the fervent wishes of some Democrats that views expressed during the campaign would be moderated after the election, the new administrations team is maintaining a decidedly conservative bent. Up next, secretary of defense? A retired Marine for defense secretary? James N. Mattis, a retired Marine Corps general, will meet the president-elect at Mr. Trumps New Jersey country club on Saturday to discuss the post of defense secretary, according to two people close to the transition team.Conservatives this spring had...
  • 'Integrity is our only true currency': Designer who dressed Michelle Obama vows NEVER to work with

    11/19/2016 8:21:36 AM PST · by Morgana · 153 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | November 19, 2016 | Miranda Bryant For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: 'Integrity is our only true currency': Designer who dressed Michelle Obama vows NEVER to work with incoming First Lady Melania Trump and urges others to follow her lead Sophie Theallet has vowed not to dress Melania Trump when she becomes First Lady and urged other designers to follow her example. Speaking on behalf of her brand, the designer tweeted a damning open letter in which she said they 'will not participate in dressing or associating in any way with the next First Lady'. Citing the 'rhetoric of racism, sexism and xenophobia' of the president-elect's campaign, she ruled out...
  • The face of defeat: A weary-looking Hillary Clinton makes her first appearance since her concession

    11/17/2016 6:57:34 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 119 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 17, 2016 | By Francesca Chambers
    The face of defeat: A weary-looking Hillary Clinton makes her first appearance since her concession, and admits that 'coming here wasn't the easiest thing for me' and she 'wanted to curl up and never leave the house again' Hillary Clinton attended the Children's Defense Fund's gala in Washington, D.C on Wednesday evening It was the failed presidential candidate's first public appearance since she conceded to Donald Trump a week ago She considered cancelling her speech, saying she 'wanted to curl up with a book or our dogs and never leave the house again' Said she drew inspiration from the organization's...
  • Yes, this is REALLY a photo of the White House staff waiting to greet President Trump

    11/12/2016 2:09:01 PM PST · by Morgana · 130 replies
    disclose.tv ^ | November 10, 2016 | Staff Writer
    As you know, the new President-Elect Donald Trump met with President Obama to talk about the transition between the two administrations in Washington. Here are a few just released images from this historic event: And here is the most interesting picture yet..his staff awaiting Mr. Trump!!! READ MORE: http://www.disclose.tv
  • Donald Trump's war on LGBTQ people has already begun [The Gaystapo freaks out]

    11/12/2016 7:38:53 AM PST · by Parody · 68 replies
    Mashable ^ | November 11, 2016 | Heather Dockray
    [snip] Compared to his hate speech against Muslims, Mexican immigrants and women, Trump's rhetoric against LGBTQ Americans was relatively tame during his campaign for the presidency. His policy-related promises, of course, told a different story Trump pledged to support the First Amendment Defense Act, which would allow businesses and healthcare organizations to legally discriminate against LGBTQ folks. He supports HB2, North Carolina's infamous law that prevents trans people from using the bathroom of their choice. And he appointed Mike Pence to be his vice president, the governor best known for his plan to defund AIDS research and support conversion...