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  • Maureen Dowd: How the egomaniac in the Oval was ‘exonerated’

    04/22/2019 12:33:50 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 46 replies
    The Irish Times ^ | 22 Apr 19 | Mo "I'm not bitter...really!" Dowd
    When it comes to presidential obstruction, at least Watergate started with a crime. A stupid crime, but a crime. After 675 days, more than 2,800 subpoenas, nearly 500 search warrants, $30 million spent, endless jaw-jaw on cable and countless whiny Trump tweets, we have come down to one fundamental truth. And it’s the same truth that has been terrorising us all along: Donald Trump’s dirtbag machinations are driven by insane vanity. The First Narcissist’s all-consuming blend of braggadocio and insecurity has turned Washington and its rickety institutions into a dystopian outpost of his id. President Trump obstructed on nearly every...
  • Chelsea Handler admits she's 'sexually attracted' to Special Counsel Robert Mueller

    04/08/2019 1:37:39 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 68 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8 Apr 19 | Caitlyn Becker
    Chelsea Handler has a crush. The 44-year-old comedian dropped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday and made quite the confession about the new man who has captured her heart: Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
  • Ocasio-Cortez staff received risk assessment training from police due to death threats: report

    03/21/2019 12:38:11 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 21 Mar 19 | Justin Wise
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-N.Y.) staff has reportedly been trained on performing risk assessments due to the amount of death threats the congresswoman has received. Aides to Ocasio-Cortez told Time magazine that U.S. Capitol Police trained them how to vet visitors after multiple people threatened to kill the first-term lawmaker. Staffers say they are now tense whenever they hear a knock on the door of her Capitol Hill office, according to Time.
  • Obama: America Has a ‘Great Smugness’ About Wealth, Status

    11/28/2018 10:28:37 AM PST · by seanmerc · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 28 Nov 18 | Trent Baker
    While speaking Tuesday at Rice University’s Baker Center with author Jon Meacham and former White House chief of staff, James Baker, former President Barack Obama discussed identity politics and its history regarding race in the United States. Obama said that America, particularly American elites, have had a history of “great smugness” when it comes to wealth and status, Partial transcript as follows: OBAMA: We did not adapt quickly enough to the fact that there were people being left behind. And that frustrations were going to flare up and that all of these changes that were happening were happening really quick,...
  • OBAMA TRASHES TRUMP: ‘CONFUSED, BLIND, SHROUDED WITH HATE ... MOMMY ISSUES’

    11/20/2018 10:31:14 AM PST · by seanmerc · 78 replies
    Grabien News ^ | 20 Nov 18 | Tom Elliott
    Former President Obama took more veiled shots at his predecessor Monday night, suggesting that the reason the U.S. is not taking more direct action against climate change is because of “hate, anger, racism — mommy issues.” Obama appeared at the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, where author Dave Eggers interviewed him about ways to mobilize Americans toward creating social change.
  • Chelsea Handler Goes Nude to Urge America to ‘Vote Like Your Life Depends on It’ [PICTURES]

    11/05/2018 1:54:59 PM PST · by seanmerc · 74 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5 Nov 18 | Justin Caruso
    Comedian and left-wing activist Chelsea Handler stripped nude to promote voting in Tuesday’s midterm elections in a new video she posted on social media. “You have to vote like your life depends on it! Vote!” Chelsea Handler said in an Instagram story where she appeared naked. This post comes as many Hollywood stars are getting involved in the midterm elections in favor of Democrats. Handler has been engaging in the important act of examining her “white privilege” President Donald Trump’s America.
  • Barbra Streisand: ‘Doesn’t matter’ if I offend Trump supporters with my music

    10/31/2018 9:58:29 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 45 replies
    Barbra Streisand: ‘Doesn’t matter’ if I offend Trump supporters with my music By Chris Mills Rodrigo - 10/31/18 09:24 AM EDT American singer Barbra Streisand said "it doesn’t matter" if her new music offends supporters of President Trump in an interview with New York Times released Tuesday. Streisand discussed her new, politically driven album "Walls," which does not hold back in its criticism. "I would lie awake at night with Trump’s outrages running through my head, and I had to do another album for Columbia Records, so I thought, why not make an album about what’s on my mind?" she...
  • The Obamas might make a TV show about disorder in the Trump administration for Netflix

    10/31/2018 11:36:42 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 44 replies
    The Week ^ | 31 Oct 18 | The Week
    Is former President Barack Obama about to unleash one long subtweet against his successor in the form of a Netflix show? Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have acquired the rights to adapt Michael Lewis' book The Fifth Risk as part of their overall deal with Netflix, Deadline reported Wednesday. Lewis' book describes the disorder within the Department of Agriculture, Department of Energy, and Department of Commerce that took place during the transition between the Obama administration to the Trump administration.
  • Maxine Waters responds to mailed bombs: 'I ain't scared'

    10/25/2018 7:40:11 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 25, 2017 | Aris Folley
    Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters (Calif.) said in a new interview that she "ain’t scared" after being targeted by two packages containing pipe bombs. "We have to keep to doing what we're doing in order to make this country right; that’s what I intend to do, and as the young people say, 'I ain't scared,'" Waters told Blavity. The California Democrat also called on President Trump to "take responsibility for the kind of violence that we are seeing for the first time in different ways," in the wake of multiple explosive devices sent to prominent Democrats.
  • Pelosi Not Willing to Trade Over Border Wall, Calls It Trump ‘Manhood Issue’

    10/17/2018 11:41:11 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 60 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 16 Oct 18 | Lindsey McPherson
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday there is nothing she would trade for President Donald Trump’s border wall, setting a hard negotiating stance in advance of an expected December showdown over the issue. “It happens to be like a manhood issue for the president, building a wall, and I’m not interested in that,” the California Democrat said during a discussion at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics.
  • Obama backs Ocasio-Cortez in new wave of midterm endorsements, snubs Beto

    10/01/2018 1:04:24 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1 Oct 18 | Brooke Singman
    Former President Barack Obama on Monday endorsed dozens of Democrats in races across the country, including liberal darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in her New York House race. Obama had left Ocasio-Cortez off his initial round of 81 endorsements over the summer, prompting speculation over why the ex-president had seemingly snubbed the Democratic socialist candidate who defeated House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., in the primary and whose big-government views align with those of Sen. Bernie Sanders. However, on Monday, Obama included her name on the list of 260 endorsed candidates for governor, U.S. Senate, U.S. House and state legislatures.
  • Obama slams 'crazy stuff' coming out of Trump White House, hits politicizing of Justice Department

    09/07/2018 11:05:33 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 42 replies
    NBC News ^ | 7 Sep 18 | Alex Seitz-Wald
    Warning that these are "extraordinary" and "dangerous" times, former President Barack Obama on Friday unleashed his most direct and forceful attack on President Donald Trump and said internal resistance in the administration is not the right way to stop him. During a speech at the University of Illinois, Obama slammed "crazy stuff" coming out of the Trump White House and blasted the president for trying to politicize the Justice Department.
  • Dan Rather: What Mueller Knows Will Make Cohen/Manafort "Pale By Comparison," "Stay Tuned"

    08/24/2018 5:35:52 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 105 replies
    realclearpolitics ^ | 08/23/2018 | Ian Schwartz
    Dan Rather warned Wednesday night that if you think Tuesday was a shock with the Cohen guilty plea and Manafort's conviction, then "stay tuned." The former news anchor said other things Mueller is working on will "make yesterday pale by comparison." "Always keeping in mind that Mueller knows so much more than he has shown," Rather said in an interview with CNN's Don Lemon. "If you think [Cohen guilty plea, Manafort conviction] was a shock to our democratic system, just stay tuned. Because the other things Mueller is working on, and sooner or later we'll find out what they are,...
  • Pretrial Release Is Wrong. Terrorism Is Clearly A Danger To The Community.

    08/15/2018 5:35:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 15, 2018 | Marina Medvin
    About a week ago, authorities responded to a report of children living in New Mexico in filthy conditions, starving, and exposed to physical dangers. What authorities found was even more disturbing: an “extremist Muslim” compound where children were being tortured, brainwashed and trained to kill teachers, law enforcement and others with whom the Islamists didn't agree. On Monday, Judge Sarah Backus, an elected Democrat, released the five adult men and women responsible for running this operation, on bail. She explained that although she was concerned by “troubling facts” and that these people were "living in a very unconventional way,” prosecutors did...
  • Alyssa Milano Blames Russians For Ohio Loss, Turns On The Green Party!

    08/08/2018 10:58:47 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 34 replies
    Twitter ^ | 7 Aug 18 | Alyssa Milano
    Alyssa Milano ‏Verified account @Alyssa_Milano You know what sucks? Because of our unwillingness to pass policy that protects our election integrity, I immediately think the Green Party votes tonight are Russian meddling. Why else would anyone cast a protest vote in Ohio when there’s so much at stake? #OH12
  • Michelle Obama helps launch voter signup drive ahead of midterms [PHOTOS and VIDEO]

    08/06/2018 2:48:21 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 27 replies
    Axios.com ^ | 6 Aug 18 | Marisa Fernandez
    On the 53rd anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, former First Lady Michelle Obama announced Monday the launch of a new campaign designed to get Americans to the polls for November's midterm elections, per the Associated Press.
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Occupy All ICE Offices, Borders, U.S. Airports, ‘Occupy All of It’

    07/17/2018 8:29:53 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 133 replies
    BREITBART.COM ^ | 17 JULY 2018 | JOHN BINDER
    Socialist Democrat candidate for Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York’s 14th District is calling on left wing and open borders activists to “occupy” all United States airports, all borders in the U.S., and every office of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. In a panel discussion with Democracy Now!, Ocasio-Cortez called for an uprising against President Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy at the U.S.-Mexico border where all border crossers and illegal aliens are being criminally prosecuted.
  • John Brennan: Trump's Press Conference an Impeachable Offense, 'Treasonous'

    07/16/2018 10:14:46 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 160 replies
    Grabien.Com ^ | Jul 16, 2018
    The Obama Administration's CIA director, John Brennan, charged that President Trump's post-summit press conference with Russia President Vladimir Putin was an act of treason. "Donald Trump's press performance in Helsinki rises to & exceeds the threshold of 'high crimes and misdemeanors,'" Brennan tweeted. "It was nothing short of treasonous. Not only were Trump's comments imbecilic, he is wholly in the pocket of Putin. Republican Patriots: Where are you???" Moments after tweeting, Brennan appeared on MSNBC and demanded Trump cabinet officials resign in protest.
  • VIDEO: Hillary keeps distance from Deplorables as she flies commercial

    07/09/2018 12:27:36 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 71 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 8 Jul 18 | Kyle Olson
    Is Hillary attempting to fashion herself as just one of the people in preparation for a 2020 presidential run? Bill and Hillary Clinton were forced to fly with the unwashed masses recently, according to video posted on Twitter. The video shows the pair apparently sitting in the First Class section, captured across the aisle peons filed into coach.
  • Billionaire Richard Branson: America should give out free cash to fix income inequality

    07/02/2018 2:57:13 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 84 replies
    CNBC ^ | 2 Jul 18 | Catherine Clifford
    One solution to income inequality is giving out free cash, according to the British billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson. “A basic income should be introduced in Europe and in America,” Branson told David Gelles of The New York Times. Branson was responding to the question, “What do you think those in positions of power should do to address social problems like income inequality?”