October 21, 2019

Morning Consult reports some sliding in poll numbers for vulnerable GOP US Senate candidates The most vulnerable Republican senators are not improving their standing in their home states ahead of a tough 2020 election cycle, while the field of potential Democratic challengers took shape and began to flex its muscle....

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  • October 21, 2019

photo: PDAers Demand Medicare For All In solidarity,  Dr. Bill Honigman for Alan, Mike F., Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, and Mike H.—your PDA national team. We Need Medicare For All!   We need Medicare for All, but industry insiders and their allies are spreading disinformation about MFA. Join Progressive...

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  • October 21, 2019

What a day. Trump opines: “You people with this phony Emoluments Clause” because apparently there’s a US Constitution. So much diversionary activity as Trump repeats campaign lies during his “Cabinet meeting” press opportunity. That event was meant to offset the failed Mulvaney press briefing of last week and the even more...

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  • October 21, 2019

Sort of lost in the President’s latest machinations, and wall bouncing, was the fact that Hillary Clinton was once again cleared of any charges of criminality on the issue of her infamous emails.  To put this matter to rest—finally, I wish the State Department and the FBI would issue a...

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  • October 21, 2019

So remember those two Rudy Giuliani associates who were arrested on campaign finance charges 11 days ago? Donald Trump, of course, had no idea who there were, but acknowledged he might show up in some photos with them: Asked about two men with ties to Rudy Giuliani arrested earlier today,...

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  • October 21, 2019

Trump had a Cabinet meeting today and said more nonsense, repeating his campaign rally talking points, as well as using the Cabinet meeting to make other announcements. This is the Pool report (#4-10). “You people with this phony Emoluments Clause,” Date: October 21, 2019 at 11:52:51 AM EDT Subject: Pool Report #4...

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  • October 21, 2019

I received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D. CT) in support of Sara Gideon’s (D. ME) U.S. Senate campaign: Sara Gideon (D. ME)   Taking back the Senate has to be one of our top priorities next year. None of the progressive ideas being debated by our...

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  • October 21, 2019

Page 16 and 649 words. That’s how The New York Times treated the recent news that a years-long State Department investigation concluded there was no systemic or deliberate mishandling of classified information via emails sent to and from Hillary Clinton’s private server while she was secretary of state. The Times covered that...

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  • October 21, 2019

Some years I stop seeing my tiny backyard frogs by August.  The Spring-hatch of tadpoles have all morphed, and the older frogs have dispersed to nearby areas, beyond my vision.  This year, however,  The frogs ‘ Spring-hatch was plentiful, and I often found 5 or 10 frogs on every morning walk....

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  • October 21, 2019

Jenan Moussa is a roving reporter for Al Aan TV, and she has a dispatch from the heart of Donald Trump’s latest colossal failure: When American troops first arrived in North Syria, kurds received them as heroes with flowers and ululation. Now terrified Kurds in Syria are throwing tomatoes and stones...

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  • October 21, 2019

Portland based clothiers Dhvani has prominently positioned an ad in Times Square depicting what they say is a marine veteran hog tying drumpf on the lawn of the White House, protesting the admin’s blocking of Federal Funding for Planned Parenthood, and, typically, Don Jr. has responded by comparing it to...

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  • October 21, 2019

Portland based clothiers Dhvani has prominently positioned an ad in Times Square depicting what they say is a marine veteran hog tying drumpf on the lawn of the White House, protesting the admin’s blocking of Federal Funding for Planned Parenthood, and, typically, Don Jr. has responded by comparing it to...

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  • October 21, 2019

Other than the possibility that he could vote to convict Trump, Mitt seems to have a Twitter sockpuppet named Twitter user @qaws9876, otherwise known as Pierre Delecto. Sen. Mitt Romney, in an interview with “Axios on HBO,” outlined a broad indictment of President Trump, criticizing his rhetoric, his abandonment of the Kurds,...

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  • October 21, 2019

The New York Times has this story up this evening: Erdogan’s Ambitions Go Beyond Syria. He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons. Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, wants more than control over a wide swath of Syria along his country’s border. He says he wants the Bomb. The story mainly talks...

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  • October 21, 2019

That great Republican sage from Utah — Mitt Romney — gave an interview in which he basically said that conservative Republicans think that a President Elizabeth Warren would hurt the country more so than Donald Trump.  I wanted to let that sink in for several moments. Republican Sen. Mitt Romney told Axios’...

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  • October 21, 2019

The biggest leaker of them all: Jarvanka will throw all kinds of folks under the bus. Jarvanka thinks that because Barr prevented the Mueller report from reaching them, that they won’t at some moment be held accountable in the aftermath of the Trump regime’s attempt to destroy US democracy.  They remain...

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  • October 21, 2019