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Former GOP strategist Rick Wilson: ‘Hating’ Trump is the key to winning in 2020 18.1.2020 Raw Story
Rick Wilson has helped countless Republicans win elections over the years as one of the most sought-after GOP media consultants. His work, by his own admission, has contributed to the hyper-partisan, zero-sum political world that we live in today. But that was all B.T., or “Before Trump.” Wilson is now using his mastery of the dark arts […]
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Chris Matthews: Calling The Bidens To Testify Would Be 'Relevant' And 'Germane' 18.1.2020 Crooks Liars
If any of the brass at MSNBC wants to know whether they should can Hardball, here is a shining argument for why it might be a good idea. Watch Chris Matthews parrot the bullshit Republican tit-for-tat talking points about witnesses. "The word out that Mitch may figure out okay, you guys want witnesses, I'll give you four or five. Two of mine, two of yours," Matthews said to Senator Chris VanHollen. "I want the Bidens; I'll give you Mick Mulvaney and John Bolton. Suppose you are confronted with that? Would you take the whole slate?" I don't know, Chris, what if we want to call Ivanka and Jared? Would they take the whole slate? Because surely Ivanka and Jared are MORE relevant than anything any Biden has to say, since they're working in the White House and are grifters benefiting from taxpayer-funded nepotism. Van Hollen, to his credit, immediately shot that nonsense down, saying that the whole request is a "red herring," particularly when the issue at hand is his decision to withhold Congressionally ...
Trump Economy: U.S. Housing Starts Skyrocket to 13-Year High 18.1.2020 NewsBusters
President Donald Trump’s economy continues to fly in the face of the liberal media and their recession hype.
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5 Australian Fire Failures: Lessons for the World from a Climate Catastrophe 18.1.2020 Mother Jones
In August, 2018, when Scott Morrison became Australia’s 6th prime minister in 10 years, he presented himself as a responsible steward poised to bring continuity after a decade of leadership hiccups. To emphasize his willingness to take on the country’s most pressing issues, he evoked Bono: “When the history books are written, our age will […]
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Poll reveals the damning details of most African-Americans’ views of Trump 18.1.2020 Raw Story
On November 4, 2008, the United States achieved something that many older African-Americans feared they would never live to see: it elected its first black president — and in 2012, President Barack Obama won a second term. But Obama’s presidency was followed by the Donald Trump era, and according to a Washington Post/Ipsos poll conducted […]
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Column: Can California force companies to better protect customers? Former CFPB head has hope 17.1.2020 LA Times: Business

The Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, as proposed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, "will put California at the forefront of consumer financial protection at the state level," says Richard Cordray.

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Billionaire Oil Magnate Funded Travel by Lev Parnas 17.1.2020 Mother Jones
A billionaire Republican donor helped to bankroll travel by Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani, as Parnas maneuvered to press the Ukrainian government to announce investigations that would help President Donald Trump politically. House Democrats on Wednesday released WhatsApp messages between Parnas and Harry Sargeant III, an oil and shipping magnate who lives […]
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Former Republican political wizard outlines the key to defeating Trump and his personality cult 17.1.2020 Raw Story
Rick Wilson has helped countless Republicans win elections over the years as one of the most sought-after GOP media consultants. His work, by his own admission, has contributed to the hyper-partisan, zero-sum political world that we live in today. But that was all B.T., or “Before Trump.” Wilson is now using his mastery of the dark arts […]
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NBC Suggests Trump Trade Policy Caused Farmers to Commit Suicide 16.1.2020 NewsBusters
On Thursday, only NBC’s Today show provided a full report on the landmark trade deal President Trump signed with China on Wednesday. However, that coverage included a shocking claim that U.S. trade policy pursued by the Trump administration actually caused American farmers to commit ...
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A List of Things Bloomberg Actually Said About Fat People, Rape, George W. Bush, and J.Lo 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
To call Michael Bloomberg’s campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination unorthodox would be an understatement. The former New York mayor is skipping the early voting states of Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina. He’s not accepting individual donations—instead spending $200 million of his own money in just the first two months of his campaign—and […]
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CBS, NBC Downplay Trump, China Signing Phase One Trade Deal 16.1.2020 NewsBusters
While House Democrats were busy sanctimoniously walking to the other side of the Capitol to deliver the article of impeachment to the Senate, President Trump was in the White House signing phase one of a trade deal with China, officially beginning the wind-down of the years-long trade war. Despite this positive economic step that would bring relief to many Americans, CBS and NBC saw fit to downplay it and criticize the President’s praise for the ...
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New affordable housing rules aim to protect tenants from mid-lease rent increase 16.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new Minnesota rule blocks affordable housing owners from increasing rent in the middle of a lease. Housing advocates say it will provide people with precarious incomes some certainty.
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Ex-CIA official under Trump reveals the president’s disturbing use of intelligence — and doubts the reason for killing Suleimani 16.1.2020 Raw Story
In a new post for the blog Just Security from the New York University Law School on Wednesday, a former CIA counterterrorist manager revealed details of his work under President Donald Trump and why he’s skeptical of the administration’s defense of killing Suleimani. Douglas London, who worked at the CIA until the end of 2018, said he […]
A Truly Antiwar Agenda Must Include Free College and Medicare for All 16.1.2020 Truthout.com
A Truly Antiwar Agenda Must Include Free College and Medicare for All
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3 quotes that defined the first Democratic debate of 2020 15.1.2020 Raw Story
Editor’s note: Six Democrats qualified for the final debate before the Iowa caucus on Feb. 3. We asked three scholars to watch the Jan. 14 debate, held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and pick a quote from one of the candidates to highlight and analyze. Joe Biden touched on the Iran nuclear deal. […]
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Racist housing practices from the 1930s linked to hotter neighborhoods today 15.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A study of more than 100 cities nationwide shows neighborhoods subjected to discriminatory housing policies nearly a century ago are hotter today than other areas.
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What do we know about the Trump Organization and its influence on his public policy? 14.1.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump has grown bolder about promoting his personal business from the White House — and a team of investigative reporters pledged to uncover even more about his private financial entanglements. The president’s personal business could expose Trump to private pressure — in the form of underperforming properties or debts coming due — that […]
‘Obscene, Orwellian lie’: Trump destroyed for saying he ‘saved pre-existing conditions’ – when he’s trying to kill Obamacare 13.1.2020 Raw Story
Continuing his policy of taking credit for good things while having done nothing to earn it, President Donald Trump on Monday claimed he is the person responsible for protecting Americans with pre-existing conditions from losing coverage. That is false, as many on social media reminded him. “I was the person who saved Pre-Existing Conditions in your Healthcare,” […]
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Economists concerned America’s continued ‘debt binge’ could spark a crisis 13.1.2020 Raw Story
The world’s debt has reached a record high of $9 trillion in the first three quarters of 2019, but despite economists’ warnings to countries to take advantage of the current strong economy and pay their debt down, they’re doing just the opposite, Axios reports. Thanks to the ever-growing debt, global growth has suffered. According Charles […]
Yale psychiatrist explains how Trump’s psychosis has spread to his rank-and-file supporters — and much of the GOP 13.1.2020 Raw Story
The president’s personal lawyer and former New York City 0mayor Rudolph Giuliani wrote an opinion piece by the title, “The Supreme Court Should Step In to Rule this Impeachment Unconstitutional,” where the Washington Post reports him as donning the “constitutional scholar” cap in “very colorful terms.” Just over a week ago, Giuliani had made the dramatic statement that he was prepared […]
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