Tag Archives: coverups

So, is this what a coup looks like?

Curiously, on the same day CNN confirmed that federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas to associates of Michael Flynn as part of the FBI’s ongoing investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian operatives we know to have interfered in our presidential election, it was announced that Donald Trump has fired […]

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Sally Yates, called in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify about Russian interference in American politics, is asked instead why she didn’t support Trump’s Muslim ban as acting Attorney General, the national security threat posed by Secretary Clinton’s email security, and who she thinks might have leaked news of Michael Flynn’s treason to the press.

A few quick things about this afternoon’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee by former acting Attorney General Sally Yates. 1. There weren’t any real bombshells. Yates pretty much said what people thought that she’d say… that it was brought to her attention that Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor Michael Flynn had lied about his […]

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Homeless students share their stories, a Flint mother tells about the poisoning of her family, and a local business owner divulges details of his rock and roll past… on episode 36 of The Saturday Six Pack

HOMELESSNESS AMONG STUDENTS IN WASHTENAW COUNTY… After kicking things off with the awesome into song written by our recent guest Frank Allison, we jumped right into things with Eastern Michigan University student Ramone Williams, the subject of a recent investigative piece on homelessness among Michigan’s college students. Williams told us about the circumstances that lead […]

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This is why we use the word “coverup” when talking about the Flint water crisis

In 1991, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a regulation to control the levels of lead and copper in American drinking water. This regulation, which is known as the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR), required that, by January 1, 1997, “public water systems serving more than 50,000 people… survey their own corrosion control systems and […]

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Christopher Hitchens on the Pope

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy I’d lost a lot of respect for the seemingly perpetually inebriated Christopher Hitchens over the past decade – what with all the Bush love – but his recent work on the Pope and his culpability in hundreds of molestation cases is winning me […]

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