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“We Are Gullible Racists Paying For Plastic Surgery” would have been a more fitting name for the non-profit

[Steve Bannon, the man credited with crafting Donald Trump’s populist message in 2016, was seen yesterday aboard the $28 million yacht of Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui. Today, off the coast of Connecticut, the high-profile former Trump advisor was arrested on the same yacht for fraud.] I know things seem pretty bleak right now, but there […]

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Cohen testifies before Congress, sheds light on Trump crime family

Well, the threat of Trump loyalist Matt Gaetz apparently didn’t work. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s personal attorney for over a decade, the man our President called a “rat,” showed up this morning as scheduled to testify before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. Over the course of approximately seven hours, Cohen, who started his […]

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The redeployment of Mike Pence, agent of distraction, and the ever widening war with the NFL

This past November, just a few weeks after the presidential election, Donald Trump quietly settled a fraud case against Trump University for $25 million, rather than go to court and respond to charges that the unaccredited education company operating under his name, was, to quote a former Trump University employee, “a fraudulent scheme… that preyed […]

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Elizabeth Warren grills Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos, saying she’s unprepared to protect American tax-payers against the waste, fraud and abuse of higher ed swindlers like Trump

There’s a lot to discuss about DeVos’s performance during yesterday’s confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. There’s one part in particular, however, that I’d like to share. It’s an exchange between the billionaire anti-public education activist and Senator Elizabeth Warren on the subject of how, as Trump’s Secretary […]

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J. Alex Halderman, director of the University of Michigan Center for Computer Security and Society, sees evidence that election results in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania may have been manipulated or hacked

On Election Day, J. Alex Halderman, the director of the University of Michigan Center for Computer Security and Society, told the BBC, “Unless the election is extraordinarily close, it is unlikely that an attack will result in the wrong candidate getting elected.” Well, you all know what happened next. The whole election came down to […]

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