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Putin, Trump, and the killing of journalists

This morning, the President of the United States took to Twitter to say that the investigation against him and his associates — the investigation that has already yielded multiple convictions and guilty pleas — is “illegal and rigged”. He then went on to add — quoting Rush Limbaugh — that those investigating him “ought to […]

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Matt Gaetz says we need a border wall, not universal background checks, to stop gun violence in America

When the Democrats took back the House of Representatives during this last election, it gave them the ability to once again set the legislative agenda. And, today, we saw how important that was. For the first time since the Republicans took control of the House during the 2010 midterms, there was a hearing in the […]

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Russian agent Maria Butina reported to her Russian handler that she’d “laid the groundwork for an unofficial channel of communication with the next U.S. administration” during the Trump campaign

[Republican operative Paul Erickson and his Russian spy lover Maria Butina in happier times… According to prosecutors, Butina “privately expressed ‘disdain’ for him“.] Back in July of 2015, not long after officially launching his presidential campaign, Donald Trump attended a conservative event in Las Vegas called “Freedom Fest.” It was at this event that Trump, […]

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SOMETHING WE CAN DO TODAY: Demand that our representatives come out in favor of the “Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act” to protect the Mueller investigation

Donald Trump just reversed himself yet once again on the subject of Russian election interference. After reluctantly agreeing with U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia had, in fact, sought to influence the outcome of the 2016 election, Donald Trump changed course again this evening, calling the whole thing “a big hoax” perpetrated by President Obama. While […]

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David Simon: “Whatever resentments were in the shooter’s head, the US President stood ready to bolster and validate it.”

This afternoon, a white male gunman outfitted with a shotgun and several smoke grenades, walked into the newsroom of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, and began firing. By the time he was taken into custody by the police, five people were dead, and many more were seriously injured. The man arrested by police has […]

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