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by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: SCOTUS>Trump Era Immigration Cases Re: Executive Orders
Replies: 650
Views: 42313

Re: SCOTUS>Trump Era Immigration Cases Re: Executive Orders

US to impose visa restrictions for pregnant women https://www.khou.com/article/news/nation-world/us-to-impose-visas-restrictions-for-pregnant-women/507-fe39f488-c8a0-4c6a-9b5e-699c5afc4149 The Trump administration is coming out with new visa restrictions aimed at restricting a practice known as “bi...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: 2020 GOP Rattled by Trump
Replies: 601
Views: 47516

Re: 2020 GOP Rattled by Trump

Elaina Plott @elainaplott One thing I've learned talking to conservatives in vulnerable GOP states/districts lately: If a senator or member was among those who criticized Trump or pulled their endorsement over the Access Hollywood tape, it is still, 3+ years later, one of the first things voters br...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Rudy Giuliani
Replies: 1172
Views: 65211

Re: Rudy Giuliani

Sigh Hersh, Persuasive Authority @Ugarles · 46m beautiful save from a legal mastermind Quote Tweet Aram Roston @AramRoston · 2h Giuliani on Lev Parnas's exclusive description, to Reuters, of a meeting with a Venezuelan under criminal investigation. “Lev Parnas has no right to be talking about that ...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: World Economic Forum: Davos, Jan 20-24 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 492

Re: World Economic Forum: Davos, Jan 20-24 2020

Image

"Royal granted audience with Thunberg."

:lol:
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Racial, Ethnic, Gender & Generational Demographics 2020
Replies: 100
Views: 4482

Re: Racial, Ethnic, Gender & Generational Demographics 2020

Houston is the 7th 'most diverse' city in the US: report https://www.chron.com/life/article/Houston-is-the-7th-most-diverse-city-in-the-US-14996002.php?utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=socialflow&utm_source=twitter.com In Texas, only the Bayou City ranked among the top 10. However, two statewide ma...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Australia
Replies: 27
Views: 1948

Re: Australia

Fires continue in Australia. :( Australia fires: massive fire near Canberra airport prompts warning to residents https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jan/22/nsw-and-victoria-fires-soaring-temperatures-increase-bushfire-danger-once-again About 5.30pm, residents of three Canberra suburbs we...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Australia
Replies: 27
Views: 1948

Re: Australia

Bushfire crisis: more than half of all Australians found to have been directly affected A quarter of those in Australia Institute survey reported illness or health effects https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jan/23/bushfire-crisis-more-than-half-of-all-australians-found-to-have-been-dir...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Russia
Replies: 1187
Views: 87210

Re: Russia

How a Russian disinfo op got Trump impeached https://www.politico.com/news/2020/01/22/ukraine-russia-disinformation-election-trump-101895 Three weeks after Election Day 2016, the Kremlin officially floated a theory that would ultimately lead to only the third presidential impeachment in U.S. histor...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Syria - Stepping into the Void
Replies: 732
Views: 45753

Re: Syria - Stepping into the Void

:? NBC News @NBCNews · 12m US troops on Tuesday stopped a Russian convoy in Syria from reaching the border with Iraq, according to the Syrian Observatory For Human Rights. Another incident earlier this week saw US troops in Eastern Syria block Russian soldiers from advancing towards the Rumaila oil ...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 2450
Views: 141041

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

EU will respond in kind to new U.S. tariffs: German ambassador to U.S. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-idUSKBN1ZL2FH?taid=5e28b900ebed6f0001a5454e&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter In Davos, Switzerland, U.S. President Donald Trump on...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 522
Views: 54261

Re: Climate Change

Mark Pitcavage @egavactip · 9m The other day I had the opportunity to watch, for the first time, the monster-from-space film The Blob. Was particularly struck by the last lines of the film, given a new twist in these times. https://filmsite.org/wavfiles/blob2.wav https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EO6dRwB...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Social Security 2100 Act
Replies: 8
Views: 734

Re: Social Security 2100 Act

Joe Lockhart @joelockhart Profile picture 5 hours ago, 19 tweets, 8 min read 1. Attention shoppers, clean up on aisle Davos please and welcome to the in the shadows of the elephants day or the Daily White House Shadow briefing. Hard to know what pile of manure to attack first. So I'll let you decid...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Energy & Environment
Topic: Oil & Gas Drilling / Fracking
Replies: 33
Views: 2521

Re: Oil & Gas Drilling / Fracking

North American oil company bankruptcies jump in 2019: report https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-oil-bankruptcy-idUSKBN1ZL2MY?taid=5e28b2d1ebed6f0001a54532&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter The number of oil company bankruptcies rose 50% in 2019 o...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Impeachment
Topic: SENATE: impeachment trial.
Replies: 309
Views: 7255

Re: SENATE: impeachment trial.

Michael McAuliff
@mmcauliff
· 8m
Just counted 21 empty seats on the GOP side of the Senate, 2 on the Dem side, a couple hours into Schiff's presentation. Some are just stretching their legs, but most are not in the chamber. Some of them have been out of there for a while.
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: World Economic Forum: Davos, Jan 20-24 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 492

Re: World Economic Forum: Davos, Jan 20-24 2020


Reuters
@Reuters
Britain's Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg in Davos
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Men Behaving Badly
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Re: Men Behaving Badly

Another ridiculous overreaction with fatal consequences. :( :madguy: Man allegedly rammed boys' car in crash that killed 3 after doorbell prank One of the teenage survivors of a fatal car crash that left three of his best friends dead said they were playing a doorbell-ringing game when a man they pr...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: World Economic Forum: Davos, Jan 20-24 2020
Replies: 23
Views: 492

Re: World Economic Forum: Davos, Jan 20-24 2020

Reuters
@Reuters
·
1m
Though Trump noted that
@GretaThunberg
had ‘beat me out on Time Magazine,’ a reference to her being Time’s Person of the Year, he said before he left the #wef20 in Davos that he wished he could have seen her speak #reutersdavos https://reut.rs/38sS2ag
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Impeachment
Topic: SENATE: impeachment trial.
Replies: 309
Views: 7255

Re: SENATE: impeachment trial.

Yamiche Alcindor
@Yamiche
·
4m
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@jonkarl's excellent questioning of Mick Mulvaney at the White House now being played by Rep Schiff during Senate trial.
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Teh Funny Stuffs
Topic: The Stupid - It Burns!
Replies: 1374
Views: 107231

Re: The Stupid - It Burns!

Just how did he think this was going to end? :roll: Tomball-area teacher, coach accused of threatening principal with a gun https://abc13.com/tomball-teacher-accused-of-threatening-principal-with-gun/5870270/ Mark Davis, who is listed on the school's website as a social studies and theology teacher,...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Impeachment
Topic: SENATE: impeachment trial.
Replies: 309
Views: 7255

Re: SENATE: impeachment trial.

Aaron Rupar @atrupar · 7m Replying to @atrupar There's something tragic about how much effort Schiff and other Democratic impeachment managers have invested to make a convincingly argued case that Senate Republicans have no interest in listening to, let alone seriously considering :yeah: :madguy:
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 11
Views: 1201

Re: New Diseases

BNO News @BNONews · 19m BREAKING: No one will be allowed to leave China's Wuhan, which has a population of 11 million, from 10 a.m. on Thursday - state media Wuhan is a densely populated city. They are going to have to allow shipments of food in and the shippers to leave again. https://upload.wikim...
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Impeachment
Topic: SENATE: impeachment trial.
Replies: 309
Views: 7255

Re: SENATE: impeachment trial.

Aaron Rupar
@atrupar
·
24m
Schiff has receipts of Trump publicly asking for both Ukraine and China to investigate the Bidens in a single soundbite from last October.
by Volkonski
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 11
Views: 1201

Re: New Diseases

Hu Xijin 胡锡进 @HuXijin_GT · 2m Shutting down outbound transportation of a provincial capital city is unprecedented in China since 1949. Didn't do so even during SARS in 2003. This is a forced step since virus is expanding fiercely. It will greatly increase the chance of epidemic being contained. Quo...

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