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by Addie
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Explosive Device Found Near George Soros’s Home in Westchester County
Replies: 8
Views: 204

Re: Explosive Device Found Near George Soros’s Home in Westchester County

Associated Press Law enforcement official: Soros device had bomb components BEDFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A device found outside a suburban New York residential compound owned by liberal philanthropist George Soros "had the components" of an actual bomb, including explosive powder, a law enforcement officia...
by Addie
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Economy
Topic: Federal Reserve
Replies: 24
Views: 2100

Re: Federal Reserve

CNBC Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker thinks 'we're in a hell of a mess' Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, who has reached legend status in the world of central banking, isn't optimistic about current conditions. When Volcker looks around now, he sees "a hell of a mess in every directio...
by Addie
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Transition 2016 and so forth
Replies: 1877
Views: 110820

Re: Transition 2016 and so forth

HuffPo Trump to nominate former Monsanto exec to top Interior position President Trump plans to nominate a former official at Monsanto to a top position in the Department of the Interior, the White House announced Monday. Trump will nominate Aurelia Skipwith to be the director of the United States ...
by Addie
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: RECALLS
Replies: 124
Views: 6560

Re: RECALLS

UPI Exploding toilet tanks prompt recall of pressure-assisted flushing systems Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Complaints about exploding toilet tanks has prompted a recall by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The Flushmate II 501-B pressure-assisted flushing system can burst at weld seams and cause pressur...
by Addie
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: All the President's Lies
Replies: 483
Views: 27434

Re: All the President's Lies

Associated Press : AP FACT CHECK: Trump implies terrorists mixed with migrants Vanity Fair : Trump’s Lies Are Becoming Exponentially More Brazen Holding court on the White House lawn Monday, Trump revealed new depths of contempt for objective reality—and offered a master class in how the most obvio...
by Addie
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 411
Views: 38203

Re: Climate Change

The Guardian Politicians say nothing, but US farmers are increasingly terrified by it – climate change Research forecasts Iowa corn yields could drop in half within the next half-century thanks to extreme weather – yet it’s not part of the political conversation ... It’s the least debated issue of ...
by Addie
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: USA v. Internet Research Agency LLC et al; USDC for DC: Re 2016 Election Interference
Replies: 61
Views: 3138

Re: USA v. Internet Research Agency LLC et al; USDC for DC: Re 2016 Election Interference

Bloomberg Mueller Justifies Prosecution of ‘Putin’s Chef,’ Russian Trolls U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller pushed back against a company owned by Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Russian oligarch known as “Putin’s chef,” telling a federal judge that the charges filed against the firm -- conspiracy to defrau...
by Addie
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: RECALLS
Replies: 124
Views: 6560

Re: RECALLS

USA Today Recall hits millions of pounds of food from Harris Teeter, 7-Eleven, Kroger and more You may want to think twice about those grab-and-go-food items. Millions of pounds of ready-to-eat salads and premade food items including entrees, burritos, wraps and pizzas at several big name retailers...
by Addie
Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: School Violence
Replies: 173
Views: 5589

Re: School Violence

The Hill Mom stops potential school shooting after reporting racist message to police A New Jersey mother who spoke up about a disturbing message she received on Facebook reportedly helped stop a potential school shooting from hundreds of miles away. Koeberle Bull told WKYT in Anderson county, Ky.,...
by Addie
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Explosive Device Found Near George Soros’s Home in Westchester County
Replies: 8
Views: 204

Explosive Device Found Near George Soros’s Home in Westchester County

New York Times Explosive Device Found Near George Soros’s Home in Westchester County An explosive device was found on Monday near the Westchester County home of George Soros, the billionaire philanthropist who is a favorite target of right-wing groups, according to a law enforcement official. The d...
by Addie
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: The Resistance
Topic: #WontBeErased
Replies: 12
Views: 296

Re: #WontBeErased

Think Progress Rally against trans erasure memo at White House emphasizes strength and resilience https://i2.wp.com/thinkprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/IMG_20181022_122951.jpg?w=1280&ssl=1 WASHINTON, D.C. — There may be fear about what could happen if the Trump administration implements it...
by Addie
Mon Oct 22, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: RECALLS
Replies: 124
Views: 6560

Re: RECALLS

Fortune Nearly 800,000 Pounds of Ready-to-Eat Products Pulled From Trader Joe's and Harris Teeter Nearly 800,000 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry products have been recalled due to a potential contamination of salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes, the USDA announced Sunday. The recalled pro...
by Addie
Mon Oct 22, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Transition 2016 and so forth
Replies: 1877
Views: 110820

Re: Transition 2016 and so forth

LGBTQ Nation Lawyer who fought to ban trans people from bathrooms will lead DOJ civil rights division An anti-gay lawyer was confirmed to lead the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. In a 52-45 vote, the Senate confirmed Donald Trump’s nominee, Eric Dreiband. He will now head up the Depa...
by Addie
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Saudi Arabia
Replies: 158
Views: 9971

Re: Saudi Arabia

WaPo Inside the Saudis’ Washington influence machine: How the kingdom gained power through fierce lobbying and charm offensives In March 2018, the Saudi ambassador to Washington summoned a cadre of high-priced Washington lobbyists to his embassy to grapple with a delicate, double-pronged challenge....
by Addie
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Governors & State Elections
Topic: 2018 California Ballot Issue: Prop 10 Rent Control
Replies: 0
Views: 39

2018 California Ballot Issue: Prop 10 Rent Control

New Republic The Deceptive, Shameful, Lucratively Funded War Against Rent Control In California and across the country, landlord groups are waging a disinformation campaign to squash efforts to make rent more affordable. ... The section of the ballot in question is Proposition 10, which, if it pass...
by Addie
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Governors & State Elections
Topic: 2018 Florida Governor
Replies: 50
Views: 1524

Re: 2018 Florida Governor; Primary August 28

Associated Press Florida: Republican governor candidate flounders over Trump as role model Florida gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis was asked on Sunday night if he thought Donald Trump, who endorsed him, was a good role model for children. DeSantis, who recorded a now famous campaign ad in whic...
by Addie
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Mexico
Replies: 389
Views: 57412

Re: Mexico

Reuters Trump calls U.S.-bound migrant caravan a national emergency, says will cut aid WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he had alerted the military and federal border authorities that a U.S.-bound migrant caravan from Central America was a national emergency, and th...
by Addie
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Headed off for the hospital
Replies: 108
Views: 3387

Re: Headed off for the hospital

Sleep well, vic. Feel our hugz :grouphug:
by Addie
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: The Resistance
Topic: #WontBeErased
Replies: 12
Views: 296

Re: #WontBeErased

Advocate ACLU to Immediately Sue if Trump Admin. Greenlights Trans Erasure Reaction was swift after The New York Times reported today that the Health Department is pushing a memo to deny the existence of trans identity and move toward eliminating nearly all federal protections for gender-nonconform...
by Addie
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 4646
Views: 176241

Re: Weather Alerts

CBS/AP Hurricane Willa becomes Category 4 storm off Pacific coast of Mexico MEXICO CITY — A newly formed hurricane rapidly gained strength off Mexico's Pacific coast Sunday and has become a major Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said ...
by Addie
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Russia
Replies: 1014
Views: 62167

Re: Russia

Talking Points Memo Gorbachev: Trump’s Nuke Treaty Withdrawal ‘Not The Work Of A Great Mind’ Former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev, one of the original signatories of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty along with former President Ronald Reagan, said Sunday that President Donald Tru...
by Addie
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Intelligence Committees: Trump Family Finances/Saudi Arabia Policy
Replies: 6
Views: 175

Re: Intelligence Committees: Trump Family Finances/Saudi Arabia Policy

WaPo Bipartisan calls for Saudi Arabia to face repercussions mount in wake of Khashoggi killing Saudi Arabia’s belated explanation for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi drew deep skepticism Sunday from congressional lawmakers and mounting bipartisan calls for the kingdom — and possibly Crown ...
by Addie
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: The Resistance
Topic: #WontBeErased
Replies: 12
Views: 296

#WontBeErased

The Hill LGBTQ groups to rally in response to NYT report on Trump's gender policy proposal LGBTQ groups on Sunday announced rallies and demonstrations in response to a recent New York Times report that indicated the Trump administration is planning to exclude transgender and nonbinary people from i...

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