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by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Full Senate Briefing - 5/21/19; Pompeo, Shanahan; Re Trump Iran Strategy
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Re: Full Senate Briefing - 5/21/19; Pompeo, Shanahan; Re Trump Iran Strategy

Associated Press AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will hear from former CIA Director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak next week amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration’s sudden moves in the reg...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: 2019 New Russia Investigation, Trump Finances
Replies: 1889
Views: 80860

Re: Congressional Committees: 2019 New Russia Investigation, Trump Finances

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Kendra wrote:
Sun May 19, 2019 1:16 pm
Addie you are too quick. I am just now digging in to read. :popcorn:
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Michael Bennett 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: Michael Bennett 2020

Daily Beast - Michael Tomasky Michael Bennet Understands Exactly What's Gone Wrong in America However you feel about his proposals, his analysis of America’s fundamental challenge now is exactly correct, and he’s saying it better and more clearly than anyone else running. As frightening as this his...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: 2019 New Russia Investigation, Trump Finances
Replies: 1889
Views: 80860

Re: Congressional Committees: 2019 New Russia Investigation, Trump Finances

Cross-Posting New York Times Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving legal entities controlled by Donald J. Trump and his son-in...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump’s Russian Laundromat
Replies: 135
Views: 10437

Re: Trump’s Russian Laundromat

New York Times Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving legal entities controlled by Donald J. Trump and his son-in-law, Jared K...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Issues 2020: Separation of Church and State
Replies: 3
Views: 189

Re: Issues 2020: Separation of Church and State

Salon - Paul Rosenberg Demolishing the right's "Founding Myth": America was never a "Christian nation" Author Andrew Seidel on America and the Bible: A country built on rebellion and a book built on obedience As I reported last year, nothing did more to elect Donald Trump than the belief in America...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Issues 2020: College Affordability
Replies: 16
Views: 378

Re: Issues 2020: College Affordability

The Hill Teacher's Union leader endorses Warren's student loan plan The president of the American Federation of Teachers, endorsed presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren's student loan forgiveness plan in a Thursday op-ed. "Warren’s student debt and universal free college plan would be transf...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Energy & Environment
Topic: Plastics Pollution
Replies: 2
Views: 67

Re: Plastics Pollution

Reuters Tiny E.Timor to become world's first plastic-neutral nation KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a region where seas are awash with trash, East Timor is set to become the world’s first country to recycle all its plastic waste after it teamed up with Australian researchers ...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: The Trump Cabinet
Topic: Trump Has Assembled the Worst Cabinet in History
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Trump Has Assembled the Worst Cabinet in History

Washington Monthly - Martin Longman Trump Has Assembled the Worst Cabinet in History By any standard, President Trump’s cabinet has been a hot mess, so it doesn’t surprise me to learn that the Government Accountability Office released a report yesterday that accuses Housing and Urban Development Se...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment
Replies: 239
Views: 13574

Re: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment

New York Times OpEd - Brenda Wineapple Impeachment Is a Form of Hope The prosecution of President Andrew Johnson in 1868 was an attempt to restore faith in American’s original ideals. When we talk about whether to impeach President Trump, we cite the near impeachment of Richard Nixon or the actual ...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Issues 2020: Reproductive Rights
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: Issues 2020: Reproductive Rights

Politico : New abortion laws set battle lines for 2020 The state abortion ban passed in Alabama and other measures in GOP-controlled states have put abortion on the front burner of 2020 issues. New York Times : After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Responding to a series of...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Bill Weld (R) 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 287

Re: Bill Weld (R) 2020

Axios Trump's GOP challenger Weld: I'm the most pro-choice 2020 candidate Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld (R) told a crowd in Exeter, New Hampshire, he’s "the most pro-choice person you’re ever going to meet," AP reports. Driving the news: Many 2020 hopefuls have come out swinging in opposition...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Pete Buttigieg 2020
Replies: 181
Views: 5903

Re: Pete Buttigieg 2020

The Hill Buttigieg climate plan includes carbon tax Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg (D) wants to tax carbon emissions as part of his climate action agenda. The South Bend, Ind., mayor listed pricing carbon from polluters as one of his campaign policy initiatives on his website. Speaking to theS...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 658

Re: Australia

Independent: Right-wing Australian politician who blamed Muslims for Christchurch mosque attack loses seat

‘Fraser Anning goes back to where he came from ... he won’t be in the Parliament’
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Austria
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Re: Austria

Politico: Austrian government collapses over Russia scandal

Kurz calls for snap election after video shows far-right leaders offering contracts for cash.
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Congress
Topic: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment
Replies: 239
Views: 13574

Re: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment

Just Security - Jill Wine-Banks The Balance Has Shifted: The Data on Impeachment Favor Moving Ahead [Editor’s note: Just Security is publishing a series in conversation with Sidney Blumenthal’s “An Open Memo: Comparison of Clinton Impeachment, Nixon Impeachment and Trump Pre-Impeachment.” Other aut...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Media & Social Media
Topic: Media Moves
Replies: 1046
Views: 72438

Re: Media Moves

Daily Beast: The Hell of Working at Trump’s New Favorite Network

Conspiracy theories, racist outbursts, and a whole lot of Putin love. Working for the far-right One America News Network was a deeply weird experience, former employees say.
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Trump's Judicial Takeover
Replies: 49
Views: 2686

Re: Trump's Judicial Takeover

New York Times Conservative Group Wants to Bring ‘Brass Knuckles’ Approach to Judicial Fray WASHINGTON — In the latest escalation of partisanship surrounding federal judicial nominations, an advocacy group is being created on the right to maintain momentum behind the Republican judicial juggernaut ...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: New & Upcoming Books - Trump Administration
Replies: 311
Views: 20295

Re: New & Upcoming Books - Trump Administration

Vox: The Mueller report holds the top 3 slots on the New York Times best-seller list
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Issues 2020: Reproductive Rights
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: Issues 2020: Reproductive Rights

Dallas Morning News Texas House approves bill to cut off cities’ contracts with abortion providers AUSTIN — Texas House members approved a bill late Friday night that would bar local governments from contracting with abortion providers and could keep Austin from supporting a low-income women’s heal...
by Addie
Sun May 19, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Mexico
Replies: 453
Views: 65243

Re: Mexico

WaPo The little-noticed surge across the U.S.-Mexico border: It’s Americans heading south President Trump regularly assails the flow of migrants crossing the Mexican border into the United States. Less noticed has been the surge of people heading in the opposite direction. Mexico’s statistics insti...
by Addie
Sat May 18, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: All the President's Lies
Replies: 798
Views: 48332

Re: All the President's Lies

I had the same reaction to that book, scared out of my mind. The Obamas are producing a Netflix documentary of The Fifth Risk . I just read The Fifth Risk by Micheal Lewis, his telling of the transition scares the hell out of me. Whoever hopes to win the Democratic nomination needs to be working on ...
by Addie
Sat May 18, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: A $99 Linux Laptop
Replies: 15
Views: 565

Re: A $99 Linux Laptop

That HP-15 notebook is what I have, except with 8GB RAM. I think that would make all the difference accommodating Win-10. As I said below, it's a nice machine. I would buy it again with the extra RAM.
Lani wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 9:38 pm


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by Addie
Sat May 18, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment
Replies: 239
Views: 13574

Re: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment

New York Times Breaking With Party, G.O.P. Lawmaker Says Trump’s Conduct Reaches ‘Threshold of Impeachment’ ... Earlier on Saturday, Representative Jamie Raskin, Democrat of Maryland, who serves on the House Judiciary Committee, said an increasing number of his colleagues — including many House Dem...
by Addie
Sat May 18, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Hungary
Replies: 5
Views: 483

Re: Hungary

Bloomberg (paywall): Trump Compared Orban to a Twin Brother, Ambassador Says

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