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by Addie
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: MAGA Scams
Replies: 1
Views: 52

MAGA Scams

This is a thread on DU I thought I should call attention to, FWIW: True story: MAGA breaching credit cards My neighbor (a heavy duty Dem) just told my that his Mastercard was breached yesterday (is this how tRump got $20 million in 24 hours?) and $500 for MAGA was the only thing charged on it. The r...
by Addie
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) - (New NAFTA)
Replies: 8
Views: 620

Re: United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) - (New NAFTA)

Reuters Mexico first to ratify USMCA trade deal, Trump presses U.S. Congress to do same MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico on Wednesday became the first country to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) agreed late last year to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) a...
by Addie
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Intelligence/Foreign Relations Committees: Trump Family Finances/Saudi Arabia Policy
Replies: 47
Views: 2789

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

Associated Press Senators reach deal to vote on blocking Saudi arms sale WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will vote Thursday on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia, setting up a new challenge to President Donald Trump’s steadfast al...
by Addie
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Amendment to Repeal/Replace 2001 AUMF
Replies: 11
Views: 1188

Re: Amendment to Repeal/Replace 2001 AUMF

Vox House Democrats vote to repeal 9/11-era law used to authorize perpetual war Democrats want Trump to know: Any military action against Iran needs congressional authorization. As the United States escalates tensions with Iran, House Democrats are sending President Donald Trump a message: If he wa...
by Addie
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Oversight/Intel Committees: Trump Tower Meeting & Trump Tower Moscow
Replies: 24
Views: 1341

Re: Oversight/Intel Committees: Trump Tower Meeting & Trump Tower Moscow

WaPo Former Trump business partner Felix Sater set to testify Friday before House Intelligence Committee Felix Sater, a Russian-born real estate developer, is set to testify Friday before the House Intelligence Committee about his experience working on a proposed Trump tower project in Moscow durin...
by Addie
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: US Secret Service
Replies: 146
Views: 13825

Re: US Secret Service

The Hill White House area on lockdown after individual arrested by Secret Service The Secret Service arrested an individual on Wednesday after they allegedly dropped a backpack and attempted to jump a bike rack outside the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue. The incident took place at 2:45 p.m., Se...
by Addie
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: Mexico
Replies: 459
Views: 65949

Re: Mexico

San Diego Union-Tribune Americans make up Mexico’s largest demographic of immigrants The net flow of United States immigrants to Mexico is larger than the flow of Mexican-born immigrants into the United States: Mexican government ... Americans immigrants living the Mexican dream can have the same h...
by Addie
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Energy & Environment
Topic: Air Quality
Replies: 3
Views: 57

Air Quality

Associated Press US air quality is slipping after years of improvement After decades of improvement, America’s air may not be getting any cleaner. Over the last two years the nation had more polluted air days than just a few years earlier, federal data shows. While it remains unclear whether this i...
by Addie
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: All the President's Lies
Replies: 821
Views: 50587

Re: All the President's Lies

New Republic - David Roth The Man Who Was Upset Making sense of Donald Trump's petulant reign ... At this stage in his sublimely unexamined life and increasingly evident cognitive decline, Trump isn’t really capable of very compelling misdirections or even passably convincing falsehoods. He digress...
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: The Fractally Clueless White House
Replies: 641
Views: 41072

Re: The Fractally Clueless White House

Politico ‘They’re all fighting him’: Trump aides spar with health secretary With health care poised to play a crucial role in the 2020 election, infighting within the Trump administration threatens to derail some of the president’s most prominent pledges to voters. White House officials have soured...
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Trump-Pence 2020
Replies: 173
Views: 8719

Re: Trump-Pence 2020

Orlando Sentinel Hour before Trump in Orlando speech, lines disappear and arena seats remain https://www.orlandosentinel.com/resizer/0dHoKgfQAZ3U5O-uDILx3-hBEtc=/800x491/top/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-tronc.s3.amazonaws.com/public/A3FHP2POGJG77BEGELCFL4NWZI.jpg About an hour before President Trump wa...
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Transition 2016 and so forth
Replies: 2155
Views: 137262

Re: Transition 2016 and so forth

CNN Top Russia expert leaving Trump's National Security Council Washington (CNN)Fiona Hill, the top official on Russian affairs at the National Security Council, will depart the Trump administration this summer, according to two people familiar with the matter. Hill, a former Brookings scholar and ...
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Transition 2016 and so forth
Replies: 2155
Views: 137262

Re: Transition 2016 and so forth

WaPo Consumer Product Safety Commission's acting chairwoman plans to step down The head of the nation’s product safety regulator says she’s stepping down when her term ends in October, a surprise announcement that follows criticism for how the agency handled a recall of the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Pla...
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Military
Topic: Opioid abuse among Vets
Replies: 7
Views: 757

Re: Opioid abuse among Vets

The Guardian The controversial ketamine-like drug that Trump is pushing on veterans The president has touted the drug’s benefits and offered to help a senior Veterans Affairs official negotiate the purchase of the drug Personal interest from Donald Trump appears to have put a controversial antidepr...
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Trump-Pence 2020
Replies: 173
Views: 8719

Re: Trump-Pence 2020

The Hill Poll: Six Dems lead Trump in Florida matchups Six Democratic presidential hopefuls have more support than President Trump in Florida, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. Former Vice President Joe Biden carried the biggest lead over Trump, taking 50 percent support i...
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Military
Topic: Pentagon sending 1,000 more troops as tensions with Iran grow
Replies: 8
Views: 202

Re: Pentagon sending 1,000 more troops as tensions with Iran grow

New Republic - Adam Weinstein: Who Is Actually Running the U.S. Military’s Iran Efforts?

As tensions rise, an unprecedented military briefing by a hawkish secretary of state throws the chain of command into doubt.
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Election Infrastructure Security
Replies: 143
Views: 7413

Re: Congressional Committees: Election Infrastructure Security

NBC News Schumer slams McConnell for blocking election security legislation McConnell, with GOP Senate leaders, just "stands there and twiddles their thumbs and almost says, ‘Come on Putin, let it happen," the minority leader said. WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Tuesd...
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence; Barr Investigation
Replies: 1174
Views: 57620

Re: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence; Barr Investigation

That's how I read it, Slim.
Slim Cognito wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:54 pm
Addie wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:39 am

A Clash Between the Attorney General and the CIA ...
...
Am I understanding it correctly if I say it sounds like trump wants Barr to burn the CIA's contact (which will probably end in his/her death)?
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?
Replies: 2772
Views: 121138

Re: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?

I win for a change :-D
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Democratic Debates 2020 Presidential
Replies: 16
Views: 532

Re: Democratic Debates 2020 Presidential

The Hill Bullock qualifies for second Democratic debate Montana Gov. Steve Bullock’s campaign said on Tuesday that he has qualified for the second round of Democratic presidential debates in July after notching 1 percent in a CBS News–YouGov poll released over the weekend. “As the only candidate wh...
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment
Replies: 316
Views: 17605

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

The Guardian OpEd - Heather Cox Richardson The historical argument for impeaching Trump The question of impeaching Donald Trump is about replacing the toxic partisanship of today’s Republican party with America’s traditional rule of law. It has become a constitutional imperative. Since Richard Nixo...
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Endorsements 2020 Primaries
Replies: 1
Views: 119

Re: Endorsements 2020 Primaries

Orlando Sentinel Editorial Our endorsement for president in 2020: Not Donald Trump Donald Trump is in Orlando to announce the kickoff of his re-election campaign. We’re here to announce our endorsement for president in 2020, or, at least, who we’re not endorsing: Donald Trump. Some readers will won...
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Congress
Topic: Intelligence/Judiciary Committees 2019 Investigation: Trump Obstruction; Suborning Perjury
Replies: 27
Views: 1468

Re: Intelligence/Judiciary Committees 2019 Investigation: Trump Obstruction; Suborning Perjury

Reuters Ex-Trump aide Hicks to be the first star witness for House committee WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, becomes on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe i...
by Addie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News
Replies: 1892
Views: 111077

Re: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News

BBC News Teenage neo-Nazis jailed over terror offences Two teenage neo-Nazis, who encouraged an attack on Prince Harry for marrying a woman of mixed race, have been jailed for terrorism offences. Michal Szewczuk, 19, from Leeds, and Oskar Dunn-Koczorowski, 18, from west London, were part of a group...

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