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Trump Associates Said to Have Been Scrutinized in Suspected Pardon Scheme

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 02:26:55
Source: New York Times

The Justice Department investigated as recently as this past summer the roles of a top fund-raiser for President Trump and a lawyer for his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, in a suspected scheme to offer a bribe in exchange for clemency for a t...
 Trump Associates Said to Have Been Scrutinized in Suspected Pardon Scheme


Biden says a $900 billion stimulus plan "would be a good start"

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 02:19:11
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 Biden says a $900 billion stimulus plan "would be a good start"


California issues regional stay-at-home order to battle record Covid-19 surge

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 02:16:34
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 California issues regional stay-at-home order to battle record Covid-19 surge


Trump raises $495 million since mid-October, including a massive haul fueled by misleading appeals a

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 02:13:59
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 Trump raises $495 million since mid-October, including a massive haul fueled by misleading appeals a


David Perdue appears to tacitly acknowledge Biden's victory in video call with Republican group

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 02:11:47
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 David Perdue appears to tacitly acknowledge Biden's victory in video call with Republican group


Biden taps Murthy as nation's top doctor, offers Fauci key role as covid team takes shape

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 02:03:57
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 Biden taps Murthy as nation's top doctor, offers Fauci key role as covid team takes shape


Trump Associates Said to Have Been Scrutinized in Suspected Pardon Scheme

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 01:48:09
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 Trump Associates Said to Have Been Scrutinized in Suspected Pardon Scheme


Georgia Republicans Want to Pass Law Requiring Photo ID for Mail-In Ballots Following 2020 Election

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 01:47:39
FULL title didn't fit: Georgia Republicans Want to Pass Law Requiring Photo ID for Mail-In Ballots Following 2020 Election Results...
 Georgia Republicans Want to Pass Law Requiring Photo ID for Mail-In Ballots Following 2020 Election


California hit by more wildfires, new major storm expected in Northeast

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 01:13:44
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 California hit by more wildfires, new major storm expected in Northeast


In seismic shift, Warner Bros. to stream all 2021 films

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 00:55:38
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 In seismic shift, Warner Bros. to stream all 2021 films


Trump sues in federal court to put Wisconsin lawmakers in charge of election outcome

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 00:29:52



Pres. Trump continued his Hail Mary legal attempt to contest his election loss with a new federal lawsuit filed late Wednesday in Wisconsin, the latest in a blizzard of suits around the country that have so far met with a resounding string of defeats.

https://twitter.com/ABC/status/13343670...
 Trump sues in federal court to put Wisconsin lawmakers in charge of election outcome


Donald Trump Jr 'considering running for top spot at NRA'

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 00:19:38
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 Donald Trump Jr 'considering running for top spot at NRA'


Farah resigns as White House communications director in tacit nod to Trump's loss

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 23:43:35
This Farah was a quite one--I have never heard of her.






https://twitter.com/girlsreallyrule/status/1334638070474412039?s=20

Alyssa Farahís last day as White House communications director is Friday. She is seen outside the White House in October. (Amanda Voisard for The Washington Post...
 Farah resigns as White House communications director in tacit nod to Trump's loss


Biden says he will ask Americans to wear masks for the first 100 days he's in office

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 23:15:43
https://image.politicalcartoons.com/246205/600/stupidity-vaccine.png

Tough ask. I wonder how many at red states will wear a mask. :huh: ...
 Biden says he will ask Americans to wear masks for the first 100 days he's in office


Tenants Sue Trump Over Scheme That Drove Up Their Rents

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 22:49:44
Joyous




https://twitter.com/JJohnsonLaw/status/1334628259246510083?s=20


The Shore Haven Apartments in Brooklyn is one of more than 30 complexes named in a lawsuit that accuses the Trumps of fraud.Credit...Dave Sanders for The New York Times

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 Tenants Sue Trump Over Scheme That Drove Up Their Rents


Doctors Ration Intensive Care as Covid-19 Patients Stretch Hospitals

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 22:36:45
Source: MSN

Some patients who need intensive care cannot receive it, as overstretched hospitals in some U.S. regions struggle with the pandemicís largest and longest surge by prioritizing beds for only the most urgent patients.

Covid-19 hospitalizations in the U.S. reached anoth...
 Doctors Ration Intensive Care as Covid-19 Patients Stretch Hospitals


Twitter Confirms Trump Could Be Banned After Inauguration Day For Repeated Violations

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 22:21:10
More at the link. ...
 Twitter Confirms Trump Could Be Banned After Inauguration Day For Repeated Violations


Ex-US Attorney Asks GA Officials To Probe Graham's Alleged Ballot-Toss Scheme

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 22:14:31
well, at least something is being done. Now for the Election Board to do its job.



https://twitter.com/joshtpm/status/1334581065500028928?s=20



https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1334573115683168264?s=20...
 Ex-US Attorney Asks GA Officials To Probe Graham's Alleged Ballot-Toss Scheme


Federal, industry officials warn that hackers are targeting vaccine distribution process

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 21:53:25
But I thought Trump and Kim Jong Un were in love....
 Federal, industry officials warn that hackers are targeting vaccine distribution process


Wind fans wildfire in California canyons, residents flee

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 21:50:29
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 Wind fans wildfire in California canyons, residents flee


'Time' Names Its Kid Of The Year: Water-Testing Scientist Gitanjali Rao

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 21:49:06
What a great kid!...
 'Time' Names Its Kid Of The Year: Water-Testing Scientist Gitanjali Rao


Supreme Court strong-arms California judge to follow its ruling exempting churches from COVID restri

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 20:52:18
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 Supreme Court strong-arms California judge to follow its ruling exempting churches from COVID restri


Postal Service Delays Disenfranchised Thousands of Legally-Cast Ballots This Fall

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 20:21:23
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 Postal Service Delays Disenfranchised Thousands of Legally-Cast Ballots This Fall


Trump aide banned from Justice after trying to get case info

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 20:13:40
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 Trump aide banned from Justice after trying to get case info


Sheriff who refused to enforce restrictions tests positive for Covid-19

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 19:52:13
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 Sheriff who refused to enforce restrictions tests positive for Covid-19


Google Illegally Fired And Spied On Workers Who Tried To Organize, Labor Agency Says

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 19:50:32
Source: NPR

Google illegally fired two employees involved in labor organizing last year, the National Labor Relations Board alleged in a complaint on Wednesday. The tech giant also violated federal labor law, the agency said, by surveilling employees who viewed a union organizing p...
 Google Illegally Fired And Spied On Workers Who Tried To Organize, Labor Agency Says


Democrats see spike in turnout among Asian American, Pacific Islander voters

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 19:32:55
While Trump's appeals to racism and attacks on Asians certainly helped turn out the vote among the Republican base, it also alienated Asian Americans in the United States who experienced a huge increase in hate crimes....
 Democrats see spike in turnout among Asian American, Pacific Islander voters


Trump Rushes To Lock In Oil Drilling In Arctic Wildlife Refuge Before Biden's Term

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 19:20:14
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 Trump Rushes To Lock In Oil Drilling In Arctic Wildlife Refuge Before Biden's Term


Zients, Murthy tapped to head up Biden's Covid-19 response

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 19:15:30
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 Zients, Murthy tapped to head up Biden's Covid-19 response


More Senate Republicans signal openness to $908 billion relief package as pandemic spike worsens

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 18:52:41
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EoKi8f2XMAIbWnk.jpg

On corporate immunity see -
https://www.democraticunderground.com/100214653150...
 More Senate Republicans signal openness to $908 billion relief package as pandemic spike worsens


Judge denies motion by U.S. teenager accused in Wisconsin protest shootings to dismiss two charges

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 18:47:39
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 Judge denies motion by U.S. teenager accused in Wisconsin protest shootings to dismiss two charges


Trump declines to say if he still has confidence in Barr

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 18:47:29
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 Trump declines to say if he still has confidence in Barr


Wisconsin high court declines to hear Trump election lawsuit

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 18:31:17
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 Wisconsin high court declines to hear Trump election lawsuit


Iran says it will comply with nuclear deal if Biden lifts all sanctions

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 18:27:19
Hmmm, seems like a step in the right direction....
 Iran says it will comply with nuclear deal if Biden lifts all sanctions


Trump Admin Held Back Phone Numbers and Addresses That Could Have Reunited Separated Migrant Childre

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:32:15
These people should all be prosecuted -- minimally for contempt of court....
 Trump Admin Held Back Phone Numbers and Addresses That Could Have Reunited Separated Migrant Childre


Rosa DeLauro wins Appropriations gavel

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:12:33
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 Rosa DeLauro wins Appropriations gavel


Trump Allies Discourage Georgia Residents From Voting In January Runoff

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:42:02
Source: NPR

Georgia allies of President Trump continue to push baseless accusations of voter fraud in an attempt to have the election results overturned, following weeks of news networks, legal bodies and state certification boards affirming the election win for President-elect Joe...
 Trump Allies Discourage Georgia Residents From Voting In January Runoff


The US has reported its highest one-day Covid-19 death tally: Over 2,800

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:26:53
And where is President Trump during all this? Running around spreading falsehoods trying to engineer a coup? Where are Republicans? Either actively enabling Trump or trying to handicap a Biden administration even though it is still more a month before he takes office.
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 The US has reported its highest one-day Covid-19 death tally: Over 2,800


Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney chosen to chair DCCC going into choppy election cycle

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 16:24:44
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 Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney chosen to chair DCCC going into choppy election cycle


Fauci to have first "substantive discussions" with Biden transition officials

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:21:00
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 Fauci to have first "substantive discussions" with Biden transition officials






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Peace demonstrations in the US October 26-28 2007
29.10 - 2007

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Large number of US citizens demonstrated against the war in Iraq (and the possible war in Iran) during this October weekend. Massive turnout in Boston and San Fransisco, and also in Chicago, LA and DC people took to the streets.
The message was: NO more war in Iraq! NO to a war with Iran!