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Supreme Court limits Dodd-Frank protections for whistleblowers

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:43:05
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 Supreme Court limits Dodd-Frank protections for whistleblowers


Trump accuser says the president 'should be afraid'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:49:05
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 Trump accuser says the president 'should be afraid'


Final version of Trans-Pacific trade deal released, rules pushed by U.S. on ice

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:43:39
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 Final version of Trans-Pacific trade deal released, rules pushed by U.S. on ice


Report: Leader of Virtue Arizona GOP Candidate Got Topless Photo From Female Staffer

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:24:33
Virtue seems to escape Montenegro




Flirtatious texts, topless photo roil Steve Montenegro's campaign; he blasts 'false tabloid trash'


https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/elections/2018/02/21/steve-montenegro-congress-campaign-roiled-flirty-text/357581002/

Ronald J....
 Report: Leader of Virtue Arizona GOP Candidate Got Topless Photo From Female Staffer


GM plans South Korea investment after Trump takes credit for plant closing: report

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:18:56
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 GM plans South Korea investment after Trump takes credit for plant closing: report


Trump: "Why aren't Dem crimes under investigation? Ask Jeff Sessions!"

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:04:26
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 Trump: "Why aren't Dem crimes under investigation? Ask Jeff Sessions!"


Kushner-Kelly divide deepens over security clearance overhaul

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:45:24
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 Kushner-Kelly divide deepens over security clearance overhaul


Trump privately talks up new age limit on guns

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:41:16

 Trump privately talks up new age limit on guns


Houston-area school district threatens to suspend students who protest after Florida shooting

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:08:04
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 Houston-area school district threatens to suspend students who protest after Florida shooting


NRA to participate in CNN town hall

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:04:03
Watch CNN's town hall "Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action" live on Wednesday, February 21 at 9 p.m. ET on CNN TV and CNN.com....
 NRA to participate in CNN town hall


Controversies pile up for White House, alarming GOP

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:57:06
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 Controversies pile up for White House, alarming GOP


Poll: Few voters report seeing bigger paychecks after tax changes

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:47:38
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 Poll: Few voters report seeing bigger paychecks after tax changes


Trump Tells His Favorite Pastor and His Porn Star Hush-Money Paying Lawyer to Save America's Cities

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:45:43
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 Trump Tells His Favorite Pastor and His Porn Star Hush-Money Paying Lawyer to Save America's Cities


One of Netanyahu's Closest Aides 'Will Testify Against Him'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:41:39
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 One of Netanyahu's Closest Aides 'Will Testify Against Him'


Newsweek publishes expos about itself after staff firings

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:32:13
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 Newsweek publishes expos about itself after staff firings


Billy Graham, 99, Dies; Pastor Filled Stadiums and Counseled Presidents

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:23:57
Source: New York Times

The Rev. Billy Graham, a North Carolina farmers son who preached to millions in stadium events he called crusades, becoming a pastor to presidents and the nations best-known Christian evangelist for more than 60 years, died on Wednesday at his home. He was 99...
 Billy Graham, 99, Dies; Pastor Filled Stadiums and Counseled Presidents


Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country gold

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:43:37
Source: Associated Press

Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country gold

By STEVE REED - 60 minutes ago

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) The long Olympic drought is over for the United States in cross-country skiing. ... Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall became the f...
 Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country gold


Twitter just purged Russian bots, and Trump fans are crying as their followers vanish

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:43:10

 Twitter just purged Russian bots, and Trump fans are crying as their followers vanish


President Trump says he wants to improve background checks, but budget calls for cuts

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:53:38

 President Trump says he wants to improve background checks, but budget calls for cuts


Right-Wing Media Uses Parkland Shooting as Conspiracy Fodder

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:16:49
While I think that the paid social media trolls and sock puppets have been around prior to the 2016 election, I think the big change is the brazen willingness of Republicans and most notably Trump to embrace and amplify what was once considered fringe conspiracy theories. The way it worked in the p...
 Right-Wing Media Uses Parkland Shooting as Conspiracy Fodder


Wisconsin Assembly rejects background check bill, offers funds for armed school guards

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 04:34:56
The Quinnipac poll released today reports that support for universal background checks is 97 - 2 percent, including 97 - 3 percent among gun owners. Seems that 2% happens to all be WIGOP. Let's flip this House in November....
 Wisconsin Assembly rejects background check bill, offers funds for armed school guards


Neurologist charged with raping New York City woman

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 04:23:55
http://image.trentonian.com/storyimage/TT/20171121...

https://www.sott.net/image/s21/433679/full/171121_perv_doctor_groping_fea.jpg

You've done a heck of a job, Cruciani. ...
 Neurologist charged with raping New York City woman


Bannon sold Cambridge Analytica stake, fined for late ethics report

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 04:12:54
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 Bannon sold Cambridge Analytica stake, fined for late ethics report


Pennsylvania church to bless couples toting AR-15 rifles

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 04:04:48
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 Pennsylvania church to bless couples toting AR-15 rifles


After teenager's arrest, liberal Vermont ponders gun safety

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 04:00:19
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 After teenager's arrest, liberal Vermont ponders gun safety


Centene-bought pharmacy won't give Missouri execution drugs

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:57:16
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 Centene-bought pharmacy won't give Missouri execution drugs


Kushner Resists Losing Access as Kelly Tackles Security Clearance Issues

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:50:54
Okay, so it seems that Kushner is not quite so cool about losing his clearance. Kelley versus Kushner in the battle of the racist versus the brat....
 Kushner Resists Losing Access as Kelly Tackles Security Clearance Issues


Host dad who took in accused Fla. shooter: "It's his right" to have an AR-15

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:46:50
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 Host dad who took in accused Fla. shooter: "It's his right" to have an AR-15


Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:45:42
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 Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA


Canadian solar companies fight U.S. tariffs as Trump administration defends itself

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:40:21
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 Canadian solar companies fight U.S. tariffs as Trump administration defends itself


Parkland Student Attacked by Online Conspiracy Fires Back at Don Jr. for 'Liking' It: 'Disgusting'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:26:28
Video at the link....
 Parkland Student Attacked by Online Conspiracy Fires Back at Don Jr. for 'Liking' It: 'Disgusting'


Trump Administrations Deregulation Push Heads for Outer Space

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 02:37:41

 Trump Administrations Deregulation Push Heads for Outer Space


Lawmakers Feel Pressure on Guns

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 02:23:08
Source: The HILL

Lawmakers say they are feeling more pressure than ever to act on gun control after the latest deadly mass shooting at a public high school.

A large reason, aides and lawmakers alike say, is the emotional pleas from students who survived the shooting and who hav...
 Lawmakers Feel Pressure on Guns


Mueller Gets Plea, No Cooperation, as Skadden Lawyer Admits Lies

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 02:02:56
Source: NPR

Alex van der Zwaan, a former associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, admitted in court in Washington that he misled investigators about the last time he talked with Gates, who was indicted in October with Manafort over their consulting work in Ukraine. Gates ...
 Mueller Gets Plea, No Cooperation, as Skadden Lawyer Admits Lies


Russian Trolls Tweeted Disinformation Long Before U.S. Election

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:59:08
There are apparently still some actual journalists working at WSJ. This is a meticulous analysis of primary source material related to Russian attempts to influence US citizens' perceptions, beliefs, and views of reality, news media, the government, etc.

It details how they established online ide...
 Russian Trolls Tweeted Disinformation Long Before U.S. Election


Democrats just flipped a Kentucky state legislature seat in a district Trump won by 49 points

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:56:54
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 Democrats just flipped a Kentucky state legislature seat in a district Trump won by 49 points


HUD inspector general looking into role Ben Carson's family has played

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:54:50
More #Corruption in the Trump WH!!



RELATED: Emails show Carson family fingerprints at HUD despite warnings...
 HUD inspector general looking into role Ben Carson's family has played


Florida Legislature rejects weapons ban with massacre survivors en route to Capitol

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:49:14
If the people of Florida want the ban on assault weapons and large mags, they need to vote these legislators out and replace them with ones who do what their constituents want. VOTE 'EM OUT!...
 Florida Legislature rejects weapons ban with massacre survivors en route to Capitol


U.S. Support For Gun Control Tops 2-1, Highest Ever, Quinnipiac University National Poll

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:44:54
Source: Quinnipac University Poll Press Release.

American voters support stricter gun laws 66 - 31 percent, the highest level of support ever measured by the independent Quinnipiac University National Poll, with 50 - 44 percent support among gun owners and 62 - 35 percent support f...
 U.S. Support For Gun Control Tops 2-1, Highest Ever, Quinnipiac University National Poll


Maine students joining in national walkout to protest Florida shootings

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:29:18
The GOP has kicked the Hornet's Nest.

yup

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 Maine students joining in national walkout to protest Florida shootings






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