Tag Archives: Politics

Smedwick: “I continue to be struck by the irony of a man who was selected because he ‘tells it like it is’ needing an army of people to tell us what he really meant to say.”

RECOMMENDED READING: Dahlia Lithwick: How the President Obstructed Justice (Slate) Why legal scholar Laurence Tribe believes Trump committed impeachable offenses in his firing of James Comey. http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2017/05/did_president_trump_obstruct_justice_in_firing_james_comey.html

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New Rule: The Lesser of Two Evils | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)

New Rule: The Lesser of Two Evils | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) https://youtu.be/pAkyBS8uwPQ

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Paul Ryan: ‘We’re not going to give up on destroying the health care system for the American people’

Paul Ryan: ‘We’re not going to give up on destroying the health care system for the American people’ (YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LT3Px11xN-0 RECOMMENDED READING: Lindy West: America has never seen a party less caring than 21st-century Republicans (Guardian) We pay our elected … Continue reading

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Donald Trump and Scott Spicer: “Ban”

RECOMMENDED READING Louis Nelson: “Spicer takes issue with ‘ban’ label used by Trump.” Politico. 31 Jan 2017 http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-immigration-travel-ban-staff-aides-234444 Esme Cribb: “Spicer Insists There’s No ‘Travel Ban’ Though He And Trump Describe It As One.” TPM. 31 Jan 2017 http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/spicer-insists-order-not-a-ban-though-he-and-trump-describe-it-as-one Brad … Continue reading

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Awesome Tough Guy

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AMERICA FIRST

RECOMMENDED READING: Horton Hears a Hitler (Snopes) Claim: Beloved children’s author and illustrator Dr. Seuss created a number of scathing political cartoons, one of which involved a parent reading children a book called “Adolf the Wolf.” SNOPES JUDGMENT: TRUE. http://www.snopes.com/dr-seuss-adolf-wolf/

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How to contact the Guardian securely

Technical options for people who want to get in touch with journalists in a way that protects both security and anonymity Check it out here: https://www.theguardian.com/help/2016/sep/19/how-to-contact-the-guardian-securely

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