Democrats want answers from DeVos over handling of Education inspector general – CNNPolitics

This is what happens when an incompetent person buys their way into an important and vital Department. I truly believe that the Republicans want to dumb down the general population. They have cut school funding as if it’s more fat and yet we need our schools to be stellar. We need to compete with Germany and France and China and what we are doing is a crime to this generation.

I don’t know about you but I remember how I went to school and the the bands that were placed on me regarding learning an instrument, a language, broadening my scope of education. Is civics even taught in school anymore? My Lord I was in Texas and I had a full year of Texas history in 6th grade. this is criminal and the Republicans are the criminals.

So Betsy DeVos is faced with having to return money ordered by court because for-profit schools were overcharging students. She tried everything not to return this money which was rightfully the students. She needs to go but so does Trump.

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Under duress and forced Betsy DeVos finally returns the money taken from the students. Screenshot from CNN politics.

A Night at the Garden – Documentary

We live in the comfort of thinking that this kind of atrocity happens in other places. Yet in 1939, in New York City, in Madison Square Garden a pro-Nazi rally happened.

To me watching this documentary what is most chilling is that it looks just like one of the Trump make America great again rallies. We forget the roots of make America great again War in the civil War and then the renowned anti-semite Charles Lindbergh used it as his platform. Jews were dying, Gays were dying, and Americans were cheering.

I rarely urge my readers to click on the link below oh, this time you have to.

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Screenshot from documentary Night at the Garden

California leads 16 states in lawsuit against Trump national emergency declaration – POLITICO

Calling this President unhinged is an insult to the word unhinged. He’s more than unhinged he is certifiable. Honestly, this is becoming very tiresome. I am worried about what he has done to our federal courts in packing them with his allies. In his little sing-song that he did when announcing the so-called National emergency he was correct in saying that it is going to go to the Supreme Court. what I’m worried is how these new justices that are beholden to him will vote. I’m sure if you tell Justice Kavanaugh that tRUMP will give him some beer, he will fall in line with this madman’s actions. I am worried for the state of our Union has I’ve never been before.

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The complaint alleges that President Donald Trump “has veered the country toward a constitutional crisis of his own making” despite Congress refusing to allocate the funds needed to start construction. | Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Grassley raises voice after McConnell interrupts Senate speech – TheHill

Me thinks not all is peachy on the Republican side of the Senate.

Chuck grassley is not one of my favorite people. Chuck Grassley understands what McConnell has just set off. This is much worse than what Chuck Schumer did when he change the rules in the senate for confirmations to a majority as opposed to a 60-vote needed. Chuck Grassley understands that there’s going to be a democratic presidents maybe in the near future. Chuck Grassley understands that this is a president that is going to be disastrous for the Republican Party. sure the Republicans cheat but when they do they open the door for others to do the same.

I look forward to a democratic Congress and President. But if there’s a Democratic president she can declare National emergencies for things that are actually National emergencies. Something like climate change or gun control.

This false emergency is a smoke screen to hide behind for the Trump Administration and all of the problems that is besieging them.

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Senate Intelligence Committee Democrats Dispute Claims That Russia Probe Found No Collusion – Mother Jones

it’s rather spectacular how do the GOP hierarchy has jumped on this no collusion bandwagon. I just saw the chairwoman of the RNC say that Trump has been exonerated! I laughed hard and then I blocked her.

Let’s make a few things clear here. First of all the Senate intelligence committee is a fact-gathering they do not have the power to put anyone in jail or even say that someone should be put in jail. Also unlike the Mueller investigation they cannot compel the testimony of people like with Gates who have the proverbial sword hanging over his head regarding how long he’ll go to jail if he doesn’t cooperate. They don’t have access to all of the information that Robert Mueller has but that’s not their job.

You know who else has attached in front of them, the prosecutors of the southern district of New York, the attorney General of New York, prosecutors from the Washington DC Office of the attorney General. Yes there are a lot more people looking into this then we know about.

Trump is in huge trouble and he knows it.

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Tax code changes leave Americans asking, ‘What happened to my refund?’ – NBC News

I know, it’s hard to believe that tax cuts for the rich is not translating in self into Big refunds for the middle class and the poor. That’s how the Republican cookie crumbles literally. People are up in arms on the internet. They are saying the only reasonthey voted for the current occupants of the White House was for tax relief. Instead he raised their taxes! Not only did you erase it there taxes but he penalized States like California that have income tax where you can no longer deduct that from your income. So here we are California taxation without representation from the federal government because we are certainly not as well represented as Wyoming or Montana or The Dakotas with their 500,000 people and still two US Senators.

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Isn’t he presidential!
President Donald Trump kisses a printed example of what a new tax form may look like during a meeting on tax policy with Republican lawmakers in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Nov. 2, 2017, in Washington, as House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., watch him what I would hope would be horror, but that’s Paul Ryan and no.
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Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer owner of ‘extortion and blackmail’ – NBC News

I’ll preface this by saying I am not a fan of Jeff Bezos.

That being said, I’m certainly not a fan of the National enquirer or its parent corporation run by David Pecker. Yes, I used his name because it was funny in a sophomoric way.

I was just talking to a friend of mine about this. I had a caregiver about 3 years ago who was a gay man in his early 60s. He was well-educated and had a career as a character actor in Hollywood. He would take me to the grocery store and as we will check out he would short reading of theheadlines about Hillary Clinton on the cover of the National enquirer and tell mehow this was making him not want to vote for her.

How many others do you think had that same idea in the back of their heads?

78000 in three States?

Yes it’s a tabloid but for some reason people want to believe it’s headlines. Maybe because they’re salacious and people want to think that others have a worse life than they do even if they’re celebrities, especially if they’re celebrities. And to me that’s the danger of this publication. I would never advocate for it to be closed for any reason but it would be really nice if mainstream media would call it out for what it is, a bunch of lies.

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Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon, at an event in Seattle on June 18, 2014.
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Ann Coulter: Trump Is ‘Lazy and Incompetent’ – The Daily beast

If you read the whole interview you’ll see that she is as delusional as he is. She claims he can use his power as commander-in-chief to direct the military to build a wall. Nope, that’s not going to happen. The military would need to have funds given to it by Congress for this task. does she really believe that the military has money sitting around not being used for the troops and all of the defense department toys that they love so much. The defense department would never ever take money away from an aircraft carrier or a jet fighter to build a wall along the southern border that is not necessary.

I wasn’t sure if Trump’s would see her interviews so I made sure he could read the headline, I translated into Russian for him.

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Ex-Trump aide: Stephen Miller said he’d be happy if no refugee ever again set foot in US – TheHill

What happened to Stephen Miller that makes him hate people so much? this is the kind of thinking that created at off Hitler. His rabbi did a sermon calling him a terrible person. does he not realize that’s somewhere down the line his family were immigrants? For some reason Miller doesn’t sound like a native American name.

I have an idea let’s deport Stephen Miller.

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So, One Day, Roger Stone Brings Jeffrey Toobin to a Swinger’s Club…

If you’re like me, and I hope you are, you have been watching SNL almost all your life. So she did you may have seen this little bit from Michael Che talking about Rodger Stone asking black men to bang his wife. this is from the guy who’s been was Roy Cohn who was not gay just like having sex with men. Being a gay man, that sounds very gay to me. All that being said Rodger stone is a freak and if anybody thinks otherwise, I don’t know about you.

Did he really kill Batman?

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Screenshot fron Saturday Night Live, NBC, January 26th 2019