Trump Jr. suggests border wall is like a zoo fence – CBS News

This is truly a window into house this unholy family in the White House thinks about people of color. These are human beings and not animals. Heir Don Junior is supposed to be the smart or one of the two brothers running Trump org.

I wonder how much he will like being in a cage himself. when he goes to prison let’s all remind him that it’s nothing more than a fence in a zoo.

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I’m a cat lover and therefore this is a very sad picture for me. I did not want to use special effects and show a picture of Don Jr in a cage.

Trump won’t win a border wall shutdown. Look at the polls for proof – Slate

Even for the most ardent Trump supporter the reality is sinking in. He is not they are friends his only friends are Donald j Trump and his immediate family.

Support for the wall is plummeting even amongst his base. Only 45% of white man without a college degree now favor it, a precipitous drop from just a year ago.

The steady drip drip drip of incriminating use about this President is finally going to start taking effect. I saw this during Watergate. It took forever for Republicans to start understanding that they had a lemon in Nixon and now it’s going to be the same with fat Nixon.

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U.S. Border Patrol officers stand guard beside the border wall in Imperial Beach, California on Nov. 15.
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Christine Blasey Ford speaks out: Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser released a rare statement last week – CBS News

And here we are. Brett Kavanaugh is on the Supreme Court. Clarence Thomas is on the Supreme Court. I cannot imagine what it’s like for the women on the Supreme Court. Having to face these monsters on a daily basis. I don’t care about people saying that they have moved on. These are terrible people and history will judge them poorly. I’m worried that history will judge us poorly.

Clarence Thomas has had a continued abuse of his position on Supreme Court. He refuses to recuse himself in matters that his wife has financial dealings in. It’s corruption, let’s not mince words here.

I shudder at the decisions that these two men in the future. Brett Kavanaugh was on the record saying that the courts should never Grant new rights to people. The cord was always the place where we looked for Justice and now it’s gone for the foreseeable future.

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Bob Woodward’s new book reveals a ‘nervous breakdown’ of Trump’s presidency – Washington Post

I believe the country is going through a nervous breakdown with this presidency. I wake up every morning to see what has happened to our country. Whether or not we are going to war or some important social program has been gutted. This man is frenetic and has no concept of how to run a government or a country and should not be in that office.

And then there’s the corruption. Not the corruption that that one conjures up for example bribery. I’m talking about the corruption of dumping 40000 documents on the lap of the opposition party the night before the hearing for a supreme court nominee. The corruption that the legislative branch has given up all power to the Executive Branch. The corruption of trying to make the judicial branch a reflection of the Republican mindset.

People say that this coming election is the election of our lifetime and they are correct.

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Trump’s Lawyers, in Confidential Memo, Argue to Head Off a Historic Subpoena – The New York Times

For a failing newspaper the New York Times sure has it’s shit together while probing deep into this dark and brooding White House. Let’s face it these are not confidential memos but rather Public Relation documents put out so that when they try to say the president is above the law they can point to these false documents and say look here it is.

Representative Adam Schiff of California said it best, this President, no president is above the law. And Donald Trump above them all it’s certainly not above the law. He and his corrupt family have infested the White House like roaches or termites. There will be a cleansing and just like Jimmy Carter came after Nixon an unlikely president will be our next leader. Who would have thought that the Great and Mighty Nixon would be replaced by a peanut farmer from Plains Georgia. Basically an unknown quantity on the political scene and yet he became president.

I watched Bernie Sanders last night on Bill Maher. I was not and have not been a Bernie Sanders supporter. I was all in for Hillary Clinton from the beginning hell I was all in for Hillary Clinton in 2008 until she withdrew her candidacy. And as much as I think that nominating someone of my own faith, a Jew, is a mistake I guess the same thing could have been said about nominating Barack Obama, an African American. Bernie makes sense for these times and if we’re going to Unite the Democrats we need to do it with someone who doesn’t seem bought in any way shape or form and Bernie Sanders is that. I never thought I would say this.

Just one more thing, just in case you think he’s got a great legal team, they cited the wrong federal statute for obstruction of justice in this so-called confidential memo.

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President Trump’s lawyers have privately laid out a broad view of his constitutional powers in their fight to keep him from being forced to testify in front of a grand jury in the special counsel investigation. Credit: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Ambien maker Sanofi: ‘Racism is not a known side effect’ – CNN

Amazing how Rosanne Barr has given a backbone to corporations across the country!

Bravo Ms. Barr, your racism is making a difference.

Now for the sad part. Roseanne Barr and her big mouth has caused people to lose their way of making a living. When you are the star of a TV show you do not have the right to go and speak your mind out on public forums and not take into consideration the fact that you are going to affect other people and their way of making a living.

Shame on Roseanne Barr.

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At Pennsylvania rally, Trump endorses himself – POLITICO

Actually keep America great is a great slogan, we should keep America great by getting rid of 45. It’s sad when someone has to endorse themselves. You remember in high-school that kid that would have to vote for himself because nobody else would vote for him, well that kid is now president.

And from the party that brought you great family values their president calls a member of the media, a respected member of the media, a member of the media that has bent over backwards to be fair, he called Chuck Todd a son of a bitch. He has no right to call a member of the fourth estate that and I hope Chuck Todd brings it up tomorrow on Meet the Press

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President Donald Trump called NBC host Chuck Todd a “son of a bitch.” | Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo

Sen. Klobuchar: Fining social media for bots is a ‘great idea’ – NBC News

For the last couple of weeks I have been asking Twitter support questions regarding Bots. One question I asked is would they Institute a message to verify that individuals are real people and not butts. I also asked them how is an individual supposed to know if they’re dealing with a bot or real person on Twitter. My queries have been met by silence. I get their automated response that says thank you for your feedback so on and so on and so on. As I’ve made it quite clear I have deactivated my Facebook account. So my only social media platform is Twitter. Twitter is afraid to remove all the Box because there total user ship will fall drastically. I have noticed in the last few weeks the number of people I am following has been falling. Not by a lot but I would say between 5 to 10 a week. This idea by senator Amy Klobuchar to find the social media platforms for not looking for Bots is genius. I have asked to have my account verified by Twitter and from their guidelines I met all of the requirements but they said no. So I don’t have a lot of choices at this point other than to opt out of Twitter. Honestly, the amount of traffic that comes to this blog from Twitter and always has been. I did get a large hit when I deactivated my Facebook account but I have joined a company called BlogPros and they have helped my numbers go back up.

Social media has created this problem and they need to fix it.

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The White House asked to borrow a van Gogh. The Guggenheim offered a gold toilet instead – washingtonpost.com

What a slap in the face to the first couple. The Guggenheim refused to give them a van go for their private quarters instead they offered a golden toilet. Maybe that’s the new award they should give out to Trump every year, a golden toilet.

Perhaps the Guggenheim looked at it Trump’s past borrowing history and thought that he may never give back the Van Gogh.

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The exhibit “America,” by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelanis, was a fully functional gold toilet displayed at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. (Reuters)