Trump’s FEMA chief under investigation over use of official cars – POLITICO

What’s most surprising to me is that Trump supporters at his rallies still scream drain the swamp. How many of his appointees have to be proved corrupt before these people realize that the swamp is growing and overtaking our government.

I don’t support this man and I hope with all of my fiber that he does not win the senate seat in Florida but surprisingly Rick Scott actually went against Trump today and said that there were actually 3,000 people that died in the aftermath of hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. He called out the president in a tweet. Rick Scott two months before an election going against the president is incredibly surprising and is very telling of how this presidency is losing support.

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The actions by Brock Long, the U.S. government’s lead disaster official as the country braces for Hurricane Florence, have been called into question by the inspector general over whether taxpayers have inappropriately footed the bill for his travel. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now by Jaron Lanier – The Guardian

I have been telling anyone who will listen to me how my life has become happier since I deleted my Facebook account on November 11th of 2017. It started a whole series of events including opening up my social life I am back to the weight that I should be at and wearing the same as I did when I was 32 at 64 is pretty good. But beyond that the hatred that was everywhere on Facebook is no longer in my life. When I don’t like something on television I change the channel. I don’t like Facebook anymore so I deleted my account. Sure, family and friends are annoyed at me and think that I’m being obstinate. But if I’m anything I’m a man of my principles and my principles tell me that I need to get out of Facebook and so should you.

Their new campaign telling us that they’re changing so that Facebook becomes what it was meant to be is only there to stop the Hemorrhage of users that are deleting their accounts. Their stock price has tanked and is not recovering. I’m hoping that Facebook is the next Myspace or even better Friendster, and it will disappear into the Dust heap of terrible ideas.

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LISTEN: How Michael Cohen Protects Trump By Making Legal Threats – NPR

Why does a respectable businessman need a fixer? Well he or she doesn’t, but Donald Trump is no respectable businessman. He is right there with the corleones and his mob like way of doing business. So having Michael Cohen as is conciliary is not so weird.

The problem is now he is the president of the United States. And he’s brought his mob like tactics to the White House. No one has ever done this not even Richard Nixon. This is Despicable and hopefully our country can survive this abomination in the White House.

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Michael Cohen, a personal lawyer for President Trump, leaves federal court in New York City in April. His legal troubles may test his loyalty to Trump, built over years of protecting his boss, in part by using legal threats.

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Behind the chaos: Office that vets { THE BEST PEOPLE} Trump appointees plagued by inexperience – The Washington Post

Trump supporters, and by inference the American people, were promised the best people.

Instead we got a clown car full of the most inept individuals ever to work in a White House. The true Republicans that we see now on MSNBC criticizing this White House are right. Those Republicans who stay quiet or support the machination of this White House are traitors. Some may say the traitors is a harsh word for partisanship but we are watching the dismantling of the US government and it seems that it’s being guided from the Kremlin. All the policies of this Administration has helped the Kremlin. The trade Wars, the appointments, and the continuous fear of War looming on our country is exactly what the Kremlin wants.

Russia has the 29th largest economy in the world. Just to put this into perspective California has the fifth largest. Russia’s military is basically gone other than four people. Their Navy and Airforce is no longer what we think of as the Soviet Union’s powerful Strike Force. Russia can only real Power by having influence over the president of United States in a way that is sickening.

So that’s when we see the office that vets future candidates is filled with 24 year old campaign operatives and volunteers and is fraction of the size from any other White House we understand why we see this clown car happening everyday. From the Secretary of the Interior writing into his office on a horse on the first day to his $116,000 set of 3 Doors. Or the Secretary of Hud ordering a $31,000 dining set, seemingly doesn’t know about Ikea. Or the one that hits me the most is the head of the EPA having a soundproof booth in his office, does he think he is Get Smart? Why does the EPA need to have a soundproof booth?

We did not get the best people instead we got the swamp on steroids.

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White House Director of Social Media Dan Scavino, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, White House personnel director Johnny DeStefano, and National Security Council Chief of Staff Keith Kellogg follow President Trump as they walk to board Marine One from the Oval Office, Feb. 16, 2018. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

ICE spokesman resigns, citing fabrications by agency chief, Sessions about Calif. immigrant arrests – The Washington Post

I have been on this planet almost 64 years. I have seen lots and lots of administrations come and go. But I’ve never seen one that lies to the American people this way. It’s continuous it’s never-ending and it comes from every branch of the administration. I am so tired of hearing about the lies that this White House puts out every day through its so-called press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. And now has a resident of California I am absolutely Furious about the fact that they’ve been lying about undocumented criminals in our state. This has prompted the resignation of their spokesperson at ICE because he could not keep putting out these lies. Enough is enough this is a treasonous Administration that counts house to Russia and now we need to get rid of them. I have not said the impeachment word in my blog yet but I’m ready to say that now.

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These are the kind of people that Trump appoints to his administration. ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan is seen at the agency’s Washington headquarters in 2017. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post file)

GOP Told by Judge to Turn Over Any Trump Poll-Watching Deals – Bloomberg Politics

For decades now the Republican party has had to abide by rules set down by a consent decree. They were caught cheating and up to their old tricks of voter suppression. The court found this so outrageous that they mandated behavior for the Republican Party. This mandated Behavior was meant to expire in July of next year. Donald Trump has changed all of the Dynamics and is going to make it harder for the Republicans in the future to try to suppress the vote. The Democrats have Ben too easy to turn the other cheek and because of that they have lost in places where they should have won. It’s good to see the Democrats standing up for our rights and making sure that every voter can go to the pole and not worry that they will be obstructed or harassed.

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Clinton hits Trump by recalling her father’s business and if he had had Trump as a client – The Washington Post 

What a contrast. One candidates has lived his life by hiring people and eventually never paying them what he had promised. The other candidate comes from a family that if one of their customers had reneged on a contract could have meant ruin. I hear the Press say how much Americans hate both candidates for president this time around. I don’t understand it. You have one man in Donald Trump who has been a crook all his life. And you have a woman in Hillary Clinton has devoted her life to helping others. Everyone keeps forgetting that the Clinton Family Foundation is a charity. It’s not just a charity in name only, it helps millions of people across the globe. It has brought the cost of a day’s worth of AIDS medication less than a dollar per person. Next Tuesday, the day after Labor Day, the Taj Mahal Trump casino in Las Vegas is closing. 3000 people will be losing their jobs. Do you think that Donald Trump is going to be losing a penny in this transaction? I know he’s not. So remember to tell your friends that if they think Trump is a good guy what would have happened to their parents or to their family if they had an employer or a customer then reneged and did not pay them. In what Financial straps would they be in? Remind them that and say this is the man that they think should be president.

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FILE – In this July 1992 file photo, Hillary Clinton’s father Hugh watches as her mother Dorothy Rodham adjusts her daughter’s clothing in a New York Hotel room during the Democratic National Convention. Hillary Clinton has landed on very personal argument against Donald Trump’s checkered business past: her dad. As the Democratic presidential nominee seeks to undercut Trump’s economic record and promote her plans for small businesses, she is invoking memories of her late father’s Chicago drapery business. Recalling Hugh Rodham hard at work making and printing curtains for hotels and office buildings, Clinton argues that he would have been “stiffed” in a deal with the celebrity businessman.(Ron Frehm, File/Associated Press)

Judge dismisses debate lawsuit filed by Gary Johnson and Jill Stein – CNN 

I live in downtown Los Angeles. My ZIP code 90012 has an medium income of $98,000 a year. It’s young and very liberal. So, this area is is fertile territory in the mind of Jill Stein. I am besieged by commercials for this person running supposedly for president. Her message makes no sense and is very anti Hillary Clinton. She says what every bernieorbust person says don’t choose between the worst of two evils. I will say that Jill Stein and her Dogma is the worst of all. She promises free everything with no bases on how this is all going to be paid for. This Utopia of hers will become hell on Earth if she becomes president. Now obviously this time around she has no chance. But I think she’s building a base here in California for further runs in the future.

I used to hate watching Carly fiorina commercials when she was running for office here in California a few years ago. Now I have a number 1 most disliked individual running as a liberal in Jill Stein. By the way Gary Johnson is a kook and if he does get on that debate stage his kookiness will shine through. I’m just worried he’ll make Donald Trump look good in comparison.

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Sign petition to have Trump examined by a psychiatrist

If you’re for him or against him, I believe his behavior warrants this. From attacking Gold Star Mothers to saying that everything he’s planning to do as President is a secret there is something wrong with Donald Trump. And as a public service I believe we are going to allow him to have the nuclear codes he should have psychologists and psychiatrists determine whether or not he is fit for the job.

And think how much this would annoy him.

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Clinton leads Trump by 6 points after Democratic confab: Reuters/Ipsos poll – Reuters

Traditionally polls after the conventions are a good indicator of who’s going to win the election in November. This year the conventions were very very early. Both parties decided to have their conventions before the Olympics. So there is a Long Trail between now and November 8. The next hundred and two days will be critical to beating Trump and making sure that Hillary is our next president.

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