Blocking robocalls – even racist ones – is a giant, complicated challenge, experts say | The Spokesman-Review

This is what happens when you have a white house and it’s an Administration that does not know what they’re doing. The head of the FCC who would be the point man for solving this issue is useless. He’s the same idiot that things that net neutrality is not a good thing. He’s the same idiot that is suing the state of California for their new net neutrality law.

The screenshot that I have attached to the to this post is just a slice of my day with the robo calls. They never stop. I am on the Do Not Call Registry. I have put my phone on permanent do not disturb so that only my friends can get through but that’s not a good answer because I missed calls from individuals that I don’t know but I need to talk to like repair people and doctors who blocked their numbers. This needs to be fixed but I don’t think it will be fixed until there’s an uproar and we get some action from the White House.

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A day in the life of my cell phone.

White House officials discussing potential replacements for FEMA chief: report – TheHill

what is it with Republican presidents and their choices for FEMA chief ? You remember Katrina and George Bush saying that Brownie did a great job. A great job that cost almost 2,000 people to lose their lives. Now we have Puerto Rico and Maria with eerily the same amount of people that died in 911, 2975. And by the way don’t believe the White House, they lie all the time, this was done by an independent organization that has no political affiliations.

why are they diverting funds from FEMA when we’re having terrible hurricane season to go to ice so that they can arrest more immigrants trying to save their families? This is Despicable and I am so tired of this continuous barage from this White House of Lies, they don’t know how to tell the truth anymore.

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Stephen Miller’s Hometown Rabbi Berates Him In Scorching Holiday Sermon – Huffington Post

It’s like someone walked into Central Casting and said I need a villain, the most villainous of villains. Well Stephen Miller certainly looks the part. Hand Stephen Miller certainly behaves the part. Stephen Miller should be ashamed of himself and I am so proud of his Rabbi for calling him to task on the holiest day of the Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah.

Not to jump to another holiday but during the Passover Seder the story tells of how Pharaoh is tested by Moses and the plagues and each one makes the pharaoh’s heart harder and harder. me thinks that Stephen Miller is just like the Pharaoh and relishes in the fact that people are finally paying attention to him even if it’s not in a good way. I don’t know the man but I have seen many of his kind and they become harder and harder as time goes on. Let’s not forget that this is the architect of tearing families apart for political gain. There are still some 600 children who may never ever see their parents again because of the United States of America and its government. If we were not the most powerful Nation on Earth the words War crime would be being shouted from the roofs. Stephen Miller is a war criminal even if we’re not at War.

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White House policy adviser Stephen Miller is a descendent of Jewish immigrants to the U.S. (Leah Millis / Reuters)

Obama slams ‘crazy stuff’ coming out of Trump White House, hits politicizing of Justice Department – NBC News

I’m in constant pain so I have issues with sleeping. I slept a little bit later this morning than normal. I turned on the TV expecting the normal chaos created by the Trump Administration and instead I thought I was having a dream. There was President Barack Obama making one of his amazing speeches. What a way to wake up! He mentioned the t-word by name and called out all of the terrible policies of this Administration. He told us that our vote means something, he gave us the Hope for Change.

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Former President Barack Obama speaks in Illinois on Sept. 7, 2018.NBC News

Trump slams anonymous NY Times op-ed by ‘resistance’ member inside his administration – NBC News

Donald J Trump is volcanic in his anger about the op-ed in the New York Times. He has asked that the New York Times turnover this individual, under National Security concerns, to the government. Saddam Hussein must be laughing right now.

It’s funny how whoever this person may be the speculation of who it is runs the gamut from someone who’s a true patriot to the president himself writing it. Look, judge Cavanaugh, is having a really bad time in front of the Senate even though it is republican held. He has been shown to have been surprised by the allegation that he lied in front of Congress in 2006 when he was up for the judgeship he sits on. He is a fringe thinker at best the almighty Federalist Society did not have them on their short list but his weird ideas of how we have an imperial presidency put him at the top of Trump’s list.

So if it’s a patriot or the President and either case it’s going to be a bumpy road ahead.

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Storm clouds are gathering over the White House — and inside of it. Leah Millis / Reuters file

Trump admin rejected report showing refugees did not pose major security threat – NBC News

Racists, white supremacists, Alt-right, and the rest of the Trump Administration, that’s all I have to say.

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Facing bipartisan criticism, Trump belatedly issues McCain full honors, lowers W.H. flag – NBC News

Over the last few Decades of the Trump White House, or so it seems, we have seen many spectacles. Today was one of the best or the worst. First this President wanted to Rebrand NAFTA by renaming it and essentially not having anything changed about it and organized a phone call with the outgoing Mexican president. This white house is so incompetent they cannot orchestrate a White House call tour foreign leader on camera. I don’t like Trump, but I was embarrassed for him and our country.

Then after this photo shoot, he was repeatedly asked to talk about Senator McCain. Then after meeting with another foreign dignitary he was repeatedly asked to talk about Senator McCain. And then again after some other White House Event he was repeatedly asked to speak about Senator McCain and each time he said nothing. And that stupid face that he makes when he doesn’t want to say something. Very much like the one when they ask them on air force one about the payments by Michael Cohen to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal.

The legacy of this presidency is going to be that he has embarrassed Us in the eyes of the world. We look benign and weak and pathetic. Thank you so much mr. President!

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An example of the stupid face I was talking about

Aides expect Trump to go rogue on Manafort pardon – POLITICO

Great tactician have been defeated by the smallest details. Alexander didn’t realize how hard it would be to rule an Empire that large. Napoleon Bonaparte never thought how he would feed his troops while invading Russia. And I could go on. Now mind you I don’t think of Trump as a great tactician, his tactics car seat of the pants. So I say all this because I’m not sure that he realizes if he pardons Manafort that will make it easier for prosecutors to question Manafort because he has no self-incrimination problems and cannot plead the Fifth Amendment.

So if our fearless leader plans on pardoning Manafort he’s got to do it well into Manafort’s prison term. I’m sure that I am not the only person that has heard pundants talked about this on television. Me thinks that Mr manafort’s family may be listening to it as well and will tell their imprisoned family member that it’s time for him to flip. Yes I use the colloquial that seems to be Trump’s favorite, the language of the mob. He has referred to John Dean, of Watergate Fame, as erect. Yesterday he said in his Fox and Friends interview that he thinks flipping should be illegal.

That’s why I am of the same opinion as Bill Maher who honestly believes, and so do I that this election coming up in about 2 months will be pivotal to the continuation of the United States of America as we have come to know it. Bill Maher gave a million dollars last week and I will be pumping as much money into the Senate as I possibly can to make sure the Democratic candidates win.

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White House Transcript Omits Key Putin–Trump Moment – The Atlantic

If you’re like me you watch Rachel Maddow religiously. Tonight was quite an eye-opener. An American Administration lying to its people in such a bold way is unprecedented. I watched the press conference in Helsinki live as they did millions of others. I heard the question very clearly being asked to President Putin as to whether or not he favored Donald J Trump in the 2016 election. He clearly said yes I did yes I did and that he had asked his government to help in every way to get Trump elected because it would help US Russia relations.

when the White House released the transcript of this press conference viewed Again by millions the question about whether Putin favor Trump has been admitted. When the White House released video of that same interaction the same question had been edited out of Putin’s answer.

We here the current occupant of the White House screaming out fake news all the time. Well fear is fake history. I along with millions of others heard and saw with my own eyes what was said and now it’s disappeared. it’s as if this white house does not understand the concept of recording. Obviously recordings are going to be the downfall of this president. But what is most outrageous to me is that the Russian government transcript of the same press conference has the same exact admissions as the one from the White House. This is not just scandalous, this is are waving a white flag to a second-rate country. And when I say second-rate country I mean it. Russia fell from the 29th largest economy to the 30th largest economy this year. Thanks to the crippling sanctions put on by the Obama Administration.

in addition, Trump released a retweet from Russian State television of a fake news article. This fake news article said that Hillary Clinton was Pro Russia when in fact we know the hatred that Putin had for Hillary because of her stance in implementing the crippling sanctions which have made Russia perhaps a third tier country.

Trump is running our country the way he ran his businesses with lies deceit and eventual bankruptcy.

I guess the next installment is when this fall our President meet with his komisar.

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Why Melania Trump’s vanishing act matters – NBC News

First and foremost, I wish the first lady a quick and complete recovery. Her health is the most important issue here.

The premise of this article is that without the first lady the president is losing an important component in his diplomatic encounters. I believe her charm and poise and elegance does lens something to this presidency. Unfortunately all of her Poise does not make up for the incoherent and radical foreign policy of this Administration.

Watching Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau yesterday on Meet the Press was heartbreaking. He explained how without question the Canadiens have fought side-by-side with the Americans and now America has declared a trade war on Canada. There is absolutely no basis for this trade War and yet this president, acting like an orangutan, is pounding his chest at our allies.

Like a bully, he is hitting first. I believe that this stems from the last G20 where he was pretty much left alone by the other foreign leaders. I’m sure this is fury gated him. He believes himself to be the absolute ruler of United States. We are not a monarchy and respect is earned in life, business and especially world politics.

The numbers don’t at up for him issuing these Terrace on our allies. Saying that he sees too many Mercedes parts on 5th Avenue makes absolutely no sense. I love Cadillacs. Cadillac is working very hard at becoming a world class luxury car manufacturer. The CT-6 is it’s first act in doing so. That being said, Mercedes, VW, Audi, BMW, Lexus and I can go on and on all have manufacturing facilities in the United States. Banning all foreign cars from entering the United States will do very little to stem the number of Foreign brands being sold in United States eyes they are being made here. So once again he is only doing this for his base. It’s pointless and isn’t that what this whole Administration has been about.

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