Mar 232017
 

It was pitch-perfect political theater, the kind that politicians pay public relations firms millions of dollars to orchestrate: Preet Bharara, defying an order by the President of the United States, all but daring Trump to fire him.

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Mar 122017
 

Even to mention the 1930s is to evoke the period when human civilisation entered its darkest, bloodiest chapter. No case needs to be argued; just to name the decade is enough. It is a byword for mass poverty, violent extremism and the gathering storm of world war.

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Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence

 Posted by on 2017-02-14 at 23:42  breaking news, donald trump, News, ny times, Politics, Reblog, russia, trump  Comments Off on Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence
Feb 142017
 

WASHINGTON — Phone records and intercepted calls show that members of Donald J. Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and other Trump associates had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before the election, according to four current and former American officials.

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Time is running out on American democracy, historian says

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Feb 142017
 

Timothy Snyder, a Yale scholar and an authority on European political history, has spent decades studying the rise of fascist movements. With the ascension of Donald Trump to the U.S.

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West Coast states form a wall against Trump’s reactionary agenda

 Posted by on 2017-02-09 at 15:39  california, climate change, donald trump, human rights, News, oregon, Politics, Reblog, trump, tyranny, washington  Comments Off on West Coast states form a wall against Trump’s reactionary agenda
Feb 092017
 

Jay Inslee celebrated the advent of his second term as governor of the Evergreen State on the evening of Jan. 11, and I was there for personal reasons. Inslee and I were in the same high school graduating class in Seattle, as were both our wives.

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In Case It Wasn’t Clear Yet, Steve Bannon Is Our President

 Posted by on 2017-01-31 at 23:44  donald trump, facism, Politics, Reblog, trump, tyranny  Comments Off on In Case It Wasn’t Clear Yet, Steve Bannon Is Our President
Jan 312017
 

Donald Trump is just a puppet who doesn’t care about anything. If Donald Trump has shown anything during his first eleven days in office, it’s that he’s a coward with no ideas of his own, who is more than happy to be a puppet for the true president of the United States: Steve Bannon.

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It took 3 years for George W. Bush to hit 50% disapproval. Trump is there after 8 days.

 Posted by on 2017-01-30 at 02:25  donald trump, government, News, Politics, potus, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on It took 3 years for George W. Bush to hit 50% disapproval. Trump is there after 8 days.
Jan 302017
 

Nearly every modern president has, at one time or another, reached the point at which at least 50 percent of the country disapproved of his job performance as president. For Donald Trump, though, that moment has come earlier than most — much earlier.

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