Trump Threatens To ‘Suspend’ Protesting NFL Players ‘Without Pay’

Here we go again with more of that NFL distraction, the Manafort trial must really be ruffling feathers. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1027892043908046849?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1027895506809364480?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw I'm going to go ahead and guess that Trump doesn't realize that NFL players are not government employees that he can personally fire or reprimand. Nor, would I imagine that Trump knows he just violated … Continue reading Trump Threatens To ‘Suspend’ Protesting NFL Players ‘Without Pay’

Robert Mueller requests Trump-related portion of Manafort’s trial be kept secret because it revealed ‘substantive’ evidence

https://twitter.com/ShimonPro/status/1027557606821441536 While the FoxNews crowd celebrates Manafort trial Judge TS Elilis' taunts toward the Mueller team, ignoring the fact that he today apologized, those of us in the land of reality got an interesting tidbit today. From CNN: In a filing Thursday, Mueller's team said it wanted to keep a discussion between trial attorneys and … Continue reading Robert Mueller requests Trump-related portion of Manafort’s trial be kept secret because it revealed ‘substantive’ evidence

Rand Paul says he delivered Trump letter to Putin

We still have essentially no details regarding Trump's summit with Putin, which should be a scandal in and of itself, but here's something new to wonder about. Senator Rand Paul says he delivered a letter on behalf of President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin, in person. https://twitter.com/RandPaul/status/1027186813587337216 Congratulation Senator, now your a mailman traitor! … Continue reading Rand Paul says he delivered Trump letter to Putin

Investigation proves there was no cyberattack on the FCC

Following a full investigation by the Federal Communication Commission’s inspector general, what was believed to be a cyberattack on the FCC filing system last May was not a cyberattack at all. Nope. Instead, it was a combination of a drastic increase in traffic (see democracy in action) and flaws in the system’s design. On May … Continue reading Investigation proves there was no cyberattack on the FCC

Rick Gates: I committed bank and tax fraud at Paul Manafort’s direction

Rick Gates was on the witness stand today in the trial of Paul Manafort, he confirmed that he committed crimes with Manafort, and embezzled “hundreds of thousands” of dollars. “Did you commit crimes with Mr. Manafort?” the prosecutor asked. “Yes,” Gates responded. Gates, who is a former business partner of Manafort, testified that he joined … Continue reading Rick Gates: I committed bank and tax fraud at Paul Manafort’s direction

Senate Republicans Vote Against Increased Funds for Election Security

States have been asking the federal government to provide more funding in order to increase security in voting systems in the lead up to the 2018 elections, but Republicans in Congress refuse to do it. Today, an amendment to allocate $250 million for election security was rejected by the Senate on partisan lines. Senator Patrick Leahy who … Continue reading Senate Republicans Vote Against Increased Funds for Election Security

Look at the Headlines! Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all Plan Will Cost $32 trillion

$32 trillion. That is how much federal spending would increase over 10 years under Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all bill, according to a brand-new estimate from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Wait Mercatus? Yes, Koch funded Mercatus came up with this estimate, but wait, that might actually be alright. Stick with me here. That sure does sound … Continue reading Look at the Headlines! Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all Plan Will Cost $32 trillion