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Georgia: “incompetence or corruption”

One thing that Midterm elections proved was that the GOP would go to just about any length to win, no matter how much foul plan was involved. The classic case of that was Georgia, where voter suppression seemed to become an art form under the direction of Brian Kemp. Stories of long lines at polling…

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Fire Fighters Tell Trump To STFU

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) has responded in no uncertain terms to Donald Trump’s recent tweets about the extraordinarily destructive California wild fires. On the IAFF website, the organization’s General President, Harold Schaitberger, noted that Trump’s comments were “reckless and insulting to the fire fighters and people being affected.” On November 10, Trump…

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Smash The Robo-calls

There’s a useful article over on Credo Mobile’s site. In How to stop robocalls, scams and phone spam, the authors look at the robots that are dialing our phones day in and day out. You know the type of calls I mean—ads, scams, cons, special offers, threats…all sent to you by cheery recorded messages that…

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AG Whitaker Involved In Scam – Miami News

image source   Trump’s new “Acting” Attorney General, Matthew Whitaker, has an interesting background, to say the least. The Miami News Times is reporting that he was formerly on the board of a “Miami-based invention-marketing company the Federal Trade Commission shut down last year after calling it a scam.” Inventors would come to the company,…

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An Unconstitutional AG?

Yesterday we wrote about how Fox News said that Trump’s appointment of Matthew G. Whitaker may have been unconstitutional. Well, by Golly, the opinion was seconded by none other than George T. Conway III, the other half of Kellyanne Conway. The Washington Post quotes Conway as saying, “It’s illegal. And it means that anything Mr.…

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Whitaker’s Illegal?

Could it be that Trump’s choice for “Acting” Attorney General, Matt Whitaker, isn’t legal? None other than Fox News says it was. According to Raw Story, Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano said that “Whitaker was not confirmed by the Senate and therefore violates the law.” Raw quotes Napolitano as saying, “Under the law, the person…

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