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Join the Protests at the White House by Phone

By Marc Keyser, TheResistance.Blog At the Helsinki Summit Donald Trump met with Vladimir Putin, and he showed his true colors. Lawrence O’Donnell on NSNBC called Trump’s press conference in Helsinki “nothing short of treasonous.” Why was Trump cowering before Putin? The obvious explanation. Putting has been grooming Trump as an asset for years… lending him…

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“A Punishable Disgrace”: The Weekly Standard

The Weekly Standard is by no means a liberal publication. It prides itself on being quite the opposite. Yet, following Trump’s bizarre, degrading, and disgusting performance in Helsinki, where he did everything short of licking Putin’s boots, the Standard’s editors could take no more. Writing in Editorial: A Punishable Disgrace, the editors collectively rejected Trump…

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Cohen Taped Trump

We know, now, that Michael Cohen taped himself having a chat with Trump about paying off one of his former lovers, a Playboy model. What’s interesting about the story, though, is not that Trump employed Cohen to spread a little hush money, or even that he was having affairs while still married. That is common…

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Trump In Helsinki: Putin’s “Craven Sycophant”

It has been fascinating to watch while the more rational and talented members of the American Right have turned on Trump after his degrading behavior in Finland. For example, writing in Weekly Standard (no liberal rag by any measure) Charles J. Sykes recently took 45 apart. “It seems only moments ago that Republicans derided Barack…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

As always, with Trump in the White House, and a corrupt GOP running Congress, there’s no shortage of interesting and/or chilling stories to read on the web. This week we’re watching: There’s a scary piece over on the BBC website, Why local US newspapers are sounding the alarm by Taylor Kate Brown. Local papers are…

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Spotlight: Tom Prigg for Penn

By @BossBird17 Part III: He Blinded Me with Science and Policy There are moments, especially, when I’m feeling snarky when I question the intelligence and introspective level of many politicians. Thus, I ponder the intelligence of Ben Carson, a neurosurgeon and current Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, who believes that the Earth was literally…

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Facebook Isn’t The Problem. Congress is.

Congress has recently grilled Facebook’s Marc Zukerberg and Facebook itself has come in for a lot of (well-deserved) abuse in recent weeks. But is Facebook really the problem? Ms. Zeynep Tufekci, a cyber-security expert and commentator, rather suspects not. The real problem, she suggests, is Congress, which has had the power to regulate social media,…

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Spotlight: Tom Prigg for Penn’s 14th District

By @BossBird17 Part II: Don’t You Forget About Me   When I remember the turmoil of the late sixties and early seventies, I recollect how poorly our Vietnam Veterans were treated. They were spit on and called baby killers. My heart breaks for them; they deserved better. Thankfully, the climate in our country changed, we…

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