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Flash: Putin Ordered The Shutdown?

News Flash: The current government shutdown is the longest and most destructive in history. But what if Putin ordered his agent Trump to do it so that our nation would be crippled on the world stage? That’s exactly what Rachel Maddow suggested on one of her recent programs. And the scary thing is that it…

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Flash: Lara Trump Says Wall’s More Important Than You

News Flash: From the Let Them Eat Cake (or bricks) file… Lara Trump (Eric Trump’s wife) recently told Right Wing News Outlet Bold TV that the government shutdown might hurt a few federal workers, but the Wall is so much more important than “any one person.” Strange how easy that is to say when you,…

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Meme: He Really Doesn’t Know…

From the “Let Them Eat Cake” file… Trump’s Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross, really and truly doesn’t understand why working people might not be able to do this… There is something terrifying in that.

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Flash: Trump Caves

News Flash: In an unusual admission of defeat, the Trump White House caved to pressure from the Democratic House, and the country, and agreed to a short term re-opening of the government. The Washington Post is reporting that the two sides have agreed to a deal which will keep the nation moving for another three…

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Flash: Tax Refunds Delayed

News Flash: Trump’s tantrum, and the resulting government shutdown, are going to hurt more Americans than previously imagined. For example, IRS agents who aren’t being paid are understandably not showing up for work. Which means, says The Washington Post, that those tax refunds that so many people count on could be delayed for long and…

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Flash: Lady Gaga Thumps Trump

News Flash: Diva and pop icon Lady Gaga stopped one of her recent concerts to give Donald Trump hell for the government shutdown. Her audience went wild in response. Nice to see that pop culture has good sense. Check it out: Lady Gaga stops concert to pummel Mike Pence’s Christianity and Trump’s shutdown—the crowd goes…

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National Parks, Shutdown, Libertarianism

So I read the other day that when Trump (partially) shutdown the government, he effectively shut down the national parks. The rangers and others who would have otherwise staffed the parks…taking tickets, clearing roads, maintaining bathrooms, providing police services, etc. …were shut out. Thus the parks were left to themselves. But people kept right on…

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The Shutdown: Trump’s Treasons Greeting Gift to Putin

I have no doubt that Trump will continue to push for a government shutdown.  After all, disabling the American government’s ability to respond to foreign threats while Cold War tensions continue to reach new heights is the ultimate gift for Trump to give his Russian crush Vlad (that keeps dangling that ever so tempting Trump…

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