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Robert Mueller Zeroing In On Trump SoHo For Possible Racketeering

Robert Mueller Zeroing In On Trump SoHo For Possible Racketeering

After all mob boss Al Capone was guilty of, he was ultimately convicted of tax evasion. That was in 1931. There is a distinction, of course. Al Capone was not president of the United States. Here we are in 2017 with another mob boss on the hot seat for a plethora of crimes. The one(s) he might be […]

Rabid Islamophobe Pam Geller Has A Hissy Fit After PayPal Bans Her

Rabid Islamophobe Pam Geller Has A Hissy Fit After PayPal Bans Her

Pamela Geller, who has made a career out of hating anyone of the Islamic faith, now finds herself in quite a quandary: She’s been booted off and banned from PayPal because her website, AtlasShrugs.com, has been engaged in activities which violated PayPal’s terms of service. After PayPal sent Geller a notice telling her they no longer […]

Lance Wallnau To CEOs: If You Hate On Trump, God Will Tank The Market (VIDEO)

Lance Wallnau To CEOs: If You Hate On Trump, God Will Tank The Market (VIDEO)

On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 274 points–its second-worst day of the year, and its biggest one-day drop in over three months. By most accounts, the massive plunge was tied to two factors. Investors were concerned that Donald Trump’s bizarre and idiotic comments about the Charlottesville, Virginia carnage would make Congress and the business […]

Trump Ends Manufacturing Advisory Board With Embarrassing Announcement (TWEETS)

Trump Ends Manufacturing Advisory Board With Embarrassing Announcement (TWEETS)

Amid a number of CEOs exiting the groups since this past weekend, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Wednesday afternoon that he was ending his beleaguered manufacturing councils. Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both. Thank you all! — Donald J. Trump […]

Evangelicals Blame Poor People For Poverty (VIDEO)

Evangelicals Blame Poor People For Poverty (VIDEO)

New research from the Journal of Religion and Health shows that Evangelicals are more likely to vote Republican and to be more irrational. They have been conditioned by their religion to be more irrational. They also tend to be against the LGBT community, African-Americans, Muslims, and against women controlling their own bodies. The religion has become […]

Desperate For A Win, Trump Now Begging Dems To Help Pass Tax Cuts

Desperate For A Win, Trump Now Begging Dems To Help Pass Tax Cuts

Even though Republicans control both the House and Senate, they’ve been unable to pass a single piece of significant piece of legislation during President Trump’s first 200 days in office. The White House and Congressional Republicans are now so desperate for a victory that they’re reaching out to some moderate Democrats as they prepare to […]

We Can’t Afford To Feed Our Poor–But We Hand Big Oil $5 Trillion A Year (VIDEO)

We Can’t Afford To Feed Our Poor–But We Hand Big Oil $5 Trillion A Year (VIDEO)

Despite the solar industry outpacing fossil fuel companies, growing 12 times faster than the overall economy, we may never shake our national addiction to fossil fuels so long as we continue to subsidize big oil to the tune of five trillion dollars a year, 6.5% of global GDP. According to a study in the journal World Development, subsidies […]

BEWARE: Reclaim New York Using FOIA Laws To Push Trump’s Agenda

BEWARE: Reclaim New York Using FOIA Laws To Push Trump’s Agenda

An incredible, perhaps unprecedented, number of grassroots organizations formed during the 2015-16 presidential campaign season. As a result, communities all over the country have been turning out local activists to organize, phone-bank, write letters to newspapers, and run for office. And it’s been working. Failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), weakening President Donald […]

Trump Is Funneling Money From Your Pocket To His – And It’s Totally Legal (VIDEO)

Trump Is Funneling Money From Your Pocket To His – And It’s Totally Legal (VIDEO)

Every time President Donald Trump visits one of his properties, they bill the government and he fills his pockets – with YOUR money. Rooms – your treat. Meals – your treat. Golfing – your treat. You Are Paying For Trump’s Lavish Lifestyle And not JUST for Trump and his family. You’re also paying Trump for […]

Republicans Attempted To Defund The CBO – Because They Didn’t Like The Numbers (VIDEO)

Republicans Attempted To Defund The CBO – Because They Didn’t Like The Numbers (VIDEO)

The Congressional Budget Office survived two major assaults on its existence earlier this week. The House of Representatives considered two amendments to a spending bill Wednesday that would have crippled the CBO’s funding and staff. Both were introduced by members of the ultraconservative House Freedom Caucus. One measure introduced by Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) would […]

ALEC Wants To Steal Your 17th Amendment Rights (VIDEO)

ALEC Wants To Steal Your 17th Amendment Rights (VIDEO)

There is a nefarious force out there actively working to rob you of your right to vote, speak freely, and rest comfortably under sacrosanct constitutional protections we typically take for granted. That force has a name–ALEC. ALEC is an acronym for the American Legislative Exchange Council, a cabal of corporate lobbyists and state legislators who meet secretly to […]

NY Attorney General Vows To Sue If Republicans Repeal The ACA (VIDEO)

NY Attorney General Vows To Sue If Republicans Repeal The ACA (VIDEO)

Republicans have failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare”–again. After being unable to obtain the requisite votes in the Senate to revoke health insurance from over 20 million people in what was nothing more than a tax break for the wealthy disguised as health care reform, the GOP has returned to its corner to lick […]

Trump Jr. Is Using Daddy’s Re-Election Campaign Money To Pay His Legal Fees (VIDEO)

Trump Jr. Is Using Daddy’s Re-Election Campaign Money To Pay His Legal Fees (VIDEO)

Is there a “line in the sand” President Donald Trump’s most ardent supporters will not cross? They don’t seem to care a foreign government–Russia, no less–interfered in our election. Trump’s incessant pathological lies don’t seem to faze them. They buy into the propaganda that any negative press is “fake.” They think he’s doing “making American […]

More Lies About Size From Right Wing Guys (VIDEO)

More Lies About Size From Right Wing Guys (VIDEO)

Oh, Heavens to Betsy. Here we go again. We all remember when candidate Donald J. Trump was all huffy and defensive about the size of his manly equipment. After rival Marco Rubio claimed that Trump’s small hands were proof of inadequate anatomy, Trump responded: “I guarantee you there’s no problem. I guarantee you.” Huh. Once again, […]

Local Governments Raise Minimum Wage–Republicans Fight To Lower It (VIDEO)

Local Governments Raise Minimum Wage–Republicans Fight To Lower It (VIDEO)

Republicans love to tout “local control,” “states’ rights,” and “smaller government.” You’ve heard the talking points: “Let the states decide their own gun control laws.” “The federal government is not in the education business.” “It’s not the government’s job to provide for the poor. Let the churches do it.” The list goes on. But when […]

States Sue Betsy DeVos’ Education Department Over Delaying Student Loan Protections (VIDEO)

States Sue Betsy DeVos’ Education Department Over Delaying Student Loan Protections (VIDEO)

After a few months of relative quiet, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos finds herself once again in the headlines for her conflicts of interest with for-profit colleges. The Obama Administration set in place policies requiring the U.S. Education Department to investigate loan servicing companies’ past conduct before the government awarded lucrative contracts. Those contracts were required to include certain consumer […]

Trump Organization Proves It Has Russian Business Ties (VIDEO)

Trump Organization Proves It Has Russian Business Ties (VIDEO)

Anyone who has been conscious for the past year knows that the relationship between Donald Trump and the Russian government is murky at best. Everyone is aware of Trump’s possible involvement in Russia’s interference with our election. Back in 2015, Trump told an interviewer that he and Trump knew each other well. Maybe he wanted to make […]

WATCH: Link Between Institutional Poverty And Children’s Brain Development Found

WATCH: Link Between Institutional Poverty And Children’s Brain Development Found

On April 12, 2016, then-presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) held a campaign rally at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York in which he talked about the “physiology of poverty.” In other words, concern over where and when one’s next meal is coming from, how one will be able to pay bills, keep the lights […]

Conservative Extremist Says Raising Taxes On The Wealthy Is ‘A Cruel Thing To Do’ (VIDEO)

Conservative Extremist Says Raising Taxes On The Wealthy Is ‘A Cruel Thing To Do’ (VIDEO)

Instead of cutting taxes on the wealthy in this country, think about what might happen if we did the opposite and raised taxes on them instead. That’s reportedly what White House adviser Steve Bannon advocated recently, arguing that such a move would be a “potent populist idea.” But to hear anti-tax activist Grover Norquist tell […]

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