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NY Judge Says He Will Decide In 30 To 60 Days About Whether To Proceed With Emoluments Clause Case Against Trump (Video)

NY Judge Says He Will Decide In 30 To 60 Days About Whether To Proceed With Emoluments Clause Case Against Trump (Video)

One thing is for sure: Donald Trump is no stranger to litigation. As either plaintiff or defendant, Trump has been embroiled in over 4,000 lawsuits, both frivolous and substantial. His presidency is no different. His first month in office alone brought dozens of suits. By August, he had been sued more than 135 times. One complaint […]

At Height Of Opioid Crisis, Pharma Lobbyists Worked Congress To Keep It Going (Video)

At Height Of Opioid Crisis, Pharma Lobbyists Worked Congress To Keep It Going (Video)

In her book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, Naomi Klein argues that countries like the United States will never have effective climate policies as long as there are legislators profiting from fossil fuel companies’ deep pockets. The same can be argued about the so-called war on drugs at a time when opioids are wiping […]

Sports Teams Are Fleeing Trump Properties Like Rats From A Sinking Ship (Video)

Sports Teams Are Fleeing Trump Properties Like Rats From A Sinking Ship (Video)

Do you know the tale of King Midas? Everything he touched turned to gold. Life was great until he tried to eat and turned his food gold. Then he tried hugging his daughter and wound up gilding her as well. It appears as though we’ve got our very own King Midas occupying 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, […]

Cutting Taxes For The Wealthy Does NOT Help The Economy–Here’s Why (Video)

Cutting Taxes For The Wealthy Does NOT Help The Economy–Here’s Why (Video)

Tax cuts. The very mention of them sends shivers down conservative and progressive spines. Progressives take issue with their tax dollars helping to perpetuate a military industrial complex and subsidies to fossil fuel corporations, while conservatives and Tea Partiers rail against social safety nets like food stamps, Medicare, and Medicaid. The proposed budget Republicans unveiled last […]

For The First Time In 7 Years, The U.S. Economy LOST Jobs – Thanks A Lot, Donnie!

For The First Time In 7 Years, The U.S. Economy LOST Jobs – Thanks A Lot, Donnie!

When he was campaigning for the presidency, Donald Trump repeatedly said he was going to bring millions of jobs back from overseas and create millions more new ones. He promised that Americans would win so much that they would get tired of winning. But the winning ended Friday when the Labor Department announced that for […]

Trump’s ‘Tax Reform’ Would Break Several Campaign Promises – Surprise!

Trump’s ‘Tax Reform’ Would Break Several Campaign Promises – Surprise!

Wednesday was officially “tax reform” day for President Trump and Congressional Republicans. Having failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the GOP is moving on to a measure which may not have any better chance of passing. During the 2016 campaign, Trump made lots of promises regarding taxes and what he’d do if elected. But […]

NFL Ratings Skyrocket After Trump Attacks National Anthem Protesters

NFL Ratings Skyrocket After Trump Attacks National Anthem Protesters

If President Trump thought he could hurt the National Football League with his endless comments about players who choose to kneel during the national anthem, the ratings are in, and it turns out Trump’s calls for a boycott of the NFL have boosted television ratings dramatically. The Los Angeles Times reports that ratings for pregame […]

REPORT: Steve Bannon Tried Desperately To Get A Pro-Trump Mole Hired At Facebook

REPORT: Steve Bannon Tried Desperately To Get A Pro-Trump Mole Hired At Facebook

As part of his efforts to get Donald Trump elected president, Breitbart CEO Steve Bannon actively worked to get a person hired at Facebook who would then spy on the social media network in an attempt to assure that pro-Trump content wasn’t being “censored.” BuzzFeed has obtained emails which show communications between Bannon and former GOP […]

All Signs Say That Mueller Probably Has Trump’s Tax Returns – Here’s Why

All Signs Say That Mueller Probably Has Trump’s Tax Returns – Here’s Why

Back in July, during an interview with The New York Times, President Trump was asked if Special Counsel Robert Mueller would be crossing a red line if he began looking into Trump’s business dealings, taxes, and deals his family members may have made. The president responded: “I would say yes. I think that’s a violation. […]

The BIG Con: Trump Billed Taxpayers For Two-Night Stay At Mar-a-Lago

The BIG Con: Trump Billed Taxpayers For Two-Night Stay At Mar-a-Lago

Despite his repeated assurances that he would not profit from being president, a new report from The Washington Post suggests those promises are, like nearly everything Donald Trump says, a lie. As recently as March of this year, during a trip Trump and his wife Melania made to the president’s exclusive Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm […]

Equifax Offers Credit Monitoring After Massive Data Breach–But There’s A Catch (Video)

Equifax Offers Credit Monitoring After Massive Data Breach–But There’s A Catch (Video)

Whenever there is a security breach compromising sensitive information, corporations affected typically offer free credit monitoring services for a specified period of time. On Thursday, credit agency Equifax experienced a data breach that impacted at least 143 million U.S. consumers who had their birth dates, names, and addresses hacked, including 209,000 customers’ credit card numbers. Immediately, Equifax extended […]

EXPOSED: Congressman Blows Giant Hole In Trump’s Denial Of Having Any Ties To Russia (VIDEO)

EXPOSED: Congressman Blows Giant Hole In Trump’s Denial Of Having Any Ties To Russia (VIDEO)

President Trump has repeatedly maintained that he has no business interests or financial ties to Russia in an attempt to give the appearance there’s no way he could be manipulated into helping Russia in order to financially benefit himself. But just this week we learned that Trump was pursuing a deal which would have resulted in […]

The Chemical Industry That Lobbied For Lower Regulations Is Now Poisoning Houston

The Chemical Industry That Lobbied For Lower Regulations Is Now Poisoning Houston

Dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey is bad enough. Now we learn Texas has another problem–chemical poisoning. Thursday morning, the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, about 25 miles northeast of Houston, experienced two explosions, releasing organic peroxides into the air, sending at least ten sheriff’s deputies to the hospital. And in Houston, trying to recover […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]