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#21 Princess of Tap

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Posted 25 September 2017 - 09:41 PM


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NEW: Bannon, Priebus, Miller, Cohn, Jared, Ivanka all used private email


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These might be the dumbest people walking the planet


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How many of trump's children does it take to change a lightbulb?

(No Fair Counting Tiffany. LOL)
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Posted 23 September 2017 - 06:16 PM


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Mnuchin spent 25K in taxpayer money to take a private jet to NYC to watch Trump defend a white supremacist rally

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And this is a Jewish man who stood by silently as Trump said that there were good people who were neo-Nazis.

trump sure knows how to pick them.
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#23 Princess of Tap

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 08:21 PM

POLITICO‏Verified account @politico 11m11 minutes ago






.@wuerker takes a look at @SecPriceMD's recent flights on private charter planes http://politi.co/2xnMPPF




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Fox News says Trump's people have to fly private because they're afraid of being attacked by liberals. But they all have deep Secret Service protection 24/7, which is already over budget.

According to news reports, they're doing double time for
Betsy DeVos at Education and Scott Pruitt at the EPA.

We've never had similar situations with cabinet members from previous Administrations - - I wondering what these people are doing to make them so afraid of the American people?
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 03:14 PM

The Daily Show‏Verified account @TheDailyShow 19m19 minutes ago






Fly the absurdly expensive skies!




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All the cabinet appointees of trump are against the American public and are seeking to destroy any kind of benefits that their departments had been responsible for delivering to the American people.

When you have got a group sitting around the table like Ben Carson, Betsy DeVos, and Rex Tillerson, it's hard to stand out as the department head who is thrashing their Department the fastest-- destroying all oversight or regulations that were designed to benefit the welfare of the American people.

Price has found a way to get at the top of the line by attempting to take away the health care of Millions of Americans.

My guess is he wants to fly in expensive private jets all over the country doing official and unofficial business because

he may have a lot of girl friends to keep in touch with ( We're trying to keep our sense of humor.)

Or it would be too uncomfortable and embarrassing for him to meet any of these Americans who are sick and/ or have friends and relatives who have existing conditions and would be losing their Healthcare--

resulting, perhaps, in some of them actually dying.


Price knows very well why he wants to fly exclusively, expensively alone.
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Posted 14 September 2017 - 05:42 PM

LOL!!!!!!!!!! Priceless!



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Robert Reich Retweeted ABC News Politics


Mnuchin doesn't believe the federal government should pay for Meal on Wheels, but he does think taxpayers should pony up for his honeymoon.


The Wall Street Goldman Sachs philosophy of life
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Posted 13 September 2017 - 12:38 PM

NBC Nightly NewsVerified account @NBCNightlyNews 29m29 minutes ago

 
 

JUST IN: Exclusive: Trump nominee for No. 2 spot at FEMA withdraws after @NBCNews questions on falsified records. http://nbcnews.to/2wZp3t5 

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 03:28 AM


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Lawyers representing Trump’s aides are giving their clients one piece of advice: don’t lie to protect the president http://politi.co/2xuwdc8

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They don't have to worry about that - - it's obvious that Trump has no loyalty to anyone but himself.
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Posted 12 September 2017 - 02:19 PM

Trump picks the best, doesn't he.  Unbelievable.


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Posted 06 September 2017 - 04:13 PM

Trump's Pick to Head DOJ Civil Rights Division Embodies 'Disdain for Civil Rights'

 

"Groups slam Eric Dreiband as nominee who "has spent the vast majority of his career defending corporations accused of employment discrimination"

 

....Dreiband's work since 2005 as a labor attorney for prominent Washington law firms Akin Gump and Jones Day, where he is currently a partner. Dreiband has defended companies like R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in an age discrimination case, Bloomberg in a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit, CVS Pharmacy in an employee severance agreement lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Dreiband also represented the University of North Carolina when it faced lawsuits after deciding to enforce the state's anti-transgender "bathroom bill," which was later repealed....

 

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Posted 03 September 2017 - 06:22 PM

Maybe appointing him will ease some of the criticism (racism / immigration, etc). ;) :P

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Isn't that Louie Gohmert?



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Posted 03 September 2017 - 04:57 PM

Jeff Sessions Is Bringing Back Civil Forfeiture with a Bang

 

 

"Here's how the police can take your assets even if you haven't been convicted of a crime....

 

"....President Trump even mentioned the process in a now somewhat infamous exchange with Texas law enforcement officials when he vowed to “destroy” a state lawmaker that stood in the way of asset seizures.

 

Civil asset forfeiture has become increasingly controversial, especially because of the extremely limited chance to appeal the proceedings. And then there’s the fact that you don’t have to be convicted of a crime to be subject to civil forfeiture —

 

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Posted 03 September 2017 - 04:48 PM

Maybe appointing him will ease some of the criticism (racism / immigration, etc). ;) :P

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Posted 03 September 2017 - 04:47 PM

"The administration continues to quietly hire political staffers — more than 1,000 so far, many of them regulating industries they previously worked for — but we’ve uncovered more identities.

 

“The swamp continues,” says a Trump campaign official who is now a lobbyist...

 

Among the latest Trump administration appointees is a lobbyist who until March worked for a leading hepatitis C drugmaker that priced its treatment at $1,000 a pill and is now leading a White House working group setting drug pricing policies.

The list includes the new head of the government’s offshore oil drilling safety and enforcement agency, who previously sat on the board of Sunoco Logistics and who told an industry conference earlier this month that deepwater drilling should ramp up. Then there’s the Hollywood actor who has called global warming and climate change a “leftist political tool” and “not sound science” on Twitter and who is now the communications director at the Department of Health and Human Services.

Finally, this group also includes the 80-year-old retired chief legal officer of Morgan Stanley, who once told government lawyers he was “going to kick your ****” and is now a deputy attorney general in the Justice Department’s antitrust division, overseeing litigation while his boss awaits Senate confirmation.....

 

Meanwhile, the Trump administration is lagging in nominating key leaders to government jobs that require a vote of the Senate. As of the August congressional recess, the Trump administration has nominated 277 people for Senate confirmation and just 44 percent have been confirmed,.......

 

https://www.propubli...tent=1504304684

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Posted 03 September 2017 - 04:39 PM

"The administration continues to quietly hire political staffers — more than 1,000 so far, many of them regulating industries they previously worked for — but we’ve uncovered more identities.

 

“The swamp continues,” says a Trump campaign official who is now a lobbyist...

 

Among the latest Trump administration appointees is a lobbyist who until March worked for a leading hepatitis C drugmaker that priced its treatment at $1,000 a pill and is now leading a White House working group setting drug pricing policies.

The list includes the new head of the government’s offshore oil drilling safety and enforcement agency, who previously sat on the board of Sunoco Logistics and who told an industry conference earlier this month that deepwater drilling should ramp up. Then there’s the Hollywood actor who has called global warming and climate change a “leftist political tool” and “not sound science” on Twitter and who is now the communications director at the Department of Health and Human Services.

Finally, this group also includes the 80-year-old retired chief legal officer of Morgan Stanley, who once told government lawyers he was “going to kick your ****” and is now a deputy attorney general in the Justice Department’s antitrust division, overseeing litigation while his boss awaits Senate confirmation.....

 

Meanwhile, the Trump administration is lagging in nominating key leaders to government jobs that require a vote of the Senate. As of the August congressional recess, the Trump administration has nominated 277 people for Senate confirmation and just 44 percent have been confirmed,.......

 

https://www.propubli...tent=1504304684


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Posted 01 September 2017 - 01:05 PM

And this is one that I don't quite get. I cynically understand why Republicans would want Betsy DeVos in charge of the Education Department, or fossil-fuel interests controlling the EPA or the Energy Departments. But what's the upside of screwing up international diplomacy? The most cynical may say to foment wars to fund the military-industrial complex, but do you think that's the case here? Or just gross incompetence? 

 

Gross incompetence and hubris is my main guess.  Then add a dash of Russian Exxon subsidy kick-backs so the clan get even richer and make Putin happy.  The latter has not worked out as perhaps they thought it would.


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Posted 01 September 2017 - 11:16 AM

 

It appears that people at the State Department and career diplomats are leaving in droves.  

 

And this is one that I don't quite get. I cynically understand why Republicans would want Betsy DeVos in charge of the Education Department, or fossil-fuel interests controlling the EPA or the Energy Departments. But what's the upside of screwing up international diplomacy? The most cynical may say to foment wars to fund the military-industrial complex, but do you think that's the case here? Or just gross incompetence? 


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Posted 01 September 2017 - 06:53 AM

It appears that people at the State Department and career diplomats are leaving in droves.  From the WP ...

https://www.washingt...=nl_most&wpmm=1

 

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Why Secretary of State Rex Tillerson should resign
 
He’s been a unmitigated disaster at every facet of his job.

“When serious hardcore professional diplomats that have records of exemplary service serving both Republicans and Democrats are deciding to head for the door rather than stick it out, something is very wrong,” said Reuben Brigety, dean of George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs and former U.S. ambassador to the African Union.

“If you wanted to actually set out to break American diplomacy, this is how you’d do it,” Brigety said.


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Posted 28 August 2017 - 12:42 PM

"Never-the-less Al Capone and Frank Nitti were doers"--
The Feds paroled Capone early because he had become a nutcase, dying of syphilis.
And Frank Nitti shot himself in the head prior to a scheduled grand jury appearance concerning extorting money from Top Hollywood movie studios such as, MGM, Paramount and 20th Century Fox.
So I guess you could say Capone and Nitti were definitely doers, who eventually were done for.

Trump's actions as a "Doer": corruption and collusion, as well as dereliction of duty and his presidential vows for not defending the Constitution, should catch up with him sooner or later. He will most likely be forced to leave office, at minimum. Of course, Nipkow can then happily state, "At least he was a Doer!"

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Posted 28 August 2017 - 11:46 AM

From the WP ...

 

 

The Fix • Analysis Are some of Trump’s key Cabinet members thinking about abandoning him? Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Add them to the list of Trump advisers who have taken big steps back from the president recently. By Amber Phillips  •   Read more »

 


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Posted 25 August 2017 - 06:32 PM

"Never-the-less Al Capone and Frank Nitti were doers"--


The Feds paroled Capone early because he had become a nutcase, dying of syphilis.

And Frank Nitti shot himself in the head prior to a scheduled grand jury appearance concerning extorting money from Top Hollywood movie studios such as, MGM, Paramount and 20th Century Fox.

So I guess you could say Capone and Nitti were definitely doers, who eventually were done for.
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