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From one of my all time faves… this one is really scary. Read it and make your expat plans…

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/donald-trump-2020-election-758840/ by Matt Taibbi A prescient quote or two: But Trump has actually tried to do lots of the insane things he promised he would. That he’s made a cock-up of these efforts will be irrelevant. He promised a monstrous

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on Mein Trumpf… and related other stuff…

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/10/29/lawsuit-charges-trump-organization-racketeering-enterprise-defrauded-thousands https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/10/29/lawsuit-charges-trump-organization-racketeering-enterprise-defrauded-thousands https://www.commondreams.org/views/2018/10/28/hondurans-are-coming-trump-stirs-pot-hysteria-media-happily-spoons-it-out This one is by the infamous one time semi radical turned centrist right appeaser for profit author of the Strawberry Statement. Todd Gitlin is a professor of journalism and sociology and chair of the Ph.D. program in

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Mein Trumpf chapters…

Trump fundraiser offered Russian gas company plan to get sanctions lifted for $26 million posted 10/3/18 from a Ryan Grim of the Intercept email… For $26 million, Elliott Broidy said he could get the Trump administration to lift sanctions from

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For the Trump sections…

Ending Iran deal for the sake of higher oil prices in general and a bone thrown to Rootin’ Tootin’ Putin??? https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/5/9/1763198/-Donald-Trump-gave-a-huge-gift-to-Vladimir-Putin-and-may-have-saved-the-Russian-government?detail=emaildkre https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/5/8/1762645/-We-re-not-saying-Donald-Trump-is-a-money-launderer-but-the-evidence-sure-is-whispering-it?detail=emaildkre Google: money laundering of money skimmed from the Taj Mahal in Atlantic city

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For the Speaking Truth in Trumpian Times…

RLS PAMay 3 Thomas Zaslavsky wrote “The Republican Party will be pushing the same unpopular and draconian legislation no matter what happens about voting, vote counts, or anything similar. That is their principal (pun) reason for being.” Republicans understand that

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Fox news resignation letter in full from Lt. Colonel Ralph Peters (Ret)

(I almost sent this to Gary but I figured just you and my zero followers for now) On March 1st, I informed Fox that I would not renew my contract. The purpose of this message to all of you is

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Connecting the most important dots on the Teflon Donald…

…or, more accurately wannabe Teflon Donald, and the Russian mobsters that used the Taj in AC as a dirty money laundromat…https://newrepublic.com/article/143586/trumps-russian-laundromat-trump-tower-luxury-high-rises-dirty-money-international-crime-syndicate by Craig Unger, July, 2017 The feds wanted to arrest Ivankov, but he kept vanishing. “He was like a

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Speaking Truth in Trumpian Times…

…and tru dis, but remember, Mein or Il Trumpf (depending on your slight degree of revolted separation at any given moment) has “drained the swamp”… bless his reptilian heart.https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/01/opinion/taxpayers-scammed-republicans.html Krugman NyTimes column from 3/1/18 A couple key quotes: Most of

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A great quote from our great and talented and gifted and little handed leader…

…who, to steel a line from The Grapes of Wrath is a “soft, small little fucker with a mouth like a asshole…” Look, having nuclear—my uncle was a great professor and scientist and engineer, Dr. John Trump at MIT; good

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Trump for Corporate Mainstream News junkies…

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/01/trump-is-mentally-unwell-and-everyone-around-him-knows-it.html

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