Donald Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’ red-face moment for media, riot for right

The results are in and a top winner of the 2017 “Fake News Awards” goes to – drumroll, please – The New York Times for a Paul Krugman story that predicted a dire outcome for the economy because of President Donald Trump’s win of the White House. As we all know, the economy has actually rallied… Please follow and like us:

Read More

CULTURE – A look back at the key words of 2017, from ‘covfefe’ to youthquake

Several new words made their way into the lexicon in 2017 while others were inadvertently invented. FRANCE 24 takes a look back at some of the terms that helped define the year. Covfefe US President Donald Trump is no stickler for traditional spelling and usage, but when he tweeted the word “covfefe” in May, millions were… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Secretary of State: Americans Should Be ‘Encouraged’ with US Diplomatic Efforts

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has touted the diplomatic accomplishments of President Donald Trump’s administration this year, saying “Americans should be encouraged” by its dealings with the U.S.’ “greatest security threat,” North Korea, along with China and Russia. In an Op-Ed published Thursday in The New York Times, Tillerson wrote that Trump “abandoned the failed… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Trump: ‘No, I’m not’ firing Mueller, as allies step up attacks on special counsel probe

WASHINGTON — Amid increasing Republican attacks on Robert S. Mueller III over the scope and impartiality of his investigation of Russian campaign meddling, President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had any intention of firing the special counsel. “No — no, I’m not,” Trump said on Sunday as he returned to the White House from… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Roger Stone: Donald Trump’s lawyers ‘are giving him bad advice’

The attorneys representing President Trump in matters related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe “are giving him bad advice,” said Roger Stone, one of the president’s former campaign advisers. “I don’t think the president is getting good legal advice,” Mr. Stone, a longtime Republican strategist who advised Mr. Trump’s campaign through August 2015, said on… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Jesse Eisinger: Prosecutors Are Too Chicken to Rein In Wall Street

Acute fear of failure permeates the United States judicial system when it comes to prosecuting top-level corporate executives for malfeasance; ergo, they simply walk away without punishment. Case in point: No chieftains from the big banks went to jail for their wrongdoings in the financial crisis, and rich and powerful white-collar fraudsters in other major industries… Please follow and like us:

Read More

DC swamp draining time has begun

MISSOURI, August 13, 2017 – With so much stench. So much corruption. So many broken laws. We need to ask why is that not a single coverup artist in the media is under investigation. With all the laws, the Democrats have (allegedly) broken not one yes, not one Democrat has been put under investigation, much less… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Former FBI Agent: Deep State Exists and is Trying to Bring Down Trump

Fifteen years ago, I would have suggested a tinfoil hat for anyone who believed in the deep state. But recent events have made me rethink my diagnosis. The term “deep state” intimates a conspiracy somewhere in the woodshed. But it’s basically two or more people who get together and agree on something bad. In the case… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Shift in White House Press Strategy Puts Focus on Policy

President Donald Trump’s new communications strategy appears to be bearing some fruit. The Trump White House has gotten more on-message, getting out its narratives and avoiding being bogged down by negative hits from the media. Despite a Tuesday setback on the Obamacare replace bill in the Senate, the month has seen a marked shift from the… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Capitalist dogs in hot pursuit of Jane and Bernie Sanders

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2017 – Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders did his best in the 2016 presidential campaign to make democratic socialism more palatable to U.S. voters than it currently is to starving Venezuelans. Venezuelans protest democratic socialism under at banner reading, “We are hungry.” In that Latin American hell hole, the architects of socialist disaster have… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Roger Stone: Trump Should Fire Mueller and Rosenstein Immediately

Political operative Roger Stone said Thursday that the purpose of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is to give Democrats a hook on which to nail President Donald Trump, and that if he were the president, he’d fire Mueller immediately. “This is a set-up,” Stone said on “The Laura Ingraham Show.” “This cake, in my opinion, is… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Trump’s Uneasy Relationship with US Intel Looms Large with Russia Issue in Focus

As Congress again dives into concerns about Russian interference in the 2016 election with two hearings Wednesday, worries persist that President Donald Trump’s handling of the issue is driving a wedge between him and the country’s intelligence agencies. Trump’s relationship with the intelligence community has been fragile from the start as he continually downplayed or dismissed… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Hannity: Deep State ‘Aids and Abets’ the ‘Destroy Trump Media’

President Donald Trump retweeted Fox News host Sean Hannity’s Friday tweet in which he previewed his opening monologue on the “Deep State’s allies in the media” and the dangers facing the president. Prior to his opening segment of Friday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel, Hannity promoted the monologue and an interview with former House Speaker… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Putin Says Russia is Not US Enemy, Downplays New Sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he does not believe his country and the United States are enemies and downplayed fresh sanctions levied against his country by the American lawmakers. During his annual nationwide call-in show Thursday, Putin said Russia and the United States had fought beside each other during two world wars and “the Russian empire… Please follow and like us:

Read More

Sessions to Testify at Public Senate Intelligence Hearing

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to testify in a public hearing Tuesday, with members of a Senate panel likely to ask him about his contacts with the Russian ambassador and his involvement in the firing of the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Senate Intelligence Committee hearing is the latest step in… Please follow and like us:

Read More