Good Reporting May Have Saved Tax Payers $92M


Thanks Chris Kite for pointing this out!


Earlier today, CNBC revealed that Republican President Donald Trump’s military parade was going to cost as much as $92M. This is roughly nine times the original estimated cost.

It made the rounds on most media outlets and, of course, many people were outraged about the needless waste of taxpayer money to entertain the President. Later in the day, it was reported that the parade has been canceled, or at least postponed.

This is what good journalism does. This is why a free and independent press is vital to the proper functioning of our nation. This is why it is important to speak truth to power.

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A US Congress Spineless AF…



According to one of the Washington Post headline’s yesterday: Democrats all but acknowledge Kavanaugh is headed toward confirmation to Supreme Court.

Just a few reminders of why this is enraging:

  • Roe v Wade
  • Affordable Care Act
  • Kavanaugh’s own false testimony, documents apparently too difficult to make public in time for confirmation hearings
  • Ubiquitous white supremacy

Shame on all our elected officials who concede to this nominee, especially Collins (R), Murkowski (R) and Heitkamp (D). Maine, Alaska and New Hampshire residents, if you have a modicum of conscience, and if your senators votes for Kavanaugh, vote them out.

The few undeclared Republicans and Democrats have indicated they are open to voting for the judge, whose Senate confirmation hearings will get underway the first week in September.

…Forty-nine of the 51 Republican senators have expressed their full support or likely backing, shifting the focus to two GOP swing votes — Collins and…

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Who are you?


Who is a Trump supporter?


Who besides the 1% are such elitists? SERIOUSLY? Setting aside the morally bereft acceptance of Trump separating refugee babies from moms (A. Very. Generous. Concession), now Trump supporters agree those with US visas and green cards who have ever relied on government support — from the Affordable Care Act and Medicare to food stamps and disability — must have their visas/green cards revoked?!

Demographics say primarily white men without college degrees still stand proudly behind Trump and this policy. REALLY? None of you have ever collected unemployment? Filed for bankruptcy? Requested medical disability because of illness or accident?

Check out these facts culled from a series of surveys conducted by one of the U.S.’s most respected public opinion research centers, PEW, which leave us with a clear picture of the Trump demographic.

They are primarily white, older men with low levels of education and income. They believe that immigrants and…

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