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U.S. Deported a Detroit Man to Iraq. If he had been a POW, this would have been a war crime.

If Mr. Aldaoud had been yanked out of a POW camp and dumped into the streets somewhere to die, it would have been a violation of international law.

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What Liberals must learn about Ilhan Omar

Republicans will not hold you up as the embodiment of the American Dream, alive and well in the US. They will tell you to go back where you came from.

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Sarah Sanders to stand down as Trump’s press secretary

Is Gríma Wormtongue looking for a new job?

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Waiting for Soybeans to Break 800

Trump’s policy of handing over buckets of cash to farmers to compensate them for the damage his trade policy is causing them is far more socialist than anything the democrats are suggesting. This is the MAGA lined road to serfdom. From: econbrowser.com https://econbrowser.com/archives/2019/05/for-corev-waiting-for-soybeans-to-break-800

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When investigators threatened his power, he declared himself dictator

Every work of fiction that describes the US turning into a dictatorship starts like this. A populist is elected, bullies the press, consolidates power, uses the DOJ to attack his opponents and then turns the FBI into his secret police force.

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Trump Defends $1.17 Billion in Losses as Just for ‘Tax Purposes’

“Yet even as he tried to explain in a pair of Twitter posts that showing “losses for tax purposes” was considered a “sport” among real estate developers like himself, the president also said The Times’s account was “a highly inaccurate Fake News hit job!”” His defense is that he is a tax cheat. He is […]

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Billion in losses or a decade of felony tax fraud?

“The numbers show that in 1985, Mr. Trump reported losses of $46.1 million from his core businesses — largely casinos, hotels and retail space in apartment buildings. They continued to lose money every year, totaling $1.17 billion in losses for the decade.” From: nytimes.com I’m not a lawyer and do not have any special information […]

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Is Lindsey Graham unaware that we have had two years of personal email use go un-investigated or is he unfit for office?

“Any American out there who did what Secretary Clinton did, you’d be in jail now,” Graham declared. “The question I want to know is, does anybody other than me believe that?” From: thedailybeast.com https://www.thedailybeast.com/lindsey-graham-dont-make-mueller-report-public-without-setting-up-special-counsel-to-probe-hillary-clinton-emails/ Wow is this amazing. Can he really think this is true or is he just bullshitting? We’ve had two years of […]

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Trump Warns: It Would Be ‘Very Bad’ if My Police, Biker Gang Fans Decided to Get ‘Tough’ on My Opponents

  “I actually think that the people on the right are tougher, but they don’t play it tougher. Okay? I can tell you I have the support of the police, the support of the military, the support of the Bikers for Trump–I have the tough people, but they don’t play it tough—until they go to […]

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Matt Gaetz: A Tragedy of Trumpean Proportions in Three Acts

Act One: He Doth Tweet It Act Two: He defends Himself Poorly ““I was happy to do it for you. You just keep killing it,” Gaetz was reportedly heard telling Trump, according to Dovere. Also Gaetz apologized to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and, apparently, to Cohen personally, for the tweets about Cohen’s […]