Senate Republicans Won’t Fund The Government If It Means Defying Trump

The difference between then and now is that Trump has wholeheartedly embraced the concept of shutting down parts of the federal government to force congressional Democrats to support funding for the wall.

This is infighting between GOP Senators and the White House. This can only work if they can get the public on their side and it looks like the opposite is happening.

Republicans wondering if loyalty to Trump is worth it should call Chris Christie and ask him.

From Senate Republicans Won’t Fund The Government If It Means Defying Trump

Reagan’s Son: Trump’s Base Would Pick Putin Over Any Democrat As U.S. President

The son of former President Ronald Reagan believes Donald Trump’s political base is so consumed by hatred for the Democrats that they would vote for Vladimir Putin to be America’s president instead of virtually any member of that party.

via Reagan’s Son: Trump’s Base Would Pick Putin Over Any Democrat As U.S. President

Well yeah they would. The GOP has spent 25 years demonizing their
fellow Americans as traitors and this is the logical outcome of that.

This Alternative To Detaining Immigrant Families Works. Trump Just Won’t Use It.

The Family Case Management Program, which President Donald Trump ended several months after taking office, was meant to keep track of immigrant parents and kids in removal proceedings without having to keep them locked up. It was relatively small ― about 950 families in five locations. But it was hugely successful: More than 99 percent of families in the program showed up for their court dates, and 97 percent participated in required check-ins with their case managers, according to a report from Geo Care, the private prison company that operated the program. And it reportedly cost the government just $36 per family each day, versus $319 per bed per day in a family detention center.

via This Alternative To Detaining Immigrant Families Works. Trump Just Won’t Use It.

This should be a bigger story.

The Right-Wing Millennial Machine

Thompson is on the mailing lists for several conservative youth organizations, and says they feature “nonstop travel scholarships, fellowships and opportunities.” Her progressive lists don’t offer nearly the same volume of funded positions.

via The Right-Wing Millennial Machine

In other words, campus indoctrination of future paid protestors.

Inside The Voucher Schools That Teach Scientology Principles — But Claim They Don’t

Clearwater Academy International is one of dozens of schools and tutoring centers in the U.S. that use learning materials based on the ideas of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of the church of Scientology. Five of these schools and tutoring centers, including Clearwater Academy, receive public funding through voucher or tax credit scholarship programs, HuffPost has found.

via Inside The Voucher Schools That Teach Scientology Principles — But Claim They Don’t

Are you sure you want private schools to get public money?