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The Real Origins of the Religious Right

Worth reading ever word from top to bottom. There has been too much revisionist history from the religious right. “it wasn’t until 1979—a full six years after Roe—that evangelical leaders, at the behest of conservative activist Paul Weyrich, seized on abortion not for moral reasons, but as a rallying-cry to deny President Jimmy Carter a […]

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Poll: Voters blame Trump, GOP for shutdown

Nearly half of voters, 47 percent, say Trump is mostly to blame for the shutdown, the poll shows, while another 5 percent point the finger at congressional Republicans. But just a third, 33 percent, blame Democrats in Congress From Poll: Voters blame Trump, GOP for shutdown That 33% is his base and that number is […]

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Obama ‘best’ president of recent years, Pew survey finds

President Barack Obama may no longer be in the Oval Office, but many Americans believe he did “the best job“ of any president in their lifetime, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. via Obama ‘best’ president of recent years, Pew survey finds

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White House to Congress: Russia sanctions not needed now

White House to Congress: Russia sanctions not needed now The Trump administration is failing to enforce laws passed by congress and everyone on the right is cool with that because conservatives are totally fine about being all loosey-goosey with the Constitution. It’s not like the Tea Party was jumping all over itself about imaginary violations […]

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Johnstown Never Believed Trump Would Help. They Still Love Him Anyway.

Their satisfaction with Trump now seems untethered to the things they once said mattered to them the most. (via Johnstown Never Believed Trump Would Help. They Still Love Him Anyway. – POLITICO Magazine) Worth a read. It’s shocking and sad.

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Kushner used private email to conduct White House business

Kushner used private email to conduct White House business Don’t worry, I’m sure the same people who chanted lock her up will demand a full investigation. They were very concerned about the use of private email and there is no reason to think it wasn’t sincere.

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White House orders agencies to ignore Democrats’ oversight requests

White House orders agencies to ignore Democrats’ oversight requests “What I do not remember is a blanket request from the Obama administration not to respond to Republicans,” said a former longtime senior Republican staffer.“ The swamp just got 10 feet deeper.

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Trump transition staffers head to K Street despite lobbying ban

Trump transition staffers head to K Street despite lobbying ban If you aren’t in on the con, you’re the mark.

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All of Trump’s Ties to Russia, in 7 Charts

All of Trump’s Ties to Russia, in 7 Charts For a guy with nothing to do with Russia, he sure has a lot to do with Russia.

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Trump campaign approved adviser’s trip to Moscow

Trump campaign approved adviser’s trip to Moscow When Trump claimed he had nothing to do with Russia, he was lying.