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Oct 2018

October 20, 2018

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Facing Defeat, Desperate GOP Demagogues Spout Blatant Lies to Mask Genocidal Attack on Health Care

Trump Incites Mobs But Falls Short on Jobs; McDonnell Flaunts Plans For Killer Cuts; Gov. Scott Walker’s Maudlin Pledge He Will Not Re-Establish Pre-Existing Conditions; Decline of Auto, Construction, and Farming In Midwest Sets Up GOP Disaster in Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin, Epicenters of Trump’s 2016 Win; Retail Apocalypse Hitting Sears, K-Mart, and Toys R Us Is Result of Asset Stripping By Hedge Fund Hyenas, Darlings of Current Regime; May Government Reeling as British Voters Mobilize To Fight Brexit

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Oct 2018

October 18, 2018

Berserker Republicans Ready New Attack on Obamacare: How Many Uninsured Will Die?

Continuing Stock Market Meltdown Sets Up Trump GOP’s Greatest Vulnerability For Nov. 6: Dow 30 Pares Losses From 470 to 324 Points At Close; Contagion Spreads As Russell 2000, Dow Transports and 75% of NASDAQ 100 Have All Fallen 10% From Highs, Are Now in Correction Territory; VIX Fear Index Climbs to 20; S&P Closes at 2768.78, Less Than a Point Above 200-Day Moving Average At 2768.02: Watch For Collapse of Support at This Level To Signal Deepening Crisis; Newt Gingrich Admits GOP Campaign Based On Demagogy of “Kavanaugh and Caravan”

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Oct 2018

October 17, 2018

Cynical Nihilist McConnell Announces New Round of Killer Austerity; Vote GOP Out on November 6!

Wall Street Speculators Sickened by Day of Roller-Coaster Volatility; Convergence of Crises Threatens Trump’s Signature Stock Bubble Just in Time For Election; Roberts Claims Supreme Court Justices Are Neutral Arbiters; Let Them Repudiate the Federalist Society to Prove It!; UK Prime Minister May’s Brexit Doubletalk Fails At EU Meeting in Brussels; Tory Regime On Verge of Collapse; No Formula For Leaving EU Can Command Majority In House of Commons; Second Referendum or General Election Likely To Cancel Lunatic Adventure of Brexit

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Oct 2018

October 16, 2018

McConnell Demands More Cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid After GOP Tax Cuts For Rich!

Pro-Trump GOP Governors and Senators in Trouble Across Midwest; 538 Sees 85% Chance House Will Go to Democrats; In Third Quarter, Trump’s Much-Touted Wage Growth After Inflation Was Miserable 0.7% After Going Negative in 2017; GOP Parasites Drive U.S. Treasury Deficit To $779 Billion From $666 Billion in Trump’s First Year of 2017 and $587 Billion In 2016 Under Obama; Tax Cuts For Rich and Corporations Get Proceeds; 2019 Will Surpass $1 Trillion in Red Ink; Forces of GOP Dictatorship Trample Right to Vote in Georgia, North Dakota, Texas; PPT Triggers Bear Market Rally in Stocks

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Oct 2018

October 15, 2018

Continued Weakness in U.S. Stock Markets Shows Growing Instability Of Trump Bubble; Sears Bankruptcy Is Tragic Monument To GOP Retail Darwinism; Stock Mayvins See Markets Stumbling in The Dark, Lament That Casino Economy Is Losing Political Support; After Western Complicity With Genocide By Saudis in Yemen, Grisly Murder of Moslem Brotherhood Activist Kashoggi Triggers Crisis; Trump Invents Theory of Rogue Killers To Help Tyrant MBS, A Close Crony of Boy Wonder Kushner; GOP Voter Suppression in Georgia A Sample of Trump’s Permanent Austerity Dictatorship; S&P 500 Again Closes 15 Points Below Key Technical Support Level of 200-Day Moving Average

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Oct 2018

October 13, 2018 WCR

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Trump Stock Bubble Deflating At Worst Possible Time for GOP Demagogues

Giant Sucking Sound: Fed’s Ill-Advised Quantitative Tightening Now Removing $50 Billion Per Month From Pool of Speculative Hot Money, While European Central Bank Stops Easing; Friday Dow Struggled to Attain Dead-Cat Bounce With Help of Plunge Protection Team; Slowdown In Key Sectors Like Auto and Construction Shows That Republican Economy Has Feet Of Clay; Zandi of Moody’s Sees Boom Turning Into Bust; Coming Week Beset By Likely Sears Bankruptcy, Italian Debt Crisis, and Earnings Shortfalls; $2 Trillion Orgy of Treasury Borrowing Made Much Worse By GOP Tax Scam Will Drive Up Interest Rates on Bonds, Hit Stocks and Emerging Markets

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Oct 2018

October 11, 2018

Collapse of Trump Bubble Continues!

Dow Loss Now 1,300 Points in Two Days; S&P Below 200-Day Moving Average; NASDAQ in Correction Territory; T-Bond Yields Fall In Flight to Safety; Giant Sucking Sound of $50 Billion Per Month of Fed’s Quantitative Tightening Amplified By Stock Buyback Blackout; Monster 2:30pm Sell Program Dumps Stocks and Moves Cash Into Treasuries; Trump Attacks “Out of Control” Powell Federal Reserve, But the Buck Stops in the Oval; Trump’s Bizarre Sideshow With Hapless Kanye West, Disciple of Nietzsche; Is China Dumping U.S. Treasury Bonds?

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Oct 2018

October 10, 2018

Democrats Open 13-Point Lead in Congressional Generic Ballot!

GOP’s Alleged Kavanaugh Bounce is Fantasy; Hysterical Over Sinking Polls Four Weeks Before Nov. 6 Vote, Trump Issues Raving Screed Against Medicare For All; As Democrats Gain Health Care Traction, Barrage of Lies Aims At Hiding Regime Malfeasance: In 20 Months in Power, Trump Has Cut Solvency of Medicare By 36 Months; Only Wall Street Sales Tax Can Preserve and Expand Social Safety Net; Dow Falls 831 Points as Treasury Yields Continue To Rise With Ten-Year Note At 3.212%; VIX Near 23; Amazon and Netflix Pounded; One Quarter of S&P Stocks In Bear Market Territory; Dive Comes at Worst Possible Time For Trump GOP

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Oct 2018

October 9, 2018

After Failures in Demonizing Hillary Clinton, MS-13, and Kaepernick, GOP Commits To Hysterical Campaign of Vilification Against “The Mob” – Meaning the Anti-Trump Majority of American Voters; Move Is Typical of Unpopular Minority Regime Facing Day of Reckoning at the Polls: From the Old Oligarch of Athens to the Synarchs of France in 1940; Trump’s Dupes, Already Addicted to Vicarious Living Are Supposed To See Central Issue As Maintaining Exorbitant Privileges of Oligarchs Like Kavanaugh; But Have They Really Given Up on Their Own Lives?; Nikki Haley Quits On Eve of Shellacking For GOP: Are The Rats Leaving the Sinking Ship?; Ford Layoffs and Major Coal Bankruptcy Signal Trump Economy Is Built on Sand

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Oct 2018

October 8, 2018

Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Vote Seeks To Put Austerity Dictator Trump Above The Law And Beyond Reach of Mueller Probe; The Longer This Regime Stays in Office, the Greater the Danger of War; Texas AG’s Lawsuit To Kill Obamacare May Prevail, While California Sanctuary Cities and Net Neutrality Laws Are Threatened; 61 State Lawsuits Against Trump on Moslem Ban, Deregulation, Pollution, Emoluments, and Kavanaugh Documents Weakened; Kavanaugh Shreds Ninth Amendment Protection For Roe In Unenumerated Rights; Right Turn By Corporate Media Targets Blue Wave With Demoralization and Defeatism; Defy Them And Mobilize For November 6!

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Oct 2018

October 6, 2018 WCR

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Rogue Republican Senate Rams Through Kavanaugh Coup!

Supreme Court Majority Will Now Back Permanent Austerity Dictatorship Under Trump; Nov. 6 Vote Must Mark Beginning of GOP Extinction: Sen. Collins Delusional, Should Be Ousted; Democratic Determination Grows; GOP Kakistocracy Demolishing Presidency, Congress, Supreme Court; Only Criminal Defendants Should Get Presumption of Innocence, Not Judges Greedy For Promotion; Antidotes To Kavanaugh Include Judicial Impeachment, Adding More Justices, and Taking Control of Congress; How FDR Defeated Four Horsemen In 1937; IMF Estimates World Debt at $182 Trillion, Up 60% Since 2008-9; Ex-UK PM Gordon Brown Sees Leaderless World Sleepwalking Into Crisis; Pence’s Speech on Chinese Threat

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Oct 2018

October 4, 2018

Trump GOP Reaches New Low of Lawlessness in Stampede To Install Kavanaugh; Fraudulent FBI Report Deep Sixes Truth Worse Than Anything in Watergate; This Time Coverup is Conducted in the Open; Forty Key Witnesses Ignored by McGahn-Wray Coverup; Reckoning Is Coming; Flake the Snake’s Duplicity Exposes Cruel Hoax of Bipartisanship; 2,400 Law Professors Demand Defeat of Kavanaugh; Retired GOP Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Says Kavanaugh Screed Before Senate Means He Should Not Be Confirmed; GOP Sen. Daines Will Be in Montana on Saturday For Daughter’s Wedding As McConnell Keeps Scheming; Cloture Vote Friday Morning

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Oct 2018

October 3, 2018

FBI Coverup Operation To Shield Kavanaugh Expected to End Tonight; Schumer and Judiciary Dems Must Denounce Insurrection Against Rule of Law; Bureau Faces Retribution For 2016 Trump and 2018 Kavanaugh Failures After Democrats Take Over Congress; New York City Field Office Leaked Like Sieve in 2016 To Help Trump, But No Important Leaks Damage Kavanaugh; The Bitter Irony of Comey’s Claims of FBI Independence and Impartiality Read Today; Over 40 Relevant Witnesses Rebuffed by FBI Coverup Machine; 650 Law Professors Call on Senate to Reject Kavanaugh For Lack of Judicial Temperament Shown in Hearings; Procrustean Bed of Identity Politics Hobbles Dems

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Oct 2018

October 2, 2018

Fascist Takeover of Supreme Court Could Now Occur At Any Time McConnell Declares Probe Over and Calls a Vote; Republicans Demand Report Be Kept Secret From Public; Farcical FBI Background Check on Kavanaugh Fails to Interview Blasey Ford, Swetnick, and Embattled Nominee Himself; Yale Drinking Buddies Get Short Shrift; Flake the Snake Has Used FBI To Gin Up Votes For Reprobate Judge; Main Issue Is Trump Austerity Dictatorship Protected By Courts, Not Patriarchy or Gender – Democratic Opportunists Notwithstanding; Vote Against GOP To Get New Congressional Majorities and Judicial Impeachments in 2019; Update on Tariffs and Trade

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Oct 2018

October 1, 2018

McConnell Directs Trump To Attempt Blatant Sabotage of FBI Investigation of Kavanaugh; White House Lawyer McGahn Puts Just Four Names on Witness List, and Trump Lies About Probe Through Weekend; Massive Pressure on Boss Tweet Forces Longer Witness List; But Total Vigilance Will Be Required All Week To Prevent More GOP Dirty Tricks; Stories of Yale Debauchery Multiply; Rage, Bitterness, Narcissism, Self-Pity: Reasons Why St. Brett The Martyr Is Unfit For Federal Bench; Bob Woodward and Michael Schmidt Congratulate Each Other on Not Being Part of the Resistance to Trump; Eighty Years After 1938 Munich Sellout, The Exorbitant Price of Appeasement For France and Britain: Lessons Ignored at Singapore and Helsinki

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Sep 2018

September 29, 2018

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Mass Mobilization Momentarily Blocks Fascist Takeover of Supreme Court; FBI To Probe Charges Against Kavanaugh; Trump’s Senate Majority Crumbles Under Popular Revulsion; Flake Shamed Into Breaking GOP Phalanx By Two Brave Rape Victims in Elevator; American Bar Association, Yale Law, Jesuits Spurn Kavanaugh After Thursday’s Primal Scream of Rage and Self-Pity From Dipso Judge; Reactionaries Fear Dress Rehearsal For Impeachment; FBI Probe Must Include Blasey Ford, Ramirez, Swetnick and All Others Coming Forward; Results Must Be Public; Beware Pro-Trump New York Field Office and Giuliani Networks; No Deadlines; Eighty Years After Munich Appeasement of September 29, 1938, Trump Sells Out To Russia, China, and North Korea; From Lady Astor’s Cliveden Set to Trump White House

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Sep 2018

September 27, 2018

In Senate Judiciary Hearing, Dr. Ford Wins The Day With Quiet Dignity, Honesty, and Humility; Her Courageous Appearance Makes Her The Everywoman For Suburban Educated Wives Upon Whom Election Depends; She Still Suffers Anxiety, PTSD, Panic Attacks and Claustrophobia After Kavanaugh’s Drunken Hooliganism; Hardened Nihilist Kavanaugh Whines His Sterling Reputation Has Been Tarnished, But Refuses At Least Eight Times To Demand New FBI Background Check To Question His Sidekick Mark Judge And Clear His Name: He Lacks Judicial Temperament; Durbin and Leahy Most Effective In Questioning; GOP Hides Behind Feckless Rachel Mitchell From Arpaio Shop; Relevance of Fifth Circle of Dante’s Hell, Home of Wrathful

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Sep 2018

September 26, 2018

Decisive Battle of Fall 2018 Season Is At Hand!

Outcome of November Election and Fate Of Nation Riding on Blocking Kavanaugh as Prelude to Ending GOP Majorities in Both Houses; Current Events Show Moribund Republican Party; Trump Wavering, Considers Dumping Brett For Amy Coney Barrett; Kavanaugh Has At Least Five Accusers: Blasey Ford Submits Four Affidavits and Will Testify Thursday at 10am; Yale Classmate Deborah Ramirez Gets Backup From Roommates; Charges Preferred by Avenatti’s Client Julie Swetnick Include Drug-Assisted Serial Assault; Sidekick Mark Judge Must Be Subpoenaed; Maryland Woman Interviewed by Brian Karem Fled Drunken, Obnoxious, Crude Kavanaugh; Colorado Woman Reports Violent Lunge By Kavanaugh in 1998; No Confidence in Rachel Mitchell From Arpaio’s Shop!

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Sep 2018

September 25, 2018

Mocked at United Nations: Trump Has Made the United States Into a World Laughingstock; Reckless Provocation of Iran, Reckless Appeasement of North Korea, Kid Gloves For Russia, Futile Quarrels With France and Germany; China Tariffs Erratic But Justified; Iran’s Rouhani Sees “Nazi Disposition” In Western Populists; Kavanaugh Now Has At Least Four Accusers: Dr. Ford, Deborah Ramirez, Avenatti’s Client(s), and Maryland Case Reported By Brian Karem; McConnell Bluffing Because He Lacks Votes; GOP Breaking: Collins Wants Hearing For Ramirez, Murkowski Favors FBI Investigation; Grassley Hires Woman as Grand Inquisitor

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Sep 2018

September 24, 2018

Three Accusers Against Kavanaugh Establish Pattern of Depravity Which He Cannot Refute!

Allegations From Dr. Ford, Yale Classmate Deborah Ramirez, and Avenatti’s Client Dictate That Nominee Drop Out and Resign; Infamous Charge of Serial Gang Rape Closes The Books; Kavanaugh Wants Best Lifetime Patronage Job In U.S. Government; He Is Asking For Votes and Has No Presumption of Innocence; Supreme Court Justices, Like Caesar’s Wife, Must Be Above Reproach; Kavanaugh Fails To Fill The Bill; Today’s Rosenstein Alarm Is Diversionary Attack; Nunes Plan Prescribes Kavanaugh Confirmation Before Trump Attack on DoJ

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Sep 2018

September 22, 2018 WCR

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American People Demand To Hear Prof. Ford!

Majority Opposes Granting Vast Lifetime Powers to Totalitarian Ideologue Kavanaugh, Cementing Reactionary Pro-Trump Majority on High Court; In 2011 ACA Dissent, Kavanaugh Argued President Can “Deem” Laws Unconstitutional and Disregard Them Even If Supreme Court Approves Them; This Would Destroy Judicial Review And Rule of Law; Confirming Kavanaugh Comparable To German Enabling Act (Ermächtigungsgesetz) of March 23, 1933 Passed 444-94 To Give Hitler Absolute Powers A Month After The Reichstag Fire; and French Constitutional Law of July 10, 1940, Voted in Vichy Opera House 569-80 To End Third Republic And Grant Absolute Powers to Marshall Pétain In Wake of Military Collapse; No Statute of Limitations For Felony Sexual Assault in Maryland; Another Dirty Op By New York Times Against Rosenstein

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Sep 2018

September 20, 2018

The Choice Tonight: If Prof. Ford Appears in Nationally Televised Hearings Before Senate Judiciary Committee Next Week, Kavanaugh Nomination Cannot Survive; If She Fails to Appear, Kavanaugh Will Be Swiftly Confirmed, and Her Ordeal Will Have Been in Vain; Worse, The Sorry Spectacle of Continued Democratic Fecklessness, Defeat, and Bad Political Judgment May Convince Wavering Independents That As Winner, Trump GOP Is Indeed The Stronger Contender, Disrupting Hopes For Blue Wave in November; The Stakes of Countless Lives Are Simply Too Great; Prof. Ford Must Call Grassley’s Bluff; America Is Rooting For Her!

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Sep 2018

September 19, 2018

Kavanaugh Must Be Removed From Consideration Now!

Death Threats To Prof. Ford Are Federal Crimes And Must Trigger FBI Action Without Regard to Trump; Prof. Ford Rightly Wants FBI Probe and Multiple Witnesses; To Win These Demands, She Must Be Ready To Testify Monday And Defy GOP Lockstep; Kavanaugh Nomination Will Not Survive Her Televised Testimony; Current Ordeal Dwarfed By Future Hecatombs Caused By Kavanaugh’s Rotten Jurisprudence; Brennan Calls For Passive Resistance Against Trump’s Declassification Mania; How Russiagate Started With Seven Allied Nations Warning About Trump

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Sep 2018

September 18, 2018

Kavanaugh Is Unfit For Federal Bench And Must Be Withdrawn!

If Hearings Are Held, FBI Must Have Ample Time To Interrogate All Relevant Witnesses in About Prof. Ford’s Allegations; Witnesses Must Be Subpoenaed If Necessary; Kudlow Reveals GOP Intent to Loot Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid in 2019 To Finance Permanent Republican Tax Scam – Not What Trump Promised!; Will FEMA Boss Brock Long Be Indicted?; Trump’s Declassification of Secret FBI Documents Is Boon to Russian Narcotics Mafiya; Eighty Years Ago, Hitler Was Chewing The Carpet On Eve of Munich Sellout

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Sep 2018

September 17, 2018

Kavanaugh’s Accuser Goes On Record, Alleging “Rape Attempt” By Drunken Nominee; Offers to Testify For Senate Judiciary; Flake, Corker, Collins, Murkowski Jittery About Fast-Track Confirmation; Feinstein Must Stop Dithering; Hatch Replays His Dirty Role Against Anita Hill, Scornfully Dismissing Allegations; Weakened Trump Is Forced To Accept Delay; Kavanaugh Is Key To Enforcing Permanent Austerity Dictatorship and Must Be Defeated; In 1991 Thomas Hearings, Biden Sabotaged Three Witnesses Ready To Corroborate Hill; Continued Harassment by Thomas Reported, Raising Impeachment Of Federal Judges

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Sep 2018

September 15, 2018 WCR

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Scoundrel Time for Supremes!

New Accusations Against Kavanaugh Add Moral Turpitude To Perjury and Gambling Charges; No Confirmation for Lyin’ Brett!; Manafort Plea Deal With Mueller and Weissman Is Existential Threat to Trump-Russia Cabal: Campaign Boss Must Tell All, Forfeit Five New York Properties, Including Trump Tower Pied-à-Terre; Boss Tweet Reduced To Stunned Silence; Calls For His Resignation Multiply; Like Agnew, Pence Also In Danger: Manafort Sponsored Him For Veep Nod; Cynical Nihilism of Kremlin in Case of Two GRU Salisbury Killers

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Sep 2018

September 13, 2018

“Like A Knife Fight In An Alley”!

McConnell Sees Senate In Danger for GOP, Warns That Cruz of Texas Is In Deep Trouble!; Latest Polls Show Democrats With Generic Ballot Lead of 12% to 14% in House; Independents Breaking In Favor of Mueller Probe; Trump Approval Falls 6% in One Month As Eight National Polls Show Him Cratering; Executive Order on Election Sanctions a Shuck Designed by Bolton; GOP Regime An Unpopular Minority: More Like 1850s Slave Power Conspiracy, or Fascism of Pétain In Vichy France?; Legal Positivism Based on British Empiricism vs. the American Tradition of Natural Law: How Creatures Like Kavanaugh Can Exist

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Sep 2018

September 12, 2018

Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Debacle Is Disaster on Same Scale as 9/11; Trump’s Self-Congratulations Are Despicable; Regime Ignoring Painful Lessons From Katrina to Present: Florence Requires 250 Helicopters, 100 Ships, Orders of Magnitude More Resources; Gen. Russell Honoré For Hurricane Czar!; Roots of Oval Office Pathology: To Be Obsessed By Fear of Weakness Means To Be Weak; 4 Million Have Needlessly Lost Health Insurance Under GOP; Even Obama’s Anemic Job Creation Still Beats Trump by 20K Jobs Per Month, 208K to 188K; In Florida, Scott Flees Trump While Inviting Bush 43 to Help With Fundraising

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Sep 2018

September 11, 2018

Trump Blundering Towards Nuclear War!

Book Reveals He Came Close to Wrecking U.S. Strategic Position in Far East In Rage Fit; Tweet to Remove Soldiers’ Families From South Korea Might Have Triggered Pre-Emptive Attack by Pyongyang Madmen; After 19 Months, Regime’s Rate of Job Creation is 400,000 Hirings Below Last 19 Months of Obama; Despite Nativist-Xenophobic Demagogy, GOP Fails to Deliver Increased Real Wages; Trump Backers Are Liars In Economics, and News Anchors Are Too Ignorant to Refute Them; CNN Poll Shows Trump Support Collapsing 6% In One Month During Time of Cohen-Manafort Verdicts and McCain Funeral; Seven Other Surveys Confirm Tendency

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Sep 2018

September 10, 2018

Seventeen Years After 9/11, Trump Prepares to Bomb Syria to Protect al Qaeda Rule in Idlib; Tenant of Oval Still a Useful Idiot for Kim, Who Is Building Nukes Faster Than Ever; Trump’s Economic Statistics Are as Phony as The Photos of His Inauguration Crowd; National Park Service Got the Message Demanding Fakery, and Labor Department Did Too; Wage Growth Under Current Regime Is Non-Existent to Negative, So Staff Seeks New Ways to Cook Stats; Today’s Trump Big Lie Exposed: GDP Quarterly Growth Rate Has Exceeded Jobless Rate Over Sixty Times Since 1948; GOP May Soon Shift Resources From Doomed House Majority In Bid to Save Senate, Now In Play

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Sep 2018

September 8, 2018 WCR

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Tell Collins, Murkowski, and Scott to Stop Kavanaugh, Block Shift of Supremes Toward Permanent Austerity Dictatorship; Kavanaugh No Conservative, But Radical Reactionary on Roe, Obamacare, Unitary Executive, Discrimination, Unions; He Won’t Recuse, Won’t Come Clean, So Reject Him!; Constitutional Crisis Caused by Ongoing Extinction of Republican Party Cripples All Three Branches; Times Op-Ed As Re-Run of 1971 Pentagon Papers and Jack Anderson “Tilt” Leaks: Designed to Goad Trump Deeper Into Paranoia and Self-Destruction?; Relevance of Radford-Welander Scandal as Prelude to Watergate; Why GOP Can’t Say Nazis Are Bad

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Sep 2018

September 6, 2018

New York Times Op-Ed Is Damage Control for Desperate Republicans!

Subtext Is That GOP Bigwigs Have White House Under Control, So No Need to Vote Democratic For Congressional Oversight; Lunatic Fringe Sees Confirmation For Deep State Hypothesis; Timid Democrats Are Hardly “Hellbent” On Ousting Don; Hostile Foreign Control Over Oval, Possible Thermonuclear Confrontation, and Systemic Financial Crisis Ignored; Bipartisanship A Chimera: GOP Deserves Extinction; Nixon’s Acute Paranoia Started During Clash With State Department Over 1970 Indo-Pakistani “Tilt” Crisis, First Step Towards Plumbers; Beware Svengalis!; Russia Plays Key Role in Riots in Chemnitz, Germany: Is This Kremlin’s Autumn Scenario?

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Sep 2018

September 5, 2018

Kavanaugh Hearing Lurches Forward With 90% of Nominee’s Record Left Blank by GOP!

Nominee Praises United States v. Nixon, Which He Had Condemned in 1999; Durbin Repeats Charge That Kavanaugh Mislead Judiciary Committee About His Role in Bush 43’s Torture and Black Sites Policies; Was Kavanaugh a Recipient of Information Stolen From Sen. Leahy By GOP Operative Manny Miranda in 2002?; New York Times Mystery Op Ed Appears to Reflect Views of Standard “Never Trump” Reactionary Republicans; Approach to XXV Amendment Points to Pence; Critique of Trump Is Suspiciously Superficial and Narrow; No Sane Person Can View GOP’s “Historic Tax Reform” and Wild Deregulation As “Bright Spots”; Need to Protect Nuclear Launch Codes Using Methods of Laird, Kissinger, and Schlesinger!

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Sep 2018

September 4, 2018

Will Kavanaugh Be Borked, or Will The Senate Be Burcked?

GOP Wants Kavanaugh Confirmed Based On Censored 10% of His Paper Trail; Blumenthal Moves to Adjourn Hearing To Await Documents; Durbin Challenges Nominee to Agree; Leahy Asks What He’s Hiding; Booker Demands Kavanaugh Recuse on All Trump-Related Matters; Dems Want Kav to Condemn Trump’s Line That Sessions Must Not Indict Republicans; Not Mob Rule, But Music of Democracy: Protests Show Contempt of American People For GOP; Over Seventy Arrests So Far; Revulsion Against Regime Common Theme of McCain and Aretha Franklin Funerals

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Sep 2018

September 3, 2018

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Sep 2018

September 1, 2018 WCR

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It’s September: Time to Defeat Kavanaugh!

Trump Blocks Token Increase in Federal Pay, Dooming GOP Reps. Barbara Comstock (VA 10, NOVA) and Scott Taylor (VA 2, Norfolk-Newport News) To Defeat; Boss Tweet Talks Violence With His Support at 38% Against 60% Opposed in ABC-Washington Post Poll; 63% Back Mueller; Democrats Hold 8% Generic Ballot Advantage for Congress; 49% Want Impeachment; Baldwin, Casey, Manchin Lead; O’Rourke Tied With Cruz; Russia Holds War Games From Eastern Siberia to Mediterranean, But Trump Dithers About Re-Starting U.S.-South Korean Defense Drills: Steele Told Ohr Russia Has Trump Over a Barrel; Attacks on Brennan, Strzok, Page, Halper, and Ohr Cripple U.S. Intelligence vs. Russian Oligarchs and Mafiya

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Aug 2018

August 30, 2018

Trouble for Sino-Russian Bloc: Moscow Papers Slam China’s Belt and Road Imperialism for Loading Central Asian Countries With Debt While Bribing Officials and Imposing Beijing Line; Belt and Road Based on Forced Loans Like Europe’s Empires of 1870-1914; Bereft of Leaders, Britain Drifts Towards Brexit Abyss; French Government Prepares Damage Control For No-Deal Brexit; Viganò, Spokesman for Discredited Church Reactionaries, Lashes Out At Pope Francis; Talk of Neofascist International As Salvini Hosts Hungarian Dictator Orbán in Milan; Five-Star Founder Grillo Knew of Threat to Genoa Bridge, But Rejected Needed Bypass Years Ago

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Aug 2018

August 29, 2018

Stop Kavanaugh!

Ouster of McGahn and Expected Departure of Sessions Might Keep Trump Pick Off High Court; Trump’s Targeting of Brennan, Strzok, Page, Ohr, and Halper Tends to Blind U.S. Intelligence to Attacks of Russian Organized Crime on Eve of November Election; Bruce Ohr Had Crossed Mafiya Boss Mogilevich and Revoked Visa of Putin Crony Deripaska; McCain Supported U.S. Attacks on Iraq, Serbia, and Afghanistan, And Raged Against Iran, But Had No Concept of Economic Strength as Basis of Military Security; He Voted to Remove Clinton and Opposed Obama’s Stimulus and ACA

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Aug 2018

August 28, 2018

Growing Public Awareness That Post-McCain GOP Lacks Moral Fitness to Survive; Mexican Trade Reform Touted by Trump is Empty Pre-Election Stunt; Real Puerto Rican Hurricane Death Toll Is 3,000 Americans; Consumer Confidence Highest in 18 Years-Since Just Before Dot Com Collapse!; Democrats Need to Add Class-Based Oversight For 2019: Probe Damage to Obamacare, Farm Economy, Labor Rights, Low-Income Housing, Consumer Credit, Air Quality To Compile Catalogue of Ruin For Working People Under Trump Regime; Russia Starts Oversized Maneuvers in Asia: Who Should Be Scared?

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Aug 2018

August 27, 2018

Death of McCain Is Tocsin for Extinction of National Republican Party, Reduced to Immoral Cult 45; Late Senator’s Recent Attacks on Trump and Vote to Save ACA Cannot Outweigh Decades of Reckless Advocacy of Military Force, Including Iraq War Disaster; Indicting the President: Watergate Grand Jury Fought Jaworski to Indict Nixon; In Iran Contra, Lawrence Walsh Sought to Indict Both Reagan and Bush 41; Ronald Rotunda of Starr Team Argued Framers Specified Immunities for Congress in Privilege From Arrest and Speech and Debate Clauses, But Gave None to President

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Aug 2018

August 25, 2018 WCR

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Trump Now Unindicted Co-Conspirator in His Own Plot to Steal 2016 Election; Nixon Had Just Two Months Left in Office When Public Learned in June 1974 He Had Been Implicated By Watergate Grand Jury, Which Wanted To Indict Him; Trump Under Attack on Eight Federal and New York State Legal Fronts, With More to Come; Reject Kavanaugh As Don’s Mouthpiece; Rand Paul Says Russia Will Never Confess Fixing U.S. Election; Not Quite: Moscow Took 50 Years to Plead Guilty to Hitler-Stalin Pact, Signed 79 Years Ago This Week; Trump As Comprador for Russia; Deep Sixing of Howard Hunt’s Safe By Nixon’s FBI Director as Classic Watergate Meme; Theory of Punctum Saliens in History Applied to Tuesday, August 21, 2018: Beginning of the End For Regime

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Aug 2018

August 23, 2018

Trump’s Great Unraveling: Mueller Gains 11% in Approval in Single Month, Now Backed by 59%; Sessions Rebuffs Don’s Attack, and Gets Some Cover From Hill Cronies; Grassley May Call Cohen Back to Testify; Tabloid King Pecker To Testify Under SDNY Immunity Grant: What Else Is In His Safe?; Traditional Reactionaries Switching From Never Trump to Impeachment Now; Fiftieth Anniversary of Police Riot at Chicago Democratic Convention, August 28, 1968: Eyewitness Journey Through Gas and Beatings From Grant Park to Michigan and Balbo: The Tragic Events That Helped Nixon-Agnew Launch the Southern Strategy and Seize Power

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Aug 2018

August 22, 2018

Lawyer Says Cohen Would Give Mueller Evidence About 2016 Hacking Ops; Trump Struggles With His New Life as Unindicted Co-Conspirator: Lauds Tax Evader, Offers Third Story On Hush Money; NY Southern District and Federal Judge Agree That Playmate and Stormy Payoffs Are Crimes Committed by Cohen On Orders From Trump; Don, Rudy and Dershowitz Misrepresent Reporting Requirements of U.S. Election Laws; Nixon Secretly Designated Unindicted Co-Conspirator in Late February 1974; News Leaked Out in June; Watergate Grand Jury Voted 19-0 to Indict Nixon Outright; Jaworski Is Source of Today’s Absurd DoJ Rule Against Indicting President; Foreman Vladimir Pregelj, Who Got It Right

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Aug 2018

August 21, 2018

Trump Implicated in Two Federal Crimes Related to 2016 Elections!

Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty to Felony Counts of Violating Federal Election Laws Involving Alleged $150k Payment to Playmate Karen McDougal and $130k Hush Money to Stormy Daniels; Both In Coordination and At Direction of “Candidate” -- Meaning Trump As Unindicted Co-Conspirator; Don’s Campaign Boss Manafort Convicted in Alexandria on Five Felony Counts of Federal Tax Evasion, One Count of Hiding Foreign Bank Accounts, and Two Counts of Bank Fraud to Procure Loans; Avenatti Eager to Resume Stormy’s Civil Action vs. Cohen by Depositioning Trump; Rep. Castro Demands Judiciary Committees on Hill Start Hearings on Trump Campaign Corruption

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Aug 2018

August 20, 2018

Trump Doctrine Finally Clear: Objective Reality Does Not Exist!; Constitution Is Out, Schopenhauer’s World As Will and Imagination Rules; Giuliani Proclaims Veselnitskaya, The Envoy of Russia’s Top State Prosecutor Yuri Chaika, To Be Private Citizen; Reports Of Purge of Top Generals Suggest More Appeasement of Putin or Preparations for Domestic Adventure; Tweet Rate Rising as Mental Processes Deteriorate Day By Day; White House Lawyer McGahn May Emerge as John Dean of Russiagate: Fearing Betrayal by Trump, He Has Testified to Mueller For 30 Hours, Most of Any Known Witness

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Aug 2018

August 18, 2018 WCR

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Trump Strips Brennan Security Clearance: Will Rosenstein, Mueller, and Weissberg Be Next?; More Revulsion Across U.S. Society Against Would-Be Dictator: Pentagon Rejects Military Parade; Four Hundred Newspapers Counter Attempts to Muzzle Press; Fifteen CIA Chiefs and Scores of Officials Back Brennan; Admiral McRaven Voices Discontent of Military; Omarosa Does Yeoman Service; McConnell Prepares To Pack High Court With Kavanaugh, Eager to Rubber-Stamp Tyrant; GOP Now Has Just One Chance in Four of Holding House; Irrationalism Kills: Italy’s Ruling Pseudo-Populist Bunglers Knew Of Genoa Bridge Weakness In 2012 But Mocked It as “Fairy Tale”; Death Toll At 42

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August 16, 2018

Giuliani Grilled by Justice Department IG About How He Knew In Advance of October 28, 2016 Comey Letter to Congress About Abedin-Wiener Laptop; Comey Told AG Lynch of "Cadre of Senior People" at FBI New York Field Office With "Deep and Visceral Hatred of Clinton"; Ex-Israeli PM Barak Slams Netanyahu’s Justice Minister For “Protofascist” Threats to Supreme Court, Triggering Debate On Modern Fascism; Haaretz Cites Umberto Eco’s 1995 “Ur-Fascism” Essay; Current U.S Regime Fails This Test; Ben Ferencz, At 99 The Oldest Surviving U.S. Chief Prosecutor From Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, Tells UN That Trump Family Separation Policy is Crime Against Humanity

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Aug 2018

August 15, 2018

Trump Lifts Security Clearance for Ex-CIA Chief Brennan, Who Had Accused Him of Treason at Helsinki Appeasement Summit With Putin; DC Sees Desperate “Tyrant,” “Autocrat,” and “Despot”; Coup d’État in the Air As Sen. Warner Warns Trump May Try to Shut Down Mueller Probe By Stripping Security Clearances; Giuliani Threatens to Come Down on Special Counsel “Like a Ton of Bricks”; GOP Putsch in West Virginia, Where Legislature Is Ousting Entire State Supreme Court; Manafort Case Goes to Jury; Kakistocracy Disguised As Populism: DiMaio’s Five Star Party Sabotaged Genoa Truck Bypass That Could Have Avoided Bridge Tragedy

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Aug 2018

August 14, 2018

Omarosa Tapes and Revelations Stun Regime With News She Has Already Testified for Mueller!

She Asserts Trump Knew of Wikileaks Trove of DNC Tapes Before They Went Online; Says Kelly Blocked Efforts to Help Puerto Rico; Matthews Joins Todd in Lack of Curiosity About Trump’s Mental Decline; Manafort Defense Rests, But Beware More Antics by Erratic Judge Quoted by Putin; Collapse of Genoa Autostrada Bridge Set to Reveal Hopeless Contradictions in Salvini-DiMaio Coalition; Southern Europe Marks Ferragosto, Holiday Founded by Augustus Caesar in 18 BC to Combine Ancient Vinalia and Consualia Harvest Festivals

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August 13, 2018

Trump Tweet May Have Triggered Systemic Crisis As Turkish Lira Hits Record Low, Threatening Euro Via Italian, Spanish, and French Banks; Contagion Spreads to Australian Dollar, South African Rand, Argentine Peso, Indonesian Rupiah, and Indian Rupee; British Pound Weakened By Specter of No-Deal Brexit; Charlottesville Congressman Says FBI Intel Shows Russian Role in Last Year’s Tragedy; Corporate Media Focus on Soap Opera, Ignore Omarosa’s Key Contention That Trump’s Mental Health Is Declining; Fresno Bee Reports Nunes’ Lead Over Democratic Challenger Janz Cut to 8 Points