Trump and UK Labour Party’s Corbyn Unite to Appease Putin; NATO Sees First Chemical Attack on Alliance Territory Since 1949; Nationwide Student Strike Against School Massacres Signals GOP Has Already Lost Generation Z; When Eighth Graders March, Gun Lobby Republicans Are Doomed; Kudlow, Haspel, and Likely Bolton Nominations Show Ultra-Extremist Turn by Weakened and Discredited White House in Desperate Bid to Retain Fanatical Base; GOP Will Be Unable To Block Impeachment by House In Early 2019; Trump’s Only Hope is Saving 34 Senate Diehards to Escape Conviction and Removal
Beginning of the End For GOP As Lamb Wins Pennsylvania 18;
20-Point Swing From Trump to Democrats; 110 House Seats Are Easier for Dems, Raising Prospect of GOP Congressional Wipeout; Republican Talking Points of Tax Cut, Stock Market, and Tariff Get No Traction, So Party Hacks Fall Back on Uglier Themes of Xenophobia (“Immigration”), Racism (“Crime in the Streets”), and the Eternal “Pelosi”; Quick British Retaliation for Attempted Murder of Russian Émigré and Daughter Emphasizes Cowardice of Trump Appeasement Regime
The Moron’s Revenge Hits Tillerson!
Top U.S. Diplomat Comeyed After His Last Plane Ride Home; His Deputy Goldstein Sacked For Contradicting White House Story; Winner Is Pompeo, Tea Party Extremist From Koch Kansas Plantation Intent on Junking Iran Nuclear Accord; New CIA Boss Is Gina Haspel, Who Has Issues With Torture, Renditions, and Black Sites; Don’s Body Man Reportedly Implicated in Financial Violations; Weakness and Loss of Allies Foster Wild Man Profile; More Departures Imminent
How Texas Democrats Decided To Make the Fed Pay For Education, Jobs, and Infrastructure!
Class-Based Economic Demands as Common Denominator to Unify Identity Groups; Shorn of Allies and Enablers, Trump Reverts to Wild Man Profile As Kelly, McMaster, Ivanka, Kushner Move Towards Exit; In Era of Opioid Epidemic, Death Penalty For Drug Pushers Would Spur Fascistization of Society; Tax Wall Street Party Supports Conor Lamb For Congress in Tuesday’s Special Election in Pennsylvania’s 18th District
Texas Democrats Demand Federal Reserve Resolve Student Loan Crisis and Provide Job Creation in Infrastructure Through Cheap, Long-Term Federal Credit; Trump-Kim-Moon Summit Becoming Less Likely; De-Nuclearization of North Korea Is Pure Utopia, But Fiasco Could Propel Irascible Don Towards Nuclear Confrontation; U.S. Must Have Orbital Lasers for ABM Defense!; British Gold Default of September 1931, Not Hawley-Smoot Tariff of 1930, Was Main Factor in Great Depression; Despite GOP Doublethink, Deep State Exists and Backed Trump; Proposed Tariffs Have Limited Impact Due To Insane Obsession With De-Regulation; Secretary of State Dean Acheson’s Bitter Warning After Summits With His Unstable Puppet Harry Truman: When The Head of State Fumbles, the Goal Line is Wide Open Behind Him
Still No Answer From Trump to Putin’s Rocket Rattling as Appeasement Rules White House; Russian President Uses Bluster to Paper Over Domestic Tensions Like His Predecessor N.S. Khrushchev; KGB Col. Skripal and Daughter Poisoned in U.K. by Nerve Agent; Is Incident Linked to Russiagate?; Deep State Exists and Put Trump in White House: Christopher Steele of British Intelligence Tried to Break Open Russiagate Collusion Story But Was Blocked by Pro-Trump Factions in Comey’s FBI and U.S. Corporate Media Who Refused to Publicize His Blockbuster Findings During Summer-Fall 2016
93% of Texas Democratic Primary Voters Demand Federal Reserve Provide Cheap, Long-Term Federal Credit to Refinance Student Loan Debt at 0% And Fund National Infrastructure and Job Creation; Medicare for All Gets 95% Support; 9-Day Wildcat Strike by West Virginia Teachers Wins 5% Pay Hike From GOP Governor and Legislature After Decades of Neglect; Will Oklahoma and Arizona Be Next?; Schumer: Claw Back $1 Trillion From GOP Tax Bonanza For Rich To Create 15 Million Jobs in Urgent Public Works; Sessions Attack on Sanctuary Cities and States Is Modern Version of 1850s Fugitive Slave Law
Are Russia and China Prodding North Korea to Open Talks With U.S. to Undercut Momentum for Strategic Defense Against Ballistic Missiles?; Nunberg Suspects Trump Did “Something” During 2016 Election, Says Mueller Team’s Questions Focused on Don’s Business Dealings; Deep State Exists and Helped Trump Take White House: Contrary to Grotesque Distortions by Nunes, Grassley, Graham, and Reactionary Propaganda Mills, New Material Shows That -- Despite Clear and Convincing Evidence -- Comey’s FBI Dragged Its Feet on Probing Russian Aid to Trump When It Could Have Been Stopped
U.S. Strategic Defense Against Ballistic Missiles Expanding Beyond Rogue State Threats to Include Russian and Chinese Deployments; Need Full Manhattan Project to Deploy Orbital Lasers to Deal With Any Aggressor; Italian Election Results in Chaos and Ungovernability; In Fit Of Rage, Trump Talks Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum, Disrupting Alliances and Benefiting Moscow and Beijing; Cheap Federal Credit From Nationalized Fed Is Best Help for Full-Set Economy; Cable Television Pundits Rely on Confederate Free Trade Arguments; But Lincoln Showed Orderly Tariffs Lead to Lower Prices
Putin Threatens U.S. With New Offensive Attack Weapons Including ICBM, Nuclear-Powered Cruise Missile, and Nuclear Torpedo; Reveals Kremlin’s Greatest Fear Is Effective U.S. Strategic Anti-Missile Defense; American Response Must Be Crash Program For Defensive Orbital Lasers As Basis For Successful War Avoidance; Appeaser Trump Is Silent; Alt-Left Ideologues Belittle Threats; Wray and Rogers Say Trump Has Done Nothing To Protect 2018 Election; Mattis, Kelly, and McMaster Should Recall Napoleon’s Maxim That Dissenting Generals Should Resign Rather Than Become Instruments Of The Downfall Of The Army; King Lear On The Heath As Model For Trump In DC Northeaster Ending Week Of Chaos
Disintegration of Trump Regime Accelerates With Departure of McMaster; Mueller Said to Personally Target Trump With Classic Watergate Question of What Did President Know and When Did He Know It Concerning Stolen DNC Emails; Don Triggers Chaos Among Duped Base With Desperate Evasive Actions On Gun Control; Theresa May Government in UK Also On Brink of Collapse As Brexit Rollback Gains in Parliament; Trump Cowers In Full Appeasement Mode With FBI’s Wray and NSA’s Rogers Reporting They Have Received No Orders to Stop Russian Election Meddling; Machiavelli: Appeasement Never Works
Is Trump Regime Breaking Up?: No More State Secrets For Kushner; Jarvanka Exit May Loom; What Did Trump Know About Stolen DNC Emails?; China, Israel, UAE, Mexico Said to Eye Exploiting Kushner’s Need for Massive Cash Infusion; Hope Hicks Grilled For Nine Hours, Tries to Stonewall Citing “White Lies,” Then Quits; Mueller Probes Trump Business Ties to Russian Oligarchs in Years Before White House Run; Xi Now China’s Dictator For Life With Program of Exporting New Model of Cyber-Based “Social Credit” Totalitarianism; Belt and Road a Warmed-Over Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere
Trump’s “Phase Two” Another Reckless Threat of Thermonuclear War Against North Korea; Tarpley Eight Days Ahead of CNN In Identifying Generation Z as Key To Parkland FL Anti-Gun Protests; After CPAC Monstrosity, Move To Stop Calling Republicans Conservatives and Start Branding Them As Reactionaries; Truth in Labeling Could Reduce GOP Vote by 3%-5%, Meaning No Presidencies for G.W. Bush And Trump!; If Reactionary Gorsuch Court Overturns Agency Fees for Public Sector Unions, It Will Strike Down Laws of 23 States and Invalidate Labor Contracts For 10 Million Workers: Not Conservative!
Working People’s Day of Action Mobilizes Labor For Union Rights Before Supreme Court Hears Janus v. AFSCME, an Odious Attempt to Wreck Financing For Public Sector Unions; Will Reactionary Gorsuch Court Gut Precedents?; Trump Still Unaware That North Korea Is Russian-Chinese Proxy, While Putin and Xi Are Conning Him; Was Accused Hacker and Putin Chef Prigozhin Involved in Attack by Russian Mercenaries on Kurdish-U.S. Forces Near Euphrates in Syria?; Trump’s Tax Cut Bounce Eroding Fast; Women, Blacks, Latinos, Students, and Labor Need National Resistance Coordinating Committee
At CPAC Reactionary Confab, Gun Lobby Blames Mass Shootings on Police, FBI, School Security, and Even the American Family (!), While Declining Responsibility for Their Own Abuses; Strident Polemics Likely to Offend Suburban Security Moms; Trump Parrots NRA Demand For Armed Teachers and “Hardened Schools”; Milquetoast Democrats Assailed as “European-Style Socialists”; Era of Extreme Gun Fetishism Started With 2008 District of Columbia v. Heller Decision; Scalia Court Invented Largely Unregulated Individual Right to Firearms While Preventing Cities From Banning Handguns; Intelligent and Outspoken Activists of Generation Z Are Anything But New Silent Generation; Mass Strike Dynamic Re-Surfaces After Winter Pause; Task Now Is to Unite Blacks, Students, Women, Dreamers, Labor Unions, and Democratic Party Activists With Common Economic Demands Into Movement Capable of Contending for Power; Where Is National Resistance Coordinating Committee?
Trump Wants To Arm Teachers, Threatening U.S. With Hobbesian Nightmare of War of All Against All; Cynical Ploy Subordinates All Values to Demand for Universal Ownership of Assault Rifles; Goal Includes Propping Up Failing Arms Manufacturers; Gun Lobby Strategy Sees Guns as Cultural Populist Wedge Issue To Defeat Potential for a New FDR National Coalition of the American People; GOP Wedge Issues Of Aligned With Divisive Themes of Russian Bots and Trolls; Billy Graham’s Camp Meeting Revival Style Rooted in Rural America Going Back to the Great Revival in Cane Ridge, Kentucky in 1801
Student Anti-Gun Activists Mount Walkouts and Protest Marches in Washington DC, Tallahassee, and Many Cities; Trump Announces Ban on Bump Stocks In Hopes of Evading Issue; Florida Legislators Block All Action on Assault Weapons Ban; Indications That Mass Strike Dynamic Will Re-Emerge in Spring 2018 On Broader Basis Than A Year Before; World-Historical Debut of Generation Z, Born After September 11, 2001, Threatens GOP Regime; Reactionaries, Libertarians, and Paranoids Claim Protest Leaders Are Not Real People But Crisis Actors, But Offer No Documented Examples
White House in Chaos as Staff Struggles to Hide Void of Presidential Leadership in Protecting 2018 Elections; Putin and Russia Still Immune To Wild Twitter Attacks; Running Scared After High School Massacre, Trump Offers Ban on Bump Stocks as Shuck; Is Security Risk Jared Kushner Above the Law When It Comes to State Secrets?; Sanders Scoffs At Kelly’s Ban on Interim Clearances; Strauss-Howe Theory of Generations, Already in Crisis Due to Bannon’s Apocalyptic Version of the “Fourth Turning,” Failing To Account For Militant Activism of High School Students From Florida to Kansas
Strong Anti-Gun Lobby Activism of Parkland Shooting Survivors Triggering Tectonic Shift in U.S. Politics; Students Call March For Our Lives in Washington DC and Other Cities For March 24; Reactionaries Claim Mass Murder is Inevitable; GOP Profilers Had Expected Post-2001 Age Cohort To Be Meek Replay of 1950s Silent Generation; After Soccer Moms and Security Moms, the Era of #GunSafetyMoms Is Bad News for Republicans; Time To Rescue Well Regulated Clause of Second Amendment From Recent Distortions; Netherlands AIVD Intelligence Agency Observed Russian Hack Attack on DNC In Real Time
Mueller Indicts Thirteen Russians and Three Entities For Criminal Conspiracy Against U.S. 2016 Election; Goal Was Chaos, Supporting Trump, Disparaging Clinton; “Putin’s Chef” Seen as Kingpin; Rosenstein Announces Indictments; Stopping Probe Now Tantamount to Treason; White House Lies Refuted by Meticulous Account of Meddling; Focus On “Operation Lakhta” Troll Base in Olgino, North of St. Petersburg; Russia Should Stop Meddling, Apologize Formally, Dismantle Troll Farms, and Punish Those Responsible; Shift In Mass Psychology As Students Terrorized by Florida Shooter Get Angry and Demand Gun Safety From Corrupt GOP Hacks; Two GOP Wipeouts In Upcoming Elections Can Begin To End Mass Shootings; Gun Lobby Vital to GOP Financial Support and Anti-State Ideology; Bipartisanship Fails Dreamers as Immigration Bills Are Defeated in Senate; GOP Extinction Is Only Answer; Will Republicans Run Benedict Arnold for President in 2020?; Recalling Roman History: Horatius at The Bridge
McConnell and GOP Welshing on Pledge to Hold Serious Debate on DACA; Only Real Answer to Nativist Bigots is Ending Republican Control of Congress in November; Original America First of 1940-1941 Based on Allowing World Domination by Fascist Dictators; One Year After Flynn Ouster, Trump Regime Refuses to Defend United States Against Foreign Sabotage of Elections; Scores of Security Risks on White House Staff; Administration Appeasers Ignore Chinese Interference With Freedom of Navigation in South China Sea; General MacArthur’s Time-Tested 1951 Concept for Pacifying the Pacific
Trump Underwater in Polls Despite Short-Term Bounce Due to Tax-Cut Demagogy; Americans Favor Impeachment 45-44%; Florida Special Legislative Election Shows 12% Swing to Dems; Zombie Bankers Fear Inflation After CPI Report; 10-Year Note at 2.9%; Supply Side Promises About GOP Tax Scam Fall Flat as Deficit Climbs Toward $1 Trillion, With Nothing to Show For It; Foreign Enemies Can Exploit This Vulnerability; Trump’s Infrastructure Plan a Cynical Shell Game; Cuts to Food Stamps, Medicaid, LIHEAP, and Obamacare Leave Some 60 Million Americans Threatened by Killer Austerity
Trump Budget Tramples His Election Year Promises To Spare Social Safety Net and Build Infrastructure; Medicare Cut $554 Billion Over 10 Years; Medicaid Slashed $250 Billion; Food Stamps Gouged 22%; Graham-Cassidy Rides Again With Obamacare Block Granted, Personal Limits, and No More Subsidies; $168 Billion in Transportation Cuts Undercut Fake Infrastructure Program; National Airport, Dulles IAD, and DC Parkways Get Privatization and Tolls; Mo More Public Housing Repairs, Rent Vouchers, Heating Subsidies, Tuition Assistance, Crop Insurance; A Teachable Moment for Dupes?
10-Year Treasury Note Yield Hits Four-Year High Above 2.9% as Downturn Danger Grows; 30-Year Bond Rate Also Rising; Trump Still Claiming Credit for Pay Increases Forced on Walmart and Other Greedy Companies by Higher State Minimum Wages; Jobless in Coming Downturn Will Envy Ninety-Niners of Decade Ago: Republicans Have Savagely Cut State Unemployment Benefits; Example of 1987 Crash Highly Relevant: 22% One-Day Dow Decline Came Sandwiched Between Dollar Crises; Long Bond Yield Jumped From 8.4% in August to 10.4% Just Before Crash, As Treasury Prices Collapsed; Fundamentals Unsound
Trump Hooverized By Protracted Collapse of Stock Bubble; GOP Deregulation and Tax Cut Demagogy Decimated By Stock Losses and Probable Overall Economic Downturn; Explosive Innovations In Derivatives and Leverage Have Made Matters Much Worse; Emergency Re-Regulation Needed, With 1% Wall Street Sales Tax On All Stock, Bond, and Derivative Transactions, Plus Ban on Double and Triple-Leveraged Inverse VIX ETNs; $400 Billion in New Money is Welcome; Dreamers Must Now Get Road to Citizenship; Ash Wednesday Came Early For Parasitical Subjectivists; Italy’s Anti-Immigrant and Russian-Backed “Five Star Movement” Wants To Take Power in March 4 Elections Despite Catastrophic Failures in Governing Rome and Turin; Americans Should Plan Impeachment Houseparties for Presidents’ Day, Saturday, February 17!
1033 Point Drop in Dow Means Stock Market Carnage Has Come To Stay, Hooverizing Trump; Will He Find a Way to Blame Stock Market Crash on MS-13?; Chaos Regime Heads For Total Ungovernability of Shutdown as Fanatic Rand Paul Blocks Senate, While Tea Party Lunatic Fringe is Ready to Stop Budget Deal in House; Shutdown Is Work of GOP, Not Democrats; Puppet Ryan Wants Trump as Arbiter of Destiny For Dreamers; Required Reading For Fussy Independents: The Atlantic’s Rauch and Wittes Call for Boycott of GOP; Holder Sees Obstruction Case, Says Trump Can Be Indicted
Tillerson Signals Trump Policy of Preventive Capitulation to Russian Meddling in 2018 Elections; Shameful Episode Recalls Appeasement Attempted in 1938 Munich Sellout; Seeking to Avoid Shutdown, McConnell and Schumer Announce Budget Compromise To Fund Government Through March 23, Abolishing Killer Austerity Caps Left Over From July 2011 Satan Sandwich; Defense and Domestic Programs Get $300 Billion in Much Needed New Money; Debt Limit Threat Lifted Until March 2019; Vote On Dreamers Coming Next Week in Senate; House Democrats Demand That Ryan Set Up DACA Vote Regardless of Trump
Another Trump Superlative: February Is Worst Month For Dow in Eight Years; Wall Street Crisis Caused By Inevitable Collapse of Trump’s Speculative Stock Bubble, Not By Technical Factors; Since Excess Volatility Is An Issue, The Solution Is 1% Wall Street Sales Tax on Transactions in Stocks, Bonds, Derivatives, and Synthetic Derivatives; Mnuchin and Powell Must Ban Triple-Leveraged Inverse VIX Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) As Public Menace; Breaking With Trump’s Financial Deregulation Hysteria, Carl Icahn and Black Rock’s Larry Fink Urge More Government Regulation of ETFs
1200-Point Stock Crash Removes Last Prop From Failed Regime; Trump Loves Superlatives And Finally Delivers With Largest Intraday Point Drop in History of New York Stock Market; White House Likely to Scapegoat Yellen-Powell Fed And Mnuchin for Trump’s Own Failures; CNBC Reports Rumors of Bankrupt Wall Street Firm Being Liquidated; After Months of Bragging About Toxic Stock Bubble, White House Discovers “Long-Term Economic Fundamentals”; Trump SOTU Almost Devoid of Policy Other Than Infrastructure Privatization Scam and Crushing Tolls; Tax Wall Street Party Provides Antidote
Much Ado About a Nothingburger: Slovenly Nunes Memo Shows That Papadopoulos’ Boasts to Australian Diplomat, Not Steele Dossier, Triggered FBI Probe of Trumpery; Goofy Carter Page Goes From Non-Person to Poster Boy; Zealot Ghostwriter Kashyap Patel Whines About Partisanship; With Informants, Accuracy of Facts Matters, Not Purity of Motives: FBI Runs on Paid Snitches; Time to Extend Umbrella of Political Protection from American Folk Hero Mueller to Include His Flank Guard Rosenstein; If Trump Fires Rosenstein or Mueller, Democrats Must Win Congress in November and Impeach in 2020; Market Break Drives Dow Down 666 Points To End Worst Stock Week in Two Years; Ten-Year Bond Rises, Flattening Treasury Yield Curve and Presaging Major Downturn; Trump’s Political Destiny Now Lashed to Carcass of Sinking Stock Market
Release of Nunes Memo A Lawless Action Likely to Constitute Another Article of Impeachment; Trump May Even Force Democrats to Fight This Growing Tyranny; Trump Gloats That Memo Will Help Shut Down Mueller Investigation; Reports That FBI Director Wray Will Resign Uncertain; Memo Reported to Focus on Civil Rights of Goofy Carter Page; Volatility Returns to Stock Market; Freedom Caucus Threatens Government Shutdown; Government Will Run Out of Funds in Early March; On Candlemas, Recalling Pope Gelasius I, The 494 AD Inventor of Separation of Powers Now Attacked by Trump and Nunes
“Bloody Nose” Sneak Attack on North Korea May Be Imminent; Trump’s SOTU a Sinister Tirade Wrapped In Jingo Rhetoric: MS-13 Rant, Praise of Guantanamo, War Threats, Purge of Federal Agencies Under Spoils System, and Revenge vs. Nations Opposing Jerusalem Folly; Trump Lies About His Job Creation Record; Fight for Fifteen: Fact Checkers Silent on Role of Unions in Bonuses and State Minimum Wage Hikes; Gowdy Quitting Congress, Making Nine GOP Committee Chairmen Fleeing Blue Wave; The Ironies of Reality: Crozet, Virginia Named After French Immigrant Who Designed Blue Ridge Tunnel
Trump Seeking to Camouflage Economic Failures With Hype in State of Union; Bubble Economy Now on The Brink; Guardian Reports FBI Has Second Anti-Trump Oppo Study That Confirms Parts of Earlier Steele Kompromat Dossier; NASA Must Reinstate Astronaut Dr. Jeanette Epps As Key Member of June Mission to International Space Station; Unbelievable: Trump Regime Eyes Quitting Both ITER International Fusion Reactor and International Space Station, Sabotaging Vital Science Drivers; For This White House, Infrastructure Means Ripoff Privatizations and Crushing Tolls
Trump State of the Union Will Peddle Colossal Lie Of Robust Economic Recovery On His Watch, Despite Job Creation Inferior to Obama’s 2016 Record and NO Wage Growth; Centerpiece of Hype is Monster Stock Bubble Likely Doomed to End in 2018; Cover Provided By Greedy Democratic Party and Media Elites Eager to Profit From Bubble; Thank SEIU Fight for Fifteen, Not Trump, For Wage Increases Triggered by Minimum Wage Hikes In 18 States on January 1; Bonuses and New Jobs Negotiated by Unions Like CWA and UAW, Not Oval; 90% of S+P 100 Will NOT Use Tax Bonanza to Raise Pay; Join Our #SOTU Livetweet Tuesday!
Trump Economic Downturn May Have Started in Fourth Quarter of 2017; Despite Boasts of 3% and Up, U.S. GDP Growth Stagnated at 2.3% For 2017; December Job Growth a Meager 148,000, Weaker Than Obama A Year Earlier; Wage Growth Miniscule; Obama’s 2016 Job Creation Pace of 2.2 Million Beats Trump’s 2.1 Million in 2017; Growing GOP Extremism May Portend Another Government Shutdown After February 8, With Debt Ceiling and Default Crisis Likely Before End of March; Crash of Current U.S. Asset Bubble Will Doom Regime; Trump Davos Speech Thus Based On Pure Hype; Bonuses and Pay Hikes Triggered by GOP Tax Scam Are Wretched Pittance, With Lion’s Share Going to Stock Buy-Backs and Financial Swindles; News Of Attempted Firing of Mueller Last June Puts Obstruction of Justice at Center Stage
At Davos, Macron of France, Gentiloni of Italy, Merkel of Germany, and Trudeau of Canada Repudiate Trumpism; While U.S. Retreats, Macron Bids to Replace China’s Xi As Leader of World Economy With “France Is Back” Speech; But EU Leaders Are Still Mired in Failed Neoliberal Economics; Hariri of Lebanon Repeats that Final Status of Jerusalem is Still Open Despite Trump Ploy; Total Depravity of Evangelical Leaders Shown by New Theological Concept Cooked Up for Trump: The Mulligan!; Did God Choose Winner in 2016?; Will Trump End Up at the Bad Russian Table During His Visit to the Magic Mountain?
Bizarro GOP Hawks Nunes-Gowdy-Goodlatte Fan Fiction Memo Claiming FBI And FISA Machinations vs. Trump; Schiff-Nadler-Cummings Working to Denounce Pro-Trump Absurdities; Deep State Exists and Obviously Supported Trump in 2016; Ken Starr’s Infamous Paula Jones Precedent From Clinton Era Means That White House Cannot Defy Mueller Grand Jury Subpoena; Intelligence Warfare Shifting Away From Low-Grade Terrorism Towards Clash of Spy Agencies; Danger of March Debt Ceiling Crisis Increasing As GOP’s Tax Scam Law Makes Revenue Unpredictable; Kaine-Merkley Bill Urgent
Bannon Retread Pompeo Revives Talk of Sneak Attack on North Korea; Any Top Officials To Block An Insane Impulse By Trump?; Behind the Sanctimonious Hypocrisy of Mitch and Pence: McCaskill, Nelson, and Tester Had Plans to Pay Troops and Federal Workers, But McConnell Blocked Them All For Better Propaganda; Axios: FBI Chief Wray Threatened to Resign Over Trump’s Demand to Oust McCabe; Reports Say Devalued Kelly May Soon Depart White House; Where the Planet is A Cube, Smoke Goes Down, Clocks Go Backwards, And Bad Is Good: Inside The Bizarro World of the Pro-Trump Media; Shutdown Was a Skirmish
Government Shutdown Ending With Mixed Results; Facing Defections by Red State Senators, Schumer Takes Orderly Retreat Over Rout; McConnell Pledges Vote On DACA Bill With Amendments by February 8; CHIP Locked in for Six Years, But Other Needs Unmet; Mitch Certain to Betray This Side Deal as He Has Betrayed Promises to Flake and Collins; Ryan and Trump Will Try Sabotage; Ultra-Nativist President Miller Rules White House; 2020 Hopefuls Sanders, Warren, Harris, and Booker Plus Pelosi and Hoyer Oppose Deal; Collins-Flake-Graham Centrists Treacherous But Likely to Clash With Trump
#TrumpShutdown: Federal Government Closes As Democrats Defy Trump, Refuse to Buckle For Diktat on Budget, Community Health, and DACA; Defections From Each Side Balance Out, Leaving McConnell Far Short of 60 Votes Needed; Bernie Sanders: Mitch Needed 60 Votes and Didn’t Have Them, So His Stubborn Refusal to Negotiate Meant Choosing Shutdown; Mueller’s Office Keeps Working; Time to Use Social Media to Make White House, Ryan, McConnell and GOP Hill Thugs Feel the Heat; Al Green Gets 66 Dems to Vote for Impeachment Hearings, Up From 58 in December; Fighting Congressman Pledges To Force Vote Again and Again; After One Full Year of One-Party Rule, GOP Nativists Repudiated as CBS Poll Shows 87% of Public Backs Dreamers; Immigration is Greatest U.S. Strategic Asset
Chaos White House Generates Maximum Chaos: U.S. Government Shutdown Now One Day Away As GOP Thieves Fall Out; Ryan Will Force House Vote on Stopgap Funding Bill With No DACA Fix; Trump Wants to Deny Care for Sick Kids Under S-CHIP; Time for Democrats To Unite Forces and Prove They Can Fight for Needs of All The People; Golfer in Chief AWOL and Out to Lunch During Hawaii War Scare; Beware Discredited Neocons Seeking Rehabilitation and Regroupment Wrapped in Anti-Trump Camouflage; Republican Billionaire Megadonors Scheming to Gerrymander Maryland By Re-Electing Failed Gov. Hogan
Trump and Ryan Still Refusing to Support DACA; Schumer Cites “Strong Revulsion” Against House GOP Stopgap; The Pure Insanity of the Trump-GOP Anti-Immigrant Demagogy: While Europe, Russia, China, and Japan Face Shrinking and Aging Populations, U.S. Is Protected and Replenished by Immigration; Beijing’s Problems Rooted in Ill-Advised One Child Per Family Policy; U.S. Workforce Set to Grow 31% by 2050 As China’s Labor Resources Decline, With Workforce Shrinking by Almost 5 Million in 2015 Alone; Immigration is Greatest Strategic Asset of This Nation, So Don’t Let Trump Destroy It!
Friday Government Shutdown Can Help Sink Ruling GOP; Behind White House Chaos on Immigration: Kelly and Miller Allegedly Packed Oval Office Meeting With Nativist Reactionaries to Overawe Suggestible Trump; DHS Secretary Nielsen Refuses Under Oath to Report Contents of Discussion, Making Her Ouster Mandatory; CBS Nation Tracker Poll Shows Pro-Trump Fanatics Dwindle to 18%, While Strong Opponents Grow to 41%; Fellow Travelers At 23%, With Soft Opposition at 18%; Report on Trump’s Health Stresses “Great Genes,” Opening Credibility Gap; Double Whammy for Bannon
Scenes of Panic and Desperation in Hawaii During ICBM Scare Prove Once Again That There Is No Substitute for Modern Missile Shield Using Orbital Lasers; A Real President Would Assure Nation By Explaining How Aegis, Mid-Course, THAAD, and Patriot PAC-3 Systems Can Already Defeat Kim’s Soviet-Era SS-18 Knockoffs; Trump AWOL, Not Providing for the Common Defense; Defeatists at Fox News Claim There is No Defense Against North Korean ICBMs, an Absurd Falsehood; State of the Union Should Include $150 Billion Clawed Back from Shameful GOP Tax Cut to Fund Laser Defense Program
Genius of Martin Luther King Rejected Divide and Conquer Tactics of Finance Oligarchs, Instead Promoting Unity of Civil Rights, Labor and Anti-Poverty, and Antiwar Movements To Prepare Robert Kennedy Presidency in 1968; MLK Is Powerful Corrective to Current Identity Politics Outlook; Trump’s Racist and Scatological Tirade Against Haiti, Salvador, and Africa Disgusts Nation and World; Embattled Regime Lurching From One Sick Tantrum to the Next; Media Who Failed to Warn Public in 2016 Must Drop Role of Gatekeepers; Mueller Time is Coming; A Recent Mirror: European History Shows That Economic Factors Are Decisive in Genesis of Fascism; Hawaii Events Prove Need for Laser-Based Anti-Missile Defense
Triggered by Fake News Tirade on Fox, Unstable Trump Repudiates Extension of FISA § 702 Foreign Surveillance Authority Backed by White House; Amid Chaos, Kelly Rushes to House Cloakroom To Secure Vote, While Handlers Get Trump to Retract; Was Bannon Trump’s Brain After All?; Walmart’s $11 Minimum Wage Leaves Taxpayers Subsidizing Workers With Food Stamps and Medicaid; Alleged Bonuses a Mere Pittance; Gary Cohn Admits That Virtually No Increase in Wages Has Occurred Under Trump Regime, But Offers Pie in the Sky Promises For Coming Years; Oprah Winfrey for U.S. Senate in 2018!
Trump’s Conciliatory Pose Crumbles As Mueller Moves to Interrogate; Defying GOP Cover-Up, Sen. Feinstein Publishes Testimony of Fusion GPS Founder Glenn Simpson, Ending Republican Myth of How FBI Russiagate Probe Started; Investigation Triggered By Reports of Collusion From Britain, Germany, Poland, Estonia, Netherlands, France, and Australia; Thanks to GOP, Trump Inner Circle Has So Far Escaped Testifying in Public; Sen. Whitehouse Mocks Absurd Parade of GOP Rabbits Used to Divert Attention From Real Issues of Russiagate; Will China Stop Buying U.S. Treasury Bonds?
Desperate to Escape Semiliterate Image, White House Puts Up Potemkin Facade of Bipartisan Budget Negotiations; Democrats Must Go To The Brink to Save DACA, Salvadorans and More; Creative Protests Greet Trump at Atlanta College Football Championship; Risking Backlash Among His Dupes, He Plans to Cavort in Globalist Swamp at Davos; Wolff Makes Strong Case for XXV Amendment, But Is Less Than Adequate on Russiagate and Obstruction; Wolff’s Detractors Often Care More About Maintaining Access At the Court of Heliogabalus Than About Giving the Public the Shocking Truth
After Less Than One Year In Office, Trump Faces Existential Crisis as Nuclear War Tweets, Wolff Book Tour, and Outspoken Mental Health Experts Discredit Regime; Wolff Says XXV Amendment is Discussed in White House Every Day; Could Cabinet Revolt?; More Questions About Presence of Money Laundering Expert at June 2016 Trump Tower Meeting; Limits of Wolff: He Sees Gorsuch as Man of Probity, and Takes Advice on Russiagate from Edward Jay Epstein; Absurd Claims Of “Stable Genius” Only Possible In Age Which Lacks Understanding of This Subject; Plato, Machiavelli, and Leibniz Set the Standard
Trump’s Incalculable Folly Displayed In “Bigger Button” Threats to North Korea, Plus Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury Book, Combine to Produce Landmark Shift in U.S. Public Opinion: Tenant of White House Now Widely Seen As Unable to Discharge the Powers and Duties of Office, With XXV Amendment Action Viewed as Remedy For Perilous Dotage; Bannon Said To Describe June 2016 Trump Tower Collusion Meeting As “Treasonous,” and Believed Russian Delegation Met With Candidate; Money Laundering and Obstruction of Justice Also at Issue; Trump Wanted Sessions To Shield Him As His Personal Roy Cohn; Trump Remorse Parallels Brexit Remorse: Growing Majority of British People Now Want to Stay in EU; Tory Leader Lord Heseltine Says Labour Government Is Better Than Brexit Under May; Tony Blair Demands Another Vote on Final Agreement, Warning Labour’s Corbyn That Brexit Means Endless, Crushing Austerity