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‘Washington Post’ Reporter Frustrated Every Space In Parking Garage Taken Up By Anonymous Source – The Onion – America’s Finest News Source WASHINGTON—Circling every level multiple times with no luck whatsoever, Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker was frustrated Tuesday that every space in the parking garage was taken up by an anonymous source. “I’ve gone […]

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Turkey tests Trump’s patience after protesters roughed up – POLITICO Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the U.S. ambassador in Ankara to lodge a formal protest days after Washington police intervened to stop Turkish security officials from beating up protesters. The violence near the Turkish embassy came soon after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met […]

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Never-Trump Confidential – NYTimes.com Brothers can share that kind of joke, but for many people now in Trump’s camp, criticizing their leader is a serious offense, and I’ve been hearing from plenty of them. I am a Never-Trump Republican, as we’ve come to be known, part of the alliance of conservatives implacably opposed to the […]

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Federalism for the Left and the Right – WSJ The framers of the Constitution would be pleased with this emerging consensus. By creating a national government with limited powers, they intended to allow the states and local governments to pursue a range of different policies on matters within what used to be called their “police […]

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White House looking at ethics rule to weaken special investigation – sources | Reuters The Trump administration is exploring whether it can use an obscure ethics rule to undermine the special counsel investigation into ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign team and Russia, two people familiar with White House thinking said on Friday. In hometown […]

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F.B.I. Once Warned G.O.P. Congressman That Russian Spies Were Recruiting Him – The New York Times The congressman, Dana Rohrabacher of California, has been known for years as one of Moscow’s biggest defenders in Washington and as a vocal opponent of American economic sanctions against Russia. He claims to have lost a drunken arm-wrestling match […]

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How Trump gets his fake news – POLITICO Just days earlier, K.T. McFarland, the deputy national security adviser, had given Trump a printout of two Time magazine covers. One, supposedly from the 1970s, warned of a coming ice age; the other, from 2008, about surviving global warming, according to four White House officials familiar with […]

Donald Trump in Two Videos

Yesterday this first video was shared everywhere online.  It shows kids singing a pretty awful song at a Trump rally.  I knew right away that they just changed the lyrics the famous song “Over There”.  It seems most did not catch that, so the second video is the original song from a movie about the […]