Archive for June, 2017

What really concerns me is that Trump seems far more interested in cozying up to Putin than in preserving, protecting, and defending our constitutional system of government.

Source: Perspectives: The Hill — Trump to meet Putin at G-20 summit


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In a democracy, there is one right that stands atop all the rest: the right to vote. Unless the right of citizens of all races, ethnicities, and classes to cast a ballot is carefully protected, a democracy has limited legitimacy — or none.

Source: Perspectives: Vox — Voting rights are under assault nationwide. Here’s how to protect them.


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Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was dispatched Thursday to defend President Trump’s tweets about MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski that have earned almost universal condemnation, even from Republicans. In doing so, she made a whopper of a claim.

Source: Perspectives: Washington Post — Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump has never ‘promoted or encouraged violence.’ She is very wrong


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Dan Rather’s reply to Donald Trump’s nasty “Crazy Mika, along with Psycho Joe” tweet.

Source: Perspectives: Dan Rather to Donald Trump: “You have done enough. Have you no sense of decency?”


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Senator Dean Heller of Nevada — who will likely face a tough reelection next year — said the attack ads against him, paid for by a Trump-allied super PAC, should have used his own image instead of actor Matt Damon’s. Heller said he couldn’t support the Senates health care bill.

Source: Perspectives: Washington post — How the push for a Senate health-care vote fell apart amid GOP tensions


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On Thursday morning, while MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” was on the air, Trump posted a pair of hateful tweets about co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski.

Source: Perspectives: CNN — Trump tweets shocking assault on Brzezinski, Scarborough


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When Republicans are in charge the wealthy will be hired, catered to, indulged and pampered, while the poor will be targeted with vicious budget cuts and stern lectures about not being so lazy, working harder, and not to depend on government for their well-being.

Source: Perspectives: CNN — What’s really behind Trump’s ‘poor person’ comment


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