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Control of the rental-home industry by Wall Street began during the Great Recession, when many families lost their homes and had to move into rentals. As the foreclosure crisis deepened, Wall Street began snatching up homes for pennies on the dollar, and now real estate is the third-busiest industry for mergers in America.

Source: Perspectives: WSJ — Blackstone, Starwood to Merge Rental-Home Businesses in Bet to be America’s Biggest Home Landlord

 

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“Putin announced last month that Russia would expel 755 U.S. diplomats and technical personnel from the country in response to new sanctions imposed by Congress intended to punish Russia for its interference in the 2016 election. The bill passed Congress with overwhelming bipartisan support, and Trump signed it in into law, though he did so while calling it “seriously flawed” and attaching a signing statement that detailed what he deemed its ‘unconstitutional provisions.’”

Source: Perspectives: NPR — President Trump Thanks Putin For Ordering Expulsion Of U.S. Diplomats From Russia

 

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A video presentation making the case for obstruction of justice, showing the parallel between Nixon and Trump is almost exact.

Source: Perspectives: The Case For Obstruction of Justice (VIDEO)

 

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The impending release of a key government report on climate change will force President Trump to choose between accepting the conclusions of his administration’s scientists and the demands of his conservative supporters, who remain deeply unconvinced that humans are the cause of the planet’s warming.

Source: Perspectives: Dan Rather — Russia investigation doesn’t compare to scandal that has ability to damage our planet irrevocably

 

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The president’s major achievements all dovetail with longstanding GOP priorities, while nearly all of his distinctive policy proposals have stalled or failed.

Source: Perspectives: Atlantic — Trump Is Losing His Battle With the Republican Party

 

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“Has President Trump told you about the time the head of the Boy Scouts called to say his was the best speech ever delivered to the more than century-old organization? What about when the president of Mexico picked up the telephone to let him know that his tough enforcement efforts at the border were paying off handsomely?”

Source: Perspectives: Robert Reich — Dangerously, Trump has no credibility left; when something serious happens no one will believe him.

 

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Despite President Trump’s past claims that he would not cut legal immigration, on Wednesday said he backs legislation — a skills-based immigration system — that would cut immigration in half and made it much more difficult for people to migrate to the U.S. legally.

Source: Perspectives: Robert Reich — Trump’s xenophobic immigration plan is rooted in the same old myths (VIDEO)

 

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