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White House Back-Tracks on Trump Pledge to Donate $1 Million of ‘Personal Money’ to Harvey Relief

September 8, 2017

Donald Trump is extremely well-known for his tendency to bend (or break) the truth, particularly when it comes to portraying himself in the most favorable light possible. While there are virtually limitless examples of this, one particularly vile demonstration of…

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BREAKING: Trump’s AG Jeff Sessions Had Contact With Russia, Lied To Congress During Confirmation

March 1, 2017

Donald Trump’s Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, spoke to the Russian ambassador to the United States twice in 2016 during the presidential campaign, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. He did not reveal this when asked about it during Senate confirmation hearings.…

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REPORT: The States Doling Out The Most Welfare Are Lily-Assed White

June 1, 2016

If you have trouble understanding systemic racism, take note—this is one of many forms it can take. According to research in Disciplining the Poor, by Joe Soss, Richard C. Fording and Sanford F. Schram, states where a majority of citizens…

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