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Puerto Ricans Sickened by WH Bragging Amid Trump’s Inaction After Hurricane Destruction

September 29, 2017

Trump Gets It Totally Wrong On Relief Efforts For Puerto Ricans After Hurricane Maria. Once again, Donald Trump seems completely oblivious to reality with recent statements about the government’s response to hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico. As CBC reports, Trump appears…

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Amid Historic Back-to-Back Mega-Storms, Republicans Stubbornly Deny Climate Crisis

September 10, 2017

With the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and now Jose rapidly approaching the United States, the topic of climate change could not be more timely. Despite Republican rhetoric, there is no real debate. There hasn’t been for decades. An overwhelming…

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Trump To N. Dakota Drought Victims: You’re ‘Better Off’ Than Harvey-Flooded Texans

September 7, 2017

he president offered no new details about either his tax reform legislation or his stated plan to end drought in our time for the northern Plains states. In both cases, intentions are policy. A “flash drought” sparked by high temperatures…

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God’s Wrath? Trump’s Mansion In Bullseye of Biggest Hurricane in History

September 6, 2017

Conservatives have always loved to blame natural disasters on anything but science. Usually some form of expression of bigotry, hate, and fanaticism. It’s as if they think it absolves them of responsibility for anything more than “hope and prayers” or…

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‘It’s Been a DISASTER!’, Regretful Trump Voter Tells CNN in Must Watch Video

April 24, 2017

Trump voter regrets voting for Trump after just 100 days The White House can try to boast about the unconditional support from President Donald Trump’s supporters, but this Trump voter regrets having supported him at all. On Monday, a former Trump…

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Trump Using Blueprint For ‘Disaster Capitalism’, Warns Expert Who Literally Wrote The Book (VIDEO)

January 25, 2017

When Canadian author Naomi Klein wrote The Shock Doctrine, she argued that politicians — like Donald Trump, for instance — take advantage of natural disasters in order to impose predatory free-market tactics that benefit the interests of the elite. Trump…

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Chris Christie Has No F*cking Idea Why He Endorsed Donald Trump

February 29, 2016

Chris Christie, Republican governor of New Jersey, failed Republican presidential candidate, and all-around corrupt bully, recently endorsed Donald Trump. In some ways, it is a puzzling move — while the two are stylistically similar, in that they both like to yell at…

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Kasich Was The Worst Possible Second Place Finisher For The GOP

February 10, 2016

In the Republican presidential debate on Saturday, Ben Carson, then John Kasich, flubbed their entrance cues, apparently due to bad acoustics backstage. When the Ohio governor failed to show on the debate stage after he’d been called, Chris Christie plaintively…

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Robo-Rubio Short Circuits AGAIN, Repeats Same Line Over And Over (VIDEO)

February 8, 2016

Marco Rubio did it again. Robo-Rubio is apparently only programmed with a handful of lines, and he repeats them over and over. That is the dominant impression that skittish Republicans have of him now. This is a disaster for him,…

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Surprise! California Oil Spill Company Cited For 175 Prior ‘Safety And Maintenance’ Infractions (VIDEO)

May 21, 2015

Another day another oil spill. When will we ever learn? We need to stop calling these disasters ‘oil spills’ and start calling them ‘oil calamities’ instead. On Tuesday an oil pipeline in Santa Barbara, Calif. ruptured and leaked 21,000 gallons of…

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