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Tax Scam Alert: Paul Ryan Collected $500,000.00 in Koch Brothers Cash After Tax Bill

January 21, 2018

When Republicans finalized passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, no doubt, the Koch brothers were smiling. The law slashed corporate income tax rates from 35% to 21%. At the end of 2016, Koch Industries was the…

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Trump Shoots Off His Mouth About ‘Bogus’ ‘Pile of Garbage’ Dossier – and Misses

December 26, 2017

Trump fires wildly and misses It’s the same old complaints with an all-new mistake. President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again blasted the FBI and the dossier about his alleged Russia connections on Twitter, but this time he accidentally gave…

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Thanks Donald Trump (and Fox News): For getting the Russia Pee-Pee Dossier back in the news

October 25, 2017

The nation, and the world, are presently enveloped in a myriad of potential catastrophes. For example: nuclear war with North Korea; tax reform; natural disasters; terrorism, etc. Under the circumstances, you might think that Donald Trump would seek to focus…

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The Senate’s Health Care Bill Is Super Secret—But This Detail Just Leaked and it’s Terrifying

June 20, 2017

Secret Senate Republican Healthcare Bill is a Scam After a couple humiliating failed attempts to repeal Obamacare since gaining the majority, Senate Republicans have cloistered themselves in private rooms and within a media bubble to hammer out a bill that…

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VP, EPA Head Celebrate Abandoning Climate Deal on Science Denying Conspiracy Nut’s Radio Show

June 2, 2017

Rabid climate change denier Michael Savage is gloating over President Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement. And who better to celebrate with than Vice President Mike Pence and Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental…

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Chickensh*T Darrell Issa Flees to Office Rooftop to Avoid Angry Protesters (Tweets)

May 30, 2017

It’s no secret that Republican lawmakers have been avoiding their constituents, but Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA.) has taken this one step — er several steps further — by hanging out on the roof of his district office on Tuesday. And he…

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Did Sessions Break the Law in Comey’s Firing? Top Dems Think He Did

May 12, 2017

Top Democrats from two House committees are asking for a report into potential disciplinary actions against Attorney General Jeff Sessions regarding his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey, The Hill reports.  Several prominent Democrats, including House Oversight Committee…

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BREAKING: Judge Orders Trump Adviser to Hand Over Controversial Immigration Plan Caught in Photo

April 5, 2017

Whoops, Kris Kobach Has To Hand Over Document He Brought To Trump Meeting During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump’s top immigration adviser was Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. In November, Trump met with Kobach to discuss a possible position…

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Synagogue Defaced With Holocaust Denial Graffiti As Nationalists Remain Emboldened By Trump (VIDEO)

March 12, 2017

This synagogue is the latest to be targeted A Seattle synagogue was attacked by nationalist vandals early Friday, becoming the most recent victim in a string of attacks across the country. Vandals spray-painted Temple De Hirsch Sinai with graffiti claiming the…

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Environmental Protection Comes To A SCREECHING HALT For Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts’ Team Review

January 26, 2017

Scientific studies conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency have hit a standstill while staffers from the Trump administration put them under a microscope. And in the land of “alternative facts,” all new scientific work is being placed on a “temporary…

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