Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Trump Colluded With Russia To Build a Trump Tower

Trump signed letter of intent for Moscow Trump Tower talks, contradicting Giuliani
President Trump signed a letter of intent that preceded negotiations for a Trump property in Moscow, according to CNN, despite his attorney claiming over the weekend that "no one signed" such a document.
CNN's Chris Cuomo obtained a copy of the signed letter of intent dated Oct. 28, 2015, which bears Trump's signature.

Senate Republicans Call For Impeachment of Hillary Clinton. - Andy Borowitz

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam Trump

“ISIS has NOT been defeated, I have no idea what the president is talking about.” -  Mouaz Moustafa of the Syrian Emergency Task Force.

Billions In Private Funds Going Towards Developing Central America and Mexico. I Hope Trump Doesn't Steal It.
The United States is committing billions of dollars toward development in Central America and Mexico as part of a plan to strengthen economies in the region and curb illegal immigration, the U.S. and Mexican governments said on Tuesday...Much of the new aid pledged on Tuesday is private investment that will depend on the viability of the projects and some of it was a reaffirmation of existing pledges.

I still don’t understand why Flynn lied to FBI about his conversations with Kislyak. As former DIA head, Flynn would know how closely Kislyak is monitored. Was he hiding something even bigger than we know? Discussing sanctions doesn’t seem big enough to try to hide at such risk. - Michael McFaul, former Ambassador to Russia

Republican Shenanigans

Another rough day for the Trump administration, or as Sarah Sanders would call it, "Another wildly successful day of President Donald Trump winning." - Rex Huppke

Doesn't Every Charitable Foundation Have A Signed Football Helmet?
President Donald Trump is parting ways with Tim Tebow — or at least an autographed football helmet of the former Denver Broncos quarterback.
The President on Tuesday agreed to shut down his personal charity as the state attorney general of New York pursues allegations that Trump used the Donald J. Trump Foundation for his personal benefit over the last decade as well as illegally using it to boost his presidential campaign in 2016.


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There is some good news amidst the chaos: the Senate passed a bipartisan sentencing reform bill. While there is still much more to do, it is a step in the right direction to make our system more just and our communities more safe. - Sally Yates

Rock The Voter News

Judge Calls Sessions' Immigration Policy Illegal
A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that most of former attorney general Jeff Sessions' decision from June making asylum claims more difficult to advance by those claiming domestic or gang-related violence was illegal — a broad ruling that will allow some would-be asylum seekers a second chance to make their claim.

I find I rather like Costa Ricans
( I'm fully aware this demonstrates prejudice and is therefore a classic example of racism )
I also like Bob Marley's music, but I appreciate that this is cultural appropriation, and in future I'll try to stick to Benjamin Britten and Vera Lynn. - John Cleese


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When Sanders does these press conferences you know that if she puts one foot wrong Trump's abuse of her would be brutal.
It's like watching a hostage video. - Rick Wilson

Business/Tech News

Not looking good for Zuckerberg’s presidential chances. - Sam Stein

Treasury Lifts Sanctions Against Russia
The US Treasury announced that it intends to lift sanctions against EN+, Rusal and EuroSibEnergo, saying the companies had implemented enough corporate governance changes to distance themselves from Oleg Deripaska, the Russian billionaire targeted by US sanctions.

I didn't realize the Amazon delivery guy can drop the package off inside your house, make a delicious risotto, kiss your wife and ask your kids to call him "Uncle Steve." - Conan O'Brien



Odd News

Time To Deflate Photo
A Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel. I love his fur coat.


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