‘The View’ stomps on the idea the GOP was trying to ‘improve’ Obamacare

‘The View’ stomps on the idea the GOP was trying to ‘improve’ Obamacare

“Oh, please. I was not born yesterday.”
Trump can’t remake government if he doesn’t know how it works!- Joe Scarborough

Trump can’t remake government if he doesn’t know how it works!- Joe Scarborough

Truly astonishing how shockingly bad Donald trump is at his job.
Trump’s Best-Laid Scheme Goes Terribly Terribly Wrong

Trump Doesn’t Have A Mandate For Paul Ryan’s Agenda

There were so many reasons for the failure of the Republicans’ health care bill — and its failure was so spectacular — that it’s hard to tell which ones mattered most. The bill was poorly... Read More
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A Record-Setting Climate Going Bonkers

by Robert Hunziker Never before in the history of the human species has climate set so many spine-chilling new records as last year, 2016. That dire assessment comes via analysis of the World Meteorological Organization’s... Read More
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Univision anchor: GOP Congress is shunning us – POLITICO

After a year of feuding with Donald Trump, Univision is finding that Republicans are unwilling to appear on the network, according to Enrique Acevedo, the anchor spearheading Univision’s coverage of the Trump administration.   Acevedo... Read More

Creepiest Story This Week-WH Thought Police Encamped Inside Cabinet Agencies?

Imagine a political appointee ensconced in your Cabinet agency whose sole role is report back to the White House your level of loyalty to POTUS? You might think Nazi Germany or Orwell’s 1984? Nope. This... Read More

AP Exclusive: Price tag of North Carolina’s LGBT law: $3.76B

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” isn’t hurting the #economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen... Read More
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Westminster incident

(What follows is a first-person account of the terror attack Wednesday by journalist Glyn Strong. -Ed.) by Glyn Strong On a blustery March afternoon 12 women made their way to Westminster for a meeting at... Read More
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Ep 110: 45 to Congress? You’re Fired!

http://ukprogressive.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Ep-110-Full-Audio.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSShttp://ukprogressive.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Ep-110-Full-Audio.mp3 Heavy hearts abound over Wednesday’s Westminster terror attack in London. We unpack it all. The American Healthcare (Trumpcare) Act is headed to defeat, Russian... Read More
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Will Trump be impeached – or is it just a liberal fantasy?

The Trump-Russia intrigue has produced a flood of speculation as to whether a new Watergate scandal was afoot. That crisis, which began with a break-in at Democratic party offices inside the Watergate hotel in 1972,... Read More

Poll: Support for GOP healthcare bill fades

Morning Consult/Politico conducted its latest survey of 1,927 registered voters via online interviews from March 16-19. It has a 2 percent margin of error.   Forty-three percent believe the GOP should slow down on repealing... Read More

Trump to GOP critics of health care bill: ‘I’m gonna come after you’

In a morning address to a closed-door meeting of House Republicans, Trump used both charm and admonishment as he made his case, reassuring skittish members that they would gain seats in Congress if the bill... Read More

When the Dogs Won’t Eat It…

by Denis G. Campbell During my internship, David Ogilvy told us the story of a dog food so rich in nutrients and vitamins it would make your dog healthy, vibrant and happy. It rolled out... Read More
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Sink the TrumpCare Titanic

by Brent Budowsky Like the unfortunate ocean liner Titanic, the House Republican TrumpCare bill, created in secret and revealed in chaos, is headed toward a killer iceberg because it would be a disaster for many... Read More
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An Orgy of Unnecessary Cruelty

by Robert Reich The theme that unites all of Trump’s initiatives so far is their unnecessary cruelty. 1. His new budget comes down especially hard on the poor – imposing unprecedented cuts in low-income housing,... Read More
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Ep 109: 45-You’ll Never Bring Me Down

http://ukprogressive.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Ep-109-Full-Audio.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSShttp://ukprogressive.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Ep-109-Full-Audio.mp3 We are suffering from Trump outrage fatigue and ready to fight back against him like the Dutch did this week showing Geert Wilders... Read More
Joy Behar calls Kellyanne Conway ‘delusional’ to her face: Trump’s ‘rhetoric is off the wall’

Wired weighs in: No! Microwave ovens cannot spy on you!

45 Advisor Kellyanne Conway strikes again but she’s wrong about your rewarming device, says Wired. “It’s true that lots of things can be turned into listening devices. It’s also true that attackers can compromise internet-connected... Read More
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Speech boost gone! Trump popularity tanks to 39% favourable in latest Gallup Tracking poll

The President’s numbers landed with a thud this week to match Trumpcare’s disastrous rollout and more questions about Russia. If he could go an entire week without lying, he might regain the 45% rating he... Read More

Can Customs and Border Officials Search Your Phone? These Are Your Rights

Recent detentions and seizures of phones and other material from travelers to the United States have sparked alarm. We detail what powers Customs and Border Protection officials have over you and your devices. by Patrick... Read More

Why is everyone surprised the GOP Healthcare bill is an act of naked class warfare?

They are the special interest Robin Hood in reverse Party. Have been for four decades. Rob from the poor to give tax breaks to the rich has long been their mantra. The problem is the... Read More
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Darell Issa is worried as his own poll shows Trump is a drag.

The LA Times reports that the chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government reform who narrowly won re-election in November would face a steep uphill climb if the election were held today. His... Read More
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45 thought the World would stop without the US in trade deals? Guess again, markets are closing to US goods.

Pull out of carefully crafted deals in a fit of campaign pique? The world moves on without you as countries queue up to create low tariff deals that only hurts US company’s competitiveness says Politico.... Read More
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Is Preet Bharara Trying to Tell Us Something?

Only the fired U.S. attorney knows for sure. by Cezary Podkul ProPublica Fired by President Donald Trump, Preet Bharara left behind a mysterious, thirteen-word message. “By the way, I know what the Moreland Commission must... Read More
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Tough to Keep BAD Secrets, WH Analysis shows even deeper losses than CBO

Prepare for Trump Tweetstorm in 3-2-1… Politico reports that a WH analysis shows Trump care insurance losses are even worse than what the CBO projected. 26 million vs 24 million will lose coverage. Yet the... Read More

What Republican risk passing Obamacare repeal…

When your opponent digs a huge hole, offer them a new shovel and a refreshing drink and stay out of the way. The GOP are racing to pass this bill under filibuster free budget reconciliation... Read More
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Meet the Hundreds of Officials Trump Has Quietly Installed Across the Government

We have obtained a list of more than 400 Trump administration hires, including dozens of lobbyists and some from far-right media. by Justin Elliott, Derek Kravitz and Al Shaw ProPublica A Trump campaign aide who... Read More
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When stubborn lunatics run the Brexit asylum…

May, Johnson, Davies & Fox sound akin to the imfamous fake law firm name Dewey Cheatum & Howe as the smoke and mirrors Brexit circus approaches climax this week. 1st stop, the Commons will attempt... Read More
US tycoon Donald Trump plays a stroke as he officially opens his new multi-million pound Trump International Golf Links course in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on July 10, 2012. Work on the course began in July 2010, four years after the plans were originally submitted.  AFP PHOTO / Andy Buchanan        (Photo credit should read Andy Buchanan/AFP/GettyImages)

Why the Surprise? Trump promise to donate salary and DC Hotel earnings to the Treasury yet another lie

NBC reported this. So because it is negative, it has to be fake news? “President Donald Trump pledged to forego a presidential salary, but as his second payday approaches, the White House is declining to... Read More

The US Attorney purge was aimed all along at the powerful NY Attorney Preet Bharara

US Attorney for the Southern New York District was investigating Trump’s Real Estate deals and many, many other issues that might push back against 45. Axios offered a great timeline. An astonishing Friday Night massacre... Read More
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Trump’s War on the Truth Tellers

by Robert Reich Trump and his White House don’t argue on the merits. They attack the credibility of the institutions that come up with facts and arguments they don’t like. They even do it preemptively.... Read More