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Trump’s mad 100-day dash: White House rushes to pass any legislation before “ridiculous” deadline| No Bills passed in the first 100days – Salon.com

President Trump wants Republicans in Congress to cut deals — but they don’t seem particularly interested Source: Trump’s mad 100-day dash: White House rushes to pass any legislation before “ridiculous” deadline – Salon.com

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Trump Doesn’t Even Know Who Rules North Korea | Crooks and Liars

Does the father come before the son is born? Source: Trump Doesn’t Even Know Who Rules North Korea | Crooks and Liars

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Neocons Have a Long List of Endless-War Ideas for Donald Trump to Implement – Truthdig

The Democrats’ “Russia-made-Hillary-lose” hysteria has pushed a weakened president toward hawks who support massive U.S. military intervention worldwide. (Pictured, at center, neocon Robert Kagan.) Source: Neocons Have a Long List of Endless-War Ideas for Donald Trump to Implement – Truthdig

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Why scientists are fighting back. We’ve had enough of Trump’s war on facts | Kenneth Kimmell | Opinion | The Guardian

The president’s savaging of environmental safeguards is a direct attack on reason and research Source: Why scientists are fighting back. We’ve had enough of Trump’s war on facts | Kenneth Kimmell | Opinion | The Guardian

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‘Concrete evidence of collusion between Trump team and Russia’ handed to official investigation | The Independent

The official investigation into relations between Donald Trump and Russia now has “specific, concrete and corroborative evidence of collusion”, it has been reported. Source: ‘Concrete evidence of collusion between Trump team and Russia’ handed to official investigation | The Independent

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Chicago Takes Giant Step Towards Becoming 100% Renewable

Source: Chicago Takes Giant Step Towards Becoming 100% Renewable

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World on edge as Kim Jong-un shows off North Korea’s missiles

North Korea warns the US to end its “military hysteria” or face retaliation at military parade. Source: World on edge as Kim Jong-un shows off North Korea’s missiles

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Is business starting to get spooked about Donald Trump? | Larry Elliott | US news | The Guardian

After his U-turns at home and Dr Strangelove-style antics abroad, markets and investors are supposing that the president is making it up as he goes along Source: Is business starting to get spooked about Donald Trump? | Larry Elliott | … Continue reading

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Some say “give Trump a go” the video

Video duration 01:15 Trump enjoys cake as he bombs Iraq… err Syria

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Trump ‘acting on posture, not policies’, says former Australian foreign minister Gareth Evans – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Former foreign minister Gareth Evans unloads on Donald Trump, describing him as the most psychologically ill-equipped president in US history. Source: Trump ‘acting on posture, not policies’, says former Australian foreign minister Gareth Evans – Donald Trump’s America – ABC … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s ‘Wag the Dog’ Moment in Syria – Truthdig

The president earned neocon applause for his hasty decision to strike a Syrian airfield after a poison-gas incident, but his rash act has all the earmarks of an attention-diversion ploy. Source: Donald Trump’s ‘Wag the Dog’ Moment in Syria – … Continue reading

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Trump Hypocrisy: Blaming Syrian Chemical Attack on Obama | Mother Jones

In 2013, Trump tweeted—repeatedly—that Obama should do nothing in Syria. Source: Trump Hypocrisy: Blaming Syrian Chemical Attack on Obama | Mother Jones

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Trump Ordered 70 Airstrikes in Yemen, Twice as Many as Last Year of Obama | Informed Comment

TeleSur | – – U.S. President Trump also greenlighted a group operation in Yemen in February that killed more than … Source: Trump Ordered 70 Airstrikes in Yemen, Twice as Many as Last Year of Obama | Informed Comment

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Trump’s growing corruption: The president’s business conflicts and nepotism become even more flagrant – Salon.com

Republicans are ignoring the shameless self-dealing and graft of the Trump administration. They must pay a price Source: Trump’s growing corruption: The president’s business conflicts and nepotism become even more flagrant – Salon.com

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The loneliest president: Trump is increasingly without friends, even in his own party – Salon.com

Trump needs a win badly, but he lacks many allies outside of his own immediate circle Source: The loneliest president: Trump is increasingly without friends, even in his own party – Salon.com

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Donald Trump’s Rise Has Coincided With an Explosion of Hate Groups | The Nation

Two Indian immigrants in Kansas shot by a man hurling anti-Muslim insults. Bomb threats and vandalism menacing Jewish community centers. Children bullying classmates of color with pro-Trump taunts. Source: Donald Trump’s Rise Has Coincided With an Explosion of Hate Groups … Continue reading

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Trump Blames Democrats For Not Repealing Their Own Healthcare Bill | Crooks and Liars

He is ridiculous. Source: Trump Blames Democrats For Not Repealing Their Own Healthcare Bill | Crooks and Liars

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Donald Trump’s dizzying Time magazine interview was ‘Trumpspeak’ on display | Douglas Lawrence | Opinion | The Guardian

The Time interview provides unusual insight into the principles and deep structure of Trumpspeak, the political discourse distorting our democracy Source: Donald Trump’s dizzying Time magazine interview was ‘Trumpspeak’ on display | Douglas Lawrence | Opinion | The Guardian

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Is White Supremacy Making A Comeback? | Informed Comment

AJ+ | (Video Clip) “Former FBI undercover agent Mike German discusses the resurgence of the white supremacist movement now under … Source: Is White Supremacy Making A Comeback? | Informed Comment

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Trump budget slashes foreign aid, but not for Israel | The Electronic Intifada

Deep cuts will affect health research, peacekeeping and climate change but record aid for Israel will not be touched. Source: Trump budget slashes foreign aid, but not for Israel | The Electronic Intifada

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Trump loves Harley-Davidson. Do Harley riders love him back? | US news | The Guardian

The motorcycle manufacturer’s brand is ‘rugged, regular-guy, tough and not too elite’ – no wonder the pampered billionaire president wants to cosy up to them Source: Trump loves Harley-Davidson. Do Harley riders love him back? | US news | The … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s presidency might be short-lived, because ‘something’s gotta give’ – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Even if you’re not vaguely interested in the bond market or well-versed in financial vernacular, the markets (and the peso to a degree) can be read like tea leaves to predict how long President Trump may last in the top … Continue reading

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Trump covers The Police: Sometimes it Feels like, Obama’s Watching You

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Donald Trump is angry at his predecessor, former president Barack Obama, … Source: Trump covers The Police: Sometimes it Feels like, Obama’s Watching You

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Day to Day Politics: The Trump Report No 10. Creating his own case for impeachment. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Monday 6 March 2017 There can be no doubt that the President of the United States of America is mentally deficient. Alarmingly so. “You’re fake news” he yells at a journalist. Then he proceeds to ban any media outlet from … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s tweets to deflect attention from ‘Russiagate’ are not working

Donald Trump’s early-morning Twitter blitzkrieg accusing Barack Obama of a “Nixon/Watergate” plot to tap phones at Trump Tower raises very legitimate questions about his fitness to be the president of the US. Source: Donald Trump’s tweets to deflect attention from … Continue reading

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Donald Trump says Barack Obama is helping to organise protests against his presidency

In a new interview, Mr Trump said that he believes his predecessor is helping to organise the protests. Source: Donald Trump says Barack Obama is helping to organise protests against his presidency

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Donald Trump on a slippery slope over Russiagate cover-up

Trump’s approach to planting gossip in New York tabloids is proving poor training for wrestling with Washington reporters pursuing issues of national importance. Source: Donald Trump on a slippery slope over Russiagate cover-up

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Trump said: ‘look at what’s happening in Sweden’ – here’s what’s happening there

Analysis by a Swedish newspaper came to the conclusion that refugees were responsible for only one per cent of all incidents. Source: Trump said: ‘look at what’s happening in Sweden’ – here’s what’s happening there

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Sweden just trolled the sh*t out of Trump by teaching him about their immigration policies

The Swedish Embassy in Washington, D.C. just gave President Trump a snarky offer to educate his administration on Swedish immigration policies. Trump said at a campaign-style rally in Melbourne on Saturday “When you look at what’s happening in Germany, when … Continue reading

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Trump Lied About Immigrant Crime and Terror Attack on Sweden That Never Happened – Juan Cole – Truthdig

It is clear that the president and his advisers despise Sweden and Germany for sheltering more than their fair share of refugees since the crisis began. Source: Trump Lied About Immigrant Crime and Terror Attack on Sweden That Never Happened … Continue reading

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President Donald Trump struggles to fill jobs when total loyalty is a must

Past criticisms of Donald Trump are proving unacceptable among contenders for top jobs in his administration. Source: President Donald Trump struggles to fill jobs when total loyalty is a must

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Everything Trump Did in His 4th Week That Actually Matters | The Nation

It’s been one month of the Trump administration, and what a month it has been. Trump is already at 38 percent popularity in the polls. Usually presidents have to let a large American city drown after a hurricane to reach … Continue reading

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Trust trumped as cracks and leaks appear in the White House

In the crazy cross-currents of the first weeks of the Trump administration, it is an absence that is most striking – trust is missing in action. Source: Trust trumped as cracks and leaks appear in the White House

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Why is Trump’s adviser wearing a medal of Nazi collaborators? | +972 Magazine

Donald Trump’s Deputy assistant, Sebastian Gorka, has appeared in multiple photographs wearing the medal of a Hungarian group that collaborated with the Nazis. By Eli Clifton The White House’s omission of Jewish victims of the Holocaust in its statement for Holocaust … Continue reading

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Every Time Trump Says ‘FAKE NEWS!’ — This Is What It Means – US Uncut

Let’s hope people aren’t dumb enough to fall for it. Source: Every Time Trump Says ‘FAKE NEWS!’ — This Is What It Means – US Uncut

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Why Trump Lies | The Nation

George Orwell’s 1984 is flying off the shelves of bookstores across the country, as Americans explore the unsettling prospect that they are experiencing what Orwell only anticipated. Source: Why Trump Lies | The Nation

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Donald Trump’s raving attempt at shifting blame an autocrat’s outing

At the end of a week in which he misplaced his national security adviser, and found a replacement who bolted, Trump said his administration “is running like a fine-tuned machine”. Source: Donald Trump’s raving attempt at shifting blame an autocrat’s … Continue reading

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US President Donald Trump attacks media, leakers at combative press conference

Trump attacks media, leakers at combative press conference 2,607 reading now facebook SHARE twitter TWEET email Source: US President Donald Trump attacks media, leakers at combative press conference

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Trump, the Media and the Underclass. A Lesson for Australia – » The Australian Independent Media Network

By James Moylan To understand this lesson, first we must put aside all of the bullshit journalistic clichés and begin to talk about the Trump phenomena in a realistic manner. This is essential if we do not want to see … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Trump Official Claims Administration Has Compiled “Dossiers” Of Negative Information On Reporters

The Washington Post reported Omarosa Manigault, “who is now a communications official in the Trump administration,” had “physically intimidated” White House correspondent April Ryan and “made verbal threats, including the assertion that Ryan was among several journalists on whom Trump … Continue reading

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Meryl Streep delivers another wonderful anti-Donald Trump speech at Human Rights Campaign gala | The Independent

While accepting an award at the Golden Globes, Meryl Streep decided to speak out against Donald Trump. Without mentioning the President of the United States by name, Streep spoke about being broken hearted after watching him mock a disabled reporter. … Continue reading

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Migrant travel ban: As Trump pivots, his administration gets a reality check

Funny thing, reality. Trump was so in the face of his opponents and the world, that his volte-faces are historically spectacular. Source: Migrant travel ban: As Trump pivots, his administration gets a reality check

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Satire is a pointed weapon in the age of Trump

Actress Melissa McCarthy’s impression of Sean Spicer on Saturday Night Live shows political satire has some power in the Trump era. Source: Satire is a pointed weapon in the age of Trump

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EXCLUSIVE : Trump has no intention of allowing Aus refugees settle in U.S.

Australia’s grubby asylum seeker deal with the U.S. is now looking even more tawdry. Source: EXCLUSIVE : Trump has no intention of allowing Aus refugees settle in U.S.

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Donald Trump reminiscent of Stalin says chief scientist Alan Finkel as science ‘literally under attack’

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has said US President Donald Trump’s move to censor environmental data is ‘reminiscent’ of former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s control of science in the USSR. Source: Donald Trump reminiscent of Stalin says chief scientist … Continue reading

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Donald Trump slams judge who blocked travel ban, vows to overturn ruling

President Trump on Saturday morning ripped into a federal judge’s decision to temporarily block enforcement of his controversial travel ban. Source: Donald Trump slams judge who blocked travel ban, vows to overturn ruling

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‘Malcolm Turnbull, you’re not on your own’: My own spray from Donald Trump – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Don’t worry Malcolm, I know how you feel. My phone call with The Donald ended with him threatening to sue me, writes ABC reporter James Thomas. Source: ‘Malcolm Turnbull, you’re not on your own’: My own spray from Donald Trump … Continue reading

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Another “Best ever Trump pick for adviser”Email from 2007 ties Trump adviser Stephen Miller to neo-Nazi Richard Spencer | The Electronic Intifada

Author of “Muslim ban” executive order had previously denied connection. Source: Email from 2007 ties Trump adviser Stephen Miller to neo-Nazi Richard Spencer | The Electronic Intifada

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Leaked Republican Bill Aims To “Completely Abolish” The EPA | IFLScience

This is not a drill – a bill has been drafted to “completely abolish” the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Penned by freshman GOP lawmaker Matt Gaetz Source: Leaked Republican Bill Aims To “Completely Abolish” The EPA | IFLScience

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Young Trump at Play before Dad’s Win

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