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Warning Trump Making US Soldiers Props in Racist Border ‘Stunt,’ Veterans Call on Active-Duty Troops to Refuse Orders to Deploy

“These extremely poor and vulnerable people are desperate for peace. Who among us would walk a thousand miles with only the clothes on our back without great cause?”

Fanning and Rapone urged soldiers to disavow the president’s racist attempts to portray migrants as dangerous in order to galvanize his base ahead of the elections, and work together to show Trump that they will not participate in criminalizing and endangering the lives of asylum-seekers.

via Warning Trump Making US Soldiers Props in Racist Border ‘Stunt,’ Veterans Call on Active-Duty Troops to Refuse Orders to Deploy

Fox host blames Democrats for bombs sent to Democrats, speculates the bomber may have wanted to “garner sympathy for Democrats”

When you don’t have an ABC in Australia this is what you can expect (ODT)

via Fox host blames Democrats for bombs sent to Democrats, speculates the bomber may have wanted to “garner sympathy for Democrats”

ASX set for heavy losses as Wall Street’s dive gets worse

The sell-off in US stocks accelerated, wiping out gains for the year in both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, as mixed corporate earnings and weak housing data fueled anxiety that rising prices will crimp economic growth. Treasuries rallied for a second day on demand for haven assets.

via ASX set for heavy losses as Wall Street’s dive gets worse

Fox News Cuts Trump Speech Clip Just Before U.N. Laughs At Him | Crooks and Liars

Donald Trump literally made himself an international laughing stock today as he boasted about himself in his address to the United Nations. Fox News thoughtfully cut the clip so that Twitter followers didn’t hear the derisive laughter.

via Fox News Cuts Trump Speech Clip Just Before U.N. Laughs At Him | Crooks and Liars

Fossil Fuel Industry Evokes Fury for Seeking Taxpayer Funds for Protection Against Climate Crisis It Created

An oil refinery is seen before the arrival of Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. As Hurricane Harvey comes ashore many of the countries oil refineries are in its path and have had to shut down. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The me before we in the crazy Capitalist structure.  Free market  unregulated competition forces me to oversupply, cause a major problem that then we have to pay and fix. Ergo I can’t lose in that never ending denier’s cycle.(ODT)

“Big Oil is asking tax payers to pay for protecting their refineries from sea level rise that they caused by keeping us addicted to oil? Yeah…no.”
by
Jon Queally, staff writer

via Fossil Fuel Industry Evokes Fury for Seeking Taxpayer Funds for Protection Against Climate Crisis It Created

In Latest Sign That Trump Team Has Given Up on Denying Collusion, Giuliani Admits Purpose of Trump Tower Meeting

Rudy Giuliani doubled down on President Donald Trump's earlier statement that members of Trump's campaign did, in fact, meet with a Kremlin-linked lawyer in the hopes of obtaining negative information about Hillary Clinton in 2016. (Photo: @MeetThePress/Twitter)

The president’s lawyer’s comments came weeks after Trump himself tweeted that his campaign staff made an attempt to gather information from a Kremlin-linked lawyer about Hillary Clinton

via In Latest Sign That Trump Team Has Given Up on Denying Collusion, Giuliani Admits Purpose of Trump Tower Meeting

In ‘Disastrous Wreck for Consumers and the Planet,’ Trump EPA Moves to Gut Clean Car Standards

“Everyone who breathes should be worried about the tailpipe pollution Trump’s administration wants to unleash.”
—Paul Cort, Earthjustice

via In ‘Disastrous Wreck for Consumers and the Planet,’ Trump EPA Moves to Gut Clean Car Standards

Donald Trump calls for end to Russia probe on second day of former campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s trial – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Courtroom sketch depicts Paul Manafort together with his lawyers and the jury

Donald Trump calls for end to Russia probe on second day of former campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s trial – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Donald Trump claims ‘illegal’ spying after Carter Page warrant papers unveiled – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

US President Donald Trump has claimed, without evidence, that newly released documents relating to the wiretapping of his onetime campaign adviser Carter Page show that intelligence agencies misled the courts that approved the warrant.

via Donald Trump claims ‘illegal’ spying after Carter Page warrant papers unveiled – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)