Day: January 14, 2018

News Ann Coulter and Rush Limbaugh make clear to Trump who’s the right-wing boss on immigration

Ann Coulter and Rush Limbaugh make clear to Trump who’s the right-wing boss on immigration

By Ian Reifowitz Sunday Jan 14, 2018 · 5:45 PM EST Donald Trump this past Tuesday held a bipartisan meeting in the White House to discuss immigration reform. To clarify, this was before he wondered out loud on Thursday, at another White House meeting, why America had to take people from “shithole countries” like Haiti …

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News Trump softens on NAFTA

Trump softens on NAFTA

Trump at a rally in Iowa. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images The White House will never admit this publicly, but the president is developing a softer attitude towards the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Five sources who’ve spoken privately with Trump about NAFTA say he’s taking more seriously the risks of withdrawing the U.S. from …

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News Republicans are why we can’t have anything nice. Not even Oprah.

Republicans are why we can’t have anything nice. Not even Oprah.

By Susan Grigsby Sunday Jan 14, 2018 · 11:30 AM EST Republicans seem to specialize in ruining everything they touch, from bipartisanship to the norms of governance and impeachment. They have also managed to ruin the prospects for any responsible Democratic celebrity who wishes to run for the presidency. It was the Republicans who destroyed the …

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News BLOWBACK: Shit Hitting the Fan at Trump’s Shithole Hotels

BLOWBACK: Shit Hitting the Fan at Trump’s Shithole Hotels

“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said last week by Common Dreams staff SHITHOLE: The Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC Trump properties around the world are facing blowback this weekend following President Trump’s racist “Shithole Countries” comments to members of Congress this past week. Thousands of Yelp …

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News I’m Not a Racist,’ Trump Says in Denying Vulgar Comment

I’m Not a Racist,’ Trump Says in Denying Vulgar Comment

By MICHAEL D. SHEARJAN. 14, 2018 President Trump speaking to reporters on Sunday as he arrived for dinner with Representative Kevin McCarthy, the majority leader, at Trump International Golf Club in Florida. “I’m the least racist person you will ever interview, that I can tell you,” Mr. Trump said. Credit Al Drago for The New …

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News Jeff Flake: Trump’s Attacks on the Press Are Stalin-Esque

Jeff Flake: Trump’s Attacks on the Press Are Stalin-Esque

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) on Sunday said that President Donald Trump’s attacks on the press are Stalin-esque, adding that he will be giving a speech this week on the issue to coincide with Trump’s “fake news awards” to be unveiled on Wednesday. “When you reflexively refer to the press as the ‘enemy of …

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News Haitian-American GOP Rep: Yes, Trump’s ‘Sh*thole’ Comments Were Racist

Haitian-American GOP Rep: Yes, Trump’s ‘Sh*thole’ Comments Were Racist

Jim Urquhart/Reuters Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) said on Sunday that President Donald Trump’s reported comments about “shithole countries” were racist in nature. “I think they were, yes,” Love said on CNN’s State of the Union. “I think that they were unfortunate.” Last week, lawmakers who were in the room with Trump during a meeting about …

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News Trump Escalates a Dispute With The Wall Street Journal Over a Quotation

Trump Escalates a Dispute With The Wall Street Journal Over a Quotation

By MICHAEL D. SHEARJAN. 14, 2018 President Trump said he had been misquoted as saying, “I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong-un,” the North Korean dictator. Credit KCNA, via Agence France-Presse — Getty PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump on Sunday morning ratcheted up a dispute with The Wall Street Journal, accusing …

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News Workplace Bullying Affects Nearly Half of US Workers. It’s Time We Did Something About It

Workplace Bullying Affects Nearly Half of US Workers. It’s Time We Did Something About It

Thursday, January 11, 2018 By Michael Arria, Truthout | Report Support your favorite writers by making sure we can keep publishing them! Make a donation to Truthout to ensure independent journalism survives. Many are hoping that 2017 represented a turning point in the fight against workplace harassment, as the #MeToo moment put a spotlight on …

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News Good People Don’t Defend A Bad Man

Good People Don’t Defend A Bad Man

January 12, 2018 / John Pavlovitz At times in this life it can be a challenge to figure out who the bad people are, but sometimes they help you. Sometimes they do the work for you. Sometimes with their every vulgar, bitter word from their mouth, they testify to their personal malignancy and they make …

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