Tag: trump administration

Trump’s ‘Public Charge’ Ruling Takes Effect; Makes Legal Immigration Harder

Photo: Jim Watson (Getty Images) President of the United States and sentient roast beef sandwich, Donald Trump has a severe distaste for the law and brown people. When he’s not actively trying to sabotage our judicial system he’s making sure to let black and brown folks know that he isn’t fucking with them like that. […]

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Clarence Thomas’ Wife, Ginni, Has Been Pushing Hires for Trump’s Administration

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (R) and his wife Virginia arrive in the Booksellers area of the White House to attend a state dinner honoring Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, in Washington, DC, on September 20, 2019.Photo: Alastair Pike (Getty Images) Supreme Court Justice and unofficial mime Clarence Thomas is trash. He’s married to conservative […]

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Border Patrol Agents to Be Deployed to Sanctuary Cities Because That Makes Sense

Photo: Herika Martinez (Getty Images) The 2007 Battle of the Billionaires winner currently masquerading as President really wants you to know he’s a white nationalist. If it’s not the continued employment of Stephen Miller despite being outed as a white nationalist, it’s shit like this. NBC News reports that over the course of February through […]

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Trump Held a Pep Rally for Border Patrol Agents and They Chanted ‘Four More Years’

President Donald Trump worked a crowd of border patrol agents on Friday, touting all that he’d done for them during his term. And the crowd, the members of the National Border Patrol Council, a union that represents Border Patrol agents, ate it up. He took the stage to chants of “four more years!” and was […]

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New York Sues Trump Administration Over Global Entry

Photo: Stephen Chernin (Getty Images) Last week, the Trump administration abruptly issued a ban on Global Entry for New York citizens as a result of recent laws in support of undocumented immigrants. According to Reuters, the city is retaliating by suing the administration. For those unaware, Global Entry programs allow travelers to pre-check in before […]

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U.S. 5G security is imperiled by Trump administration infighting and fantasies

As a general statement, debate is a critically important element of the democratic political process, particularly when it helps reveal objective truths, points of consensus, and potential areas of improvement. Civics classes teach Americans to welcome more voices and perspectives, and, prior to the rise of trolls and disinformation campaigns, the value of an open […]

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Senate Republicans Give Democracy The Finger, Vote To Not Allow Witnesses In Impeachment Trial

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) I’ve remained convinced that no one group of people hates America and the ideals it’s supposed to represent more than the Republican party. Tonight, they seem dead set on proving me right. CNN reports that by a measure of 49-51 the Senate has voted to not allow witnesses in the […]

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Trump Now Says He’s Open to Cut Entitlements

Photo: Mandel Ngan (Getty Images) Another day, another installment in the ongoing saga that is “y’alls President is a lying ass liar.” Our subject for tonight’s episode is entitlements. CNN reports that when the currently impeached President was asked by CNBC in Davos whether entitlements would ever be something on his plate he responded with […]

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Fallout Continues in Puerto Rico After Warehouse Full of Unused Relief Supplies Is Discovered

Photo: Carlos Giusti (AP Photo) A video showing a Puerto Rican warehouse full of unused supplies—allegedly given to aid survivors in the aftermath of Hurricane María—has set off a political firestorm on the island, currently reeling from a series of earthquakes. The footage, streamed on Saturday by Lorenzo Delgado Torres, instantly went viral, showing a […]

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