A Note to Media: Don't Tell Us Republicans Care About Deficits

February 19, 2018 - 4:00pm
A Note to Media: Don't Tell Us Republicans Care About Deficits

Republicans do not act like people who are concerned about budget deficits. Given the opportunity, they pursue policies that increase budget deficits. This is not just true in the present; it was also true when George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan were in the White House.President Donald Trump, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Vice President Mike Pence arrive to speak about newly passed tax reform legislation during an event December 20, 2017, in Washington, DC.

"Violence Is in the DNA of American Society": Henry Giroux on Gun Violence and Administration Agendas

February 19, 2018 - 4:00pm
"Violence Is in the DNA of American Society": Henry Giroux on Gun Violence and Administration Agendas

Donald Trump holds up a replica flintlock rifle awarded him by cadets during the Republican Society Patriot Dinner at the Citadel Military College on February 22, 2015, in Charleston, South Carolina. (Photo: Richard Ellis / Getty Images)
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How Trump's Medicaid Restrictions Will Stop People From Voting

February 19, 2018 - 4:00pm
How Trump's Medicaid Restrictions Will Stop People From Voting

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This article was published by TalkPoverty.org.
The Trump administration released its fiscal year 2019 budget, and it doubles down on what the administration has already been doing to undermine Medicaid -- including more than $300 billion in cuts to the program and a call to take health insurance from those who can't find a job.

CBS Contradicts Itself On Mueller’s Report

February 19, 2018 - 12:02pm

CBS Contradicts Itself On Mueller’s Report
Paul Craig Roberts
Despite reporting correctly Deputy AG Rosenstein’s statement that Mueller’s investigation found no evidence that Russian social media activity had an effect on the US election and no cooperation or collusion with the Trump campaign, CBS then falsely reports: “DOJ indicts Russians for meddling in election.”
Does CBS have an explanation for its side-by-side self-contradiction on its own website? https://www.cbsnews.com/news/russian-indictment-2016-elections-rod-rosenstein-announcement-today-2018-02-16/

EX-CIA Director: “We interfere in other countries’ elections (81 times), but only for a good cause.”

February 19, 2018 - 12:01pm

EX-CIA Director: “We interfere in other countries’ elections (81 times), but only for a good cause.”
https://steemit.com/russia/@caitlinjohnstone/ex-cia-director-thinks-us-hypocrisy-about-election-meddling-is-hilarious
This article explains how the CIA overthrew the Australian government and restored Australia’s servile puppet state status which continues to exist today. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/oct/23/gough-whitlam-1975-coup-ended-australian-independence

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