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Obama's Presidential Library Could Set a Bad Precedent For Trump
by Jack Crosbie on February 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm
It’s a tradition in America that after running the country for four or eight years, you put all of your stuff in a library. Every president since FDR has constructed one, although they usually […]
Trump Forgot to Actually Follow Up on His Threats to Let California Burn
by Jack Crosbie on February 21, 2019 at 3:11 pm
In January, just a few short months after a series of disastrous wildfires ravaged California, President Trump announced that he had directed FEMA to cut off federal emergency funding unless the […]
House Dems Are Trying to Block Trump's Emergency Order
by Sophie Weiner on February 21, 2019 at 2:30 am
On Friday, Democrats in the House of Representatives will introduce a resolution that will attempt to block President Trump’s emergency order, which would allow him to use the Army Corps of […]
Trump Pick For Climate Security Committee Once Said CO2 Is 'Demonized' Like 'Jews Under Hitler'
by Sophie Weiner on February 21, 2019 at 1:25 am
Another day under the Trump administration, another sociopathic idiot vaulted into the halls of power. This time, it’s William Happer, a National Security Council senior director, who Trump has […]