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johnrussell
@ BuzzFeedNews Trump on Lincoln Memorial inaugural concert "I don't know if it's ever been done before, but if it has, very seldom"     -----------   Concert at the Lincoln Memorial TWITTER LINKEDIN SIGN IN TO E-MAIL OR SAVE THIS SHARE A sea of people poured onto the National Mall on Sunday afternoon to kick off three days of festivities celebrating the... 
 
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Democrats’ real fury is over their own collapse


By:  @xxjefferson51, 6 hours ago
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Latest By:  @nowhere-man, 52 minutes ago

The word in Washington is that Donald Trump will deliver a unifying inaugural speech after he accedes — at precisely noon — to the presidency. And that he will pivot to a proper presidential persona. Certainly the oath Trump is about to take — the affirmation required before he “enter on the execution of his office” — ought to be the occasion of national unity. It’s an oath to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution. What makes it so unifying is that every officer of the United... 
 
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'Deploraball' guests met by protesters in chaotic scene


By:  @xxjefferson51, 6 hours ago
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Latest By:  @nowhere-man, an hour ago

Jan. 19, 2017: Police form a wall to keep protesters away from the "Deploraball" inauguration celebration outside the National Press Club in Washington D.C. Jan. 19, 2017: Police form a wall to keep protesters away from the "Deploraball" inauguration celebration outside the National Press Club in Washington D.C. (Brooke Singman/Fox News) WASHINGTON – Trump supporters arriving for the “Deploraball” inauguration celebration in Washington Thursday night were greeted by screaming profanities... 
 
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Girl Scouts Defend Their Involvement in Donald Trump Inauguration


By:  @spikegary, 22 hours ago
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Latest By:  @spikegary, 2 hours ago

Source The Girl Scouts of the USA, the popular, over 100-year-old youth organization, defended their participation in the inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday in the wake of some criticism for their involvement. It was revealed this week that the Girl Scouts would march in an inaugural parade on Friday. The Boy Scouts of America, as well as several military and veterans' organizations, will also be participating, but the presence of the Girl Scouts... 
 
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Waaaa! Waaaaa! Waaaaaa! The Trump Voters Are In Town


By:  @johnrussell, 18 hours ago
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Latest By:  @sixpick, 7 hours ago

Inaugural parade of the aggrieved white male.   
 
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Puerto Rican Terrorist Freed by Obama Placed 130 Bombs Across U.S.


By:  @release-the-kraken, 19 hours ago
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Latest By:  @sixpick, 8 hours ago

                            Oscar López Rivera, the mastermind of Puerto Rican nationalist group FALN, placed more than 130 bombs throughout the United States, most concentrated in New York and Chicago. Outgoing President Barack Obama, nonetheless, commuted López Rivera’s sentence, allowing him to be freed in May, despite his sentence still requiring him to serve 30 additional years. A  1999 House report  for the Committee on Government... 
 
1stwarrior
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/miguel-ferrer-dead-dies_us_58813374e4b096b4a230b6ef VALERY HACHE VIA GETTY IMAGES Miguel Ferrer attends a photocall for “NCIS: LA” n 2014.   Miguel Ferrer, an actor best known for his roles on television series like “Twin Peaks” and “NCIS: Los Angeles,” died after a battle with throat cancer on Thursday, according to  Deadline . Ferrer was reportedly  surrounded by friends and family  at the time of his death. He was 61... 
 
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Why Hillary Wins by Paul Krugman


By:  @release-the-kraken, 9 hours ago
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Latest By:  @gunny, 9 hours ago

          Hillary Clinton is a terrible candidate. Hey, that’s what pundits have been saying ever since this endless campaign began. You have to go back to Al Gore in 2000 to find a politician who faced as much jeering from the news media, over everything from claims of dishonesty (which usually turn out to be based on nothing) to matters of personal style. Strange to say, however, Mrs. Clinton won the Democratic nomination fairly easily, and now, having... 
 
johnrussell
1. White people are the only group that have a favorable view of Trump at anything near 50 percent. Trump spent the long Martin Luther King weekend  tweeting  racialized insults at civil rights icon John Lewis, who was marching and getting  mercilessly beaten  by racist cops back when Trump was racking up  Vietnam war deferments  because his feet hurt until the moment the war ended. That was fully in character with the guy whose entire presidential run was launched by assuming the role... 
 
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10 Right-Wing Predictions About Obama That Never Came True


By:  @johnrussell, 13 hours ago
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Latest By:  @hal-a-lujah, 12 hours ago

  http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/10-right-wing-predictions-about-obama-that-never-came-true/   For eight years, right-wing activists have been making dire predictions about what  President Obama would do during his time in office. Some have warned that the president will begin seizing guns and arresting critics any day now . More than a few worried that the president would invade Texas or organize his own private army for other nefarious purposes.... 
 
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The Inauguration Boycott is Stupid


By:  @xxjefferson51, 22 hours ago
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Latest By:  @1ofmany, 14 hours ago

The minutes are ticking down to Friday noon, the 20th of January when Donald John Trump will be sworn in as President of the United States. Back on the 20th of January 1961, I was the 20-year-old president of the San Diego State Young Republicans and was the guest of the Del Cerro Republican Women’s’ Club. They had invited me to share my comments with them about the inauguration of John Fitzgerald Kennedy as president. I was not a fan of Kennedy. I had knocked on doors, mailed... 
 
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Trump sweeps into Washington with a wave and a salute


By:  @xxjefferson51, 14 hours ago
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Latest By:  @johnrussell, 14 hours ago

WASHINGTON (January 19, 2017) — Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington on a military jet Thursday and quickly set to building better ties to the Republican Congress as he kicked off three days of inaugural festivities. Washington braced for an onslaught of crowds and demonstrators — with all the attendant hoopla and hand-wringing. Trump was quickly taking on more of the trappings of the presidency, giving a salute to the Air Force officer who welcomed him as he... 
 
release-the-kraken
                The man arrested by Miami Beach police Tuesday for allegedly threatening President-elect Donald Trump online is a member of a prominent northeast family close to Bill and Hillary Clinton. He once gave $20,000 to the Democratic National Committee, DailyMail.com has learned. Suspect Dominic Puopolo Jr., 51, sat near Hillary Clinton when she delivered the eulogy at the funeral of Puopolo’s mother, Sonia, who died in one of the jets that flew... 
 
xxjefferson51
Race Activist Refers To Black College Marching Band Performing At Trump Inauguration As “Coons” Andrew Mark Miller 06:31pm January 17, 2017 Do you like this article? If you aren’t familiar with the name Tariq Nasheed then you are a very lucky person. He’s one of the most ridiculous race-baiters you will ever come across. Tucker Carlson destroyed him on national television a little while back. Tariq apparently didn’t learn his lesson. Check out this ridiculous tweet... 
 
release-the-kraken
In February 2011 (Fake News) Time Magazine Implied that Obama was like Reagan. This couldn’t have been further from the truth, especially when considering economic growth.  Ronald Reagan  brought forth an  annual real GDP growth  of 3.5%.  Barack Obama  will be lucky to average an annual 1.50% GDP growth rate during his two terms in office. The rate of real economic growth is the single  greatest determinate  of both America’s strength as a nation and the well-being of the... 
 
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Trump team prepares dramatic cuts


By:  @dean-moriarty, 18 hours ago
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Latest By:  @release-the-kraken, 18 hours ago

http://www.thehill.com/policy/finance/314991-trump-team-prepares-dramatic-cuts                     Trump team prepares dramatic cuts Donald Trump  is ready to take an ax to government spending. Staffers for the Trump transition team have been meeting with career staff at the White House ahead of Friday’s presidential inauguration to outline their plans for shrinking the federal bureaucracy, The Hill has learned. The changes they propose are... 
 
xxjefferson51
Just a few months ago progressives were warning that failure to publicly accept the results of the election was a threat to our democratic system. Yet, as of today, one-third of House Democrats say they will skip the inauguration of Donald Trump, the public ceremony marking the peaceful transition of power. SEE ALSO: Morning Consult: Aside from some Democrats, nobody cares that much about Trump's taxes anymore Yesterday I noted that the number refusing to attend the DC event was 52 but... 
 
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The boycotters' betrayal


By:  @xxjefferson51, 22 hours ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 18 hours ago

What does one say about these Democrats boycotting the inauguration that has not already been said? That they are sore losers is a given. That they are behaving in the manner of spoiled children who did not get the toy they wanted? Also a given. Clearly, they are un-American. How else to describe ignoring a process that has defined our nation for 240 years: the peaceful transition of power? It is a fair guess that none of those elected Democrats vowing to boycott Trump's inauguration... 
 
release-the-kraken
Network slammed for encouraging violence with bizarre report.   CNN has been criticized for airing a report which revealed that an Obama appointee would become president if Donald Trump was killed during an attack on the inauguration tomorrow. Entitled  Disaster could put Obama cabinet member in Oval Office , the report admits that there is no specific threat targeting the inauguration, but goes on to speculate about “who would be in charge if an attack hit the incoming... 
 
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Democrats: Left in the Lurch - Part 1


By:  @spikegary, yesterday
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Latest By:  @gunny, 20 hours ago

Source When President-elect Donald Trump replaces Barack Obama on January 20, the Democratic Party will find itself more removed from power than at almost any point since the party’s creation. Scorned by the same voters who once embraced the New Deal, built the Great Society, and put their hope in the nation’s first black president, Democrats are now locked out of power in Washington and out of two-thirds of state legislative chambers across the country. Simply put, Democrats’... 
 
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Trump's First Week Four federal departments that could be shut down first.


By:  @dean-moriarty, 22 hours ago
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Latest By:  @gunny, 21 hours ago

https://reason.com/archives/2017/01/18/trumps-first-week                               He and Mike Pence have promised,  Mother Jones  magazine points out, that on Trump's first day in office he will repeal Obamacare, end the "war on coal," expel illegal immigrants, begin construction of a "beautiful Southern border wall," fix the Department of Veterans Affairs, come up with a plan to stop ISIS, get rid of "gun-free zones," "start taking care of our ...... 
 
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Maryland public school worker speaks out after tweet gets her fired


By:  @hal-a-lujah, 2 days ago
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Latest By:  @spikegary, 22 hours ago

https://www.google.com/amp/www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/maryland-public-school-worker-speaks-out-after-tweet-gets-her-fired/?client=safari FREDERICK, Md. — A Frederick County Public Schools employee in Maryland has spoken out after she was fired for a tweet she posted from the school’s social media account, correcting a student’s spelling, reports CBS Baltimore. Following forecasts predicting winter weather coming to the area on January 5, a student tweeted at the Twitter account,... 
 
1stwarrior
http://www.kob.com/new-mexico-news/lawmakers-outraged-over-epa-announcement-to-not-pay-damages-on-gold-king-mine-spill-ben-ray-lujan/4371493/?cat=504 Lawmakers outraged over EPA announcement to not pay damages on Gold King mine spill Congressman Ben Ray Lujan said he, along with U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich and Tom Udall, plan to pass legislation to make sure New Mexico families affected by the Gold King mine spill get paid. The Environmental Protection Agency released a... 
 
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How Trump Won — and How the Media Missed It


By:  @xxjefferson51, 2 days ago
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 22 hours ago

Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election for many reasons. He had a celebrity profile, the ability to self-fund, and a gift for piercing his rivals with a single put-down. He held skeptical positions on immigration and trade that millions of Americans also support, but which both parties had previously shut out of the debate. He also worked harder than Hillary Clinton, campaigning in blue states experts said he had no hope of winning. advertisement But one reason stands above... 
 
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Safe Spaces for Fascists


By:  @xxjefferson51, yesterday
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Latest By:  @xxjefferson51, 22 hours ago

Hammers, broken windows and fights. That’s what a safe space for free speech looked like at UC Davis. Safe spaces are places where everyone who isn’t a safe space fascist feels unsafe. The more safe spaces a campus has, the less freedom of speech the students and faculty dare to enjoy. UC Davis has a great many safe spaces. The University of California institution has safe spaces for illegal aliens (the Undocumented Student Center) and for asexuals (the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,... 
 
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