“Light ‘Em Up” – Counter Information

President Trump knows this. He talks about “dominating” the protesters. He insists that they must be arrested and jailed for long periods of time. After all, they are the “other,” the enemy. He’s willing to have them tear gassed and shot with rubber bullets just so he can pose in front of a church holding a Bible. … Continue reading “Light ‘Em Up” – Counter Information

White House confirms Trump gave order resulting in assault on St. John’s Church

In a typically lie-strewn White House press event, Trump Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany gave a completely nonsensical answer to questions about just who ordered the attack on protesters around and at St. John's Church in the minutes before Donald Trump announced he would be walking there. Did Trump give the order to attack? Did Attorney General … Continue reading White House confirms Trump gave order resulting in assault on St. John’s Church

White House Forced to Delete Claim Video Proves Antifa Plot

THE WHITE HOUSE engaged in an extraordinary act of rumor-mongering on Wednesday, releasing a compilation of viral video clips posted on social media recently by people who believed, wrongly, that the piles of bricks they came across had been planted there by anti-fascist activists, known as antifa, to inspire violence at protests.Other departments have found themselves … Continue reading White House Forced to Delete Claim Video Proves Antifa Plot

WTF is wrong with the White House press corps?

Visually it was back to business almost as normal, pre-pandemic, without social distancing, despite ongoing recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control to take precautions. . The president seemed to like what he saw.  "You're getting closer together, even you, I noticed," Trump remarked to reporters. "I noticed you're starting to get much closer together. … Continue reading WTF is wrong with the White House press corps?

The Psychopath in Chief – GEN

Trump revels in attention, domination, and cruelty. “The sociopath wants to manipulate and control you,” explains Martha Stout, “and so you are rewarding and encouraging him each and every time you allow him to see your anger, confusion or your hurt.” Even so, in order to protect our democracy and our shared humanity, it’s critical … Continue reading The Psychopath in Chief – GEN

The White House is now surrounded by nearly 2 miles of fencing and barricades

In the 72 hours since the Trump administration used tear gas and other nonlethal force to violently clear Lafayette Square of peaceful protesters before President Trump's walk to St. John's Church, "the White House has been transformed into a veritable fortress," The Washington Post reports, with tall security fencing and concrete barriers erected to keep … Continue reading The White House is now surrounded by nearly 2 miles of fencing and barricades

BBC Radio – Seven things you need to know about Antifa

Online battles between far right groups and anti-fascists – or "Antifa" – are now regularly spilling out onto the streets of America. But who are Antifa and what do they represent? Anisa Subedar and Mike Wendling went to the West coast of America to find out for Seriously... podcast Political Violence in America. Here are … Continue reading BBC Radio – Seven things you need to know about Antifa

Trump Bans Chinese Airlines From Flying to the United States – TeleSUR English

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that all regular flights by Chinese civilian airlines to and from the United States will be suspended beginning June 16. RELATED:The U.S. to Ban the Operation of China's Telecom Companies “Responding to the failure of the Government of the People's Republic of China to permit U.S. carriers to exercise … Continue reading Trump Bans Chinese Airlines From Flying to the United States – TeleSUR English

Scottish Government Says Trump Refuses to Pay Legal Bills | Law & Crime

It is no secret that President Donald Trump has no love for the proliferation of wind turbines, which he’s claimed drastically reduce property values and even cause cancer. But in what may be a first in presidential foreign relations, the Scottish government is claiming that Trump’s family business is refusing to pay tens of thousands of pounds in … Continue reading Scottish Government Says Trump Refuses to Pay Legal Bills | Law & Crime

‘No way I was staying home’: Trump’s response leads more protesters to White House

"It ignited a fire in us," Alondra Pacheco, 20, said of the spectacle Monday, when law enforcement came "at peaceful people just so he could walk across the street." Pacheco had been out to the protests over the weekend, but another woman from Washington said she was joining the protests for the first time. "I've … Continue reading ‘No way I was staying home’: Trump’s response leads more protesters to White House

Turning point: Trump threatens military rule, turns country toward fascism – People’s World

The confusion over what action Trump was actually initiating with his speech was an essential part of the made-for-TV moment the president produced for the nation yesterday. As he spoke in the Rose Garden, federal forces were attacking peaceful protesters just outside the gates of the White House. The sounds of flash grenades, rubber bullets, … Continue reading Turning point: Trump threatens military rule, turns country toward fascism – People’s World

‘As Incoherent as It Is Dangerous’: Trump Threatens to Designate Antifa—Which Isn’t an Actual Group—as Terrorist Organization | Common Dreams News

After Trump tweeted Sunday that "The United States of America will be designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization," critics immediately saw it as a blatant effort to use the authority of such a designation as a way for Trump to target lawful and constitutionally-protected free speech and the right to assemble. "Terrorism is an inherently … Continue reading ‘As Incoherent as It Is Dangerous’: Trump Threatens to Designate Antifa—Which Isn’t an Actual Group—as Terrorist Organization | Common Dreams News

DDT: Week 175 – Creation of a Banana Republic | Nel’s New Day

DDT has a history of glorifying racist protesters, beginning almost three years ago when he called violent white supremacists in Charlottesville (VA) “very good people.” When protesters who tried to open up all business in Michigan carried assault-like rifles and broke into the capitol, DDT told Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to give them what they wanted. … Continue reading DDT: Week 175 – Creation of a Banana Republic | Nel’s New Day

DDT: Week 175 – How Much Worse Can the News Be? | Nel’s New Day

With the Senate on vacation and the GOP leaders trying to persuade older judges to retire to be replaced by younger, more conservative ones, nothing about a fifth coronavirus bill has happened for almost a week. After Republicans gave trillions to their friends in big business, they are dragging their heels about giving individuals, true small businesses, … Continue reading DDT: Week 175 – How Much Worse Can the News Be? | Nel’s New Day

It’s Bigger Than Buildings. America Is Burning | Common Dreams Views

“When the looting starts, the shooting starts,” Donald Trump threatened. He meant it. George Floyd was killed and no one was arrested. And they want me to care about that burning building with not one officer in it. You can rebuild a station. There is no resurrection for the dead Black bodies. George Floyd’s killing was on camera. … Continue reading It’s Bigger Than Buildings. America Is Burning | Common Dreams Views

Trump declares COVID-19 vaccine war, but can he hold the world hostage? – People’s World

Donald Trump launched a new vaccine war last week, but not against the virus. It was against the world. The U.S. and Britain were the only two holdouts in the World Health Assembly on the declaration that vaccines and medicines for COVID-19 should be available as a public good, and not under exclusive patent rights.If … Continue reading Trump declares COVID-19 vaccine war, but can he hold the world hostage? – People’s World

Trump Gives Military Generals ‘TOTAL AUTHORIZATION’, But What Does This Mean? Can They Use Nuclear Bombs, Chemical Weapons, Biological Agents, Or Start WWIII With A First Strike On North Korea For Example?

First of all, the military talks about with such fondness is not HIS to do whatever he wants with, like a king or a dictator. When he says; "MY MILITARY", he is acting and speaking as a CEO of a company with dictatorial control and able to do whatever he wants. Maybe Trump does not … Continue reading Trump Gives Military Generals ‘TOTAL AUTHORIZATION’, But What Does This Mean? Can They Use Nuclear Bombs, Chemical Weapons, Biological Agents, Or Start WWIII With A First Strike On North Korea For Example?

EPIC FAIL: Reports say Trumpcare vote pulled

They had over 60 votes to repeal Obamacare in part or in whole. Every one of those votes was estimated to cost $1.45 million dollars—each vote—of taxpayer money. That's not counting all the staff time, the committee time, the opportunity cost of everything that was postponed or just not done because of their single-minded obsession … Continue reading EPIC FAIL: Reports say Trumpcare vote pulled

Trump’s reward to ‘coal country’—kill jobs, training, communities, and education—you’re welcome

The Appalachian region awarded Trump big, fat wins. After all, Trump digs coal! Now it’s time to get their rewards. How does his budget reward them? Well, there’s the Appalachian Regional Commission. Or rather, there was, because Trump’s proposed budget completely eliminates the ARC. The commission supports local communities and regional programs, it also helps … Continue reading Trump’s reward to ‘coal country’—kill jobs, training, communities, and education—you’re welcome

Trump budget director: Feeding elderly and children has to end, it’s not ‘showing any results’

White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told the White House press corps Thursday that popular vote loser Donald Trump's budget cuts Meals on Wheels and after-school nutrition programs because those programs "aren't showing any results." We can't do that anymore. We can't spend money on programs just because they sound good. … Continue reading Trump budget director: Feeding elderly and children has to end, it’s not ‘showing any results’

Report: Senior Trump adviser took a ‘lifelong loyalty oath’ to Hungarian Nazi-allied organization

Donald Trump’s senior counter-terrorism adviser is the center of a storm this morning. Forward.com reports he took a "lifelong loyalty oath" to an actual Nazi organization: The elite order, known as the Vitézi Rend, was established as a loyalist group by Admiral Miklos Horthy, who ruled Hungary as a staunch nationalist from 1920 to October 1944. … Continue reading Report: Senior Trump adviser took a ‘lifelong loyalty oath’ to Hungarian Nazi-allied organization

Trump’s mentally ill says Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman ✔ @paulkrugman An American first: a president who was obviously mentally ill the moment he took office. Thanks, Comey https://nyti.ms/2jSCnuX via Trump's mentally ill says Paul Krugman this morning Go deeper here.... President Trump Psychological Analysis; States Alternative Facts As If It Is Reality, What Is Delusion Disorder? White House Leakers Says Trump … Continue reading Trump’s mentally ill says Paul Krugman

Second federal judge blocks parts of Trump’s revised travel ban

A federal judge in Maryland early Thursday temporarily blocked parts of President Trump’s revised travel order, according to multiple reports. Hours earlier, a federal judge in Hawaii placed a nationwide block on Trump’s order, delivering a major blow to the president's policy just hours before it was set to go into effect. On Thursday, U.S. District … Continue reading Second federal judge blocks parts of Trump’s revised travel ban

WHEN A LEADER OF THE MOST POWERFUL COUNTRY IN THE WORLD DENIES GLOBAL WARMING AND CLAIMS IT IS PLOT BY THE COMMUNIST CHINESE; WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? ‘CLEAN COAL’ IS IN AND RENEWABLES ARE ‘OUT’ UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

We are now living in 1984, where alternative facts (lies) are the RULE and TRUTH, not the exception. Fake news has now been elevated to truth status, while those telling the truth are now labeled as liars, quacks and frauds, thanks to the power of huge fossil fuel corporations and their unlimited money avalanche from … Continue reading WHEN A LEADER OF THE MOST POWERFUL COUNTRY IN THE WORLD DENIES GLOBAL WARMING AND CLAIMS IT IS PLOT BY THE COMMUNIST CHINESE; WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? ‘CLEAN COAL’ IS IN AND RENEWABLES ARE ‘OUT’ UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP

Jeremy Scahill on Trump Team: A Cabal of Religious Extremists, Privatization Advocates & Racists

Jeremy Scahill on Trump Team: A Cabal of Religious Extremists, Privatization Advocates & Racists https://youtu.be/7j7PUEVvo0A via Jeremy Scahill on Trump Team: A Cabal of Religious Extremists, Privatization Advocates & Racists - YouTube

M.A.M.O.N. – Latinos VS. Donald Trump short film

https://youtu.be/Q__bSi5rBlw M.A.M.O.N. (Monitor Against Mexicans Over Nationwide) is a satirical fantasy sci-fi shortfilm that explores with black humor and lots of VFX the outrageous consequences of Donald Trump´s plan of banning immigration and building an enormous wall on the Mexico - US border. The dark comedy showcases a spectacular fight involving bizarre weapons, and numerous … Continue reading M.A.M.O.N. – Latinos VS. Donald Trump short film

Trump’s Vouchers Will Kill Education

Dictator Donald Trump (DDT) visited a Catholic school in Florida last Friday before his anti-Obama tweet storm. The mission of Orlando’s St. Andrew Catholic School is “developing the students’ spirituality and creativity in order to be disciples of Christ in the 21st century.”With him were his son-in-law Jared Kushner and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, … Continue reading Trump’s Vouchers Will Kill Education