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Manafort had plan to benefit Putin government

Was paid $10-mil to promote Putin’s interests in the US and abroad. Wow.

Manafort had plan to benefit Putin government

Was paid $10-mil to promote Putin’s interests in the US and abroad. Wow.

Manafort had plan to benefit Putin government

Was paid $10-mil to promote Putin’s interests in the US and abroad. Wow.

Donald Trump, Frank Gaffney, and the Looming Threat to American Muslims

Chilling. 

The government’s vast post-9/11 counterterrorism powers have never resided in the hands of people who consider America’s Muslim organizations to be agents of treason. And the Trump administration could use those powers to cripple not only American Muslim civil-society groups, but also mosques.

Justin Trudeau Brings Ivanka Trump to Broadway Show on Welcoming Outsiders

The play’s the thing?

Analysis: GOP plan to cost Obamacare enrollees $1,542 more a year

We reported above the results for individuals. For families, the Republican bill would increase costs by $2,243 if the bill were in effect today. For families with a head of household age 55 to 64, the bill would increase costs by $7,604. For families with income below 250 percent of poverty, the bill would increase costs by $6,228.

US Senate calls on British spy Christopher Steele to give evidence on explosive Trump-Russia dossier

We can’t see yet what’s at the center of the Trump/Russia black hole. But we can tell a lot about its magnitude by the scope of the event horizon and the degree of its gravitational pull, which is immense.

Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year, encounters he later did not disclose

Trump, Putin, and the New Cold War

Pretty good overview, but doesn’t get into the full extent of his Russian ties

New Commerce Secretary at nexus of lucrative Trump Russian deal

More serious dope on Trump/Russia connections

The 8 Craziest Moments Of Trump’s Impromptu Press Conference

yikes

Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence

Looks like I picked the wrong day to quit reading Trump news.

Trump advisers’ space plan: To moon, Mars and beyond

No wonder Musk is so cozy with Trump

The Spy Revolt Against Donald Trump Begins

NSA and other agencies are withholding data from the White House because they think Russia “had ears” there.

Court Refuses to Reinstate Travel Ban, Dealing Trump Another Legal Loss

Your Guide to the Sprawling New Anti-Trump Resistance Movement

Steve Bannon: Donald Trump’s chief strategist has a grand vision for remaking America — Quartz

Quartz performed the heroic task of watching Bannon’s films and presents the worldview of “the Leni Riefenstahl of the Tea Party”. I guess he’s been promoted to Goebbels now.

Trump’s First Two Days of February

This is a collection of stories from just the past 48 hours or so that I’ve found to be alarming and/or outrageous.

Two Competing Narratives of Intention and a Third Theory

I’ll go light on the Trump stuff from now on, but this is really good

Trump Considers Deporting Legal Immigrants for Being Poor

Wow. Things getting worse, quickly.

How to Build an Autocracy

We are living through the most dangerous challenge to the free government of the United States that anyone alive has encountered. What happens next is up to you and me. Don’t be afraid. This moment of danger can also be your finest hour as a citizen and an American.

This guy was Bush’s speechwriter. He’s full neocon.

Trial Balloon for a Coup?

Protest Grows ‘Out of Nowhere’ at Kennedy Airport After Iraqis Are Detained

Oh America. The next four or fewer years are going to be a real roller coaster ride huh?