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RandySF's Journal
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December 1, 2017

Flynn to plead guilty to making false statements


December 1, 2017


Allegations of sexual assault made against President Donald Trump should be “treated seriously” and his accusers heard, according to his former White House press secretary.

Amid a slew of sexual misconduct allegations in Congress, Sean Spicer suggested the president should not escape scrutiny over the allegations from multiple women that emerged during the 2016 election campaign.

Allegations have been made against Republican and Democrat politicians alike, following revelations of widespread alleged misconduct in the entertainment and media industries, prompting questions as to why the allegations made against the president have not been pursued.

Asked about the allegations against Trump, Spicer told Fox Business Network on Wednesday: “I would say that all allegations should be treated seriously. I think we can’t dismiss people who make those.”

"But I also believe that we need to make sure that we do give people—we are a country of due process," he added.

The former press secretary also suggested that there were “appropriate venues” in which to discuss the allegations against Trump.


November 30, 2017

Can anyone recommend a Chromebook for a sixth grader?

Our kid is doing more and more computer-based work making it a good time to get him off the home PC and onto a Chromebook (which probably suits his needs more than a standard laptop. Does anyone have a recommendation?
November 26, 2017

Illinois' GOP governor faces challenge from right in 2018

CHICAGO - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has so infuriated some far-right members of his Republican party with his actions on abortion, immigration and other issues that he's now facing a primary challenge as he seeks a second term.

GOP state Rep. Jeanne Ives, a staunch social and fiscal conservative from suburban Chicago, is raising money and circulating petitions to get on the March ballot. She says Rauner pledged during the 2014 campaign to stand up for taxpayers and not press a social agenda but instead "ended up putting in the social and economic agenda of the Chicago Democrat bosses."

Ives and others from the party's right flank say Rauner's greatest offenses were his signing of measures that provide state health insurance and Medicaid coverage for abortions and that limit local cooperation with federal immigration authorities. He also supported billions in subsidies for power giant Exelon Corp.

Rauner said in the spring that he would veto the abortion bill, but he signed it months later, saying he believes all women should have the same health care options.

"He lied to us," said Ives, a West Point graduate and veteran elected to the Legislature in 2012. "None of us trust him anymore."


November 25, 2017

Speculation Grows That Jared Kushner Will Leave

Washington Post: “His still-evolving role in the investigations of Russian election interference and possible obstruction of justice also make him a potential risk to President Trump, even as he enjoys the special status of being married to the boss’s daughter, Ivanka, and serving as one of the president’s senior confidants.”

New York Times: “According to three advisers to the president, Mr. Kelly has even discussed the possibility of Mr. Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, departing the West Wing by the end of the year.”


November 25, 2017

Im sorry, but if Moore wins on Dec 12, Im putting it on the people of Alabama

Specifically, those who find excuses to overlook his child sex offenses. In a sane world, a former federal prosecutor shouldn’t have to worry about losing to the pedophile

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