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Lawmakers pass on gun debate, vote to say porn is dangerous




Wrong answer asshole.................you are bought and paid for you have blood on your hand Caldwell,




November 2018 cannot get here fast enough

Mueller files new charges against ex-Trump aides Manafort and Gates

Source: The Guardian

The special counsel investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin has stepped up pressure on the former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, by filing new sealed court charges against him.

Reuters saw a court record referring to the sealed charges, which were also directed against Rick Gates, Manafort’s former business associate, but the documents provided no details on the nature of the charges.

It was not clear if the charges involved alleged bank frauds the special counsel’s office referred to in a bail hearing for Manafort on Friday, in which he is said to have doctored profit and loss statements from his firm, in order to get a mortgage on a property in Virginia. NBC News reported on Wednesday that Manafort was being investigated for having allegedly promised a Chicago banker a job in the Trump White House in return for $16m in mortgages for properties in Virginia, New City and the Hamptons.

Manafort, who was Trump’s campaign manager for almost five months in 2016, and Gates, who was deputy campaign manager, were indicted by the special counsel, former FBI chief Robert Mueller, in October. They face charges including conspiracy to launder money, conspiracy to defraud the United States and failure to file as foreign agents for lobbying work they did on behalf of the pro-Russian Ukrainian Party of Regions. Both have pleaded not guilty.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/feb/21/manafort-mueller-charges-new-rick-gates-trump-investigation-fbi-latest



I see a train a coming its rolling down the track.......................



On MSNBC right now the sexual predator is bobbing his head up and down

with the students from Parkland..........................this asshole took blood money from the NRA


November 2018 cannot get here fast enough

Florida students confront lawmakers on gun control as thousands walk out




There are millions adults that are behind you never forget this.....................never, you may never know our names or where we are from, but our goal is your goal, some of us have been fighting this outrage for years...................enough is enough


Roads to nowhere: how infrastructure built on American inequality

It’s a little after 3pm in Detroit’s 8 Mile neighbourhood, and the cicadas are buzzing loudly in the trees. Children weave down the pavements on bicycles, while a pickup basketball game gets under way in a nearby park. The sky is a deep blue with only a hint of an approaching thunderstorm – in other words, a muggy, typical summer Sunday in Michigan’s largest city.

“8 Mile”, as the locals call it, is far from the much-touted economic “renaissance” taking place in Detroit’s centre. Tax delinquency and debt are still major issues, as they are in most places in the city. Crime and blight exist side by side with carefully trimmed hedgerows and mowed lawns, a patchwork that changes from block to block. In many ways it resembles every other blighted neighbourhood in the city – but with one significant difference. Hidden behind the oak-lined streets is an insidious piece of history that most Detroiters, let alone Americans, don’t even know exists: a half mile-long, 5ft tall concrete barrier that locals simply call “the wall”.

“Growing up, we didn’t know what that wall was for,” says Teresa Moon, president of the 8 Mile Community Organization. “It used to be a rite of passage to walk on top of the wall, like a balancing beam. You know, just kids having fun, that kind of thing. It was only later when I found out what it was for, and when I realised the audacity that they had to build it.”

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/feb/21/roads-nowhere-infrastructure-american-inequality

Animals farmed 'Dirty meat': Shocking hygiene failings discovered in US pig and chicken plants

Shocking hygiene failings have been discovered in some of the US’s biggest meat plants, as a new analysis reveals that as many as 15% (one in seven) of the US population suffers from foodborne illnesses annually.

A joint investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) and the Guardian found that hygiene incidents are at numbers that experts described as “deeply worrying”.

US campaigners are calling once again for the closure of a legal loophole that allows meat with salmonella to be sold in the human supply chain, and also warn about the industry’s push to speed up production in the country’s meat plants. And UK campaigners warn that the UK could be flooded with “dirty meat” if a US trade deal is signed post-Brexit.

The unpublished US- government records highlight numerous specific incidents including:

https://www.theguardian.com/animals-farmed/2018/feb/21/dirty-meat-shocking-hygiene-failings-discovered-in-us-pig-and-chicken-plants

No problem Paul "ayn rand" Ryan, and his cronies think it's just fine and dandy to gut the USDA inspection, and now they have pinheads in the cabinet and a sexual predator in the white house think that just fine and dandy, what could possibly go wrong..........more mega slaughter house, dirtier food........................time to go full blown vegetarian..............

November 2018 cannot get here fast enough

7 legal experts on what Muellers Russia indictments mean for Trump

Last Friday, special counsel Robert Mueller’s team indicted 13 Russian citizens and three Russian companies, accusing them of conspiring to interfere with the 2016 presidential election and help Donald Trump win the White House.

It’s hard to know what this means given how wide and complex the Mueller probe has become. As my Vox colleague Jennifer Williams noted, the latest charges have tremendous new detail about how actively the Russians tried to meddle with the elections but don’t directly implicate anyone in the Trump campaign or in his inner circle.

But they do raise a few legal questions.

First, do the indictments signal where the broader investigation into Trump-Russia collusion might be headed? Second, although the indictment says clearly that Trump’s people “unwittingly” got help from Russians, does that mean that they’re legally protected from prosecution? And finally, in the unlikely event that any of these Russian citizens are indicted, how difficult will it be to prove that they conspired to defraud the United States?

https://www.vox.com/2018/2/21/17031774/mueller-indictments-russia-trump


November 2018 cannot get here fast enough

Donald Trump Jr.s tour through India is staggeringly corrupt

Donald Trump Jr. arrived in India on Tuesday for a week-long visit, and his trip has already revealed a couple of things.

First, it’s clear that the Trump administration is still embroiled in huge conflicts of interest. And second, it’s evident that the Trump brand, though toxic at home, commands surprising power in the world’s second most populous country.

President Trump’s eldest son will be spending his time in India promoting Trump-branded luxury apartments across the country. He’ll be meeting with real estate brokers and potential buyers throughout the week in his family business’s biggest market outside the US.

He’s also offering a special reward to Indians who buy property from him: He’ll join them for an intimate meal.


https://www.vox.com/world/2018/2/21/17031706/donald-trump-jr-india-conflict-of-interest


This meathead is beyond words on the corruption------------he's still a fucking traitor



November 2018 cannot get here fast enough

NRA sends Dana Loesch to town hall with Parkland shooting survivors

CNN will host a town hall on gun violence Wednesday night featuring students, parents, and community members impacted by the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last week — as well as National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch. An unusual change in tactics for the NRA, which generally remains fairly quiet in the weeks after a mass shooting, the incendiary advocate will respond to those advocating for new gun violence prevention measures in an event called, “Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action.”

Loesch is officially the NRA’s national spokesperson and has emerged as one of the organization’s most strident voices. She has a long history of lambasting those who advocate for restrictions on gun ownership, often relying on violence-inciting language in her attacks. She’s also specifically defended AR-15s, the semi-automatic rifles frequently used in mass shootings.


https://thinkprogress.org/dana-loesch-cnn-parkland-a35b833e1d90/




Went out for Mexican food tonight

and my wife asked me to take her to where her and her girl friend's favorite place, when the meet once a month...............well................just so happens ...................

They were having by the bar in the next serving area this little event................Meet


Stephen Barrar
District 160 Map
Republican, serving Chester County (Part), Delaware County (Part)
Member of the House
1997 to date
Committee Assignments
State Government
Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness, Chair


Now sit back and think about this for a minute, they had assholes with red / white / and blue hats, that said MAGA....................I am in a Mexican restaurant.................they want to deport Mexicans.......................

And then I made the comment of how the gun violence in this country is costing US in health care costs over 229 Billion dollars................


If he would have walked up to me I would have said..........I donated to Conor Lamb..............got it "dude"..........


November 2018 cannot get here fast enough


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