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College Humor: The New Face of the NRA (video)

House GOP to take aim at entitlements

http://thehill.com/policy/finance/373930-citing-deficits-house-gop-to-take-aim-at-entitlements

I think it’s fundamental,” Womack said of entitlement reform. “Seventy-eight percent of what we spend in your tax dollars goes out on autopilot.”

Womack emphasized that it’s early in the process — “I'm not going to try to prescribe an outcome for my committee,” he said — but floated the notion of tapping reconciliation as a device for fast-tracking entitlement changes. 

Trump wants to end the DC Tuition Assistance Grant for low-income students

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2018/02/12/trump-wants-to-eliminate-federal-funding-for-d-c-tuition-aid-program/

😩

Trump wants to decide which food SNAP recipients get

https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/02/12/585130274/trump-administration-wants-to-decide-what-food-snap-recipients-will-get

Under the proposal, which was announced Monday, low-income Americans who receive at least $90 a month — just over 80 percent of all SNAP recipients — would get about half of their benefits in the form of a "USDA Foods package." The package was described in the budget as consisting of "shelf-stable milk, ready to eat cereals, pasta, peanut butter, beans and canned fruit and vegetables." The boxes would not include fresh fruits or vegetables

When Trump screamed DO SOMETHING on Twitter, Nunes stepped up

And here we are. Trump is about to get away with everything.

I used to joke about moving to Canada. But now I might actually do it.

Because this shit is scary.

Trump supporters on the Today Show this morning.

They were asked questions about his presidency and the things he's doing. They'd wish he'd stop tweeting as much, but they don't care about the Russia investigation; "move on," they said.


Idiots.

Vox: Trump' s terrifying plan to win the 2018 midterms

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/1/17/16893408/donald-trumps-2018-plan

given Trump’s willingness to put his own interests before democratic norms — from keeping his business interests to firing his FBI director to protect a friend — the absurd idea feels almost plausible.

If Trump thinks a terrorist attack would serve his political interests — either through a blind rally-’round-the-flag effect or by specifically validating anti-immigrant demagoguery or what have you — how hard is he really working to keep the country safe?

president Twitter fingers is at it again

Smh

DOJ rescinded ADA guidance documents

https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/01/04/justice-scraps-ada-guidance/24546/?utm_content=buffer6aabc&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Guidance documents are important tools to educate all stakeholders about the requirements of the law in a clear fashion, and the withdrawal of some of these guidance documents may create confusion and misunderstanding,” the advocacy coalitions cautioned.
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