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Will R Kelly sue Lifetime?

I’m hearing that CBS is giving lots and lots of money to JonBenet Ramsey‘s brother for lying about him.
https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/jonben-t-ramsey-brother-settles-020923425.html

I remember Rolling Stone magazine having to pay $1.6 million to a fraternity for not vetting an article.

Now Aaliya’s mother is saying that certain people are lying about allegations against her and R. Kelly.

Could R. Kelly so for the money he might lose due to bad Publis city from this? sue formoney he might lose due to bad publicity?

Whatever happened to the abuse allegations against Avenatti?

It was a month and a half that we heard the allegation could be considered a misdemeanor after being rejected as a felony.
To this date, no misdemeanor charges have been pressed either to my knowledge.
Does anyone have an update?

GOP senator calls on Congress to end shutdown without border deal

Source: The Hill

Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), who faces a potentially tough reelection in 2020, says Congress should re-open the federal government, even without a deal on funding President Trump's border wall. 

Gardner is the first Senate Republican to call for ending the partial shutdown even without a deal on Trump's demand for $5 billion to fund a border wall. 

"I think we should pass a continuing resolution to get the government back open. The Senate has done it last Congress, we should do it again today," he said. 

Gardner says the onus will then be on Democrats to explain why they don't support more money for border security after they voted to spend an additional $46 billion on the border in 2013. 



Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/423752-gop-senator-calls-on-congress-to-end-shutdown-without-border-deal

National Debt now more than $2-trillion larger than on the day Pres Trump took office

https://twitter.com/markknoller/status/1080637699462189056?s=21

Key reading of the manufacturing sector falls to lowest level in more than 2 years

Source: CNBC

Activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector expanded at a much slower pace than expected last month, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

The ISM manufacturing index fell to 54.1 in December, its lowest level since November 2016. Economists polled by Refinitiv expected the index to slip to 57.9 in December, down from 59.3 in November.

"Comments from the panel reflect continued expanding business strength, but at much lower levels," said Timothy Fiore, chair of the Institute for Supply Management, in statement. "Demand softened, with the New Orders Index retreating to recent low levels, the Customers' Inventories Index remaining too low — a positive heading into the first quarter of 2019 — and the Backlog of Orders declining to a zero-expansion level."

Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/03/ism-manufacturing-index-december.html



Trump is fucking up the economy.

Nobel Prize winner: PayGo rule is a bad idea

There is a debate in the house with several congress members opposed to the pay as you go roll.

https://twitter.com/paulkrugman/status/1080493768967630848?s=21

Professor of economics is no fan of PayGo rule

This expert sides with those House Democrats who are pushing against a "pay as you go" rule:

https://twitter.com/stephaniekelton/status/1080142941459566594?s=21

No, McConnell didn't "split up" with Trump on the shutdown

The claim is in the title of a news article now locked in LBN.

As a reaction to the Democrats' bill to reopen business, McConnell said,

"A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Monday the Senate would only bring up legislation that has Trump’s blessing".

Please stop posting any article claiming that any right wing nut is opposing Trump on anything. McConnell has a negative number of testicles.
So does Lindsay Graham.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/house-dems-ready-strategy-to-re-open-government-upon-assuming-control/2018/12/31/bfe4773a-0d16-11e9-84fc-d58c33d6c8c7_story.html

Mother says migrant boy was not sick on trek to US


She said her son reported he was doing well every time that he and his father called home during their trek. She said the last time she spoke with Felipe he was in Mexico at the U.S. border and said he was eating chicken.


This is consistent with the view that the kid got the flu in one of the overcrowded and cold government facilities.
https://www.thestate.com/news/article223716500.html

Almost as many Republicans as Democrats work in federal government

Trump bragged about the shutdown being awesome because federal workers are Democrats, but...

44% are Democrats/Leaners
40% are Republicans/Leaners

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Source: 2015 survey
https://www.govexec.com/insights/government-executive-2016-presidential-poll-august-13-2015/119144/
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