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FEC case exposes paid actor Trump supporters

May you find a nice balance this Palindrome Week<p>01:09<p>Mueller document details lies of Trump campaign aid Papadopoulos<p>05:10<p>Brennan: Russian intrusion …

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Corey Lewandowski says Trump is an ordinary guy because he once got stopped by the cops for using his phone while driving his Rolls-Royce

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager insists that billionaire-turned-US President Donald Trump is a regular guy, with experiences just like most Americans — and claims he has the story to prove it.<p>Journalists quizzed Corey Lewandowski over Trump's understanding of Americans' daily …

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Weedkiller found in wide range of breakfast foods aimed at children

Significant levels of the weedkilling chemical glyphosate have been found in an array of popular breakfast cereals, oats and snack bars marketed to US children, a new study has found.<p>Tests revealed glyphosate, the active ingredient in the popular weedkiller brand Roundup, present in all but two of …

Glyphosate

Trevor Noah spends 18 minutes talking to Omarosa, as life is now the worst reality show ever

You remember back when it started to look nauseatingly possible that Donald Trump would become president? Of the United States, even? When all the …

Donald Trump

What Happens If a Tape Surfaces of Trump Using the N-Word? Nothing Good.

I hope there isn’t a tape of Donald Trump using the N-word in a manner that’s clearly meant to be offensive, bigoted, and derogatory.<p>We’ve now …

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White Nationalist Paul Nehlen Loses GOP Primary For Paul Ryan's House Seat

Until HuffPost confronted Nehlen over his explicitly racist and anti-Semitic views, he was the preferred candidate of Steve Bannon and Breitbart News.<p>Paul Nehlen — a white nationalist so racist and anti-Semitic he was kicked off Twitter — lost Tuesday’s Republican primary in Wisconsin’s 1st …

Republicans

Trump Thought There Was a Country Called “Nipple”

Complex pronunciations and time zones are reportedly scrambling the president’s attempts at diplomatic outreach.<p>When <b>Donald Trump</b> moved into the White House on January 20, 2017, he brought with him a whole host of reasons why he should not be president. One was his unprecedented business …

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Florida man who killed black man in parking lot charged with manslaughter

Michael Drejka’s killing of Markeis McGlockton raised questions about Florida’s “stand your ground” law.<p>Michael Drejka, who shot an unarmed black man in a Florida parking lot, has been charged with manslaughter.<p>The prosecutor’s decision comes despite Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri’s previous …

Guns

This is AmeriKKKa: Trump Spent His Vacation With Bikers Who Sport Nazi Tattoos on the Anniversary of Charlottesville

A group of white men, who called themselves “Bikers for Trump” joined the president on his 1,345th vacation since taking office. On Saturday at …

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Dumbed-Down Security Briefings Still Too Difficult for Trump to Read

When Donald Trump was elected president, it quickly became obvious that the traditional national-security briefing a person in his position receives …

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Protester Confronts Zinke On Climate Change, He Snaps: 'You Haven't Served'

"I'd like to see your child have to fight for energy," said Interior secretary at conservative Freedom Conference.<p>A protester challenged Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke over his failure to recognize the danger of climate change at a Colorado right-wing conference, and he inexplicably blasted her for …

Forests

Trump's Economic Scorecard: Higher Inflation, Flat Wages And A Ballooning Federal Deficit

In the past few days, new economic reports have come out that don’t paint a very rosy picture for a number of economic items. While GDP hit 4.1% for the June quarter, but only 2.9% year over year, and the unemployment rate is hovering at all-time lows, inflation continues to increase, real wages …

Economics

Opinion: Why industry should be forced to clean up its messes

When my family has a picnic in a public park, we clean up our food and our trash. Why? Because we feel it is our obligation to leave the park the way …

Trump Administration

At 'America First Energy Conference', solar power is dumb, climate change is fake

By Collin Eaton<p>NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Pumping carbon dioxide into the air makes the planet greener; the United Nations puts out fake science about climate change to control the global energy market; and wind and solar energy are simply "dumb".<p>These are among the messages that flowed from the …

Rand Paul Goes To Russia And Delivers Letter For Trump, Marking Our Era Of Irony

By now, practically everyone has seen that picture of the two guys at President Trump's weekend rally in Ohio wearing T-shirts that said: "I'd Rather be a Russian than a Democrat!"<p>Many have also seen the visuals of Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul hobnobbing in Moscow this week with members of …

Russia

Whenever you wonder if Trump can really be THAT stupid, just remember one word

At some point, you may have experienced a moment of doubt. A moment that goes something like “This Trump guy, sure he looks, and acts, and sounds …

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Trump administration reportedly cuts dozens of staff at financial markets watchdog

The Trump administration moved on Wednesday to drastically shrink a government agency tasked with identifying looming financial risks, notifying …

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The Whole Republican Party Seems to Be Going to Jail Now

The entire Trump era has been a festering pit of barely disguised ongoing corruption. But the whole sordid era has not had a 24-hour period quite …

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Could EPA proposal lead to new uses for cancer-causing asbestos?

Despite decades-old research identifying asbestos as a dangerous carcinogen, the Environmental Protection Agency recently proposed a new framework that could allow new uses for the toxic chemical in manufacturing.<p>The United States has imposed strict regulations on asbestos use rather than banning …

Pesticides

More Asbestos! More Asbestos! More Asbestos!

Some of President Trump’s most cartoonishly evil policy initiatives have come at the expense of the environment. In the past few months alone, his …

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Trump’s Biggest Media Fans Struggle to Stop QAnon’s Spread

Fearing the left will turn the conspiracy theory against them, the president’s cheerleaders try to talk sense into the grassroots. It’s not …

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Amusing ourselves to Trump

We are buried under ignorance disguised as information.<p>In his classic 1985 book <i>Amusing Ourselves to Death</i>, Neil Postman wrote of the difference between George Orwell’s and Aldous Huxley’s visions of fascism.<p>“Orwell feared those who would deprive us of information,” wrote Postman. “Huxley feared …

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Paul Manafort's ostrich jacket pretty much sums up Paul Manafort

Where to begin in the dumbfounding tale of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his fashion habit? The gluttony. The indulgence. The …

Paul Manafort

The Quietest Place in America Is Becoming a Warzone

<b>N 47.51575°, W 123.52133°</b>—Amid the panoply of greenery that makes up the Hoh Rainforest, a gap in the old growth forest arises. Well, more accurately …

National Parks

Column: Trump's tweet about LeBron is pathetic, immature but not unexpected

Since the 2016 election, President Donald Trump has had several opportunities to fire back at LeBron James for something James said about him.<p>But until Friday evening, Trump resisted.<p>Even when James called Trump a "bum" and even when James said Trump doesn’t understand or care about the people, …

Lebron James

Can We Call It Treason Yet?

We may soon learn whether Trump's willingness to compromise his country justified former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's accusation.Would …

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Trump claims Queen Elizabeth kept him waiting

U.S. President Donald Trump told supporters that Queen Elizabeth II kept him waiting during his first official visit to the United Kingdom, blaming …

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U.S. states vow to fight Trump rollback on auto emissions

DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - California and 18 other U.S. states promised on Thursday to fight a Trump administration proposal to weaken fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks and force states into line, arguing the United States has an obligation to protect the environment for future …

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Trump’s falsehoods about NATO become more brazen (and alarming)

Donald Trump hosted a brief press conference alongside Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at the White House yesterday, and they fielded a …

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Trump's vision for world energy dominance under threat

The Trump administration is facing threats to its ambition to flood the world with cheap natural gas as a key component of its energy dominance …

Natural Gas