Tammy Leffler

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TRMS: It's been "sticking in my craw"|Trump Camp Changed Strategy After Russians Stole DNC Analytics

Rachel Maddow looks at the timing between the theft by Russian military intelligence of DNC analytics data in September 2016, as described in the …

Donald Trump

Of course Russia helped Trump... and we should thank them

It is becoming quite clear that the Russians did, directly and effectively, help Donald Trump steal the 2016 Presidential election. Two recent …

Donald Trump

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Shows Precisely How the Russians Helped Trump Win. Case. F***ing. Closed.

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has won multiple Emmy Awards and was twice nominated for the Television Critics Award. Among a strong stable of very good news …

Donald Trump

16 incredible rooftop bars to visit around the world this summer

Hong Kong

AP FACT CHECK: Trump offers skewed view of farm trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promoting a lopsided view of agricultural trade as he assails "bad (terrible) Trade Deals with other countries." Agriculture is actually a strong point for U.S. commerce.<p>A look at his tweet Friday:<p>TRUMP: "Farmers have been on a downward trend for 15 …

Donald Trump

This blistering resignation letter from a White House adviser is a must-read.

When Elizabeth Holtzman was in Congress, she helped write the Refugee Act, which has guided the U.S.'s principles on the issue for nearly four …

Homeland Security

‘I Am Going to Die if I Keep Living the Way I Am.’ She Was Right.

ROANOKE, Va. — Last year, on the day after Christmas, I picked up my phone to hear the mother on the other end of the line sobbing.<p>“It’s the phone call I never wanted to make to you,” she said. “I’m so sorry to have to make this call.”<p>For more than two years, I had followed Patricia Mehrmann and …

Drug Testing

Best camera settings for shooting landscapes without a tripod

Sometimes a tripod simply isn’t possible, whether it’s because you’re on unstable ground, the side of a mountain or you simply didn’t want to carry …

Landscape Photography

13 Powerful Landscape Photography Tips You Need To Know

The Internet is full of landscape photography tips but a lot of this information is about gear and post-processing. Many beginner and intermediate …

Landscape Photography

Everyone Should See This Interview With Steve Bannon

Yesterday CNBC hosted their Delivering Alpha conference. This conference is primarily an opportunity for investors to hear views and ideas from some of Wall Street’s best.<p>However, the bigger picture/geopolitical environment is far more important for the market at the moment, than what a big hedge …

Steve Bannon

Republicans are ready for the Russian takeover—so long as it pisses off the left

The moment when Republicans could be shocked to find that Trump was obedient to Vladimir Putin has come and gone. If there is a “pee tape,” Trump has …

Donald Trump

My Mother and Her Scammer

She was fooled by a group of expert criminals. The rest of us were fooled by her.<p>The voice mail was from my mother’s longtime stockbroker, in the private-client department at Charles Schwab. “We’ve had some requests for large cash withdrawals from her account,” she said, and asked me to call her …

Siblings

7 Hip Hop Albums Released In 2018 You Should Not Sleep On

2018 is shaping up to be a great year for Hip Hop, with quality releases all around – at least when you are able to ignore music (sadly labeled as …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Reporter Shows The Links Between The Men Behind Brexit And The Trump Campaign

<i>The Guardian</i>'s Carole Cadwalladr's investigation into Cambridge Analytica's role in Brexit has led her to Russian connections and the Trump campaign. She says British investigators are now "working very closely with the FBI."

Donald Trump

Working After 65? Avoid Five Medicare Pitfalls

Learn how Medicare works if you are still employed after 65.<p>Key Takeaways<p>As you turn age 65, your mailbox will likely be full of birthday cards, well …

Retirement

These are the 10 best places to visit in Asia for 2018

Lonely Planet has released its Best in Asia list. These are the 10 best places to travel in Asia<p><b>If visiting Asia is on your bucket list then you're in luck because</b> <b>Lonely Planet has revealed its 2018 Best in Asia list – an agenda-setting collection of the continent’s 10 best destinations to visit in</b> …

Ho Chi Minh City

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Calls Out the Trump Admin's Stunning Move to Let the NRA and Other Groups Conceal Donors

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow pointed out a little-noticed story Tuesday in the fallout of President Donald Trump's disastrous meeting with Russian President …

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The Best Recipes from Nebraska

We found the best recipes from Nebraska—all submitted by local home cooks. In this collection, you’ll find recipes that put The Cornhusker State on …

Cooking

Trump’s Crisis of Legitimacy

The president understands the stakes of the Russia story more clearly than most of his followers.<p>Nothing matters—until something matters. Helsinki is that something, and it will not stop mattering soon.<p>There’s a reason we have two different words for <i>legality</i> and <i>legitimacy</i>. Each new wave of …

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FBI informant Marcy Wheeler: 'Mueller is sitting on a lot'

Marcy Wheeler’s story about her agonizing decision to unmask a source and talk to the FBI has been told both here at Daily Kos and at mainstream …

Donald Trump

'Traitor' Trump 'Colludes' With Putin Over Oil

By Andy Rowell<p>A "traitor." "Putin's Poodle." "Open Treason." These are just some of the harsh headlines to greet Trump after yesterday's summit in …

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Indictment: 'key' Republican 'leaders' had secure back channel to the Kremlin in October 2016

One of the many explosive charges in the indictment against accused Russian spy and influential NRA member Maria Butina is this alarming nugget:<p>31. …

Scott Walker

Fervent Trump Supporter Cancels CNN Appearance Because 'He's Not Going to Defend' Putin Summit

CNN's Erin Burnett revealed Monday that a major supporter of President Donald Trump canceled an appearance on her show because he couldn't defend the …

Donald Trump

Trump Just Fell for ‘a Classic KGB Trick’

Putin, former KGB case officer that he is, certainly knew that details would bore Trump, who imagined he was engaging in big-time statecraft even as …

Russia

The Great Expanse: 8 Tips on How to Photograph Landscapes in Their Best Light

(<b>Editor's note:</b> This landscape photography how-to is sponsored by Tamron.)<p>I've always loved the natural world and was hiking, backpacking, and …

Landscape Photography

How To Retire At 62 With A Measly Million

Retirees need to plan their cash flows and build a steady portfolio with reasonable expectations. It is heartbreaking to hear from retirees who say …

investment

A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

“They consider him a stupid, unstrategic politician.”<p>Mikhail Fishman is the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Times, an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow. The paper is well-known for its criticisms of Russian President Vladimir Putin; indeed, it was targeted twice in 2015 by Russian …

Russia

US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent years.<p>The threat of …

Agriculture

23 Landscape Photography Tips From A Pro

Landscapes may be a popular subject among photographers, but it takes a lot of mastery, patience, and a certain frame of mind to capture imagery that …

Landscape Photography

Boys Will Be Boys, Treason Will Be Treason, A Traitor Will Be A Traitor

If we are going to save our republic it is important that Americans come to terms with what has been obvious to some of us since late 2016, the fact …

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