Sharon Davis

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Donald Trump is turning U.S. economic sanctions into an empty threat

Tough global sanctions against Iran, North Korea and Russia took years to build. Trump's muddled, go-it-alone policies have drained them of impact.<p>After reinstating sanctions against Iran last week, President Donald Trump touted them as “the most biting sanctions ever imposed.” The move comes just …

North Korea

Rudy Giuliani Says Facts Are 'In the Eye of the Beholder'

<!—http://cdn.brid.tv/live/partners/9968/sd/279485.mp4—><p>A conversation with CNN's Chris Cuomo on Tuesday night led to a remarkably Trumpian claim …

Donald Trump

Jared Kushner’s name was just brought up at Paul Manafort’s trial

<b>Jared Kushner; Paul Manafort (AP/Getty/Salon)</b><p>The president’s son-in-law had his name brought up over a question of Manafort’s efforts to help a banker friend<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>August 15, 2018 4:13pm (UTC)<p>If there is one context in which Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, probably …

Donald Trump

Penn Jillette says Trump used ‘racially insensitive’ language on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

Penn Jillette is the one who talks. And, boy, did he.<p>The magician, one half of the comedy-magic duo Penn and Teller (the latter of whom famously keeps silent in performances), was a cast member of “The Celebrity Apprentice,” a reality show President Trump hosted before going into politics.<p>It was in …

Donald Trump

'The Greatest Intelligence Operation of Our Time': Investigative Journalist Details How Trump Has Been Compromise by Russia for Years

Craig Unger explains how "Trump Tower become sort of a cathedral of money laundering.”An investigative journalist explained on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” …

Donald Trump

Manafort emailed Kushner with recommendations for senior administration posts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is now officially part of the trove of evidence in Paul Manafort's criminal trial, as part of an email exchange with the former campaign chairman about potential senior administration jobs.<p>Manafort sent Kushner a recommendation to appoint Federal …

Donald Trump

Omarosa just dropped a bombshell claim about Trump, Hillary Clinton's emails and WikiLeaks

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman claimed President Trump knew about stolen Hillary Clinton emails before they were released by WikiLeaks and that she’s been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.<p>The new claims …

Donald Trump

NYPD Officer Allegedly Broke Into Nashville, Tenn., Family's Home, Hurled Racial Slurs 

Nashville, Tenn., detectives are investigating an incident after a New York City police officer allegedly broke into a family’s home while he was in …

Halliburton

Dog Days: Trump and His Toxic Twitter Insults of Omarosa

The President of the United States called someone a “dog” on Twitter Tuesday morning, another first for his debasement of Presidential rhetoric. It is, sadly, not a surprise. “Dog” has long been one of Trump’s favorite Twitter insults, and he is the first President in more than a hundred years not …

Donald Trump

Gates testimony dredges up Trump inaugural spending mystery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's inaugural committee pushed back hard last summer on questions about whether the unprecedented $107 million budget for the event was fraught with cost overruns and misspending. A top inauguration official assured The Associated Press that spending had been restrained …

Donald Trump

Omarosa: Trump ‘certainly’ hated Obama for his race

Hardball<p>Omarosa: John Kelly ‘wanted to intimidate me’<p>05:23<p>Omarosa: Trump ‘certainly’ hated Obama for his race<p>05:57<p>Kobach recuses himself from Kansas …

Donald Trump

The victims of Trump’s cruelty are falling from the skies

In the late 1930s, Gwendolen Howard left her seat in a London orchestra for a little house in the south of England, which she named Bird Cottage. There, she invited native birds to join her with gifts of bread, cheese, peanuts and currants — war rations, as the years wore on — and observed her …

Trump Administration

After a weekend of embarrassing Omarosa claims, the predictable Trump meltdown arrives

So yeah. He's going to melt down. He's going to have a public fit, and nobody can stop him, or will try, because he's a malignant narcissist, a …

Donald Trump

A key feature of white supremacy is cowardice

If white supremacists get their way, the United States will consist of a very small number of white people who usually don’t openly admit their actual views or show up to proclaim them, and when they do, they as often as not wear white bags on their heads.<p>The pathetic turnout on Sunday of the …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump needed reminders about how time zones work, plus the basic facts of foreign policy

There is a lot that President Trump seems to misunderstand about foreign policy — added to that list, according to a new report, should be confusion …

Foreign Policy

Baltimore police officer resigns after video of him punching a man surfaces

A Baltimore police officer caught on video repeatedly punching a man has quit the force, police said.<p>The Baltimore police department said on Twitter late Sunday night that the interim commissioner, Gary Tuggle, accepted the resignation of the officer involved in the incident.<p>“This remains an active …

Law Enforcement

Donald Trump Doesn’t Understand Time Zones Or Maps, Say Insiders, Making Foreign Policy Awkward

He reportedly pronounced "Nepal" as "Nipple."<p>Donald Trump doesn’t understand time zones, wants to call foreign leaders at awkward hours (for them), …

Donald Trump

Prosecutor overrules sheriff, charges Florida man in 'stand your ground' case

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michael Drejka, who fatally shot Markeis McGlockton after McGlockton shoved him in a Clearwater, Florida, convenience store parking lot, has been charged with manslaughter, officials said Monday.<p>"Consistent with the decision-making process established under Florida law in this case, the …

Justice

Alex Jones flees to Vimeo, is immediately banned there as well

"We do not want to profit from content of this nature in any way."<p>Alex Jones is trying to find a new home for his crumbling Infowars empire, but his …

Internet

Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for John McCain but included no mention in his remarks of the Republican senator, who is battling brain cancer at home in Arizona.<p>Trump and McCain are engaged in a long-running feud that dates to …

Donald Trump

This pregnant black mom was accused of hiding stolen goods under her shirt

A back-to-school trip to Staples turned into an ordeal for Sherell Bates.<p>Sherell Bates was 34 weeks pregnant with twins when she went back-to-school shopping at a North Carolina Staples on Friday. She ended up having to expose her belly to a police officer, who thought the bump under her shirt was …

Women of Color

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 …

Omarosa Says Trump Suggested He Be Sworn In on The Art of the Deal

Omarosa Manigault Newman, former White House staffer and, according to President Trump, newly-minted “low-life,” is in the midst of the press tour …

Donald Trump

Arkansas police officer fired after telling black men they 'don't belong' in his city

An Arkansas police officer has been fired after a video was posted on Facebook of him telling a group of black men that they “don’t belong” in his city.<p>Although the video was posted on Tuesday, it was filmed on July 21 by Demarcus Bunch in his hometown of England. He and his cousin Shannon Scribner …

Law Enforcement

'A racist, a bigot and a misogynist' - Donald Trump regularly used racial slurs, former White House aide claims

Omarosa Manigault Newman, who was one of the president's most senior African American aides, claims he was recorded making the slurs "multiple times" …

Donald Trump

Colonial America's Little Secret: It's Always Been Miscegenation Nation

The very first English colonists brought with them people of varied ethnicities, and the historical record is clear that they also promptly …

Native Americans

Are you still sure there’s no need to worry?

“Don’t worry, the institutions will stop him.” Or: “Don’t worry, he hasn’t done any real damage yet, the institutions have stopped him.” How many times have you heard some version of this analysis since the election of President Trump? Sometimes, the speaker is an optimist, someone with faith in …

Paul Manafort

'We just bombed a school bus': Top Democratic senator slams the US for its involvement in bloody Yemen war after bus full of children hit in airstrike

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy on Thursday slammed the US for its involvement in the bloody Yemen conflict after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a school bus and killed dozens in the northern part of the country.<p>At least 43 were killed in the airstrike and 63 more were wounded, CNN reported. Many …

Middle East

'Shame on Him': CNN Host Exposes Trump's Scandalous Neglect of Puerto Rico — and His Effort to Cover Up a Tragedy

New data reported Thursday revealed that the death toll of Hurrican Maria was much worse than had previously be released.When the official death toll …

Donald Trump

Trump's egotistic tweets show a man disconnected from God

A man connected to God is, among other things, humble, “thinking of others as better than [themselves]” (Philippians 2:3). He does not go out of his …

Donald Trump