On news that Donald Trump is considering Sarah Palin to lead the Department of Veteran's Affairs - an agency with a budget of $180 billion, 350,000 employees, and primary responsibility for America's veterans - veterans groups are sounding the alarm. According to Paul Rieckhoff, executive director of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, "There is a growing fear it is … [Read more...] about Veterans Groups Fear Trump Will ‘Burn Down’ VA
As reported by the Associated Press and other media outlets, Donald Trump is heavily invested in the partnership constructing the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, often referred to as DAPL. Not surprisingly, Trump has come out as a strong supporter of DAPL, which if completed will pose a significant health and environmental risk to those in the pipeline's path, according … [Read more...] about Trump, Heavily Invested in DAPL, Urges Swift Completion
Much has been made about Donald saving Carrier’s jobs from moving to Mexico. (In return, Donald gifted Carrier a 7 million dollar tax break). However, this concern for Carrier’s jobs seems like a brand new concern for Donald’s administration. Politico reports that two years ago, Mike Pence denied Carrier’s request to veto a bill that rolled back Indiana’s energy efficiency … [Read more...] about Pence Flip-Flops on Factory Jobs in U.S.
Donald lambasted Clinton for her alleged ties to governments who killed gay citizens without trial. Now, Donald is inviting a proponent of killings without trial to the White House. The Hill reports that Donald “invited [Philippian president] Duterte to the White House.” Duterte is best known for his advocating of extra judicial killings of anyone allegedly associated with … [Read more...] about Trump Invites Leading Human Rights Abuser To White House
Trump continues his streak of naming advisors with extremist views. First, his CIA Director stated that all legal and bureaucratic impediments to surveillance should be removed. Second, his attorney general said that he used the think the KKK were ok until he learned they smoked marijuana. And now strike three: CNN revealed today that in a speech, Trump’s National … [Read more...] about Trump’s National Security Advisor Pick: Sharia law is happening
Under Trump, National Debt Will Exceed Cost Of War In Iraq, Afghanistan The Washington Post today highlighted the hypocrisy of congressional Republicans who remain silent as Donald Trump makes grander and grander spending promises without providing any detail on how he intends to pay for the same. President Obama has worked tirelessly to dig us out of Bush’s “Great … [Read more...] about Under Trump, National Debt Will Exceed Cost Of War In Iraq, Afghanistan
President elect Trump oozed contempt for traditional media following a meeting with media executives on Monday. Said Trump: “It was like a fucking firing squad.” A source for the New York Post added: “The meeting was a total disaster. The TV execs and anchors went in there thinking they would be discussing the access they would get to the Trump administration, but instead … [Read more...] about Crybaby in Chief: Trump Whines About Meeting With Media: ‘It was a %$#@ing firing squad!”