Trump’s threat to cut funding is either more evidence of how ignorant he is of the facts, or it’s evidence of him blowing a dog whistle to his base as part of a leadership style that is predicated on intimidation, misinformation, misdirection, and bullying even when he has no power to do what he threatens … More Trump’s threat-tweet about funding to Berkeley is a dog whistle to distract his base
I was going to say “half”, but it’s less than one-half of America who has officially jumped the shark on all of this. First, let’s never forget – and let’s not let America forget – that Trump lost the popular vote by 3 million votes. He has no mandate, and he is proving more and … More Thank you, Senators Collins and Murkowski
History, even recent history, can inform the present in very meaningful ways. That’s what I kept thinking as I watched this. I also thought of it as a useful primer for this weekend. It’s worth the 40 minutes.
The Washington Post has a new Chrome Extension for fact-checking Trump’s tweets. http://www.washingtonpost.com/…/now-you-can-fact-check-tru…/ Here’s a thought for how to use it to even greater value in exposing his lies. Screen snip the WaPo fact-checked tweet to “putin” a direct Reply to his false tweet. Include the link above so others know about the Chrome Extension, … More Show Trump and his followers when he’s tweeting lies
It’s not a matter of if pipelines will leak, it’s only a matter of when. Pipeline spills 176,000 gallons of crude into creek about 150 miles from Dakota Access protest camp “It’s not yet clear why electronic monitoring equipment didn’t detect the leak, Owen told the Associated Press.” – Wendy Owen, a spokeswoman for Casper, Wyoming-based … More Nice going, Trump voters and Hillary haters