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Executive Branch Criminal Activities By Presidential Administration

During President Obama’s 8 years in office, not one administration official was indicted.

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For those of you protesting this week, here's a helpful hints guide

Here is a post from Balloon Juice giving helpful hints about protesting, and safety precautions that you might consider taking.

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Schooling Journalists: Attkisson Takes On Columbia Journalism Review *Open Thread*

It is no secret that journalism has fallen far in this country. Heck, it is hard to even consider it “journalism.” More like muck-raking, ideologically driven rumors and innuendo, and a rush to judgment in certain cases to push a political ideology. 1,154 more words

The Open Thread for January 19, 2017

Peter Stone and Greg Gordon have a pretty big bombshell.  Now this is like Watergate: Follow the Money.

The FBI and five other law enforcement and intelligence agencies have collaborated for months in an investigation into Russian attempts to influence the November election, including whether money from the Kremlin covertly aided President-elect Donald Trump, two people familiar with the matter said.

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Thursday Open Thread | First Lady Michelle Obama

President Obama: Michelle, for the past twenty-five years, you’ve been not only my wife and mother of my children, but my best friend. ….you made the White House a place that belongs to everybody.

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Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary, Won’t Rule Out Defunding Public Schools

Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary, Won’t Rule Out Defunding Public Schools
by Emma Margolin

Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Education, faced tough questions on Tuesday from Democratic lawmakers at her charged confirmation hearing.

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SpeedoScience

Talking about pseudoscience does not always bore me, but it often does. Not because it begs a far from obvious question, but because of its  656 more words

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