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Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Hispanic Federation Fund for Puerto Rico Relief Link - From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE … Today’s List of Things By Which White House Chief of Staff John Kelly Will be “Stunned, Stunned” : Fidget spinners Soups that eat like a meal TheShow More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: What adults? Where?

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Brian Beutler/Crooked Media: The contrast between Benghazi and Niger as political events parallels the contrast between how the American political system processed revelations about Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct and how we processed...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Radio is LIVE at 9 AM ET!

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Ah, Wednesday! That day in the middle of the week when we can’t commiserate about it being Monday, and it’s too early for “at least it’s Friday” jokes. Greg Dworkin’s back! But Joan McCarter’s out. But at least she’s on vacation, not busy rushing to post yet another Trump Is An Idiot story. That’ll be someone else’s job. Show More Summary

Donald Trump is not 'untrustworthy' or 'inconsistent.' Donald Trump is a liar, and incompetent

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The efforts to tiptoe around the plain evidence that Donald Trump is a racist, lying, possibly dementia-riddled sack of shit continue. President Trump campaigned as one of the world’s greatest dealmakers, but after nine months of struggling...Show More Summary

This one tweet shows everything wrong with Trump, Trumpism, and the entire Republican Party

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

It’s not turtles all the way down after all. It’s elephants: x Asked for his position on CSR deal, @JohnCornyn responds: âÂ?Â?IâÂ?Â?m with the president.âÂ? I asked where Trump is and Cornyn throws hands in air — Seung Min Kim (@seungminkim) October 23, 2017 This is entirely perfect yet utterly mindblowing at the same time. Show More Summary

Roy Moore: Marriage equality is worse than slavery and fighting climate change is a 'radical agenda'

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action Roy Moore, the notorious Alabama judge and now the Republican nominee for Senate in that state, has made his name on things like putting a 10 Commandments monument in a court building and ordering probate judges not to follow the law on marriage equality after the U.S. Show More Summary

300,000 TPS recipients from El Salvador, Haiti, and Honduras wait to hear if they can stay in U.S.

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Hundreds of thousands of people will find out in just a matter of weeks if they’ll be able to continue to live their lives in the United States, or be torn from their homes or driven underground:  The Department of Homeland SecurityShow More Summary

Trump is setting the stage for a brutal government shutdown fight

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action Are we headed for a Hanukkah government shutdown? If Congress doesn’t pass a spending bill—requiring eight Democratic votes in the Senate—by midnight on December 15, the federal government will shut down. Thanks to Donald...Show More Summary

DeVos scraps 72 documents laying out disabled students' rights

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Donald Trump: Let’s get rid of regulations. Betsy DeVos: Okay, how about these 72 documents giving guidance on the rights of students with disabilities? Predictably, the DeVos-led Education Department insisted that the 72 were rescinded...Show More Summary

Students worry about a future without DACA: 'Can I even afford to finish medical school?'

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

There are currently around 100 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients enrolled in medical school. They’ve had none of daddy’s connections or money to help them get ahead. Facing a wall of obstacles due to their immigration status, it was hard work, determination, and grit that got them to where they are now. Show More Summary

Trump's election 'integrity' chief using unsecured voter database primed for hacking

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Krobach has never been accused of being the sharpest tool in the shed, and now he's proving why. Kobach, who co-chairs Donald Trump's 'election integrity commission' (aka, voter suppression commission),...Show More Summary

24 days after Congress let CHIP lapse, Pennsylvania Republican is targeting transgender kids

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action Republicans in Congress let funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program expire, and now, 24 days later, a state lawmaker in Pennsylvania is targeting transgender kids as a condition of renewing the program in that state. Show More Summary

Two-man company that got $300 million Puerto Rico contract tied to Trump officials, GOP donors

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

This is how the local news media describes Whitefish Energy. Campaign Action The company was established in 2015. It doesn’t have an office and only lists two employees.   Whitefish Energy is little more than a post office box. They grab temporary employees and toss them at small construction jobs—with an emphasis on small. Show More Summary

Jeff Flake's speech should be a watershed moment for Republicans ... but it's not

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

In announcing that he won’t be running for another term in the Senate, Arizona Sen.  Jeff Flake gave a powerful speech. It wasn’t just well-written and well-delivered, Flake poured his soul into the speech, calling out the Republican...Show More Summary

Appeals court rules against Trump administration, says immigrant teen has right to an abortion

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

After several weeks of attempted delays by the Trump administration, a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. ruled on Tuesday that a 17-year-old immigrant woman in custody must be allowed to have the abortion she requested last month.  A U.S. Show More Summary

Georgia Democrat unmasked as anti-LGBT and anti-woman, but door's now open for a real progressive

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

A key special election in Georgia’s 6th District is right around the corner. No, you haven’t clicked on a post from five months ago or fallen into some wormhole that’s thrown you back in time. Georgia’s 6th state Senate District is open...Show More Summary

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake rails against Trump: 'I will not be complicit or silent'

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Saying that he has “children and grandchildren to answer to” for his actions in this perilous political moment, Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake declared that he would not stand by and say nothing while Donald Trump takes this country...Show More Summary

Citing Trump's nastiness, GOP Sen. Jeff Flake will not seek re-election in Arizona

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

In a surprise, Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake announced the he would not seek re-election next year on Tuesday. Flake argued that, while he loves the Senate, Donald Trump has made politics too nasty. Flake has long been one of Trump's most vocal critics in the GOP while at the same time being a loyal vote for him in the Senate. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Bill O'Reilly hates God, Kid Rock isn't running and Megan Rapinoe scores!

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is Stop politicizing: Comedy gold: Bill O'Reilly has repeatedly blamed reports of sexual misconduct on a politically motivated media. On Monday, he admitted that he also blames a higher power. "You know,...Show More Summary

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