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 2018-12-11 08:15 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

A tale of two Michael Cohens: Sentencing memos paint opposite portraits of Trump ex-lawyer...

Michael Cohen's sentencing is at hand. I'd advise him to bring a toothbrush to court Wednesday. He wants to avoid prison, but that's not going to happen....

 2018-12-11 06:25 

AP

Finding a White House chief of staff turns into a scramble...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep le......

 2018-12-11 06:24 

AP

Trump to meet with Democrats on border wall, shutdown...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders are seeking to avert a partial government shutdown amid a sharp dispute over Trump's border wall and a lengthy to-do li......

 2018-12-11 06:16 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Beto O'Rouke speaks with Rev Al Sharpton amid 2020 speculation: report...

Beto O'Rouke spoke with Rev. Al Sharpton on Friday, a source told BuzzFeed News, as the Congressman comteplates a 2020 presidential run....

 2018-12-11 06:06 

USA Today

Trump 'smocking' tweet prompts correction from Merriam-Webster, Twitter laughs...

President Donald Trump's...

 2018-12-11 06:01 

CNN

[ Politics ]

The global turmoil Trump fueled is poised to haunt him as markets fluctuate...

US President Donald Trump unleashed a wave of global disruption on the way to the White House in 2016 -- and now there are signs the anti-elite tide he surfed to the presidency could come back to hurt him....

 2018-12-11 06:01 

Personal Liberty Digest

A low down Twitter shame...

Kyler Murray, the 2018 Heisman Trophy winner, has been outed as a "homophobe." A reporter from USA Today...

 2018-12-11 06:01 

Personal Liberty Digest

Trade war distraction: Huawei and linchpin theory...

Trump's trade war is acting as a perfect distraction from the crisis which the banking establishment has now deliberately triggered. The post Trade war distraction: Huawei and linchpin theory appeared first on Personal Liberty ....

 2018-12-11 05:54 

Infowars.com

Mystery Men Arrive In DC For Big Event...

Deep State on alert!...

 2018-12-11 05:35 

Economic Policy Journal

Introducing the Walter E. Block Scholarship...

Introducing the Walter E. Block Scholarship:Accepting Applications now! Greetings,My name is Walter E. Block, Ph.D., and I am the Chair of the Economics department here in the College of Business at Loyola University New Orleans. I'm eager to share so...

 2018-12-11 05:35 

Economic Policy Journal

Macron Increases the Minimum Wage; The Dumbest Move Since Waterloo...

Emmanuel MacronFrench president Emmanuel Macron addressed the nation from the presidential Elysee Palace on Monday in a recorded TV speech and announced new economic measures in a desperate attempt to quell four weeks of violent protests across the countr...

 2018-12-11 05:33 

MSNBC

Trump scrambles to find his next Chief of Staff...

President Trump is facing a tight deadline after his first choice to replace Chief of Staff John Kelly turned down the job. And the applicant pool is reportedly thin since anyone interested faces the possibility of answering to the Special Counsel... not...

 2018-12-11 05:32 

Washington Post

A growing list: Trump associates who have pleaded guilty...

A growing list: Associates of President Donald Trump who have pleaded guilty...

 2018-12-11 05:30 

MSNBC

Russians looked for 'political synergy' with Trump campaign...

Despite President Trump's defense, more than a dozen Trump insiders were found to be in contact with Russians during and after the presidential campaign. Former Ambassador to Russia Mike McFaul and GQ correspondent Julia Ioffe join Brian to discuss th...

 2018-12-11 05:29 

Mediaite

Stephen Colbert Throws His Hat in the Ring to Be Trump's New Chief of Staff...

It's a new week for the The Late Show , so Stephen Colbert started things off by taking on John Kelly 's imminent departure from Donald Trump 's administration....

 2018-12-11 05:29 

Washington Post

Some Democrats talking impeachment not ready to do it...

Democrats willing to talk about impeaching Trump admit they aren't ready to actually do it...

 2018-12-11 05:28 

MSNBC

Presidency in peril? Trump WH not prepared for investigation...

Court filings from the Southern District of New York and the Special Counsel cast a shadow over the White House as anxiety mounts about Trump's possible legal peril. Former U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade, New York Times reporter Ken Vogel and LA Times...

 2018-12-11 05:26 

Washington Post

Trump to meet with Democrats on border wall, shutdown...

Trump set to meet with congressional Democratic leaders to discuss border wall, potential shutdown...

 2018-12-11 05:25 

The Daily Beast

CNN's Don Lemon: Obama-Trump Comparison Makes Me 'Want to Scream at the Television'...

The CNN host was apoplectic over the suggestion that Trump secretly paying off women was the same as Obama's clerical errors....

 2018-12-11 05:24 

Boston.com

Trump to meet with Democrats on border wall, shutdown...
 2018-12-11 05:20 

The Conservative Tree House

December 11th 2018 Presidential Politics Trump Administration Day #691...

In an effort to keep the Daily Open Thread a little more open topic we are going to start a new daily thread for "Presidential Politics". Please use this thread to post anything relatin......

 2018-12-11 05:19 

Slate Magazine

Trevor Noah: "If You Put Trump in a Prison Jump Suit, It'll Just Look Like He's Naked"...

One of the defining characteristics of the era is a sense of nagging unease that Donald Trump might somehow get away with what he's done , via legal trickery or misguided efforts to spare the country any more pain. Leave it to Trevor Noah to remind us...

 2018-12-11 05:16 

Pat Buchanan

How Democracy Is Losing the World...

By Patrick J. Buchanan If Donald Trump told Michael Cohen to pay hush money to Stormy Daniels about a one-night stand a decade ago, that, says Jerome Nadler, incoming chair of House Judiciary, would be an "impeachable offense." This tells you what...

 2018-12-11 05:15 

The Conservative Tree House

Tuesday December 11th Open Thread...

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive ......

 2018-12-11 05:15 

Pat Buchanan

VIDEO: McLaughlin Group December 9, 2018...

The post VIDEO: McLaughlin Group December 9, 2018 appeared first on Patrick J. Buchanan - Official Website ....

 2018-12-11 05:10 

The Conservative Tree House

Jared Kushner Discusses Ongoing White House Agenda Items......

A relatively rare interview with a key senior advisor and emissary for President Trump, Jared Kushner. Topics include: the upcoming chief of staff position; federal prison reform and the first-step......

 2018-12-11 05:09 

NY Times

On Politics: Midwest Republicans Fear Losing a Gerrymandered Advantage...

Republicans lost four key governorships in the Midwest. Now conservative lawmakers fear the new Democratic governors will alter their gerrymandered maps....

 2018-12-11 05:08 

LifeZette

Comey the Trump Basher Has 'Become Very Partisan' While 'Pretending to Be Objective'...

'The Ingraham Angle' discussed the fired former FBI director's congressional testimony and subsequent remarks...

 2018-12-11 05:07 

MSNBC

Maria Butina to 'fully cooperate' with investigators: Daily Beast...

Rachel Maddow relays a clarification from the Daily Beast's Betsy Woodruff that accused Russian agent Maria Butina's plea agreement with prosecutors requires "no holds barred" cooperation....

 2018-12-11 05:06 

MSNBC

Trump outreach to Barr for legal defense could force recusal...

Rachel Maddow explains how Donald Trump's outreach to William Barr to to be his lawyer in the Trump-Russia case could mean that Barr would have to recuse himself from matters related to the Mueller investigation if he is confirmed as attorney general....

 2018-12-11 05:06 

MSNBC

Law unsettled on if or how long the presidency can protect Trump...

Joon Kim, former acting-U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, talks with Rachel Maddow about whether a president's time in office counts toward the statute of limitations on a crime that president may have committed, and whether a perso...

 2018-12-11 05:06 

The New Republic

Trump's cronies are raking in large sums lobbying for regimes that want sanction relief....

The New York Times is reporting that former Trump advisors and campaign officials are carving out a lucrative niche as lobbyists to governments that want to avoid sanctions. A key conduit for this activity is the Israeli security consulting firm Mer Secur...

 2018-12-11 05:06 

The Hill

The Memo: Ayers decision casts harsh light on Trump...

President Trump is scrambling to find a new chief of staff to replace John Kelly — and the turmoil is casting a harsh light on his administration....

 2018-12-11 05:02 

Washington Examiner

Judicial Hellholes 2018: Where lawyers' TV ads cause patients to stop taking their drugs...

The American Tort Reform Foundation issued its annual Judicial Hellholes report this week, identifying courts or legislatures in California, Florida, New York, Missouri, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Illinois, and Minnesota among the nation's &...

 2018-12-11 05:01 

CNN

[ Politics ]

One suspected driver of the migrant 'caravan': climate change...

One suspected reason for the migrant caravan is climate change. Years-long drought in parts of Honduras means crops are failing and farmers are leaving....

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

What's behind Wall Street's doubts about Trump's 'incredible' trade deal with China...

After announcing a three-month truce in his trade battle with China, President Trump said the agreement he hoped to negotiate in the meantime would be one of the largest ever made....

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

California, feds, green groups partner on more logging to stop deadly wildfires...

Facing record deadly and destructive wildfires, the state of California has partnered with the federal government, environmentalists, and the logging industry to collaborate on a project to cut down trees in order to make forests less flammable....

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Antiwar.com

Go With Your Gut, Mr. President: You Called US Defense Spending "Crazy," and You Were Dead On...

When he's right, he's right. Look, I've been critical of this president too many times to count, but unlike most mainstream media pundits I'm willing to give credit when it's due. Last week, in a surprise morning tweet, President Trump...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

Think tank: Policymakers should not rush into privacy regulation...

Andrea O'Sullivan and Christian McGuire for the Mercatus Center: Facebook has faced plenty of complaints about its handling of hot-button issues in the last year, including the company's handling of political disinformation, hate speech, ideologic...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

Trump officials see a trade-talk advantage: China is maxed out on tariffs...

Trump administration officials think they have the upper hand in the latest round of trade negotiations with China, set to end by March, because Beijing doesn't have the ability to levy much more in tariffs on imports from the U.S. China, they believe...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

Feds target sexual assault on planes...

In separate August incidents, two men were arrested and charged with abusive sexual contact that occurred during flights headed to Seattle-Tacoma International airport....

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

How America could lose the next big war...

The military brass is often accused of fighting the last war, but a group of retired officials says the U.S. is already flirting with losing the next one....

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

Is Team Trump ready for Pelosi's 'death by a thousand cuts'?...

The Trump administration is preparing for House Democrats to be a constant thorn in its side for the for the next two years, launching investigations into the president, his family, and members of his administration....

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

Shorter Obamacare enrollment period: Sabotage or savior?...

Democrats and Obamacare's defenders often list the shortening of the open enrollment period as one of the many acts of sabotage they believe the Trump administration has committed against the healthcare law, but it's not clear that giving people l...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

Big Pharma's biggest threat in Washington? It may be this obscure research firm...

The U.S. pharmaceutical industry's greatest worry in Washington, D.C., might not be President Trump's drug-pricing blueprint or Democrats' retaking control of the U.S. House of Representatives, but a little-known, non-partisan research firm....

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

IRS overreach is harming environmental conservation...

The Internal Revenue Service has a long history of pursuing law-abiding taxpayers in an effort to wring every penny from your wallet. A string of recent IRS actions, however, have harmed environmental conservation in addition to putting taxpayers through ...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

Rep. Tom McClintock: Why our border matters...

Every nation has a natural right and responsibility to determine who is admitted to its borders. This is what defines a country and ultimately determines whether its culture, values, and institutions will endure....

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

GM discovers that government bailouts come with golden chains attached...

General Motors recently announced that it will stop production and lay off some 15,000 employees at several U.S. and Canadian facilities. The announcement elicited a predictable outburst of indignation from President Trump. He said in a Twitter tirade tha...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

California university's 'whiteness forum' declares 'Veggie Tales' racist...

For more than a decade, Cal State San Marcos tenure-track professor Dreama Moon has organized the public university's annual "Whiteness Forum," which showcases student projects aimed at providing students with a "critical look at whiteness...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Washington Examiner

Brazen fentanyl sales continue online as China vows crackdown...

President Trump left dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping confident thousands of American lives could be saved: the president announced Xi would introduce the death penalty for illegally dealing fentanyl, a synthetic and deadly opioid....

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