Monthly Archives: August 2017

Dow chalks up eighth record close in a row

Reuters, by Noel Randewich Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 05 20 2017 03:20:48 GMT The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended at its eighth straight record high on Friday, with gains in JPMorgan Chase and other banks after data showed U.S. employers hired more wor…

Maxine Waters: Robert Mueller is ´going to win´

Washington Examiner, by Daniel Chaitin Posted By: JoniTx- Sat, 05 30 2017 03:30:06 GMT Rep. Maxine Waters, D’Calif., said on Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller is “going to win” in his investigation into Russia interfering in the 2016 election and its possible collusion with the Trump campaign. During an interview on MSNBC, Waters, who for months has called for the impeachment of President Trump, brushed off concerns about the impartiality of Mueller´s operation, a team which includes members who have donated to Democrats. “No, he´s not compromised,” she said. “As a matter of fact, he´s got a sterling reputation.” The Democrat says that she trusts Mueller and think his staffing decisions will bring

Life in the West Wing: Bug zappers and helicopter fumes

Politico, by Tara Palmeri Posted By: earlybird- Sat, 05 08 2017 04:08:26 GMT Bug zappers buzz in the West Wing while flies zip around. The yellow carpet is worn, and it can sometimes be difficult to work in parts of the White House because it fills with fumes when Marine One lands or takes off on the lawn of America’s most famous home. Some White House aides claim to have seen rodents, and say they’re used to having maintenance professionals moving around their work space to do work on the air conditioning system, which hasn’t been overhauled in more than 20 years. Fixing it is top of the agenda for a building’wide renovation

Fox News to investigate claims Eric Bolling sent lewd photos to female colleagues

Philadelphia Inquirer, by Rob Tornoe Posted By: NorthernDog- Sat, 05 15 2017 04:15:54 GMT Fox News said it plans to investigate claims made by several current and former staffers that longtime host Eric Bolling sent lewd photos to at least three female coworkers — two at Fox Business and one at Fox News. “We were just informed of this late Friday afternoon via a Huff Post inquiry and plan to investigate the matter,” a Fox News spokeswoman told Philly.com Friday evening. According to the Huffington Post, which spoke to 14 sources in and out of the two networks, Bolling sent the unsolicited graphic messages several years ago, which included an image of a man’s genitalia.

A Hard-Fought Victory To Restore Tribal Land Faces New Threat In Trump Era

What happened to respecting Native American sovereignty?

Pinkerton — From Politics to Passchendaele: Case Studies in Frustration and Victory


If we look beyond politics to a most extreme example of massed persistence—World War One’s Battle of Passchendaele, a century ago—we might gain insight into the value of adjusting one’s strategy in the face of heavy fire. And in fact, as we shall see, disaster in the short run can sometimes sow the seeds of long-run success.

NRA’s Bizarre Ad Has A Confusing Message For New York Times

The gun group’s spokeswoman, Dana Loesch, lashed out at people who didn’t get it.

Exclusive — Eric Bolling Attorney Fires Back at Huffington Post Sexting Attack: ‘Not True’

The attorney for Fox News anchor Eric Bolling is firing back at a thinly and anonymously sourced hit piece in the Huffington Post alleging he sent “lewd” text messages to female coworkers years ago.

´The most tone deaf film of the year´: Bruce Willis remake of Death Wish labeled ´racist and ´alt’right inspired´ after dark trailer for vigilante revenge movie is released

Daily Mail [UK], by Jessica Finn Posted By: KarenJ1- Sat, 05 10 2017 01:10:25 GMT The new Bruce Willis trailer for the remake of the 1974 flick, Death Wish, has been released and people are outraged over the violent vigilantism and rampant gun use. The ultra dark and hyper’violent tone of the trailer has Willis´ character Paul Kersey, whose family is shattered when his wife killed and his daughter viciously raped and paralyzed after a home burglary. He takes his revenge to the streets with an enormous arsenal of weapons. Movie critics and social media users commented on the tone deaf film. ´Pretty sure the NRA just found their next ad,´ wrote one Twitter user. ´Death Wish shouldn´t

´The most tone deaf film of the year´: Bruce Willis remake of Death Wish labeled ´racist and ´alt’right inspired´ after dark trailer for vigilante revenge movie is released

Daily Mail [UK], by Jessica Finn Posted By: KarenJ1- Sat, 05 10 2017 01:10:25 GMT The new Bruce Willis trailer for the remake of the 1974 flick, Death Wish, has been released and people are outraged over the violent vigilantism and rampant gun use. The ultra dark and hyper’violent tone of the trailer has Willis´ character Paul Kersey, whose family is shattered when his wife killed and his daughter viciously raped and paralyzed after a home burglary. He takes his revenge to the streets with an enormous arsenal of weapons. Movie critics and social media users commented on the tone deaf film. ´Pretty sure the NRA just found their next ad,´ wrote one Twitter user. ´Death Wish shouldn´t