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How the Hell?

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UPDATE:  Could the NRA Lose Nonprofit Status?  PBS/OPB Bye, bye Ollie! How the Hell does the NRA qualify as a Nonproft?  At best, they are industry lobbyist. “Under the Internal Revenue Code, all section 501(c)(3) organizations are absolutely prohibited from directly or indirectly participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf of (or […]

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Immigrants

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When I reflect on immigrants, my mind always goes to Lazo of Lazo’s Restaurant in Chicago.  http://lazosrestaurant.com/  (I think it was orginially Lazo’s Tacos)  When I first moved to Chicago, in 1981, I found Lazo’s to be a convenient place to pick up an affordable burrito on my way home from the El stop on Western.  […]

Oregon

It’s a Bust Out

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The important thing to realize, is that the cabinet members, Pruitt, DeVos, Carson, etc; are all doing exactly what Trump wants them to do. That is, to “bankrupt” their respective agencies, making them look weak, ineffectual and expensive. This, in order to eliminate these agencies in the future.

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Donald J Trump Foundation 2016 Tax Returns

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While we may not be able to access DJT’s personal returns, Form 990 is required to be public information. As such, this document is republished utilizing Guidestar. While this return has not been analyzed by tax professionals for Oregon Progressive, it does appear, they playing funny with the money. Oregon Progressive has not been able […]

MSNBC

  • What’s the state of Trump’s impeachment legal team?
    on December 12, 2019 at 4:20 am

    GOP Rep. Mark Meadows urges Trump to add attorney Alan Dershowitz to his impeachment defense team as Senate Republicans strategize to hold a short trial in early 2020. Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, and Mieke Eoyang join.

  • House Judiciary Committee debates impeachment
    on December 12, 2019 at 4:17 am

    Lawmakers work late into the night debating the Democrats’ case against President Trump.

  • Rep. Jim Himes takes down the GOP defense of Trump
    on December 12, 2019 at 4:16 am

    Democratic Rep. Jim Himes joins Lawrence O’Donnell to unravel—point by point—the Republican defense of Trump's Ukraine actions. And not one Republican attempted to offer that flimsy defense during the Judiciary hearing debating articles of impeachment.

  • Rep. Jayapal: ‘President Trump is the smoking gun’
    on December 12, 2019 at 4:16 am

    Rep. Pramila Jayapal tells Lawrence O’Donnell that we are not hearing ‘hearsay’ about President Trump’s actions toward Ukraine. Rather, he has admitted to his wrongdoing on national television and that his admission is the "smoking gun reloaded" and,

  • Historic moment as House Judiciary debates articles of impeachment
    on December 12, 2019 at 4:15 am

    Jill Wine-Banks tells Lawrence O’Donnell that, on the first night that the Judiciary Committee debates articles of impeachment, Democrats are listening to the facts while Republicans are dismissing those same facts to blindly defend the president. Jill