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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 […]

Politics

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

  • Will impeachment proceedings cost Trump some GOP support?
    on October 22, 2019 at 8:48 pm

    Washington Post Opinion writer and MSNBC Contributor Jennifer Rubin tells Ali Velshi why she thinks a new poll showing 50% of Americans think Trump should be removed from office could move some Republican lawmakers.

  • Del. Plaskett: Republicans are afraid of the facts
    on October 22, 2019 at 8:45 pm

    Del. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI), member of the House Oversight Committee, joins Ali Velshi to discuss what’s next in the impeachment inquiry. She also says President Trump’s usage of the word “lynching” in reference to the impeachment inquiry is the

  • Amb. Taylor's 'devastating' opening statement draws 'direct line' to Trump
    on October 22, 2019 at 8:44 pm

    The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, Bill Taylor, offered a "disturbing" and "devastating" door testimony Tuesday, drawing a "direct line" between President Donald Trump and the alleged demand for an investigation by the Ukrainians into his political rivals

  • Castro warns he’ll drop out if he fails to raise $800k
    on October 22, 2019 at 8:41 pm

    In an email to supporters, 2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro warns that if he doesn’t hit his fundraising goal, he won’t have the resources to keep his campaign going. Castro joins Ali Velshi to discuss his campaign’s road ahead.

  • The irony behind Trump’s 'lynching' tweet
    on October 22, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    New York Times best-selling author Mychal Denzel Smith joins Ali Velshi to discuss why President Trump’s comparison of the House impeachment inquiry to a “lynching” revives his racial insensitivity during the arrest of the Central Park Five.