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How the Hell?

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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 in opposition to) any candidate for elective public office. Contributions to […]

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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

  • Trump accuses 'PR person' Michael Cohen of lying under oath
    on October 17, 2018 at 3:49 am

    Calling his former attorney and longtime confidant Michael Cohen a 'PR person,' during his interview with the Associated Press Trump defended himself by accusing Cohen of lying under oath. Maya Wiley & Eli Stokols join to discuss. […]

  • Trump denies money made from Saudi Arabia he used to brag about
    on October 17, 2018 at 3:36 am

    As the controversy over how Trump has responded to the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi grows, Trump denied he has any financial interests with Saudi Arabia after bragging about it repeatedly in the past. Ali Velshi joins to break it down. […]

  • Trump defends Saudi Arabia with same words he defended Kavanaugh
    on October 17, 2018 at 3:28 am

    Answering questions about whether Saudi Arabia is responsible for the disappearance & possible murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Trump repeated the 'guilty until prove innocent' criticism he used while defending Brett Kavanaugh from sexual assault […]

  • Trump defends Saudi Arabia & calls Stormy Daniels a 'horseface'
    on October 17, 2018 at 3:13 am

    The president attacked porn star Stormy Daniels and his fmr. attorney Michael Cohen while defending Saudi Arabia against reports Turkish journalist Jamal Khashoggi died inside Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul. Zeke Miller, Philip Rucker, & Jill Colvin react […]

  • Budget deficit soars to 6-year high under Trump
    on October 17, 2018 at 3:08 am

    Thanks in large part to the Republican tax cuts, the budget deficit increased 17% over last year to $779 billion. Bruce Bartlett tells Ali Velshi Republicans want deficits because it serves their real goal: cutting government. Austan Goolsbee joins. […]