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Warren’s Trade Policy

There’s a Medium post and a short video summary: For decades, our trade policies have been written by corporations to benefit their bottom line. It’s time for a new approach. The president has a lot of authority to remake trade policy herself. When I’m elected, I intend to use it. — Elizabeth Warren (@ewarren) …

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Weak Man, Tough Talk

As you’ve no doubt heard, the Short-Fingered Vulgarian announced a plan to round up “millions” of undocumented immigrants via tweet last night: This was news to ICE, according to The Post:   U.S. officials with knowledge of the preparations have said in recent days that the operation was not imminent, and ICE officials said late …

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Senator Hirono drags Barr through a sewer pipe, rolls him in barbed wire, loads him into a cannon, and fires him into a toxic waste dump.

This clip of Senator Hirono’s opening statement before beginning her questioning in the Barr hearing is one of those rare videos that lives up to the hype.   Read the entire article at

Mueller’s Letter to Barr

Prior to the release of the redacted Mueller report, when Barr’s con-job summary was setting the Beltway press narrative of NO COLLUSION COMPLETE EXONERATION, I figured if Mueller objected to a PR blitz that misrepresented his report, he’d say so. Turns out he did.   Read the entire article at

Let’s talk about OUR workers for a change!

Kay made an excellent point in the morning thread that I want to amplify because it’s so important. Democrats need to stop accepting the bullshit Republican framing that the “working class” is white and male. ….   Read the entire article at

Hillary Clinton: It’s the National Security Threat, Stupid

Clinton published a must-read op-ed in Le Post this afternoon. Here are a couple of excerpts: Our election was corrupted, our democracy assaulted, our sovereignty and security violated. This is the definitive conclusion of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report. It documents a serious crime against the American people.     Read the entire …

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