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OMB Director Mick Mulvaney makes mincemeat of CBO scoring of health care plan

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2017

It’s care, not coverage, that really counts

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney makes mincemeat of CBO scoring of health care plan

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3/14/2017 at 10:00am
If you haven’t seen OMB Director Mick Mulvaney in action, do yourself a favor and watch the video here. On today’s Morning Joe, Mulvaney showed himself to be smart, well-spoken, undefensive and down-to-earth as he systematically demolished Mika’s, and by extension, the CBO’s, claims about the Trump admin’s health care proposal. Before…
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Planned Parenthood Official Won’t Tell Tucker Feelings about Aborting Baby with Detectable Heartbeat

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2017

She couldn’t admit the obvious—that a fetus with a heartbeat is a separate human life—because to do so would admit the inhumanity of abortion

Planned Parenthood Official Won’t Tell Tucker Feelings about Aborting Baby with Detectable Heartbeat

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3/14/2017 at 8:30am
It was the most infuriating, heartbreaking, conversation on abortion this Insurrectionist has seen. On his Monday night Fox News show, Tucker Carlson asked Planned Parenthood Executive VP Dawn Laguens six ways to Sunday how she feels about aborting fetuses after five-and-a-half weeks, at which point the baby’s heartbeat can be heard. But…
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https://youtu.be/o-fUdHQaZHo

Students Labeled Racists for Wearing U.S. Flag Colors

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2017

“This is an example of BLATANT racism”

Students Labeled Racists for Wearing U.S. Flag Colors

https://youtu.be/o-fUdHQaZHo
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3/14/2017 at 7:30am
This is the type of story that makes you want to run out and buy an American flag t-shirt or a Trump hat. The Daily Caller reported: Students Denounced As Racist For Wearing US Flag Colors Students from one Iowan high school recently apologized to the principal of another Iowan high school when people…
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Republicans Push Back Against Democrat Spin on CBO Healthcare Scoring

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2017

Most anyone losing health insurance would do so because they voluntarily opt out

Republicans Push Back Against Democrat Spin on CBO Healthcare Scoring

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3/14/2017 at 7:00am
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released its analysis of the House Republican Obamacare replacement bill, which estimates that millions will lose coverage, but will bring down costs. The report has many people freaked out, with some saying its proof that repealing Obamacare will harm Americans. Most major media outlets and Democrats have…
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From the patient trenches: Lies, Damn Lies, and CBO Scoring

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2017

The dam has to burst.

From the patient trenches: Lies, Damn Lies, and CBO Scoring

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3/13/2017 at 8:30pm
I was against CBO health care scoring before it was cool to be against CBO healthcare scoring. In the run-up and aftermath of passage of Obamacare, I devoted numerous posts to the way the way Democrats gamed CBO scoring to present an unrealistic projection of how the law would actually work. CBO Credibility…
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Rasmea Odeh Prosecutors: Departure of U.S. Atty will have no effect on case

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2017

” The career prosecutors assigned to the case remain on the case, and will see it through.”

Rasmea Odeh Prosecutors: Departure of U.S. Atty will have no effect on case

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3/13/2017 at 6:35pm
Rasmea Odeh is scheduled for re-trial on immigration fraud charges in Mary 2017. For background on the case, see this recent summary. The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, Barbara McQuade, is one of the U.S. Attorneys whose resignation was requested by Attorney General Jeff Session. She resigned as requested: “I have…
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Where Will Trump Donate His Presidential Salary?

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2017

Asks press corps to help determine where he should donate his salary

Where Will Trump Donate His Presidential Salary?

https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics
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3/13/2017 at 5:00pm
Trump promised to deviate from the Beltway status quo. Forget taking a salary or spending all of his time in Washington, Trump announced months ago he’d do neither. In his first interview with 60 Minutes, Trump said: “Well, I’ve never commented on this, but the answer is no,” Trump said. “…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N24W5tHITEA

Boaty McBoatface’s Maiden Voyage

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2017

The little yellow submarine heads to the Arctic.

Boaty McBoatface’s Maiden Voyage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N24W5tHITEA
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3/13/2017 at 3:30pm
I giggle each time I say it. Boaty McBoatface, a yellow submarine, earned its name after people voted on it during an online competition. Well, now it has set out on its first mission to the Antarctic: Boaty, which has arguably one of the most famous names in recent maritime history, is a…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJR6AvmBqpU

Poland Identifies Minnesota Man as Former Nazi Commander

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2017

Michael Karkoc allegedly ordered the deaths of 44 Poles.

Poland Identifies Minnesota Man as Former Nazi Commander

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJR6AvmBqpU
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3/13/2017 at 3:00pm
Poland has identified a Minnesota man as a former Nazi commander who allegedly ordered the murder of 44 Poles during World War II. The Associated Press has named the man as Michael Karkoc, 98, who resides in Minneapolis. He was born in Lutsk, Ukraine, in 1919. Prosecutor Robert Janicki stated that a long…
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College Students Hold ‘Nap-In’ for Diversity

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2017

“a safe space in the rotunda of Morris Library”

College Students Hold ‘Nap-In’ for Diversity

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3/13/2017 at 1:45pm
Isn’t this sweet? College students having naps just like pre-schoolers. PJ Media reported: Snowflake Silliness: Illinois Student Leads ‘Nap-Ins’ to Inspire ‘Dream of Diversity’ At a college in Illinois, students seemingly believe that the best way to effect social change is to go to sleep. No, seriously. “The nap-ins are part of the internal journey…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjkLH-3kIq4

Sean Spicer Ambushed and Harassed by Woman During Trip to the Apple Store

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2017

“How does it feel to work for a fascist?”

Sean Spicer Ambushed and Harassed by Woman During Trip to the Apple Store

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjkLH-3kIq4
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3/13/2017 at 1:30pm
Saturday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer popped into the local Apple Store. While there, he was ambushed by a woman who filmed the encounter. Relentlessly, she fired question after question, never even pausing to allow him to respond. Though nothing about the ambush suggests she was wanting dialogue. Spicer…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4i3bAtEuJE#action=share

Snoop Dogg Shoots Trump Clown in New Video

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2017

Seriously?

Snoop Dogg Shoots Trump Clown in New Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4i3bAtEuJE#action=share
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3/13/2017 at 12:00pm
In his latest video, rapper Snoop Dogg shoots a clown dressed as President Donald Trump. From The Hill: The track, which focuses on police brutality, shows a world inhabited by clowns. Snoop Dogg says, “This is the final call,” before pointing a gun to the head of a cigarette-puffing clown dressed as Trump….
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http://metro.co.uk/2017/03/13/nicola-sturgeon-says-she-will-trigger-another-scottish-independence-referendum-6506576/

Scotland May Seek New Independence Referendum

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2017

The UK plans to begin Brexit this month.

Scotland May Seek New Independence Referendum

http://metro.co.uk/2017/03/13/nicola-sturgeon-says-she-will-trigger-another-scottish-independence-referendum-6506576/
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3/13/2017 at 11:30am
As Brexit looms around the United Kingdom, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced she may ask for approval to have another independence referendum. From CNN: Sturgeon said it was clear that the UK was heading for a “hard Brexit” to the detriment of Scotland, and that Scottish voters deserved a choice…
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Aquinas College Cutting Programs, Forcing Student Transfers

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2017

“Obviously this decision has been extremely painful”

Aquinas College Cutting Programs, Forcing Student Transfers

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3/13/2017 at 10:30am
The higher ed bubble keeps growing. The Tennessean reports: Aquinas College cuts programs, up to 140 students must transfer Aquinas College has announced plans to dramatically shrink its operations, cutting most of its employees and leaving more than half of the student body in need of a quick transfer. In a statement released Friday morning,…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ro0ltvC4WY

Merkel Goes to Washington, Set to Meet Trump on Tuesday

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2017

In their first face-to-face meeting, Trump and Merkel will discuss trade and security

Merkel Goes to Washington, Set to Meet Trump on Tuesday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ro0ltvC4WY
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3/13/2017 at 10:00am
What undoubtedly could be the most significant political encounter of the year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Washington on Tuesday to meet President Donald Trump, the first meeting between these two world leaders. Ahead of German Chancellor’s visit to the U.S., mainstream media is once again busy inflating the stature…
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Who Made this Montage: CNN or DNC?

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2017

CNN’s hit parade of horribles for the Trump admin

Who Made this Montage: CNN or DNC?

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3/13/2017 at 8:33am
CNN’s 7 a.m. ET hour today began with a news montage. Have a look, and see if you don’t agree that the hit parade of horribles for the Trump administration could just about as easily have been put together by the DNC as by CNN. Here’s what was included: McCain calls…
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http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/michelle-obama-trump-transition-232845

Michelle Obama Wrote College Recommendation Letter for TV Actress

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2017

“She is very amazing and such a supporter”

Michelle Obama Wrote College Recommendation Letter for TV Actress

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/michelle-obama-trump-transition-232845
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3/13/2017 at 7:30am
A letter like that could get you in anywhere. The school would probably admit you just to get their hands on it for their archives. The Hill reports: Michelle Obama wrote college recommendation for ‘Black-ish’ actress Former first lady Michelle Obama wrote “Black-ish” actress Yara Shahidi a college recommendation letter, W Magazine reports. In a…
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