“There will be blood: “Republicans have a binary choice: fight for President Trump, or die”


SALON

“In a modern society, propaganda is omnipresent. It is one of the primary tools that governments and the powerful use to manipulate the public in order to maintain control. For example, propaganda is circulated on a daily basis by the supposedly neutral “experts” who write editorial columns in America’s newspapers or online and appear on cable news — but who are in fact on the payrolls of partisan interest groups, public relations firms and political organizations.” MORE

“Paul Krugman: America has begun its slide into fascism”


SALON

“Profiles in Tremendousness: Pardon Edition – Sheriff Joe Arpaio: The Daily Show”


THE DAILY SHOW

“Opinion: Trump’s Cult Are Carriers of Perilous Political Plague”


POLITICUS USA

“Whether the subject is a nitwitted stare down with North Korea, a despicable health care proposal, an allegiance to White Supremacy or a political rally that espouses incomprehensible hate and anger, Donald Trump voters are bereft of common sense and free will in discussing his faults and failures. Their sickness is a stain on America, and it must be eradicated.”  MORE

“Jewish Republicans reject Trump’s take on Charlottesville violence”


POLITICO

“Jewish Republicans rejected Donald Trump’s comments in response to violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, but it doesn’t appear the president is facing further consequences from the small but vital GOP constituency over what they saw as a failure to adequately denounce crowds that shouted anti-Semitic chants and hoisted Nazi flags last weekend.

The Republican Jewish Coalition in a statement called for Trump to show greater leadership after he seemed Tuesday to equate neo-Nazi and Ku Klux Klan demonstrators with those protesting them. Matt Brooks, executive director of the RJC, would not say whether members plan any further steps to warn the president.”  MORE

“James Clapper On Donald Trump: ‘Our Institutions Are Under Assault’


HUFFINGTON POST

The Honorable James R. Clapper, Former Director of National Intelligence of the U.S., testifies before The Senate Judiciary Committee on Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election, in the Senate Hart building on Capitol Hill, on Monday, May 8th, 2017. (Photo by Cheriss May) (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

“Behind Comey’s firing: An enraged Trump, fuming about Russia”


POLITICO


The president deliberated for more than a week before ousting the FBI chief who was investigating Trump associates.

“Sessions orders Justice Department to review all police reform agreements”


THE WASHINGTON POST

In March 27 Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

“National Security Expert Predicts A Whole Bunch of Republicans Will Be Indicted for Major Crimes”


POLITICUS USA

Instead of it exonerating President Donald Trump from his unfounded, wild accusation against President Obama, Schindler wrote, “We are now just one diligent special prosecutor away from a whole bunch of Republicans getting indicted for major crimes over #TrumpRussia.”

“Jake Tapper Scorches Donald Trump: ‘I’ve Never Seen This Level Of Falsehood’


HUFFINGTON POST

Jake Tapper is done with President Donald Trump’s lies.

The CNN anchor acknowledged on Friday’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” that the problem of politicians lying “wasn’t invented on January 20” following Trump’s inauguration.

But he said that in all his years of reporting on politics, he’d “never really seen this level of falsehood, just quantitatively.”  MORE