“How an obscure rule change could make discrimination great again”


SALON

“Donald Trump’s administration is trying to roll back decades of progress in enforcing civil rights to make it easier for insurance companies to discriminate against minority home buyers. It could also move to help car lenders and other financial institutions discriminate against minorities too.” MORE

“Wax Presidents Trailer: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)”


“Trump’s Sabotage Efforts A Miserable Failure As Obamacare Signups Break Record” 1


POLITICUS USA

“Despite Donald Trump’s efforts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act, a record-breaking number of Americans enrolled in Obamacare insurance plans in the early days of open enrollment, a new report indicates.

According to The Hill, twice as many people signed up for Obamacare plans this year than last year during the same time period.” MORE

“Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Failed To Disclose Ties To Vladimir Putin”


HUFFINGTON POST

“U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross shares business interests with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s son-in-law, a connection that he failed to disclose earlier this year during his confirmation hearing for his Cabinet post, NBC News reports.

Ross’ link to Putin appears in the Paradise Papers, a leaked trove of millions of financial documents made public on Sunday by a partnership of media organizations and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.” MORE

“John McCain Delivers Blistering Takedown Of Trump’s ‘Half-Baked’ And ‘Unpatriotic’ Worldview”


POLITICUS USA

“Ailing Arizona Republican senator and former presidential nominee John McCain appears to have made it his mission to make Donald Trump’s life as difficult as possible before the end of his career.

That was on full display on Monday during a speech McCain delivered after former Vice President Joe Biden awarded him the Liberty Medal. The GOP senator leveled a series of veiled but clear shots at Trump’s disturbing worldview.” MORE

“Trump is the most powerless president in American history”


SALON

Trump wallows in a vat of perks as his broken promises pile up

“Rex Tillerson a no-show at the United Nations”


SALON

“Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is, once again, facing criticism for the perception that he isn’t doing enough to fulfill his duties as America’s top diplomat.

The latest Tillersonian controversy pertains to his inadequate presence at the United Nations this week, according to NBC News. Three senior State Department officials told NBC that Tillerson either skipped or ignored a number of meetings with foreign delegations during the General Assembly, resulting in either United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley or Vice President Mike Pence appearing in his stead. Meanwhile Trump’s national security adviser, H. R. McMaster, appeared by President Donald Trump’s side during UN meetings on Monday.”  MORE

CARTOON


“Hillary Clinton Tells Trump To ‘Get Over The Twitter Stuff’ And Start Being Commander-In-Chief”


POLITICUS USA

Clinton laid out a rational plan to solve the North Korea threat and said Trump is being “played” by Kim Jong-un.

“Trump Has No Idea How to Handle North Korea: The Daily Show”