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This guy worked for a Russian bank and Trump


Not just any Russian bank. The server that was communicating with the tRump Tower server during the campaign...that bank.

And now he's going to head the criminal division at the DOJ?

This can't be allowed.
A confirmation vote is soon.
Call your red state senators.



DOJ nominee grilled over relationship with Alfa Bank

CNN)President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Justice Department's criminal division told a Senate panel at his confirmation hearing Tuesday that if confirmed he would recuse himself for at least two years from any department matter that overlapped with his previous work as an attorney for the Russian bank Alfa Bank.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/25/politics/brian-benczkowski-confirmation-hearing/index.html

How can we help? What about the victims?

My reply...

https://twitter.com/Hobie_SHRED/status/901830226602205185

No major legislation passed...he has a 'sad' this morning

I like to remind him.

https://twitter.com/Hobie_SHRED/status/901032588252397568

They want the monuments to stay

Polls show the majority of people want the Confederate monuments to stay.
What I'll bet the polls don't say is why they were put up.
People are ignorant. Some willfully.

The Real Story Behind All Those Confederate Statues
KEVIN DRUM AUG. 15, 2017 8:51 PM

Yes, these monuments were put up to honor Confederate leaders and soldiers. But the timing of the monument building makes it pretty clear what the real motivation was: to physically symbolize white terror against blacks. They were mostly built during times when Southern whites were engaged in vicious campaigns of subjugation against blacks, and during those campaigns the message sent by a statue of Robert E. Lee in front of a courthouse was loud and clear.




http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2017/08/the-real-story-of-all-those-confederate-statues/

Notice how...the deeper he gets...

...the more of a chasm is opening up within his party?

This is history unfolding.

Isn't it amazing?

For as far back as I can recall the Democratic Party gets millions of more votes overall for the Presidency and Congressional elections.

Yet look who is in power.

Another independent commission we need

We need an independent commission to look at the condition of voting in this country and to come up with some basic federal guidelines for the States to insure access and accuracy.

"Bernie isn't a Democrat"

You hear that refrain here. Heck I've been known to drift there also.
Here's a post for example:
https://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=9423063

What you do not hear is Bernie getting any credit for NOT running as an Independent and therefore, if he did, really tearing the Democratic Party apart.

So I guess since Bernie gets so much shit for being an Independent maybe these folks would have been happier if he'd run as an Independent?



Somehow we need to focus on the goal:
Getting Democrats in power and holding their feet to a progressive fire that demands justice and opportunity for the masses.

Saudi-Putin-Tillerson-Koch...etc...

Looking forward to the day (I think coming sooner rather than later) when renewable energy drives oil prices down even more than they already are. Those Saudi Royal murdering (see link below) bastards are losing money. So is Putin and Tillerson.
As solar derived energy grows they lose power and grow less influential upon the real world's stage. Putin hates these sanctions and Tillerson almost had that big deal via Exxon/Mobil and Vlad. Darn it. Lol.
Look to Merkel of Green Germany.
Interesting times.


https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/saudi-arabia-defends-decision-to-execute-14-saudi-shiites/2017/08/05/0954163e-79ff-11e7-8c17-533c52b2f014_story.html?utm_term=.2415e6f1a32d

Let's face it

pResident Bone Spur has transformed the Presidency of the United States of America into a base-level reality TV series.

He even spits in the face of Congress yet still remains.
Go figure.

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