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November 22, 2019

"There's 2 people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher & Trump."

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A month before Donald Trump clinched the Republican nomination, one of his closest allies in Congress — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy — made a politically explosive assertion in a private conversation on Capitol Hill with his fellow GOP leaders: that Trump could be the beneficiary of payments from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

“There’s two people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher and Trump,” McCarthy (R-Calif.) said, according to a recording of the June 15, 2016, exchange, which was listened to and verified by lThe Washington Post. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher is a Californian Republican known in Congress as a fervent defender of Putin and Russia.

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) immediately interjected, stopping the conversation from further exploring McCarthy’s assertion, and swore the Republicans present to secrecy.


Where was Mueller on this?

Yes, definitely get this into the Congressional Records.

November 17, 2019

YES! +1000

My hubs, a former federal employee, has been saying this for years. He truly thinks the U.S. has better computer expertise and cybersecurity than Russia and that we can and should take down their whole cyber infrastructure! We need to bring Russia/Putin's gov't. to its knees before they do this to us, because they have already shown their malicious intent in so many ways.

And we absolutely must stay on our toes with China who are actually more of a potential threat. But they are into more industrial espionage. (And they target government labs as well.)
Russia doesn't have have China's expertise, thankgoodness.

November 17, 2019

You're posting about the rethug voters, not just the R lawmakers,


If they vote for one of these hateful people, they are one in my book.

November 14, 2019

Ohio Anti-Science Bill

Ohio GOP bill may bar teachers from penalizing students who give creationist answers to questions about evolution.

The bill states that teachers "shall not 'prohibit a student from engaging in religious expression in the completion of homework, artwork, or other written or oral assignments'” and “shall not penalize or reward a student based on the religious content of a student’s work.”

..."this clause could restrict biology teachers from docking points off students who say that the Earth was created just thousands of years ago."


The bill's co-sponsor differs but the bill's text is fairly clear. Could this turn into another 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial if challenged?

November 14, 2019

What a heartwarming sight!

And it's heartbreaking to know how millions of bison were needlessly slaughter. They shot thousands from railroad cars & left them to rot!
These people were the forebears of the racist Republicans, who encouraged Native American genocide:

Bison slaughter was even encouraged by the US government as a means of starving out Native American populations, which relied on the bison for food. In fact, hunting of bison became so prevalent that travelers on trains in the Midwest would shoot bison during long-haul train trips.

Once numbering around 20 to 30 million in North America, the population of the American bison decreased to less than 1,000 by 1890, resulting in the near-extinction of the species. By the end of the century, only 325 were thought to survive in America.

This mountain of bison skulls shows how quickly the population was being depleted in the 1800s.

Thanks in large part to conservation efforts undertaken by Theodore Roosevelt and by the US government, there are now more than 500,000 bison in America.


November 12, 2019

Given the "unprecedented" emergency-level fires burning in Australia

These intelligent, amazing birds are dangerous! Australia doesn't need any more wildfires.

See: https://www.democraticunderground.com/100212673539

November 6, 2019

😢 {{{hugs}}}

Understanding missing any loved person-animal just fills me with tears. They have such great hearts.

Last year I drove my 86yo uncle to see my mother at her nursing home. During the long drive he related the story of a horse he lost 45yrs earlier. His voice caught several times & I looked over & tears were running from my old uncle's face. I squeezed his hand as I fought my own tears.

❤ critters. They're often better than people.

{{{Hugs}}}, Bayard

November 2, 2019

Boycott "My Pillow"

And any other sponsor.

Instead of running for President, billionaire Tom Steyer could help the country more by buying several hundred of these RW radio stations.

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