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Anastasia Somoza DNC speech on disability issues

This one had my family punching the air and crying at the same time. Hillary needs to make an ad out of this fantastically eloquent woman's incredible speech.

I felt it needed to be reposted today, as it is being overlooked a bit given the incredible prime time speeches. This was every bit as powerful as all but Michelle's speech (OMG) on our in-house applause meter.

Trump & Putin. Yes, It's Really a Thing - Josh Marshall


Read it. Devastating implications for Trump.

"Over the last year there has been a recurrent refrain about the seeming bromance between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. More seriously, but relatedly, many believe Trump is an admirer and would-be emulator of Putin's increasingly autocratic and illiberal rule. But there's quite a bit more to the story. At a minimum, Trump appears to have a deep financial dependence on Russian money from persons close to Putin. And this is matched to a conspicuous solicitousness to Russian foreign policy interests where they come into conflict with US policies which go back decades through administrations of both parties. There is also something between a non-trivial and a substantial amount of evidence suggesting Putin-backed financial support of Trump or a non-tacit alliance between the two men."


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