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Column: An apology to Donald Trump, from the 'fake news' media

As a fake news media member in good standing, I would like to sincerely apologize for forcing you to hold a campaign rally eight months into your first term as president.
I'm sorry that in the course of that rally I forced you to misquote yourself and to devote one reference to Heather Heyer, the woman killed during the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, versus an inordinate number of references to the journalists who cover you and your administration.
I definitely should not have made you fail to mention the 10 American sailors who died or are missing from the Navy destroyer USS John S. McCain after it collided with an oil tanker Monday.
That was callous of me, and I am deeply sorry.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opin ... story.html
Posted by appleannie1943 | Thu Aug 24, 2017, 12:40 PM (4 replies)

Theres an Unprecedented Wildfire in Greenland. Thats Bad News for the Arctic.

This is going to sound weird, but there’s a wildfire right now in west Greenland. You know, that huge island of mostly ice? Part of it is on fire.

There’s been nothing even close to this since reliable satellite-based fire detection records began in Greenland in 2000. Very small wildfires can evade satellite detection, and old-timer scientists who have worked in Greenland for decades say that micro-fires there aren’t necessarily uncommon.

This week’s fire, however, is on another level

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2017/08/a-huge-forest-in-greenland-is-on-fire-and-thats-a-big-deal/

But global warming is just a vast conspiracy by left-wingers.
Posted by appleannie1943 | Sun Aug 13, 2017, 08:59 AM (3 replies)

8 German Exchange Students Denied Entry at Denver Airport

The eight German students who arrived at Denver International Airport Friday to begin four weeks learning English with host families in Salida instead received a lesson in U.S. immigration policies.
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol and Customs officers determined while questioning the students that they did not have the proper visas to enter the U.S., said agency spokesperson Jamie Ruiz.
Immigration officials decided the students would have to return to Germany on the next available flight on the same airline by which they arrived, which was at 5:15 p.m. Saturday. Customs and Border Patrol held the students in a room at the airport until they boarded that flight.
The debacle left the students exhausted and resulted from immigration officials applying regulations differently than they had in the past, said Salida resident Susan Masterson, who has coordinated the exchange program, Rocky Mountain Language Adventure, since 2012.
The students applied for and received traveler visa waivers to participate in the exchange program, just as other German students in the program have for the past five years.

http://www.themountainmail.com/news/article_ccf5440e-76ae-11e7-9a1d-b7701d2c235f.html?TNNoMobile

No one is welcome in Trump's America
Posted by appleannie1943 | Fri Aug 4, 2017, 04:53 PM (7 replies)

Trump Removes Anthony Scaramucci From Communications Director Role

Source: MSN

President Trump has decided to remove Anthony Scaramucci from his position as communications director, three people close to the decision said Monday, relieving him just days after Mr. Scaramucci unloaded a crude verbal tirade against other senior members of the president’s senior staff.

It was not clear whether Mr. Scaramucci will remain employed at the White House in another position or will leave altogether.

Read more: http://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/politics/trump-removes-anthony-scaramucci-from-communications-director-role/ar-AApbtAE
Posted by appleannie1943 | Mon Jul 31, 2017, 03:25 PM (4 replies)

Donald Trump has been asked to make a 'dummy run' visit to Britain

Donald Trump has been asked to make a ‘dummy’ State visit to Britain this year to show he can avoid embarrassing the Queen.

He has been invited to come for brief talks with Theresa May – but with none of the Royal pomp and circumstance he wanted.

The decision will be hailed as a victory by nearly two million people who signed a petition calling for the trip to be downgraded to spare the Queen’s blushes because of Trump’s ‘misogyny and vulgarity’.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4721650/Donald-Trump-asked-make-dummy-visit-UK.html

Do you think he would consider this an honor because he gets to go twice?
Posted by appleannie1943 | Sun Jul 23, 2017, 10:23 AM (8 replies)

CNN video response to Trump

http://indiarising.news/cnn-just-responded-to-trump-through-a-hilarious-yet-powerful-video/
Posted by appleannie1943 | Wed Jul 5, 2017, 07:08 AM (1 replies)

I can see him doing it

Posted by appleannie1943 | Sat Jun 3, 2017, 01:24 PM (2 replies)

CBS # to call and support Stephen Colbert 212 975 3247

Please call CBS to express support for Stephen Colbert at 212 975 3247. CBS has been buried in calls from Trumpsters demanding he be fired. Please call and ask for Director of Programming and show your support. Colbert has our back, and we should have his.
Posted by appleannie1943 | Sun May 7, 2017, 10:50 AM (6 replies)

Iowa to LOWER minimum wage

Heartless In The Heartland

In an appalling move to keep low-wage workers locked in poverty, the Iowa legislature this week gave final approval to a bill that reverses local minimum wage increases already approved in several counties and bans cities and counties from setting any wage and benefit standards. It is the first time that a state has nullified local minimum wage ordinances that had already taken effect and forced jurisdictions to lower minimum wage rates that had previously been raised.

On a vote of 29-21, Republicans in the Iowa Senate voted unanimously for the bill, which passed the House earlier. After signing it today, Governor Terry Branstad will forever be known as the governor who robbed tens of thousands of Iowa’s lowest-paid workers of their pay raises.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/iowa-minimum-wage_us_58dd4b66e4b05eae031e16c6
Posted by appleannie1943 | Fri Mar 31, 2017, 03:32 PM (4 replies)

Totalitarian Trump White House Removes Democratic Governors From Joint Press Conference

Source: Politicus

Monday morning, Trump put an end to the bipartisan post National Governors Association and President press availability by shuttling the Democratic governors off site.



Read more: http://www.politicususa.com/2017/02/27/totalitarian-trump-white-house-removes-democratic-governors-joint-press-conference.html
Posted by appleannie1943 | Mon Feb 27, 2017, 02:08 PM (23 replies)
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