Tag Archive: TMC Politics

Aug 16 2017

America Didn’t Listen. Here We Are Now

Hillary Rhodman Clinton was right but like Cassandra, America didn’t listen to the truth about Donald Trump. This is a speech she gave in Reno, NV last year. Every word she said about Trump in that speech was true and is now playing out not just in the US but around the world, for all …

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Aug 10 2017

The Russian Connection: Browder, Magnitsky, and Putin

Just who is Bill Browder and why is he so important to the investigation into the Russian meddling in the US 2016 election? Sanctions, of course. William Felix Browder is a 53 year American who is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of the investment fund Hermitage Capital Management (“Hermitage”), an investment firm that at …

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Aug 10 2017

Bad Choices

Back in May, Donald Trump fired almost all of the US Attorneys. Lookinig to protect himself from prosecution and/or impeachment, Trump is now considering replacements for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York with lawyers from the law firm that represents him and another from the firm of his pal, former mayor of New …

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Aug 09 2017

The Russian Connection: FBI Raids Before Dawn

While the news cycle was focused on almost White House communications director Anthony “Mooch” Scaramucci’s potty mouth, a raid was taking place in the predawn hours of July 26 in Alexandria, Virginia. The FBI was executing a search warrant on the home of former trump campaign chair Paul Manafort, looking to seize documents and other …

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Aug 08 2017

The Outsourcing of War

The Trump administration has a brilliant idea on how to deael with the conundrum of the 16 year war in Afghanistan: privatize it by outsourcing it to a private mercenary army. Trump White House weighs unprecedented plan to privatize much of the war in Afghanistan By Jim Michaels, USA Today The White House is actively …

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Aug 01 2017

In Memorium: “Mooch” (July 21, 2017 – July 31, 2017)

On Sunday night, John Oliver, host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” returned with a tribute to Anthony “Mooch” Scaramucci, the newly appointed White House communications director. Little did he know that in less than 24 hours “Mooch” would be gone, relegated to the trash bin of discarded White House staffers. The “mourning” began shortly after …

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Jul 31 2017

Well, That Didn’t Last Long

The almost communications director Anthony “Mooch” Scaramucci has been ousted before he even got started apparently at the request of newly sworn in chief of staff John Kelly. Mr. Scaramucci’s abrupt removal came just 10 days after the wealthy New York financier was brought on to the West Wing staff, a move that convulsed an …

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Jul 31 2017

Trumpcare: Beating a Dead Horse

On Sunday’s “State of the Union,” host Jake Tapper was told by White House budget director Mike Mulvaney that Trump wants the Senate to hold another vote to repeal Obamacare before moving on to any other legislative business. The Donald’s delicate ego can’t take the fact that this dead horse can’t even get a majority …

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Jul 28 2017

Mooch the Mouth

Incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci made his debut last week at a press conference. Hired over the objections of chief of staff Reince Preibus, chief advisor Steve Bannon and, now former press secreatry Sean “Spicey” Spicer who felt Scaramucci did not have the qualifications for the job, Scaramucci immediately proved them right. The …

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Jul 27 2017

The Russian Connection: The Russian Mob

Update 16:24: This just dropped at TPM: Felix Sater, who worked obtaining financing for Trump projects including the Trump SoHo, told TPM that the “peace plan” came up in the course of his attempts to broker an agreement to sell energy abroad from Ukraine’s nuclear power plants with Andrii Artemenko, at the time a Ukrainian parliamentarian. The plan was to refurbish …

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