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Monthly Archives: July 2017

When racism cuts, Michelle Obama helps us heal

(CNN)Three weeks ago, my house was pelted with watermelon rinds. No other garbage. Just watermelons. As soon as I heard the noise, I ran outside. When I saw the mess, I was enraged. I wanted to confront the culprit. Without a second thought, I freeze with terror when I see a police officer — in any country — or wake ...

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‘What a photo’: An NBC News shot of Team Trump in Ohio is BEGGING for a caption

NBC posted a story about what led to the ouster of Reince Priebus on Sunday afternoon, but it wasn’t the report that caught the eyes of many. It was the photo. Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski says failed health vote was the last straw for Reince Priebus https://t.co/FKR1mluUiz pic.twitter.com/RMgw0qdKdr — NBC News (@NBCNews) July 30, 2017 Pictured are Trump ...

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Conway: Trump to make decision on Obamacare payments this week

Washington (CNN)White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that President Donald Trump would make a decision “this week” on whether to continue government payments to insurance companies to help lower costs for lower-income policyholders under Obamacare. Trump tweeted a warning on Saturday that if Congress didn’t pass a bill to overhaul the Affordable Care Act soon, he would end the ...

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SHAMELESS: Even as Charlie Gard passes, NYT looks to protect single-payer health care that killed him

Pretty blatant there, New York Times. Gotta protect the single-payer for America agenda, right? Breaking News: Charlie Gard, the incurably ill British infant, has died https://t.co/8oiFyiRUFQ — The New York Times (@nytimes) July 28, 2017 ‘Incurably ill.’ Wow, could the New York Times give any more shade to socialized medicine (single-payer) with this headline? We will never know if Charlie ...

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Nissan Launches Anti-Union Blitz Ahead Of Pivotal UAW Election

Last week, managers at the Nissan manufacturing plant in Canton, Mississippi, pulled workers off the floor and into large group meetings. Using slides to make their case, they tried to show employees all the bad things that can happen after unionizing. Theyre telling you youre gonna lose this, youre gonna lose that. You may go on a strike, and if ...

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Why John Kelly may be destined to repeat history

(CNN) President Donald Trump, who is always looking for a quick fix, is hoping that John Kelly, his new chief of staff, will be the magic bullet. Kelly also faces a political environment that is even more difficult than before. Republicans on Capitol Hill are angry and frustrated, while special counsel Robert Mueller is conducting an investigation that could prove ...

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Cabinet tensions rise as West Wing goes through (another) shakeup

Washington (CNN)Several lingering personnel challenges facing the President, the mounting frustration of GOP congressional leaders and an August travel schedule that might make it easier for White House handymen — it’s all covered in our Inside Politics forecast. 1) Kelly is in — but other staff and Cabinet tensions remain Hiring a new chief of staff doesn’t mean the Trump ...

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