Monthly Archives: May 2017

James Comey plans to testify Trump pressured him to end Russia probe

(CNN)Fired FBI director James Comey plans to testify publicly in the Senate as early as next week to confirm bombshell accusations that President Donald Trump pressured him to end his investigation into a top Trump aide’s ties to Russia, a … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP day, Everyone. Wiki: Yo-Yo Ma was born in Paris on October 7, 1955, to Chinese parents and had a musical upbringing. His mother, Marina Lu, was a singer and his father, Hiao-Tsiun Ma, was a violinist and professor … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Yo Yo Ma Week

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Memorial Day Open Thread

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Sunday Open Thread

I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends.

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Saturday Open Thread

I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. I want to put a plug in for a series that will premiere on Monday, May 29th, on ABC. A new production from Shondaland.   A Bunch of … Continue reading

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Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday tossed out two life sentences for one of Virginia’s most notorious criminals, sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings. In his ruling, U.S. District Judge … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Jared Kushner Now A Focus in the Russia Investigation

Last week, it was reported that a person inside the White House had become of interest in the Russia investigation. Today, the Senior Adviser was named -Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner. From the Washington Post: Jared Kushner now a focus in … Continue reading

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Montana Politician Greg Gianforte body slams reporter Ben Jacobs

A Montana politician running for congressional office body slammed a reporter … and the sounds of the scuffle were caught on audio tape. Greg Gianforte — who’s gunning for a House seat in Congress in the 2018 election — slammed … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | The CBO Has Scored the Evil Legislation Known As Trumpcare 2.0.

It’s as bad as you think. I have said, from the beginning, that Trumpcare is nothing but a TAX CUT BILL masquerading as a Healthcare Bill. The core of this is cutting HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS FROM MEDICAID – the most … Continue reading

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