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Chem Attack in Syria, Back Channel to Russia

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

ChemWar: A chemical warfare attack appears to have been carried out in northwestern Syria, killing at least 58 people and injuring dozens. The victims display signs of having been exposed to nerve gas. Witnesses were not certain whether the attack …

Weather Drenches Southeast, Streaming Assault

Monday, April 3, 2017

Stormy Weather: At least 10 tornadoes touched down yesterday in Texas and Louisiana as a major storm system moves into the Southeast. Trees snapped and trailer homes were tossed. A mother and her young child were killed. At least 10 …

Disaster and O’Reilly Spin

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Disaster Beat: More than 200 people are dead after a landslide buried a village in southwest Colombia. The Red Cross says another 220 people are missing and 200 are injured. — A 1000-foot South Korean cargo ship is missing in …

UConn Women Out, The White House Mess

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Empire Falls: The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team, considered the unstoppable contender for a fifth straight NCAA basketball championship, was eliminated last night in the semi-final round when Mississippi State scored in the last seconds of overtime, beating UConn …

Flynn Asks Immunity, Bathroom Bill Repealed

Friday, March 31, 2017

The Russia House: Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has offered to testify in the Russian election meddling investigations in exchange for immunity from prosecution, according to a report in the Washington Post. The paper says the House and Senate …

Senate Shows Intelligence, Wall Beauty

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Intel: Republican Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, a Democratic member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said yesterday that as many as 1,000 Russian internet trolls created fake news stories to get voters in swing states like Wisconsin, Michigan and …

Trump Promises More Coal; Him, Her, and They

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Dirty Jobs: Surrounded by miners and coal executives at the Environmental Protection Agency, President Trump yesterday signed an executive order rolling back President Obama’s policies to cut greenhouse gases, claiming it will make the US more energy independent while putting …

Kushner Called too Testify, Sanctuary Threat

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Russia House: Senate investigators plan to question President Trump’s close aide and son-in-law Jared Kushner about his meeting last year with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Gen. Michael Flynn, who was fired as national security adviser, sat in on the …

Republican President Blames Republicans

Monday, March 27, 2017

1600: President Trump yesterday pulled his Twitter finger on the House Freedom Caucus, blaming them for killing the Republican healthcare bill. Trump wrote,  “Democrats are smiling in D.C. that the Freedom Caucus, with the help of Club For Growth and …

The Flynn Theory, I’m President and You’re Not

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Russia House: The internet is rife with stories that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn might be the first to turn state’s evidence against President Trump in the investigation of Russian influence on the election. Take this with some …