Tag Archive for Donald Trump

President Trump’s Decision to End the Dreamer Immigrant Program in Doubt

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Kimberely Blackburn Delta Digital News Service JONESBORO – President Donald Trump announced his decision to discontinue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a decision placing those brought to the United States as children by undocumented immigrant parents, often known as “dreamers,” at risk for deportation.…

Thoreau’s Realometer: Sessions is a Goner — Trump Should Go Too

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…“Be it life or death, we crave only reality.” — Henry David Thoreau, Walden The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oh how things have changed since Henry David Thoreau’s 1854, when he first published Walden. How things have changed since 1896, when…

Garrison Keillor: Trump is What he is, and God Help Us Now

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Garrison Keillor – What we know so far is that the man is who he is. There is no larger, finer man inside him trying to get out. Everyone who is paying attention knows this. Flags flying at the Capitol, the U.S. Marine Band, gray eminences…

Trump’s Plan to Neuter the White House Press Corps, and Neuter Our Democracy

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Robert Reich – Tyrants don’t allow open questioning, and they hate the free press. They want total control. That’s why, according to three senior officials on the transition team, the incoming Trump administration is considering evicting the White House press corps from the press room inside…

Evidence Emerges Disputing Russian Hacking US Election Story

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…EDITOR’S NOTE: We have been following with interest all the stories claiming the Russians were behind the hacking and leaking of Democratic Party emails and claims that fake news stories about this impacted the U.S. presidential election, hurting Hillary Clinton and helping Donald Trump. We have already…

Trump’s Attack on the Freedom of the Press

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Robert Reich – Historically, tyrants have tried to control the press using 4 techniques that, worryingly, Donald Trump is already using. 1. Berate the media and turn the public against it. Trump refers to journalists as “dishonest,” “disgusting” and “scum.” When Trump lies – claiming, for…

Electoral College Revolt Yields More Defections from Clinton than Trump

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Donald Trump Affirmed as President With 304 Electoral College Votes – The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – After all the screeching and howling, sharing and protesting, weeping and gnashing of teeth, Donald J. Trump was affirmed as the 45th president of the United States on…

What Cost Hillary Clinton the Election and Handed the Country to Trump?

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…“As far as I’m concerned, it’s a damned shame that a field as potentially dynamic and vital as journalism should be overrun with dullards, bums, and hacks, hag-ridden with myopia, apathy, and complacence, and generally stuck in a bog of stagnant mediocrity.” — Hunter S. Thompson By…

America Has Fallen and Can’t Get Up

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men, Couldn’t put Humpty together again. — Humpty Dumpty – The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – America has fallen and it can’t get up. Unfortunately…

President-Elect Donald Trump to Bring ‘Victory Tour’ to Mobile

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — President-elect Donald J. Trump is planning to bring his “victory tour” or “thank you tour” to Mobile on Saturday, Dec. 17. The event will take place at ​Ladd–Peebles Stadium beginning at 3 p.m. You can obtain tickets here. This was…

Trumpeting Triumph Over Castro: New President Yearns to Turn Back Time

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By David Underhill – MOBILE, Ala. – Most American cities have official sister cities sprinkled around the globe. Mobile’s include Havana, Cuba. This happened three decades ago through the unorthodox efforts of a few Mobilians. They decided to ignore the chronic Cold War anti-commie fevers of the…

Trump’s Seven Techniques to Control the Media

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Robert Reich – Democracy depends on a free and independent press, which is why all tyrants try to squelch it. They use seven techniques that, worryingly, President-elect Donald Trump already employs. 1. Berate the media. Last week, Trump summoned two-dozen TV news anchors and executives to…

Trump Home Town in Germany Not Interested in US President-Elect

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Derek Scally – The Irish Times – Donald Trump’s ancestral home in southwestern Germany has no interest in being the next Moneygall. Instead locals in Kallstadt, a Palatinate town of 1,200 people from where Trump’s grandfather Friedrich left in 1885, say they have as little interest…

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Did ‘Fake News’ Elect Trump?

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – In the Huge wave washing over the American landscape after the tsunami of Donald Trump’s surprising ride to president of the United States on a surfboard constructed of bullshit, mainstream news organizations and Democrats are beating up on Mark…

Like It or Not, We Live in Trump’s America Now

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Like it or not, we live in Trump’s America now. And it looks a whole lot like Alabama. Thank you Jeff Sessions, George W. Bush and George Wallace for setting the stage for this. Thank you Democratic Party for…

Four Years of Donald Trump Could Cook the Planet

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Juan Cole – Informed Comment – I argued that President Obama’s carbon-reduction plan wasn’t anything to write home about. He want to reduce our annual emissions from 5.4 billion metric tons of CO2 annually from the US to 4.7 billion metric tons by 2030. It…

Americans Are ‘Shocked’ and ‘Surprised’ By Trump’s Election

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — The number one reaction from Americans when asked their feelings on Donald Trump’s win in the presidential election was “surprise.” A large majority of Americans, 75 percent, say they were shocked to see how the election came out, according…

We Need a New Democratic Party

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Robert Reich – As a first step, I believe it necessary for the members and leadership of the Democratic National Committee to step down and be replaced by people who are determined to create a party that represents America – including all those who feel…