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Democrats Take Aim at Trump Nominees, Unlike Republicans’ Speedy OK of Obama Cabinet

Senate Democrats are mounting an aggressive effort to reject or delay President-elect Donald Trump’s choices for major Cabinet positions, in a reversal of the deference Republicans showed in speedily confirming President Barack Obama’s nominees eight years ago. In January 2009, the Senate confirmed 10 of Obama’s Cabinet choices within his first week as president, nine of them by voice vote, in which senators’ yes and no votes aren’t recorded. Now, though, the Senate’s top Democrat has put the chamber’s top Republican on notice that at least eight of Trump’s picks are in Democrats’ crosshairs, beginning with one of their own colleagues—Trump’s choice for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. Others targeted are Trump’s picks for secretary of state, treasury, education, labor, and health and human services. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Any attempt by Republicans to … Read entire article »

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Why Democrats Will Not Lift a Finger to Fight Trump By Ted Rall

“There’s no savior out there.” That’s a line from “Lord’s Prayer,” a song written by TV Smith for the Lords of the Church, a band that trafficked in 1980s melodic punk. Here’s some more:  Go to Source … Read entire article »

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Most Voters Want Congress to Work With Trump

Voters aren’t sure if the new Congress will be an improvement on the last one, but most want it to cooperate with President Trump as much as possible. (Want a free daily email update? If it’s in the news, it’s in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook. The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 3-4, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology. Go to Source (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); … Read entire article »

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Is Liberal Democracy an Endangered Species? By Patrick J. Buchanan

“As we begin 2017, the most urgent threat to liberal democracy is not autocracy,” writes William Galston of The Wall Street Journal, “it is illiberal democracy.”    Go to Source … Read entire article »

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Obama had one last chance to show Trump the presidency is a ‘serious job’ for ‘serious times’ and he RAN WITH IT

Obama had one last chance to show Trump the presidency is a ‘serious job’ for ‘serious times’ and he RAN WITH IT

**Written by Doug Powers The wind-up from a few months ago: “I just want to emphasize the degree to which we are in serious times and this is a really serious job,” Obama said on Friday when asked about the race to succeed him. “This is not entertainment. This is not a reality show. This is a contest for the presidency of the United States. And what that means is that every candidate, every nominee needs to … Read entire article »

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Joe Biden officially closes book on 2016 election with depressing news for protesters: ‘It is over.’

**Written by Doug Powers At a joint session of Congress, the Electoral College votes were certified, but not without some attempted objections that Joe Biden wasn’t having any part of: “It is over.” But don’t tell that to these people: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); After being thrown out of the building, the protesters handled reality about as well as could be expected before heading to local coffee shops with their laptops to post boxes of “Stronger Together” swag for sale on eBay at a 95 percent discount: **Written by Doug Powers Twitter @ThePowersThatBe Go to SourceDoug Powers … Read entire article »

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