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For young people who voted for Trump/GOP - YOU are about to take it up the wazoo...


Doonesbury is GOOD today.

Luckovich: Trump "Job Creation"

MAGA: Putting our "minors" back to work.


This will affect everyone. & Yes, I am talking to YOU - Trump Voters.


This is fantastic news. And I think a clear case of how having decent health care can save lives.


All it took for Trump to say "election meddling by Russia" was opportunity to blame Obama over it?


Front page of NY Daily News hits the GOP health bill: 'BLOOD MONEY'


Hey, Mueller, You Should Check Out Iceland


Hey, Mueller, You Should Check Out Iceland
That's where a shady Trump associate got some of his money. And where some investigators heard Russian footsteps.
By Timothy L. O'Brien

June 23, 2017, 4:30 AM PDT


When I asked her during an interview in her Brussels office about ways in which the FL Group, Bayrock and Russian money might have intersected, she brightened: "I have been waiting almost 10 years for a journalist to walk into my office and ask me these questions."

Joly said that she had to prod the Icelandic government to commit resources to an investigation that implicated many of the country's most powerful political and business leaders. (She also likes to point out how many Icelanders -- along with a former prime minister -- surfaced as owners of off-shore accounts in the Panama Papers document trove: "600."

Like Haukkson, Joly said that she never uncovered evidence that Russian money was moving through Iceland's banks. Unlike Haukkson, she was interested in the global funds washing in and out of Iceland's lightly regulated banks and wanted to explore that vigorously. But she says she needed greater cooperation from authorities in other countries to uncover the source of the funds, and that didnít happen.

"There was a huge amount of money that came into these banks that wasn't entirely explained by central bank lending," she said. "Only Mafia-like groups fill a gap like that."


The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is not messing around:


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