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July 28, 2017

How long until Trumpy tries to amend the Constitution via tweet?

He's tried making laws, firing people, inciting violence, obstructing justice, denigrating the free press, interfering with the judiciary, re-writing history, changing reality, and issuing military orders via tweet. What's next? (What's left? )

July 25, 2017

A complete history of presidential visits at National Jamborees (from a scouting blog)

Visits from the president are a Jamboree tradition.

Seven of 11 sitting U.S. presidents who were in office at the time of a National Jamboree showed up in person to address giant crowds of Scouts.

It’s a tradition that dates back to the very first Jamboree. President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited the 1937 National Jamboree in grand style. He posed for photographs, awarded an Eagle badge and had his touring car swarmed by well-wishing Scouts.

Since then, many sitting presidents have stopped by the National Jamboree, arriving by car, train or helicopter to meet Scouts and share their thoughts about Scouting.

Here are those stories.

The whole story here:
(be sure to check the comments)
July 24, 2017

The first woman to start a bank a black woman finally gets her due in the Confederacys capital

Maggie L. Walker started a newspaper. She was the first country’s first woman to found a bank. She was a humanitarian, a teacher, an icon of her community in 1920s Richmond.

She was also the daughter of a former slave.

Walker’s accomplishments in the face of racial oppression and segregation have never been honored in her hometown in the same way as the Confederate leaders whose statues are the focal point of downtown Richmond.

But on Saturday, 153 years to the day she was born in the former capital of the Confederacy, Walker will get her own monument, a towering statue of her as she lived — her glasses pinned to her lapel, a checkbook in hand.

Rest of the story at:

July 14, 2017

As Maddow and Lawrence report on the use of Russian Propoganda on websites, I remember

here on DU how much Sputnik News and RT was promoted. Here's some examples of what the Russians were doing:


(Note to members of the Frequent Alerter Association: This isn't a call out since the propaganda promoter was banned and it isn't re-fighting the primaries since no candidate is mentioned.)

July 12, 2017

Time to put Trumpy's ugly mug on some milk cartons, he's

Been missing in action since his disastrous G20 trip.

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