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US Senator to Homeland Security chief: You need to resign

Nielsen must go because of the recent unjustified deaths of migrant children, Senator Durbin of Illinois says today:
I agree.

The stock market is a poor predictor of Presidential election winners

The Dow ranks 32 out of 43 leading economic indicators in election outcome influence.
Manufacturing, Change in the jobless rate and the GDP are far more important, and GDP is expected to sink in 2019 and 2020.


Viral photo shows US Soldier holding "Trump flag" (violating DOD rule)

Bloomberg reporter Jennifer Epstein caught the soldier red handed
engaging in political activity, which is prohibited by the Pentagon.
MAGA hats depicted in a separate photo are also campaign material and therefore prohibited.


Migrant boy died of flu, not cold, experts say

The boy who died on Christmas appears to have died of the flu.
US doctors sent him home with cold medicine instead. They don't seem to have tested for flu.
That's negligence.

The flu appears to have been contracted in unsanitary US facility because he died 7 days after arrival at US.

Have other children died of flu?

How many other children have died? Was flu tested? What did the autopsy say?
Was there an autopsy at all?

Did Jakelin Caal died of the flu? (It can kill you in hours).

US said it was not known whether she ate or drank enough during the trip. Is that true? The father denies it. Did she contract the flu in unsanitary US facilities?

Congress has a lot of questions to ask and subpoenas to issue.

Nate Silver's bizarre Twitter behavior continues

According to Nate silver, voters will re-elect Donald Trump because a group not officially affiliated with the Democratic Party wants Mueller to arrest Trump:

I think silver should stick to adding and multiplying.

Russia condemns 'Israeli' air strikes on Syria

Source: BBC

The foreign ministry of Russia, a key Syrian ally, said it was "very concerned" by the alleged Israeli air strikes.

"The provocative actions of the Israeli air force... directly threatened two airliners," it said.

The statement said the unidentified airliners "not from Russia, were preparing to land at the airports of Beirut and Damascus".

The Syrian military said the attacks were carried out from within Lebanese air space. Syrian state news agency, Sana, said most of the missiles were intercepted.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-46682666

24% of Dems/Independents say Biden shouldn't run . 41% say Sanders shouldn't run

The media will have to adjust their “should Biden run or not” narrative after seeing this poll?


Fred Trump agreed not to increase the rent of Donald Trump's draft foot doctor

This is the hottest news article today.

Quoted below is the daughter of Larry Braunstein, the foot doctor who diagnosed Donald Trump with bone spurs during the Vietnam War:

Elysa Braunstein said the implication from her father was that Mr. Trump did not have a disqualifying foot ailment. “But did he examine him? I don’t know,” she said.

The article goes on to note that the foot doctor was a tenant of Fred Trump, (Donald’s father). Fred Trump agreed not to increase the foot doctors rent in subsequent years, suggesting the diagnosis was a favor:

Dr. Alec Hochstein, who worked with Dr. Braunstein in the late 1990s, said the podiatrist had recalled over dinner with their wives how the Trumps had treated him well, including backing off from rent increases.

More here: Did a Queens Podiatrist Help Donald Trump Avoid Vietnam? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/26/us/politics/trump-vietnam-draft-exemption.html

8 year old boy died seven days after entering USA

8 year old boy Felipe Alonzo Gomez died seven days after entering USA
Details are beginning to emerge on the death of an 8 year old boy on Christmas eve.
According to news reports, the boy died "shortly after midnight" on Christmas day.
He had arrived in December 18th, 2018.
CNN (12-25-2018):
The ministry said CBP alerted Guatemalan officials of the death on Tuesday. The boy arrived in El Paso with his father December 18 and was transferred to the Alamogordo CBP station on Sunday, according to the statement.

Prominent Sanders backer (James Zogby): There's no war on Beto, but charisma ≠ progressivism

The board member of Our Revolution tweeted that there is no war on Beto, a reference to a recent NBC NEWS article. But he used the opportunity to note that Beto is no Bernie:

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