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Monday, February 18, 2019

A study released on Sunday tallies the chemical weapons attacks over the course of the Syrian civil war, which has left hundreds of thousands dead. At least 336 have occurred, according to authors Tobias Schneider and Theresa Lütkefend of the Berlin-based Global Public Policy Institute.

Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime carried out 98 percent of them, according to the authors, dropping chlorine gas, sarin and sulfur mustard gas on Syrian civilians.


Sunday, February 17, 2019

Texas Rep. Will Hurd, the sole Republican representing a congressional district along the southern border, said more than 1,000 farmers in his state are at risk of having their land seized by the federal government to facilitate the construction of President Trump's long-promised wall. "In the great state of Texas, we care about a little thing called private property, and there's going to be over 1,000 ranchers and farmers potentially impacted if the government comes in and takes their land," Hurd said on "Face the Nation" Sunday.


Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe outlined on Sunday the reasons top officials decided to open a counterintelligence probe and obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump.

In an interview with CBS' Scott Pelley on "60 Minutes," McCabe said Trump had been speaking in a "derogatory way" about the Russia investigation for weeks, which they viewed as an attempt to "publicly undermine the investigation."

He said officials were concerned by the President's "own words."


A student from a Tampa suburb is facing misdemeanor charges after an apparent confrontation with his teacher who wanted him to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. The 11-year-old refused to recite the pledge, telling his teacher that he believes the flag is racist and America's national anthem is offensive to black people, according to a Bay News 9 report that cited a statement that the teacher gave to district officials.


Saturday, February 16, 2019

Amazon hasn't paid any taxes to the US government in the past two years. Actually, Amazon received hundreds of millions of dollars in federal tax credits in 2017 and 2018. That might seem nuts, considering Amazon is the third-most valuable company in the world and earned a record $10 billion last year. But critics of Amazon's tax bill aren't accusing Amazon of doing anything improper. "This is tax avoidance, not tax evasion. There's no indication of any wrongdoing, except on the part of Congress," said Matthew Gardner, senior fellow at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a liberal think tank.


Comments

ROFL!

Dulli doubles-down on stupid posts yet another home-schooler writing subjectively in yet another rwing rag.

"The magazine is published by the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research,[1][5] a national free-market think tank based in New York City."

en.wikipedia.org

Which is because he had no argument to the facts cited in articles in #25.

Facts having a liberal bias and all.

SO... what we learn is that if you are a lib who wants to devolve into a rwinger, all you have to do is read and cite rwing sources. GIGO

What is Nationalism? Its History And What It Means in 2018

www.thestreet.com

Dulli is just another Trumpian New America Firster.

He's a big fan of Charles Lindbergh.

'America First': From Charles Lindbergh To President Trump

www.npr.org

- when the Dems have the presidency

The economy is historically better.

www.google.com

- a historically bad one like Obama

www.google.com

-the right simply waits until the next election and tries to do better.

www.politico.com

No wonder you wear that 'Suicidal for Trump' tshirt.... you're never right about anything, ever.

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