On Feb. 12, the Trump administration released its 2019 budget proposal for changes to make to the federal government's spending. Many of the cuts in the plan are unlikely to become reality: Congress just increased spending limits last week, and it rarely dares to change entitlement programs. But the budget is an important signal of the administration's priorities. read more
important to realize that help is on the way. And that we have every reason to expect smoothly tabulated elections in the future. I'm talking, of course, about the upcoming production of Trump voting machines. Yes, I'm serious. In case you missed the story, presidential adviser and first daughter, Ivanka Trump, has been busy getting trademark approvals from the Chinese government, CNBC reported. As you might expect, the new trademarks approved last month include lots of fashion items, such as handbags, shoes and jewelry. But they go beyond fashion. "The trademarks also cover items including nursing homes, sausage casing, and voting machines," the story said.
As the nation lurches closer towards being ruled by a tyrannical dictator with unwavering support from the Republican Party, the American people are ignoring an even greater threat to their waning secular democracy rule by tyrannical theocrats. The rise of theocrats in powerful positions of authority is particularly disconcerting because not only was America created as a secular nation with a secular Constitution, but because the theocrats running the federal government represent a very small minority of the population. And now Trump has given that vicious minority what they elected him to do in the first place; another radical Christian extremist, William Barr, in a powerful federal government position.
The man who survived a mountain lion attack while out for a run in Colorado recalled thinking "this would be a crappy way to die" during his fight for survival. Travis Kauffman, 31, has told a local radio station that he first noticed the wild animal during his run down a trail on February 4, when he heard pine needles rustle behind him.
CNN's Jake Tapper tackles the Trump administration's hypocrisy on anti-Semitism after calling on Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) to resign after an "anti-Semitic" comment about Israel.