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Former President Barack Obama took a clean jab President Donald Trump, saying it was wrong to use a position of power for attacking others as “enemies of the people and then suddenly pretending that you’re concerned about civility.” “I would like to think that everybody in America would think it’s wrong to spend all your time from a position of power vilifying people, questioning their patriotism, calling them enemies of the people and then suddenly pretending that you’re concerned about civility,” he told a cheering crowd. Trump has repeatedly called the media “fake news” and “the enemy of the people.”…

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Meghan McCain  has  reconsidered the power of her own words in the wake of the attempted bomb attacks against Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and other prominent Democrats. McCain said she regretted using combative language toward Clinton, who sits across the political aisle from McCain and her late father, Sen. John McCain. She expressed concern that her past comments have contributed to the country’s current polarized climate — a climate that led to several Democratic figures and CNN being targeted by pipe bombs in the mail this week. “I really try every day, I really try to come into work thinking…

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Caitlyn Jenner says she no longer supports  President Donald Trump, whom she backed during the 2016 presidential campaign, declaring “I was wrong” in an op-ed published by the Washington Post on Thursday. “Trump was the first Republican presidential candidate to claim to support this valuable, vulnerable community, and I was encouraged by the applause he received when he said at the Republican National Convention in July 2016 that he would stand up for the LGBTQ community,” the Olympian-turned-reality star wrote. “Sadly, I was wrong,” continued Jenner, who confirmed she underwent gender confirmation surgery in January 2017 after revealing her new…

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President Donald Trump has invited Vladimir Putin, to visit Washington next year, US National Security Adviser John Bolton says. The two leaders have met several times on the sidelines of international meetings but have held only one bilateral summit, in Helsinki in July. They are expected to meet briefly in Paris next month to mark the centenary of the end of World War One. Speaking at a news conference in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, Mr Bolton said: “We have invited President Putin to Washington after the first of the year [2019] for basically a full day of consultations. What…

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A former CIA officer, Phil Mudd has confirmed what anyone with half a brain already knew: that President Donald Trump bears the ultimate responsibility for the series of deadly explosives sent to high profile Democrats and to the president’s most reviled media outlet, CNN. Mudd, the ex-deputy director of the CIA’s Counterterrorist Center and the FBI’s National Security Branch, appeared on the targeted network and told Jake Tapper that Trump’s divisiveness is destroying our country. “A lot of people are coming out today and saying despite what the White House said, the president is responsible,” Mudd said. “Going [to] political…

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World-famous actor and prominent Democratic activist Samuel L. Jackson took to Twitter to call the attempted bombings on some Democrats what it is: TERRORISM Muthafukkah, Can You Say it???!!!!!! — Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) October 24, 2018 Far-right wing extremists committed some 41 bombings, 173 arsons, 91 attempted bombings/arsons and made 619 bomb threats against abortion providers in the United States while white supremacist terrorists notoriously bombed a church in 1963, killing four young Black girls. The worst act of domestic terrorism in the United States history, of course, was the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, where right-wing anti-government extremist…

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Sean Hannity took advantage of the  mailing of suspicious packages and potential explosive devices to prominent Democrats to criticize Hillary Clinton ― one of the intended recipients. The Fox News host showed a clip of the former secretary of state and presidential candidate saying earlier this month that “civility can start again” if Democrats win back the House or Senate. “OK, now she’s singing a different tune after actual criminal acts against Democrats,” Hannity said in a sarcastic tone. “Oh, it’s only if it happens against Democrats. I’m beginning to catch on here. Now she’s calling on us to all…

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Appearing on “New Day” to promote his new book, “Trump: The Blue-Collar President,  former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said that President Donald Trump “is a liar” and that he “should probably dial down the lying.” Scaramucci was asked by CNN’s John Berman about the President’s pattern of spreading falsehoods and what he would call someone who spreads lies. Scaramucci said such people are “like a rascal, like a scoundrel.” “I asked you what do you call someone who likes to lie? You said a scoundrel,” Berman replied. “Another thing you could call someone who likes to lie is…

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The depressing visuals of the caravan of migrants fleeing poverty and the violent repression has become something many of us are wondering what will happen to these distressed people.  However, the camp of President Donald Trump seems not to bother. The overblown and shamefully discriminatory fears of the right-wing were mocked by Ellen Show producer Andy Lassner, who took to Twitter to joke that he was much more worried about women like Melania Trump obtaining citizenship in this country by marrying rich racists than of any group of humans who simply seek the opportunity and shelter that the rapacious foreign…

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NBC host Megyn Kelly has finally issued an on-air apology after she defended white people who wear blackface while discussing Halloween costumes on her show a day earlier. “I want to begin with two words: I’m sorry,” Kelly said at the start of “Megyn Kelly Today” on Wednesday. “You may have heard yesterday that we had a discussion here about political correctness and Halloween costumes. And that conversation turned to whether it is ever OK for a person of one race to dress up as another. ” She continued: “I defended the idea, saying as long as it was respectful…

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