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    September 8, 2017 | Federal Legislative Report | AFSCME Video

    Congress is still working on a budget for the fiscal year that begins October 1st. The plan, which will come up for a vote soon is to pass tax cuts for the rich and big corporations, paid for by cutting Medicare, Medicaid, education and other vital public services. This week the Trump administration announced that it would end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. DACA protects from deportation the many who were brought to this country as children, at no fault of their own. It’s now up to Congress to pass legislation to prevent a humanitarian crisis and allow these young people to remain in this country. The…

  • The fallout from Trump’s intervention in Navy SEAL discipline case
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    The fallout from Trump’s intervention in Navy SEAL discipline case

    JUDY WOODRUFF: War and crimes, the two came to a head this weekend with a divide between the military and the commander in chief. William Brangham has the story. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: At the center of all of this is the case of Chief Petty Officer Edward Gallagher, a highly decorated Navy SEAL. Previously, he was accused of murdering a wounded ISIS militant in Iraq in 2017 and of shooting at civilians. A court-martial acquitted him on those charges, but did convict him of posing in a photograph with the dead militant’s body. Gallagher was demoted for that. But the controversy since has been whether the Navy should mete out any…

  • PBS NewsHour full episode November 25, 2019
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    PBS NewsHour full episode November 25, 2019

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: Pro-democracy forces in Hong Kong deliver a stunning rebuke to Beijing at the ballot box, as leaked documents reveal the brainwashing faced by China’s imprisoned Uyghur Muslims. Then: questions of military justice. The U.S. secretary of the Navy is out after the Pentagon and White House clash over the proper punishment for a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes. Plus: aging Italy. As the country’s birth rate plummets, anxiety soars and the era of the big Italian family comes to a crashing stop. ANGELO MAZZA, University of Catania: Eventually, the population could extinguish. And when baby boomers will retire,…

  • DeMarcus Cousins Thinks Confederate Statues Should Go | TMZ TV
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    DeMarcus Cousins Thinks Confederate Statues Should Go | TMZ TV

    BOOGIE, WHAT’S UP, BOSS? HOW ARE YOU DOING, MAN? DEMARCUS COUSINS, HUGE NBA STAR. PLAYS FOR NEW ORLEANS PELICANS RIGHT NOW. HE’S FROM ALABAMA. BOTH NEW ORLEANS AND WHERE HE’S FROM ALABAMA ARE BOTH GOING THROUGH DIFFERENT ISSUES WITH CONFEDERATE STATUES. WE ASKED HIM, WE SAID — DO YOU THINK THEY SHOULD TAKE ALL OF THOSE CONFEDERATE STATUES DOWN? HELL, YEAH. AND YOU’RE FROM ALABAMA, RIGHT? [BLEEP]. HE’S SPEAKING OUT, KEVIN DURANT JUST TALKED ABOUT THE DONALD TRUMP SITUATION. THE WARRIORS DON’T LOOK LIKE THEY’RE GOING TO BE INVITED TO THE WHITE HOUSE. HARVEY: I DON’T THINK THEY WOULD GO, WOULD THEY? ANNOUNCER: I DON’T THINK THEY WOULD GO. WE…

  • Six Flags Over Texas: We’re Keeping Our Confederate Flag | TMZ Live
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    Six Flags Over Texas: We’re Keeping Our Confederate Flag | TMZ Live

    THERE ARE A LOT OF CONFEDERATE SYMBOLS GOING DOWN AND ONE THAT IS NOT IS SIX FLAGS IN TEXAS BECAUSE THAT FLAG IS FLYING HIGH AND IT AIN’T GOING NOWHERE RIGHT NOW. THIS IS THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICAN FLAG. KELLY: IT LOOKS DIFFERENT THAN WHAT YOU’RE USED TO SEEING. THE GIANT CROSS IS THE BATTLE FLAG. THEY CHANGED IT. I LOOKED THIS UP. WHEN IT WAS LIMP IT LOOKED LIKE THE OTHER UNITED STATES FLAG. SO THAT’S THE BATTLE FLAG. HARVEY: BUT THEY BOTH SYMBOLIZE THE SUCCESSION FROM THE UNION. KELLY: IN FACT, THE FIRST FLAG, THE ONE WAVING THERE, IS THE FIRST FLAG. THAT WAS THE FIRST FLAG…

  • Nancy Pelosi Says Trump’s Family Should Hold an Intervention for Him
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    Nancy Pelosi Says Trump’s Family Should Hold an Intervention for Him

    Let’s get to the news. After several public fights with President Trump yesterday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in an interview today, “The presidency is not just a reality show.” Said Trump, “You’re lucky you have immunity this week. You’re lucky.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi today called President Trump’s behavior villainous and said that he is “crying out for impeachment.” And then she said the Democrats are not on the road to impeachment, then she said the President’s family should hold an intervention for him. Well, which is it, Nancy? This is usually the part where the waiter says, “Do you need a few more minutes?” That’s right. […

  • CLINTON CASH: The Untold Story of Bill & Hillary Clinton – Directors Cut [FULL HD MOVIE]
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    CLINTON CASH: The Untold Story of Bill & Hillary Clinton – Directors Cut [FULL HD MOVIE]

    Greetings from Washington, I Want to thank all of you for your work to root out corruption that weakens economic development feeds black markets and organized crime and Undermines the promise of democracy. I believe in the oldest adage in American politics which is follow the money a new report today claims that the Clinton Foundation gives about 10% of its money that it raises to actual charities enormous amounts of money have flowed to the Clintons from foreign governments For financiers and businesses the Clinton Foundation dropping its self-imposed ban on collecting funds from foreign governments and entities You have a foreign corporation or a foreign government that wants…