Daily Archives: May 18, 2017

Banking Testimony – Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Discusses “Too Big” and 21st Century “Glass Steagall”…

Sip slowly, this explainer was hard to write.   There is a considerable amount of perplexed frustration following on the heels of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifying to the Senate Banking Committee earlier today and specifically saying: 02:20 Glass-Steagall? “we do … Continue reading

Posted in Bailouts, Big Government, Big Stupid Government, Economy, Legislation, media bias, President Trump, Uncategorized, US Treasury, USA | 180 Comments

First Lady Melania Trump Announces Side-Line Travel Plans…

WHITE HOUSE – Mrs. Melania Trump is pleased to announce some of the stops on her first foreign trip as First Lady of the United States of America. On Friday, May 19, 2017, the First Lady will join her husband … Continue reading

Posted in FLOTUS, Melania Trump, President Trump | 115 Comments

Reminder – David Plouffe: “Trump Must Be Destroyed”…

Reminder.  David Plouffe was President Obama’s campaign manager and Senior White House advisor:  (source link)  Plouffe has ideological cohorts, friends and embeds inside almost all corporate media entities; specifically WaPo and NY Times.

Posted in Agitprop, Big Government, Deep State, Dem Hypocrisy, Donald Trump, media bias, President Trump, Professional Idiots, propaganda, Uncategorized | 257 Comments

Parallel Policies? Parallel Administration? Mike Pence Remarks To U.S. CoC at “Invest In America” Summit…

Something appears to be happening within the administration that is currently impossible to define with regard to intent of construct. For the sake of my own internal disposition, and to ensure a geographic distance from sharp things, a modicum of … Continue reading

Posted in Big Government, Big Stupid Government, Budget, Donald Trump, Economy, President Trump, Trade Deal, Uncategorized, US Treasury, USA | 446 Comments

President Trump and Colombian President Santos Joint Press Conference – 3:45pm…

President Donald Trump meets today with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. Trump and Santos were meeting to discuss collaborative policies on the drug trade and drug cartels.  Together they will hold a joint press conference from the White House at … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Economy, media bias, Mexico, President Trump, Uncategorized, USA | 132 Comments

President Trump Releases Additional Statement on DOJ Special Counsel Appointment…

President Donald Trump held an informal luncheon with news reporters and TV anchors today in advance of the upcoming international visit.  Brett Baier reports President Trump was relaxed, warm and comfortable and showing no change in disposition from all prior … Continue reading

Posted in Big Government, Big Stupid Government, Deep State, Dem Hypocrisy, Dept Of Justice, FBI, Legislation, media bias, President Trump, Russia | 373 Comments

Secretary Tillerson and Secretary Kelly Hold Joint Press Conference With Mexican Officials – Drug Cartel Initiatives…

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Department of Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly hold a press conference with Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray and Mexico’s Secretary of Government Miguel Angel Osorio Chong. President Trump has instructed the State … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, DHS, Illegal Aliens, Mexico, President Trump, Refugees, Secretary of State, Secretary Tillerson, Trade Deal, Uncategorized | 63 Comments

Legislative Branch

The last federal budget was signed into law in September of 2007 for fiscal year 2008 by George W Bush. It has been almost an entire decade since the worlds largest economy, the United State of America, had a federal … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Legislation, President Trump | 287 Comments

May 18th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #119

In an effort to keep the Daily Open Thread a little more open topic we are going to start a new daily thread for “Presidential Politics”. Please use this thread to post anything relating to the Donald Trump Administration and … Continue reading

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Thursday May 18th – Open Thread

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those … Continue reading

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