Donald Trump And Mitch McConnell’s Lie About Tax Reform – The Myth Of Corporate Tax Rates

video still of President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at Rose Garden press briefing

by Richard Cameron “Tax Reform” and the myth of the corporate tax rate Donald Trump, together with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell,  participated in a press conference in the Rose Garden on Monday – a Q and A preceded by one of Trump’s excessive, rambling, largely incomprehensible word salads.  It was, as we have come to expect –  riddled with false statements and devoid of factual data. The scope of the questions and answers was too broad to deal with in their entirety here, but one topic that came up…

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Our Nation’s Foundations – Lesson Nine: Legislative Branch

by Oletta Branstiter   Place highlights of this information in one-third of the roof area of your graphic structure. In Article I, the framers of our Constitution described the powers and limitations to the powers of the Legislative Branch of our Republic. It contains ten sections.  Section 1 creates and grants power to a bicameral legislature – a House of Representatives and a Senate. Section 2 establishes specific rules for the House of Representatives, elected for two-year terms by the citizens of state districts. This section also includes the 3/5th…

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Comey’s Testimony – A “Nothing Burger”? Possibly, But The Secret Sauce Might Have A Kick

by Oletta Branstiter In spite of his leaked opening statement a day before the proceedings that could be described as wholly benign, former FBI Director James Comey came out swinging this morning as he addressed the Congressional assembly. In his opening monolog, Comey admitted: “it confused me when I saw on television the president saying that he actually fired me because of the Russia investigation and learned, again, from the media that he was telling, privately, other parties that my firing had relieved great pressure on the Russia investigation. I was also…

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Did Your Congress Members Sell You Out on Health Care, Sanctuary Cities?

By Janice Barlow Our government just passed a trillion dollar spending budget to keep the government running until the end of September. Mostly, it appeases the Democrats, and doesn’t do what President Trump promised to do regarding key issues, such as defunding Planned Parenthood and Sanctuary cities. PBS stated this morning: “GOP leaders decided against trying to use the must-do spending bill to “defund” Planned Parenthood. The White House also backed away from language to take away grants from “sanctuary cities” that do not share information about people’s immigration status…

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