Welcome to the inauguration – it’s 2017.
This guy would double the price of Martin Shkreli’s Epi-Pen!
See: Forget insider trading. Tom Price may have violated House rules. (The Hill)
and: ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli says Trump Will ‘Make Pharma Great Again’ (Fox Business) << Watch this!
The Domestic Conspiracy That Gave Trump The Election Is In Plain Sight (Huffington Post)
“Kiss democracy goodbye!”
F for EPIC Fail. That’s the only grade Betsy DeVos deserves. She’s living proof that money can’t buy an education.
The GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan fantasy (Boston Globe)
Tillerson won’t label Saudi Arabia a human rights violator (Washington Post)
Donald Trump Denies Golden Showers Story: “I’m a Germaphobe” (Cosmopolitan)
Report: Trump plans to shrink top intelligence agencies, including CIA (Business Insider)
House Republicans gut their own oversight (Politico)
Should Donald Trump be Suspended from Twitter? (Vanity Fair)
Trump Promises a Revelation on Hacking (New York Times)
Jeff Sessions Omits Decades Of Records For His AG Confirmation Hearing (Huffington Post)
That’s the end of journalism in the USA, folks. We are now officially a Fake News Nation…
In Trump’s New Year Note, Love and a Jab at ‘Enemies’ (New York Times)
‘Charlatan’ Evangelist To Pray With Trump At Inauguration (Huffington Post)
Donald Trump’s God whisperer (Politico)
Amidst the media storm about the pressure to perform at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, one dancer breaks rank for an exclusive MarieClaire.com interview about the turmoil behind the scenes.
Learn more >> A Rockette Speaks Out (marie claire)
The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 22, 2016
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The invasion of the swamp rats:
Trump’s conflicts of interest: a visual guide (The Guardian)
” you know, he is my leader and if he decides to drop the swamp and the alligator, I will drop the swamp and the alligator.” – Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich Says Trump Has Given Up On ‘Draining The Swamp’ (Huffington Post)
The swamp rats…
Ivanka Trump could be the most powerful first lady yet (Washington Post)
and for further reference: The Godfather
Because truth is stranger than fiction…
Nothing to see here. Move along, folks… Who needs the EPA anyway?
Historical reference: Stevie Van Zandt on Nelson Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Anthem ‘Sun City’: ‘We Named Names’ (Q&A) (The Hollywood Reporter)
NOTE the high-quality Trump water on the table. Doesn’t look like anyone drank any…
And here’s a “bonus cartoon” featuring Apple’s Tim Cook >>
NASA Scientist Says Earth Is Due for ‘Extinction-Level’ Event (New York Magazine)
For reference: The Trump-o-Meter
Mural of Putin kissing Trump destroyed in Vilnius (Baltic Times)
Donald Trump, in Louisiana, Says He Will End Energy Regulations (New York Times)
Exxon’s Rex Tillerson Is Top Candidate for Secretary of State (Wall Street Journal)
Trump Picks Scott Pruitt, Climate Change Denialist, to Lead E.P.A. (New York Times)
Flynn under fire for fake news (Politico)
Ben Carson believes Joseph built Egypt’s pyramids to store grain (Washington Post)
- Trump antagonizes China in latest ill-advised Twitter rant (Raw Story)
- Donald Trump’s Call With Pakistan Was a Hypocritical Mess (TIME)
- Donald Trump Speaks To Taiwan’s President, Reversing Decades Of U.S. Policy (Huffington Post)
- more to come…