Michael Hayne

10 incredibly fake facts Trump supporters believe are true

Americans, divided and polarized as they are, live in two distinct worlds. In one world, the earth is not flat, climate change is real and Bill and Hillary aren’t pimping kids out in the basement of a pizza restaurant.

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5 of the Most Destructive Right-Wing Supreme Court Decisions in American History

When ultra-conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in 2016, many on the left and center heaved a huge sigh of relief. Barack Obama was the sitting president who would be nominating his successor, perhaps bringing us a liberal dominated court and killing the constant threats of overturning Roe v. Wade for some time. But that comforting thought slowly morphed into an exasperated burst of heartburn once it became clear that the Grand Obstructionist Party was going to block any of Obama's choices for Supreme Court, however qualified and moderate she or he might be.

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Trump Is Audaciously Trying to Privatize Native American Land

Each day, we the people are forced to endure something profoundly horrific being committed by Trump. And since Republicans' only concern is maintaining their grip on power, they could care less what damage their president does to their constituents. We've already seen scientific, environmental and social groups get slaughtered by Trump's desire to enrich himself and his Wall Street pals. Now it's Native American tribes' turn.

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Paul Ryan Has Fantasized About Destroying Medicaid Since He Was 'Drinking at a Keg' in College

While most college kids have big dreams of moving out of their parents' home and making a major impact on the world, House Speaker Paul Ryan was having slightly different dreams. His dislike of the working poor and government services designed to assist them during financially difficult times has been going on since his college days.

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If Trumpcare Ends Up Happening, Up to 7 Million Veterans Could See Their Health Care Ruined

The abominable AHCA (or simply Trumpcare), the House Republican’s replacement of Obamacare, is being felt far and wide. While the Senate has already said it has no intention of taking up the House version and the hope is it will die there, many are frightened by the sheer amount of malice the bill contains.

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That's Rich: Hypocritical, Obstructionist Republicans Now Think It's Time to Sing Kumbaya and Back Our New President

A former reality TV star who bragged about sexually assaulting women, cheated hundreds of contractors and workers out of pay, insulted the family of a slain Muslim soldier, mocked a disabled reporter, sent out mean-girl tweets to a former beauty queen at 3am like a psychotic ex-boyfriend, avoided paying millions in tax obligations, and made a whole political career out of resurrecting the racist birther movement with continuous assaults on President Obama, has been elected president.

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Here Are All of the Trump Products Made Overseas

When right-wing commentators are not making bizarre apologies for sexual-assault braggart Donald Trump's "locker room talk," they are praising him for how great he is on trade. Trump talks big about how he will bring back jobs, not let them leave in the first place, and place tariffs on goods made in other countries, punishing corporations that offshore jobs. On this topic, like every other, Trump could be said to be stretching the truth so much it practially violates the Geneva Conventions, as he has been a prime offshorer of jobs on his path to billionaire status and has a well-documented history of treating small businesses and craftspeople like crap.

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The 10 Biggest Landowners in the U.S.

Buying land and kicking out the native or poor people who inhabit it is an American tradition, like the Fourth of July. The Land Report 100, a magazine that tracks land ownership, recently put out its annual list of the country’s biggest real estate barons. Some names are familiar, others not so much (and none of them start with a D and end with an ump.) But what they do all have in common is one thing: a political system that allows them to live the oligarchic lifestyle only Roman emperors could dream of.

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States That Voted Against Obama Receive the Most Funding From His Administration

The cognitive dissonance and brazen hypocrisy that permeates the Republican Party appears to be the only thing that trickles down to the people.

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3 Big Achievements of the Clinton Foundation That the Right Wing Will Never Be Able to Smear

Each and every day, we hear the right-wing noise machine shout about the Clinton Foundation. While it's true Hillary Clinton has to answer to some questions on past judgments, it's both disingenuous and cynical to disregard all the good the Clinton Foundation has done. 

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