Why aren’t Democrats screaming foul at Senate Rule change to approve Trump Cabinet appointees?






Because they’re the ones who came up with the idea originally. None other than Dirty Deed Harry Reid… A Senate rule change championed by outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid could leave Democrats powerless to stop any of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet appointments.In 2013, Sen. Reid and other Democrats pushed forward with a rule change dubbed the “nuclear option” to eliminate filibusters for all presidential nominations except Supreme Court justices. This means that a simple majority of 51 votes instead of 60 votes is necessary to confirm executive office appointments….






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Is the NYDailyTribune fake news? Our response to an accusation…






Is the NYDailyTribune fake news? Our response to an accusation… I used to be a stand up comic. And I write a lot of humor. But I also consider myself a serious journalist, and thus the NYDailyTribune. It fills a deep need for me, let’s just say I’m a HUGE Diogenes fan. Some people have a hard time recpnciling my several faces, and a guy I know and respect for years jokingly accused me of being Fake News. I responded that the fictionality of my actual existence is widely argued….






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US split right down the middle on Trump travel order






Putting the number of protests and great demonstrative actions of disapproval from the Democratic side of the fence on the Trump travel executive order regarding 7 Middle East countries, step back for a moment and realize that the country is just about split evenly on approval for the executive order. Not surprising. Half the country voted for Donald Trump and half the country voted for Hillary Clinton. It seems like the entire country is in an uproar, but that’s because what we’re seeing on TV is what makes good TV,…






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US: An impatient nation demands spontaneous gratification, we are killing ourselves with convenience






We have become a trivial Nation, with an attention span rivaling that of the goldfish, which some studies suggest has the most shallow intellect on Earth, unable to hold a thought for more than 8 seconds. Gone now the 30 second sound bite, replaced by the 140 character Tweet, which has become the new national intellectual unit of measure. We don’t know the phone numbers of our best friends, let alone our own. We value spontaneous gratification above all, we live in the moment of the click, and plan nor…






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GOP senator tells Democrat to take a Valium at testy hearing | Washington Examiner






note to Sen. Pat Roberts, don’t quit your day job for that stand up gig. anyone else notice… NO ONE laughed… Check that pill, you sure it doesn’t say Owsley? Thursday’s confirmation hearing for Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin quickly turned testy after Republican Pat Roberts of Kansas offered Democrat Ron Wyden of Oregon a Valium pill, after Wyden’s tough opening criticisms of Mnuchin. Sen. Wyden, I’ve got a Valium pill here you might want to take … just a suggestion, sir, Roberts said to his counterpart after Wyden issued…






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Julian Assange confirms he is willing to travel to US after Manning decision | Media | The Guardian






Wanted for rape, wanted for espionage, if you want to restrict immigration, let’s start with this dirtbag, eh?   WikiLeaks founder says Obama’s decision to free whistleblower means he could submit to extradition request Source: Julian Assange confirms he is willing to travel to US after Manning decision | Media | The Guardian






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