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A day of great shame for Miami’s Cuban American community

A day of great shame for Miami’s Cuban American community

President Donald Trump visited Miami on Friday and held a political rally at the Manuel Artime Theater in Little Havana. He was there to announce the rollback of the Obama initiatives on Cuba, started on December 17, 2014. It turned out to be a pep rally attended by a few hundred former Cubans, and children of former Cubans, from the Miami area.

James Comey testimony on Russia meddling and other matters

James Comey testimony on Russia meddling and other matters

Former FBI Director James Comey came before a Senate Intelligence Committee to give testimony on why he was fired by President Trump, his understanding of Russia’s meddling in the U.S. presidential election of 2016 and other matters dealing with the president of the United States.

Miranda raps of the ‘the commonwealth with not a lot of wealth, but not quite a nation.’

Miranda raps of the ‘the commonwealth with not a lot of wealth, but not quite a nation.’

“Pay your bonds first, close the hospitals, F#$.!? the patients,” the U.S. Congress tells Puerto Rico as the island nation sinks into the sea… Lin-Manuel continues: “This is an island 100 miles across, a hurricane is coming and we’re running up a loss.”

Obama hosts discussion with young people

Obama hosts discussion with young people

Former President Barack Obama used his first public appearance since leaving office to dole out advice to young people on leadership, managing social media and even marriage. At a forum Monday for students at the University of Chicago Obama talked about his formative experiences as a community organizer and as a young politician running for office in Illinois.

Trump supporters stand to lose with his wall

Trump supporters stand to lose with his wall

These Trump voters that live along the Mexican border stand a chance to lose a significant chunk of their property and be FORCED to sell it to the government for significantly less than what it’s worth.

Carlos Curbelo voted yes

Carlos Curbelo voted yes

The Carlos Curbelo vote during the weeks leading up to the loss of the ‘TrumpDoesn’tCare’ Act to replace Obamacare became almost a state secret. In the end Curbelo showed more loyalty to Donald Trump then to the thousands of constituents who would have lost their healthcare under the new law.

The Trump budget explained. Poverty and the military expected to grow.

The Trump budget explained. Poverty and the military expected to grow.

President Donald Trump presented his first budget last week. The military, veterans and his “wall” fared well. Everyone else… not too good. Art and culture will receive $0. State Dept. and its offices around the world? Slashed. Programs for needy children and the elderly? Forget about it! The good news is that the wealthy are expected to continue to rake it in.

Trump addresses joint session of Congress (Video + Transcript)

Trump addresses joint session of Congress (Video + Transcript)

President Trump on Tuesday (Feb. 28) delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress. The following is a transcript, as prepared by the Federal News Service. TRUMP: Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the first lady of the United States … … and citizens of America, tonight,…

Budweiser’s immigrant story; or, in your face Donald Trump

Budweiser’s immigrant story; or, in your face Donald Trump

Budweiser’s new Super Bowl commercial tells the story of the German immigrant who co-founded Anheuser-Busch and the brand’s deep roots in St. Louis. The commercial, titled “Born the Hard Way,” was released Tuesday, and hits in the midst of a raging immigration debate.

Meryl Streep destroys Trump at Golden Globes; he retorts with Twitter rant & lie

Meryl Streep destroys Trump at Golden Globes; he retorts with Twitter rant & lie

Meryl Streep accepted a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday. During her acceptance speech she took the time to warn of what lies ahead under a Trump presidency. She emphasized that moving forward “the principled press [must] hold power to account, to call them on the carpet for every outrage.”

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