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trump obamaDid Barack Obama tap Donald Trump’s phone?

If so, therefore, is Donald Trump correct that the former President is either a "bad man", or "sick", as he tweeted?

Right now, my response, until we know for sure, is, who knows what the Obama administration did, or did not do?

 

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trump grimmaceThere is a constant in action-adventure movies that just when you think it can’t get any worse, it does. It’s a rule that applies to the Trump administration, too. The fire in the kindling that has built up around the posts in the President’s brain has turned into a conflagration so great that even Smokey the Bear has left the forest. 

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trump clintonby Ron Chapman
The American Democracy is the first experiment in citizen control of government in two thousand years.   Since that time, the age of democracy has arisen.  Over the past two hundred years more nations have turned to democracy than any other form of government.   

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by Lou Gehrig Burnett
Obama ends on high note
    President Barack Obama is ending his two-term reign as president on a high note.  His job approval rating is at 58%, which puts him among the highest of modern-day presidents.

 

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trump watchMuch is being said about Donald Trump’s new press secretary—his name is twitter. Some love it and join our president-elect in the optimism for the future.

Then, there’s others who have take a different view.  The media goes ballistics and becomes hysterical every time the digital communications future commander in chief goes into operations.  Although Trump and his followers believe he is the man of the future, some believe the leaders of our past would be stone-faced with embarrassment over his emotional twitter tirades.

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Wednesday, 21 December 2016 13:42
Obama's get Putin, pre-Trump, options are limited

putinThough Donald Trump isn’t sure if a guy in Jersey hacked the Democrats, or not, U.S. intelligence services are confident it was the Russians trying to help #anyonebutclinton. It’s not like Trump needed the help, as it turns out, because the Clinton campaign’s deplorable blunders doomed Hillary, even before Bernie was tossed out of the lifeboat with his hands still bound. Notwithstanding, it boggles the imagination that Russia would set out to elect a rightist Republican as the next U.S. President, but as the Nobel Poet Laureate Bob Dylan, said, “For the times they are a-changin.’”

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trump carrierDonald Trump is not even in the White House and he is already saving jobs. Within the past few weeks, he has helped secure jobs at an automobile factory in Kentucky and at a Carrier plant in Indiana. In fact, Carrier was threatening to take 2,000 jobs to Mexico, but will now retain 1,100 jobs in Indiana, mostly due to Trump’s deal making abilities. 

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Monday, 21 November 2016 14:09
Trump's triumph, Obama's long stroke

331px Barack Obama playing golf 2Don’t expect President Obama to go away as quietly as an Irish mother’s whisper. It’s not going to happen. For starters, he was leader of the Democratic Party for the last eight years. This is good news for a scandal-plagued DNC that’s, essentially, rudderless right now. But, who needs an administrator when you have a shadow President to direct the party’s activities from behind the statuary. There are rumors that his Presidential Library is going to be built on K Street.

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Tempest in a teapotIn November of 2008, the world of conservatism was rocked by the overwhelming victory of Barack Obama as the nation’s 44th President.  

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obama terrrorPerhaps coming at the right time, one week before the national elections, the Obama Administration is pleased with th improvement in the GDP.  Here is a statement from Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, on the advance estimate of GDP for the third quarter of 2016. You can view the statement HERE.

 

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  • Despite 5th plea, Schiff says House Intelligence Committee pursues Flynn's documents
  • Facebook Live: Discuss harm of Trump budget proposal on Louisiana coastal economy, restoration
  • Governor Edwards welcomes Pence with Medicaid, budget, Louisiana coast wishlist
  • World Premiere tonight in N.O. Bilderberg, the Movie

flynn2Despite General Michael Flynn’s announcement via his counsel that the General and former head of National Security, would take the 5th Amendment in Congressional proceedings, the Intelligence Committee will pursue information, regardless.

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560 usgs land loss map 2The efforts to rebuild the Louisiana coast has suffered a major and immediate setback, assuming that Congress goes along with the most recent budget proposal from President Trump.

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penceToday, Governor John Bel Edwards welcomed Vice President Mike Pence to Louisiana as he Veep is attending a event with top Louisianqa Republican officials. Along with the welcome, however, is a wishlist of requests including an item of recent vinctage involving the current Trump budget which tears a hole into the funding for the Louisiana coastal restoration. 

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bilderbergIt is always an honor when a movie premiere is held in New Orleans and tonight is no exception. At 7:30 p.m. Bilderberg, the Movie will premiere at the historic Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania Street.

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