Trump administration proposes weakening of endangered species protections

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Once again, Trump puts America last by giving more consideration to short term profit over the long term viability of endangered species and the environment:

https://www.truthdig.com/articles/trump-administration-takes-wrecking-ball-to-endangered-species-act/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/animalia/wp/2018/07/19/endangered-species-act-stripped-of-key-provisions-in-trump-administration-proposal/

Trump’s offer to allow Russia to interrogate Americans met with disgust

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Trump is owned by Russia’s brutal dictator Putin. Fortunately, the U.S. Senate rejected Trump’s latest concession to Russia:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/19/politics/senate-votes-republicans-russia/index.html

Trump has invited Putin to visit the U.S., presumably so that he can see what may become Russia’s new territory:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-says-hes-looking-forward-to-second-summit-with-putin/2018/07/19/450a0424-8b59-11e8-8aea-86e88ae760d8_story.html

Americans are aghast at Trump’s attempts to do Putin’s bidding:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/20/politics/president-trump-putin-visit-washington-white-house/index.html

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/20/politics/will-hurd-russia-donald-trump/index.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/19/opinion/trump-russia-putin-republican-congress.html

Here is what you can do if you oppose Trump’s attempts to turn over the U.S. to Russia:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/20/opinion/vote-democratic-party-midterm-elections-trump.html

Finland welcomes Trump, Putin with signs declaring nation as land of ‘free press’

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Trump and Putin, who have encouraged violence against the news media, were greeted in Finland with hundreds of signs about the importance of freedom of the press:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/16/politics/finland-trump-putin-free-press/

News media do not know what Trump ‘believes’

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The news media know what Trump said. They do not know what he believes.

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/07/trump-russia-putin/565436/

Trump has lied thousands of times so far during his presidency. Trump has also borrowed hundreds of millions of dollars from Russians, and so he is beholden to his financial masters and will heap unwarranted, over-the-top praise on them to curry favor.

Follow the money:

https://themoscowproject.org/dispatch/trump-russia-deutsche-bank/

https://www.vox.com/2017/7/18/15983910/donald-trump-russia-putin-fbi-collusion-fusion-gps

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/17/business/trump-organization-russia-mueller.html

https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/05/trump-lawyers-up-conflicts-of-interest/526185/

It should be obvious that someone who is so dishonest and is owned by Russian banks and billionaires should not be believed when he praises the dictator Putin and denies that his campaign team colluded with Russia. Instead, many news outlets constantly claim that what Trump says is what he believes about Putin, Russia and the hacking of Clinton’s emails:

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/donald-trump-is-the-new-benedict-arnold-2018-07-16

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/16/politics/donald-trump-vladimir-putin-press-conference/index.html

https://money.cnn.com/2018/07/17/media/trump-putin-media-helsinki/index.html

Trump lied again. But, was it yesterday or today?

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/world/europe/trump-putin-summit.html

Trump puts America last:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/this-sad-embarrassing-wreck-of-a-man/2018/07/17/d06de8ea-89e8-11e8-a345-a1bf7847b375_story.html

The news media must rise to the challenge and hold Trump’s feet to the fire:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/after-a-stunning-news-conference-theres-a-newly-crucial-job-for-the-american-press/2018/07/16/720a7c64-891b-11e8-a345-a1bf7847b375_story.html

 

Facebook gave user data to Russian company

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The Russian company had close ties to Russia’s brutal dictator Vladimir Putin, which means that Facebook users’ data was probably given to the KGB, Russia’s spy agency:

https://money.cnn.com/2018/07/10/technology/mailru-facebook-russia/index.html

Sleazy Facebook will stop at nothing to profit from its users, no matter how much harm is involved. It is obvious that Facebook users should cancel their accounts.

Russian hackers celebrated their success in electing Trump as president:

Fox ‘News’ website potentially exposes visitors to malware

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Visitors to the unencrypted Fox “News” website could be exposed to malware advertising and hackers:

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/07/despite-chromes-pending-mark-of-shame-3-major-news-sites-arent-https/

Trump baby in diapers blimp to fly over London during his visit

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I want to see this:

http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-london-trump-blimp-20180705-story.html

https://twitter.com/TrumpBabyUK/status/1014831369522999296/photo/1

The blimp won. Trump is too afraid of the funny balloon to visit London during his visit to the U.K.:

https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/trump-blimp-protest-london-visit-queen-a8436006.html

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-06/trump-to-tour-palaces-and-meet-queen-as-u-k-protesters-rally

https://www.politico.eu/article/donald-trump-kept-away-from-london-during-three-day-uk-visit/

http://www.latimes.com/world/europe/la-fg-britain-trump-visit-20180711-story.html

Protests are planned:

https://www.stoptrump.org.uk/

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jul/13/trump-dodge-london-protest-scotland-ready-racism-misogyny

The baby blimp, Trump said, makes him feel “unwelcome”:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-britain/trump-says-mays-brexit-plan-kills-hope-of-a-u-s-trade-deal-idUSKBN1K30MN

 

Judge upholds California’s immigrant sanctuary laws

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The judge’s ruling will not provide complete protection for undocumented people, and the decision may eventually be overturned by the U.S Supreme Court, but it is still a victory for now:

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/07/05/trump-sanctuary-cities-ruling-695286

Journalists face threats from murderers, Trump

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Journalists face threats from layoffs, unhinged shooters and even the president:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/29/opinions/journalists-face-a-chilling-new-truth-avlon/index.html

http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/29/media/capital-gazette-newsroom-safety/index.html

But they still go out and report the news every day:

http://money.cnn.com/2018/07/01/media/capital-gazette-annapolis-shooting/

http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/our_say/ac-ce-our-say-20180630-story.html

 

Protests spread nationwide against Trump’s family separation policy

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Protesting is very helpful, but it is not enough. People must also read the news and then vote.

https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/immigration-border-separations-protests/index.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/30/us/politics/trump-protests-family-separation.html

Toddlers as young as 3 have been appearing in immigration court without their parents:

https://khn.org/news/defendants-in-diapers-immigrant-toddlers-ordered-to-appear-in-court-alone/

Doctors and religious leaders described Trump’s policy of removing children from their immigrant families as child abuse:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/14/health/immigrant-family-separation-doctors/index.html

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/19/politics/sessions-church-complaint/index.html

https://www.democracynow.org/2018/6/19/trump_creates_crises_preys_on_fear

Amnesty International described the practice of separating families as “torture”:

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/06/usa-family-separation-torture/

Tech company executives described Trump’s policy of separating families as “immoral,” “cruel,” “heartless,” “heartbreaking” and “inhumane”:

https://www.cnet.com/news/tech-condemns-trump-apple-microsoft-airbnb-oppose-separating-families-at-the-border/

Reaction overseas was even stronger:

https://theconversation.com/trumps-act-of-state-terrorism-against-children-98612#Echobox=1529483478

The commander of a detention center in Texas said the family separation policy is “an incredibly dumb stupid decision”:

https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/immigration-border-crisis/h_b34cf12af49c40ef8619b3689e32d097

In a tense confrontation, members of Congress asked Trump how he would feel if his children were held in cages:

https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2018/06/19/lawmakers-protest-donald-trump-sot.cnn

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/19/politics/congressional-hispanic-caucus-protest-family-separation/index.html

Detention facilities for children separated from their immigrant families are described as “prison-like,” where traumatized children attempt suicide and staffing levels are inadequate:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-border-migrant-shelter-20180614-story.html

https://www.democracynow.org/2018/6/19/caged_children_terrified_infants_rep_sheila

Conditions in some detention centers are horrific, with expired food, foul water and a lack of medical care:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/25/opinion/family-detention-immigration.html

Human Rights Watch found that people are dying in the detention camps:

https://www.democracynow.org/2018/6/22/investigation_substandard_medical_care_in_ice

Trump said that many immigrants are not human, but instead are “animals”:

http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/trump-calls-some-immigrants-animals-adds-we-have-break-families

More than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents in the last two months:

http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-essential-washington-updates-1-995-immigrant-children-separated-from-1529092471-htmlstory.html

Here is what it sounds like when children are separated from their parents in an immigration detention center:

The immigration employees callously mocked the distraught children:

https://www.propublica.org/article/children-separated-from-parents-border-patrol-cbp-trump-immigration-policy

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/18/us/immigrant-children-detention-center-audio.html

And this is what a terrified, precious child looks like when her mother is searched by border patrol agents:

https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a21603133/border-crisis-little-girl-photo-john-moore/

Critics of the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their families described the practice as so inhumane that it reminds them of the internment camps where Americans of Japanese descent were held during WWII:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/25/politics/tom-udall-due-process-illegal-immigrants-cnntv/index.html

This is what happens when tens of millions of Americans don’t care enough to vote. We get an uncaring president who appoints an insensitive administration.  And they give the green light to inhumanity.

Update: A couple has raised $7.7 million in just four days to help immigrant families with their legal defenses and bonds so that they can be reunited with their children:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/19/us/raices-charity-border-immigrants.html

https://www.facebook.com/donate/490507544717085/

Protestors confronted Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, chanting “shame!” in response to Trump’s policy of removing children from their immigrant families:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/video/2018/jun/20/protesters-confront-us-homeland-security-secretary-kirstjen-nielsen-mexican-restaurant-video

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer urged opponents of the Trump administration to refrain from harassment:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/25/politics/chuck-schumer-maxine-waters-harassment-trump-officials/index.html

Occupy blocked an immigration building in Portland to protest Trump’s policy:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jun/20/occupy-ice-portland-protest-immigration-family-separations

Update: Trump has signed an executive order ending the practice of removing children from their immigrant families:

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/trump-says-he-ll-sign-order-stopping-separation-families-border-n885061

Reaction in Southern California to Trump’s changing his own policy:

https://www.pe.com/2018/06/20/advocates-others-in-so-cal-offer-sharp-reactions-to-trumps-immigration-order/

Trump plans to house more than 100,000 undocumented people in tent detention camps:

http://time.com/5319334/navy-detainment-centers-zerol-tolerance-immigration-family-separation-policy/

https://patch.com/california/concord-ca/90-000-immigrants-could-be-housed-california-tent-cities

Celebrities protest Trump’s family separation policy in Texas:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/24/us/tornillo-texas-immigration-protest/index.html

Trump advocates violating the U.S. Constitution in denying undocumented immigrants their due process rights:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/trump-advocates-depriving-undocumented-immigrants-of-due-process-rights/2018/06/24/dfa45d36-77bd-11e8-93cc-6d3beccdd7a3_story.html

Update: The Trump administration is forcing parents to sign a form agreeing to be deported as a requirement in order for them to be reunited with their children:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-family-separation-20180625-story.html

 

Republicans plan to cut food support for 2 million people

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Republicans found plenty of funding for a huge increase in the military’s budget and a gigantic tax cut for the rich. But funding for the poor? They will go hungry:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dont-forget-trumps-cruelty-is-routine/2018/06/24/447eb630-7655-11e8-b4b7-308400242c2e_story.html

Trump’s assault on environment estimated to kill 80,000 people

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If terrorists would kill this many people we would go to war. But Republicans are OK with Trump’s irresponsible environmental policies:

http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/392597-harvard-scientists-trump-environmental-policies-could-result-in

The essay was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association:

https://newsatjama.jama.com/2018/05/10/jama-forum-a-breath-of-bad-air-trump-environmental-agenda-may-lead-to-80%E2%80%85000-extra-deaths-per-decade/

A diner confronted EPA chief Scott Pruitt about his refusal to protect the environment and encouraged him to resign:

http://www.msnbc.com/velshi-ruhle/watch/mom-confronts-epa-s-pruitt-at-eatery-telling-him-to-resign-1269411907645

Update: EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned. Of course, Trump will appoint someone else to rape the environment for short term profit as quickly as possible:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/05/politics/scott-pruitt-epa-resigns/index.html

Trump’s policy of removing children from immigrant families sparks widespread criticism

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Doctors and religious leaders described Trump’s policy of removing children from their immigrant families as child abuse:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/14/health/immigrant-family-separation-doctors/index.html

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/19/politics/sessions-church-complaint/index.html

https://www.democracynow.org/2018/6/19/trump_creates_crises_preys_on_fear

Amnesty International described the practice of separating families as “torture”:

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/06/usa-family-separation-torture/

Tech company executives described Trump’s policy of separating families as “immoral,” “cruel,” “heartless,” “heartbreaking” and “inhumane”:

https://www.cnet.com/news/tech-condemns-trump-apple-microsoft-airbnb-oppose-separating-families-at-the-border/

Reaction overseas was even stronger:

https://theconversation.com/trumps-act-of-state-terrorism-against-children-98612#Echobox=1529483478

The commander of a detention center in Texas said the family separation policy is “an incredibly dumb stupid decision”:

https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/immigration-border-crisis/h_b34cf12af49c40ef8619b3689e32d097

In a tense confrontation, members of Congress asked Trump how he would feel if his children were held in cages:

https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2018/06/19/lawmakers-protest-donald-trump-sot.cnn

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/19/politics/congressional-hispanic-caucus-protest-family-separation/index.html

Detention facilities for children separated from their immigrant families are described as “prison-like,” where traumatized children attempt suicide and staffing levels are inadequate:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-border-migrant-shelter-20180614-story.html

https://www.democracynow.org/2018/6/19/caged_children_terrified_infants_rep_sheila

Conditions in some detention centers are horrific, with expired food, foul water and a lack of medical care:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/25/opinion/family-detention-immigration.html

Human Rights Watch found that people are dying in the detention camps:

https://www.democracynow.org/2018/6/22/investigation_substandard_medical_care_in_ice

Trump said that many immigrants are not human, but instead are “animals”:

http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/trump-calls-some-immigrants-animals-adds-we-have-break-families

More than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents in the last two months:

http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-essential-washington-updates-1-995-immigrant-children-separated-from-1529092471-htmlstory.html

Here is what it sounds like when children are separated from their parents in an immigration detention center:

The immigration employees callously mocked the distraught children:

https://www.propublica.org/article/children-separated-from-parents-border-patrol-cbp-trump-immigration-policy

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/18/us/immigrant-children-detention-center-audio.html

And this is what a terrified, precious child looks like when her mother is searched by border patrol agents:

https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a21603133/border-crisis-little-girl-photo-john-moore/

Critics of the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their families described the practice as so inhumane that it reminds them of the internment camps where Americans of Japanese descent were held during WWII:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/25/politics/tom-udall-due-process-illegal-immigrants-cnntv/index.html

This is what happens when tens of millions of Americans don’t care enough to vote. We get an uncaring president who appoints an insensitive administration.  And they give the green light to inhumanity.

Update: A couple has raised $7.7 million in just four days to help immigrant families with their legal defenses and bonds so that they can be reunited with their children:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/19/us/raices-charity-border-immigrants.html

https://www.facebook.com/donate/490507544717085/

Protestors confronted Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, chanting “shame!” in response to Trump’s policy of removing children from their immigrant families:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/video/2018/jun/20/protesters-confront-us-homeland-security-secretary-kirstjen-nielsen-mexican-restaurant-video

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer urged opponents of the Trump administration to refrain from harassment:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/25/politics/chuck-schumer-maxine-waters-harassment-trump-officials/index.html

Occupy blocked an immigration building in Portland to protest Trump’s policy:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jun/20/occupy-ice-portland-protest-immigration-family-separations

Update: Trump has signed an executive order ending the practice of removing children from their immigrant families:

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/trump-says-he-ll-sign-order-stopping-separation-families-border-n885061

Reaction in Southern California to Trump’s changing his own policy:

https://www.pe.com/2018/06/20/advocates-others-in-so-cal-offer-sharp-reactions-to-trumps-immigration-order/

Trump plans to house more than 100,000 undocumented people in tent detention camps:

http://time.com/5319334/navy-detainment-centers-zerol-tolerance-immigration-family-separation-policy/

https://patch.com/california/concord-ca/90-000-immigrants-could-be-housed-california-tent-cities

Celebrities protest Trump’s family separation policy in Texas:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/24/us/tornillo-texas-immigration-protest/index.html

Trump advocates violating the U.S. Constitution in denying undocumented immigrants their due process rights:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/trump-advocates-depriving-undocumented-immigrants-of-due-process-rights/2018/06/24/dfa45d36-77bd-11e8-93cc-6d3beccdd7a3_story.html

Update: The Trump administration is forcing parents to sign a form agreeing to be deported as a requirement in order for them to be reunited with their children:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-family-separation-20180625-story.html

Trump reelection team hires former Cambridge Analytica researchers

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Cambridge Analytica is the sleazy research firm that violated the privacy of millions of Facebook members in the U.S. in an effort to target them with pro-Trump campaign ads. Even after the unethical behavior was revealed and the company shut down, Trump’s reelection team decided to hire some of the firm’s former employees who now run a new company called Data Propria:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/la-na-pol-trump-2020-20180615-story.html

Ten-year-old reporter finds validation in resistance

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If a 10-year-old can report the news…

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/31/books/hilde-lysiak-child-reporter.html

This young reporter got the scoop about a murder in her neighborhood and reported the story, which attracted interest from The Washington Post and Good Morning America, when she was 9 years old before any other news media even visited the area:

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/09/us/journalist-9-responds-to-her-critics-and-becomes-a-media-star.html

She publishes her newspaper in print and online, and she is doing a good job serving her local community:

https://orangestreetnews.com/

She took her critics to task: “If you want me to stop covering news, then you get off your computers and do something about the news. There, is that cute enough for you?”

She is inspiring!

Trump praises North Korea’s vicious dictator

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Trump says Kim Jong Un — who has murdered and tortured thousands of people including U.S. citizens — has a “great personality” and that he was honored to meet him:

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/trump-praises-kim-jong-un-takes-aim-again-justin-trudeau-n882266

Federal net neutrality protections end

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States are drafting net neutrality protections, but they are being challenged and may fail:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/06/11/the-fccs-net-neutrality-rules-are-officially-repealed-today-heres-what-that-really-means/

Republicans’ elimination of net neutrality may result in higher prices and slower speeds for internet access, along with the stifling of small startups and a cable TV-style narrowed range of choices.

Judge approves AT&T-Time Warner merger, opens door to flood of media consolidation

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Get ready for higher prices on your TV and internet bills:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/06/12/att-time-warner-decision/?utm_term=.6e719cf9bbbe

The end of net neutrality is expected to open the door for an abuse of the power the AT&T and Time Warner merger — and other big mergers — will create:

https://www.cnet.com/news/why-net-neutrality-supporters-are-cringing-at-the-at-t-time-warner-merger/

UN slams Trump team’s barbaric policy of removing children from immigrant families

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The United Nations described the inhumane policy as illegal:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/05/world/americas/us-un-migrant-children-families.html

The ACLU is challenging the policy:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/06/us/family-separations-migrants-court.html

The U.S. attorney general cited biblical scripture in a bizarre attempt to justify separating children from their parents:

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/sessions-cites-bible-defense-breaking-families-blames-migrant-parents-n883296

Five actions Americans should take if Trump fires special counsel

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Here is another option: Everyone in the entire world could refuse to recognize Trump as the legitimate U.S. president. This action would effectively strip Trump of his authority, leaving him no choice but to resign.

Protests are planned in response to what would be viewed as a constitutional crisis:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/apr/14/resistance-now-trump-protests-rosenstein-mueller

https://www.pressreader.com/usa/usa-today-us-edition/20180504/281681140503481

Here is what could happen to Trump:

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/05/23/us/politics/trump-mueller-russia.html

 

Humans hell bent on destroying the natural world

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We have nearly succeeded in this madness. The world has been turned into an ecologically destructive farm with little room left for wildlife:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/may/21/human-race-just-001-of-all-life-but-has-destroyed-over-80-of-wild-mammals-study

People are causing a mass extinction of other species:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/10/earths-sixth-mass-extinction-event-already-underway-scientists-warn

People are consuming natural resources faster than nature can replenish them:

https://www.overshootday.org/

US, Australia step back from renewable energy

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This is what happens when millions of people are uninformed:

https://www.cnet.com/news/green-energy-renewables-governments-climate-change/

The planet is doomed because of a reliance on carbon energy:

https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/climate-change-killed-aliens-it-might-kill-us-too-new-ncna880671

Latest story about wrongful conviction in murder case

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http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-may-2018-gov-jerry-brown-approves-1-9-million-1526582665-htmlstory.html

This time, the wrongfully convicted man served 38 years in prison. He was eventually released, but what would we think, say and do had he been executed and then we discovered he was innocent?

Until the criminal justice system can be perfected, everyone should oppose the death penalty.

But the system is far from perfect. And another man, an African American, suffers on death row in prison even though DNA evidence could prove his innocence:

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/05/17/opinion/sunday/kevin-cooper-california-death-row.html

According to the Death Penalty Information Center, 162 people sentenced to death were exonerated. How many hundreds of innocent people have been executed?

Nearly half of Americans cannot afford basics

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http://money.cnn.com/2018/05/17/news/economy/us-middle-class-basics-study/index.html

There was plenty of money for a giant tax break for corporations and the rich and a massive increase in military funding.

Update: The UN has reported that America’s poor have suffered more with Trump as president:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/22/us/america-poverty-un-report/index.html

Millions of Americans tricked by Russians into following fake Facebook groups supporting Trump

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The fake Facebook groups did not cost Russia one dime during the presidential campaign:

https://www.cnet.com/news/congress-releases-all-3000-plus-facebook-ads-bought-by-russians/

Russian groups also bought highly targeted ads through Facebook in an effort to steal the presidential election in a bloodless coup. Mission accomplished.

Trump owes millions of dollars to Russian banks and billionaires.

White House says McCain ‘dying anyway’ as justification for ignoring concerns about CIA pick’s overseeing torture

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Trump has surrounded himself with the lowest of the low:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/10/politics/white-house-kelly-sadler-john-mccain/index.html

When John McCain was offered the opportunity to leave the prison in North Vietnam where he was tortured during the Vietnam war, he refused to leave until his fellow pilots and soldiers could go home, too. He was then tortured again.

Contrast McCain’s extraordinary heroism with the hyper privileged Trump, who used questionable medical excuses to avoid the draft during the Vietnam war.