Crime pays…

Trump has now spent 232 days on a golf course he owns in his 1,072 days in office.

It is his 67th day at his course in West Palm Beach.

Taxpayer-paid golf tab: $118.3 million

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Trump undermining science is a strategy

In just three years, the Trump administration has diminished the role of science in federal policymaking while halting or disrupting research projects nationwide, marking a transformation of the federal government whose effects, experts say, could reverberate for years.

Political appointees have shut down government studies, reduced the influence of scientists over regulatory decisions and in some cases pressured researchers not to speak publicly. The administration has particularly challenged scientific findings related to the environment and public health opposed by industries such as oil drilling and coal mining. It has also impeded research around human-caused climate change, which President Trump has dismissed despite a global scientific consensus.(NYT)

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Homeless in California.. slides NYT

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Swedish Mulled Wine

2 bottles dry red wine

1 bottle sweet white wine, like sauternes or German spaetlese

1 lemon

1 orange

10 cloves

10 cardamom pods

3 cinnamon sticks

1 inch fresh ginger, thinly sliced

1 cup raisins

1 cup blanched almonds

1 cup sugar (or to taste)

1 tablespoon bitters

1 cup vodka (optional)

Step 1

Combine wines in a large saucepan. Using a vegetable peeler, remove the zest of citrus fruits. Squeeze fruits and add juice to wine. Tie up lemon peel, orange peel and spices in cheesecloth and add to wine. Add raisins, almonds and sugar.

Step 2

Bring wine mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and gently simmer for 15 minutes, or until flavors are well blended and almonds are soft. Skim wine from time to time to remove any foam. Taste glogg and add sugar as necessary.

Step 3

Just before serving, add bitters and aquavit or vodka. Ladle glogg into mugs or cups and provide each guest a spoon for eating the raisins and almonds.

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Trump new darling OANN isn’t maga

A bunch of Trump tweets hailing @oann had me wondering. Where is Fox? A new girl on his arm…. then I find Giuliani is doing a ‘documentary’ ( of course—) by none other than OANN. THEN I WATCHED THE ‘ BREAKING BULLETIN’ from a ‘reporter
exclusive black cars, jets, in the night.. bullshit.
One America News Network, also referred to as One America News, is an American right-wing news channel launched on July 4, 2013, owned by Herring Networks, Inc. The network is headquartered in San Diego, California, and operates a news bureau in Washington, D.C. and New York City. (.Wikipedia ) if you drill just tiny bit, a gusher pops up. Herring affiliate is the Washington Times. WASHINGTON TIMES is owned by none other than the Unification Church. Moon wants to bid on Al JazeeraAmerica.
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Trump unleashes yet another maddening scandal as he opens the door to Saudi Arabian interference – Raw Story

Trump unleashes yet another maddening scandal as he opens the door to Saudi Arabian interference – Raw Story
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