govt

  1. BDBoop

    July 29, 2018: Trump threatens to close down the govt if he doesn't get his way

    I can't decide if he's having a tantrum over the wall, or trying to take all eyes off Cohen and the meeting he didn't know about. No really - he didn't. He's telling the truth this time. Srsly.
  2. cpicturetaker12

    FED JUDGE, GOVT responsible for "losing several hundred parents"

    Gees and he/she doesn't even have an Hispanic surname... And appointed by GEORGE W. BUSH. Judge in migrant reunification case says government at fault for ‘losing several hundred parents’ BY JOHN BOWDEN - 07/28/18 08:28 AM EDT 412 1,621 A federal judge commended the Trump administration on...
  3. cpicturetaker12

    BREAK'G: Govt seized more than 100 Cohen tapes related to Trump & his BIZ.

    Looks like a new headline to me. 12 2 days ago, 100 tonight. Remember this, just last week? Guess he was right. MICHAEL AVENATTI SAYS MICHAEL COHEN HAS MORE TAPES OF DONALD TRUMP, DEMANDS THEIR IMMEDIATE RELEASE https://www.newsweek.com/michael-ave...-trump-1035182 The government seized over...
  4. bajisima

    Federal govt doesnt owe insurers Obamacare payments

    This will hurt.. The federal government doesn’t have to pay health insurers money they claim they’re owed from an Obamacare program, a federal appellate court ruled Thursday morning in a case with billions of dollars at stake. A divided three-judge panel rejected claims from two Obamacare...
  5. bajisima

    Canadian govt to buy Trans Canada Mountain pipeline

    The Canadian government said on Tuesday it will buy Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd’s (KML.TO) Trans Mountain pipeline project for C$4.5 billion ($3.5 billion) but does not intend to be the long-term owner of the project, which has faced fierce environmental opposition. Finance Minister Bill Morneau...
  6. Singularity

    Blatant lie: Trump says govt has no choice but to separate kids, cites 'horrible law'

    This might be the most demonstrably, completely false thing the president has said. It's just rank untruth, couldn't be more inaccurate, and it reflects his desire to cover up a moral wrong he alone is responsible for. I mean, the Department of Homeland Security is well equipped to house...
  7. bajisima

    Trump lawyer paid 400K by Ukraine govt to arrange WH talks

    Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, received a secret payment of at least $400,000 (£300,000) to fix talks between the Ukrainian president and President Trump, according to sources in Kiev close to those involved. The payment was arranged by intermediaries acting for Ukraine's...
  8. Eve1

    Should the Gov't have final say on the first name of your baby?

    Today a French couple was denied their right to call their baby girl "Liam" on the grounds that the child may confuse her gender as female. In the past the French governement has denied parents the right to call their children anything they deemed could cause potential harm or needless...
  9. Madeline

    How To Get Your Money's Worth From Your Gov't

    Most elders want to stay in their homes until they die. I certainly do! AND they want comfort, pretty decor, safety, convenience, etc. I certainly do! And I am CHEAP. I want FREE stuff, as often as I can get it. This thread is meant to help you identify sources of GOVERNMENT funding you...
  10. Madeline

    HUD Sec. Ben Carson Spends $31,000 On Dining Set For His Gov't Offfice

    Shit looks like the dining set my grandmother was always trying to palm off: [/B] Ben Carson spent $31K on dining set for his office | TheHill OMFG. This is shit a village selectman would know better than to do. What inspires subordinates to commit public corruption crimes...
  11. HayJenn

    Another Govt. Shutdown??

    Hours to a midnight shutdown deadline, congressional leaders scrambled to rally support for a sweeping half-trillion-dollar spending deal Thursday amid last-minute objections from a conservative in the Senate, and attacks from left and right in the House. As opposition appeared to swell in the...
  12. Goofball

    2013 Shutdown Schumer on shutting down govt over immigration....

    What a fucking hypocritical tool. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ocm28icTWUA
  13. cpicturetaker12

    Confessions of a NON-essential govt employee (or when I had to ask, WHAT AM I?)

    This really cracked me up! I was just talking to someone earlier today about my brush with "am I essential". It was in the parlance of the day, we were considered "quasi governmental" employees. So when we faced a government shut down during Reagan, most of of us HAD to ask, what are we? It...
  14. cpicturetaker12

    Trump having inauguration ANNIV party at MarALago, $50k ea. (during gov't shutdown?)

    Oh well, $50k a head celebration at swanky country clubs the PRES owns must certainly fall under "essential" government operations. Wasn't he there on NEW YEARS and then again last weekend? Remember, I said it, wait till "the Season" starts, he'll be down here ALOT. (Have you gotten your...
  15. Tedminator

    Russian Govt accuses USA of aiding ISIS

    one problem though.. Russia uses video game pictures to claim US helped Isil The Russian defence ministry attempted to pass off an image from a video game as “irrefutable evidence” that the US was cooperating with Isil in Syria. The ministry claimed in a Facebook post and tweet on Tuesday...
  16. Madeline

    US Federal Gov't Shutdown Now Inevitable?

    NOTE: my thanks to Wonderer for the correction. There has been an extension of the 2016/2017 budget through to December, 2017. Thus, the pressure on Congress to address this before October 1st has been eliminated...
  17. cpicturetaker12

    13 govt agencies 'climate change' report sent to press fearing pres suppression

    13 govt agencies 'climate change' report sent to PRESS fearing Trump suppression You know folks this is pretty IN YOUR FACE by the scientific community. I believe they are doing it out of SINCERE CONCERN. (And yes, maybe some 'fuck you'). For those who don't appreciate what you are reading...
  18. cpicturetaker12

    RUSSIAN GOVT worker, salary $75k a year, bought 2 Trump condos & a $3MILL home in MIA

    I can't afford a house in Bal Harbour or a LOT. I've had earnings that wouldn't qualify me for the LOT and I've had numbers easily in the scope of this Russian official's. I don't own 2 Trump condos either. Maybe TRUMP' Russian customers don't have to 'qualify' like us common Americans...
  19. cpicturetaker12

    MUELLER hires another top federal gov't. CRIMINAL law prosecutor

    There was one last week I heard about, he was a top prosecutor for organized crime. I heard about this one passing by the TV earlier. This one has done criminal prosecutions. Sounds like this is getting more SERIOUS! National Security Top criminal law expert joins special counsel Robert...
  20. cpicturetaker12

    WH furious, "they tricked us". Oval offce photos of Russians used all over GOVT sites

    22 pictures taken, many immediately tweeted and USED AS PROPAGANDA ion PUtin werbsites. So PUTIN asked TRUMP to meet with Russian diplomats in the OVAL OFFICE. Trump obliges. They bring in RUSSIAN media--who take pictures. NOT TO MENTION that Russian cameras were INSIDE the Oval Office...