The Travel Press is Reporting the ‘Trump Slump,’ a Devastating Drop in Tourism to the United States. At the same time, the Homeland Security chief has reported illegal border crossings dip 40%. Neither of those things are surprising. In East Berlin, after the wall, tourism and illegal immigration dropped. Rhetoric will stop some people from coming to this country, legally or otherwise. Harsh immigration measures will … [read more]
Archive for March, 2017
To fund border wall, Trump administration weighs cuts to Coast Guard, airport security
Lets leave aside my feelings on airport security, and just bask the gloriously stupid absurdity of cutting functioning security programs to fund a giant security boondoggle.
The TL;DR: Wiretapping, voter fraud, Yemen raid intelligence,that there are paid anti-trump protesters, that Obama is behind them, that there were 1.5 million people at his inauguration, and the Hawaii evidence.
I don’t get it. If you are the President, surely, you have the power to know with certainty. You are in charge of the organizations which would have been responsible! Just have them produce the evidence. And if they can’t, then maybe there are huge problems in the executive. Or maybe the wiretapping was legal, in … [read more]
Jeff Sessions used political funds for expenses in Cleveland, where he met Russian envoy. Here are some non-paywall versions of the same story: ABC news, and SFgate.
The meeting with the envoy is the one that he lied to congress about having at all, and the one that he said was conducted as part of his job as as Senator on the Armed Services Committee.
My favorite thing is being tracked across the internet by strangers who want my money. Honestly, this isn’t the end of the world, as much as it is a step towards repealing net neutrality.
Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year, encounters he later did not disclose. There sure are a lot of Russians around this administration. Also more lying to Congress than I might like.