October 29, 2017

Trump tweets that “just about everything” from JFK assassination will be released to the public, eventually. “Trump did not provide a timetable for the files’ release.”   http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-updates-trump-tweets-jfk-files-transparency-htmlstory.html   Trump reportedly clashed with federal agencies over JFK document “redactions” (those blacked out sections they don’t want you to read). “The tale of the final hours before the congressionally mandated 25-year release deadline on Thursday adds a new chapter to the story of Trump’s troubled relationship with his spy agencies.”   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/29/jfk-files-release-trumps-latest-clash-spy-agencies/

Another woman comes forward claiming George Bush senior groped her “pre-wheelchair”. “Just 29-years-old at the time, Staples was posing for a picture, she explained in the post, when he “grabbed my butt and joked saying ‘Oh, I’m not THAT President.'”   https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/10/27/pre-wheelchair-george-hw-bush-groped-me-2006-fourth-woman-accuses

Republicans are very concerned about budget deficits – when Democratic presidents are in power. “They toss those concerns aside in a D.C. minute when there’s an opportunity to cut taxes.”   https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/gop-obama-debt_us_59f393a8e4b077d8dfc9adff

EPA director says Obama environmental regulations, Paris Climate Accord were a declaration of war on fossil fuel industries. “The Paris Accord was not good for this country.”   http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/357659-pruitt-obama-regulations-were-war-on-business

New York City businessman testifies that he “bought” city’s mayor, police department. “Rechnitz and Borough Park businessman Reichberg initially targeted the NYPD in their pay-to-play scheme, doling out gifts and cash to cops in return for favors. Then they set their sights on City Hall, Rechnitz said.”   https://nypost.com/2017/10/26/de-blasio-donors-shocking-testimony-100k-bought-me-the-mayor/

Heathrow airport security data discovered on memory stick found on London street. “The documents outline routes and safeguards for the Queen, foreign dignitaries and top politicians using Britain’s busiest airport…. maps showing where CCTV cameras are located…. the ultrasound detection system for protecting the perimeter fence and the runways, and detail the ID requirements for accessing every area of the airport.”   https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/heathrow-secret-security-data-found-memory-stick-london-street-a8025516.html

Insurers press autonomous car makers for accident data. “Although driverless vehicles are not expected to hit the roads for several years, manufacturers have already signalled reluctance to share accident data due to security concerns…”   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2017/10/28/insurers-push-driverless-car-makers-give-data-accidents/

Republican congressman tweets photo of “peasant hunt”. “Steve King’s annual Bud Day Peasant Hunt. ‘If Donald Trump Jr. defends 2nd Amendment as well as he shoots, we have nothing to worry about.’”   https://www.mediaite.com/online/donald-jr-goes-on-peasant-hunt-with-white-nationalist-congressman/   Freudian slip?

 

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October 29, 2017

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