Monthly Archives: November 2016

“Dick Cheney. Darth Vader. Satan. That’s power”: Steve Bannon speaks out for first time since being named Donald Trump’s top White House adviser “It only helps us when [the media] get it wrong. When they’re blind to who we are and what we’re doing”by SOPHIA TESFAYE

Caught in the midst of a national controversy surrounding his naming as top White House adviser to President-elect Donald Trump following a stunning upset victory last week, Steve Bannon railed against what he described as the elite liberal media that … Continue reading

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Donald Trump reverses course, settles Trump University lawsuit for $25 million So much for “I just don’t believe in settling” SOPHIA TESFAYE

Posted but not written by Louis Sheehan   A little more than a week after his stunning presidential victory and just 10 days before a federal class action was set to be heard by a San Diego jury, Donald Trump … Continue reading

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Mike Pompeo, Sharp Critic of Hillary Clinton, Is Trump’s Pick to Lead C.I.A. By MARK MAZZETTINOV. 18, 2016

Posted but not written by Lou Sheehan WASHINGTON — Representative Mike Pompeo was once pointedly asked why his committee’s inquiry into the 2012 attacks on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, had dragged on longer than the Watergate investigation. … Continue reading

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Bannon … posted but not written by Lou Sheehan

When Karl Rove entered the White House as George W. Bush’s political mastermind, it was often said that he dreamed of nothing less than forming a “permanent Republican Majority.” His real ambitions might have been slightlymore modest—“there are no permanent … Continue reading

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Under Obama, after tax income for the bottom fifth of households did increase by about 18 percent, or $2,200, according to a recent Council of Economic Advisers study. But that was made possible by higher taxes on the wealthy, more benefits for the poor and, in large part, by an estimated $1,900 gain from health coverage extended under the Affordable Care Act. Trump has vowed to roll Obamacare back.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-trump-inequality-analysi-idUSKBN1350FY   Tough reality check for Trump’s pledge of better heartland jobs, wages   By Howard Schneider CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – Donald Trump’s promise to revive small town America faces a tough challenge in an economy that for decades has been … Continue reading

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Supersolids produced in exotic state of quantum matter

Posted but not written by Louis Sheehan Supersolids produced in exotic state of quantum matter Superfluid Bose-Einstein condensates created with crystal structure BY EMILY CONOVER 12:23PM, NOVEMBER 7, 2016 SUPER STRIPES  Stripes of high- and low-density material form in a … Continue reading

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Rigged

JUST IN: Majority of U.S. voters thinks the economy is ‘rigged’ Reuters/Ipsos polled more than 10,000 Americans who have already cast their ballots. The poll, which will be updated as additional responses are tallied throughout the day, found the following: … Continue reading

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Science & Environment Rock shelter used by speedy early Australians By Jonathan AmosBBC Science Correspondent 7 hours ago From the sectionScience & Environment Share Image copyrightGILES HAMMImage captionThe scientists think the shelter, 550km north of Adelaide, was used episodically over … Continue reading

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