Top intel Dem hints at dragging Trump before Committee

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From Tommy Christopher:

The plot continues to thicken around the White House’s attempt to cover up their coordination with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) to leak classified information, and otherwise obstruct that committee’s investigation of the Trump administration.

On Friday, members of both the House and Senate Intelligence Committees were invited to the White House to review the materials that they say relate to the “unmasking” of administration officials, which is the issue that Nunes raised in Trump’s defense.

House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) was one of the members to view those materials, and he had some very interesting observations to make about them on CNN’s State of the Union, as well as an intriguing hint at a future target for testimony:

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More Labels, Not Less

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From driftglass:

The problem with the Fake Center is that they have it all exactly backwards: It’s not that we label people too much in politics, it’s that we don’t label them nearly enough,

Thanks to cover fire from the Fake Center con men like Ron Fournier and Matthew Dowd, the Right has been allowed to slap on and wash off political labels easier than a Chuck-e-Cheese return entry hand stamp.

For example. remember back when they were “Ride or Die” Bush regime dead-enders? Because I sure do:

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Holocaust Survivor Confronts Trump’s Deportation Policies

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From Dorian de Wind, Military Affairs Columnist at The Moderate Voice:

Having had many relatives rounded up, hauled off to concentration camps and exterminated by the Nazis during World War II and having listened to the obscene threats by presidential candidate Trump to round-up and deport millions of undocumented immigrants, I was shaken to the core by a video I recently watched.

It is the video of a Holocaust survivor of both the Auschwitz and Dachau concentration camps, 87-year-old Bernard Marks, warning Trump’s U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Thomas Homan that history is not on the administration’s side.

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Archaeologists Uncover Last Human To Die Happy

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From The Onion:

DEMBECHA, ETHIOPIA—In a startling find that contributes significantly to the understanding of modern man’s evolutionary development, University of Edinburgh archaeologists working in Ethiopia’s Afar Region announced Wednesday that they have uncovered the preserved remains of the last human to die happy.

According to the researchers, carbon dating concluded that the fossilized skeleton is that of a Paleolithic man—nicknamed “Felix” by the team of scientists responsible for the find—who died perfectly contented and unencumbered by regret roughly 30,000 years ago.

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The Worst Reality Show on TV, ‘Duck Dynasty,’ Ends

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From The Life and Times of Bruce Gerencser:

These days it’s tough to find reasons to be cheerful about the state of the nation – but an America without Duck Dynasty is a good place to start. No show in television history has ever sucked quite like this one. And if the TV gods are willing, no show ever will.

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What Neil Gorsuch Won’t Say about Abortion

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From Michael Kinsley:

When it comes to reproduction, there are two “bright lines” pre-installed by nature—conception at one end and birth at the other—but neither of them is of much use if you want to avoid painting yourself into a corner. Both sides of the abortion argument would benefit from a different “bright line,” a moment in the gestation of a fetus when it becomes “human” and has “human rights,” starting with the right not to be aborted. At the end of your life, your humanity disappears instantaneously, like flipping a switch. It’s natural to think that the same must be true about the beginning of your existence as a human being. But it isn’t.

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