Friday, May 24, 2019

Weekend!

  Enjoy the weekend, see you bright and early Monday morning.

work by Yuko Shimizu



'Love Bite'

Hanna

The Failure

The Atlantic: A Single Scandal Sums Up All of Trump’s Failures - The president has been intervening in the process of producing a border wall, on behalf of a favored firm. by David A. Graham
...Trump has repeatedly pressured the Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Homeland Security to award a contract for building a wall at the southern U.S. border to a North Dakota company headed by a leading Republican donor.

Hannity - The King Of Fake News

The Daily Beast: Out-of-Control Hannity Thumbs His Nose at Fox News Bosses - Despite reportedly being told to stop referring to dubious pundits as ‘investigative reporters,’ the prime-time star has continued to do so. Does anyone at Fox control Hannity? by Justin Baragona

Missouri

Salon: Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs bill banning abortions at or beyond eight weeks into law - The bill bans the procedure even in cases of rape, incest or human trafficking by Shira Tarlo

The Onion - Corner Store Customers Saddened By Sight Of Frantic Trump Doing Scratch-Off Tickets Right On Counter

The Onion: Corner Store Customers Saddened By Sight Of Frantic Trump Doing Scratch-Off Tickets Right On Counter

No Sleep

Get Pocket: What Happens to Your Body on No Sleep - In short, nothing good—and just one bad night can trigger a cascade of scary side effects.

Have An Excellent Friday

work by Don Hong-oai





Ezra Klein - Robert Mueller Wants To Testify In Private

Brian Williams - After Saying He Never Lost His Temper, Donald Trump Rages At 'Crazy Nancy

Lawrence O'Donnell - Donald Trump Calls Rex Tillerson ‘Dumb As A Rock’

The Ending

The Palmer Report: For Donald Trump, it was always going to end like this by Bill Palmer

'Stable Genius'

Guardian UK: Trump v Pelosi: how a 'stable genius' president met his match - Analysis: With calls for an intervention on his behalf, the House speaker has knocked an ‘extremely calm’ leader off balance

Mueller

Guardian UK: Mueller 'wants to testify in private' to Congress, Democrat says – live - Jerry Nadler, the House judiciary committee chair, told Rachel Maddow the special counsel doesn’t want ‘a political spectacle’

Impeach

NY Times: Impeaching Trump Is Risky. So Is Refusing To. - Nancy Pelosi’s case against impeachment is growing incoherent. By Michelle Goldberg
If Trump’s outrageous misdeeds are visible for all to see — and they are — you don’t need further investigation to justify beginning an inquiry into whether impeachment is justified.

Theresa May Resigns!

NY Times: Theresa May Resigns: Live Updates
Mrs. May said on Friday that she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as Britain’s prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan through Parliament.

The Market On Friday

  Good morning. At 9:10 a.m. ET DOW futures are +126 and the price of oil per barrel is up. The market is poised to open significantly higher.

CNN: Brexit fears have already trashed the pound. May's exit offers little relief By Julia Horowitz