Veterans Affairs won’t hand over documents showing suspected shadow influence of Trump associates

The Department of Veterans Affairs won’t give Congress records that could show the undue influence friends of President Donald Trump have over agency policy, MilitaryTimes reports. A bombshell investigation by ProPublica in August revealed that three close Trump associates — Ike Perlmutter, CEO of Marvel…

Brett Kavanaugh said he would kill Roe v. Wade last week and almost no one noticed

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh needs to give Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) plausible deniability regarding his anti-abortion views. Collins, who is nominally pro-choice, said shortly before Kavanaugh’s nomination that a Supreme Court nominee “who would overturn Roe v. Wade would not be acceptable to me.”…

States Beg SCOTUS To Let Them Fire LGBTQ Employees

–16 States are asking the Supreme Court to give employers the right to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity 16 states urge Supreme Court to rule they can fire people just for being LGBT “-Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Follow…

Bernie Sanders Lashes Out At The Senate Over Bloated Mílítary Budget

The U.S. Senate on Monday voted to give the military $716 billion for 2019, approving one of the biggest defense budgets in modern American history despite concerns from some economists and lawmakers about the rapidly rising federal deficit. The 2019 military budget, approved by an…

Top Ten Reasons We Take Kids From Their Parents At The Border

I couldn’t make these cartoons without the support people give me on Patreon! If you can spare it, a $1 pledge really matters to me. Here’s a list of organizations that are mobilizing to help separated immigrant children | The Texas Tribune Transcript of cartoon:…