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trump walk22In 2014, Gallup found that Baby Boomers, (born between 1946 and 1964), were skewed slightly Democratic by 2%. The Millennials, (born between 1980 and 1996), however, favor the Democratic Party by a 20-point margin. According to CNN, the boomer population peaked in 1999, with 78.8 million members. Pew Research put it in context; Millennials are expected to overtake Boomers in population in 2019 as their numbers swell to 73 million and Boomers decline to 72 million.

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 dowdAnother change in Trumpland.

As per Axios:

President Trump's personal lawyer John Dowd has resigned as the head of the president's legal team for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, per the NYT.
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putin rollsHas the news media and many Republicans such as John McCain and others over-reacted to the latest controversy surrounding President Donald Trump involving Russia?

On Tuesday, Trump announced during the middle of an Oval Office meeting and in front of the news media, that he called President Vladimir Putin and congratulated him on his election victory.  Shortly afterwards, John McCain slammed the President for doing so. Others followed.

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trump court womenUh, oh.

For almost a year and a half, the cry coming out of Trump world has been “Russia, Russia, Russia.

Obviously, that issue emerges out of the investigation into possible Trump campaign “collusion” with Russia.  While the Republicans in the House Intelligence Committee have claimed they have found no collusion, all is not well for Trump and his administration.

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double boilMore turmoil in the White House continues to cast doubt on Donald Trump’s leadership. Start with the firings of FBI Deputy Director, Andrew McCabe, and Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. McCabe’s potentially unfavorable testimony before a grand jury convened by Special Counsel, Robert Mueller, doomed him. Trump has now fired two top FBI officials, including Director, James Comey, to protect himself from Mueller’s Russia investigation.

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hillary pelosi InPixio secret weaponsThank goodness for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. If not for their continuing mistakes and unpopularity, it would have been a tough week for President Trump and the Republican Party.

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RED LINE TRUMPToday, we learn that the Robert Mueller forces are apparently sending his troops up to, if not, beyond the Trump red line. 

Despite threats of shutting down the special counsel operation, Mueller is on the march as he is reported to have issued subpoenas to the Trump Organization. So goes a real investigation, not the cowardly corrupt activity we saw led by the notoriously deceptive, Devin Nunes.

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Wednesday, 14 March 2018 19:30

BEWARE of Nancy Pelosi in Conor Lamb's clothing

pelosi lambLast night’s Democratic Party victory in a congressional special election in Pennsylvania should terrify Republican Party leaders. Former Marine, 33-year-old Democrat Conor Lamb apparently edged GOP candidate Rick Saccone by several hundred votes.

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GOP HOUSE INTEL NUNES TRUMPThe Republican Majority who control the House Intelligence Committee has rendered a judgment and The New York Times reported it as follows: “‘The bottom line [is] the Russians did commit active measures against our election in ’16, and we think they will do that in the future,’ Mr. Conaway, said. But, he added, ‘We disagree with the narrative that they were trying to help Trump.’” Perish the thought!

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bell morrellAmid the existence of severe distrust among various factions of the Louisiana legislature, Governor John Bel Edwards  on Monday addressed the opening of the Louisiana legislative regular session.  

Earlier in the morning, Warren Bell (WBOK News Director, anchor of the "The Morning Cup" news show) captured some of the existing anger, frustration and distrust among the legislators.  His guest, New Orleans Senator JP Morrelll, provided the background information and details. 

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