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Trump’s conference with Vladimir Putin and actions at 2018 NATO meeting triggers open discussions of treason as he distances the United States from NATO allies while continuing to kotow to the Russian president.

 

Russian agent Maria Butina charged with conspiracy against the United States and setting up back channels for secretive communications between Trump and Moscow.

 

 

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HEADLINES

 

00:00 Puerto Rico’s death toll is grossly understated

 

01:29 Super Bowl champs, Eagles, refuse to visit Trump -He responds with angry tweet, then throws afternoon party to deflect embarrassment   

 

08:36 Supreme Court rules in favor of Colorado baker, Jack Phillips who refused to make a wedding cake for same sex couple

 

12:13 The Conservative Media Formula: Perpetual state of Fear, Paranoia, and outrage

 

17:45 House and Senate Democrats propose bill to roll back tax cuts for the wealthy

 

19:57 David Brooks pedals “both sides” false equivalencies in NY Times op-ed article

 

22:41 Trump’s recent pardons send signals to wrongdoers

 

25:17 SPECIAL GUEST: Associate Director of Queens College honors program, Steven Leventhal discusses Paul Manafort, the Mueller investigation, potential North Korea summit, and more

 

 

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HEADLINES

 

00:24 GOP campaign adviser, Benjamin Sparks, charged with domestic battery and reportedly made ex-fiancée a sex slave

 

01:23 Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, will not seek re-election this November; may put GOP in jeopardy for controlling Congress

 

03:22 FBI raids Michael Cohen’s office for bank fraud and campaign finance violations

 

03:56 Prof. David Leventhal breaks down the rhetoric in a line-by-line analysis of Trump’s now famous cabinet meeting critique of the FBI raid of his lawyer

 

14:30 NYTimes editorial: Trump boasted about size of his building following 9/11 attacks

 

15:06 Trump’s paradoxical statement on “Fairness”

 

20:21 Leventhal’s proposal: make Hillary President so Fox News will have content to whine about and everyone else will be happy

 

20:52 “Nice, new and smart” missiles and thoughts on Syria conflict

 

24:37 Madeleine Albright’s op-ed on fascism and Trump as a threat to democracy

 

25:33 Media, propaganda, and Sinclair CEO Chris Ripley

 

28:15 New right-wing conspiracy theory machine QANON trends on Twitter and exists for two reasons

 

 

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00:27 Intro – Praising Trump, stock market crash

 

03:33 Trump’s SOTU aim for bipartisanship is in fact partisan

 

07:52 Where democracy has failed, pseudo-democracy has taken its place OR Democracy in the U.S. has lost its meaning

 

12:44 GOP’s memo is now about “Fairness and Accountability” in U.S. Intelligence Agencies

 

17:48 Rand Paul equivocates on Colbert to defend Trump

 

22:14 Russian Twitter bots are smarter than you think

 

25:20 Resisting Trump’s incompetence by use of ridicule

 

27:28 Republican Congress members continue to disavow a thorough investigation involving Russia’s powerful influence on our election

 

29:19 Paul Ryan’s disconnect with reality displayed in a single tweet about tax cuts

 

 

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NEWS

00:26 New year, same right-wing agenda

02:25 Republican Tax Plan – “the Fleecing of America” and the mainstream media’s reluctance to call it out

05:02 Orrin Hatch announces retirement, Mitt Romney likely to pursue vacancy

07:28 Trump claims responsibility for keeping America safe from air disasters in 2017

08:07 Blue states to fight back against disproportionate demands of Tax Plan with tax avoidance on behalf of their citizens

10:00 The gift of credible news sources for family and friends in 2018

11:43 Sexual harassment – the need for credibility and accountability

18:37 As the United States withdraws from the world stage, other nations move on

21:37 Republicans brace for Blue Wave in 2018

22:40 Choosing party over the United States, many Republicans attempt to discredit the Mueller investigation

26:40 Steve Bannon calls administration’s Trump Tower meeting with Russians an act of treason

 

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December 28, 2017  

NEWS

00:25 “The War on Christmas” v. the War on the Middle/Working Class

02:27 EPA to become more lenient on polluters  

04:30 Trump Administration proposes reduction in restaurant workers’ tips

06:00 “I’ll be gone, you’ll be gone (IBGYBG)” concept behind the Tax Plan scam

10:29 Trump lied repeatedly about Tax Plan being “the biggest ever”

14:12 Dirty Tricks: The recent rise of dirty sting tactics used by right wing propagandists designed to provoke outrage

21:48 USA Today –“Trump isn’t fit to clean the toilets in the Barack Obama Presidential Library”

22:59 New Republican strategy to discredit Mueller, the FBI, Flynn, and anyone who has evidence against Trump in Russian Collusion case   

 

EXCLUSIVE:

27:13 Year in Review -2017

38:00 Emergence and growth of The Resistance movement

 

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December 21, 2017  

NEWS

00:00 Intro Parody – Trump’s Federal Judgeship Appointee

03:00 Happy Holidays from all of us at FNR!

03:30 Trump hosts NRA president at Christmas party held on the 5th Anniversary of the Sandy Hook Massacre

05:10 Democrat wins Virginia House of Delegates by a 1 vote Recount

 

EXCLUSIVE:

06:27 The Republican Tax Bill Passes: What they don’t want you to know, and how they’ll try to conceal its consequences

 

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01:12 Senate races to pass Tax Bill, a Christmas gift for GOP donors.

05:46 USDA classifies 41 million Americans as food insecure.

09:34 GOP holds children’s healthcare hostage until Democrats agree on the Tax Bill

11:03 31% cut to the State Department funding forces out thousands of Civil Servants

19:43 Sexual Harassment on the Hill, $70 million paid in settlement money

22:17 Bernie Sanders calls for Progressivism within the Democratic Party

24:35 Trump draws condemnation from British officials for retweeting anti-Islamic videos

26:31 Eric Schneiderman points out fraudulent FCC comments

 

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00:44 Da Vinci painting sells for $450 million dollars!

09:24 The myth of Supply Side Economics and why it has never worked

12:02 Why the Republican Tax Bill is worse than first thought

13:18 Trump endorses Roy Moore as republicans build pressure for him to drop

14:48 Al Franken’s inappropriate behavior and false equivalencies

18:15 Trump’s Oklahoma campaign chair pleads guilty to child sex trafficking

21:50 Nebraska allows Keystone XL pipeline with alternative route

23:21 Robert Mugabe resigns as the President of Zimbabwe after 37 years

26:30 Trump’s Tax Bill is “specifically designed to screw democratic voters…”

 31:34 The fight against fake news and misinformation in the era of alternative facts, and The FCC finalizes plans to end Net Neutrality

 

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NEWS

00:51 United Nations: Hurricane Trump Hits New York

02:51 DACA:  "A President You Can’t Let Out Tonight"

04:49 Obama’s Legacy in Trump’s Presidency

06:15 The White House Ignores the Latest Findings that Refugees Provide a Financial Upside

08:10 The St. Louis Riots

09:10 Trump Urges the Passage of a Tax Plan that Does Not Exist

10:38 “Politicians Are All the Same" Reasoning Fallacy

11:25 The Repeal and Replace Zombie: "The Effort to Kill OBAMACARE is Back”

14:15 Paul Manafort wire tapped by Feds as Russian Collusion Investigation Ramps Up

16:20 Equifax Hack Affects 143 Million People

18:02 Steve Mnuchin’s Tax Payer Funded Getaways and Excursions with New Bride   

 

THEME - The Benefits of a Progressive Tax System

21:02 "How Do We Get to a More Progressive Tax System?"

25:10 Increase Capital Gains Tax: Warren Buffett Pays a Much Lower Tax Rate than his Secretary

26:38 The Estate Tax: AKA -Fox News’ “Death Tax”

27:18 Making the Social Security Tax Progressive

28:16 Financial Transactions Tax

29:00 Ending Abusive Tax Shelters: $2.6 Trillion Dollars Hidden Offshore

33:53 Business Fines Should Not be Tax Deductible

 

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