I will still say this again and again because it seems like we’re on to phase 2 of whatever plan the White House cabinet is focusing on:

Don’t let Bannon and Miller out of the news or out of sight

And, the whole shake-up for the intelligence leadership should still be something to pursue and investigated.

Win for Big Pharma

Source: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2017/01/31/1628064/–Negotiator-Trump-caves-to-big-pharma

I guess we won’t be seeing government negotiated reduction or regulation of drug prices any time soon.  What about stopping price fixes or big pharma from raising the cost of medicine by 400x? Why would Trump cave-in s0 easily? This is out of character and would seem like some backroom dealing of some sort.

Are we heading into an Autocracy?

Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/03/how-to-build-an-autocracy/513872

With sales of the book 1984 and other like it soaring, we ask the question of whether we’re heading into another phase of government. Autocracy? Totalitarian state? Plutocracy?

Russian Military situation is on the rise in Eastern Ukraine

Source: http://www.euractiv.com/section/europe-s-east/news/military-situation-in-eastern-ukraine-worsens/

As the world focus on the American drama unfolding, we should keep a look out of what’s happening in both Europe and the Middle East.  This will be very important to the order (or disorder) of things to come.

Can Republicans change the voting rules without Democrats?

Source: http://www.npr.org/2017/02/01/512840513/senate-republicans-break-democrats-boycott-to-advance-trump-nominees

Since the whole Republican’s “won’t vote for a Supreme Justice” when Obama tried to introduce Merrick Garland during the end of his presidency, it seems to embolden Republicans to do even more.  Would this include changing all and any rules to ensure they get what they want?  Isn’t this in violation of our democracy?  I think we’re heading into unknown waters in politics but we should stand-up to unprecedented actions that doesn’t benefit the country as a whole.


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