Trump’s peculiar relationship with the truth is becoming a national embarrassment (opinion) – CNN.com

(CNN)Donald Trump’s peculiar relationship with the truth — his penchant for promoting unfounded stories and conspiracies theories — represents not just a curious quirk or a character flaw. They are a much-practiced technique that has paid dividends as self-promotion in his business career and in his political rise. Over decades spent in the company of … Continue reading “Trump’s peculiar relationship with the truth is becoming a national embarrassment (opinion) – CNN.com”

Dennis Peron: a Cannabis Folk Hero Who Never Sold Out | Cannabis Now

Dennis Peron: a Cannabis Folk Hero Who Never Sold Out | Cannabis Now

Dennis Peron’s legacy is seen anywhere marijuana is legal. As one of the primary forces behind California’s revolutionary medical-marijuana law, Proposition 215, Peron planted a seed that sprouts every time another state adopts medical marijuana or legalizes cannabis use for all adults. Cannabis Now recently spoke with the ailing legalization icon at his San Francisco, … Continue reading “Dennis Peron: a Cannabis Folk Hero Who Never Sold Out | Cannabis Now”

‘Morning Joe’ Horrified by Steve Bannon’s Strange Claim to Be Leninist | Alternet

‘Morning Joe’ Horrified by Steve Bannon’s Strange Claim to Be Leninist | Alternet

“I’m a Leninist,” Bannon reportedly said. “Lenin… wanted to destroy the state, and that’s my goal too. I want to bring everything crashing down, and destroy all of today’s establishment.” By Alexandra Rosenmann / AlterNet Fevruary 28, 2017 1.6K Source: ‘Morning Joe’ Horrified by Steve Bannon’s Strange Claim to Be Leninist | Alternet

Donald Trump Is Once Again Going To War Against His Own Intelligence Agencies | The Huffington Post

Donald Trump Is Once Again Going To War Against His Own Intelligence Agencies | The Huffington Post

Trump’s outburst comes hours after CNN and The Associated Press reported that White House chief of staff Reince Priebus had asked the FBI to publicly dispute reports that the president’s team had communicated with Russian officials throughout the 2016 presidential campaign. The target of the president’s attack appears to be misdirected as the AP reported … Continue reading “Donald Trump Is Once Again Going To War Against His Own Intelligence Agencies | The Huffington Post”

Trump’s ‘Winter White House’: A Peek at the Exclusive Members’ List at Mar-a-Lago – NYTimes.com

Trump’s ‘Winter White House’: A Peek at the Exclusive Members’ List at Mar-a-Lago – NYTimes.com

Demand for membership, and its price, have risen at President Trump’s Florida resort, raising concerns in some quarters about access that only the superwealthy and influential could obtain. By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE, MAGGIE HABERMAN and ERIC LIPTON FEBRUARY 18, 2017 On any given weekend, you might catch President Trump’s son-in-law and top Mideast dealmaker, Jared Kushner, … Continue reading “Trump’s ‘Winter White House’: A Peek at the Exclusive Members’ List at Mar-a-Lago – NYTimes.com”