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Day 1084


(Matt Kiser) #1

1/ Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi military bases housing U.S. troops Tuesday night in retaliation for the assassination of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani. No U.S. or Iraqi casualties have been reported. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called the strikes a "slap in the face" to the U.S. and not sufficient retaliation for the killing of Soleimani. (Washington Post / NBC News / NPR / New York Times / CNN / ABC News)


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Iran Iran So Far Away
(David Bythewood) #2

Incredible. More and more Congress members are stating that Trump’s assassination of Soleimani had no justification.

Cross-posted:


(David Bythewood) #3

While Trump whines about PRESIDENTIAL HARASSMENT, Puerto Rico has STILL never received the $18 BILLION in disaster relief for Maria, and is now suffering from devastating earthquakes and yet another failure of their power system.


(David Bythewood) #4

Appeals court lifts block on $3.6 billion for Trump border wall plan

A divided panel of the 5th Circuit ruled in the administration’s favor on the use of military construction funds.


One of the two Republican-appointed judges was a Trump appointee, of course.

Court allows Trump to use $3.6 billion in military funds to build border barriers

Vitally important thread: Iran is hjiacking little-used twitter accounts of reporters (or creating fakes) to spread disinformation:


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