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For some Americans, it’s become more unlikely that they will out-earn their parents the way their parents out-earned the previous generation.

Manafort In The Middle

6 hours ago

Paul Manafort helped chart Donald Trump’s path to White House. But long before the lawyer-slash-lobbyist-turned-campaign chairman was a part of Trump’s team, he was a name known to the FBI.

JAY-Z couldn’t even co-sign for me

I do what I want, ’cause I’m signed to me

I get the, I get the, I get the bag

They get the bag, had to cut it in half

Stop the comparin’, y’all makin’ me laugh

Need the rehab, I’m addicted to cash…

-Gucci Mane, “I Get The Bag” (2017)

President Donald Trump addressed the world Tuesday morning from the United Nations General Assembly, an organization he has criticized in the past.

As expected, the remarks echoed the president’s nationalist platform. At the podium, he reminded world leaders, “I will always put America first just like you, the leaders of your countries, should put your countries first.” The president called the Iran nuclear deal “embarrassing” and threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea “if forced.”

As with most things President Trump does, this drew mixed reactions.

LOL, Politics

Sep 18, 2017

Most people in the West Wing are good with words. But sometimes comedy is harder than politics.

President Donald Trump skipped his first White House Correspondents’ Dinner while in office, passing up an opportunity to give a speech that has traditionally been very lighthearted. Can we expect his speeches to make a foray into funny territory?