Seth Millstein
San Francisco native, coffee shop junkie and lover of all things political. I moonlight as a DJ and am morbidly fascinated with the Republican Party's arduous march toward self-destruction.

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Trump Pretended To Drive A Truck On Thursday

On Thursday, as House Republicans were scrambling to save Trumpcare from legislative defeat, President Trump himself was busy playing behind the wheel of a big rig truck. This was part of a "listening session" with the American Trucking Association about health care reform, and so naturally, Trump celebrated truckers by posing with a truck, and the photos are hilarious. "Nobody knows America like truckers know America," Trump said during the meeting. "You see it every day, and you see every hill…

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These Trump Truck Memes Are Everything

On Thursday, Republican leadership in the House of Representatives canceled a planned vote on Trumpcare, as they determined that the legislation didn't have enough votes to pass. As this was happening, President Trump was posing for a photo-op in a big truck, and appearing to have a grand ol' time doing so. The subsequent pictures were fantastic, and unsurprisingly, the internet had a field day with them. These 25 Trump truck memes show how excited the president was to honk that horn. The backst…

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How Electronics Could Be Used In An Attack

This week, the Transportation Security Administration banned certain electronic devices from U.S.-bound planes from several Middle East and African countries. The Department of Homeland Security, of which the TSA is a part, reportedly made the decision in response to increased terrorist threats. This may have you wondering exactly how terrorists could use electronics for an attack. According to Fox News, the policy change was made after U.S. intelligence picked up "chatter" suggesting that al-Qa…

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These Electronics Are Banned On Some Flights

The Transportation Security Administration has banned barring travelers on several foreign airlines from bringing certain electronic devices on U.S.-bound flights. The news was first reported Monday, and the government officially announced the change on early Tuesday. It's not an all-inclusive ban, however, as certain types of devices will still be allowed. So, what electronics are banned on flights to the United States from the airlines in question? Under the new rules, no electronic devices la…

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These Countries Are Affected By The Electronics Ban

On Monday, the Transportation and Security Administration banned travelers from certain countries from taking electronic devices on U.S.-bound planes. Cellphones and medical devices are exempt from the ban, but other than that, passengers on nine airlines from 10 airports won't be allowed to take any electronics larger than a cellphone onto flights destined for America. If you're a traveler yourself, you may be wondering which countries can't bring electronics on planes if passengers are heading…

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An Electronics Ban Might Be Coming To U.S. Planes

According to a Reuters report, the U.S. government plans to ban passengers from certain countries from taking electronics on planes. The Guardian reports that the new restriction will apply to 13 countries, although it's unclear which ones. Two Middle East-based airlines — Royal Jordanian Airlines and Saudi Arabia airlines — confirmed that effective immediately, passengers on U.S.-bound flights on their airlines won't be allowed to take any electronics on board other than cellphones and medical …

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Some Of These Trumpcare Changes Make It Even Worse

Due to the near-universal opposition to the Obamacare repeal bill, Republican leadership in the House of Representatives has agreed to modify the bill. But don't get your hopes up: Some ways Trumpcare is being changed actually make it much worse than it was before, in a big way. Although the original Trumpcare bill was already bad news for poor Americans, many House conservatives thought it wasn't bad enough. The legislation scraps Obamacare's Medicaid expansion, which has provided health insura…

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This Billboard's Depiction Of Trump Is Sparking Controversy

Looming over the city of Phoenix, Arizona, is a Nazi-themed Donald Trump billboard, and it's making just about everybody really mad. It was unveiled on Friday by a California-based artist; it depicts the 45th president with mushroom clouds behind him and swastikas made of dollar signs to his left and right. In theory, its meaning is up to interpretation, but really, the message seems pretty clear: The artist is depicting Trump as a Nazi who will cause World War III. Unsurprisingly, the billboard…

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Taking Aid Away From The Poor Is Not "Compassionate"

One of the most abhorrent things in President Trump's budget proposal is his plan to slash funding for Meals on Wheels and Head Start, two popular government programs that deliver resources to low-income children and older Americans. When asked about this on Friday, Trump's budget chief explained that actually, cutting programs for poor Americans is compassionate. And I'm sure others would strongly disagree. Mick Mulvaney, the White House's director of the Office of Management and Budget, made …

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27 Donald Trump Jr. Memes That Are Too Perfect

If you haven't seen them yet, there are some great Donald Trump Jr. memes filling Twitter right now. This is thanks to a recent New York Times profile of the First Kid that that many readers saw as a puff piece. Proclaiming him a "different kind of Trump," the article highlighted the relatively insignificant ways in which Trump Jr.'s path in life has differed from that of his siblings. For instance, he used to go fishing as a child! To illustrate this, the Times used a picture of him sitting on…

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