Morning Digestion – 11-7-19: MEDIA UPSET TRUMP FIGHTING BACK. EVIDENTLY THEY HAVE BEEN ASLEEP THE LAST THREE YEARS.

Gasping in horror from the media as they “discover” Trump doesn’t take attacks lying down. Shock as he fights back.

listlinks and MQ’s:

IMPEACHMENT:Vindman the target of Trump’s twitter war room. Of course.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/06/us/politics/trump-vindman-twitter.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage
Summary: This is about story told by a LtC Hickman about Vindman denigrating USA, NYT going thru backflips to knock it down.
NYT says Trump wanted Barr to hold a newser to say nothing illegal in Zelensky call.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/06/us/politics/trump-william-barr-ukraine-call.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

Bill taylor transcript. He said it was Rudy who pushed Biden investigations. We knew that.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/06/us/politics/trump-impeachment-hearings.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Politics
MQ: Lawmakers plan to question Mr. Taylor and George P. Kent, a senior American diplomat who oversees policy in the region, during a televised joint session on Wednesday. Then on Friday, they will hear from Marie L. Yovanovitch, the former American ambassador to Ukraine, about her abrupt recall to Washington this spring amid a campaign to smear her as disloyal.
A Winner for Dems? Willie Brown says no.https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/williesworld/article/Impeachment-a-winner-for-Democrats-Don-t-bet-14803559.php
MQ: The basic story — Trump pressured Ukraine to announce investigations into Democrats that would help Trump — is out there already. People know how they feel about it, and if you believe the polls, they’re pretty evenly split on whether the president deserves to be thrown out of office.

TRUMP:WB’s lawyer announced “coup has started” “impeachment soon” on twitter in ’17https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-louisiana-rally-duck-dynasty-eddie-rispone
MQ: Mark Zaid, one of the attorneys representing the intelligence community whistleblower at the center of the Democrats’ ongoing impeachment inquiry, tweeted conspicuously in January 2017 that a “coup has started” and that “impeachment will follow ultimately.” Then, in July 2017, Zaid remarked, “I predict @CNN will play a key role in @realDonaldTrump not finishing out his full term as president.” Also that month, Zaid tweeted, “We will get rid of him, and this country is strong enough to survive even him and his supporters.”
Tuesday election wake up call for Trumphttps://thehill.com/homenews/senate/469352-republicans-warn-election-results-are-wake-up-call-for-trump
MQ: “The suburban losses seem to continue in some places,” Graham noted Wednesday morning as Republicans started to digest Tuesday’s results. “I think when you look into [it], it’s more about tone and style than it is about policy.”
US China will phase out tariffs if deal is struck. Why is this news?https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-china-to-remove-tariffs-bit-by-bit-if-partial-deal-clinched-says-beijing-11573129323?mod=hp_lead_pos1

US collected record $7bil in tariffs in Septhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-collects-a-record-7-billion-in-tariffs-in-september-11573052402?mod=hp_major_pos1

Don’t know what it has to do with Trump but Fed put $62bil into economy yesterday.https://www.wsj.com/articles/fed-adds-62-542-billion-to-markets-wednesday-11573076553?mod=hp_major_pos2

POLITICS:Biden attacks Warren as elitisthttps://www.politico.com/news/2019/11/06/joe-biden-calls-warren-elitist-066637
MQ: “She has things in her plan that are just not realistic, but if you question it, she says you don’t understand or you’re talking like a Republican,” Biden said on continued. “It’s just an elitist attitude that it’s either my way or the highway.”
Warren’s play to pay for her plans is the oldest one in the book: soak the rich.https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/11/06/us/politics/elizabeth-warren-policies-taxes.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage
On Medicare alone, the MQ: Some money would come from added revenue from existing taxes.Workers would no longer pay for health insurance premiums, so their take-home pay would rise, and they would pay taxes on that extra money. Ms. Warren also wants to strengthen tax enforcement to collect more taxes.
Bernie has spent $30mil in early states.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/07/us/politics/bernie-sanders-television-ads.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage
MQ: A big TV buy could help Mr. Sanders with the demographics among which he is weakest: older voters who are the likeliest to be watching television without skipping the commercials
Jeff Sessions plans torun for his old seat. WH says it opposes.https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/jeff-sessions-ex-attorney-general-forced-out-by-trump-plans-to-run-for-former-senate-seat-in-alabama/2019/11/06/e6c17c1e-00e4-11ea-8bab-0fc209e065a8_story.html

Lizzie is angry and antagonistic. Her team says sexist!https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/elizabeth-warren-faces-a-new-line-of-attack-shes-angry-and-antagonistic/2019/11/06/dd27b4fa-00af-11ea-8bab-0fc209e065a8_story.html

SJW:Tucson voters rejected  sanctuary status in vote Tuesday. It went too far.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/06/us/arizona-tucson-sanctuary-city.html?action=click&module=News&pgtype=Homepage
Va turns blue. The confederate past is forgiven. Because it turned…blue.https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2019/11/06/bright-blue-virginia-leaves-confederacy-behind/
MQ: The Confederacy in Virginia is dead. And Donald Trump presided.

Repulsed by the president, a new base of the Democratic Party rose up three years ago. It organized after the Women’s March in the blue suburbs of Washington and elsewhere, got behind a wealth of candidates new to campaigning, and flipped 15 seats in the House of Delegates. Last year, it flipped the congressional delegation from 7-4 Republican to 7-4 Democratic. And on Tuesday it added at least five more state House seats and flipped at least two in the Virginia Senate, giving Democrats a unified majority of the political branches in the state, which already has a Democratic governor. ****THE RACIST GOV IN BLACKFACE.I know Alicia Keys so I can use the n word says billionaire’s wifehttps://pagesix.com/2019/11/06/billionaires-wife-claims-she-can-use-n-word-because-she-knows-alicia-keys-suit/?_ga=2.239108033.393423724.1572963857-1532260336.1569418806

TECH:Escotters come to Hoboken. Not good.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/06/nyregion/lime-scooter-hoboken.html?action=click&module=News&pgtype=Homepage
MQ: In Hoboken, the problem has gotten so bad that the city has had to hire two officers whose job is to police unruly riders. Some riders have even been caught scootering while drunk.
Two twitter employees charged with spying for Saudis. Access to twitter info.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/06/technology/twitter-saudi-arabia-spies.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Business
Probably shouldn’t mention they appear to be muslims.MQ: Ali Alzabarah was an engineer who rose through the ranks at Twitter to a job that gave him access to personal information and account data of the social media service’s millions of users. Ahmad Abouammo was a media partnerships manager at the company who could see the email addresses and phone numbers of Twitter accounts.
Airbnb is for bang shooters. 42 shot in six months.https://www.sfchronicle.com/crime/article/Orinda-Airbnb-violence-fits-pattern-at-least-14815970.php
MQ: To law enforcement, it’s not surprising there are problems at short-term rentals. With social media to amplify the reach of a party ad, a rental property can quickly become the site of underage drinking, brawls, noise complaints and, in some cases, homicides.
WTF:Trying to figure out the Mormon Massacre. The three vehicles attacked were 11 miles apart.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/06/world/americas/Lebaron-Family-killed-Mexico.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=World%20News

OK Boomerhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2019/11/05/ok-boomer-year-old-lawmaker-shuts-down-heckler-during-climate-change-speech/
listen to this.
California reprieve from fires. But it’s only for now.https://www.wsj.com/articles/california-enjoys-respite-from-fires-but-more-danger-looms-11573131600?mod=hp_listb_pos2

The leaker of the Amy Roach hot mic tape on Epstein works at CBS. ABC execs warned.https://pagesix.com/2019/11/06/abc-warns-cbs-about-leaker-after-amy-robach-flap/?_ga=2.129922894.393423724.1572963857-1532260336.1569418806

Time or the Mona Lisa to go?https://nypost.com/2019/11/06/new-york-times-art-critic-says-louvre-should-ditch-mona-lisa/

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