Young People: You Didn’t Vote, And Now You Protest? | Inter Press Service

Bernie Sanders’ run was based on 2 million votes from the 19-24 age group – voters who basically abandoned the elections after his loss in the primaries. Young people’s abstention rate, close to 67 percent, made the Millennials equivalent to the Silent Generation, and lost its demographic advantage. Millennials had a favorable view of Sanders at 54 percent, against 37 percent of Clinton. Just 17 percent of young people had a positive view of Trump.Had only millennials voted, Clinton would have won the election in a landslide, with 473 electoral votes to Trump’s 32.

Source: Young People: You Didn’t Vote, And Now You Protest? | Inter Press Service

Inoreader – Tuesday Open Thread | Here’s what we do if GOP refuses to impeach Donald Trump for giving classified intel to the Russians

We take over every town hall that every Republican in Congress holds from here on out. When it comes to the cowards who refuse to hold town halls, we peacefully march on their offices in Washington DC. We occupy the National Mall out front of the Capitol, or wherever else we can get permits. We use every legal means possible to take over DC, to the point that nothing happens until these coward Republicans realize their careers are over in 2018 if they don’t do something about Trump now.

Source: Inoreader – Tuesday Open Thread | Here’s what we do if GOP refuses to impeach Donald Trump for giving classified intel to the Russians

Is There a Point in Trying to Engage in a Dialogue With Your Oppressor? | Dame Magazine

Despite the anger of the president, who threatened the students with expulsion from their own graduation ceremony, the students stood as a group and turned their back on DeVos, indicating that they were both unwilling to listen to her and they did not recognize her right to speak to them. The students were absolutely right to do this: What is the point of trying to engage in dialogue with people who will not even recognize your basic rights to exist?

Source: Is There a Point in Trying to Engage in a Dialogue With Your Oppressor? | Dame Magazine

Donald Trump Defends Sharing Information With Russia – The New York Times

Mr. Trump’s tweets on Tuesday morning appeared to undercut the carefully worded statements made by his advisers on Monday night that attempted to dispute the original story without taking issue with specific facts in it. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson said in a statement that the president “did not discuss sources, methods or military operations” with the Russians. Mr. Trump’s national security adviser, H. R. McMaster, likewise told reporters that Mr. Trump had not disclosed intelligence methods or sources.

 

Meltdown coming soon!