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Trump was warned of a pandemic ‘that could lead to massive rates of death’ by the intel director he fired – Raw Story

Trump was warned of a pandemic ‘that could lead to massive rates of death’ by the intel director he fired – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The United States was warned last year that a pandemic could lead to serious problems if President Donald Trump and his administration didn’t take public health readiness more seriously.Stanford lecturer Brett McGurk cited a document from the office the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats’...

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Agents of Behemoth: An Introduction | Scorpius

Agents of Behemoth: An Introduction | Scorpius | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The Agents of Behemoth are the patrons of greed. They want to own everything that you will ever need. 

 

Image by Gerd Altmann.

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'Friday Night Massacre' at US Postal Service as Postmaster General — a Major Trump Donor — Ousts Top Officials – BillMoyers.com

'Friday Night Massacre' at US Postal Service as Postmaster General — a Major Trump Donor — Ousts Top Officials – BillMoyers.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

"America is in a dead sprint to authoritarianism. The man is pulling out all the stops to prevent the citizens of this country from holding a legitimate election in which he might face removal from office."

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Democratic pressure on intel agencies exposed a motherlode of information on foreign meddling helping Trump: report – Raw Story

Democratic pressure on intel agencies exposed a motherlode of information on foreign meddling helping Trump: report – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

On Saturday, Politico reported that congressional Democrats believe their pressure campaign on the intelligence community was crucial to exposing Russia’s newest plot to interfere with U.S. elections on behalf of President Donald Trump.

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As Americans Struggle To Pay Their Rent And Feed Their Kids, Trump Has Press Conference At His Golf Club In Front Of Members - Political Tribune

As Americans Struggle To Pay Their Rent And Feed Their Kids, Trump Has Press Conference At His Golf Club In Front Of Members - Political Tribune | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
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The Virus That’s Really Killing Americans? Greed - CityWatchLA.com

The Virus That’s Really Killing Americans? Greed - CityWatchLA.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The holy mantra of health professionals was coined about 2,500 years ago by the Greek physician Hippocrates: “Do no harm.”

 

Of course, that was before corporate healthcare took charge and asserted a new guiding ethic: “Jack up profits.”

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Here Are the Billionaires Funding Trump’s Voter Suppression Lawsuits – ReadSludge.com

Here Are the Billionaires Funding Trump’s Voter Suppression Lawsuits – ReadSludge.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Dozens of billionaires have donated to the RNC's legal fund that is being used to fight against expanded access to mail voting.
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Expert on authoritarian regimes explains how Trump is creating a crisis to ‘cling to power’ – Raw Story

Expert on authoritarian regimes explains how Trump is creating a crisis to ‘cling to power’ – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

This week, as the economy revealed that the U.S. GDP cratered, President Donald Trump teased putting a hold on the November election. While it is unclear if the president was attempting to distract from the economy in freefall or his falling poll numbers. 

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Trump Too Busy Discussing “Other Things” To Ask Putin About Russian Bounties - VanityFair.com

Trump Too Busy Discussing “Other Things” To Ask Putin About Russian Bounties - VanityFair.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The president has spoken to Putin at least eight times since reportedly learning of alleged bounties on U.S. troops in Afghanistan—and yet hasn’t brought up the intelligence.
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The Trump Campaign Is Accused of Laundering $170 Million – MotherJones.com

The Trump Campaign Is Accused of Laundering $170 Million – MotherJones.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A new complaint alleges the campaign is obscuring where its funds are going.

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Florida man accused of using coronavirus relief funds to buy Lamborghini - WRCBtv.com

Florida man accused of using coronavirus relief funds to buy Lamborghini - WRCBtv.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
David T. Hines, 29, got nearly $4 million in PPP funding and spent part of it on a car valued at $318,000, officials said.
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‘Voters will know who to blame’: Poll shows nearly 7 in 10 Americans support $1 trillion state and local aid GOP refuse to provide – Raw Story

‘Voters will know who to blame’: Poll shows nearly 7 in 10 Americans support $1 trillion state and local aid GOP refuse to provide – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
“Senators can no longer ignore the calls of voters, local elected officials, and economists who have repeatedly called for this relief.” Americans across the political spectrum overwhelmingly want the federal government to provide a trillion dollars for state and local aid in the next Covid-19 relief...
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Trump properties made over $17 million from campaign, RNC since 2016 - CNBC.com

Trump properties made over $17 million from campaign, RNC since 2016 - CNBC.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump's properties have made over $17 million from the Trump campaign and his joint fundraising committees since 2016.
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DHS employees say Trump deploying federal agents to Portland is a 'blatantly unconstitutional' 'embarrassment' - BusinessInsider.com

DHS employees say Trump deploying federal agents to Portland is a 'blatantly unconstitutional' 'embarrassment' - BusinessInsider.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

BuzzFeed News spoke to 17 DHS employees, who asked to remain anonymous, and decried the government's decision to send federal agents to Portland.

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Trump administration tells states to go to 'normal' operations, start restricting food assistance - DailyKos.com

Trump administration tells states to go to 'normal' operations, start restricting food assistance - DailyKos.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

While most of the supply chain issues for food that arose at the beginning of the coronavirus crisis have been resolved, food costs for consumers are still higher than they were back in January, in some places significantly so. 

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Trump's New Orders Will Drain Social Security and Medicare | The Mary Sue

Trump's New Orders Will Drain Social Security and Medicare | The Mary Sue | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Trump issued new executive orders to boost the economy, which will cut payroll taxes and drain social security and medicare.

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Widespread Fraud Running Rampant With Small Business Stimulus Loans - trofire.com

Widespread Fraud Running Rampant With Small Business Stimulus Loans - trofire.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Via America’s Lawyer: The paycheck protection program is ripe with fraud. Mike Papantonio & Farron Cousins discuss. Transcript: *This transcript was generated by a third-party transcription software company, so please excuse any typos.
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‘Lying draft dodger’: Republican veterans release attack ad against Trump - The Independent

‘Lying draft dodger’: Republican veterans release attack ad against Trump - The Independent | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Republican veterans who are voting against Donald Trump in November’s election have released a scathing new attack ad against the president. The advert, released by Republican Voters Against Trump, complies clips from a number of US veterans detailing why they refuse to vote for Mr Trump. 

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Kris Kobach Campaign Can’t Get Its Story Straight on Allegedly Illegal Fundraising Tactic - TheDailyBeast.com

Kris Kobach Campaign Can’t Get Its Story Straight on Allegedly Illegal Fundraising Tactic - TheDailyBeast.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The former Kansas secretary of state is running for the Senate and already has complaints filed against him with the FEC and DOJ.
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The moral of this story: life comes at you fast when you can't get your lies right.

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Call for ’emergency charity stimulus’ as billionaire wealth soars and US nonprofits sink – Raw Story

Call for ’emergency charity stimulus’ as billionaire wealth soars and US nonprofits sink – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Mandating an increase of giving from charitable funds, says one advocate, “would move an estimated $200 billion off the sidelines and into front-line working charities without increasing taxes or adding to the deficit.” As billionaires have seen their collective wealth increase by nearly $700 billion...
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Senate Republicans move to cut $600 weekly jobless benefit by two-thirds - NBCnews.com

Senate Republicans move to cut $600 weekly jobless benefit by two-thirds - NBCnews.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
The emerging details represent a counteroffer to Democrats, who blasted the proposal and have pushed to extend the full $600 payment.
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Demands for Jared Kushner to resign over ‘staggering’ level of ‘depravity’ that put politics before public health – Raw Story

Demands for Jared Kushner to resign over ‘staggering’ level of ‘depravity’ that put politics before public health – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

“Holy hell. Jared Kushner reportedly abandoned a national testing plan because it was *politically advantageous* to sit back and let blue states be eviscerated by the virus.” In the wake of devastating new reporting by Vanity Fair, a chorus of voices Friday called for the immediate resignation of ...

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Lawsuit: JPMorgan Chase Gave Preferential Treatment to Large Clients Seeking PPP Loans - PR Newswire

Lawsuit: JPMorgan Chase Gave Preferential Treatment to Large Clients Seeking PPP Loans - PR Newswire | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire/ -- JPMorgan Chase gave preferential treatment to large commercial banking clients seeking emergency loans through the Paycheck Protection Program...
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Lawmakers weigh next coronavirus relief package as unemployment benefits expire this week - CBS News

Lawmakers weigh next coronavirus relief package as unemployment benefits expire this week - CBS News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Time is running out for lawmakers to pass a new coronavirus relief package, as unemployment benefits are set to expire this week for millions of Americans. 

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First Thing: Republicans are taking their time on coronavirus relief | The Guardian

First Thing: Republicans are taking their time on coronavirus relief | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Mitch McConnell is expected to unveil a $1tn stimulus package, as the US records more than 1,000 Covid deaths per day.Plus, why we have 100 days to save the planet...
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Political reporters can’t handle the truth: Trump is never going to ‘pivot’ – Raw Story

Political reporters can’t handle the truth: Trump is never going to ‘pivot’ – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

First things first: Donald Trump is not going to “pivot.” Yes, on Tuesday he stood at a podium and, in stiff and sulky fashion, said words that, as written, were relatively serious and realistic. He admitted the coronavirus pandemic will “get worse before it gets better.” 

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