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PBC News & Comment, 9.14.17: Where’s the Case for Tax Cuts?

Beltway bandits of both parties eager to cut corporate taxes, with lip service to middle class, and no deficit concerns…--while offering no details, Trump whips Congress to cut taxes, as GOP deficit hawks morph into tax “reformers” with no plan to cut spending

--Trump dines with Chuck and Nancy, who come away with DACA plan that doesn’t include border wall, causing Republicans to howl

--for second time in a week, McConnell and Ryan are undercut by Trump

--and Sean Hannity is starting to criticize his orange hero, while Ann Coulter is ready for impeachment, she says

--in leaked memo to entire Trump administration, Gen. McMaster orders all hands to attend meeting to stem leaks with mandatory viewing of Jeff Sessions’ threats

--working to starve Obamacare, HHS slashes budgets of agencies that help consumers find health insurance

--North Korea unleashes ridiculous threats to Japan, US

--NY Times sounds the alarm about Russian war games

--in lengthy magazine piece, NY Times expands its hysterical, evidence-free Russiagate coverage with story that exaggerates impact in US of RT, Sputnik

--Dems believe Irma and Harvey have forced some Republicans to address impact of climate change, as long as “climate change” isn’t mentioned

--Daily Beast report shows “insanity” of restoring program to deliver Pentagon weapons to local police departments

--PharmaBro Martin Shkreli is jailed for offering bounty for a lock of Hillary’s hair

--Anthony Weiner’s lawyers blame his teenage sexting victim for his compulsive behavior

--as the iPhone marks 10 years, the trail of dead and exploited Chinese workers makes Siri squirm