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‘It’s Donald Trump’s world’: White men turn ‘this is America’ into slur against lesbian musician on airplane

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Musician and former FBI agent Susan L. Yasinski, who goes by the professional name Susan Surftone, revealed the downside of living as a lesbian in “Donald Trump’s world” after three white men attacked her sexual orientation on a commercial flight.

In an op-ed for the Advocate, Surftone said that she learned the hard way that “Donald Trump has changed America in his first 100 days.”

Surftone explained that during a recent flight from Los Angeles to Portland, three white men blocked her as she was attempting to deplane.

“I must say I was tempted to see if my FBI training, although a bit rusty, would have allowed me to inflict some damage on that arm,” she recalled, deciding that restraint was the better option.

That’s when she said the “dyke/lesbian” taunts began.

I haven’t heard those in decades, and maybe never in a place like a commercial plane. So I have these three white males in front of me calling me names. I answered, keeping it low-key and civil. Then I heard one of them say, “This is America.” What? When that is said to you it has an impact. What does that imply? This is America and I am lesser than you? I guess so.

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“Donald Trump has changed us. In his America, white males can man-handle a woman who dares to step ahead of them. Public taunting of people deemed ‘other’ is fine, because this is America,” Surftone wrote. “This is only the first 100 days of the Trump administration. In those first 100 days we see the same buffoon we saw on the campaign trail.”

“He didn’t change as some hoped he would. But he’s changing us.”

Read the entire column here.

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Israel’s Netanyahu just christened a building named after Trump — that doesn’t even exist

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spent his Father’s Day dedicating a new Trump Tower-type building that hasn't been built in a town that doesn't exist.

Standing in front of a large sign saying "Trump Heights," Netanyahu, who is being forced back into another election, announced the building before planning even began, Axios reported.

A great day on the Golan. PM Netanyahu and I had the honor to dedicate “Trump Heights” — first time Israel has dedicated a village in honor of a sitting president since Harry Truman (1949). Happy Birthday Mr. President!! @POTUS pic.twitter.com/fdYWzokFLK

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This graphic explains why Speaker Pelosi is resistant to impeachment

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has told her caucus that they can do investigations into the president without impeachment. The difference, however, is that there are fewer legal benefits available to Congress in their oversight role than in impeachment.

Theoretically, it should enable Democrats to do the research they need, but the White House is taking the bold step to defy the oversight the Constitution outlines. The only option open to the Democrats has been to go to court with their case outlining how the White House is breaking the law. Thus far, they've won two lawsuits about their investigations, and they will likely gain more.

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Trump says if GOP paid for Steele dossier ‘there’d be hell to pay’ — Republicans paid for half of it

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President Donald Trump tweeted out once again that he doesn't know the difference between a man hired to do opposition research and an entire country intruding on an election to sway the result.

In a Sunday Twitter rant, Trump proclaimed that if Republicans had done something like that, "there'd be hell to pay."

......If Republicans ever did that to the Democrats, there would be all hell to pay. It would be a scandal like no other!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 16, 2019

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