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Activists project image of Nancy Pelosi in sunglasses walking away from exploding White House onto a federal building

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An activist group called Resistance SF projected a photoshopped image featuring the now-iconic photo of Nancy Pelosi putting on her sunglasses, with a background of an exploding White House, just days after the former and likely next Speaker of the House took on President Trump face-to-face, and won in a fact-based battle.

“White House agenda of #TrumpShutdown in flames after one visit by Nancy Pelosi.
#TeamPelosi — at San Francisco Federal Building,” wrote the group on their Facebook page Wednesday night.

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“The image of Pelosi quickly began circulating on social media. Writer Andrew Bradley told The Hill that he created the image by superimposing Pelosi’s picture with the watercolor by Tom Freeman entitled ‘The Burning of the White House, 1814,'” The Hill reports.

For those enamored with Pelosi’s “like a boss” sunglasses move, Adam Shapiro created this GIF:


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3 out of 9 companies in one state have filed for bankruptcy since Trump promised to ‘bring back coal’

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President Donald Trump's promises to coal miners have fallen along with his other broken campaign promises. Another state is facing the harsh reality that Trump is not riding in on a white horse to save them.

According to Axios, three out of the nine coal companies in the Powder River Basin in northeastern Wyoming have filed for bankruptcy and another two companies are consolidating. Kentucky coal miners have been protesting Blackjewl, which filed for bankruptcy in July, withdrawing payroll dollars from miners' accounts. Little has been heard about the Wyoming workers as those companies crumble, however.

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Why you should sell your house now — and not wait for the climate to change

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