Month: March 2017

For Flynn and Trump, immunity seen in new light

“When you are given immunity, that means that you have probably committed a crime,” said Michael Flynn in 2016. (Carolyn Kaster/AP) Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn wants immunity from prosecution in exchange for testifying about Russian involvement in the 2016 election — and President Donald Trump is endorsing the idea.   “Mike Flynn should ask for immunity in that this is a witch hunt (excuse for big election loss), by media & Dems, of historic proportion!” the president said this morning on his Twitter account. Mike Flynn should ask for immunity in that this is a witch hunt (excuse...

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Chinese communists choose capitalist luxury for Trump summit in Palm Beach

What would Mao say about the The Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan? Chinese President Xi Jinping — whose Communist Party “core leader” status puts him on the same plane as Mao Zedong — will be staying in a bastion of capitalist opulence when he’s in Palm Beach next week for his summit meeting with President Donald Trump.   Jinping is expected to stay at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan, about seven miles down A-1-A from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago.   Click here to read ace Palm Beach Post reporter Jennifer Sorentrue ‘s look at the five-star Eau...

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Trump-Xi Palm Beach summit: Relationship-builder or international slight?

Another international summit is coming to Mar-a-Lago. (Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post) PALM BEACH — President Donald Trump is hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago next week rather than in Washington. For a couple heads of state who have never met in person, Trump’s tropical castle could provide a more relaxed atmosphere for quality world leader bonding time than the pomp and protocol of the White House. But at least one expert thinks the Chinese would have preferred the formalized trappings of a traditional state visit in Washington as a sign of respect on the world stage. Source...

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Everglades Python Hunting Therapeutic for 'Swamp Ape' War Vets

Ankle-deep in mud, sweat dripping from his brow, Tom Rahill can’t help but smile.  For miles and miles, all Rahill sees is a vast swath of sawgrass. The straw-colored, waist-high blades envelop him in a sea of nature’s beauty. The air is warm, thick with humidity. The sound of chirping birds fills the air.  For Rahill, the Everglades is therapy. For Rahill, the Everglades is freedom. For Rahill, the Everglades is home. By day, Rahill works in information technology for a major airline. But his true passion lies nestled deep within the swamp, hunting Burmese pythons in the Everglades. Since...

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