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White Nationalist In Coast Guard Who Allegedly Had Dem Hit List Stays Jailed

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard officer suspected of drawing up a hit list of top Democrats and network TV journalists spent hours on his work computer researching the words and deeds of infamous bombers and mass shooters while also stockpiling weapons, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson, 49, was ordered held without bail on drug and gun charges while prosecutors gather evidence to support more serious charges involving what they portrayed as a domestic terror p...
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, Cnn, House, Davis, Secret Service, Nancy Pelosi, Msnbc, Sykes, Kamala Harris, Joe Scarborough, Greenbelt, Virginia Tech, Coast Guard, Chris Cuomo


Coast Guard Officer Allegedly Planned Terror Attack Targeting AOC, Nancy Pelosi & Others

A Coast Guard officer and self-described white nationalist charged with amassing weapons and drugs also allegedly planned a domestic terror attack targeting high-profile figure such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Kamala Harris, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, and others, according to court documents filed in U.S. District Court in Maryland on Tuesday.Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson, 49, was described by prosecutors in the complaint as a "domestic terrorist" who aimed "to...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Maryland, Cnn, Nancy Pelosi, Msnbc, U S District Court, Coast Guard, Chris Cuomo, Ivanka Trump, Chris Hayes, Van Jones, Anders Breivik, Military Times, Hasson, Sens Elizabeth Warren


Feds: Coast Guard lieutenant’s hit list included Rep. Maxine Waters, Sen. Kamala Harris

By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON >> A Coast Guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a “domestic terrorist” who drafted an email discussing biological attacks and had what appeared to be a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures, prosecutors said in court papers. Christopher Paul Hasson is due to appear Thursday in federal court in Maryland after his arrest on gun and drug offenses, but prosecutors say those charges are the “proverbial tip of the iceberg...
Tags: News, Maryland, Microsoft, Congress, Washington, Senate, Russia, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, Terrorism, House, Associated Press, Breaking News, Nancy Pelosi


Van Jones: I've never seen anything like Bernie Sanders

After Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders raised nearly $6 million in campaign funding over 24 hours, CNN's Van Jones discusses with Brooke Baldwin whether the money equates to real support for Sanders.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Bernie Sanders, Brooke Baldwin, Van Jones


7 top CEOs on the one thing that makes their mornings more productive

Do you wake up and check your email while your eyes are still half closed? If so, you might want to rethink your morning routine. The early hours of the day set the tone for everything to come, so it's no surprise that so many successful people take an intentioned approach to what they do first thing.These hyper-successful CEOs reveal their morning routines that help them prioritize calm, concentration, and the meaningful stuff — without sacrificing productivity.1. Jeff Bezos carves out a mornin...
Tags: Productivity, Arianna Huffington, Happiness, Success, Hack, Creativity, Work-life balance, Innovation, Jeff Bezos, Oprah, Sundar Pichai, Gary Vaynerchuk, Huffington, Van Jones, Sundar Pichai Google, Haney


Van Jones says Trump's State of the Union was full of cookies and dog poop

'The Ingraham Angle' power panel breaks down the media's gross spin on the State of the Union.
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CNN’s Van Jones Unleashes Scatological Critique Of Trump’s Speech

"He is demonizing people who are immigrants in a way that was appalling,” Jones said of the president's SOTU address.
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Van Jones Unleashes Scatological Critique Of Trump’s Speech

"He is demonizing people who are immigrants in a way that was appalling,” Jones said of the president's SOTU address.
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Van Jones: Trump speech was 'psychotically incoherent'

CNN's Van Jones and political commentator Rick Santorum discuss President Donald Trump's State of the Union address.
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Van Jones Talks About His Lumiere Award-Winning, Winston Duke-Starring VR Experience “The Messy Truth” (EXCLUSIVE)

“The Messy Truth VR Experience,” a new virtual reality (VR) short-doc created by Van Jones and starring “Black Pather” actor Winston Duke, was awarded with the Advanced Imaging Society’s Social Justice Lumiere Award Wednesday night. In an exclusive interview with Variety, Jones opened up about the power of VR to overcome divisiveness with empathy. “Media […]
Tags: News, Virtual Reality, Jones, Van Jones, Winston Duke, Advanced Imaging Society 's Social Justice Lumiere


Meghan McCain: This may make you change the channel

Co-host of "The View" Meghan McCain tells CNN's Van Jones that calling someone a racist is the "worst thing you can call anyone."
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Jay-Z, Meek Mill Launch Criminal Justice Reform Alliance

Jay-Z and Meek Mill have partnered with some notable sports team owners to launch The Reform Alliance, a new organization  committed to criminal justice reform in the United States. REFORM is backed by a bi-partisan and diverse group of sports, entertainment and business leaders, including Mill and Shawn Jay-Z Carter, as well as Philadelphia 76ers co-owner and Fanatics executive chairman Michael Rubin; Kraft Group CEO and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft; Brooklyn Nets co-owner and...
Tags: Music, Jay Z, United States, Yale, New England Patriots, Philadelphia, Jay, Brooklyn Nets, Jones, Meek Mill, Bruce Houghton, Van Jones, Mill, Vista Equity Partners, Robert F Smith, Michael Rubin


Parole and probation reforms now the focus for powerful players

A couple of days ago, Amy Solomon of the Laura and John Arnold Foundation and Jake Horowitz of The Pew Charitable Trusts’ public safety performance project together penned this notable Hill commentary headlined "US needs bold reforms to transform probation and parole." Here are excerpts: The scale of American incarceration has been in the news recently, with growing bipartisan agreement that this challenge needs to be addressed. Yet a related issue continues to operate below the radar: The numb...
Tags: Texas, Law, Jay Z, Nbc News, US, America, United States, New England Patriots, Philadelphia, Brooklyn Nets, Kraft, South Carolina, Laura, Hill, Van Jones, Vista Equity Partners


Democrats start to throw their hats, not their ideas, into the ring

“… political campaigns are designed by the same people who sell toothpaste and cars.” – Noam Chomsky As you Democrats load up your clown car for the three-ring circus we call the presidential primaries, the key is to differentiate yourself. Trump did it with the 17 RINO clones against whom he ran. The key for liberals is to take social stands on things about which no one cares — fashionable worries like the plight of illegal immigrants, global warming, toxic masculinity and abolishing the Electo...
Tags: Hollywood, Obama, Opinion, Elizabeth Warren, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, Hawaii, PAC, Hud, Nevada, Lausd, Batman, Federal Reserve, Donald Trump, Kirsten Gillibrand


What is the Green New Deal?

Recent protests by the Sunrise Movement have taken the Green New Deal from forgotten policy to trending hashtag.The Green New Deal aims to move the U.S. to 100% renewable energy within a decade.Proponents also hope to catalyze a top-down restructuring of the U.S. economy and advance social justice issues. None In October of last year, the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report, titled 'Global Warming of 1.5°C'. The report's authors believed that human...
Tags: Politics, Resources, Activism, Obama, Democracy, Government, Senate, White House, Politico, Environment, US, Economics, Sustainability, Policy, Harvard, Atlantic


Maroon 5, Travis Scott, Big Boi Confirm Super Bowl Show, Scott Demands $500,000 For Charity

Maroon 5, Travis Scott and former Outkast member Big Boi will perform at the Super Bowl halftime show,  the NFL announced on Sunday.  The once coveted performance became controversial as star after star rejected an invitation to appear because of NFL treatment of former player Colin Kaepernick and the 'take a knee' protest movement. Just prior to the official announcement, Scott issued a statement saying that he and NFL he will donate $500,000 to Dream Corps, a charity founded by CNN's V...
Tags: Music, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Cnn, Mtv, Bruno Mars, Big Boi, Travis Scott, Bruce Houghton, Scott, OutKast, Van Jones, Dream Corps, Travis Scott Big Boi


Opinion: The reasons so many Dems are likely running in 2020

At this point, the question really shouldn't be which Democrats are running for president, but rather can the few Democrats who are not running please identify themselves? In the last three days, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro formally declared his candidacy, while Rep. Tulsi Gabbard told CNN's Van Jones that she plans to announce her own candidacy in the coming week.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro, Van Jones, Tulsi Gabbard


Two reasons so many Dems running in 2020

At this point, the question really shouldn't be which Democrats are running for president, but rather can the few Democrats who are not running please identify themselves? In the last three days, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro formally declared his candidacy, while Rep. Tulsi Gabbard told CNN's Van Jones that she plans to announce her own candidacy in the coming week.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro, Van Jones, Tulsi Gabbard


Two reasons so many Dems likely running in 2020

At this point, the question really shouldn't be which Democrats are running for president, but rather can the few Democrats who are not running please identify themselves? In the last three days, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro formally declared his candidacy, while Rep. Tulsi Gabbard told CNN's Van Jones that she plans to announce her own candidacy in the coming week.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro, Van Jones, Tulsi Gabbard


Add 1 more to the 2020 Democrat Field.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Says She Will Run For President In 2020. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) has settled speculation about her political ambitions with her announcement that she’ll run for president in the 2020 election. “I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next week,” Gabbard told CNN’s Van Jones during an interview scheduled to air at 7 p.m. Saturday. Going to be a crowded horse race. https://www.yahoo.com/huffpost/rep-t...234237553.html
Tags: Cnn, Hawaii, Weapon, Political News and Discussion, Van Jones, Tulsi Gabbard, Gabbard


See Gabbard's announcement on CNN

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) tells CNN's Van Jones she has decided to run for president in 2020 and will make a formal announcement in the near future.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Van Jones, Gabbard, Tulsi Gabbard D HI


Bash on Cohen to testify: This is Shakespearean

CNN's Dana Bash and Van Jones discuss the first major move by House Democrats to have President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen testify publicly before congress.
Tags: News, Cnn, House, Stories, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Dana Bash, Van Jones


Bash on Cohen: This is Shakespearean

CNN's Dana Bash and Van Jones discuss the first major move by House Democrats to have President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen testify publicly before congress.
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Bash: This is Shakespearean

CNN's Dana Bash and Van Jones discuss the first major move by House Democrats to have President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen testify publicly before congress.
Tags: News, Cnn, House, Stories, Trump, Michael Cohen, Dana Bash, Van Jones


Trump Jr. compares wall to zoo fences

CNN's Van Jones discusses Donald Trump Jr.'s Instagram post about "enjoying zoos" because "walls work" in response to President Trump's national address on border security.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Trump, Van Jones, Donald Trump Jr, Trump Jr


Racial politics — 2 quick links.

1. "10 reasons to celebrate the First Step Act" by Van Jones and Jessica Jackson, CNN: "For some, it's hard to imagine anything good happening in the middle of the Trump era -- especially for black, brown and low-income people. But believe it or not, something truly beautiful is happening in Washington, DC, on the least likely of issues -- criminal justice reform...."2. "Black Voters, a Force in Democratic Politics, Are Ready to Make Themselves Heard" by Astead W. Herndon, NYT: "In 2016, Mr. San...
Tags: Law, Hillary Clinton, Washington Dc, Trump, Sanders, Donald J Trump, Van Jones, Jessica Jackson, Ann Althouse, Racial Politics, 2020 Campaign, Black Voters a Force, Astead W Herndon


Van Jones pledges to work with Trump

After President Donald Trump signed a criminal justice reform bill into law, CNN host and commentator Van Jones pledged in the Oval Office to work with Trump whenever he is "trying to help people at the bottom."
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Van Jones: 10 reasons to celebrate the new criminal justice act

For some, it's hard to imagine anything good happening in the middle of the Trump era -- especially for black, brown and low-income people. But believe it or not, something truly beautiful is happening in Washington, DC, on the least likely of issues -- criminal justice reform.
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Van Jones: 10 reasons to celebrate First Step Act

For some, it's hard to imagine anything good happening in the middle of the Trump era -- especially for black, brown and low-income people. But believe it or not, something truly beautiful is happening in Washington, DC, on the least likely of issues -- criminal justice reform.
Tags: News, Washington Dc, Stories, Trump, Van Jones


Van Jones: 10 reasons to celebrate

For some, it's hard to imagine anything good happening in the middle of the Trump era -- especially for black, brown and low-income people. But believe it or not, something truly beautiful is happening in Washington, DC, on the least likely of issues -- criminal justice reform.
Tags: News, Washington Dc, Stories, Trump, Van Jones