POC Pod Episode 27 - Let them eat paper towels

Recorded October 8,2017

Trump as Marie Antoinette  Let them eat paper towels


Thanks for listening to the POC podcast. Show notes for Episode 27 below!

Updates
Gill v. Whitford Supreme Court Archives
Gerrymandering case appears hopeful


Weekly Recap
Abortion Ban
House passes ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy CNN
Anti-abortion Rep. Tim Murphy, who reportedly urged abortion, resigns from Congress CNN

As ACA enrollment nears, administration keeps cutting federal support of the law WAPO

Trump Administration Rolls Back Birth Control Mandate NYT

Trump’s a fucking moron - Sec of State Rex Tillerson

Trump’s Puerto Rico Visit
Trump threw paper towels video
Full Remarks video

Trump vs Republicans: Bob Corker edition.
Trump Twoops
Twoop 1
Twoop 2
Twoop 3

Corker’s response tweet


Las Vegas - Deadliest mass shooting in recent history
Vegas shooting by the numbers
59 dead
527 injured
Two off-duty officers killed
200-300 number of bullets heard, according to witnesses
10-15 minutes of gunfire, according to witnesses
9 rounds of gunfire per second by Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock
19 rifles (at least) found in gunman’s room
Forty-seven guns were found in the suspected Las Vegas shooter's hotel suite and two homes
Paddock purchased 33 guns in the last year — and it didn’t raise any red flags

Gun Facts
America has 4.4 percent of the world’s population, but almost half of the civilian-owned guns around the world
There have been more than 1,500 mass shootings since Sandy Hook
On average, there is more than one mass shooting for each day in America
2015: 336 day, 355 mass shootings (4+ deaths, including shooter)
2017: 273 mass shootings in 2017 as of Oct. 2
States with more guns have more gun deaths
States with tighter gun control laws have fewer gun-related deaths
The states with the most guns report the most suicides
Guns allow people to kill themselves much more easily



Trump Russia
Trump’s company had more contact with Russia during campaign, according to documents turned over to investigators WAPO

Jared Kushner's personal email re-routed to Trump Organization computers amid public scrutiny USA Today

Top Trump Ally Met With Putin’s Deputy in Moscow The Daily Beast

Mueller's team met with Russia dossier author CNN

Russian-linked Facebook ads targeted Michigan and Wisconsin CNN



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