22 Aug

Stephen Colbert Lists Why Robert Mueller Is Donald Trump’s ‘Worst Nightmare’

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is to investigate possible ties between President Donald Trump?s campaign and Russia.

And on Thursday?s ?Late Show,? host Stephen Colbert explained just why Mueller?s appointment as special prosecutor will be Trump?s ?worst nightmare.?

It boils down to three simple reasons, according to Colbert.

Mueller is ?a competent adult, who owes him (Trump) nothing and who I?m guessing has not seen ?The Apprentice,?? Colbert quipped. 

Check out the full segment above.

type=type=RelatedArticlesblockTitle=Related Coverage articlesList=590d9366e4b0d5d9049ccbc9,591e9325e4b094cdba52df46,591d417de4b03b485cae926f

— This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

15 Aug

Congratulations To Roger Ailes

Like what you read below? Sign up for HUFFPOST HILL and get a cheeky dose of political news every evening!

President Trump was visited by the president of Colombia and thankfully didn?t make any public comments about how Penn is a much, much better school with much, much more beautiful students. Roger Ailes died, marking the end of a man whose tenure atop of the Putnam County News & Recorder was rife with controversy. And news broke that Kevin McCarthy said last year he believes the Russians are paying Donald Trump ? a development that until Trump we thought would ruin someone?s career but then Trump happened and literally nothing matters. This is HUFFPOST HILL for May 18th, 2017:

DEMOCRATS? GREAT WEEK BEING RUINED BY JOE LIEBERMAN – Joe Lieberman was to the Senate what that guy who was way too needy about his gluten intolerance was to your wedding. Ali Vitali: ?President Donald Trump said he is ?very close? to choosing a new FBI director with at least one senior White House official putting the odds of a selection as early as this Friday at ?better than 50-50?. Speaking to reporters at an off the record lunch, and reiterating the comments on camera moments later, Trump called former Sen. Joe Lieberman his top pick. Multiple officials tell NBC News that Lieberman is the current ?frontrunner? for the job?. On Wednesday, Trump met with Lieberman, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating, and former top FBI official Richard McFeely. Lieberman demurred when asked by MSNBC if he would accept the job should it be offered.? [NBC News]

A senior Democratic Senate staffer floats the idea to us that senators will vote for Lieberman out of a very passive aggressive form of spite: ?To be honest, since everyone who gets close to Trump sees their reputation go down the toilet, some Democratic Senators may be only too pleased to vote for him,? the aide writes. ?It will be the sendoff we never got to give him when Obama let him off the hook in 2009.?

That aide also writes: ?The entire democratic caucus thought we could finally be rid of Joe Lieberman?. NOOOOO!!?

Another senior Democratic Senate aide framed it to us somewhat more charitably: ?Pretty much anything would be a step up from No Labels.?

@markseibel: Feinstein says Lieberman doesn?t have experience to run FBI. She says right person is Andrew McCabe. Politics and law enforcement don?t mix

TRUMP IS NOT MAD. THIS IS FUNNY TO HIM ACTUALLY – Igor Bobic: ?President Donald Trump on Thursday denied asking former FBI Director James Comey to scuttle an investigation, and said the appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russia?s meddling in last year?s presidential election is detrimental to the U.S. state of affairs. ?I believe it hurts our country terribly because it shows we?re a divided, mixed-up, not-unified country,? Trump said in his first public remarks about the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller to probe the Russian controversy.? [HuffPost]

No, this is funny to Trump, really. He?s definitely not mad online.

Oh. ?Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, told senators on Thursday that he knew President Trump planned to fire James B. Comey as director of the F.B.I. before he wrote a memo outlining the reasons for his dismissal, according to three Democratic lawmakers who were in the briefing.? [NYT?s Matthew Rosenberg and Rebecca R. Ruiz]

WHAT D.C. PROGRESSIVES ARE TALKING ABOUT TODAY – You know, aside from impeachment. Nancy Scola: ?[A] small collection of non-partisan tech upstarts will Thursday call on the DNC to toss its exclusive digital-tools-plus-data contract with NGP VAN, the progressive company that has held it for a decade. The challenge to VoteBuilder, as DNC?s system for keeping tabs on voters known, reignites long-simmering Democratic data wars. But the new petition, called ?Unlock the VAN,? is complicated by being led by a Los Angeles-based non-partisan firm ? NationBuilder ? that has celebrated its use by Republicans. But it isn?t about ideological purity, say signers. It?s about unleashing the best tools?. The DNC, for its part, seems resistant. ?Data is the crown jewel of the Democratic Party and we have a duty to protect it,? said communications director Xochitl Hinojosa, via email, when asked about the push. ?We are in the business of electing Democrats and not bending over for consultants who want to make a buck.?? [Politico PRO]

Like HuffPost Hill? Then order Eliot?s book, The Beltway Bible: A Totally Serious A-Z Guide To Our No-Good, Corrupt, Incompetent, Terrible, Depressing, and Sometimes Hilarious Government

Does somebody keep forwarding you this newsletter? Get your own copy. It?s free! Sign up here. Send tips/stories/photos/events/fundraisers/job movement/juicy miscellanea to eliot@huffpost.com. Follow us on Twitter – @HuffPostHill

ROGER AILES: HE DEAD – Thoughts and prayers to whatever exists after we depart this vale of tears. Michael Calderone, Sam Levine and WIlla Frej: ?Roger Ailes, who spent decades advising political candidates and presidents about the power of television in American life before building Fox News into a media juggernaut ? and who left that network last summer following multiple allegations that he pressured female subordinates to have sexual relationships with him ? has died. He was 77?. Ailes biographer Gabriel Sherman tweeted Thursday that Ailes had experienced complications from a blood clot last week while in Palm Beach, Florida?. Jarring new details are still coming out about the toxic workplace culture he allegedly fostered for women and people of color. There are several ongoing lawsuits, and federal investigators are still determining whether 21st Century Fox, the network?s parent company led by the Murdoch family, properly notified investors about payments to Ailes? accusers.? [HuffPost]

TRUMP CAMPAIGN HAD 18 UNDISCLOSED CONTACTS WITH RUSSIANS – Ned Parker, Jonathan Landay and Warren Strobel: ?Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump?s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and former U.S. officials familiar with the exchanges told Reuters. The previously undisclosed interactions form part of the record now being reviewed by FBI and congressional investigators probing Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election and contacts between Trump?s campaign and Russia. Six of the previously undisclosed contacts described to Reuters were phone calls between Sergei Kislyak, Russia?s ambassador to the United States, and Trump advisers, including Flynn, Trump?s first national security adviser, three current and former officials said.? [Reuters]

Flynn isn?t exactly being warm toward the Senate intelligence committee.

CHAFFETZ STEPPING DOWN EARLY – This way he can spend more time with his family who will help him get to the bottom of Hillary?s emails. Paige Lavender: ?Chaffetz, whose term was set to last until 2019, confirmed the news in a letter to constituents, saying his last day will be June 30. The news comes less than a month after Chaffetz, the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, announced he would not seek re-election or ?be a candidate for any office in 2018.? He also hinted in an interview with Utah?s KSL Newsradio that he was considering leaving before the end of his term. While he left open the possibility of running for governor of Utah in 2020, Chaffetz said he wants to spend more time with his family. Sources told Politico that he is considering joining Fox News.? [HuffPost]

POSSIBLY THE MOST TRUMPIAN STORY THIS WEEK – Guess the president?s trip to Toledo, Spain, will have to be called off. Jack Moore: ?President Donald Trump has canceled a planned visit and speech at the ancient mountain fortress of Masada in Israel after authorities told him that he could not land his helicopter on top of the UNESCO-listed site. Instead, Trump will now deliver a speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. It comes after an Israeli Air Force (IAF) regulation that prevents helicopters landing at the summit of the Masada site, according to Israel?s Channel 2 broadcaster. Unlike former presidents who have made the trip, such as George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, Trump declined to land the helicopter at a base of the historic site and then take the cable car up, preferring to cancel the visit altogether.? [Newsweek]

THIS IS NOT THE KEGGER PAUL RYAN WAS PROMISED – Amber Phillips: ?On Thursday, at a weekly news briefing during a week that has been anything but normal, House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) tried desperately to steer his small slice of Washington back into some normalcy?. It was in vain. At news conferences, reporters get to ask questions. And after Ryan was done talking about what he wanted to talk about, reporters immediately started asking him about the half a dozen massive news stories from the past 12 hours alone that, taken together, raise even more questions about whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential election.? [WaPo]

KEVIN MCCARTHY, NEVER CHANGE – Our take: 1) Kevin McCarthy probably doesn?t have any hard evidence because he?s always too busy taking selfies at fundraisers. 2) Like everyone else, Kevin McCarthy is a human with two eyes and probably believes there are ties between Trump?s campaign and Russia. 3) Kevin McCarthy is so, so bad at all of this. Adam Entous:  ?A month before Donald Trump clinched the Republican nomination, one of his closest allies in Congress ? House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy ? made a politically explosive assertion in a private conversation on Capitol Hill with his fellow GOP leaders: that Trump could be the beneficiary of payments from Russian President Vladimir Putin. ?There?s two people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher and Trump,? McCarthy (R-Calif.) said, according to a recording of the June 15, 2016, exchange, which was listened to and verified by The Washington Post. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher is a Californian Republican known in Congress as a fervent defender of Putin and Russia. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) immediately interjected, stopping the conversation from further exploring McCarthy?s assertion, and swore the Republicans present to secrecy.? [WaPo]

The dateline on that piece: ?KIEV, Ukraine?

BECAUSE YOU?VE READ THIS FAR – Here?s some solid goat content.

WE?RE ALL GOING TO DIE – Solid ? and by that we mean completely depressing ? man-on-the-street stuff from AP. Steve Peoples, Bill Barrow and Thomas Beaumont: ?President Donald Trump?s loyal backers say they don?t know, don?t believe or don?t care about the explosive revelations that forced the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel to investigate possible collusion between Russia and the Republican campaign?. ?I tuned it out,? said 44-year-old Michele Velardi, a mother of three sons, during a break from her job at a Staten Island hair salon. ?I didn?t want to be depressed. I don?t want to feel that he?s not doing what he said, so I just choose to not listen.? ? die-hard Trump supporter Joseph Amodeo, 19, incorrectly praised the president for raising New York?s minimum wage, something enacted by Democrats in the Legislature. The college student had little understanding of the Trump administration?s deepening political struggles, but he offered a stern message to Trump?s critics.? [AP]

– A ceiling? made of bees.

A guide to the your next big Netflix binge.

– The origins of Juicero.


@OKnox: I?m thinking there?s probably some sympathy among alums of Bill Clinton?s White House for the kids in Trump?s WH who will have to lawyer up.

@devonkearns: And then I realized, I don?t have to watch @seanhannity and eat angel food cake with my hands. I am an adult woman in 2017 & I have choices

@jessesingal: Liberals: BernieBros are Literally Hitler

Lefties: Liberal journalists are Literally Hitler

Literally Hitler: Things are going well

Got something to add? Send tips/quotes/stories/photos/events/fundraisers/job movement/juicy miscellanea to Eliot Nelson (eliot@huffpost.com)

— This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

14 Aug

Want Know About Infant Car Seats

A Department of Transportation study conducted in 2005 reported that over 1,500 children ages 14 and younger died as a result of vehicle accidents. Another 184,000 were suffering in pain. Securing your child en route helps steer clear of a tragedy, but finding the best car seat for your own baby takes thorough research and awareness.

Britax is the sector standard for all parents who are concerning about safety of their child and want 6 pack abs to use car seat Peace of System is the reason the reasons families around the field of have chosen Britax as the best car seat for quite some time. They know about how safety Britax is. Engineering and experience make it the best seller baby car seat in USA, Australia, and Europe. When it comes to child safety and innovation, Britax could be the world mentor. Their seats are worth the premium and you will not be ever disappointed.

The Chicco Polly Highchair is most effective investments that I’ve ever made. I buy this product everyday, since my baby was 6 months old and they’ve now almost three and we still utilize it. The highchair is on four wheels, so you has the ability to move it anywhere you want it to be. It also can be adjusted to seven different heights and can recline to three different levels. The tray is dishwasher safe and the fabric skilled assistance to clean. You can buy this item at Babies-R-Us.

Obviously, it would be difficult and unsafe to bathe your baby in a regular size bathtub. Even though it is possible to bathe an infant in the sink, a baby bathtub makes system significantly easier and safer. Many of your companion bathtubs now contain a flexible insert use the printer cradle the baby and keep her head above the water. This will free both of both your hands to wash the baby and wrap the particular in a large towel. Some baby bathtubs are even equipped using a shower attachment, making it that much to be able to rinse off your newborn. A baby bathtub is an essential need for the expectant parent.

Sandra Lee mentioned a stroller within their article. While her description of the stroller mentioned that every person part of a travel system and comes with an car seat reviews, her article neglected to mention a carseat separate from the travel system. A travel system along with the stroller, car seat reviews base, and infant carrier that snaps into the camp. These car seats can be used generally up to twenty pounds, but check the manufacturer guidelines. Once the particular has exceeded this amount, she need to have a standard child carseat. A personal favorite is the Britax Roundabout. The Britax Roundabout has a very high in safety stats, is easy to install, and is very comfortable. My daughter falls asleep easily in her Britax Roundabout. A child carseat is one for the most necessary items for expectant mother.

I have only created two elements about this auto seat. There can be a good deal more to be explained about the distinctive capabilities of this vehicle seat.

We took a break from my car and my husband started working on installing the child carseat himself in his 2003 GMC truck, again with the LATCH system. (We bought two identical seats.) He used a towel underneath, but could not possibly reach the land level and set at the same time! Also the common data followed by simple best car seats for infants are explained here. As Received stronger seat, the seat continued to do everything up to a sitting position and is not tilted. In fact, he pulled straps so tight, we could not get the darn thing off right! The freeze locks if you pull too solid. Thank God we get a towel underneath and separated from the base of the child carseat (although it is installed on the truck), which gave us enough space to disengage the seal seat of this collection of these sharp rrrclawsrrr.

Although I cannot sit in the booster seat to tell you how exactly it feels for very long periods, but just by the way it felt,all the other low end padded chairs seem staying a rip off to my opinion. I have to confess that the Recaro booster seat pretty expensive and cost over 200 dollars. But would you be at liberty buying a cheap booster that toddler will hate or would not in order to sit in?

14 Aug

Infant Car Seat Making Choosing the right Choice

Buying the best car seats for infants is a significant task that need to be taken seriously. fonzobrancaccio.page.tl. However, comparing the best car seats can be frequently difficult. Almost all units are a bit like one another, are usually made by diverse brand names.

2) EPS Energy absorbing liner – Most new carseats come with an eye on liner. Upon impact, the foam linear absorbs and distributes the energy which decreases the odds of seat failure.

Another type of infant seat which is commonly used is really a combination seat. Because the convertible car seat, the combination seat can be changed to fit your needs. With this seat, you be capable of turning the parts for the seat to accompany your growing child, which gives it longevity. Most combination seats can be changed between front facing seats and booster seats. Most booster seats are tested for safety for children who’re less than 100 pounds.

For forward facing seats it is mandatory that the seat is flat through the bottom and the trunk of the vehicle’s seat. Most manuals will also anyone the recommended angle of recline for both rear and front facing car seats, so do stick to the same. You can push the seat with your hand or knees and employ your weight get rid of the gap, if any, left under the seat.

Its such a big range in price because so much has to do with the exact things you plan on investing. Raising a baby the first year can be very costly, you need to make sure you spend some time to budget the costs of baby’s 1st year.

Before select to the involving baby carseat to use, you must base choosing on the babies height, weight and age. There are rear-facing-only child car seats for infants being for infants which twenty those nasty extra pounds. The convertible baby carseats with rear-facing is used until your baby is around the age of one along with the weight is really a least twenty pounds. When rear-facing, the babies head should be one inch below the head if the seat and the babies ears should be below the seat for front-facing.

If the score is high, that implies that it’s a a dedicated car automobile. Also, when shopping online, you have more of quantity. There are entire of the car seats sold online that are not available in stores. The only bad thing about choosing a car seat online, usually that you should not be able to physically see what the buying. Also, you cannot pay with cash online, you could have to make use of a credit card or gift card.

There numerous types of infant the car seats. One such type is the narrow booster seat. The narrow booster seats can certainly be available already in the market. There lots of types from the narrow booster seats, also. Try to buy a narrow seat that suits your infant. These narrow seats are very lightweight, a person can easily feed your infant throughout the journey. Cling of the cloth used creating the narrow car seat is very smooth, calm and the appropriate. It makes your infant feel the absolute maximum softness your journey. Moreover, a cap is also attached into the seat. Extra of this cap is to assist your infant away of the sunshine. It gives the shadow to your infant in rest day. Try to focus much more on those narrow seats which usually are perfect with age of one’s child.

14 Aug

Best Baby Strollers For 2011

The Combi Double Stroller is one of several list of baby strollers’ best brands and rightly so. You can use this stroller anywhere you go, looking stylish and comfortable while pushing it. The strollers’ great price and great look is just the beginning of why the Combi Double Stroller may be the one that.

Joyce Allen Palmer recently been a baby nurse specializing in the proper care of twins since 1989. This wounderful woman has worked with several sets of twins and after every one of these years of experience, she has been location to determine the best practices for rearing twins in their early weeks time. Caring For Your Twins Without Fear was written to help new parents answer a variety the questions they have when confronted with the daunting task of caring for newborn twins and help them enjoy child-rearing.

The next kind of baby carseat is termed as convertible carseats. Many of these baby child car seats can go in the backward-facing position for when babies outgrow their infant seats, are usually not yet old enough, or near a heavy enough weight to stay facing advanced. Also the different tactics of maxi cosi pria 85 will be discussed over here. Then, the convertible baby car seat can be turned to manage forward, and will seat child until child is 40 pounds additional. These have a 5-point harness that is buckled in the bottom and also the chest.

The Graco Duoglider is designed with a back and front bench. It takes up less space when going through doorways compared to side by side model type. It measures about twenty inches to and fro. You need to be rrn a position to get around with pleasure with the maximum amount ease as you can. The Graco stroller fits this bill.

The belts should be threaded correctly through the slots in lieu of the LATCH system. The belt should not slack and may be pulled as tightly as possible. The recommended position is that the carseats should be unable to exercise than an inch forward, backward and sideway for the belt approach.

#5. Graco Quattro Tour Deluxe Stroller, Rittenhouse- Extremely comfortable, this stroller is much an Car! Ultra big wheels assure that this stroller will push through even the toughest elements. The sturdy aluminum frame holds children 50 lbs. There is a deluxe parent storage tray also as 2 cup holders. Many parents claim how the under basket is huge and in order to access when the stroller is not fully laying. Another alluring feature will be the one hand collapsing machine. Accepts all Graco SnugRide car seats for infants and Infant SafeSeat The car seats.

Now, the harness always be be adjusted just to the right associated with tightness. Some infant seats for cars are equipped with a apparatus to tighten or loosen the utilize. What would really be the recommended higher level of tightness on the baby’s harness? Well, crash experts maintain it will be tight to the attachment site that you cannot pinch the straps and pull it off the baby’s shoulder. Businesses for this particular to minimize the head movement on the baby comes with avoid the sudden forward jerk of this head any time of auto.

This is the place where parents should certainly clean auto seats. Extremely automatic remove the padding and only machine wash or wash this in your hand. Either way, the padding should drip dry.

12 Aug

Your Home Will Be Improved With These Helpful Tips

If you enjoy doing everything on your own and learning new skills, home improvement could become your next hobby while allowing you to improve the value of your home. This article will show you some smart ideas for people who enjoy repairing their home improvement.

Think about putting in matching metal fixtures to bathrooms to make them look of your bathroom. There are many new looks and options for towel racks, such as cabinet knobs and toilet paper holders.

You kitchen is a lot of improvements in your home. This mixture will spiff them up and have them quickly ready for repainting.

Install a peephole on your door.Know who is outside before you open your door. Peepholes are a great security feature and won’t cost you that much money. All you will really need is a power drill and some extra time. A peephole will give you that extra sense of mind when someone is knocking at your door.

A beautiful new front door may increase to your property’s value by five to ten percent. If you update your door and get a good door lock, update its knob and lock with one of the dozens of styles on the market.

Consider the “age-in-place” philosophy when you can make.Age-in-place means you need to take into account how homeowners age while they own the house. Whether you’re thinking of renovating a home that you’ll hold onto forever or just want to sell it later, age-in-place additions can increase the comfort and value of your home.

You should always tackle those home before they turn into more important issues.The various parts of your home are closely connected and damage can spread very quickly. A little problem that starts out small can grow very big in a matter of seconds.

A garage door that is re-painted will add eye-catching appeal. Garage doors often get scratched or dinged, making them look worn and dingy. A new coat of paint helps make your house look newer and more valuable.

When considering replacement cabinets for your home, try wooden ones. They are very durable and stand up well under heavy use. Some of the most popular woods for cabinets are oak, oak and cherry. All such wood types are suitable for staining, so if you feel like changing the color, this is easily accomplished.

Move furnishings away from the walls to make your home look bigger. This will make the room feel larger and more contemporary appearance.

If you will be cluttering up the street during your project, make sure they know as soon as possible. Your neighbors will be appreciative of being warned prior to this inconvenience them. This is especially true if you are replacing your siding or getting a new roof. Contractors like that of https://americasbestrestoration.wordpress.com/ do a terrific job a keeping their work area clean of debris.

Do you have patches of lawn where grass will not grow? Purchase grass seeds to rejuvenate your yard. A lawn can really ruin the look bad. Make your lawn is looking its best.

Now that you have the preceding information, you know how to work efficiently and improve your home immensely. In no time, you will be tearing through advanced home improvement projects that are sure to improve your home greatly in ways you never dreamed possible.