You need to know this... Donald Trump is setting up a cabinet of plutocrats.
Republicans tried virtually everything to steal the governor's election in North Carolina.
They used Kris Kobach's Interstate Crosscheck system to throw hundreds of thousands of people off the voter rolls.
They passed the harshest voter suppression ID law in the nation.
They closed polling places.
They cut early voting.
If you thought Donald Trump was going to protect Medicare, well, you've been had.
Everything Trump has done since the election suggests that he's ready to either sit back and let Republicans privatize the program or lead the charge himself.
"No new deals" might be the new mantra in Trumpland - but the problem is still the same: Donald Trump's entire presidency is going to be one big conflict of interest.
For months now, Trump has been pressed to explain just how he'll divest from his massive business empire once he takes office.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi officially resigned last week following a crushing and - some would say self-inflicted - defeat at the polls.
Like British Prime Minister David Cameron before him, Renzi had staked the future of his political career to a referendum, in this a case a referendum on amending Italy's constitution.
In just a two hour span, Donald Trump has completely exposed his whole "I love the workers" routine as just another classic Trump scam.
It all began, where else, on Twitter, where on Wednesday night, Trump went after Chuck Jones, the local union president for the factory at the center of his Carrier deal.
You need to know this....
So far, Donald Trump's choice of cabinet members has been - well - deplorable.
He's picked someone who wants to privatize Medicare to oversee Medicare as his secretary of Health and Human Services.
He's picked a bankster who foreclosed on a 90-year-old over a 27 cent underpayment to oversee banksters as his Treasury Secretary.