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Trump is news media's No. 1 salesman and threat

Saturday  00:13,   21 october 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

And the award for Salesman of the Year goes to (drumroll): Donald Trump! Heckuva job! No, really: The president, ironically, deserves credit for helping to boost the economic fortunes of parts of the ailing journalism industry that he so loves to[...]

Trump’s mindless cruelty to a soldier’s widow speaks to the core of his character

Friday  23:59,   20 october 2017
MSN

A weak and narcissistic man is in a job that requires strength and empathy. I’m not sure that empathy is a concept he even understands. He acts as if he believes that feeling someone else’s pain is strictly for losers, not winners.None of this is a [...]

Young Americans Need A Tax Overhaul That Fuels Their Success

Friday  23:59,   20 october 2017
The Federalist

The assumption that business and workers can only benefit in a tax overhaul at the expense of one another belies real-world experience.On demand. The Internet of things. The gig economy. Although the taxonomy used to refer to the future of work has[...]

It's time we add tax reform to Trump's long list of accomplishments

Friday  19:26,   20 october 2017
The Hill

He's added more than one million jobs to the economy, overseen the collapse of ISIS and rolled back illegal immigration. Now it's time for Congress to pass tax[...]

The Issue That Could Lose the Next Election for Democrats

Friday  18:45,   20 october 2017
Daily Intelligencer

The left increasingly sees any distinction between citizens and noncitizens as racist — and that will only benefit President Trump.I don’t believe it’s disputable at this point that the most potent issue behind the rise of the far right in America[...]

Trump, Trade and Tantrums

Friday  18:32,   20 october 2017
The New York Times

Will Nafta get the health care treatment — death by spite?MEXICO CITY — Everyone here wants to know what’s going to happen to Nafta — the North American Free Trade Agreement, which has closely linked the economies of Mexico, Canada and the United[...]

Trump Comment To Soldier’s Widow Was Perfectly Respectful

Friday  18:32,   20 october 2017
The Daily Caller

'He knew what he signed up for' is a compliment.The latest media Trumptrum over an alleged presidential flub is his supposedly rude conversation with the widow of a recently deceased American soldier. The offending quote, repeated ad[...]

Opinion | Why Trump’s war on the NFL is a classic despot’s move

Friday  18:32,   20 october 2017
MSN

Public loyalty rituals are as fundamental to strongman rule.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or[...]

McCain the Hedgehog vs. Bannon the Honey Badger

Friday  02:55,   20 october 2017
The New York Times

Steve Bannon has as much use for honor as a pornographer for dress.It isn’t hard to guess who John McCain had in mind when, in a speech on Monday at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia — the finest speech of his storied political career [...]

Stop the politics and honor the fallen

Thursday  20:25,   19 october 2017
CNN

Put aside the insensitivity Trump showed soldier's widow, and focus not on politics but on her pain and that of her children. These families of fallen deserve our respect, our sympathy, our quiet gratitude, writes John Kirby.The bickering over[...]

Trump is the 'talent,' not the head of state

Thursday  19:52,   19 october 2017
MSN

In high school civics I was taught that, in America, the president has many roles, often divided in other countries. He's commander in chief, head of state, chief administrator and executive, the head of his party, chief diplomat, legislative[...]

Trump let down Sgt. Johnson's widow and the nation

Thursday  19:52,   19 october 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

 It is intolerable that Army Sgt. La David Johnson’s family has now been thrust in the middle of the latest episode of the Trump Show. Hands down the most important national commitment we have is honoring the fallen and caring for[...]

Democrats are the real abortion extremists

Thursday  19:52,   19 october 2017
MSN

They call themselves the “Party of Science,” so they should want an answer to the pain question.What would America’s abortion policy be if the number of months in the gestation of a human infant were a prime number — say, seven or eleven? This[...]

The Democrats Have Moved Left and Republicans Right on Immigration Policy, But the Hispanic Vote Has Stayed Stable

Thursday  00:16,   19 october 2017
Daily Intelligencer

The major parties have been rapidly separating on immigration policy in the very recent past. But other factors have kept the Hispanic vote stable.It’s not exactly breaking news that the Republican Party has moved decisively to the right on[...]

The Democrats Have Moved Left and Republicans Right on Immigration Policy, But the Hispanic Vote Has Stayed Stable

Thursday  00:16,   19 october 2017
Daily Intelligencer

The major parties have been rapidly separating on immigration policy in the very recent past. But other factors have kept the Hispanic vote stable.It’s not exactly breaking news that the Republican Party has moved decisively to the right on[...]