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Trump’s tax cuts: They’re even more regressive than I thought

Thursday  20:36,   17 august 2017
MSN

When you consider how Republicans are most likely to offset the cost of their already highly regressive tax cuts, they're even more regressive.This trickle-down sales job is very much upon the land, as the Trumpadministration and its allies are[...]

Trump’s tax cuts: They’re even more regressive than I thought

Thursday  20:35,   17 august 2017
MSN

When you consider how Republicans are most likely to offset the cost of their already highly regressive tax cuts, they're even more regressive.This trickle-down sales job is very much upon the land, as the Trumpadministration and its allies are[...]

There Are Good Reasons To Reconsider Keeping Confederate Memorials In Our Public Squares

Thursday  18:20,   17 august 2017
The Federalist

America is supposed to be 'one nation, indivisible.' But this week, we’ve seen that Confederate memorials are splitting us further and further apart. Our republic is already fractured. Let’s not make it[...]

Confront hate even when it wears a MAGA hat

Thursday  18:05,   17 august 2017
USA TODAY

“Voting against Donald Trump at this point is really treason to your heritage.” These were the words spoken by former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke when he threw his support behind Donald Trump in February 2016 and urged other white Americans to do [...]

Confront hate even when it wears a MAGA hat

Thursday  18:05,   17 august 2017
USA TODAY

“Voting against Donald Trump at this point is really treason to your heritage.” These were the words spoken by former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke when he threw his support behind Donald Trump in February 2016 and urged other white Americans to do [...]

How to Handle Donald Trump

Thursday  17:46,   17 august 2017
The New York Times

What we don’t need to hear is what’s really on his mind.Donald Trump is still president. Hard to know what to do with this,[...]

Trump Abandons a Presidential Duty: To Set a Moral Standard

Thursday  17:41,   17 august 2017
The New York Times

• The president’s predecessors, going back to George Washington, have all tried, with varying degrees of success, to summon Americans to a higher moral purpose. • Mr. Trump’s refusal Tuesday to pass an explicit moral judgment on the violence in[...]

It’s Stupid To Call Trump A Racist

Thursday  02:51,   17 august 2017
The Daily Caller

Liberals and the media aren’t uncovering his racial animus; they’re stoking it.Many of the president’s opponents are celebrating a silver lining they see in this week’s racial ugliness: that Donald Trump’s supposed longstanding alliance with avowed[...]

It’s Stupid To Call Trump A Racist

Thursday  02:51,   17 august 2017
The Daily Caller

Liberals and the media aren’t uncovering his racial animus; they’re stoking it.Many of the president’s opponents are celebrating a silver lining they see in this week’s racial ugliness: that Donald Trump’s supposed longstanding alliance with avowed[...]

Steve Bannon is Trump's indispensable man — don't sacrifice him to the critics

Wednesday  23:56,   16 august 2017
The Hill

OPINION | White nationalism is not, and has never been, Bannon’s goal. And your most important advisor must not be sacrificed to your[...]

Our House Divided

Wednesday  23:56,   16 august 2017
The New York Times

Is there a path from the Trump era to civil war?Summertime, sweltering and stressful, makes our cold civil war feel hot. The madness and violence of last year crested in the summer, with the shootings of cops in Dallas and Baton Rouge. Now the dog[...]

President Trump Has Certainly Unified The Country’s Political Class—Against Him

Wednesday  18:35,   16 august 2017
The Federalist

Our fractured capital is experiencing a new flowering of bipartisanship. Everyone inside the beltway, at least those getting the press coverage, seems to oppose him. It’s no surprise that Democrats like Charles Schumer and Nancy Pelosi hold the[...]

It's time to bury Confederate romanticism for good

Wednesday  18:31,   16 august 2017
USA TODAY

Battles over Confederate monuments are flaring up again 152 years after Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House. It shouldn’t be a newsflash that the Civil War is over, but for some, Dixie still lives on and [...]

Republicans, cut the outrage. It’s time to disown Trump.

Wednesday  18:22,   16 august 2017
MSN

Mere words are insufficient -- and insufferable.The party of Lincoln is now the party of Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and Southern slave owners who decided to kill fellow Americans so that they could keep men, women and children enslaved. The[...]

Tucker Carlson: If we want to erase the past, we must prepare for the consequences

Wednesday  18:21,   16 august 2017
FOX News

One thing President Trump said Tuesday deserves more attention than it will likely get. On Monday a mob torn down a civil war soldier's memorial in Durham, North Carolina. Police stood idly by and liberals across the country applauded it. Which[...]