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Opinions | The so-called GOP-FBI split is a Democratic fantasy

Wednesday  21:24,   07 february 2018
MSN

The GOP is the party of law and order. Nothing Democrats say can change that.Load[...]

Why the 'cult of Trump' has taken hold

Wednesday  21:24,   07 february 2018
MSN

"Rarely has a president changed his party as fast and profoundly as Donald J. Trump. Love him or hate him, you can no longer argue his ability to bend an entire party to his will, "writes Axios' Jonathan Swan in a piece titled"[...]

Has Trumphoria Finally Hit a Wall?

Wednesday  18:57,   07 february 2018
The New York Times

The market isn’t the economy; still, it looks as if reality is breaking in.When talking about stock markets, there are three rules you have to remember. First, the stock market is not the economy. Second, the stock market is not the economy. Third,[...]

Conservatives and the Cult of Trump

Wednesday  00:55,   07 february 2018
The Cut

The fears of an American Perón gave way to appreciation for an American Pinochet.Load[...]

A stock market lesson for Trump - the hard way

Tuesday  19:36,   06 february 2018
CNN

David Andelman says Donald Trump is learning that stock markets that go up can also nosedive. And when you buy the good news, you inevitably own the bad as well. That's the stunning conclusion from Monday's largest single-day drop in the history of[...]

Another Trump failure: Infrastructure

Tuesday  19:16,   06 february 2018
MSN

The president is trying to pass off a privatization scheme as a public works project. Subscribe to the Post Most newsletter: Today’s most popular stories on The Washington PostDespite calling for a $1.5 trillion boost in infrastructure spending,[...]

Will the rise of the "Reagan Baby" generation mean a return to American optimism?

Tuesday  19:16,   06 february 2018
FOX News

Monday we celebrate the birthday of America’s 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. While he is remembered and revered for much that he did and said and inspired during his life, he also is celebrated for the ripple effect of his life[...]

Opinions | The cowardice among Republicans is staggering

Tuesday  18:36,   06 february 2018
MSN

What may have begun as a temporary political compromise with Trump is becoming an indelible moral stain. The Russia investigation is revealing a Trump universe in which ethical considerations did not (and do not) figure at all. Who can imagine a[...]

Trump Has Lost the Upper Hand in the Immigration Fight

Tuesday  05:50,   06 february 2018
The Cut

The president took hostages that he’s unwilling to shoot. Now, the Dreamers’ allies have no reason to pay his ransom.Last September, the Trump administration announced that it would be ending Deferred Action for Early Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the[...]

How you can tell Nunes shot himself in the foot

Tuesday  01:02,   06 february 2018
MSN

Even Republicans cannot defend his memo.The paucity of defenders of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) on the Sunday shows — and Nunes’s absence — should tell you how disastrous the Nunes memo has been for Republicans, for[...]

It's time we ask: What do we do when the lights go out?

Tuesday  01:02,   06 february 2018
The Hill

Our nation is not prepared for the crisis of a catastrophic loss of our electrical grid. In his seminal work that evaluates how prepared our nation is to respond to a loss of the power grid due to a cyberattack, Ted Koppel found that none of our[...]

How can Democrats win on DACA and shutdowns? Remind America GOP is in control.

Monday  18:22,   05 february 2018
USA TODAY

When I worked for the minority party while Obama was in charge, we never let the country forget that the onus for action was on the party in power. If something didn’t happen, it was on them, not us. Too often, Democrats have let Trump and the[...]

Opinion: They Voted for Caps. Now They Want More Defense Spending

Monday  18:22,   05 february 2018
Roll Call

President Donald Trump in his State of the Union address asked Congress to lift the “sequester cap” on defense spending. That same week, a bipartisan majority in the House, in a symbolic but important act, voted to reaffirm a cap-busting defense[...]

Driven Down the Road to War

Monday  18:22,   05 february 2018
The New York Times

I helped Colin Powell prepare a speech supporting the invasion of Iraq 15 years ago. The Trump administration is doing the same thing today with Iran.Fifteen years ago this week, Colin Powell, then the secretary of state, took to the podium at the[...]

GOP memo points to FBI using exact 'enemies list'-style surveillance FISA was supposed to prevent

Monday  18:22,   05 february 2018
FOX News

The memo indicates a spirit of politicization within the Justice Department, starting in the waning months of the Obama administration, which falls to levels not seen since Watergate. Just as in Watergate, the actual details of the Page warrant[...]