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What was Trump so afraid of? Flynn may finally tell us.

Saturday  17:05,   02 december 2017

It’s a truism of Washington scandals that it’s not the initial actions that lead to legal disaster, but the attempt to cover them up. It’s possible that is the case with Friday’s indictment of former national security adviser Michael Flynn — and in [...]

Matt Lauer's out at NBC. Here's what would make this a true watershed moment, America

Friday  23:51,   01 december 2017
FOX News

Powerful men are at long last being held accountable for their sexual misconduct. But is this really the watershed moment women have been waiting for?Matt Lauer, who was fired this week by NBC as co-host of “Today,” is just the latest in the growing [...]

Why Tax Reform Will Lead To BOOMING Economic Growth

Friday  23:50,   01 december 2017
The Daily Caller

Current corporate taxes are actually hidden taxes on workers and they cause jobs to go abroadThe tax reform bill now pending in Congress will be very pro-growth, like President John F. Kennedy’s tax cuts passed in the early 1960s, and the tax cuts[...]

GOP will sell out middle class for a win on tax ‘reform’

Friday  23:50,   01 december 2017
The Hill

When it comes to taxes, GOP really stands for Grand Old Plutocracy. Mark Plotkin is a contributor to the BBC on American politics and a columnist for The Georgetowner. He previously worked as the political analyst for WAMU-FM, Washington's NPR[...]

Trump Is Cracking Up

Friday  22:50,   01 december 2017
The New York Times

The president is acting more deranged than usual, but Republicans in Congress don’t care.Paul Joseph Watson is an editor and staff writer for Infowars, the website published by archconspiracist Alex Jones. Stories on the site claim that the Sandy[...]

Why Alabamians Should Vote For Roy Moore

Friday  00:51,   01 december 2017
The Federalist

I have a 14-year-old daughter. If I caught Roy Moore doing what was alleged, for starters I would kick him where it counts. That said, I don’t think it’s wrong to vote for Moore. Voting for a Lesser of Two Evils Doesn’t End Your IntegrityOthers[...]

Trump, Proxy of Racism

Friday  00:51,   01 december 2017
The New York Times

The Trump doctrine is white supremacy. Yes, he is also diplomatically inept, overwhelmed by avarice, thoroughly corrupt and a pathological liar, but it is to white supremacy and to hostility for everyone not white that he always returns.When the[...]

Moore Using Abortion to Shame Conservatives Into Turning Out to Vote for Him

Friday  00:51,   01 december 2017
Daily Intelligencer

Roy Moore’s emphasis on the abortion issue shows the importance of a narrow band of conservative voters who may or may not go to the polls.For political observers who have been watching the weird dynamics of the race to replace Jeff Sessions in the[...]

Trump's Consumer Victory Officially Makes a Joke of Financial Reform

Thursday  19:37,   30 november 2017
Rolling Stone

Nearly a decade after the crash, Trump makes a mockery of one of the few meaningful checks on the financial services industry.Earlier this year, when researching a story on Donald Trump's executive appointments, I talked to current and former Hill[...]

Cal Thomas: The return of virtue

Thursday  18:46,   30 november 2017
FOX News

Rarely has the idiom “virtue is its own reward” looked better than it does in light of the sex scandals sweeping the nation. The so-called “prudishness,” of a previous generation and the respect most men were once taught to have for women — and[...]

Why are Republicans raising taxes on millions of Americans?

Thursday  06:21,   30 november 2017

This is a violation of a fundamental GOP principle.President Trump has promised to "give the American people a huge tax cut for Christmas — hopefully that will be a great, big, beautiful Christmas present." Unfortunately for millions of Americans,[...]

Pelosi's double standard an example of shameless partisanship

Wednesday  20:51,   29 november 2017

It's amazing how complicated simple principles can become when they're inconvenient to your team. On Sunday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi created a mess for herself by insisting on NBC's "Meet the Press" that Rep. John[...]

Trump Ran for the ‘Forgotten.’ Then He Forgot Them.

Wednesday  20:51,   29 november 2017
The New York Times

He and his band of Wall Street alumni want to run the economy like Robin Hood in reverse.How does President Trump continue to pass for an economic populist even as his policies and appointees are those of an economic royalist? The Republican tax[...]

On sex scandals, Democrats are now the Puritans

Wednesday  20:51,   29 november 2017

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore may be a skeevy mall-creeper and President Trump a boastful Lothario, but somehow their transgressions seem less out of character than the same offenses committed by men who have earned a reputation as advocates of [...]

Exposing Project Veritas' Roy Moore Fraud Is Good for Democracy

Wednesday  20:51,   29 november 2017
U.S. News & World Report - Health

Journalists and voters are starting to figure out what today's conservatives are all about.The Washington Post exposed a fraud Monday, but some don't think it will make a difference. They are[...]