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Trump Says Churches Could Be Involved in Politics—He’s Right

Sunday  06:35,   12 february 2017
OBSERVER

Should churches and other nonprofits be allowed to participate in political campaigns and endorse or attack candidates? President Donald Trump thinks so, and recently vowed to “totally destroy” the law banning such activity.If this appears a[...]

Sympathy for the devil: We created Donald Trump

Sunday  06:35,   12 february 2017
MSN

(Credit: Getty/Alex Wong/Salon) I shouted out, “Who killed the Kennedys?” When after all it was you and me That line comes toward the middle of a song played so often on classic rock radio that it has been stripped of virtually all its original[...]

The Madness of King Donald

Saturday  17:45,   11 february 2017
Daily Intelligencer

A weekly diary on life in Trump’s America.I guess I should start by saying this is not a blog. Nor is it what one might call a column. It’s an experiment of sorts to see if there’s something in between those two. Most Fridays, from now on, I’ll be[...]

How to Fix (or Wreck) Obamacare: Advice for Tom Price

Saturday  00:50,   11 february 2017
The New York Times

The new secretary of Health and Human Services has some big decisions to make quickly. First, whether to stabilize Obamacare or burn it to the ground.Tom Price was confirmed early Friday as Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services. In an [...]

Four reasons why Betsy DeVos will be a welcome remedy for our nation's education woes

Saturday  00:50,   11 february 2017
FOX News

This week, Democrats made history by forcing Vice President Mike Pence to cast the deciding vote for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Why did Democrats decide to engage in all-out war against an education secretary? Why devote weeks of phone calls, [...]

Why Was Betsy DeVos the One Trump Nominee Who Provoked Opposition?

Saturday  00:50,   11 february 2017
Daily Intelligencer

Democrats can muster enormous political energy against Trump. But can they channel it effectively?If I had a vote in the Senate, I would have opposed the nomination of Betsy DeVos for Education secretary. But if I were to rank Trump cabinet[...]

The 9th Circuit deals a blow to the imperial — and incompetent — president

Friday  21:20,   10 february 2017
MSN

Trump and his administration's lawyers lose, and lose badly.The Post[...]

Fake News Isn't a New Problem, and We're Better Equipped to Fight It Now

Friday  21:20,   10 february 2017
Fortune

The term fake news seems to have come out of nowhere over the last six months, dominating much of the discussion around Donald Trump and his election as president, triggering what some believe to be a full-fledged moral panic about the post truth[...]

Trump Capitulates to China

Friday  21:20,   10 february 2017
The Daily Beast

After months of calling into question the One China policy that acknowledges the mainlands claim on Taiwan, Trump has made a humiliating about-face.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner,[...]

Free Sean Spicer!

Friday  14:10,   10 february 2017
Real Clear Politics

There's a hostage feeling to White House press briefings these days. Press Secretary Sean Spicer wore a this-could-be-my-last-briefing look Wednesday, knowing as he spoke that not only would President Trump be scrutinizing his performance from[...]

The Trump family cashes in

Friday  14:10,   10 february 2017
MSN

It's the toughest job in the world: president of the United States, forced to juggle so many weighty issues at once: foreign policy, terrorism, the economy, jobs, health care, climate change, immigration, drugs and crime. So what does Donald[...]

The 9th Circuit’s dangerous and unprecedented use of campaign statements to block presidential policy

Friday  14:10,   10 february 2017
MSN

The court's ruling on Trump's immigration executive order uses statements made before an official even took office to interpret -- and limit -- his official acts.The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has just upheld a nationwide [...]

Opinion: How a Trump-horrified CEO is waking up every day with optimism

Friday  01:40,   10 february 2017
CNBC

Ravin Gandhi was as anti-Trump as a CEO can be. Now he is making his peace, and seeing promise, in a new American economy.The shock and horror myself and many millions of Americans felt when Donald Trump was elected president can be summed up in one [...]

It’s not impossible that Trump orchestrated the whole Gorsuch leak episode

Friday  01:05,   10 february 2017
MSN

Sometimes conspiracy theories are right.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not represent the views of MSN or[...]

I'm an Iraqi who risked my life for America. Trump’s visa ban puts my family in grave danger.

Friday  01:05,   10 february 2017
Vox.com

In 2015, I received a call from my sister, a widow living in southern Iraq with her children. She told me that her son had been kidnapped, taken while playing outside of their home. He was returned to safety a day later, frightened but unharmed. My[...]