Senior Trump Adviser Thinks Muslims ‘By And Large’ Want To ‘Subjugate’ Non-Muslims | The Huffington Post

Senior Trump Adviser Thinks Muslims 'By And Large' Want To 'Subjugate' Non-Muslims | The Huffington Post. A senior national security official in the White House has said he believes Muslims are dedicated to establishing Sharia law in Western countries, where he apparently thinks they want to “subjugate and humiliate” non-Muslims. Frank Wuco ― a former radio host and veteran Naval […]

California Wants to Hire EPA Staffers Who Are Sick of Trump | Mother Jones

California Wants to Hire EPA Staffers Who Are Sick of Trump | Mother Jones. Mother Jones · by Rebecca Leber · March 16, 2017 Go west, young environmental policy wonk! stellalevi/Getty Images Michael Picker stood in the freezing cold outside of the Environmental Protection Agency early Thursday morning passing out fliers that read, “Come work for California. Fight climate change.” […]

Barack Obama’s theory of politics is and always has been garbage

Barack Obama's theory of politics is and always has been garbage. Barack Obama is a masterful politician, one of the best in American history. So it’s rather strange that his most important idea about politics is complete nonsense — one which he refuses to ditch after it has repeatedly blown up in his face. I’m speaking of his belief that […]

Anti-Trump talk — even at my mother’s funeral – The Boston Globe

Anti-Trump talk — even at my mother’s funeral – The Boston Globe. by Joan Vennochi · March 15, 2017 When it comes to battling Donald Trump, no ground is sacred. I learned that at my mother’s funeral. Walking out of church, I stopped to hug a relative I seldom see and thank her for attending. As the casket was being […]

Trump Channels Old Hickory – The New York Times

Trump Channels Old Hickory – The New York Times. by Gail Collins · March 16, 2017 President Trump at the grave of President Andrew Jackson in Nashville on Wednesday. Stephen Crowley/The New York Times Donald Trump wants us to think he’s like Andrew Jackson. So there he was, at Jackson’s home in Tennessee on Wednesday, celebrating Old Hickory’s 250th birthday. […]

Hawaii judge halts Trump’s second attempt at travel ban – POLITICO

Hawaii judge halts Trump's second attempt at travel ban – POLITICO. by Josh Gerstein · March 15, 2017 President Donald Trump effectively abandoned an earlier, broader version of his travel ban order after the bulk of it was blocked by another federal judge. | Getty The ruling is a major setback for the president’s revised executive order cracking down on […]

Rachel Maddow’s Trump taxes scoop was a cynical, self-defeating spectacle.

Rachel Maddow's Trump taxes scoop was a cynical, self-defeating spectacle.. by Willa Paskin · March 15, 2017 Rachel Maddow had the goods, but she oversold them. MSNBC At 7:36 pm Tuesday night, Rachel Maddow tweeted “BREAKING: We’ve got Trump tax returns. Tonight, 9pm ET. MSNBC. (Seriously),” sending the internet into a frenzy of theorizing. Did Maddow have Donald Trump’s tax […]

Senate Democrats are threatening a government shutdown over Trump’s border wall – Vox

Senate Democrats are threatening a government shutdown over Trump’s border wall – Vox. by Tara Golshan · March 15, 2017 Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer has warned Republicans that Democrats are going to put up a fight. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Republicans have been warned: Any attempt to fund the southern border wall could lead to a government shutdown […]

Trump Has Yet To Reach Out To Any Top Democrats On Obamacare Reform | The Huffington Post

Trump Has Yet To Reach Out To Any Top Democrats On Obamacare Reform | The Huffington Post. When former President Barack Obama sought to pass the Affordable Care Act in 2009, he spent months painstakingly trying to convince moderate Republican senators to support a bill. Now that President Donald Trump is trying his own overhaul of the American health care […]

Trump Claims ‘Assault’ On US Auto Industry, Saved Under Obama, Is Over

Trump Claims 'Assault' On US Auto Industry, Saved Under Obama, Is Over. President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed that he ended “the assault on the American auto industry,” though the actions of President Barack Obama’s administration are widely understood to have saved the industry. “The assault on the American auto industry, believe me, is over. It’s over. Not going to […]

Donald Trump’s failing presidency

Donald Trump's failing presidency. What would a failed Trump administration look like? It certainly doesn’t need to involve President Trump’s impeachment and removal from office. Rather, imagine this: As the 2018 midterm elections approach, Trump’s only accomplishment is starting construction on the southern border mega-wall. No ObamaCare replacement. No big tax cut. No big infrastructure plan. And millions of American […]

Donald, Have I Got a Deal for You – The New York Times

Donald, Have I Got a Deal for You – The New York Times. by Thomas L. Friedman · March 15, 2017 North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, speaking in Pyongyang in 2016 below portraits of two predecessors, Kim Il-sung, left, and Kim Jong-il. Wong Maye-E/Associated Press Every president has an early foreign policy test, and Donald Trump is no exception. Trump’s […]

Op-Ed: Donald Trump just got a nice victory, thanks, of all people, to Rachel Maddow

Op-Ed: Donald Trump just got a nice victory, thanks, of all people, to Rachel Maddow. by Jay Yarow · March 14, 2017 On her Tuesday show, Rachel Maddow teased a scoop: She had Donald Trump’s 2005 tax returns. It was the first time his federal returns would be released. Small digression: MSNBC’s Maddow didn’t have them. Investigative reporter David Cay […]

Inside the Democrats’ Plan to Fight Trump – Rolling Stone

Inside the Democrats' Plan to Fight Trump – Rolling Stone. by Andy Kroll Congressman Gerry Connolly, a five-term Democrat who represents northern Virginia, marched into his office on Capitol Hill and assembled his staff for an impromptu meeting. “I’m going to the airport,” he told them, “and I may be arrested.” Two days before, Friday, January 27th, President Donald Trump […]

The Original Lie About Obamacare – The New York Times

The Original Lie About Obamacare – The New York Times. by David Leonhardt · March 14, 2017 President Obama signing the health insurance reform bill at the White House in 2010. Doug Mills/The New York Times You hear it from Republicans, pundits and even some Democrats. It’s often said in a tone of regret: I wish Obama had done health […]

Democrats paralyzed as Gorsuch skates – POLITICO

Democrats paralyzed as Gorsuch skates – POLITICO. Democrats can’t seem to land a punch on Neil Gorsuch — and it’s not even clear they want to. President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has breezed through more than 70 meetings with senators. Opponents who’ve scoured his record have found little to latch onto. And some Democrats are privately beginning to believe […]

CBO: Trumpcare would block contraception access, resulting in thousands of unplanned births.

CBO: Trumpcare would block contraception access, resulting in thousands of unplanned births.. by Christina Cauterucci · March 14, 2017 Anti–Planned Parenthood activists protest outside the office of former Rep. John Boehner in 2011. Alex Wong/Getty Images The Congressional Budget Office released its highly anticipated analysis of the GOP’s proposed health-care plan on Monday, and Republicans are scrambling to avoid talking […]

They came for the American dream. Now they’re fleeing to Canada. – Vox

They came for the American dream. Now they’re fleeing to Canada. – Vox. by Tara Golshan · February 20, 2017 Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Waist-deep in snow, in remote locations close to the border, migrants have been braving sub-zero temperatures and the danger of being stopped by border patrol agents to find the American dream — in Canada. Compared […]

Donald Trump’s 2005 tax returns leaked – Salon.com

Donald Trump’s 2005 tax returns leaked – Salon.com. by Jessica Lipsky · March 15, 2017 Trump earned more than $150 million that year, paid $38 million in taxes and took a $103 million write down (Credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Two pages from President Donald Trump’s 2005 1040 federal tax returns were obtained by DCReport.org founder David Clay Johnson. The […]

The Chilling Rise of Copycat Mass Shooters | Mother Jones

The Chilling Rise of Copycat Mass Shooters | Mother Jones. by Mark Follman · July 26, 2016 From Baton Rouge to Munich, a dark phenomenon rears its head. Police officers deployed in Munich on July 22 Michael Dalder/Reuters via ZUMA Press As a string of gun rampages continues in America and beyond, more evidence is emerging that copycat mass shooters […]

SNL has never been more popular — and less fun

SNL has never been more popular — and less fun. Since the election, Alec Baldwin has regularly been on the media circuit, talking about Donald Trump. But recently, his tone seemed to change. Compare his Jimmy Kimmel interview from earlier this month to his subsequent James Corden one: In the former, he’s joking around, faux-humbly accepting praise; in the other, […]

Charles Murray, Milo Yiannopoulos Protests: Schools Respond | Time.com

Charles Murray, Milo Yiannopoulos Protests: Schools Respond | Time.com. by Katie Reilly Recent student demonstrations that escalated into violence have fueled a national debate over free speech on college campuses, forcing universities to rethink how to effectively prepare for controversial speakers — and the accompanying protests. Conservative writer Charles Murray, who has faced criticism for a 1994 book that linked […]

The Incredible Cruelty of Trumpcare | New Republic

The Incredible Cruelty of Trumpcare | New Republic. by Brian Beutler · March 14, 2017 The American Health Care Act is a misnamed, regressive tax-cut bill meant to fool you into thinking its primary purpose is improving the health care system. But the incredible cruelty of the Republican bill didn’t become clear until Monday, when the Congressional Budget Office—led by […]

Articles: The Fight for $15 and the Rise of the Machines

Articles: The Fight for $15 and the Rise of the Machines. by Daniel John Sobieski · March 13, 2017 Once upon a time in America, there was a “full service” lane where a young man on his first job might come out and wipe your windows and maybe check your oil and tire pressure. But as technology and labor costs […]

Democrats Warn of Showdown Over Trump’s Border Wall

Democrats Warn of Showdown Over Trump’s Border Wall. by Niels Lesniewski · March 13, 2017 Politics Senate Democratic leaders say there’s no plan for construction or getting Mexico to pay for it Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer is warning of a funding standoff over building President Donald Trump’s wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo) […]

Republican plan to repeal Obamacare would leave millions uninsured: report | Reuters

Republican plan to repeal Obamacare would leave millions uninsured: report | Reuters. by David Lawder · March 13, 2017 WASHINGTON Millions of Americans would lose medical insurance under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare, the nonpartisan U.S. Congressional Budget Office said on Monday in a report that dealt a potential setback to President Donald Trump’s first major legislative initiative. The […]

The Canonization of Preet Bharara – POLITICO Magazine

The Canonization of Preet Bharara – POLITICO Magazine. by Jack Shafer · March 13, 2017 Getty Let’s not turn the publicity-hogging New York prosecutor into a martyr just because President Trump fired him. Almost everybody errs at some point during their career by thinking that their job belongs to them and not to their boss. U.S. Attorney for the Southern […]

5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament

5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament. by Jill Lawless LONDON (AP) — A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain’s seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Five people were killed, including the assailant, […]

Hate-Israel leader hid $700,000 in Palestinian bank

Hate-Israel leader hid $700,000 in Palestinian bank. The co-founder of an international movement to damage the Israeli economy by encouraging boycotts against businesses in the Jewish state and sanctions against companies doing business with Israel has apparently found another way to hit the country in the pocketbook – tax evasion. Israeli authorities arrested and questioned Omar Barghouti Monday on suspicion […]

How America Should Confront China’s Unchecked Maritime Bullying | The National Interest

How America Should Confront China's Unchecked Maritime Bullying | The National Interest. The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific recently convened a hearing to discuss the U.S. policy response to China’s maritime push in the South and East China Seas. China has so far suffered no discernable cost for its destabilizing activities in these disputed waters. In […]

Time to Stop Taxpayer-Funded Propaganda

Time to Stop Taxpayer-Funded Propaganda. The defunding of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting is long past overdue. No president, including Ronald Reagan, has seriously pushed an immediate winding down of this corrupt and outdated waste of taxpayer funds. Who would have ever imagined that Donald Trump would be the first to do it? His first budget proposal takes that step, […]

London Struck by Deadly Terrorist Attack at Parliament

London Struck by Deadly Terrorist Attack at Parliament. by Josh Siegel · March 22, 2017 At least four people were killed, including a police officer, and 4o others wounded in a terrorist attack Wednesday in London. The suspected attacker, whose name was not released in the hours following the attack, also was killed, for a total of five deaths. A […]

N.C. Boycott Over Bathroom Bill Fails Magnificently

N.C. Boycott Over Bathroom Bill Fails Magnificently. by D. C. McAllister · March 22, 2017 The economic boycott of North Carolina over the state’s controversial “bathroom law” that requires men and women to use their respective bathrooms in public facilities is a failure. As reported by Bradford and Valerie Richardson in the Washington Times: Tourism has thrived: Hotel occupancy, room […]

The Goal of Common Core Completely Misses the Point | The American Spectator

The Goal of Common Core Completely Misses the Point | The American Spectator. by Jane Robbins,&nbsp · March 23, 2017 A recent op-ed at FoxNews.com illustrates the philosophical problem with Common Core and other progressive education schemes: the schemes are misguided because the goal is wrong. Vince Bertram, president and CEO of an organization called Project Lead the Way, argues […]

Wellesley College Professors Say Offensive Speakers Like Laura Kipnis ‘Harm’ Students and Shouldn’t Be Invited – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Wellesley College Professors Say Offensive Speakers Like Laura Kipnis 'Harm' Students and Shouldn't Be Invited – Hit & Run : Reason.com. Six professors at Wellesley College sent an email to members of campus imploring the community not to invite controversial speakers who might upset certain students—speakers like Northwestern University Professor Laura Kipnis, the noted critic (and victim) of the Title […]

Gregg Jarrett: Sorry Dems, Judge Gorsuch is un-Borkable | Fox News

Gregg Jarrett: Sorry Dems, Judge Gorsuch is un-Borkable | Fox News. by Gregg Jarrett Will Judge Neil Gorsuch get “Borked?” Some Democrats, still seething over the stalled U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland, are trying. But their dream of delivering political retribution has, thus far, fizzled. That is not likely to change. Gorsuch’s credentials are too impeccable, his intellect […]

James Comey’s Donald Trump investigation overshadowed by tweets – Washington Times

James Comey's Donald Trump investigation overshadowed by tweets – Washington Times. by Charles Hurt FBI Director James B. Comey is answerable to not a single voter in the land. (Associated Press/File) more > ANALYSIS/OPINION: For a guy who claims to be above or beneath or beside grubby politics in America, FBI chief James Comey sure does manage to insert himself […]

Leakgate Finds Its Joe McCarthy – WSJ

Leakgate Finds Its Joe McCarthy – WSJ. By HOLMAN W. JENKINS, JR. March 21, 2017 7:02 p.m. ET 289 COMMENTS If Donald Trump tweeted his accusations about President Obama wiretapping Trump Tower to get the media off his alleged ties to Russia, then Democrats at Monday’s hearing of the House Intelligence Committee used those same tweets to distract from their […]

Media mangle Comey’s Russia testimony | Washington Examiner

Media mangle Comey's Russia testimony | Washington Examiner. by Eddie Scarry · March 22, 2017 Media reports this week inaccurately played up the idea that FBI Director James Comey said Russia was pushing hard for Donald Trump to defeat Hillary Clinton, by omitting a critical portion of the intelligence community’s assessment that said Russia was actually preparing for a Clinton […]

Kindest Cuts – John Stossel

Kindest Cuts – John Stossel. by John Stossel “Devastating!” shouts Chuck Schumer. Even Republicans are unhappy. Big spending “conservative” congressman Hal Rogers calls President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts “draconian, careless and counterproductive.” But Trump’s cuts are good! Why do politicians always assume that government spending helps people? It always has unintended consequences. Foreign aid is attached to idealistic notions […]

GM Prepares For A Future In Which Americans Don’t Own Cars – The American Interest

GM Prepares For A Future In Which Americans Don’t Own Cars – The American Interest. If no one bought cars, how would automobile manufacturers make money? Car executives have been asking that question as they look to a future in which ride-sharing replaces individual ownership, and no one has been more aggressive than General Motors. GM’s latest idea is to […]

After Trump Meeting, House Republicans Tout Change to American Health Care Act – Washington Free Beacon

After Trump Meeting, House Republicans Tout Change to American Health Care Act – Washington Free Beacon. House Republicans touted amendments to the American Health Care Act, the GOP’s Obamacare replacement, after their meeting with President Donald Trump today. “For weeks now, President Trump has gotten directly engaged in negotiating with our members,” said House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R., La.) […]

From Commander in Chief to Journalist for Hire | The Weekly Standard

From Commander in Chief to Journalist for Hire | The Weekly Standard. George Osborne, Britain’s longtime Chancellor of the Exchequer until the fall of the Cameron government, seems to have raised some eyebrows recently with his announcement that, beginning in May, he will become editor of the [London] Evening Standard. And keep his seat in the House of Commons. To […]

Podesta Was Board Member Of Firm Linked To Russian Investors | The Daily Caller

Podesta Was Board Member Of Firm Linked To Russian Investors | The Daily Caller. Rep. Louie Gohmert, an outspoken House Republican from Texas, is calling for a congressional investigation of John Podesta’s role with Rusnano, a state-run company founded by Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has learned. Podesta — best known as Hillary Clinton’s […]

Articles: Impeach Trump? I Don’t Think So

Articles: Impeach Trump? I Don't Think So. by Lloyd Marcus · March 22, 2017 The Left continues to relentlessly promote their lie that Trump stole the election by scheming with the Russians. Their goal is to get enough people believing Trump’s presidency is illegitimate that they can impeach him. Folks, these people on the Left and GOP establishment still do […]

Russians Did Not ‘Hack The Election.’ Repeat. Russians Did Not ‘Hack The Election’

Russians Did Not ‘Hack The Election.’ Repeat. Russians Did Not ‘Hack The Election’. by David Harsanyi · March 21, 2017 After FBI Director James Comey confirmed the existence of an investigation into potential ties between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, conspiracy theorists rejoiced. Yet it’s almost certain they won’t get what they desire. Don’t get me wrong, I’m always rooting […]

Trump to Republicans: Vote for Obamacare repeal or lose your seat – POLITICO

Trump to Republicans: Vote for Obamacare repeal or lose your seat – POLITICO. by Kyle Cheney · March 21, 2017 ‘I’m asking for your vote on Thursday,’ the president said. President Donald Trump arrived on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning with a stern message for Republicans who’ve been wobbly about dismantling Obamacare: Give me your vote or you may lose your […]

Turkey’s Frightening Trifecta: ISIS, Erdogan & U.S. Nukes – The Daily Beast

Turkey’s Frightening Trifecta: ISIS, Erdogan & U.S. Nukes – The Daily Beast. by Christopher Dickey · March 22, 2017 PARIS—If we’re going to judge America’s NATO allies by their defense spending, as President Donald Trump seems intent on doing, then Turkey should be in good odor. Its military is the second biggest in the alliance, and it is one of […]

No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick says

No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick says. by ERICA WERNER WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch declared Tuesday he’s made no promises to Donald Trump or anyone else about how he’ll vote on abortion or other issues and testified he’ll have no trouble as a justice holding anyone accountable, including the president who picked […]

Muslim Brotherhood spending millions to fight terror designation

Muslim Brotherhood spending millions to fight terror designation. Confirming a WND report, the Middle East Media Research Institute found the Muslim Brotherhood has signed a contract with an American lobbying firm to spend $4.8 million “to help it establish ties with Trump administration officials.” There apparently is reason for the Brotherhood to believe lobbying is necessary. “Already in November 2016, […]

Why China Must Confront North Korea | The National Interest

Why China Must Confront North Korea | The National Interest. If the United States pursues a more militaristic agenda towards North Korea under Trump, then China has largely itself to blame. After years of China turning a blind eye to sanctions violators and keeping the dangerous North Korean regime alive and its leaders well fed, now a new American administration […]

Rev. Graham: Pray for Gorsuch — ‘Atheist Progressives’ Want to ‘Marginalize Christians,’ Strip God From Society

Rev. Graham: Pray for Gorsuch — 'Atheist Progressives' Want to 'Marginalize Christians,' Strip God From Society. Commenting on the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, evangelist Franklin Graham said the high court was the paramount issue of the 2016 election and Christians should pray for Gorsuch, adding that “atheist progressives” are working furiously to “strip God and […]

Gorsuch Shows Legal Skill, Commitment to Rule of Law

Gorsuch Shows Legal Skill, Commitment to Rule of Law. by Elizabeth Slattery · March 21, 2017 Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee met today to question Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch in the second day of his confirmation hearing. From the travel ban to abortion to statutory interpretation, here are some of the key exchanges between Gorsuch and the Senators. […]

Trump Warns GOPs to Vote for Health Bill or Maybe Lose Seats

Trump Warns GOPs to Vote for Health Bill or Maybe Lose Seats. by Bridget Johnson · March 21, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump dropped by on the House Republican caucus this morning in advance of a planned Thursday vote on the American Health Care Act as most House Freedom Caucus members remained not swayed to vote for the Obamacare replacement. […]