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It's A Big Day For Trump’s Budget Pick, For Social Security And For America's Millionaires

A full Senate vote is expected sometime Thursday afternoon on Donald Trump’s pick for White House Budget Director, Rep. Mick Mulvaney. That means that Mulvaney’s nomination could come up for a vote just as a group of lawmakers and experts...Show More Summary

Alternative Facts (the song)

With her now infamous January 22 appearance on Meet The Press, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, demonstrated that she and her boss operate comfortably in a post-truth world, where "alternative facts" are the new coin of...Show More Summary

THE STATE OF THINGS

There's a lot of fantasizing about the impeachment of Donald Trump. Kathleen Parker devoted a full column to this in the Washington Post, predicting that by 2018 the Dems will carry the House and impeach the president. She declared, "Good news. Show More Summary

Too Little From Congress, Too Much From Trump

The relative speed differential between the Trump White House and the Republican Congress is already starting to cause problems, it seems. Because the Trump administration is moving so quickly and Congress historically moves at a pretty glacial pace, the unspoken bargain between congressional Republicans and President Trump is already showing cracks. Show More Summary

Oppose Muslim Registry

Life. Liberty. The pursuit of happiness. These are three examples of the "unalienable rights" America's Declaration of Independence specifically notes are given to all human beings by their Creator, and which governments are created to protect. These rights extend to all Americans, regardless of creed or color. Show More Summary

Diversity and Inclusion Are Not Anti-Science

March For Science on Washington is the newest protest to manifest itself under the Trump Presidency. The march joins the past Women’s March and the upcoming General Strike as an act of defiance against a president who doesn’t act with the country’s best interests in mind. Show More Summary

Why I Hate President Trump

For the record, I don’t hate Donald Trump the person. I hate Donald Trump the president. I wish I didn’t. But I do. Here’s why: He’s a pathological liar, according to Republican Ted Cruz. He’s a fake, a fraud, and a con-man, according...Show More Summary

Pro-Israel Interests Upped Contributions, Lobbying In 2016

by Niv Sultan President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began establishing their face-to-face diplomatic relationship with a meeting today. But the broader ties between the U.S. and Israel date back decades,...Show More Summary

Want Secure Elections? Then Maybe Don’t Cut Security Funding

By Dan S. Wallach and Justin Talbot-Zorn for WIRED. Last week, the House Administration Committee voted on party lines to defund the Election Administration Commission, the leading federal agency responsible for helping states run smooth elections and preventing hacking. Show More Summary

Trump, The Supreme Court, And The Rights Of Gays And Lesbians, Part 4

With the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States instead of Chief Judge Merrick Garland, and with the possibility of another Trump Supreme Court nomination at some point down the road, it is...Show More Summary

Four Reasons Why President Trump Is Wrong to Ban Refugees

This week, President Donald Trump is expected to sign executive orders broadly banning refugee resettlement, and permanently targeting refugees from seven countries, including Syria. These executive orders threaten our national security,...Show More Summary

We Are A Nation of Immigrants

January 25, 2017 Then, standing there in front of the place of worship, you must pray: My ancestor was a wandering Aramean who went to live in Egypt. There were only a few in his family then, but they became great and powerful, a nation of many people. Show More Summary

END OF OBAMACARE

Today we say goodbye to President Obama and soon to Obamacare. Eight years ago when the tumultuous healthcare reform journey began we could not have ever imagined the roller coaster ride it would take. The Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare)...Show More Summary

Outside Trump's Bubble, Resistance Looms

The gaslight that failed. Our fake president's inaugural speech on January 20 was a one-man orgy of gaslighting. Trump spoke of restoring American greatness while painting an absurd caricature of "American carnage." He crowed about "the people" after losing the popular vote. Show More Summary

President Trump's Klan-like Rhetoric

President Donald J. Trump reportedly modeled his Inaugural Address after Andrew Jackson, a white supremacist who was the architect of one of the most shameful events in American history, the Trail of Tears. Listening to President Trump's Inaugural Address I heard another horrifying historical echo. Show More Summary

Next Up--Getting Another Scalia on the Supreme Court

"I encourage you to consider seriously, for example, the repeal or amendment of section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, which is an affront to federalism and an expensive burden that has far outlived its usefulness, and consider modifying...Show More Summary

Defund the NEA? - The Art of the Matter

Headline: "ONE MILLION PEOPLE FIRED!" Oops, sorry, that's an alternative fact. But what if it wasn't? Unemployment would skyrocket, people would lose their homes, homeless families would flood the streets, the economy would falter and...Show More Summary

How Trump Can Tweet His Way Towards American Stability

Connection Circles at the World Kabbalah Convention 2016 As hated as he is by so many, Trump can actually serve as a catalyst for positive change, and even Twitter could be useful in the process Trump's presidency is the result of the years of Democratic rule that left the latent conservative America and their values behind. Show More Summary

Diagnosis at a Distance Continues to Undermine Public's Ability to Evaluate Trump Policies

President Donald Trump's first week in office was spent signing executive orders regarding the Dakota Access and Keystone XL Pipelines, visa and refugee programs and a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, all which sparked nationwide demonstrations and protests. Show More Summary

News Roundup for February 15, 2017

It’s your daily news roundup. Read the news and weep. 1. Trump is calling American intelligence agencies “un-American”. If we weren’t worried before, we should be now. More here. 2. Mike Pence was the last to know about Michael Flynn’s contact with Russia. Show More Summary

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