The Trump Tax Plan Is Downright Unpatriotic

Selling the Trump-Republican tax plan should be awkward for an administration that has made patriotism its central theme. That’s because patriotism isn’t mostly about saluting the flag and standing during the national anthem. It’s about…

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America Might as Well Not Have a President…

Three things we've learned from Trump's turbulent year in office. It seems like forever, but it was just one year ago that Donald Trump was elected president. So what have we learned about the presidency…

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Trump’s Gang Is Plotting the Biggest Heist in…

The GOP's $5.8 trillion tax cut would almost exclusively benefit the 1 percent. You know the plot: The bank robbers set off a bomb down the street from the bank, and while everyone’s distracted they…

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Trump Is Coming Unraveled, and Republicans Know It

The question now is whether party leaders will pull the plug. Last week, Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, charged in an interview with the New York Times that…

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Similarities Between Harvey Weinstein and Trump

Trump and Weinstein are both sexual harassers and predators, but only one of them made it to the White House. Donald Trump weighed in on the scandal engulfing movie mogul and Democratic funder Harvey Weinstein,…

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There’s Only One Cure for America’s Economic Ills

Corporations don't deserve a tax cut. On the contrary, they should pay exponentially more. When Barack Obama was president, congressional Republicans were deficit hawks. They opposed almost everything Obama wanted to do by arguing it…

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Trump Has Only Inflamed 5 of America’s Biggest…

Trump is neglecting or worsening the five genuinely big problems facing America. It’s easy to get caught up in the deeply flawed character of Donald Trump. We also need to recognize the policy catastrophe of…

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Civil War: Trump’s Defense of White Supremacists Is…

All-out civil war has been the president's aim since he took office. Trump’s unwillingness to denounce the white supremacists who came to Charlottesville last weekend bent on violence has been part of his political strategy…