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Thursday, February 22, 2018
Alexander Nazaryan
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally in Tampa, Florida, U.S., August 24, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump Administration Most Corrupt In History

He’d promised to build the wall. To make America great again. To lock her up. Now, in the last weeks of his campaign for president, Donald J. Trump needed one more stirring slogan. And since he was badly trailing Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, it would have to be a marketing marvel worthy of Mad Men’s Don Draper…

November 3, 2017

The Overwhelming Dishonesty Of ‘Investigative Journalist’ James O’Keefe

James O’Keefe wants you to think that he’s a journalist. That the undercover videos shot for his Project Veritas are all that keep rampant liberalism from running roughshod over the republic. Freedom has manifold enemies, from National Public Radio to Planned Parenthood…

October 23, 2017
Limbaugh, climate

Rush Limbaugh Uncorks A Wild New Conspiracy Theory About Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma is gathering strength over the Atlantic Ocean as it heads towards the Caribbean. Already rated Category 5, it is expected to make landfall in Florida by the end of the week, with many worried about a repeat of the havoc caused in Texas and Louisiana by Hurricane Harvey.

September 7, 2017
eric trump

Eric Trump Flips Out On Fox

The promised wall between the Trump Organization and the Trump presidency is no more—if it ever existed to begin with. On Tuesday evening, Eric Trump, one of the Trump children supposedly managing the family business while their father manages the nation, went on Fox News to complain about the Democratic Party in an astonishingly vitriolic attack.

June 7, 2017

Texas Governor Jokes About Shooting Reporters

The unrelenting Republican assault on the free press continued on Friday when Greg Abbott, the Republican governor of Texas, joked about shooting journalists. The joke was made not two days after a Montana congressional candidate, Greg Gianforte, assaulted a reporter instead of answering a question on health care.

May 27, 2017
Sean Hannity

Sean Hannity Takes A Breath Over Seth Rich Murder

In seeming recognition that his lucrative position with Fox News could be in jeopardy, right-wing television host Sean Hannity said on Tuesday night that he would drop the subject matter that had recently become something of an obsession…

May 24, 2017

Why Is Trump’s Vatican Ambassador Pick Controversial?

President Donald Trump has reportedly chosen Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, as the United States ambassador to the Vatican, the seat of the Catholic faith. According to CNN, which first reported the development, the White House plans to announce the nomination before Trump’s visit to the city state on May 24.

May 15, 2017

Kamala Harris: Jeff Sessions Must Resign

Speaking to CNN”s Jake Tapper on Thursday afternoon, Senator Kamala Harris of California renewed Democratic calls for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign over the firing of FBI director James Comey. “There is good reason to believe that he was not truthful when he testified before Congress,” Harris said.

May 13, 2017
Betsy DeVos

In Rural America, DeVos’ Confirmation Could Spell Doom For Public Schools

DeVos’s free-market principles are on full display in Detroit, where for-profit charter school operators have sowed chaos without creating any educational gains. Detroit’s miserable educational outcomes are some of the worst in the nation, and liberals have pointed to them frequently in their objections to DeVos.

February 7, 2017

DeVos Confirmation Hearing: Guns, Charters, And ‘Potential Grizzlies’

While Republicans for the most part used their allotted five-minute questioning periods to praise DeVos or ask questions that didn’t challenge the nominee, Democrats tried to portray her as both inexperienced and inflexibly ideological. In one devastating exchange, Murphy forced DeVos to admit that she would, in theory, support guns in schools.

January 18, 2017
Betsy DeVos

The Radical Education Of Betsy DeVos

The choice of Betsy DeVos to head the Education Department mystified all those who’d figured Trump was looking for a capable, forward-looking technocrat focused on student testing and teacher accountability. The choice horrified teachers unions, as DeVos is a billionaire Republican who has worked assiduously to weaken the public schools in Michigan.

January 10, 2017
Obama, Trump, Economy

Why We Will Survive President Trump

I am not freaking out about President Trump. Actually, that’s not true. I am absolutely freaking out about President Trump. But in my calmer moments, I tell myself it’s going to be OK. This is why.

November 10, 2016