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Trump Used the Options He Had in Syria

Friday  02:06,   18 october 2019
nationalreview

There was no reason to leave a few Special Forces in the middle of an armed conflict when, yes, Erdogan might be willing to risk war with the U.S.There has been a great deal of outrage expressed over the fact that the United States did not prevent... >>>

Our Republic Is Under Attack From the President

Friday  00:21,   18 october 2019
nytimes

If our promises are meaningless, how will our allies ever trust us? If we can’t have faith in our nation’s principles, why would the men and women of this nation join the military? And if they don’t join, who will protect us? If we are not the... >>>

Biden’s Attacks on Medicare for All Undermine the Entire Democratic Agenda

Thursday  23:45,   17 october 2019
nymag

There are ways to oppose single-payer without demonizing the very concept of tax-financed social programs. Biden’s picked one that does.Joe Biden has a dire warning for voters who’ve been seduced by single-payer advocates’ sweet nothings: In Bernie... >>>

Trump Gives Turkey Exactly What It Wants, Claims Victory

Thursday  23:45,   17 october 2019
slate

Once again, he has "solved" a crisis of his own creationPresident Trump has a preferred approach to international diplomacy: Step 1. Turn a long-running problem into an acute crisis with his rhetoric. Step 2. Strike a deal that ends the crisis he... >>>

Opinions | Trump has lost Syria — and his mind

Thursday  23:45,   17 october 2019
washingtonpost

As the United States' enemies advance, the president is babbling.“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all... >>>

Adam Schiff Is the Congressman Trump Wants You to Hate

Thursday  22:40,   17 october 2019
nytimes

The paradox of Adam Schiff is this: He is depicted by some Republicans as a fanatical partisan, with President Trump suggesting that he is a “radical left” “lowlife” who should be arrested for treason, yet in real life Schiff is a cerebral and... >>>

The most shocking part of the 'meltdown' photo Trump tweeted isn't who's in it — it's who isn't

Thursday  18:32,   17 october 2019
businessinsider

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stands as one of two women at the table during Wednesday's cabinet meeting, joined only by Rep. Liz Cheney.President Donald Trump tweeted out a photo of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at a meeting about Syria on Wednesday, >>>

Don’t Be Surprised If Trump Is Never Impeached

Thursday  18:00,   17 october 2019
thefederalist

An impeachment that seemed inevitable a few days ago is looking more and more like it may never happen.Yesterday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House of Representatives would not move forward with a vote on impeachment any time soon. >>>

There Is No Plan B for ISIS Prisoners

Thursday  18:00,   17 october 2019
theatlantic

As Turkey stokes chaos in northern Syria, the U.S. has no new options to deal with the ISIS prisoners held there—or what to do if they escape.The prisoners were an emergency waiting to happen. For months, thousands of suspected ISIS fighters from... >>>

Will Johnson Deliver Brexit or Engxit?

Thursday  17:50,   17 october 2019
theatlantic

The English nationalism that powers Brexit is repelling the rest of the United Kingdom. It’s not Brexit. Its Engxit—and Engxit not only from the European Union, but Engxit from Britain,... >>>

Congress is a worse place for the death of Rep. Elijah Cummings

Thursday  17:50,   17 october 2019
washingtonexaminer

Rep. Elijah Cummings is dead. The U.S. Congress is worse off for it. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The longtime Democrat from Maryland, who... >>>

James Carafano: On Syria and grave matters we need a serious president to speak – not a showman to tweet

Thursday  15:50,   17 october 2019
foxnews

Trump would have done himself a favor if he had acted more deliberately on Syria from the start.Talk about déjà vu! President Trump’s response to Turkey’s incursion in Syria brings to mind his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in... >>>

Opinions | The world is staring at Trump, mouth agape

Thursday  15:40,   17 october 2019
washingtonpost

The president seems to be alone against the world.President Trump stood in a crowded East Room on Wednesday afternoon with the Italian president at his side, scores of aides and reporters at his feet, and a bank of cameras relaying his words to... >>>

Opioid addiction: Learning from the horror of losing a loved one

Thursday  12:05,   17 october 2019
usatoday

Our society depicts drug addicts as depressed, disheveled, down trodden, foaming at their unshaven mouths, losers. But Derek John was none of that. He was clean cut, not a bum. He cared for people, things and life. He had thousands of really good... >>>

Jay Ambrose: Trump still not as bad as the Democrats

Thursday  02:25,   17 october 2019
latimes

President Donald Trump, surrounded by political enemies constructing an underhanded, dishonest impeachment, pretty much told the nation that he did not belong in the White House when he decided to yank our troops out of Syria. It was a disastrous,... >>>