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Rep. Jim Banks: Subpoena Adam Schiff’s phone records – He did it to Republicans, we should do it to him

Sunday  22:35,   08 december 2019
foxnews

I join many Americans in being sick and tired of powerful, entrenched Democrats like House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff breaking rules, crossing the line and never being held accountable. This is why I’ve called for a tit for tat. I... >>>

Opinions | Following the Pensacola shooting, Trump auditions as Saudi Arabia’s press secretary

Sunday  22:35,   08 december 2019
washingtonpost

This is the latest example of Trump’s suspicious partiality to Saudi Arabia.President Trump has long held a double standard when it comes to terrorist attacks: When the perpetrator is a white supremacist, he offers anodyne expressions of sympathy... >>>

Opinions | Trump just assured his own impeachment

Saturday  22:45,   07 december 2019
washingtonpost

And he undercut two main Republican defenses in the process.President Trump all but assured his own impeachment Friday night, but not without kicking out two more legs of the defense of him Republicans had been making in the... >>>

Get Ready for a Contested Convention

Saturday  22:45,   07 december 2019
online.wsj

Superdelegates may end up deciding the Democrats’ 2020 presidential nominee.There’s growing concern among Democrats that their July 2020 convention in Milwaukee could open without a candidate who receives a majority of the vote on the first ballot.... >>>

Tammy Bruce: Biden whacks Iowa voter – Here's what it proves about Democrats and 2020

Saturday  01:40,   07 december 2019
foxnews

Joe Biden, with everything we’ve seen, is not leading the Democratic pack because he is seen as the new leader of the free world with brilliant ideas that will help to enlighten and renew our future. Instead, the former vice president is leading... >>>

America the Hot Mess

Saturday  01:40,   07 december 2019
nytimes

We’re a hot mess, this bad-tempered country of ours. More than 40 percent of Republicans are slouching toward full-blown autocracy, favorably disposed, in one poll, toward a presidency unfettered by constitutional checks and balances. An even... >>>

There’s Nothing to Argue About

Friday  19:31,   06 december 2019
nymag

This week’s impeachment hearings felt like a party where guests talked solely in a who’s-a-good-boy voice to make sure the dog didn’t feel left out.In the Before Times, the prospect of talking politics at Thanksgiving qualified as a major cultural... >>>

If we're going to argue, let's do it right (opinion)

Friday  19:31,   06 december 2019
cnn

Caroline Hopper writes that a key to addressing political division is to have better -- not fewer -- arguments. After all, argument is fundamental to any democracy, and limiting arguments can suppress needed deliberation. This is the premise of the... >>>

It's a mistake for Democrats to rush impeachment process

Friday  17:50,   06 december 2019
msn

"The test of a first-rate intelligence," F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote, "is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function." But that's OK, since Washington has elevated mere... >>>

Opinions | Giuliani just confessed to the crime. He also revealed something bigger.

Friday  17:50,   06 december 2019
washingtonpost

At the core of Trump's Ukraine scandal is the wielding of disinformation.Rudolph W. Giuliani just confessed to the crime in broad daylight -- or, more precisely, in broad cyber-daylight. Yet he did so defiantly, with a middle finger unfurled in... >>>

Democrats could lose to Trump if they abandon Obamacare and private health insurance

Thursday  20:55,   05 december 2019
usatoday

It would be a huge mistake to scrap the ACA, embrace an unpopular alternative and make it harder to elect a president who wants health care for all.Iowans have an extraordinary opportunity to shape our nation’s history through the caucuses that... >>>

Can Bernie Sanders Solve the Democrats’ Medicare for All Dilemma?

Thursday  20:55,   05 december 2019
nymag

The party is mired in debate over a bill that won’t pass anytime soon. It may fall on Sanders to explain why incremental reform comes first.In the fond hopes of those who consider some sort of single-payer health-care system essential, 2020 once... >>>

Nancy Pelosi did what no one else could (opinion)

Thursday  19:46,   05 december 2019
cnn

For all the talk of an Imperial Presidency, with her announcement on impeachment, Speaker Pelosi has just reminded Americans that when they have the power and the will, congressional majorities can still respond with force and vigor to a President... >>>

Democrats should rethink 'bribery' strategy on Trump impeachment: Andrew Johnson expert

Thursday  19:41,   05 december 2019
usatoday

Impeachment experts raise 3 key questions for Congress: Is there enough evidence? No harm done since Ukraine got its aid? And what exactly is bribery?Few Americans would voluntarily watch four law professors testifying before 41 members of Congress, >>>

Trump’s Supporters Are Displaying the Will to Win. Democrats Are Not.

Thursday  19:26,   05 december 2019
theatlantic

The House Judiciary Committee needs a clearer plan for mobilizing public opinion in support of impeachment.What on earth was the point of the first day of House Judiciary Committee hearings on... >>>