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Donald Trump's dream presidency is happening now

Friday  20:18,   12 october 2018
cnn

The best way to understand Donald Trump's presidency is this: He views himself as the producer and star of a daily reality show, a show in which the only connection from day to day is the presence of Trump himself. Any attempt to connect the... >>>

A Unified Nation Must Rest on Something Real

Friday  18:42,   12 october 2018
nationalreview

Convenience and comfort can’t hold us together forever.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or... >>>

Democrats will never win if they condone all this raging hostility

Friday  18:39,   12 october 2018
thehill

The few remaining moderates find themselves passengers in the backseat of this new extreme party.The Kavanaugh confirmation process provided the otherwise preoccupied and busy nation a moment of clarity. We all saw the angry mob on the streets,... >>>

Republicans are distracting you

Friday  18:39,   12 october 2018
theweek

Running a modern state, let along a global superpower, is a complicated business — and Republicans are absolutely horrible at it. The Florida panhandle is recovering now from the devastation of Hurricane Michael — a bit over a year since Gov. Rick... >>>

Kanye West is no victim; he's a fully-grown, ignorant man-child

Friday  18:36,   12 october 2018
cnn

Clay Cane writes that those feeling sorry for Kanye West after his meeting with Donald Trump are woefully misguided. He writes that despite the ranting and Oval Office f-bombs, Yeezy is no victim and should not be empathized with as one. This is a... >>>

Haley stepping down at just the right time

Friday  18:12,   12 october 2018
msn

Ambassador Nikki Haley surprised virtually everybody this week when she announced she'd be resigning from her post at the end of the year. In doing so, Haley has managed something unique. She leaves the Trump administration with her reputation... >>>

It Is Absurd That Trump Is Taking Credit For Falling Obamacare Premiums

Friday  17:57,   12 october 2018
slate

Premiums are only dipping now because Trump drove them so high in the first place.Obamacare coverage is about to get slightly more affordable for some Americans, and the Trump administration is already taking credit where none is... >>>

Afghanistan: We Must Decide on a New War Strategy

Tuesday  19:51,   09 october 2018
realclearpolitics

Sunday marked the 17th anniversary of the start of war in Afghanistan, the "War on Terror." Originally referred to as Operation Enduring Freedom, the U.S. invasion was America's response to the attacks of 9/11, still the deadliest terrorist... >>>

Taylor Swift’s Real Political Power Is Not In Her Midterm Endorsements

Tuesday  19:51,   09 october 2018
thefederalist

If celebrity endorsements were dealbreakers, Hillary Clinton would have won. And so would have every high-profile Democratic candidate. We would live in a progressive utopia. “Fight Song” would be the national anthem. Kale would be free. Gwyneth... >>>

Susan Collins' finest hour

Tuesday  19:30,   09 october 2018
msn

In a speech announcing her vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Sen. Susan Collins reminded me of some of the great orators of the past. Her speech was measured in tone, substantive in content and delivered with conviction. Collins... >>>

The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Is Intact

Tuesday  19:30,   09 october 2018
nationalreview

None of the branches of government has violated the Constitution. Each has fulfilled its constitutional role. Ye we hear that the Court is damaging itself.There is a puzzling line of argument emerging in the aftermath of the battle over Brett... >>>

Republicans’ spin on Kavanaugh isn’t working

Tuesday  18:28,   09 october 2018
msn

Kavanaugh starts his term with the country against his confirmation.Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh delivered a defensive speech at the White House on Monday night. He said he had no “bitterness” — although he was plainly bitter if not enraged when he... >>>

Did the Fed accidentally help Trump win in 2016?

Monday  18:00,   08 october 2018
theweek

Did the Federal Reserve inadvertently help President Trump win in 2016? There's a huge array of factors that go into determining why Americans pick the presidents they do. But research suggests the economy may be as much as half the mix. And it... >>>

Awaiting Election Spanking from Angry Liberals, Conservatives Whine After Kavanaugh Win

Monday  18:00,   08 october 2018
thedailybeast

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Modern conservatism, which has proven to us repeatedly that it can’t manage the economy effectively, prosecute a war successfully, or win the White House honestly any more, is very adept at one thing: Whining.... >>>

Trump’s ugly attacks on Blasey Ford could save the Senate for Republicans. Really.

Monday  18:00,   08 october 2018
msn

A Democratic strategist privately shares some intelligence that is rather unsettling.With Brett M. Kavanaugh now on the Supreme Court, Republicans are coalescing around a new closing argument in the midterms: The Democratic response to this whole... >>>