Category Archives: Controversial

Koch network opens its doors to Democrats as it expands political engagement

Brian Schwartz of CNBC – The Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity is opening its doors to backing Democrats running for office in 2019 and 2020. Historically the political network has only backed Republicans. The move to open its doors to Democrats … Continue reading

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Congressman: Bitcoin Must Be Banned Because It Threatens To ‘Take Power’ From The U.S. Federal Reserve

Billy Bambrough in Forbes – Bitcoin has long been called a threat to the existing financial system and the central banks that run it—though these claims have in the past been largely fringe ideas. Now, U.S. Democrat Congressman Brad Sherman … Continue reading

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Republicans spend more than $4 million at Trump properties

Reid Wilson of The Hill – Republican candidates and campaign committees have spent more than $4 million at hotel, golf and vineyard properties that bear President Trump’s name since he was inaugurated in 2017. Continue Reading –

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Republicans

The 4 Types Of Constitutional Crises

Which ones are most likely to come up during Trump’s presidency? Originally published in February 2017. Julia Azari and Seth Masket of FiveThirtyEight – People have been talking about the possibility of a “constitutional crisis” since before President Trump’s election. … Continue reading

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Many Across the Globe Are Dissatisfied With How Democracy Is Working

Discontent is tied to concerns about the economy, individual rights and out-of-touch elites Richard Wike, Laura Silver and Alexandra Castillo of Pew Research – Anger at political elites, economic dissatisfaction and anxiety about rapid social changes have fueled political upheaval … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis