Category Archives: government

The Swamp That Trump Built

 Nicholas Confessore, Karen Yourish, Steve Eder, Ben Protess, Maggie Haberman, Grace Ashford, Michael LaForgia, Kenneth P. Vogel, Michael Rothfeld and Larry Buchanan in the New York Times – A businessman-president transplanted favor-seeking in Washington to his family’s hotels and resorts — and earned millions as a gatekeeper to his own … Continue reading

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Trump Sent a Warning. Let’s Take It Seriously.

Our democracy is in terrible danger — more than since the Civil War, more than after Pearl Harbor, more than during the Cuban missile crisis. Thomas Friedman of the New York Times – President Trump has made it unmistakably clear … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Democracy, Donald Trump, Future, government, Impeachment, Joe Biden, Media, Narcissism, New York Times

Is Trump a Turning Point in World Politics?

Joseph S. Nye, Jr. in Project Syndicate – Will Donald Trump’s presidency mark a major turning point in world history, or is it a minor historical accident? Trump’s electoral appeal may turn on domestic politics, but his effect on world … Continue reading

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Republicans incriminate Trump, decimate his ‘Russia hoax’ narrative

Marik von Rennenkampff in The Hill – In 2018, Steve Bannon accused Donald Trump’s top campaign officials of “treasonous” and “unpatriotic” conduct, according to author Michael Wolff. Bannon, like a long list of former Trump associates, is now in a world of legal trouble. But … Continue reading

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Facing federal agents, Portland protests found new momentum

Mardy Widman has watched protests against racial injustice unfold in her hometown of Portland, Oregon, for more than seven weeks but stayed away because, at age 79, she feared contracting the coronavirus. But that calculus changed for Widman when President … Continue reading

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