Articles of Interest
February 08, 2017, 5:07pm

By Dana Milbank – The Washington Post.

Rarely is the question asked: Is our Cabinet secretaries learning?

And if we is being honest with ourself, we says: No, they is not.

Today’s lesson: the education of Betsy DeVos.

DeVos, a … Read more »

February 07, 2017, 5:58pm


A sizable minority of Americans don’t understand that Obamacare is just another name for the Affordable Care Act.

This finding, from a poll by Morning Consult, illustrates the extent … Read more »

February 07, 2017, 5:56pm

Lee C. Bollinger Joins 47 University Presidents Asking President Trump to ‘Rectify or Rescind’ Immigration Order

President Lee C. Bollinger joined 47 leaders at colleges and universities across the U.S. in a letter urging President Trump to “rectify or rescind”

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February 07, 2017, 5:54pm

By Richard Cohen – The Washington Post.

My friend has a teenage son. He’s a good kid, well-behaved, impeccably mannered and exasperatingly unpredictable, as many teenagers are — a man one minute, a boy the next. My friend has schooled … Read more »

February 07, 2017, 5:50pm

By Eugene Robinson – The Washington Post.

No one should have been surprised when President Trump raged that the “so-called judge” who blocked his travel ban should be blamed “if something happens.” It is clear by … Read more »

February 07, 2017, 11:37am

When President Trump doesn’t get what he wants, he tends to look for someone to blame — crooked pollsters, fraudulent voters, lying journalists. Anyone who questions him or his actions becomes his foe.

Over the past few days, he’s added … Read more »

February 05, 2017, 4:09pm


The federal judge who blocked President Trump’s immigration order is described by former colleagues and acquaintances as a “mainstream” Republican who went from a career as a highly respected corporate lawyer in … Read more »

February 05, 2017, 2:55am

By Ted Koppel – The Washington Post.

Ted Koppel is the author of “Lights Out” and senior contributor to “CBS Sunday Morning.”

Once upon a time, long, long ago, during his second campaign for the presidency of the United States, … Read more »

February 03, 2017, 12:49pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

For the past couple of months, thoughtful people have been quietly worrying that the Trump administration might get us into a foreign policy crisis, maybe even a war.

Partly this worry reflected

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February 03, 2017, 3:08am

By Ken Levy –

Polls show that around 40% of the electorate approve of Donald Trump’s first week and a half in office; 60% do not. This is not a mere partisan divide; it is a psychological divide as … Read more »