Articles of Interest
January 28, 2017, 12:54pm

By Jason Kander – The Washington Post.

Jason Kander was secretary of state of Missouri from 2013 to 2017. In 2016, he was the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate from Missouri.

No doubt realizing that he was losing the cable-news … Read more »

January 27, 2017, 2:47pm

*Note: This isn’t verified as of yet. 

By Keith Pickering – DailyKos.

On Wednesday, a twitter account was briefly active before being shut down. The tweeter, @WhiteHouseLeak, is an anonymous mid-level staffer in the West Wing of the White House, … Read more »

January 27, 2017, 2:34pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

Donald Trump will break most of his campaign promises. Which promises will he keep?

The answer, I suspect, has more to do with psychology than it does with strategy. Mr. Trump is … Read more »

January 27, 2017, 2:32pm

By Gail Collins – The New York Times.

Do you think Donald Trump is just Mike Pence’s puppet?

Interesting idea, right? Particularly since the very idea would make our new president totally nuts. Hehehehe.

And it’s possible. Trump is not … Read more »

January 27, 2017, 2:28pm

By Eugene Robinson – The Washington Post.

Where to begin? That’s the daily question for anyone trying to follow the words and deeds of the new administration, which is like drinking from two fire hoses — one gushing policy, the … Read more »

January 27, 2017, 2:26pm


WASHINGTON — President Trump used Twitter on Friday to give a shout-out to a man whose claim to have proved that millions of people voted fraudulently has been repeatedly debunked.

In … Read more »

January 26, 2017, 2:05pm

By Charles M. Blow – The New York Times.
This is not a presentation of “alternative facts,” whatever that may mean, as Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s mistress of misdirection, posited over the weekend.

These are lies; good old-fashioned lies, baldfaced … Read more »

January 26, 2017, 2:02pm

By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times.
Should we journalists use the word “lie” to describe President Trump’s most manifest falsehoods?

That debate has roiled the news world. The Times this week used the word “lie” in a front-page … Read more »

January 25, 2017, 11:23am

By Angela Chen –

Employees at Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Agriculture are affected.

Less than a week after the inauguration, the Trump administration has already gagged employees at two federal agencies. Memos obtained by various media outlets … Read more »

January 25, 2017, 11:21am

 – The Washington Post.

What we know so far is that the man is who he is. There is no larger, finer man inside him trying to get out. Everyone who is paying attention knows this. Flags … Read more »