Articles of Interest
January 21, 2017, 2:45am

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

Betsy DeVos, whom Donald Trump has nominated as education secretary, doesn’t know basic education terms, doesn’t know about federal statutes governing special education, but thinks school officials should carry guns to … Read more »

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January 20, 2017, 5:52pm
My fellow Americans,

It’s a long-standing tradition for the sitting president of the United States to leave a parting letter in the Oval Office for the American elected to take his or her place. It’s a letter meant to share

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January 20, 2017, 5:51pm

By Jonathan Chait – New York Magazine.

“This guy is a con artist. He’s always making things up. No one holds him accountable for it.” —Marco Rubio

“It’s called a confidence game. Why? Because you give me your confidence? No. … Read more »

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January 20, 2017, 5:50pm

By David Remnick – The New Yorker.

On September 17, 1787, as Benjamin Franklin was leaving the deliberations of the Constitutional Convention, at Independence Hall, in Philadelphia, a woman called out to him, saying, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, … Read more »

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January 20, 2017, 3:36pm

By Jennifer Rubin – The Washington Post.

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) ran circles around Treasury nominee Steven Mnuchin on the topic of President-elect Donald Trump’s foreign holdings and debt held by foreign banks.

McCaskill got Mnuchin to acknowledge Trump will … Read more »

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January 19, 2017, 2:10pm

By  – The New Yorker

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Moving vans arrived at the White House on Wednesday to remove all traces of competence and dignity.

Working around the clock, movers started clearing out the optimism and … Read more »

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January 19, 2017, 1:21pm

By E.J. Dionne Jr- The Washington Post.

Why is this inauguration different from any other?

Let’s start with the fact that most Americans are not happy that Donald Trump is about to become president. The Post/ABC News poll this week … Read more »

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January 16, 2017, 5:10pm

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Barack Obama is leaving the White House with polls showing him to be one of the most popular presidents in recent decades. This makes sense. His achievements, not least pulling … Read more »

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January 16, 2017, 5:10pm

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ROANOKE, Va. — On March 18, 1991, my life changed. I was an 18-year-old student at a community college in southwestern Virginia, working out at the gym, when I got a headache. … Read more »

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January 16, 2017, 5:08pm

By Charles M. Blow – The New York Times.

On Friday, the Georgia congressman, civil rights icon and Donald Trump inauguration-boycotter John Lewis told NBC’s Chuck Todd something that I believe millions of Americans are thinking.

“I don’t see this

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