Articles of Interest
October 03, 2016, 12:48pm
Op-Ed Columnist – Maureen Dowd
WASHINGTON — LET’S stop being so hard on Donald Trump.
He has done us an enormous public service.
After this down-and-dirty battle of the sexes, we will never look at gender in politics the same … Read more »
October 02, 2016, 4:36am
By Gail Collins – The New York Times.
That first debate seems to have helped Hillary Clinton move ahead of Donald Trump in the polls. However, I know that many of you are asking yourselves: Why is this even a … Read more »
October 01, 2016, 8:30pm
By Paul Krugman
Monday’s presidential debate was a blowout, surely the most one-sided confrontation in American political history. Hillary Clinton was knowledgeable, unflappable and — dare we say it? — likable. Donald Trump was ignorant, thin-skinned and boorish.
Yet on … Read more »
October 01, 2016, 8:01pm
Rolling Stone Magazine – By Janet Reitman.
Decades of right-wing attacks turned a crusader of women’s rights into a major target of hate.
They were everywhere this summer, the wanna-be statesmen, the failed comedians, the conspiracy theorists and entrepreneurs with … Read more »
September 30, 2016, 6:25pm
In ‘Hitler,’ an Ascent From ‘Dunderhead’ to Demagogue – The New York Times.
By Michiko Kakutani.
How did Adolf Hitler — described by one eminent magazine editor in 1930 as a “half-insane rascal,” a “pathetic dunderhead,” a “nowhere fool,” a
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September 29, 2016, 2:19pm
By Marilyn Berger. The New York Times.
Shimon Peres, one of the last surviving pillars of Israel’s founding generation, who did more than anyone to build up his country’s formidable military might, then worked as hard to establish a lasting … Read more »
September 29, 2016, 2:01pm
Sympathy for the Donald. The New York Times – By Frank Bruni.
Go ahead and laugh at Donald Trump’s claims that he was foiled by a finicky microphone on Monday night, but I can relate. When I write a bad … Read more »
September 28, 2016, 12:20pm
By Thomas Friedman – The New York Times.
My reaction to the Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton debate can be summarized with one word: “How?”
How in the world do we put a man in the Oval Office who thinks NATO is … Read more »
September 28, 2016, 12:16pm
By Jessica Bennett – The New York Times.
When it was all over, the score went something like this:
Donald Trump: 40. Hillary Clinton: 1.
That was my rough calculation anyway, of the times that Mr. Trump interrupted Mrs. Clinton, … Read more »
September 25, 2016, 5:42am
All politicians bend the truth to fit their purposes, including Hillary Clinton. But Donald J. Trump has unleashed a blizzard of falsehoods, exaggerations and outright lies in the general
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