Articles of Interest
February 05, 2017, 4:09pm

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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 »

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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 »

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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 – CounterPunch.org

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 »

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February 03, 2017, 3:01am

The preconditions are present in the U.S. today. Here’s the playbook Donald Trump could use to set the country down a path toward illiberalism.

By David Frum – The Atlantic.

It’s 2021, and President Donald Trump will shortly be sworn … Read more »

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February 02, 2017, 2:08pm

 – The Washington Post.

If the 230-year American democratic experiment unravels — no longer an unthinkable possibility — the postmortem should focus on what happened in the Senate this week.

The majority Republicans could have put the … Read more »

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February 02, 2017, 2:04pm

 – The Washington Post.

If the 230-year American democratic experiment unravels — no longer an unthinkable possibility — the postmortem should focus on what happened in the Senate this week.

The majority Republicans could have put the … Read more »

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January 31, 2017, 6:46pm

By Michael Gerson – The Washington Post.

The image of President Trump, flanked by Vice President Pence and Defense Secretary James Mattis, signing an executive order that (among other things) excludes Syrian refugees from the United States, is indelible. Three … Read more »

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January 31, 2017, 2:23pm

The New York Times – Editorial Board.

Plenty of presidents have had prominent political advisers, and some of those advisers have been suspected of quietly setting policy behind the scenes (recall Karl Rove or, if your memory stretches back far … Read more »

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January 31, 2017, 2:21pm

By Nancy Pelosi – CNN

(CNN)On January 20th, our nation witnessed the peaceful transfer of power with the inauguration of a new president. The next morning, America awakened to a peaceful show of power from millions of women and … Read more »

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