Articles of Interest
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 »

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 »

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 »

January 30, 2017, 2:08pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

We’re just over a week into the Trump-Putin regime, and it’s already getting hard to keep track of the disasters. Remember the president’s temper tantrum over his embarrassingly small inauguration crowd? It … Read more »

January 30, 2017, 2:02pm

By Charles M. Blow – The New York Times.

When Barack Obama was in office — remember the good old days, just over a week ago, when we didn’t wake up every morning and wonder what new atrocity was emanating … Read more »

January 30, 2017, 2:00pm

– The Washington Post.

Michael Morell was deputy director and twice acting director of the CIA.

As you walk through the main lobby of the CIA, your gaze is drawn to the right — toward the Memorial … Read more »

January 29, 2017, 3:32pm

CHRIS SOMMERFELDT – New York Daily News.


President Trump’s most recent executive order effectively bans citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. for at least 90 days — but some Muslim countries were spared from the order’s … Read more »

January 29, 2017, 2:30pm


CHICAGO — On Friday afternoon, a group of suburban synagogue members clustered at O’Hare International Airport, waiting to greet one of the last Syrian refugee families to be accepted in the United … Read more »

January 29, 2017, 2:28pm

By Loveday Morris – The Washington Post.

Saif Ali quit his job in Baghdad and sold his home and car after his family received their visas to resettle in the United States last month. They were due to fly on … Read more »

January 29, 2017, 2:27pm

By Cindy Boren – The Washington Post.

Mo Farah, a runner who was knighted after becoming the most successful track athlete in Britain’s Olympic history, condemned the executive order banning people from certain Muslim countries, saying that “President Donald Trump … Read more »