Articles of Interest
March 07, 2017, 6:09pm

By Richard Cohen – The Washington Post.

Donald Trump, clever guy that he is, has come up with a new reality show. It’s called “President for a Day” and the way it works is that, every so often, maybe once … Read more »

March 06, 2017, 11:24am

 – The Washington Post.

The Post reports:

President Trump on Saturday angrily accused former president Barack Obama of orchestrating a “Nixon/Watergate” plot to tap the phones at his Trump Tower headquarters last fall in the run-up

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March 05, 2017, 2:56pm

Leashes Come Off Wall Street, Gun Sellers, Miners and More.


WASHINGTON — Telecommunications giants like Verizon and AT&T will not have to take “reasonable measures” to

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March 04, 2017, 4:57pm

By Timothy Egan – The New York Times.

My friend Sam laughed when I told him I was going to spend my Saturday at a “Search for Meaning” festival at a Jesuit college in the heart of seriously secular Seattle. … Read more »

March 03, 2017, 11:13am

By Paul Waldman – The Washington Post.

After President Trump’s first address to Congress last night, journalists and pundits were effusive in their praise of one particular moment, when Trump talked about Ryan Owens, the Navy SEAL killed in the Read more »

March 03, 2017, 11:11am

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

The latest big buzz is about Jeff Sessions, the attorney general. It turns out that he lied during his confirmation hearings, denying that he had met with Russian officials during the 2016 … Read more »

March 03, 2017, 11:09am
March 01, 2017, 1:24pm

By David Ignatius – The Washington Post.

President Trump boasts that his “America First” trade and economic policies are bringing well-paid manufacturing jobs back to America. That’s probably his biggest “deliverable” to Trump voters. But is this claim true?

Trump … Read more »

March 01, 2017, 1:23pm

By Glenn Kessler and Michelle Ye Hee Lee –

An address to Congress is such an important speech that presidents generally are careful not to stretch the truth. The “16 words” in George W. Bush’s 2003 State of the … Read more »

March 01, 2017, 1:22pm

By Frank Rich –

Most weeks, New York Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich speaks with contributor Alex Carp about the biggest stories in politics and culture. Today: President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress.

A new president’s Read more »