Articles of Interest
January 06, 2017, 5:22pm

By Fareed Zakaria – The New York Times.

Put his campaign rhetoric, tweets and appointments all together, and we’re getting a sense of U.S. foreign policy under Donald Trump. The president-elect has consistently signaled that he wants to be accommodating … Read more »

January 06, 2017, 5:21pm


WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump’s transition staff has issued a blanket edict requiring politically appointed ambassadors to leave their overseas posts by Inauguration Day, according to several American diplomats

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January 06, 2017, 5:19pm

Editorial Board – The New York Times.

What plausible reason could Donald Trump have for trying so hard to discredit America’s intelligence agencies and their finding that Russia interfered in the presidential election? Maybe he just can’t stand anyone thinking … Read more »

January 06, 2017, 5:13pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

On Thursday, at a rough estimate, 75,000 Americans were laid off or fired by their employers. Some of those workers will find good new jobs, but many will end up earning less,

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January 05, 2017, 4:45pm
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January 04, 2017, 1:22pm

By Frank Bruni – The New York Times.

Donald Trump rightly reprimanded House Republicans on Tuesday for their move to disembowel the Office of Congressional Ethics, but let’s not be duped or dumb. This was like a crackhead dad fuming … Read more »

January 03, 2017, 4:51pm

By Greg Sargent – The Washington Post.


When Donald Trump lies, is he telling a lie? Not if we cannot prove an intent to mislead, apparently.

With Trump set to take control of the presidency, media figures … Read more »

January 02, 2017, 10:44am

By Jennifer Rubin – The Washington Post.

A few days without an outburst. A plausible choice or two for his Cabinet. A succinct and searing comment on the vitriolic United Nations resolution attacking Israel. (“As to the U.N., things will … Read more »

January 02, 2017, 10:42am

By Susan Chira – The New York Times.

“It’s amazing to me the lightning speed
at which these issues have receded. The
story is the total omission of women.”

This was supposed to be the year of triumph for American

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