Articles of Interest
May 03, 2017, 6:35pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

The 100-day reviews are in, and they’re terrible. The health care faceplants just keep coming; the administration’s tax “plan” offers less detail than most supermarket receipts; Trump has wimped out on his

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April 28, 2017, 4:05pm

By Timothy Egan – The New York Times.

They dress nice and probably smell good and most of them don’t even muss the furniture. Wealth gives them the patina of respectability — the American reflex of deference to the rich.

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April 28, 2017, 4:00pm

With his nativist and purely transactional view of politics, he threatens to be democracy’s most reckless caretaker.

By  – NewYorker.com

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On April 29th, Donald Trump will have occupied the Oval Office for a hundred … Read more »

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April 28, 2017, 3:58pm

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday proposed sharp reductions in individual and business income tax rates and a radical reordering of the tax code that would significantly benefit

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April 27, 2017, 7:10pm

The New York Times Editorial Board.

As a rule, Republican presidents like offering tax cuts, and President Trump is no different. But the skimpy one-page tax proposal his administration released on Wednesday is, by any historical standard, a laughable stunt

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April 26, 2017, 12:52pm

By David Leonhardt – The New York Times.

Franklin D. Roosevelt invented the idea of a president’s first 100 days. Roosevelt was actually referring to the first 100 days of a special Congressional session to fight the Great Depression, as … Read more »

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April 22, 2017, 1:14pm

By Tom Toles – The Washington Post.

Some of the norms that are rapidly vanishing from government were ones that we never really thought about.

Such as the idea that the Oval Office would never be simply another CEO suite … Read more »

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April 22, 2017, 1:13pm

By Editorial Board – The Washington Post.

HAVING DECLARED that “the shackles [are] off” deportation agents, the Trump administration has made clear it intends to accelerate arrests and removals of undocumented immigrants. Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly … Read more »

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April 20, 2017, 10:35am

By PAUL KRUGMAN – The New York Times.

Trumpists are touting the idea of a big infrastructure build, and some Democrats are making conciliatory noises about working with the new regime on that front. But remember who you’re dealing with: … Read more »

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April 17, 2017, 6:21pm

By David Brooks – The New York Times.

I just read that the Trump administration has filled only 22 of the 553 key positions that require Senate confirmation. This makes me worry that the administration will not have enough manpower

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