April 08, 2017, 6:07am
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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April 08, 2017, 6:06am
Carolyn Beeler and Molly Peterson – TheWeek.com
To stay or to go. It’s a wrenching question low-lying coastal communities around the world are beginning to reckon with as climate change starts to push up global sea levels.
But it’s not … Read more »
April 03, 2017, 1:57pm
By EMILY BAZELON and ERIC POSNER – The New York Times
At recent Senate hearings to fill the Supreme Court’s open seat, Judge Neil Gorsuch came across as a thoroughly bland and nonthreatening nominee. The idea was to give as … Read more »
March 30, 2017, 5:30am
By Brady Dennis – The Washington Post.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt called chlorpyrifos “crucial to U.S. agriculture.” (Melina Mara/The Washington Post)
The new head of the Environmental Protection Agency refused Wednesday to ban a commonly used pesticide that … Read more »
March 30, 2017, 5:29am
By E.J. Dionne Jr. – The Washington Post
What ever happened to the interests of the working class? Weren’t they supposed to be front and center in the Trump administration?
Here’s one clue: When a policy that helps some corporate … Read more »
March 30, 2017, 5:27am
By Edward Wong – The New York Times.
For years, the Obama administration prodded, cajoled and beseeched China to make commitments to limit the use of fossil fuels to try to slow the global effects of climate change.
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March 29, 2017, 12:45pm
By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times.
The big story everyone is chasing is whether President Trump is a Russian stooge. Wrong. That’s all a smoke screen. Trump is actually a Chinese agent. He is clearly out to … Read more »
March 29, 2017, 12:13pm
By Maureen Dowd – The New York Times.
WASHINGTON — Dear Donald,
We’ve known each other a long time, so I think I can be blunt.
You know how you said at campaign rallies that you did not like being … Read more »
March 28, 2017, 4:21pm
By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.
“Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated.” So declared Donald Trump three weeks before wimping out on his promise to repeal Obamacare. Up next: “Nobody knew that tax reform … Read more »