Our President: The Hate That Keeps on Hating

With all that Charlottesville means now and will mean in the future, this much is clear: Donald Trump is probably the most genuine president we've ever had. He is a genuine racist. He is genuinely ignorant of United States History. He genuinely believes that there is a moral equivalency between...

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The Trump Doctrine: Shoot Off Mouth, Then Foot

At this point, the main difference between President Trump's (shudder) relationship with Kim Jong-un and Mitch McConnell is that Trump has asked only McConnell to resign. Kim just gets the bluster treatment. Of the two, McConnell is in the biggest trouble. Here in New Jersey, and only about 10 miles...

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Sometimes, America, It Takes a Leak

Thank goodness for government leaks and the leakers who leak them. From the Pentagon Papers to the transcripts of President Trump's (shudder) conversations with the leaders of Mexico and Australia, leaks of government information have overwhelmingly benefited the country. They serve the interests...

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Chris Christie Get’s in Fan’s Face – Didn’t Even Spill His Nachos – Video

Everyone is concerned. They want to know what New Jersey governor Chris Christie said to the fan at a Milwaukee Brewers game in Wisconsin. But I'm not. I don't care about that. I want to know about the skills Christie demonstrated in his left hand. A bowl filled with nachos and cheese and the like,...

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The Trump Cycle: Blather, Reince, Repeal

American Heroes Week is firmly in the rear-view mirror. But as we celebrate our heroes - Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, John McCain and every Senate Democrat - it's important to remember that every American can be a hero every day simply by living a positive, moral, thinking, compassionate, empathetic,...

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Beg Your Pardon? I Can’t Fear You.

If the past six months is any guide, then most politicians - corporate executives and foreign leaders - have little to fear from Donald Trump. He has turned out to be a wildly ineffective manager, deal maker and communicator, and with turnover in his administration expected to be high over the coming...

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Kill (the Trumpcare) Bill, Part I: And the Magic Number Is…?

I'm curious. Just how many people have to lose their health insurance before the Republicans in Congress shout, "Eureka! We have done it?" Obviously 22 million people is too many. But what happens if the Congressional Budget Office comes back this week and says that the new, not-really-improved...

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