Quavo believes he can show the president a thing or two. On Monday night, Donald Trump hosted a celebratory dinner in honor of the Clemson Tigers‘ national championship win over the Alabama Crimson Tide. Many assumed POTUS—who is known for his extravagent tastes—would pull out all the stops and treat the Tigers to a top-tier dinning experience. Instead, Trump… Read More Quavo Blasts Trump’s Celebratory Dinner for the Clemson Tigers
The enduring greatness of America is proven by our country’s endurance of dreadful presidents, from a drunken Andrew Johnson, to Warren Harding presiding over Cabinet bribes, to Richard Nixon talking to portraits of his predecessors. None as dreadful, or as dreadfully dangerous, as the 45th President, Donald J. Trump. This week, Trump attorney Michael Cohen… Read More Opinion: Trump’s presidency reaches a Nixon moment, GOP must put America first Donald Trump and the D.C.swamp creatures are doing real damage to America
Two political scientists specializing in how democracies decay and die have compiled four warning signs to determine if a political leader is a dangerous authoritarian: 1. The leader shows only a weak commitment to democratic rules. 2. He or she denies the legitimacy of opponents. 3. He or she tolerates violence. 4. He or she… Read More Trump’s Threat to Democracy
Most Americans assume that when they leave a tip for waiters and bartenders, those workers pocket the money. That could become wishful thinking under a Trump administration proposal that would give restaurants and other businesses complete control over the tips earned by their employees. The Department of Labor recently proposed allowing employers to pool tips… Read More The Trump Administration to Restaurants: Take the Tips!
The terms of the debate over President Trump’s decision to revoke the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are familiar, as are the terms of the larger conversation about immigration in this country: On one side are hardworking immigrants; on the other are politicians who wrongly claim that these immigrants harm the economic interests of… Read More Immigrants Shouldn’t Have to Be ‘Talented’ to Be Welcome
It would be a big mistake to call the legislation Senate Republicans released on Thursday a health care bill. It is, plain and simple, a plan to cut taxes for the wealthy by destroying critical federal programs that help provide health care to tens of millions of people. The Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, and… Read More The Senate’s Unaffordable Care Act
Many Americans have become accustomed to President Trump’s lies. But as regular as they have become, the country should not allow itself to become numb to them. So we have catalogued nearly every outright lie he has told publicly since taking the oath of office. Jan. 21 “I wasn’t a fan of Iraq. I didn’t want… Read More T r u m p ’ s L i e s
Most Americans get health insurance from a job or government program, but about 8 percent, or some 22 million people, now buy individual policies under the Affordable Care Act. Insurers began offering these plans in 2014. Republican lawmakers and President Trump have criticized Obamacare, saying it took away people’s ability to choose their health plans… Read More Obamacare Didn’t Destroy Insurance Markets, but It Also Didn’t Fix Them
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