US Politics

Trump knew it all, from the beginning

Donald Trump’s defenders have long argued he wasn’t aware of the massive corruption. That excuse has blown away. Every week seems to bring another Trump scandal. There are so many

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US Politics

Following the Money

At the heart of the inquiry into the alleged collusion between Trump and Russia is money. It provides concrete evidence of relationships, methods, and motives. Law enforcement, congressional, and media

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A giant’s robe upon a dwarfish thief

How will the Trump Presidency end? According to Eliot A. Cohen at The Atlantic “Sooner or later, tyrants are always abandoned by their followers” An excerpt from the article “… to

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US Politics

The Politics of Hate

Donald Trump might not drink alcohol, but he is fueled by another addiction, probably more dangerous: the roar of the crowd. After every brief period of detox in Washington, surrounded

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US Politics

Bob Woodward’s “Fear”

Almost half a century later, the ghost of the scandal that launched Woodward’s career haunts the Trump White House. Bob Woodward’s “Fear” belongs on a shelf with the literature of

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US Politics

Things are really heating up

In one week, President Trump lost or came dangerously close to losing four of his most loyal allies. Three people have switched sides completely, which could mean more political and

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