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Is rumored 2020 hopeful Joe Biden already caving to the resistance?

The former vice president and potential 2020 White House contender backtracks after calling Vice Present Pence a 'decent guy.'
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Late Sen. Paul Wellstone is a force in 2020 presidential race

Several candidates who are in the White House race or are weighing a bid call the late Minnesota Democrat an inspiration.
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The Imperial Presidency

President Trump’s attempted end-run to fund his “beautiful” wall has been widely, and properly, denounced as a naked power grab by both the left and even some on the right. Yet if Trump’s action is ham-handed and likely dangerous, it also sadly reinforces a long-standing trend that seems to be leading us, inexorably, toward an ever-more imperial presidency. History is replete with republics that devolved into autocracies. The best-known case remains the shift of the Roman Republic into an imperi...
Tags: Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, California, Opinion, Senate, America, Barack Obama, Sport, Iran, Rome, Soccer, United States, Paris, Sheldon Adelson, Athens


Why are we still debating the merits of socialism?

SACRAMENTO – In the 1970s, my dad flew from his home in Pennsylvania to a medical center in Houston to have a then-innovative bypass surgery that extended his life by more than three decades. At the same time, my wife’s family was sending bottles of aspirin to their relatives in the Polish socialist paradise. That dichotomy — Americans receiving cutting-edge medical care even as Eastern Europeans were lacking the rudimentary medicines — always stuck in my mind as I’ve written about political sys...
Tags: Post, Texas, California, Washington Post, Opinion, Sacramento, Barack Obama, Tesla, Sport, Bbc, Soccer, Pennsylvania, United States, Portland, Cambodia, Miami


Trump Fixates On Crowd Size, Skims Over Big Issues In 2 Hour CPAC Speech

President Donald Trump spent a considerable chunk of his lengthy, chum-filled address to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday addressing, yet again, the crowd size at his inaugural address. The President’s rambling speech didn’t spend much time on the biggest issues of the day. Over two hours, he spent just a few sentences on his recent unsuccessful meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and only mentioned in passing some Republican senators’ hesitations about the e...
Tags: News, Washington Post, White House, Russia, Hillary Clinton, Kim Jong Un, Donald Trump, Daniel dale, Trump, Toronto Star, Weigel, CPAC, Washington Monument, Dave Weigel, Matt Shuham, Daniel Dale Trump




Trump's new climate panel is a waste of time and money

The question the White House wants to raise -- whether fossil fuels are harming the planet -- has been asked and answered. Decisively. Asking the question again won't change the answer or the science, Alice Hill says.
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Trump at CPAC: ‘Hollywood Discriminates Against Our People’

WASHINGTON — President Trump, speaking to the Conservative Political Action Conference for more than two hours on Saturday, went on a series of extended riffs that included the Academy Awards and Hollywood. As he was talking about meeting generals on his recent visit to Iraq who looked and sounded like they were out of “central […]
Tags: Politics, Hollywood, News, Washington, Iraq, Trump, CPAC, President Trump




Three Sundays to Brexit – cartoon

As 29 March nears, fears rise over US demands for greater access to Britain’s supermarkets Continue reading...
Tags: Food, Europe, Politics, US, European Union, UK News, World news, US news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit


Bernie Sanders Launches 2020 Run, Promises To Learn From 2016 Mistakes

As clumps of snow fell on a crowd clad in parkas, Sen. Bernie Sanders officially announced his presidential candidacy on the quad of Brooklyn College, the school he attended for a year that's only a few miles from where he grew up.The youthful and youthfully enthusiastic crowd held Bernie signs and chanted "Bernie!" and "U.S.A.!" There was a sea of beanies and beards along with a snowman that someone dressed in a Bernie T-shirt and sunglasses. Jay-Z's "Brooklyn We Go Hard" blared as Sanders cam...
Tags: Twitter, Fashion, Music, Jay Z, White House, Brooklyn, Hillary Clinton, Medicare, Hillary, Dorothy, Turner, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Bernie, Sen Bernie Sanders, Ivanka Trump


President Trump Promotes One of His Scottish Golf Courses on Twitter, Saying It’s ‘Perhaps the Greatest’

The facility also “furthers U.K. relationship,” Trump tweeted
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Donald Trump, Trump, Onetime


35 Perfect Reasons To Love New Yorker Cartoons

If you spend any time on Instagram or Facebook, New Yorker Cartoons is a great follow for a daily chuckle/smirk/snort. The single panel comics are a permanent fixture in the magazine as well as online and despite being around well before the Internet, their format works perfectly in today’s endlessly scrolling feeds. Below you will find 35 of the most loved New Yorker cartoons shared online in the... Source
Tags: Daily, Politics, New York, Design, Life, City, Cartoons, Humor, New Yorker, Inspirations, Facebook New Yorker Cartoons


Iran rebukes UK for outlawing Hezbollah's political wing

Britain’s decision to proscribe all wings of Lebanese group draws criticism from TehranIran has criticised Britain for its decision to list Hezbollah’s political wing as a terrorist organisation, saying on Saturday that it ignored both the will of a large portion of the Lebanese people and the group’s role in fighting Islamic State.Britain said on Monday it planned to ban all wings of Hezbollah, which Washington deems a terrorist organisation because of its influence in the Middle East. London p...
Tags: Politics, UK, Washington, UK News, World news, Iran, Britain, Middle East and North Africa, Foreign Policy, Hezbollah, Middle East London, Continue, TehranIran, Islamic State Britain


US ambassador to UK under fire over defence of chlorinated chicken

Jay Rayner and NFU say process called ‘no-brainer’ by Woody Johnson is ‘harmful’ to health of nationThe US ambassador to Britain, Woody Johnson, has come under fire from a leading food critic, a farming union and trade justice campaigners over his push to open up the UK to American farmers post-Brexit.Jay Rayner, the BBC presenter, Observer columnist and MasterChef critic, said that the UK should tell Johnson “where he can stick” chlorinated chicken, the US’s preferred approach for protecting co...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, US, European Union, UK News, World news, US news, Bbc, Britain, Foreign Policy, Food & drink industry, Johnson, Brexit, Nfu, Jay Rayner


Jay Rayner says letting in chlorine-washed chicken post-Brexit ‘harmful to UK’

Jay Rayner and NFU say process called ‘no-brainer’ by Woody Johnson is ‘harmful’ to health of nationThe US ambassador to Britain, Woody Johnson, has come under fire from a leading food critic, a farming union and trade justice campaigners over his push to open up the UK to American farmers post-Brexit.Jay Rayner, the BBC presenter, Observer columnist and MasterChef critic, said that the UK should tell Johnson “where he can stick” chlorinated chicken, the US’s preferred approach for protecting co...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, US, European Union, UK News, World news, US news, Bbc, Britain, Foreign Policy, Food & drink industry, Johnson, Brexit, Nfu, Jay Rayner


"Mark Penn, Ex-Clinton Loyalist, Visits Trump, and Democrats Are Not Pleased."

That's the headline for a column by Annie Karni in the NYT. Excerpt:As Democrats have moved to the left, Mr. Penn, with his centrist politics, has become alienated from a party in which he once reigned as a winning pollster and is a frequent guest on Fox News and the author of op-ed articles criticizing the special counsel’s investigation as a “partisan, open-ended inquisition.” He has even adopted the president’s term “deep state” to describe people he views as Democratic operatives sabotaging ...
Tags: Law, White House, Fox News, Clinton, Penn, Trump, Clintons, Mueller, Politico Magazine, Mark Penn, Annie Karni, Ann Althouse, Partisanship, Ken Starr, Mark Penn Ex Clinton, Trump is like Bill Clinton


Riot Games Hires “Chief Diversity Officer”

Riot Games (developer of the highly praised online game League of Legends) has revealed that they’ve hired a “chief diversity officer” in order to deal with their supposedly sexist workplace environment, with solutions likely to involve hiring individuals who are not evil white males. Angela Roseboro (formerly the “global diversity and inclusion” head at Dropbox) […]
Tags: Games, Politics, Feminism, Anime, League Of Legends, Riot Games, Angela Roseboro


You have House floor, what would you say?

Let's play a game of "what would you say?" Let's keep this as realistic and practical as possible. You are invited to stand at the podium of a State of the Union address, and given time to voice your thoughts to the White House, the Senate and Congress. What would you say? What do you want to tell them to change? I will begin with mine. 1-If there has to be a gov't shutdown due to XX, the President, Vice-President, all Senators and all Representatives, along with all their staff, are the only...
Tags: Congress, Senate, White House, House, Weapon, Political News and Discussion


Glenda Jackson: ‘I’m a big admirer of Theresa May’

The former MP is set to play King Lear in New York – her second take on the role. She talks acting, ambition, and her admiration for the woman ‘slogging away’ at BrexitGlenda Jackson, 82, enters the hotel bar in an ankle-length puffer coat and woolly hat that, in spite of her extravagant and long-held scorn for vanity, she complains makes her look as if she doesn’t have hair. She is in New York for a Broadway run of King Lear, a fresh take on the title role she played in London three years ago, ...
Tags: Politics, New York, London, Film, Time, UK News, Culture, Stage, Broadway, Francis Bacon, Acting, Jackson, Jane Birkin, LA Times, Glenda Jackson, King Lear


House panel demands Kushner clearance details from White House

After weeks of White House stonewalling, House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, in a letter to the White House, said "I am now writing a final time to request your voluntary cooperation." Cummings panel has subpoena power. Cummings highlighted in his letter a New York Times story that said Trump ordered his former chief of staff John Kelly to provide Kushner with clearance over objections from Kelly and Donald McGahn, then White House counsel. The Times said Kelly and McGahn both ...
Tags: News, White House, New York Times, Cia, Times, John Kelly, Trump, Kelly, Elijah Cummings, Cummings, Kushner, House Oversight Committee, Donald McGahn, McGahn


Celebrating women in politics: 10 books you need to read for Women’s History Month

This March we celebrate Women’s History Month, commemorating the lives, legacies, and contributions of women around the world. Since the inception of the women’s suffrage movement at Seneca Falls in 1848, we have seen a significant increase in women’s involvement in politics and the fight for women’s rights. It is important to honor the ones who stood up and fought before us, especially as we look forward towards the challenges to come.We’ve compiled a brief reading list that explores the achiev...
Tags: Books, Politics, Featured, Washington, White House, Women, United States, Feminism, Feminist, Gender Equality, Hilary Clinton, Social Sciences, Edith, ND, Hillary Rodham Clinton, 114th Congress


Meet the world's first 'minister for the unborn'

The Welsh government has given Sophie Howe statutory powers to represent people who haven’t yet been bornSophie Howe is a public servant with a particularly tricky constituency. The people she represents are remote and unresponsive and they never show up to voice an opinion or tell her if she’s doing a good job.They don’t even vote. That’s because they haven’t yet been born. Howe is the world’s first – and only – future generations commissioner with statutory powers. She’s there to represent the...
Tags: Politics, Children, Wales, Society, UK News, World news, Global development, Local Government, Local Politics, Howe, Sophie Howe


Report: FDA Commissioner Presented Plan to Restrict Flavored E-Cigarettes to White House Staff

After unveiling plans back in November to restrict the sale of some flavored e-cigarette products in stores, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb may have taken a significant step this week in advancing the proposed policy.Read more...
Tags: Science, Smoking, White House, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Vaping, E Cigarettes, Teen Smoking, Scott Gottlieb


White House Memo: Mark Penn, Ex-Clinton Loyalist, Visits Trump, and Democrats Are Not Pleased

As the Democratic Party has moved to the left, Mr. Penn, with his centrist politics, has become alienated from the party in which he once reigned as a winning pollster.
Tags: News, White House, Bill, Dick, Clinton, Penn, Trump, Democratic Party, Morris, Mueller, Schoen, Gingrich, Stagwell Group LLC, Reines, Newt, United States Politics and Government



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