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Is It OK For a US President to Demand Personal Loyalty?

Former FBI director James Comey has exposed Donald Trump for what he really is: a wannabe mob boss masquerading as a president.

Do Republicans really think attacking the Mayor of London is OK?

Donald Trump has doubled down on his Twitter feud with the Mayor of London - more or less accusing him of bowing down to terrorists.

After a terrorist attack like the one that occurred Saturday night in London, world leaders usually respond by making public declarations of solidarity.

But not Donald Trump.

What Does Trump Believe About Climate Change?

Did Donald Trump pull the US out of the Paris Climate Deal because the French President was mean to him, or because he thinks global warming is one big hoax?

The American people deserve an answer.

Trump Says Drop Dead To Planet

It's official. After days of speculation, Donald Trump announced yesterday that he would pull the US out of the Paris Climate Deal.

Why is this so-called nationalist president trying to surrender America's climate leadership role to China?

How Many Ways Can Trump Do Serious Harm To The Planet?

As Donald Trump gets ready to renegotiate NAFTA, is he making good on is populist campaign rhetoric - or preparing a massive corporate giveaway?

The big news in Washington, DC today is that Donald Trump is going to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Deal. So is the United States now a rogue state?

Is Trump Normalizing Hate?

It's been 5 days - and Donald Trump has barely said a word about Friday's terrorist attack in Portland, Oregon.

Is that because the terrorist was a white nationalist and he doesn't want to offend his neo-Nazi base?

Portland terrorist Jeremy Christian had his first appearance in court yesterday.

Is it Time to Rethink the War on Terror?

UK Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn says its time to rethink the War on Terror.

Is he right?

After 16 long years and millions dead - is it time to rethink the War on Terror?

The Real Reason Why The Guardian Journalist Was Attacked

Was Greg Gianforte's Montana meltdown his way of admitting that the GOP's healthcare bill is a disaster in the making?

After another CBO report showed what a disaster their healthcare bill would be, Republicans are lashing out - verbally AND physically.

Call it the body slam heard 'round the world.

How Republicans Will Get Rich Throwing Millions of Americans off Healthcare

The GOP healthcare bill is wildly unpopular.

In fact, the latest polls show that it has an approval rating of just 21 percent.

The CBO says that 51 million Americans would be uninsured under the Republican party's so-called healthcare plan if it becomes law.

So why are Republicans so devoted to forcing it down our throats?

The GOP "Kill the Poor" Budget Plan

Even as it is slashes away at Medicaid, food stamps and healthcare for children, Donald Trump's budget plan calls for a $52 billion increase in defense spending and a $1.6 billion allocation for his completely unnecessary border wall.

President Eisenhower would have opposed Donald Trump's "kill the poor" budget plan.

So why won't today's Republicans?

How Trump Plans to Sabotage Healthcare

If Obamacare collapses - blame Donald Trump. Even as he rails against terrorism in the Middle East, the president is hatching up a few plots of his own here in the States.

He's now literally trying to sabotage Obamacare.

Will it work or blow up in his face?

Are We Watching the End Of the Trump Presidency?

As the explosive allegations against Donald Trump pile up, is impeachment now a real possibility?

Even as he headed to Saudi Arabia for his first foreign trip as commander-in-chief, Donald Trump couldn't escape the growing stench of scandal surrounding his administration.

Why American Democracy Has Turned Into a Circus Show

If you're looking for someone to blame for turning American democracy into the circus show it's become - Roger Ailes - who died yesterday - is your guy.

Predictably, many in the mainstream media are already talking about how complicated he was - how his flaws were balanced out by his talents.

But the truth is much - much simpler.

Is the Clock Running Out On Trump's Presidency?

With reports emerging that Donald Trump told James Comey to drop the investigation into Michael Flynn, is the president now in serious danger of being impeached?

Just 4 months into the Trump administration, impeachment is already the subject of serious conversations in Washington, DC and beyond.

The Return of Progressivism Around the World...

All over the Western world right now, neoliberalism - or Reaganism - is failing.

Decades of rising inequality combined with austerity and manufacturing decline have reached a breaking point.

People everywhere are fed up with the status quo - and they want change.

Trump Is Using Racist White People To Make The Rich Richer

There is this whole mythology that Donald Trump came to power because 53% of white women voted for him, because 66% of white working men who didn't have a college degree voted for him.

That may be, but those are not his constituents. Those are his suckers. Those are his rubes.

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