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Democrats, Kavanaugh and the Illness Deep Within the Bones of the Republic
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Democrats, Kavanaugh and the Illness Deep Within the Bones of the Republic
2018-09-27 11:08:52
by John Kass

It is tempting to watch the political spectacle of Democrats destroying Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as if it were only some shameful partisan circus. Read More

'What Boy Hasn't Done This in High School?'
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'What Boy Hasn't Done This in High School?'
2018-09-26 11:28:46
by Leonard Pitts

Gina Sosa is not impressed by attempted rape. "What boy hasn't done this in high school?" she asks. "Please, I would like to know." Since she asked so nicely, I went on Twitter... Read More

Social Media Propaganda Isn't Changing Any Functional Minds
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Social Media Propaganda Isn't Changing Any Functional Minds
2018-09-26 11:05:44
by Rachel Marsden

In the endless attempt to undermine the legitimacy of U.S. President Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 election, much has been made of the role of social media. Read More

Why I'm Betting on Millennials This Election Day
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Why I'm Betting on Millennials This Election Day
2018-09-25 11:26:35
by Robert B. Reich

Millennials (and their younger siblings from Generation Z) are the largest, most diverse and progressive group of potential voters in American history, comprising fully 30 percent of the voting-age population. On Nov. 6, they'll have the power to alter the... Read More

Is Senate Committee Equipped to Grasp Allegations Against Kavanaugh?
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Is Senate Committee Equipped to Grasp Allegations Against Kavanaugh?
2018-09-22 02:18:51
by Mary Sanchez

For all their well-learned politesse, the Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have scarcely been able to conceal their determination to get Christine Blasey Ford out of their hair. Read More

Hazards of an Era of Digital Lynch Mobs
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Hazards of an Era of Digital Lynch Mobs
2018-09-21 12:09:06
by Leonard Pitts

"Judge not, and ye shall not be judged." Jesus preaches that in the book of Luke. But then, Jesus never had Twitter. Or, for that matter, Instagram or Facebook. He never had, in other words, one of the social media ... Read More

Ari Fleischer asks if we're being fair to Brett Kavanaugh
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Ari Fleischer asks if we're being fair to Brett Kavanaugh
2018-09-19 12:57:03
by Leonard Pitts

Ari Fleischer wants to know if we're being fair. "How much in society should any of us be held liable today when we've lived a good life, an upstanding life by all accounts, and then something that maybe is an... Read More

Trump shouldn't let himself be manipulated by agenda-driven cronies
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Trump shouldn't let himself be manipulated by agenda-driven cronies
2018-09-19 12:53:32
by Rachel Marsden

Despite his generally good instincts, U.S. President Donald Trump is proving that his biggest weakness is on the foreign affairs front, an area where his background is lacking. This forces him to rely on unelected advisers, many of whom ... Read More

Our Big, Bold Plan — and Why Opportunity Can Win
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Our Big, Bold Plan — and Why Opportunity Can Win
2018-09-19 09:17:55
by Lanae Erickson Hatalsky

That’s the question on the mind of every Democrat going into 2020. The scale of the threat posed by a Trump second term is unfathomable — from the Supreme Court and women’s rights to the economy, the environment, and our ... Read More

Trump Tariffs are Hurting Illinois Businesses – I’ve Seen It Firsthand
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Trump Tariffs are Hurting Illinois Businesses – I’ve Seen It Firsthand

President Trump’s irresponsible trade war continues to spiral further out of control, and while the adverse effects are being felt by American businesses large and small, the ultimate victims... Read More

The three big lessons we didn't learn from the economic crisis
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The three big lessons we didn't learn from the economic crisis
2018-09-18 11:03:52
by Robert B. Reich

Ten years ago, after making piles of money gambling with other people's money, Wall Street nearly imploded, and the outgoing George W. Bush and incoming Obama administrations bailed out the bankers. America should have learned three big lessons from the ... Read More

Trump's detention policy: Fiscally exorbitant as well as morally bankrupt
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Trump's detention policy: Fiscally exorbitant as well as morally bankrupt
2018-09-15 14:33:56
by Mary Sanchez

President Trump's callous disregard for his fellow citizens is well known to people of a certain hue, shall we say. It was in full display this week in his insistence that only a few dozen Puerto Ricans died as a ... Read More

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