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Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
    On his ratings-killing show, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday night couldn't quite bring himself to acknowledge that his friend President Trump is a liar or a serial teller of falsehoods or a prevaricator. No, the King...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 7:00pm
    If you think about it, no wonder Donald Trump prefers the imaginative stylings of Fox News to the Presidential Daily Briefing. He's pretty much the network's target demographic: a daffy old-timer with time on his hands....
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 6:00pm
    A few days ago, I blithely tweeted a warning that Democrats often sound patronizing when speaking of Trump voters. That provoked a vehement reaction.     “Sorry,” Jason tweeted back, “but if someone...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
    With the election of Donald Trump and the backlash to some of his early moves in office, Americans are rediscovering nationalism. But confusion reigns over what American nationalism really is. Does it have to be federalist, for...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
    President Donald Trump has threatened to prosecute leakers and bring in an outsider to review the intelligence agencies after reading unfavorable stories about his administration day after day in the news media. But he's learning...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
    President Donald Trump has promised the most comprehensive overhaul of the tax system since 1986. That was when a Republican president joined forces with a Democratic House of Representatives and a Republican Senate to lower personal...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
   Since World War II, the U.S. university system has been the envy of the world. More than that, it has to some extent been the world's university system, drawing the best scholars from all over the planet to do their research and...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
    Back in 2001, during the "end of history" interregnum between the Cold War and 9/11, Henry Kissinger published a book called "Does America Need a Foreign Policy?" It was obviously a rhetorical question coming from...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
    Throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump made much of his business experience, claiming he's been "creating jobs and rebuilding neighborhoods my entire adult life."     The fact that he...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:00am
    The issue of leaks to the press has caused a public stir once again, yet the history, the law and the practical enforcement all seem puzzling. Leaks are supposed to be super-dangerous, or so we are told, yet actual leakers, until...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 10:00am
    Not yet a month in office, President Trump was back on the campaign trail in Florida the other day in what could be called a victory lap celebrating the job he had already won.     The event was a transparent ego...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 9:00am
    To get a sense of how insular and disrespectful, even to its own, the Trump administration has become just 30 days in, consider the case of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.     Tillerson is less empowered on foreign...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 8:00am
    Presidents have long liked to play the blame game. In his early State of the Union addresses, Ronald Reagan blamed the economy he inherited from Jimmy Carter. Barack Obama, who frequently spoke of the economic crisis unfolding as he...
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 8:00pm
    American workers got a very big break when Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination for labor secretary.     Created in 1913, the Labor Department's mission is "to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of...
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 7:00pm
    With the rise of Donald Trump, anti-immigrant sentiment has reached levels not seen in decades in the U.S. Anger against illegal immigration and fear of refugees, previously confined to the fringes of the Republican base, are now at...
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