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Clearly, no one expected Obama-style smoothness from this president, but they were probably not expecting him to take on the U.N. record of human rights with deadly accuracy, either.
Recent days have produced clashing reports that he may or may not come around. Confusion is how Trump gets turnarounds past the base.
But the lack of expertise aside, the reason many of us tolerate celebrity engagement in policy is because we know that behind their public images celebrities are real people.
The history of resistance to fascism is worth recalling at this critical moment in U.S. politics, and also at this time of the Jewish High Holy Days, Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.
Maybe these acts of kindness aren’t all random. Maybe this is what we do when the world comes undone.
The “girls” are speaking, loudly. But does anybody listen to women when they speak around here?
The flag is the flag and hurray for it but the sight of it is not so moving as being in a crowd singing about the rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air.
People are reassured, because the economy’s steady, if plodding, performance seems to embody middle-class virtues: order, predictability and hard work.
Finding a way to persuade the volatile president to become a benefit to the GOP rather than its gadfly should be job No. 1 for a sizable portion of the Republican leadership.
Trump was never ideologically driven, though he did surround himself with ideologues as helpmates. Or were they the biggest suckers of all?
The implication was unmistakable: Black athletes who don’t disrespect the flag or the national anthem are Uncle Toms, while people like Kaepernick are heroic. I don’t know about you, but I’m fed up with the politicization of sports
For the “elite” cities, sharing the growth would reduce pressure to tear down their beloved neighborhoods to build forests of soulless towers – all in the name of improving affordability.
So as climate-change-fueled disasters ravaged the U.S., Trump – the man who called climate change a Chinese hoax – was doing all he could to ensure future catastrophes.
Why do so many Republicans who tolerated so much now howl about civil war over a deal with Democrats?
If the mainstream news media is the Trump administration’s archenemy, you’d think these fraught-with-significance appearances would go to friendly media outposts.
The company’s primary mission is to compile, store and disseminate personal information on customers to creditors who want to know if they are making good loans or not. And to do it securely! That’s all.
No one had trouble accepting science as authoritative last month when it predicted to the very minute a solar eclipse that darkened a great swath of America.
One thing that should be blindingly obvious by now is that political loyalty, for the president, is a one-way street.
The retired general was a voice of reason at a time when President Trump pumps out incendiary Korea tweets without consulting military or civilian advisers.
Amazon’s Request for Proposal narrows the list significantly in terms of the number of cities realistically able to bid for such a project.