Craig N. Moore

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Who’s Afraid of Nancy Pelosi?

Normally, a party that gives away $2 trillion without worrying about where the money will come from can buy itself at least a few votes. But Donald Trump’s tax cut remains remarkably unpopular, and Republicans barely mention it on the campaign trail — in fact, Democrats are running against the tax …

Budget Deficit

Best ‘brainy’ books of this decade

1. Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race<br>Reni Eddo-Lodge<p>In recent years, we’ve read excellent nonfiction on race in the US, courtesy of writers such as Ta-Nehisi Coates, Claudia Rankine and Jesmyn Ward. Reni Eddo-Lodge’s superbly accessible book was a great addition to the British …

Books

How to spot a covert narcissist

Narcissists can be difficult to spot, especially if they are older and more sophisticated. Over time, they learn how to optimally manipulate their victims, and get by with their schemes without anyone questioning them.<p>What makes it even more confusing is that they don't all act the same way. …

Income inequality in the U.S. is even worse than you’ve been led to believe

<b>In this March 7, 2017 photo, a man wearing plastic bags in the rain carries belongings as he walks during a sweep to clear out people living at a homeless encampment known as "The Field," in Seattle's Stadium district south of downtown. Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on</b> …

The budget deal will add billions to the deficit. What are the benefits and risks?

<b>Judy Woodruff:</b><p>Last night’s brief government shutdown may not have had much of an impact, but the wide-ranging budget deal signed today by the …

Economics

Let Them Eat French Fries

In a now-deleted tweet, which has nonetheless already become notorious, Paul Ryan tried to hype the benefits of his massive corporate tax cut by celebrating the example of a worker who’s getting $1.50 more per week. That’s roughly the price of a small French fries at McDonald’s.<p>Should we keep …

A 27-Year-Old Woman Dying Of Cancer Wrote A Final Letter About Her Life Lessons & People Of All Ages Need To Read It

The new year is always a good time to make changes in your life, but this letter from a woman dying of bone cancer at the age of 27 may make you …

Holly Butcher

A bit of life advice from Hol:<p>It’s a strange thing to realise and accept your mortality at 26 years young. It’s just one of those things you ignore. …

Why Canada Is Able to Do Things Better

Most of the country understands that when it comes to government, you pay for what you get.<p>When I was a young kid growing up in Montreal, our annual family trips to my grandparents’ Florida condo in the 1970s and ‘80s offered glimpses of a better life. Not just Bubbie and Zadie’s miniature, …

Canada

24matins.uk

Sport<p>Three matches to watch at Wimbledon Thursday:Husband and wife tackle Nadal-- Mikhail Kukushkin is a rarity on tour in that he is coached by …

Why American capitalism doesn’t work for all Americans, says Nobel winner Angus Deaton

Sometimes simple statistical economic work can open our eyes to some fundamental changes in the economy.<p>That was the case with landmark research …

Income Inequality

The Case for Reparations

Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.<p><i>And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and</i> …

Fire on the Mountain

Last June, 19 firefighters lost their lives trying to control a blaze near Yarnell, Arizona—the highest death toll for firefighters battling a wildfire in this country since 1933. What went wrong? Is it time to reconsider our approach to fighting fire?<p>Near the end of June, the weather patterns over …

Has Trump Made Approval Polls Meaningless?

He is the most disliked president ever at this point in his term. And he’s more consequential than presidents who were twice as popular.<p>It’s been just another 24 hours or so in the alternate political universe where we dwell. The president of the United States has retweeted incendiary—and some …

The Self-Destruction of American Democracy

It's Not an Act

It’s no longer possible to pretend that President Trump is simply playing at bigotry, hypocrisy, and detachment from reality.<p>Over the past 24 hours, President Trump has delivered a concentrated dose of misinformation, self-sabotage, hypocrisy, and bigotry that stands out even by the standards of …

Sexual Harassment

The Republican Tax on the Future

Of all the lies Republican lawmakers and President Trump tell about their tax bills, the biggest whopper is that these windfall tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy would generate so much growth that they would pay for themselves.<p>The House and Senate tax bills probably would provide a tiny …

Economics

The Biggest Tax Scam in History

Donald Trump likes to declare that every good thing that happens while he’s in office — job growth, rising stock prices, whatever — is the biggest, greatest, best ever. Then the fact-checkers weigh in and quickly determine that the claim is false.<p>But what’s happening in the Senate right now really …

Middle-class

Moore, Trump and the Right’s New Religion

I have lived my whole life with a Republican Party with which I disagreed, but at least understood.<p>The first election I can remember was the presidential election of 1980. I was 10 years old. I didn’t know much about politics or party platforms. I only knew that the former peanut-farmer president, …

Donald Trump

How Prosecutors Turn a Protest Into a ‘Riot’

A year ago, I was finalizing plans to leave a chemical engineering Ph.D. program and join the tech sector. But as Inauguration Day approached, I became so disgusted by President-elect Donald Trump’s behavior that I felt it would have been negligent to remain a bystander. So I traveled from …

Congress will likely do the same thing after the Texas massacre it did after Las Vegas: nothing

The gun debate is another culture war, argues former conservative talk radio host Charlie Sykes.<p>On Sunday, a gunman, who had received a bad-conduct discharge from the Air Force for allegedly assaulting his spouse and their child, opened fire in a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing at …

Gun Death Statistics Show 13,000 Dead This Year—but Government Does Nothing

More than 13,000 people have died from gun violence in the U.S. this year alone—far more than have perished due to terrorism, drunken driving and …

Ted Cruz accidentally explained America’s gun problem in one sentence

He made the case for gun control while trying to argue against it.<p>Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Monday threw out the typical conservative talking points following the mass shooting at a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church, arguing not to politicize the shooting and making some claims about “a good guy with …

The Staggering Toll of the Russian Revolution

Never has there been such an insidious and deadly ideology as Marxism-Leninism.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin would like to ignore the Bolshevik …

Republicans Embrace Tax Cuts and Ruinous Deficits

Opinion<p>Posted: Nov 02, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>The U.S. …

The tax-cut bill is more about Republican power than tax cuts

In "Donald Trump, Paul Ryan and the Con Man Caucus," Paul Krugman surveys the "remarkably terrible policy" of Republicans' "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" — …

Economics

The Latest: Tax bill revisions means less-generous cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the GOP tax bill (all times local):<p>9 p.m.<p>A change made Wednesday to the Republican tax plan would mean less generous …

Health Care

“Voodoo economics” makes a comeback in Republican tax plan

<b>(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>Let’s be real — it’s all a giant ruse simply to enrich the rich<p>Christian Weller<p>November 4, 2017 11:29am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Republicans in Congress recently released more details of their tax plan, which they say would boost …

John Kelly Is a Trumpist After All

The White House chief of staff’s stylistic differences have obscured the extent to which he, like many Republicans, is aligned with the president on substance.<p>During a press briefing earlier this month, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly alluded to a pair of viral images of him. In one short …

Donald Trump

The Broken Check and Balance

It’s up to Congress to police the executive—but so far, its Republican leaders are placing tribal loyalty ahead of their constitutional responsibility.<p>Only a country with as much going for it as the United States—scale, resources, location, historic openness to energy and ambition and change—could …

Donald Trump