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Trump Moves to Gut the Post Office

His war on Amazon expands to include the right-wing’s campaign to abolish America’s oldest—and still successful—public service.<p>Some may be inclined …

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Trump thinks any attack on him is an attack on America: Isn’t that the definition of a fascist?

Trump calls FBI raid on Michael Cohen “an attack on our country.” Because democracy is a buzzkill for tyrants<p>Does any real doubt remain that Donald Trump is a fascist cut from an American mold?<p>To this point in the story that is the decline of American democracy under Donald Trump and the Republican …

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These Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies Are Magical

Here’s a common baking conundrum: You want to bake brownies, but you dread the temptation of eating the entire batch. Oh, and one other thing: You don’t want to share.<p>We’ve found a healthy compromise.<p>In case you didn’t know, Ella Mills is the queen of healthy brownies. She’s the face of the popular …

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Watch this 2nd grader explain to Donald Trump how trade deficits work

If you're confused by all this talk of trade deficits, fear not — the second-grade kid in the clip above is here to break it all down for you.<p>The …

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Is Trump the Worst President in U.S. History?

America has had its share of crooks (Warren G. Harding, Richard Nixon), bigots (Andrew Jackson, James Buchanan), and incompetents (Andrew Johnson, …

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Donald Trump Actually Admitted He's a Flaming Idiot Four Times Yesterday

The past two years has been a veritable circus as Donald Trump clowned his way through the presidency. He's proven beyond a shadow of doubt that he …

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Trump Orders Parade to Celebrate His Hypothetical Act of Heroism in Florida School

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Shortly after he declared that he would have run into a Florida high school unarmed to thwart a mass shooting, Donald J. Trump announced that he was planning a parade in Washington, D.C., to celebrate his hypothetical act of heroism.<p>“Anyone can act with bravery in …

Air Force Academy leader: Why diversity?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A few months ago, I stood in front of more than 4,000 Air Force Academy cadets and delivered a simple message in response to a racist incident that occurred at our preparatory school: If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect -- get out.<p>Ultimately, it turned out that one of the …

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Rob Porter's ex-wife says she 'was floored' by Trump's response

The ex-wife of a former Trump administration official accused of domestic violence wrote that she was “floored” when President Donald Trump seemingly implied she made up the allegations, lamenting that the president’s response would ripple through society’s understanding of abuse and discourage …

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Is Resignation in Trump's Future?

time to resign<br>(Image by remindermedia.com) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>One day in the not too distant future we will see President Trump …

5,500 People Just Lost Their Jobs Because Of The Trump Tax Cuts

The company that makes Kleenex and Huggies announced that they are laying off 5,500 and that the money they saved from the Trump tax cut is making …

Why Is the Trump Administration Withholding $1 Billion in Funding from Puerto Rico?

Take a look at the books.<p>A billion-dollar emergency loan approved by Congress to help Puerto Rico’s ongoing recovery efforts is being withheld by U.S. officials who say Puerto Rico is not strapped for cash. (Puerto Rico is still strapped for cash.)<p>In a letter first published on Wednesday by <i>El Nuevo</i> …

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Trump Administration: Puerto Rico Has Enough Money and Doesn't Need More Aid

Puerto Rico is being forced to pay back its aid money, and now they aren't even getting what little they were promised.<p>Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico four months ago, and recovery has been slow. Power is still out in large swaths of the island, affecting over a million people, and some rural …

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Seriously, How Dumb Is Trump?

For more than a year now, I’ve been hearing from people in the inner circles of official Washington – GOP lobbyists, Republican pundits, even a few …

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Trump Can Only Spew Hate After Obama Blows Him Out Of The Water With New Year's Message

Donald Trump reminded the nation why he is the least popular first-year president in history by releasing hate-filled message wishing the country a …

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How politics screwed Puerto Rico out of billions in disaster aid

The hurricane-wracked island was denied billions in extra Medicaid funds. Now Republicans and Democrats are sniping over who's to blame.<p>On Wednesday night, as Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and his top lieutenants struggled to pass the disaster aid package — as well as a funding bill to keep the …

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Trump Exposed As A Fake Billionaire As His Business Is Only Worth One Tenth Of What He Claimed

Trump claimed the Trump Organization was worth $9.5 billion, but according to new filings, his business is worth $600-$700 million.<p>The Independent …

Donald Trump’s appalling Asian vacation is finally over: Could it have been worse?

Trump burnishes the image of Philippine strongman Rodrigo Duterte and heads home, having made the world worse fast<p>As President Donald Trump completes his excellent Asian adventure and heads back home, he's probably feeling a little bit of of a letdown. He's facing the usual political maelstrom, but …

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Trump and his allies launch obvious, inept assault on CNN

Trump administration’s latest clumsy plot: Use the AT&T-Time Warner merger to attack CNN. As usual, it’s backfiring<p>It's not exactly news that Donald Trump has a big mouth. And it's certainly not surprising that his big mouth has an effect on the world around him. He is, after all, president of the …

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders is the right mouthpiece for a truth-twisting president

<i>I want to apologize to Times readers — and to</i><p>Sarah Huckabee Sanders— for a description that was insensitive and failed to meet the standards of our newspaper. It also failed to meet the expectations I have for myself. It surely won't be my last mistake, but this particular error will be …

Trump Says He Is Only President in History with Courage to Stand Up to War Widows

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report) – Calling himself “unbelievably brave,” Donald Trump said on Monday that he is the only President in U.S. history with the courage to stand up to war widows.<p>“You look at guys like Obama and Clinton and the Bushes, when it came to war widows, they all blinked,” he …

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The Bone-Spur Bozo at the White House

President Trump likes epithets. His latest is “wacky Congresswoman Wilson,” referring to Representative Frederica S. Wilson, the Florida Democrat who listened to his botched attempt at expressing condolences to the widow of a United States soldier killed in Niger.<p>So I’d like to suggest “bone-spur …

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Trump is unable to do his job and fails to do his duty

Unlike American service men and women, Trump does his job without a sense of duty<p>There’s a big difference between a job and a duty, especially in the military. In the Army, serving as lieutenant as I was, you can have the job of platoon leader, the officer who supervises the lives and training of …

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Army Vet: Why Trump Disrespects the Military

For all his wealth and power, there is one thing Trump lacks, and money can't buy it: respect<p>As someone who served five years in the United States …

Frederica Wilson Isn't Taking Any Crap As She Becomes Trump's Worst Nightmare

Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) isn’t messing around with Trump’s Twitter games and insults. She is calling out Trump’s White House for being full of …

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Frederica Wilson Attends Fallen Soldier's Funeral While Trump Golfs For Third Straight Weekend

While Donald Trump traveled to his Virginia golf club for the third straight weekend on Saturday, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson – who Trump and …

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The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics

Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage …

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Not all veterans will be eligible for new ID cards

WASHINGTON — When the Department of Veterans Affairs starts offering new ID cards next month, they won’t be available to every veteran.<p>That’s because …

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'President Trump Did Disrespect My Son'

Despite claiming he was better at consoling the families of slain servicemembers than his predecessors, Trump offended the family of La David Johnson and skipped calls and letters to other grieving loved ones.<p>Thirteen days after Sergeant La David Johnson was killed in Niger, and a day after Donald …

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