Nathan Gibson

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As Trump Struggles With Helsinki’s Fallout, Congress Faces a New Charge: Complicity

WASHINGTON — In the nearly two years since Russia attacked the American democratic process, congressional Republicans have played conflicting roles in the drama: Some have pressed to impose sanctions on Russia and quietly pursue investigations, but they have been outshouted by Republicans who have …

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Calling my fellow Republicans: Trump is clearly unfit to remain in office

President Trump’s disgraceful performance in Helsinki, Finland, and in the days since is an indication that he is not fit to remain in office. Trump’s 2016 “America First” platform might be more aptly named “Russia First” after the disaster that occurred last week.<p>Trump’s turn toward Russia is …

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Trump’s latest interview on Russia shows the profound crisis facing America

At best, Trump is frighteningly ignorant and naive. At worst, well ...<p>Donald Trump finds himself in perhaps the worst political position of his presidency, dragged down by a disaster made entirely by his own actions and inability to conduct himself in a manner that is remotely acceptable given the …

Donald Trump

Why is Mueller handing off key cases?

Something has been going on with Robert Mueller's investigation of people thought to have played significant roles in the Trump-Russia affair. The …

Donald Trump

‘Cosmos: Possible Worlds’: First Look At New Neil deGrasse Tyson Venture – Comic-Con

Fox and National Geographic have released a Comic-Con first look at the return of the Emmy Award-winning <i>Cosmos</i> series<i>.</i> This season, the show is …

Comic-Con

Watch: Cosmos expands with new SDCC trailer from Seth MacFarlane and Neil deGrasse Tyson

Fans of the Emmy-winning 2014 documentary project <i>Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey</i> got their first look at the next, all-new installment in the Neil …

Seth MacFarlane

'Trump derangement syndrome': the week America went mad

He doesn’t know what he’s doing and he has made Putin much more than he is Rick Tyler, former Ted Cruz strategist<p>Why aren’t Republicans demanding hearings and documents about whatever secret deals Trump made with Putin? Ben Rhodes, Obama adviser<p>The idea of Donald Trump hosting a campaign rally, …

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Fervent Trump supporters are starting to back down

<b>(Getty/Scott Olson)</b><p>Trump supporter cancels CNN appearance because ‘he’s not going to defend’ Putin summit<p>Cody Fenwick<p>July 20, 2018 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>CNN's Erin Burnett revealed Monday that a major supporter of President Donald Trump canceled an appearance on …

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Double-Decker Narcissism

Donald Trump’s supporters believe the guy who believes only what he wants to believe.<p>The New York Times’ Wednesday story revealing Donald Trump was …

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Trump’s Russia spin falls flat with GOP

‘In the end … you can’t force anyone to say what you want them to say, especially the president of the United States,’ says Sen. Marco Rubio.<p>The more President Donald Trump talks about Russia, the more Republicans cringe.<p>The president’s effort to clean up his disastrous Monday news conference is …

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Fox News panel goes off the rails after RNC’s McEnany bizarrely claims Democrats want Russians to vote in US elections

A Johns Hopkins professor shut down GOP spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany on Saturday, during a bizarre Fox News segment where the host joined GOP …

Illegal Immigration

Japan official urges caution over Trump's complaint on strong dollar

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Japan should be careful about recent remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump on currencies and might need to convince Washington its monetary easing is not aimed at weakening the yen but beating deflation, a finance ministry official said on Saturday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Japan Yen …

Economy

The Value Of Russia, Putin To Trump

President Trump biographer Tim O'Brien tells NPR's Michel Martin why having a relationship with Russia is so important to the current occupant of the White House.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>As we said earlier, we are spending this hour trying to understand and digest what happened at the summit …

Donald Trump

How the Right Wing Convinces Itself That Liberals Are Evil

Since the 1950s, the conservative movement has justified bad behavior—including supporting Donald Trump—by persuading itself that the left is …

Political Science

Family, home still unfamiliar to Honduran baby

LA LIBERTAD, Honduras (AP) — Baby Johan spent his first day home chasing his family's kitten, bouncing to music and playing like any 15-month-old boy.<p>But his mom said Saturday he also seemed lost in his own home — not recognizing his favorite aunt and only able to sleep with the lights on after …

Immigration

The Best Vegan (and Vegan-friendly) Restaurants in All 50 States

Let’s admit it: despite a proliferation of vegetable-forward restaurants in the past two decades, it can still be hard to be vegan. While vegetarian …

The Breakfast Club

Trump violated another presidential norm. Now the Fed is in a tight spot.

LIKE PRESIDENTIAL respect for the independence of the Justice Department, presidential respect for the independence of the Federal Reserve is an unwritten rule but vital to modern American governance. And like Justice Department independence, Fed independence solidified, as a norm, partly in …

Donald Trump

Kushner Dodges Subpoena, Judge Says Stop Playing “Game”. Game’s Over.

If Trump’s spectacle with Russia needed a sideshow, here it is: Jared Kushner has been dodging a court summons. According to Politico a court filing …

Donald Trump

Benefits of therapeutic riding among autistic youngsters remained six months later - study

Several important improvements identified in autistic youngsters who took part in a therapeutic riding program were still noticeable six months …

Autism

'Boy or girl?' Parents raising ‘theybies’ let kids decide

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Three-year-old twins Zyler and Kadyn Sharpe scurried around the boys and girls clothing racks of a narrow consignment store filled with toys. Zyler, wearing rainbow leggings, scrutinized a pair of hot-pink-and-purple sneakers. Kadyn, in a T-Rex shirt, fixated on a musical cube …

Parenting

The BBC's Trump "Sex Pest" Documentary Has New Allegations Of His Behavior With Teen Girls

A new documentary just released in the U.S. contains new allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior by the president. The BBC's <i>Trump: Is the</i> …

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The game just fundamentally changed for Trump and the GOP.

Let's start our Saturday rime together off on a lighter note. By far and away, my choice for "Comment of the Week" goes to Chuck Rosenberg, a former …

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The Latest: Kavanaugh questioned Watergate tapes decision

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's response to a Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire (all times local):<p>5:30 p.m.<p>Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard …

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Long-Term Global Warming May be Double Earlier Predictions

Future global warming may eventually be twice as warm as projected by climate models and sea levels may rise six meters or more even if the world …

Climate Change

Stop the Trump Administration’s Offshore Drilling Assault!

We trust that our oceans will be here forever — but the truth is that they’re under threat like never before. The Trump administration is <i>still</i> …

Trump Administration

The Sierra Club Declared War on Scott Pruitt—and Won

An inside look at how the environmental group’s campaign against Pruitt ended up uncovering his wildest misconduct.<p>Of Scott Pruitt’s many bad weeks …

Sierra Club

Michael Cohen privately questions Trump's fitness to be president

Friends of Michael Cohen have noticed that since Trump's Helsinki press conference with Vladimir Putin he's been more openly questioning Trump's …

Donald Trump

Reagan aide: Condemn Trump's 'enemy of the people' rhetoric

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a rare display of bipartisan unity, Republican and Democratic senators and representatives are practically tripping over each other to get in front of television cameras to blast Russian President Vladimir Putin for attempting to undermine our democracy by seeking to tamper with the 2016 …

Donald Trump

Republicans Demand Trump Disclose Private Agreements With Putin

Republican leaders in Congress sent a message to the White House on Friday to disclose what was discussed in the private meeting between the …

Russia

Trump’s Saturday Twitter attack on Michael Cohen was a ‘terrible, terrible idea’ that will blow up in president’s face: trial attorney

Preeminent attorney Shanin Specter suggested that President Donald Trump’s Saturday morning Twitter attack on his former fixer, Michael Cohen, could …

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