Bill Clinton

Democrats are absolutely desperate to keep Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court – and it’s hurting our country

Democrats are absolutely desperate to stop the Senate from confirming President Trump’s extraordinarily well-qualified second nominee to the Supreme Court – Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who is currently serving with distinction on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.<p>Kavanaugh …

Opinion

Philosophers are caught in an intellectual debate over the “true” meaning of this anti-Trump sign

Depending on your political leanings, you may be delighted or offended by the photos below:<p>In the first image, a woman holds a sign that appears to say “Trump is a cunt,” but a second photo reveals that the key word is, in fact, “runt.” To most people, it’s no more than a curiosity. But to …

Philosophy

When a U.S. citizen heard he was on his own country’s drone target list, he wasn’t sure he believed it. After five near-misses, he does – and is suing the United States to contest his own execution – Rolling Stone

How to Survive America's Kill List<p>When a U.S. citizen heard he was on his own country’s drone target list, he wasn’t sure he believed it. After five …

U.S. Politics

Reddit Users Are Manipulating Google Images to Associate 'Idiot' with Donald Trump

If you enter the word “idiot” into Google’s image search, the first pictures to show up will be those of U.S. President Donald Trump. This is not …

Tech Trends

Jay-Z Rails Against Philadelphia and Its Mayor for 'Evicting' His Made In America Festival

In an op-ed published in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Tuesday, rapper and mogul Jay-Z let it be known that he was none too happy about the city of …

African-American News

Protestors Are Gaming Google Images So When You Search 'Idiot,' President Trump Appears

First President Trump topped protests across London as a giant baby blimp. Now, he’s topping Google Images.<p>Protestors, activists and Internet users …

Michelle Obama

Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday cast aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence, saying he was "not happy" with the Fed's recent interest rate increases.<p>Trump told CNBC in an interview: "I don't like all of this work that we're putting into the economy and then I …

U.S. Politics

Why I don't understand the black affluent class

The black middle class is talking of values and civility as many Americans of colour continue to languish in poverty.<p>It's amazing how similar middle-class and well-positioned African Americans are to white elites in their perspectives on US politics. They continue to play in the sandbox of …

African-American News

Adrian Cronauer: veteran whose radio antics inspired Good Morning, Vietnam dies aged 79

Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film Good Morning, Vietnam, has died. He was 79.<p>Mary Muse, the wife of his stepson Michael Muse, said Thursday that Cronauer had died Wednesday from an age-related illness. He had lived in …

World News

The Moral and Spiritual Bankruptcy of White Evangelicals

Photo by James Thompson | CC BY 2.0According to 2016 exit polling, 80% of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump, surprisingly more than for …

Liberal View

Schumer stalling on Kavanaugh meeting deepens White House rift

The Senate minority leader has yet to arrange a meeting with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick.<p>Senate Democrats are snubbing Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, another salvo in the deepening cold war between President Donald Trump and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.<p>The …

Politics

LARRY SUMMERS: Trump just took another step toward turning the US into a 'banana republic'

It's almost surprising that it took this long, but President Donald Trump has finally done it. As critics worried, his general disdain for institutions was bound to reach the Federal Reserve at some point.<p>And so it was on Thursday that Trump, in an interview with CNBC, broke with a long-standing …

Donald Trump

CNN chief Jeff Zucker to take leave for heart surgery

CNN's top executive, Jeff Zucker, is undergoing heart surgery and will take a six-week leave of absence from running the news network.<p>CNN said Zucker made the announcement to his staff Thursday following a morning editorial meeting. His top deputy, Michael Bass, will be in charge during his absence.<p>…

Heart Surgery

Fascism and The Road to Unfreedom review – the warning from the 1930s

Trump is one of a kind with such tinpot dictators as Maduro, Erdoğan, Putin, Orbán and Kim Jong-un Madeleine Albright<p>Britain and France had no modern history as nation-states. The European powers had never been nation-states Timothy Snyder<p>Democracy is under threat in its historic heartlands, Europe …

Political Science

Endangered Species Act stripped of key provisions in Trump administration proposal

President Trump’s administration unveiled a proposal Thursday that would strip the Endangered Species Act of key provisions, a move that conservationists say would weaken a law enacted 45 years ago to keep plants and animals in decline from going extinct.<p>The proposal, announced jointly by the …

News

A bold blueprint for Democrats to lead the nation for at least a generation to come

Winning time is more important than winning once<p>With President Traitor McTreasonface betraying the United States a few days ago in Helsinki at the</i> …

Government

Trump ignored 'very clear' intel proving Putin directly ordered election interference

Trump’s SCOTUS Pick Has Already Committed To ‘Put Nail In Coffin’ Of Congress’ Ability To Investigate President<p>Published<p>2 mins ago<p>on<p>July 19, 2018<p>This …

Nerve Agents

This is why Trump hasn't been impeached

<i>Editor’s note: Removing a president from office is a two-step process. The first step is impeachment. That’s when members of the House indict, or</i> …

Liberal View

6 Takeaways From Obama’s Rallying Nelson Mandela Speech

The former President refrained from referring to Doanld Trump by name.<p>Former American president Barack Obama traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa on July 17 to deliver the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, the latest in a series of speeches given by luminaries like Bill Gates, Kofi Annan, …

Nelson Mandela

Why We Should Bury the Illusion of a Republican Revolt Against Trump

Whatever else it represented, the president’s joint press conference with Vladimir Putin this week illustrated the firm control Trump has over his …

Politics

Trump’s Damage to International Trade Will Take Years to Repair

Is President Trump a blip? A brief aberration who will have no lasting impact on international relations? A tempest in a samovar? Don’t count on it. …

Brexit

WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS

Best-Selling Books Week Ended July 15th.<p>FICTION<p>1. "The President is Missing" by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (Little, Brown)<p>2. "The Good Fight" …

Business

Bob Livingston, former Louisiana congressman, to publish political memoir | NOLA.com

Bob Livingston, who spent 21 years representing parts of southeast Louisiana in Congress and almost became the third highest-ranking official in …

Democrats

Throwback Thursday: Airplane crash kills 112, first women’s rights convention called to order

Today’s Throwback Thursday takes us from a tragedy in Iowa to a first step for the women’s rights movement.<p>On This Day in History:<p>1989- United …

Democrats

US-Russian Relations Destined to Deteriorate?

Donald Trump's press conference Monday in Helsinki was the most embarrassing performance by an American president I can think of. And his …

Conservative View

A Texas Republican Brought This Chart To An Important Hearing And Everyone Is Very Confused

Rep. Gohmert's office / BuzzFeed News<p>Several hours into Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Rep. Louie Gohmert, a …

Hillary Clinton

In NAACP Speech, Bill Clinton Warns Americans Are Losing Sight of 'Our Common Humanity'

click to enlarge<p>Wednesday night, for ten minutes and then some, former President Bill Clinton lived up to his nickname of "Consoler-in-Chief."<p>Clinton …

San Antonio

Madiba Leadership: 5 Lessons Nelson Mandela Taught The World About Change

This week, Nelson Mandela, affectionately referred to by his clan or family name, Madiba, would have turned 100. The legacy of this iconic leader lives on in the hearts of a nation and a global community who find inspiration and hope from the way he lived his life and led his country. To celebrate …

South Africa

Federal judge dismisses New York City's climate change lawsuit against Big Oil

A federal judge Thursday dismissed New York City’s lawsuit against major oil companies for their contribution to climate change, the latest in a …

Judiciary

Trump briefed on Putin meddling before inauguration; Nunes suggests DOJ, FBI want Dems to win

Welcome to FOX News First. Not signed up yet? Click here.<p>Developing now, Thursday, July 19, 2018<p><b>President Trump was briefed before his inauguration about Vladimir Putin's role in Russia's meddling in the 2016 elections, according to a report</b>• <b><br>House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes casts</b> …

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