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Oliver North and the Creation of Donald Trump

Tuesday  17:40,   08 may 2018

How a right-wing law-breaker became a populist conservative hero and blazed the way for Trump.Three decades ago, Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North took the Fifth Amendment in a private Senate hearing on the Iran-Contra scandal. North had carried out a [...]

The West Virginia primary shows Trump’s election was no aberration

Tuesday  17:27,   08 may 2018

He exploited deep problems in American politics that had been building for years. Others will exploit those same problems after he’s gone. Before Trump, there was Sarah Palin, the tea party movement, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), the Republican Study[...]

Stormy Daniels is crowding out Democrats’ 2018 message

Monday  22:50,   07 may 2018

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer are trying to run on issues, but nobody can hear them. Stormy Daniels has dominated the domestic political news environment over the past week, with high-profile media appearances by Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani and[...]

The Trump team discovers facts are stubborn things

Thursday  17:43,   03 may 2018

The president’s defenders would like us to think he’s abandoned his Muslim-baiting ways.Those defending President Trump’s nativist initiatives would like to assure you that the policies are not based in[...]

Will John Bolton sabotage peace in Korea?

Thursday  13:00,   03 may 2018

North Korea finally says it's ready to give up its nukes. The price, as revealed via South Korea on Sunday, is twofold: a formal end to the Korean War, which has stagnated at cease-fire for more than half a century, and a promise that the United [...]

Here’s Why North Korea May Give Up Nukes And Make Peace With South Korea

Thursday  12:59,   03 may 2018

For the North Koreans, this has always been about regime survival and it always will be so long as the Kim family is in charge.Over 25 years ago, North Korea began a nuclear weapons program with the hope that it would yield a nuclear weapon capable [...]

We know Iran’s nuclear secrets now. Let’s make the most of them.

Thursday  12:58,   03 may 2018

Thanks to Israeli intelligence, Trump just got lucky on Iran. But how will he use the windfall?Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or[...]

Criticism of Michelle Wolf, Kanye West shows our coalition instinct

Thursday  12:58,   03 may 2018

<p>Last year, John Tooby, a founder of evolutionary psychology, was asked by the website what scientific concept should be more widely known. He argued for something called the "coalition instinct." In our natural environment,[...]

Karl Marx, You Were Wrong

Thursday  12:58,   03 may 2018

Realizing that embracing Communism itself might alienate those who remember the Berlin Wall, today’s Marxists rally instead for identity politics. In the pages of the New York Times — the same newspaper that in the past two years has run opinion[...]

Taxing our kids to fund prisons

Thursday  12:57,   03 may 2018

In the past 30 years, the US has shifted the way it allocates resources — spending on education has grown painfully slowly, compared to spending on incarceration. Between 1980 and 2013, education budgets grew by 58 percent in West Virginia, 69[...]

What Robert Mueller Knows

Thursday  12:57,   03 may 2018

Donald Trump’s former lawyer didn’t want him to speak with the special counsel. The questions published Monday explain why.The 49 questions that the special counsel, Robert Mueller, hopes to ask President Trump as part of the yearlong Russia[...]

Each President Learns to Loathe His Special Prosecutor

Thursday  12:57,   03 may 2018

The last law to protect the office’s authority quietly lapsed in 1999. Now we’re remembering why we needed such a law in the first place.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not[...]

Trump's worst fear about Mueller is coming true

Thursday  12:54,   03 may 2018

You don't get a much more Trumpian series of events than this one: Special Counsel Robert Mueller tells President Trump's legal team what questions he wants Trump to answer; Trump's team leaks it to the media; Trump goes on Twitter to[...]

This message keeps the global #MeToo movement alive (Opinion)

Tuesday  18:36,   01 may 2018

I believe you. That message, repeated on protest signs on the streets of Spain's cities and in US culture in the wake of the Bill Cosby verdict, shows where the global #MeToo movement is headed, Ruth Ben-Ghiat says.The #MeToo movement has shown[...]

Liz Peek: Michelle Wolf assault was perfectly in tune with how liberal media views the Trump White House

Tuesday  00:10,   01 may 2018

The liberal media is not only angry about the outcome of the election, they are embarrassed. Not only did they all – without exception – get the result wrong, they still cannot understand how Trump won the votes of 63 million Americans.Which is why [...]