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GOP hog-tied by a divided Senate

Friday  20:12,   13 october 2017

Why can't we have nice things? That's the question, if not exactly the phrasing, so many conservatives are asking these days. Despite controlling the White House and both branches of Congress, the GOP can't get much done.Why can't we[...]

Trump made the right move expanding affordable alternatives to ObamaCare

Friday  20:12,   13 october 2017
The Hill

ObamaCare has been financially killing America. On Thursday, Trump announced steps that he would take to turn the[...]

In a Culture War, American Values Lose

Friday  19:50,   13 october 2017
Roll Call

Over the weekend, a group of white nationalists returned to Charlottesville, Virginia, faces proudly uncovered and tiki torches in hand, with a message of division. White supremacist leader Richard Spencer said to applause, “You are going to have to [...]

Trump the destroyer

Friday  18:51,   13 october 2017

He can only holler and create chaos.What is increasingly obvious is that President Trump’s motivations and impulses have everything to do with narcissism, personal piques, anger at his predecessor and fear of losing face — and very little to do with [...]

Trump Unveils Full-Bore Obamacare Sabotage

Friday  18:36,   13 october 2017
Daily Intelligencer

What he cannot replace or improve upon, Trump sets out to destroy.Donald Trump and his party have never been able to figure out a viable alternative to Obamacare. Having failed to repeal and replace the law, they have set out to wreck it. The Trump[...]

The GOP Congress needs to pass tax reform -- or face primaries. Voters have had enough

Friday  18:36,   13 october 2017
FOX News

The American people are frustrated and rightly so. Tens of millions of Americans came together and elected the ultimate political outsider Donald Trump president of the United States in 2016.  This was a continuation of the message sent by voters[...]

It’s About Time Trump Ended Obamacare’s Illegal Insurance Company Subsidies

Friday  18:22,   13 october 2017
The Federalist

Donald Trump's termination of illegal Obamacare subsidies is a win for those who genuinely care about the most basic workings of the Constitution. If you don’t like it, write a better law.David Harsanyi is author of the forthcoming “First[...]

How Trump’s New Executive Order Could Kill Obamacare

Friday  18:05,   13 october 2017
Daily Intelligencer

The new rules are designed to dramatically increase premiums in the Obamacare marketplaces — potentially inducing their collapse.Health-care policy is complicated and boring. The Affordable Care Act is a chunky, unappetizing stew of rules,[...]

Trump Health Care Executive Order Will Harm the Working Class

Thursday  23:25,   12 october 2017
U.S. News & World Report

President Trump's executive order rolls back Obamacare's health care protections.Most Americans appear to agree with Jimmy Kimmel's belief that no one in this country should have to go without lifesaving health care simply because they can't [...]

Hollywood Should Never Lecture America Again

Thursday  23:01,   12 october 2017
The Daily Caller

Harvey Weinstein represents the moral rot of the entertainment industryThe horrific allegations of sexual harassment and assault leveled against Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein have become one of the biggest and most shocking stories of the[...]

Trump to Puerto Rico: It's your own fault

Thursday  21:03,   12 october 2017

In his tweets, Donald Trump seems to be blaming Puerto Rico for its post-hurricane crisis and preparing to wash his hands of it, a disgraceful response for the President of all Americans, Raul Reyes says.What did Puerto Rico ever do to Donald Trump? [...]

Mr. Trump, I Live in South Korea, and You’re Scaring Me

Thursday  19:37,   12 october 2017
The New York Times

The president is playing a dangerous game of one-upmanship that puts everyone who lives on the Korean Peninsula in peril.SEOUL, South Korea — In the late 1980s, when I was in third grade in South Korea, a teacher spent an entire class period telling [...]

Opinion | Faster, Steve Bannon. Kill! Kill!

Thursday  19:36,   12 october 2017

The Republican Party deserves it.Rarely has a political party more deserved the destruction the Republican Party may be about to suffer at the hands of President Trump’s former strategist, ideological guru and onetime puppeteer Steve Bannon. It was[...]

Trump Can Sell Tax Reform by Telling People How It Affects Them Personally

Thursday  19:36,   12 october 2017
U.S. News & World Report

The battle for tax reform will be won out in America, not inside the Beltway. Unfortunately he's not getting the support he needs from the echo chamber to reinforce his message. Some groups are up on the air or out in social media trying to[...]

On Iran deal, Trump courts another fiasco like repealing Obamacare

Thursday  05:25,   12 october 2017

Trump's plan to decertify the Iran nuclear deal may be the foreign policy equivalent of trying to repeal and replace Obamacare, writes Peter Bergen. In Congress and abroad, there is little support for overturning the agreement.On the campaign[...]