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Feb 10 2020
Millennials' Infatuation With Socialism Not Civilization's End
Reportedly, it was the millennials who put "Democratic" Socialist Bernie Sanders to a near dead-heat tie for first in Iowa. (I use scare quotes around "Democratic" because as legendary campaign manager James Carville helpfully pointed out to Sean Illing, writing at Vox recently, "Look, Bernie Sanders isn’t a Democrat. He’s never been a Democrat. He’s an ideologue.")Ralph Benko
Nov 06 2014
Obama, empowered GOP set for face-to-face on heels of midterm sea change
President Obama and a newly empowered Republican leadership team will meet face-to-face Friday for the first time since Democrats took an electoral drubbing, offering the first real clues as to whether the next two years will bring gridlock and partisan warfare -- or some breakthroughs.Fox News (Online News)
Nov 30 2019
ICE set up a fake university, then arrested 250 people granted student visas
It has been 10 months since unsealed federal court documents revealed that U.S. immigration officials created a fake university to lure foreign-born college students who were trying to stay in the country on student visas that might not have been legal.
The University of Farmington, a fictitious school that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement marketed as a hub for STEM students whoWashington Post
May 27 2017
Clinton takes aim at Trump during commencement address at alma mater
Hillary Clinton didn’t pull any punches Friday when she took several jabs at President Trump – at one point even comparing him to Former President Richard Nixon - as she delivered the commencement address at her alma mater, Wellesley College.Fox News (Online News)
May 12 2020
Trump is getting trounced among a crucial constituency: The haters
President Donald Trump is losing a critical constituency: voters who see two choices on the ballot — and hate them both.
Unlike in 2016, when a large group of voters who disliked both Trump and Hillary Clinton broke sharply for Trump, the opposite is happening now, according to public polling and private surveys conducted by Republicans and Democrats alike.
It's a significant andPolitico
Jun 18 2020
The 7 most disturbing allegations about Trump in John Bolton’s forthcoming book
John Bolton is publishing a book that recounts his tenure as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser. The Trump administration on Tuesday sued to delay its release, a week before it was set to be published. So, naturally, major news outlets have now “obtained” the book and are releasing the most explosive passages from the memoir.
And oh, boy.
Bolton’s book, The RoomVox
Feb 04 2020
Iowa Caucus Results Delayed
“The Iowa Democratic Party said Monday night that results from the state’s first-in-the-nation caucus were indefinitely delayed due to ‘quality checks’ and ‘inconsistencies’ in some reporting.” (AP News)
Both sides criticize the reporting failure and the caucus model in general:
“At a moment when public faith in American institutions is declining, what could be more fitting thanThe Flip Side
Apr 14 2015
OPINION: Fading American history
The American people and boards of trustees must demand that students graduate college with knowledge of our past.Washington Times
Mar 06 2020
How Working-Class Life Is Killing Americans, in Charts
When the economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton first published their research on “deaths of despair” five years ago, they focused on middle-aged whites. So many white working-class Americans in their 40s and 50s were dying of suicide, alcoholism and drug abuse that the overall mortality rate for the age group was no longer falling – a rare and shocking pattern in a modern society.
ButNew York Times (Opinion)
Mar 24 2019
Democratic Socialists of America endorses Bernie Sanders despite some members' reservations
The Democratic Socialists of America, whose membership ballooned after the 2016 candidacy of allied Sen. Bernie Sanders, announced its endorsement this week of the Vermont lawmaker in his second bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. “Sanders is the only Democratic Socialist running for president in 2020, and the only socialist in American history with a serious chance of winning theFox News (Online News)