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donald trump

Let me see if I have this straight. After a conversation in the Oval office with President Trump, James Comey, then the Director of the FBI, remembered...
donald trump

Noah has aptly summarized the shameful way in which Donald Trump routinely treats his aides by sending them out to lie for him and then...
alt-right

This weekend, a cluster of throwback white supremacists got at least something they were looking for: publicity. As for the rest of their demands, the...
Hillary Clinton

It seems that Western democracies are now fated to become the target of foreign hackers when their elections roll around. At least, that will be...
Hillary Clinton email scandal

Hillary Clinton will soon be launching a political organization aimed at opposing the Trump administration. The group, “Onward Together,” intends to connect liberal donors to...
Jimmy Kimmel

With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the already distorted health-care marketplace became even more uncoupled from market forces. The public has predictably sought out...
tax code reform

The first thing to consider with regard to corporate income taxes is who pays them. It is not corporations. They are just pieces of papers drawn...
tax code reform

As I noted yesterday, the New York Times is on its high horse about President Trump’s “tax cuts for the rich.” And, to be sure, there are some. Lowering...
Linda Sarsour

When news broke that the University of California, Berkeley was trying to reschedule Ann Coulter’s speech due to threats of violence, the Twittersphere exploded. Here...
New York Times

If you want to see, in an instant, what the New York Times has become, just consider the lead headlines in this morning's editions of...
Retail

These days, somewhat paradoxically, Forgotten America is on everyone’s mind. Even before Donald Trump won the presidency by appealing to demographics and themes that effete,...
alice goffman

Alice Goffman, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin, is a controversial scholar. Her book, On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American...