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Leaks Suggest Trump's Own Team Is Alarmed By His Conduct

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 02.08.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump was confused about the dollar: Was it a strong one that’s good for the economy? Or a weak one? So he made a ca...

Donald Trump Believes Barack Obama Likes Him

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.07.2017 | Home

President Donald Trump, who for years led the birther movement questioning the very legitimacy of Barack Obama’s presidency, says he believes his pr...

Trump Is Tainting All 44 Of His Predecessors

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 02.03.2017 | Home
MJ Rosenberg

I have always been into American presidents. It started when I was in elementary school. I sent a get-well note to President Eisenhower following his ...

Trump Antagonizes America and the World

Raghida Dergham | Posted 01.29.2017 | Home
Raghida Dergham

The commander in chief of the United States, the 45th President Donald Trump, has launched since his inauguration last week a flurry of executive orde...

Why Trump's presidency will be weaker than many have hoped or feared

David Schultz | Posted 01.20.2017 | Home
David Schultz

One of the ironies of American politics is that while the U.S. presidency is arguably the most powerful elected position in the world, the office is a...

Supporters Wish President Final Farewell At ‘Thanks, Obama' Event

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.20.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON ― In his final speech as president, Barack Obama issued an impassioned call to action and urged Americans to be wary of several “challe...

Jimmy Carter Rates His Presidency And Reflects On 'Gratifying' Post-Presidential Years

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.11.2017 | Home

As 39th president of the United States, Jimmy Carter remains proud of his administration’s efforts and accomplishments during his four years in offi...

What's In A Name? A Whole Lot Of Money If The Name Is President Donald Trump

Fred Wertheimer | Posted 01.09.2017 | Home
Fred Wertheimer

As long as Trump continues to own his business empire and his name continues to appear on his business ventures, we are facing an unprecedented misuse and abuse of the presidency for personal financial gain.

How Obama Should Be Remembered

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The clear and loud warning from this is that the one who will fight hardest to safeguard the Obama legacy, is Obama.

Donald Trump Lets Bygones Be Bygones In New Year's Tweet (Just Kidding!)

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.31.2016 | Home

President-elect Donald Trump is putting the “dip” in diplomacy, if his New Year’s Eve tweet is any indication. The Donald has decided to ring in...

What I Would Say to Trump About Africa

Ray Jordan | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home
Ray Jordan

Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan has been the scene of scores of high-profile meetings since Donald J Trump's surprise election to the U.S. Presidency...

Trump Denies Conflict Of Interests -- He Says What's Good For Donald Trump Is Good For America

Christopher Lamb | Posted 12.13.2016 | Home
Christopher Lamb

"What's good for Donald Trump is good for America," he said.

Electoral College Must Not Vote Until Possible Trump Ties to Russian Hacking are Fully Investigated

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 12.12.2016 | Home
Harvey Wasserman

A petition asking the Electoral College not to vote on the next president until a full investigation is done of Russian interference in the 2016 US el...

Trump, Twitter And The Authoritarian Presidency

Joseph Lowndes | Posted 12.12.2016 | Home
Joseph Lowndes

Trump's social media habits were a subject of amusement throughout the election season, but they have now become cause for alarm. His recent tweet cri...

BET Founder Bob Johnson Urges African-Americans to Give Trump a Chance, Does He Have a Point?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 12.06.2016 | Home
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

There was fury when former BET founder and financial mogul Bob Johnson urged African-Americans to give President-Elect Trump a "shot" and "the benefit...

The Impact of Comey's Unconstitutional Intervention In The Election

William E. Jackson Jr. | Posted 11.12.2016 | Home
William E. Jackson Jr.

In the course of those nine days, Clinton's widely-reported substantial lead in the polls over Donald Trump was checked. Comey had put his thumb on the scales!

Fanning The Sanders Would Have Beaten Trump Fantasy

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 11.10.2016 | Home
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Packing arenas with tens of thousands of screaming, adoring fans, as Sanders did, looked impressive and gave the feel that there was a real winning mass movement afoot for the candidate. But his big crowds came in cities that are majority minority, liberal or both, and not in the South, the Heartland of even GOP leaning suburbs.

Will Trump Scrap America's Biggest Jobs Opportunity?

William S. Becker | Posted 11.09.2016 | Home
William S. Becker

Now that he is our president-elect, will Donald Trump, the master of incendiary rhetoric and scorched earth campaigning, transform into a thoughtful l...

TRUMP AS PRESIDENT? The Damage Could Be Permanent

Don C. Reed | Posted 11.06.2016 | Home
Don C. Reed

TRUMP AS PRESIDENT? The Damage Could Be Permanent By Don C. Reed Donald J. Trump would be a disaster as President. As he has no governmental exper...

Clinton Isn't Obama To Black Voters, But That's Okay

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Clinton could never duplicate the euphoria that Obama generated among blacks. His candidacy was not seen as a candidacy, but a crusade -- a history-making crusade.

Third Parties in America: When Will the Media Become Democratic?

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 10.24.2016 | Home
Mitchell J. Rabin

The lockdown on 3rd Party candidates and Democracy is further exemplified by the concession of the Presidential debates by the League of Women Voters to the Commission on Presidential Debates.

'I Solemnly Swear...'

David Trumble | Posted 10.08.2016 | Home
David Trumble

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THE RETURN OF RUSS FEINGOLD: Wisconsin Senate Race Sums Up America

Don C. Reed | Posted 09.19.2016 | Home
Don C. Reed

And how does Johnson feel about Donald Trump? He is still not entirely sure, one of those finger-in-the-wind, watch-the-polls kind of supporters. If Trump wins, Johnson appears to be fine with that; if he loses, Johnson can say, well, he never liked him anyway!

Who Next To Wield The Sword Of POTUS?

Khalid Hanifi | Posted 09.14.2016 | Home
Khalid Hanifi

One thing of which we can be reasonably certain, regardless of which of the two ascends the Throne, is that our beloved War Machine will trundle, myopically and belligerently, forward.

Why Springsteen Could Have Been President

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 08.30.2016 | Home
Aristotle Tziampiris

Instead of spending millions on advisors and ad campaign, U.S. Presidential hopefuls would be better served by attending a Springsteen concert (conveniently he is on tour) and internalizing a few crucial lessons.