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Could You Pass The Marshmallow Test?

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Most Illogical

Most Illogical

In December, Donald Trump and congressional Republicans passed large tax cuts, without bothering to pay for them. Less than two months later, they reached a budget deal with Democrats that increased

Social Security “Steals” $131.8 Million From Widows…

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Trump Prohibits U.S. Purchases of Venezuelan Cryptocurrency

Trump Prohibits U.S. Purchases of Venezuelan Cryptocurrency

President Donald Trump banned U.S. purchases of a cryptocurrency the Venezuelan government is rolling out.
What Happened to Irish America?

What Happened to Irish America?

Declaring March Irish Heritage Month, President Trump paid tribute to “the tremendous role Irish immigrants and their descendants have played in the development of our great nation.” It was a
Koch Group Adds $4 Million to Missouri, Indiana Attack Ads

Koch Group Adds $4 Million to Missouri, Indiana Attack Ads

The political network backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch is planning to step up its advertising to unseat Democratic Senators Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Joe Donnelly of Indiana.
Trump Faces Prospect of Embarrassing GOP Loss in Pennsylvania

Trump Faces Prospect of Embarrassing GOP Loss in Pennsylvania

President Donald Trump and the Republican Party are being forced to put their political muscle into the race for a Pennsylvania House seat that should be theirs for the taking.

Is Your State Taxing You to Death?

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U.S. Sues California to Void Immigrant Protection Laws

U.S. Sues California to Void Immigrant Protection Laws

The U.S. Justice Department sued California, escalating a war over the Trump administration’s crackdown on undocumented immigration.

How Governments and Banks Track Your Every Move

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China's Xi to Tighten Communist Party Grip on Economic Life

China's Xi to Tighten Communist Party Grip on Economic Life

Chinese President Xi Jinping is preparing to extend a sweeping government overhaul, two people familiar with the matter said.

A Secret Form to Opt Out of Government Handouts

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Trump Says He May Pull Immigration Enforcement From California

Trump Says He May Pull Immigration Enforcement From California

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he’s considering pulling federal immigration enforcement agents out of California, which declared itself a so-called sanctuary state.

Lyin' Ryan Blames Social Security And Medicare For Deficit

Lyin' Paul Ryan went on Faux News' Sunday Morning Futures and proudly declared that, if he gets his way, the poor, the elderly and the disabled will have no future. Somehow doing it with a straight
Happy Presidents’ Day! Meet the five most underrated American presidents

Happy Presidents’ Day! Meet the five most underrated American presidents

The institution of the presidency’s had a bad year. With a few exceptions, Donald Trump makes all of his predecessors look good. There was a time when the President of the United States did not spend
Mueller Says Russians Used PayPal to Buy Facebook Ads

Mueller Says Russians Used PayPal to Buy Facebook Ads

A sophisticated campaign by Russian actors seeking to manipulate the 2016 election included stealing the identities of Americans and using accounts at PayPal to aid their effort.
Trump Calls for Action on Mental Health After Shooting, Gives No Specifics

Trump Calls for Action on Mental Health After Shooting, Gives No Specifics

President Donald Trump said that the nation should take unspecified action on mental health issues on Thursday.
This Far-Right Italian Politician Is Relying on Social Media to Spread Her Message

This Far-Right Italian Politician Is Relying on Social Media to Spread Her Message

Giorgia Meloni’s party commands just 5 percent support in polls, but her Italy-first message is resonating with voters.
The Big Budget Deal Isn’t Irresponsible

The Big Budget Deal Isn’t Irresponsible

The ink had barely dried on the bipartisan budget agreement that President Donald Trump signed last week before Washington Post opinion page editor Fred Hiatt, self-appointed arbiter of how much money
Trump’s budget cuts Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security, breaking core campaign promise

Trump’s budget cuts Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security, breaking core campaign promise

When he began his presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to “save Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security without cuts.” This is a promise, however, President Trump would like to break. Trump’s