Is There Such a Thing as ‘The Right Side of History’?

This article first appeared on the Council on Foreign Relations site. President Trump delivered a new “ National Security Strategy of the United States of America” (NSS) last week, and it elicited a mountain of comment. I thought I’d wait a week to let the dust settle, and then add my own. The criticisms of the…

 

This article first appeared on the Council on Foreign Relations site. President Trump delivered a new “ National Security Strategy of the United States of America” (NSS) last week, and it elicited a mountain of comment. I thought I’d wait a week to let the dust settle, and then add my own. The criticisms of the…

 

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Adults Stressed Out By Trump Sit On Santa’s Lap

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It’s the most stressful time of the year but adults are looking to Santa Claus to ease their holiday anxiety. Joseph Rembisz, a 71-year-old who plays Santa at the midtown Manhattan Bloomingdale’s, has said that many adults come in during the middle of the day to discuss their troubles. The American Psychological Association found that 63…

 

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Trump Bans CDC From Using These Seven Words

Fetus? You can’t say “fetus”?

Evidence based? The past 20 years have  seen great advances in clinical medicine because of the requirement of an evidential basis. But now, the CDC can’t say “evidence based”?

Donald Trump’s administration has reportedly banned the Center for Disease Control from using seven words and phrases, including “science-based” and “transgender,” in documents it is working on for next year’s budget. In an astounding move, officials at the CDC were told in a Thursday meeting they were not to use certain words, a policy analyst told…



Here Are 13 Crazy Roy Moore Quotes

Public scrutiny of Republican Roy Moore is higher than ever as the Alabama Senate race enters its final days. And given the candidate’s long history of using religion to comment on issues like slavery and abortion, there’s a lot of material comb through. On Thursday, for example, his answer to a September question about the last…

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Trump’s Long History of Praising Putin

President Trump, who faces the possibility of testimony from Michael Flynn that would directly implicate him in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, has long denied that his team colluded with Russians but has expressed longstanding admiration for Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin. Long before the November 2016 vote, Trump told Bill O’Reilly on Fox News in June…