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Trump Takes on All Comers in Press Conference

U.S. President Trump calls the ongoing Russia scandal rocking the White House “fake news.”


The U.S. Military Is Reporting Alternative Facts

The Pentagon claims the data it releases about the progress of its wars are accurate, but it turns out they’re cooking the books.


Worst. Start. Ever.

Don't blame President Bannon. There’s a simple reason Trump’s approval ratings are historically low.


Donald Trump’s Assault on the Enlightenment

The new administration is looking to cut federal funding for arts and humanities education. It’s not cost savings; it’s an attack on reason itself.

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Trump Goes to CIA to Attack Media, Lie About Crowd Size, and Suggest Stealing Iraq’s Oil

The new president keeps his campaign stump speech handy for a visit to the intelligence officials he spent months denigrating.


When the Mob Rules, Everyone Is a Target

Trump’s ochlocracy brings dangers and threats that the Republic has not witnessed since Joe McCarthy. Do we even know how to fight back?

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