Thought Chasm these posts, while infrequent and poorly thought out, are also not all that complex, structurally.

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Donald Trump’s presidency is an American crisis

This isn’t a reality show, and it’s not a pulp novel. This is the most powerful country the world has ever known being run by a man singularly unqualified to run it. Our president lacks legitimacy, our government is paralyzed,

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Did Ben Carson Liken Slavery to Immigration?

That’s what America is about. A land of dreams and opportunity. There were other immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships, worked even longer, even harder for less. But they, too, had a dream that one day

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The ridiculous gushing over Trump’s speech

The most absurd statistic he cited was the 94 million people out of the labor force, a rhetorical sleight-of-hand that suggests a catastrophically-high unemployment rate. That number includes 44 million retirees, 13 million students, and millions more who have no

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Trump vs. the Very Fake News Media

My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants. We were strangers once, too. —Barack Obama Well, I don’t know, I was given that information. I was given—I actually, I’ve seen that information around. … Number

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Trump finds the limits of executive power

If he is right, then he has only one option — rescind the order, start from scratch … write a new order that will both protect the security of the United States and avoid constitutional challenge.” Dershowitz added: “But it

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Labor Leaders’ Cheap Deal With Trump

Today labor leaders face a clear choice. They can join the diverse and growing movement that is confronting Mr. Trump’s agenda on every front and attempt to lead America’s workers to a clean and safe future. Or they can be

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Donald Trump’s most bone-chilling tweet

…Trump is apparently attempting to delegitimize our federal judiciary by calling Judge James Robart, a George W. Bush-appointed judge, a “so-called” judge while arguing that his decision is “ridiculous.” Let’s be blunt, because the stakes demand it: An independent federal

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we need to change the rules

Trump has been a fixture of American privilege and even some news cycles for as long as I can remember. Many of these were not flattering. He’s irresponsible, obsessed with extravagant displays of wealth, and prone to bad judgement. He

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surely, this is a coincidence, yes?

The first week of Mr Trump has been impressive. His campaign promises were generally considered fanciful and his supporters weren’t likely to take him literally, but it turns out they should have—everyone should have. Even Pence, who considered a ban

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Donald Trump, the Religious Right’s Trojan Horse

Consider Vice President Pence, a man who regularly tries to make policy obey the dictates of faith. … Jeff Sessions, Mr. Trump’s choice for attorney general, has said that the idea of a “wall of separation” between church and state

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millions protest, not quite as many celebrate

The stark contrast between Obama’s first inauguration and trump’s version were clear for most everyone. This offended the tiny man with tiny hands’ immense ego, so he had his press secretary lie for him. That wasn’t enough though, because he

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At least we know what he’s left with.

Earlier this month, Spicer spoke with former President Obama senior adviser David Axelrod about communications strategy, and Spicer said, “The one thing, whether you’re Republican or Democrat or independent, is that you have your integrity.” “I have never lied,” Spicer

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