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October 20, 2017

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Price, Udall establish foundation for reforms
Friday, October 20, 2017
Reformers are by nature impatient. But historically their victories have come from long, sustained efforts that began in periods when conservatives were dominant. ...
Trump holding Iran deal hostage
Friday, October 20, 2017
Negotiators warn never to take a hostage you can’t shoot. By announcing last Friday that the administration would not certify that the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran was in the national interest, Donald Trump has taken a hostage. ...
On deliveries via drones, leaders should start looking ahead
Friday, October 20, 2017
New drone technologies that can put packages directly into the hands of customers represent the latest breakthrough for consumer delivery and bring to mind a future dotted with unmanned aircraft dropping packages from the sky. ...
What if Maria had struck in Trump country?
Thursday, October 19, 2017
From the beginning, President Donald Trump — who literally seems to think that he deserves praise for throwing a few rolls of paper towels into a crowd — has suggested that Puerto Rico is responsible for its own disaster, and he has systematically denigrated the efforts of its people to take care of one another. ...
Trump’s faithful blind to his disdain for them
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Unshakably smitten, they are impervious to the Everest of evidence that he disdains them as a basket of gullibles ...
Guest column: Why I am a Democrat
Thursday, October 19, 2017
The Democratic Party is not about one candidate or one campaign; this party is an institution for every American who believes in lifting up working families and worker rights ...
Laws, not thoughts and prayers, help curb gun violence
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Despite those who insist that it’s never the right time to talk about gun violence prevention, policy change is exactly what people who have been affected by gun violence deserve to see. ...
Don’t open door to imported drugs
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Guest Column:
As drug prices continue to soar in the United States, many individuals see importing drugs from abroad as the best solution to overcome this problem. ...
Here’s why I went to North Korea
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Getting a visa to North Korea is always tough, and my latest attempt involved long and delicate negotiations with North Korean diplomats — and with my wife. (That’s not a complaint: If she were eager for me to go to North Korea, I’d …
On Puerto Rico, Trump flirting with impeachable action
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Puerto Rico, as any fifth-grader knows, is part of the America that President Donald Trump promises to make great again. But the mayor of San Juan has had the temerity to criticize the Trump administration’s response to the calamity of Hurricane Maria as slow and inadequate. For Trump, everything is always all about Trump. He desperately
Is Trump a madman with nuclear codes, or crazy like a fox?
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Donald Trump at times engages in such flights of rhetorical fancy that a lot of people think he’s crazy or unpredictable. How can you be sure of a president who talks about destroying North Korea, who holds out “the military option” — but professes to …
Auto industry taking road to New Economy
Monday, October 16, 2017
Today, GM’s CEO Mary Barra is wagering that the industry soon will be manufacturing New Economy products. ...
Holding Dreamers hostage is an act of extreme cruelty
Monday, October 16, 2017
If the deportations begin to include the Dreamers, then there will be shame aplenty to go around. ...
Behind the tweets, Trump rolls out awful policy
Monday, October 16, 2017
Last week, courtesy of Twitter, we were offered a glimpse of why more Americans chose Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump as the appropriate person to be president of the United States. ...
Trump’s base isn’t getting the joke — it’s him
Trump’s base isn’t getting the joke — it’s him
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Where I Stand:
There are a hundred jokes that end with a similar punch line. I am going to focus on just one. It pains me a great deal to talk about the president like this because I respect the office so much, but enough is just about enough. The joke is the POTUS, and he continues to make a laughingstock of my country. ...