Tag: Politics

Trump’s Budget Is Pure Cruel Conservatism

The last Republican president, George W. Bush, branded himself a compassionate conservative. In many ways Bush certainly did not live up to that principle, but he at least knew to pay lip service to the notion…

Trump Thinks the Constitution ‘Makes Us Look Weak’

On Wednesday, a federal court in Hawaii granted a temporary restraining order preventing President Trump’s executive order restricting travel from six Muslim-majority countries from going to into effect. Though the ruling was completely predictable (a…

Everything We Know About the New Trump Travel Ban Decisions

Three separate courts heard arguments about Donald Trump’s revised travel ban on Wednesday, hours before the sweeping executive order was scheduled to take effect. Judges in Hawaii and Maryland issued orders blocking the revised ban,…

Jeff Sessions Goes Full ‘Reefer Madness’ on Pot

Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued a personal campaign to demonize marijuana, calling cannabis a “life-wrecking dependency” that is “only slightly less awful” than heroin in a speech on violent crime in Richmond, Virginia, Wednesday. Why…

The Shocking Verdict on Trumpcare

Donald Trump promised in January that his Obamacare replacement would create “insurance for everybody.” On the campaign trail, Trump This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: The Shocking Verdict on Trumpcare