Category Archives: Trump administration

Washington is not Donald Trump’s town

I arrived in Washington this afternoon for a 3-day conference. I haven’t been here since January, when I spent two weeks in this wonderful city working with The Washington Center and its 2017 Inauguration Seminar. The excitement that Donald Trump’s … Continue reading

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U.S., to UNESCO, You’re anti-Israel, so see you later

The New York Times has the details. “This decision was not taken lightly,” according to a State Department statement on Thursday. In addition to anti-Israel bias, the department cited “the need for fundamental reform” and “mounting arrears” at the organization. … Continue reading

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Is Rex(xon) Tillerson heading out the door?

Axios reports that the Trump administration has a man lined up to replace Secretary of State Rex(xon) Tillerson. But will the move be made? As Axios notes, Sources tell us Trump recognizes that a Cabinet shuffle would bring bad press. White … Continue reading

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Give me (fewer of) your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free

The Guardian reports that America is not the place it used to be for refugees. At least, while Donald Trump is president. That’s because A US state department report seen by the Guardian shows that the administration has briefed Congress … Continue reading

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The corruption within professional football and college basketball wide open for all to see

The previously almost-shredded veneer of integrity in professional and college sports has now been ripped wide open. It’s not a pretty sight. Let’s begin with the No Future League. Set aside your opinion about the league-wide “Take a Knee” protest … Continue reading

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URGENT: New York Times: Multiple Trump advisers have used private email servers

The New York Times posted the following at 8:13 p.m. EDT: At least six of President Trump’s closest advisers occasionally used private email addresses to discuss White House matters, current and former officials said on Monday. Officials are supposed to use … Continue reading

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The NFL has the moral high ground in the verbal war with Trump? N. O. No.

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell drew praise from many quarters on Saturday when he criticized Donald Trump for words he had uttered the night before. Goodell said the president’s “divisive comments” showed a “lack of respect” for the game. … Continue reading

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