All Articles on Corruption

The Trump administration has little respect for the integrity of words, no respect for educating the public with the facts, and every intention of clouding the space between fact and fiction, certainty and uncertainty. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) Views
The War on Words in Donald Trump’s White House: How to Fudge, Obfuscate, and Lie Our Way Into a New Universe
The strategies employed in Washington to confuse and mislead the public have subtly eaten away at the country’s collective mindset, creating fertile ground for Trumpian-style lying to successfully take root.
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Trump has violated numerous campaign finance laws, including orchestrating hundreds of thousands of dollars in hush payments to individuals to influence the outcome of the 2016 election. (Photo: Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Views
Congress Has No Other Option Than to Impeach and Remove the President From Office
This is a time for members of Congress to rise up, put country over party, and act in accordance with our American values and the oath they take.
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As devastating fact after devastating fact has emerged in the testimony, Trump’s defenders are reduced to arguing, essentially, that Trump can do no wrong. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty) Views
To Defend Trump, Republicans Have Created Faux Reality
It would be one thing if Republicans were saying that what Trump did was wrong but does not rise to the level of impeachment. Instead, however, they continue to pretend that Trump is somehow infallible.
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As Trump’s latest interventions into the military justice process suggest, he is determined to keep these attacks on civilians beyond prosecution. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Don’t Just Focus on Trump’s Crimes at Home
Trump’s war on the law extends beyond flouting Congress and packing courts—overseas, it extends to arguable crimes against humanity.
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In both style and to a certain degree substance, Trump is more mobster a la Capone than politician a la Nixon. (Photo: YouTube Screenshot) Views
Think Capone When It Comes to Trump’s Impeachment
For Trump, rules, including the rule of law, are meant to be broken. Defiance, fueled by a volatile mix of psychopathology, sociopathy and ignorance, is his brand.
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Lindsey Graham says Trump's Ukraine policy was incoherent. It wasn't. He knew what he wanted. But the strategy to defend the president in this impeachment proceeding is certainly incoherent at this point. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Looks Like GOP Might Run With the "Moron Defense" for Trump
Exhausted Republicans have given up on the claim that Trump did nothing wrong. All they've got left is "he's dumb."
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Donald Trump with former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Examining Trump World’s Fantastic Claims About Ukraine
When it comes to Ukraine, Trump has been manipulated as deftly as a mindless marionette. It’s going to cost him.
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$2 Million and Compulsory Training for President's Children Called 'Poetic End' to Trump Charity Abuse Case
The New York attorney general, whose office filed the suit, said that "no one is above the law—not a businessman, not a candidate for office, and not even the president of the United States."
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Communities are taking things into their own hands, advocating for and winning automatic voter registration and same-day registration, upending proposed voter roll purges, and requesting absentee ballots.(Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Republicans, Not Russians, Threaten Our Elections
When turnout climbs, Republicans lose. No wonder they're closing polling places and purging voters all over the country.
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The entire political and governmental system is corrupt. (Photo: John Sonderman/Flickr cc 2.0) Views
The Enemy Within Is Deep Indeed
The deep state, incapable of reform and determined to retain its grip on power, will morph under the threat of popular unrest into a corporatized fascism.
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