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Victory for 'Basic Human Decency': Judge Strikes Down Trump Effort to Slash Food Stamps for 700,000 Americans
" There's a lot of competition for Vilest Policy Ever, but slashing food stamps during a pandemic that's causing massive unemployment is way, way up there."
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Trump’s opposite approaches, discouraging masks and other Covid restrictions while seeking government intrusion into the most intimate decisions anyone makes, have become the de facto centerpieces of his campaign. (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images) Views
The Public, the Personal, and the Utter Hypocrisy of the GOP
It is nonsensical to argue, as do Trump and his allies, that government cannot mandate masks or close businesses during a pandemic but can prevent women from having abortions and same-sex couples from marrying.
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People watch as President Donald Trump arrives on Air Force One for his campaign event at the Orlando Sanford International Airport on October 12, 2020 in Sanford, Florida. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Views
How Does a Nation Best Deal With a Leader Who Intentionally Kills Its Citizens?
Regardless of his motivations, Trump is engaging in and encouraging behavior that is killing and disabling Americans by the millions.
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as Vice President Mike Pence, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, and Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, look on during a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak on February 29, 2020. (Photo: Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images) News
1,000+ CDC Officials Condemn Trump's Disastrous Pandemic Response, 'Silencing' of Agency
"The absence of national leadership on Covid-19 is unprecedented and dangerous," reads statement from current and former staffers.
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'No Wonder the US Leads the World in Covid Deaths': Trump Mocks Biden for Vowing to 'Listen to the Scientists'
The president also claimed the economy is rising "like a rocket ship," a claim belied by ongoing layoffs and widespread economic suffering.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi appeared on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday to talk about ongoing negotiations with the White House. (Photo: ABC News) News
To Avoid Cleaning Up 'Dumpings of This Elephant,' Pelosi Gives White House 48 Hours to Agree on Covid-19 Relief Package
The two-day deadline, which means by the end of day Tuesday, said the Democratic House Speaker, "relates to if we want to get it done before the election, which we do."
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The president encourages white supremacist groups and rationalizes right-wing terrorism when it is carried out against peaceful, legitimate protests of police brutality. (Photo: Stringer/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
Judge Trump’s Worthiness by Either Past or Future
If the next four years besiege the country as did the last four, our problems will be immeasurably worse, for they will only fester, mutate, magnify, and multiply.
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Workers at an outdoor furniture manufacturer in Illinois make personal protective equipment. For some workers, the demand for their labor has skyrocketed during the pandemic and for others the opposite has happened. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) Views
This Crisis Makes Clear: We Need a Four-Day Work Week, Now
A shorter work week could help create a more thriving society. But to work it must be equitable.
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U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during a campaign rally on October 17, 2020 in Muskegon, Michigan. President Trump has ramped up his schedule of public events as he continues to campaign against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden ahead of the November election. (Photo: Rey Del Rio/Getty Images) News
From 'Twelve More Years!' to 'Lock Her Up!' Trump Whips Proto-Fascist Michigan Crowd Into Frenzy
"Trump held a Nazi rally in Michigan. There is no other way to describe it."
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 President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on October 16, 2020 in Macon, Georgia. President Donald Trump continues to campaign against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden with 18 days until election day. (Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images) News
Despite Warnings of Otherwise 'Preventable Deaths,' Trump Heads to Wisconsin for Super-Spreader Rally
As the Trump campaign continues to make attendees sign liability waivers in case they become infected, one public health expert said that "indicates they know the reality because if they weren't worried about it then they wouldn't bother."
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