• Trump Protesters

    Trump supporters, opponents clash in California park


    By Noel Randewich BERKELEY, Calif. (Reuters) – A melee erupted on Saturday in a Berkeley, California park where supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump were holding competing rallies, resulting in at least 20 arrests as police struggled to keep the two camps apart. As fist fights broke out between the two sides and people…

  • Obamacare

    GOP Repeal Bill Left Too Much of Washington Power Grab in Place


    The federal government has been too involved in regulating America’s health care system for years. Yes, long before the unaffordable “Affordable Care Act,” aka Obamacare, came along, Washington was picking winners and losers in health care. The unfair tax treatment of health care started post-World War II when we began giving tax breaks to those…

  • Obamacare

    What This Centrist GOP Lawmaker Gets Wrong About the Freedom Caucus


    After a week of fallout from the failure to pass the GOP health care bill, disgruntled Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois took to the pages of the New York Times Friday to vent his frustrations. His target? The House Freedom Caucus, a group of conservative members that has borne the brunt of media shaming and ire…

  • Budget

    Meals on Wheels Outrage is Based on a Lie


    It made for great copy—irresistibly clickable and compulsively shareable. “Trump’s Budget Would Kill a Program That Feeds 2.4 Million Senior Citizens,” blared Time’s headline. “Trump Proposed Budget Eliminates Funds for Meals on Wheels,” claimed The Hill, in a piece that got 26,000 shares. But it was false. And it wouldn’t have taken long for reporters to find…

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