What the ‘Both Sides Brigade’ gets wrong about the shutdown | MSNBC

The kidnappers demand for random is one reason for the impasse, the victim’s family unwillingness to reward the criminals is the other.   Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion for his border wall is one reason for the budget impasse. The Democrats refusal to approve the money is another. Source: What the ‘Both Sides Brigade’ gets… Continue reading What the ‘Both Sides Brigade’ gets wrong about the shutdown | MSNBC

Can the President Order a Killing on U.S. Soil?

In the latest twist in the debate over presidential powers, a Justice Department official suggested that in certain circumstances, the president might have the power to order the killing of terrorist suspects inside the United States From Newsweek Politics – MSNBC.com I’m a bit wary about the slippery slope of this argument. If you can… Continue reading Can the President Order a Killing on U.S. Soil?

Palace Revolt

They were loyal conservatives, and Bush appointees. They fought a quiet battle to rein in the president’s power in the war on terror. And they paid a price for it. A NEWSWEEK investigation. From MSNBC.com With Bush’s poll numbers in the high 30s and low 40s; it looks like the administration is aiming lower. And… Continue reading Palace Revolt