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What the hell is wrong with Paul Ryan?

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On his debt ceiling/stealing: What the hell is wrong with Paul Ryan? (via Uppity Wisconsin)

His party just caved on holding the debt ceiling ransom in exchange for gutting the Affordable Care Act and other nutty ideas. Aghast at just how badly their party fared in past such adventures, all the top Republican leaders in the House from Speaker…

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Conservative columnist: Trump’s enablers have ‘no one to blame but themselves’ for Syria catastrophe

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Some Republicans who have been unwavering Trump supporters — from Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina  to evangelist Pat Robertson — are making an exception when it comes to the withdrawal of U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, asserting that President Donald Trump has done the United States’ Kurdish allies a huge disservice. But Never Trump conservative and Washington Post opinion writer Max Boot, in his October 14 column, asserts those backers helped pave the way for the Syria debacle by constantly giving Trump a pass.

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Here’s the disturbing truth about why evangelical leaders will never abandon Trump

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I’ve been hearing lots of talk about the president losing support among evangelical Christians, his most loyal supporters. The occasion was his order to pull the US military out of Syria, thus giving way to Turkey, which aims to wipe out the Kurds.

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The problem for evangelical Christians, as I understand it, isn’t so much the betrayal of our Middle East allies, the very people who fought and died with American soldiers against the murderous Islamic State (ISIS), but the Christian minorities who would surely be slaughtered without protection from a US-Kurdish military alliance.

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Republicans have more political leeway to impeach Donald Trump than they think

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Former Republican senator Jeff Flake made headlines recently when he declared that he knew of “at least 35” Republican senators who would support ousting Donald Trump from office if their votes were taken in a secret ballot. In the debate over the president’s impeachment, this means that what’s stopping many Republicans on Capitol Hill from rejecting Trump isn’t their conscience – but instead fear of political backlash. Yet is this fear actually warranted?

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