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Defeated Donald Trump is already tearing our government apart

America is entering a very dangerous time. For his next 11 weeks in office, Donald Trump will be in a position to exact revenge, a word that by his own account is his entire life philosophy. We should all hope that he goes into one of his down emotional periods for an extended time so that lethargy, not blind rage, dominates his behavior until Jan. 20.

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Vengeful Trump and his Republican cronies are going to make life hell for everyone

Joe Biden just won more votes than anyone else in American history, but the next four years may go down in history as the stymied presidency. That’s because it looks highly unlikely that the Democrats will get a majority in the Senate, leaving the chamber under the ironfisted control of Mitch McConnell, patron saint of polluters and profiteers.

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Trump asserts dictatorial power over civil servants

In a major power grab, Donald Trump signed an executive order on Oct, 21 that asserts he has vast new authority to punish federal employees with demotions or firing without cause. It’s a Trumpian assertion of a right to cronyism and personal fealty to him.

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Senators failed to ask Amy Coney Barrett some important questions

After three days of Kabuki theater, a television mini-series produced by the Senate Judiciary Committee, did you learn anything Judge Amy Coney Barrett that she didn’t want you to know?

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Trump merchandise on sale at deep discounts as president's campaign loses cash battle with Biden

Donald Trump’s campaign is so desperate to raise cash that it’s begun offering deep discounts on the merch it sells. The campaign’s Columbus Day “flash sale” comes amid signs that the campaign could go broke before balloting ends Nov. 3.

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REVEALED: Trump's economy was plummeting before the pandemic -- and Mike Pence just told a whopper about it during the debate

There’s fresh evidence today that the robust economy Donald Trump inherited from Barack Obama was faltering before the pandemic.

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Here's why we should hope Trump survives his fight with COVID-19

Donald Trump’s late night tweet that he and his wife have contracted COVID brings to mind the word “hope” in four ways, all of them tests of the character of Americans.

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The man who told the truth about the real Donald Trump -- and no one listened

Of all the books about Donald Trump this year, the one that will help you best understand the man, his rise to power and his inability to carry out the duties of a president is by a journalist who has been dead for almost four years.

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Chumps: Trump's pride in not paying taxes shows what he really thinks of the American people

The richly detailed examination of Donald Trump’s taxes in today’s New York Times carries two crucial but unstated messages. One is about Trump. The other about what chumps we Americans are when it comes to our own income taxes.

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House Republicans propose a bizarre and brutish future for American workers in remarkably slipshod policy memo

Ten House Republicans who fashion themselves policy wonks are out with their diagnosis of what ails the American worker. Their proposed cure is a future that would be brutish, nasty, and short.

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Expert explains how income tax secrecy benefits Trump -- and hurts you

As Donald Trump fights to keep his tax and business records from Manhattan prosecutors, it’s time to alert Americans that tax returns used to be public. Congress could make them public again. If it did every honest taxpayer would benefit.

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These startling new statistics show just how bad Trump's policies are for most of America

If you are in the 99% here is how well you are faring under Trump policies compared to the 1%—for each dollar of increased income that you earned in 2018, each One-Percenter got $88 more income.

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Trump detests Christians -- and he deceived pastors and mocked them after they left Trump Tower: Michael Cohen's 'Disloyal'

Michael Cohen’s book about his years as Donald Trump’s fixer is a clarion call to Christians to wake up and recognize that the man many of them revere as a heavenly agent is a religious fraud who loathes them and mocks their faith.

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Radical Republicans ramrodded a law through Congress -- and the rich made out like bandits

The first data showing how all Americans are faring under Donald Trump reveal the poor and working classes sinking slightly, the middle class treading water, the upper-middle class growing and the richest, well, luxuriating in rising rivers of greenbacks.

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New revelations about Mueller’s investigation raise serious questions about how and why Rosenstein shielded Trump

Donald Trump was never investigated to determine if he is a Russian agent or asset, according to an explosive book published today by a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter.

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