Political Beast: Crossing The Lines With Trump and History

No, no, we aren’t accusing anyone in the Trump administration of crossing any ethical, moral or legal lines here. Not in this particular article, so don’t get too excited. We’re talking about time-lines. What Political Beast would like to do, in the midst of the guns-blazing rhetoric flying around the famous egg-shaped

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SPECIAL: POTUS Trump’s Executive Order 5

On 27 January, 2016, came the “Executive Order: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry to the United States” or, colloquially, the one that started “it” all. In one sense, the public outcry stemming from the order was much ado about nothing. Now, before the effervescent heroes of the broadly-dented left take their gleaming

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Forgotten Flint: Crises Unabated

Flint River tributary pollution

As I began research on this article, I wondered what it would be like to go through what the citizens in Flint, Michigan have experienced every day since 2014. As Americans, many of us don’t think too deeply about the source of our tap water. So, I spent a day, just one day, paying close attention to my water use

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Podcast Response to POTUS Trump’s Address to Joint Session of U.S. Congress

POTUS Trump w/his Florida campaign mastermind, Mississippi attorney Mitchell Tyner

In what is far and away our shortest podcast to date, Gabe Coker hosted an episode of his “Political Beast” podcast Tuesday night immediately following President Trump’s first address to a joint session of the United States Congress. He kindly invited me to join him and at 24 minutes nearly on the dot, it’s a quick and easy listen.

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SPECIAL: POTUS Trump’s Executive Orders 3 & 4

San Francisco, California [proud sanctuary city with a future in lost Federal funds{?)]
From 25 January, 2017 is the third Executive Order of President Trump which is largely aimed at State and local (i.e., “Sanctuary Cities”) governments by directing them to, like it or not, enforce existing immigration law. Titled “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States” it very quickly delves into these matters

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Fabriquè en Babylon: Let Us See The Legacy

“Better to have the moves like Jagger than the moves like Jaeger.” – Mike DeViney

In one of his finer moments in repose, Mick Jagger remarked, “Only a madman or an actor would want to be President of The United States.” Well, Sir Michael Philip Jagger, I’ve rambled through many a midnight and ask, “Why not both?”

While I want to be clear that I am not espousing the man, his personality, his party or even the presidency

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SPECIAL: Open Letter to President Trump from Staff Writer Teresa Leary

Dear President Donald J. Trump,

When I began to think about what I’d write in this letter, I paused briefly. Although I am an honest, outspoken person when it comes to political issues, sharing personal parts of my life makes me a bit nervous. However, due primarily to the “honest” part of that former statement I believe it is important

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