Don't Grade a President on His First 100 Days

The election of Donald Trump, and the early days of his presidency, have driven many Americans to rummage through history in search of context and understanding. Trump himself has been compared to historical figures ranging from Ronald Reagan to Henry Ford, and from Andrew Jackson to Benito Mussolini. His steps …

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'Get Me Roger Stone': Film Review | Tribeca 2017

Dylan Bank, Daniel DiMauro, and Morgen Pehme offer a doc portrait of a political operative who loves his bad reputation, Roger Stone. Since he claims to thrive on the hatred of those who think democracy is best served by honesty and decency in political campaigns, let’s all shout this together: …

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Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr to Miss More Games

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr reportedly will be sitting out Monday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers (April 24) due to “illness.” As reported, Kerr is currently experiencing excruciating pain, with the team sharing with reporters that they aren’t exactly sure what is wrong with their beloved coach, vaguely chalking it …

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Montana: the (fossil) treasure state

There’s a whole new generation of netroots activists that probably hadn’t become fully politically aware years ago, during the darkest days of the Bush administration. But whatever differences you had with him, George W. Bush was by all accounts no faker when it came to religion. He is a genuine evangelical born-again Christian. …

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Chicago’s Butler College Prep Stands Out

(Image: iStock.com/kali9) Here’s a really great feel-good story out of Chicago, a city that has become nearly synonymous with gang violence. And here’s what I love—the boys at the coed Butler College Prep are outperforming the girls! The gender gap is real, but it’s now boys who are lagging behind. …

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