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Trump’s Love for Tariffs Began in Japan’s ’80s Boom – By Jim Tankersley and Mark Landler – The New York Times

Originally posted on InconvenientNews.Net:
By Jim Tankersley and Mark Landler May 15, 2019, 9 “WASHINGTON — Donald J. Trump lost an auction in 1988 for a 58-key piano used in the classic film “Casablanca” to a Japanese trading company…

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Opinion | James Comey: How Trump Co-opts Leaders Like Bill Barr – The New York Times

But more often, proximity to an amoral leader reveals something depressing. I think that’s at least part of what we’ve seen with Bill Barr and Rod Rosenstein. Accomplished people lacking inner strength can’t resist the compromises necessary to survive Mr. … Continue reading

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In Push for 2020 Election Security- Top Official Was Warned: Don’t Tell Trump – The New York Times

    By Eric Schmitt, David E. Sanger and Maggie Haberman April 24, 2019 290 “WASHINGTON — In the months before Kirstjen Nielsen was forced to resign, she tried to focus the White House on one of her highest priorities as homeland security secretary: … Continue reading

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Opinion | Well- Socialism Couldn’t Give Us Trump – By Gail Collins – The New York Times

By Gail Collins Opinion Columnist March 20, 2019 747 When Donald Trump defaulted on a loan for Trump International Hotel in Chicago, he sued Deutsche Bank, which had lent him the money.CreditCreditDavid Kasnic for The New York Times Department of … Continue reading

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Russia Picked Donald Trump and Ran Him for President- Former Israeli Intelligence Officer Says – BY CRISTINA MAZA – Newsweek

BY CRISTINA MAZA ON 12/27/18 AT 3:23 PM WORLDDONALD TRUMPINTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS “Russia chose Donald Trump as the U.S. presidential candidate who would be most advantageous to Moscow, and used online tactics to win him the presidency, according to a former agent of … Continue reading

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Opinion | Why Autocrats Love Emergencies – By Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt – The New York Times

By Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt Mr. Levitsky and Mr. Ziblatt are political scientists at Harvard who study the fragility of democracies. Jan. 12, 2019,  304 c President Trump made his first prime-time Oval Office address on Tuesday night. Credit … Continue reading

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The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked | Technology | The Guardian

A shadowy global operation involving big data, billionaire friends of Trump and the disparate forces of the Leave campaign influenced the result of the EU referendum. As Britain heads to the polls again, is our electoral process still fit for … Continue reading

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Making President Trump’s Bed: A Housekeeper Without Papers – By Miriam Jordan – The New York Times

“But throughout his campaign and his administration, Ms. Morales, 45, has been reporting for work at Mr. Trump’s golf course in Bedminster, where she is still on the payroll. An employee of the golf course drives her and a group … Continue reading

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Opinion | Trump’s Black Friday Sale: Oil- Guns and Morals – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist Nov. 20, 2018,   666 President Trump speaking to reporters on Tuesday. Credit Tom Brenner for The New York Times Image President Trump speaking to reporters on Tuesday.CreditCreditTom Brenner for The New York Times “I … Continue reading

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Opinion | How to Make America America Again – by Thomas Friedman – NYT

What is there left to say about the terrible murder of moderate Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and its aftermath? Only one thing, and I have said it before, but I feel it even more strongly now: In the midterm elections, … Continue reading

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