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Why stop at Trump’s food-in-a-box plan? Here are some other horrible ideas the White House might consider

By Robert Mann Politico reported the other day: The Trump administration is proposing to save billions in the coming years by giving low-income families a box of government-picked, nonperishable foods every month instead of food stamps. White House OMB Director Mick Mulvaney … Continue reading

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Christianity’s poverty of Christ

By Robert Mann Let the historians explain how evangelical Christians lost their way, but it’s a sad fact that a large, influential segment of a major faith is unmoored from its foundational, scriptural teachings. I’m talking about those evangelicals who … Continue reading

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How Donald Trump poisons American society, weakens our values

By Robert Mann Families don’t usually fall apart suddenly. One day, a husband and wife are inseparable. Two years later, they realize they’ve become strangers, after their relationship gradually fell victim to a hundred minor offenses and omissions. Societies also … Continue reading

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Teach your children well

By Robert Mann When violent white supremacy exploded in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend, many of us wondered how these young men could have gone awry, descending not only into bigotry but hate so virulent that they could embrace Nazism and … Continue reading

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Donald Trump is taking us into the heart of darkness

By Robert Mann “Ten percent of any population is cruel, no matter what, and 10 percent is merciful, no matter what, and the remaining 80 percent can be moved in either direction.” ―Susan Sontag With his profanity and crude insults, … Continue reading

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Donald Trump isn’t ending politics, as usual, because it’s his actual defense

By Robert Mann “Most politicians would have gone to a meeting like the one Don jr attended in order to get info on an opponent. That’s politics!” –President Donald Trump tweet, July 17 In the spring of 2005, I betrayed a … Continue reading

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President Trump has been great . . . for Europe

  By Cyril Vetter Donald Trump has been a great President, so far. At least if you’re a European. In June, I had the pleasure of traveling to Berlin with my friend James Carville, who gave a talk to the … Continue reading

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