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President Trump’s First Year: Winners and Losers

Tooltip TextNearing the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, it would be helpful to review his impact on the United States. This president considers himself a theater producer. Leadership is affirmed by audience enthusiasm. Saying what will elicit...

Andy Harris Is Not a Defender of American Democracy

Congressman Andy Harris is a first generation American whose family left eastern Europe because of the oppressiveness of the Soviet Union. He is someone who should know very well the nature of Russian aspirations. Yet we hear nothing from the Congressman about the...

Yes, to Wind Power; No, to Trump’s Hot Air

In his Iowa speech, the president claimed that wind energy, unbeknownst to others, kills millions of birds annually [“Trump takes on wind energy, talks solar-powered border wall in Iowa speech,” news, June 23]. As one of several million of America’s birders, I know...

Trump’s Ego Supersedes America’s Democracy

Unable to acknowledge that the Russians interfered in the 2016 election President Trump has made a decision: I will deny the overwhelming evidence of the 16 national security agencies, congressional testimony and the views of a large bipartisan coalition of current...

President Trump and the Press

One of America’s greatest strengths is freedom of the press. Most Americans want a vigilant and persistent check on the powerful. Most elected officials have had disagreements with the press. Public exposure can be discomforting. So, the reactions of President...