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But inspiring as Schultz's story may be, putting a Starbucks in every shopping mall and vacant storefront only goes so far in justifying his presidential bid.
Like so many other things in American life, political conspiracy theories just aren't as good as they used to be.
Today, the great majority of voters watch with deepening concern as programs critical to the security, health and prosperity of the nation are suddenly crippled or suspended.
Almost a quarter century later, Barr is the same partisan hack indulging in the same political mischief. And he is still targeting the Clintons.
Nadler will be the new chair of the committee where impeachment proceedings must begin — and where the liberal Democrat has served since the impeachment of Bill Clinton.
Trump misused the assets of one scam, the Trump Foundation, to protect another, Trump University.
Flash-forward to the present and it is obvious that such strict Republican respect for the rule of law has diminished substantially.
He is running the course of justice with all due alacrity, having racked up indictments and pleas of key figures in record time.
Why would a man facing many years in prison accept such a grave risk during those months of conferring with the Trump lawyers unless he heard a powerful hint of a pardon?
The tiny faction of Democrats who aim to block Rep. Nancy Pelosi's election as House speaker are only missing two things: a candidate of their own and a rationale that makes sense.
Given the insults he has heaped on veterans lately, those words now sound as hollow as any other Trump lie.
The majority of politically motivated killings in our country over the past two decades have been perpetrated by individuals identified with the far right.
Let's understand first that there is nothing truly unusual about the Khashoggi crime, except for its location in a consulate on foreign soil.
Instead it will guarantee lingering questions, whether Kavanaugh is ultimately confirmed or not.
If that is the standard, then Trump has fulfilled it over and over again.