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Harvard poll: President Trump approval rating at 32% with young Americans

Harvard poll: President Trump approval rating at 32% with young Americans

As the first 100 days of the administration nears, 32% of 18- to 29-year-old Americans approve of President Donald Trump’s job performance overall, according to a new national poll by Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics.

The Trump Doctrine

The Trump Doctrine

At first glance, foreign policy under Donald Trump seems inconsistent, arbitrary, and devoid of principle. The Trump Doctrine began to emerge when Trump issued his travel bans on predominantly Muslim countries — excluding where Trump has business interests.

An unwinnable war in Syria

An unwinnable war in Syria

President Donald Trump, just like Barack Obama before him, now seems intent on getting the United States involved in an unwinnable civil war in Syria. Launching 59 cruise missiles against rundown Syrian air bases in the middle of the night is easy enough. But there are consequences to Trump’s actions.

Key democrats, led by Hillary Clinton, leave no doubt that endless war is official u.s. doctrine

Key democrats, led by Hillary Clinton, leave no doubt that endless war is official u.s. doctrine

Among senior Obama administration officials, there is a broad consensus that such operations are likely to be extended at least another decade.

Congress cuts $8.7 billion in food stamps, but finds $22 billion to fight ISIS

Congress cuts $8.7 billion in food stamps, but finds $22 billion to fight ISIS

It’s official: 850,000 households across the country are set to lose an average of $90 per month in food stamp benefits.

The real reason we are bombing Syria

The real reason we are bombing Syria

Nothing better illustrates the bankruptcy of the Obama administration’s foreign policy than funding groups that turn on the U.S. again and again, a neo-con fueled cycle of profits for war makers and destruction of ever-shifting “enemies.”

Who’s paying the pro-war pundits?

Who’s paying the pro-war pundits?

Talking heads like former General Jack Keane are all over the news media fanning fears of IS. Shouldn’t the public know about their links to Pentagon contractors?

New poll: Bad news for President Obama

New poll: Bad news for President Obama

On Thursday President Obama received bad news on the political front. A survey conducted overnight by The Washington Post and ABC News shows him slipping among a coalition of groups that helped get him elected.

Obama orders air strikes against ISIL in Iraq and Syria (+Video of Speech)

Obama orders air strikes against ISIL in Iraq and Syria (+Video of Speech)

On Wednesday night, Sept. 10, only hours before the U.S. would commemorate the fateful attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City 13 years ago, President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. will join “with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL.”

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