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Is Our ‘Reichstag Fire’ Moment Nigh?

February 9, 2017 theFAULT 0

Paul Waldman: “In February 1933, an arsonist set fire to the Reichstag, the German parliament building. When a young communist was arrested for the crime, Adolf Hitler, who had become chancellor one month before, declared […]

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The Most Dangerous Man in America

February 8, 2017 theFAULT 0

Republican President Donald Trump’s chief advisor, white nationalist sympathizer Steve Bannon, is now in a position to wreak havoc on “the institutions of democracy” according to Spiegel. “I’m a Leninist… I want to bring everything […]

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GOP Votes to Scuttle Public Education

February 7, 2017 theFAULT 0

Despite staunch efforts by Democrats to block it, senate Republicans voted to confirm anti-public education crusader Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary. TIME: “DeVos, a billionaire philanthropist from Michigan, has no experience either working in, or […]

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Jerry Falwell, Jr to Head Education Panel

February 1, 2017 theFAULT 0

Republican President Donald Trump’s first choice as Education Secretary, Evangelical Christian leader Jerry Falwell Jr, has been tapped to head a panel on higher education reform. The Washington Post reports: “After the election, Falwell said […]

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“Monday Night Massacre”

January 31, 2017 theFAULT 0

In an act reminiscent of Richard Nixon’s “Saturday Night Massacre” over 40 years ago, Republican President Donald Trump fired Acting Attorney General Sally Yates after her refusal to back-up his illegal Muslim ban. The Boston Globe […]

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Through the Looking Glass

January 31, 2017 theFAULT 0

In an unprecedented move, Republican President Donald Trump “has reorganized the National Security Council by elevating his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, and demoting the director of National Intelligence and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of […]