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Impeachment: The constitutionally-approved procedure
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Editorial
Impeachment: The constitutionally-approved procedure
While informed Americans should want to vote against a candidate for president who is disloyal to the country, Congress has a duty beyond political opposition to remove an offending president by the impeachment process.
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America’s dangerous gullibility
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Editorial
America’s dangerous gullibility
Over the years Donald Trump has created the appearance that he is a successful business man. While he always seemed to have sufficient funds to afford an expensive standard of living, a recent report by the New York Times caused the collapse of that grandiose image.
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A mean-spirited slap at immigrants
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Editorial
A mean-spirited slap at immigrants
Many view the Trump administration’s policy as little more than another mean spirited attack on undocumented immigrants. Public services for them would be less.
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Peace activists protest Trump’s budget
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Local News
Peace activists protest Trump’s budget
Gathering outside Upham’s Corner Health Center in Dorchester last week, activists and elected officials held a Tax Day rally to protest President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget, which would give more than half of federal tax money to military spending, cutting spending on programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.
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Opinion
Trump administration calls for $62 billion in education cuts
The White House’s FY 2020 proposal cuts Education funding by $62 billion compared to that of FY 2019. Even worse, as the cost of higher education continues to climb, federal student aid would be seriously slashed while other programs would be totally eliminated.
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Poor whites are being conned out of health care
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Editorial
Poor whites are being conned out of health care
The Republicans now threaten to eliminate the Affordable Care Act. This is contrary to what Trump has promised, but it is certainly what conservatives would want. However, the availability of health insurance under the ACA induced many to ignore that this boon came from Barack Obama.
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April Ryan speaks about Trump backlash
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Local News
April Ryan speaks about Trump backlash
Journalist April Ryan has endured a lot of backlash since the beginning of the Trump presidency, and she wants the nation to hear her side of the story.
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Pressley seeking back pay for federal contractors
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National
Pressley seeking back pay for federal contractors
For government workers who have gone five weeks without pay, the effects of the shutdown and Trump’s threat to force another Feb. 5 have created an atmosphere of instability, according to U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley, who met with furloughed government workers Saturday.
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Activists mark victories during Boston Women’s March
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Local News
Activists mark victories during Boston Women’s March
Thousands of people turned out onto Boston Common Saturday for the third annual Women’s March, but the message this year seemed different from those of past years.
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A betrayal of GOP values
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Editorial
A betrayal of GOP values
Republican leaders who tolerate Donald Trump’s obsession with building a border wall thereby impugn the integrity of the party’s basic philosophy. They are also responsible for inspiring Trump to consider violating the sacrosanct constitutional distinction between the authority of the president and the Congress.
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Editorial
Clearly, Trump doesn’t have our backs
Blacks have always expected that political leaders, while tolerating bigotry, would nonetheless protect the interests of the nation throughout the world. The disorganization and incompetence of the Trump administration has generated considerable anxiety among some blacks about our nation’s security.
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Editorial
A Trump trick that backfired
Michael Flynn’s lawyers accepted Judge Sullivan’s offer to postpone the sentencing hearing for 90 days. Everyone knows that the judge in a courtroom has extraordinary power, but some critics have criticized the demeanor of Judge Sullivan. However, Flynn’s attack on the FBI is what created a judicial controversy. One wonders whether racial hostility is implicit in the criticism of Judge Sullivan.
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