Wiretap: Surprise: Donald Trump’s tax plan doesn’t take on the rich

Big plans

Remember when the Donald was promising to go rogue and use his tax plan to take on the rich? Good times.

Hook, line, sinker

And guess who fell for it?

History lesson

Jeb! explains why you can’t always trust history on taxes: Clinton was lucky. His brother was unlucky. Via New York Magazine.

Syria smackdown

The Obama-Putin smackdown on Syria at the UN. It’s not the Cold War, but there were some very cold looks exchanged. Via The New York Times.

Soccer ball

How did the Homecoming game turn into a soccer game? And what does it mean for the future of football? Via The New York Times.

Nader raider

Inside Ralph Nader’s Tory museum. Via The New Yorker.

Taliban’s back

The Taliban capture a major city for the first time since 2001. Now what? Via The Atlantic.

 

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1 COMMENT

  1. I just viewed a great documentary on Donald. It was very thorough and didn’t miss a beat on how Trump is really an “All Talk and Boastful” individual and makes his deals to get things done in back rooms with bought off politicians.The dollar stops with him and those who work FOR him are paid very little and sometimes not at all. Many time they have had to sue him to get what is owed. For the most part it has been his Father and his Ex-wife who were the brains behind Trump. In my opinion he is not even note worthy of my time that I have take to write this small bit but I feel others should be warned. Seek and you shall find and the Truth will set you free.

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