What to Make of Michael Cohen’s Latest Guilty Plea

It’s been a significant week in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. On Monday, prosecutors filed a court document saying that President Donald Trump's...
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PODCAST: Trump and the Economy

On this week's Axis of Reason podcast, a deep dive into Trump and the economy. The US economy is performing strongly in 2018 as...

Why the Guardian Report of ‘Secret Talks’ Between Manafort and Assange Could Be Significant

The Guardian is reporting that President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, met with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy in London...

Trump Answered Mueller’s Questions, Is the Russia Probe Winding Up?

President Trump's lawyers said Tuesday that they had submitted Mr. Trump's written answers to questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The agreement to allow Mr....

Was Obama the First President Without a Full Year of Three Percent GDP Growth?

A frequent talking point for President Trump and Republicans is that during President Obama's term, the U.S. economy never grew three precent or better...

Politics is Falling Apart

The Irish poet William Butler Yeats, a year after World War I, wrote “Turning and turning in the widening gyre / The falcon cannot...

Can Trump End Birthright Citizenship With an Executive Order?

Just in time for the midterm election, President Trump has reignited a debate over birthright citizenship. In an interview with Axios’ Jonathan Swan for...

Axis of Reason: Crazies & The Caravan

On this week's Axis of Reason, as the caravan approaches and pipe bombs are being sent through the mail, crazies are seizing on both...

Axis of Reason: The Midterms Cometh

In the latest Axis of Reason podcast, Tyler and Taylor discuss the crisis in U.S.-Saudi relations in the wake of the disappearance and alleged...

Will Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder Upend the U.S.-Saudi Alliance?

The disappearance and alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is an inflection point in the U.S.-Saudi relationship. Mounting evidence that the Saudi government, and...