Bringing America Together Again

March 3, 2017 Daily React 0

By Ed Corcoran The rise of Donald Trump has vividly demonstrated the existence of two different Americas. Votes for him were fueled by white, middle-class distress at economic conditions, well-illustrated by Arlie Russell Hochschild’s vivid analogy of distressed whites patiently […]

Obama Returning To Politics

March 1, 2017 Daily React 0

Barack Obama made history by reportedly signing the biggest book deal for a former president Tuesday, but it was the future that was on his mind, according to one of his good friends. After barely more than a month into […]

Opinion: Trump Is His Own Worst Enemy – And Ours

February 28, 2017 Daily React 0

The jihadis shoot their propaganda across the internet in search of the Western world’s frightened and dispossessed. On Twitter and Facebook, from YouTube to Google Play, the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) traffics in lies, bombarding Western Muslims seeking adventure, […]

Trump Seeks Big Jump in Defense Spending

February 27, 2017 Daily React 0

U.S. President Donald Trump called Monday for a $54 billion annual increase in defense spending, describing the 10 percent jump as a “landmark event,” a message aimed at assuring the world of “American strength, security and resolve.”

Speaking to U.S. governors at the White House, Trump said, “We must ensure that our courageous servicemen and women have the tools they need to deter war and when called upon to fight in our name, only do one thing, win.”