Chapter 11: Fake Patriot

Trump is a Fake Patriot and Military Backer, But the Left Has Stupidly Ceded Him These Issues

President Donald Trump's much-derided Fourth of July celebration of our military was a mistimed (we have two other holidays devoted specifically to the military) misappropriation of public funds

In ‘Un-American,’ a scholar powerfully describes ‘the fake patriotism of Donald J. Trump’

For most of his life, John J. Pitney Jr., a professor of political science at Claremont McKenna College, identified as a Republican. The takeover of his party by Trump seems to have shaken that attachment.

Thoughts on Trump, Fake Patriotism and ‘Taking a Knee’

Americans do not and should not worship idols. We do not and should not worship the flag. As a nation we stand in respect for the national anthem and stand in respect for the flag not simply becaus…

Opinion: Donald Trump just told us our democracy is at risk -- from him

John Avlon writes that American democracy has been defined by the peaceful transfer of power. Donald Trump seems to have other ideas; at this point, it would be naïve to think that Trump would accept the legitimacy of the election if he loses.

This is what an American coup looks like

How Trump can (and cannot) steal the election

Trump questioned Kelly's son's sacrifice on Memorial Day grave visit: report

President Donald Trump "can't fathom the idea of doing something for someone other than himself," a friend of Kelly's told The Atlantic.

Report: Trump disparaged US war dead as 'losers,' 'suckers'

DELRAY BEACH, FLa. (AP) — A new report details multiple instances of President Donald Trump making disparaging remarks about members of the U.S. military who have been captured or killed,...

How would you know that Trump disrespects military service

Cadet Bone Spurs's campaign can't help itself, it is like the candidate, lewd and crude, but it looks like there’s more to the iceberg. What is obvious is Trump’s ultimate obsequiousness to the military, even ex-KGB officers, accompanied by a...

This is how fascism comes to America

Instead of an expression of liberty, the Trump phenomenon is a threat to it.

There Is No Christian Case for Trump

When faith is treated as an instrumentality, it’s bad for politics and worse for the Christian witness.

Trump Again Attacks McCain, Months After His Death, for Role in Russia Probe

U.S. President Donald Trump is firing new broadsides at the late-Sen. John McCain, nearly seven months after the one-time prisoner of war in Vietnam died from brain cancer.In a trio of Twitter comments on Saturday and Sunday, Trump contended the Republican lawmaker helped instigate special counsel Robert Mueller's long-running investigation of links between Trump's 2016 election campaign and Russia, and complained again, as he has in the past, about McCain's 2017 vote that doomed Trump's attempted overhaul of national health care policies.

The awful reality that Donald Trump's attacks on John McCain prove

On July 18, 2015, then-candidate Donald Trump said this about John McCain: "He's not a war hero. He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren't captured."

Trump attacks John McCain a SECOND TIME after Meghan defends her dad

President Trump attacked John McCain again on Twitter to complain about the late senator's ties to the infamous Steele dossier after Meghan McCain defended her dad against the president.

Podiatrist's daughters say bone spur diagnosis that helped Trump avoid Vietnam draft was 'favor'

Elysa Braunstein said her father diagnosed Donald Trump with bones spurs at the height of the Vietnam War as a favor to his landlord, Fred Trump.

A Brief History of Trump's Feud with John McCain
Trump made up injury to dodge Vietnam service, his former lawyer testifies

Michael Cohen told lawmakers that Trump said it would be 'stupid' to serve in Vietnam.

Trump attacks McCain: 'I like people who weren't captured'

He takes his feud with the Arizona senator to a new level.

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