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Breitbart
‘Stronger Together’ vs. ‘Stronger In’: How The Democrats Sound Like The Failed Anti-Brexit Campaigntired of being lectured about how they were terrible human beings by a bunch of
‘Stronger Together’ vs. ‘Stronger In’: How The Democrats Sound Like The Failed Anti-Brexit Campaign
Breitbart / Posted 18 hours ago
tired of being lectured about how they were terrible human beings by a bunch of terrible human beings in Westminster (our ‘Beltway’). The fact that Hillary Clinton boomed, “We have nothing to fear but fear itself” during her nomination acceptance... Read more
21h
Wired News
Jason Bourne Is Quite the Spectacle. In a Good Way. MostlyJason Bourne himself, it gets the job done. They didn’t quite find one, and in
Jason Bourne Is Quite the Spectacle. In a Good Way. Mostly
Wired News / Posted 21 hours ago
Jason Bourne himself, it gets the job done. They didn’t quite find one, and instead have ended up hyper-linking together a series of modern-world problems that tend to keep Bourne’s own story on the back-burner. As a result, Jason Bourne lacks the... Read more
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21h
Roll Call
What I Learned Outside the Convention BubbleI spotted Peditto engrossed in yardwork. I assumed she wouldn’t be interested i
What I Learned Outside the Convention Bubble
Roll Call / Posted 21 hours ago
I spotted Peditto engrossed in yardwork. I assumed she wouldn’t be interested in talking to a strange reporter from the Beltway, and may have even considered calling law enforcement, until I noticed what she was wearing. Decked out in yellow... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Malcolm: Clinton playing it safe with presidential runabout the right description. And it struck the country’s most prosperous counti
Malcolm: Clinton playing it safe with presidential run
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
about the right description. And it struck the country’s most prosperous counties living off government in and around the Beltway as way too dark and gloomy. It’s good to be living there as economic royalty. There’s no problem that some more... Read more
4d
The Hill
Exploring Russian ties to the men lurking behind Trumpjust using longterm sleeper agents, like Anna Chapman, to infiltrate strategic
Exploring Russian ties to the men lurking behind Trump
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
just using longterm sleeper agents, like Anna Chapman, to infiltrate strategic sectors, whether it be U.S. government Beltway sub-contractors, Microsoft or marketing agencies in New York. As the Economist’s Edward Lucas, the first Western... Read more
5d
New York Magazine
113 Journalists Surveyed on Why They’re So Despisedwant a piece-of-shit asshole because right now they think we have a pussy. I do
113 Journalists Surveyed on Why They’re So Despised
New York Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
want a piece-of-shit asshole because right now they think we have a pussy. I don't know if you hear such thoughts in the Beltway or on the West Coast, but this is what's happening here in the middle, and many in the media keep going around... Read more
8d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Twitter reaction to Trump acceptance speechMalkin, conservative blogger @michellemalkin Trump is addressing the real con
Twitter reaction to Trump acceptance speech
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
Malkin, conservative blogger @michellemalkin Trump is addressing the real concerns of people ignored outside the Beltway by both parties. Elites find this "depressing," apparently. Meghan McCain, daughter of Republican Senator John... Read more
10d
The Washington Times
Historian to GOP: Unify or lose 2016 electionhave or will address the Cleveland convention, thus potentially ensuring a divi
Historian to GOP: Unify or lose 2016 election
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
have or will address the Cleveland convention, thus potentially ensuring a divided party,” Mr. Shirley tells Inside the Beltway, adding that the absence of significant elected officials, plus “heavy-handed tactics used by the GOP establishment... Read more
11d
Roll Call
Steady Simms Guides House Republicans Through Tumultuous 2016a stranger to tough situations. Simms is unique because he was born and raised
Steady Simms Guides House Republicans Through Tumultuous 2016
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
a stranger to tough situations. Simms is unique because he was born and raised in the capital region. The 44-year-old Beltway native was born at Columbia Hospital for Women (which is now condominiums) in Northwest D.C. and grew up in... Read more
15d
Op-Ed News
Russian Harassment and Other Fablesbetween Washington and Moscow is driven by the consensus among policymakers, th
Russian Harassment and Other Fables
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
between Washington and Moscow is driven by the consensus among policymakers, the Western media, and the inside-the-beltway crowd that Russia is again -- or perhaps is still and always will be -- the enemy du jour. But frequently forgotten... Read more
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15d
Los Angeles Times
Emmys 2016: Voters ignore Samantha Bee and other deserving womenShow.” That tired boys club scenario was shockingly repeated Thursday as Emmy
Emmys 2016: Voters ignore Samantha Bee and other deserving women
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 days ago
Show.” That tired boys club scenario was shockingly repeated Thursday as Emmy voters ignored Bee’s bold, electrifying series in favor of a show in which Jerry Seinfeld drives around with his celebrity pals in fancy cars to grab a cup of... Read more
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16d
Salt Lake City Weekly
School's InSunday, July 17 (HBO)Series Debut: While I still contend that Eastbound & Down
School's In
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
Sunday, July 17 (HBO)Series Debut: While I still contend that Eastbound & Down was one of the greatest TV comedies ever, I'll also admit that it was long out of material by its fourth and final season, and that Danny McBride probably shouldn't carry... Read more
18d
The Washington Times
Tea Party picks for Trump’s vice presidentKeith, a National Public Radio analyst. The event starts at 11 a.m. So we shou
Tea Party picks for Trump’s vice president
The Washington Times / Posted 18 days ago
Keith, a National Public Radio analyst. The event starts at 11 a.m. So we should now something by, oh, 11:10. FROM THE BELTWAY VAULT “Real estate mogul Donald Trump did “surprisingly well” in a survey of 5,700 small-business owners that gauged... Read more
20d
Your Hometown Lima Stations
In Ohio, GOP incumbent, former governor wage heated racebattling for the title belt, Republican Sen. Rob Portman and former Democratic
In Ohio, GOP incumbent, former governor wage heated race
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 20 days ago
battling for the title belt, Republican Sen. Rob Portman and former Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland are trading a relentless series of punches and counter-punches, with control of the U.S. Senate potentially on the line in Ohio. "Beltway Rob" and... Read more
20d
San Francisco Chronicle
In Ohio, GOP incumbent, former governor wage heated racebattling for the title belt, incumbent U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Stric
In Ohio, GOP incumbent, former governor wage heated race
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
battling for the title belt, incumbent U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Strickland, his Democratic challenger – or "Beltway Rob” and “Retread Ted" as their campaigns call each other – are trading a relentless series of punches and... Read more
21d
Baltimore Sun
Remembering 1966: Best Orioles quotes, the year that was and Birds factsafter a 10-7 Orioles comeback win over the Tigers: "Any kind of a lead over Bal
Remembering 1966: Best Orioles quotes, the year that was and Birds facts
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
after a 10-7 Orioles comeback win over the Tigers: "Any kind of a lead over Baltimore these days is like walking across the Beltway on foot." 6. Frank Robinson, on the team's 58-29 record at the All-Star break: "We've passed the halfway mark with... Read more
21d
FOX News
Trump slashes TV appearances as advisers clash over controlling his messageminor controversies, even though his mastery at driving the media agenda helped
Trump slashes TV appearances as advisers clash over controlling his message
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
minor controversies, even though his mastery at driving the media agenda helped power his Republican primary victory. A series of clashes over these and other tactical questions has caused Trump himself to openly question who is running his... Read more
23d
Philly.com
Summer's small-screen fashion findsDo you like some style with your TV series? This summer's TV is replete not onl
Summer's small-screen fashion finds
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
Do you like some style with your TV series? This summer's TV is replete not only with good plots, but the fashion is almost as good - if not more so - than the dialogue. That's largely because today's costume designers are doing more than arming... Read more
27d
Yahoo Sports
How Minor League Baseball left its players in poverty and tried to save itself insteadMajor League Baseball pulled this sort of nonsense when it wasn’t making as muc
How Minor League Baseball left its players in poverty and tried to save itself instead
Yahoo Sports / Posted 27 days ago
Major League Baseball pulled this sort of nonsense when it wasn’t making as much money as it desired. The Bowl Championship Series used it as the ace of spades in its house of cards. And now Minor League Baseball, venerable purveyor of cheap family... Read more
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29d
Op-Ed News
The Three Harpies are Back!faces; Elliot Abrams, Robert Zoellick, Martin Indyk, Dennis Ross, and of course
The Three Harpies are Back!
Op-Ed News / Posted 29 days ago
faces; Elliot Abrams, Robert Zoellick, Martin Indyk, Dennis Ross, and of course Flournoy herself, who a Beltway consensus already identifies as the next Pentagon head under a President Clinton. In this context, Exceptionalistan... Read more
29d
Op-Ed News
Thomas Frank, Worshipping Money in D.C.involving money, alcohol, and political influence. Though it may seem like a fo
Thomas Frank, Worshipping Money in D.C.
Op-Ed News / Posted 29 days ago
involving money, alcohol, and political influence. Though it may seem like a foreign world to those of us outside the Beltway bubble, it influences our daily lives in myriad ways. Think of it as a circuit of cocktail hours and cocktail parties... Read more
30d
Op-Ed News
Farewell To Fox News' Benghazi HoaxRepublicans were hoping and praying for an investigative intervention to stop C
Farewell To Fox News' Benghazi Hoax
Op-Ed News / Posted 30 days ago
Republicans were hoping and praying for an investigative intervention to stop Clinton. But let's never forget that the Beltway press claims partial ownership of this slow-motion fiasco, too. The press certainly owns the first three years of the... Read more
30d
Salon.com
Farewell to the Benghazi farce: Trey Gowdy’s investigation concludes not with a bang but a whimperRepublicans were hoping and praying for an investigative intervention to stop C
Farewell to the Benghazi farce: Trey Gowdy’s investigation concludes not with a bang but a whimper
Salon.com / Posted 30 days ago
Republicans were hoping and praying for an investigative intervention to stop Clinton. But let’s never forget that the Beltway press claims partial ownership of this slow-motion fiasco, too. The press certainly owns the first three years of the... Read more
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Salon.com
Trumpism is here to stay: America’s neo-fascist fever dream has only just begunin the country’s eastern reaches near the former Soviet border. After 1989 and
Trumpism is here to stay: America’s neo-fascist fever dream has only just begun
Salon.com / Posted a month ago
in the country’s eastern reaches near the former Soviet border. After 1989 and the implementation of a punishing series of economic reforms, Poland A took off economically. By 2010, Warsaw, the capital, had become one of the most... Read more
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Raw Story
Donald Trump and the rise and fall of the white working classof poor whites serving alongside blacks was wholly unacceptable to Virginia’s m
Donald Trump and the rise and fall of the white working class
Raw Story / Posted 1 months ago
of poor whites serving alongside blacks was wholly unacceptable to Virginia’s master class. By 1705, they had enacted a series of restrictive slave codes that denied blacks the traditional rights of Englishmen, including freedom of assembly,... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Fear and Loathing at the Trump SoHo Hotel: Trump Throws the Republican Oppo File at Clintonall partisan operatives, and we see the bipartisan technical vocabulary (“narra
Fear and Loathing at the Trump SoHo Hotel: Trump Throws the Republican Oppo File at Clinton
Naked Capitalism / Posted 1 months ago
all partisan operatives, and we see the bipartisan technical vocabulary (“narrative,” “on message”) of the exact sort of Beltway professional Trump scorched in the primaries. Nevertheless, that a fully paid-up member of the Republican... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Everybody loves to hate ‘Veep’s’ Jonah, but Timothy Simons digs the spirit of his blundering characteras a physicist. After graduation, he spent a few years in Chicago, auditioning
Everybody loves to hate ‘Veep’s’ Jonah, but Timothy Simons digs the spirit of his blundering character
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
as a physicist. After graduation, he spent a few years in Chicago, auditioning for commercials and whatever film or TV series happened to be shooting in town. His first part in a movie, the Will Ferrell vehicle “Stranger Than Fiction,” was cut... Read more

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