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The Sacramento Bee
Richard Nixon still mattersA specter is haunting the 2016 presidential election – the ghost of Richard Mil
Richard Nixon still matters
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
A specter is haunting the 2016 presidential election – the ghost of Richard Milhous Nixon. That’s right “Tricky Dick,” “King Richard,” the only U.S. president to resign his office and then receive a full pardon from his successor for his abuses of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump – the candidate Republicans and conservatives deserveDonald Trump is God’s way of punishing the Republican Party for Mitt Romney, Jo
Trump – the candidate Republicans and conservatives deserve
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
Donald Trump is God’s way of punishing the Republican Party for Mitt Romney, John McCain and – worst of all – George W. Bush. Trump is a reminder of Edmund Burke’s admonition that a “state without the means of some change is without the means of its... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Counterpoint: It's a matchup made for Captain AmericaThe gimmick was to take a story from the main continuity of Marvel’s comic book
Counterpoint: It's a matchup made for Captain America
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
The gimmick was to take a story from the main continuity of Marvel’s comic book universe and put a different spin on it. “What if Spiderman joined the Fantastic Four?” “What if the Avengers had fought evil during the 1950s?” “What if Captain America... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s prospects are better but still precariousGov. Jerry Brown will tout fiscal progress in Thursday’s “State of the State” a
California’s prospects are better but still precarious
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
Gov. Jerry Brown will tout fiscal progress in Thursday’s “State of the State” address to the Legislature. But which state exactly? Sunny, happy, wealthy, blue coastal California? Or smoggy, parched, reddish inland and rural California? I’ve done my... Read more

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