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Everett Herald
A climate solution GOP can advanceCommentary / Climate change Published: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 12:01 a.m.
A climate solution GOP can advance
Everett Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
Commentary / Climate change Published: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 12:01 a.m. The Republican talking point on climate change is evolving, thankfully, from “I'm not a scientist” to “Let's solve it through... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Is a Jeffersonian ‘Little Rebellion’ at hand? - The barbarians are at the gates. The peasants are headed toward the palace with their pitchforks. Not really. What has actually happened is ordinary people have found a megaphone a new national leade...The barbarians are at the gates. The peasants are headed toward the palace with
Is a Jeffersonian ‘Little Rebellion’ at hand? - The barbarians are at the gates. The peasants are headed toward the palace with their pitchforks. Not really. What has actually happened is ordinary people have found a megaphone a new national leade...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
The barbarians are at the gates. The peasants are headed toward the palace with their pitchforks. Not really. What has actually happened is ordinary people have found a megaphone, a new national leader. Many of them, not all, are Tea Partiers. This... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
Is a Jeffersonian ‘Little Rebellion’ at hand? - The barbarians are at the gates. The peasants are headed toward the palace with their pitchforks. Not really. What has actually happened is ordinary people have found a megaphone a new national leade...The barbarians are at the gates. The peasants are headed toward the palace with
Is a Jeffersonian ‘Little Rebellion’ at hand? - The barbarians are at the gates. The peasants are headed toward the palace with their pitchforks. Not really. What has actually happened is ordinary people have found a megaphone a new national leade...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
The barbarians are at the gates. The peasants are headed toward the palace with their pitchforks. Not really. What has actually happened is ordinary people have found a megaphone, a new national leader. Many of them, not all, are Tea Partiers. This... Read more
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TribLIVE
Inside America’s ‘perfect hammer’ in the terror warAmerica's approach to fighting the post-9/11 war on terror has raised the publi
Inside America’s ‘perfect hammer’ in the terror war
TribLIVE / Posted 17 hours ago
America's approach to fighting the post-9/11 war on terror has raised the public profile of secretive U.S. special forces and their missions, whose story is told in exhaustive detail by Sean Naylor's new book, “Relentless Strike: The Secret History... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Guns, Drugs, & Booze: The Bipartisan Support For ProhibitionIt’s been noticed more than a few times that there aren’t many substantive diff
Guns, Drugs, & Booze: The Bipartisan Support For Prohibition
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 hours ago
It’s been noticed more than a few times that there aren’t many substantive differences between the Republicans and Democrats. While this is true in many ways for the parties themselves, the Left and Right certainly differ on a range of issues from... Read more
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Calgary Sun
NDP far-left could attack Mulcair anytimeNew Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair might be a wolf in sheep’s clothing, po
NDP far-left could attack Mulcair anytime
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
New Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair might be a wolf in sheep’s clothing, politically speaking. Not for the country at large though. But for the NDP faithful. Polls show the NDP could form the next government and one even pegs the party with a... Read more
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TheStreet.com
5 Things to Consider Before You Even Think About Moving OverseasIt's unclear if the above quote is from Confucius or the movie Buckaroo Banzai.
5 Things to Consider Before You Even Think About Moving Overseas
TheStreet.com / Posted yesterday
It's unclear if the above quote is from Confucius or the movie Buckaroo Banzai. It illustrates that if you are moving overseas because you believe that by doing so the move will cause your life to be different, you're likely to be disappointed.... Read more
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Orange County Register
SB350 is déjà vu all over againNine years ago, the Democratic liberal majorities in the state Legislature pass
SB350 is déjà vu all over again
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
Nine years ago, the Democratic liberal majorities in the state Legislature passed Assembly Bill 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, which was signed into law by Governor Schwarzenegger. The cornerstone of AB32 was the admirable goal of... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Rebel flag: Symbol of history or hate?"I've seen it on vehicles all over Marietta," said Chris Arnett, 33, of Mariett
Rebel flag: Symbol of history or hate?
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
"I've seen it on vehicles all over Marietta," said Chris Arnett, 33, of Marietta. "Both young and old people are flying it because it's a part of our country's history. It's a representation of a whole group of people who fought and died just like... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Corruption Of American FreedomThis is my third column in a row on corruption. In the first, I suggested that
The Corruption Of American Freedom
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
This is my third column in a row on corruption. In the first, I suggested that 75% may be the most important figure in American politics. It is the percentage of Americans who say in the Gallup World Poll that corruption is widespread in government.... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Jindal: New Orleans shows value of school choice"He used to cry not to go to school." That was the daily grind for Valerie Eva
Jindal: New Orleans shows value of school choice
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
"He used to cry not to go to school." That was the daily grind for Valerie Evans in the years before school reform in New Orleans. But when a volunteer came and knocked on her door in summer 2008, she eagerly applied for a scholarship and her son... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan hosts women-focused conference ‹ Japan TodayJapan on Friday kicked off the World Assembly for Women conference, with Prime
Japan hosts women-focused conference ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
Japan on Friday kicked off the World Assembly for Women conference, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledging to shake up a corporate culture at home that discriminates against female workers. Tokyo plays host to the two-day international conference... Read more
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Salon.com
The pivotal climate-change challenge that America isn’t talking about nearly enoughIn the 2016 presidential election, we are approaching a singular and momentous
The pivotal climate-change challenge that America isn’t talking about nearly enough
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
In the 2016 presidential election, we are approaching a singular and momentous crossroads in our nation’s history. Will we, or will we not, make a serious effort to achieve a low-carbon future for our children and our planet? The fossil fuel magnates... Read more
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The Christian Post
Environmental Protection Agency Does More Harm Than GoodLike the road to Hell, liberal ideas are usually paved with good intentions. Bu
Environmental Protection Agency Does More Harm Than Good
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
Like the road to Hell, liberal ideas are usually paved with good intentions. But, as Ronald Reagan once said, "The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they are ignorant, but that they know so much that isn't so." And all that vast... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
EPA seeking up to $177K in fines against Tenn. lawmakerNASHVILLE — A state lawmaker is facing up to $177,500 in fines from the U.S. En
EPA seeking up to $177K in fines against Tenn. lawmaker
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
NASHVILLE — A state lawmaker is facing up to $177,500 in fines from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for discharging waste from his northwestern Tennessee hog farm without a permit. WTVF-TV in Nashville first reported Thursday that the EPA... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Carson stops to stump in stateA self-described Washington outsider visited Arkansas on Thursday and told more
Carson stops to stump in state
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
A self-described Washington outsider visited Arkansas on Thursday and told more than 2,000 people that politicians are overrated. He wasn't "the Donald." He was the doctor. Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon turned Republican presidential... Read more
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TheBull
Japan inflation flat, household spending slips in blow to AbenomicsJapanese inflation fell back to zero in July while household spending dropped a
Japan inflation flat, household spending slips in blow to Abenomics
TheBull / Posted 2 days ago
Japanese inflation fell back to zero in July while household spending dropped again, official data showed on Friday, as a slowdown in China threatens Japan's already precarious economic picture. The disappointing data are sure to stoke speculation... Read more
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The New Age
Japan inflation flat, household spending slips in blow to AbenomicsJapanese inflation fell back to zero in July while household spending dropped a
Japan inflation flat, household spending slips in blow to Abenomics
The New Age / Posted 2 days ago
Japanese inflation fell back to zero in July while household spending dropped again, official data showed on Friday, as a slowdown in China threatens Japan's already precarious economic picture. The disappointing data are sure to stoke speculation... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Carson stops to stump in stateLITTLE ROCK -- A self-described Washington outsider visited Arkansas on Thursda
Carson stops to stump in state
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
LITTLE ROCK -- A self-described Washington outsider visited Arkansas on Thursday and told more than 2,000 people that politicians are overrated. He wasn't "the Donald." He was the doctor. Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon turned Republican... Read more
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The Weekly Standard
Up from TrumpismAfter all, isn’t Donald Trump’s political appeal a kind of cartoon version of R
Up from Trumpism
The Weekly Standard / Posted 2 days ago
After all, isn’t Donald Trump’s political appeal a kind of cartoon version of Richard Nixon’s? Nixon was the most consequential Republican in America for a long time, arguably from the Hiss-Chambers hearings in 1948 until his resignation from the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Japan inflation flat, household spending slips in blow to Abenomics Published: 28 August 2015 11:12 AM The slowdown comes more than two years af
Japan inflation flat, household spending slips in blow to Abenomics
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 28 August 2015 11:12 AM The slowdown comes more than two years after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe launched a policy blitz, dubbed Abenomics, to kickstart anaemic growth and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Japan inflation flat, household spending slipsTOKYO - Japanese inflation fell back to zero in July while household spending d
Japan inflation flat, household spending slips
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
TOKYO - Japanese inflation fell back to zero in July while household spending dropped again, official data showed Friday, with the disappointing data sure to stoke speculation that the central bank would unleash more stimulus. Kimono shop staff... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan inflation flat; household spending slips ‹ Japan TodayJapanese inflation fell back to zero in July while household spending dropped a
Japan inflation flat; household spending slips ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
Japanese inflation fell back to zero in July while household spending dropped again, official data showed Friday, with the disappointing data sure to stoke speculation that the central bank would unleash more stimulus. Core inflation, excluding... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Donald Exposed (A Reality Check For Trumpeteers)It is pure idiocy to support a man simply because he is outspoken, or says popu
The Donald Exposed (A Reality Check For Trumpeteers)
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
It is pure idiocy to support a man simply because he is outspoken, or says popular things, or has mastered the art of titillation. Have you people forgotten Chris Christie?? Some say “People are rallying behind him not because they agree with him,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Koch brothers trying to stop cronyismRe: “Kochs’ Disingenuous Attack on Cronyism” [Opinion, Aug. 14]: Another day, a
Koch brothers trying to stop cronyism
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
Re: “Kochs’ Disingenuous Attack on Cronyism” [Opinion, Aug. 14]: Another day, another pitiful ad hominem attack on Charles and David Koch. The latest examples comes from Jennifer Muir, who baselessly criticized their opposition to crony government... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Second-rate world powerAnother disaster is unfolding on the "front page" Trump and "violation of the l
Second-rate world power
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Another disaster is unfolding on the "front page" Trump and "violation of the law" Hillary. Why are we so gullible? The major question now is whether the FBI will follow the logic of the law and hold Hillary accountable the way it has so many... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Armed ResistancePatriot and militia groups are once again on the rise. As of 2012, the Southern
Armed Resistance
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Patriot and militia groups are once again on the rise. As of 2012, the Southern Poverty Law Center counted more than 330 such groups, noting that they began gaining traction after the 2008 election of the first African-American U.S. president. The... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Why can't Curt Schilling stop upsetting people?Curt Schilling is entitled to stumble through his retirement shouting like the
Why can't Curt Schilling stop upsetting people?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
Curt Schilling is entitled to stumble through his retirement shouting like the mad neighbor with flags in yard blaming the world’s trouble on every faith that is not his own. The constitution offers him this right. And Schilling seems nothing if not... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bayan Muna asks Roxas to bare fund source for political adsDAVAO CITY, Philippines – The election campaign period has not yet officially s
Bayan Muna asks Roxas to bare fund source for political ads
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The election campaign period has not yet officially started but political advertisements have started airing as early as June and politicians featured in the ads might be using public funds, a lawmaker said. Bayan Muna... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Paul kicks off west swing in AlaskaANCHORAGE — Rand Paul brought his message of less intrusive government to a “li
Paul kicks off west swing in Alaska
Juneau Empire / Posted 4 days ago
ANCHORAGE — Rand Paul brought his message of less intrusive government to a “like-minded” crowd Tuesday in the first trip of a presidential candidate to Alaska this campaign. “I think some of you tried to get away from Washington,” said Paul, decked... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Aug. 26Politics >> As an independent, I often look at who's running for office and jus
Aug. 26
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 4 days ago
Politics >> As an independent, I often look at who's running for office and just what the demographic is. And for the last three Republican elections starting with John McCain and then Mitt Romney and now Donald Trump, it's old, rich, white guys. I'm... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Trump defines down the GOPMost of Donald Trump's normally loquacious rivals are swaggeringly eager to con
Trump defines down the GOP
Minot Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Most of Donald Trump's normally loquacious rivals are swaggeringly eager to confront Vladimir Putin, but are too invertebrate - Lindsey Graham is an honorable exception - to voice robust disgust with Trump and the spirit of, the police measures... Read more
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Everett Herald
Paul kicks off Western swing in Alaska Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 7:35 p.m. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Rand Paul
Paul kicks off Western swing in Alaska
Everett Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 7:35 p.m. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Rand Paul brought his message of less intrusive government to a “like-minded” crowd Tuesday in the first trip of a presidential candidate to... Read more
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The Washington Times
NEWT GINGRICH: The corruption of American freedomThis is my third column in a row on corruption. In the first, I suggested that
NEWT GINGRICH: The corruption of American freedom
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
This is my third column in a row on corruption. In the first, I suggested that 75% may be the most important figure in American politics. It is the percentage of Americans who say in the Gallup World Poll that corruption is widespread in government.... Read more
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The Signal
Small business workshop offers tips on winning government contractsMore than a hundred small business owners working in the Santa Clarita Valley a
Small business workshop offers tips on winning government contracts
The Signal / Posted 4 days ago
More than a hundred small business owners working in the Santa Clarita Valley attended a local workshop Tuesday, hoping to learn how to bag a big government contract. Congressman Steve Knight opened up the day-long Small Business Workshop and Expo... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Adoration and glassy-eyed wonder not unique to Trump supportersWhy are so many journalists — particularly liberal journalists — mocking the tr
Adoration and glassy-eyed wonder not unique to Trump supporters
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Why are so many journalists — particularly liberal journalists — mocking the true believers of Donald Trump? Because it's just so darn easy, that's why. It's much safer to ridicule Trump supporters than dare question Planned Parenthood's gruesome... Read more
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Zero Hedge
1929 And Its Aftermath - A Contra-Keynesian View Of What Really HappenedSubmitted by Murray N. Rothbard via The Mises Institute, [First published in I
1929 And Its Aftermath - A Contra-Keynesian View Of What Really Happened
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
Submitted by Murray N. Rothbard via The Mises Institute, [First published in Inquiry, November 12, 1979.] A half-century ago, America — and then the world — was rocked by a mighty stock-market crash that soon turned into the steepest and... Read more
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Everett Herald
Paul kicks off Western swing in Alaska Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 3:39 p.m. ANCHORAGE, Alaska � Rand Paul
Paul kicks off Western swing in Alaska
Everett Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 3:39 p.m. ANCHORAGE, Alaska � Rand Paul brought his message of less intrusive government to a �like-minded� crowd Tuesday in the first trip of a presidential candidate to... Read more
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The News & Observer
TABOR is appealing, but ultimately undemocratic | News & Observer August 25, 2015 The intent of TABOR is to limit taxes so
TABOR is appealing, but ultimately undemocratic
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer August 25, 2015 The intent of TABOR is to limit taxes so that government cannot grow faster than population growth and inflation It... Read more
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The Christian Post
Countdown to The Economic Crash — Are You Prepared?(climate change). Hillary Clinton says, "I don't believe you change hearts. Yo
Countdown to The Economic Crash — Are You Prepared?
The Christian Post / Posted 5 days ago
(climate change). Hillary Clinton says, "I don't believe you change hearts. You change laws and systems." In other words, "Big Government" must continue its ever- expanding control (requiring more and more money) versus transforming culture by... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
The dubious origins of Donald Trump's immigration schemeViewed through the lens of America's civil rights history, Donald Trump's new c
The dubious origins of Donald Trump's immigration scheme
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 5 days ago
Viewed through the lens of America's civil rights history, Donald Trump's new call to repeal birthright citizenship chimes with an ominous ring. Spoiler alert: It sounds like racism. It sounds like the Supreme Court's declaration in 1857 that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Dilemma of Africa's ReformersHow corruption becomes a necessary vice for successful politicians who win elec
The Dilemma of Africa's Reformers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
How corruption becomes a necessary vice for successful politicians who win elections by denouncing it Here is a thought experiment. Imagine you are a presidential candidate for the 2016 elections in Uganda. You have all the good policies and ideas.... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Sugar-sweetened beverage experts discuss allocation of soda tax revenueA city-appointed commission of sugar-sweetened beverage experts met Thursday ev
Sugar-sweetened beverage experts discuss allocation of soda tax revenue
The Daily Californian / Posted 5 days ago
A city-appointed commission of sugar-sweetened beverage experts met Thursday evening at the South Berkeley Senior Center to discuss recommendations for the allocation of funds collected from a municipal “soda tax.” The Sugar-Sweetened Beverage... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Faith and Freedom BBQNearly 2,000 people came to the Civic Center of Anderson on Monday night to hea
Faith and Freedom BBQ
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Nearly 2,000 people came to the Civic Center of Anderson on Monday night to hear three Republican presidential candidates who tried to set themselves apart from a crowded field of contenders. Dr. Ben Carson, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and Wisconsin Gov.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
About that ‘socialist’ label for Bernie SandersGrowing up in Minnesota, I was exposed to a lot of liberal firebrand politician
About that ‘socialist’ label for Bernie Sanders
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Growing up in Minnesota, I was exposed to a lot of liberal firebrand politicians, the premier example being former Vice President Hubert Humphrey. Humphrey is not quite forgotten. He nearly became president in 1968 and was hugely influential in the... Read more
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Washington Post
Time to return to steady handsFormer Texas governor Rick Perry. (Eric Gay/Associated Press) On a morning whe
Time to return to steady hands
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Former Texas governor Rick Perry. (Eric Gay/Associated Press) On a morning when the markets are cratering due to uncertainty in China it is worth remembering the difference between political entertainment and presidential leadership. The prospect of... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Those Who Served: On Okinawa, 'They would take any target they could get'URBANA — Talk about being caught between a rock and a hard place. Marine Cpl.
Those Who Served: On Okinawa, 'They would take any target they could get'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
URBANA — Talk about being caught between a rock and a hard place. Marine Cpl. Joseph Smith was sleeping in a depot with tons of ammunition and barrels of airplane fuel on Okinawa in 1945. On one side: the air base, where planes took off every... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Castellanos: Unicorns, Donald Trump and 2016Has there ever been a more interesting presidential contest than this one? A fe
Castellanos: Unicorns, Donald Trump and 2016
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 days ago
Has there ever been a more interesting presidential contest than this one? A few observations, as random as the race itself: 1. "Never trust a man who combs his hair straight from his left armpit." Alice Roosevelt, daughter of Teddy Roosevelt. 2.... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Trump defines down the GOPMost of Donald Trump's normally loquacious rivals are swaggeringly eager to con
Trump defines down the GOP
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Most of Donald Trump's normally loquacious rivals are swaggeringly eager to confront Vladimir Putin, but are too invertebrate - Lindsey Graham is an honorable exception - to voice robust disgust with Trump and the spirit of, the police measures... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
George Will: Trump immigration doctrine deporting GOP chancesWASHINGTON >> It has come to this: The GOP, formerly the party of Lincoln and o
George Will: Trump immigration doctrine deporting GOP chances
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON >> It has come to this: The GOP, formerly the party of Lincoln and ostensibly the party of liberty and limited government, is being defined by clamors for a mass roundup and deportation of millions of human beings. To will an end is to... Read more
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