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Explain how a rational American can support a president who…

…seeks to undermine the Western political and military alliance …curry favors tyrants …condones racism …refuses to criticize white nationalists …hates journalists …mocks the disabled …separates families …ignores overwhelming evidence regarding climate change …pays people for their silence …sees no reason … Continue reading

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A horrible day in Pakistan: More than 130 dead in election rally bombing

The Associated Press has the details. In the southwestern province of Baluchistan, a suicide bomber killed 128 people, including a politician running for a provincial legislature. Four others died in a strike in Pakistan’s northwest, spreading panic in the country. … Continue reading

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Those British leaders ditching PM Theresa May are missing an important point

The New Yorker reports that five members of Theresa May’s government have resigned in recent days to protest how “Brexit” negotiations are going. In doing so, they miss an important point. As much as the hardcore Brexiteers huff and puff … Continue reading

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Let’s watch as an amateur (Trump) gets played by a pro (Putin)

The Guardian explores the upcoming Putin-Trump summit and concludes that the outcome already is known. Trump will meet Putin just days after a Nato summit that everyone expects to be acrimonious, and a visit to Britain where large street protests … Continue reading

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If you hate this post, sorry…not sorry

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. (And those you give us shall never be separated.)

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Communist-loving officer resigns from U.S. Army

The Associated Press has the story. “I consider myself a revolutionary socialist,” the 26-year-old Rapone told The Associated Press. “I would encourage all soldiers who have a conscience to lay down their arms and join me and so many others … Continue reading

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“I am not telling this story for any sympathy or any kind words”

Editor’s note: Jamie DuMont is the author of this blog post. It originally appeared on his Facebook page, and he has allowed me to reprint it here. Jamie and I have known each other since high school. Like many people, … Continue reading

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