Category Archives: United States

Osaka mayor rips San Francisco for recognizing history

The Washington Post reports that a 60-year friendly relationship between San Francisco and Osaka appears to be ending. “Our relationship of trust was completely destroyed,” Yoshimura said, according to the Asahi Shimbun. “I will dissolve the sister-city relationship.” The move … Continue reading

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Hmmm…this seems like a bad idea

Russians have been hired to help at the U.S. embassy in Moscow. You read those word correctly. The New York Times explains that after the Russian government expelled more than 750 Americans from the country there was a desperate need … Continue reading

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Roy Moore’s brother: He’s being persecuted “like Jesus Christ was.” Laugh at him?

I begin this post with my opinion front and center: I think Roy Moore is a creep. A loser. A dirt bag. He should exit the U.S. Senate race in Alabama. Moore faces multiple accusations that he preyed on teenage … Continue reading

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The Trump tent keeps getting bigger

Donald Trump is the most polarizing political figure in modern U.S. history, not named Hillary Clinton. Yes, other politicians have been liked or disliked, but Trump makes no effort to hide the kind of person he is. His supporters love … Continue reading

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Want to graduate from this college? Then you MUST take a course in patriotism.

A required course focused on patriotism. Think about that. Inside Higher Ed has the details. …a new required course for freshmen — dubbed Patriotic Education and Fitness — to combat what he sees as rising anti-American, antipatriotic sentiments in American … Continue reading

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Canadian-American couple and their children FINALLY FREE

As Friday afternoon turned into evening, the story became bigger and bigger in Canada: A Canadian man, his American wife and their children were returning to Canada after five years being held hostage. The CBC has the details. Freed after … Continue reading

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U.S., to UNESCO, You’re anti-Israel, so see you later

The New York Times has the details. “This decision was not taken lightly,” according to a State Department statement on Thursday. In addition to anti-Israel bias, the department cited “the need for fundamental reform” and “mounting arrears” at the organization. … Continue reading

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