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<i>I have been reading the morning paper. I do it every morning — knowing well that I shall find in it the usual depravities and basenesses and</i> …

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Heated Debate: Tucker Challenges Dem Rep on Leaving Open Seat for Deportee at SOTU

<b>Fleischer: 2020 Dems Will 'Race to Left' Until They 'Fall Off the Face of the Earth'</b><p><b>SC Dem: Trump Era Is Like 'What Was Going on in Germany Around 1934'</b><p>Tucker Carlson debated a top Democrat who kept his guest seat open at the State of the Union to commemorate an illegal immigrant in his district …

Tucker Carlson

Anderson Cooper: People of Haiti have withstood more than our President ever has

<b>(CNN) —</b> Anderson Cooper delivered an emotional tribute and defense of Haiti after President Donald Trump's remarks referring to Haiti and some nations in Africa as "shithole countries."<p>"Let me be clear, the people of Haiti have been through more, withstood more, fought back against more injustice …


The Trump administration will check people’s papers as they evacuate from Hurricane Harvey

As Hurricane Harvey nears the Texas coast, thousands of people are evacuating along the state’s major highways to escape 125 mile per hour winds and “catastrophic flooding” that the US government predicts will accompany the storm.<p>In an unusual move, Border Patrol checkpoints, which check …

Extreme Weather

Trump silent as aides look to explain his vague Charlottesville statement

<b>Bridgewater, New Jersey (CNN) —</b> A series of White House aides on Sunday looked to explain President Donald Trump's statement the day before that failed to condemn white supremacists or the "alt-right" for violence that left three people dead in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>One White House official who …

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Kathy Griffin Is ‘Hurt’ That Anderson Cooper Called Her Trump Photo ‘Disgusting’

Kathy Griffin barely kept herself together when discussing how Anderson Cooper called her ‘bloody Donald Trump’ photo disgusting. Kathy was deeply …

Boycott America

Ok, so we waited to see how it would go. Ten days later, we have our answer. We, as a nation, have Stage One Fascism Cancer. I don't think a policy of hoping it will turn out well is realistic anymore. This isn't the same as Ronald Reagan or George W, or even Richard Nixon. It's a whole new …

Monday night massacre is a wake-up call to Senate Democrats

<b>(CNN) —</b> The resistance to President Trump's controversial ban on refugees is growing. What started at the grassroots level with spontaneous protests at airports and on city streets is now reaching into higher levels of government.<p>Frustrated with a President who seems to be running roughshod over …

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Sen. Warren: Overturn Trump's executive order

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D) makes an emotional plea to the Senate to overturn President Trump's executive order to ban certain immigrants from entering the US.


Trump fires acting AG after she declines to defend travel ban

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night for "refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States," the White House said.<p>"(Yates) has betrayed the Department of Justice," the White House statement said.<p>Dana …

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White House discussing asking foreign visitors for social media info and cell phone contacts

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Amid the chaos and confusion of President Donald Trump's new executive order on immigration and refugees, sources tell CNN that White House policy director Stephen Miller spoke with officials of the State Department, Customs and Border Patrol, Department of Homeland Security and …

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Soon You’re Going to Have to Shove Your Bag Into a Sizer at the Gate — And Jump On It

Many foreign airlines have strict limits for cabin baggage. Americans aren’t used to this, they can pretty much drag anything onboard that is going …

The 44 Presidents of the United States who came before Donald Trump

Donald Trumpwill be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on January 20. Here are the 44 other men who have taken the presidential oath and the major events that marked their presidencies.<p>1) George Washington<p>April 30, 1789 - March 4, 1797<p>No party affiliation<p>Commander-in-chief during …

Martin Van Buren
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State of Georgia demands pastor turn over sermons

A lay minister who is suing the Georgia Department of Public Health for religious discrimination has been ordered by the state’s attorney general to relinquish his sermons to the government, according to federal court documents.<p>“Please produce a copy of your sermon notes and/or transcripts,” …


Paving the Way for a Transgender Olympian

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Military Mom Booed At Mike Pence Rally | Hardball | MSNBC

Mike Pence

PJ O'Rourke says blame the elites for Trump and Brexit – and vote for Clinton

In this febrile world, his beloved Republican party in the hands of a ‘reptile’, the charming libertarian humourist finds himself endorsing a Democrat<p>PJ O’Rourke has long been a certain kind of leftwing woman’s secret libertarian crush. The Republican on the bookshelf between Chomsky and Žižek. The …

Darth Vader

Dems open convention without Wasserman Schultz

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Democratic National Convention kicked off Monday without its outgoing Democratic National Committee chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, following a chaotic scene at a morning meeting where she was loudly jeered by Bernie Sanders supporters.<p>"I have decided that in the interest of …


Dallas police chief expresses worry about armed civilians in Texas

DALLAS (Reuters) - The Dallas police chief stepped into America’s fierce gun rights debate on Monday when he said Texas state laws allowing civilians to carry firearms openly, as some did during a protest where five officers were killed, presented a growing law enforcement challenge.<p>Dallas Police …

Law Enforcement
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Want to make a real dent in the gender pay gap? Address the occupation gap.

The gender pay gap may not be as big when accounting for characteristics outside of base pay, says a new study. But a pay gap still exists between …

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National poll: Clinton, Sanders both top Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Both of the remaining Democratic candidates for president easily top Republican front-runner Donald Trump in hypothetical general election match-ups, according to a new CNN/ORC Poll.<p>Which candidate fits you? Try CNN's Candidate Matchmaker<p>But Hillary Clinton, who is well ahead in …

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Is your driver's license Real ID compliant? What air travelers should keep in mind.

As a traveler, I find that the best surprise is no surprise. That doesn't mean I like staying in cookie-cutter hotels or eating at chain restaurants, but it does mean that anticipating a problem before it becomes a disaster is the way I like to roll — or keep rolling.<p>If you're not like that, stop …

Scalia, the Senate and the Media: A time for hypocrisy

This is the kind of Washington hypocrisy that should make everyone cringe.<p>In the immediate aftermath of Antonin Scalia’s death, Democrats and Republicans, along with liberal and conservative commentators, are making arguments that are parsed as principled, but really naked partisanship.<p>They are …

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