Melissa Soulier

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Extinguishing Liberty's Flame on Refugees

<i>Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!</i><p>Emma Lazarus, who's proud and shinning words stand indelibly inscribed on the pedestal of the …

Voters Say Hillary Clinton Won Last Saturday's Debate

If a candidate wins a debate that nobody watched, does it make a difference?<p>Hillary Clinton was the victor in last week's little-watched Democratic debate, according to a HuffPost/YouGov survey of voters who belong to or lean toward the Democratic Party.<p>Just 8.5 million viewers tuned in last …

Still Think Our Society Is 'Post-racial'?

A couple of weeks ago I attended a university brown bag on "The Gayborhood." The presenter asked if any of us had heard the term "post-gay society," likening it to the parallel term, "post-racial society."<p>I said I didn't see Topeka, where we live, as a "post-gay society." Someone at the table …

Playback: Where did Ben Carson find a U.S. map so wrong?

The best of last night’s late-night TV: Ben Carson's new map of the U.S. eradicates Connecticut, Bobby Jindal's campaign for president comes to a close, and the Capital Christmas tree arrives to become the hardest working member of Congress.

Military Veterans Living In U.S. Territories Sue For Right To Vote

They can die for the U.S., but they can't vote for their commander-in-chief.<p>A group of military veterans residing in U.S. island territories have filed a federal lawsuit seeking the right to vote.<p>Veterans, including those living in Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, filed the lawsuit …

El Nino indicator hits record high, adds to weather risks: NOAA

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A key indicator for the strength of El Niño has reached a record high, the U.S. weather agency said, adding to signs that a weather pattern known for causing extreme droughts, storms and floods could become one of the strongest ever.<p>Secretary-General of World Meteorological …

We Are All Muslims Now

After the Paris attacks, we can shrink in fear or we can look to connect.<p>WASHINGTON -- A few hours after the Paris terror attacks, I wrote a piece for HuffPost with the headline, "We Are All Parisians, Again." It elicited a lot of comment.<p>A week later I'm back with another post-Paris piece. You can …

Pumpkin Carving Ideas for Foodies

I have always loved carving pumpkins. As much as I love the candy and the treats, sitting down with a big pumpkin is still one of my favorite parts …

Trader Joe's Peanut Butter Chips, reviewed

Peanut butter chips are an easy way to add some extra peanut butter flavor to a batch of cookies or brownies. Trader Joe’s Peanut Butter Chips are a …

Silicone Cranberry Ring Mold

My grandmother had a set of molded Tupperware containers that she used to make a variety of Jell-O salad dishes around the holidays. They were a …

Decorating Cupcakes with yoyomax12 #123: Falling Leaves and Trees

iSpoon Kitchen Stylus

It is great to keep your tablet handy in the kitchen, whether it is an iPad or some other tablet, since you can easily reference all your favorite …

8 Sinful-Sounding, Low-Calorie Muffin Recipes

If you’re trying to eat a clean and healthy diet, muffins may be on your off-limits list. The packaged varieties at the grocery store are often made with white flour and contain boatloads of sugar. Plus, a large three-inch treat has approximately 550 calories!But your sweet tooth is bound to beckon …

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