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Trump’s 2019 State of the Union Pushes Faux Unity and Threats

Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday in what was billed by the administration as a pivot toward unity for the president in the aftermath of his record-setting 35 day … Continue reading

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Trump Capitulates to Democrats in Ending Government Shutdown

After five weeks of untold hardship weathered by federal employees and ancillary private businesses harmed by the record-long partial government shutdown, Donald Trump caved to the Democrat’s demand to reopen for business minus any border wall funding. In the end … Continue reading

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Covington Catholic Students Earn Extra Credit in Xenophobia

The recent controversy surrounding the behavior of students from Covington Catholic High School toward a group of Native Americans encountered on the National Mall in Washington, DC, has added another sad chapter to a long and distinguished history of intolerance … Continue reading

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Holiday Temptation Can Wreck the Best Health Habits

With the holiday season in full onslaught, calorie busting treats and cocktail-infused festivities temp at every turn. It’s tough sledding trying to calorie count or abstain from all the Christmas cookies and liquid cheer. Take care though, as any weight … Continue reading

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Blue Wave Election Lifts Democrats to Re-Take the House

Voters erected a blue roadblock across Pennsylvania Avenue on Nov. 6, as Democrats swept to victory from coast-to-coast in record numbers, wresting control from Republicans of the House of Representatives. Two years of an avalanche presidency was enough for the … Continue reading

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Fugitive Kentucky Social Security Lawyer Brought to Justice

Ever contemplated absconding with obscene amounts of ill-gotten cash? It’s in the news frequently and plenty of movie plots glorify the notion. From pyramid schemes that come crashing down, to embezzling proceeds from charities or simply cooking the books at … Continue reading

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Vintage Vinyl for Sale

Chances are those over the age of 50 have owned a record collection. It’s a Gen X reality. Maybe back in college or as a 20-something, before the advent of the compact disc. Flash forward 20 years and records haven’t … Continue reading

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