Category Archives: Politics

Mueller Report Implicates Trump of Obstructing Justice

At long last the Mueller Report is here. Two years in the making, and during that period a dense cloud of trepidation enveloped Capitol Hill. For Republicans it was the prospect that damning evidence would be revealed implicating a president … Continue reading

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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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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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Anthony Bourdain Says Goodbye to the Mortal World

On June 8, an important voice of generosity and tolerance was silenced. Anthony Bourdain, the renegade chef, globetrotter and storyteller, succumbed to whatever demons haunted his earthly domain, as he took his own life at the age of 61. Bourdain … Continue reading

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Santa Fe Texas High School Shooting Leaves 10 Dead

Another Friday, another 10 people killed in a school shooting. This one in tiny Santa Fe, Texas, ┬ápopulation 12,222, located 35 miles southeast of Houston. Here a scorned 17-year-old, Dimitrios Pagourtzis, smuggled a shotgun, .38 revolver and improvised explosive devises … Continue reading

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