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Should the Supreme Court have dinner with Trump?

It’s an odd tradition, but contrary to what the left would have you believe, it is something of a tradition. On Sunday morning the White House released its “outlook” for the week with an unusual event scheduled for Thursday evening — dinner at the White …

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Let’s talk about those $425 Nordstrom fake muddy jeans, I guess

If you like the jeans, may I interest you in the matching jacket for that all-over “too busy to wash” look? It’ll run you $850 for the whole ensemble but no one ever said looking poor came cheap. Besides, shipping is “free.” Apparently these have …

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“High-stakes game of chicken”: North Korea conducts live-fire military drills

Is this a new “high-stakes game of chicken,” as CBS News calls it, or just another round of the same game of Risk? North Korea staged live-fire military drills on its east coast today as the USS Carl Vinson task group made its long-awaited appearance in …

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Again: Federal judge halts Trump order blocking funding for sanctuary cities

Increasingly I wonder if this Lawfare post from March about a “revolt of the judges” against the Trump White House was correct. Traditionally courts show some deference to the president in interpreting laws or orders he’s signed — but what if, due to their suspicions …

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White House toughened up ‘soft’ Iran Deal compliance letter

Last week the State Department issued a brief letter saying that Iran was in compliance with its obligations under the Iran deal but also highlighting Iran’s continued misbehavior in the region. But it turns out that letter was much tougher on Iran than the original …

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Venezuela’s chief prosecutor decries violence as crisis continues

Venezuela’s chief prosecutor, Luisa Ortega Diaz, denounced the ongoing violence in the country, though she was careful not to single out one side or the other. From the Associated Press: “The death of a person hurts very much,” Luisa Ortega Diaz said. “Whether they are with …

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Tax slash: Trump holding firm on dramatic cut to corporate rate

The border wall may be up for negotiation — or redefinition — but Donald Trump plans to stick to the literal when it comes to his pledge to cut the corporate rate. The White House will release a formal proposal tomorrow to cut the tax …

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“We have plenty of time”: New GOP offer to Democrats includes no funding for border wall

Disappointing, but it’ll be fun watching Rush spin this as a victory tomorrow after what he said today. He won’t have to work hard. It is a victory of a sort: A Republican bid to keep the government open past Friday includes no new money …

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Uber announces plans for flying cars in Dallas and Dubai by 2020

We’ve been promised flying cars since the Jetsons but despite the creation over the last several decades of personal computers, the internet, and cellular phones the flying cars have never seemed to get any closer to reality. Today CNN reports Uber is hoping that will …

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Video: Special snowflakes angry with Trump invade… the Heritage Foundation?

Ladies and gentlemen, may we present the shining hope for the future of American democracy. For reasons which never became quite clear, a group of liberal protesters who are angry with the policies (or perhaps just the existence) of President Trump and the GOP decided …

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