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WHO picks who as its “World Health Ambassador”?

And people wonder why multilateral organizations suffer from such poor reputations as mouthpieces for dictators and kleptocrats. The World Health Organization routinely selects celebrities and other well-known people to serve as “ambassadors” for the advancement of health and human rights. This week, WHO chose a …

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Portland deputies investigated for… cooperating with ICE

This is a story which has been percolating for the better part of a year, but is finally reaching a resolution. Out in the Portland, Oregon area, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s department has been investigating a number of their deputies for alleged misbehavior last winter. …

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Pelosi needs to stay as Leader because there’s too many Y chromosomes around

Is Nancy Pelosi planning on stepping aside as House Minority Leader to make way for some younger, fresh talent, brimming with Berniecrat and Warrentastic pedigree? Not any time soon, folks. She’s being hit with the question on a regular basis, particularly after the Democrats’ spectacular …

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UC Santa Cruz: Far left students disrupt college Republicans meeting, get arrested

Last Sunday the College Republican at UC Santa Cruz held their usual meeting at the school’s McHenry Library in a room they had reserved for that purpose. But their meeting was disrupted by a group of far-left students who came in and began shouting. From …

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Frederica Wilson: The White House is full of white supremacists, you know

A feelgood ending to a feelgood week involving fallen soldiers, crying widows, White House falsehoods, John Kelly’s excruciating personal trauma, and, inevitably, repeated charges of racism. I guess we have an answer to the exit question in this post about which major player would be …

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Report: Niger ambush the result of ‘massive intelligence failure’

NBC News is reporting, based on an anonymous source, that a “massive intelligence failure” led to an ambush that cost four U.S. military personnel their lives in Niger: There was no U.S. overhead surveillance of the mission, he said, and no American quick-reaction force available …

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AP Poll: Support for gun control unchanged by Las Vegas shooting

A poll by the Associated Press found that while a majority of Americans still support stricter gun control, a result found in several previous polls, that support slipped slightly (down 3%) compared to the same poll last year. However, the 3% decline is within the …

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Video: The comedy stylings of Mr. Paul Ryan

To cleanse the palate on a slow Friday afternoon, 18 minutes from last night’s Al Smith dinner. In a presidential election year, the Democratic and Republican party nominees take turns roasting each other at this event. In a non-election year, who can you call? Obviously …

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Poll: More Republicans want to stick with the Iran nuclear deal than withdraw from it

I wonder, do they know that Iran’s supreme leader is talking ridiculous smack about Trump lately? This conflict may not go nuclear in the real world anytime soon but we’re headed for a full nuclear release on Twitter imminently. “The nuclear deal is to their …

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Ryan: “Identity politics has gotten out of control”

It takes ten minutes exactly for this moment to arrive, but it’s worth sitting through the rest to get a better sense of the tax-reform package that will inevitably crash and burn by the end of the year. We’ll get back to that, but House …

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