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As the world holds its breath: Sunday reflection

This morning’s Gospel reading is Mark 1:1–8: The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ the Son of God. As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you; he will prepare your way. A voice of one …

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NFL week 14 open thread

Jazz: The mediocrity continued for me again last week with yet another 4-3 showing. That puts me at 51-40 on the season and still three games behind Ed with only three weeks to go. It may be time for something drastic. If there was any …

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The Democrats may finally be about to dump most of their superdelegates

It’s far too soon for anyone to get their hopes up, but the autopsy of the Democrats’ 2016 election disaster just may lead to one badly needed improvement. Politico reports that a commission tasked with cleaning up the process has unanimously endorsed a proposal to …

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Sunday morning talking heads

It’s been a busy 10 days for Nikki Haley. First she warned China that North Korea would be “utterly destroyed” if they didn’t do more to get Kim to stand down, then she found herself in the middle of a weird debate over whether the …

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The FBI is now investigating the NY Governor’s office

“Governor Cuomo? The gentlemen don’t have an appointment but said you’d want to see them…” Over a year ago I wrote about the discovery of a curious aspect of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s staffing situation. Nearly half (roughly 40%) of the people working directly …

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Those Obama era methane regulations? Nevermind

It’s a subject which has been dragging on in the courts for several years now, but it may finally be coming to a close. While the Obama administration was in charge of the Department of the Interior there was a move to impose new methane …

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Civil rights leaders refuse to attend Mississippi museum opening

Saturday morning President Trump traveled to Jackson, Mississippi to attend the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and to recognize the 200th anniversary of when Mississippi became the 20th state on Sunday. Unfortunately, the mere act of extending an invitation to the president brought …

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Another congressional victim comes forward – this time with a $200,000 settlement

It just won’t stop. The latest congressional harassment case to hit the news involves Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) and a former staff member of a congressional commission. The twist in this story is that the woman wasn’t a congressional staffer but congressional employee. She was …

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Chicago Judge gives woman charged in Facebook Live hate crime a shocking sentence

The first of four adults charged in January with the hate crime of a white special needs 18-year-old has been freed on probation in what many people are likely to believe is a rather light sentence compared to the crime. Ed initially wrote about this …

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Frank Luntz Alabama focus group: Why we’re sticking with Roy Moore

The full spectrum of Moore defenses is covered here in a brisk seven and a half minutes. Some panelists think he’s a great man, others think he’s a miserable candidate but the lesser of two evils. Some (well, all) think his accusers are paid liars …

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