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Politicians Don’t Care About Truth Because Americans Enjoy Being Lied To

I’ve often thought that politics is a lot like marketing but without the hindrance of truth-in-advertising regulations. If someone gets hit by a bus while drinking a Pepsi, the people at Coke—no matter how much they might like to—aren’t going to put their money into …

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Rubio: North Korean Leaders Should Consider Getting Rid of Kim Jong Un

In the wake of the news that President Donald Trump was cancelling the upcoming summit with North Korea, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued a statement stating not just support for Trump’s decision to cancel the summit, but also going a step further than the President …

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If Anyone Got Played on the North Korea Summit It Wasn’t Trump

Caricature by DonkeyHotey flic.kr/p/Ct4G4K https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ Earlier today, President Trump abruptly cancelled a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. According to Mike Pompeo, the North Koreans had started refusing to meet with the US negotiating team. And the White House was taken aback …

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Trump Responds to New NFL Protest Rules

  Donald Trump is no fan of National Anthem kneeling by members of the National Football League. Today he reiterated his thoughts on the matter in response to changing rules. On Wednesday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement regarding new regulations for would-be protesters …

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Trump Expected to Pardon First Black Heavyweight Champ Jack Johnson

World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Johnson shown in this undated photo. (AP Photo) In 1913, heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson was convicted of transporting a white woman across state lines. Johnson had broken records as the first black heavyweight champ, but his celebrity could not …

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#HimToo?! Morgan Freeman Joins the Ranks of Stars Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Morgan Freeman participates in “The Story of Us With Morgan Freeman” panel during the National Geographic Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)   The #MeToo movement has caused …

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Immigration Showdown Over Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers Gets Closer to Forced Vote

The House is whipping itself closer to a forced vote on immigration better than Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy have been able to recently. A discharge petition has nearly gathered the critical number of signatures to make it happen and leadership is scrambling for them to …

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The FBI and the Trump Campaign: Informant, Spy or Entrapment?

On May 18th, the New York Times ran a story with this opening paragraph: President Trump accused the F.B.I. on Friday, without evidence, of sending a spy to secretly infiltrate his 2016 campaign “for political purposes” even before the bureau had any inkling of the “phony Russia …

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Water Cooler 05/24/18 Open Thread; Arianespace Shows Why Governments Need To Get Out The Way

It’s amazing what you can do when the government isn’t helping I am no great fan of Elon Musk, by far his greatest skills seem to be hucksterism and exploiting the devil out of a government subsidies but give credit where credit is due, he …

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Why Was the Korean Summit Blown and Will There Be Another?

As my colleague, Sarah Lee, posted earlier, President Trump has pulled the plug on the planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that had been scheduled for June 12 in Singapore. This is how this came to be. It was apparent to everyone …

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