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Confident About Passing Tax Cuts, Trump Declares Obamacare Repeal And Replace Is Next

President Trump’s first Tweet following a flurry of Thanksgiving-related posts was a bold one. He declared that “we will Repeal & Replace [Obamacare] right after Tax Cuts!” The inability of Republicans on Capitol Hill to make a dent in the Affordable Care Act is arguably …

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Senator Al Franken Delivers a Thanksgiving Mea Culpa to All the Women He has Offended

Minnesota Senator Al Franken chose the Thanksgiving holiday to try and smooth over the bumps caused by what is now four women accusing him of being a creepy groper dude. Said Franken: “I feel terribly that I’ve made some women feel badly and for that …

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BREAKING: The Clearest Indication Yet That Flynn Is Cooperating with Mueller

Is Mike Flynn cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the Russia investigation? That is a distinct possibility today, given the news breaking in the New York Times this afternoon that Flynn’s lawyers are no longer sharing information with Donald Trump’s lawyers. Lawyers for Michael …

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Tribalism Makes You Stupid: Reactionary Trumpers on Twitter Attack LeVar Burton

Irate Trumpers are rushing to defend the President in his public social media slap fight with LaVar Ball, the father of one of the shoplifting basketball players President Trump helped free from Chinese custody. One of many sleights I am having to endure these days. …

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Senator Rand Paul and His Wife Have a Thanksgiving Video for Us

A pained looking Senator Rand Paul joined his wife, Kelley, to deliver a video Thanksgiving greeting. Senator Paul was back on the job last week, after spending time in the hospital, earlier this month. Paul’s neighbor, 59-year old Rene Boucher, attacked him in his yard …

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BREAKING. Argentine Navy Gives Up Hope of Finding Lost Submariners Alive

This undated photo provided by the Argentina Navy shows an ARA San Juan, a German-built diesel-electric vessel, near Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentina’s Navy said Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, it has lost contact with its ARA San Juan submarine off the country’s southern coast. (Argentina Navy …

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How to Enjoy Your Thanksgiving (And Life) More Fully, Plus Bonus Music

Happy Thanksgiving! As I usually do on this day, I am linking my traditional Thanksgiving post, first posted on my personal blog in 2006. I won’t repost the whole thing here, but it tells a story about my daughter when she was a baby. (This …

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Water Cooler 11/23/17 Open Thread; Thanksgiving Perspective

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Let’s Not Forget to Give Thanks (Here’s Mine)

It’s Thanksgiving, and as such, I want to honor the spirit of the day by going over some of those things that I take as blessings in my life. There are many. Psalm 106:1 NLT – “Praise the Lord! Give thanks to the Lord, for he is …

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Watch Ronald Reagan’s Thanksgiving Message to The Armed Forces

People sometimes wonder why conservatives are fascinated with Ronald Reagan. It’s not only that he was a terrific leader, needed for that time in America or that his vision for the United States was always one of optimism. He also had a knack for communicating …

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