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Rich Lowry: The gang that couldn’t threaten straight

It was inevitable. Eventually, President Donald Trump would treat a foreign adversary as harshly as Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski. North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was on the receiving end of the alliteration heard around the world, when Trump promised “fire and fury” if Pyongyang continued to threaten the United States. An American president has said this kind of thing...
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6 days ago

Trump isn’t ruling out ‘military option’ to deal with strife in Venezuela

President Donald Trump said Friday that he would not rule out a U.S. “military option” for dealing with ongoing strife in Venezuela, where President Nicolás Maduro has cracked down on nationwide protests against his increasingly dictatorial government with widespread arrests and deaths at the hands of security forces. “We have troops all over the world in places that are very...
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6 days ago

Commentary: Cain and Abel, Tower of Babel and lessons from Genesis for Trump and the Mooch

In his lightning-brief career as White House communications director, Anthony “the Mooch” Scaramucci magnified the Trump administration’s reputation for disarray. But he also bequeathed a valuable biblical lesson that President Trump must learn soon for our country’s benefit. First, the Mooch and the Bible. In a profanity-laced interview, Scaramucci compared his relationship...
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5 days ago

Trump says ‘no place’ in U.S. for violence seen in Virginia

Bedminister, N.J. • President Donald Trump said Saturday there was “no place” in the United States for the kind of violence that broke out at a white nationalist rally in Virginia and appealed to Americans to “come together as one.” Disturbances that began Friday night during a march through the University of Virginia escalated Saturday with clashes between white nationalists...
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5 days ago

Jennifer Rubin: How Congress could get rid of Trump and get Pence as president

Republicans do not have to wake up each morning afraid of what the president has tweeted. They do not have to fret that the special counsel will find damning evidence of collusion with Russia, obstruction of justice or other criminal or impeachable behavior. They do not have to worry that they’ll accomplish absolutely nothing before facing the voters in 2018. They do not have to...
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5 days ago

Trump condemns Charlottesville, Va., violence but doesn’t single out white nationalists for blame

Bedminster, N.J. • President Donald Trump is often quick to respond to terrorizing acts of violence. As news broke of a terrorist attack in Paris in November 2015, Trump immediately tweeted that he was praying for “the victims and hostages.” Very soon after a shooting at an Orlando, Florida, nightclub in June 2016, Trump tweeted that he was “right on radical Islamic terrorism...
Via Jazz Notes
5 days ago

Trump faulted for not explicitly rebuking white supremacists

Bedminster, N.J. • President Donald Trump is drawing criticism from Republicans and Democrats for not explicitly denouncing white supremacists in the aftermath of violent clashes in Virginia, with lawmakers saying he needs to take a public stand against groups that espouse racism and hate. Trump, while on a working vacation at his New Jersey golf club, addressed the nation Saturday...
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4 days ago

Scaramucci criticizes Trump’s Charlottesville statement: ‘He needed to be much harsher’

Ousted White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci criticized President Donald Trump’s unwillingness to single out white nationalist and white supremacy groups in addressing the violence that erupted Saturday in Charlottesville. “I wouldn’t have recommended that statement. I think he needed to be much harsher as it related to the white supremacists and the nature...
Via Jazz Notes
4 days ago

WATCH: POLL RESULTS: Alabama US Senate Special Election | President Donald Trump & Jeff Sessions...

Alabama Special Election Republican & Democrat primary poll results as well as Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions approval ratings from Professor Kimball and the Emerson College Polling Society.  Powered by the CLNS Media Network. Twitter: @EmersonPolling
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

POLL RESULTS: Alabama US Senate Special Election | President Donald Trump & Jeff Sessions Approval Ratings

Alabama Special Election Republican & Democrat primary poll results
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4 days ago

News roundup: Trump faces backlash after not directly condemning white supremacists in statement on Charlottesville

Trump faces backlash after not directly condemning white supremacists in statement on Charlottesville. Utah leaders react to the deadly melee in Virginia. Meet the Republican candidates facing off in the primary to replace Chaffetz.  Happy Monday. President Donald Trump denounced the “egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides” in Charlottesville, Va. He...
Via Jazz Notes
3 days ago

Pressure mounts on Trump to address race-fueled clash

Bedminster, N.J. • As President Donald Trump remained out of sight and silent, pressure mounted from both sides of the aisle for him to explicitly condemn white supremacists and hate groups involved in deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump, who has been at his New Jersey golf club on a working vacation, was set to make a one-day return to Washington on...
Via Jazz Notes
3 days ago

50 times pop culture helped us through the worst of school

Statistically speaking, it is incredibly likely that you were bullied in school by someone with a name like Brad or Ashley. Whether they didn't let you sit at the cool kids' table, whether you got picked last in P.E. class, or whether they decided to rally the entire fifth grade class to bean you with tennis balls during an innocent game of wallball (no, I will not let that go,...
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Trump speaks on Charlottesville: ‘Racism is evil’

Washington • Under pressure all weekend, President Donald Trump on Monday named and condemned hate groups as “repugnant” and declared “racism is evil” in an updated, more forceful statement on the deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump had been under increasing pressure to call out the groups by name after his previous remarks bemoaning violence...
Via Jazz Notes
3 days ago

WATCH: Trump condemns KKK, neo-Nazis: 'Racism is evil'

Under pressure all weekend, President Donald Trump on Monday named and condemned "repugnant" hate groups and declared that "racism is evil" in a far more forceful statement than he'd made earlier after deadly, race-fueled weekend clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia. Read more here: http://s.oregonlive.com/Eio5EQl
Via The Oregonian
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Trump defender Jeffress: If today’s Christian pacifists had prevailed during WWII, we’d ‘all be speaking German and saying Heil Hitler’

Dallas • Anyone who knows the Bible shouldn’t take issue with the idea that God has given President Donald Trump authority to take out North Korea’s dictator, said Pastor Robert Jeffress, the Dallas megachurch leader who drew sharp rebukes for stating just that. Jeffress sat down for an interview with Religion News Service on Sunday, just days after his words made headlines...
Via Jazz Notes
3 days ago

Paul Waldman: Republicans are heading for a hellish month, which Trump will make worse

As President Donald Trump threatens nuclear war with North Korea and tries to figure out how he feels about neo-Nazis - moments ago, he finally condemned white supremacist groups by name - Republicans are facing an extraordinary period on Capitol Hill, one which will require work, skill, care, and luck to navigate successfully. Even in the best of circumstances it would be an incredibly...
Via Jazz Notes
3 days ago

Jennifer Rubin: Here's how Republicans can atone for backing Trump

Donald Trump would not have become the Republican nominee and then the president if not for the support, excuse-making, intentional blindness, moral obtuseness and political cowardice of elected GOP officials and party insiders. These Republicans could have done dozens of things to impede his way - denied money, withheld endorsements, denounced his symbiotic relationship with white...
Via Jazz Notes
3 days ago

Trump considers pardoning former Arizona sheriff Arpaio

Phoenix • President Donald Trump says he may grant a pardon to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio following his recent conviction in federal court, prompting outrage among critics who say the move would amount to an endorsement of racism. Trump told Fox News during an interview Sunday that he was seriously considering issuing a pardon within the next few days. That was welcome news for...
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3 days ago

VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Addresses Charlottesville In Opening Monologue

Jimmy Fallon usually has an upbeat personality and the ability to turn everything into a great time. However, there are some moments that require a sobering message, which is exactly what happened on Monday night. After the heinous acts of violence by Nazis and White Supremacists over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, Fallon used his opening monologue as a platform to undoubtedly...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago

Gehrke: When Trump fails to rebuke racists, we all need to fill the void

You had one job, Donald: Denounce Nazis and racists. And you blew it. Whenever our country has looked to Donald Trump to give voice to our values, unite us as people or, well, lead, he’s failed, but never quite as spectacularly as he did over the weekend. After a Nazi sympathizer rammed his car through a group of counter-protesters, killing Heather Heyer and seriously injuring...
Via Jazz Notes
2 days ago

News roundup: After facing criticism, Trump clarifies statement on Charlottesville

After facing criticism, Trump clarifies statement on Charlottesville. Utahns condemned racism during two rallies in response to the violence in Virginia. “Operation Rio Grande” kicks off near downtown homeless shelter.  Happy Tuesday. After he was criticized for his somewhat ambivalent response to the deadly white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, President Donald Trump...
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2 days ago

Ten intriguing questions with Philly rapper Chill Moody

Chill Moody is out here living his best life and it’s okay to be jealous. What do you say to the person who been dubbed as the mayor of his hometown, Philadelphia? What do you say to the guy who is one of Kevin Hart’s favorite rappers? What do you say to the man who has decided to dabble in making delicious beer so good that it’s regularly sipped by Questlove on his podcast...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oops? Trump retweets critic saying ‘he’s a fascist’

Washington • President Donald Trump appears to have mistakenly retweeted a message from one of his critics saying “he’s a fascist.” Trump deleted his retweet Tuesday after about five minutes, but not before the message sent to his 35 million followers racked up a big response. Trump seems to have been trying to draw attention to a Fox & Friends article on a possible presidential...
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2 days ago

Mormon blogger trumpets alt-right racial views, but is out of tune with her religion

Mormonism is doomed if it continues to celebrate racial and ethnic diversity, to support refugees and immigrant families, and to debase Western, white culture. At least that's the view of one Latter-day Saint, a blogger named Ayla, who tweets as Nordic Sunrise and "Wife With A Purpose" — despite the fact that her church disagrees with her on all those points. Still — because...
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2 days ago
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