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Donald Trump withdraws from Singapore Summit with North Korea

May 25, 2018

Donald Trump withdraws from Singapore Summit with North Korea–It’s Art of the Deal 2018

by Reuters/AP

US President Donald Trump has called off a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un scheduled for next month, citing Pyongyang’s “open hostility,” and warning the US military is ready in the event of any reckless acts by North Korea. 1,106 more words

Democracy

Thoughts From A Former Evangelical On the U.S. Embassy Jerusalem Dedication

Moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may not make much sense to the majority of Americans. But if you understand how Trump’s Evangelical base views it through the lens of their beliefs, it becomes clear this is not about diplomacy or pragmatism – it’s about the wish fulfillment for their religious views. 652 more words

Change Starts With Me

My new mantra for 2018.

I didn’t start the year thinking this, but I read it while studying our school’s leadership program, the Leader in Me, and it really resonated with me. 591 more words

Inspiration

Why Gerrymandering Might be Destroying Checks and Balances

Sam Seitz

I was recently thinking about the effects of gerrymandering on American politics, and I came to a somewhat concerning realization: It probably weakens checks and balances significantly. 554 more words

American Politics

Flash Fiction: Property Values

Here is my take to this week’s Flash Fiction prompt over at Carrot Ranch. Saddle on up and join in on the rodeo. It’ll improve your writing, pardner. 82 more words

Flash Fiction

Francesca Fiorentini is a Moron

It’s a shame seeing such a pretty young Italian woman being such a moron. I’m a pretty young Italian woman, myself.

She is really sanctimonious and arrogant in this video. 94 more words

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