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And So the Misconduct Continues...

In recent weeks, more and more allegations have come out against political figures, causing there to be question of if they should be able to remain in office, or get there in the first place. 333 more words

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Anatomy of a Smear

As if on order, no sooner had I written “Life with a Smear” when we were presented with a real life example of a smear – a deliberate and conscious attempt to manipulate and distort the words of a public figure in order to shame her, force an apology, get her fired and ruin her life and career – all for the purpose of gaining some petty, partisan, political advantage. 1,752 more words

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Avoiding roadworks

We discovered last week that there was a diversion in place en route to Skeggy which took us down one of probably the narrowest and muddiest lanes in Lincolnshire. 289 more words


Misdirection to Miss the Point

In this series of articles on “missing values,” let’s look at the recent argument over allowing AT&T and Time-Warner to merge.

Remember that both companies were allowed to merge with other telecom companies because they were not horizontally related. 520 more words

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Join Us for Runde Chevrolet's 4th Annual Holiday Bake Sale

What: Runde Chevrolet’s 4th annual Holiday Bake Sale
When: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14
Where: Runde Chevrolet, 780 IL Route 35 N, East Dubuque…

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Roy Moore considering legal action against sexual assault accusers

(National SentinelLiability: Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore says he is considering taking legal action against one or more of the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct stemming from nearly 40 years ago. 196 more words


VP Mike Pence to Address Israeli Knesset

While not extremely rare, it is a privilege reserved for few:  a foreign dignitary speaking before another country’s parliament.  Yet, US Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to address the Israeli Knesset (similar to Congress in the US) on December 18, marking the first time a US official has done so since George W Bush’s May 2008 appearance commemorating Israel’s 60th birthday. 133 more words

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