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Donald Trump makes for an interesting character study. I have been doing some background research which I found to be informative. It seems that what you see now as he is competing for the 2016 republican presidential nomination, is not much different than how he has acted for the past 30 plus years. 1,242 more words

Politics

Walbrzych, Poland: Legend becomes reality as Polish Minister confirms discovery of armored Nazi train

Earlier this month you may have seen reports of two men who said they were willing to reveal the location of an alleged Nazi gold train if they could strike a deal and get 10% of its valued cargo. 214 more words

News

Evaluating E-Cigarettes Is a Drag

Splendid readers! The hardlysmoking staff could use your help in sorting this headscratcher out.

Over the past several days we’ve encountered two radically different reports on the relative merits/hazards of electronic cigarettes, and we can’t quite figure out which one is right. 412 more words

First White House Transgender Hire Is From Brookline

The nation’s much-heralded transgender moment has finally ascended to America’s Big House.

From the Washington Blaze:

In first, White House hires openly trans staffer…

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Pentagon using spectre of war with Russia to stave off budget cuts, media complies

This piece from The Daily Beast is getting a lot of Twitter reaction today —  mostly because it is absolutely ludicrous on at least three different levels. 471 more words

Politics

The ranking of evil

Dr. Mary Gatter, council president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Medical Directors – in the business of trading body parts

Here’s a simple exercise in basic reasoning. 793 more words

Culture Matters

Sad About Cecil? These African Animals Are Slaughtered by the Thousands

BIG GAME 08.01.1512:03 AM ET

South Sudan’s civil war has been a disaster for humans and animals alike. Soldiers on both sides have turned the slaughter of giraffes and other animals into an industry. 2,141 more words

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