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Boot's Tantrum

There is a deep civilizational divide between the Judeo-Christian West and Islam. No Muslim-majority country has yet entered the modern world, with the partial exception of Turkey (which modernized by… 346 more words


Transit 101 Budget Workshop (2 of 2)

Transit 101 is sponsored by 350 Sacramento and is the educational arm of the transit community. Hosted by Glenda Marsh and Joann Fuller, the recent budget workshop provided information from SacRT staff and community discussion. 883 more words


Rogue Agencies?

How come no-one is accusing NSA Director Michael Flynn of taking bribes from Turkey’s dictator Recep Erdogan? Not long ago, they did. Last November 18, … 529 more words


Echo Chamber

“We created an echo chamber. They were saying things that validated what we had given them to say. In the absence of rational discourse, we are going to discourse the out of this….The average reporter we talk to is 27 years old, and their only reporting experience is being around political campaigns. 364 more words



Whoever wins, a very large part of the electorate–perhaps more than a third–will believe that the government lacks legitimacy. We have not had circumstances like this since the Civil War.

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American Politics

John Oliver makes 'TV history' by forgiving $15 million in medical debt

by David Goldman

As part of a scathing takedown of the debt-purchasing industry, late night comedian John Oliver forgave nearly $15 million of medical debt with a tap of a giant red button on Sunday night. 474 more words


Alien vs. Predator

A fit of high dudgeon has gripped many of my Republican friends, ex-friends, and soon-to-be-ex-friends now that Donald Trump has all but won the Republican nomination. 249 more words