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Facebook Follies

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying before Congress this week. Millions of people around the world are interested in what he has to say. The stakes are high for Facebook as well as for our Republic. 202 more words

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Good Friday, Passover, and Easter Weekend 2018

Today is Good Friday.

Good Friday, also known as “Holy Friday,” is the Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday. It is celebrated traditionally as the day on which Jesus was crucified.  

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Census Games

The canard that “whites” will soon no longer be the majority racial category in this country has become almost a “known known.” Whites currently comprise… 1,054 more words

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How Does This Happen?

A man has shot himself to death very near to the White House. How does this happen? How did an armed person get so close to the White House, when the entire DC area is a “gun-free zone?” 143 more words

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A Wriggle and Time

Let’s take a break from discussing depressing subjects like partisan witch hunts and school shootings and go back to our roots for a while. Recently Barack Obama revealed the… 986 more words

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President's Day 2018

Today we officially celebrate President’s Day.

Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is…

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An Eventful Week

This is a very eventful week in the USA. Today, Monday, is President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Let’s celebrate the Republican president who kept our Union together and who freed the slaves from bondage. 311 more words

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