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The Know-Nothing Campus ‘Protest’ Movement

McWhorter hits the nail on the head when he surmises the trend of aggressive protests against college speakers as a gesture in the guise of action. 60 more words

News And Culture

Another Old News Clipping: How We Are Just Not Getting Afghanistan

While we hate to serve as mere aggregators, one of our editors came across this article from 2012, courtesy of The Daily Beast.

I Reenlisted to Return to Afghanistan, Only to Find Myself in Kuwait. 69 more words

Politics

On the Hunt for the Romanov Easter Eggs

When Czarina Maria Feodorovna opened the plain white enameled egg on that early Easter day, she was met with a series of delightful surprises.

First, she found a round yolk made entirely of gold.

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Prosecutor: Jeff Sessions’s New Immigration Plan Is ‘F*cking Horrifying’ - The Daily Beast

I guess Ivanka has no sway on Jeff sessions. This man should not be the Attorney General of the United States. Anybody who lies during a congressional hearing should be barred from being the top Justice official in the country. 61 more words

Inside the Belly of The Daily Beast with Editor-in-Chief John Avlon and Senior Editor Harry Siegel

By Allison Raymond and Dan Denning

On Wednesday, April 5th, Profressor Joy-Ann Reid’s Race, Gender, and the Media class took a field trip to visit… 334 more words

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Hey! Look Over Here -- at Devin Nunes

In logic it is called a Red Herring: when a person brings a topic into a conversation that distracts from the original point.  It is a rhetorical strategy often used in politics.   1,122 more words

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