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Righty joy over Trump's Cabinet, Tweeting the media into madness, and other comments From the right: Trump Cabinet Cheers Conservatives The political right is unexpectedly encouraged by President-elect Trumps Cabinet picks, notes John Fund at National Review. Hes chosen knowledgeable conservatives, is making appointments faster than any o
New York Post | Dec 5, 2016 11:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pizzagate is a lie. But what it says about our society is real | Ijeoma Oluo Americans who believe fake news arent duped. They willingly decide to accept whatever outrageous story fits their bias and hatred Related: Washington gunman motivated by fake news 'Pizzagate' conspiracy In any other year, a story like Pizzagate would get
The Guardian | Dec 5, 2016 10:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why the EU cant let a crisis go to waste The shared values of the European Union will not only help it survive each new challenge, such as the current one in Italy, but reshape how it lives up to its promise of continentwide peace and prosperity.
The Christian Science Monitor | Dec 5, 2016 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ancient and modern politics Preserving antiquities is important not just for culture and tourism. The ancient world is a reminder of the fleeting nature of human events.
The Christian Science Monitor | Dec 5, 2016 5:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hungary's sharp rightward-turn is a warning to America | Susan Faludi Under Viktor Orban, a leader admired by Trump, free speech has come under sustained attack. Despite the first amendment, it could happen in the USWhen I visit Budapest this spring, it will be with a certain edge of trepidation. Not because the city is so
The Guardian | Dec 5, 2016 3:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
My preferred friends? Other working-class people with debt | Melissa Petro Im drowning financially for reasons the better-off cant comprehend. Thats why I gravitate towards those with similar experiences Related: Tell us about your life in the red: how do you survive with debt? Debt: $80,000+ Continue reading...
The Guardian | Dec 5, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The video France doesn't want you to see The word inappropriate is increasingly used inappropriately. It is useful to describe departures from good manners or other social norms, such as wearing white after Labor Day or using the salad fork with the entree. But the adjective has become a splatte
New York Post | Dec 5, 2016 12:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Proof that the New York Times just hates New York Silly newspaper stories can have serious consequences. Take the ridiculous Metropolitan section cover-page opus in this past Sundays New York Times. While most of the world cheers Lower Manhattans stirring revitalization since 9/11, leave it to the Times
New York Post | Dec 5, 2016 12:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The war on 'fake news' is all about censoring real news Scrambling for an explanation for Donald Trumps victory, many in the media and on the left have settled on the idea that his supporters were consumers of fake news gullible rubes living in an alternate reality made Trump president. To be sure, there is su
New York Post | Dec 5, 2016 12:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Grading the city's rancid school cafeterias If letter grades are the right way to force New York City restaurants to comply with the city health code, then the same standards should apply to school cafeterias. That idea comes from the state Senate Independent Democrats, who last week issued School
New York Post | Dec 4, 2016 11:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend