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In campaign against truth, Mr. Putin wields fear and economic force PRESIDENT VLADIMIR Putin has reestablished dictatorship in Russia with a veneer of legality. The veneer doesnt fool anyone who pays attention, nor is it really intended to do so; Mr.Putin prefers to rule through fear. But the pretense gives some cover to
Washington Post | 12 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dont trade away District laws in a congressional budget deal THE FIRST order of business for Congress when it returns from its Thanksgiving break will be reaching agreement on an omnibus appropriations bill to avoid a government shutdown before funding expires Dec.11. Horse-trading between the White House and the l
Washington Post | 12 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Rape By Fraud? New Jersey state Assemblyman Troy Singleton is proposing a law that would make it illegal to lie to a prospective sexual partner in order to get them in bed. The bill – which is unlikely to pass – defines “sexual assault by fraud”
Andrew Sullivan | 12 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The daunting scale of the Syrian refugee crisis is no excuse for Britain to take in so very few of the displaced The case for Britain to take in many more Syrian refugees is an unanswerable one. The arguments published by The Independent today by a formidable coalition of charities and aid agencies whose workers have witnessed at first hand the terrible suffering of
The Independent | 13 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Graphene revolution: Fuel breakthrough could rival splitting the atom Some things in science become more interesting only as we discover more about them. Ten years ago, two scientists at Manchester University stunned the world by revealing a new carbon-based material with amazing properties that they made by messing about w
The Independent | 13 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Maxing Out Our Airports Adam Minter predicts Thanksgiving-type travel days year-round in coming years: [E]ven with billions worth of improvements in the pipeline, the picture for travelers remains bleak. Of the 30 busiest U.S. airports (accounting for 70 percent of total U.S. pa
Andrew Sullivan | 13 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Gravy And Gallstones: Your Memorable Thanksgiving Grace Moments Especially at Thanksgiving, saying grace is a family ritual for many Americans. We asked you to share your stories and traditions and they ran the gamut, from heartwarming to horrifying. | 13 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Face Of The Day Pope Francis attends his weekly audience in St. Peter’s Square on November 26, 2014. During today’s General Audience, Francis told pilgrims the Church is on a continuing journey towards heaven. By Franco Origlia/Getty Images.
Andrew Sullivan | 13 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yglesias Award Nominee “I cannot shake the image of Jackie being serially raped on a broken glass table by a fraternity gang a few hundred yards from my office at UVA, perhaps by men who have taken a class by me, especially knowing that her rapists have paid no legal or e
Andrew Sullivan | 13 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Politico | 14 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend