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Mike Pence Is Dull And Conservative And He's Still Our Best Hope

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Donald Trump's presidency has produced a proliferation of Eeyores. It's not their (our) fault. However dismal one's view of current American politics, Trump is sure to expose ...

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After Charlottesville, Confederate Statues Ousted Under Cover Of Darkness

WASHINGTON, D.C. — City officials across the country are nervously trying to figure out how to avoid becoming the next Charlottesville as alt-right leaders and white nationalist groups vow to ...

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What Happens To Malls After Retail Shuts Shop?

DETROIT — Outside Detroit, plans have been in the works for two years to transform the outdated Lakeside Mall into an open-air center with green space and a waterway. With the property in ...

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War Game, Nightmare Scenarios Of A U.S.-North Korea Conflict

-Analysis- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A military confrontation with North Korea may now be “inevitable,” says Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) The United States is “done talking” about North Korea, ...

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Trump's New Policies Are A Hit (They Are Obama's)

-OpEd- WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump appears to have found himself a new national security adviser. His name is Barack Obama. Recent days have brought evidence of two foreign policy ...

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Out-Of-Touch Politicians? Power Is Damaging Their Brains

Why we should force the powerful to submit to psychological and neurological examinations on a re...

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The Good, Bad And Pointless Of Trump's Immigration Plan

Admitting newcomers based on their skills is smart; cutting their numbers in half is a mistake.

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U.S. v China, A Guide To Style And Diplomacy

-Analysis- There is style, and there is taste. There is also politics. The “style” in question here is the sort that is so often the source of bloody combat in the publishing world: whether to ...