Well over a year after the FBI began investigating "collusion" between the Trump campaign and Vladimir Putin, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has brought in his first major indictment.
You'd think it would be impossible to kill 100 people a day, every day, without inducing widespread shock and deafening demands for action. But that's what opioids have been doing for the past decade, and Americans have given it only passing attention. This year, the toll is expected to rise to 175 a day -- 64,000 in all.
Steve Bannon recently met with mega Republican political contributor Bernie Marcus and heard him complain "for hours about the lack of return on his investment," reported Politico.com.
How many is this now?
A rich guy I know really, really dislikes Donald Trump.
The young cashier smiled as she requested my driver's license to prove I was old enough to buy Cabernet in Columbus, Ohio. I complied and thanked her for making my day.
You see an apple.
It would take a really big jerk to steal the sexual predator headlines from Harvey Weinstein. Defrocked Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly apparently has what it takes.
Asked to name the defining attributes of the America we wish to become, many liberals would answer that we must realize our manifest destiny since 1776, by becoming more equal, more diverse and more democratic -- and the model for mankind's future.
Perhaps you remember Barack Obama's so-called "patriotism problem." It was that some people said he didn't have any. The claim was based on the flimsiest of evidence: his failure to wear an American flag pin on his lapel and a picture, widely circulated online, that purported to show him with hands clasped instead of over his heart, refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.
Lots of political yammer about who's a real conservative and who's not. So, how do you tell?
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