"The Barbarian cannot make ... he can befog and destroy but ... he cannot sustain; and of every Barbarian in the decline or peril of every civilization exactly that has been true."
A lone protester paced in front of Harvard University's admissions office on a foggy Monday morning.
Let's get crazy and play pretend. Let's imagine that a white ESPN male anchor, during the presidency of Barack Obama, put out a series of tweets calling Obama a racist, and said he was ignorant and offensive.
During the hurricanes early this month, the Mississippi Supreme Court quietly struck a blow to ratify people-power in city halls and courthouses around the state.
Andy Taggart, former state GOP executive director, elected Republican official and once chief of staff to Kirk Fordice, Mississippi's first Republican governor since Reconstruction, has publicly challenged his party to step up and "lead the charge in finally removing from our state flag the representation of the Confederate battle flag."
Bernie Sanders has a health care plan he calls Medicare for all. He's underselling it. His proposal really should be called Medicare for all and a pony. It's everything you could want and then some.
At a rally in Phoenix a few weeks ago, President Donald Trump went rogue. He stopped reading prepared remarks off the teleprompter and for 30 minutes went on a tirade, taking aim at his favorite target: journalists. The crowd, of course, loved it.
Let's consider the evidence.
"Having cut a deal with Democrats for help with the debt ceiling, will Trump seek a deal with Democrats on amnesty for the 'Dreamers' in return for funding for border security?"
Donald Trump's deal with "Chuck and Nancy" has rained new angst on his party (the Republican Party).
Katia and Jose? Seriously? As if it were not bad enough that Houston is still drying out from Hurricane Harvey and South Florida is hunkered down in the face of Hurricane Irma, last week found the newly formed hurricanes Katia and Jose, respectively spinning in the Gulf of Mexico and whirling west across the Atlantic.
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