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Is Nancy Pelosi Saving the Politics by Shading the Messengers?

< p class=”is-empty-p” style=”text-align:justify”> Speaker Nancy Pelosi needs to be careful not to throw shade at the millennials she accused of being Twitter creations this past weekend.  I believe that Ms. Pelosi is trying to head off the Democrats mimicking the Tea Party.  The Republican

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Third Strike in the Middle East?

The Washington Post had an op-ed this morning — Our new Saddam Hussein — that got me to thinking about our insistence on repeating the same mistake in the Middle East, a region notoriously unforgiving of mistakes. In brief: We backed Shah Reza Pahlevi in


The Daily Bucket–Hidden Treasures

You are out for a walk in an area that had volcanic or tectonic activity millions of years ago.  Now, it’s really pretty. the soil’s rocky so the trees are small, except for skinny pines,  and tiny wildflowers are still blooming over the rolling hills, although

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Racist Trump supporters mock children in cages

In Latin America, the situation has deteriorated to the extent that criminal gangs have taken over large areas in the wake of civil wars in the region.  Much of this is due to a US policy of deporting thousands and thousands of gang members, trained in US