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The current crisis over Joe Biden’s frailty has twisted Democrats like me in knots. Wednesday morning, July 10, actor George Clooney published an opinion piece in the New York Times calling for Joe Biden to leave the presidential race and make room for a younger candidate. Clooney joined seven other celebrities asking Biden to step
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On Wednesday, April 24th, the Senate passed a TikTok bill. And Joe Biden signed it into law. The new law says that ByteDance, the company that founded and owns TikTok, must sell TikTok to an American purchaser within nine months or TikTok will be banished from the Apple and Google app stores and will no
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The TikTok issue is one of the biggest damned if you do, damned if you don’t problems on America’s agenda. On April 14, 2023, nearly a year ago, Montana became the first state to try to ban TikTok, but a US District Judge put a temporary halt to the ban, saying it “oversteps state power,”
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On Tuesday, February 20, at 1:54 pm, an American Airlines flight took off from Albuquerque’s International Sunport headed for Chicago, a three-hour flight away. Roughly half an hour into the flight, a passenger, Emma Ritz, says that a man whose seat was next to the emergency exit “cracked open the window that was protecting the
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The SpaceX Starship has launched its second orbital test flight. Which means that America now  is about to have two mega-rockets, two of the biggest rockets ever to take to the skies. One is SpaceX’s Starship.  The other is NASA’s Artemis Moon Rocket. How do the two stack up against each other? The Artemis Moon Rocket’s engines generate
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Militant extremist Islam is showing its carefully hidden Nazism. Just before the Hamas attack that killed 1,400 Israelis and started the current Hamas War, Mahmoud Abbas the president of the Palestinian Authority, went before the United Nations and gave a speech justifying Adolf Hitler.  “These people [Jews] were fought because of…usury,” Abbas said repeating an old
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We all know what happened Saturday.  Or we think we know. Gaza fired what it said were 5,000 rockets at civilian targets in Israel.  And Hamas fighters infiltrated Israel using a massive bulldozer to tear a hole in the smart fence draped with razor wire that separates Gaza from southern Israel. Over 1,500 invaders streamed through. Some of
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This is a story of the prizes and the prices of fame. At 8:00 Wednesday morning, September 20th, Donald Trump Jr’s X account proclaimed, “I’m sad to announce, my father Donald Trump has passed away. I will be running for president in 2024.” Then the account burped out a Tweet about Joe Biden complete with a
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In 1968 Pope Paul VI established a Global Peace Day. A New Year’s Day on which the Pope gives a speech “reflecting the signs of our times.” Wednesday August 9th, the Vatican put out an announcement about the speech the pope will give at next year’s Peace Day, coming up on January 1st, just four months
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The Washington Post ran a headline Wednesday, August 2, saying Donald “Trump has been indicted before. Historians say this time is different.” Why is this time different? From the Democrat point of view, we are at a turning point in American history. The next 458 days, many Democrats feel, will determine whether we have a
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Digital IDs are sweeping the world, but are barely seeping into America.  This American techno-sluggishness has disturbing implications. We Americans have traditionally led the world with our technologies and our infrastructure.  That is no longer the case.  Our roadways and airports make us look like a third world country.  Even our water and sewage systems are
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