EDITORIAL: 2018 prediction: More weird than 2017

EDITORIAL: 2018 prediction: More weird than 2017

By – – Sunday, December 31, 2017 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Everyone agrees — it’s the only thing the fractured nation can agree on — that the year 2017 was a pretty weird year. It all began in January, when the inauguration of Donald Trump drove Democrats sullen, morose, gloomy, and supernaturally strange. The spectral symptoms became identified by medical science as Trump Derangement Syndrome, or TDS. “Were there really thousands of people […]

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Countdown to anniversary of Inauguration Day

Countdown to anniversary of Inauguration Day

WASHINGTON – With less than three weeks remaining in President Trump’s first year in office, the is steaming along, having surpassed 20,000 digital cards of gratitude generated for his hundreds of major accomplishments. “Jan. 20 will mark the anniversary of the president’s Inauguration Day, so it’s a great time to let him know how much you appreciate all he’s done for the country in such a short time,” said Joseph […]

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Consultant: Dems need luck to win 8th Congressional District

Consultant: Dems need luck to win 8th Congressional District

By – Associated Press – Sunday, December 31, 2017 PHOENIX (AP) – Political consultants say Democrats running for a Phoenix-area congressional seat vacated by Republican ‘ resignation amid allegations of sexual harassment face an uphill climb due to the GOP’s strong registration edge and their own party’s likely focus on other Arizona races. Dr. Hiral Tipirneni, an emergency room physician, and Brianna Westbrook, a transgender woman working in the automotive […]

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After a Battering Year, the American System Still Stands

After a Battering Year, the American System Still Stands

WASHINGTON — As this appalling year limps to a close, with President Trump consistently underperforming even the lowest of expectations, a note of holiday cheer: Our country‘s institutions and values have, so far, proven remarkably resilient. This outcome was not a given; complacency that it will continue would be dangerous. And yet, after nearly a year of Trump, the warnings about incipient fascism and the insidious ways in which strongmen […]

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BCA: Twin Cities man killed by police fired first

BCA: Twin Cities man killed by police fired first

GILBERT, Minn. — Investigators say a Twin Cities man shot first before he was killed in an exchange of gunfire with two law officers on Minnesota‘s Iron Range. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says 40-year-old Jeffrey John Golnick of Chaska died in the foot chase on Dec. 22 in Gilbert after opening fire and wounding a St. Louis County sheriff‘s deputy. The agency says Deputy Derrick Deutsch and Gilbert […]

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Jesus, Reagan, Clint Eastwood all get votes in Alabama

Jesus, Reagan, Clint Eastwood all get votes in Alabama

(FOX NEWS) — Some aren’t Alabama residents. Other vote-getters aren’t even alive. But actor Clint Eastwood, the late President Ronald Reagan and Jesus Christ were among those who received protest write-in votes in Alabama’s tempestuous Senate election this month. Alabama’s Secretary of State’s office released the names of those who received write-in votes after Democrat Doug Jones was certified Thursday as the winner of the contest. Jones defeated scandal-plagued Republican […]

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