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Panther at Box Office, Guilty Plea Coming

Monday, February 19, 2018

Panther Stalks Box Office: Released over the weekend, the movie Black Panther based on the first black comic book superhero grossed $218 million in the US and $387 million worldwide, making it the fifth biggest movie opening ever. Black Panther  …

Rising Against Guns, Trump Claims He’s Clear

Sunday, February 18, 2018

The Gun Beat: Thousands of people including high school students and parents protested in Fort Lauderdale yesterday, calling for tighter gun control after the Parkland school massacre in which 17 people were killed. On the steps of the federal courthouse, …

FBI Missed Tip, 13 Russians Indicted

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Missed Message: The FBI admitted yesterday that it fumbled a Jan 5th tip from someone who knew the accused Parkland, Fla. shooter, reporting that Nikolas Cruz owned a gun and might attempt a school shooting. The bureau said it failed …

Bullets and Prayers, Immigration Stall

Friday, February 16, 2018

Bullets and Prayers: President Trump delivered a brief speech yesterday about the Parkland, Fla. school shooting in which he talked about mental health, prayers, and making schools safer, but he never mentioned guns or how a mentally disturbed teenager could …

17 Dead at School, Boot Suit

Thursday, February 15, 2018

School Shoot: A 19-year-old man with a fascination for guns is in custody after a school shooting in Parkland, Fla. North of Fort Lauderdale left 17 people dead. Five are in the hospital with life-threatening injuries and 10 others are …

Russians Meddling Again, The Porter Timeline

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

From Russia, With Love: Speaking before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, the leaders of the nation’s intelligence agencies said Russia is already messing with the American midterm elections. “There should be no doubt that Russia perceives its past efforts as …

Budget Busting Budget, Pence is Scary

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Page Turner: The giant Trump administration budget delivered yesterday bears the slogan “Efficient, Effective, Accountable,” but the plan outlined includes $7 trillion in deficits over the next 10 years while spending more on defense and less on domestic programs. The …

Trump’s Fix-it Plan, For Lack of a Comma

Monday, February 12, 2018

If You Build It: President Trump is expected today to reveal a plan for re-building the nation’s infrastructure that puts much of the burden of paying for it on state and local governments. He would pay the federal share by …

Trump Defends the Men, It’s Political

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Off Message: With a single tweet yesterday, President Trump virtually dismissed the movement of women coming forward to accuse men of sexual harassment and assault. He said, “Peoples lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation. Some are …