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What About Roy?, Mutual Admiration

Monday, November 13, 2017

Evangelical: Republicans are wrestling with what to do about the Senate candidacy of Alabama’s Judge Roy Moore, 70, who’s been accused of sexual contact with teenagers while he was in his 30s. Polling shows the race that was once a …

Louis C.K. Admits, Green Beret Executed

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Dying Up There: Comedian Louis C.K. issued a surprisingly blunt admission that that stories about his sexual misconduct published in the NY Times are true. “I want to address the stories told to The New York Times by five women …

Trump Wants CNN Sold, $1.7 Trillion in Red

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Mergers and Acquisitions: Several new outlets report that the Trump administration directed AT&T to sell CNN as a condition of merging with Time Warner, which owns the news network President Trump has denounced as “Fake News.” Neither the reason for …

Dems Win Gov. Races, “Hundreds” More

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The Ballot: Voters decided state and local races yesterday, giving an indication of the direction they are headed for the mid-terms a year from now. In Virginia, Democrat Ralph Northam trounced the Trump-backed Republican candidate, Ed Gillespie, the former Republican …

Mistaken Gun Buy, Weinstein Investigators

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Mass Murder: The Air Force admits that it failed to enter the court martial conviction of the Texas shooter into a national database, thereby failing to block him from buying the assault rifle he used to kill 26 people and …

26 Dead in Texas Church, The Russia Ring

Monday, November 6, 2017

The American Cancer: Twenty-six people are dead after a shooting in a Baptist church in tiny Sutherland Springs southeast of San Antonio, Texas. The dead range in age from 5 to 72, including the pastor’s 14-year-old daughter. One woman said …

Saudi Arrest Roundup, Trump in Asia

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Saudi Roundup:  Arrests and a missile. In what’s described as an anti-corruption sweep that may really be a consolidation of power, Saudi Arabia has arrested one of the world’s richest men, 10 other princes, and perhaps dozens of current and …

$1.5 Trillion Cut, Strange Bedfellows

Friday, November 3, 2017

Death and Taxes: The Republicans revealed a plan yesterday to cut taxes by $1.5 trillion, mostly in corporate and business taxes. “With this plan, we are making pro-growth reforms, so that yes, America can compete with the rest of the …

“Send Him to Gitmo,” Tax Plan Today

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Lock Him Up, Lock Them Out: Indignant that an immigrant is accused of killing eight people, President Trump said he might consider plucking the New York terror suspect out of the civil justice system and handing him over to the …

Eight Dead in NY Attack, Obamacare Open

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Street Terror: The driver of a pickup truck that ran down and killed eight people on a West Side Manhattan bike path yesterday wrote a note mentioning the Islamic State, investigators say. He left behind a trail of mangled bodies …