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Americans are more likely to enter the 65-and-up age group with chronic diseases – heart disease, diabetes, hypertension – which aren’t curable but could have been headed off had people gotten better care earlier.
Whatever ideologically driven legalese says, Jack Philips was discriminating against no one. He was not getting in the way of gay marriage.
Sen. Al Franken’s alleged actions, including one that was captured on film, were certainly objectionable. But they were nowhere near as repugnant as the charges leveled at Moore and other men of prominence.
This #MeToo moment has gotten unwieldy and unforgiving, mixing all sorts of conduct together and retroactively stigmatizing acts that were considered boorish and brutish but not capital offenses.
There aren’t enough advertising dollars on Madison Avenue to counter the reputational damage that a Moore win would bring.
Trump has tried to keep his biggest campaign promises on repealing Obamacare, securing the border and cutting taxes, and he stayed true to his word with his pick of Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court. Now, his declaration of U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital fulfills another pledge.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 7:25 p.m.
Every single Republican in every single federal race will be asked how he or she can condemn Moore and stick by Trump, or favor Franken’s resignation but not call for Trump’s.
Now, at 86 years old, Daniel Ellsberg is revealing for the first time that the Pentagon Papers were not the first classified documents that he removed from his secure workplace.
This raises the possibility of other goods and services being denied to gay people by those who cite their free-speech and free-expression-of-religion rights.
Even as he viciously attacks responsible news media, Trump has become the nation’s most dangerous purveyor of fake news.
Asked to empathize or analyze, Trump throws out a confetti of words, verbal chaff that distracts but says nothing.
Asking why I do these things may be as pointless as wondering why my husband, who much prefers basketball, will always gravitate to a certain over-the-top football game every winter.
It was a source of some vicarious relief when Flynn hijacked the news cycle Friday, giving Lauer – and, presumably, all concerned – a respite from the nightmare that wasn’t just a bad dream, after all.
In the interview, then, Franken gives a master class in how a politician can try to wriggle out of answering a question. Unfortunately for him, Murphy gives a master class in how a journalist can try to pin a politician down.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 6:33 p.m.
Rather than as a result of weak border protections, Garcia Zarate ended up in San Francisco through multilevel bureaucratic incompetence.
The president of a country that has millions of Muslims who serve honorably in our armed services, who obey our laws and who honor our flag should not be tweeting out messages that make them feel unwanted.
Without power, Democrats can’t do anything for the overlooked, the oppressed or anyone else.
If Trump were a reader of history, he might know that calling someone “Pocahontas” is actually a compliment, not an insult.
There should be no net increase in budget deficits; indeed, other taxes (a carbon tax?) should be gradually increased to help close the long-term gap between federal spending and taxes.
News people used to joke that readers should never be allowed to see how the sausage is made. Now we need to show that messy process as clearly as possible. Our very credibility depends on it.