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  • UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 10:02 a.m.

    Valerie Plame Wilson wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off

    Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so President Donald Trump can’t use it.


  • Wilson will shut yap to avoid flap

    WASHINGTON – When President Barack Obama addresses a joint session of Congress tonight, there’ll be no shout-out this time. At least, not from Rep. Joe Wilson.


  • Kathleen Parker: Insults rip our social fabric

    Not so long ago, Rep. Joe Wilson’s verbal assault on the president – “You lie!” – might have produced a much different outcome. Instead of the U.S. House rebuking Wilson, …


  • House rebukes Wilson

    WASHINGTON – In a rare action, the House rebuked one of its members Tuesday for shouting “You lie” at President Obama last Wednesday, ending a weeklong standoff during which Democrats …


  • Half-truths are half-lies, too

    Wouldn’t it be nice, as the Beach Boys sang in another context, if there was such a thing as a liar meter? It would detect when a politician wasn’t telling …


  • Outside Voices: A poster boy for incivility

    Kansas City Star, Sept. 11: South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson’s “You lie” outburst during President Barack Obama’s speech Wednesday night makes him the new poster boy for the death of …


  • Wilson’s apology doesn’t end ‘You lie!’ flap

    WASHINGTON – The congressman who heckled President Barack Obama during a televised address Wednesday night found that although the president accepted his apology Thursday, the furor over his outburst did …