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On the first election afterwards

Will anti-Trump backlash let Democrats win the Georgia special election to replace Tom Price

via the Daily 202 in Washington Post – by James Hohmann with Breanne Deppisch – Feb. 23rd, 2017


ROSWELL, Ga.—National Democrats are deploying resources to Georgia in hopes that the special election to replace Tom Price becomes a referendum on […]

Reality Check of the Day


via The New Yorker – By John Cassidy

February 16, 2017

It was “insane,” a “marathon rant” at the media, and “a press conference for the ages.” Before you accuse me of liberal bias, these were the terms that Fox Business Channel’s Charles Gasparino, the home page of […]

The 45th seems to have ties with their lies

…also interesting is the photo on Wikipedia of past presidents: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Presidents_of_the_United_States

Couple of images for the day

Language arts: definitions of grammatical terms

a glossary of grammatical terminology, definitions and examples – sounds and literary effects in language, speaking, writing, poetry..

This glossary of linguistics, literary and grammatical terms is aimed to be helpful for writers, speakers, teachers and communicators of all sorts, in addition to students and teachers of the English language seeking:

to understand the […]

Silence from the Corporations is deafening

Richard Pressl

16 mins – Feb. 9th, 2017·

Have you ever wondered why so few American Corporations have expressed objections to Stultus’s ‘Wall’ or Mexican immigration?

Maybe because they stand to gain so much from implementation of Stultus’s actions, such as the fact that his actions thus far have devalued the Mexican peso by […]

Sam’s the Man…

Jared Kushner question

How Could Modern Orthodox Judaism Produce Jared Kushner?

Peter Beinart – January 31, 2017

In our annual progression through the Torah, we are now deep into slavery in Egypt. And each year, around this time, as I read the first Torah portions in Exodus, the same thought occurs to me: Why is all this necessary? […]

One person’s opinion of German vs American highways

Why are there so few car wrecks on the German autobahn?

Franklin Veaux, Small business owner, serial entrepreneur

Written Mon · Upvoted by Gabriel Chan, ex-BMW Engineer I once asked this question of a civil engineer I knew who had worked on American civil engineering projects after having studied in Europe. Her answer was […]

Trekkie’s Choice Award: DS9 Season 9, Episode 19

The show is called: “In the Pale Moonlight”

Season 9, Episode 19