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DC Police Supported Women’s March; We Shouldn’t Know That

James Joyner · No Comments
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Police must be seen as neutral protectors of the peace.

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OTB Caption Contest

Rodney Dill · 3 Comments

Time For The Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

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OTB Caption Contest Winners

Rodney Dill · 1 Comment

The Yes, We Done. Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Quick Takes

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Trump To Move Embassy to Jerusalem, Needlessly Inflaming Region

James Joyner · 26 Comments

This will get people killed. Quite likely, including American citizens.

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Trump Administration Spends First Day Lying About Crowd Size And Attacking Reporters

Doug Mataconis · 37 Comments

The first full day of Donald Trump’s Presidency consisted largely of obsessions with irrelevant facts and outright lies.

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Women’s March Draws Record Crowds: So Now What?

James Joyner · 60 Comments

A movement motivated by hurt and fear turned into a political force eight years ago. Can another follow suit?

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The Most Dreadful Inaugural Address in History

James Joyner

A speech traditionally used to unite was instead a continuation of a divisive campaign.

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Donald Trump Is President, America Will Survive This

Doug Mataconis

While vigilance is called for, America will survive Donald Trump just as it has survived everything else we’ve faced since the nation’s founding.

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Supreme Court Appears Skeptical Of Law Barring ‘Offensive’ Trademarks

Doug Mataconis

A majority of the Supreme Court appears to be skeptical of a Federal law barring trademark protection for “offensive” names and slogans.

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Global Temperatures Set Another Record In 2016

Doug Mataconis

The reality of global climate change made itself evident again in 2016.

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Search For Flight MH370 Officially Comes To An End

Doug Mataconis

The mystery of what happened aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 may remain at the bottom of the Indian Ocean forever.

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6 Comments
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Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

Doug Mataconis

A potentially controversial commutation from President Obama today.

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Donald Trump To Take First Weekend As POTUS Off

Doug Mataconis

Donald Trump will take some time off after taking the Oath of Office.

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Brexit Puzzle Pieces

British Prime Minister Theresa May Aiming For A ‘Hard Brexit’

Doug Mataconis

British Prime Minister Theresa May made it clear that she intends to move forward with Brexit.

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Eugene Cernan, Last Man To Walk On The Moon, Dies At 82

Doug Mataconis

One of the few members of a small fraternity of heroes has passed away.

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Supreme Court To Hear Argument In Free Speech Case

Doug Mataconis

An important free speech case is coming up this week at the Supreme Court.

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OTB Caption Contest

Rodney Dill

Time For The Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

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42 Comments
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Ringling Brothers Circus To Shut Down After 146 Years In Business

Doug Mataconis

A long-standing staple of American culture will soon be no more.

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OTB Caption Contest Winners

Rodney Dill

The Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

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Trump And GOP Elephant

Will Donald Trump be a “Legitimate” President?

Steven L. Taylor

The answer is pretty straight-forward.

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Norway Begins Getting Rid Of FM Radio

Doug Mataconis

Norway is switching from FM Radio to digital broadcasting. A similar transition in the United States seems unlikely for the time being.

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Dylann Roof Sentenced To Die For Charleston Church Murders

Doug Mataconis

Not surprisingly, Dylann Roof received a sentence of death for the murder of nine people at a historic African-American church.

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Joe Biden On The Verge Of Setting A Record For Vice-Presidents

Doug Mataconis

Unless something happens in the next ten days, Joe Biden will become the first two-term Vice-President who didn’t need to cast a tie-breaking vote in the Senate.

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Key Republicans Pushing To Have Obamacare Replacement In Place Before Voting On Repeal

Doug Mataconis

With repeal of the Affordable Care Act now likely sooner rather than later, key Republicans are urging the party to have a replacement in place before repeal is voted on.

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OTB Caption Contest

Rodney Dill

Time For The Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

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OTB Caption Contest Winners

Rodney Dill

The Jerry Lee Lewis Resurgence Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

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Donald Trump Asks Congress, Not Mexico, To Pay For His Border Wall

Doug Mataconis

Once again, Donald Trump has played his supporters for suckers.

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December Jobs Report Reveals Tepid Jobs Growth

Doug Mataconis

A tepid December jobs report tops off a tepid year.

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An Excellent Question (The New Love for Assange)

Steven L. Taylor

What is the deal with the love-fest for Julian Assange?

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Paul Ryan Breaks With Trump On International Trade Policies

Doug Mataconis

In a break with President-Elect Trump, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said Congress would block any effort to increase tariffs.

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