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"In a way Winter is the real Spring - the time when the inner things happen, the resurgence of nature."
Bob Woodward doesn’t like it one bit. The legendary investigative reporter has chastised CNN because it is suing the Trump administration for revoking the White House press credentials of its star reporter, Jim Acosta. “In the news media there has been an emotional reaction to Trump,” Woodward clucked to an audience in Florida. “Too many people for Trump or against Trump have become emotionally unhinged about this.”... full article
"I think we may be seeing the beginnings of a resurgence of civic-mindedness in this country. Hopefully the younger generations, which came out in record numbers during the last presidential election, will pass their enthusiasm on to their children. "
There was something gruesomely familiar about the way we commemorated the supposed end of the First World War a hundred years ago. Not just the waterfalls of poppies and the familiar names – Mons, the Somme, Ypres, Verdun – but the almost total silence about all those who died in the First World War, whose eyes were not as blue as ours might be or whose skin was not as pink as ours might be or whose suffering continues from the Great War to this very day.... full article
"I could not fight the Nazis in the present, as they had the power to still my voice, so I decided to fight them in the future. I would give the coming generations a weapon against any resurgence of such evil. My eyewitness account would record the barbarous acts, and also show the way to stop them. "
Eighteen years ago, I was sent with other union organizers to Florida to help prevent a political coup. We failed. By a 5-4 partisan decision, the Supreme Court stopped a recount that might have put Al Gore in the White House. Instead, we got George W. Bush—and with him the war in Iraq, huge tax cuts for the wealthy, and eight years wasted doing nothing to stop climate change. Now, as recounts are underway in Florida and Georgia for elected offices that may decide who sits on the Supreme Court and who gets to vote in 2020, we are at a similar crossroads. We cannot fail again.... full article
"We simply can no longer afford to deny the full potential of one half of the population. The world needs to tap into the talent and wisdom of women. Whether the issue is food security, economic recovery, health, or peace and security, the participation of women is needed now more than ever. "
This is why Fox Business pays Lou Dobbs the big bucks. Speaking with Trump’s former Deputy campaign manager, from out of nowhere Dobbs asserts that millions of illegal immigrants voted in the midterms. Millions.... full article