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RNC and Roy Moore, together
again: Spectacularly stupid
and morally obscene

USA Today, by Jonah Goldberg

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 12/6/2017 10:08:23 PM

Rumors that the Republican National Committee was built on the site of an ancient moron burial ground gained new credence this week when it confirmed that it was renewing its support for Alabama´s Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. I shouldn’t joke, because the worst thing about the RNC’s decision isn’t the stupidity — though the stupidity is real, and spectacular — but the moral obscenity. Last month, the RNC and the National Republican Senatorial Committee pulled out of their joint fundraising agreements because Moore had been credibly accused by several women of having preyed upon them when they were teenagers,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fayebeck, 12/6/2017 10:15:18 PM     (No. 11472863)

And Moore "credibly" denies the accusations.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: harleynyc, 12/6/2017 10:15:52 PM     (No. 11472866)

Does Jonah Goldberg hang around with susan collins and jeff flake ?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: greggojo, 12/6/2017 10:16:33 PM     (No. 11472867)

And the alternative is to give a leftist, Doug Jones, six years to vote the straight Democrat Party line. No thank you.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Kowgirl, 12/6/2017 10:17:39 PM     (No. 11472868)

The RNC now sees the writing on the wall of a win and wants to be able to take credit for it and possibly ensnare Moore into some sort of one-sided loyalty. Moore should tell them thanks, but no thanks.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: GW_Rider, 12/6/2017 10:22:58 PM     (No. 11472873)

Someone who would have preferred Hellary to PDT is fit to lecture anyone about morality?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: chumley, 12/6/2017 10:38:57 PM     (No. 11472891)

Poor Jonah just cant help himself. If the swamp is for it, so is he. He´s no better than McCain or Romney, or any other of the uniparty members.
Sad.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: tearza, 12/6/2017 10:39:39 PM     (No. 11472892)

The credibility of his accusers is a lot to be desired. How can you convict a person on only accusations and no proof. Nobody would ever run for Congress again if they are disqualified by a Accuser with no evidence...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mikkins2, 12/6/2017 10:46:01 PM     (No. 11472894)

It is sad when you can read the title of an article and know instinctively who wrote it and that it is just bought and paid for propaganda for the Republican Establishment.





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Reply 9 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/6/2017 10:47:08 PM     (No. 11472896)

Oh, way to go, Jonah! What a terribly disguised POS article. Would your rather hand the seat to a Democrat just because some women came up with a really not-so-credible accusation of Moore creeping on them as teens? Think about it, dummy! For crying out loud, what the h is wrong with people these days?

Look, I know about Jonah. I´ve been a fan of his for years. but, this guy now needs to go on a sabbatical or a vacay to get his head on straight. All this one dimensional
BS going around and knee jerk politics is getting to him.

If Moore happens to be a bad guy, things can be done to censure him. If real evidence suddenly appeared that clearly demonstrated the guy was as immoral as a Democrat, then something can be done. but, the man is a demonstrable conservative before he is a demonstrable monster! At the very least he can keep the seat warm for a future man or woman to your/our liking. But, for crying out loud, do not pull the plug in the bottom of the boat just because you don´t like the color of it!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Sandbar, 12/6/2017 10:53:15 PM     (No. 11472900)

First, we need to win the election. Given that Alabama has a republican governor, we can sort out who sits in the seat later.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Omen, 12/6/2017 10:57:12 PM     (No. 11472904)

We demand that yearbook be turned over to be examine.
The only reason Allred refuses is she knows once it´s proven a forgery it´s over for her.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: coldoc, 12/6/2017 10:58:12 PM     (No. 11472905)

Dont need to read it. The shortcomings of senor goldberg have been well documented here.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: An Afternoon Walk, 12/6/2017 11:04:05 PM     (No. 11472910)

So the Democrats can do all this sex garbage x1000 and we have to hand them a crucial victory, over 38 year accusations that have no proof, so that we have the moral high ground?

Jonah was prepared to put the evil worse-than-trump-times-10,000 hr Clinton in the White House.

NO thanks. I will take advice from someone who isn’t icky from sidling up to hr Clinton.

I read a headline today, Another Woman Gives Evidence on Moore or similar. I read the article. It was a card from Moore. They had dated when she was 17 (of course). They kissed like once. He never tried to have sex with her. When she got engaged later he wanted to meet him to make sure he was good enough for her.

This woman cried according to the article as she realized what a monster Moore is after finding that card.

It actually makes him sound like a saint. Seinfeld dated Shoshanna when she was 17 and he was 39. See, the Demons can do it all day long. Vote for Moore. I am over the libs garbage.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Newtsche, 12/6/2017 11:06:00 PM     (No. 11472913)

Provincial meandering or self abuse, your choice.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: hoopsfan, 12/6/2017 11:08:32 PM     (No. 11472918)

Jonah has achieved an advanced degree in virtue signaling. Which turns out to have limited value in the real world. So tiresome.



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Reply 16 - Posted by: wendybird, 12/6/2017 11:13:37 PM     (No. 11472922)

Lucianne must be a little embarrassed. Perhaps she didn´t give Jonah the right toys for Christmas, or something. Maybe he has been prescribed the wrong meds lately. Anyway, I hope it will all work out with time and maturity. Is he too old to enter the military?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 12/6/2017 11:19:10 PM     (No. 11472924)

Jonah will not be forgotten. I hope he is prepared for when his new friends decide his usefulness is at an end and throw him under the bus

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Reply 18 - Posted by: SALady, 12/6/2017 11:19:22 PM     (No. 11472925)

Journalism 101: When you start out your opinion editorial with a bald faced lie -- "...because Moore had been CREDIBLY accused by several women..." -- you immediately render your argument invalid!!!!

Can someone please explain to me what happened to Jonah?!?!?!? Seriously, he used to be one of the good guys in journalism. He was a good and serious conservative who could express himself in clear and straight-forward ways.

But it´s like Trump Derangement Syndrome has rotted his once genius brain. What a pity...

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 12/6/2017 11:24:19 PM     (No. 11472928)

The Republicans motto is now the Democrats are slimy, so we have to be too. No thanks.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: dvc, 12/6/2017 11:33:49 PM     (No. 11472934)

Forty year old accusations and Moore has been in public office for many decades, with many election campaigns. Not credible that they only come forward now.

I call "prove it", and he is innocent until proven guilty.

Sadly, Jonah is on the Dem/Swamp Creature side of this issue, too.

"The seriousness of the charges" overrides the concept of innocent until proven guilty in his mind, clearly. Kangaroo kourt time, it seems.

Not for me.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: An Afternoon Walk, 12/6/2017 11:36:34 PM     (No. 11472938)

No, no, no, #19. If Moore is guilty of abuse w/ the 14 yr old then he should not run and should be in jail. I think we all agree on that. If he kissed 17 year old girls when he was 32 and never did anything else the next 38 years, then you cannot say that we are slimy as the Democrats. Furthermore, where is your proof that Moore did the that one awful thing? I was totally against him too until I saw all the holes in the story. I am all for booting out perv Rs. But you have got to have proof before you hang somebody.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Safari Man, 12/6/2017 11:50:22 PM     (No. 11472944)

I´m with Roy Moore.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Pat26.2, 12/6/2017 11:52:31 PM     (No. 11472947)

Corfman debunked:

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2017/11/court-documents-raise-questions-about-corfmans-account.php

Nelson Yearbook inscription challenged:

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2017/11/roy-moores-defense.php

Nelson and Moore were never seen at the "Olde Hickory House" restaurant according to multiple witnesses.

http://wcn4u.com/news/breaking-news/witnesses-we-never-saw-roy-moore-nelson-at-olde-hickory/


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Reply 24 - Posted by: Motorcycleboy, 12/6/2017 11:56:08 PM     (No. 11472948)

Republicans again setting up a circular firing squad.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: chiller, 12/7/2017 12:02:40 AM     (No. 11472953)

Seeking a young bride was / is normal, and Moore didn´t go much farther than that.

FBI revelations indicate the swamp is every bit as bad as we feared...we´ll need a Roy Moore

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Reply 26 - Posted by: NotaBene, 12/7/2017 12:15:57 AM     (No. 11472957)

Jonah may not realize that the attack on Christian Judge Moore was aimed at President Trump. Maybe he is blinded by the NeverTrump hatred permeating The National Review that Rich Lowry and Jonah Goldberg have ruined. Sad to see. Donald Trump is the best President in my lifetime and we will defend him to the end. Judge Moore is for the ten commmandments and president Trump for Jerusalem as capital of Israel. Wake up young man!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Nashman, 12/7/2017 12:19:56 AM     (No. 11472959)

Once more Jo-nah proves his brain is rotting from the inside. A dedicated swamp dweller who would sacrifice his country rather than give any quarter to the President. And supported by our own resident Romneybots. There has been not one shred of proof Roy Moore did anything. Go away Jo-nah. Peddle your nonsense elsewhere.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Griller1, 12/7/2017 12:45:36 AM     (No. 11472962)

Moore has run and/or been elected to statewide office four times in the past, yet nobody ever bothered to come forward and make a claim against him until he was running for the U.S. Senate. The whole affair has a really bad stench of political sabotage by the left. As a result, I am inclined to believe Judge Moore over all of the so called accusers. They´ll disappear after the election, whether he wins or loses. We can bet on that.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Judy, 12/7/2017 1:12:24 AM     (No. 11472969)

I suggest all members of the senate be ask the same questions they are asking Moore. Be aware of accusers, sometimes they have done worse.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 12/7/2017 1:26:14 AM     (No. 11472971)

Give it up Jonah, your hypocrisy is showing again.

One of the problems with the stand that these nevertrumpers and eGOP oppo groups have is that the odds are stacking up real well for at least a couple of them being accused of harassment from years ago. So why should we listen to their cries of woe and denial if it happens? After all, women don´t lie, right?

I just want that Hush Fund payout list released. I am betting there are some surprising names on that list.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: pchristopher, 12/7/2017 1:32:50 AM     (No. 11472973)

So far, all I´ve heard against Moore are Bought and Paid, unproven allegations. I´m tired of hearing sanctimonious guff from the Liberals and RINOs; if they want to press criminal charges, let them. The only charge-worthy individuals I know of are in Hollywood, the MSM and the Leftist side of the aisle in Congress.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: biggun, 12/7/2017 2:26:29 AM     (No. 11472981)

Jonah was projecting and looking in the mirror when he wrote: "Spectacularly stupid and morally obscene..."


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Reply 33 - Posted by: steveW, 12/7/2017 3:01:22 AM     (No. 11472987)

It is unbelievable that the author of the truly great book "Liberal Fascism" is now treating the Washington Post as a credible news source, transcribing "credibly accused" from a Leftist smear, and in effect helping the liberal-fascist Left gain a senate seat. What happened, Jonah?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Foggybottom, 12/7/2017 3:50:32 AM     (No. 11472997)

Another column to nowhere.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: judy, 12/7/2017 4:41:43 AM     (No. 11473005)

This reminds me of McCain-- Palin run, a couple of weeks before the election McCain was accused of having an affair with a member of his staff.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: ratslayer, 12/7/2017 5:17:42 AM     (No. 11473017)

About any ax murdering, child molesting, AIDS patient is preferable to Demosocialistcommie.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: plex, 12/7/2017 10:22:52 AM     (No. 11473299)

I will try to remember Jonah for 3 things. He was gracious and a delight to talk with on a NR cruise way back, his analysis of the movie "Ground Hog Day" is outstanding, and the book "Liberal Fascism" is a must read.

Today, he must be reading the NYT and it has done something to him.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: ebuilder, 12/7/2017 11:11:11 AM     (No. 11473370)

If 3/4 + of congress is liberal/ unprincipled, and 4/4 of the msm is liberal/pravda, then Jonah is conservative as he calculates his best shot for future employment is not to be the truth teller. There will always be redemption for the scribes after Trump´s realignment, or war. As he and all his conservative-left friends have said to Gary Cooper in "High Noon":"I´m only a piano player."

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Reply 39 - Posted by: dvc, 12/7/2017 11:40:16 AM     (No. 11473416)

Just when I think that Jonah may be starting to recover from his severe TDS, he goes and writes something like this.

I so much would like the old Jonah back, the sensible, results oriented Jonah.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: flybynight, 12/7/2017 11:50:25 AM     (No. 11473443)

What a disappointment is the once-honorable and astute Mr. Goldberg.
So many conservative characters have been assassinated by the left with impunity, yet until this month, their major players have totally gotten away with not only egregious sexual harassment, but theft, corruption, slander, even rape and murder. Now in a fit of national virtue preening, nobody is safe from groundless accusations, and ´guilty until proven innocent beyond a shadow of a doubt´ seems to be the unwritten law of the land.
An ER doc I know once remarked how few rape cases present with any physical findings at all, no DNA, no bruising, no emotional trauma apparent... The counseling nurses can document nothing. Just a claim, not verifiable. And that is right then and there, not 40 years later.
How many eye-witness accounts of accidents and crime scenes are loaded with misperceptions? Remember the ´recovered memories´ fad of some years back, where ´victims´ were persuaded of abuse that didn´t happen, and innocent people had not only their reputations and livelihoods ruined, but served hard time? How about the alleged hate crimes, ugly graffiti spray-painted by members of the aggrieved groups themselves? The Duke debacle?
This that same lynch mob mentality, and I´m not buying the left´s coordinated hit job on Moore.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 12/8/2017 5:34:48 AM     (No. 11474271)

Oh, of course, it´s Goldberg again. I should have known. Circular file.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: franq, 12/8/2017 6:05:13 AM     (No. 11474290)

The pundits of the day said Jesus had a demon, too...

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Reply 43 - Posted by: bohallx, 12/8/2017 4:50:57 PM     (No. 11474955)

Some time this afternoon, the forger confessed to forgery.

The yearbook notes are fake.

Jonah blows it again.

I think he should see a doctor. He is otherwise too bright to keep missing the beat......



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Daily Wire, by Emily Zanotti    Original Article
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The NFL protests have been lucrative for social justice charities — they´ll receive a whopping $89 million in "settlement" money, redirected from veterans and breast cancer charity funds — but they´re also becoming a boon for cash-strapped football fans. It turns out, if you can still stomach a professional football game, you can now get tickets for about the same price as a couple of Starbucks lattes. According to Vivid Seats, an NFL ticket reselling site, seat prices at most NFL stadiums have bottomed out, leaving fans able to snag a lower level seat for a Buffalo Bills game for

Family of Port Authority bombing suspect
is ‘outraged’ at investigators’ tactics

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New York Post, by Caroll Alvarado    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 12/11/2017 9:37:31 PM     Post Reply
The family of the alleged ISIS-inspired Port Authority bomber said they were “heartbroken” by the attack on Monday and blasted law enforcement agencies for what they claimed were heavy-handed tactics by investigators. “We are heartbroken by the violence that was targeted at our city today and by the allegations being made against a member of our family,” said the statement read by Albert Fox Cahn, the Legal Director for the NY Chapter Council for Islamic Relations. “But we’re also outraged by the behavior of the law enforcement officials who held children as small as 4 years old out in the

Trump attacks Gillibrand in tweet
critics say is sexually suggestive
and demeaning

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Washington Post, by Ashley Parker    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 12/12/2017 12:07:28 PM     Post Reply
President Trump attacked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in a sexually suggestive tweet Tuesday morning that implied Gillibrand would do just about anything for money, prompting a swift and immediate backlash. “Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Charles E. Schumer and someone who would come to my office ´begging´ for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them), is now in the ring fighting against Trump,” the president wrote. “Very disloyal to Bill & Crooked-USED!”

No One Ever Drowned
in Roy Moore´s Car

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American Thinker, by Jack Cashill    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 12/11/2017 6:35:02 AM     Post Reply
In 1990, when liberal journalists still had some sense of obligation to the truth, Michael Kelly wrote the following for GQ: As [Carla] Gaviglio enters the room, the six-foot-two, 225-plus-pound [Sen. Ted] Kennedy grabs the five-foot-three, 103-pound waitress and throws her on the table. She lands on her back, scattering crystal, plates and cutlery and the lit candles. Several glasses and a crystal candlestick are broken. Kennedy then picks her up from the table and throws her on [Sen. Chris] Dodd, who is sprawled in a chair. (snip) Here is what McCaskill had to say about Kennedy´s behavior upon his death

Sen Gillibrand: Trump Should
Resign, Congress Should
Investigate ‘His Behavior’

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Breitbart Video, by Pam Key    Original Article
Posted By: happywarrior- 12/11/2017 6:15:49 PM     Post Reply
On Monday, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour President Donald Trump should resign over the sexual misconduct allegations against him. Gillibrand said, “President Trump should resign. These allegations are credible, they are numerous. I’ve heard these women’s testimony, and many of them are heartbreaking. And President Trump should resign his position.” She added, “Whether he will ever hold himself accountable is something you really can’t hold your breath for. And so, Congress should have hearings. They should do their investigation. They should have appropriate investigations of his behavior and hold him accountable.”

Liberal Diplomat Resigns
From State Department

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PJ Media, by Michael Van Der Galien    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 12/11/2017 9:44:15 PM     Post Reply
A supposed "rising star" at the State Department has resigned in anger over President Trump´s and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson´s policies. Elizabeth Shackelford gave her resignation letter to the left-leaning Foreign Policy magazine, which was, of course, all too happy to publish it. Shackelford´s letter says she believes the new administration has abandoned human rights as a priority, and shows disdain for the State Department´s diplomatic work. "I have deep respect for the career Foreign and Civil Service staff who, despite the stinging disrespect this Administration has shown our profession, continue the struggle to keep our foreign policy on the positive

The downside of the #MeToo movement
starting to dawn on women

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American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 12/11/2017 9:28:15 AM     Post Reply
The rules of interaction between women and men in the workplace have been changed with a suddenness that inevitably produces unforeseen negative consequences, no matter how positive and necessary the switch might be. (snip) With the stakes so high, given the presumption of female veracity and male culpability anytime an objection is raised, men are, frankly, terrified. Get used to it, ladies. That is the other side of the coin of the new normal. The old norms that men (often cluelessly) incorporated into their behavior now have been discarded, but we have no clear understanding of what should replace them. By

The actress to marry Prince Harry
is not a commoner, and neither
are you, my fellow American

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, by David Shribman    Original Article
Posted By: Tianne- 12/12/2017 12:38:57 PM     Post Reply
Margaret Thatcher was born one. So were predecessor Prime Ministers Benjamin Disraeli and William E. Gladstone. Diana, the princess of Wales, too. Also William Pitt, who presided over the British victory in the French and Indian War and lent his name to Pittsburgh. And, according to some university authorities four decades ago, me as well. We were all born commoners. But — despite what newspapers, websites and television stations on both sides of the Atlantic have reported with wonder and wild-eyed delight — Meghan Markle, the actor who is to marry Prince Harry, is not a commoner. She’s an American, and

Port Authority explosion suspect:
What we know about Akayed Ullah

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Fox News, by Kaitlyn Schallhorn    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 12/11/2017 11:00:52 AM     Post Reply
A suspect is in custody following an explosion at one of New York City’s busiest transit hubs in Times Square during Monday morning’s rush hour, police said. The bombing suspect was identified as Akayed Ullah, 27, according to New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill. Ullah had an explosive device strapped to his body, O’Neill said. What do we know about the suspect? Law enforcement sources told Fox News Ullah lives in Brooklyn. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the explosion was an “attempted terrorist attack.” Sources told the Associated Press that Ullah may be of Bangladeshi descent. What else do we know about the

Trump sexual misconduct accusers
to call for Congress probe

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Times of Israel, by Sue Surkes    Original Article
Posted By: happywarrior- 12/11/2017 2:41:42 PM     Post Reply
Several women who have accused US President Donald Trump of sexual assault and harassment were expected Monday to call on Congress to open an investigation. A press conference by the women will be hosted by Brave New Films, a media company that recently produced a clip detailing sexual harassment or assault claims by 16 women against Trump. A press release from Brave New Films on Sunday said the women would relate their accounts of Trump’s alleged “groping, fondling, forcibly kissing, humiliating, and harassing women.” The White House has dismissed all of the accusations as lies. During Trump’s presidential campaign, more than

Al Franken Still Hasn’t Said
When He’s Actually Resigning

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Daily Caller, by Peter Hasson    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 12/12/2017 1:24:41 PM     Post Reply
Franken announced last Thursday that he would be resigning “in the coming weeks” after eight different women accused him of groping or forcibly kissing them. “The timing of Franken’s resignation remains unclear, as is his motive in delaying it,” New York Magazine’s Ed Kilgore noted at the time. Franken has yet to offer any more specificity about when he’s going to follow through in resigning. Franken’s office did not return multiple requests for comment on the subject. Franken begrudgingly offered his resignation after 35 Democratic senators called on him to do so, three weeks after he was first accused


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