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November 20, 2018

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Opinion & Editorial

After months of public humiliation, Jeff Sessions is out

  Jeff Sessions, US Attorney General, resigned on November 7. (Gage Skidmore/Creative Commons)   On November 7, the United States Attorney General submitted his letter of resignation to President Trump, who has hounded him for months  Once, Trump was quite fond of his Attorney General, lauding Sessions as “a world-class legal mind,” and “a truly

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2018 Midterms: Mass-Marginalization of the American Moderate 

On Tuesday, November 6, Democrats wrested control of the House from their Republican rivals.  Courtesy/Wikimedia Commons   For the past several years, racism, demagoguery, fraud, corruption, elitism, obstructionism, and just about every other word describing how not to run a country have been rampant through Capitol Hill. Congress can’t agree on anything: every split decision

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Let the Migrant Caravan In – Legally 

The migrant caravan headed for the US-Mexico border has reignited America’s debate over immigration. “Fibonacci Blue”/Flickr   On November 3, nearly 7,000 Honduran migrants passed through Mexico’s southern Oaxaca province on their way to the US border.  This “caravan” has reignited America’s incendiary debate over immigration.  Many of the caravan’s refugees endure the grueling trek through central America

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Georgia’s Voting Rights Referendum

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is under fire for infringing on minority communities’ voting rights. Office of U.S. Senator David Perdue. Wikimedia Commons Georgia’s race for governor has become a dogfight over voting rights. The deadlocked election pits Democrat Stacey Abrams, Georgia’s House minority leader, against  Georgia’s Secretary of State, Republican Brian Kemp. As the race

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Jamaal Khashoggi and the Failure of American Foreign Policy 

Washington Post journalist, Jamal Khashogi, never exited the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey after entering it on October 2. Creative Commons/ POMED (Project on Middle East Democracy)  On October 2, Washington Post correspondent Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey. He never walked out. Turkish records show that Khashoggi was horribly mutilated and

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Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation: a symptom of our deeply partisan politics

Brett Kavanaugh is a Supreme Court Justice. What Does This Mean and What Comes Next (Photo/David King via Flickr)  On Saturday morning, the US Senate voted 50-48 to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. But from the beginning, and at every turn, this confirmation process has been botched, mishandled and deliberately gerrymandered.  This has been

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The Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation: An Ugly Mess 

Kavanaugh’s confirmation process has become a political flashpoint. (Wikimedia Commons) Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing has devolved into a complete circus.   From the onset, the judge was asked leading questions and mercilessly grilled by Democratic senators like Hirono and Harris, who tried to pander to their base by exposing Kavanaugh’s conservative bent. Then Senator Corey Booker

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A Catholic Catastrophe

Pope Francis, under fire for promoting known perpetrator Cardianal McCarrick, bows head during a general audience. (Flickr via Catholic Church of England and Wales) Like most American Catholics, I am disgusted. I am shocked by the heinous crimes of the very men I’m supposed to look to for spiritual guidance. I am repulsed by the

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Ohio Special Election a Dire Warning for Republicans

Troy Balderson enters a campaign rally at Olentangy Orange High School. (Paul Becker via Flickr)   Shortly after the special election results from Ohio’s 12th Congressional District came in on August 7, President Trump had already taken to Twitter to congratulate Republican Troy Balderson on his “BIG” win.  In reality, Balderson’s victory was anything but. In

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