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Afghanistan: Harder Fighting & No Quarter

1 hour, 19 minutes ago

The United States may be withdrawing its combat troops from Afghanistan but that does not mean the war is ending.  To the contrary as Hamid Shalizi of Reuters reports:
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A Very Selective Recovery

2 hours, 35 minutes ago

If the economic recovery is dismissed as a chimera by half the population, there is a reason. As Aki Ito, Ian Katz, and Ilan Kolet of Bloomberg report:
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How Tenure for Teachers Hurts Students

3 hours, 27 minutes ago

Frank Bruni writes in the New York Times:  Mike Johnston’s mother was a public-school teacher. So were her mother and father. And his godfather taught in both public and private schools. So when he expresses the concern that we’re not getting the best teachers into classrooms or weeding out the worst…
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Activist Encourages Defacement of Cover of Paul Ryan's Book

5 hours, 45 minutes ago

Erica Payne, founder and president of the left-wing Agenda Project, is encouraging people to deface the cover of Paul Ryan's new book, which is hitting shelves today. "Hi Daniel," Payne writes in an email. "Just a heads up, Paul Ryan's new book comes out today and his publisher is furious! It turns out…
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Reporter Blasts Clinton Royalty: 'Who Gets to Hold Her Crown While She Speaks?'

6 hours, 34 minutes ago

Nevada reporter Jon Ralston rips Hillary Clinton for demanding "royal treatment" in an upcoming visit to Las Vegas:
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Bob Gough 1 hour, 14 minutes ago

@WhiteHouse @ScottCharton The only thing he's seeking is which iron to hit from 150 out.
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Bob Gough 1 hour, 29 minutes ago

@VlahosNick @DOB23 QHS hosted this past season, so not a surprise.
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Bob Gough 2 hours, 19 minutes ago

RT @MomInMissouri: Officer Darren Wilson Suffered “Orbital Blowout Fracture to Eye Socket” During Mike Brown Attack http://t.co/0EHCFWxV7x
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QuincyJournal 5 hours, 28 minutes ago

Another tense night in Ferguson - Fires, shootings and 31 arrests http://t.co/yzbOl2eKz5