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Wisconsin flipped for Trump. Minnesota nearly did. What do their primaries predict for the midterms? Matthew Berry's Love/Hate for the 2018 season

Wisconsin flipped for Trump. Minnesota nearly did. What do their primaries predict for the midterms?The results of Tuesday’s primaries in Minnesota and Wisconsin were the latest in a series of revealing soundings from the region — tremors on the electoral Richter scale that help delineate the underlying forces shaping American politics.


It's the must-read column -- and final edition -- of the fantasy football preseason, highlighting Matthew Berry's most undervalued and overvalued players in drafts.
Masterpiece Cakeshop Owner Sues Colorado After Refusing To Bake Trans Woman's Cake Sign up to play the No. 1 fantasy game

Masterpiece Cakeshop Owner Sues Colorado After Refusing To Bake Trans Woman's CakeMonths after winning a Supreme Court case over his refusal to make a wedding


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Bodies of missing Colorado girls allegedly killed by dad found in oil and gas tanks: report Source: Pats rookie Wynn (Achilles) out for '18

Bodies of missing Colorado girls allegedly killed by dad found in oil and gas tanks: reportThe bodies of two missing Colorado girls who disappeared along with their


Patriots lineman Isaiah Wynn, the team's first-round pick, suffered a torn Achilles while making his preseason debut vs. the Eagles on Thursday, a source told ESPN.
Questions arise as Trump pulls ex-CIA director's security clearance Missed connection: Brady, Foles finally meet up

Questions arise as Trump pulls ex-CIA director's security clearanceIn an interview, Trump appears to contradict the White House's explanation for revoking John Brennan's security clearance.


Tom Brady and Nick Foles connected after Thursday night's preseason game between the Patriots and Eagles, and both shot down the notion that the Pats' QB had snubbed the Super Bowl MVP back in February.
Unite The Right Organizer Jason Kessler Gets Yelled At By Dad: 'Get Out Of My Room!' OSU prez: Probe 'finished when it's finished'

Unite The Right Organizer Jason Kessler Gets Yelled At By Dad: 'Get Out Of My Room!'The "master race" strikes again.


Ohio State president Michael Drake said the school's ongoing investigation involving the football program and coach Urban Meyer "will be finished when it's finished."


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The Importance of Free Press in a Democracy

Before we can understand the importance of a free press in a democracy, we need to grasp what it means to have a free press. The Cambridge Dictionary tells us that a free press allows all media outlets to express whatever opinions they desire. That means, it says, that they are enabled to “criticize the government and other organizations.” So why would that be relevant in a democracy?

Unfair Questions or Democracy At Work ?

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” -- The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Why U.S. Engagement Policy Is The Correct One

Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

Capitalism and The Wealth Gap

When it comes to the efficient delivery of goods and services, capitalism is the proven economic model that puts people to work and products on the shelves. Whether those jobs end up paying enough money to purchase the items on those shelves is another matter, however.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

After a much heated national debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial bill that would have allowed people and businesses in the state to refuse services to LBGT people based on their religious belief.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 

 
 
 
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