It’s certainly worth celebrating how Cinco de Mayo relates to the defeat the Confederacy in the Civil War.
On Saturday, many Americans are celebrating a holiday they likely know almost nothing about. I’m speaking, of course, of Cinco de Mayo, which is Spanish for May 5.
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Truly inspiring. Congratulations, Ms. Harrison!
This is the definition of black girl magic. Jasmine Harrison, a 17-year-old from Greensboro, North Carolina, has been accepted into 113 colleges and universities, WFMY, a CBS affiliate in the Piedmont Triad, reported on Tuesday.
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An opinion from Jennifer Rubin. Look her up.
Vice President Pence’s recent welcome for the convicted and pardoned former sheriff Joe Arpaio, now a Senate candidate, was a new low in the sorry tale of Pence’s self-debasement. He declared at an event for America First Policies (more about that outfit in a moment): “A great friend of this president.
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R.I.P. Carl Kassell.
Every weekday for more than three decades, his baritone steadied our mornings. Even in moments of chaos and crisis, Carl Kasell brought unflappable authority to the news. But behind that hid a lively sense of humor, revealed to listeners late in his career, when he became the beloved judge and official scorekeeper for Wait Wait…
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While this is truly depressing, it’s even worse knowing that so many people believe things based on unsubstantiated claims in an ad or an article headline. (Note: this behavior is not unique to either the right or the left – or the center, for that matter.)
When Young Mie Kim began studying political ads on Facebook in August of 2016—while Hillary Clinton was still leading the polls— few people had ever heard of the Russian propaganda group, Internet Research Agency.
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Image On Saturday night, a small crowd will fill a 120-seat theater in Fremont, Calif., to watch a movie unlike any other on the big screen, one that offers a fresh look at a tragic chapter in American history.
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Canada has a cheese problem. Back in 1970, dairy farmers convinced the Canadian government to enact something called the “National Milk Marketing Plan”. This regime greatly restricted the production and sale of dairy, creating a cartel.
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