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Just popping in

I haven’t posted here in a long time (and I see it’s been quite a while since anyone else did) but some things haven’t changed. We still have a tiny-fingered (and tiny-brained) orange vulgarian for a president, and life in [...]

‘Let’s just get the goods’: Pelosi rallies dejected Dems post-Mueller

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi projected optimism Tuesday morning in the aftermath of Robert Mueller’s investigation. | Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Speaker Nancy Pelosi sought to [...]

What just happened? The questions behind the Mueller report

The summary of Robert Mueller’s work tells us that he didn’t find enough evidence to “establish” that the Trump campaign and Russia were working together. But the special counsel’s underlying investigative materials remain under [...]

Pelosi’s no fan of impeachment: Just ask Clinton and Bush

WASHINGTON (AP) – The day after Democrats swept to power, Speaker-to-be Nancy Pelosi stood before the cameras and declared impeachment was “off the table.” That was November 2006. More than a decade later, Pelosi, again facing a restive [...]

It Wasn’t Just Khashoggi: A Saudi Prince’s Brutal Drive to Crush Dissent

WASHINGTON — Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia authorized a secret campaign to silence dissenters — which included the surveillance, kidnapping, detention and torture of Saudi citizens — more than a year before [...]

Live Briefing: Brexit Live Updates: Britain’s Parliament Just Voted Against Holding a Second Referendum

• With just 15 days left until Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, Parliament was expected to vote Thursday to postpone the fast-approaching departure date. • By the narrowest of margins, Prime Minister Theresa May [...]

The Brexit Plan Just Failed Again in Parliament: What Happened, and What’s Next?

• Britain’s Parliament on Tuesday soundly defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to exit the European Union, a 391 to 242 vote that is likely to delay Brexit and could derail it entirely. It is a devastating blow to Mrs. May [...]

Trump just accidentally called Apple CEO Tim Cook “Tim Apple”

You really can’t make this stuff up. Trump sat next to Apple CEO Tim Cook at a meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board at the White House Today. In the middle of the meeting, Trump was thanking Apple for investing so much [...]

The Guardians of the French Language Are Deadlocked, Just Like Their Country

“Words shoot up like geysers from your pen, tumble in cascades, swirl about, bump into each other, are never at rest,” Ms. Bona said, describing Mr. Grainville’s work in the traditional induction speech. “You are, sir, a writer [...]

U.S. and Tunisia Are Fighting Militants Together. Just Don’t Ask Them About It.

TUNIS, Tunisia — Two years ago, American Marines battled Al Qaeda militants in western Tunisia along the border with Algeria. A Marine and a Tunisian soldier were wounded and two other Marines were later commended for their valor [...]