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Trump rates his presidency ‘A+’: ‘Is that enough? Can I go higher than that?’ Turnovers trump TDs on a near-magnificent night for Patrick Mahomes

Trump rates his presidency ‘A+’: ‘Is that enough? Can I go higher than that?’President Trump said he rates his job performance as president an A+. “I would – look, I hate to do it, but I will do it — I would give myself an A+. Is that enough? Can I go higher than that?"


Mahomes threw for a career-high 478 yards and a Monday Night Football-record six touchdowns. But he lost two fumbles and threw three INTs.
Sotomayor To Kavanaugh: Welcome To The Supreme Court 'Family' Rams, Chiefs combine for record night on MNF

Sotomayor To Kavanaugh: Welcome To The Supreme Court 'Family'Justice Sonia Sotomayor has told CNN that Justice Brett Kavanaugh has been


A game that quarterback Jared Goff fittingly called "four quarters of craziness" saw the Rams and Chiefs combine to add multiple entries to the NFL record book on Monday night.
A Former Judge Beat His Wife Years Ago. This Weekend, She Was Killed. Chiefs-Rams over/under deals Las Vegas big loss

A Former Judge Beat His Wife Years Ago. This Weekend, She Was Killed.A former Ohio judge who served time in prison for brutally attacking his then-


Las Vegas sportsbook William Hill says Monday night's historic Chiefs-Rams game was a "healthy seven-figure loss" for its book, with 69 percent of customers betting the over.
Here are all the holiday deals at Best Buy Yankees land Paxton, ship top prospect to Seattle

Here are all the holiday deals at Best BuyThanksgiving is nearly here and many retailers have already begun rolling out


The Mariners and Yankees completed a trade Monday that sends ace left-hander James Paxton to New York for three prospects, including top-rated lefty Justus Sheffield.
Camp Fire Toll Remains Unclear With Nearly 1,000 People Still Listed As Missing Bucks again rally after early deficit: 'Need to fix it'

Camp Fire Toll Remains Unclear With Nearly 1,000 People Still Listed As MissingAlthough Northern California's Camp wildfire has been burning for more than 10


Milwaukee was forced to dig itself out of a deficit after one quarter for the eighth time in 16 games this season. "We have to do a better job trying to set the tone," Giannis Antetokounmpo said.


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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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