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November 25th, 2016 - 10:34 pm § in Politics

What’s wrong with the Democrats?

Trump didn’t win this election; the Democratic Party lost it. Ralph Nader thinks he knows why. He explains.[...]

November 25th, 2016 - 12:26 pm § in Politics

China Wants The US Out of the South China Sea

China’s Xi presses Philippines, Vietnam to keep South China Sea issues bilateral BEIJING China’s President Xi Jinping, in separate meetings with the leaders of the Philippines and Vietnam, said disputes over the South China Sea should be resolved bilaterally, state media reported on Sund[...]

November 25th, 2016 - 12:09 pm § in Misc.

Was Washington Always Black?

How Did Washington Become ‘The Blackest Name in America?’ | TIME.com According to the U.S. Census, the ‘blackest’ surname in America is Washington. Of all the 163,036 people with the last name Washington on the 2000 census, 90% were black. Read more about Anthony Washington[...]

November 25th, 2016 - 10:08 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: WAR WAR

Iraqi special forces soldiers fire weapons at ISIS fighters in Mosul, Iraq, on November 14, 2016. -Goran Tomasevic / Reuters[...]

November 25th, 2016 - 7:02 am § in Misc., Religion

Should Our Ballots Be Private?

Our religious community is hosting a “ballot party.” We are invited to bring our ballots, stamps, voters’ pamphlets and political propaganda. The session will have a “master of ceremonies” to guide the discussion. When WA went to mail-in ballots, I worried, “What [...]