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Archive for July 4th, 2017

July 4th, 2017 - 12:52 pm § in Donald Trump

A July 4 Ode to Trump

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July 4th, 2017 - 12:36 pm § in Bill of Rights

A Wonderful Essay on Becoming a US Citizen

The Country I Love By PRAMILA JAYAPAL JULY 4, 2017  SEATTLE  NY Times— Seventeen years ago, I celebrated my first Independence Day as a United States citizen. I couldn’t have predicated then that I would one day have the enormous privilege of being the first Indian-American woman to serve in[...]

July 4th, 2017 - 10:41 am § in America, Donald Trump

America in Crisis

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July 4th, 2017 - 10:28 am § in Misc.

Celebration: American Music

American Music from Talking Points Memo On July 4th we celebrate America. The most obvious thing is our civic tradition, our history of democratic government. But since it’s so rightly and well celebrated, I thought I’d focus on something else for today: American music, or more specifica[...]

July 4th, 2017 - 9:20 am § in Foreign Affairs

BREAKING NEWS: Russia and China tell Trump to embrace THEIR de-escalation plan

Russia and China joined diplomatic forces on Tuesday and called on North Korea, South Korea and the United States to sign up to a Chinese de-escalation plan designed to defuse tensions around Pyongyang’s missile program. The plan would see North Korea suspend its ballistic missile program and [...]

July 4th, 2017 - 4:37 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Summer in America

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July 4th, 2017 - 12:54 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: 7/4

North Korea test-fires intermediate range ballistic missile ahead July 4 Illinois Senate prevent bankruptcy, overrides governor’s vetoes of  $5B tax increase HIGH ON THE 4TH OF JULY: Vegas deals pot… Honoring the Stars and Bars HAPPY FOURTH After Provoking China, Trump Seeks Help on North K[...]