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  • overned by reason. Once a figure has been accepted as a friendly member of their tribe, there is no level of absurdity to which he can stoop that would discredit him. And since reason cannot penetrate the crude tribalism that animates Republicans, it follows that nothing President Obama could have proposed on economic stimulus, health care, or deficits could have avoided the pa

  • he Chinese I Ching, 'The Book of Changes" … The Eastern concept is that whatever happens is all meant to be, and that there's no such thing as coincidence – every little item that's going down has a purpose.


    "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" was a simple study based on that theory. I decided to write a song based on the first thing I saw upon opening any book – as it would be relative to that moment, at that time. I picked up a book at random, opened it, saw "gently weeps", then laid the book down again and started the song.[14]

  • cience student who made it through both the 2013 and 2014 puzzles, up to the runes, had a similar response: “[The Liber Primus] felt like a slap in the face to those who thought they’d made it through [the 2014 puzzle].”

  • approved $48.7 million to keep Detroit schools open at least through the current school year.

    According to DFT officials, the understanding was that would cover all payroll expenses for the school year — including the many teachers who elect to be paid year-round.

    But when district officials told union leaders just last Friday

  • orks. "Jazz" music is his music of choice. This is that music that the Negroes invented to satisfy their primitive inclinations, as well as their desire to be noisy on the one hand and to excite bestial tendencies on the other. The American's intoxication in "jazz" music does not reach its full completion until the music is accompanied by singing that is just as coarse and obnoxious as the music itself. Meanwhile, the noise of the instruments and the voices mounts, and it rings in the ears to an unbearable degree… The agitation of the multitude increases, and the voices of approval mount, and their palms ring out in vehement, continuous ap

  • a National Championship. I hope Smart does super well. If he never wins a National Championship, I will still be an UGA fan. However, some folks will not. It is the name of the game and any coach should recognize it. And my response as a coach would be talk to the coke b

  • nd made cross-country trips for his position as an analyst for "Fox NFL Sunday Night," which films in Los Angeles.
    Strahan supporters say he had to do what he had to do for the sake of his career. In a professional setting, co-workers don't owe each other explanations of thei

  • main reason for the disaster was the failure of police control."[1] Entry was possible only via one of seven decrepit turnstiles, a restriction that led to dangerous overcrowding outside the ground before kick-off. In an attempt to ease pressure outside the ground, Police Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield, the senior police officer re

  • able in this connection that Trump has tapped a lobbyist’s lobbyist, Paul Manafort, to stabilize his campaign. There will be more where that came from if he’s the nominee, since he is evidently not liquid or rich enough to fund his own general-election campaign.

  • defense. Elite liberalism, and the Democratic Party by extension, cannot hate poor people, they say
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