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Packer on ISIS

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George Packer, one of my favorite political writers, offers his take on ISIS...

Two of My Most Favorite Things…

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ISIS/ISIL, Ferguson, Sarah Palin… OK, enough “gloomy and doomy”...

Railroad ‘Bomb Trains’: Speeding to Disaster

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by Walter Brasch It’s 3 p.m., and you’re cruising down a rural road,...

Sarah Palin – still delusional after all these years

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Sarah Palin – still delusional after all these years By Richard K....

Before Killing James Foley, ISIS Demanded Ransom From U.S.

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Well, well, it now turns out that despite the original statement broadcast...

An ISIS primer: who, what and when

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An ISIS primer: who, what and when By Shoshana Bryen and Michael...

Secret terror: Fate of journalist Steven Sotloff now on world stage

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MIAMI — A grisly recording of Islamic jihadists decapitating an American...

Video: Stunning footage of swimmer escaping huge crocodile

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A swimmer’s worst nightmare, in the same league with a shark: being in...

Is James Foley’s Death the End of Frontline Reporting?

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Like many families of those who simply disappear and go missing, James...

The ones left behind

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WASHINGTON — The fire this time is about invisibility. Our...

(Updated) The President and John Kerry on Foley’s Murder

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Update: Apparently, the U.S. had attempted a rescue operation to free...

Obama’s hard choices: Islamic State or just terrorists?

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President Barack Obama will have to act more forcefully and quickly in both...

Racing in the ‘Baja 1000’ to Heal Young Hearts

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Every year, scores of adventurous men and women compete in one of the...

The Letdown: Why I Feel Bad at the End of Good Days

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The Letdown There might be a very good reason you feel down after big days....

The White House Confirms: Journalist James Foley was beheaded by ISIS

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And now the dreaded confirmation from the White House. Yes, freelance...

Book Review – A History Of The Future

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James Howard Kunstler was best known for his dystopian non fiction until he...

Cartoon: Hands up in Ferguson

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This copyrighted cartoon is licensed to run on TMV by Cagle Cartoons....

Tea Party Has Republicans Afraid To Discuss Scientific Consensus On Climate Change

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Republicans must say idiotic things to get elected, often denying science,...

ISIS Releases Video of Execution, Alleges Victim is American Journalist James Foley

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A video released Tuesday by militant Islamic extremist group ISIS depicts...

(Updates) Another ‘Oops’ for Perry

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Gov. Rick Perry’s booking photo, Aug. 19, 2014. Courtesy Travis...

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Sarah Palin – still delusional after all these years

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Sarah Palin – still delusional after all these years By Richard K....

A selfish reaction: Remembering Robin

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I’ll be honest, it has been fascinating watching the reaction to the...

Uh, Guys? You might want to rethink that headline …

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I suppose that they are inured to it in Missouri. But this conjures an...

An ISIS primer: who, what and when

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An ISIS primer: who, what and when By Shoshana Bryen and Michael...

(Updated) The President and John Kerry on Foley’s Murder

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Update: Apparently, the U.S. had attempted a rescue operation to free...

Obama’s hard choices: Islamic State or just terrorists?

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President Barack Obama will have to act more forcefully and quickly in both...

Sarah Palin – still delusional after all these years

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Sarah Palin – still delusional after all these years By Richard K....

The ones left behind

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WASHINGTON — The fire this time is about invisibility. Our...

(Updates) Another ‘Oops’ for Perry

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Gov. Rick Perry’s booking photo, Aug. 19, 2014. Courtesy Travis...

Racing in the ‘Baja 1000’ to Heal Young Hearts

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Every year, scores of adventurous men and women compete in one of the...

What to Look For In Dueling Autopsies of Michael Brown

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In the next few weeks, separate teams of doctors will issue autopsy reports...