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Hamas’ strategy of using civilians as human shields is working. The biggest stories in Gaza War news in the last few days have centered on two purported Israeli strikes in Rafah killing civilians.  On Sunday May 26th Israel dropped two small 37-pound bombs to kill two Hamas leaders.  These pinpoint bombs killed precisely the leaders they were
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The standard story in the Western media right now is that Israel has proposed a ceasefire deal that American Secretary of State Anthony Blinken calls “extraordinarily generous.”  And that is true. The Israeli deal proposes to give up over a thousand Palestinian prisoners—in many cases men who have murdered Israelis—in exchange for only 40 hostages. For
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The TikTok issue is one of the biggest damned if you do, damned if you don’t problems on America’s agenda. On April 14, 2023, nearly a year ago, Montana became the first state to try to ban TikTok, but a US District Judge put a temporary halt to the ban, saying it “oversteps state power,”
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On Tuesday, February 20, at 1:54 pm, an American Airlines flight took off from Albuquerque’s International Sunport headed for Chicago, a three-hour flight away. Roughly half an hour into the flight, a passenger, Emma Ritz, says that a man whose seat was next to the emergency exit “cracked open the window that was protecting the
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The Senate Judiciary Committee, under Democrat Dick Durbin and Republican Lindsey Graham, held a hearing Wednesday, January 31, that the Committee advertised as “the first time a group of Big Tech CEOs will testify on online child sexual exploitation.” The CEOs included Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg, TikTok’s Shou Chew, X’s Linda Yaccarino, Snap’s Evan Spiegel, and
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Baker Grace is quickly becoming of the most prolific and prophetic songwriters of recent times. Her intense stream of consciousness goes far beyond her age especially with her new release “State of Mind” unveiled January 30th, 2024. Her songs are passionate and burn with something far beyond the confines of the music industry. Her recent
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“The Korean peninsula is dashing toward the cliff of a nuclear war,” says the North Korean government publication Rodong Sinmun.  Here’s why. For 73 years, the goal of North Korea has been to swallow South Korea in a “peaceful reunification.”  On Monday, January 15th, that changed.  Forty-year-old North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un gave a speech
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England’s Morrisons, a 470-store British supermarket chain, has tried something innovative but disturbing. In a few of its stores over the Christmas season, it installed a robotic intrusion detector designed to act as a night watchman on construction sites, in mines, and on farms.  Morrisons tried this machine to detect, not trespassers, but shoplifters. The robotic
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The big question is whether it will cause World War III. Early Wednesday morning, at 3 pm in the afternoon Iranian time, a suicide bomber a mile from the modest grave of Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani in southeastern Iran’s Kerman province blew himself up.  Then, 20 minutes later, as people crowded to the explosion’s site to
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Wendy Stuart will be hosting TriVersity Talk! this Wednesday at 7 PM ET with featured guest Frank New. TriVersity Talk! is a weekly web series with featured guests discussing their lives, activism and pressing issues in the LGBTQ Community. With TriVersity Talk!, the goal is to laugh and learn. TriVersity Talk! Is part of TriVersity’s
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We all know what happened Saturday.  Or we think we know. Gaza fired what it said were 5,000 rockets at civilian targets in Israel.  And Hamas fighters infiltrated Israel using a massive bulldozer to tear a hole in the smart fence draped with razor wire that separates Gaza from southern Israel. Over 1,500 invaders streamed through. Some of
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This is a story of the prizes and the prices of fame. At 8:00 Wednesday morning, September 20th, Donald Trump Jr’s X account proclaimed, “I’m sad to announce, my father Donald Trump has passed away. I will be running for president in 2024.” Then the account burped out a Tweet about Joe Biden complete with a
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In a story that appeared Wednesday morning, September 14th, The Wall Street Journal exposed a hidden crisis called the silver tsunami. What’s the silver tsunami?  It’s a tidal wave of homelessness among the elderly.  Senior citizen homelessness today is five times what it was in 1990. Who are today’s homeless elderly? Baby boomers. A privileged
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One of the world’s most fabled neighborhoods for the rich and famous is Beverly Hills, the home of Taylor Swift, Jennifer Aniston, Adele, Jack Nicholson, and Eddy Murphy. And in Beverly Hills is one of the most luxurious and expensive shopping areas you have ever seen, Rodeo Drive. But is the allure of Rodeo Drive
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World-Renowned Drummer/DJ DRMAGDN has just released the official music video of his remix of the Beatles classic “Something.” In ten weeks the single has broken 6 million plays/views and is going viral around the world, as well as it has been added to the biggest two Spotify playlists “Today’s Top Hits” and “MINT.” After signing
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Wednesday morning at 8:30 am Eastern Time, India landed its first rover on the surface of the moon.  It’s called Chandrayaan-3.  Which means “moon craft” in Sanskrit. Fourteen hours later, the Chandrayaan-3’s rover rolled out and, said India’s space agency, “took a walk around.”  But, unlike America’s rovers on Mars, which keep on trucking for up to
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Thomas S. Dee, an education professor at Stanford University, has just released the results of a study he carried out in partnership with the Associated Press.  The study’s topic is student absenteeism in 40 states, and the results are disturbing. The Dee study concludes that 6.5 million students are chronic absentees.  They are absent more than one
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In 1968 Pope Paul VI established a Global Peace Day. A New Year’s Day on which the Pope gives a speech “reflecting the signs of our times.” Wednesday August 9th, the Vatican put out an announcement about the speech the pope will give at next year’s Peace Day, coming up on January 1st, just four months
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The Washington Post ran a headline Wednesday, August 2, saying Donald “Trump has been indicted before. Historians say this time is different.” Why is this time different? From the Democrat point of view, we are at a turning point in American history. The next 458 days, many Democrats feel, will determine whether we have a
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