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THE ANGRY ARAB: Armies & Politics in the Middle East

As`ad AbuKhalil reviews Middle East rulers’ reasons for distrusting their own militaries.    King Hussein of Jordan among his troops, March 1957. (Wikimedia Commons) By As`ad AbuKhalilSpecial to Consortium News A close association between armies and politics has pertained in the Middle East for a long while. Army leaders have led many Arab countries in…

Mass Shootings in the White Noise of Anywhere USA

Phil Rockstroh muses on how the impulse to possess an unlimited number of firearms fits into the late-imperium scheme of things.   Tucson, Arizona, shopping center where U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and more than a dozen others were victims of a shooting attack on Jan. 8, 2011. (Steve Karp, CC BY 3.0, Wikimedia Commons) By Phil…

Maurice Hill, Philadelphia shooter: Five fast facts you need to know

Heavy.com Maurice Hill, a 36-year-old felon with an extensive criminal history for weapons offenses, was identified by the Philadelphia Inquirer as the suspect who is accused of shooting six police officers in “an active firefight” in Philadelphia. Police have not yet released the suspect’s name. The newspaper cited police sources for its report, and CBS…

Kamala Harris: ‘Trump has done more to inflame domestic terrorism than confront it’

CNS News: Sen. Kamala Harris (D.-Calif.) sent out a Tweet this afternoon accusing President Donald Trump of inflaming “domestic terrorism” and presenting her plan for “combating violent hate” and “disarm the threat of domestic terrorism.” “Trump has done more to inflame domestic terrorism than confront it,” Harris said. “When I’m in the Oval Office, I…

Five Democrats warn Supreme Court it could be ‘Restructured;’ Urge it to drop 2nd...

CNS News: Five Democrat senators have filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging it to stay out of a pending Second Amendment case and warning it that a majority of Americans now believe the “Supreme Court should be restructured in order to reduce the influence of politics.” The case, New York State Rifle…

554-year-old Boys’ Cathedral Choir sued for ‘gender bias’

Breitbart – London: A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys’ choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom. The State and Cathedral Choir is one of the most renowned boys’ choirs in Germany, founded…

Teen fatally shot before high-speed chase from Lake County, Ill., to Chicago identified; 5...

Skip to content Top Menu Podcast HOW TO LISTEN JOIN Advertise About Savage Archives Photos Savage’s Eye Camera Teddy’s Corner Main Menu YAHOO.COM The teenager killed during an attempted car theft in Chicago’s northern suburbs has been identified as 14-year-old Jaquan Swopes of Chicago. READ MORE AT YAHOO.COM Advertisements Worse than ever: Government schools after…

Worse than ever: Government schools after 35 years

American Thinker: As a semi-retired business writer who taught in Detroit 35 years ago, I returned to the classroom because a local high school was unable to replace a Latin teacher who had resigned. I hold an advanced degree in medieval studies and renewed my certification to teach Latin, history, and social studies. Once in…

Woodstock: Relive the music festival that started it all

NY DAILY NEWS About 450,000 people flocked to Max Yasgur’s dairy farm in Bethel, N.Y. on Aug. 15, 1969, to celebrate three days of peace, love and music at the legendary Woodstock Music and Art Fair replete with epic performances, rain and lots of mud. Take a look back at one of the greatest gatherings…

Israel denies Omar and Tlaib entry after Trump tweet

THE HILL.COM Israel on Thursday announced that it would deny Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) entry to the country during an upcoming overseas trip, according to multiple reports. The decision was announced moments after President Trump tweeted that it would show “great weakness” for Israel to allow the two congresswomen into the…

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