Category: Politics

The State of Our Country

For most of the country, politics can be a polarizing topic, so much so that many wise people advise against discussing anything politically related with strangers and mere acquaintances. However, this year’s election was so steeped in hostility and divisiveness that many of us had a hard time discussing our political feelings with family members.
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Did the Obama administration already walk back their ‘genocide’ designation on the Islamic State?

All of the kudos being given to the Obama administration for labeling the atrocities committed by the Islamic State as “genocide” are premature. There is no indication that anything will come from this harshly worded condemnation. Words are words. Extreme actions are the only things that can possibly make a difference in the lives of
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