“No, the “grown-ups” won’t save us: A favorite Beltway fantasy bites the dust again”


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“1953 Armistice ends the Korean War”


HISTORY CHANNEL

After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People’s Republic of China, North Korea, and South Korea agree to an armistice, bringing the Korean War to an end. The armistice ended America’s first experiment with the Cold War concept of “limited war.”  MORE

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IS TRUMP GEARING UP FOR WORLD WAR III? (The end of the world as we know it.) [sic]


“President Donald Trump released a $1.1 trillion budget outline Thursday that proposes a $54 billion increase in defense spending and corresponding cuts to non-defense spending at the State Department, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Environmental Protection Agency and the wholesale elimination of other federal programs.” (CNN)

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“Bernie Sanders Is Building An Army To March On Washington Against Donald Trump”


POLITICUS USA

Sen. Bernie Sanders built his campaign around the need for grassroots popular action. Now that Trump has won the election; Sanders is reminding Democrats that they are the majority in the country, and they should be prepared to pound away at the president-elect with their issues.
Sen. Bernie Sanders built his campaign around the need for grassroots popular action. Now that Trump has won the election; Sanders is reminding Democrats that they are the majority in the country, and they should be prepared to pound away at the president-elect with their issues.

“How to Celebrate D.C. Emancipation Day”


WPGC

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 16: African American Civil War reenactors march down Pennsylvania Avenue during the Emancipation Day parade April 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. A public holiday in nation's capital, April 16, 1862, is the date President Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia. The Act freed about 3,100 enslaved persons in DC nine months before Lincoln issued his famous Emancipation Proclamation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 16: African American Civil War reenactors march down Pennsylvania Avenue during the Emancipation Day parade April 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. A public holiday in nation’s capital, April 16, 1862, is the date President Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia. The Act freed about 3,100 enslaved persons in DC nine months before Lincoln issued his famous Emancipation Proclamation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

“DC Madam’s records could alter course of 2016 race: lawyer”


MSNBC

Rachel Maddow reports on how the lawyer for D.C. madam Deborah Palfrey is asking the Supreme Court for permission to release his client's phone records because the contents of those records will have a direct effect on the 2016 presidential race.
Rachel Maddow reports on how the lawyer for D.C. madam Deborah Palfrey is asking the Supreme Court for permission to release his client’s phone records because the contents of those records will have a direct effect on the 2016 presidential race.

“GOP senators aim to confirm judges — just not for SCOTUS”


POLITICO

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“Guess who owns 28% of U.S. land”


CNN

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