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Why Democrats Have the Right to Be Angry With Clinton

Her email scandal was easy to predict and avoid.

It’s Official: The Iran Deal Will Survive. Now We Get to Watch the Political Theater.

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Take a Class on Wittgenstein

It will explain why we always misunderstand one another on the Internet.

Teen Used Website to Help Her Fake a Pregnancy for Months


Texas Two-Steps All Over Voting Rights

It says it can make voting as difficult as it wants to, and any law that says otherwise is unconstitutional.


The United Slang of America

If every state had an official word, what would it be? (Connecticut, you get glawackus.)

Texas Is Two-Stepping All Over Voting Rights

If Every State Had an Official Word, What Would It Be? (Illinois Gets Grabowski.)

Save Yourself From Embarrassment and Take a Class in Geography

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