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The Wall Street Journal's Dan Henninger on "Trumpian shock and awe." "Shock and awe," a term of art from U.S. war doctrine, has been deployed by advocates of Donald Trump to describe the pace of executive actions the past two weeks. That is … more
Neal K. Katyal, an acting solicitor general in the Obama administration, explains "Why Liberals Should Back Neil Gorsuch." Read it online at www.nytimes.com: I am hard-pressed to think of one thing President Trump has done right in the last 11 … more
Peniel Joseph writing in the Guardian, Jan. 7: The Obamas leave the White House, if not the world stage, having accomplished, through sheer force of will, something entirely unprecedented in American history: humanizing the black experience by … more
From Martin Luther King's Sermon at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on February 2, 1968: "Well, I don't know what will happen now. We've got some difficult days ahead. But it doesn't matter with me now. Because I've been to the mountaintop. … more
The Charleston Post and Courier discusses "Haley's fondest farewell." During her seventh and final State of the State address Wednesday, S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley reflected on some of the most significant achievements made during her tenure - new … more
Sportswriter Sally Jenkins in The Washington Post: "It's crazy to think the boat had nothing to do with Odell Beckham Jr.'s showing." When Odell Beckham Jr. got hit in the hands with the ball, his arms flew open. It could have been the effects of … more
The Guardian reports that 2016 was the year "Facebook became the bad guy," proving "how difficult it is for the social network to make the world more open and connected when the decisions it makes are so divisive." Mark Zuckerberg started 2016 … more
In The Sumter Item, Jim Hilley reports on Sumter City Council saying goodbye to Colleen Yates. Mayor Joe McElveen called it a "bittersweet" moment at Sumter City Council's meeting Tuesday evening as council welcomed new Ward 4 Councilman Steve … more
In "The War That Dare Not Speak Its Name," The Wall Street Journal's William McGhurn writes, "For all his promises to get America out, Obama's legacy is a renewed war in Iraq." All throughout the campaign, Mr. Trump rightly thumped both President … more
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