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Genius Idea: Kentucky Derby Bans

Genius Idea: Kentucky Derby Bans

If Churchill Downs is calling to you next weekend for the Kentucky Derby, you might want to brush...

Egypt Tries Again Yet Again

Egypt Tries Again Yet Again

The Charlie Brown of countries, Egypt refuses to give up on collecting that tourist dinar despite...

Just Sayin’: Le Pen Wants France to Eat French

Just Sayin’: Le Pen Wants France to Eat French

Fresh off her second place election showing and prepping for the homestretch next month, Marine...

Summer’s Coming: Erdogan Issues Emergency Hair Removal Decree

Summer’s Coming: Erdogan Issues Emergency Hair Removal Decree

Since last summer’s coup attempt, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been freed by his...

Memory Lane Monday: Duterte and Daash

Memory Lane Monday: Duterte and Daash

PD hates to kick your off your week with anything dark, pessimistic or chilling, but we do it...

Genius Idea: Gender Equal Snow

Snow time."Gender Equal" approaches never quite seem equal, right?This year, PD has talked a fair amount about the Progressive genius pouring from Sweden, and the Swedish genius idea for today is in a class all its own.

November Recap: Turkeys, Trump and Tragedy

It will be Obama’s last White House Christmas.The Trump Diet.Whelp, congratulations on making it to the end…of November. Let’s take a quick glance back.

Pilgrim Point

Plymouth settlement. Burial Hill?In a news story with a release date that could not be more well-timed, archaeologists from the University of Massachusetts Boston claim to have discovered the original settlement of the Plymouth Pilgrims of 1620.

Memory Lane Monday: The American Turkey

Franklin.Gobble, gobble.For this special Thanksgiving Memory Lane Monday, our staff wanted to clear up a historical back and forth. Did Benjamin Franklin want to replace the bald eagle on the country’s seal with a turkey, or not?

The Struggle is Still Real

The struggle is still real.Wave that “free” flag though.Today the Czech Republic celebrates the holiday of Boje za Svobodu a Demokracii or the Struggle for Freedom and Democracy---and nothing says freedom like a law forcing stores that are 200 square meters or more to be closed.

Genius Idea: Trusting the State

Apparently Crenshanda Williams handled his call.Don’t trust the State to have your back. Our staff has covered the less than lustrous performance of 911 operators in the past, outlining and reiterating several times that you should rely only on yourself to be a first responder, but this latest case out in Houston bears repeating.

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