The Limits of Barack Obama’s Idealism

The Limits of Barack Obama’s Idealism

10 ViewsThe grinding quality of American presidential memoirs owes to the cross-purposes they serve: to deliver a point-by-point defense of the administration’s record, while trying to persuade the public that their departed leader was indelibly, even endearingly, human. Obligatory features include mischievous tales of bucking White House protocol; an extended …

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Point of border

Point of border

17 ViewsGood morning, early birds. The partner of a Brisbane hotel cleaner infected with the UK variant of COVID-19 has tested positive, and Democrats have introduced an article of impeachment against Donald Trump following last week’s Capitol Hill siege. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods. (Image: …

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FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week – The Associated Press

FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week – The Associated Press

14 ViewsWASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington, D.C., in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, stoking fears of more bloodshed after last week’s deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol. An internal FBI bulletin …

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First lady Melania Trump says she’s ‘disappointed and disheartened’ by deadly U.S. Capitol riot – The Globe and Mail

First lady Melania Trump says she’s ‘disappointed and disheartened’ by deadly U.S. Capitol riot – The Globe and Mail

15 ViewsFirst lady Melania Trump participates in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots Drive, at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, in Washington, on Dec. 8, 2020. Patrick Semansky/The Associated Press Melania Trump said Monday that she is “disappointed and disheartened” by the deadly riot at the Capitol last week by …

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