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‘Yes we cran’: Barack Obama pardons Thanksgiving turkeys one last time

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… same event, Obama had poked fun at the Republicans vying to succeed him, a bunch of turkeys trying to win their way into the White House. This time he resisted the temptation to joke at President-elect Donald Trumps expense. Instead, after a deeply polarising election, he made a plea for unity: We have to see ourselves in each other because weve all got families we love and we all have hopes for their better future and we lose sight of that sometimes and Thanksgivings a good time for us to …

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The gentrification of Washington DC: how my city changed its colours

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… two shades because the civil war disrupted its construction. Here is the White House, where the most powerful man in the world resides for a few months longer, a black man like me. This is the blizzard of 96 (which meant DC schools were closed for almost two weeks). As usually happens during spats between the branches of the federal government, DC got tossed around in the middle, and ended up being stripped of its little sovereignty when President Clinton and the Republicans …

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John Oliver to Trump: Drop Out Now and You Would Be a Legend

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… miserable. Simply drop out, he said. And tell America this entire candidacy was a stunt. A satire designed to expose the flaws in the system. For instance, Trump exposed the flaws of our broken campaign finance system, figured out how to exploit the media for free airtime, and proved Republicans will choose party loyalty over common decency at every turn. But perhaps most powerfully, Oliver said, Trump exposed the flaws in us: the voters. Just think about how triumphant it would feel to say …

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PJ O’Rourke says blame the elites for Trump and Brexit and vote for Clinton

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In this febrile world, his beloved Republican party in the hands of a reptile, the charming libertarian humourist finds himself endorsing a Democrat PJ ORourke has long been a certain kind of leftwing womans secret libertarian crush. The Republican on the bookshelf between Chomsky and iek. The kind of guy wheeled out to counter the whole schtick that all rightwingers are as funny as Darth Vader and as pretty as Chewbacca. Crumpled, rumpled, charming, chaotic, funny, clever, ORourke is best …

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Regardless Of Your Views On The 2016 Election, Here Are 6 Reasons Why Now Would Be A Bad Time For Reince Priebus To Get A Dog

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… why not let the dog be the light at the end of the tunnel? After this bitterly divisive election is over, there will be plenty of time for Reince to give his new pet the attention and love it needs. Until then, Democrats, Republicans, and others can agree that theres simply no need for Reince to rush into it. Read more: http://www.clickhole.com/article/regardless-your-views-2016-election-here-are-6-rea-4672 …

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State roll calls: What RNC, DNC delegates want you to know

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… energy.” Idaho “We’re so Republican that when we say the pledge of allegiance, it’s to the Republicans for which it stands.” “Where we have more mountain peaks than any state in the lower 48, the deepest gorge in North America and the longest un-dammed river in the United States.” Illinois Has “the only Hispanic member on the Republican side of the aisle serving the House of Representatives.” “Home of President Barack …

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5 takeaways from CNN’s Libertarian Party town hall

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(CNN)Opposition to Donald Trump among Republicans and distaste for Hillary Clinton among Bernie Sanders supporters could create an opportunity for the Libertarian Party, the only third-party with general election ballot access in all 50 states. On Tuesday, Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico, and his running mate, former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, made their case at a CNN town hall hosted by Chris Cuomo. …

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Trump fever in Appalachia raises warnings for Clinton in coal country

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… potent than hope. Even among Republicans, Donald Trump divides opinion in many parts of the country. Not so in Appalachia, where his success in the partys recently completed primary elections here was universal enough that it could serve as a new definition of the regions rugged borders. Of the 420 counties seen as sharing a culture that transcends state lines, appalachia map These three states are regarded as purple battlegrounds in part because they remain diverse, with blue Democratic cities …

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