To someone watching snowboarding for the first time, it might look like a mix of skiing, surfing, and skateboarding. Some competitive snowboarding events are races and feature obstacles or emphasize speed; others award higher scores for better tricks. They are fairly recent additions to the Winter Olympics, some appearing for the first time at this
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Scroll down for next story A parody. 4:30 AM, Feb 23, 2018 | The Weekly Standard Sorry, you’ve reached the limit on the articles you can view. Web Link: http://www.weeklystandard.com/article/2011703 Next Page The Weekly Standard http://assets.weeklystandard.com.s3.amazonaws.com/tws15/images/logo-large.png The Weekly Standard 2018 Washington, DC Politics 2018-02-23 March 5, 2018 http://www.weeklystandard.com/jared-loses-his-privileges/article/2011703 2018-02-23T04:30 2018-02-23T03:41 Jared Loses His Privileges Parody
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The big news out of Chicago, city of my birth and upbringing, is murder. According to a reliable website called HeyJackass!, during 2017, someone in Chicago was shot every 2 hours and 27 minutes and murdered every 12 hours and 59 minutes. There were 679 murders and 2,936 people shot in the city. This, for
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On February 14, a deeply troubled young man named Nikolas Cruz walked into the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Cruz, 19, took an AR-15 rifle out of a black duffel bag and began firing at students in the hallways and in classrooms. In all, he murdered 17 people and injured 14 others.
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For decades, Republicans have been stuck with the epithet “the stupid party,” and they’ve often deserved it. But there’s been a switch in the Trump era. Democrats now are the stupid party. They’ve adopted several of the foolhardy habits of Republicans—for instance, the government shutdown. It’s an act of political masochism. History is consistent on
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Black Panther is the least superhero-y of the Marvel superhero movies. T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), its protagonist, gets some unearthly abilities from drinking the juice of a plant, but I can’t tell you what they are really, and the movie is delightfully uninterested in exploring them. What’s more important is that T’Challa presides over an African
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In 2003, when J. M. Coetzee was announced the recipient of that year’s Nobel Prize in Literature, the news wasn’t met with outraged cries of “Who?” or “Why?” With nine brilliant novels under his belt, along with a haul of prestigious literary awards—including a hitherto unprecedented two Booker Prizes—the South African-born author had been a laureate-in-waiting.
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The Heritage Foundation’s president and top policy experts are helping to shape the conversation at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), taking place on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., this week. Heritage President Kay Coles James asked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos a series of questions during a wide-ranging discussion at CPAC that touched on
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AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin by Michelle Moons22 Feb 2018Oxon Hill, MD0 22 Feb, 201822 Feb, 2018 OXON HILL, Maryland — “Make no mistake about it, we’re gonna build that wall,” declared Vice President Mike Pence from the stage of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Thursday morning. “Build that wall!  Build that wall!  Build that
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An associate of Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain has cited his Fifth Amendment rights in refusing to appear before the House Intelligence Committee in its probe of the unverified Russian dossier containing negative information on President Donald Trump, according to news reports Thursday. David Kramer, a former State Department official who now is senior director
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ABC News by Michelle Moons22 Feb 2018Oxon Hill, MD0 22 Feb, 201822 Feb, 2018 OXON HILL, Maryland — The world lost renowned evangelist Billy Graham on Wednesday, prompting Vice President Mike Pence to remind CPAC attendees on Thursday of Graham’s speech at the National Cathedral after the 9/11 terror attacks. Pence called on the crowd
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Journalist Jill Abramson attacked Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday in the New York magazine, arguing for his impeachment. But Abramson and the women she cites in her hit piece are left-wing detractors of Thomas with credibility problems, and Abramson herself was reportedly fired from her previous job for not telling the truth. The subtitle of Abramson’s
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David McNew/Newsmakers by Joel B. Pollak22 Feb 20180 22 Feb, 201822 Feb, 2018 CNN is disputing the claim that it asked a student who survived last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, to ask a “scripted question” at its town hall on Wednesday evening. Local Fort Lauderdale ABC affiliate WPLG reported Wednesday
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Eric Greitens, the Republican Governor of Missouri and former Navy SEAL, was indicted Thursday afternoon “on one felony count of invasion of privacy,” KMOV reported. According to KMOV: The charge says Greitens knowingly took a photograph of a woman in a “state of full or partial nudity without the knowledge and consent” of that woman.
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by Breitbart News22 Feb 20180 22 Feb, 201822 Feb, 2018 On Thursday’s edition of Breitbart News Tonight, Senior Editors-at-Large Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak will take your calls and discuss the news of the day. Breitbart News’s AWR Hawkins will discuss NRA President Wayne LaPierre’s address at CPAC and ongoing Democrat and left-wing attacks on the NRA. He will also provide
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by John Binder22 Feb 2018Washington, D.C.0 22 Feb, 201822 Feb, 2018 Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking to strip citizenship from five alleged child sex abusers who allegedly became naturalized citizens by lying about their sex abuse past. In a statement by the DOJ, Sessions announced five denaturalization lawsuits against: Ricardo De
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Metropolitan Nashville Davidson County Mayor Megan Barry, a rising star of the Democratic Party, came under increasing pressure to resign late Thursday as the scandal surrounding her extramarital affair with her former taxpayer funded bodyguard, recently retired Metro Nashville Police Sgt. Rob Forrest, took a salacious and potentially criminal turn. Three weeks earlier, on January
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Two powerful gun safety groups are joining with Democratic billionaire activist Tom Steyer in a voter registration drive targeting high schoolers – a group that has become vocal on the issue since a South Florida mass shooting, Politico reported. “[W]hat we saw was the difference between [the Parkland, Florida] shooting and other shootings is these
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Special counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday issued a new slate of charges against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his associate Richard Gates, adding charges of bank and tax fraud to last year’s indictment for failure to disclose his lobbying work for the pro-Russian government of Ukraine. The initial charges brought against Manafort and
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At the height of his influence in the 1960s and ’70s, Billy Graham was a man about whom nearly every adult in America had an opinion. He was everywhere—his weeklong evangelistic “crusades” packed stadiums around the globe; innumerable books and articles carried his byline; his face appeared on the covers of the newsweeklies. The Graham
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces a tough battle in his state after last week’s high school shooting massacre because of his pro-gun stance. Scott has spoken out several times about the shooting that left 14 children and three staff members dead, but his comments have centered on mental health and bashing the FBI for not
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After year of continuing resolutions and significant underfunding, the U.S. Air Force finally has a predictable and robust 18-month budget with which to work. This conversation will explore the priorities the Secretary has spelled out for America’s Air Force, and what those priorities mean for the decades ahead.   Heather Wilson is the 24th Secretary
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