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The Brexit – Trump Nexus

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Brexit suggests that when that constituency can be allied to a conservative cause that has millions of other, more ideologically-motivated devotees, victory is possible. It suggests that hostility to migrants, a cynical trampling on the truth, and a cavalier disdain for expertise can work wonders, such is the loathing of anything that can be associated with the “elite.”

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Impeach Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick

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In context, Patrick’s tweet goes beyond expressing his constitutionally protected views on homosexuality and into the realm of a public official encouraging hate crime and domestic terrorism. This behavior warrants a special session of the Texas Senate to consider articles of impeachment.

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Bloomberg: The Boycott Israel Movement May be Failing

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An examination of foreign capital flow into Israel since 2005, when the Palestinians initiated the so-called Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, indicates a near tripling of foreign investments in Israeli assets to a record $285.12 billion.

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Pat Conroy – Thank You

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Early this morning I found my first occasion to utilize Facebook’s new “sad” emoji, reacting to the announcement that author Pat Conroy died at the age of 70.

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BTS Poll: Rolling Stones Theme Song for Wedding of Jerry Hall & Rupert Murdoch

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3/4/16
Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall leave Scotts Restaurant Mayfair after their wedding lunch. Murdoch and Jerry Hall were married today at Spencer House, London and there will be a celebration at St. Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London tomorrow.
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Select Rolling Stones theme song for the wedding of 84-year old media mogul Rupert Murdoch and 59-year old model-actress Jerry Hall married Friday in London. It is Murdoch’s fourth marriage and Hall’s first. Murdoch has six children from his three previous marriages and Hall has four children with her former long-term partner Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger.

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This is Mark.

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This is Mark. Mark is cynical. Mark sees annoying stick figure memes, he hits delete. Mark wants this silly trend to stop. Are you like Mark?

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