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On a warm and muggy Thursday afternoon last month, I joined hundreds of people assembled to participate in a celebration of life for Jeff Fox of Janesville. We stood in line for hours to pay our respects. Despite the heat and long line no complaints were heard, just lots of quiet conversation amid a somber mood.

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Let me begin by stating I was bullied as a kid. It was a difficult time. I was fortunate to have a family system that supported me and helped me through it, even though I didn’t agree with or understand their reasoning at the time. I do now. It shaped how I addressed similar situations with …

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This week, President Trump went to Singapore to meet with the most repressive dictator on the planet, North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jung Un. Kim presides over a slave state of 25 million people, with gulags stacked with hundreds of thousands of political dissidents. He has diligently pursu…

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Giving in to pressure from its workforce, Google recently announced that it is pulling out of Project Maven, a groundbreaking Pentagon program to harness artificial intelligence to sift through and interpret video imagery from drones. The move came after an uprising by 4,000 Google employees who signed a letter urging the company to cancel Project Maven and promise to never "build warfare technology." Google should be ashamed.

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History encourages persistence, despite setbacks, and the Korean Peninsula is an especially important example. The summit between United States President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong-un underscores this. The meeting has been primarily symbolic but may lead to diplomatic relat…

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That was quite a show Donald Trump put on in Canada. Insulting our closest friends and trading partners while sucking up to Russian leader Vladimir Putin—well, that got people’s attention. As Guy Verhofstadt, former prime minister of Belgium, tweeted, “Just tell us what Vladimir has on you. …

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There will be few tears for Aaron Persky. California voters gave the Superior Court judge his walking papers last week. Persky, the state’s first judge to be recalled since 1932, became a target of national fury two years ago when he sentenced Brock Turner, a Stanford University student convicted of sexually assaulting a young woman after she got drunk at a party.

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Domino’s offers to “insure” your purchase in the event your car is crushed by a tree and you slip on an icy sidewalk causing the pizza you are holding to land in a snow bank. It’s either the dumbest marketing scheme ever hatched or the most brilliant.

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President Trump’s sound and fury on immigration has delivered close to nothing. Trump never lets up, thundering against “illegal aliens” as a criminal class while pushing his enforcers to treat the impoverished ones without mercy. But actually, illegal immigration is again rising—and signifi…

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This week, the Supreme Court ruled on the Masterpiece Cakeshop case. That case involved a religious Christian man, Jack Phillips, who decorates cakes for a living. Two men came into his shop one day and demanded that Phillips decorate a cake for their same-sex wedding. Phillips refused. For this grave breach of civic duty, the Colorado Civil Rights Commission referred his case for prosecution, ruling that he had breached the customers' rights to receive service.

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Last week, the British police arrested Tommy Robinson, founder and former leader of the English Defence League, a far-right anti-Islam group. Robinson is a controversial character, to be sure, a sort of Milo Yiannopoulos lite. His chief focus is on the threat of radical Islam, which he belie…

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Imagine the horror of learning you have a terminal illness for which science has not yet come up with a treatment. Now imagine receiving the same diagnosis, and then learning a promising new treatment exists that could save your life -- but you can't get access to it thanks to governmental obstacles.

Roseanne Barr’s divorce from civilization started 28 years ago. Given the honor of singing the national anthem at a San Diego Padres-Cincinnati Reds game, she shrieked the words and, upon concluding, spit at the ground and scratched her crotch. All choreographed for a national TV audience.