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How to Speak Republican | Jonathan Bines

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Talking to a Republican can be frustrating. Often, it seems like they are speaking an entirely different language — and in many cases, they are! For this reason, in the hopes of facilitating cross-party dialogue and mutual understanding, I have compiled what I believe to be the first comprehensive Republican-to-English dictionary, featuring words commonly used by Republicans, and their English ...

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Gunman opens fire in Florida State University library

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Gunshots rattled a peaceful, packed Florida State University library early Thursday, with three students getting hurt as hundreds more huddled between bookshelves before police encountered and killed the gunman outside. “There has been a shooting in the library, stay where you are,” said a man speaking over the loudspeaker, as captured in a cell phone video posted online. “We will ...

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High-ranking government engineer says aliens are among us

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Do you believe in aliens?  This story might change your mind.  For decades, conspiracy theorists have compiled a great deal of evidence that aliens have visited earth.  They’ve even come to document the number of different species, their personalities, physical characteristics, and a host of other information that seems more detailed than one might expect. Those speaking on alien presence ...

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Homecoming prince opens fire at school

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Jordan Luton was finishing his lunch in the cafeteria at Washington state’s Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday when he heard it — a loud bang. Then there was another. And another. And another. And another. What he saw was freshman Jaylen Fryberg go up to a table with students, “came up from behind … and fired about six bullets into ...

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The Day I Realized I Was No Longer The Woman My Husband Wanted 

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Not too long ago, I was deep in my closet, cleaning out the clutter, when I found an old tin box FULL of letters. Sitting on the floor, I began reading one after another. They were love letters, written to my husband, David. My heart began to sink and my eyes filled with tears as I read sentences like: “Hello ...

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This woman describes what it was like to be raped by Bill Cosby

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Recently, the sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill Cosby re-entered the public sphere due to a joke by comedian Hanibal Burress, who said “You rape women.”  This led people to go back and review the sexual assault allegations against Cosby and where they came from. This led to the story of Barbara Bowman, a woman who says that Cosby assaulted ...

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Scientists discover a spider that’s as big as a puppy

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Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot. When he turned on his flashlight, he expected to see a small mammal, such as a possum or a rat. “When I turned on the light, I couldn’t quite understand what I was seeing,” said Naskrecki, an entomologist ...

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Couple accused of getting their baby very, very drunk

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Reported by Liku Zelleke When people hurt harmless children, part of your heart aches along with the child.  This family’s actions are seemingly unforgiveable, and are part of the reason that some children are turned into cravers of alcohol long before they have a chance to make a choice.  It’s bad enough to give a child even a sip of ...

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This man and his wife have made a fortune promoting black marriage

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by Dr Boyce Watkins I’ve known Lamar and Ronnie Tyler for a couple of years.  I have a great deal of respect for this couple for their business knowledge, team work and decision to elevate their community through a common mission. They are the founders of the very popular website, BlackandMarriedwithKids.com, which is the premier online destination for the promotion ...

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For young black people who want to be great…here’s how you do it

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I made this video for the great students at Kansas City Kansas Community College. It includes some of the ideas from my book, “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about College” (which you can get at store.yourblackworld.net). It is a conversation about what it means to be great. Also, there are challenges in all of our lives and far too ...

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