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In the 2004 comedy “Team America: World Police” a squad of terror-fighting marionettes lands in Paris to subdue a small group of terrorist infiltrators. To head off the presumed coming carnage, the Americans unleash an array of destructive weaponry without any regard for the civilian life or the city itself, destroying the Eiffel Tower and leaving central Paris a smoldering, hollowed-out war zone. “Bonjour, everyone!” one of the puppet warriors tells the surviving denizens, “Don’t worry, everything is bon. We stopped the terrorists!” [Read More]
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was indicted by a grand jury in New York on 16 state felony charges, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced Wednesday.
The announcement of the charges, which includes multiple counts of residential mortgage fraud and other state felonies, came just after Manafort was sentenced to an additional 43 months in prison by a federal judge in the District of Columbia for charges stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. [Read More]
The Montgomery County Council, County Executive Marc Elrich, and several other county leaders are hosting the first Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice tomorrow night.
The purpose of this meeting is to allow county residents to engage with the county government and voice opinions and experiences on the topics of race, racial equity and social justice in the wake of growing diversity within our communities. [Read More]
The college admissions scandal described by federal prosecutors Tuesday when they announced charges against 50 people shows that the admissions process for elite institutions has gotten out of hand.
Every year highly competitive colleges and universities receive more applications for fewer spots. The pressure that parents and students put on themselves in middle school and high school to get into an elite institution has reached a fever pitch. [Read More]
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., sentenced Paul Manafort to 73 months in prison Wednesday, days after the former Trump campaign chairman received a 47-month sentence in a separate case in Virginia.
U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Manafort will serve some of his sentence concurrently with his sentence in Virginia. In all, Manafort will spend around seven-and-a-half years in jail for a variety of crimes related to consulting work he did in Ukraine prior to joining the Trump campaign. [Read More]
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