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Important Slow News

Recently, President Barack Obama was mocked for saying: “The world is less violent than it has ever been. It is healthier than it has ever been. It is more tolerant than it has ever been. It is better fed than it’s ever been. It is more educated than it’s ever been.” Although these comments received criticism, he was absolutely right.

America’s Birthday

But America’s upcoming birthday on the Fourth of July is a time when the gift most needed is an urgent warning about the dangers of losing the things that have made this country America.

Omission Control

Reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s story sounds familiar to me: A major network got tired of her reports criticizing government. She no longer works there.

Petty Annoyances

It may be that it’s I who is getting old and out of touch, having been educated during ancient times when nonsense was less acceptable.