Our Presidential Politics Have Always Been Nasty. President Trump Is Something New.

Our Presidential Politics Have Always Been Nasty. President Trump Is Something New.

The negativity, hostility and incivility of the Trump presidency makes it easy to say that he, and he alone, has degraded American political discourse and this coarseness has,  thereby, endangered our nation and our democracy. But saying that is to both miss the point and give him too much credit. We  romanticize and misremember our […]

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Pamplin Media Group - Fake sale in Tualatin ends in robbery

Pamplin Media Group – Fake sale in Tualatin ends in robbery

Suspects allegedly used a stun gun on one victim and threatened the other with a knife before fleeing. A sales deal negotiated through a sales app called OfferUp ended Sunday in a robbery in the parking lot of the Tualatin Fred Meyer. Tualatin Police responded around 12:45 p.m. Sunday, May 27. According to the report, […]

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Ivanka Trump Posts Cuddle Pic With Son, Twitter Reminds Her Of Missing Migrant Kids

Ivanka Trump Posts Cuddle Pic With Son, Twitter Reminds Her Of Missing Migrant Kids

As the media reverberated with stories about the 1,500 missing immigrant children rounded up by the federal government, Ivanka Trump decided to tweet a photo of herself Sunday cuddling her young son. Twitter wasn’t having it. Twitter users slammed Ivanka over her father’s policy enacted this month that separates undocumented immigrant children from their parents. They […]

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Injured contractor: ‘Trending in the right direction’

Injured contractor: ‘Trending in the right direction’

Tom Johnson remains in hospital but is improving THE family of the critically-injured survivor of last week’s gas outbreak at Ettamogah’s paper mill are “hoping for a positive outcome”. Tom Johnson, 22, remains in Albury hospital after taken there by ambulance after being overcome by gas at Norske Skog last Thursday. “Tom remains on life […]

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FC Buffalo coughs up late lead, suffers first loss to Erie since ’15 – The Buffalo News

FC Buffalo coughs up late lead, suffers first loss to Erie since ’15 – The Buffalo News

The National Premier Soccer League National Game of the Week lived up to its billing. Unfortunately, the late-game drama that bore three goals between the 88th minute and the fourth minute of stoppage left FC Buffalo and its traveling supporters with a sick feeling in their stomachs. Behind stoppage-time tallies from substitute Christopher Eduardo and […]

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Former CU star Shalaya Kipp, shown running the steeplechase during the 2012 Olympics, will be part of the U.S. team competing in the International Team

Shalaya Kipp headlines USA roster for International Team Challenge

Former CU star Shalaya Kipp, shown running the steeplechase during the 2012 Olympics, will be part of the U.S. team competing in the International Team Challenge at the 2018 Bolder Boulder. (John Leyba / The Denver Post) Even for a professional runner like Shalaya Kipp, it is easy to add a smile when saying the […]

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GUYO: Police shooting ‘criminals’ dead imprudent way to reduce crime

GUYO: Police shooting ‘criminals’ dead imprudent way to reduce crime

By KALTUM GUYOMore by this Author When his victory was nullified last year, President Uhuru Kenyatta did not — rightfully — hold back in his offensive towards the Judiciary, which, too, had its right to stay firm. The tension between the Executive and the Judiciary would be laid bare by Miguna Miguna’s case when court […]

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The gay mayor shaking up politics in Catholic Poland

The gay mayor shaking up politics in Catholic Poland

Image caption Robert Biedron was Poland’s first openly gay MP before becoming mayor of Slupsk Robert Biedron is one of Poland’s young, rising political stars. He’s an atheist in perhaps Europe’s most Catholic country and its only openly gay politician. And now he is being viewed as a frontrunner for Poland’s presidency. “I’m a dreamer. […]

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'Catastrophic' flash floods hit outside Baltimore; crews conduct water rescues

‘Catastrophic’ flash floods hit outside Baltimore; crews conduct water rescues

A state of emergency was declared in Maryland on Sunday as “catastrophic” flash floods and dramatic water rescues unfolded in and around Ellicott City amid heavy rains. Gov. Larry Hogan announced the state of emergency on Twitter, and noted he directed the state’s emergency management agency “to assist in any compacity possible.” The areas of […]

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Elon Musk gains an unlikely supporter in Stan Lee over his fake news comments

Elon Musk gains an unlikely supporter in Stan Lee over his fake news comments

Elon Musk recent diversion into bizarre Twitter rants has been a talking point online in the past few days.  The billionaire entrepreneur and founder of both Tesla and SpaceX, has become noticeably irritated by the media leading him to post a series of tweets.  Going to create a site where the public can rate the core truth […]

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