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Hypocrisy of Trump palpable

In 1997, President Donald Trump watched his 16-year-old daughter Ivanka host the Miss Teen USA pageant. He turned to the then-Miss Universe, Brook Antoinette Mahealani Lee, and asked: “Don’t you think my daughter’s hot? She’s hot, right?” Then, in 2006, during an interview on The View, he made a comment regarding Ivanka’s Playboy photoshoot. He […]

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Playboy returns to nude photos

“Naked is normal”– that is what Cooper Hefner, Playboy’s chief creative officer, tweeted Monday concerning their move to rescind a publishing decision made back in 2015, in which they ceased to publish nudity. “I’ll be the first to admit the way … the magazine portrayed nudity was dated, but removing it entirely was a mistake,” […]

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Israeli actions illegal, unjust

The Israeli Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, passed a law Monday evening that directly undermines the progress toward peace and the possibility of a two-state solution for the Jewish and Palestinian people. Even though polls show that most Israelis support the establishment of a two-state resolve, Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli Prime Minister, and his band of conniving […]

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Executive order stops for no one

We think President Trump may be confusing his role as President with his role as a reality TV host. Likewise, the media is being a little dramatic. *GASP! They said whaaaat?* Trump’s executive order is not a ban on all Muslims entering the U.S., as the echoing phrase “Muslim ban” suggests. The executive order bars […]

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‘Alternative facts’ raise concern

We’re tired about writing about President Trump, but it’s difficult not to after he himself directed Sean Spicer, our current White House Press Secretary, to go to the White House briefing room to talk about the inauguration crowd size, and blatantly lie. In an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” host Chuck Todd questioned Kellyanne […]

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Journalistic duty challenged

What is the role of journalists in 2017? That is the question posed by the recent squabble concerning BuzzFeed’s release of a raw dossier, assembled by a man who has claimed to be a former MI5 agent. These unverified documents allege that Russia has compromising information on President-elect Trump and detail the intimate relationship he […]