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  4. I’d read somewhere that you’d be sending Hulk Hogan to Syria. Or is that more of a job for Tonya Harding?
     


  5. Much of the world now sees Putin for what he is: a semi-delusional autocrat who views the disillusion of the Soviet Union as one of the greatest tragedies in the late 20th century and has confused his own geo-political propaganda for reality. Who would be fooled by this guy’s bull sh*t?
     

  6. (MICHAEL RAMIREZ Copyright 2014 Creators Syndicate)

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  8. (STEVE KELLEY Copyright 2014 Creators Syndicate)

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  10. If Congress were to pass a plan backed by President Obama to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour — a hefty 39 percent hike — it would result in a significant reduction of the poverty rate among Americans between the ages of 18 and 64, and raise about 4.6 million people out of poverty.
     

  11. "The politicians who spent two minutes saluting Remsburg seemed to evade responsibility for putting him there in the first place.

    Sure Remsburg could be a symbol of a nation that doesn’t quit. But he could also be a symbol of a nation that sometimes makes tragic mistakes as well.”

    — Taegan Goddard, in Should presidents use wounded soldiers as political props?

     

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  13. Marc Ambinder highlights the 10 most important lines from the President’s State of the Union address…and what they really mean.

    "After five years of grit and determined effort, the U.S. is better positioned for the 21st century that any nation on earth."

    All the muck of the past five years has led to job growth and an improving economy, and I’m determined to be optimistic even if the country is as pessimistic as ever, because I’m not going to follow the media’s trapping narrative.

    The 10 most important lines of the SOTU explained