Steve Bannon Doesn’t Want to Testify. We Already Know What He Did.

Steve Bannon during an election rally in Richmond, Va., Wednesday on Oct. 13.Steve Helber/AP

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Steve Bannon Doesn’t Want to Testify. We Already Know What He Did.

Steve Bannon during an election rally in Richmond, Va., Wednesday on Oct. 13.Steve Helber/AP

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Steve Bannon Doesn’t Want to Testify. We Already Know What He Did.

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Steve Bannon Doesn’t Want to Testify. We Already Know What He Did.

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Why This Vaccinated First Responder Is Fighting De Blasio’s New Mandate

Back when New York City was filled with sirens around the clock, FDNY Emergency Medical Services Captain Anthony Almojera responded to a Brooklyn address and encountered a man in a wheelchair who said he was worried about his mother.
The man explained that his handicap restricted him to the first floor while his mother slept on the second. She had been experiencing mild, COVID-like symptoms and had failed to come down to make his breakfast as she usually did. She had not responded when he repeatedly called to her, and he had finally dialed 911.

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Why This Vaccinated First Responder Is Fighting De Blasio’s New Mandate

Back when New York City was filled with sirens around the clock, FDNY Emergency Medical Services Captain Anthony Almojera responded to a Brooklyn address and encountered a man in a wheelchair who said he was worried about his mother.
The man explained that his handicap restricted him to the first floor while his mother slept on the second. She had been experiencing mild, COVID-like symptoms and had failed to come down to make his breakfast as she usually did. She had not responded when he repeatedly called to her, and he had finally dialed 911.

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Why This Vaccinated First Responder Is Fighting De Blasio’s New Mandate

Back when New York City was filled with sirens around the clock, FDNY Emergency Medical Services Captain Anthony Almojera responded to a Brooklyn address and encountered a man in a wheelchair who said he was worried about his mother.
The man explained that his handicap restricted him to the first floor while his mother slept on the second. She had been experiencing mild, COVID-like symptoms and had failed to come down to make his breakfast as she usually did. She had not responded when he repeatedly called to her, and he had finally dialed 911.

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The Return of Catherine Lhamon Is Another Biden Betrayal

This Obama-administration retread will again threaten campus due process.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O n Wednesday afternoon, with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the tie-breaking vote, the Senate confirmed Catherine Lhamon to return as head of the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Wrongly accused students have the most to lose from Lhamon’s being back in power, but her nomination also offers insights into shortcomings of the man who nominated her, Joe Biden.

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Invisible General: How Colin Powell Conned America

There were many worse American generals in the last century than Colin Powell, men who also died, like Powell, largely celebrated for their accomplishments. Curtis LeMay (firebombed Tokyo; nearly incited a third world war on multiple occasions), Douglas MacArthur (provoked the Korean War; attempted to start nuclear war), and perhaps Tommy Franks (oversaw the invasion of Iraq), to name a few.
But Powell was uniquely bad, fundamentally a bureaucrat and public relations man for the American political and military establishment.

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A reluctant warrior? An examination of Gen. Colin Powell’s bloody legacy from Iraq to Latin America

We look at the life and legacy of Colin Powell, who is best known for giving false testimony to the U.N. Security Council in 2003 about nonexistent weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, paving the way for the U.S. invasion and occupation that would kill over 1 million Iraqis. Powell, who was the first Black secretary of state, the first Black and youngest chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the first Black national security adviser, died on Monday due to blood cancer and Parkinson’s disease that left him vulnerable to infection from COVID-19. Tributes poured in from top U.S.

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