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Sunday August 30, 2015
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Politics and other nightmares

Free lunch time

Most awful idea of the day:

“There are great programs around the country — one of the ones I most admire is a project called Tennessee Promise, where every student that participates gets their community college education, at least for the first two years, debt free, free of tuition.” 

Free lunch time

Most awful idea of the day:

“There are great programs around the country — one of the ones I most admire is a project called Tennessee Promise, where every student that participates gets their community college education, at least for the first two years, debt free, free of tuition.” 

The advocate

I'm having one of those "I agree with this, but . . ." moments:

Jorge Ramos is an immigration activist posing as a reporter.

A judicious stance

I've mentioned a time or two that Jeb Bush isn't my favorite presidential candidate, but I certainly like his stance on Supreme Court nominations:

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has tried to put some distance between himself and his famous family’s history of judicial nominations, saying he would look only at potential picks who have a “proven record” rather than bowing to political considerations.

Back to the minors?

Yikes. There's flip-flopping, then there's flopping around like a fish out of water:

Scott Walker on Sunday took his third position within seven days on Donald Trump's proposal to end birthright citizenship, this time saying he opposes Trump and supports the policy.

Trump's time?

Remember how Ross Perot rose to presidential-candidate fame by badmouthing the politicals system and the ruliing class after amassing a fortune with lucrative government contracts? Well, deja vu all over again.

Trust and don't verify

Band of brothers and sisters

Born free

Public nuisance

Officials in a lot of towns would like to stick it to Walmart. One Indiana mayor has found a creative way to do it:

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