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Opinion: George Bush's moment of blinding clarity

Former President George W. Bush did something unusual Thursday: he made news. He has spent his post-White House years perfecting his reclusive J.D. Salinger act, surfacing only to promote his books of portraits, and to join his odd-couple buddy Bill Clinton in supporting worthy causes.

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Opinion: The problem with 'the letter'

It's already being referred to as "the letter" -- a brief, but somehow still wordy missive, formally titled "A Letter on Justice and Open Debate," initially signed by 153 writers, artists, academics and journalists, and published by the venerable Harper's Magazine (it appeared online July 7 and will be printed in the October issue). In it, this cohort of artists, intellectuals and public figures decry a landscape in which "intolerance of opposing views, a vogue for public shaming and ostracism, and the tendency to dissolve complex policy issues in a blinding moral certainty" have, in their eyes, become rampant.

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What the GOP could learn from Dems this disastrous Black History Month

Democrats have a better grasp on issues involving race than Republicans. We can debate policy ideas by the two parties and their respective effects, but it is blindingly obvious that the rhetoric from many (but certainly not all) Republicans has ranged from mildly insensitive to wildly racist over the past decade. From party officials to the President of the United States, various members of the GOP have uttered caustic comments about immigrants and the Obama family; some have even defended white supremacists. Collectively, these kinds of comments have sent a clear message to minority voters: We are not interested in you.

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Trump's unfounded faith in his gut leaves us at risk

How does the leader of the world's most powerful country make decisions that affect the fate of the planet? President Donald Trump has been offering blinding flashes of his policy-making methodology since before taking office, but in recent days he has described it in his own words. And the picture that emerges is alarming.

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Analysis: Who Trump is attacking on Twitter

President Donald Trump has long used Twitter to define -- and defame -- his political opponents, but about 18 months into his presidency it's become blindingly clear that his use of social media to target critics, disloyal former lieutenants and the media tells us more about him than anyone else.

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How children change the way we think about war

To a fortunate many, war is an abstraction and the suffering it brings, though easy to understand, is hard to truly imagine. It's one of the reasons war photography and images of conflict are so essential. They bring these concepts into blinding focus and deny us the luxury of looking away.

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Advantage Hamilton as Formula One breaks for summer

(Reuters) - Triple champion Lewis Hamilton is no stranger to speed but the rapid turnaround in his title prospects has left even the blindingly quick Briton stunned, as he heads into Formula One’sannual summer break firmly in control of the race for the championship.

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Separated from her children for years

Every night she returns to the home, calling her children's names. The snowstorm is blinding. She can't get inside the house, where her three children -- a 2-year-old son, 5-year-old daughter and 7-year-old son -- live. Un Chin Lee screams, "Don't cry! Mommy's here!"

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