Merkel, Trump at joint press conference
Contemplative man

The toughest obstacle in scaling the mountain toward a valid life, I have come to believe, is that it has become so much of a solo climb in today’s America.

Trump signs executive orders

‘Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard,’ H. L. Mencken

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Van runs over pedestrians

‘Public labeling of mass shooters as terrorists since 9/11 has been anything but consistent.’