Sunday, May 13, 2018

Sunday roundup

-The Israeli military leadership and security establishment doesn't especially agree with Bibi. Especially on the Iran deal.

-China disregards the incoming sanctions on Iran, and continues its new train route to Tehran  Who is Deng Xio-Gault?

There are just three countries in the world that don't provide mandated time off for new parents: Papua New Guinea Suriname United States of America #MothersDay
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-Parenting is often seen through a Western lens, but conceptions can be quite different in other cultures. 

-The bill for motherhood, from the Brookings Institution.

-The subversive side of Mad Magazine, and why we need it again.

-On how weed arrests still skew black and brown.

Kneeling for the National Anthem is an insult to the troops! If NFL players want to protest more respectfully they should simply mock POWs and war heroes with cancer.
-Danny Zuker

-Mike Lupica with a great essay on how America these days is not what McCain fought for.

-And Dana Milbank on how McCain is the single greatest political leader of this age.  He raises a stellar point about McCain at the helm after 9/11.

-Meanwhile, John Kelly needs to give his family tree a good shake.

-The Lexington Herald-Leader on how Trump's foreign visa cuts hurt Middle America and Trump voter in particular.

“The greatest threat to American democracy isn’t communism, jihadism, or any other external force or foreign power,” he continued. “It’s our own willingness to tolerate dishonesty in service of party, and in pursuit of power.”
-Finally, Michael Bloomberg on what really threatens our country: dishonesty among the power that be.

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