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Islam: Myth Vs. Fact

In the wake of President Trump’s proposed immigration ban targeting largely Muslim countries, The Onion separates myth from fact regarding the religion of Islam.

Trump’s Budget Proposal: What You Need To Know

President Trump has revealed his first budget blueprint, which contains $54 billion in cuts while accommodating increased spending on defense and security. The Onion details the major elements of Trump’s proposed budget:
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Negative Campaigning

Negative campaigning has emerged as a major issue in the presidential primaries, particularly on the Republican side, where George W. Bush and John McCain have accused each other of resorting to the tactic. What do you think?
  • "Why can't these candidates focus on all the good things their opponents do?"

    Victoria North Physical Therapist
  • "The candidates in my country don't use negative campaigning to win votes. They use negative reinforcement. Ow, my testicles."

    Batat Primpang Rice Farmer
  • "It's not negative campaigning if you're just criticizing your opponent's criticism of your criticism of their criticism of you."

    Patti Eggers Librarian
  • "I saw this one ad that said McCain's a weak pussy who let the gooks capture him."

    Jeff Corcoran Machinist
  • "George W. Bush says he's committed to education. But as governor of Texas, he cut school budgets by 30 percent. Nice try, George. You almost fooled us this time. George Bush: Bad for our children, bad for America."

    Marlon Brackens Systems Analyst
  • "If you ask me, these cheap, mudslinging ads drag the political process down to a level so juvenile and debased, I can actually understand it."

    George Lowell Investment Banker
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