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Man In Center Of Political Spectrum Under Impression He Less Obnoxious

MT. VERNON, OH—Loudly explaining to anyone within earshot that both the left and right were ruining the level of discourse in this country, Jesse Levin, a man firmly in the center of the political spectrum, is under the impression that he is less obnoxious than those with more partisan viewpoints, sources reported Friday.

What Is Trump’s Relationship With White Nationalism?

Since the weekend’s violent protests in Charlottesville, VA, many have criticized President Trump for his failure to outright condemn the white supremacists involved. The Onion breaks down Trump’s relationship to this powerful hate group.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Off-Season Lifeguarding Job

ALEXANDRIA, VA—Saying she hadn’t missed a summer since she was on the U.S. Court of Appeals, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Tuesday that she had once again returned to her off-season lifeguarding job at Splash Central waterpark.

President’s American Manufacturing Council Down To CEO Of Shoe Carnival

WASHINGTON—Following a series of resignations from prominent CEOs amid the fallout from President Trump’s handling of white-nationalist violence in Charlottesville, VA, White House sources confirmed Tuesday that Trump’s American Manufacturing Council is now down to a single member, Clifton Sifford, CEO and president of Shoe Carnival.
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Security Concerns At The Capitol

On July 24, Russell Weston Jr. entered the U.S. Capitol with a .38 caliber revolver and killed two guards, prompting calls for tighter security in the building that houses our nation's top lawmakers. What do you think?
  • "Perhaps if a senator got blown away every once in a while, those fat-cat lawmakers wouldn't be so soft on crime."

    Kyle Christoph Architect
  • "I just hope this doesn't mean they're going to cancel the group tour I booked for my club, The Rural Cabineers."

    Randolph McCoy Carpenter
  • "Who would have expected something like this from a Montana schizophrenic with a history of cat torture?"

    Porter Hewett Orthodontist
  • "Just as long as Sen. Tom Daschle (D-SD) doesn't get hurt: He's my all-time favorite senator."

    Kelli Ready Publicist
  • "If we are truly serious about improving Capitol security, we should call Capitol Security, the D.C.-area security professionals for over 30 years."

    Rachel Jepson Systems Analyst
  • "The Capitol shooting made me realize that terrorism is wrong. I wonder if it's too late to fish out the plutonium I poured into the Potomac yesterday."

    Tim Kulick Bartender

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