“Every year, we spend $80 billion to keep 2.2 million people incarcerated. Many criminals belong behind bars. But too many others, especially nonviolent drug offenders, are serving unnecessarily long sentences. The news out of Gaza this morning, is an agreement between two rival Palestinian factions, on a document that implicitly recognizes Israel. The plan, agreed by Hamas and Fatah, calls for a Palestinian state, alongside Israel, and it could lead to the lifting of international sanctions against the Hamas led Palestinian government. This breakthrough comes as Israeli forces are massed Gaza’s southern border.
For whatever reason, the media became obsessed with the idea that Belichick couldn possibly want to keep Brady over Garoppolo and so they drove home another dumbass narrative that Brady, the toughest most competitive motherfucker to ever take the field, didn want to compete for his job anymore. That the man who continues to keep a chip on his shoulder for his college coaches trying to phase him out for a younger more athletic QB. The man who meticulously plans his training regimen out 3 years in advance and actually sticks to that ridiculously strict plan.
You raise a valid point that I was trying to address that of “righteousness in the moment.” And frankly, that is one of the most credible arguments in favor of sanctifying the actions of Satwant and Beant. It an enthralling narrative: a tyrant in the making, willing to bring violence and murder upon her charges in order to enforce her will, brought to retributive justice by two individuals of the very people who she harmed so deeply. But, largely speaking, the only group of people who advocate that view are Sikhs.
President Trump has made veterans care one of his signature policy issues, vowing to modernize VA medical system and expand patient access to services offered outside the government’s network. Ending opioid abuse is another of his priorities. It’s unclear whether this initiative has the administration’s support.
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