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What Next? Could France Be Facing Civil War?

Kentucky Sports Radio — Eighteen months ago in this space, I shared my crazy idea to remove the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis from Kentucky's Capitol Rotunda, and replace it with a tribute to Muhammad Ali.

Kentucky Sports Radio — After a tumultuous week in which I was outed as "John Miller," Donald Trump's publicist (He's a tremendously good boss! With huge hands!), the nation's political press hordes are descending on our old Kentucky home to cover this week's presidential primary matchup between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

It’s ‘Hide the Matzo’ for Real: Tam Tams Are Scarce — Why is this Passover different from all other Passovers - or at least the last 68 of them? No Tam Tams. It's true. Manischewitz, which manufactures the bite-size matzos, says it has temporarily stopped making them at its plant in Newark, leaving many Jews puzzled and disappointed, and officials of the kosher food company scrambling to explain what went wrong.

Oregon’s Tina Kotek Downplays Gay Milestone — Oregon Speaker of the House Tina Kotek, D-Portland, left, and House Republican Leader Mike McLane, R-Powell Butte, meet with members of the media to preview legislation for the upcoming session at the Oregon State Capitol, in Salem, Ore., on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Timothy J.

Passing on Reality TV, Battling Obama in Court — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi listens to a report of the investigation of Dozier reform school during a cabinet meeting at the state Capitol, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon) When she was a county prosecutor, Pam Bondi was approached by TV producers with a pitch: star in your own reality show.

Stacey Abrams: Pragmatic Democrat in a Red State — Stacey Abrams is a proud ex-bureaucrat who also loves the novel "Atlas Shrugged"; she works with Republicans but sometimes frustrates her Democratic colleagues; she grew up on food stamps and co-founded a beverage company for children; she has worked as a tax attorney and written several romantic suspense novels on the side.

Kentucky Sports Radio — Count yourself blessed if you have a friend like George Phillips. An over-achiever from a tiny suburb of Nashville, and blessed early on with GQ looks, rakish charisma and a keen intellect (camouflaged by a thick country accent), George played role model for those of us cutting our political teeth on Al Gore's first presidential campaign.

Kentucky Sports Radio — As the volume turns to 11 on calls for Rick Pitino to vacate the University of Louisville Cardinals' hot seat - voluntarily or not - the coach remains obstinate: "I don't know what resigning would accomplish," he told his friend and Louisville broadcasting legend Terry Meiners. "I think that's the cowardly way out.

Michelle Obama to Launch College Site

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Aug 23, 2016

@leidreen I'm not sure I have any insights to impart. It was what it was. The President courteously answered my questions.

Aug 23, 2016

@jigners3 Yes, I was a bit confused by that. He seemed to relish the opportunity to sell his Duterte Harry brand of law and order.

Aug 23, 2016

@dannyorbeta To be honest, I didn't really get his point. He drew a parallel to US cops killing black people. Not sure I see the relevance

Aug 23, 2016

@rolphmariano I think he thought I was American. He talked about US cops killing black people - and that's not actually sanctioned by Obama

Aug 14, 2016

@Jaymin30 @Channel4News Interested in your view. I don't really understand Mr Modi's speech. It took him a month to condemn Gujarat incident

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