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THE FELON VOTE

New York Times Room for Debate asks: Should Felons Ever Be Allowed to Vote?

Today's Poll Question

Rather than concern itself with managing the myriad social welfare and unemployment insurance programs, should the government instead regularly distribute a no-strings-attached check to each citizen?

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EXTINCTION-LEVEL

Andrew Sullivan: Democracies end when they are too democratic – and right now, America is a breeding ground for tyranny.

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#OLDNAVY "SCANDAL"

John McCain’s son to the ‘ignorant racists’ criticizing an Old Navy ad with an interracial couple: ‘Eat it’

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DRESSING REPUBLICAN

CNN Smerconish PA Voters Focus Group’s Clark DeLeon (patriotic blazer above) on Union League attire, and why Trump runs.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Vox: Amtrak turns 45 today – here’s why American passenger trains are so bad.

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CUBA CRUISING

An American cruise ship is sailing to Cuba from the US, the first such trip in more than 50 years.

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GOOOOAAAALLLLL!

Leicester City: From Last Place To England’s Likely Soccer Champion

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LIVE TWEETING

CIA faces social media backlash for ‘live tweeting’ Osama bin Laden raid – five years later.

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TRANSPARENCY

Patrick Gavin of Nerd Prom: The White House Correspondents’ Association preaches transparency – but doesn’t practice it.

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TIME OUT OR BURN OUT

Why Harvard ‘encourages’ students to take a gap year – just like Malia Obama is doing.

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"AUDIBLE GASPS"

Larry Wilmore’s harshest burns in his White House correspondents’ dinner speech.