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  • Lara Trump triggered by change in Superman’s motto — saying it’s ‘very upsetting’

    Adviser to President Donald Trump, Lara Trump, is joining the growing list of conservatives being triggered by the evolution of the Superman comic books. As superheroes are evolving past the white, male, cis-gender, heterosexual identity, it has left the alien character in the dust. While DC Comics haven't indicated one way or the other about whether the decision for marketing purposes or an effort to appeal to a larger audience, but it caused many on the right to lose faith in comic books they...

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  • Massive new study says Donald Trump’s presidency worsened LGBTQ mental health

    A new study of 1.06 million Americans has found that the mental distress of LGBTQ Americans increased during the administration of Republican President Donald Trump, arguably the most anti-LGBTQ president [
  • Virginia election: Governor’s race is a proxy war for Donald Trump’s ‘grievances'

    November's gubernatorial election in Virginia has become a proxy war for Donald Trump's personal vendetta against the fact he lost the 2020 presidential election. "Republicans in Virginia are saying what their nominee for governor will not: The governor's race is a proxy for Mr. Trump's grievances," The New York Times reported Saturday. "The event was billed as a rally for Virginia conservatives ahead of next month's election for governor. But it was mostly about Donald J. Trump," Astead Herndon...

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  • Behind the scenes of Donald Trump’s strange White House meeting with Vietnam’s prime minister

    Excerpted from "Nothing Is Impossible: America's Reconciliation with Vietnam" by Ambassador Ted Osius, to be published by Rutgers University Press on October 15, 2021. In mid-May of 2017, Robert Lighthizer, the new U.S. trade representative, came to Vietnam for an APEC ministerial-level meeting. Lighthizer had a friendly and engaging manner, but his visit was a disaster in terms of substance. The Vietnamese, other APEC country representatives, and the U.S. business community were stunned by the...