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The first official picture of the Soviet satellite Sputnik 1

Virgil: The Washington Post, and Axios, Follow in the Footsteps of Breitbart News

The headline in Axios on August 8 demanded attention: “Sputnik moment for U.S. military.”  For his part, Virgil paid particularly close attention, since he published a piece with virtually the same headline, for Breitbart News, back on September 16, 2017: “The Threat from China — America’s New ‘Sputnik Moment.’” 

Gavin Newsom and Barack Obama (Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty)

Barack Obama Endorses Gavin Newsom for Governor of California

Former Democratic President Barack Obama endorsed fellow Democrat Gavin Newsom for governor of California on Wednesday and praised him for being “the first to recognize the right to marry who you love” when he briefly legalized gay marriage in 2004, during his time as mayor of San Francisco.

Collage of Trump pointing and Clapper staring

James Clapper: ‘It Is My Duty’ to Attack Trump as TV Pundit

NEW YORK — Amid reports that President Trump is exploring the possibility of removing security clearances from former top officials from the Obama administration, it may be instructive to take a closer look at former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper’s recently released book.

Former U.S. President Barack Obama, left, delivers his speech at the 16th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. In his highest-profile speech since leaving office, Obama urged people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat …

Hayward — Obama in South Africa: 9/11, Rise of Putin Were ‘Backlash’ Against Globalization

Former President Barack Obama told an audience at a Nelson Mandela Foundation event in South Africa Tuesday marking the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth that income inequality and other disruptions caused by a “backlash” against globalization and liberalization were factors in the 9/11 attacks, the resurgence of populism, Chinese aggression, and the rise of President Vladimir Putin in Russia.