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Chutzpah Defined – The President’s Comments on Alleged Police Misconduct

Chutzpah [hoo t-spuh, khoo t-] noun, Slang. unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall. audacity; nerve. The classic definition is that given by Leo Rosten: “that quality enshrined in a man who, having killed his mother and father, throws himself on the mercy of the court because he is an orphan.” A Modern Example President Obama gave a speech last week …

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Violent Eruption at Baltimore Protest not an Accident

The violent climax of the demonstration in Baltimore on Saturday was entirely predictable. The narrative that you are hearing from large media outlets and politicians (including Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake) is also predictable:  A peaceful demonstration hijacked by a few out-of-town agitators, causing the larger message of justice and non-violent …

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