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Finger Felony: Kansas Cops Cuff 12-Year-Old Girl Who Brandishes Her Hand as a Gun

A 12-year-old girl at Westridge Middle School in Overland Park, Kansas, brandishes her hand as a gun, which draws cops to the school who cuff her and charge her with a felony. Are police justified in taking all threats seriously, or did they overreact and ruin a middle schooler’s life?

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Trump Gives Medal to Tax-Cut Champion, While NPR Calls Laffer Curve ‘Fake News’

As President Trump honors tax-cut champion Arthur Laffer with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, NPR says the Laffer Curve that describes the beneficial effect of those cuts, doesn’t work, and never has. Why are Republicans so in love with this economic theory that Democrats think is fake news?