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With the Children on the Ukraine Wars Front Lines Praying for Peace

KRASNOGORIVKA, UkraineThe front line is only one kilometer away from the childrens soccer club where five- and six-year-old boys were exercising on Monday morning. And the childrens music school is even closer, 800 meters, which is to say half a mile. All the windows are covered, since shock waves from explosions have broken them so many times. Machine guns and artillery could be clearly heard while 6-year-old Daria Pamazanova, in a funny hat with teddy-bear ears, was rehearsing at her singing class. During the break Daria told me about the…

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Stephen Colbert Makes Another Homophobic Trump-Putin Joke

Late last year, in a column titled SNLs Homophobic Trump-Putin Jokes Need to Stop, our writer Kevin Fallon took on Saturday Night Lives tired (and offensive) bits insinuating that Fallon wrote. The baseline idea here is that guys in love is inherently funny. No other observation or take needs to exist to elicit a laugh; its simply funny because theyre dudes. Dudes in love. Dudes who have sex together. Ha! (?) Hes right: Theres nothing funny about the Trump-Putin gay jokes. Theyre lazy at best and homophobic at worst. And…

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Arnold Schwarzenegger on Trump’s press conference: ‘You stood there like a little wet noodle’

Arnold Schwarzenegger is not angry, he's just disappointed. No, wait, he's also angry.Image: Hubert Vestil/Getty Images for SXSW There is nothing more devastating than Arnold Schwarzenegger calling you a “wet noodle.” That’s the sick burn dropped by the Hollywood star and former governor of California on President Trump following his widely criticized press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin. SEE ALSO: Trump-Putin press conference gets a roasting from late show hosts After the rather disturbing joint media appearance in Helsinki on Monday, Schwarzenegger posted a disappointed response on Twitter, calling…

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