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Huge, obvious holes in Trump’s views on combatting terrorism

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA News Wire Columnist I awoke to a story that Presidential candidate Donald Trump was now proposing that the families of

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It’s Islamic terrorism. So what?

My name is Mohamad Ali Ozeir. My father’s name is Ali. My mother’s name is Khadija. My children’s names are Zena, Hassan, Jenan, Nadine and

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Eloquence and arrogance
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