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    Dean Baker: Donald Trump passed the threshold of committed delegates that gives him a lock on the Republican Party presidential nomination. It's worth considering what led to Trump's rise in the first place.

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  • Once Upon a Time, My Father Was a Soldier

    By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout | Op-Ed

    (Photo: Jason Pier in DC; Edited: LW / TO)(Photo: Jason Pier in DC; Edited: LW / TO)

    My father was laid to rest in the hard February ground this year. He could have been buried at Arlington National Cemetery, but was instead brought home to north Alabama to meet whatever eternity has to offer him. He was given full military honors at his service. You see, once upon a time, my father was a soldier.

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