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Have the Kavanaugh hearings stressed your relationship with a friend? a family member? a significant other? If so, I (Rick Brookhiser’s better half) invite you to be a guest on my podcast I Love You But I Hate Your Politics to discuss the emotions that are tearing us apart. My email is

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Jussie Smollett’s story has always sounded a little . . . extraordinary. Smollett, who appears on the television series Empire, says he was attacked on the streets of Chicago at 2 a.m. by two men who shouted racial and homophobic abuses at him, beat him, doused him with bleach, and fastened a noose around ... Read More