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  • OP ED: Stop looking for the US government to fix … anything. YOU are the government.

    By jes. on November 28, 2018

    By James Sved on January 11, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC (Herald de Paris) —  Sorry to burst the bubble of a lot of wild-eyed media publishers hell-bent on sensationalism (And CNN), but there is no, “Transition of power,” in this country. There is no, “Rise to power,” in this country.  If you think there is, you are […]

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  • Europe: How Many Minutes to Midnight?

    By Herald de Paris Contributor's Bureau on November 28, 2018

    By Herald de Paris Contributor’s Bureau on April 2, 2016 OP ED By Rachel Ehrenfeld Decades of efforts to avoid stigmatizing Muslims and to understand and address ‘root causes’ of Islamist terrorism have yielded horrific dividends in Europe. Belgium’s 2003 Terrorist Offenses Act criminalizes terrorism and participation in terrorist groups, but gets out its way […]

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  • Donald J. Trump is our President-Elect whether you like it or not

    By jes. on November 28, 2018

    By James Sved on November 22, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC (Herald de Paris) —  “The world is dangerously distracted,” PR Guru Michael Levine once told me, “People are masturbating digitally, and acting with vapid inanity.”  That was in 2009.  It may as well have been last week, and Levine may as well have been talking about 2016 […]

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  • Beltway Update

    By jes. on November 28, 2018

    WASHINGTON, DC (Herald de Paris) —  The Million Women March, scheduled for January 21st, 2017 in Washington, DC, was denied access to the Lincoln Memorial by the National Park Service, on behalf of the Presidential Inauguration Committee.  Meanwhile, sources say the group Bikers for Trump are planning a Million Motorcycle Ride on Washington, DC the same weekend, […]

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  • Trump Transgender Rollback: let’s re-think bathrooms, not people

    By jes. on November 28, 2018

    By James Sved on February 23, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC (Herald de Paris) —  President Donald Trump’s recent repeal of federal protection for transgender students means it is time to stop thinking about the way we look at people, and start re-thinking the way we look at restrooms. There is no long-standing rule about male and female […]

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  • Did a major publishing house plagiarize the title of a questionable new White House novel from another author?

    By Anna Wilding on August 7, 2018

    OP ED (Herald de Paris) —  I didn’t sleep with anyone at the White House like this girl, Beck Stein.  Similarly, I didn’t accept or presume little girl waves from the President were meant solely for me;  share athletic equipment with the POTUS, or make eyes at the leader of the western world.  I was there to do a job. It took grit, stamina, guts and patience – A lot of patience.  It also took an innate sense of non-partisanship, and an understanding of professional ethics.

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  • To Boldly Go … Into the Blue.

    By admin on July 23, 2018

      By James Edward Sved WASHINGTON, DC (Herald de Paris) — I never expected to revisit this. Nearly eight years have past since we first introduced you to a small group of off-road bicycle tourists, who started pedaling in Alaska. When we caught up with them, they were in year three of their adventure, and they had made […]

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  • FIRED ACROSS THE BOW: An abuse of the privilege

    By jes. on February 22, 2016

    publisher speaks

    OP ED WASHINGTON, DC (Herald de Paris) —  This is shameful.  The White House – THE WHITE HOUSE – granted press corps privileges to a freelancer, recently.  Instead of making the most of the opportunity to cover some of the most important news in all the world, the freelancer chose instead to write a snarky […]

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  • The Revolutionizing of America in 2016

    By Anna Wilding on February 18, 2016

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    OP ED WASHINGTON, DC (Herald de Paris) —  A new NBC Poll today shows that Senator Ted Cruz is now leading the ranks in the GOP field.  Cruz has nudged just ahead of entertainer and businessman Donald Trump. The net result of the new poll figures shows Governor Jeb Bush at the bottom of the […]

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  • FIRED ACROSS THE BOW: Alarmingly low numbers.

    By jes. on December 14, 2015

    PSPEAKS

    OP ED WASHINGTON, DC (Herald de Paris) —  “But a bit of good news,” White House Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz told me in a closed door meeting today, “Public confidence in the US media is up … to 14% … from 13%.” How is this good news? It […]

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