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“Trump zaagt aan de fundamenten van onze samenleving”


The Week

Yes, Trump is a disaster, but when we study the First US Constitution, the final chapter will begin with February 13, 2016.

Vandaag maken we ons eerste examen voor Nederland inburgering. Heel spannend!

Wij moeten vijf examen maken. Deze was om te lezen. De andere vier zal moeilijker zijn, mar ik denk dat ik heb deze goed gedaan.

I am dismayed to find I can only remember enough cities to account for a quarter of the US population.

‪I’ve looked up murder rates (intentional homicides annually per 100k residents) for cities where I have lived.‬

‪Seattle, one of the safest cities in the US: 4‬

‪Amsterdam, by far the most dangerous city in the Netherlands: 2‬

‪St. Louis, which I thought was normal: 63‬

Will we send the same message about the corrosive impact of perjury on our legal system or will we simply lower our standards for the nation’s chief law enforcement officer? – Mitch McConnell

iOS 13.1 just fixed the abacus emoji. Here’s how to read the new one. (Apple was founded on April 1, 1976.)


What Grade of Citizen Are You?