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Friday News Dump: Why Rep. Tlaib Won't Go To Israel, And Other News

Another whirlwind week of the crazy...

Hard to keep track, but Israel said they would allow Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar to enter Israel if they agreed to restrictions. Tlaib said no:

And here's the other news you might have missed:

AND AWWW, BABY MONGOOSES! (Or is it mongeese?)

And finally, for the baseball fans: My Phillies have been in a real hitting slump and the wild card looked improbable, which is why everyone was so thrilled when management brought in Charlie Manuel (who shepherded the Phils to their last World Series win) as the new batting coach. Results? Three-game sweep of the Cubbies. The scene last night: It's the 9th inning, one out, bases loaded, Phillies still down two. Bryce Harper at the plate:


Listen to this one:

God, I love baseball. I don't know how I'd get through the summer of Trump without it. And it's so much sweeter when your team wins.

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