I am sure that many of you have heard the news of Carrie’s Fisher’s passing by now. You can read all of the available details at just about any respectable news outlet. Given that many of UN·A·BRIDGED’s readers are Star Wars fans, I thought I would share this remembrance video with you. It came from this article from Time.com.
Here are some links to articles that have cropped up since she passed:
On December 15, 2016, Steve Inskeep of NPR sat down with President Obama for an interview. Whether you liked Mr. Obama as president or not, he has observed issues that go beyond partisan divides and should be thought about carefully.
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