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Flash Flood Watch issued July 22 at 12:53PM PDT until July 23 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN CASCADES... .A BAND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE CASCADES FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON. THIS BAND WILL ALSO CONTAIN SOME EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER RAINFALL RATES POSSIBLE WITH FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE. THUNDERSTORMS

This Afternoon

Hi75° Scattered Showers

Tonight

Lo62° Chance Thunderstorms

Wednesday

Hi75° Heavy Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo59° Heavy Rain

Thursday

Hi77° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo59° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi84° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo63° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi89° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo65° Mostly Clear

The legacy of forgiveness

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The 20th century was drenched in blood. No one who says that is possessed of great insight. All it took was an occasional glance at the news.

There were the great conflagrations of world war that claimed tens of millions of lives in a compressed span — nation against nation, people against people, events so painful that suspicion and fear still linger among the witnesses and their descendents. There were the autocrats, the generals, the petty dictators who came to power by force and treated opponents as fodder. Then there were the lives consumed by so-called liberation, as the oppressed became oppressors, leaders who resolved political conflict with mass murder, who succumbed to paranoia and maintained power through the proverbial boot in the face. Lenin, Mao, Stalin spring to mind as top players, but they had dozens of smaller, bloody imitators across the globe.

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