Comment re-flag that gets accepted

First time meta poster here. Please don’t go to too hard on me for anything I might have overlooked… 🙂 I just got two “no longer needed” comment flags declined (question for reference). These were comments asking for more information on an answer which was later edited in the answer by the answer’s OP. So far I’ve learned from this question, that it was probably my error to flag them as “no longer needed” instead…

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How resentment came to define America, according to Pulitzer finalist Jonathan Dee

Jonathan Dee’s new novel The Locals is one of those books that thinks obsessively about America: about what America means, what it’s good and bad at, about what stories it tells about itself. Set in a small town in the Berkshires between 2001 and 2009, the story moves from the burst of patriotism and shows of unity that filled the country after 9/11 to a growing sense of disillusionment and resentment that erupts after the…

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I can’t install any newer versions of vagrant past 1.8.1

I am using apt-get to install Vagrant on Ubuntu 16.04. The newest version listed on the website is 1.9.8, once installed I check the version and it is says I have 1.8.1 installed. I then tried downloading the deb package and installing it that way but got the same result. The reason I am trying to get a new version is because I am having problems with compatibility between Vagrant 1.8.1 and VirtualBox 5.1. I…

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Trump blames GOP leaders for making a “mess” out of the debt ceiling

President Donald Trump called out GOP congressional leaders for bucking his guidance on the raising the debt ceiling Thursday, blaming them for creating a “mess” over what should have been “easy” legislative maintenance. On Tuesday morning, Trump tweeted that he had requested Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan tie the debt ceiling legislation to the Veterans Affairs bill, which the president signed into law on Wednesday. They didn’t — and now…

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