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May 13 2016
Obama Administration Warns Schools To Allow Transgender Access To Bathrooms
The Obama administration on Friday told schools and colleges nationwide they must allow transgender students access to bathrooms consistent with their gender identity.HuffPost
Dec 15 2020
Words Have to Matter
Words matter. I work in words – be it in writing, on my podcast, or my radio show – words are how I make my living. Whether you realize it or not, so do you. From roofing to selling TVs, and I’ve done both, the ability to communicate is what binds society together. That’s why Democrats are working so feverishly to control what words we can use and are actively redefining them on a regularTownhall
Sep 17 2020
Barr says calls for coronavirus lockdown are the 'greatest intrusion on civil liberties' other than slavery in US history
Attorney General William Barr suggested on Wednesday that the calls for a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus were the "greatest intrusion on civil liberties" in history "other than slavery."
The comments came minutes after he slammed the hundreds of Justice Department prosecutors working beneath him, equating them to preschoolers, in a defense of his ownCNN (Online News)
Jan 06 2020
Why tyranny could be the inevitable outcome of democracy
Plato, one of the earliest thinkers and writers about democracy, predicted that letting people govern themselves would eventually lead the masses to support the rule of tyrants.
When I tell my college-level philosophy students that in about 380 B.C. he asked "does not tyranny spring from democracy," they're sometimes surprised, thinking it's a shocking connection.
But looking atThe Fulcrum
Jun 11 2020
Misleading Ad Targets Biden on Fossil Fuels, Fracking
A TV ad from a Republican super PAC uses video of Joe Biden inaccurately explaining his climate plan against him. Biden’s campaign has said he would not completely ban fossil fuels, specifically fracking, as the ad appears to show him saying.
The ad, from America First Action, which supports the reelection of President Donald Trump, shows a clip from a July 2019 CNN debate in whichFactCheck.org
Oct 12 2019
Journalists Slam Beto O’Rourke For ‘Unconstitutional’ Proposal to Strip Anti-Gay Marriage Churches of Tax Exemption
Democratic presidential candidate and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke was criticized by political commentators and journalists, Friday, for proposing an “unconstitutional” ban on tax exemption for religious institutions that don’t support same-sex marriage.
After O’Rourke was asked during the CNN Equality Town Hall, Thursday, whether “religious institutions like colleges, churches, charitiesMediaite
Apr 27 2020
Landmark felon voting rights trial begins in Florida, via teleconference
The most important voting rights trial of the new decade started Monday.
The case is about whether several hundred thousand newly enfranchised Florida felons will be able to cast ballots this fall in the nation's biggest swing state. More broadly, it's about the balance of power between the people and the government.
As the trial opened, lawyers for former convicts argued theThe Fulcrum
Apr 16 2019
Money doesn't matter in modern presidential races
Having lots of money at the beginning of a presidential race — or even at the end — matters much less than it did in the past.
Be smart: President Trump probably could have won in 2016 with no money. You can’t put a price tag on free Twitter coverage, free cable coverage and all the stories flowing from both.
The big picture: Huge out-of-the-gate dollar advantages for HillaryAxios
Nov 07 2012
Obama Claims Victory With Collectivist Message: Forward
After winning 303 electoral votes Tuesday night, President Barack Obama walked onto the stage at Obama Headquarters in Chicago with his family to accept his reelection victory.Townhall
Apr 22 2019
Elizabeth Warren Proposes Wiping Out Almost Everyone’s Student Debt
“The time for half-measures is over,” the Democratic presidential candidate said. “My broad cancellation plan is a real solution to our student debt crisis.”
On Monday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) released a wide-ranging plan to fix the U.S. college system, with proposals including making two-year and four-year public college free and expanding the size and scope of the federal PellHuffPost