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Oct 14 2016
The electorate’s disproportionate rage is a much greater cause for concern.National Review (News)
Sep 16 2020
There's a familiar promise embedded in my head: You can become anything.
Parents, teachers, pastors, graduation speakers, and even melodically-gifted Sesame Street muppet characters repeated that promise to me when I was a child. But as a Black kid growing up in Oklahoma, I'd also hear another refrain, one that rebuffed "proper English": We can't have nothing. I knew I'd spend my lifeThe Week - Opinion
Jun 10 2020
Following Tuesday’s chaotic primary in Georgia, Democrat Stacey Abrams’ Fair Fight Action group is preparing a lawsuit to make changes to the state’s electoral system.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger told reporters in Atlanta his office was investigating Tuesday’s election process in two counties in the Atlanta-area to determine how to better prepare for the NovemberWashington Times
May 08 2020
“Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday issued a new policy that will reshape the way schools and universities respond to complaints of sexual misconduct, bolstering the rights of the accused and narrowing the scope of cases colleges are required to investigate.” (AP News)
Highlights of the new regulations:
Sexual harassment has been defined as sexual assault, datingThe Flip Side
Mar 06 2021
Senate passes Biden’s COVID relief bill along party lines, sending legislation with $1,400 stimulus checks to House
The Democratic-controlled Senate Saturday overcame Republican roadblocks and a debate that lasted beyond 24 hours to pass President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package which would provide millions of Americans with $1,400 direct payments, billions of dollars for vaccine distribution, and funds to help reopen schools and colleges.
The chamber passed the bill following aUSA TODAY
Jun 01 2021
It’s interesting how we move from the self-sacrifice of soldiers who’ve died for our freedoms into a month of self-obsession from LGBT activists who demand we give up our freedoms. We go from memorializing the courageous to merchandising the outrageous. In the process, we’re told to be good automatons and embrace “equality.”
But are things really becoming more equal?
Jul 02 2021
The civic value of freedom of speech, enshrined in the First Amendment and woven throughout American culture, is often called the bedrock of liberty, the first principle on which all other political rights derive.
The free exercise of religion, a free press, the right to peaceably assemble and express grievances to the government and petition change – the basic right to speak up andChristian Science Monitor
Jun 15 2020
Democrats have a once-in-a-generation opportunity, akin to the first civil rights era, to reorder our politics. In the 1960s, southern whites shifted to the Republicans, while nonwhite voters in cities and young voters went to the Democrats. Now the tectonic plates are shifting once more. NBC News explains what has happened to the two parties:
Republicans have actually grown theirJennifer Rubin
May 30 2021
Before he became a climate activist during his freshman year of college, Benji Backer had spoken at the Conservative Political Action Conference, written for right-leaning sites such as TownHall and RedState, and made a name for himself as a conservative commentator on television.
But like many other young people, he worried about climate change and didn’t see a place forNBC News (Online)
Nov 07 2020
The 2020 election map, at first glance, looks decidedly, well, unfinished.
Yes, there's the traditional blue along the coasts and a large red swath from the upper Plains into the South, but there's also still a lot of gray area -- both literally and figuratively. Five critical battleground states -- Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, Pennsylvania and North Carolina -- remain uncalled by CNN forCNN (Online News)