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Jan 26 2021
Former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard issued a dire warning to the American people on Tuesday, expressing concern that "domestic enemies" of the United States, in the national security community and Big Tech industry, are plotting to create a "police state" in America.
Gabbard, who served as the U.S. representative for Hawaii's 2nd Congressional District from 2013 to 2021, posted a video to socialThe Blaze
Jan 31 2016
Woodrow Wilson, who enjoyed moralizing about the mundane, called paying taxes a "glorious privilege." In 1865, when there was a Civil War income tax, one taxpayer shared this sensibility, sort of.
Mark Twain said that his tax bill of $36.82 (including a $3.12 fine for filing late) made him feel "important" because the government was paying attentGeorge Will
Dec 22 2020
President Trump on Tuesday granted clemency to three former Republican congressmen as well as two individuals charged as part of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, George Papadopoulos and Alex van der Zwaan.
Trump granted a full pardon to former California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter, who pleaded guilty to misusing campaign funds in 2019. He also granted a pardon toThe Hill
Dec 22 2020
For the first time in three decades, the federal government on Tuesday overhauled a rule aimed at reducing lead in drinking water across the country — a long-standing scourge made worse by the nation’s weathered and crumbling infrastructure.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s lead and copper rule, widely criticized as complicated, poorly enforced and too weak to protect the health ofWashington Post
Dec 03 2019
At first glance, it would appear that five months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong had produced a stunning triumph.
By September, the proposal of city leader Carrie Lam that ignited the proteststo allow criminal suspects to be extradited to China for trial — had been withdrawn.
And though the protesters' demands escalated along with their tactics, from marches to mass civilPat Buchanan
Dec 31 2015
American institutions outdid themselves on self-parody.George Will
Jan 20 2021
In our latest "Rethinking the News" podcast, we ask: What fears, values, and attitudes make election conspiracy theories so persistent? Part 2 of 2.
The narrative that President Donald Trump won the 2020 election was false yet powerful. It is now tied to threats against election-related workers, to deaths in riots at the U.S. Capitol, and to the need for heightened security around theChristian Science Monitor
Feb 20 2014
Ukraine's president announced a truce Wednesday with opposition groups after clashes with riot police killed at least 26 people - violence that prompted President Obama and U.S. allies to warn of possible sanctions.Washington Times
Jan 19 2021
At noon on Wednesday, President Donald Trump's term will end. It's been a whirlwind four years, so what might the legacy be of such a history-making president?
There's a lot to consider, so we asked the experts to break it down for us.
Responses have been edited for length and clarity.
'His relationship with alt-right' Matthew Continetti is a fellow at the AmericanBBC News
Apr 13 2021
The police chief and the officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year old black man, have both resigned. Kim Potter, a 26-year department veteran, was already on administrative leave after fatally shooting Wright during a traffic stop Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn Center, outside Minneapolis. The police chief, Tim Gannon, resigned stating that he believed "it is in the best interest ofNBC News (Online) Washington Times Associated Press