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Apr 28 2019
Barr spars with Nadler, threatens to skip testimony after dispute over hearing format
Attorney General Bill Barr will be a no-show at a long-awaited hearing on Thursday before the Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee based on current negotiations over his appearance, a source on the committee told Fox News on Sunday.
The emerging spat comes after Barr has endured withering attacks from congressional Democrats, who have outright accused him of sacrificing his integrityFox News (Online News)
May 10 2015
Jeb Bush Lauds ‘Christian Conscience’ in Speech
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, working to shore up his bond with the conservative wing of his party, declared at a Christian university Saturday that “there is no more powerful or liberating influence on this earth than the Christian conscience in action.”
The former Florida governor was the commencement speaker at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., theWall Street Journal (News)
Jan 19 2018
California Today: 100 Million Dead Trees Prompt Fears of Giant Wildfires
The more than 100 million trees that died in California after being weakened by drought and insect infestations have transformed large swaths of the Sierra Nevada into browned-out tree cemeteries. In some areas more than 90 percent of trees are dead.New York Times (News)
Jan 16 2017
How The Systemic Segregation Of Schools Is Maintained By 'Individual Choices'
Sixty-three years after the Supreme Court's ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, many schools across the country either remain segregated or have re-segregated.NPR (Online News)
Mar 03 2015
Justice Dept.: U.S. report finds racial bias in Ferguson police
The Justice Department will conclude that there is a “pattern of police bias and excessive force” at the Ferguson, Missouri, police department, but is unlikely to directly charge former Officer Darren Wilson in the death of teenager Michael Brown, several news outlets reported Tuesday.
The full report is expected to be released this week, possibly as soon as Wednesday. The departmentWashington Times
Nov 27 2013
To Grow In Business And In Life, Show Gratitude And Appreciation
I have a friend who was always trying to talk me into being part of his next business idea. Media, finance, health care—it didn’t matter which sector, he’d always say the same thing, “Jerry, it’s gonna be bigger than Microsoft” I’d always nod and smile. Then I would change the subject back to the insurance firm that he already owned.Jerry Bowyer
Nov 26 2020
Trump Is Leaving the White House. Meanwhile, He’s Escalating His Execution Spree.
Last week, as President Donald Trump was mounting more meritless court challenges to the election he had clearly lost, Orlando Hall was executed at the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana. The day after his execution, which was the first carried out by a lame duck president in more than a century, the administration announced that it would be doubling down on its killing spree: AnotherMother Jones
Dec 21 2020
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam: Robert E. Lee statue removed from U.S. Capitol
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday said the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has been removed from the U.S. Capitol.
The monument is set to be moved to the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond after residing for 111 years in Washington.
The governor established the Commission for Historical Statues in the U.S. Capitol earlier this year to look into theWashington Times
May 12 2015
Obama to target lack of opportunity at poverty summit
At a summit on poverty Tuesday, President Obama will discuss his belief that recent high-profile confrontations between police and blacks are often a result of a lack of economic opportunity.
“As the president has made clear, these issues are not new,” White House aide Jerry Abramson said in an email to supporters. “What we are witnessing in cities across America is not only aboutWashington Times
Jun 02 2019
Navy confirms request to keep USS John S. McCain out of sight during President Trump's visit
The U.S, Navy acknowledged Saturday it had received a request to shield a U.S. warship bearing the name of former political rival John McCain from President Donald Trump's view during the commander-in-chief's visit to Japan last week – but did not comply. “A request was made to the U.S. Navy to minimize the visibility of USS John S. McCain, however, all ships remained in their normalUSA TODAY