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Mar 03 2020
Genteel Republicans such as Clint Eastwood should accept the tradeoff of the president’s style for his record of conservative victories.
‘The best thing we could do is just get Mike Bloomberg in there,” screen legend Clint Eastwood said February 21 in the Wall Street Journal. The actor and director’s comment raised eyebrows, especially coming from one of Hollywood’s few openlyNational Review (News)
May 11 2020
Food banks and SNAP are completely overwhelmed right now.
The images of thousands of cars, lined up bumper-to-bumper on otherwise-empty freeways, capture the shocking scale of the nation’s current hunger crisis.
In San Antonio, Texas, 10,000 people waited for hours to receive meal boxes from a regional food bank in April. In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, hundreds of families haveVox
Jan 10 2020
The Associated Press published an extremely misleading article about the Ukrainian plane crash Thursday in writing that the latest escalation between America and Iran started when the U.S. took out Iranian terrorist leader Qassem Soleimani.
"'This is insane. Sickening. Imagine having a family member on that plane.' What began with a drone attack on a top Iranian general rippled outwardTownhall
Jan 19 2021
25 Years After Legal Protections for Internet Companies, Democrats and Republicans Want to Raise the StandardsFrom the Center
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Almost 25 years ago, Congress passed legislation that shields tech companies from legal liability for user content, but also states that content moderation must be done in good faith. Social media companies have benefitted from legal protection. Now both Republicans and Democrats in Congress, concerned by the conductRolf Hendriks
Jan 06 2020
Foreign affairs have played a strictly limited role so far in the Democratic primary, but the killing of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani could reshape the contest.
The American strike in Baghdad that killed the Iranian general Qassim Suleimani thrust foreign policy to the center of the Democratic presidential race, drawing expressions of grave concern from the leading candidates and stokingNew York Times (News)
Feb 12 2017
The president also referred to the recent “crackdown” by federal authorities on illegal immigrants, saying he’s keeping his campaign promises. On Twitter, Mr. Trump said 72 percent of refugees admitted into the U.S. during the “COURT BREAKDOWN” since Feb. 3 are from Syria, Iraq, Somalia, Iran, Sudan, Libya and Yemen. His executive order temporarily blocked migrants from those nations untilWashington Times
Jun 16 2020
The generals and spy chiefs entering the political arena to slam Trump forget that voters chose him — and not them.
Not long after a number of generals and admirals recently weighed in with renewed criticism of the president in orchestrated unison, presidential candidate Joe Biden seemed giddy at their effort. After breezily asserting that “this president is going to try to steal thisVictor Hanson
May 07 2020
The number of Americans losing jobs to the coronavirus pandemic continued last week to climb steeply, the Labor Department reported Thursday, with 3.2 million new unemployment claims filed.
The latest figure, which covers the week ending May 2, puts job losses over the past seven weeks at nearly 33.5 million, prompting many economists to suggest that unemployment now stands higher thanPolitico
Nov 04 2019
President Trump got a step closer to pulling America out of the Paris Climate Agreement by sending a withdrawal letter to the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced in a statement Monday.
Driving the news: While Trump indicated this intention in June 2017, today marks the first day his administration could begin the formal process, which will be completed on Nov. 4,Axios
Aug 31 2019
The Supreme Court will hear a pivotal case in October on sex, gender identity, and discrimination: R.G. and G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. As both sides build their cases, numerous influential organizations and individuals have filed amicus (friend of the court) briefs to aid the members of the Supreme Court in their understanding on this topic.The Federalist