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Feb 18 2020
President Trump on Tuesday said he pardoned former NYPD Commissioner Bernie Kerik and commuted the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the former Illinois governor who was convicted of trying to sell Barack Obama’s vacated Senate seat following the 2008 election.
Trump gives 49ers a Super Bowl consolation prize as he pardons former owner The moves come just hours after it wasNew York Post (News)
Jul 20 2020
According to science, which we recently learned is racist except when it is useful to the libs, for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Putting aside the gender and pallor privilege of Sir Isaac Newton that has the sociology students in Goucher College’s “Physics for Liberal Arts Majors and other Dummies" course literally shaking, his Third Law of Motion provides a glimpse ofTownhall
May 09 2017
Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified Monday before a Senate subcommittee about her efforts to warn the Trump administration of misinformation put forth by former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.CBN
Jun 28 2020
Thirty-five percent of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s campaign operation are people of color and just over half are women, according to figures released Saturday under public prodding, after months in which his campaign declined to make that information public.
At least 60 percent of the staff is white, a number in line with the percentage of the United StatesWashington Post
Aug 12 2020
The first full fiscal year of the Trump administration saw large increases in the number of people arrested and criminally prosecuted for immigration offenses such as entering and reentering the United States illegally, according to recently published government data.
Arrests, prosecutions for immigration offenses surged in U.S. in 2018The number of federal criminal arrests forPew Research Center
Aug 12 2020
In the late 1960s, the US saw regular, choking smog descend over New York City and Los Angeles, 100,000 barrels of oil spilled off the coast of Santa Barbara, California, and, perhaps most famously, fires burning on the surface of the Cuyahoga River in Ohio. These grim images sparked the modern environmental movement, the first Earth Day, and a decade of extraordinary environmental lawmakingVox
Jul 08 2020
Perspectives BlogTear them down and destroy them These statues glorify racism and hate. We must tear them down now to have our voices heard and to drive change. See arguments » Tear them down and put them in museums These statues glorify racism and hate. We must take them down, and put them in museums to warn against the evils of the past. See arguments » Discuss and deliberate Julie Mastrine
Sep 07 2020
Despite new data released Friday by the Labor Department showing modest job gains in August, the U.S. economy has a long way to go before it regains prepandemic employment levels. The rate of job recovery has slowed significantly since June, in part due to the expiration of a raft of stimulus measures from the CARES Act in March.
Millions of Americans remain unemployed, and while someForbes
Dec 19 2019
The Bennet-Romney child benefit offers a path forward for reformers seeking to respond to today’s policy crises.
A strange thing happened this week amid the chaotic logrolling that has come to define America’s broken budget process: A conservative Republican and a liberal Democrat proposed a good-faith, bipartisan tax reform.
I’m of course referring to the proposal that senatorsNational Review (News)
Feb 18 2020
In the story by Franz Kafka, “In the Penal Colony,” an officer was standing next to a lethal punishing machine. When asked about his qualifications, he explained simply, “My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.” It seems many in Washington can claim the same Kafkaesque qualification this week when it comes to Attorney General William Barr.
After a Justice DepartmentThe Hill