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N.D. pipeline activism sparks White House to plan consultations with Native tribes on infrastructure

The success so far of the spectacular and growing tribal opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline spurred three departments of the federal government to send a letter Friday inviting the nation’s 567 federally recognized tribes of American Indians...Show More Summary

Dem talking point about violent crime rates still falling… yeah. That’s not true either

Another talking point bites the dust The post Dem talking point about violent crime rates still falling… yeah. That’s not true either appeared first on Hot Air.

Yes, the Ferguson Effect Is Real

Homicides rose nearly 12 percent nationwide last year, according to newly released FBI data, close to the largest percentage increase in half a century. In cities with a population above a quarter million, homicides rose 14.5 percent;...Show More Summary

Polls Look Good For Marijuana Legalization in Maine

In November, Mainers will head to the polls to vote on Question 1, which would legalize marijuana for recreational purposes in the state for...

Donald Trump's Cruel Streak

Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic: Donald J. Trump has a cruel streak. He willfully causes pain and distress to others. And he repeats this public behavior so frequently that it's fair to call it a character trait. Any single example would be off-putting but forgivable. Show More Summary

Wikileaks: EVERYONE Working at Platte River Networks Had Access to HIllary’s Top Secret Emails

In March 2015 an unnamed Platte River Networks technician deleted Clinton emails after a congressional committee had ordered them preserved.... The post Wikileaks: EVERYONE Working at Platte River Networks Had Access to HIllary’s Top Secret Emails appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

An 'education gap' is emerging in the polls, and it's massive

Perhaps the most dramatic change in polls this year is related to education levels. As seen above, voters with a college degree favor Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by an outsized ~20-30 points (including those with postgraduate education, among whom the advantage is 25-35 points). Show More Summary

RNC chair: 14 ‘Apprentice’ finales prepared Trump for debate

Looks like he’s all set. “He’s got a group of trusted folks around him, and he’s studying, and he’s preparing, and they’re going through hypotheticals,” Priebus said on CNN’s “Wolf,” adding that Trump is “very comfortable” and “did a great job” in the GOP primary debates. “He’s also been through, what, 14 seasons? Season finales. [...]

Here's what Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump think about criminal justice

The US locks up more of its citizens than any other country, so it's no surprise that mass incarceration and criminal-justice reform have become prominent issues on the presidential campaign trail. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary...Show More Summary

Here's where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on education

Education policy has largely been a second-tier issue in the 2016 presidential election. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the Democratic and Republican presidential nominees, have focused their comments and discussions mostly on issues...Show More Summary

Obama says US making progress on Native American issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. has made significant progress improving conditions for Native Americans but has more work to do. Obama says the U.S. must redouble efforts to ensure that every federal agency consults with tribal nations and works with them "sovereign to sovereign."

Kerry asks Colombian war victims for their help

Secretary of State John Kerry promised a group of victims from Colombia’s 50-year conflict with leftist rebels that the United States remains committed to their peace effort. “Peace is hard … Click to Continue »

WHY UBER IS SAFER THAN A TAXI: “Uber now requires that drivers periodically take a selfie that will…

WHY UBER IS SAFER THAN A TAXI: “Uber now requires that drivers periodically take a selfie that will then be compared to an image on file. The selfie requirement is part of Uber’s Real-Time ID Check that utilizes Microsoft Cognitive Services to ensure riders know exactly who their driver is. Before going online and sporadically […]

Trump at the Debate — 'Apprentice' or Bully?

Please allow me to add one more quick thought to the pre-debate coverage. In the primary, Trump proved that he could crudely insult his male competition and get away with it. He couldn’t however, do quite the same to Carly Fiorina. I’m...Show More Summary

Obama says US making progress on Native American issues

President Barack Obama says the U.S. has made significant progress improving conditions for Native Americans but has more work to do. Obama is speaking to the White House Tribal Nations … Click to Continue »

30,000 Indiana register to vote since Facebook reminder

Secretary of State Connie Lawson reports there's been a significant increase in online voter registration in Indiana since Facebook posted an online reminder. Lawson says 30,000 Indiana residents have registered … Click to Continue ...

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