A state trooper who was granted an early retirement after an on-duty shooting in 2013 continues to collect disability benefits while working as a security guard for Des Moines Public … Click to Continue »
Please read Tierney Sneed’s account of being in the Senate chamber last night as it became apparent – in slow, excruciating fashion–that John McCain was going to block Obamacare repeal. Big props to Tierney, Alice Ollstein, Cameron Joseph...Show More Summary
USA Today: “Rubio’s office maintains a spreadsheet of hundreds of political prisoners or human rights victims from more than 30 countries… The senator himself adds to the list when he comes across news accounts of particularly moving examples. He directs [...]
Last evening, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Massachusetts Senate Candidate Shiva Ayyadurai to discuss his candidacy, and the pushback... The post GATEWAY PUNDIT EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Rising Star Senate Candidate Shiva Ayyadurai appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
SPEAKING AS A TRANSHUMANIST LIBERTARIAN, I THINK TECHNOLOGY WILL UPEND ALL OF THIS SOON: Michael Higdon: Constitutional Parenthood.
The economy grew 2.6 percent in the second quarter of 2017, slightly better than the average of 2.1 percent over the past four years. Federal expenditures contributed more than usual, especially increases in defense spending. Overall, however, there’s not much of a story here. It’s a decent reading, but the overall story is that the […]
We’ve long known that Republicans have little respect for traditional democratic norms and ideals. We’ve seen it in their hostility toward voting rights, their decimation of traditional norms in the House and Senate, their refusal to give D.C. Show More Summary
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New internal Democratic data shows the party’s House candidates can win back the white working-class voters who strongly supported President Donald Trump last year. But they have a lot of … Click to Continue »
Conservatives generally want President Trump to succeed, because the alternative is more of what we are already witnessing: a complete breakdown of the Republican agenda at the national level. The soap opera that the Administration has become, and the useless entity Congress is under its currently incompetent leadership, is disheartening. Show More Summary
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45 a.m. U.S. stocks are mostly lower after Amazon and several other big companies reported quarterly results that disappointed investors. … Click to Continue »
In a top-ten list of thankless and frustrating jobs that don’t pay much, near the top you’d have to put Teaching College English. The problem is that most students enter the class, especially freshman composition, already convinced that...Show More Summary
D.L. Menard, whose song "The Back Door" is among the most popular in Cajun music, is dead at the age of 85. Menard died Thursday at his home in Scott, … Click to Continue »
The new White House communications director called up a writer for the New Yorker two nights ago. What he said isn’t going to make it any easier for this administration to staff up. I write about it at Bloomberg View today: “It’s useful to all of us to have a White House that can attract talent. Show More Summary
An ethics watchdog group has filed a complaint asking for an investigation into Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's frequent flights to his home state of Oklahoma at taxpayer expense. … Click to Continue »
Today's edition of quick hits.
Gov. Jim Justice has appointed a new executive director of the West Virginia Water Development Authority that finances construction of wastewater and water facilities for local government agencies. Marie Prezioso, … Click to Continu...
Honestly, I don’t know what to make of this. I’ve never heard of this pastor. What he is claiming here is very alarming and if true should have been reported
The Alabama Republican Rep. Mo Brooks took to CNN today to blast the Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell over the failure of the GOP to repeal Obamacare this morning. In
The failed seven-month drama over rolling back Obamacare illustrates just how far the Republican Party has drifted from constituents and good governance.