Last week, Congress got to work undoing a number of rules that had been enacted during the final months of the Obama administration.
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Matt Drudge loves to tell a story with his headlines on Drudge Report.
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One of the most-talked-about ads from this year’s super bowl was the Audi commercial affirming the company’s commitment to gender equality in the workplace, in particular pay equality.
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Scientists and self-described “science enthusiasts” who plan to march against President Trump in a few weeks would be well-advised to take a hard look at revelations that temperature data has been manipulated.
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This Sunday’s dust-up – or one of them – was President Trump’s comment, when quizzed by Bill O’Reilly, on his “respect” for Mr. Putin.
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WARNING THIS IS SATIRE/ Sense of humor strongly recommended!
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Would the proposed “border adjustment tax” raise product prices for consumers? Top Republican weighs in
WASHINGTON – House Ways & Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-Texas) defended the Republican plan for a border adjustment tax, arguing that it creates a system that does not “favor foreign products” over […]
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It is becoming increasingly clear that if a border wall with Mexico is constructed, it will be Americans, not Mexico, who pay for it.
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It is often said the movers and shakers of American politics exist inside a small and cozy world, busily wheeling and dealing with their peers.
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Republican members of Congress were not shy about criticizing President Obama during his presidency, and foreign policy critiques were among their favorite lines of attack.
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The alarming events in Steve Bannon’s, I mean, Donald Trump’s presidency are coming so fast and furiously, it is impossible to keep up. I will summarize it for you simply: it’s horrible.
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WASHINGTON – Former CIA Director David Petraeus said that the fact that many Iraqi and Afghan translators who helped the U.S. military are still left behind in their home countries without U.S. […]
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If you really thought Frank Underwood was bad, then you’ve never heard of Donald J. Trump.
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A majority of Americans really like their president.
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Every parent’s worse nightmare is watching their child suffer and being unable to help them.
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President Trump’s ban on refugees and on immigrants from a number of Muslim countries has been publically opposed by many Democratic Senators and Representatives and also several high-profile Republicans.
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On January 21st, almost half a million people participated in the “Women’s March” in D.C. and about three million participated worldwide.
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Planned Parenthood is on the right side of the (Libertarian) principle that women (like all individuals) own their own bodies.
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He was Hitler before the election. After the election, he is still Hitler.
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Last June, U.K. voters elected, by referendum (commonly known as Brexit), to end their 43-year long relationship with the European Union (the “E.U.”). As Americans adjust to their new president, our friends across […]
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Now that he’s got your attention . . .
Contributor Jon-Christopher Bua’s thoughts on President Trump’s first White House Press Conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May
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President Donald Trump’s executive action on Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to ensure undocumented immigrants who commit crimes in the U.S. are returned to their […]
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Since Inauguration Day, President Donald J. Trump has been intent on delivering on the promises he made to the voters who elected him without any significant outreach to those who did not.
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The other day, I wrote an article where I emphasized a condition of Donald Trump that my colleague Jon-Christopher Bua appropriately named QIS, which stands for “Queens Inferiority Syndrome,” a condition that […]
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Last Monday, U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates ruled that a proposed merger between health insurance giants Aetna and Humana could not proceed, because it would have violated antitrust laws.
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The above is what President Trump said while signing the executive order officially nominating Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary. If that was indeed a question, the answer is “No. Not right.” The […]
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Hours after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, a group of congressional Democrats signaled that they are ready to fight the Trump administration on immigration […]
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Donald Trump doesn’t get his facts straight; he exaggerates for effect; he makes claims that are verifiably false; and often opens himself up for ridicule with his braggadocio.