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Activist Post – by Nicolas West Since the first known deployment of a domestic drone to aid in police work made headline news in 2011, civil liberties advocates have been warning of the slippery slope upon which we’ve descended. In … Continue reading
Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden In a “mass layoff” event reported late last week by the Department of Labor, the Clinton Foundation announced it would lay off some 22 employees at the Clinton Global Initiative, which attained notoriety during … Continue reading
UPI MEXICO CITY, Jan. 15 (UPI) — Mexico’s economy minister warned that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump‘s threat of a massive border tariff to build a wall would trigger a “global recession.” Ildefonso Guajardo said on a news show on the … Continue reading
Salt Lake Tribune Denver • The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday it will not repay claims totaling more than $1.2 billion for economic damages from a mine waste spill the agency accidentally triggered in Colorado, saying the law prohibits it. … Continue reading
ArsTecnica – by Joe Mullen President-elect Donald Trump is just a week away from taking office. From the start of his campaign, he has promised big changes to the US immigration system. For both Trump’s advisers and members of Congress, … Continue reading
Sent to us by Cleatus. ABC News Iran is to receive a huge shipment of natural uranium from Russia to compensate it for exporting tons of reactor coolant, diplomats say, in a move approved by the outgoing U.S. administration and … Continue reading
NBC News An armed passing motorist was credited with saving the life of an Arizona state trooper by shooting and killing a gunman who ambushed the trooper in the middle of a lonely interstate highway before dawn Thursday. “I would … Continue reading
Washington Post – by Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis President Obama declared five new national monuments Thursday ranging from a Birmingham, Ala. church bombed by segregationists to the coniferous forests of Oregon. He has now used his executive authority more … Continue reading
USA Today President Obama announced Thursday an end to the 20-year-old “wet foot, dry foot” policy that allowed most Cuban migrants who reach U.S. soil to stay and become legal permanent residents after one year. President Obama issued a statement Thursday evening saying the … Continue reading
ABC News President Barack Obama is awarding Vice President Joe Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom. A teary-eyed Biden accepted the medal, the highest civilian honor, at a ceremony at the White House Thursday.
ABC News American soldiers rolled into Poland on Thursday, fulfilling a dream some Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have U.S. troops on their soil as a deterrent against Russia. Some people waved and held … Continue reading
Reuters – by Annie Knox and Kim Palmer Jan 11 (Reuters) – President-elect Donald Trump aims to open up federal lands to more energy development, tapping into a long-running and contentious debate over how best to manage America’s remaining wilderness. … Continue reading
The Hill President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday refused to take a question from a CNN reporter during his press conference, berating the network for “fake news.” “Your organization is terrible,” Trump told CNN’s Jim Acosta when he tried to ask … Continue reading
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The Law Is the Reason We Exist ~ Rep. Trey Gowdy in the House of Representatives on March 17, 2016 (Jan. 9, 2017)
Sent to us by the author. Educate Yourself – by Ken Adachi Editor’s Note: This teleprompter-free, 6 minute, 45 second speech by Trey Gowdy is one of the more powerful and profound orations that you will likely hear in modern … Continue reading
Sent to us by the author. Be Your Own Leader – by Dana Gabriel As Donald Trump prepares to become U.S. president on Jan. 20, the future of NAFTA is in doubt. He has promised to either renegotiate or withdraw … Continue reading
Fox News DEVELOPING – An armed suspect reportedly took hostages at a credit union on the campus of the University of Alabama Tuesday, sparking a tense standoff with armed police and a SWAT team. The Alabama Credit Union’s president, Steve Swofford, told … Continue reading
Sent to us by a reader. New Jersey Watchdog – by Kevin Glass Restrictive rules being proposed for five lakes in New Jersey, including the largest body of freshwater in the state, could have a huge impact on tourism and … Continue reading