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Trump on Trade: Truth-less.

To those who tuned in to Donald J. Trump's speech on foreign policy to hear precisely how he would make America economically great again, you're in luck. Trump stated clearly and repeatedly how he would deal with China's "economic assault on American jobs and wealth." Answer: by making China …

Hiroshima survivor urges Obama to visit site of world's first atomic bombing

"I hope Obama and other G7 leaders come here and change their minds about possessing nuclear weapons," said Keiko Ogura, who was an eight-year-old schoolgirl when the bomb flattened her hometown on the morning of 6 August 1945, killing 140,000 people.<p>Obama, who this week made a historic visit to …

US elections 2016: Voting begins in US presidential race

<b>The nationwide process of selecting candidates to run in November's US presidential race is under way in the state of Iowa.</b><p>Voters have begun meeting - or caucusing - across the state in schools, churches and other venues.<p>With half the Republican votes counted, it appears that there is a three-way …

Justice Department Voting Rights Proposal Could Make A Huge Difference For Native Americans

WASHINGTON -- Native Americans and Alaska Natives have overcome voting barriers that prevented them from casting ballots two decades after the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924 and subjected them to literacy tests into the 1970s.<p>But some still have to travel more than 100 miles to vote -- a hardship …

U.S. imperialism was the real winner of the presidential debate

The idea that the U.S. must impose its authority on the world with violence goes largely unquestioned by candidates<p>Journalists have a peculiar tradition of selecting a "winner" in presidential debates, as if such an adjudication were objective, and not a politically motivated evaluation. Marco …

Party Elites Will Choose Nominees

Those of us who argue that political parties, rather than the American voters, are decisive in choosing presidential nominees are being challenged. …

Obama's Approval Rating Is So ... Stable

How voters feel about Barack Obama is probably more important to the outcome of the 2016 presidential election than anything the candidates to …

Robert Mugabe at UN General Assembly says: We are not gays

The Zimbabwean president made the comments during his speech and has previously described homosexuals as worse than "pigs, goats and birds"<p>Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe strayed from his script in startling fashion on Monday evening, and blurted out: "We are not gays" during his UN General …

One of Africa's longest-ruling dictators just doubled down on his anti-gay stance

Speaking September 28 at the UN General Assembly meeting, he said that upholding human rights is the obligation of all member states, but vehemently rejected the imposition of what he called "new rights" for gay marriage that have been advocated elsewhere in the world.<p>"We equally reject attempts to …

Yes There Is a Constitutional Separation of Church and State

Perhaps nothing is more important to American politics than a well-reasoned debate. Unfortunately, far too many people are ill-informed to make such discussions possible.<p>An excellent example of this comes from the responses to an article I wrote examining the concerns of conservative Christians …

Bernie Sanders Sounds Like a Republican

It's not particularly noteworthy that a presidential candidate should go to Liberty University, a conservative evangelical college, and deliver a …