Jonathan Couchois

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Republicans attack ‘sue until NC is blue’ strategy, then try to block ruling on primaries

Ninety minutes after Rep. David Lewis hastily called a news conference to accuse Democrats in a long-running gerrymander case of trying to “sue until …

Government

Obama admin let MS-13 gang members into US after they were captured at border, documents state

The Obama administration allowed over a dozen MS-13 gang members to enter the United States after they were caught crossing the border as illegal immigrant teens in 2014, the Washington Times reported, citing the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee.<p>Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) noted …

The U.S. Military Has A "Space Aggressor Squadron" Trained for Off-World Warfare

Extraterrestrial Conflict<p>Right now, somewhere in the Rocky Mountains of the American West, there are two teams of Air Force specialists preparing to …

Thaad: South Korea protests over US missile defence system

Judge Blocks Trump Effort to Withhold Money From Sanctuary Cities

A judge in San Francisco on Tuesday temporarily blocked President Trump’s efforts to starve localities of federal funds when they limit their cooperation with immigration enforcement, a stinging rejection of his threats to make so-called sanctuary cities fall in line.<p>The judge, William H. Orrick of …

The COPS Story

The following article is from the book <i>Uncle John's True Crime: A Classic Collection of Crooks, Cops, and Capers.</i><p>(Image credit: COPS via Facebook)<p><i>COPS</i> …

Louisiana woman hailed as a hero for stopping man from beating police officer

Authorities said a Louisiana woman “made a big difference” Sunday when she jumped on a suspect’s back to save a police officer from a brutal beatdown.<p>Vickie Williams-Tillman, 56, was being hailed as a hero, The Advocate reported. Williams-Tillman was driving to a store, listening to gospel music on …

Anti-Trump protesters block ambulance with critically ill patient, forcing emergency work in traffic

Between 100 and 200 protesters against Republican President Donald Trump blocked an ambulance carrying a critically ill patient on a Connecticut highway — forcing an emergency procedure in the ambulance instead of at a hospital, state police said.<p>Image source: YouTube<p>After a request for assistance …

Good Samaritan comes to trooper’s aid after spotting struggle along highway

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. -- When Charles Barney saw a Missouri Highway Patrol trooper struggling on the ground with another man Tuesday morning, he …

Good Samaritans

Lord Speaker says he and John Bercow should be stripped of power to veto addresses by foreign leaders

John Bercow should be stripped of his power to block foreign leaders from addressing Parliament in the wake of his criticism of the Donald Trump, his counterpart in the Lords has suggested.<p>Lord Fowler, the Speaker of the Lords, said that at present he and Mr Bercow have the power to "effectively …

Analysis: Trump's 'America First' Vision Could Upend Postwar Consensus

White House<p>In his first two weeks in office, President Donald Trump’s “America First” pledge has proven more than an idle slogan. In word and deed, the White House has signaled an aggressive unilateral stance toward the world that’s antagonized allies abroad and divided supporters at home.<p>Trump’s …

State Department reviewing Obama administration's decision to send Palestinians $221M

The State Department announced Tuesday that it will review the last-minute decision by former Secretary of State John Kerry to send $221 million to the Palestinians late last week over the objections of congressional Republicans.<p>The department said it would look at the payment and might make …

America's Second Civil War

It is time for our society to acknowledge a sad truth: America is currently fighting its second Civil War.<p>In fact, with the obvious and enormous …

War