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Desperate for cash, Venezuela threatens to sue its neighbors

As Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro spends the weekend in China nailing down a $5 billion emergency loan, his cash-strapped administration is …

Venezuela

Maduro’s huge salary hike deals fatal blow to 40 percent of Venezuelan stores

Nearly 40 percent of all Venezuelan stores have closed their doors – some of them perhaps permanently – because of mortal wounds imposed by the …

Salaries & Wages

Poll finds 30% of Venezuelans often eat only once a day

Facing severe food and medicine shortages, Venezuelans are increasingly open to extreme options like foreign intervention and leaving the country in …

Raising Kids With Religion Or Spirituality May Protect Their Mental Health: Study

A new study from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds that kids and teens who are raised with religious or spiritual practices tend to have better health and mental health as they age. But not to worry if you’re not a service-attender. The research, published last week in the <i>American</i> …

Mental Health

Maxine Waters Encourages ‘Resistance’ to “Knock Off” Trump

<b>Congresswoman Maxine Waters is under fire for spouting more incendiary rhetoric after she gave a speech in which she called for leftists and</b> …

Conservatives Mock "Resistance" With "Second Civil War Letters" After Portland Antifa Goes Down Hard

Last weekend's violence in Portland between Antifa and Trump supporters produced a viral video of a "resistance" member being knocked out cold.<p>The …

First-grade textbook reads like ‘propaganda’ for pro-gay gubernatorial candidate: conservative group

A California conservative group said a first-grade textbook still in its pilot stage reads like political “propaganda” for a Democratic gubernatorial candidate over his support for gay rights.<p>“My World Interactive” includes a section about Gavin Newsom — formerly San Francisco’s mayor and now the …

George Washington

Suspect shoots cop, but good Samaritan with concealed carry license is in right place at right time

An unidentified good Samaritan may very well have saved a police officer’s life by being in the right place at the right time with a concealed carry permit and a firearm.<p>What are the details?<p>According to WBBM-TV, the incident occurred Thursday when a suspect fired three shots on a Cicero, Illinois, …

Concealed Carry

Three crooks demand cash from gas station customer—who has concealed weapons permit. Nice try, guys.

A man who had just paid for his gas Saturday morning at a Shell station in West Palm Beach, Florida, was returning to his vehicle when three men approached him and demanded money, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office told the Sun Sentinel.<p>But their target — apparently in no mood to hand over his …

West Palm Beach

Are you really into socialism? You're probably not.

Socialism is a political fashion statement, a way of saying, 'Look at me! I'm a rebel with a cause!' But it's a mistake to sanitize the word and ignore its history.<p>The term “socialism” has lost its sting in American politics, particularly among the young.<p>However, few Americans who claim to be …

Health Care

Study on 1.5 Million People Reveals the 4 Major Human Personality Types

According to this research, "average" is probably best.<p>The Greek physician Hippocrates argued that four bodily “humors” shaped human behavior, which, …

The Brain

TV News Casts Trump as a ‘Furious,’ ‘Volcanic,’ ‘Seething’ Hothead

While he won’t be on the ballot this November, President Trump and his performance in office will be a key issue in this year’s midterm elections. …

Donald Trump

Trump is unshackling America's drones thanks to Obama's weakness | Brett Max Kaufman

For more than a decade, the worst-kept secret in the world has been the fact that the Central Intelligence Agency owns and operates lethal drones outside of recognized battlefields abroad. Newspapers blare it from their headlines. Legislators discuss it on television. Foreign governments protest it …

U.S. Federal Courts

Can Ben Sasse Actually Drain the Swamp?

Judging by the substance, Senator Ben Sasse has made a forceful case that an ethics reform package he introduced on Thursday would help unclog …

Tom Price

Jake Tapper Gives Up On Getting Answers From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez On Health Care Funding

11:18 AM 09/16/2018<p>Jake Tapper on Sunday pressed New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on where she intended to get the money to …

Jake Tapper

White people are still raised to be racially illiterate. If we don't recognize the system, our inaction will uphold it.

Thought Experiment<p>As a white person, I was raised to be racially illiterate. On the rare occasion in which race came up in school or professional development, we typically studied “them,” not “us.” I learned about their histories, struggles and triumphs. But consistently left off the table was the …

Jackie Robinson

British Jacobins on the march in Brexit revolution

LONDON — Britain has been radicalized by Brexit.<p>As the clock ticks down to D (as in EU departure) Day on March 29, 2019, both sides are digging in …

University of London

Woman Arrested For Falsely Accusing Trump Supporting Teens Of Crime, Police Say

New York law enforcement officials charged 19-year-old Adwoa Lewis with making a false punishable written statement on Saturday after she falsely …

Nassau County

Private Creditors Can Put You in Jail

<i>Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a</i> <i>collaborative series with the R Street Institute exploring conservative approaches to criminal justice …

Conservative View

Democrats Continue to Ignore the Horrors and Evils of Karl Marx’s Socialist Ideas

Opinion<p>Posted: Sep 17, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>Over the past …

Socialism

The European Union Reaches Its Breaking Point

In a surprise decision on Wednesday, the European Parliament decided to trigger a procedure to sanction one of its member states: Hungary. The battle …

Conservative View

Anne Hathaway denounces white privilege in award speech

WASHINGTON – Actress Anne Hathaway told an audience Saturday night that she’s been frightened by the hatred of LGBT people that bigots spew — but a …

Anne Hathaway

Lib Dems: Tax wealth to create £100bn 'citizen's fund'

<b>A £100bn "citizens fund" should be created to spread the UK's wealth more evenly, the Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable is proposing.</b><p>He will tell the party's conference it could be built up through taxes on the richest and the sale of assets, such as the UK stake in Royal Bank of Scotland.<p>Sir …

Elections

Not your grandmother’s women’s lib movement: Femen’s uncivil disobedience

Oksana Shachko died on 23 July 2018. She co-founded the feminist socialist collective Femen in her native Ukraine ten years ago, to fight against …

Civil Rights

How this respected NYPD cop became a ‘brothel ringleader’

When he began his career in law enforcement, he was the perfect cop — an ex-military man who threw himself into his new job on street patrol for …

Land Rover Range Rover

Murder trial of Chicago cop puts troubled force in spotlight

CHICAGO (AP) — In a Chicago courtroom over the coming weeks, the spotlight will focus on one night in 2014, 16 gunshots, a white police officer, the death of a black teenager and an essential question: Murder or self-defense?<p>Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke faces murder charges in the killing …

University of Chicago

Divorce is hard enough on children -- why are our courts making it worse?

Divorce is difficult for children. It disrupts their lives in ways they are often ill-equipped to handle. It can have life-long adverse effects.<p>The good news is that the long term harms of divorce on children can be largely avoided if adults properly handle post-divorce parenting. And a compelling …

Ohio Parenting Time Report

<b>Family Court Study Reveals Severe Inequity in Parenting Plans</b><p><i>Definition of “best interest of the child” seems to vary county by county</i><p>A recent …

Parenting

How the New York Times hit piece on Nikki Haley exposes a critical issue within the mainstream media

The New York Times was forced to correct a story on Friday after it unfairly targeted Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, for lavish decorations in her Manhattan ambassador’s apartment.<p>The story focused on $52,701 of taxpayer money spent last year to furnish the …

Mainstream Media

Texas teacher accused of bullying pro-Trump student removed from classroom

A Texas teacher has been placed on paid leave after being accused of bullying a student because of his support for President Trump. A parent at …

High School