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Democrats target Trump's State of the Union address in shutdown fight

<b>(CNN) —</b> Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking to move the day of the State of the Union address or deliver it in writing, citing security concerns from the ongoing government shutdown.<p>"Sadly, given the security concerns and unless government re-opens …

U.S. Politics

Most Americans Agree With Ocasio-Cortez Plan To Soak The Rich With 70% Tax Rate: Poll

Americans are apparently embracing the concept of super taxes for the super rich as articulated by self-styled socialist Democratic New York Rep. …

Conservative View

The walls are closing in on false prophet James Comey. William Barr cares about equal justice

Like a false prophet of moral righteousness, James Comey, former FBI director is constantly pretending to be a courageous hero fighting for truth and justice. In reality, he is a hateful, vengeful, arrogant narcissist who abused power and fostered one of the most corrupt federal departments this …

Opinion

Ocasio-Cortez slammed for 'hypocrisy' after her campaign fined for not providing worker's compensation coverage

The campaign of rookie U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has been fined by the state for not providing workers’ compensation coverage for a month last year.<p>The failure to provide the coverage to campaign staff is particularly awkward for Ocasio-Cortez, the Democratic socialist who rose to …

U.S. Politics

Newsom promises unemployment insurance to California’s federal workers

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom vowed Thursday that thousands of federal workers in California who are furloughed in the partial government shutdown will be made “quickly eligible” for unemployment insurance, urging them to apply for the benefit immediately.<p>“We’ll get you covered,’’ said …

U.S. Politics

House Republicans demand update on Huber probe into bias at FBI, DOJ

Top Republicans on two House committees Monday demanded U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber provide an update on his investigation into allegations of …

U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Congressional Leaders Unpopular on Balance

Story Highlights<p>Pelosi is viewed favorably by 38% of adults, including 72% of Democrats<br>• McConnell less popular with 30% overall favorability, 65% of …

Democrats Announce Major Changes To U.S. House Rules

Top Democrats announced late Sunday a series of changes to House rules that could eliminate causes of major instability during the previous eight years of Republican rule in Congress.<p>"We are proposing historic changes that will modernize Congress, restore regular order and bring integrity back to …

Politics

Federal Judge Opens Discovery Into Clinton Email Usage

Email Print Text Size<p><i>Court Excoriates Obama State Department/Justice Department for Possibly Acting in ‘Bad Faith’ and Colluding ‘to Scuttle Public</i> …

Hillary Clinton

All the Crazy Things America’s Corrupt Public Officials Bought with Your Money This Year

John Steinbeck once said “Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts.” He was referring to the fear of losing power, but John may have changed his tune if …

New Jersey

The media never cares when Americans are killed by illegal immigrants

Our country is evidently an illegal alien’s world. We just happen to live in it.<p>Murders committed by foreigners on our soil are the most avoidable …

Conservative View

Mueller's probe is sending waves of panic over DC lobbyists now vulnerable to being prosecuted: report

A new report from <i>The Hill</i> claims that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is …

Liberal View

On Democrats’ wish list: Tech help for a clueless Congress

Advocates say reviving the Office of Technology Assessment would be one way to help Congress get a grip on the complex topics it is trying to tackle.<p>Lawmakers' cluelessness at regulating the powerful yet controversy-plagued technology industry is fueling a new push by Democrats to bring back the …

U.S. Politics

Congress unlikely to stop super PACs from hiding donors

House Democrats eyeing an ethics and campaign-finance overhaul appear focused on voting rights and Trump's taxes rather than on cracking down on super PACs.<p>House Democrats are planning a major ethics and campaign-finance reform push in early 2019, but lawmakers appear unlikely to halt a growing …

U.S. Politics

Dossier fails the test of time; Trump-Russia collusion claims now called 'likely false'

Yahoo News’ Michael Isikoff, an early public conduit for Christopher Steele’s anti-Trump dossier, now says the former British spy’s sensational …

Hillary Clinton

Regarding America’s “defense” spending, the 21 Trillion dollars in missing money and highly unusual adjustments covers *just* the years 1988 to 2015 (a 27-year period) – Investment Watch

Facebook0 Twitter Email RSS Subscribe<p>by WhereIsFiber<p>Regarding our country’s “Defense” spending, the 21 Trillion dollars in missing money and highly …

Nancy Pelosi is vacationing at Hawaii resort during shutdown

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is spending the holidays vacationing in Hawaii, as a partial government shutdown grinds on with no resolution in sight.<p>Fox News has confirmed that Pelosi, the House speaker-designate, is vacationing in Kona, Hawaii, and was seen there Thursday as well as Friday …

U.S. Politics

Graham says becoming Trump ally ‘absolutely’ worth it: ‘I’ve had more access to this president than every president combined’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday that becoming a close ally of President Trump has "absolutely" been worth it, pointing to the access to …

Lindsey Graham

‘You Control Nothing’: House Republicans Brace for Life in the Minority

About two-thirds of Republicans returning to the House for the 116th Congress this week have never experienced the exquisite pain of being on the outs in an institution where the party in charge is totally in charge. Majority control runs the gamut from determining the floor agenda to determining …

U.S. Politics

House probe of FBI-DOJ's alleged anti-Trump, pro-Clinton bias hits unceremonious end -- with no report

House Republicans unceremoniously ended their investigation into the way the FBI and the Department of Justice handled Hillary Clinton’s email scandal and the bias allegations against President Trump.<p>The House probe was led by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the Judiciary …

U.S. Politics

Dershowitz: A defense that might have freed Flynn — and still could

Ever since former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn was arrested for lying to FBI agents, I have argued that he had a strong defense to …

Judiciary

These two Democratic senators are waging a bigoted campaign against Catholics

Funny who is an “extremist” these days.<p>Senators Kamala Harris and Mazie Hirono (Democrats of California and Hawaii, respectively) are challenging the …

Opinion

Angela Merkel: Nation States Must "Give Up Sovereignty" To New World Order

<i>Submitted by Tapainfo.com</i><b>“Nation states must today be prepared to give up their sovereignty”,</b> according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who told …

Angela Merkel

Judicial Watch: Defense, State Department Documents Reveal Obama Administration Knew that al Qaeda Terrorists Had Planned Benghazi Attack 10 Days in Advance

<b>Administration knew three months before the November 2012 presidential election of ISIS plans to establish a caliphate in Iraq</b><b></b> <b>Administration knew of</b> …

Al-Qaeda

OPINION: Are Justice Ginsburg’s Supreme Court Days Numbered?

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is in the news again. Not for a controversial judicial opinion, but for her ongoing health issues. Last …

Conservative View

The Government Shutdown Shows Congress Is More Incompetent Than Ever

It's worth noting that no matter what you read in the media and what talking points you hear from the Washington establishment, there's a lot of …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Costs of War: the Human Toll of the Post-9/11 Wars

Costs of War

• Over <b>480,000</b> have died due to direct war violence, and several times as many indirectly<br>• Over <b>244,000 civilians</b> have been killed as a result of the …

Human Rights

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<b>scs = SocialCurrentSee *</b><p><b>Q ▶ What has been the true cost of US Post-911 Wars?</b><p>Over <b>480,000</b> have died due to direct war violence, and several times as …

Human Rights