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Why Democrats can’t win the ‘respect’ of Trump voters

In the endless search for the magic key that Democrats can use to unlock the hearts of white people who vote Republican, the hot new candidate is “respect.” If only they cast off their snooty liberal elitism and show respect to people who voted for Donald Trump, Democrats can win them over and take …

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6 Takeaways From Trump’s Plans to Try to Lower Drug Prices

President Trump has the power to sink pharmaceutical stocks with a single jab about high drug prices.<p>But in a much-anticipated speech on the topic on Friday, Mr. Trump largely avoided the issues the industry fears the most, such as allowing Medicare to directly negotiate drug prices, or allowing …

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Giuliani shows up in Florida to represent woman in insurance fraud case

Rudy Giuliani appeared in a Florida courtroom on Friday to represent a woman in an insurance fraud case, a day after he announced he was leaving his …

Jerusalem Turns into Barracks Ahead of US Embassy Inauguration

Israeli occupation forces have turned Jerusalem into a military barracks ahead of Monday’s relocation of the US embassy in Israel to the city.<p>Israeli …

In lull before sentencing, Flynn touts candidates

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is campaigning for Republican candidates around the country as he awaits …

Suspicions, Demands and Threats: Devin Nunes vs. the Justice Dept.

WASHINGTON — Since Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee declared that they had found no evidence of coordination between Russia’s election interference and the Trump campaign, its chairman has decisively turned the panel’s attention from investigation to investigators.<p>The chairman, …

Interview with Omar Shakir, human rights activist threatened with deportation from Israel

Omar Shakir, director for Human Rights Watch for Israel and Palestine, has been ordered to leave Israel after being accused by the government of supporting boycotts against the country. He explains his situation to FRANCE 24.<p>On May 7, Israeli authorities revoked the work permit for Omar Shakir, the …

On U.S. Imperialism, Capitalism and Fascism

Keeping markets open and .free.<br>(Image by U.S. Department of Defense Current Photos) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>If you want to know the …

12,000 Years Ago, A Mysterious Culture Built The First Temple On Earth

Located 2,500 feet above sea level at the top of a mountain ridge in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey, some 15 kilometers (9 mi) northeast …

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: The Trump voter vs the reality of trump

Jonathan Chait/New York:<p>Donald Trump ran for president as an economic populist. This fact has been largely forgotten, buried by the flurry of bizarre …

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This column will probably change your mind

Will this essay — or the op-eds nearby — change your mind?<p>The traditional op-ed may seem quaint compared with tweetstorms, tell-all interviews and cable news shouting sessions. Skeptics may be forgiven for dismissing this medium as old-fashioned and ineffective. We have new evidence, however, that …

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All Palestinians want is to return to their land

Related Links<p>Seven decades after the Nakba, Palestinians want nothing more than to return to their land and live in dignity.<p>Two million Palestinians …

The immigration caravan lays bare our conflict between Jesus and power

Christianity has always been an enemy of the family, ever since Jesus. Talk of things like family values belongs not to the gospel, but rather to its …

Donald Trump Jr. and His Wife Vanessa Trump's Divorce Is About to Get Nasty

The buzz has been relatively quiet surrounding Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump's divorce proceedings since they announced their split in March …

Salem Media’s Effort to Purge Anti-Trump Conservatives Tells You How the Business Really Works

Since the very beginning of <b>Donald Trump’s</b> takeover of the “conservative” movement, I have been writing about the perfect storm of factors which has …

Years of budget cuts shrink the IRS, and corporations are the big winners

The IRS is leaner, but not meaner.<p>Several years of budget cuts have limited the reach of the tax man. The result is a smaller IRS, and one that is …

How California Could Bust Up the Two-Party System

California’s Republican Party is in crisis. Voters are leaving it in droves, its candidates haven’t won a statewide election in more than a decade and its lawmakers are likely to lose several important elections this year. Yet many of the party’s leaders and lawmakers seem unwilling to make the …

All the President's Profiting

Money spent at Trump properties<p>See only Trump-related committees<p>Exclude Trump-related committees<p>See all committees<p>Property<p>Committee<p>Amount<p>Date<p>Include …

Trump claims he saved almost $999,800,000 on US embassy in Jerusalem

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump spent roughly 10 minutes of an hourlong speech Thursday night in Indiana telling the story of how he saved nearly $999,800,000 on controversial plans to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem -- a claim he has made before in the months …

These Photos Of Trump & Pence Vs. Obama & Biden Reveal Drastically Different Bromances

At Rev. Billy Graham's funeral in March, President Donald Trump massaged Vice President Mike Pence's thigh — reaching around first lady Melania — in …

The FDA Cracks Down on a Leading E-Cig Maker

JUUL Labs is the current target, but all e-cig makers have been put on notice.<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is sending a very clear message …

Federal employees face cuts to retirement benefits, pay freezes

Federal employees can be forgiven for feeling whiplashed by the Trump administration.<p>The president has proclaimed this to be Public Service …

SCIENTISTS REVEAL PERU ALIEN MUMMIES HAVE CHROMOSOME NUMBERS OF HUMANS BUT NOT THE ANATOMY

Researchers in Russia have looked at samples of tissue that were taken from a strange alien-looking creature found in Peru last year. The mummy has …

A Psychologist Explains the Thinking Error at the Root of Science Denial

This widespread rejection of scientific findings presents a perplexing puzzle to those of us who value an evidence-based approach to knowledge and …

Iran urges Muslims to develop sciences to shake off U.S. hegemony

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday called for unity among Muslims and efforts toward scientific advancement, saying this would make it impossible for "enemies" such as the United States to dominate Islamic countries.<p>Shi’ite Iran faces off with Western-allied …

Bloomberg warns of 'epidemic of dishonesty'

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are facing an "epidemic of dishonesty" in Washington that's more dangerous than terrorism or communism.<p>That's according to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who warned in a commencement speech on Saturday at Texas' Rice University that "an endless barrage of …

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‘I feel so stupid’: Trump supporters ‘tricked by the devil’ now facing financial ruin

Small business owners who supported Donald Trump are complaining about troubles hiring foreign seasonal labor the <i>Lexington Herald-Leader</i> reports.<p>The …

Big Pharma Gets a Big Win From Trump

The president campaigned on stinging criticisms of the pharmaceutical industry and promises to use Medicare to lower drug prices. But none of that materialized in his drug-pricing speech this week.<p>During the 2016 presidential campaign, one candidate famously claimed that drug companies were …

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Ukraine computer involved in Tennessee elections attack

Investigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county's elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack, which likely caused the site to crash just as it was reporting vote totals in this month's primary.<p>Cyber-security experts hired by Knox …

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Behold the Ever-Shrinking Trump-GOP 2018 Agenda

Sanders lists only an immigration bill on White House’s wish list<p>The White House’s wish list once comprised a sweeping infrastructure measure, …