Politics

Donald Trump earns blacklist for Megyn Kelly blood comment

After the GOP Debate, Donald Trump said that moderator Megyn Kelly “had blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of wherever.” Trump was so frustrated with Kelly’s tough Debate questions that he also took to Twitter saying Kelly was “not very good or professional.” Trump, known for off the wall comments about Hispanics and politicians is beginning to ...

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The Boy Scouts of America Alters Course

On Monday, July 27, The Boy Scouts of America eradicated its outright ban on openly homosexual adult leaders and employees. This policy has been a source of great contention which has waged considerably in recent years through the membership base of the 105-year-old Texas-based organization. The new policy, which comes into force immediately, comes three years after the organization removed ...

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Justice Department is Concerned About Hilary Clinton’s Emails

  According to ABC News, federal investigators have alerted the Justice Department to a “potential compromise of classified information” emitted from the private email server employed by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in her residence, a department official said Friday, July 24. The inspector general of the intelligence community signed a memo this week and circulated it among ...

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GOP Candidates Decry Donald Trump’s Statements Regarding John McCain’s Military Service

Photo courtesy of usmagazine.com Several candidates in the crowded field for the upcoming Republican presidential nomination have rallied to the defense to defend Arizona senator John McCain’s vaunted Vietnam War service record against attacks made by GOP hopeful Donald Trump over the weekend at the conservative Family Leaders Summit. The billionaire New York real estate tycoon and media personality, who, ...

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46 Prisoners Released by Obama

On Monday, July 13th, Obama exercised his power of pardon and commuted the sentences of 46 prisoners. Nearly all of the released prisoners were nonviolent drug offenders—many of which were serving mandatory minimum sentences from convictions dating back to the peak of the War on Drugs. Nonviolent drug offenders received much harsher sentences during the 1980s and 90s. Under our ...

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Virginia Ex-Governor McDonnell Loses Appeal as Court Upholds Conviction

Virginia’s ex-Governor Robert F. McDonnell is still guilty, so says the three-judge panel of a federal appeals court, as they handed down a ruling upholding his previous conviction of corruption. McDonnell claims he never violated his oath of office and his attorneys will continue to fight the conviction.  He went on to say that he believes full vindication will come ...

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Tennessee Republican Senator Alexander Leading Education Revision of No Child Left Behind

The House of Representatives narrowly passed the legislative update to the New Child Left Behind act but the Republican Party is asking that the legislation be revised. Tennessee Republican Senator Lamar Alexander is wanting states to be given more control over their education policies. He said there is an agreement that the No Child Left Behind Act must be fixed ...

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South Carolina’s Horne Hammers Historic Point Home Regarding Confederate Rebel Flag

Image courtesy of AP She can trace her family lineage directly to Jefferson Davis and her speech, wrought with emotion and passion, propelled the South Carolina House of Representatives into action. At long last, the Confederate Flag will be removed from the statehouse in Charleston more than 150 years after Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox Court House. “I cannot ...

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