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Last Build Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:12:12 +0000

 



Yes, The First Amendment Does Protect So-Called ‘Hate Speech’

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:53:39 +0000

Even the most offensive speech is protected by the First Amendment.



Carly Fiorina Considering Bid For Senate In Virginia

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:57:39 +0000

Carly Fiorina, who failed in a bid for the Senate against Barbara Boxer in 2010 and also ran for the Republican nomination for President in 2016, is considering a run for Senate in Virginia in 2018: Former Presidential Republican candidate Carly Fiorina is “strongly considering” a run to unseat Hillary Clinton’s former running mate Tim […]



Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz Won’t Seek Re-Election

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:40:47 +0000

Jason Chaffetz, who has represented Utah’s 3rd Congressional District since first being elected in 2008 and now serves as Chairman of the powerful House Oversight Committee, announced this morning that he would not be seeking re-election: WASHINGTON — Representative Jason Chaffetz, the powerful chairman of the House Oversight Committee, told supporters on Wednesday that he […]



Despite Reports, U.S. Carrier Was Nowhere Near Korea

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:09:46 +0000

Just over a week ago it was reported that the United States was moving a carrier battle group headed by the USS Carl Vinson closer to the Korean Peninsula in response to increased provocation from the DPRK and the rumors that it would attempt some kind of demonstration as part of last weekend’s 105th anniversary of […]



Democrat Falls Short Of Avoiding Runoff In Republican District In Georgia

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:42:14 +0000

Democrats came close to picking up what has been a solidly Republican seat for nearly forty years but ended up falling short. Instead, we'll have a runoff in two months.



British Prime Minister Calls For Snap Election On June 8th

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:07:26 +0000

A political surprise in Great Britain as Prime Minister Theresa May calls a snap election for June 8th.



That Didn’t Take Long

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 22:01:52 +0000

Via Gallup:  Majority in US No Longer Thinks Trump Keeps His Promises.