Saturday, February 23, 2019

Politics

Walter B. Jones Restoring Power to Congress Act Would Repeal the 2001 AUMF

In his work opposing United States wars overseas, Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC), before his death Sunday, put much effort into seeking a repeal of...

Walter Jones Made the Yemen Vote Happen

The United States House of Representatives on Wednesday voted on H.J.Res. 37 to reassert Congressional War Powers in the ongoing war in Yemen—a significant...

Donald Trump, America’s Elected Dictator

After losing his battle against Congress to secure funding for his wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, President Trump is declaring that that the congressional...

Every Day’s a Gift

“Every day’s a gift” was Congressman Walter Jones’ response when asked how he was doing. It was a reflection of his Christian faith, a...

The Real Motive Behind the FBI Plan to Investigate Trump as a Russian Agent

The New York Times and CNN led media coverage last month of discussions among senior FBI officials in May 2017 of a possible national security investigation of...

Green New Deals Radically Lower Living Standards

"Green New Deal" is now more a slogan galvanizing support for a myriad of state spending programs than a concrete proposal, but two proposals...

The TSA’s Secret Watchlist for Travelers Who Don’t Kowtow

“I need a witness!” exclaimed the worried Transportation Security Administration screener at Reagan Washington National Airport a few months ago. Because I had forgotten...

Walter Jones Cried While the Rest of Them Lied

Elected officials have always had their reasons for wanting to end America’s recent unpopular wars, from Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan. Some cite broad...

The Childcare Shortage Is Not a Mystery

Prepare yourself for the push of another national crisis that can only be solved by a gigantic new government program. What is it this...

The Spy Who Wasn’t

On a steamy Sunday last July, at about half-past noon, a caravan of unmarked SUVs exited the FBI’s Washington, D.C., field office, an eight-story...
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