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National Debt in Pictures

National Debt in Pictures

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Carnage, Death, Mayhem: Report Predicts Catastrophe In Event of EMP Attack

Carnage, Death, Mayhem: Report Predicts Catastrophe In Event of EMP Attack

Dr. Peter Pry | Contributor   A new report from the U.S. Air Force Electromagnetic Defense Task Force (EDTF) calls upon the White House to take bold and immediate action to protect the nation’s electric grid and other life-sustaining critical infrastructure from electromagnetic threats. According to the group’s report, electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and other electromagnetic […]

Here are Four Towns That Go All Out During the Christmas Season

Here are Four Towns That Go All Out During the Christmas Season

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter   Something about Christmas decorations seems to bring instant holiday cheer — and these four towns have an abundance. Check out how these cities and towns in states from Colorado to Vermont go all out for the Christmas season. Durango, Colorado The classic Christmas children’s book “The Polar […]

OPINION | Gas Prices Reach New 2018 Low, But Some States Won’t Reap the Benefits

OPINION | Gas Prices Reach New 2018 Low, But Some States Won’t Reap the Benefits

Craig Stevens | Former Advisor to Energy Secretary Bodman Motorists across the country are seeing something of an early holiday present each time they stop to fill up. This week, national gasoline prices fell to a new low for the year, $2.46 on average, which puts costs two-cents lower than a year earlier. It’s the first time […]

Should the United States Support Saudi Arabia Despite the Murder of Mr. Kahoggi?

Should the United States Support Saudi Arabia Despite the Murder of Mr. Kahoggi?

    By Jim Sullivan Saudi Arabia’s murder of Mr. Kashoggi is a repugnant crime, and I wish something could be done to punish Prince bin Salman.  However, realpolitik dictates continued U.S. support of Saudi Arabia for the following reasons:  First and most generally, Middle East (ME) peace and stability are in the national interest […]

Trump Announces New Trade Deal With Canada, Mexico

Trump Announces New Trade Deal With Canada, Mexico

Saagar Enjeti | White House Correspondent   President Donald Trump announced a new trade deal between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, in a Monday morning tweet. “Late last night, our deadline, we reached a wonderful new Trade Deal with Canada, to be added into the deal already reached […]

Economic Inequality in the United States

Economic Inequality in the United States

    By Jim Sullivan As many people from academics to politicians to journalists to American workers have noted, economic inequality is becoming a serious problem in the United States.  Currently twenty people own as much as half the population owns in our country, and wages have been stagnant for several years. To illustrate this […]

Gerrymandering in the United States

Gerrymandering in the United States

    By Jim Sullivan There is no such thing as a perfect political system, and the United States is no exception to that rule.  As a matter of fact, both the United States and India are currently widely considered to be dysfunctional democracies. We need not look far for evidence of political dysfunction in […]

Border Showdown | Save the Kids, or Save the Country?

Border Showdown | Save the Kids, or Save the Country?

by Phil Erwin The hot topic this week is the cold-hearted treatment of illegal-immigrant kids by the Trump administration. “Babies… torn from their parents’ arms!” was the oft-repeated TV-host phrase. And… “That is inconsistent with our our American values!” is the ubiquitous on-camera indictment by Democrats – all occasioned by furiously-shared photos of “kid in […]

US to open Jerusalem embassy in May for Israel’s 70th anniversary

The United States said Friday it will relocate its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in May, bringing forward the contested move to coincide with the Jewish state’s 70th birthday — and enraging Palestinians, who called it a “blatant provocation.”

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