Trump's legal losing streak

May 25, 2019 inPolitics

Strike 3 for President Trump in federal courts this week: The latest: A federal judge in Oakland yesterday "blocked President Trump from building sections of his border wall using money redirected through a national emergency declaration," per the L.A. Times: U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam granted "a preliminary injunction sought by the Sierra Club and a coalition of border community groups that sued the administration." Why it matters:...

Ocasio-Cortez, progressives trash 'antisemitic' Politico illustration of Bernie Sanders

May 25, 2019 inPolitics

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) joined a growing crowd of progressives on Twitter Saturday to denounce illustrations published by Politico as anti-Semitic.The illustrations in question, published Friday as part of a Politico investigation... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Overseas investors in shuttered Vegas casino demand refunds

May 25, 2019 inPolitics

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Developers and former managers of Asian-themed Lucky Dragon casino-hotel[1] that was built, open for a year, closed and recently sold in Las Vegas are now facing investor lawsuits. Some plaintiffs are Chinese investors seeking refunds amid complaints they haven’t gained conditional immigration admission to the United States through the federal EB-5 immigration program, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported . “Losing your money is awful,” Southern California immigration lawyer...

Chuck Robbins decided to ‘change everything’ at Cisco, and it’s working

May 25, 2019 inEconomics

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Chuck Robbins minces no words in describing how he took the baton from Silicon Valley legend John Chambers and began to radically remake Cisco Systems Inc. “The last quarter before I took over was a record for revenue, but I said we were going to change everything,” Robbins told MarketWatch in a one-hour, one-on-one interview at the company’s San Jose, Calif., headquarters this month. “The fear...

Senators say Trump using loophole to push through Saudi arms sale

May 25, 2019 inPolitics

The Trump administration has invoked an emergency provision of the law governing arms sales to immediately sell Saudi Arabia and other Gulf allies weapons without congressional approval, senators said Friday.The approval comes amid heightened... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Oval Office Obsessions From a Crew With Little Experience, Much Ambition

May 25, 2019 inPolitics

By Stuart Rothenberg In the 1960 Democratic presidential race, there were a handful of contenders, including Sens. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts, Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas, Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota and Stuart Symington of Missouri. Others, including Florida Sen. George Smathers and California Gov. Pat Brown, ran as “favorite sons.” The 1968 Republican presidential field included former Vice President Richard Nixon, and Govs. George Romney of Michigan, Ronald Reagan of California...

Iran Touts "Secret Weapons" Able To "Sink US Warships" In Reaction To Troop Deployment

May 25, 2019 inEconomics

Iranian leaders have reacted to Friday's US announcement for a planned new deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East to monitor threats from Iran after the Pentagon specifically blamed Tehran for ordering attacks on a Saudi oil pipeline and four tankers near the Strait of Hormuz — an order which US officials said came from "the highest level". Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday slammed the new deployment as “extremely dangerous...

Trump denies knowledge of fake videos, says he can work with Pelosi

May 24, 2019 inPolitics

President Trump on Friday said he was unfamiliar with doctored videos of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) being shared on social media, saying he could "absolutely" work with the Democratic leader while accusing her of "not helping the country... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

(Mostly) Political One-Liners: Pennsylvania Special, Kentucky Governor, and the Trail Blazers

May 23, 2019 inPolitics

By Nathan L. Gonzales California’s 48th District: The Orange County Republican Party endorsed County Supervisor Michelle Steel on Monday in the race against...

Immigrant graduates from Arizona high school, future unclear

May 23, 2019 inPolitics

PHOENIX (AP) - An immigrant student who faces deportation proceedings in southern Arizona has graduated from high school several weeks after his...

Pete Buttigieg blasts President Trump over bone spurs diagnosis

May 23, 2019 inEconomics

‘I have a pretty dim view of his decision to use his privileged status to fake a disability in order...

New Home Sales Collapse In April As Median Prices Soar

May 23, 2019 inEconomics

Following the disappointment in existing home sales (down YoY for 14 months straight), the recent spike in new home sales was expected...

Armed And Dangerous: If Police Don't Have To Protect The Public, What Good Are They?

Armed And Dangerous: If Police Don't Have To Protect The Public, What…

February 28, 2018 inOpinion

In the American police state, police have a tendency to shoot first and ask questions later. In fact, police don’t usually need much...

Public Union: Public Enemy

Public Union: Public Enemy

July 16, 2018 inVideos

Public-sector unions have been gaming the political system for decades, bankrupting whole cities and plunging states into massive debt. How did this...

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Armed And Dangerous: If Police Don't Have To Protect The Public, What Good Are They?

Armed And Dangerous: If Police Don't Have To Protect The Public, What…

In the American police state, police have a tendency to shoot first and ask questions...

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