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The National Interest: Jacob Heilbrunn Interviewing Senator Tim Kaine: Reforming the Relationship of Congress & the President When it Comes to use of Military Force

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine

The National Interest: Jacob Heilbrunn Interviewing Senator Tim Kaine

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This might be or might not be common knowledge at least for Americans who live outside of the Washington Beltway and don’t follow American politics and current affairs closely, but the United States hasn’t officially declared war since World War II. 790 more words

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Mainstream acceptance of homsechooling; when did it happen?

As if to symbolize the mainstream acceptance of homeschooling, the U.S. news magazine Newsweek devoted a cover story to the topic in 1998, giving explicit instructions to parents on how to begin homeschooling, and the United States Senate passed a resolution declaring September 19, 1999 “National Home Education Week.”

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The Strange Case Of The Libertarian Policeman

The Libertarian Horse of Troy

We all know some version of the story. In Virgil’s Aeneid the Achaeans construct a giant wooden horse. The Achaeans place the horse outside the gates of Troy. 1,521 more words

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Senate Agrees On $11B Highway Funding Measure

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate is moving toward passage of an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs. 122 more words

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U. S. Senate candidate Andy Martin begins an advertising campaign backing Market Basket employees

Republican U. S. Senate candidate Andy Martin will hold a Tuesday, July 22nd news conference in Manchester, NH to announce he is beginning a statewide advertising campaign backing Market Basket employees in their conflict with a rapacious new management team. 1,753 more words

U. S. Senate candidate Andy Martin begins an advertising campaign backing Market Basket employees

Republican U. S. Senate candidate Andy Martin will hold a Tuesday, July 22nd news conference in Manchester, NH to announce he is beginning a statewide advertising campaign backing Market Basket employees in their conflict with a rapacious new management team. 1,765 more words

Los Angeles Times: Opinion: U.S. Representative David Dreier: Can We Make Congress Move?: Why Congress Doesn't Work

Do Nothing Congress

Los Angeles Times: Opinion: U.S. Representative David Dreier: Can We Make Congress Move? 

With all due respect to Representative David Dreier who served in the House of Representatives from 1981-2013 and has and inside view of Congress at least the House, “it is worst than it looks”. 490 more words

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