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U.S. Court Permanently Blocks Trump's 'Unconstitutional' Sanctuary Cities Order

A federal judge permanently blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order to cut funding from so-called ‘sanctuary cities’ Monday.

The injunction comes after a similar ruling… 357 more words


Nebraska Regulators Approve Keystone XL Pipeline

After years of protests by landowners and environmentalists, the Keystone XL pipeline has crossed its final regulatory hurdle after Nebraska regulators approved the energy project. The move has given President Trump a huge political victory in pushing forward his plans for US energy dominance. 104 more words


Why Are American Troops Still in Afghanistan? (Essay)


The on-going discussion about American troops fighting in Afghanistan is one that has not quieted since U.S. intervention after the September 11 attacks in 2001. 2,141 more words

They're all at it

My friend Phil wrote to ask what I thought of the current groping scandal engulfing his home state Senator Al Franken. Truth to tell, I don’t think much of any of the current groping/molestation/sexual assault/rape charges flying around. 1,605 more words

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US General Says He Can Defy Presidential Nuclear Strike Order

After recent debates in the US Senate regarding the President’s absolute power to authorize a nuclear strike, a top US General has claimed that he and all other top-ranking Generals in the US Army are trained to disobey any “illegal” orders for a nuclear strike. 205 more words