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NFL Returns $700K Used To Honor Troops

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — Two Republican senators said Thursday that they’ve scored a touchdown for taxpayers after the National Football League informed them that it is refunding more than $700,000 paid by the Defense Department to NFL clubs to honor military service members at league games and events. 13 more words

Big Pharma, "Money-Back Guarantees," and Academic Freedom

BY HANK REICHMAN

Let’s face it, the pharmaceutical industry has one heck of an image problem.  Even if it is recognized that the notorious and now-indicted… 1,538 more words

Academic Freedom

"A Barking Carnival Act": An Endorsement For The Onetime 'Cancer On Conservatism'

At various points through the Republicans’ presidential primary process, various GOP leaders and candidates thought they could derail Donald Trump with one big speech. Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, Bobby Jindal, and others stepped up to the plate, delivered carefully crafted remarks on the dangers Trump posed to the party and the country, and hoped the weight of their words would change the trajectory of the race. 708 more words

Republicans

US introduces seasonal immigration bill

A new bill introduced to the US Senate yesterday proposes to create a pilot system to help address some of the gaps that currently exists between temporary visa programmes for seasonal workers and the H-1B visa program for highly skilled immigrants. 166 more words

Immigration

"Paul Ryan To GOP; I Can’t Be Your Everything": His Current Job, That He Didn’t Want, Isn’t Going That Great

Paul Ryan wants you to know he’s not in the running to be president, and it’s not like when the Speaker of the House assured the public he wasn’t in the running to be Speaker of the House. 910 more words

Conservatives

Responding to Terrorism: Ted Cruz's Fear or Jeff Flake's Community?

Following yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Brussels, the United States presidential candidates all released statements denouncing the violence, offering condolences to the people of Belgium, and taking the opportunity to briefly lay out their counterterrorism plans. 674 more words

Christian Theology

‘Republican Elephants’ Charge Jeff Flake

GOP Arizona Senator Jeff Flake said this morning that “Republican elephants” charged him during his East African fact-finding trip on poaching.

“These elephants have no respect for a fellow Republican,” … 156 more words

Republicans