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Prince Harry Interviews Obama for BBC Program

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Prince Harry has interviewed Barack Obama for a radio program in which the former U.S. president shared his memories of the day he left office and his hopes for the future. 112 more words


Putin's Russia: Friend or Foe?

I was all set to cross the Kremlin and Red Square off my travel bucket list last year.  The opportunity arose when I was invited to join a choir travelling to Latvia to take part in a choral fest.   565 more words

The fault in our officials

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency , environmental justice refers to

the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.

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The Walls Have Ears

I begin my day at 0100 hours…..I read and post as I finish my research.  Most days I have two posts waiting for the earlier ones I post and then I set about getting my stuff together for the rest of the day. 1,436 more words


FBI Director, Obama Intelligence Director Dispute Pres. Trump's Wiretapping Claim

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) — President Donald Trump turned to Congress on Sunday for help finding evidence to support his unsubstantiated claim that former President Barack Obama had Trump’s telephones tapped during the election. 998 more words


The awesome power of lobbyists

In my state and local government class here at University of New Haven, we watched a documentary, “The Best Money Government Can Buy?”

The documentary explores lobbying, how it works, where the power comes from, who provides the money, and what effects that has. 143 more words

Poverty And Politics

Politically poor

Do you remember sitting on Santa Claus’s lap and telling him what you wanted for the holidays?

Big corporations do the same, but instead of Santa’s lap, they sit in the laps of politicians and policymakers. 333 more words