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“KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Federal employees and the First Amendment

By Charles | February 18, 2017

Source: ACLU National on Twitter: “KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Federal employees and the First Amendment. https://t.co/evxbKH4kIz” Continue reading “KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Federal employees and the First Amendment

Could Democrats Gain Control of Senate in 2018?

By Animosinyan | February 17, 2017

There are a few factors to take into consideration when the 2018 Midterm elections come around. Trump’s presidency is a cause for concern for many Democrats, and the senate elections could be … Continue reading Could Democrats Gain Control of Senate in 2018?

Here’s why the 2018 Senate election will be crucial for President Trump and his Democratic foes

By Charles | February 17, 2017

In the partisan battle zone that is Washington, there is one conquest that could turn the fight decisively in Republicans ’ favor: winning 60 seats in the U.S. Senate. Right now the … Continue reading Here’s why the 2018 Senate election will be crucial for President Trump and his Democratic foes

Trump signs bill undoing Obama coal mining rule

By Charles | February 16, 2017

The stream protection rule was intended to protect waterways from mining waste. Great, one more environmental protection undone. Source: Trump signs bill undoing Obama coal mining rule Continue reading Trump signs bill undoing Obama coal mining rule

Trump: US should get along with Russia because of threat of ‘nuclear holocaust’

By Charles | February 16, 2017

President Donald Trump defended his willingness to warm relations with Russia by suggesting that the alternative might be nuclear holocaust. Since going to war with Russia doesn’t really make sense, perhaps Trump … Continue reading Trump: US should get along with Russia because of threat of ‘nuclear holocaust’

Austerity was a bigger disaster than we thought

By Charles | February 16, 2017

We now take a break from your regularly scheduled scandals to bring you some not-so-breaking news: austerity was as big a disaster as its biggest critics said it was. That should be … Continue reading Austerity was a bigger disaster than we thought

Nearly 56,000 bridges called structurally deficient

By Charles | February 15, 2017

Nearly 56,000 bridges nationwide, which vehicles cross 185 million times a day,  are structurally deficient, a bridge construction group announced Wednesday. Perhaps it’s time we invest in our own infrastructure. Source: Nearly 56,000 … Continue reading Nearly 56,000 bridges called structurally deficient

Trump’s reshaping of Fed will be next source of uncertainty for markets

By Charles | February 14, 2017

Daniel Tarullo, the Fed’s point man on regulation, suddenly resigned on February 10. Tarullo was the Fed’s point man on regulation, and his announcement came just days after the new administration announced … Continue reading Trump’s reshaping of Fed will be next source of uncertainty for markets

Trump or nah? OkCupid now matches partners’ politics

By Charles | February 14, 2017

OkCupid has refreshed is mobile app with a new look and revised questions and categories to help you find a potential life partner rather than a one-night stand. The app already probed your interests and … Continue reading Trump or nah? OkCupid now matches partners’ politics

Moby Claims Donald Trump Is Being Blackmailed by Russia, Wants War With Iran

By Charles | February 14, 2017

“These are truly baffling and horrifying times, as we have an incompetent president who is essentially owned by a foreign power.” Moby claims to have inside information that Trump is being blackmailed … Continue reading Moby Claims Donald Trump Is Being Blackmailed by Russia, Wants War With Iran

Trump: Leaks to media ‘real story’ from Flynn resignation

By Charles | February 14, 2017

President Donald Trump assailed government officials who anonymously leaked information about Michael Flynn to the media. The real story here is why are there so many illegal leaks coming out of Washington? … Continue reading Trump: Leaks to media ‘real story’ from Flynn resignation

China U-turn is latest sign Trump may turn out to be a paper tiger

By Charles | February 10, 2017

US leader has softened on a range of issues. Is he a bully who relents when challenged, or is he learning the limits of his power? Trump has changed his mind with … Continue reading China U-turn is latest sign Trump may turn out to be a paper tiger