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A University of Maryland-led study found that the state’s maternal mortality rate is the highest in not only the U.S., but the developed world. So much for American Exceptionalism! Source: Study: Texas has … Continue reading Study: Texas has highest maternal mortality rate in developed world
The debt ceiling is crashing down on federal finances as taxpayers wait to see whether President Trump can deliver the tax cuts he promised. This article is a complete failure of reporting. … Continue reading Debt ceiling crisis looms as Americans put off paying taxes – The Washington Post
House of Representatives Monday H.R. 695: Child Protection Improvements Act of 2017 To amend the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to establish a national criminal history background check system and criminal history … Continue reading Congress Votes! – Week of May 22, 2017
Good Mothers Day reminder of American "family values" and how this country treats mothers/motherhood (h/t @SeanMcElwee) pic.twitter.com/UWyPIGH8Ni — David Sirota (@davidsirota) May 14, 2017 Source: David Sirota on Twitter: “Good Mothers … Continue reading Mothers Day reminder of American “family values” and how the US treats motherhood
Throughout the campaign, polls showed Bernie would outperform Hillary in the fall. Still, the DNC cheated on her behalf. And they sleazily lined up the superdelegates for her. She never considered him … Continue reading The Splitting Up of the Democratic Party: Why It’s Probably Coming Sooner Than You Think
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?
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
Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States today, and very shortly after taking oath of office, his administration began the fairly new and complicated digital transition process. … Continue reading Trump’s White House Is Already Tearing Up Obama’s Websites
In the twilight of the Cold War, the United States spent millions of dollars to supply Afghan schoolchildren with textbooks filled with violent images and militant Islamic teachings, part of covert attempts … Continue reading From U.S., the ABC’s of Jihad – The Washington Post
In 1977, Carl Bernstein published an exposé of a CIA program known as Operation Mockingbird, a covert program involving, according to Bernstein, “more than 400 American journalists who in the past 25 … Continue reading Why Are the Media Taking the CIA’s Hacking Claims at Face Value?
The US saw declines in math performance while remaining flat in reading and science. The US didn’t even crack the top 10, which shows that, as a country, the United States needs … Continue reading The latest ranking of top countries in math, reading, and science is out — and the US didn’t crack the top 10