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IRS smackdown, as judge OKs $3.5 million to tea partyers
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IRS smackdown, as judge OKs $3.5 million to tea partyers

Oh, happy day. Once in a while, justice is served, the good guy does win and the Big Bad Wolf at the Little American's door gets the kick in the arse it deserves. The Internal Revenue Service was just smacked with a preliminary order from a federal judge to...
Conservatives, liberals stake out NAFTA positions
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Conservatives, liberals stake out NAFTA positions

As negotiations over NAFTA heat up, liberals and conservatives have begun outlining what they want to see President Trump include in the new deal he strikes with Mexico and Canada. Liberals say Mr. Trump should follow through on his campaign pledge to make ...
How porn is affecting kids
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How porn is affecting kids

If liquor companies had vending machines outside their buildings and to buy some, you had to press a button that asked: Are you 21? Yes or no? Would you, as a parent, stand for it? Anti-pornography advocates say the answer would be no -- and the same should...
Trump could still win a smashing victory over unpopular spending
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Trump could still win a smashing victory over unpopular spending

President Trump is disgusted by his signature on the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill he signed last month. He said so when he signed it. He noted, correctly, that the new law appropriates tens of billions of dollars of spending that the agencies don't need...
Chicago wants to ban body armor
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Chicago wants to ban body armor

For every human problem, it's been said, there is a solution that is clear, simple and wrong. The Chicago City Council, unfortunately, has embraced one of those. In February, Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer was fatally shot while trying to detain a suspect ...
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Don’t Be Fooled, ‘Roseanne’ Is Really TV’s Most Anti-Trump Show
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Don’t Be Fooled, ‘Roseanne’ Is Really TV’s Most Anti-Trump Show

The day after the Roseanne revival premiered to massive ratings, President Donald Trump bragged at a Cleveland rally that the show’s success was because “it was about us.” He’s right, but not in the flattering way he thinks. Nothing reveals Trump’s myopia more...
There’s a sea change in presidential reaction to police shootings
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There’s a sea change in presidential reaction to police shootings

Police know that President Trump has their backs, and that message is clearer than ever in the wake of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by cops in Sacramento, California. The Trump White House has carefully avoided calling into question law enforc...
I’m Andrew McCabe, paragon of virtue… Thanks for your half-million bucks, America!
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I’m Andrew McCabe, paragon of virtue… Thanks for your half-million bucks, America!

One of the most disturbing chapters of the Andrew McCabe saga here in The Swamp is the smarmy, shameless, despicable and totally effective fundraising campaign that just netted the former Deputy FBI Director a cool half-million bucks donated by generous (if no...
CT Counselor Threatened to ‘Execute Every White Man He Gets His Hands On’
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CT Counselor Threatened to ‘Execute Every White Man He Gets His Hands On’

A high school counselor in Connecticut was arrested for threatening to go on a killing spree to "execute every white man he gets his hands on," police in Bridgeport said. Carl Lemon, a 63-year-old in-school suspension counselor at Warren Harding High School...
Mueller’s findings on Trump may stay confidential
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Mueller’s findings on Trump may stay confidential

Whatever special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of investigators find out about President Trump, Russia, collusion and dossier gossip may never make it into the public domain. While the tight-lipped Mr. Mueller apparently moves ever closer to a direct ...