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The real truth about Facebook’s ‘fake news’ filters

John R. Lott, To protect Americans against “fake” news, Facebook will now use filters so that only “reputable” articles can appear at the top of users’ trending news stories.  And Facebook is going to media fact checkers for help (initially ABC News, The Associated Press, FactCheck.org, Politifact and Snopes). But guess what? These fact checkers

Massachusetts Law Firm Funnels Dirty Donations to Democratic Campaigns

Erika Haas, New Hampshire Governor and Democratic candidate for Senate, Maggie Hassan, will return more than $30,000 in campaign donations from employees at a Boston-based law firm allegedly involved in a straw donor scheme.  An investigation by the Boston Globe and the Center for Responsive Politics found the firm’s partners received bonuses that matched their

Our nation needs leadership. That’s why this Marine veteran supports Donald Trump

Jim Webb, The next commander-in-chief will lead a military bruised by years of war overseas, while undergoing profound cultural transformation at home.  The military itself admits it has “grave concerns” over its readiness to face the dizzying array of threats that have emerged over the past eight years.  What must the next president do? Find

Oklahoma bill to jail abortion doctors heads to governor

An Oklahoma bill that could send any doctor who performs an abortion to jail headed to the governor on Thursday, with opponents saying the measure is unconstitutional and promising a legal battle against the cash-strapped state if it is approved. The bill that makes abortion a felony punishable by up to three years in prison

Senate set to approve $1.1 billion in Zika virus funding

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday cleared the way for approval of $1.1 billion in immediate funds to battle the Zika virus that is linked to birth defects, well above what is in legislation pending in the House of Representatives. By a vote of 68-29, senators limited debate on the measure, paving the way for likely

U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI’s hacking authority. U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts transmitted the rules to Congress, which will have until

New Law Would Give Illegal Immigrants Right To Vote, Collect Government Benefits

 Mac Slavo | SHTFplan  We now have a pretty good idea as to why our southern border has been left completely unprotected.  In recent weeks tens of thousands of illegal immigrants have flooded the southern border of the United States. So much so that border patrol agents are overwhelmed to the point where security along

Tea Party faces uphill battle in latest round of U.S. Republican primaries

 Voters in six states will choose candidates on Tuesday for some of November’s top congressional election races, including another round of crucial U.S. Senate primaries between the Republican establishment and Tea Party favorites in Kentucky, Georgia and Oregon. Tea Party candidates are fighting an uphill battle in all three U.S. Senate contests, which could be