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How To Destroy America From Within

John Hawkins, As Adam Smith, the Godfather of capitalism, once said, there’s a “great deal of ruin in a nation.” That’s doubly true when you’re talking about a nation like America, the world’s last remaining superpower. How do you destroy a country with a powerful economy, a strong military, and a moral and decent people?

NBA moves 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte

The NBA has decided to move its 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, N.C., in opposition to North Carolina’s House Bill 2 that limits anti-discrimination protections in the state. According to a statement released by the league Thursday, the NBA will announce a new location for the 2017 All-Star Game in the coming weeks, and begin

Trump Reassures Donors He Won’t Try to Oust Ryan or McConnell

Coal industry executives Joe and Kelly Craft say they’re pleased with the Republican nominee’s promise to keep party leaders in their jobs. Donald Trump has pitched himself as an insurgent who will upend Washington, but he is privately telling big donors that he’s committed to keeping the two most senior establishment Republicans in their congressional

Trump easily wins Washington primary, moves closer to securing GOP nomination

Facing no active opposition, Donald Trump easily won the Republican presidential primary in Washington state Tuesday, inching him closer to the magic number of 1,237 delegates necessary to wrap up the GOP nomination.  With 70 percent of precincts reporting, Trump had garnered 76 percent of the vote. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John

House oversight chairman moves to censure IRS chief, strip pension

The chairman of the top House investigative panel introduced a measure Wednesday to censure IRS Commissioner John Koskinen — and remove him from office without a pension — in the latest bid by Republicans to pressure him into being more cooperative in their probe of the 2013 IRS targeting scandal.  Rep. Jason Chaffetz, head of

Social Security moves to block the mentally ill from purchasing guns

The Hill – by Tim Devaney The Social Security Administration (SSA) is proposing to report people who receive disability benefits and have a mental health condition to the FBI’s background check system. The proposal, which stems from a memorandum that President Obama issued in 2013, would essentially block some people with severe mental health problems

OK Now, Trump’s big night: Front-runner sweeps 5 states in Northeast #UnitewithTrump

Donald Trump rolled up victories in five more states on Tuesday, giving the Republican front-runner fresh momentum in his push for the nomination even if his pathway has little room for error. The New York billionaire scored wins in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware and Rhode Island — all five states that held GOP primary contests

Florida boldly moves to require criminal charges before the government can seize your property

Jazz Shaw, Taylor already wrote about the reinstatement of the federal civil asset forfeiture sharing program, which was bad news. The practice of law enforcement using the property of citizens who have not been convicted of a crime as a revenue source is a scourge which needs to be abolished in this country. Fortunately,

Voters are Outraged as Ted Cruz moves to snatch Donald Trumps Delegates

David M. Drucker | Washington Examiner Cruz Snaring Trump’s Arizona Delegates. Sen. Ted Cruz is out-hustling Donald Trump and looks set to ensure many Arizona delegates will defect to him in a convention floor fight. The Texas senator, who ever since Iowa has played a stealthy ground game in contrast to Trump’s chaotic populism, is

Measure to repeal Seattle $15 minimum wage moves closer to ballot

 A Seattle business group has submitted signatures to try to force a public vote to repeal a municipal measure that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, a leader of the organization said on Thursday. Forward Seattle, which represents restaurants, retailers and other businesses, handed in just under 20,000 signatures to the

Permanent internet tax ban moves forward in the House

 The tension between federal and state powers over a permanent ban on Internet access taxes took the spotlight on Wednesday during House Judiciary Committee debate. Without an extension passed by Congress, a moratorium banning state and local governments from taxing internet access, first enacted in 1998, is set to end on Nov. 1. The bill, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom