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Morgan Freeman: ‘Trump has to be a good president… What I see is a guy who will not lose’

Josh Billinson | IJR.com Renowned actor puts faith in President Trump. In a new interview, actor Morgan Freeman shared his unique perspective on President Donald Trump. During the 2016 campaign, Freeman was an outspoken Hillary Clinton supporter. But his views on the new president might come as a surprise to many. The interview with AARP Magazine covered

Four essential lessons General James Mattis taught me about leadership

Daniel Patrick Forrester, This week retired US Marine Corps General James Mattis will face the US Senate during confirmation hearings to become our next Secretary of Defense. If confirmed, Mattis will be the CEO of the largest workforce and most complex bureaucracy on the planet. Several years ago, I met General Mattis while writing a

NYC teachers avoid the ax despite disturbing behavior with students

Victor Skinner, EAGNews.org  NEW YORK – Several tenured New York City teachers accused of disturbing behavior with students are now serving as substitutes after receiving minor reprimands through the teacher termination process. The New York Post is highlighting how the process for terminating tenured teachers laid out in the teachers union contract with the city

In Defense of Kaepernick’s Castro Caper

Humberto Fontova, “I’m going to continue to stand with the people that are being oppressed. There is police brutality. People of color have been targeted by police…There’s people being murdered unjustly and not being held accountable.” (Colin Kaepernick) While proclaiming the sentiments above Colin Kaepernick wore a T-shirt showing Fidel Castro.  If Kaepernick were starring

Rick Santorum compares Obamacare to apartheid in clumsy Mandela tribute

GOP figures displayed conflicting attitudes towards Mandela’s death, basking in collective amnesia over party’s past views Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in prison, 18 of them in a small cell on Robben Island, fighting the curse of South African apartheid. Rick Santorum has spent hours in TV studios fighting the curse of millions of poor Americans