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California chicken linked to salmonella recalled

 A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said Thursday night. The U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture said it has found evidence directly linking Foster […] Continue reading →

Walter E. Williams: Slavery Reparations

 Calls for slavery reparations have returned with the publication of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “The Case for Reparations” in The Atlantic magazine (May 21, 2022). In making his argument, Coates goes through the horrors of slavery, Reconstruction, Jim Crow and gross racial discrimination. First off, let me say that I agree with reparations advocates that slavery was […] Continue reading →

Cellphone operator reveals scale of gov’t snooping

 One of the world’s largest cellphone companies on Friday revealed the scope of government snooping into phone networks, saying authorities in some countries are able to directly access its network without seeking permission. Vodafone outlined the details in a report that covers 29 countries in which it directly operates and gives the most comprehensive look […] Continue reading →

Chipotle: Don’t bring guns in our stores

 Chipotle is asking customers not to bring firearms into its stores after it says gun rights advocates brought military-style assault rifles into one of its restaurants in Texas. The Denver-based company notes that it has traditionally complied with local laws regarding open and concealed firearms. But in a statement Monday, the company said that “the […] Continue reading →

Obama’s America? Veteran Care About To Get Even Worse

Lee Covino  Recently, the National Commander of the American Legion called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and other Under Secretaries in his agency to resign. It was the first time since 1941 that the veterans’ organization called for such a presidential appointee to step down. The American Legion Commander cited poor oversight and failed […] Continue reading →

The battle over Medicaid expansion

Ben Domenech This article originally appeared on The political battles over Medicaid expansion are continuing across the country as states take up warmed-over versions of the so-called private expansion in Arkansas. What should opponents of these expansions be highlighting in their conversations about the Medicaid issue? The Foundation for Government Accountability has guidance in […] Continue reading →

NYC inmate ‘baked to death’ in cell

 Jerome Murdough was just looking for a warm place to sleep on a chilly night last month when he curled up in an enclosed stairwell on the roof of a Harlem public housing project where he was arrested for trespassing. A week later, the mentally ill homeless man was found dead in a Rikers Island […] Continue reading →

Gun Control Activists Petition Visa to Ditch the NRA

Michael Schaus  Gun control advocates are trying to shame Visa. Well, actually they’re trying to demonize America’s oldest civil rights organization, by shaming Visa. According to, proponents of tighter gun-control gathered outside of Visa’s Washington office to pressure the credit card giant into cutting ties with the NRA. A petition was even made to […] Continue reading →