Tag Archives: government

Donald Trump: The first Hispanic president

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Funny headline, huh? Because of course Donald Trump isn’t Hispanic. More importantly, the Hispanic world seems at war with Trump over his recent comments about “Mexico and Central America sending us their worst citizens, not their best.” And corporate America… Continue reading

Fox News Poll: Voters distrust government, say Obama not most transparent

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June 29, 2015: President Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington before signing H.R. 2146 Defending Public Safety Employees Retirement Act and H.R. 1295 Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The nation’s… Continue reading

Surplus military Humvees heading to the highway?

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It just got a little easier to take the ultimate off-roader onto the street.
Last December, the Defense Logistics Agency began selling off surplus military Humvees to the public for the first time through auction site GovPlanet.com, which is… Continue reading

Trump 2016? – Jeb Bush Makes It Official

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush takes the stage as he formally joins the race for president with a speech at Miami Dade College, Monday, June 15, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Controversial television personality and businessman Donald Trump expected… Continue reading

Calling America ‘Land of Opportunity’ offensive, University of California warns professors

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Phrases such as “America is the land of opportunity” and “America is a melting pot” are “micro-aggressions” that could leave some students feeling discriminated against, according to a new faculty training guide put out by the University of California that… Continue reading

Time to pull your kids out of public school?

My high school colors were green and white. At graduation the boys wore green robes and the girls wore white. No one considered the girls inferior because of the color of their robes.
Today, we live in different times. My… Continue reading

Supreme Court rules Facebook threats as ‘free speech’ unless there’s intent

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On June 1, the U.S. Supreme Court, in an 8-1 ruling, stated that Facebook threats are not criminal — at least until it is proven that they have some measure of intent. While free speech defenders… Continue reading

The kindness of strangers: How donations to small foundations benefit cancer research

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Dodged another bullet. I am grateful that my CT scan this week showed “no change,” which means that the cancer in my liver is stable, not growing. This Phase One study drug has truly been remarkable for me. It has… Continue reading

Big Labor accused of big hypocrisy

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DISCLAIMER: THE FOLLOWING “Cost of Freedom Recap” CONTAINS STRONG OPINIONS WHICH ARE NOT A REFLECTION OF THE OPINIONS OF FOX NEWS AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON AS INVESTMENT ADVICE WHEN MAKING PERSONAL INVESTMENT DECISIONS. IT IS FOX NEWS’ POLICY… Continue reading

Supreme Court throws out conviction for Facebook threats

The Supreme Court on Monday threw out the conviction of a Pennsylvania man convicted of making threats on Facebook, but dodged the free speech issues that had made the case intriguing to First Amendment advocates.
Chief Justice John Roberts, writing… Continue reading