Politics

Maureen Faulkner – A Life Deferred

Maureen Faulkner – A Life Deferred

Chances are, you don’t know the name Maureen Faulkner, or that of her husband, Danny. You might, however, recognize Mumia Abu-Jamal, the man convicted of killing Officer Daniel Faulkner, in December of 1981. The following year, Abu-Jamal was sentenced to die. The case was in the news, once again, when President Obama nominated Debo Adegbile to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. Adegbile defended Abu-Jamal in one of the […]

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Top 7 Bits of Political Advice for Jimmy Fallon

Mark Baisley over at Townhall has seven bits of advice for Jimmy Fallon on  American Right-Wing politics: Advice #1: Understand America. Expose yourself to the political right. Folks in the entertainment industry live in their own incestuous culture on the hard left. Because they do not mix with the common folk, they do not relate to everyday sensibilities. You are great with pop culture, social media, and all that. But […]

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Diving into California Water Policy

As weather events across the United States have been increasingly volatile, regions grapple with completely different problems. The East Coast has been repeatedly battered by snowstorms over winter, and now they need to worry about potential flooding during the snowmelt. Meanwhile, on the west coast, California has been dealing with an extended drought. The drought has become such an issue that President Obama scheduled a visit to Fresno to announce […]

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Trudeau’s economic plan for Canada

Statements gleamed from Justin Trudeau’s keynote speech and his address to the Petroleum Club in Calgary, Alberta last year should give Canadians a pretty good idea of how Justin Trudeau’s economy would go. It would probably include a carbon tax. What is Trudeau’s economic plan for Canada? During his keynote speech this weekend Trudeau said that he would not raise taxes on corporations or the middle class. Based on all […]

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Millennials would begin Listening once Politicians Stop Screaming

I am positively sick and tired of having to listen to news and the newest horror plastered on the television screen. I can say this without a shadow of a doubt, and I can also say that this feeling wasn’t attached to me the day I was born, it was bred. Taped and smacked on every corner and turn that I take in my everyday life. It’s on the lips […]