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  • Obama worries future presidents will wage perpetual, covert drone war

    Obama worries future presidents will wage perpetual, covert drone war

    by Ryan Devereaux, Alex Emmons The Intercept President Obama warns in a new interview of a future in which a U.S. president could engage in perpetual covert wars “all over the world.” But he claims that the accountability and transparency measures he is instituting will make that less likely. In the interview, with New York Magazine’s

  • State proposes bold law to treat pot like tabacco and expunge all records of marijuana ‘crime’

    State proposes bold law to treat pot like tabacco and expunge all records of marijuana ‘crime’

    by Claire Bernish Bold legislation introduced in New Jersey last week would not only treat cannabis like tobacco — legalizing it — but would expunge records for individuals previously convicted of certain marijuana-related ‘crimes.’ Should the bill, A4193, pass, convenience stores would be permitted to sell cannabis alongside cigarettes — available to anyone aged 19

  • How Hispanics, Blacks have fared in Obama economy

    How Hispanics, Blacks have fared in Obama economy

    by Fred Lucas President Barack Obama will be speaking this week for the last time during his presidency to annual dinners for black and Hispanic members of Congress, even as his record for the two largest minority groups in the country is at best questionable, based on government numbers. A Census Bureau report this week found

  • Why a nurse and a pastor object to being forced to help abort babies?

    by Leah Jessen A pastor and a nurse want Congress to pass legislation that would allow Americans the freedom to opt out of the abortion process. Chris Lewis, lead pastor of Foothill Church in Glendora, California, says his congregation doesn’t want to be coerced into covering abortions on employee health insurance plans. But that is

  • Obama attends final economic summit amid concerns of cronyism, corruption

    Obama attends final economic summit amid concerns of cronyism, corruption

    by Fred Lucas President Barack Obama went to China on Friday to participate in his final G-20 leaders summit—marking a legacy critics say has left America weaker on the global economic front. While still the world’s largest economy, the United States has experienced weak growth since the Great Recession because of policies that make America

  • Amid voter ID battles, here are 7 things the government requires ID’s for

    Amid voter ID battles, here are 7 things the government requires ID’s for

    by Fred Lucas As federal courts wrestle with voter ID laws in several states just months before a national election, there is considerably less attention being brought to other constitutional rights that require ID. Proponents of voter ID have argued that retailers require ID to buy liquor, M-rated video games, prescriptions, or even nail polish. But

  • Hope for Trump: GOP winning registration race in key states

    Hope for Trump: GOP winning registration race in key states

    In Pennsylvania, Florida, Iowa and North Carolina, more new voters identify as Republicans by Ben Schreckinger Politico POLITICO REPORTED — For weeks, Donald Trump has watched his poll standing in battleground states plummet, from Pennsylvania, where his strength among Rust Belt families was supposed to turn a blue state competitive, to North Carolina, where Democrats had

  • Secret deal among AGs to prosecute climate change ‘deniers’ challenged in court

    Secret deal among AGs to prosecute climate change ‘deniers’ challenged in court

    by Kevin Mooney By signing a “secrecy pact” with fellow Democrat attorneys general preparing to prosecute climate change skeptics, Rhode Island’s top law enforcement officer jeopardized free speech rights and government transparency laws, according to two legal organizations that have taken him to court. Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin’s tactics in supporting President Barack

  • Washinton was behind Ukraine coup: Obama admits the US brokered a deal “in suport of regime change”

    Washinton was behind Ukraine coup: Obama admits the US brokered a deal “in suport of regime change”

    US sticks to tried and true policy of supporting coups by Sputnik News US President Barack Obama revealed the United States’ involvement in the Ukrainian crisis from its outset and admitted that the United States “had brokered a deal to transition power in Ukraine.” US President Barack Obama’s recent interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakiria reveals the

  • Bye bye middle class: the rate of homeownership in the US has hit the lowest ever

    Bye bye middle class: the rate of homeownership in the US has hit the lowest ever

    The percentage of Americans that own a home has fallen to the lowest level ever recorded by Michael Snyder Economic Collapse During the second quarter of 2016, the non-seasonally adjusted homeownership rate fell to just 62.9 percent, which was exactly where it was at when the U.S. Census began publishing this measurement back in 1965.