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Friday, September 14, 2018

Even though hundreds of children separated from their families after crossing the border have been released under court order, the overall number of detained migrant children has exploded to the highest ever recorded -- a significant counternarrative to the Trump administration's efforts to reduce the number of undocumented families coming to the United States. Population levels at federally contracted shelters for migrant children have quietly shot up more than fivefold since last summer, according to data obtained by The New York Times, reaching a total of 12,800 this month. read more


Thursday, September 13, 2018

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and special counsel Robert Mueller are close to a deal for a guilty plea ahead of his upcoming trial, according to a source familiar with the matter. A deal is expected but the source cautioned that the two sides have been close before. The incentive appears to be to reach a deal ahead of a pre-trial motion hearing Friday, or before jury selection for Manafort's trial over allegations of illegal foreign lobbying gets underway next week at US District Court in Washington. read more


Wednesday, September 12, 2018

In 2012, North Carolina legislators passed a bill that barred policymakers and developers from using up-to-date climate science to plan for rising sea levels on the state's coast. Now Hurricane Florence threatens to cause a devastating storm surge that could put thousands of lives in danger and cost the state billions of dollars worth of damage. And the rise in sea levels, experts say, is making the storm surge worse. Sea level rise is a direct consequence of global warming; the warming of the ocean has resulted in thermal expansion and melted ice sheets and glaciers that are causing the oceans to rise. Since 1950, the sea level has risen 6.5 inches ― a number that sounds small but has actually had major consequences across the country. read more


Saturday, August 25, 2018

Whenever America was in a fight during his long lifetime, John McCain was in the thick of it. McCain, who has died at the age of 81, was a naval bomber pilot, prisoner of war, conservative maverick, giant of the Senate, twice-defeated presidential candidate and an abrasive American hero with a twinkle in his eye. The Arizonan warrior politician, who survived plane crashes, several bouts of skin cancer and brushes with political oblivion, often seemed to be perpetually waging a race against time and his own mortality while striving to ensure that his five-and-a-half years as a Vietnam prisoner of war did not stand as the defining experience of his life.


Monday, August 20, 2018

The bomb used by the Saudi-led coalition in a devastating attack on a school bus in Yemen was sold as part of a US State Department-sanctioned arms deal with Saudi Arabia, munitions experts told CNN. Working with local Yemeni journalists and munitions experts, CNN has established that the weapon that left dozens of children dead on August 9 was a 500-pound (227 kilogram) laser-guided MK 82 bomb made by Lockheed Martin, one of the top US defense contractors. read more


Comments

So Liberals got what they wanted. They have demonized America for so long for being the only power in the world and now other countries are catching up. It's not a bad thing, truly. But Liberals need to watch their hypocritical natures before saying anything about his statements.

#5 | POSTED BY HUMTAKE

Which party is it that pulled us out of multiple international agreements?
Which party is it that refuses to be a part of international discussions?
Which party is it that blows a trillion dollars invading the wrong country in the Middle East?
Which party is it that betrayed our allies and calls North Korea's Kim a nice person?
Which party is it that blows up the budget with tax cuts without spending cuts?
Which party is it that lays down tariffs on one of our biggest trading partner?
Which party is it that calls Russia a good friend after they invaded an ally and NATO member?
Which party is it that kisses Putin's ass as he hacks elections here at home and all over Europe?
Which party is it that wants to give up America's science and technology lead for more coal and manufacturing jobs?
Which party is it that puts down travel bans against the countries that haven't support terrorist attacks on America's soil?
Which party is it that defends Saudi Arabia after they murder and dismember a journalist?
Which party is it that promises to save jobs at Chinese companies after they give his golf course millions of dollars?

The most Patriotic thing a Republican can do for their country is never vote again.

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