Saturday, December 16, 2017

The Tragedy of Prisons

By Jacob Farkas, Franklin & Marshall College Smyrna, Delaware. What began as a routine morning quickly turned hectic when, at around 10:30am, an officer at the James T. Vaughn Correctional...

McConnell, Ryan Say Congress Will Pay for Trump’s $12B Border Wall

By Benjamin Siegel, ABC News. House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said today that Congress will forge ahead with plans to approve funds for President Donald...

Obama Commutes 330 Additional Prison Sentences

By Sarah Wheaton, POLITICO In what was likely to be his final major use of executive authority, President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of an additional 330 federal prisoners on...
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The Obamas Sent Final Message to the Country

By NPN News, "We want to hank you once again from the bottom of our hearts" said Barack and Michele Obama in their final farewell message.
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What to Expect in Trump’s First 100 Days

By Michael A. Memoli, LA Times President Trump’s unorthodox quest for the White House was fueled by his disregard for convention and the nagging sense that he — and ultimately his supporters...

Trump Backs Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines

BBC News Staff, BBC NEWS The new Republican president backed the Keystone XL and Dakota Access projects, provided American steel is used. The Obama administration in late 2015 halted Keystone, which...

Senate Committee Approves Tillerson for Secretary of State

By Nicole Gaouette, CNN POLITICS NEWS Former ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson won the backing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Monday to be secretary of state when it voted 11-10...

The New World Order; Russia and the US

By Dan Jussaume, Frankly & Marshall College             The understatement of the century would be to say that Donald J. Trump is a divisive and...

The Future of the Left Is Female

By REBECCA TRAISTER, NYMAG Women’s rights are human rights, and women leaders are progressive leaders. A lot of people predicted that women were going to change America’s political history in January of...

The End of the Shadow State?

By Jacob Farkas, Franklin & Marshall College Most nations are built upon the destruction or relocation of the native peoples. It has been this way since the beginning of time,...