AOC wants a raise from taxpayers
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AOC wants a raise from taxpayers
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Freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants an increase to her $174,000 annual congressional salary. The self described “democratic socialist” is also encouraging other members of Congress to give themselves a raise. Although Congress is authorized to receive a 2.6% raise each year, they have declined the extra money every year since 2010. Considering Congress has such […]

Burger King promotes political violence via Twitter
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Burger King promotes political violence via Twitter
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Apparently, throwing beverages at conservative politicians is a growing trend in Europe. Police in Scotland asked a local McDonald’s not to serve milkshakes Saturday due to a nearby event for Brexit leader Nigel Farage. Burger King responded to the controversy on Twitter, shamelessly encouraging Farage’s potential attackers to purchase milkshakes from their restaurant. Dear people […]

Legal challenges to Roe v Wade certain to hurt GOP in 2020
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Legal challenges to Roe v Wade certain to hurt GOP in 2020
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Several states appear eager to challenge the Supreme Court’s ruling on Roe v Wade, the landmark case that established abortion rights across the nation. Alabama is the first to establish a law in clear defiance of the court’s decision, but Ohio, Missouri, and Georgia are all on track to institute similar restrictions. Supporters of the […]

Democrat NY state Senator tells Twitter user to kill herself, Twitter gives him a free pass
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Democrat NY state Senator tells Twitter user to kill herself, Twitter gives him a free pass
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Earlier today, NY state Senator Kevin Parker told a Twitter user to kill herself in response to a tweet she sent.  Parker was reacting to a tweet written by Candice Giove, the deputy communications director for the New York state Senate’s Republican majority. Giove accused Parker of illegally transferring his parking placard to a different vehicle, and […]

Companies making millions charging prisoners to email
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Companies making millions charging prisoners to email
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Wired recently reported on a system of prison profiteering that many people may not be aware of. Several companies are making healthy profits charging prisoners, and their acquaintances, to send emails. While the practice is legal, there are several ethical concerns surrounding it. JPay, a leader in the industry, provides prisoner communication services to prisons […]

Threatening FCC broadcast licenses of media outlets is a bad strategy for the GOP
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Threatening FCC broadcast licenses of media outlets is a bad strategy for the GOP
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On the Morning of September 4th, 2018, President Trump took to Twitter to attack NBC over their handling of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. However, the president went further than just criticizing the network for the controversy surrounding their reporting of the story. He appeared to threaten NBC’s FCC license. The unedited text of the tweet […]

Republican Party more dependent on successful economy than ever before
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Republican Party more dependent on successful economy than ever before
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With the exception of Supreme Court nominees, nearly all of the high profile achievements of the Trump presidency have involved the economy. According to many of the pundits on TV, President Trump’s decision focus heavily on economic issues during the 2016 campaign is what won him the election. Since his election, the markets seem to […]

Comparing the Trump administration to Nazis probably isn’t helping the left
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Comparing the Trump administration to Nazis probably isn’t helping the left
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As a Jewish-American, I am quite unimpressed by the comparisons between Trump and Hitler commonly portrayed on television and across social media. Surely, one can express dissatisfaction about President Trump’s policies without comparing him to the man who committed a genocide on the Jewish people. As Alan Dershowitz recently pointed out, the comparisons of Trump […]