There are good reasons to criticize the US food stamps program. The fact that some poor people might use food stamps to buy “junk food” is not one of them.
In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the Sierra Club found that only fossil fuels that are burned after being transported by pipeline have an impact on climate change. Fossil fuels used after being transported by other ground-based means, such as trains, do not have any noticeable effect on climate change, the study said.*
President Trump is poised to issue a new executive order on immigration this week. It’s likely to be less sweeping than the initial ban so it has a better chance at passing legal muster. It will be implemented in the name of national security, but it will likely be based on the same dubious premise as before–that the people being barred, who are mostly Muslim, pose a significant threat to Americans, even if the evidence does not support this.
Many foreign leaders have expressed concern about the role the US will play in the world under President Donald Trump. Now they’re finding solace in an unlikely place: the US military and intelligence community, otherwise known as the Deep State.
One of the most important things to consider when buying a house is the quality of the grocery district.
Responding to the Ninth Circuit decision rejecting President Trump’s immigration ban, Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) cited the Founding Fathers and offered strong support for the President’s ban.*
Back during the presidential campaign, Donald Trump was fond of suggesting that cuts in “waste, fraud, and abuse” in the federal government would be sufficient to balance the budget.
Mexican native Jose Ramos recently made the dangerous trip across the US border into Texas. Now, he wishes he’d stayed home.*
As Democrats and NeverTrumpers of all stripes stand up against President Trump’s executive order on immigration, one reaction has been quite common: “Where were you when President Obama did [insert cruel/illegal/destructive foreign policy decision here]?”
The question is a good one, but it’s not as good as you might think.