Ill admit it: President Trump is right. Theres a crisis on the southern border.
Baloney is not free.
For more than 30 years, successive U.S. administrations have called Iran what it is: a state sponsor of terrorism. Leaders of its military and intelligence agencies have been sanctioned, while the terror groups Iran supports have faced military action as well as sanctions.
This past week its Joe Bidens turn in the #MeToo barrel, and like many Democrats, Im torn about what to think. The allegations by Lucy Flores that in 2014, when she was running for lieutenant governor of Nevada, the vice president touched her shoulders and kissed the back of her head cannot exactly be dismissed as an outlier, given that another allegation of guerrilla nuzzling followed just 72 hours later (this time from 2009) and that multiple photo montages online suggest a similar pattern.
Appropriately, during the crescendo of this college basketball season, in which the most significant event was a shoe malfunction, a lawyer whose best-known client was a pornographic actress was indicted for threatening to shrink a shoe companys market capitalization by making allegations about the company misbehaving in the meat market for a small number of tall student-athletes. What counts as misbehavior in this swamp is a murky subject.
It is high time the United States extended the right to vote in presidential elections to the U.S. citizens of Puerto Rico. Enactment of a constitutional amendment to secure this right would be a sensible first step to full enfranchisement until the more contentious issue of statehood is resolved.
The Supreme Court on March 27 heard arguments about whether federal courts should be required to defer to the executive branchs interpretation of its own rules, if that interpretation is reasonable. This may sound like a technical, legalistic dispute and it is but the wrong decision could make it vastly harder for the federal government to protect the public.
Staff members gasped four years ago when Dan Price gathered the 120 employees at Gravity Payments, the company he had founded with his brother, and told them he was raising everyones salary to a minimum of $70,000, partly by slashing his own $1.1 million pay to the same level.