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Indigenous Peoples Day? Italians say stick with Columbus

Indigenous Peoples Day? Italians say stick with Columbus At Husmann Elementary School , I learned that Christopher Columbus founded this great land we call America and is a hero to our people . "The reason this broad re-evaluation is happening right now is because for most of the past 150 years-while a revolution was occurring in the way most Americans perceive race-there was also an absolute refusal to seriously reconsider how we rememb... [Full Article...]

SCOTUS begins hearing arguments on potentially crucial gerrymandering case

SCOTUS begins hearing arguments on potentially crucial gerrymandering case The secret to advocacy before the contemporary Supreme Court is no secret: it's all about pandering to Justice Anthony Kennedy . Upholding Wisconsin, for example, will benefit Republicans who continue to hold a comfortable majority in the state legislature even though Democratic candidates receive almost half the votes. [Full Article...]

GOP Tax Plan Could Add $2 Trillion To Deficit

GOP Tax Plan Could Add $2 Trillion To Deficit We have over 200 bills sitting stalled over there. Unrigging the system will require us to acknowledge that the American middle class enjoyed its strongest period of growth from 1950 to 1970 - a time when the effective tax rates for the wealthy were above 40% and the USA took unrivaled leadership in the global economy. [Full Article...]

Thompson joining House Democrats today seeking 'common sense' gun laws

Thompson joining House Democrats today seeking 'common sense' gun laws Originally, the bill - which would ease restrictions on silencers, among other things - was scheduled to be voted on this week. In the aftermath of the mass shootings in Las Vegas , Democrats will want to discuss meaningful gun reform while Republicans will say that this is not the time to talk about guns. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]

Catalonia to declare independence from Spain within days - region's chief

Catalonia to declare independence from Spain within days - region's chief The weekend's violence - broadcast worldwide in images of police using rubber bullets and batons on voters - prompted condemnation internationally and at home. Preliminary results of Sunday's poll showed a 90 per cent vote in favour of independence. Catholic leaders voiced pleas for peace after a Catalonian regional referendum vote on secession from Spain drew a strong police reaction. [Full Article...]

USA will 'be talking about gun laws as time goes by'

USA will 'be talking about gun laws as time goes by' Paddock's brother described the gunman as a multi-millionaire property developer who liked to gamble large amounts of money at the world-famous casinos in Las Vegas , but said he had no known political or religious agenda. "Now that is what worked in Australia". "Protecting people's rights was very important", Ryan said. Republican leaders have pushed back on Democrats' calls for tightening... [Full Article...]

Anthony Kennedy Doesn't Tip Hand In Landmark Redistricting Case

Anthony Kennedy Doesn't Tip Hand In Landmark Redistricting Case The conservative justices were less vocal but expressed skepticism about whether the court should be setting firm deadlines for hearings in immigration cases. Both sides argued their case to the court on Tuesday. That decision said a map is an unconstitutional gerrymander if the ruling party's map is meant to place a severe burden on voters of the opposing party; has that effect; and can not b... [Full Article...]

Dolphins kneel for national anthem, stand during British anthem

Dolphins kneel for national anthem, stand during British anthem The Saints are favored by three points to win this one. Michael Thomas did not take a knee against the Jets last week, but he was one of the Dolphins players that took a knee during every game in 2016. Too many National Football League coaches are getting by with whatever they've got at quarterback . Plenty went wrong against NY. Last week the Dolphins narrowly avoided a shutout again... [Full Article...]

Study says wealthy would get most from tax plan

Study says wealthy would get most from tax plan The original version of the administration's plan had the lowest tax bracket extend up to $37,500 of taxable income for singles and $75,000 for joint filers, which roughly matches up with what the 10% and 15% brackets now cover. "I don't benefit. I don't benefit", Trump said Wednesday. How did our current tax code get so broken and convoluted? It includes many useful and productive steps, especi... [Full Article...]

China curbs oil product exports to North Korea, bans condensate

China curbs oil product exports to North Korea, bans condensate Washington , and in particular US President Donald Trump , have until very recently been critical of Beijing's cautious approach to its belligerent and nuclear-armed neighbor. Over the last couple of months many have been concerned over the increase in tensions between the US and North Korea . Of special significance is China , for whom a nuclear South Korea is a greater threat than a nuclear... [Full Article...]

Baylor professor on the responses to National Football League protests

Baylor professor on the responses to National Football League protests Donald Trump disagrees with me. After spending several days reading views from both sides, I came across a decades-old quote from legendary Packers coach Vince Lombardi that really got my attention. Don't believe me? Ask James Damore and Brandon Eich how their freedom of speech worked out for them. Yes - even here, in a country that is so free, there are still limitations, and this is what Tr... [Full Article...]

Trump Reveals Details of 'Largest Tax Cut in History'

If the GOP-controlled Congress passes the plan, it would be the first major overhaul of the USA tax code in three decades. "It's a refreshing change from our current outdated tax code, which for too long hasn't worked for many Americans". [Full Article...]

Woods hopes for 'healing' in divided US

Woods hopes for 'healing' in divided US In two previous Presidents Cup appearances, in 2013 and 2015, Matsuyama has compiled a record of three wins, four defeats and two halved matches. "This is a non-partisan event", Monahan said. "Does that tell you what people think?" Liberty National has been set up for this week's Presidents Cup , which begins with Thursday's opening session of alternate shot matches, for fireworks and more ... [Full Article...]


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