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55 Colleges Face Sexual Assault Investigations

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The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday released for the first time a comprehensive list of Colleges and Universities under Title IX investigation. (Click to Tweet!) The hope is public pressure will move these schools to cooperate fully and resolve...More

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Punishing Putin

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Since I wrote my blog on Punishing Putin, I received several phone calls from friends offering suggestion. The response I liked best was : "Ignore Him!" Many will say, but you can't ignore him. He just violated several international laws...More

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Judicial Review: Usurpation of the Will of the People?

I had to shake my head once more this past week when I heard a comment about a court ruling that invalidated a state law. It was the age old comment that an unelected judge had usurped the will of...More

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Bridge Over Troubled Waters

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Around my community of Southwest Washington all eyes are on the Oregon Legislature this week as committees decide the fate of the Columbia River Crossing (CRC). For those in other parts of the country, the CRC is the replacement project...More

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Washington Has Joined The Jersey Bridge-and-Tunnel Crowd

Chris Christie's not the only one with a bridge to sell you: in Washington, some argue the NSA never went to far, that Food Stamps promote a culture of dependency and that we'll get better internet without net neutrality. Christie's...More

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Did Hell Just Freeze Over?

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As America shivered through a historic freeze, Obama warmed up the discussion of poverty, the Senate passed unemployment benefits and debate shifted from austerity to inequality. While record lows chilled much of the country, there was a spark of hope...More

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Crystal Ball Musings for 2014

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What will happen in 2014? Will the Tea Party finally gasp its last breath in the midterm elections? Will the GOP find its conscious? Will President Obama be vindicated in health care reform and other policies and positions? What will...More

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Political Planner

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DECEMBER 2013 December 2, 2013: A cruise fundraiser is held for Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) December 3, 2013: Rep. James Lankford (R-OK) hosts a luncheon fundraiser in Washington, D.C. December 3, 2013: Reps. Mark Amodei (R-NV) and Louis Capps (D-CA)...More

 

Fed publicizes plans for additional economic stimulation

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The Federal Reserve said that it arranged the choice of more economic easing following the release of August's poor jobs report. Those efforts have been formulated, and were publicized on Thurs. Article resource: Fed Economic Stimuls Drive down borrowing expenses...More

 

Is Syria in Hot Waters or US?

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1. Syria remained subject to a bloody turmoil for over two years in 21st Century which promised highest civilization in the history of our planet. Over a hundred thousand innocent fellow humans killed and over a million Syrian citizens displaced...More