Faith-based organizations have been a cornerstone of the child welfare system for decades, with many modern agencies tracing their roots back over 100 years. While the government has increased its involvement in the caretaking and well-being of vulnerable children over the past several decades, states still rely heavily on faith-based agencies (FBAs). It is common
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Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five Iranian individuals who have provided ballistic missile-related technical expertise to Yemen’s Huthis, and who have transferred weapons not seen in Yemen prior to the current conflict, on behalf of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF).  These sanctions follow
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You remember Edmund Burke’s condescending and sexist response to poor Mary Wollstonecraft’s measured and rational defense of the French Revolution, right? Well, of course not, because it was other way around—Wollstonecraft responding to Burke (of course), and Wollstonecraft presenting the establishment argument (most British initially supported the Revolution) in sexist language—as Katherine O’Donnell reminds us:
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations reminds travelers planning trips across the Detroit, Port Huron and Sault Ste. Marie border crossings to anticipate heavy traffic and to have their approved travel documents during the Memorial Day weekend. In compliance with the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), all travelers, including U.S. and
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THE WEEKLY STANDARD has published two stories in recent days about efforts by House majority leader Kevin McCarthy to replace Paul Ryan as speaker of the House before the November elections. McCarthy and his team have denied the claims and personally attacked our reporters. Our response: THE WEEKLY STANDARD stands by our reporting, without qualification.
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  by Richard Pollock Andrew Weissman. Andrew Weissmann, a senior assistant to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, may have been a key Department of Justice official who leaked information to reporters about President Donald Trump, Russia and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, according to a Monday court filing by lawyers for Manafort, who is being prosecuted by
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The news behind the news on the president, administration and everything that happens in the White House is always in …  The White House Daily Chronicles. note: this post is updated throughout the day as events warrant See all of the daily White House Daily Chronicles HERE. Presidential Itinerary – the details President Donald Trump will participate in the
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo presented a sweeping list of U.S. demands to Tehran on Monday and warned Iran’s leaders that their country will face “the strongest sanctions in history” if they continue engaging in malign behavior. “This sting of sanctions will be painful if the regime does not change its course from the unacceptable
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Federal officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 78 criminal aliens and immigration violators in five Midwest states during a six-day enforcement action, which ended Friday. During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following states: Iowa (25), Nebraska (25), Minnesota (15), South Dakota (10)
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So here’s a crossover we didn’t see coming. After a year of keeping a low profile, Barack and Michelle Obama are stepping back into the public square to try their hand at a new enterprise: film production. The pair on Monday announced a multi-year production deal with streaming giant Netflix, which said the couple would
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Richard Pipes was a distinguished Russian historian, influential public intellectual, and top adviser to President Ronald Reagan who helped end the 44-year-old Cold War. He died on Thursday at the age of 94. Born in Poland in 1923, Pipes and his Jewish parents fled to Italy in 1939 soon after German troops entered Warsaw. They
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A dangerous alliance between United Nations bureaucrats and LGBT activists poses a new danger to free speech, free exercise of religion, and parental rights—not just for Americans but for people around the world. Under the leadership of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Ambassador Nikki Haley, the Trump administration should strengthen protections of the fundamental
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Think tanks are obsessed with winning; little magazines, politics. What happened to a genuine interest in the complexity of life? “I am hardly the first to note how certain concepts—intersectionality, neoliberalism, Gramsci—have become unmoored from their specific referents and now float freely, like wayward blimps, into sentences where they have no other role than to
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