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A big Northwest city, Seattle, which is in fact a declared “sanctuary city”, so it should have no pretense about the real world of being able to pay for its otherworldly promises, treats homeless and drugged-out people so well and so nicely that thousands are attracted to its pleasant city limits. When its costs
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The World Bank is allowing Kabul to use the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF), financed by American taxpayer money estimated in the billions, to pay for “dysfunctional” projects and possibly even “ghost workers,” a U.S. watchdog agency announced Wednesday. In an audit published Wednesday, the U.S. Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) identifies the United
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The Associated Press by Chriss W. Street21 Apr 2018Newport Beach, CA0 21 Apr, 201821 Apr, 2018 The California water supply is suffering serious degradation from the 99 percent of unlicensed marijuana cultivators that remain unlicensed to avoid taxes and environmental regulation. California’s voter-approved Proposition 64 legalization of recreational marijuana initiative stated the law’s “purpose and intent”
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The White House and House Republicans reportedly have discussed whether to use an arcane budget rule to cut spending passed through the omnibus spending bill. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reportedly discussed with White House officials whether they should use an arcane provision in the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, commonly known
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The Trump administration has named several Obama-era education officials who have been working at the U.S. Education Department to new posts in the Federal Student Aid Office (FSA). Politico reports the appointment of Jeff Appel was announced in an “internal email obtained” by the media outlet. The email was reportedly sent to department staff by
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Daniel Acker/Bloomberg/Getty Images by Sean Moran12 Feb 20180 12 Feb, 201812 Feb, 2018 MetLife announced on Monday they will institute a $15 minimum wage as well as invest $10 million in their workers due to tax reform. MetLife Chairman, President and CEO Steven A. Kandarian said: As a result of tax reform, we are making a significant investment
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On the day of the latest government shutdown, Congress passed a two-year $300 billion, 652-page budget under 18 hours, much to the dismay of conservatives. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) struck a deal on Wednesday to fund the government for two years, featuring substantial increases in domestic
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Joe is a no-nonsense, conservative realist. He is not interested in “what if?” or “we could have!” He is interested in hearing both sides and has no problem taking on taboo issues with real questions looking for real answers. Racism, religion, and politics are all open season for topics, and he’s happy to offer up
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