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Trump Won’t Appeal Court’s Travel Ban Rejection to Supreme Court — For Now

Trump Won’t Appeal Court’s Travel Ban Rejection to Supreme Court — For Now

The White House said on Friday it would not immediately appeal a federal appeals court ruling blocking President Donald Trump’s..

February 11, 2017 with 0 Comments
Leaked Trump Executive Order Would Let US Companies Trade in ‘Blood Diamonds’

Leaked Trump Executive Order Would Let US Companies Trade in ‘Blood Diamonds’

The Trump administration has drafted an executive order suspending regulation of the trade in conflict minerals, including “blood..

February 10, 2017 with 1 Comment
‘Constitutional Crisis’: Border Agents Defy Judges’ Orders on Trump Muslim Nation Visa Ban

‘Constitutional Crisis’: Border Agents Defy Judges’ Orders on Trump Muslim Nation Visa Ban

In what one congressman called a “constitutional crisis,” US border agents are reportedly defying federal court rulings and..

January 29, 2017 with 0 Comments
Permanent US Residents Included in Trump’s Muslim Nation Visa Ban

Permanent US Residents Included in Trump’s Muslim Nation Visa Ban

Permanent United States residents — holders of so-called green cards — are included in President Donald Trump’s executive order..

January 28, 2017 with 0 Comments
US Escalating Secret War in Somalia

US Escalating Secret War in Somalia

The Obama administration is quietly escalating the covert US-led war against al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia, deploying hundreds of Special..

October 18, 2016 with 1 Comment
Obama Waives Ban on Military Aid to Child Soldier Armies for 7th Straight Year

Obama Waives Ban on Military Aid to Child Soldier Armies for 7th Straight Year

For the seventh straight year, President Barack Obama has granted waivers from the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 (CSPA) to nations..

October 3, 2016 with 0 Comments
Obama Silent After American, Western Aid Workers Attacked, Raped by US-Backed South Sudan Troops

Obama Silent After American, Western Aid Workers Attacked, Raped by US-Backed South Sudan Troops

On Monday, Human Rights Watch and the Associated Press reported that a South Sudanese journalist was shot dead last month and..

August 18, 2016 with 0 Comments
HRW Ranks US Among World’s Worst Abusers of Children Jailed as ‘Security Threats’

HRW Ranks US Among World’s Worst Abusers of Children Jailed as ‘Security Threats’

A recently-released Human Rights Watch report detailing abuses committed against children imprisoned as national security threats ranks the..

August 9, 2016 with 0 Comments
US-Backed South Sudan Forces Accused of Horrific War Crimes

US-Backed South Sudan Forces Accused of Horrific War Crimes

A new United Nations report accuses US-backed South Sudanese forces of committing widespread and horrific war crimes against innocent..

March 11, 2016 with 0 Comments
Hillary Clinton: Love, Kindness and Child Soldiers

Hillary Clinton: Love, Kindness and Child Soldiers

One of the darkest stains on President Barack Obama’s record is his active support for enslaved child soldiers in the name of the..

March 7, 2016 with 0 Comments
Douche Du Jour
  • Oklahoma Advances Bill Requiring Male Permission for Abortions
  • White House: Trump’s Failure to Mention Jews, Anti-Semitism, on Holocaust Remembrance Day Was Intentional
  • Texas Lawmaker Introduces Bill Punishing Abortion as Murder; Says It Will Teach Women ‘Personal Responsibility’
  • Maine Gov. Paul LePage: John Lewis Should ‘Thank White Republicans’ for Ending Slavery
  • North Dakota Bill Would Protect Motorists Who Accidentally Kill, Injure Protesters
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