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Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, listens during a meeting with small business leaders in the Roosevelt room at the White House in Washington, DC on Jan. 30, 2017. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Yes, there is a free speech crisis. But its victims are not white men. In the Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, the Koch Brothers’ Campaign Becomes Overt. If there was any lingering doubt that a tiny clique of fossil-fuel barons has captured America’s energy and environmental policies, it was dispelled last week, when the Trump Administration withdrew from the Paris climate accord.
Surveys showed that a majority of Americans in literally every state wanted to remain within the agreement, and news reports established that the heads of many of the country’s most successful and iconic Fortune 100 companies, from Disney to General Electric, did, too. Voters and big business were arrayed against leaving the climate agreement. Yet despite the majority’s sentiment, a tiny—and until recently, almost faceless—minority somehow prevailed. How this happened is no longer a secret. The answer, as the New York Times reported, on Sunday, is “a story of big political money.” Acidified ocean water found along US West Coast. San Francisco: A study of the California current system has found highly acidified water along the US West Coast.
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Mike Rogers, former FBI Director James Comey, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, ex-CIA Director John Brennan, and Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart participate in the Senate Intelligence Committee's hearing on worldwide threats last year. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption. The Unbelievable Story of the Japanese Man Who Survived BOTH Atomic Bombs. Tsutomu Yamaguchi may very well have been both the luckiest and most unlucky man ever.
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A nationally syndicated columnist and winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary, Pitts rose to national prominence after writing a widely circulated column on September 12, 2001, entitled “Sept. 12, 2001: We’ll go forward from this moment,” discussing the indestructible nature of the American spirit in the face of the September 11 attacks. This is what emboldened white supremacists look like. It was a scene out of the darkest days of the civil rights movement.
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Some States Spend Billions on Economic Tax Incentives for Little or No Return. By one estimate, state and local governments spend at least $45 billion a year on tax breaks and other incentives to lure or keep job-producing businesses and plants in their jurisdictions. New York, for example, plows billions of dollars into the Empire State Development Corp. and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature Start-Up NY program. For more than three decades, Florida has offered an array of tax incentives to businesses that locate, invest, and hire in the state’s distressed areas through an initiative called the Enterprise Zone Program. Obameter: Home. Replay Eight years.533 campaign promises.Tracking the record of President Barack Obama.
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In the 1850s, Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) was a strong force in making the United States a more humane nation, one that would abolish slavery of African Americans. A century later, Ayn Rand (1905-1982) helped make the United States into one of the most uncaring nations in the industrialized world, a neo-Dickensian society where healthcare is only for those who can afford it, and where young people are coerced into huge student-loan debt that cannot be discharged in bankruptcy. The Right-Wing Machine Behind The Curtain - BillMoyers.com. Former Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC), president of the Heritage Foundation, delivers opening remarks during the Heritage Action for America's second annual Conservative Policy Summit at the Heritage Foundation in Washington on Jan. 12, 2015.
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Four things to know about Russia's 2016 misinformation campaign. Trump Russia dossier key claim 'verified'. Image copyright BBC/Facebook The BBC has learned that US officials "verified" a key claim in a report about Kremlin involvement in Donald Trump's election - that a Russian diplomat in Washington was in fact a spy. From Russia, With Oil – Medium. In, and Out, Like Flynn Why a former three-star general may be turning state’s evidence. Donald Trump Cuts Library Funding - Institute of Museums and Library Services FundingCut. The 1930s were humanity's darkest, bloodiest hour. Are you paying attention? NASA Astronaut: Space Lessons of Scott Kelly's Year in Orbit. AP FACT CHECK: Trump takes credit where it's not deserved - - March 07, 2017. Trump’s proposed NOAA cuts threaten national security. Fundamentalists hacked my husband to death. The same hate is spreading across the world.
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