Trump expected to announce executive action on adding citizenship question to census
By: FLYNAVY1 • news • 46 Comments • 3 Likes • 6 months ago
“In a majority opinion, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote that the administration's previous stated reasoning that it wanted the question added to...”
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would have an announcement later in the day related to “the Census and Citizenship" and a senior administration official told ABC News the president was expected to say he's taking an executive action to try to add a citizenship question to the 2020...
Lou Dobbs Draws Backlash for Calling U.S. Generals 'Snowflakes'
Via: FLYNAVY1 • News & Politics • 2 Comments • 7 months ago
“"No wonder these Snowflake Generals haven't won a war since 1991,"”
Fox Business host Lou Dobbs drew a backlash on Twitter after he attacked U.S. generals who criticized Donald Trump's Fourth of July celebration. "No wonder these Snowflake Generals haven't won a war since 1991," wrote Dobbs in response to a CNN report saying that military chiefs and Pentagon...
Ginsburg praises Kavanaugh and reflects on gender equality
Via: FLYNAVY1 • News & Politics • 30 Comments • 1 Like • 7 months ago
“"There is a very important first on the Supreme Court this term and it's thanks to our new justice, Justice Kavanaugh," Ginsburg said.”
Supreme Court justice and liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Tuesday praised newly-confirmed Justice Brett Kavanugh for appointing an entirely female staff. Ginsburg spoke about her own history in the fight for gender equality to a packed auditorium at Georgetown Law School. Ginsburg praised...
What the Feud and Reconciliation between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Teaches Us About Civility
Via: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 24 Comments • 2 Likes • 7 months ago
“Our survival as a nation depends on our ability to listen to those with very different political philosophies, to “explain ourselves” to one...”
Donald Trump did not invent the art of the political insult but he’s inflamed the level of vitriolic public discourse and incivility to a new low unmatched by other presidents. In a tainted tradition that has permeated our history, other presidents have not been immune to dishing out acerbic...
How Robert Mueller managed to protect his Trump-Russia probe from leaks
Via: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 16 Comments • 10 months ago
““By keeping to their code of silence, they were professionals,””
WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) – When members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s team investigating Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election have arrived for work each day, they have placed their mobile phones in a locker outside of their office suite before entering. Operating in secrecy in a...
Lori Loughlin Once Said She Never Wanted to Do Anything That 'My Children Have to Pay the Price For'
Via: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 23 Comments • 1 Like • 10 months ago
“"The worst type of hypocrit is a religous hypocrit..."”
Before being indicted in an alleged college admissions cheating scam, Lori Loughlin said in an interview about her Christian morals that she would never do anything that her “children have to pay the price for.” In a resurfaced interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network from 2014,...
Experts call for halt to gene editing that results in 'designer babies'
Via: FLYNAVY1 • News & Politics • 14 Comments • 3 Likes • 10 months ago
“"Just because you could.....dosen't mean you should!"”
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Top scientists and ethicists from seven countries on Wednesday called for a global moratorium on gene editing of human eggs, sperm or embryos that would result in genetically-altered babies after a rogue Chinese researcher last year announced the birth of the world’s first...
Thomas Jefferson to Danbury Baptist Association
Via: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 48 Comments • 4 Likes • 10 months ago
“"...separation between Church and State."”
Messrs. Nehemiah Dodge, Ephraim Robbins, and Stephen s. Nelson A Committee of the Danbury Baptist Association, in the State of Connecticut. Washington, January 1, 1802 Gentlemen,–The affectionate sentiment of esteem and approbation which youare so good as to express towards me, on behalf of...
No Comment! Why More News Sites Are Dumping Their Comment Sections
Via: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 36 Comments • 7 Likes • 10 months ago
“"Are internet trolls born or made?"”
Letters to the editor have always been a key part of American newspapers, the main channel for readers to respond to the content they consume and publicly debate major political and social issues. So in the late 1990s, and early 2000s, when media outlets began publishing their content on the...
Trump ordered top-secret security clearance for Jared Kushner despite concerns of John Kelly, intel officials
Via: FLYNAVY1 • Op/Ed • 109 Comments • 7 Likes • 11 months ago
“ "a move that made Kelly so uncomfortable that he documented the request in writing..."”
President Donald Trump early last year directed his then-chief of staff, John Kelly, to give presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner a top-secret security clearance - a move that made Kelly so uncomfortable that he documented the request in writing, according to current and former administration...