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Poll: Growing Number of Americans Oppose Taxpayer Subsidies for National Public Radio

März 23, 2019No Comments

A Rasmussen Reports poll finds that an increasing number of American voters don’t want their taxes to subsidize National Public Radio (NPR).

Bernie Sanders: Need To Do ‘Better Job’ Explaining How Socialism Leads to a ‘Vibrant Democracy‘

März 20, 2019No Comments

Presidential candidate and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said he wants to better explain the benefits of democratic socialism to Americans.

Warren Tells Mississippians at Town Hall: Get Another State Flag Sans Confederate Symbol 

März 19, 2019No Comments

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said on Monday in Mississippi the state should remove the confederate symbol from its flag.

Poll: AOC Leads Pack as ‚Villain‘ Responsible for Amazon New York City Pullout

März 19, 2019No Comments

A Siena College poll surveyed voters in New York about how they ranked political figures for Amazon’s decision to pull the plug on its plans to establish a new headquarter in Long Island City, and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) took the dubious h…

Boomtown: DC Swamp Issues More than 2.7 Million Traffic Tickets, Collecting $324 Million for Government

März 17, 2019No Comments

Washington, DC, issues millions of traffic and parking tickets each year and raised a third of a billion dollars in 2018.

College President Blocks Effort to End Study Abroad Program in Israel

The College Council at Pitzer College voted to end its study abroad program with the University of Haifa in Israel, but the move was vetoed.

Rep. Rashida Tlaib Joins Boycott of School in Israel with High Arab Student Population 

A pro-Palestinian effort to cancel a California college’s study abroad program with the University of Haifa in Israel is publicizing that Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) has joined the cause, according to media reports.

Poll: Majority Reject Democrats’ Ban on Fox News Hosting Presidential Debates

März 15, 2019No Comments

A majority of likely voters think it is wrong for Democrats to ban Fox News from hosting any 2020 presidential candidates debates.

International Energy Agency: U.S. Shale Revolution Transforming Global Oil Markets

März 14, 2019No Comments

The Paris-based International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Oil Forecast reveals that the U.S shale revolution is transforming global oil markets.

Study: White People Responsible for Blacks‘ and Latinos‘ Higher Exposure to Pollution

März 13, 2019No Comments

A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences claims that white people contribute more to pollution than black and Latino people, but the latter suffer from it more than the white polluters.