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Special counsel prosecutors say they have communications of Stone with WikiLeaks

Special counsel prosecutors say they have communications of Stone with WikiLeaks

Prosecutors said for the first time that they have evidence of Roger Stone communicating with WikiLeaks, according to a new court filing from special counsel prosecutors. During its investigation of the Russian hack of the Democrats, “the government obtained and executed dozens of search warrants on various accounts used to facilitate the transfer of stolen…MORE

Federal judge blocks discharge of two HIV-positive airmen

Federal judge blocks discharge of two HIV-positive airmen

A federal judge directed the Department of Defense to stop the pending discharge of two airmen suing the Pentagon for allegedly targeting them for being HIV-positive, LGBTQ legal group Lambda Legal said in a statement Friday. The ruling, which will allow the airmen to continue serving until their case goes to trial, is a setback…MORE

Judge puts gag order on Roger Stone and attorneys

Judge puts gag order on Roger Stone and attorneys

A federal judge has placed a gag order on longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone and attorneys involved in his criminal case. “Counsel for the parties and the witnesses must refrain from making statements to the media or in public settings that pose a substantial likelihood of material prejudice to this case,” Judge Amy Berman…MORE

Will the Supreme Court stop Trump’s national emergency?

Will the Supreme Court stop Trump’s national emergency?

President Donald Trump is well aware that his national emergency declaration will face legal challenges, but he’s moving forward anyway. “We will have a national emergency and we will then be sued,” Trump said in the Rose Garden on Friday. “We’ll possibly get a bad ruling, and then we’ll get another bad ruling, and then…MORE

Supreme Court agrees to take up 2020 census case

Supreme Court agrees to take up 2020 census case

The Supreme Court said Friday that it would take up a case this term to decide whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. A lower court had blocked the administration from adding the question, holding that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s decision to add the question was unlawful for a…MORE

Amy Klobuchar is not apologizing

Amy Klobuchar is not apologizing

I’m sorry. Women say these two words all the time. Much, much more than men. And often for no real reason. Lowering the armrest on an airplane? I’m sorry. Almost bump into someone in the hallway? I’m sorry. And, my favorite? Actually bumping into a chair. I’m sorry! As a female doctor writing in Psychology…MORE

Biden says US should remain committed to its allies abroad

Biden says US should remain committed to its allies abroad

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday returned to a familiar place on the world stage in his role as a “citizen,” assuring political leaders and security experts gathered in Germany that the US should remain committed to its allies despite a perception that the country is “pulling away from the world and our leadership…MORE

Blogs

Punching a Gift Horse in the Mouth

Amazon has ended a year of suspense by deciding that it is going to split its new second headquarters–“HQ2”–between cities just outside of New York and Washington, DC.  Hundreds of cities across the country had put together presentations and incentives packages for the retail giant hoping to land the 50-thousand high-paying tech jobs and the…

The Baraboo “Nazis”

Until yesterday, Baraboo, Wisconsin was known primarily as the home of Circus World–the town where the traveling circuses of yesteryear wintered–and where the Great Circus Train originated.  Now, Baraboo, Wisconsin will be known as the home of the “High School Nazis”.   A prom photo appearing to show a group of high school boys making…

The Birth of the Common Sense Party

For the first time since the Progressive and Bull Moose members returned to the Republican Party in the 1930’s, there is fertile ground for the formation of a viable third party in the US.  Don’t let Libertarians or Green Party members fool you, they have no chance to win anything–and actually only serve to increase…