The U.S. State Department unveiled its 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report Tuesday, which included a 3-tier rating for China — the lowest ranking that applies to countries that do not meet the minimum standards to prevent human trafficking and are taking no action to address the problem.
My “Rewriting American History” column of a fortnight ago, about the dismantling of Confederate monuments, generated considerable mail. Some argued there should not be statues… Read More
Requiring an American wedge between Syria and Iraq.
Is it part of an internecine struggle?
Flashback: That Time the Clinton Administration Said On’Camera Press Briefings Werent Necessary (Video)
Gateway Pundit, by Carter Posted By: JoniTx- Wed, 28 48 2017 03:48:41 GMT It was just weeks into President Bill Clinton’s administration when his staff decided the cameras would be off for most of George Stephanopolous’ briefings. People seemed okay with Clinton’s ‘no camera’ rules, but when the Trump administration does it, it’s the end of democracy and freedom of the press. (Photo) In a March 1993 C’SPAN interview with White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers, she explained that the White House stopped the live press briefings because they weren’t “really necessary”. Myers went on to say: “I think that that was something that we did in the first week or two, I
Breitbart Video, by Ian Hanchett Posted By: JoniTx- Wed, 28 58 2017 03:58:52 GMT During a speech at the American Library Association’s convention on Tuesday, former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton compared the treatment of libraries in Trump administration’s budget to Ray Bradbury’s novel “Fahrenheit 451.” Hillary said, “I believe that libraries and democracy go hand in hand. That’s why it’s so hard to believe that in 2017 in America, libraries are actually under attack from our own government. I’m told that even here at this conference, some of you have had to duck out of sessions to call Congress and urge them not to eliminate federal funding for libraries. The administration has proposed
Mediaite, by Justin Baragona Posted By: JoniTx- Wed, 28 17 2017 04:17:05 GMT Following CNN’s retraction of a story surrounding the Russia probe and the resignation of three accomplished journalists, a number of conservative commentators took great joy in railing against the network. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to deliver a rant in which he used his favorite description of the outlet — Fake News — rather judiciously. Well, at least one direct competitor came to the network’s defense — MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough. (Tweets) While Scarborough has definitely been on an anti’Trump tilt for a while now, so his comments towards the president aren’t really surprising, his defense of CNN surely