It must be hard for Trump to get made fun of — but saying SNL needs to be “tested in
An online vigil for WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange was broadcast live on Consortium News on Friday night. If you missed it,
People from Central America, as well as those displaced by wars in the Middle East, should get the kind of
There is growing legislative resistance to some powers that were delegated to presidents by improvident legislators.
(free from Flckr) Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz) announced Friday he will resign from his post at the end of year.
Dairy farmers are expected to benefit greatly from the 2018 Farm Bill. (KEREM YUCEL/AFP/Getty Images) Passed overwhelmingly by Congress this
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If Trump had paid the women with campaign funds, his critics would certainly be screaming that he’d improperly diverted campaign
Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) was one of three representatives to unveil a campaign finance reform bill Thursday. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ
Hungarian scholar George Szamuely tells Ann Garrison that he sees a 70 percent chance of combat between NATO and Russia
The defendants convicted yesterday participated in a massive yet brutally efficient criminal enterprise that trafficked hundreds of vulnerable Thai women for sexual exploitation and used sophisticated money laundering techniques to conceal and sustain itself,
Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/John Locher) The Clinton Foundation’s incoming cash flow nosedived to a 15-year low in 2017, the year
The day after Andrés Manuel López Obrador took office as Mexico’s president on Dec. 1, his foreign minister flew to Washington to propose a $20 billion development plan to make Central America a place for people to stay rather than flee.
He sent his finance minister at the time, Giannis Varoufakis, who is now working with Sen. Bernie Sanders to form an international progressive movement, to Berlin and London to hold the Greek position as forcefully as possible. Varoufakis did as he was asked. He made it clear that Syriza was willing to leave the European Union and default on its loans to defend Greek citizens from hardship. His comments rattled foreign exchange markets and weakened the euro against the dollar.
Nick Searcy’s new movie depicts the life and trial of Kermit Gosnell, who killed hundreds of babies that survived his late-term abortion procedures.
Mary provides an important but often forgotten link between the three Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
The Justice Department is not just any arm of government. It is a bulwark of the rule of law on which our domestic tranquility and prosperity depend.
Mark Harris (R) declares victory over Dan McCready (D) late on election night with a 2,000-vote lead and 99 percent of districts reporting.
The U.N. indicated that Jews’ praying at the Western Wall is more worthy of condemnation than Hamas’s lobbing rockets indiscriminately at Israeli civilians.
In Wisconsin, Republican lawmakers passed bills that would weaken the power of the new Democratic governor and attorney general.
Over in Michigan, lawmakers — inspired by Wisconsin’s tactics —- are trying to strip control of campaign finance issues from the incoming Democratic secretary of state
Scalia said the free-exercise clause bars laws that target religious beliefs & practices, but not laws that indirectly burden religious people or institutions
Court Excoriates Obama State Department/Justice Department for Possibly Acting in “Bad Faith” and Colluding “to Scuttle Public Scrutiny” of Clinton Private Email Server Court Criticizes Current Justice Department for “Chicanery” District Court Judge Lamberth Orders “Proposed Plan and Schedule for Discovery Within Ten Days”
There were young women who were working seven days a week and despaired of having enough money to feed and clothe their children.
the U.S. government continues to seek to block Iranian oil exports. Rouhani’s comments came a day after the U.S. sent an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf on Monday in an apparent “show of force,”
Flynn had a distinguished 33-year Army career that included top-level intelligence posts and promotion to the rank of three-star general. Perhaps his greatest achievement in uniform was …
For a couple of centuries, the “left” hoped popular movements would lead to changes for the better. Today, many leftists
Two sides to the coin. Flood the markets and increase trade with no US Profit or lower the volume and increase US manufacturing, jobs and taxable income, New agreement is in favor of US.
Glenn Greenwald is far from alone in noting that London is possibly the most surveilled city in the world, with CCTV cameras everywhere. The environs of the Ecuadorian embassy are monitored especially heavily, with continuous filming by the UK and Ecuadorian authorities and most likely by the US and other actors with an interest in Assange’s fate.
In addressing lobbying abuses, Amendment 1 forbids state legislators from accepting paid lobbyist positions for two years after leaving the legislature. The measure is aimed at limiting the power of “the revolving door” of politics: the phenomenon of politicians becoming lobbyists and lobbyists becoming politicians.
As for campaign finance reform, Amendment 1 limits campaign contributions for state senators and state representatives to $2,500 and $2,000, respectively. Legislators are also now forbidden from accepting any gift from a lobbyist that exceeds five dollars.
Judicial Watch announced today that it sued the United States Defense Department to obtain government records from 1973 to the present regarding U.S. soldiers who were prisoners of war or missing in action in Vietnam and Laos
A hearing was held in Alexandria, Virginia on Tuesday on a motion to make public the sealed U.S. charges against Julian Assange. Joe Lauria, editor of Consortium News, was in the courtroom and filed this report.
You must watch this video. Dan Bongino, xFBI tells it like it is. Amazing story of how Rogers thwarted the corruption in the White house and saved Trump.
will Trump continue the persecution of the journalist who blew the whistle on US Political corruption?
No Matter what the mainstream media, or the liberal non-constitutionals say, the plain unadulterated truth is:
America is governed by Americans. We reject the ideology of globalism, and we embrace the doctrine of patriotism,
The mob size is expanding and so is the violence, pillaging , sexual assaults, auto thefts, etc: in Mexico. And they are coming from as far south as Brazil
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Recently declassified documents show that the former CIA director and former director of national intelligence approved illegal spying on Congress and then classified their crime. They need to face punishment, writes John Kiriakou. By John Kiriakou Special to Consortium News…
And after just five years since Bergoglio’s election as Pope Francis there are calls for his resignation in response to allegations that he has covered up pedophiliac crimes. And there is much more!
I spent many years as a police officer. I was sworn to adhere to and protect our Constitution. It was an honor. But after many years of service I saw flaws in the system that concerned me. I retired many years ago and not until recently have I been awakened to the fact that my simple beliefs were and are not reality. Our Constitution rides in the back seat.