Author: Gerald Arnold

Trump Plans Immigration Huddle With GOP Lawmakers As Family Separation Continues

As border patrol agents separate children from their families at a rate of about 40 per day, President Donald Trump plans to meet with GOP lawmakers on their immigration proposals. According to Politico, the meeting will take place Tuesday. The meeting comes after an extraordinary week in which Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited the bible to justify the government’s actions and Trump blamed Democrats for the policy his administration announced in April. “I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13, to obey the laws of the government because God has...

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Beware Of Swamp Creature

It’s hard enough to keep up with all the scandals directly related to President Donald Trump and his family. But just because it’s difficult to keep it all straight doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try. Nor should we, in our fascination with the Tweeter-in-chief, forget about the swamp creatures he’s invited to swim in the hospitable waters of Washington, D.C. One such, EPA chief Scott Pruitt, continues to draw negative attention. Last week, a cadre of Democratic lawmakers wrote a letter to FBI Director Christopher A. Wray and acting assistant attorney general John Cronan requesting a criminal investigation of the scandal-prone...

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Trump Trade Decision Sparks Outrage

President Donald Trump’s decision to slap tariffs on aluminum and steel from America’s closest allies has sparked outrage. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may be the most vocal. His country, arguably the closest friend and neighbor the United States has, has been targeted for tariffs, with Trump justifying the action by claiming he’s protecting national security. According to The Guardian: Trudeau said on Sunday that he is having “a lot of trouble getting around” that Canada has abruptly become “a national security threat to the United States”. The Canadian prime minister went further, saying US and Canadian soldiers “who...

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Has The NFL Gone Too Far With Kneeling Ban?

The NFL is breaking the law by siding with Donald Trump and instituting a rule banning players from protesting by kneeling during the National Anthem. That’s the argument Benjamin Sachs makes in an article for Vox. Here’s some of what he says: The clearest illegality derives from the fact that the league adopted its new policy without bargaining with the players union. When employees, including football players, are represented by a union, the employer — including a football league — can’t change the terms of employment without discussing the change with the union. Doing so is a flagrant violation...

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