Ben Franklin warned on seduction of political power

  The Constitutional Convention was in a deadlock over how large and small states could be represented equally. Some delegates left. Then, on June 28, 1787, 81-year-old Benjamin Franklin spoke and shortly after, the U.S. Constitution became a reality. Franklin stated: “Groping as it were in the dark to find political truth, and scarce able […] …

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Macy’s stock crumbles after dumping Trump

WASHINGTON – Nearly two years after phasing out its Donald Trump line of menswear, Macy’s stock has plummeted to its lowest levels in years. Macy’s dumped Trump merchandise in July 2015 after the then-Republican presidential candidate made “derogatory” comments about Mexican immigrants. “Macy’s is a company that stands for diversity and inclusion,” the company said at the […] …

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Limbaugh: GOP bill will free 22 million from Obamacare

In their condemnation of the Senate’s health-insurance bill, Democrats are seizing on the Congressional Budget Office’s conclusion that 22 million Americans would lose their health insurance if the legislation passed in its current form. But talk-radio show host Rush Limbaugh contends the argument is missing a crucial point: With the removal of the so-called Obamacare […] …

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Bush immigration official hails Supreme ruling on Trump’s travel ban

The law is very clear that the president has the power to exclude any person or group of people from entering the United States and the Supreme Court was right to rule in President Trump’s favor, according to a former high-ranking Immigration and Naturalization Service official. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected appellate court decisions […] …

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Passenger throws coins into plane engine for good luck

You’ve probably seen people tossing coins in a fountain for good luck, but throwing change into the engine of an airplane you’re boarding seems a little counterproductive. But that’s exactly what an elderly woman did as she “prayed for safety” for her China Southern Airlines flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou on Tuesday. Media outlets including […] …

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Supreme ruling coming on forcing Christians to betray faith

A Colorado baker being punished by his state, which also imposed an indoctrination requirement on him and his employees, for living by his Christian faith now will have his case reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court. The justices announced on Monday they will hear the dispute involving Jack Phillips and his Masterpiece Cakeshop in the fall. […] …

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Thank Obama: Mexicans paid to go to Chicago

The Trump administration has proposed eliminating several federal entities that is deems wasteful, such as the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, or USTDA, but in the meantime that is not stopping Mexican municipalities and businesses from reaping the benefits of U.S. taxpayer-funded initiatives through the agency. Nor is it impeding Kenyan power utilities, Brazilian water […] …

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‘2 potential witnesses’ in DNC-rigging lawsuit ‘both died’

WASHINGTON – Lawyers and plaintiffs suing the Democratic National Committee for rigging the 2016 presidential election say they’re being harassed with threatening messages and “freaky” encounters and they fear for their safety – particularly in the wake of the mysterious and unsolved murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich – but a federal court has denied […] …

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