Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, has added a page to his official Senate website asking groups to let him know if they were subjected to unnecessary hassles while applying for tax-exempt status.
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Stevens’ mission in Benghazi, they will say, was to buy back Stinger missiles from al-Qaeda groups issued to them by the State Department, not by the CIA. Such a mission would usually be a CIA effort, but the intelligence agency had opposed the idea because of the high risk involved in arming “insurgents” with powerful [...]
Supports Boycott on Expanding U.S. Access to Critical Minerals Tiffany CEO is “Proud” of Company’s ‘Pre-Boycott’ of Informally-Proposed Critical-Minerals Mine in Alaska New York, NY / Washington, DC – All gold doesn’t glitter equally at Tiffany & Co. At today’s annual meeting of Tiffany shareholders in New York City, National Center for Public Policy Research [...]
Philadelphia, PA / Washington, DC – Sharp words were exchanged at Comcast’s annual shareholder meeting in Philadelphia today between Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and conservative activists David Ridenour and Justin Danhof, with Ridenour at one point condescendingly offering Roberts help in creating an accuracy policy for Comcast’s NBC Universal and Danhof telling Roberts, “you can [...]
Past gang membership, tattoos and a record of driving while intoxicated will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis in screening applicants for the Seattle Police Department under new policies designed to boost diversity on the force and hire officers who reflect the makeup of the community.
Sandpoint, Idaho resident Rita Hutchens is an opinionated 57-year-old quilt artist whose work has earned her international notoriety. Given that Hutchens is also an outspoken proponent of constitutionalist views, it’s possible that some people have taken issue with her political opinions. Hutchens has never harmed or threatened another human being. Yet local officials, led by [...]
As a result—surprise, surprise—politicians are trying to create new laws that make tree-sits and other direct-action techniques illegal. The bills even single out the Elliott State Forest campaign by name and allow corporations to sue protesters for costing them money. On April 29, two bills passed the Oregon House that would hit tree sitters and [...]
“I am still waiting for answers to just about everything.” “I want to wish Hillary a Happy Mother’s Day. She’s got her child. I don’t have mine, because of her.” “She blamed the video just like the rest of them did.” “I want someone to admit that they blew it, and that they made the [...]
Why Does Comcast Refuse to Tell Shareholders How NBC, MSNBC and CNBC Reduce the Risk of Libel Suits? Company Brought In Outside Law Firm to Help It Fight Shareholder Who Simply Asked for a Report on Fact-Checking Procedures at NBC, MSNBC and CNBC Comcast CEO to Be Asked How Its Networks Make Certain Its Broadcasts [...]