Obama Calls Upon Muslims, Christians to ‘Build Bridges’: ‘We’re All Descendants of Abraham’ BALTIMORE, Md. — During his first trip to an Islamic mosque during his presidency, Barack Obama called upon Christians to “build bridges” with Muslims and vice versa, urging greater tolerance for the Islamic religion, which he contended “has always ... 02/4/2016 - 12:40 am | View Link
Israel Accused Of ‘War Crime’ Over Bulldozing Of Palestinian Olive Groves Palestinian leaders have accused Israel of a war crime after military tractors destroyed around a thousand olive and almond trees belonging to local farmers on the grounds that they were illegally planted on state land. Stunned farmers were at the targeted ... 06/16/2015 - 3:29 am | View Link
Material Matters: Wood No Longer the Right Choice for Boardwalks? The rise of pesticides changed the wood game after World War II. By the 1950s Atlantic City had switched materials once again, this time going with chemically-treated Southern Yellow Pine. Relatively affordable, this is the same stuff that wooden roller ... 01/19/2015 - 5:43 am | View Link
Raise a nature-loving baby There are so many tactile experiences for a new baby that happen outside. Think about the impact of a warm breeze, soft sand, moist grass or cool water — all the joys of nature that are right outside your front door. Instead of keeping Baby cooped up ... 05/20/2014 - 11:00 pm | View Link
What's really driving our panic over asylum seekers? The conventional progressive shorthand sees this political obsession as a sop to western Sydney's mass-xenophobia, the sort of subtly played, dog whistle to race politics that might lead John Pilger to conclude that, "This barbarism is considered a vote ... 07/31/2013 - 11:48 pm | View Link
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10 Reasons The U.S. Is No Longer The Land Of The Free ... Below is today’s column in the Sunday Washington Post. The column addresses how the continued rollbacks on civil liberties in the United States conflicts ... 05/1/2016 - 4:14 pm | View Website
Politicus USA Republicans In Chaos As Failed Speaker Paul Ryan Can’t Get Conservatives To Pass Budget. It turns out that Ryan is also failing, and failing big time, when it comes ... 05/1/2016 - 2:26 pm | View Website
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President Obama landed in Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday for his first visit to the stricken city since its water was contaminated with dangerous levels of lead after the local government changed water sources. In addition to delivering a speech and meeting with city officials and leaders, on Obama's agenda was a meeting with 8-year-old Flint resident Mari Copeny, who had written a letter to the president in March asking to meet with him and his wife during her trip to Washington, D.
The last Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, plans to skip his party's national convention in Cleveland this summer and avoid watching the official nomination of Donald Trump, The Washington Post reports. An aide confirmed for the paper on Thursday that "Gov. Romney has no plans to attend."
Romney has spent the past several months firmly situating himself in opposition to Trump, going as far as to rip into him during a formal address in March.
Donald Trump's campaign announced Thursday that Steven Mnuchin, chairman and CEO of private investment firm Dune Capital Management LP, will serve as Trump's national finance chairman for the general election. Instead of self-funding his general election campaign as he did his primary run, Trump, the presumptive GOP nominee, has revealed that he will be creating a "world-class finance organization" to actively raise funds to compete with Hillary Clinton's fundraising powerhouse.
Trump's campaign says that Mnuchin, also formerly a partner at Goldman Sachs, will bring the necessary financial experience to what's expected to be a $1 billion campaign.