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White Candidate For DNC Chair Says Her Job Will Be ‘To Shut Other White People Down’

by Chuck Ross | The Daily Caller
January 24, 2017
Sally Boynton Brown, a white woman running for chair of the Democratic National Committee, said Monday that if she is chosen to lead the party her job will be to… READ MORE

Get Over It, Democrats: Putin Didn’t Rig the Election

by 1776 Coalition Staff
January 24, 2017

Without a real leg to stand on after watching the campaign implosion of perhaps the… READ MORE

President Trump to Revive Obama Stalled Pipeline Projects

by FoxNews.com
January 24, 2017
President Trump plans to sign executive orders reviving the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines,… READ MORE

OTHER NEWS  From Around The Country


Gov. Abbott demands Travis County reverse new “sanctuary” policy

by Patrick Svitek | Texas Tribune
January 24, 2017
Gov. Greg Abbott is formally demanding that Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez reverse her new policy on cooperation with federal immigration authorities or lose state dollars, further escalating a showdown… READ MORE

Hawaiians call Mark Zuckerberg ‘the face of neocolonialism’ over land lawsuits

by Jon Letman & Julia Carrie Wong | TheGuardian.com
January 24, 2017
A few days after Christmas, Mark Zuckerberg shared a series of photographs of his family… READ MORE
Miami Microaggressions Board

University of Miami Urges Students to Police Classmates’ Speech for Microaggression

by Ian Miles Cheong | Heat Street
January 23, 2017
Resident assistants at the University of Miami are urging students to monitor their classmates’ speech,… READ MORE

When horse diapers and freedom of religion collide

Horse diapers have been thrust into the debate over religious freedom. Two Amish men in Auburn, Ky., filed a lawsuit… READ MORE
Andrew Cuomo

New York governor requires insurance companies to cover contraception

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday that he was requiring health insurance companies to cover medically necessary abortions… READ MORE
Measles vaccine

Measles outbreak grows in L.A.’s Orthodox Jewish community despite California’s strict new vaccination law

Six months after California’s strict vaccine law took effect, a measles outbreak has infected 20 people, most of them in… READ MORE

Texas court hearing case to limit gay marriage legalization

AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a Houston case that top conservatives hope will provide… READ MORE



Nigeria: Babies used in suicide bombings, officials warn

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria are now carrying babies to avoid detection in their attacks, authorities warn. An attack in… READ MORE

Hundreds of Thousands of Women in the Streets Protesting Trump. Where Were They On Election Day?

Liberal women who seemed to have missed their chance at the ballot box have certainly been taking their chances in… READ MORE
East Jerusalem

Israel lifts restrictions on building more homes in East Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told senior ministers he is lifting restrictions on settlement building in East Jerusalem, a… READ MORE
Benjamin Netanyahu


JERUSALEM — Israel’s leader has recorded a conciliatory message to the people of Iran, saying, “we are your friend, not… READ MORE
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