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  • Liberal Diplomat Resigns From State Department

    12/12/2017 6:28:55 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 54 replies ^ | Michael van der Galien
    A supposed "rising star" at the State Department has resigned in anger over President Trump's and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's policies. Elizabeth Shackelford gave her resignation letter to the left-leaning Foreign Policy magazine, which was, of course, all too happy to publish it. Shackelford's letter says she believes the new administration has abandoned human rights as a priority and shows disdain for the State Department's diplomatic work. "I have deep respect for the career Foreign and Civil Service staff who, despite the stinging disrespect this Administration has shown our profession, continue the struggle to keep our foreign policy on...
  • Kelly Shackelford: “Cruz is Number One on Religious Liberty”

    01/13/2016 11:15:27 AM PST · by Isara · 5 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 13, 2016
    Endorses Ted Cruz for PresidentHOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced the endorsement of Kelly Shackelford, a top religious liberty litigator and spokesman for more than a quarter century.Kelly Shackelford is the President and CEO of Liberty Institute, one of the nation's largest legal organizations dedicated entirely to defending and restoring religious liberty. He is a constitutional scholar who has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, testified before Congress on constitutional issues, and won three recent landmark First Amendment and religious liberty cases. Texas Lawyer named Shackelford one of the 25 greatest Texas lawyers of the past quarter...
  • Records of 2 Democrats Are Subpoenaed

    05/12/2005 10:44:21 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 5 replies · 545+ views
    NYTIMES ^ | 05/13/05 | PHILIP SHENON
    Records of 2 Democrats Are Subpoenaed By PHILIP SHENON WASHINGTON, May 12 - A federal grand jury has subpoenaed the files of a former executive director of the Democratic National Committee and another Democratic political consultant in a criminal investigation of Jack Abramoff, the Washington lobbyist at the center of corruption and influence-peddling inquiries by the Justice Department and Congress, the consultants say. Brian Lunde, executive director of the committee in the mid-1980's, and his consulting partner, George Burger, said in interviews that they had provided the grand jury with records for a $50,000 contract they received three years ago...
  • Prayer Vigil for Iraqi Election - online Sign-up

    01/26/2005 1:11:32 PM PST · by ncdave4life · 50 replies · 732+ views
    Baptist Press ^ | 1/21/2005 | Martin King
    Southern Baptist chaplain calls for prayer for U.S. troops during Jan. 30 Iraqi elections SOUTHERN IRAQ (BP)--A Southern Baptist chaplain stationed in Iraq has requested special prayer for U.S. troops involved in the historic democratic elections scheduled Jan. 30 in that country. "Our troops will be delivering the voting machines and ballots to villages and cities throughout Iraq and are prime targets for the insurgents. Encourage your friends and family members and those within our churches to pray specifically for our soldiers and the electoral process," Capt. Lyle Schackelford asked in an e-mail to friends and family members. "The insurgents...