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  • Newsom says federal government has 'ethical obligation' to send states funding amid coronavirus

    05/19/2020 11:26:55 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 43 replies ^ | 05/17/20 09:59 AM EDT | BY REBECCA KLAR -
    California Governor Gavin Newsom weighed in on the question of bailing out states whose budgets have been blown up by the coronavirus pandemic. Newsom told CNN’s “State of the Union” that a state bailout was not “charity” and that Congress has a “moral and ethical obligation” to help Americans across the country. The House passed a $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill last week which contained almost a trillion dollars to bail out states. It also contained goodies for all — another stimulus check, help for renters, college debt relief, and cash for illegal immigrants. Fox News: “Not to act now...
  • Republicans Ousted for Selling Family Values to K-Street Feminists

    12/09/2006 10:58:15 AM PST · by Khankrumthebulgar · 13 replies · 772+ views ^ | December 07, 2006 | David R. Usher
    The Republican landslide of 1994 was powered by the “Contract for America”, which contained a clear “family values” agenda designed to end welfare and restore marriage as being the “normal” socioeconomic institution in America. Articles such as Barbara Dafoe Whitehead’s pre-eminent article “Dan Quayle Was Right” were the cutting edge of the Contract for America. After the elections in 1994, pundits said the victory came about because Republicans took the majority of both male and female votes. Mainstream voters of both sexes realized that marriage was better than big anti-family government, and sent Republicans to Washington to fix the system....
  • Marines grow wary of even friendly faces

    09/16/2004 9:52:05 AM PDT · by Ben Chad · 94 replies · 2,220+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 9/16/2004 | Mike Dorning
    Marine Cpl. Travis Friedrichsen, a sandy-haired 21-year-old from Denison, Iowa, used to take Tootsie Rolls and lollipops out of care packages from home and give them to Iraqi children. Not anymore. "My whole opinion of the people here has changed. There aren't any good people," said Friedrichsen, who says his first instinct now is to scan even youngsters' hands for weapons. ...