WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday trimmed the Obama administration’s power to curb greenhouse gases under a long-running air pollution program in a decision that means major facilities, including power plants and refineries, will go on being regulated as they have been.
The wonkosphere is going wild over the Pew Research Center’s new report on increasing partisan polarization.
Reacting to a series of highly publicized rapes, the White House is increasing the pressure on universities to more aggressively combat sexual assaults on campus.
I don’t typically watch much television. But when I can, I watch The Daily Show. John Stewart brings humor, satire and truth telling to the news of the day — qualities also characteristic of the Hebrew prophets. When I once suggested that to Stewart, he immediately denied any similarity, saying, “No, no, no, I’m just a comedian from the Borsch Belt!” But further discussion revealed a selection of topics that evoke his moral passion and even a righteous anger at political hypocrisy.
President Obama said âthere will be costsâ if Russia violated Ukraineâs sovereignty, and he expressed concern about reports of Russian military movements in Crimea.
Key & Peele: Obama Teaches Malia to Drive
In April, Rafael Cruz, the father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), spoke to the tea party of Hood County, which is southwest of Fort Worth, and made a bold declaration: The United States is a “Christian nation… Watch the video in the full article here.
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Egypt’s military crackdown has left President Obama in a no-win position: risk a partnership that has been the bedrock of Middle East peace, or stand by while allies try to hold on to power by mowing down opponents.
Source: The New York Times
I suppose some Republican heads will explode when they learn that President Obama compared Nelson Mandela to George Washington. But there’s one big difference between them. They both stood up to an oppressive colonial regime. They both won in that struggle. They both helped found their countries. They both served as their country’s first presidents. They both stepped down voluntarily in the interest of promoting democracy.
But Nelson Mandela never owned any slaves.