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Diane Hendricks deepens ties to Trump, GOP elites

Diane Hendricks, the billionaire chairperson of ABC Supply and a member of the board of trustees at Beloit College, was recently named to Donald Trump’s Presidential Inaugural Committee after donating nearly $2 million to support Trump and serving as a member of Trump’s economic advisory

Office of the presidency has lacked accountability for decades

As the U.S. and world braces itself for the incoming presidency of Donald Trump, many organizations, factions and individuals have been arguing for “accountability” with regards to the new administration. But given the recent history of the presidency, one has to wonder if that accountability

Bundy clan acquitted in Oregon refuge takeover case

The armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife refuge in Oregon took place earlier this year. The occupation began on January 2 and ended February 11. It was led by Ammon Bundy who had previously participated in the 2014 Bundy standoff that took place on

As premiums rise, Obamacare is dealt another mighty blow

Premiums for mid-level health plans are set to rise by as much as 25 percent next year, while consumers in several states will find fewer insurance companies offering coverage, according to a report released by the Obama administration last Monday. The open enrollment period for

Anti-vaxxers could cause global calamity

There are many problems with Trump. His racist remarks, lousy policies, and abrasive twitter have spurred great controversy, but one of his most dangerous ideas thus far has not received proper attention. Trump is of the belief that there is a connection between vaccines and

Explosion in New York City leaves 29 injured

A powerful explosion rippled through the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City on Saturday night, injuring at least 29 people. So far, no major terrorist organizations have claimed responsibility for the blast. Authorities were going through surveillance footage, speaking with witnesses and examining components of

Why you should care about the California drought

I used to absolutely love flying home to California. It was magical to see flat cornfields of the Midwest suddenly become a view of vast oceans, lively mountains and healthy pine trees. But recently I stopped fighting for the window seat when I fly home,