Politics

USA TODAY
February 19, 2019 - 6:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020. The 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist challenged Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary in 2016 and said on Tuesday that he planned to again seek the nomination. Sanders has reshaped...
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Scoot
February 13, 2019 - 11:40 am
President Trump is not currently building the wall, in spite of his insistence that he is. The compromise deal that is currently being hammered out in Congress will not provide funding for over 200 miles of wall, but it will provide for 55 miles of a fence. The President’s claim that wall...
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Scoot
February 12, 2019 - 1:08 pm
The truth about the battle over the wall is obvious - but only for those willing to accept the truth. Last night, congressional negotiators apparently reached a tentative agreement on border security that could prevent another government shut down set to hit this Friday. Senator Richard Shelby (R...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
February 11, 2019 - 1:17 pm
Sage advice… never talk politics or religion at the dinner table. I think we need to add one…CLIMATE CHANGE. I don’t know exactly when science and politics began to compete with each other, but as it relates to climate change, they most definitely are. Science and politics can rarely, if ever,...
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Scoot
February 11, 2019 - 10:55 am
At last night’s Grammy Awards from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, there were a few surprises; but nothing was a bigger surprise than the absence of Trump-bashing. However, there were a couple of pro-Trump moments on the red carpet before the show. Joy Villa wore a dress with a barbed wire...
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Newell Normand
February 08, 2019 - 10:14 am
Black face. Sexual assault. Black face. The three top Democrat statewide elected officials, who are in line to become governor, are embroiled in a series of scandals that continue to tarnish and diminish the momentum the Democratic party in Virginia has enjoyed over the past couple of years...
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Scoot
February 06, 2019 - 10:54 am
Which one of the President’s three SOTU addresses did you like best? Was it the speech that called for unity and a vow to work together - not as two parties but as one nation with "an agenda for the American people?" Or was it the speech that told stories about true American heroes as they stood to...
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Scoot
January 10, 2019 - 5:51 pm
As a radio talk show host, I have often talked about the incredible passion associated with many topical debates about political and social issues. Since the degree of passion over these issues does not match the actual significance of the issue that has become a controversy, I had to wonder why...
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Scoot
January 08, 2019 - 9:34 am
President Trump has continued to strike fear in Americans by insisting that terrorists are pouring across our southern border with Mexico. The belief that terrorists are crossing our border with Mexico continues to be believed and spread as factual by Trump loyalists through social media. The...
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Scoot
January 02, 2019 - 12:02 pm
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! As we begin a New Year – 2019 – it is time to make New Year’s resolutions. New Year’s resolutions set goals for each of us as we embark on a fresh New Year. Historically, New Year’s resolutions never last very long; but by making resolutions we take a moment to look at our lives...
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