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Robert Bob Bates of the Tulsa Sheriff's Department

slept extremely well last night. This is the day The Lord has made – I will rejoice and be glad in it. As I reflect on the new mercies He has blessed us all with today, I feel...

John Boehner's and Mitch McConnell's message to Americans-- "the very rich need your support"

 

In the House and Senate budget proposals for fiscal year...

Netanyahu: the big lie speech to Congress and the world

Benjamin Netanyahu claimed: “So when it comes to Iran and ISIS, the enemy of your enemy is your enemy. The...

Defeat for Boehner and gain for Obama Administration

 

The U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of  257 to 167,  including 75 Republicans, passed a bill...

Morocco's King Mohammed VI-- maintains colonial dominance over Western Sahara

 

Western Sahara is the last remaining colony in...

Mitch McConnell

[Commentary]

You probably didn’t notice, but the Senate passed a milestone a couple of weeks back. Before 2015 was a month...

Rep. Rangel

Congressman Charles B. Rangel issued the following after the release of President Barack Obama's new rules easing trade and travel...

President Vladimir Putin-- Russia feels the pinch

[International: Commentary]

The late, great comedian Richard Pryor had many sayings I...

Black Star columnist former Congressman Lee H. Hamilton says U.S. always adapts

We are one glum country.

Trust in the federal government is at historic...

Schumer wants the rules in place

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has called on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Office of Management and Budget (...

Why wasn't Karen Washington there? Photo: Cityfarmer.info

[Global Food Movement: Commentary]

Great farming is obedience to nature’s rhythms...

Image said to be of David Haines, U.K. hostage, before beheading by ISIS

[Black Star News Editorial]

The ISIS crisis can't be resolved in...

 

Bravo to Dr. Craig Spencer and other brave people on the frontline of fighting EBOLA in West Africa -- still he should have been under mandatory monitoring for 21 days.

We called...

Marian Wright Edelman

While we rarely hear good news these days about Congress, I have some to share.

Continuing a long tradition of bipartisan leadership...

The Islamic State -- if Iraq's army fled why is this America's war?

If Barack Obama owes his presidency to one thing, it was the good sense he had back in 2002 to...

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