• President Trump, It doesn't feel like Independence Day
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  • YIPPIE! The naked truth about free speech, cherished especially on Independence Day
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indy dayII know the calendar says we are approaching the 4th of July, but, it just doesn’t feel like Independence Day.

Perhaps it should.  It’s hot as heck.  The airlines have been packed. The hot dogs are ready for grilling.  The umps are saying, "play ball". The patriotic activities are scheduled. The fireworks are ready-for-blasting. 

Yet, it just doesn’t feel like independence day.

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mass2On July 4, 1778, George Washington doubled liquor rations for the soldiers quartered in Princeton, NJ, as a way to celebrate Independence Day. It’s fitting, therefore, that the Fourth of July is America's top-selling beer holiday, according to the Beer Institute. It estimated, in 2013, that sales of beer on the 4th could total $1 billion, doubtlessly higher today. “In moderation,” claims a CA brewery investor, Grover McKean, “beer is tasty and healthy.” Who could disagree?

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bill rights2To President Thomas Jefferson, July 4th celebrated more than the signing of the Declaration of Independence. He thought it was a link to the future. The message prominent colonists sent to King George III led to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, the initial and most prominent feature of which is the First Amendment that guarantees free speech. It’s part of the country’s fundamental essence that each man and woman can say what they feel about government, or anything else, proving President Donald Trump needs some civics lessons.

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joe mikaAs Donald Trump faces the top world leaders this week, including a face-time with Vladimir Putin, and as his healthcare proposals face an uphill climb, his poll numbers for how the nation views him could be better.

According to a morning Consult/Politico poll released Wednesday morning, his tweets, including that against MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski, and his personality are not helping him, at all.

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Friday, 21 July 2017 14:54

bannon“I don’t think we’re under investigation,” he said. “I’m not under investigation. For what? I didn’t do anything wrong,” Donald Trump told the New York Times. He didn’t stop there.

Friday, 21 July 2017 14:42

angelle davisAngelle Davis for Treasurer has announced its campaign staff.  At the top of the list is Jason Redmond who was a top staffer for former Treasurer John Kennedy who now serves as US Senator. Below are the other selections and positions:

Friday, 21 July 2017 14:08

dems debtDespite the continual drama surrounding President Trump and his administration, it is comforting to know that his political opposition is in total chaos. Since the 2008 presidential election of Barack Obama, Democrats have lost over 1,000 state legislative seats across the country. While Democrats have total control of the Governorship and state legislatures in only five states, today Republicans have the most legislative seats in the history of the party. 

Friday, 21 July 2017 13:28

The incoming White House Communications Director for President Donald Trump Anthony Scaramucci has just announced at a press brefing that Sarah Huckabee Sanders is the new Press Secretary.  The announcement came after the sudden announcement announcement that Sean Spicer.  

Thursday, 20 July 2017 15:04

How much of a deep dive should a President of the United States make into the policies, the law and the intricacies of major legislation affecting one-sixth of the nation’s economy? 

It appears, based upon comments by Louisiana US Senator and medical doctor Bill Cassidy, perhaps not much. 

 

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