Month: September 2020

Despite Active Efforts to Make Child-Rearing Less Affordable, Paul Ryan Urges Americans to Have More Babies

After weeks of promoting the Republican tax plan, which would raise taxes on the average American family within the next decade, and years spent pushing policies that benefit corporations and the wealthy over middle- and lower-class households, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) suggested Thursday that Americans should have more children in order to keep entitlement…

By JohnValbyNation September 25, 2020 0

Taking Short Break From Denouncing Trump Authoritarianism, House Dems Join With GOP to 'Violate the Privacy Rights of Everyone in United States'

Despite spending much of the last twelve months denouncing the legitimate threat posed by President Donald Trump’s penchant for authoritarian policies and behavior, 65 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday joined with 191 Republicans in passing a bill that advocates of civil liberties warn will lead to the wholesale violation ‘of privacy…

By JohnValbyNation September 25, 2020 0

After France Claims "Proof" Chemical Attack Was Assad, Russia Says "Irrefutable Data" Shows Incident "Staged" by Foreign Intelligence Service

A day after French President Manuel Macron claimed that western governments have “proof” that a chemical weapon was used in the Syrian city of Douma last week and that it was deployed by the Syrian government of President Bashar Al-Assad, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday claimed his government possesses “irrefutable data” that the…

By JohnValbyNation September 25, 2020 0

Businessman Mike Braun wins GOP Indiana Senate nomination

Businessman Mike Braun has won the Indiana GOP primary, vanquishing two sitting congressmen in what became one of the nastiest primaries in the country. Braun’s victory over GOP Reps. Todd RokitaTheodore (Todd) Edward RokitaBottom Line Lobbying world Female Dems see double standard in Klobuchar accusations MORE and Luke MesserAllen (Luke) Lucas MesserK Street giants scoop up…

By JohnValbyNation September 21, 2020 0

Trump: Republican Party ‘starting to show very big numbers’

President TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate advances public lands bill in late-night vote Warren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases Esper orders ‘After Action Review’ of National Guard’s role in protests MORE on Thursday expressed optimism about the Republican Party’s poll numbers as the GOP erases deficits in a number of…

By JohnValbyNation September 21, 2020 0