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Do Mass Media Influence The Political Behavior Of Citizens

Outside of the academic environment, a harsh and seemingly ever-growing debate has appeared, concerning… [more]

Do Mass Media Influence The Political Behavior Of Citizens Do Mass Media Influence The Political Behavior Of Citizens

The Relationship between Business and Politics

How powerful is politics in business? The connection between the two is often hard to explain, but somehow… [more]

The Relationship between Business and Politics The Relationship between Business and Politics

I’m Gonna Run for Office

I'm gonna run for office...I swear. Next election quarter I'm gonna come out and run for President as… [more]

I’m Gonna Run for Office I'm Gonna Run for Office

A Quick Glance at Political Cartoons

Political cartoons have a great ability to satirize politics, current events leaders' life and political… [more]

A Quick Glance at Political Cartoons A Quick Glance at Political Cartoons

Political Humor — The Legacy of an Open Society

George Bernard Shaw once said, "The problem with political jokes is that they get elected." Well, at least there are a lot of material for political humor. Even if the global economy is practically crashing down around everyone, people can … [Read More...]

Politically Incorrect

Politics has been around ever since man created the first government; it had been the root of many events that cause progressions and downfalls of early government systems. At present, the meaning of politics has been altered in many countries; … [Read More...]

US Politics

Conservatives mount opposition to Trump’s deal with Democrats, but derailing it seems unlikely – Washington Post

Washington PostConservatives mount opposition to Trump's deal with Democrats, but derailing it seems unlikelyWashington PostConservative lawmakers voiced their opposition to President Trump's deal with Democratic congressional leaders, … [Read More...]

Ryan Says Trump Cut Deal With Democrats to Avoid Partisan Fight Over Hurricanes Aid – New York Times

New York TimesRyan Says Trump Cut Deal With Democrats to Avoid Partisan Fight Over Hurricanes AidNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Speaker Paul D. Ryan voiced his disagreement with President Trump's decision to cut a debt limit deal with Democrats … [Read More...]

Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package – Reuters

ReutersSenate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal packageReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - A disaster-relief bill moving through the U.S. Congress grew significantly in size even as Hurricane Irma threatened Florida's coast, and the Senate … [Read More...]

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Special Elections

USA TODAY/Suffolk Poll: Despite economic optimism, Americans worry about Trump and the future – USA TODAY

USA TODAYUSA TODAY/Suffolk Poll: Despite economic optimism, Americans worry about Trump and the futureUSA TODAYAs Trump approaches the one-year anniversary of his election next month, his underwater approval ratings and the public's anxiety … [Read More...]

‘Trump dossier’ on Russia links now part of special counsel’s probe: sources – Reuters

The Guardian'Trump dossier' on Russia links now part of special counsel's probe: sourcesReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The special counsel investigating whether Russia tried to sway the 2016 U.S. election has taken over FBI inquiries … [Read More...]

Facebook: 10 million people saw Russia-backed election ads – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFacebook: 10 million people saw Russia-backed election adsUSA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Facebook says 10 million people saw Russia-linked advertising that sought to sway the U.S. presidential election. Forty-four percent of the ads were seen … [Read More...]

Supreme Court justice holds key vote on districts drawn to help parties – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSupreme Court justice holds key vote on districts drawn to help partiesUSA TODAYNow comes a new case from Wisconsin, one of the most purple states in the 2016 presidential election. President Trump won the state by a single percentage … [Read More...]

Foreign Policy

Is peace in Donbas possible? – European Council on Foreign Relations

European Council on Foreign RelationsIs peace in Donbas possible?European Council on Foreign RelationsBy late August the entire Russian-initiated effort, which had been presented as a fight against resurgent Ukrainian fascists, was about to … [Read More...]

Trump Signals Right Turn on Foreign Policy – Fair Observer

CNNTrump Signals Right Turn on Foreign PolicyFair ObserverKim Jong Il apparently mourned what had been possible under Clinton, saying to the former president when he visited in 2009 that, “The United States would have had a new friend in … [Read More...]

Scarnecchia of Kent State Gives Lecture on Race in Zimbabwe – Middlebury Campus

Scarnecchia of Kent State Gives Lecture on Race in ZimbabweMiddlebury CampusTimothy Scarnecchia, an associate professor of African Studies at Kent State University, presented a talk at the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs entitled “Zimbabwe as … [Read More...]

 

Justice

Pentagon tried to give $1.2 million in guns and bombs to a fake police department

The military is so eager to put war machines in cops’ hands that it doesn’t bother making sure they’re, you know, actually cops.Police in a U.S. city, or soldiers occupying a foreign one? In Ferguson, MO, in 2014, it was often hard to tell. … [Read More...]

In Trump’s world, Sessions is unfit because of Russia investigation, not his racist past

Sessions’ perceived display of disloyalty was an unforgivable sin.Attorney General Jeff Sessions. CREDIT: AP Photo/John LocherAs the federal probe into possible collusion between Trump campaign officials and the Russian government expands, an … [Read More...]

Department of Justice reduces Harley-Davidson’s pollution fine by $3 million

The fine was part of an Obama-era settlement for selling motorcycle tuners that increased air pollution.CREDIT: Photo by Darren Hauck/Invision for Harley-Davidson/AP ImagesThe Trump administration’s Department of Justice has dropped a $3 million … [Read More...]

 

Business

Putin wants to strengthen Russia’s military nuclear potential

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-HoonMoscow (AFP) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called for reinforcing the country's military nuclear potential and making sure its missiles can penetrate any missile-defence systems. "We need to strengthen the … [Read More...]

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, HSY, BA)

Reuters/KCNAHere is what you need to know. Dow 20,000 remains elusive. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.16% on Wednesday to finish at 19,941.96. It's set to open Thursday's session near 19,935. Wednesday was the most boring day for … [Read More...]

The evacuation of Aleppo is expected to end today

REUTERS/Ammar AbdullahAleppo (Syria) (AFP) - Evacuations from rebel-held parts of Aleppo continued overnight with dozens of vehicles leaving the city and the operation likely to end on Thursday, aid workers said. The International Committee of … [Read More...]

 

World News

‘It’s not true’: North Korea denies it owes $156000 in unpaid US parking tickets – Kansas City Star

The Inquisitr'It's not true': North Korea denies it owes $156000 in unpaid US parking ticketsKansas City StarNo one likes getting a parking ticket, and apparently North Korea is no exception. The rogue nation's diplomatic mission … [Read More...]

Syrian army fights IS in Deir al-Zor as US-backed forces loom – Reuters

NewsweekSyrian army fights IS in Deir al-Zor as US-backed forces loomReutersDEIR AL-ZOR, Syria (Reuters) - The Syrian army field commander standing by the Euphrates River predicted that Islamic State militants would very soon be “purged” from … [Read More...]

Mexico anxiously awaits the fate of a 12-year-old schoolgirl after deadly earthquake – Washington Post

Washington PostMexico anxiously awaits the fate of a 12-year-old schoolgirl after deadly earthquakeWashington PostMEXICO CITY — A sprawling earthquake recovery effort spanning several states turned intensely personal Thursday as rescue crews … [Read More...]

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WATCH: Texas Hero ‘Mattress Mack’ Gives Harvey Evacuee Special Gift For Her 84th Birthday

Mattress chain owner offers up his stores for #Harvey evacuees and his trucks for rescue operations. “We said to hell with profits.” … [Read More...]

Petition to Declare George Soros a Terrorist is One of Most Popular on WhiteHouse.gov

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Snopes Botches Fact-Check by Misrepresenting a Trump-Supporter’s Claim

The fact-checking website Snopes seems to have forgotten that the state of Louisiana has experienced other flooding incidents besides Hurricane … [Read More...]

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Economy

Newest pot sales numbers show Colorado on track for an even bigger payday in 2017

The green rush won’t last forever. But it looks far from over.State agricultural regulators tour a cannabis growing facility in Colorado in … [Read More...]

The strange origins of the GOP ideology that rejects caring for the poor

No, that’s not what Jesus says.CREDIT: AP/Eric GayThe ongoing Capitol Hill brawl over health care and budget cuts is getting Biblical.In recent … [Read More...]

House votes to dismantle key Dodd-Frank regulations

Experts are worried this could cause the next financial crisis.Trader Daniel Leporin, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, … [Read More...]