When Debt Becomes a Life Sentence

Debt is quickly becoming a new form of modern slavery in this country. With people becoming increasingly more willing to spend on consumer items and lifestyle enhancements before they actually earn the money, debt is increasingly common. To be clear, there is both good and bad debt. Good debt is the use of leverage to […]

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Maria Butina’s Attorney Says Feds Withheld Exculpatory Information Given by FBI Informant

A lawyer for Russian national Maria Butina is accusing federal prosecutors of withholding exculpatory information about her that the CEO of a multibillion-dollar company provided to the FBI. Robert Driscoll, the Butina lawyer, sent a letter Thursday to Justice Department officials requesting an investigation into possible misconduct by prosecutors and the FBI in handling information […]

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‘National Conservatives’ Set Out to Define Future of Politics on Right

What is the future of conservatism in America? That was the subject of consideration last week as scholars, thinkers, and attendees gathered at the National Conservatism Conference in Washington, D.C. Speakers gave special focus to the future of America and conservatism in the age of Trump. The conference featured an eclectic group of speakers, from […]

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After Defeat of ISIS, Iraq’s Christians and Yazidis Adjust to Uneasy Peace

ST.  MATTHEW’S MONASTERY, Iraq—Some 20 miles from Mosul in northern Iraq’s Nineveh Plains, this Christian monastery has stood high on the slopes of Mount Alfaf since the year 363. Once home to about 7,000 monks in the ninth century, it’s among the oldest Christian monasteries in the world.  Over the centuries, St. Matthew’s Monastery has […]

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Supreme Court Allows Trump to Build 100 Miles of Wall With Military Funds

The Supreme Court, in an order late Friday, allowed President Donald Trump to reprogram $2.5 billion in Pentagon funds to start construction on 100 miles of border wall. Chief Justice John Roberts and the four other conservative justices–Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Clarence Thomas–voted with the government in full. Liberal Justices Ruth Bader […]

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