Media 2.0 – N through Z

President Trump Is Not Under Investigation

During an appearance on today’s edition of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Jay Sekulow, a member of the President Donald J Trump’s legal team said that president Trump is not under investigation for obstruction: Let me be clear here, the president is not and has not …

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Out of Prison Means Out of Work: New at Reason

One of the biggest and most important challenges facing the estimated 600,000 Americans who will be released from prison this year is the prospect of finding a job. Employment can be the difference between putting their lives together again or ending up back behind bars. …

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Judicial Watch announces major lawsuit against DOJ — and it involves James Comey

Government watchdog group Judicial Watch announced on Friday a new lawsuit against the Department of Justice that involves former FBI Director James Comey. The organization said Friday they have filed a Freedom of Information Act request against the Department of Justice for information and documents …

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State officials, union desperately fight to silence think tank

The Freedom Foundation — a nonprofit think tank supporting “opportunity, responsible self-governance, and free markets” — is under attack by the Service Employees International Union, a key union in Washington state, and state government officials. The union and Washington state government claim the Freedom Foundation …

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Weak GOP Leadership Allows Lisa Murkowski To Dismiss Pro-Life Constituency

When one party has a small majority, a strong majority leader is required so that a coalition holds together, especially for a contentious issue that most of the party constituency around the country supports. The fact is, nobody’s afraid of Senate Majority Leader O’Connell, and the …

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Color Him Father

(Scott Johnson) I wrote this on Father’s Day a few years ago. It is a post that rung a bell for at least a few readers. I am taking the liberty of reposting it today in honor of the day. My father was a thoughtful …

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Your Neighbor’s Fancy Car Should Make You Feel Better About Income Inequality: New at Reason

Today while I was out running errands in my 5-year-old Honda Accord, I passed a Tesla. If I were a different kind of guy, seeing Elon Musk’s latest creation whisk past me as I trundled along in my middleclassmobile might have inspired a sense of …

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The Search for a Place to Toke Up: New at Reason

Denver has a bunch of businesses where you can legally buy marijuana but none where you can legally use it. That is supposed to change under a local ballot initiative approved by voters last fall. But a statewide solution to Colorado’s cannabis consumption conundrum has …

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10,000 Muslims were expected to march against terrorism — here’s how many showed up

Organizers of a march of Muslims against terrorism in Cologne, Germany, were hoping to see as many as 10,000 show up Saturday to prove that the “religion of peace” did not condone terrorism. They were disappointed in that expectation. Euronews reported that only “several hundred” Germans, …

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Latest cable-news ratings show huge shift for Fox News

One week after slipping significantly in the cable-news ratings, the Fox News Channel is back on top, trouncing its biggest competitors throughout the week. Spurred by the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey, cable-news channels MSNBC and CNN performed significantly better than usual, with …

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