Venezuela, China and Russia . . . stay out!

President James Monroe’s 1823 annual message to Congress contained the Monroe Doctrine, which warned European powers not to interfere in the affairs of the Western Hemisphere. Understandably, the United States has always taken a particular interest in its closest neighbors – the nations of the Western Hemisphere. Equally understandably, expressions …

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Buy your way into college? I hope you are not surprised!

50 folks caught buying their kids diplomas. Thousands more out there. Why are we surprised? And what was affirmative action? How about I donate enough money to build a college science building, Do my kids get to go now? As long as someone has something or controls something that someone …

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This is bullcaca.

The world’s largest online retailer earned a record $11.2 billion in U.S. profits, yet did not pay the 21 percent U.S. corporate tax, thanks to leveraging unspecified tax credits and stock-based compensation deductions. Instead Amazon received a federal income tax rebate of $129 million, essentially amounting to a tax rate …

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