Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Helped Defend Obamacare

Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Helped Defend Obamacare

By Tho Bishop Donald Trump has made his second Supreme Court nomination: Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.Relative to the other names that were discussed, Kavanaugh’s selection could be seen as a win for the establishment.For one, he will uphold the Court’s record of Justices with law […]

Wall Street ends higher, helped by tech rally

Wall Street ends higher, helped by tech rally

(Reuters) – Wall Street ended higher on Monday after a choppy session, with gains in Apple and other technology stocks offsetting worries about an escalating trade war between Washington and its trading partners. Microsoft Inc (MSFT.O), Facebook Inc (FB.O) and Apple Inc (AAPL.O) each rose 1 percent or more, pushing the S&P 500 information technology […]

Paul Manafort Has Inadvertently Helped America by Showing the Absurdities of Its Bail System

Paul Manafort Has Inadvertently Helped America by Showing the Absurdities of Its Bail System

American citizens don’t have a lot they can thank Paul Manafort for. Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, is suspected of colluding with Russia and enriching himself through years of influence-peddling that involved a multitude of financial crimes. But his indictment last year by special counsel Robert Mueller has done us a huge favor by drawing […]

Smithsonian Leader Who Helped Launch the American Indian Museum Dies at 91

Smithsonian Leader Who Helped Launch the American Indian Museum Dies at 91

Robert McCormick Adams, who served as the ninth-number Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1984 through 1994, died Saturday, January 27, in Chula Vista, California. He was 91. Passionate about his causes and compassionate toward his coworkers, Adams was a serious academic who eschewed the ivory tower in favor of bettering the lives of those around […]

Deadly solar flares may have helped seed life on Mars and beyond

Deadly solar flares may have helped seed life on Mars and beyond

Stellar flare: bringer of life and deathNASA/GSFC/SDO By Leah Crane Planets walk a thin line between nurturing life or killing it off altogether, blasted as they are by high-energy particles spewing from stellar flares. While these particles can bombard a world, causing biological damage and chipping away at its vital atmosphere, they might also kick-start […]