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OpenSecrets.org - They pursue our mission largely through our award-winning website, OpenSecrets.org, which is the most comprehensive resource for federal campaign contributions, lobbying data and analysis available anywhere. And for other organizations and news media, the Center's exclusive data powers their online features tracking money in politics - counting cash to make change. Political Research [...]

2018-06-12T19:41:39+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Politics|0 Comments

Shame Upon America – Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (CA-R)

Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher says it’s OK not to sell homes to gays; loses support of Realtors The Orange Country Register, May 24, 2018, Jeff Collins - Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (CA-R) - Wikipedia U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher told a group of Realtors last week that homeowners should be able to refuse to sell [...]

The Electoral College 4 Dummmies: Would it be better to simply count the popular vote? by Brian W. Kelly

The Purpose of the Electoral College The Electoral College 4 Dummmies: Would it be better to simply count the popular vote? by Brian W. Kelly - Available from Amazon.com In this book, The Electoral College 4 Dummmies: Would it be better to simply count the popular vote?, you will learn about the purpose [...]

2018-05-23T20:51:10+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Books, General, Government, Politics|0 Comments

The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies

The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies by Michael V. Hayden - Available from Amazon.com The Assault on Intelligence A blistering critique of the forces threatening the American intelligence community, beginning with the President of the United States himself, in a time when that community's work has never [...]

Trump – Our First Illegitimate United States President

Why do we say this? He Thinks He Is Above The Law USA Today - Donald Trump should not assume he's above the law. A sitting president can be indicted The Week - Trump is suggesting he's above the law — and you should be outraged Reuters - Trump, deemed 'not above the law,' faces legal storm [...]

2018-05-28T17:36:11+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|General, Government, Politics|0 Comments

Connert Media’s Recommendations for Progressive News and Information

Slate One of the great advantages of being an electronic publication is that Slate can publish stories very quickly. When the president makes an important speech, our political correspondent's analysis can be live before the janitors have cleaned the auditorium. When the stock market rallies after the tragic death of a senator, our financial writer [...]

Evangelical Christians Endorse Trump Despite Lies and Corruption

Tillerson Affirms His Moral Compass Is Straight The Washington Post, Anne Gearan and Morello, May 16, 2018 - "Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson warned Wednesday that deceptive leaders and “alternative realities” are a threat to democracy, an implicit critique of his former boss, President Trump." [1] Tillerson appeared to say that his own integrity [...]

2018-05-18T15:16:20+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Politics, Religion|0 Comments

Fox News – “Propaganda Machine”

Fake News "Over my decade with Fox, I long was proud of the association," Col. Ralph Peters wrote in an email to colleagues. "Now I am ashamed." [1] On March 1st, I informed Fox that I would not renew my contract. The purpose of this message to all of you is twofold: First, [...]

2018-03-21T01:20:53+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Journalism, Military, Politics|0 Comments

Arming Teachers – A Very Bad Idea!

According to most Americans and those opposing Donald Trump, arming teachers is a very bad idea. Arming Teachers - A Very Bad Idea! References: Statista, March 20, 2018, Martin Armstrong - Arming Teachers: What Do the Teachers Think? Gallup, March 16, 2018, Megan Brenan - Most U.S. Teachers Oppose Carrying Guns in Schools

2018-03-20T15:16:25+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Education, Educators, General, Politics|0 Comments

Sure, Let’s Have More Guns in Schools

Dennis Alexander  also teaches, is a reserve police officer and a Seaside city councilman, pointed his gun and was "providing instruction related to public safety" as reported by the police. [1] Dennis Alexander, City of Seaside Council Member and Mayor Pro Tem [City of Seaside website] References: The Washington Post, March 14, 2018, Fred [...]

2018-03-14T18:40:24+00:00 March 14th, 2018|California, General, Politics, Security|0 Comments