Politics

The left's nuclear problem

America’s liberal leaders are torn between fighting climate change and resisting nuclear power. Why it matters now: The nuclear power industry, which provides the U.S. nearly two-thirds of its carbon-free electricity, is reaching an inflection point. Several power plants are…

Trump Campaign Coordinator And ‘Family Values’ Republican Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Trafficking, Faces Life In Prison

Ralph Shortey, former Oklahoma state senator and a county campaign coordinator for President Donald Trump’s campaign last year, will plead guilty to a child sex trafficking offense for soliciting sex from a 17-year-old boy in March. In exchange for his…

China hawk Lighthizer increasingly influential in White House

You won’t see him on cable news, but President Trump’s hardline trade negotiator Robert Lighthizer is wielding extraordinary — and growing — influence inside the White House. Lighthizer was the lead economic adviser for Trump’s Asia trip, with Gary Cohn…

Judicial appointments are the sleeper story that matters

Tax reform and the end of year spending deal will consume all of Washington’s oxygen until the end of the year. But quietly, a potentially far more important, though far less sexy story is unfolding. If Mitch McConnell’s schedule goes…

U.S. v China in the race to weaponize space

I spent two days last week traveling with Defense Secretary James Mattis. The most memorable moment: inside Cheyenne Mountain , a Cold War-era fortress dug into the Rocky Mountains, and built to withstand nuclear attacks. But the most illuminating session…

Steve Bannon's new group

Steve Bannon is setting up a new 501(c)(4) — aka a “tax-exempt social welfare organization” — to promote his agenda, and, he argues, the president’s. Such groups don’t have to disclose their donors so long as — according to the…

‘Christians Against Masturbation’ Spokeswoman In Old Louis C.K. Video Now Seems Surprisingly Insightful

Louis C.K. has been dominating the sexual harassment news for the past week, after five women came forward in a New York Times story accusing the comedian of sexual harassment and misconduct. According to the accounts, Louis C.K.’s misbehavior came…

Trump Just Lamented That He Should Have Left American B-Ball Players to Rot In Chinese Jail

Trump wants Americans to be in jail for not praising his ego Back in early November, there was a story that went under a lot of people’s radars concerning three members of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) basketball…

The Theft of the Gods

On the trail of looters and crooks who traffic in Hopi ceremonial objects. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Popular videos Listen to Kathleen Sharp discuss this story on our behind-the-scenes podcast, The Edit. It was a hot summer day on the Hopi…

Update on Church Shooter: No Charges, Keeps Gun and Carry Permit

Update on Church Shooter: No Charges, Keeps Gun and Carry Permit by Spocko RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Popular videos TELLICO PLAINS, Tenn. — An 81-year-old man who accidentally shot his wife and himself at church while showing off his…

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