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Arizona’s Senator Jeff Flake Abruptly Announces He Will Not Run for Re-Election in 2018

Senator Jeff Flake suddenly announced Tuesday he will not run for re-election in 2018. CBS News reports: Sen. Jeff Flake abruptly announced Tuesday that will not run for re-election after all in the 2018 midterm elections, leave the Senate when his term ends in January 2019 and delivered a blistering…

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Commentary: Fincher Rejects Trump, Sides With Corker and GOP Establishment In Hiring Kim Kaegi as Treasurer

Despite his rhetorical claims to be in line with President Donald Trump’s policy agenda, Republican Senatorial candidate Stephen Fincher has immediately aligned himself with the “Queen of the Establishment” and anti-Trump political class in Tennessee. Political fundraiser Kim Kaegi, who has been a lead fundraiser for Senator Lamar Alexander, Senator…

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President Trump: ‘No Change’ to 401(k) Retirement Plans

President Trump said Monday he won’t allow Congress to reduce tax-exempt contributions to popular 401(k) savings plans, amid reports that lawmakers are considering such a move. “There will be NO change to your 401(k),” Mr. Trump tweeted. “This has always been a great and popular middle class tax break that…

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Muslim School Custodian Sues Georgia School District

A Muslim school custodian who was fired after asking supervisors to accommodate her prayer schedule and then accused of falsifying her job application is suing a Georgia school district, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Penny Deams, who filed her lawsuit against Gwinnett County Schools last week, had previously filed a complaint with…

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Donald Trump Says Feuding with Lawmakers Can Be Helpful in Getting Things Done

After several feuds with both Democratic and Republican lawmakers, President Trump said the fighting can be helpful in getting things done. “Sometimes it helps, to be honest with you,” Mr. Trump said in an interview on Fox Business that aired Monday. “Sometimes it gets people to do what they’re supposed…

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Commentary: What Does George W. Bush Have in Common with NFL Flag Protesters?

by Jeffrey A. Rendall “Just when I think you couldn’t possibly be any dumber, you go and do something like this…and totally redeem yourself!” ~ Harry Dunn, from the film Dumb & Dumber This highly-recognized movie quote certainly applies to a lot of what’s going on around us, though the dumb…

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