Gravel Champions Direct Democracy While States Undermine It

March 21, 2019 0

Former Senator Mike Gravel (D-Alaska) cuts an eccentric figure, and always has. He ran unsuccessfully for President in 2008 and his avant garde campaign ad,…

US Life Expectancy Drops for Third Consecutive Year

March 20, 2019 0

Life expectancy in the United States has dropped for the 3rd year in a row, the first time that's happened since the World War I…

Another Mexican Immigrant Just Died in US Custody

March 20, 2019 0

Monday, a 40-year-old Mexican man became the fourth such immigrant to die in American custody since December. The news was released the same day the…

Beto O’Rourke Called for Significant Cuts to “Extravagant” Government Programs

March 19, 2019 0

Presidential candidate and political heartthrob Beto O'Rourke famously said he doesn't know if he's a progressive. In some comments he made in 2012, he actually…