A year after net neutrality's demise, the Internet is faster


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      If President Trump caves on his demand for funding to start on his on-again-off-again border wall, he might as well just go back home to New York and let his daughter run the White House for the rest of his term.
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      LEXINGTON, Va. — Mark Rush could not name the last movie in the past ten years he went to a movie that made him belly laugh.
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      Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, on Sunday defended her choice to support Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after he sided with liberal justices in the first abortion case to be considered by the court since he joined the bench.
    • Congress
      Currently, too much of the federal budget is not being directly managed by those we elect to manage it.
    • Graduation Ceremony
      Education Secretary Betsy DeVos caved on Thursday, agreeing to cancel $150 million in student loan debt in line with an Obama-era policy she previously tried to fight off. The specific debtors to whom DeVos finally succumbed qualified for “closed school” loan discharges, or those who attended failed, fraudulent private, for-profit colleges. While these debts were attributed to a specific, dying breed of colleges, the greater effect of student loans across colleges, public and private, nonprofit and for-profit, remains.
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      In late November, 80 members of the Illinois House of Representatives came together to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto and push through a bill that places limits on courtroom use of jailhouse informants. The bill’s passage is a monumental step toward preventing wrongful convictions. In order for justice to prevail nationwide, more states should follow suit.
    • U.S. Army soldiers wear boots as they march in formation.
      The Justice Department is worried that without Supreme Court intervention, an ongoing court battle could allow transgender people to continue joining the military well into 2020, according to a new court filing.
    • Former Sen. Joe Lieberman
      Joe Lieberman, a Democrat-turned-independent who has backed Republicans, has found friends in yet another party: the ruling Communist Party of the People's Republic of China.
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      Anne Speckhard, Ardian Shajkovci, and Hamid Sebaly
      Innocent children should neither be subject to imprisonment for crimes they did not commit nor to collective punishment due to the bad judgment of their parents.
    • Former Vice President Joe Biden (left) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (right) are pictured.
      Iowans largely chose familiar names in a new poll of potential 2020 Democratic presidential favorites.
    • Tucker Carlson 090418
      Book release media tours work. Or at least one worked on me because I hadn’t really considered reading Tucker Carlson’s Ship of Fools until I watched him make fun of Max Boot in three separate interviews. I thought I'd discover if Boot is really all that bad.
    • Gavel In Front Of Justice Scale And Law Books
      In 2016, three staffers on Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign, including campaign manager John Tate, were convicted of helping arrange for money to be funneled through a vendor to former Iowa State Sen. Kent Sorenson. They did this in exchange for Sorensen’s endorsement of Paul in the 2012 Republican presidential primary, and then hid the transaction by reporting it to the Federal Election Commission as something else.