Image via Wikipedia There’s some guy masquerading as a Democrat state legislator in Georgia, and he’s raising eyebrows. Scott Holcomb, aware that both legislative houses are considering bills that would require applicants for public assistance to submit to drug testing, has filed a bill of his own that would require state legislators to submit to the same […]
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- Washington State Wire Vacation Time August 12, 2015The Washington State Wire will be taking a vacation until the first week in October. Join us then for more original reporting and links to other top articles. The post Washington State Wire Vacation Time appeared first on Washington State Wire.
- Vying for Governor, Bill Bryant Seeks to Expand His Brand August 11, 2015As a Port of Seattle commissioner, Bryant is well known in Westside business and industrial circles, and better known in Eastern Washington’s agricultural world. It’s everyone else that needs an introduction, he says, if he’s to convince them he’s their choice in the 2016 gubernatorial election. The post Vying for Governor, Bill Bryant Seeks to […]
- Washington State Can Lead on Global Warming and Clean Energy August 11, 2015Washingtonians demand urgent action on climate. If our elected leaders won’t lead us forward, then the people will. The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy is Washington state’s coalition of individuals, organizations and businesses dedicated to reducing global-warming pollution and strengthening our economy. The post Washington State Can Lead on Global Warming and Clean Energy […]
- Today’s Top 3 International Stories: Afghanistan, Yemen & the UN October 6, 20151) General John Campbell, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, admitted today that an American airship did mistakenly fire on a Doctors without Borders hospital and that the command came from the U.S. military. While the order originated with the U.S. chain of command, Campbell said to the Senate Armed Services Committee that U.S. forces would […]
- Today’s Top 3 International Stories: Russia, Iraq & Afghanistan October 5, 20151) NATO has denounced Russia’s violation of Turkish airspace. A Russian plane, part of the air campaign against ISIS in Syria, crossed over the border into Turkey. Russia has also received criticism of the campaign in general which Western military experts say focuses not just on ISIS but other moderate rebel groups. U.S. Defense Secretary […]
- Today’s Top 3 International Stories: UN, Syria & Israel September 29, 20151) Russia and the U.S. have stepped up talks concerning Syria on the sidelines of the UN summit. Russia has been increasing its military presence in Syria to “fight ISIS.” Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the two parties agree to a few basic points on the conflict in Syria: […]
- Former Clinton Adviser Struggles to Remember Where Hillary Stands October 9, 2015The post Former Clinton Adviser Struggles to Remember Where Hillary Stands appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
- Syrian Children ‘Brutalized’ by Assad Regime in Attacks on Schools, Homes October 8, 2015Children have become one of the main victims of the Syrian civil war and will be increasingly vulnerable as Russia increases its involvement in the conflict, humanitarian groups told a congressional committee on Thursday. The post Syrian Children ‘Brutalized’ by Assad Regime in Attacks on Schools, Homes appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
- Pelosi Denies that Regulatory Harassment Closed Last Gun Shop in Her District October 8, 2015The post Pelosi Denies that Regulatory Harassment Closed Last Gun Shop in Her District appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
- Which One Lives in a Rent-Controlled Apartment? October 8, 2015The progressive’s “preferred two-pronged housing approach . . . is government-owned real estate plus restrictions on private-sector developers,” notes Reason magazine’s Matt Welch writes in the Los Angeles Times, but this strategy will only “make a bad problem worse.” Though California cities spend hundreds of millions of dollars trying to subsidize “affordable” housing, Welch notes, […]
- Self-Driving Cars in the News October 7, 201560 Minutes covered self-driving cars last Sunday and CBS News took a look at Mercedes’ vision of the car of the future. General Motors, which cut its R&D when it went bankrupt in 2008, now plans to get into self-driving cars in a big way. View More: Newsmakers News|60 Minutes News|Live News|More News Videos Tight-lipped […]
- Still Not Carrying Passengers October 6, 2015Washington DC’s H Street streetcar ran down a police car last week. But, as the Washington Post headline notes, it’s “still not carrying passengers.” Still in the testing stage a year after construction was supposedly complete. Wikimedia photo by Michael J. The District Department of Transportation began testing the streetcar about a year ago, and […]