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New DCCC chair Bustos vows to stay on offense in 2020

“Look, I’m not going to be satisfied until half of Congress is women,” Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) said at the DCCC’s headquarters near the Capitol. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo Elections She has ambitious plans for the DCCC, vowing [...]

Why Inflation Is Here to Stay – the Case for Gold

“Fiat money and fiduciary credit are the pillar and post of our age of inflation.” — Hans F. Sennholz “The establishment of central banking removes the checks of bank credit expansion and puts the inflationary engine into operation.” [...]

Trump hints shutdown could be a ‘long stay’

President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter: “Will be having lunch in White House residence with large group concerning Border Security.” | Tasos Katopodis-Pool via Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President [...]

Missionary’s Killing Reignites Debate About Isolated Tribes: Contact, Support or Stay Away?

The recent killing of an American missionary by members of an isolated tribe on a small island in the Indian Ocean has reignited questions about the fate of the last few groups of people living off the grid. In an era when people across [...]

Migrants streaming into Tijuana, but now face long stay

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) – Exhausted migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers napped on mattresses in a converted municipal gymnasium, while men played soccer and exchanged banter on a crowded, adjoining courtyard. A woman [...]

Bolton Rejects Russian Entreaties to Stay in Nuclear Treaty

MOSCOW — Despite warnings that withdrawal could lead to a new nuclear arms race, the United States national security adviser rejected Russian entreaties on Tuesday to remain committed to a disarmament treaty. The adviser, John R. Bolton, [...]

Dear Uncle Sam, Please Stay out of My Mouth

You would think that when it comes to what you put in your mouth, government would generally not have much jurisdiction. Yet, that’s definitely not the case, and it’s especially not the case when it comes to one instrument used to help [...]

Addo Dispatch: Where Female Elephants Without Tusks Roam — and Poachers Stay Away

[unable to retrieve full-text content] South Africa’s Addo elephant park has few females with tusks, a trait that has died off because of hunting but also keeps poachers away. Source: NYT > World
AND STAY OUT. Wonkagenda For Tues., May 8, 2018
Morning Wonketariat! Here’s some of the things we may be talking about today. First things first: Read Yr Editrix’s brutal response to the explosive allegations that FORMER New York AG Eric Schneiderman is a violent drunk who beats women. New [...]
Trump’s false claims to Comey about Moscow stay could aid Mueller
Late last January, at a private White House dinner attended only by Donald Trump and Jim Comey, the president steered the conversation to a sensitive topic: “the golden showers thing.” He wanted the then-FBI director to know, Comey later [...]