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Stat of the Day: Trump & McConnell Quickly Reshaping Judiciary

Whatever one's opinion of Donald Trump, his tweets or his legislative accomplishments to date, he has unmistakably achieved great progress on the issue perhaps foremost among his supporters' minds.  Along with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R - Kentucky), whose efforts began while Barack Obama was still president after Justice Antonin Scalia's passing, Trump is already reshaping the nation's judicial branch, as The Wall Street Journal's Kimberly Strassel details:

. Mr. Trump has now nominated nearly 60 judges, filling more vacancies than Barack Obama did in his entire first year.  There are another 160 court openings, allowing Mr. Trump to flip or further consolidate conservative majorities on the circuit courts that have the final say on 99% of federal legal disputes…[more]

October 13, 2017 • 11:43 am

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"Net Neutrality?" Twitter Hypocritically Censors Conservative Representative Marsha Blackburn
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, October 12 2017
"Net Neutrality for me, but not for thee."  Apparently, that's the mantra of crony capitalist titans like Twitter, who ask the federal government to heavily regulate internet service as a "public utility" under laws enacted in the 1930s.  Never mind that internet service providers already practice net neutrality and have done so throughout the internet era, if for no other reason than any service provider that began selectively censoring websites would quickly find itself losing customers and out of business.  What groups like Twitter really want is to leverage…
 
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Which one of the following states was the first in the country to name a “Tweeter Laureate”?
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"Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money laundering designed to grow Vladimir Putin's atomic energy business inside the United States, according to government documents and…[more]
 
 
—John Solomon and Alison Spann, The Hill
— John Solomon and Alison Spann, The Hill
 
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Would you be willing to pay a small percentage in extra federal income taxes in return for the ability to file your taxes on a simple, one-page form that most taxpayers should be able to use without professional tax preparer help?