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Digital rights defenders warn that that Dragonfly “is likely to set a terrible precedent for human rights and press freedoms worldwide.”

“You do well to wish to learn our arts and our ways of life, and above all, the religion of Jesus Christ.  These will make you a greater and happier people than you are.” -George Washington

Yes, we are supposed to have a limited and defined federal government. Madison was very simply explaining that the clause “common defense and general welfare” was not meant to expand the power of the government beyond its limitations, but to describe the purpose of the power delegated within strict confinement of those boundaries. In other words, this clause does not name a power; it simply describes the purpose for the powers named.

For decades, America has been stealing from the future in order to make the present more pleasant, but now we have painted ourselves into a corner.

They all know that they will be returning to work eventually, and not much work usually gets done around the holidays in Washington anyway. However, if a shutdown stretches beyond a couple of weeks, there will be tremendous pressure on Trump to end it. Will he stand strong and keep fighting for a wall that the Democrats have pledged to never give him, or will he end up caving?

Tariq Ramadan is a Muslim. He holds the same beliefs and attitudes toward women that the Muslim rape gangs in the UK and the Muslim migrant rapists in Germany and Sweden and elsewhere hold. This is the behavior toward women that Islam inculcates in men.

President Donald Trump commented on the possibility of impeachment on Tuesday waiving any concern at all. He added that he believes “the people would revolt” if he is impeached.

Cherif Chekatt reminds Emmanuel Macron that climate change is not the only threat France faces.

The “sunniest place” in Germany has become a place of shadows, and its progressive mindset has turned a city of free people into hunted prey.

They’ll tell you they need your location to identify your favorite sports team or give you personalized weather reports or to warn you of traffic jams, but that isn’t the only reason they want to track you. These companies want to collect your information and sell it.