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Donald Trump: Democrats Want a Government Shutdown

“The Democrats want to see a shutdown to get off this subject because this subject is not working for them,” Trump told reporters on Thursday. “The tax cuts and tax reform has not been working well for the Democrats.”

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UK Regulator to Ban Adverts Depicting ‘Gender Stereotypical’ Roles

Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has announced it will crack down on “gender stereotypes” in the latest politically correct move by Britain’s political establishment. In a press release issued Tuesday, the regulator’s chief executive, Guy Parker, said: “Portrayals which reinforce outdated

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan chairs the annual meeting of the Supreme Military Council in Ankara November 30, 2010. The council is to decide the fate of three generals who have recently been suspended over their suspected ties with a coup plot, with the government determined to keep the officers …

Turkey’s Parliament Debates Greater Powers for Erdogan

Turkey’s Parliament on Monday kicked off debate on proposed constitutional amendments that would hand Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s largely ceremonial presidency sweeping executive powers and Erdogan himself the possibility to serve two more five-year terms.

German Bundestag (lower house of parliament) President Norbert Lammert (top L) speaks during a special session at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, to mark 50 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany on June 24, 2015 in Jerusalem. AFP PHOTO/GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty …

Knesset Eases Dress Code Rules After Protest

Israel’s parliament will ease its dress code rules, an official said Thursday, after staffers demonstrated when colleagues who wore skirts deemed too short were barred from entering the building.

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35% of All Government Personnel Wrongdoing Complaints Filed By VA Employees

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC), responsible for overseeing whistleblower disclosures and investigating whistleblower retaliation throughout the federal government, expects to receive over 1,400 “prohibited personnel practices complaints” from Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees in 2015 alone.

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Shockwaves From Ashley Madison Hack Hit Government, Business, Celebrities

When the “Impact Team” hackers dumped their pilfered database of clients for the Ashley Madison adultery website on the Internet, tech experts were quick to point out that it would take some effort to positively identify most of the clients, as many of them employed false names and addresses. Yet it was only a matter of time before the ticking scandal bomb began to detonate. Even with a ten-gigabyte trove of data, cross-indexing doesn’t take very long in the Information Age.

Barack Obama speaks with Jon Stewart, host of 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,' during a taping of the show in New York, July 21, 2015. The appearance marks Obama's third time on the show as President, and seventh overall.

Obama on Daily Show: ‘Government Works Better Now Than It Probably Ever Has’

“Government works better now than it probably ever has, given what we ask it to do,” he said confidently, assuring that he was able to improve many functions of government during his time as president. He argued that government agencies were full of people who worked hard and cared about helping people, but admitted that it was slow and often time failed to function properly.

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Hillary Clinton: Champion Of the Privileged Political Class

America needs bigger people, which means smaller government; more honesty, which means less political rhetoric; more property, which requires less collectivism; and more liberty, which demands less compulsion, not better-hidden compulsion. A greater burden of law and bigger political initiatives means more of us will be redefined as criminals and losers, and we can’t afford that.

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Best Director Winner Blasts Mexican Government

Sunday night’s Academy Awards was littered with political commentary, with Best Director winner Alejandro González Iñárritu no exception as he dedicated Birdman’s Best Picture win to his fellow Mexicans, “who live in Mexico.” Iñárritu’s comments echo prior statements made by last year’s Best Director and fellow Mexican, Alfonso Cuarón, slamming Mexican government officials over systematic corruption.

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California Politicians Ignore Voter Concerns About Government

It is no surprise that many Americans think that government represents the greatest threat to their future. In that light, Californians have reason to dread the convening of the legislature, which starts back up Monday.