US war, at perpetuity… forever… non stop… continually… uninterrupted…

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on May 16th regarding the authorization of a new Authority for the Use of Military Force 2018 . Despite a current lack of unanimity on the committee, the draft authorization has been brought forward as a working document despite the lack of successful back-room negotiations in recent weeks.

Read more from Tim Kaine…

Net neutrality issues rises again

Net neutrality has again come into the public eye with the U.S. Senate passing the Congressional Review Act on May 16. The Senate’s legislation states, “This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission entitled ‘Restoring Internet Freedom.’ The rule published on Feb. 22, 2018: To clarify, if this became law, it would override the FCC’s 2017 position as explained near the end of this article.

Read more from Net neutrality…

Roseanne asks America for #ObamaNetflixShow ideas. The responses couldn’t be more hilarious.

It was announced this week this week that former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, signed a multiyear deal with Netflix to produce multiple series, features and do other projects. The deal includes “scripted and unscripted series, as well as documentaries and features.”

While the details were relatively vague, Roseanne Barr created a hashtag on Friday — #ObamasNetflixShows — and wanted to know what Americans thought will be good show ideas.

The hilarious responses couldn’t be more perfect.

What did people say?

Many of the responses were titles similar to existing movies.

Read more from The Blaze…

Illinois Senate votes to allow children to bring medical marijuana to school

Illinois senators this week overwhelmingly voted to allow sick children to bring medical marijuana with them to school, the Chicago Tribune reported. The state Senate passed the measure 50-2 on Thursday, approving qualified students to consume medical …

Read more from Lllinois Senate Votes…

Illinois Senate votes to raise teacher salaries

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Senate has approved raising public school teacher salaries to a minimum of $40,000 a year. The Senate voted 37-16 Thursday to increase minimum full-time teacher salaries over the next five years. Democratic Sen.

Read more from Lllinois Senate Votes…

Senate orders Pentagon to review child-on-child sex abuse

Senators have ordered an independent investigation of how the Defense Department has handled sexual violence among children who live and go to school on military bases worldwide. The demand is part of legislation that would overhaul how the Pentagon responds when service members’ children sexually assault each other.

Read more from Associated Press…

Blue Wave Is Really Blue Drip, Poll Shows McCaskill Trailing 2 GOP Candidates

There has been much talk over the past year among analysts and political pundits about a “Blue Wave” of liberal voters in the 2018 midterm elections who will reclaim Democrat control of the House and possibly even the Senate. While that “wave” of voters may hold true in deep blue states, it’s looking increasingly unlikely across…

The post Blue Wave Is Really Blue Drip, Poll Shows McCaskill Trailing 2 GOP Candidates appeared first on Conservative Tribune.

Read more from The Western Journal…