HuffPo: Obama presided over ‘destruction’ of Dems

(The Hill) The Huffington Post’s senior politics editor, Sam Stein, says President Obama oversaw “the destruction of the Democratic Party,” leaving it “in a much worse position” than before his presidency started. “You look at the destruction of the Democratic Party under Barack Obama’s leadership and you have to wonder, what was the political — […] Moreover

Huckabee: Defund United Nations — Use Money for Veterans Benefits

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) was asked about U.S. federal funding for the United Nations, which has come under fire by many domestically for a Security Council resolution condemning the nation of Israel for building settlements in disputed territories. Huckabee suggested the monies allocated from the United States for the United Nations should be taken away and given to veterans that served under the U.S. flag. Partial transcript as follows: ERIC BOLLING: Mike, before we let you go about a minute or. The U.N., we fund — the United States funds U.N. extensively — the regular budget we account for about 22 percent. That is about $600 million in 2016. But there is a peace keeping budget, we have been talking about almost $2.5 billion as well. And further a voluntary contributions, they can be $7 or $8 billion as the U.S. funds the U.N. initiatives. Should we cut that back? MIKE HUCKABEE: We should eliminate it, and I will tell you something, we ought to take that money that’s going to the U.N. and make it available to veterans who have served under the U.S. flag and make sure they’ll get Moreover

AP Report Chronicles Atlanta Grad Students Who, Weeks Later, Still Can’t Deal With Trump’s Victory

In an item published on Tuesday, Matt Sedensky at the Associated Press reported on what he observed in a graduate "Faith and Politics" class at Emory University immediately after and during the weeks following this year's presidential election.

Class members' immature reactions to the election's result and the reporter's injected commentary are both disturbing, but very useful. That's because one of the most under-reported stories of the past two years, in terms of general visibility to the casual news consumer, is how so many college campuses have devolved into places where so-called "safe spaces," "trigger warnings" delivered before supposedly disturbing viewpoints are presented, out-of-nowhere outrage at alleged "microagressions," and intense hostility to non-conforming opinions have all proliferated.