Category Archives: States

TCS: Simple Pleasures in a Time of National Despair

Good Morning! ________________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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Ann Coulter has Berkeley speech canceled and claims “censorship” but as always it’s about the money

  By ann summers Crowd hisses at Ivanka Trump in Berlin after suggesting her father is “a tremendous champion of supporting families” https://t.co/S5zZYiS48epic.twitter.com/OzmQiuMk75 — CNN International (@cnni) April 25, 2017 Fascinating fascism in the society of the spectacle … Much … Continue reading

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U.S.M.C. Facing a Readiness Crisis

A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornet with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232 “Red Devils” departs the runway at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, March 24, 2017. US Marine Corps photo. Pilots need practice to maintain proficiency. Pilots flying … Continue reading

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The Steel is Here!

First import of Russian steel arrives at new Paulsboro, New Jersey port. The Paulsboro Marine Terminal is open for business after the first ship, Doric Warrior, docked bringing steel and economic hope for Paulsboro. (Caitlyn Stulpin | For NJ.com) PAULSBORO … Continue reading

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Presidential TFR Trouble

by Terry Welshans Palm Beach, Florida is bracing for long-term economic loss and disruption due to the presidential Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) covering President Trump’s visits to his Mar-a-Lago resort. For the three weekend in a row, the presidential TFR … Continue reading

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Caterpillar Busted on Taxes

Forbes is reporting: Caterpillar Inc. is about as American as you can get, except that these days it’s not, having been partially shuffled off to Switzerland. But it still must deal with the IRS, and the IRS isn’t happy with the heavy … Continue reading

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Email trouble, again

by Terry Welshans Published today in the Indianapolis Star, by Fatima Hussein. Vice President Mike Pence continues his fight to keep an email that he received as Governor of Indiana out of the public eye. A FOIA request dating to … Continue reading

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