• 12 Surprising Facts About Mount Rushmore!
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    12 Surprising Facts About Mount Rushmore!

    From its creation, to some secrets that aren’t well known, join me as we discover 12 surprising facts about Mount Rushmore! 12. The Reason For The Presidents The United States has many monuments dedicated to its many Presidents who have made true history over the years. Such as the Washington and Lincoln Memorials in Washington DC, the nations’ capital. So many people sometimes ask why George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt were selected of the dozens of Presidents to be put on the mountain that is Mount Rushmore. The simple and honest answer is that when you combine what these four did, they helped make a vast…

  • Nine Line Explains | How to change the constitution.
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    Nine Line Explains | How to change the constitution.

    There is a process that is rarely seen, but is so crucial to the American political process. The addition of an amendment to the U S constitution [MUSIC. ] this topic has found itself back into the news these days with the equal rights amendment. And what is the equal rights amendment you ask? Well, I’m here to tell you the equal rights amendment is or was a proposed amendment to the United States constitution designed to guarantee equal legal rights for all American citizens regardless of sex. It seeks to end the legal distinctions between men and women in matters of divorce, property employment, and a slew of other…

  • US Prepares For Syria Intervention Without UN Approval
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    US Prepares For Syria Intervention Without UN Approval

    JAISAL NOOR: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jaisal Noor in Baltimore. And welcome to this latest edition of The Porter Report. On Wednesday in Damascus, UN experts got a new tour of areas struck by purported chemical weapons attacks, which one official says he suspects may have been ordered by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s brother. The day before, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem categorically denied the regime used chemical weapons. The use of chemical weapons was issued as one of President Obama’s red lines over military intervention in Syria. The State Department also strongly suggested that Washington would consider proceeding with whatever plans it was developing with its…

  • The AWC 2020 Legislative Priorities
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    The AWC 2020 Legislative Priorities

    Hello my name is Candice Bock, I’m Government Relations Director for the Association of Washington Cities. AWC’s Board just adopted our 2020 legislative priorities based on recommendations from the Legislative Priorities Committee. For 2020 we have seven priorities; Economic development remains a priority, with a focus on bringing tax increment financing to the state of Washington. The Public Works Trust Fund remains a priority in 2020. The fund needs continued revenues to make infrastructure investments around our state. Transportation funding is also a critical need for cities. Cities are responsible for a significant portion of state’s transportation system and also responsible for paying for that. We need more tools and…

  • Senate Republicans: ‘I Don’t Understand This Piece Of Legislation’ | Morning Joe | MSNBC
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    Senate Republicans: ‘I Don’t Understand This Piece Of Legislation’ | Morning Joe | MSNBC

    DONORS. HE’S JUST GOVERNING LIKE YET ANOTHER BIG GOVERNMENT REPUBLICAN. >>THAT HE IS. ALL RIGHT. MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL SAYS HE HOPES IT TO PASS THANK YOU THE VOTE ON HEALTH CARE. AT THE MOMENT FIVE SENATE REPUBLICANS HAVE SAID THEY JUST CAN’T BACK THE BILL. SOME CONSERVATIVES ARE CONCERNED IT’S NOT ENOUGH OF A REPEAL OF OBAMACARE AS WE HEARD JUST A MINUTE AGO. BUT MODERATES ALSO ARE NOT ONBOARD LIKE NEVADA’S DEAN HELLER WHO IS CONCERNED ABOUT CUTS TO MEDICAID. HELLER IS UP FOR RE-ELECTION IN THE STATE HILLARY CLINTON CARRIED IN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, AND NOW THE PRO-TRUMP PAC PRIORITIES — IT’S FUNNY WHEN YOU WATCH SOMEBODY…

  • Constitution Day 2016
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    Constitution Day 2016

    Hi my name is Brian Miles Garibay and im Leilani Kiss and we are social media interns. Today is September 16th which means tomorrow is September 17th which is the United States Constitution Day we decided to take the opportunity to ask our Titans about the Constitution some got the answers correct and some got them wrong but the most important part was what the Constitution really means to them How many stars that the so-called Betsy Ross flag have on it 13 for the original 13 colonies. Where did George Washington go to college? I don’t know Which amendment gave women the right to vote? easy the 19 What…

  • Why Humanitarian Intervention Is Dumb
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    Why Humanitarian Intervention Is Dumb

    The world is full of terrible people doing terrible things. Sometimes these people are inspired by their take on old religions, and sometimes they are inspired by newer ideas. The terrorist group Boko Haram has famously kidnapped over 200 young women for the crime trying to educate themselves and improve the prospects of their families and villages. Over the past 40 years every level of the United States government has conspired to send millions of young black men to rape camps. These men are convicted of ¨crimes¨ that I, as a suburban white kid, personally committed almost every weekend of my adolescence. When we see these sorts of injustices, anywhere…