In the wake of El Paso and Dayton, the list of averted mass shootings keeps growing

In the few weeks since the twin massacres in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, at least  three people have been separately arrested for plotting mass shootings. Authorities in Connecticut took 22-year-old Brandon Wagshol into custody last Thursday. Wagshol had posted racist and homophobic rhetoric on Facebook, where he’d also reportedly expressed an interest in […]

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Trump ballooned the deficit after vowing to eliminate it. GOP senators say he’ll fix it next time.

Under President Donald Trump, both the national debt and the annual budget deficit have reached all time highs, despite his 2016 campaign promises to eliminate both. Rather than concede another broken promise, his Republican defenders in the Senate are now claiming that he will solve both — next term. Candidate Donald Trump made a lot […]

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