Churches and non-profits can now play politics thanks to Trump

Churches and non-profits can now play politics thanks to Trump
To mark the “National Day of Prayer” today, Trump will make good on a campaign promise to eliminate the so-called Johnson Amendment, an arcane bit of 1950s-era lawmaking that does two things: 1. It bars charitable organizations, non-profit groups and …
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CNN Politics launches STATE
CNN Politics announced today the official launch of STATE – a digital magazine that examines the American experience through a political lens. STATE features in-depth digital enterprise stories, covering America at this historic juncture with compelling …
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2017: The year that will be in N.J. politics
TRENTON — It can’t be disputed: 2016 was a wild year in national politics. Now that the calendar has turned to 2017, it’s New Jersey’s turn for drama. Gov. Chris Christie is nearing the end of his second and final term with vows to go out fighting, a …
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Politics and business

Politics and business
There’s no such thing as politics as usual at the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce. That’s because the chamber’s involvement in politics has evolved over time, and continues to do so, even to the dismay of some of its own members. Though the …
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Financial Markets, Politics and the New Reality
Louis M. Bacon is the head of Moore Capital Management, one of the largest and most influential hedge funds in the world. Last week, he announced that he was returning one quarter of his largest fund, about $ 2 billion, to his investors. The reason he gave …
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Why Everyone Should Talk About Politics While Networking
Yes, I believe everyone should talk about politics while networking . . . if they’d like their network to go up in flames, that is. I admit that I chose the headline to get your attention. But to be clear, talking politics in the course of doing business …
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Why Everyone Should Talk About Politics While Networking

Why Everyone Should Talk About Politics While Networking
Yes, I believe everyone should talk about politics while networking . . . if they’d like their network to go up in flames, that is. I admit that I chose the headline to get your attention. But to be clear, talking politics in the course of doing business …
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4 ways technology will impact politics in 2012
Another presidential election year is a month away, and just as with every election cycle, technology will play a critical role in determining who the next President of the United States will be. Have your doubts? Just look at the last two elections.
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Financial Markets, Politics and the New Reality
Louis M. Bacon is the head of Moore Capital Management, one of the largest and most influential hedge funds in the world. Last week, he announced that he was returning one quarter of his largest fund, about $ 2 billion, to his investors. The reason he gave …
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Inaugural fashion, politics are intertwined this time

Inaugural fashion, politics are intertwined this time
NEW YORK: What’ll she be wearing? It’s a question that fascinates fashion-watchers and lots of others every four years: Which designer will the new US first lady choose to wear on Inauguration Day and, more importantly, on Inauguration Night?
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A Brief History of Sustainable Fashion
In this series we’ll take a fresh look at resources and how they are used. We’ll go beyond natural resources like air and water to look at how efficiency in raw materials can boost the bottom line and help the environment. We’ll also examine the …
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Fashion Sketching 101: How to Draw Fashion Figures
One of the cornerstones of fashion school is learning how to sketch fashion figures. However, as fashion school students learn, there’s a big difference between proper body proportions in art and in fashion. In art, the body’s proportions are measured in …
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Image processed by CodeCarvings Piczard ### FREE Community Edition ### on 2015-05-20 00:46:55Z | http://piczard.com | http://codecarvings.com$Why Politics Still Matters
It’s not news that politics can be dreary and dysfunctional. For this reason, as we begin another long season of presidential election politics, many Christians are running for cover, eager to avoid politics as much as possible. The reasons for …
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Last Words on the 2016 Election: Not all Politics is Identity Politics
They fail to understand that identity politics is a phrase in which the adjective is inseparable from the noun. Its grammar is similar to the term mental error. One can say all errors are mental, and similarly one can say that all politics is b …
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Tech nerds are smart. But they can’t seem to get their heads around politics.
We live in an age of nerds. Sometimes I try to explain to my kids that I grew up in a time – a dark age known as The Eighties – when reading comic books, playing fantasy-based card games, watching Doctor Who, or being really into computers could get …
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trendAdolph Reed: Identity Politics Is Neoliberalism
Political scientist and race theorist Adolph Reed has long maintained that identity politics is a form of neoliberalism. In a June article, he explains: [Identity] politics is not an alternative to class politics; it is a class politics, the politics of …
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ON POLITICS; Politics in His Blood? Must Be From Jersey City
LAWRENCEVILLE— Nick Acocella was born 60 years ago at the Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital, which Frank Hague had built in Jersey City and then, like a good political boss, had named after his mother. So Mr. Acocella guesses that politics was part of …
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How to Play Clean Office Politics
Most people think that office politics is bad for business. Nothing could be further from the truth. Office politics are an integral part of getting things done, regardless of whether you’re the CEO, a salesperson, or an intern working over the summer.
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Tebow won’t say retired, intrigued by coaching, politics

trendTebow won’t say retired, intrigued by coaching, politics
Tim Tebow will not call himself a retired football player though he could see himself as a future coach. A career in politics also could be appealing down the road. One thing is for sure, he’ll always be a Gator. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former …
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Democrats renew push for gun bans, convinced mass shootings have changed politics
PHILADELPHIA — Fifteen years after they concluded that gun control was a losing issue for them, Democrats say it’s time for a rethink, convinced that a spate of mass shootings has changed the politics and left Americans clamoring for action. From the …
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Election 2016: Ricky Muir says farewell to politics…for now
Accidental senator Ricky Muir has bid a proud farewell to his rollercoaster ride in federal politics, happy that he “did not fall victim to the two-party political games” and reminding all voters that they are “entitled to a voice”. And while the 35-year …
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?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Game of Thrones: The Ultimate Defense of Politics?
There is much to love about Game of Thrones. Part epic, part tragedy, part comedy, part romance, part zombie apocalypse—it spans almost the full range of genres. Its sets are breathtaking, its architecture and landscapes inspiring. It has sword fights …
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Judge rules politics not a factor in security team selection
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has ruled against four Chicago police officers who contended they were transferred off Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s security detail for political reasons. U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber on Wednesday ruled there was no …
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Looking for something? Read this to find out where our local politics stories have gone
We’re making changes to our website, and as part of that, we are no longer updating this blog. But have no fear! We are still posting the kinds of stories you’re looking for. To read the latest on what’s going on with Dallas City Hall, please head to …
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Connect to Congress: Protest, politics, and pastime ahead of break

trendConnect to Congress: Protest, politics, and pastime ahead of break
The U.S. House of Representatives will head out for a week of recess in just a few days. House Democrats are saying not so fast, however. They’re calling on Congress to stay in session until gun legislation is voted on in that chamber, staging a sit-in on …
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Blame It on Rio: Politics, Propaganda, and the Weaponization of the Olympics
The decision by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to ban the Russian track and field team from competing in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is as much about politics as it is about doping and fair play. Indeed, while the …
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Capital Link’s McGonegal: Brexit Is All About Politics
June 23 — Brett McGonegal, chairman and chief executive officer at Capital Link International, discusses the U.K. referendum and its impact on markets. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Rosalind Chin, Juliette Saly, Yvonne Man and David Ingles on “Asia Edge.”
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Are Office Politics Ruining Your Career? Try This

trendAre Office Politics Ruining Your Career? Try This
Office politics are an inevitable game, and at times can be extremely exhausting. In a politically charged environment, carefully calculated efforts must be put forth to ensure your success. The key to staying afloat within the organizational politics …
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Can a Book With Bad Politics Be a Good Book?
Good books with bad politics are not a new problem. On the contrary, the subject is one of the oldest in Western thought, going all the way back to Plato’s “Republic.” For the ancient Greeks, the “Iliad” was the ultimate good book, playing a formative …
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Donald Trump and the Rise of Loudmouth Politics
Donald Trump has overturned American politics in ways we can’t even imagine yet. His signature policies—building the wall, banning the Muslims, a trade war with the Chinese and Mexicans—are ridiculous, but his signature style has rendered the status …
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