Daily Archives: March 30, 2017

This Day in American History: March 30, 1867 – William Seward buys Alaska

U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward to you. For $7.2 million dollars Alaska was purchased from Russia. Once-upon-a-time the deal was called “Seward’s folly,” or “Seward’s icebox” or “polar bear garden” by President Andrew Johnson. The discovery of gold … Continue reading

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Trump vs. the Freedom Caucus, a fight to the death (let’s hope)

It’s hard to see the logic of Trump’s Twitter attack on the hard-right Freedom Caucus for its failure to support the GOP’s repeal and replace of Obamacare. Trump Tweeted this: -The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republcan agenda if … Continue reading

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Morning Headlines

New York Times: North Carolina strikes a deal to repeal restrictive bathroom law Washington Post: Trump’s agenda is now squarely in Mitch McConnell’s, and the Senate’s, hands Chicago Tribune: Federal judge in Hawaii extends order halting Trump’s travel ban Boston … Continue reading

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