A historic, special House race in Georgia’s 6th district has grabbed the attention of the President and the country. Democrats have been trying salvage their lost momentum ever since January, and today they seem to think they have a chance. The special election is in a district previously held by Tom Price, the new United States Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Trump. What makes this election so historic? It quickly became the most expensive House race in history. It’s high stakes for the Democrats, who have dumped $24 million dollars of donations into Ossoff’s campaign, compared to Karen Handel's $4.5 million. Most money for Ossoff’s campaign has been donated by Democr
If one were to enquire about the purpose of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the official answer would undoubtedly be that it is an intergovernmental institution comprised of 47 member states responsible for the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. If one were to pose the question to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki R. Haley, she would tell you that that oft-cited mission statement was in fact “a reversal of the truth that would make George Orwell blush.” The Human Rights Council is not the only entity currently struggling with a reversal of the truth. On Tuesday, Ambassador Haley became the first permanent representative of the United States to the U
In the next few days there will be a lot of commotion and concern over why President Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement. However, the answer is quite simple: it was one of the worst agreements of which the United States has ever been a part. The Paris Climate Agreement is a deal within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, dealing with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation, adaptation, and finance. Basically, it is every climate change supporters dream. But, how much does it really benefit the environmental cause? In reality, the Paris Climate Agreement would have close to no impact on global temperatures. According to the EPA's own model, if the whole
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