Poll shows most voters disapprove of GOP tax plans

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A majority of Americans disapprove of the GOP tax plans and believe the wealthy will benefit, a new Quinnipiac University poll finds as the House gets ready to vote on their proposals before Thanksgiving. A Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday finds voters disapprove of the Republican tax plan — there is one version in the House…

House GOP tax bill: Will it pass? Whip count so far

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Last Updated Nov 15, 2017 4:41 PM EST House Republicans are speeding their bill to the next step, a vote scheduled for Thursday on a bill that would slash the corporate tax rate, cut taxes for individuals and reduce the number of tax brackets. The Senate will also have to vote on its version, and then…

The Confederacy still haunts the campus of Ole Miss

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OXFORD, Miss. — When a drunk driver accidentally plowed into the Confederate statue on the University of Mississippi’s campus in September, the school had a choice: get rid of the statue and join the national movement erasing Confederate heritage, or pay to repair it. The school administration chose the latter option, although the state attorney…

The myth of the ‘acceptable immigrant’ is tearing families apart.

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“Don’t punish the kids for the sins of their parents.” “They were brought here through no fault of their own.” “They were just innocent children.” This is the language pundits and politicians use to justify requiring 800,000 undocumented immigrants to apply for DACA, short for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Immigrants brought to…