Pittsburgh Steelers Stay Off Field During Anthem, Crowd Boos Them When They Return | HuffPost

Pittsburgh Steelers Stay Off Field During Anthem, Crowd Boos Them When They Return | HuffPost. The Pittsburgh Steelers chose not to enter the field during the playing of the national anthem on Sunday, eliciting boos from the crowd at Chicago’s Soldier Field football stadium. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin announced ahead of the game with the Chicago Bears that the team […]

Addressing white supremacy can’t be a losing fight for progressives – Salon.com

Addressing white supremacy can’t be a losing fight for progressives – Salon.com. The alt-right and President Trump would have you believe that attention to America’s festering legacy of white supremacy and racial hatred is a losing fight for progressives. They are confident that talking about and dealing with issues of race helps their divisive agenda and mobilizes their base while […]

President Trump Drops Revised, Indefinite Travel Ban – Mother Jones

President Trump Drops Revised, Indefinite Travel Ban – Mother Jones. President Donald Trump announced a revised version of his travel ban on Sunday, a policy that can be traced back to his campaign pledge to ban all Muslims from entering the United States. The new entry restrictions come as a 90-day ban on entry by nationals of six Muslim-majority nations […]

Fox News is framing the health care debate as Graham-Cassidy vs. single-payer – Vox

Fox News is framing the health care debate as Graham-Cassidy vs. single-payer – Vox. by Alvin Chang · September 22, 2017 Senate Republicans have scheduled a vote this coming week for their latest Obamacare repeal bill, but all Fox News can talk about is single-payer health care. We started to see this a few days after Sen. Bernie Sanders released […]

‘Free Speech Week’ At Berkeley Is A Mess | HuffPost

'Free Speech Week' At Berkeley Is A Mess | HuffPost. What a mess. A spokesman for disgraced right-wing troll Milo Yiannopoulos says the “Free Speech Week” rally he organized this week at University of California, Berkeley, is going ahead as scheduled, even though multiple sources involved in the planning say otherwise. “No, it’s not cancelled,” Alexander Macris told HuffPost in […]

Betsy DeVos Just Undid One of Obama’s Most Significant Efforts to Stop Campus Rape – Mother Jones

Betsy DeVos Just Undid One of Obama’s Most Significant Efforts to Stop Campus Rape – Mother Jones. by Edwin Rios Jacquelyn Martin/AP The Department of Education on Friday rescinded a set of requirements from the Obama administration and replaced them with new directives for how K-12 schools, colleges and universities should investigate sexual assault cases on campuses, arguing the old […]

Marriott Faces Pressure To Cancel Event Hosted By Anti-Islam Group | HuffPost

Marriott Faces Pressure To Cancel Event Hosted By Anti-Islam Group | HuffPost. A Muslim advocacy group called on Marriott International to cancel an upcoming event at one of its hotel locations hosted by a group that promotes anti-Islam rhetoric. Muslim Advocates, a civil rights organization, sent a letter to Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson on Sept. 11, urging his company not […]

America Has Never Truly Atoned For Slavery. John Conyers Has Pressed the Issue for Nearly 30 Years. – Mother Jones

America Has Never Truly Atoned For Slavery. John Conyers Has Pressed the Issue for Nearly 30 Years. – Mother Jones. by Brandon Ellington Patterson Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks during a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 4, 2017.Alex Brandon/AP Last month’s torch-lit white supremacist rally […]

Axelrod: I cried when they passed Obamacare – CNN

Axelrod: I cried when they passed Obamacare – CNN. I wept the night the Affordable Care Act passed. Through my closed office door in the White House, I could hear President Obama and my colleagues cheer as the final tally came in from the House of Representatives that, at long last, would send the ACA to his desk. But I […]

Democrats Pin Their Hopes on War Heroes

Democrats Pin Their Hopes on War Heroes. by Eleanor Clift · September 22, 2017 ‘They didn’t recruit me—I raised my hand to do this.’ Seth Moulton is a former Marine Corps officer, and he’s taken the lead in recruiting veterans to run for Congress as Democrats, formally endorsing a dozen so far of the estimated thirty such candidates party officials […]

Divided Democratic Party Debates Its Future as 2020 Looms | Time.com

Divided Democratic Party Debates Its Future as 2020 Looms | Time.com. by Philip Elliott / Youngstown, Ohio Like virtually all Democrats, Tim Ryan is no fan of Donald Trump. But as he speeds through his northeastern Ohio district in a silver Chevy Suburban, the eight-term Congressman sounds almost as frustrated with his own party. Popping fistfuls of almonds in the […]

Warren Trying To Prove Not One Percent | The Daily Caller

Warren Trying To Prove Not One Percent | The Daily Caller. Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts was accused of hypocrisy Wednesday by WRKO radio host Jeff Kuhner for reliably railing against the one percent despite being worth millions of dollars. Warren, who was at the WRKO studio in Boston for an interview, met Kuhner in the hallway and the […]

Facebook’s cooperation on Russian ads doesn’t stop Democrats’ demands – POLITICO

Facebook's cooperation on Russian ads doesn't stop Democrats' demands – POLITICO. by NANCY SCOLA, JOSH DAWSEY and ALI WATKINS · September 21, 2017 ‘We are in a new world,’ CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. Facebook has struck a deal with Capitol Hill investigators to release ads purchased by Russians to influence the 2016 presidential campaign, while CEO Mark Zuckerberg vowed Thursday […]

Hundreds of Islamic State Supporters Could Be Giving Away Their Location on Instagram

Hundreds of Islamic State Supporters Could Be Giving Away Their Location on Instagram. by Joseph Cox · September 21, 2017 Supporters of the so-called Islamic State make extensive use of social media to spread propaganda and connect, but that is also working against them. Members of the Islamic State may have some social media mastery, but hundreds of supporters could […]

Facebook To Turn Over Data After Begrudgingly Admitting Russians Used Platform To Influence Election | HuffPost

Facebook To Turn Over Data After Begrudgingly Admitting Russians Used Platform To Influence Election | HuffPost. On Thursday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the company will make available to congressional investigators the 3,000 ads it has so far linked to a Russian campaign intended to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. In a followup blog, Facebook general counsel Colin Stretch […]

Liberals’ hysterical Russia hypocrisies

Liberals' hysterical Russia hypocrisies. My first thought upon reading that American investigators reportedly wiretapped Paul Manafort before and after the 2016 election was “Trump was right!” Many liberals had an altogether different reaction. “Robert Mueller brings down the hammer on Paul Manafort,” ran a headline on Vanity Fair’s website. “ALL HELL’S ABOUT TO BREAK LOOSE!!” said Jon Cooper, chairman of […]

The Political Genius of Bernie’s ‘Medicare for All’ Bill | The Nation

The Political Genius of Bernie’s ‘Medicare for All’ Bill | The Nation. by The Nation · September 20, 2017 Senator Bernie Sanders holds a press conference on a “Medicare for All” healthcare bill on September 13, 2017. (Oliver Douliery / Sipa USA via AP) Want to Fight Back? Sign up for Take Action Now and get three actions in your […]

Deadbeat Democrats | New Republic

Deadbeat Democrats | New Republic. by Bryce Covert · September 21, 2017 In June, at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, President Trump brought 6,000 supporters to their feet, roaring their approval. “I believe the time has come for new immigration rules,” Trump bellowed. “Those seeking admission into our country must be able to support themselves financially and should not […]

Why the left hated Trump’s U.N. speech – The Washington Post

Why the left hated Trump’s U.N. speech – The Washington Post. by Marc A. Thiessen · September 20, 2017 When Donald Trump ran for president, he criticized the interventionist policies of his Republican and Democratic predecessors, sparking fears that he would usher in a new era of American isolationism. But at the U.N. this week, Trump laid out a clear […]

Obama calls constant GOP efforts to repeal Obamacare ‘aggravating’ – POLITICO

Obama calls constant GOP efforts to repeal Obamacare 'aggravating' – POLITICO. by EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE · September 20, 2017 “Those of you who live in countries that already have universal health care are trying to figure out what’s the controversy here,” former President Barack Obama said. NEW YORK — The post-presidency by subtweet continues. As President Donald Trump attended sessions at […]

The Republican National Committee Is Weaponizing Bernie Sanders’ Single-Payer Plan

The Republican National Committee Is Weaponizing Bernie Sanders’ Single-Payer Plan. by Gideon Resnick · September 20, 2017 Talking points put together by the committee don’t pitch their party’s bill so much as warn of another. The Republican Party’s attempt to sell its latest bill to repeal and replace Obamacare relies heavily on scaring the public about what Sen. Bernie Sanders […]

Bernie Sanders Sets His Sights On The Foreign Policy Establishment | HuffPost

Bernie Sanders Sets His Sights On The Foreign Policy Establishment | HuffPost. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will use a major foreign policy address Thursday to set out his view of how politicians on the left should discuss the U.S role in the world and why voters at home should pay close attention to America’s actions abroad. Even as the popular […]

Liberals’ hysterical Russia hypocrisies

Liberals' hysterical Russia hypocrisies. My first thought upon reading that American investigators reportedly wiretapped Paul Manafort before and after the 2016 election was “Trump was right!” Many liberals had an altogether different reaction. “Robert Mueller brings down the hammer on Paul Manafort,” ran a headline on Vanity Fair’s website. “ALL HELL’S ABOUT TO BREAK LOOSE!!” said Jon Cooper, chairman of […]

Will Trump’s ‘Rocket Man’ speech lead us to war? – LA Times

Will Trump's 'Rocket Man' speech lead us to war? – LA Times. by Doyle McManus The ostensible purpose of President Trump’s speech at the United Nations on Tuesday was to explain to the world why “America First” is an idea other countries should embrace. It was to be “a deeply philosophical address,” a White House official promised. Instead, the speech […]

GOP heads toward showdown on Obamacare

GOP heads toward showdown on Obamacare. Senate Republicans on Sunday unveiled the latest version of an Obamacare overhaul bill as they face a five-day window for passage and dwindling support within their own party. Three GOP senators came out against the former version of the bill, including Rand Paul of Kentucky, John McCain of Arizona and Ted Cruz of Texas. […]

German Voters Rattle Elites, Merkel Loses Strength | National Review

German Voters Rattle Elites, Merkel Loses Strength | National Review. by John Fund · September 24, 2017 German chancellor Angela Merkel has paid a steep price for her controversial 2015 decision to let in millions of people fleeing Middle Eastern and African countries. Merkel’s party, the Christian Democratic Union, came in first in Sunday’s elections, but its 33 percent haul […]

Here’s How Much The NFL Protesters Make | The Daily Caller

Here's How Much The NFL Protesters Make | The Daily Caller. by Robert Donachie · September 24, 2017 The 17 Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars players who took a knee during the presentation of the national anthem in London on Sunday have combined total contracts of nearly $450 million. Combing the total value of each players contracts adds up to […]

A Whole Tapestry of Mess: Time is running out to save the Eisenhower Memorial

A Whole Tapestry of Mess: Time is running out to save the Eisenhower Memorial. There is a part of me that would like to be able to laugh about the—legally speaking probably imminent but temporally speaking still a ways off—proposed Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. It is, after all, to be built between the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education building […]

Greedy Capitalists Didn’t Rape Venezuela, Greedy Socialists Did – Susan Stamper Brown

Greedy Capitalists Didn’t Rape Venezuela, Greedy Socialists Did – Susan Stamper Brown. by Susan Stamper Brown “From the Soviet Union to Cuba, Venezuela, wherever socialism or communism has been adopted, it has delivered anguish, devastation and failure. Those who preach the tenets of these discredited ideologies only contribute to the continued suffering of the people who live under these cruel […]

Tennessee Church Shooter: 25YO From Sudan | The Daily Caller

Tennessee Church Shooter: 25YO From Sudan | The Daily Caller. by Thomas Phippen · September 24, 2017 Nashville Police have identified the suspect of a mass shooting at a church Sunday morning as 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson. Samson is being charged with murder and multiple counts of attempted murder in the attack that killed one and left at least seven […]

Articles: Health Care Reform: Compromise Is Not a Dirty Word

Articles: Health Care Reform: Compromise Is Not a Dirty Word. by Howard J. Warner · September 24, 2017 A significant deadline is approaching. The federal fiscal year ends on Sept. 30 and with it this year’s opportunity to use reconciliation to reform and replace ObamaCare. Time is running out to make changes that will devolve any power back to the […]

Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in sweeping new ban

Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in sweeping new ban. President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding to eight the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court. Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia were left […]

Graham, Cassidy revise Obamacare repeal bill, appealing to holdouts – POLITICO

Graham, Cassidy revise Obamacare repeal bill, appealing to holdouts – POLITICO. by RACHANA PRADHAN and DAN DIAMOND · September 24, 2017 Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy (front right) speaks as Sens. Lindsey Graham (left), Sen. John Barrasso (second left), Sen. John Thune (back center), and Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) listen during a news briefing after the weekly Senate […]

Trial to expose radical Islamic agents embedded in U.S.

Trial to expose radical Islamic agents embedded in U.S.. A former federal investigator enlists his son to infiltrate a Muslim front in the nation’s capital that had routinely collaborated with the White House and federal law-enforcement agencies as a “civil rights” group. The daring undercover operation results in the capture of 12,000 pages of incriminating internal documents along with audio […]

Donald Trump Is Intent on Global Domination—of the Energy Sector | The National Interest

Donald Trump Is Intent on Global Domination—of the Energy Sector | The National Interest. As the U.S.–China trade relationship continues to fray, an unlikely sector is bringing the two superpowers closer together: U.S. oil exports. In the wake of North Korea’s recent missile and nuclear tests, trade concerns between China and the United States—most notably those surrounding America’s hefty $309.6 […]

Documented Cases of Religious Discrimination Jump 15%

Documented Cases of Religious Discrimination Jump 15%. by Ian Snively · September 22, 2017 Freedom of religion isn’t as protected as some Americans may think. In fact, reported attacks on religion are increasing in the U.S. and, according to First Liberty Institute, the evidence is undeniable. The 2017 edition of a First Liberty report called “Undeniable” shows threats to Americans’ […]

Mnuchin: NFL Players ‘Can Do Free Speech on Their Own Time’

Mnuchin: NFL Players 'Can Do Free Speech on Their Own Time'. by Rick Moran · September 24, 2017 What’s the difference between Antifa’s views on free speech and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s? Not a whole helluva lot. The Hill: Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Sunday defended President Trump’s attacks on NFL players who kneel during the national anthem, saying members […]

US bombers buzz North Korea far north of DMZ

US bombers buzz North Korea far north of DMZ. U.S. bombers and fighter jets buzzed North Korea in what the Pentagon billed as one of the most significant shows of force this century. “This is the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) any U.S. fighter or bomber aircraft have flown off North Korea’s coast in the 21st century, underscoring […]

Donald Trump & War on Terror: New Policy Changes Smart, Promising | National Review

Donald Trump & War on Terror: New Policy Changes Smart, Promising | National Review. by David French · September 22, 2017 Donald Trump is making the right moves in America’s long war. Yesterday and today, the New York Times broke news of two important but incremental changes in American policy that will make it more difficult for terrorists to operate […]

Trump targets Paul, Murkowski, McCain on ObamaCare vote, in tweets | Fox News

Trump targets Paul, Murkowski, McCain on ObamaCare vote, in tweets | Fox News. Republican senator says cannot in good conscience support the GOP’s latest effort to repeal and replace ObamaCare; chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel reports from Washington President Trump, with his United Nations debut over, turned his attention Saturday to make-or-break senators in their chamber’s upcoming ObamaCare vote, encouraging […]

The Trump Mystique – Debra J. Saunders

The Trump Mystique – Debra J. Saunders. President Donald Trump amped up the energy at the United Nations 72nd General Assembly. At his maiden speech before General Assembly Tuesday, Trump called North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un “Rocket Man.” He threatened “to totally destroy” the hermit kingdom. He told reporters, “I have decided” whether to certify the international nuclear pact […]

The Left Warms Up To Kim Jong Un | The Daily Caller

The Left Warms Up To Kim Jong Un | The Daily Caller. North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is growing in popularity on America’s political left-wing as the despot engages in a war of words with President Trump. Progressives have shown an increasing willingness to embrace the brutal dictator as a means of attacking Trump, and some in the media […]

Dear Colleague Letter, 2011-2017 – The American Interest

Dear Colleague Letter, 2011-2017 – The American Interest. The 2011 “Dear Colleague” letter, a notorious piece of Obama Administration guidance that pushed campuses to put in place more draconian procedures for adjudicating sexual assault accusations—and set in motion a fierce culture war over young people, sex, and the meaning of consent—is no more. The New York Times reports: Reversing a […]

Articles: It Was the Deep State that Colluded with the Russians, not Trump

Articles: It Was the Deep State that Colluded with the Russians, not Trump. by Clarice Feldman · September 24, 2017 As more and more leaks about the ongoing “Russian collusion” witch hunt by Robert Mueller appear in print, it seems to me that if Russia had been trying to erode our faith in our institutions, the Deep State is accomplishing […]

Is Spain Going to Explode Over Catalonian Secession?

Is Spain Going to Explode Over Catalonian Secession?. The autonomous region of Catalonia has once again called for a referendum for secession from Spain, and all hell is breaking loose. Although the vote is still two weeks away, this week has seen a marked increase in tension and conflict between the two sides that’s quickly reaching a boiling point. The […]

Carson Praises Moore, Breaking With Trump on Alabama Senate Race

Carson Praises Moore, Breaking With Trump on Alabama Senate Race. A member of President Donald Trump’s own Cabinet appears to be breaking with him in the GOP runoff in the Alabama Senate Race. Hours before Trump travels to the state to headline a rally for Sen. Luther Strange, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson praised former Alabama Supreme Court […]

North Korea says rockets to U.S. ‘inevitable’ as U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast

North Korea says rockets to U.S. 'inevitable' as U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast. by Michelle Nichols, Yara Bayoumy, Phil Stewart · September 24, 2017 UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea said on Saturday targeting the U.S. mainland with its rockets was inevitable after “Mr. Evil President” Donald Trump called Pyongyang’s leader “rocket man”, further escalating rhetoric over the […]

What happens to Secret Service run by political correctness

What happens to Secret Service run by political correctness. There’s an open secret within the Secret Service: Management is giving jobs in one of the most important agencies in the world to unqualified candidates simply because of their minority status. This is according to former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino. In his new book “Protecting the President: An Inside Account […]

Can America Convince China to Subdue a Nuclear North Korea? | The National Interest

Can America Convince China to Subdue a Nuclear North Korea? | The National Interest. Dealing with China is preferable to dealing with the nuclear threat of North Korea. This conclusion follows quite logically from the following points: • North Korea poses a serious threat. Michael Morrell, former acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency, stated: “I believe that North Korea […]

Comey’s Speech at Howard University Interrupted by Student Protesters

Comey's Speech at Howard University Interrupted by Student Protesters. Former FBI Director James Comey was met with protests from students when he delivered the Opening Convocation speech Friday. The students stopped his speech for several minutes. After he continued, students shouted, “No justice, no peace” and “Get out James Comey! Go home” throughout Comey’s keynote address. During his speech, Comey […]

Marriott Refuses to Cancel Convention for Anti-Sharia Group

Marriott Refuses to Cancel Convention for Anti-Sharia Group. by Rod Kackley · September 23, 2017 Marriott International has no intention of acquiescing to a demand from Muslim activists that an October convention of the ACT for America organization at the Marriott Crystal Gateway in Arlington, Va., be canceled. “We are a hospitality company that provides public accommodations and function space,” […]

Breaking: Betsy DeVos Withdraws ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter That Weaponized Title IX Against Due Process – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Breaking: Betsy DeVos Withdraws 'Dear Colleague' Letter That Weaponized Title IX Against Due Process – Hit & Run : Reason.com. by Robby Soave · September 22, 2017 Chris Kleponis/CNP/AdMedia/NewscomToday Education Secretary Betsy DeVos withdrew the Obama-era letter instructing colleges to use the preponderance of evidence standard when adjudicating sexual assault. DeVos called the previous guidelines—distributed to colleges in 2011 as […]