#ClintonBodyCount and Jeffrey Epstein, explained – Vox

#ClintonBodyCount and Jeffrey Epstein, explained – Vox. Within hours — maybe even minutes — of news breaking that hedge fund manager and convicted sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide in his jail cell, discussion immediately turned to one of Epstein’s most powerful former friends: former President Bill Clinton. As of this writing, “Clintons” is the number two trending term […]

Ending a Week of Blunders, Joe Biden Remembers Something That Never Happened – Mother Jones

Ending a Week of Blunders, Joe Biden Remembers Something That Never Happened – Mother Jones. Speaking to reporters in Iowa on Saturday, Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden said that student survivors of the shooting in Parkland, Florida, “came up to see me when I was vice president.” Except they didn’t. The Parkland shooting took place in 2018, more than a year […]

Barr On Epstein’s Death: ‘Co-Conspirators Should Not Rest Easy’

Barr On Epstein’s Death: ‘Co-Conspirators Should Not Rest Easy’. by Kate Riga · August 12, 2019 Attorney General William Barr, who has said that he’s “appalled” that Jeffrey Epstein was able to apparently commit suicide in his cell over the weekend, repeated those sentiments Monday, adding that any co-conspirators “should not rest easy.” “I was appalled, and indeed the whole […]

Jeffrey Epstein death: Apparent suicide inspires new conspiracy theories – CBS News

Jeffrey Epstein death: Apparent suicide inspires new conspiracy theories – CBS News. Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide Saturday morning in a federal jail launched new conspiracy theories online in a saga that has provided fodder for them for years, fueled by Epstein’s ties to princes, politicians and other famous and powerful people. Online theorists Saturday quickly offered unsubstantiated speculation — including […]

What Muslim ban? 2020 Democrats go easy on Trump – POLITICO

What Muslim ban? 2020 Democrats go easy on Trump – POLITICO. Muslim-American activists say their issues are getting short shrift in the Democratic primary. Donald Trump’s travel ban triggered a nationwide backlash on the left — but in the eyes of many Muslims, you wouldn’t know it listening to the Democratic presidential hopefuls. Now, Muslim operatives and activists are expressing […]

The Hunt: Universal cancels upcoming Craig Zobel movie after Donald Trump tweets about it.

The Hunt: Universal cancels upcoming Craig Zobel movie after Donald Trump tweets about it.. Universal Pictures has canceled the release of its upcoming thriller The Hunt, which was previously scheduled to hit theaters on Sept. 27, Variety reports. The film, a “Most Dangerous Game” riff from director Craig Zobel and screenwriters Damon Lindelof and Nick Cuse, features coastal elites hunting […]

#ClintonBodyCount and Jeffrey Epstein, explained – Vox

#ClintonBodyCount and Jeffrey Epstein, explained – Vox. Within hours — maybe even minutes — of news breaking that hedge fund manager and convicted sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide in his jail cell, discussion immediately turned to one of Epstein’s most powerful former friends: former President Bill Clinton. As of this writing, “Clintons” is the number two trending term […]

Andrew Yang Brought To Tears By Mother’s Question On Gun Violence | HuffPost

Andrew Yang Brought To Tears By Mother's Question On Gun Violence | HuffPost. Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang was overcome with emotion at a forum in Iowa on Saturday after a woman in the audience opened up about her family’s tragic experience with gun violence. “My beautiful 4-year-old daughter Dayla was struck by a stray bullet” in March 2011, Stephanie […]

House Intelligence Committee Revs Up Probe Into Saudi Influence Efforts Targeting Trump – Mother Jones

House Intelligence Committee Revs Up Probe Into Saudi Influence Efforts Targeting Trump – Mother Jones. The House Intelligence Committee is ramping up an investigation into alleged efforts by Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf states to use financial inducements and other means to win favorable policies from the Trump administration. Starting in April, the panel “issued several subpoenas and requests […]

Trump’s aides reportedly knew he would get drawn into Epstein conspiracy theories

Trump's aides reportedly knew he would get drawn into Epstein conspiracy theories. No surprise here. President Trump retweeted a conspiracy theory Saturday evening alleging without evidence that former President Bill Clinton was in some way connected to the death of millionaire financier and alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, and his aides saw it coming from a mile away, The Daily […]

Scarborough’s ‘Russian’ Epstein Theory | Talking Points Memo

Scarborough’s ‘Russian’ Epstein Theory | Talking Points Memo. In a series of tweets, Scarborough expressed his skepticism behind reports of Epstein dying from an apparent suicide in his New York City jail cell overnight. Scarborough went so far to imply that the suicide explanation seemed “predictably … Russian” and “bullshit.” Authorities couldn’t keep Epstein alive by putting him under 24 […]

Baltimore Sun Attacks Trump Supporter Who Organized Massive City Clean Up

Baltimore Sun Attacks Trump Supporter Who Organized Massive City Clean Up. by Timothy Meads Last week, Townhall covered MAGA supporter Scott Presler’s call to action in Baltimore by inviting “Americans to help Americans” and go clean up neighborhoods in Charm City. Presler at first kept secret when the event would occur for fear of retaliation from the far-left like Antifa. […]

Some labor unions split with Biden on ‘Medicare for All’ – POLITICO

Some labor unions split with Biden on 'Medicare for All' – POLITICO. Labor leaders dispute candidates’ claims that single-payer will leave their members worse off. Joe Biden and other moderate Democratic candidates opposed to “Medicare for All” have cast the plan as anti-labor, arguing that it would leave union members worse off by stripping them of the health care benefits […]

Joe Biden claims he was vice president during 2018 Parkland shooting.

Joe Biden claims he was vice president during 2018 Parkland shooting.. by Daniel Politi · August 11, 2019 Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks on stage during a forum on gun safety at the Iowa Events Center on August 10, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images It seems Joe Biden can’t escape the gaffe […]

#ClintonBodyCount and Jeffrey Epstein, explained – Vox

#ClintonBodyCount and Jeffrey Epstein, explained – Vox. Within hours — maybe even minutes — of news breaking that hedge fund manager and convicted sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide in his jail cell, discussion immediately turned to one of Epstein’s most powerful former friends: former President Bill Clinton. As of this writing, “Clintons” is the number two trending term […]

Trump’s Words Encourage White Supremacist Violence, Says Michael Bloomberg | HuffPost

Trump's Words Encourage White Supremacist Violence, Says Michael Bloomberg | HuffPost. Positive messages from President Donald Trump about racists and white supremacists encourage violence, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg charges in a CBS interview. Bloomberg said he did not think Democrats were wrong to link Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric to the mass shooting in El Paso that killed 22 […]

Why gun control might backfire on the Democrats

Why gun control might backfire on the Democrats. America’s debate over guns has gotten so stale that a secondary argument over “thoughts and prayers” had to break out to keep it interesting. On one side, there are largely law-abiding firearms owners, frequently immersed to some extent in gun culture, who fear being disarmed in response to crimes mostly being committed […]

Twitter Lifts McConnell Campaign Suspension

Twitter Lifts McConnell Campaign Suspension. by Summer Concepcion · August 9, 2019 Two days after it suspended Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) reelection campaign account for posting a video of a protester cursing the senator’s “raggedy, wrinkled-ass neck,” Twitter announced Friday that it had lifted the “Team Mitch” account’s suspension. The video contained a violent threat directed at Leader […]

Democrats complain Waters is slow to spread Wall Street wealth – POLITICO

Democrats complain Waters is slow to spread Wall Street wealth – POLITICO. by Zachary Warmbrodt · August 9, 2019 “This committee is no longer simply a ‘juice committee,’” Rep. Maxine Waters said in a statement. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Campaign finance filings paint a stark picture. The House Financial Services Committee is a magnet for Wall Street campaign cash, but […]

Joe Biden gaffes his way through Iowa.

Joe Biden gaffes his way through Iowa.. “Just a side note,” the moderator at Joe Biden’s town hall here on Wednesday night said, after the former vice president had just answered a question about criminal justice reform with an 11-minute spiel about that, gun control, the elevation of the Delmarva Peninsula, and so forth, “let’s keep our questions, and answers, […]

A new congressional bill could limit facial recognition technology – Vox

A new congressional bill could limit facial recognition technology – Vox. Uncovering and explaining how our digital world is changing — and changing us. Facial recognition is having a moment. Across the US, local politicians and national lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have started introducing rules that bar law enforcement agencies from using facial recognition technology to surveil […]

Bernie Sanders Says He’ll Reveal The Truth About Aliens If Elected President | HuffPost

Bernie Sanders Says He’ll Reveal The Truth About Aliens If Elected President | HuffPost. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has pledged to reveal the truth about aliens if he’s elected in 2020. Podcast host Joe Rogan asked the senator from Vermont in the final moments of an hourlong interview if he would tell the public about aliens and UFOs were he […]

Nancy Pelosi Still Hasn’t Learned the Biggest Lesson From Watergate – Mother Jones

Nancy Pelosi Still Hasn’t Learned the Biggest Lesson From Watergate – Mother Jones. Forty-five years ago, Richard Nixon became the first president to resign from office. Popular culture has been suffuse with Watergate remembrance for decades. (There are at least nine films about the scandal.) But neither the cinematic versions of Watergate nor the revisionist histories like Slate’s Slow Burn […]

Biden says ‘poor kids’ are just as bright as ‘white kids’

Biden says 'poor kids' are just as bright as 'white kids'. Biden says ‘poor kids’ are just as bright as ‘white kids’ August 9, 2019 Former Vice President Joe Biden while speaking before the Asian & Latino Coalition in Iowa on Thursday accidentally said that “poor kids” are just as bright as “white kids.” Biden at this Des Moines event […]

Hillary wades into impeachment in Watergate interview – POLITICO

Hillary wades into impeachment in Watergate interview – POLITICO. Clinton drew upon her time as a young House committee staffer in the hour-long sit-down. Hillary Clinton has a message for lawmakers contemplating impeachment: Steer clear of politics, don’t hold press conferences and avoid leaks. The former secretary of state’s advice came in a little-noticed interview conducted last July as part […]

Democratic debate: Andrew Yang is 9th candidate to qualify for next debate – Vox

Democratic debate: Andrew Yang is 9th candidate to qualify for next debate – Vox. Democrats aren’t letting just anyone onto their presidential debate stage anymore. After two debates with lenient qualification standards that featured 20 candidates each, the DNC raised the bar for September’s third debate. The move has created some drama, as various lower-polling contenders are struggling to make […]

It’s On: Rep. Jerry Nadler Says ‘Formal Impeachment Proceedings’ Are Underway | HuffPost

It's On: Rep. Jerry Nadler Says ‘Formal Impeachment Proceedings’ Are Underway | HuffPost. Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) said on Thursday night that his committee’s investigation represented “formal impeachment proceedings” against President Donald Trump. The House Judiciary chairman also said on CNN that articles of impeachment could be sent to the House floor by the end of the year. CNN host […]

The sad decline of journalism

The sad decline of journalism. Wednesday was a bad day for journalism, which means Wednesday was a bad day for America. In the early afternoon, Pacific Standard, a much-lauded online magazine that focuses on social issues, announced that its foundation funding had run out and that the outlet is shutting down. Journalists across the country were digesting that news when […]

Andrew McCabe Sues DOJ Over His Removal | Talking Points Memo

Andrew McCabe Sues DOJ Over His Removal | Talking Points Memo. by Tierney Sneed · August 8, 2019 Another top ex-FBI official who was ousted after being targeted by President Trump has filed a lawsuit against the Justice Department challenging his removal. A day after former FBI counter-intel head Peter Strzok sued the Justice Department over his firing, former Deputy […]

‘Warren has built a monster’: Inside the Democrats’ battle for Nevada – POLITICO

‘Warren has built a monster’: Inside the Democrats’ battle for Nevada – POLITICO. The Massachusetts senator is turning heads in the early voting state with the size of her operation — and crowds. LAS VEGAS — Kamala Harris hired a dream team of operatives. Joe Biden has solid establishment support. Bernie Sanders heads a volunteer army. And Julián Castro is […]

Business efforts of Biden brother and son prompt new questions over influence peddling

Business efforts of Biden brother and son prompt new questions over influence peddling. by Joseph Simonson · August 15, 2019 A longtime donor of Joe Biden financed a second mortgage for the vice president’s younger brother, James, worth $500,000, in order to pay for a Florida vacation home, adding yet another cloud of suspicion over whether the Biden family financially […]

Bernie Sanders supporter files labor complaint against Elizabeth Warren’s campaign | Fox News

Bernie Sanders supporter files labor complaint against Elizabeth Warren’s campaign | Fox News. A Colorado-based Bernie Sanders supporter has filed a labor complaint against Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, taking aim at its use of a confidentiality agreement that says keeps staffers from speaking out on workplace conditions. Jason Legg, a tenant-rights attorney — he has not worked for Warrent’s […]

President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland – WSJ

President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland – WSJ. President Trump made his name on the world’s most famous island. Now he wants to buy the world’s biggest. The idea of the U.S. purchasing Greenland has captured the former real-estate developer’s imagination, according to people familiar with the deliberations, who said Mr. Trump has, with varying degrees of seriousness, […]

We Need a Red Flag Law for Joe Biden

We Need a Red Flag Law for Joe Biden. We need pre-emptive red flag laws for Joe Biden, Democrat politicians, and their voters. They’re dangers to themselves and others. Let’s do a Biden review. He still thinks Margaret Thatcher is Britain’s prime minister (not the first time he’s recently gaffed on this), believes there are at least three genders, believes […]

Study: More Students Are Graduating College Because It’s Gotten Easier

Study: More Students Are Graduating College Because It’s Gotten Easier. by Joy Pullmann · August 15, 2019 In the 1990s, only 40 percent of students who entered a four-year state college graduated within the next six years. In the 2000s, that six-year graduation rate increased—to 50 percent. But during that timeframe more poorly prepared students also entered college, so one […]

Trump seeks to project confidence on economy at New Hampshire rally | TheHill

Trump seeks to project confidence on economy at New Hampshire rally | TheHill. by Morgan Chalfant · August 15, 2019 President Trump took aim at Democrats during a campaign rally in Manchester, N.H., on Thursday evening, branding them proponents of “socialism” and suggesting the country would undergo another recession if he isn’t reelected in 2020. Trump repeatedly went after Democratic […]

Hickenlooper still fundraising, despite reports he may drop presidential bid

Hickenlooper still fundraising, despite reports he may drop presidential bid. by Griffin Connolly · August 14, 2019 Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper sent out a fundraising email for his presidential campaign on Tuesday despite reports that he is weighing an end to his bid for the White House in order to run for a GOP-held Senate seat. Before the Wing […]

Report: China company got Hillary’s emails – WND

Report: China company got Hillary's emails – WND. The fear that China hacked Hillary Clinton’s emails on an unsecure server while she was in Barack Obama’s Cabinet isn’t new. One year ago, talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh wondered why Clinton and Obama had not denied “the news story that the Chinese government had real-time hacked access to Hillary Clinton’s computer, her […]

Trump: ‘I Sort of Hope’ Biden Wins the Democratic Nomination | Trending

Trump: 'I Sort of Hope' Biden Wins the Democratic Nomination | Trending. by Nicholas Ballasy · August 15, 2019 President Trump said he “sort of” hopes former Vice President Joe Biden wins the Democratic nomination. “Is there anything better a Trump rally? What about a sleepy Joe Biden rally?” Trump asked the crowd at his rally in New Hampshire on […]

The United States is Losing Latin America to China | The National Interest

The United States is Losing Latin America to China | The National Interest. by Carlos Roa · August 15, 2019 HISTORICALLY SPEAKING, the United States has been sensitive about foreign powers involving themselves in the affairs of the Western Hemisphere. Yet with the collapse of the Soviet Union at the end of the Cold War, Washington seemed to forget about […]

Netanyahu: ‘Itinerary of the Two Congresswomen Reveals Sole Purpose of Their Visit Is to Harm Israel’

Netanyahu: 'Itinerary of the Two Congresswomen Reveals Sole Purpose of Their Visit Is to Harm Israel'. The itinerary provided by Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) shows the sole purpose of their scheduled trip to Israel – which is being funded by an anti-Israel organization – is to harm it, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday, defending […]

The Tea Party Isn’t Dead. It’s More Vibrant and Essential Than Ever.

The Tea Party Isn’t Dead. It’s More Vibrant and Essential Than Ever.. Rand Paul is mistaken. It’s not often I say that, so let me explain. Speaking on the Senate floor last month, Kentucky’s junior senator—elected with tea party support in his first run for public office in 2010—declared the following in response to a massive two-year spending deal: “Today […]

Why Governments Should Not Bar Entry Based on Political Views – Reason.com

Why Governments Should Not Bar Entry Based on Political Views – Reason.com. Israel’s recent decision to bar US Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the country, because of their support for the anti-Israel BDS movement, has attracted widespread controversy. Critics argue that the Israeli decision is both unwise and unjust. The critics are right. But, lost in the […]

Democrats, Guns & Assault-Weapon Bans — Dishonesty | National Review

Democrats, Guns & Assault-Weapon Bans — Dishonesty | National Review. ‘The 1994 assault weapons and high-capacity magazines bans worked. And if I am elected president, we’re going to pass them again — and this time, we’ll make them even stronger,” Joe Biden promised this week. The only thing stopping the assault-weapon ban from getting through the Republican-controlled Senate, Biden wrote […]

GOP Leader Demands Investigation Into Anti-Semitic Calif. High School Curriculum

GOP Leader Demands Investigation Into Anti-Semitic Calif. High School Curriculum. by Adam Kredo · August 14, 2019 House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) is demanding an investigation into how the California Department of Education crafted a “blatantly anti-Semitic, anti-Israel” high school curriculum that has fostered unease in the state’s pro-Israel and Israeli-American communities. The Washington Free Beacon reported this week […]

A Bad Deal, 80 Years Ago

A Bad Deal, 80 Years Ago. Some 80 years ago, on Aug. 23, 1939, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union signed the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, formally known as the “Treaty of non-aggression between Germany and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.” The world was shocked — and terrified — by the agreement. Western democracies of the 1930s had counted on the […]

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown. by Joel Gehrke · August 15, 2019 China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that hardens ideological tensions between the rival powers. “They are now preparing their own people … to support any radical […]

Kamala Harris slammed for ‘politicizing’ Philadelphia standoff | Fox News

Kamala Harris slammed for 'politicizing' Philadelphia standoff | Fox News. Reaction from former NYPD intelligence officer Buck Sexton and former DPCC press secretary Rochelle Ritchie. Sen. Kamala Harris faced criticism Wednesday for promoting her campaign’s gun control plan during an appearance on CNN that coincided with breaking news about the police standoff in Philadelphia in which six officers were shot. […]

Woodstock 50 Years Later: An Eyewitness Account

Woodstock 50 Years Later: An Eyewitness Account. The 50th anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival prompts many to reminisce about the extraordinary gathering of musical talent and idealism associated with that event. It more than lived up to its promotional billing as “three days of peace and music.” Woodstock featured 32 of the most iconic artists in American music […]

My Son’s Orientation At Virginia Tech Was Full Of Leftist Propaganda

My Son's Orientation At Virginia Tech Was Full Of Leftist Propaganda. by Penny Nance · August 14, 2019 Are taxpayers funding academic institutions to indoctrinate our kids? That disturbing and irresistible question plagued me during the long drive home last week from college orientation. I doubt I am alone in this wake-up call. Like many other women, I just sent […]

Recession fears surge as stock markets plunge | TheHill

Recession fears surge as stock markets plunge | TheHill. by Sylvan Lane · August 14, 2019 Fears of a looming U.S. recession hit new heights on Wednesday as warning signs of a slowdown flashed around the world. U.S stocks suffered their worst day of losses this year — sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 800 points — after turmoil […]

Large employers question ‘Medicare for All’ plans, survey shows

Large employers question ‘Medicare for All’ plans, survey shows. by Mary Ellen McIntire · August 14, 2019 Most large employers say a “Medicare for All” system would lower the number of uninsured people in the United States, but they are concerned it could increase health care costs and taxes while stifling innovation and quality, a new survey shows. The concerns […]

Biden’s gaffes make Trump look like Churchill – WND

Biden's gaffes make Trump look like Churchill – WND. Former Vice President Joe Biden, in December 2018, said, “I am a gaffe machine.” File that under the category of truer words have seldom been spoken. President Donald Trump benefited in the 2016 presidential contest because the unfavorable numbers of his opponent, Hillary Clinton, matched or exceeded Trump’s own unfavorable numbers. […]

Will China Freeze America Out of the Arctic? | The National Interest

Will China Freeze America Out of the Arctic? | The National Interest. by Mark Rosen · August 14, 2019 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo openly challenged China’s and Russian’s Arctic intentions at the May 2019 Arctic Council Meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland. This marked a dramatic rhetorical shift in the usual diplomatic line that the United States regarded the Arctic as […]

Brent Bozell: Mass Murder? Blame ‘Conservative Media Stars’

Brent Bozell: Mass Murder? Blame 'Conservative Media Stars'. On Aug. 12, The New York Times published what The New York Times does best: a smear of conservatives in which they’re attached to a national travesty. This time the headline was “How the El Paso Killer Echoed the Incendiary Words of Conservative Media Stars.” The online article was illustrated with quotes […]

Open Borders Inc.: Who’s Funding the Wicked War on ICE?

Open Borders Inc.: Who's Funding the Wicked War on ICE?. by Michelle Malkin · August 14, 2019 All the gun control zealots out in full force last week have apparently gone to the beach. An alarming shooting took place at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in San Antonio on Tuesday. Local media reported that “multiple shots were fired […]

We’ve Already Blown Past Last Year’s Federal Budget Deficit – Reason.com

We’ve Already Blown Past Last Year’s Federal Budget Deficit – Reason.com. To grasp what dire shape the budget deficit is in, one only needs to glance at a handful of recent Bloomberg News headlines. There was “U.S. Posts Largest-Ever Monthly Budget Deficit in February” in March, followed by “U.S. Budget Gap Balloons to $739 Billion Despite Tariff Revenue” in June. […]

Jeffrey Epstein Gamed the Justice System | National Review

Jeffrey Epstein Gamed the Justice System | National Review. It shouldn’t be possible for a hideous monster to game the American system of justice. The Jeffrey Epstein case establishes beyond a doubt that if you’re a sexual predator, it pays to be a rich and connected sexual predator. Epstein, now dead of an apparent suicide before his accusers had their […]

Iowa Democrat Stacey Walker Not Running for Senate, Blames National Democrats

Iowa Democrat Stacey Walker Not Running for Senate, Blames National Democrats. Walker, 31, a member of the Linn County Board of Supervisors, publicly acknowledged in May he was considering a Senate run. He criticized Ernst for defending President Donald Trump and accused her of doing “a lot of harm to Iowans all across the state.” He also talked about how […]

Open Borders Inc.: Who’s Funding the Wicked War on ICE?

Open Borders Inc.: Who's Funding the Wicked War on ICE?. All the gun control zealots out in full force last week have apparently gone to the beach. An alarming shooting took place at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices in San Antonio on Tuesday. Local media reported that “multiple shots were fired on two floors targeting ICE officials.” But […]