News & Politics

On Friday’s week in review segment on the PBS NewsHour, pseudoconservative panelist and New York Times columnist David Brooks guessed the new election laws being passed won’t do much to tamp down voting, that they’re a “Potemkin set of laws,” but they’re a “horrific look” for Republicans, given America’s history on civil rights.  Anchor Judy Woodruff had been lamenting
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Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas, a Democrat, accused the Biden administration of playing a “shell game” with the unaccompanied minors captured at the border in order to mislead the public. Cuellar’s comments were included in a report about the migrant children from NBC Nightly News published Thursday. “What they’re doing now is they’re moving the
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Former Wall Street Journal writer and Asian American immigrant Asra Nomani delivered a moving speech before the Virginia school board overseeing her son’s education, lambasting officials for their “anti-racism” propaganda push before she was cut off and told: “Go to your seat.” What are the details? Nomani, who is now vice president of anti-indoctrination group
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Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) was vehemently booed and called “traitor” and “communist” during a Utah Republican party convention speech on Saturday. “You can boo all you like,” Romney said in response to the jeering crowd. “I’ve been a Republican all my life. My dad was the governor of Michigan and I was the Republican nominee
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Los Angeles sanitation workers collected a massive amount of garbage after clearing out a homeless encampment, including an astounding amount of feces and urine. City officials were highly criticized by homeless advocates when they decided to end the encampment around Echo Park Lake. Police issued a citywide tactical alert in March after violence broke out
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Scott Allen DeShields Jr. says that he is incredibly lucky to be alive after his .50 caliber rifle blew up in his face. Video of the incident went viral on YouTube, racking in millions of views over the last week. What are the details? In an Instagram post on Kentucky Ballistics’ page, DeShields claimed that
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The Biden administration is now openly facilitating drug and human trafficking across the U.S.-Mexico border. By claiming the situation there is “under control” when it’s clearly not, the administration is systemically lying to the American people. At the same time, it’s also imposing a blackout, making it difficult for media to obtain the truth about
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While coronavirus infections and deaths are falling across the country, one study claims that the actual number of deaths from the pandemic is 57% higher than the official count. The study by researchers at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation was published on Thursday and said the actual number of coronavirus
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National Public Radio is celebrating its 50th anniversary this week in a classic way: asking their fans for money. A fundraising email gushes “From covering the Vietnam War in 1971 to the COVID-19 vaccination effort today, and everything in between, NPR has delivered fact-based news and trustworthy analysis to millions.” Some of that “fact-based news”
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Authorities believe New York college student Saniyya Dennis, who has been missing for over a week, took her own life by jumping into Niagara Falls. What are the details? Dennis, a 19-year-old student at SUNY Buffalo State College, was reported missing on April 26. But after an “exhaustive” investigation involving no less than 10 law
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A California bar owner has been charged with multiple felonies for allegedly producing and selling fake COVID-19 vaccine verification cards. What are the details? Officials say Todd Anderson, who owns The Old Corner Saloon in Clements, created the false documents and sold them to patrons for $20 a pop. After obtaining a search warrant following
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White House press secretary Jen Psaki admitted on Thursday that the Biden team tells President Joe Biden to avoid answering impromptu questions from reporters. Psaki made the comments while appearing on CNN’s “The Axe Files with David Axelrod.” Axelrod was praising the communications team for managing Biden so well that there’s never a surprise from
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