China Arrests Citizen Journalist in Wuhan for ‘Picking Quarrels’ with Regime Criticism

Chinese Communist Party (CCP) police in Shanghai arrested Zhang Zhan, a citizen journalist and former lawyer, after criticizing the regime’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported on Monday. The arrest occurred last week and resulted in charges of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble,” a “crime” the CCP regularly … Continue reading China Arrests Citizen Journalist in Wuhan for ‘Picking Quarrels’ with Regime Criticism

Poll: Democrats More Worried and Lonely, Less Happy than Republicans

As many states begin to reopen their economies following the coronavirus shutdowns, Democrats are far more likely to say they are worried and less likely to say they are happy. Sixty-six percent of Democrats told pollsters they experienced happiness during a lot of the previous day, Gallup said. Seventy-seven percent of Republicans reported being happy. … Continue reading Poll: Democrats More Worried and Lonely, Less Happy than Republicans

Scarborough to Trump 2020 Campaign: ‘The Conspiracy Theories — They’re Not Working’

During a Wednesday MSNBC “Morning Joe” discussion about President Donald Trump sparring with reporters and others over the coronavirus pandemic, host Joe Scarborough questioned the tactic behind attacking others as he tries to get reelected in 2020. Scarborough pointed to Trump’s 2020 polling numbers, adding there is a concern in the White House Trump will … Continue reading Scarborough to Trump 2020 Campaign: ‘The Conspiracy Theories — They’re Not Working’

Pakistan Supreme Court Lifts Coronavirus Lockdown

Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered the government to lift remaining coronavirus lockdown restrictions on Monday so businesses could fully reopen. The top court, whose decision is binding, argued Pakistan was “swallowing so much money” with a shuttered economy and claimed it was no longer worth staying locked down when there “apparently is not a pandemic in … Continue reading Pakistan Supreme Court Lifts Coronavirus Lockdown

Nolte: Only Heroes in #MeToo’s Ocean of Female Frauds Are Tara Reade and Rose McGowan

Tara Reade and Rose McGowan are the only remaining heroes in #MeToo’s vast and cynical ocean of female frauds. How much courage does it take to launch a #MeToo attack on a Brett Kavanaugh, on a Supreme Court nominee backed by a Republican president, much less a Republican president named Donald Trump? None. Zip. Zero. … Continue reading Nolte: Only Heroes in #MeToo’s Ocean of Female Frauds Are Tara Reade and Rose McGowan

Donald Trump Threatens to Punish Michigan for Mailing Absentee Ballot Applications to Voters

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to punish Michigan for mailing absentee ballot applications to all state voters ahead of the election. “This was done illegally and without authorization by a rogue Secretary of State,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “I will ask to hold up funding to Michigan if they want to go down this … Continue reading Donald Trump Threatens to Punish Michigan for Mailing Absentee Ballot Applications to Voters

DOJ to Gavin Newsom: Start Reopening Churches in California

The Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) warned California Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday that his reopening plan discriminates against religion and must be modified to allow for religious services to reopen. Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband pointed out that Newsom’s plan allows a variety of businesses to reopen in “Stage 2,” … Continue reading DOJ to Gavin Newsom: Start Reopening Churches in California

UK Slams EU’s ‘Low-Quality’ Deal that No ‘Democratic Country Could Sign’

In a scathing letter to Brussels bureaucrat Michel Barnier, David Frost criticised the European Union’s offer of a “low-quality trade agreement” which contains provisions that no “democratic country could sign”. The UK’s chief EU adviser wrote to his Brussels counterpart, Mr Barnier, on Tuesday, calling for the EU to deal with the UK in trade … Continue reading UK Slams EU’s ‘Low-Quality’ Deal that No ‘Democratic Country Could Sign’

Farage: I Witnessed Illegal Boat Migrants ‘Bailing Water’ in the English Channel

Nigel Farage has claimed that he witnessed a group of migrants “bailing water” from a boat while he was out in the English Channel to film a report on the growing migrant crisis. On Wednesday, the Brexit Party leader said that he “was out mid-Channel early this morning and we found a small inflatable in … Continue reading Farage: I Witnessed Illegal Boat Migrants ‘Bailing Water’ in the English Channel

Le Pen Calls For Dissolution of French Parliament After Macron Loses Majority

Populist National Rally (RN) leader Marine Le Pen has called for the dissolution of the French parliament and fresh elections after President Emmanuel Macron’s party lost its majority on Tuesday. Ms Le Pen invited President Macron to dissolve the parliament and go to the voters after his party, La République en Marche! (LREM/the Republic on … Continue reading Le Pen Calls For Dissolution of French Parliament After Macron Loses Majority

Delingpole: Even Pakistan Is More Relaxed on Coronavirus than Britain

Things we could never have predicted last year: that in 2020 basket case economies where diarrhoea is a way of life would provide a better example of governance than many Western nations. Consider the latest news from Pakistan. Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ordered the government to lift what is left of the country’s lockdown. The … Continue reading Delingpole: Even Pakistan Is More Relaxed on Coronavirus than Britain

Coronavirus ‘Fashion Masks’ Set to Become ‘Essential’ Pandemic Accessory in UK

Decorated cloth face coverings inspired by the coronavirus pandemic could become an “essential” fashion accessory, with major British online retailers already selling animal and skeleton print masks. Britain’s adaptation to life under lockdown has taken a runway turn for the weird, with clothing retailers seeking to corner the market in fashionable face coverings. While scientists … Continue reading Coronavirus ‘Fashion Masks’ Set to Become ‘Essential’ Pandemic Accessory in UK

UK ‘Sleepwalking into Prohibition’ Thanks to EU Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

A ban on the sale of menthol flavoured cigarettes, menthol rolling tobacco, and capsule cigarettes came into force as of Wednesday in the UK, obeying a European Union directive, which critics fear is the first step towards a full “prohibition” on tobacco. On Wednesday, the flavoured cigarettes were banned as a part of the EU … Continue reading UK ‘Sleepwalking into Prohibition’ Thanks to EU Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Vandals Profane French Church, Steal Consecrated Hosts

Unidentified vandals broke into the Church of Saint-Jean-des-Cordeliers in southwest France Tuesday and jimmied open the tabernacle to steal the consecrated hosts. According to the attentive folks at L’Observatoire de la Christianophobie, the vandals broke into the church, located in the town of Bergerac in the Dordogne region, sometime in the afternoon, and stole both … Continue reading Vandals Profane French Church, Steal Consecrated Hosts

Where Are You? Critics Hit U.N.’s ‘Shameful Inaction’ During Chinese Coronavirus Pandemic

A string of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) took aim at the United Nations on Wednesday, asking why it has been missing in action as the Chinese coronavirus disaster unfolded. They pointed to universally ignored U.N. Security Council calls for a global ceasefire as evidence of the globalist body’s spectacular irrelevance during the biggest public health crisis in … Continue reading Where Are You? Critics Hit U.N.’s ‘Shameful Inaction’ During Chinese Coronavirus Pandemic

‘Underage’ Asylum Seekers Use Dutch Migrant Home as Base for Criminal Operations

Employees of the Dutch Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers (COA) have claimed they work in fear of “underage” migrants they say use refugee reception homes as a base while they commit crimes. The unnamed employees claim that many migrant homes across the Netherlands are filled with goods that have been stolen by allegedly … Continue reading ‘Underage’ Asylum Seekers Use Dutch Migrant Home as Base for Criminal Operations

Watch: Left-Wing Albania Government’s Midnight Bulldozer Raid Destroys National Theatre

The president of Albania has decried the “mafia” government of his own country after the state apparently launched a midnight demolition raid against the National Theatre building, police having first rounded up demonstrators. The sudden night-time demolition — which took place as people still stood in the square surrounding the National Theatre — came after … Continue reading Watch: Left-Wing Albania Government’s Midnight Bulldozer Raid Destroys National Theatre

GOP Sen. Johnson: Rice Email Shouldn’t Have Been Classified, Wray Should Have Made it Available Sooner

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) reacted to the recently declassified email from former National Security Adviser Susan Rice by stating that the email shouldn’t have been classified and criticizing FBI Director Christopher Wray for not making the information public sooner. Johnson wondered … Continue reading GOP Sen. Johnson: Rice Email Shouldn’t Have Been Classified, Wray Should Have Made it Available Sooner

Thousands Evacuated from Central Michigan County after Two Dams Fail

EDENVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Two breached dams caused by several days of rainfall and rising water on Tuesday forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in mid-Michigan, where the governor said one downtown could be “under approximately 9 feet of water” by morning. For the second time in less than 24 hours, families living along … Continue reading Thousands Evacuated from Central Michigan County after Two Dams Fail

Feds Revoked Michigan Dam License in 2018: ‘Failure … to Safely Pass Flood Flows’

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission revoked the license for the Edenville Dam in central Michigan — which breached Tuesday — in 2018 because of concerns that the dams would not be able to withstand heavy flooding. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer confirmed that the Edenville and Sanford Dams had breached, as heavy rains hit the area. The … Continue reading Feds Revoked Michigan Dam License in 2018: ‘Failure … to Safely Pass Flood Flows’

Tucker Carlson on Pelosi’s Fat-Shaming Remarks: ‘People with Glass Faces Should Not Throw Stones’

Tuesday, Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson took exception with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s comments questioning President Donald Trump’s use of hydroxychloroquine as a preventive measure to combat the symptoms from a potential coronavirus infection. Carlson contrasts Pelosi’s views on Trump’s use of the pharmaceutical put on display during a CNN appearance a day earlier with … Continue reading Tucker Carlson on Pelosi’s Fat-Shaming Remarks: ‘People with Glass Faces Should Not Throw Stones’

Cotton Touts Bill Withholding Coronavirus Relief Funds from Governments Paying Out Illegal Immigrants

Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) argued for his proposed bill that would restrict federal government money appropriated in the name of coronavirus relief from going to state or city government that give payouts to illegal immigrants. “[W]e shouldn’t be spending hard-earned taxpayer dollars on illegal immigrants at a time when 35 million Americans … Continue reading Cotton Touts Bill Withholding Coronavirus Relief Funds from Governments Paying Out Illegal Immigrants

Joe Biden Falsely Accuses Trump of Ignoring Antisemitism

Former Vice President Joe Biden renewed his accusation that President Donald Trump is ignoring antisemitism — even though the president condemned it at length, once again, just a few weeks ago. Biden, speaking to an online fundraising event, claimed that the president was “not saying a word” about antisemitism, according to the pool report (via … Continue reading Joe Biden Falsely Accuses Trump of Ignoring Antisemitism

Planned Parenthood Affiliates Received $80 Million in Paycheck Protection Program Loans

Planned Parenthood affiliates received $80 million in loans from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in violation of the rules of the relief program revealed Fox News’s Tucker Carlson Tonight Tuesday night. According to the Fox News host, 37 affiliates of the abortion industry giant applied for and received the coronavirus funds. Now, officials of the Small … Continue reading Planned Parenthood Affiliates Received $80 Million in Paycheck Protection Program Loans

Biden: Based on What I See Online and in Media, ‘A Lot of Other People’ ‘Wondering’ if Reade’s Accusation Is True

During a town hall with Yahoo News on Tuesday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden said that he hasn’t watched any of the interviews Tara Reade has done, women “should be presumed” to be telling the truth, and that, based on what he’s seeing online and in the media, “apparently, there’s a … Continue reading Biden: Based on What I See Online and in Media, ‘A Lot of Other People’ ‘Wondering’ if Reade’s Accusation Is True

‘His Father’s Son’: Joe Biden’s Attack on Don Jr. Backfires as Hunter’s Baggage Retakes Center Stage

Joe Biden’s (D) attack on Donald Trump Jr. backfired tremendously Tuesday evening after the president’s eldest son resurrected the largely dismissed realities surrounding the corruption of the Democrat Party’s presumptive nominee and his son Hunter. “It’s sick,” Biden said in response to a meme posted by Donald Trump Jr., highlighting what many have considered the … Continue reading ‘His Father’s Son’: Joe Biden’s Attack on Don Jr. Backfires as Hunter’s Baggage Retakes Center Stage

Pro-Migration Group Tells Trump: H-1B Visa Workers Don’t Hurt Jobs, Wages

President Donald Trump may not help Americans if he blocks foreign H-1B visa workers from getting the white-collar jobs sought by unemployed Americans, says a May 18 report by a business-boosted pro-migration group, the National Foundation for American Policy. “There is little reason to think doing so will help American workers,” says the report, authored by Madeline … Continue reading Pro-Migration Group Tells Trump: H-1B Visa Workers Don’t Hurt Jobs, Wages

Dem Sen. Murphy: Trump Was More of an ‘Apologist’ for China Than W.H.O.

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) said that the World Health Organization was “too cozy with China” in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, but President Trump “was the chief apologist for China’s early reaction to the virus.” And it is “hard to understand how the W.H.O. would have … Continue reading Dem Sen. Murphy: Trump Was More of an ‘Apologist’ for China Than W.H.O.

Dem Sen. Murphy: ‘States Need to Start Reopening,’ But I’m ‘Nervous’ About Lack of Pandemic Control Systems

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) said that states “need to start reopening,” but it is “a really dangerous moment.” And he is “incredibly nervous that we don’t have a president who seems to understand or care about what his role is, and what the federal government’s role is now … Continue reading Dem Sen. Murphy: ‘States Need to Start Reopening,’ But I’m ‘Nervous’ About Lack of Pandemic Control Systems

Maine Lawmakers to AG Barr: Gov. Janet Mills ‘Has Exceeded’ Her Authority

A group of Maine legislators sent a letter Monday to U.S. Attorney General William Barr, requesting an investigation into Gov. Janet Mills (D) as a result of her numerous executive orders regarding the coronavirus crisis in which, they say, she “has exceeded her executive authority.” In the letter made available to Breitbart News, the lawmakers, … Continue reading Maine Lawmakers to AG Barr: Gov. Janet Mills ‘Has Exceeded’ Her Authority