OAS Chief: World Must Prevent Venezuela ‘from Becoming Rwanda’

The head of the Organization of American States, Luis Almagro, warned on Monday that it is the responsibility of the international community to avoid a Rwanda-style genocide in Venezuela. “In essence, the responsibility to protect consists in preventing it from happening,” he wrote on Twitter in response to a tweet from Human Rights Watch director Jose … Continue reading OAS Chief: World Must Prevent Venezuela ‘from Becoming Rwanda’

‘A Total Failure’: Sweden Has Europe’s Worst Border Control, Says EU Report ‘Hushed Up’ for Election

Sweden has the worst border control of any nation in Europe’s free movement zone, according to a leaked report seen by a major national newspaper that was reportedly suppressed to prevent the findings influencing the outcome of this month’s Swedish election. Border agents in the Nordic nation only receive very basic training, are not told … Continue reading ‘A Total Failure’: Sweden Has Europe’s Worst Border Control, Says EU Report ‘Hushed Up’ for Election

Dems make new demands on Kavanaugh hearing, as Republicans cry foul

Democratic senators on Tuesday escalated their demands regarding a hearing to examine the sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh — suggesting Monday’s scheduled public session with the Supreme Court nominee and his accuser is not enough, calling for more witnesses and more time for the FBI to dig into the allegations.  Much remains up in … Continue reading Dems make new demands on Kavanaugh hearing, as Republicans cry foul

Senate backs bill to avert shutdown, boost military spending

WASHINGTON– The Senate has approved a wide-ranging $854 billion bill that provides a fix to keep the government open through Dec. 7 and funds the military and a host of civilian agencies. The measure includes $675 billion for the Defense Department and boosts military pay by 2.6 percent. That’s the largest pay raise in nine … Continue reading Senate backs bill to avert shutdown, boost military spending

Flake: Would Be ‘Disqualifying’ if Kavanaugh Incident Occurred as Described

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said if Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexual misconduct accuser Christine Blasey Ford were credible, it would be “disqualifying” for Kavanaugh. Flake said, “Well, you know, I think that most of us were inclined to, on the Republican side, to support Kavanaugh, and that … Continue reading Flake: Would Be ‘Disqualifying’ if Kavanaugh Incident Occurred as Described

‘Drunk’ Mohammed Abdul Made Threats to Kill Before Driving SUV into Nightclub, Court Hears

Mohammed Abdul told nightclub staff he would “kill” them before he drove his car onto the dancefloor, hitting a number of people, after he was thrown out for being drunk and for making unwanted advances towards women, Maidstone Crown Court has heard. Facing charges of attempted murder and grievous bodily harm, the court heard that Abdul, … Continue reading ‘Drunk’ Mohammed Abdul Made Threats to Kill Before Driving SUV into Nightclub, Court Hears

Report: DOJ Investigating Tesla over Elon Musk’s Statements

Elon Musk’s car company Tesla is reportedly under investigation by the Department of Justice in relation to public comments made by Musk and the company. Bloomberg reports that Elon Musk’s Tesla is currently under investigation by the Department of Justice over statements made by Musk and the company. The criminal investigation is also operating alongside … Continue reading Report: DOJ Investigating Tesla over Elon Musk’s Statements

Chuck Grassley: Monday’s Kavanaugh Hearing May Be Canceled if Christine Blasey Ford Doesn’t Testify

Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said Tuesday that the committee’s hearing on Monday with Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who now accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault in high school, may be canceled if Ford does not testify. Grassley (R-IA) said during a hearing with radio host Hugh Hewitt that his … Continue reading Chuck Grassley: Monday’s Kavanaugh Hearing May Be Canceled if Christine Blasey Ford Doesn’t Testify

Marco Rubio Demands DOJ Investigate John Kerry’s Rogue Diplomacy with Iran

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) called on the Justice Department to probe former Secretary of State John Kerry’s rogue diplomacy with Iran, the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, according to reports. Rubio called on the agency Tuesday to look into whether Kerry potentially breached the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), which requires individuals representing foreign governments in a “political or quasi-political … Continue reading Marco Rubio Demands DOJ Investigate John Kerry’s Rogue Diplomacy with Iran

CNBC’s Jim Cramer: ‘Game is Over’ on Sacrificing America to China Trade

Jim Cramer says that the latest round of tariffs on China-made goods sends the message that the “game is over.” Cramer, who is the most popular personality on CNBC, defended the latest round of tariffs the Trump administration announced Monday night. “I think the president is saying, ‘Hey, listen guys, you are not going to … Continue reading CNBC’s Jim Cramer: ‘Game is Over’ on Sacrificing America to China Trade

Grassley: Dr. Ford Has Not Yet Accepted Invitation to Testify Monday — ‘Do They Want to Have the Hearing or Not?’

On Tuesday’s “Hugh Hewitt Show,” Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said his committee had reached out to Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual misconduct accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford multiple times in the last two days to have her testify Monday and have yet to hear back. “Has Dr. Ford accepted, and she … Continue reading Grassley: Dr. Ford Has Not Yet Accepted Invitation to Testify Monday — ‘Do They Want to Have the Hearing or Not?’

Dan Rather: Kavanaugh Nomination Is Hanging by a ‘Rope’

Monday on CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” former CBS’s “Evening News” anchor Dan Rather said the sexual assault allegation made against Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh meant his nomination was hanging by a “rope.” Rather said, “So two points about these hearings. One, that she may be a very accomplished college professor, but she is walking … Continue reading Dan Rather: Kavanaugh Nomination Is Hanging by a ‘Rope’

Brad Parscale on Twitter: ‘The Enforcer Clearly Needs an Enforcer’

Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign manager, Brad Parscale, speaks out against Jack Dorsey and Twitter’s anti-conservative bias in a new op-ed that calls for the platform to “fix its act.” In an op-ed for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Parscale calls for an “enforcer” for Twitter that will ensure conservative voices are not silenced, and suggests if … Continue reading Brad Parscale on Twitter: ‘The Enforcer Clearly Needs an Enforcer’

CNN’s Anderson Cooper Melts Down, Lies over Donald Trump Jr. Tweet

CNN host Anderson Cooper lied Monday night in an attempt to end criticism he faced over an old photo of him standing in flood waters. Over the weekend, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted out a Breitbart News article (penned by this reporter) showcasing CNN’s latest ratings disaster. In the week of September 3-9, the network fell … Continue reading CNN’s Anderson Cooper Melts Down, Lies over Donald Trump Jr. Tweet

Wisconsin Democrat Randy Bryce hit over criminal record, police comments in ad featuring brother

Randy Bryce, a Democrat gunning for retiring Rep. Paul Ryan’s Wisconsin congressional seat, was the subject of a new attack ad — that featured his own brother.  (Angela Major/The Janesville Gazette via AP) The race to replace Rep. Paul Ryan in Wisconsin just got even more heated as a Republican group released a new attack … Continue reading Wisconsin Democrat Randy Bryce hit over criminal record, police comments in ad featuring brother

New Mexico Sues Google, Twitter for Collecting Data on Children

The state of New Mexico is suing Google, Twitter, Tiny Lab, and other app developers for illegally gathering data on users under the age of 13 without parental consent. New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas stated tech companies including Google, Twitter, and other app developers are violating the 1998 Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), … Continue reading New Mexico Sues Google, Twitter for Collecting Data on Children

Pope’s Adviser: Responding to Accusers ‘Feeds Their Megalomania’

According to one of Pope Francis’ closest advisers, the pontiff has not answered allegations by a former Vatican ambassador that he seriously mishandled the case of serial abuser Theodore McCarrick to avoid feeding his accuser’s “megalomania.” Víctor Manuel Fernández, archbishop of La Plata, Argentina, and a close personal friend of the pope, said in an … Continue reading Pope’s Adviser: Responding to Accusers ‘Feeds Their Megalomania’

Lila Rose: Twitter Claims It Doesn’t Judge Political Beliefs, but Bans Pro-Life Content

Lila Rose, the president and founder of pro-life organization Live Action, called out Twitter for claiming it doesn’t censor content based on political beliefs while simultaneously cracking down on pro-life posts and campaigns. “Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has repeatedly told the news media that Twitter doesn’t ban content based on users’ viewpoints… Yet for years, Twitter … Continue reading Lila Rose: Twitter Claims It Doesn’t Judge Political Beliefs, but Bans Pro-Life Content

FBI: Brett Kavanaugh ‘Allegation Does Not Involve Any Potential Federal Crime’

The Department of Justice (DOJ) said Monday that the FBI will not investigate the sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. After refusing to participate in a phone call with Kavanaugh set up by Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), led by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Democrats on the Judiciary Committee called … Continue reading FBI: Brett Kavanaugh ‘Allegation Does Not Involve Any Potential Federal Crime’

Big Brother: Google Admits to Altering Android Phone Settings Remotely Without Permission

Tech giant Google has admitted to changing Android phone settings remotely without user permission, a move considered by experts to be bad for “transparency and consent.” The BBC reports that Silicon Valley Master of the Universe Google has admitted to remotely activating the “battery saver” function on many users’ Android phones. The battery saver function … Continue reading Big Brother: Google Admits to Altering Android Phone Settings Remotely Without Permission

Emmy Host Michael Che: ‘The Only White People that Thank Jesus Are Republicans and Ex-Crackheads’

Emmy Awards co-host Michael Che kicked off the show with political commentary and disparaging jokes, and Christians were not spared. “My mother is not watching. She says she doesn’t like watching white award shows because you guys don’t thank Jesus enough,” co-host Michael Che of Saturday Night Live fame said. “The only people–the only white … Continue reading Emmy Host Michael Che: ‘The Only White People that Thank Jesus Are Republicans and Ex-Crackheads’

Report: Border Wall Prototypes Breached, Broken During Tests

Initial tests of President Donald Trump’s border wall prototypes show the structures fail to meet the “non penetrable” criteria, according to a government report. Study crews were able to breach a wall and in at least one case, make a prototype unstable. A recently released report from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) revealed the proposed … Continue reading Report: Border Wall Prototypes Breached, Broken During Tests

Grassley suggests last-minute Kavanaugh hearing could be canceled if accuser doesn’t accept invite

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley on Tuesday raised the possibility that next week’s high-stakes open hearing to examine the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh could be canceled if the accuser doesn’t accept the committee’s invitation. Grassley, R-Iowa, scheduled a hearing for Monday for Kavanaugh and accuser Christine Blasey Ford to … Continue reading Grassley suggests last-minute Kavanaugh hearing could be canceled if accuser doesn’t accept invite

Nike Outlet Calls Police on Man Waving Pro-Police Flag Outside Store

A Little Rock, Arkansas, Nike outlet called police last Friday after a man waving a pro-police flag appeared outside the store, a report says. Little Rock resident Jimmie Cavin said he was incensed after Nike hired anti-police activist and former NFL player Colin Kaepernick as the face of its 30th anniversary”Just Do It” ad campaign. … Continue reading Nike Outlet Calls Police on Man Waving Pro-Police Flag Outside Store

Emmy Catastrophe: Ratings Crater 10 Percent to New All-Time Low

Ratings for Monday’s Emmy Award show collapsed by ten percent compared to 2017, which was already an all-time low. According to the early numbers, the 70th Emmy Awards telecast on NBC sank with just a 7.4 household rating, a ten percent collapse compare to last year The final numbers, which will include total viewers and … Continue reading Emmy Catastrophe: Ratings Crater 10 Percent to New All-Time Low

Andrew McCabe Reveals Book Title, Claims Trump ‘Undermining America’s Safety’

Fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who is currently under federal investigation for improper media disclosures, will release a book this winter chronicling his time at the bureau and serve up harsh criticism of President Donald Trump. In a statement released Tuesday, St. Martin’s Press announced McCabe’s book, The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror … Continue reading Andrew McCabe Reveals Book Title, Claims Trump ‘Undermining America’s Safety’

Videos: Venezuelan Dictator Nicolas Maduro Feasts at ‘Salt Bae’ Restaurant

The Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe, known popularly as “Salt Bae” after a photo of him sprinkling salt went viral in 2o17, has triggered international outrage after hosting Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro and his wife, Cilia Flores, for a lavish feast on Monday and posting the videos online. Gökçe previously courted the ire of victims of communism … Continue reading Videos: Venezuelan Dictator Nicolas Maduro Feasts at ‘Salt Bae’ Restaurant

Dem Sen Coons on Kavanaugh: ‘I Already Have Heard Enough’ for a ‘No’ Vote

Count Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) as a “no” on Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Coons, a member of the Judiciary Committee, said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Tuesday that he has “already heard enough” of the nominee’s “extreme views on presidential power” and his understanding of the Constitution to justify a “No” vote on … Continue reading Dem Sen Coons on Kavanaugh: ‘I Already Have Heard Enough’ for a ‘No’ Vote