Grassley: ‘We Here on Capitol Hill Have to Set an Example for Civility’

Amid protesters confronting senators over their support of Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Friday called on everyone on Capitol Hill to “set an example for civility.” Grassley blamed Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) for encouraging people to confront GOP lawmakers and urged senators and others on Capitol Hill … Continue reading Grassley: ‘We Here on Capitol Hill Have to Set an Example for Civility’

Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Goes on Safari, Feeds Baby Elephants in Most Iconic Moment Yet

First Lady Melania Trump went on safari in Kenya on Friday, creating her most iconic moment yet since assuming her role at the East Wing, feeding baby elephants and gazing at wild zebras in images that can’t be described as anything other than breathtaking. Mrs. Trump looked absolutely stunning in an equestrian-style ensemble by Polo … Continue reading Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Goes on Safari, Feeds Baby Elephants in Most Iconic Moment Yet

‘South Park’ Tackles Catholic Church Sex Abuse Crisis in ‘A Boy and a Priest’ Episode

The raunchy Comedy Central animated series South Park tackled clerical sex abuse in its October 3 episode titled “A Boy and a Priest,” drawing the ire of some commentators. In the episode, which the A.V. Club described as “an especially dark outing,” the citizens of South Park are portrayed as going to church for no … Continue reading ‘South Park’ Tackles Catholic Church Sex Abuse Crisis in ‘A Boy and a Priest’ Episode

Italian Journalist Union Demands Writers Stop Using Term ‘Illegal Immigrant’

A newly released charter for Italian journalists has demanded that writers stop using terms like “clandestine migrant” and use a replacement such as “irregular migrant” instead. The new guidelines come from the Federazione Nazionale Stampa Italiana (FNSI), a trade union representing Italian journalists, and state that journalists should avoid using terms that may seem discriminatory toward … Continue reading Italian Journalist Union Demands Writers Stop Using Term ‘Illegal Immigrant’

Laurie Metcalf, John Lithgow to Star in Hillary Clinton Election Loss Broadway Drama

Actors Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow will star in a Broadway production of Hillary and Clinton, a play that will follow Hillary Clinton’s struggle to salvage her unsuccessful 2008 presidential primary campaign. The play, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Joe Mantello, will see Metcalf play the role of the former First Lady while Lithgow will take on … Continue reading Laurie Metcalf, John Lithgow to Star in Hillary Clinton Election Loss Broadway Drama

Fugitive Mexican Cartel Queen ‘La Muneca’ Extradited to Texas

“La Muñeca,” A top cartel figure who became famous for her sultry photographs on social media, was extradited to Texas for sentencing on drug conspiracy and bribery charges.  This week, federal authorities extradited 41-year-old Ana Marie Hernandez, a woman linked to the Juarez and Sinaloa Cartels. Hernandez, a legal permanent resident of the U.S., faces … Continue reading Fugitive Mexican Cartel Queen ‘La Muneca’ Extradited to Texas

Donald Trump: Brett Kavanaugh Protesters ‘Paid Professionals’ by George Soros

President Donald Trump dismissed the hordes of liberal protesters flocking to the Supreme Court and Capitol Hill on Friday. “The very rude elevator screamers are paid professionals only looking to make Senators look bad,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Don’t fall for it!” Trump commented on the protesters after over 300 over them were arrested by … Continue reading Donald Trump: Brett Kavanaugh Protesters ‘Paid Professionals’ by George Soros

Watch: Clint Eastwood Runs Drugs for the Mexican Cartel in ‘The Mule’ Trailer

A tense trailer for Clint Eastwood’s next film, The Mule has emerged revealing a gripping story ripped from today’s headlines about poverty, crime, and Mexican drug cartels. Clint Eastwood stars as Earl Stone, a man in his 80s whose finances are spiraling out of control. Facing foreclosure on his home, on the verge of losing … Continue reading Watch: Clint Eastwood Runs Drugs for the Mexican Cartel in ‘The Mule’ Trailer

Theft, Sex Assault Rises Driving Soaring Crime Rate on Britain’s Railways

Crime on Britain’s railways has seen a steep rise, with the growth in reports being driven by violent crimes like public order offences, robbery, and sexual assault. Reported crimes rose from 52,235 during the 2016-17 period to 61,159 in 2017-18, an increase of 17 percent, the British Transport Police have revealed. New statistics show particular … Continue reading Theft, Sex Assault Rises Driving Soaring Crime Rate on Britain’s Railways

Report: Christine Blasey Ford Ally Monica McLean Pressured Leland Keyser to Change Denial of Brett Kavanaugh Assault

Leland Keyser, the “best friend” of Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford, told FBI investigators in recent days that Ford associate Monica McLean had pressured her to change her denial of the alleged assault, which had hurt Ford’s credibility. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Keyser “told investigators that Monica McLean, a retired Federal Bureau of … Continue reading Report: Christine Blasey Ford Ally Monica McLean Pressured Leland Keyser to Change Denial of Brett Kavanaugh Assault

Conway: Kavanaugh Confirmation Process Has Gone Longer Than Any in Modern History

Friday on “Fox & Friends,” White House counselor Kellyanne Conway called on the Senate to vote on Supreme Court justice nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation following Kavanaugh’s extended FBI background check that found nothing corroborating any sexual misconduct. “The process has been thorough, it’s gone on much longer and much deeper than any Supreme Court justice … Continue reading Conway: Kavanaugh Confirmation Process Has Gone Longer Than Any in Modern History

Elon Musk Mocks SEC as ‘Shortseller Enrichment Commission’ Before Tesla Settlement Finalized

Tesla shares fell more than 4 percent Thursday after CEO Elon Musk mocked the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Twitter Thursday — an eyebrow-raising move which came after the increasingly erratic billionaire reportedly reached a no-guilt settlement with the financial watchdog last week over his infamous “funding secured” tweet but before the settlement was finalized by a … Continue reading Elon Musk Mocks SEC as ‘Shortseller Enrichment Commission’ Before Tesla Settlement Finalized

The American Economy Added Just 134,000 Jobs in September, Unemployment Drops to Lowest Level Since 1969

The U.S. economy added just 134,000 jobs in September and the jobless rate fell to 3.7 percent, once again hitting a low level not seen since 1969. Despite fears that trade disputes and rising tariffs could weigh on the economy, hiring continues to grow. On Thursday, the government reported that new unemployment claims fell more than … Continue reading The American Economy Added Just 134,000 Jobs in September, Unemployment Drops to Lowest Level Since 1969

Watch: Eight-Year-Old Palestinian Throws Knife at Israeli Soldier

Ynetnews reports: An 8-year-old Palestinian boy threw a knife at an IDF soldier at a checkpoint near Route 443 in the West Bank before fleeing the scene on Thursday afternoon. No injuries were reported and the IDF troops searched the area to locate the child. The report “little boy running” can be heard on the radio … Continue reading Watch: Eight-Year-Old Palestinian Throws Knife at Israeli Soldier

Iran Blames U.S. Sanctions, ‘Climate Change’ for Loss of 70% of Farmlands

TEHRAN (AFP) – Iran faces losing 70 percent of its farmlands if urgent action is not taken to overcome a litany of climate woes, the country’s environment chief Isa Kalantari told AFP. The Islamic Republic is grappling not only with air, water and soil pollution, as well as drought and desertification, but also with the … Continue reading Iran Blames U.S. Sanctions, ‘Climate Change’ for Loss of 70% of Farmlands

Macron Tells Elderly Worried About Pension Cuts to Stop Complaining

French President Emmanuel Macron told a woman who was concerned about cuts to her pension that she should follow General Charles de Gaulle’s example and stop complaining. Deemed the “president of the rich” by critics, President Macron made the comments whilst at a ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the French constitution in de Gaulle’s home … Continue reading Macron Tells Elderly Worried About Pension Cuts to Stop Complaining

UK Conservatives Fear PM May Believes She Can Fight Next Election

Tory donors are fearful that Theresa May believes she can fight the next general election, as figures from the left and right of the party move to block her from carrying on after Brexit. The Prime Minister’s conference speech on Wednesday was widely considered to be a comparatively solid performance within the party and could … Continue reading UK Conservatives Fear PM May Believes She Can Fight Next Election

Self-Described ‘Islamic Bonnie and Clyde’ Guilty of Plot to Attack ‘Non-Believers’

A couple who described themselves as an “Islamic Bonnie and Clyde” have been found guilty in an Australian court of planning a New Year’s Eve terrorist stabbing attack on non-Muslims. Sameh Bayda and Alo-Bridget Namoa, both 21, were charged last year with the offences, which prosecutors allege had been plotted in late 2015 to early … Continue reading Self-Described ‘Islamic Bonnie and Clyde’ Guilty of Plot to Attack ‘Non-Believers’

Delingpole: The EPA May Increase ‘Safe’ Limits for Radiation? About Time!

Naturally, the very notion has caused liberal heads to explode like Fat Man and Little Boy. Here’s a sample response from the comments at New York Mag Industrialists have been chafing at occupational and environmental protections for decades because protecting workers does the one thing that truly horrifies the rich: it reduces their bulging bank … Continue reading Delingpole: The EPA May Increase ‘Safe’ Limits for Radiation? About Time!

London: Imam Convicted of Sexually Abusing Children Sent to Him for Qu’ran Lessons

An imam has been convicted of abusing two young girls assigned to him for Qu’ran lessons in Newham, London. 76-year-old Hafiz Azizur Rehman Pirzada, of Laughton Road, Northolt, was found guilty eight counts of sexual assault against a female under 13, and two counts of causing a child to engage in sexual activity, according to a Metropolitan … Continue reading London: Imam Convicted of Sexually Abusing Children Sent to Him for Qu’ran Lessons

Italian Populists to Draft ‘Difficult’ Italian Citizenship Test

The populist anti-mass migration League party has proposed creating a “difficult” citizenship test for prospective Italian citizens so that migrants can demonstrate their integration into society along with Italian language proficiency. The test would be the latest in a long battle against the concept of Jus Soli, or birthright citizenship, which the party has long … Continue reading Italian Populists to Draft ‘Difficult’ Italian Citizenship Test

Iran’s Khamenei Uses #MeToo Movement to Promote the Hijab

The Jewish News reports: Iran’s supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, has a solution for all the #MeToo angst — the hijab. The video he attaches to the tweet below runs through a number of prominent American women describing their experience of assault. Aly Raisman, the Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast, is shown at the start of the 2-minute … Continue reading Iran’s Khamenei Uses #MeToo Movement to Promote the Hijab

Blue State Blues: Chuck Schumer’s 1990s Playbook Keeps Failing

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) seems to think the 1990s never ended. For the second time this year, he has called on the Democrats’ playbook from the Clinton era. And for the second time, he has failed, spectacularly. In January, Schumer shut down the federal government, hoping to win as President Bill Clinton won … Continue reading Blue State Blues: Chuck Schumer’s 1990s Playbook Keeps Failing

Daines: I Told Kavanaugh I’ll Be There To Vote For Him ‘As Needed’

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox News @ Night,” Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) stated that he told Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh that he will be there to vote for him “as needed.” Daines said, “I just spoke with Judge Kavanaugh. I gave him a call tonight. Because the news was out … Continue reading Daines: I Told Kavanaugh I’ll Be There To Vote For Him ‘As Needed’

Verizon’s Board Members Push Armies of H-1B Outsourcing Workers into Many U.S. Companies

Verizon’s 13 board members outsourced many jobs at many other companies before launching their joint campaign to outsource 44,000 Verizon jobs, including at least 2,500 computer jobs to low-wage Indian visa-workers. The Verison computer jobs are being outsourced to Infosys, an Indian company accused of undercutting American workers and discriminating against black and white Americans in favor of … Continue reading Verizon’s Board Members Push Armies of H-1B Outsourcing Workers into Many U.S. Companies

Plane Standing By to Transport Sen. Daines to Senate if Needed for Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote

Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) spoke with Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday evening to assure the judge that he will there in the U.S. Senate on Saturday if his vote is needed to confirm Kavanaugh as the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Breitbart News has learned. Daines’ daughter’s wedding is on Saturday, … Continue reading Plane Standing By to Transport Sen. Daines to Senate if Needed for Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote

Philly Archbishop Chaput: ‘No Such Thing as an LGBTQ Catholic’

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput told the synod of bishops in Rome Thursday that in the Catholic tradition there is no such thing as an “LGBTQ Catholic,” as if people’s sexual proclivities determine their identity as persons. “There is no such thing as an ‘LGBTQ Catholic’ or a ‘transgender Catholic’ or a ‘heterosexual Catholic,’ as if … Continue reading Philly Archbishop Chaput: ‘No Such Thing as an LGBTQ Catholic’