Watch – Rand Paul to Breitbart News: ‘We’re Wasting Prison Space on Non-Violent Drug Offenders’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told Breitbart News that “many prisons have been overcrowded” with “non-violent drug offenders” in a Wednesday interview addressing criminal justice reform in Washington, D.C. with Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House. House asked, “I want to start off with a question that I think is going on in the heads of … Continue reading Watch – Rand Paul to Breitbart News: ‘We’re Wasting Prison Space on Non-Violent Drug Offenders’

Exclusive – Rand Paul: Next A.G. Must Defend Individual Liberty from Power-Hungry Deep State

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) offered his thoughts on who should replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions during an interview with Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House. “I think your cabinet needs to have people in it who agree with you,” Paul said when asked if he was happy about Sessions’ departure. “I think for a long time Jeff Sessions … Continue reading Exclusive – Rand Paul: Next A.G. Must Defend Individual Liberty from Power-Hungry Deep State

Exclusive – Rand Paul to U.K.: ‘Smart to Make a Break with Europe’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) had a message for the U.K. in an interview with Breitbart News: they would be smart to break away from the heavy regulations of the European Union. Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House asked Paul what message he had for the U.K. after a recent visit to London. “Regulations stifle … Continue reading Exclusive – Rand Paul to U.K.: ‘Smart to Make a Break with Europe’

Watch – Rand Paul on Trump’s Foreign Policy: Build Roads and Bridges in America, Not Afghanistan

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview on Wednesday that America should be building roads and bridges in America, not Afghanistan. “I’m tired of spending $50 billion a year in Afghanistan building roads and bridges over there where I would rather build roads and bridges here,” Paul told Breitbart News Deputy Political … Continue reading Watch – Rand Paul on Trump’s Foreign Policy: Build Roads and Bridges in America, Not Afghanistan

Democrat Katie Porter Unseats Mimi Walters; Young Kim Falls Behind

Democrat Katie Porter has unseated Republican Mimi Walters in California’s 45th congressional district, shortly after overtaking the incumbent a week after Election Day as officials counted mail-in ballots. The Associated Press called the race on Thursday evening. Nine days earlier, it appeared Walters had survived the challenge from Porter, a law professor at UC Irvine … Continue reading Democrat Katie Porter Unseats Mimi Walters; Young Kim Falls Behind

Exclusive – Sen. Paul: U.S. Should ‘Absolutely’ Grant Asylum to Pakistani Christian Mother Asia Bibi 

U.S. President Donald Trump should “absolutely” grant asylum to Asia Bibi, the Christian mother of five acquitted by the Pakistani Supreme Court of a 2010 death penalty conviction for blasphemy against Islam, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told Breitbart News this week. Although Pakistan’s top court cleared Bibi on October 31 and ordered her release, she … Continue reading Exclusive – Sen. Paul: U.S. Should ‘Absolutely’ Grant Asylum to Pakistani Christian Mother Asia Bibi 

Blumenthal: We’re Thinking About Tying Mueller Protection to ‘Must-Pass Bills’

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said there is planning to attach legislation protecting Special Counsel Robert Mueller to “must-pass bills relating to appropriations or the continuing resolution.” Blumenthal said, “[W]e are thinking about ways that we can attach the special prosecutor protection legislation to other bills that may be moving … Continue reading Blumenthal: We’re Thinking About Tying Mueller Protection to ‘Must-Pass Bills’

Northern California Wildfire: 63 Dead; Number of Missing People Hits 631

(AP) — Authorities have reported seven more fatalities from a blaze in Northern California, bringing the total number of fatalities so far to 63, while the number of missing people jumped to 631. The announcement came Thursday as authorities continued to search the devastated town of Paradise for human remains. “We have located seven additional human remains,” … Continue reading Northern California Wildfire: 63 Dead; Number of Missing People Hits 631

Facebook Blames Human Nature for the Need to Shadowban ‘Sensationalist and Provocative’ Content

Facebook could artificially limit the reach of your content even if it doesn’t break the platform’s rules, according to a new post from Mark Zuckerberg that describes how the platform will limit “sensational,” “provocative” and “offensive” content that allegedly comes close to violating rules. In a lengthy blog post, the Facebook CEO framed the natural … Continue reading Facebook Blames Human Nature for the Need to Shadowban ‘Sensationalist and Provocative’ Content

After Suggesting 2018 Election About ‘Law and Order,’ Trump Touts Weaker Penalties for Drug Traffickers

In the 2016 presidential election, “Law and order” became a hallmark of President Trump’s campaign, wherein he would routinely blast weak-on-crime politicians. On Wednesday, Trump reversed course on his “Law and order” platform, announcing that he would support the First Step Act, which is set to reduce sentences for drug traffickers and immediately release 4,000 convicted … Continue reading After Suggesting 2018 Election About ‘Law and Order,’ Trump Touts Weaker Penalties for Drug Traffickers

Planned Parenthood Lists ‘7 Ways to Be Gender-Inclusive in Your Language’

To celebrate “Trans Awareness Week,” abortion giant Planned Parenthood has released seven linguistic tips to help gender-sensitive individuals use terms that will not offend members of the LGBTQ “community.” Partnering with GLAAD — formerly the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation — Planned Parenthood has taken political correctness to a new level, leaving behind feminist … Continue reading Planned Parenthood Lists ‘7 Ways to Be Gender-Inclusive in Your Language’

Chinese-Born German Engineer Charged with Stealing Industrial Secrets

German prosecutors on Thursday announced criminal charges against two Chinese-born German citizens accused of stealing data from a chemical reactor project and exploiting it for commercial gain in China. Reuters reports the charges were first filed in June, the targeted company filed a complaint with the police about two years ago, and the alleged data … Continue reading Chinese-Born German Engineer Charged with Stealing Industrial Secrets

Wasserman Schultz: Trump Has ‘Run Amok,’ House Dems Will Hold Him ‘Accountable’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “MTP Daily,” Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) laid out her investigative priorities when the Democrats have the majority in House of Representatives in January. Wasserman Schultz said, “Certainly the Republicans over the last two years have ceded any of their legislative authority and just let Donald Trump and the executive branch run … Continue reading Wasserman Schultz: Trump Has ‘Run Amok,’ House Dems Will Hold Him ‘Accountable’

Majority of GOP Voters: Trump, Congress Should Deal with Illegal Immigration First

A majority of Republican voters say there is no other issue more important than illegal immigration, telling pollsters that the problem at the U.S.-Mexico border should be addressed immediately. A new Rasmussen Reports poll finds that about 52 percent of GOP voters say illegal immigration should be the first issue addressed by Congress and President … Continue reading Majority of GOP Voters: Trump, Congress Should Deal with Illegal Immigration First

Mississippi Democrat Espy Received Additional Unreported $350K from Group Controlled by African Despot

The lobbying firm managed by Mississippi Democrat Senate candidate Mike Espy received a second payment of $350,000 from a trade organization controlled by African despot Lauren Gbagbo on March 1, 2011, eleven days before Espy told The Hill he had suspended his firm’s contract with the organization and had only received a first payment of … Continue reading Mississippi Democrat Espy Received Additional Unreported $350K from Group Controlled by African Despot

GOP Conference Chair Barrasso: We’re Confirming Judges ‘With or Without Jeff Flake’

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Senate Republican Conference Chair John Barrasso (R-WY) declared that the Senate will confirm judges “with or without” Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ). Barrasso said, “With regard to Senator Flake, we are going to fulfill our constitutional responsibility, confirming judges, confirming members of the president’s team. We’re … Continue reading GOP Conference Chair Barrasso: We’re Confirming Judges ‘With or Without Jeff Flake’

Kim Porter, Model and Mother of Three of P. Diddy’s Children, Dead at 47

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Porter, Diddy’s former longtime girlfriend and the mother of three of his children, has died at age 47. A representative for Sean “Diddy” Combs confirmed Porter’s death on Thursday, but no further details were immediately available. Diddy and Porter, a former model and occasional actress from Georgia, were a couple … Continue reading Kim Porter, Model and Mother of Three of P. Diddy’s Children, Dead at 47

Watch–Illegal Alien Charged with Attempted Murder After Firing at Cops During Traffic Stop

An illegal alien has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly firing at Washington County, Arkansas police officers during a routine traffic stop. Luis Cobos-Cenobio, a 29-year-old illegal alien, has been arrested and charged with attempted capital murder and other charges after dash cam video footage shows the illegal alien being pulled over and then … Continue reading Watch–Illegal Alien Charged with Attempted Murder After Firing at Cops During Traffic Stop

Nigeria Freeing Hundreds of ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram Terrorists

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is “aiding and abetting” Boko Haram by releasing captured members of the terrorist organization who allegedly “repented,” the Christian Post reported this week. The article surfaced soon after President Buhari reportedly reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to “ending” the Boko Haram insurgency. Buhari’s government has falsely claimed victory over Boko Haram … Continue reading Nigeria Freeing Hundreds of ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram Terrorists

Prison Reform Plan to Make Deporting Criminal Foreigners More Difficult

A prison reform plan supported by both political establishments, the billionaire Koch brothers, the ACLU, and President Trump will make it more difficult to deport criminal foreigners in United States prisons, experts say. Center for Immigration Studies fellow and former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) official Dan Cadman writes that the Trump-endorsed First Step Act will … Continue reading Prison Reform Plan to Make Deporting Criminal Foreigners More Difficult

The ‘Trade Surrender Lobby’ in Trump Administration Pushes for ‘Truce’ with China

Efforts to get the Trump administration to soften its stance on China have intensified in recent weeks. Both outside informal advisers to the president as well as high-ranking government officials have participated in a coordinated push to get President Donald Trump to back off his threat to raise tariffs on Chinese goods from ten percent to … Continue reading The ‘Trade Surrender Lobby’ in Trump Administration Pushes for ‘Truce’ with China

Bokhari: New York Times Buries Ledes, Magnifies Molehills in Facebook Investigation

The most important piece of info in the New York Times’ extensive investigation into Facebook’s post-2016 crises doesn’t occur until the final quarter of the article: From the article: In July, as Facebook’s troubles threatened to cost the company billions of dollars in market value, Mr. Schumer confronted Mr. Warner, by then Facebook’s most insistent inquisitor in … Continue reading Bokhari: New York Times Buries Ledes, Magnifies Molehills in Facebook Investigation

Report: Police Launch Murder Investigation into Woman’s Fatal Plunge Off Cruise Ship

Police are investigating an American woman’s fatal plunge off a Caribbean cruise ship on Tuesday as a murder, according to multiple reports. The 52-year-old woman, who has not been publicly identified, plunged from the upper deck of the Royal Princess cruise ship after being involved in a struggle with a man who allegedly choked her. … Continue reading Report: Police Launch Murder Investigation into Woman’s Fatal Plunge Off Cruise Ship

Report: DeVos Campus Sex Assault Rules to Include Due Process for Accused

The federal education department is poised to release new rules for campus sex assault allegations that do not automatically assume the accusations are truthful, a Washington Post report says. The overhaul of Obama-era Title IX campus sex assault policies is expected to provide due process for those accused of sexual misconduct, including the ability to cross-examine … Continue reading Report: DeVos Campus Sex Assault Rules to Include Due Process for Accused

Gray Wolves Risk Losing Federal Protection Under Republican Bill

(AP) — An environmental group has sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to preserve federal protections for gray wolves and force the agency to develop a national recovery plan for the species. The Center for Biological Diversity filed the lawsuit in federal court in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, a day after the service denied the … Continue reading Gray Wolves Risk Losing Federal Protection Under Republican Bill

Missing St. Louis Ballerina Found Dead in Rural Missouri Lake

Police are investigating after authorities found a St. Louis ballerina dead in the waters of a rural Missouri lake, state highway patrol officials announced Thursday. Authorities discovered the body of Raffaella Maria Stroik, 23, in the waters of Mark Twain Lake on Wednesday more than 100 miles away from St. Louis, and found her unattended … Continue reading Missing St. Louis Ballerina Found Dead in Rural Missouri Lake

Caravan Migrants Admit They Are Job-Seekers: ‘I Know I’m Not Getting Asylum’

Central American migrants with a caravan of 7,000 to 10,000 members are admitting once again that they are not asylum-seekers, but rather economic migrants looking for jobs in the United States. In interviews with the New York Times and the Guardian, caravan migrants admit that they are not eligible for asylum in the U.S. — … Continue reading Caravan Migrants Admit They Are Job-Seekers: ‘I Know I’m Not Getting Asylum’

Florida Official Orders First-Ever Hand Recount in Senate Race

Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner ordered the first-ever statewide recount in the U.S. Senate race Thursday after a machine recount tallied over 8.3 million votes cast in the 2018 midterm election, according to reports. Unofficial Florida election results show that the governor’s race seems to be settled after a machine recount but the U.S. Senate race is … Continue reading Florida Official Orders First-Ever Hand Recount in Senate Race

Potential Speaker Candidate Marcia Fudge: Nancy Pelosi an ‘Elitist,’ ‘Very Wealthy Person’

“And I think to some degree she is,” Fudge said. “She’s a very wealthy person. She raises a lot of money from a lot of other wealthy people.” “Everybody wants to give her such big credit for winning back the House, and she should be here because she won. She didn’t win it by herself,” … Continue reading Potential Speaker Candidate Marcia Fudge: Nancy Pelosi an ‘Elitist,’ ‘Very Wealthy Person’