A Brief Guide to Brexit: Where We Are, and How We Got Here

Theresa May’s premiership is teetering on the verge of collapse after she unveiled a draft agreement on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union described as “the worst deal in history” — but what are the sticking points, and how did we get here? The Prime Minister’s leadership of the British government and the Conservative and … Continue reading A Brief Guide to Brexit: Where We Are, and How We Got Here

North Carolina State Adds ‘Social Justice Education’ to Ph.D. Program

North Carolina State University announced this week that it will be adding a Ph.D. program specializing in Social Justice Education. The new Ph.D. program will be launched at North Carolina State University (NCSU) in the fall semester of 2019, and will seek to “prepare scholar-activists to lead in matters of social justice.” “The goal of the … Continue reading North Carolina State Adds ‘Social Justice Education’ to Ph.D. Program

Pope Francis Undermines Vatican Diplomatic Immunity with USCCB Intervention

In ordering the U.S. bishops to abstain from voting on measures aimed at addressing clerical sex abuse, Pope Francis may have inadvertently performed the most consequential and costly act of his papacy. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) intended to vote on two measures responding to the ongoing sex abuse crisis in its annual fall meeting, … Continue reading Pope Francis Undermines Vatican Diplomatic Immunity with USCCB Intervention

U.S. Military, DHS Conduct Training Exercises Ahead of Caravan Migrants

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in the Tucson Sector teamed up with Department of Defense (DOD) personnel to conduct training exercises and harden ports of entry in advance of the anticipated arrival of Central American caravan migrants. Officials estimate the region could become saturated with thousands seeking asylum or crossing the border illegally. Officers … Continue reading U.S. Military, DHS Conduct Training Exercises Ahead of Caravan Migrants

Rick Tyler: ‘Generational Realignment’ Happening — After Trump ‘There Will Be No’ GOP

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Live,” former spokesman for Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) 2016 presidential campaign and network contributor Rick Tyler and said the Republican Party will likely not survive aligning closely with President Donald Trump. Tyler said, “They lost the majority, which is a whole different world for the Republicans.” He added, “You have seen President … Continue reading Rick Tyler: ‘Generational Realignment’ Happening — After Trump ‘There Will Be No’ GOP

WATCH: Senator Kamala Harris Grills Nominee to Lead ICE, Compares Agency to the KKK

During a Thursday confirmation hearing for President Trump’s nominee to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Democrat California Sen. Kamala Harris compared the agency to the Ku Klux Klan. [embedded content] During his opening statement, Vitiello said, “If confirmed, one of my highest priorities will be to better demonstrate to the public, Congress, and the media … Continue reading WATCH: Senator Kamala Harris Grills Nominee to Lead ICE, Compares Agency to the KKK

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Claims ‘Tremendous Respect’ for George Soros

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg denied having anything to do with his company’s alleged commissioning of an opposition research company to discredit anti-Facebook activists by linking them to socialist billionaire George Soros. A report published by the New York Times on Wednesday claimed Facebook had hired Definers Public Affairs, an opposition research company led by Romney-Ryan … Continue reading Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Claims ‘Tremendous Respect’ for George Soros

‘We’re Not Finished’ — Donald Trump Vows to Keep Fighting for Agenda

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he had much to accomplish as president, despite Republicans losing the majority in the House of Representatives. The president touted his accomplishments in office during a speech to veterans and their families at the White House auditorium. “The fact is — I’ve done a lot,” he said and adding … Continue reading ‘We’re Not Finished’ — Donald Trump Vows to Keep Fighting for Agenda

Pence: ‘We Didn’t Really See That Blue Wave in the House’

While speaking to NBC on Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence stated that Republicans had good results in the 2018 elections in races for the Senate and governorships, and “we didn’t really see that blue wave in the House of Representatives come our way.” Pence said, “We made history by expanding our majority in the Senate. We … Continue reading Pence: ‘We Didn’t Really See That Blue Wave in the House’

Exclusive — GOP Files Records Requests with LAPD for Avenatti Domestic Violence Arrest Information, Footage

The Republican National Committee (RNC) has filed a pair of records requests with law enforcement authorities in Los Angeles, California, for any and all information relating to the arrest of attorney and likely 2020 Democrat presidential candidate Michael Avenatti, including footage of Avenatti being taken into custody. Avenatti was arrested Wednesday and charged with felony … Continue reading Exclusive — GOP Files Records Requests with LAPD for Avenatti Domestic Violence Arrest Information, Footage

English Rock Star Billy Idol Celebrates Becoming a U.S. Citizen

English rock star Billy Idol celebrated becoming a U.S. citizen on Thursday at a swearing-in ceremony in Los Angeles, California. “It’s a nice day for a naturalization ceremony. Congratulations Billy Idol on becoming a #newUScitizen today in Los Angeles, CA,” the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services tweeted, accompanied by photos from the ceremony. It’s a … Continue reading English Rock Star Billy Idol Celebrates Becoming a U.S. Citizen

Patricia Arquette: Civil Rights Have Been Decreased ‘in Every Way’ Since Trump’s Election

Without citing a single example, radical activist and actress Patricia Arquette says civil rights have been decreased “in every way” since Donald Trump became president. The CSI: Cyber star has been pushing for wage equality, especially in Hollywood, but in comments reported by Variety, the actress exclaimed that everyone’s civil rights are being curtailed by … Continue reading Patricia Arquette: Civil Rights Have Been Decreased ‘in Every Way’ Since Trump’s Election

Justice Department Explains Why Whitaker Appointment Is Legal; Maryland Sues

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is defending the legality of President Donald Trump’s appointing Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, showing the president’s decision is consistent with the Constitution, federal law, and Supreme Court precedent, as the State of Maryland seeks a court order ousting Whitaker. Assistant Attorney General Steven Engel, … Continue reading Justice Department Explains Why Whitaker Appointment Is Legal; Maryland Sues

Pence: Trump to Meet with Kim Jong-Un Next Year, ‘We Need to See Results’

Vice President Mike Pence said from the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit on Thursday that President Donald Trump will hold a second meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un next year. Pence said the United States expects Kim to submit a firm denuclearization plan at the meeting. “Everything begins with … Continue reading Pence: Trump to Meet with Kim Jong-Un Next Year, ‘We Need to See Results’

California: Ferocious Fires Spark Health Concerns as Death Toll Hits 59

(AP) — Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century, as the search went on for more bodies. At least 59 people were killed and 300 were unaccounted for a week after the flames swept through. Smoke masks. Eye drops. No outdoor exercise. This is how Californians are … Continue reading California: Ferocious Fires Spark Health Concerns as Death Toll Hits 59

North Korea: ‘World’s Most Serious Human Rights Violations’ Happen in West

North Korea’s state newspaper Rodong Sinmun condemned the United States and other Western countries for allegedly being home to the “world’s most serious violations of human rights” in an editorial Thursday. North Korea’s state propaganda outlets routinely accused the United States of gross human rights violations for much of 2016 and 2017. The frequency with which … Continue reading North Korea: ‘World’s Most Serious Human Rights Violations’ Happen in West

Hirono: GOP Investigating Hillary Is Like Beating a ‘Dead Horse’

Thursday on CNN’s “Right Now,” Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) said if the Republican Party tries to investigate Hillary Clinton, it would be like beating a “dead horse.” Hirono clarified she was referring to the investigation, not Clinton, as a dead horse. Partial transcript as follows: KEILAR: I want to ask you another question about the … Continue reading Hirono: GOP Investigating Hillary Is Like Beating a ‘Dead Horse’

Donald Trump and Melania Trump Visit Hero Marines in Washington, DC

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania visited United States Marines on Thursday in Washington, DC. The president and the first lady traveled via a motorcade to visit the barracks in Southeast Washington, meeting about 20 tables of Marines. They also visited Marines who responded to a building fire at the Arthur Capper Senior Public … Continue reading Donald Trump and Melania Trump Visit Hero Marines in Washington, DC

Eastern Michigan University Cancels ‘Vagina Monologues’ Because It Isn’t Inclusive

Eastern Michigan University canceled a production of The Vagina Monologues because it was not inclusive enough. Students protested that transgendered people were excluded from the production. Eastern Michigan University canceled a production of The Vagina Monologues this week after the community claimed that the show was not inclusive enough. Students specifically felt that the show … Continue reading Eastern Michigan University Cancels ‘Vagina Monologues’ Because It Isn’t Inclusive

How Elon Musk’s Plan to Give Everyone PayPal Credit Cards Backfired

Elon Musk’s former business partner at PayPal, Peter Thiel, discussed the Tesla CEO’s time at the payment processor at a recent conference. He specifically discussing Musk’s plan to give all PayPal customers credit cards and how the plan backfired. Speaking at the Center on Capitalism and Society’s November 2015 conference, tech entrepreneur and supporter of … Continue reading How Elon Musk’s Plan to Give Everyone PayPal Credit Cards Backfired

Import Prices: Still No Signs of Tariffs Taxing Consumers

The price of goods imported from China fell in the first month of the Trump administration’s expanded tariffs, government data showed Thursday. The Trump administration imposed tariffs on around $200 billion of goods imported from China at the end of September. Previously, the China tariffs had applied to $50 billion of goods, mostly technological imports. … Continue reading Import Prices: Still No Signs of Tariffs Taxing Consumers

Report: Chinese Telecom Giant Building Venezuela a ‘Social Credit System’

Chinese telecom giant ZTE is helping the socialist dictatorship in Venezuela implement a social credit system similar to Beijing’s through its ration cards, Reuters revealed Thursday. According to Reuters, Nicolás Maduro regime’s recent release of the “Carnet de la Patria,” or “Fatherland Card,” to all citizens forms part of a plan to develop widespread control over the … Continue reading Report: Chinese Telecom Giant Building Venezuela a ‘Social Credit System’

Judge Rules Against Extending Florida Recount Deadline

A federal judge on Thursday ruled against a request to extend the deadline for recounts in Florida’s U.S. Senate and governor midterm races, according to reports. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker rejected a request by Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and fellow Democrats to give counties more time to finish recounts. “We have been the laughingstock of the … Continue reading Judge Rules Against Extending Florida Recount Deadline

NYT: Zuckerberg ‘Appalled’ by Trump’s Immigration Ban Comments, Questioned if He Violated Rules

According to a report from the New York Times, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was so “appalled” by President Trump’s comments on immigration, he quizzed executives to determine if the President broke Facebook’s rules. A recent article published by the New York Times titled “Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis,” provides insight into how Facebook has operated … Continue reading NYT: Zuckerberg ‘Appalled’ by Trump’s Immigration Ban Comments, Questioned if He Violated Rules

South Park ‘Apologizes’ to Al Gore for ‘ManBearPig Episodes’

South Park has “apologized” for mocking super serial Al Gore in its ManBearPig episodes. Naturally, the liberal media is going wild with righteous jubilation. According to one sanctimonious commentary in the Guardian, it’s a sign that South Park has finally seen the error of its ways – part of a growing recognition by TV that politically … Continue reading South Park ‘Apologizes’ to Al Gore for ‘ManBearPig Episodes’

Ocasio-Cortez Demands 100% Renewable Energy in 10 Years

U.S. Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is demanding that the U.S. commit to shifting 100% of its energy consumption to renewable energy in ten years as part of a “Green New Deal” she is demanding party leaders support. Politico reported Thursday that Ocasio-Cortez, the “democratic socialist” from New York’s 14th congressional district, is demanding that House Minority … Continue reading Ocasio-Cortez Demands 100% Renewable Energy in 10 Years

Trump Administration Bans Americans from 16 Cuban Military-Owned Hotels

The State Department announced Wednesday that it would add another 26 entities, including 16 hotels, to its “Cuba Restricted List,” generally barring Americans from doing business with those entities. The hotels and other businesses in question are those known to be owned by the Cuban military, which directly engages in human rights abuses throughout the … Continue reading Trump Administration Bans Americans from 16 Cuban Military-Owned Hotels

NYT: Facebook Backed Internet Sex Trafficking Bill to Hurt Google

According to a report from the New York Times, Facebook backed a bill that would make Internet giants responsible for sex trafficking occurring on their platforms simply to make Google look bad. A recent article from the New York Times titled “Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis,” analyses how Facebook has dealt with … Continue reading NYT: Facebook Backed Internet Sex Trafficking Bill to Hurt Google

Report: Florida Democrats Urged Voters to Submit Absentee Ballots After Election Day Using Altered Forms

Florida Democrats urged voters to submit absentee ballots after Election Day, using an official form that had been altered to make it look like they were doing so within the legal deadline, hoping a judge would later allow the votes. That attempt to add Democratic votes, which critics say is possible election fraud, was reported … Continue reading Report: Florida Democrats Urged Voters to Submit Absentee Ballots After Election Day Using Altered Forms