Sarah Silverman Leads Hollywood Women Promoting ‘Shout Your Abortion’ Book

Hollywood women, from Sarah Silverman to Amy Brenneman, are gathering to celebrate the release of a new coffee table book that urges women to boast about having an abortion. LOS ANGELES this Friday 11/16 join me and @AmyBrenneman and other marvels at @shoutyourabortion’s book party GET TIX HERE https://t.co/WqPjRDRpn0 — Sarah Wine-Thyre 🇺🇸🏳️‍🌈 (@SarahThyre) November 13, 2018 Actresses, … Continue reading Sarah Silverman Leads Hollywood Women Promoting ‘Shout Your Abortion’ Book

China’s Secret Diplomacy to Save Its Relationship with the Pentagon

After China canceled a high-level meeting for Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in Beijing in October, prompting the Pentagon to cancel the trip altogether, it appeared that tensions between the two countries had taken a turn for the worse, and that economic tensions were bleeding into the military sphere. However, several weeks after the Chinese canceled … Continue reading China’s Secret Diplomacy to Save Its Relationship with the Pentagon

‘Worst Deal in History’: Every Minister Who Has Resigned over May’s Soft Brexit

Six ministers have resigned Thursday in response to the prime minister’s draft agreement with the EU, deemed the “worst deal in history” by Brexit leader Nigel Farage. Breitbart London lists the ministers who have resigned on November 15th in response to May’s draft Brexit deal with the European Union: Ranil Jayawardena, Parliamentary Private Secretary Writing … Continue reading ‘Worst Deal in History’: Every Minister Who Has Resigned over May’s Soft Brexit

Graham: ‘President Trump Is Not Going to Fire Mueller’

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) seemed to dismiss a threat from Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) to block President Donald Trump’s judicial appointees unless an up-or-down vote was held on a measure by he and Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) that would protect Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired. … Continue reading Graham: ‘President Trump Is Not Going to Fire Mueller’

Black Caucus Chair Rips Dems: ‘Insulting’ Clyburn Only Leader with Challenger

Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA), the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, said on Wednesday evening that it is “insulting” that Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC), an African-American male, is the only top Democrat who has an announced challenger. Speaking to CNN’s Don Lemon, Richmond pointed out that “out of the three leadership positions, only the African-American … Continue reading Black Caucus Chair Rips Dems: ‘Insulting’ Clyburn Only Leader with Challenger

Jim Clyburn: Dems Using Racial ‘Dog Whistles’ to Oust Me from Leadership

Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) is accusing Democrats of using racial “dog whistles” to oust him from the party’s House leadership. Clyburn is the highest-ranking black Democrat in leadership as the assistant leader, and he is seeking to regain his Majority Whip position that he held the last time Democrats were in the majority. “I don’t … Continue reading Jim Clyburn: Dems Using Racial ‘Dog Whistles’ to Oust Me from Leadership

A Damning Verdict: Ministers Quit Over Theresa May’s Brexit ‘Deal’

Britain’s Theresa May suffered three cabinet resignations in short succession over her “worst deal in history” Brexit agreement, with Northern Ireland minister Shailesh Vara’s departure being followed shortly by Brexit Minister Dominic Raab and Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey on Thursday morning. The resignation of the ministers are a damning verdict on Mrs May’s … Continue reading A Damning Verdict: Ministers Quit Over Theresa May’s Brexit ‘Deal’

Four Israeli Policemen Injured in Jerusalem Attack

The Times of Israel reports: Four policemen were injured in a stabbing attack Wednesday at a police station in Jerusalem’s Armon Hanatziv neighborhood. Police said the attacker arrived at the entrance to the police station and attacked three officers, lightly injuring them. He was shot and seriously injured. During the scuffle a fourth officer was lightly … Continue reading Four Israeli Policemen Injured in Jerusalem Attack

Mattis Visits Troops at Southwest Border: ‘Border Security Is Part of National Security’

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen visited the southern Texan border on Wednesday to bolster troops deployed to support border agents trying to prevent caravans of migrants from illegally crossing. “We’ve come down here to pay our respects,” Mattis told soldiers deployed at McAllen, Texas. “We know what you’re … Continue reading Mattis Visits Troops at Southwest Border: ‘Border Security Is Part of National Security’

Trump’s Border Policy Seeks to Curb Trafficking of Children and Youths

President Donald Trump’s new border rules include a clause that could sharply curb the cartels’ trafficking of children and youths into the United States. Since 2016, cartel-affiliated coyotes have used the nation’s lax asylum laws to deliver more than 110,000 children and youths from Central America to the United States. The government-aided business has been hidden … Continue reading Trump’s Border Policy Seeks to Curb Trafficking of Children and Youths

Hannity: Avenatti ‘Deserves Presumption of Innocence,’ I Wonder if He’ll Want Treatment He Gave to Kavanaugh

On Wednesday, Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity stated that Michael Avenatti should receive due process and the presumption of innocence and wondered if Avenatti would apply the same standard to himself that he applied to then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh or prefer due process and the presumption of innocence. Hannity said, “I will be … Continue reading Hannity: Avenatti ‘Deserves Presumption of Innocence,’ I Wonder if He’ll Want Treatment He Gave to Kavanaugh

Marco Rubio Defends ‘American Nationalism’: It’s ‘Deeply Rooted in Morals and Values’

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) defended “American nationalism” in an interview with Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson Wednesday evening, arguing the political ideology is “deeply rooted in moral and values.” Rubio’s remarks follow French president Emmanuel Macron’s rebuke of nationalism during a centenary commemoration of the First World War Armistice over the weekend, in which he called the ideology a … Continue reading Marco Rubio Defends ‘American Nationalism’: It’s ‘Deeply Rooted in Morals and Values’

Event: Assessing Trump’s Foreign Policy Two Years After Election

The following post is sponsored by The Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy (CRFP). The American Conservative magazine will host an event on Thursday in Washington to assess Trump’s foreign policy two years after he was elected. “November 2018 will mark the two-year anniversary of the election of President Donald Trump. The American Conservative’s fifth annual … Continue reading Event: Assessing Trump’s Foreign Policy Two Years After Election

Sheriff: Death Toll Rises to 56 in Northern California Wildfire

(AP) — Authorities have reported eight more fatalities from a blaze in Northern California, bringing the total death toll so far to 56 in the deadliest wildfire in state history. The sheriff says 130 people are still on missing list. JUST IN: Death toll in Northern California’s #CampFire increases to 56 as authorities announce that … Continue reading Sheriff: Death Toll Rises to 56 in Northern California Wildfire

Congressional Black Caucus Pass No Confidence Vote in DNC Chair Tom Perez

The Congressional Black Caucus on Wednesday dealt a blow to Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez, passing a no-confidence vote against the embattled Party boss. Caucus members told Politico that Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) introduced the debate over the DNC’s controversial superdelegate system and eventually led to the motion passing against Perez. The mood inside the room is said … Continue reading Congressional Black Caucus Pass No Confidence Vote in DNC Chair Tom Perez

Delingpole: ‘We Really Muffed’ It – Scientist Admits Error in Hyped Global Warming Study

The co-author of a much-hyped, peer-reviewed, alarmist paper claiming to have found a huge, unexpected build-up of global warming heat in the oceans has admitted: “We really muffed” the calculations. According to the paper by Laure Resplandy et al, published this month in the prestigious journal Nature, a lot of the missing heat from global … Continue reading Delingpole: ‘We Really Muffed’ It – Scientist Admits Error in Hyped Global Warming Study

Trump Backs ‘First Step Act’ on Prison Reform: ‘True Bipartisanship Is Possible’

The missive infuriated Representative Hakeem Jeffries of New York, a rising progressive voice among House Democrats who negotiated the First Step Act with Representative Doug Collins, a Georgia conservative. Jeffries fired off his own seven-page letter rebutting the bill’s critics point by point. “The letter, unfortunately, is riddled with factual inaccuracies and deliberately attempts to … Continue reading Trump Backs ‘First Step Act’ on Prison Reform: ‘True Bipartisanship Is Possible’

Watch: Michael Avenatti Released After Domestic Violence Charge

(AP) — Michael Avenatti has been released from police custody following his arrest on a felony domestic violence charge in Los Angeles. As he walked out of the police station Wednesday, Avenatti told reporters he “has never struck a woman.” Michael Avenatti addresses Los Angeles arrest: “I have never struck a woman. I never will strike … Continue reading Watch: Michael Avenatti Released After Domestic Violence Charge

Michael Avenatti Denies Alleged Domestic Violence Following Arrest

Television lawyer and 2020 Democrat presidential hopeful Michael Avenatti denied allegations of domestic violence against him following his Wednesday arrest, saying he’s never been “physically abusive in my life.” “I wish to thank the hard working men and woman of the LAPD for their professionalism they were only doing their jobs in light of the completely bogus … Continue reading Michael Avenatti Denies Alleged Domestic Violence Following Arrest

Pastoral Letter: U.S. Bishops Decry ‘Racial and Xenophobic’ Violence

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has approved a new pastoral letter on racism in response to what they call a “deterioration of the public discourse” and a rise in racially motivated violence. “The entire body of bishops felt the need to address the topic of racism,” reads a statement posted on the bishops’ … Continue reading Pastoral Letter: U.S. Bishops Decry ‘Racial and Xenophobic’ Violence

State Warns: Hezbollah Flooding Peru, Bolivia with Terrorist Assets

WASHINGTON, DC — Iran’s narco-terrorist proxy Hezbollah has established “large caches of military equipment and explosives” in Bolivia and deployed jihadis to Peru, the U.S. Department of State’s (DOS) top counter-terrorism official Nathan Sales cautioned lawmakers on Wednesday. The warning came a day after State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert revealed that Iran spends nearly $1 … Continue reading State Warns: Hezbollah Flooding Peru, Bolivia with Terrorist Assets

Vermont Democrats Cancel Michael Avenatti Events over Domestic Violence Allegations

The Vermont Democratic Party announced it canceled events featuring television lawyer Michael Avenatti following reports the 2020 hopeful was arrested over an alleged domestic violence incident. Police had responded to a domestic violence incident Tuesday and took a report, but Avenatti was taken into custody Wednesday. The police department said the investigation was still ongoing and … Continue reading Vermont Democrats Cancel Michael Avenatti Events over Domestic Violence Allegations

U.S. Bishops Say Trump Proclamation on Caravan Migrants Is Illegal

President Trump’s recent proclamation addressing the mostly Central American migrants marching toward the U.S. border contravenes U.S. laws on immigration, declared a statement posted on the U.S. bishops website Wednesday. “On November 9, 2018, President Trump issued a proclamation barring people arriving to the U.S./Mexico border from receiving U.S. asylum unless they request it at a U.S. … Continue reading U.S. Bishops Say Trump Proclamation on Caravan Migrants Is Illegal

Billionaire Koch Brothers Agenda Prioritized with Prison Reform While Trump’s Immigration Plans Stall

The GOP megadonor billionaire Koch brothers are set to seal another policy victory with President Trump’s announcement that he will sign a prison reform bill that is opposed by his base of supporters, conservatives, and law enforcement officials. Since the beginning of the year, the Koch brothers — avid opponents of Trump’s “America First” agenda … Continue reading Billionaire Koch Brothers Agenda Prioritized with Prison Reform While Trump’s Immigration Plans Stall

‘Prison Release’ Legislation to Reduce Sentencing for Drug Traffickers

The First Step Act — dubbed “prison release” by conservatives and law enforcement officials — will reduce sentences for drug traffickers while immediately resulting in the release of 4,000 inmates. On Tuesday, President Trump announced that he would sign the First Step Act legislation against the wishes of conservatives and the law enforcement community. The … Continue reading ‘Prison Release’ Legislation to Reduce Sentencing for Drug Traffickers

Report: Michael Avenatti Arrested in Domestic Violence Dispute

Television lawyer Michael Avenatti was arrested Wednesday following a domestic violence dispute, according to emerging reports.  “Our law enforcement sources say Stormy Daniels’ attorney was arrested Wednesday after his estranged wife filed a felony DV report.  We’re told her face was “swollen and bruised.” Our sources say the alleged incident occurred Tuesday, but there was a confrontation Wednesday … Continue reading Report: Michael Avenatti Arrested in Domestic Violence Dispute

Montana Woman Accused of Sexually Assaulting 12-Year-Old Girl

A Montana woman is accused of raping and sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl on two separate occasions. Authorities charged Reene Marie Mills, 38, of Helena, with one felony count of sexual intercourse without consent and one felony account of sexual assault after the 12-year-old disclosed to counselors and a forensic investigator that she had allegedly been … Continue reading Montana Woman Accused of Sexually Assaulting 12-Year-Old Girl

Flake: I Will Not Vote for Any Judicial Nominees Until Legislation to Protect Mueller Gets Vote

Wednesday on the Senate floor, Judiciary Committee member Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said he will oppose advancing any of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominations out of committee until legislation protecting Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller got a full Senate vote. Flake expressed concerned for Mueller’s Russian investigation after the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting … Continue reading Flake: I Will Not Vote for Any Judicial Nominees Until Legislation to Protect Mueller Gets Vote