Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? 5 things to know about the New York congresswoman

When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez saw the lead she had over incumbent Rep. Joseph Crowley in New York’s Democratic primary, her face said it all. “I cannot put this into words,” she told a NY1 reporter, visibly stunned as the results of her victory came in during the June 2018 primary. Months later, at 29 years old, … Continue reading Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? 5 things to know about the New York congresswoman

Kellyanne Conway Calls CNN’s Jim Acosta a ‘Smart Ass’ in Tense Exchange over Trump Address

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway got into a tense exchange with CNN reporter Jim Acosta on Tuesday, calling him a “smart ass.” “Kellyanne, can you promise that the president will tell the truth tonight? Will he tell the truth?” Jim Acosta asked. Conway responded, “Yes Jim, and can you promise that you will? The whole truth … Continue reading Kellyanne Conway Calls CNN’s Jim Acosta a ‘Smart Ass’ in Tense Exchange over Trump Address

Former Facebook Employees Compare Company to ‘Cult’

Former Facebook employees compared the company to a “cult,” in interviews with CNBC, with one declaring, “Even if you are fucking miserable, you need to act like you love this place.” CNBC compiled a number of similar comments from former Facebook employees, Tuesday, who likened the Big Tech company to a “cult,” where they always … Continue reading Former Facebook Employees Compare Company to ‘Cult’

Two Teens Accused of Brutally Killing Mother

Two Mississippi teenagers were arrested late Friday, accused of brutally stabbing and shooting their mother after she reportedly punished them for attempting to run her over using a vehicle. Authorities arrested Amariyona Hall, 14, and her 12-year-old sister on Friday after deputies discovered their 32-year-old mother, Erica Hall, with multiple stab wounds and one bullet … Continue reading Two Teens Accused of Brutally Killing Mother

Kamala Harris: Trump Is Spreading ‘Propaganda’ to Get ‘Vanity Project’ Wall

Tuesday on ABC’s “The View,” Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) accused President Donald Trump of spreading “propaganda” to get the funding to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Partial transcript as follows: BEHAR: We’re now in day 18 of Trump’s shutdown. Let’s call it what it is. It’s his shutdown. HARRIS: Yeah. BEHAR: He’s going … Continue reading Kamala Harris: Trump Is Spreading ‘Propaganda’ to Get ‘Vanity Project’ Wall

Rashida Tlaib: Only Sorry Calling Trump ‘Motherf**ker’ Became ‘Distraction’

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), the first Palestinian-American woman elected to Congress, refused once more to apologize for her profanity-laden pledge to impeach President Donald Trump — but did express regret that the remark became a “distraction.” “I am a person that is authentically me,” Tlaib said during her remarks at an event for the Michigan Veterans Foundation … Continue reading Rashida Tlaib: Only Sorry Calling Trump ‘Motherf**ker’ Became ‘Distraction’

Fmr DHS Secretary Johnson: ‘Doubtful’ Trump Can Declare National Emergency on Border

On Tuesday’s “CNN Right Now,” former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson stated that he doubts President Trump has the authority to declare a national emergency on the border and that “this may be an effort to jam a square peg in a round hole.” Johnson said he is “doubtful” that the president has the authority to … Continue reading Fmr DHS Secretary Johnson: ‘Doubtful’ Trump Can Declare National Emergency on Border

Democrats Preview Response to Trump Oval Office Speech: ‘There Is No National Emergency on the Southern Border’

Democrats have already dropped hints of what their response to President Donald Trump’s address Tuesday evening from the Oval Office on the border crisis will be. The networks have granted Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) airtime to respond. Their message will be that there is no … Continue reading Democrats Preview Response to Trump Oval Office Speech: ‘There Is No National Emergency on the Southern Border’

Microsoft Partners with Grocery Chain Kroger to Fight Off Amazon

Grocery store chain Kroger has reportedly partnered with Microsoft in what the Verge describes as an attempt to “fight off Amazon,” which purchased the Whole Foods chain in 2017. In a blog post, Monday, Microsoft announced its “collaboration” with Kroger “to redefine the customer experience using Kroger Technology products powered by Microsoft Azure.” “The Kroger … Continue reading Microsoft Partners with Grocery Chain Kroger to Fight Off Amazon

Banana Republic to Sell Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘Dissent Collar’

Clothing retailer Banana Republic is set to begin selling, once again, their “Dissent Collar” necklace inspired by United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with a portion of the proceeds going to the left-wing American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). In an Instagram post, Banana Republic announced that the Ruth Bader Ginsburg-inspired necklace would be … Continue reading Banana Republic to Sell Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘Dissent Collar’

Amazon Bans Islam-Themed Bath Mats Following CAIR Complaints

Amazon has banned the sale of Islam-themed bath mats and doormats following complaints from the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). According to Business Insider, the online marketplace “removed multiple products featuring verses from the Quran,” following complaints from CAIR, which claimed the products allowed the Quran to be “disrespected by customers.” On Thursday, in a … Continue reading Amazon Bans Islam-Themed Bath Mats Following CAIR Complaints

CNN’s Lemon Suggests Networks Delay Trump Address Because People Might ‘Believe’ It

CNN host Don Lemon suggested on his program Monday night that television networks should delay President Donald Trump’s upcoming address on border security when they air it. “Listen, I’m not saying that we shouldn’t do it, but do you think it should be, I don’t know, a delay of some sort, and then you can…because … Continue reading CNN’s Lemon Suggests Networks Delay Trump Address Because People Might ‘Believe’ It

Trump is Right About the Wall, Says Obama Appointed Border Patrol Chief

President Barack Obama’s Border Patrol chief went public on Tuesday and said that President Donald Trump is correct about building a border wall. President Trump fired Obama-appointed Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan one day after taking office in January 2016. Despite this, former Chief Morgan made a public statement released on Tuesday supporting the president’s … Continue reading Trump is Right About the Wall, Says Obama Appointed Border Patrol Chief

Sarah Thomas to Become First Female Official to Referee a Playoff Game

The NFL has never had a female referee officiate during a postseason game, but all that is going to change this weekend. Sarah Thomas, who became the first full-time female referee in league history in 2015, will be on the field when the Patriots face the Chargers on Sunday: Sarah Thomas will become the first … Continue reading Sarah Thomas to Become First Female Official to Referee a Playoff Game

Venture Capitalist: Tesla’s Production Issues Improve but Elon Musk Faces Lack of Demand

In 2018 Elon Musk’s Tesla faced huge production issues, now, according to one venture capitalist, as the company works to remedy those issues it appears that demand for its cars may be waning. John Engle, President of Almington Capital, writes in Seeking Alpha that as Tesla manages to fix some of its production issues, resulting … Continue reading Venture Capitalist: Tesla’s Production Issues Improve but Elon Musk Faces Lack of Demand

WATCH LIVE: President Donald Trump Addresses the Nation on Humanitarian and National Security Crisis at Southern Border

President Donald Trump will address the American people Tuesday at 9 p.m. on the humanitarian and national security crisis on the U.S. southern border. The president announced Monday that he would address the nation on Tuesday in the midst of a partial government shutdown. The federal government remains partially shut down as Congressional Democrats have … Continue reading WATCH LIVE: President Donald Trump Addresses the Nation on Humanitarian and National Security Crisis at Southern Border

Report: North Korea Flooding YouTube with Communist Propaganda Videos

The South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo identified in a report Tuesday a flood of North Korean propaganda videos appearing on YouTube, over a year since the site censored the country’s official channels. The YouTube channel RedStar TV has reportedly uploaded over 1,600 videos to its 12,300 subscribers, including live broadcasts from the state propaganda channel Korean … Continue reading Report: North Korea Flooding YouTube with Communist Propaganda Videos

Nolte: Only 29% of Republicans Want the GOP to Be Like Mitt Romney

A Rasmussen poll shows that only 29 percent of Republicans “say the GOP should be more like the party’s failed 2012 presidential candidate,” Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT). Beating Romney 2-to-1 is President Trump. According to this same poll, a wide majority of 63 percent “think the Republican Party should be more like Trump than like … Continue reading Nolte: Only 29% of Republicans Want the GOP to Be Like Mitt Romney

Pence: Trump ‘Considering’ National Emergency Declaration – Americans Expect Us to ‘Work Together’ on Border

During an interview with NBC broadcast on Tuesday’s “Today,” Vice President Mike Pence stated that President Trump is “looking at and considering” declaring a national emergency to build a wall. He added that Americans expect Washington to “work together” to solve border security. Pence said, “Well, as he has said, it’s something that he’s looking … Continue reading Pence: Trump ‘Considering’ National Emergency Declaration – Americans Expect Us to ‘Work Together’ on Border

University of Maine to Host ‘Racial Justice Educator’ to Explain ‘Waking Up White’

The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host “racial justice educator” Debbie Irving, who wrote a book that the university says can help white people to “quickly grasp modern racism’s inner workings.” The University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK) will host Debbie Irving on January 16, where she will speak about her book, Waking … Continue reading University of Maine to Host ‘Racial Justice Educator’ to Explain ‘Waking Up White’

David Hogg: President Trump Should Declare ‘National Emergency’ of ‘Gun Violence’

Gun control activist David Hogg suggests efforts to declare a “national emergency” regarding border security could be better spent with action against “gun violence.” Hogg’s gun control push comes in response to President Trump’s continued focus on the possibility of declaring a “national emergency” in order to get the wall built on the U.S./Mexico border. … Continue reading David Hogg: President Trump Should Declare ‘National Emergency’ of ‘Gun Violence’

School Choice Advocates Market Vouchers to Illegal Aliens

One of the country’s premier champions of school choice is marketing taxpayer-funded school vouchers to Spanish-speaking parents, informing them their immigration status is irrelevant to obtaining funds for their children to attend private schools. A report at AZCentral observed that the American Federation for Children (AFC) is promoting school choice in Arizona with an online notice to … Continue reading School Choice Advocates Market Vouchers to Illegal Aliens

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Lays Out Priorities in Inaugural Address

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) delivered his inaugural address as governor on Tuesday, pledging to continue Florida’s economic prosperity, support its environment, improve education, work with Congress to improve health care, and to stand by the promises that he campaigned on. “It now falls to me to build upon the foundation that has been laid, navigate … Continue reading Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Lays Out Priorities in Inaugural Address

Factory Job Openings Surge in November to Highest Level Since 2001

Job openings at businesses making long-lasting consumer goods surged in November, suggesting tariffs and trade disputes are not hurting U.S. manufacturers. Job openings in durable goods manufacturing rose to a seasonally adjusted 324,000, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That is an increase from 318,000 in October and the highest number since January of 2001. Durable goods are … Continue reading Factory Job Openings Surge in November to Highest Level Since 2001

Chinese Official Confesses to Trading Sex for Smuggling Goods in Underwear Video

A Chinese official named Guan Zhaojin, formerly head of customs in the busy port city of Dalian, is under investigation for helping professional “personal shoppers” evade huge import tariffs and intrusive inspections for overseas purchases. Extra spice was added to the scandal by Guan’s alleged habit of conducting sexual affairs with some of the female … Continue reading Chinese Official Confesses to Trading Sex for Smuggling Goods in Underwear Video

Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer to Deliver Democrat Response to Trump Address

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) will personally deliver the Democrat Party’s televised response to President Donald Trump’s Oval Office address on his proposal to erect a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. As a partial government shutdown extends into its third week, President Trump will make the case in a … Continue reading Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer to Deliver Democrat Response to Trump Address

Texas Deputy, K-9 Seize $1.5M in Cocaine During Traffic Stop

A Texas sheriff’s deputy and his K-9 partner stopped $1.5 million in cocaine from reaching its final destination during a traffic stop on Monday. Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Randy Thuman stopped a Ford F-150 for a traffic violation on Interstate 10 between San Antonio and Houston. Following an interview with the driver and his … Continue reading Texas Deputy, K-9 Seize $1.5M in Cocaine During Traffic Stop