CEO Panic: Almost Half Say U.S. Could Be in a Recession by End of December

America’s elites are in a recession panic. A survey of 134 American chief executive officers was conducted during last week’s Yale CEO Summit in New York, according to the New York Times. Nearly half said that the economy could enter a recession by the end of the month. That is a stunning level of negativity given that … Continue reading CEO Panic: Almost Half Say U.S. Could Be in a Recession by End of December

‘NYT’s’ to Trump: ‘Put Down the Golf Clubs, Visit the Troops’

The New York Times is on the attack against President Trump over his frequent golf outings, urging him instead to put down the golf clubs, and visit the troops.” In a Sunday attack, the Times scolded Trump for golfing too much — something they rarely, if ever attacked Barack Obama for — and for not spending that … Continue reading ‘NYT’s’ to Trump: ‘Put Down the Golf Clubs, Visit the Troops’

Cuba Blames Trump for Bread, Egg, Meat, and Rice Shortages Before New Year

Cuba’s second-in-command, President Miguel Díaz-Canel, issued remarks Sunday blaming “the impact of the embargo, which has strengthened under the Trump administration,” for nationwide shortages of bread, eggs, and other basic goods as Cubans prepare to celebrate the new year and the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. The official newspaper of the Communist Party of … Continue reading Cuba Blames Trump for Bread, Egg, Meat, and Rice Shortages Before New Year

Israel Advances Bill to Expel Families of Terrorists From Their Homes

TEL AVIV – Israeli Ministers on Sunday night approved legislation that would allow Israel to expel the families of Palestinian terrorists from their homes to other areas of the West Bank within seven days of an attack or an attempted attack.  The bill, which was promoted by Education Minister Naftali Bennett and MK Motti Yogev … Continue reading Israel Advances Bill to Expel Families of Terrorists From Their Homes

Struggling Steelers Kicker Deletes Twitter Account After Fans Post His Old Homophobic Tweets

It’s no secret that fans will resort to almost anything to help their team win. However, some fans may have just taken things to an entirely new level. Steelers kicker Chris Boswell has struggled mightily this year. After signing a 5-year deal worth almost $20 million, Boswell has missed seven field goals. Including a 32-yard … Continue reading Struggling Steelers Kicker Deletes Twitter Account After Fans Post His Old Homophobic Tweets

Ezekiel Emanuel Claims Obamacare Was Successful in ‘Moderating Health Care Costs’

Monday on Bloomberg, Obamacare architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel claimed that since 2010 when the Affordable Care Act was passed, health care costs “have plateaued between 17.9 percent and 17.3 percent.” Partial transcript  as follows: WESTIN: What about the cost curve? We will put a chart up where it says we are up 18 percent of GDP. … Continue reading Ezekiel Emanuel Claims Obamacare Was Successful in ‘Moderating Health Care Costs’

Ezekiel Emanuel: GOP Attacks on Obamacare Are ‘Driving the American Public’ Toward ‘Medicare for All’

Monday on Bloomberg, ObamaCare architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel said the Republican-backed lawsuit that resulted in U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor’s ruling the Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional was “driving the American public” toward Medicare for all. Emanuel said, “The Trump administration has pushed the so-called association plans and short term plans, everything we tried … Continue reading Ezekiel Emanuel: GOP Attacks on Obamacare Are ‘Driving the American Public’ Toward ‘Medicare for All’

Clemson Prof in NYT: Human Extinction ‘Might Just Be a Good Thing,’ Because Global Warming

An opinion piece published in the New York Times Monday argues the extinction of human beings could be a “good thing” due to humanity’s contribution to climate change, among other reasons. Under a headline reading, “Would Human Extinction Be a Tragedy?” Clemson professor Todd May (pictured) writes, “Human beings are destroying large parts of the inhabitable earth and … Continue reading Clemson Prof in NYT: Human Extinction ‘Might Just Be a Good Thing,’ Because Global Warming

Sam Harris Closes Patreon Account in Protest over Platform’s Censorship

Popular author Sam Harris has closed his Patreon account in protest over the company’s recent censorship of political commentators. Harris, who was the eleventh most popular user on Patreon, released a statement on Twitter, Sunday. “As many of you know, the crowdfunding site Patreon has banned several prominent content creators from its platform. While the … Continue reading Sam Harris Closes Patreon Account in Protest over Platform’s Censorship

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Green New Deal’ Is Neither ‘New’ Nor ‘Green’ — It’s Just Socialist

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has championed the “Green New Deal,” an idea rapidly gaining traction in Democratic Party circles. The “democratic socialist” from New York has pushed for the policy in alarmist terms: “People are going to die,” she says, unless it becomes law. Or perhaps “Americans are dying” already. Either way, we face “cataclysmic climate disaster” … Continue reading Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Green New Deal’ Is Neither ‘New’ Nor ‘Green’ — It’s Just Socialist

President Trump Called UFC Chief Dana White to Rave About Ortega vs. Holloway

According to reports, President Donald Trump gave UFC President Dana White a call to rave about the fight between Brian Ortega and Max Holloway. White reports that he found a voice mail message on his phone saying, “Hi, Mr. White … the President was hoping to reach you by phone when you’re available,” TMZ Sports … Continue reading President Trump Called UFC Chief Dana White to Rave About Ortega vs. Holloway

Mark Meadows: Let’s Stay in Congress Past Christmas to Get Wall Funding

House Freedom Caucus chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) told reporters on Monday that he remains willing to stay past Christmas to get President Donald Trump’s requested $5 billion in border wall funding. Meadows told reporters that he does not think Democrats will give into Trump’s demands to give him his requested $5 billion in wall … Continue reading Mark Meadows: Let’s Stay in Congress Past Christmas to Get Wall Funding

Economic Optimism is Fading and Pessimism is on the Rise

The optimism that has fueled the surprisingly strong economic expansion in the first two years of the Trump administration has faded. Just 28 percent of Americans think the economy will improve over the next 12 months, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Sunday. That’s about equal to the level of optimism seen in Barack … Continue reading Economic Optimism is Fading and Pessimism is on the Rise

Judd Apatow Promotes Ad Boycott of Fox News’ Tucker Carlson

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson is under fire from the Hollywood elite, with A-list director Judd Apatow calling for an advertiser boycott of his prime-time show on Fox News. Insurance company Pacific Life pulled ads from Tucker Carlson Tonight Friday after the host made remarks critical of U.S. immigration policy. “We have a moral obligation to … Continue reading Judd Apatow Promotes Ad Boycott of Fox News’ Tucker Carlson

Chinese City Bans Christmas Celebrations to Maintain ‘Clean Environment’

The Chinese city of Langfang near Beijing banned any public displays celebrating Christmas, including Christmas trees, lights, banners, and any “religious activities” in public in an attempt to win a Communist Party award for being “civilized,” state media reported on Monday. The Chinese Communist Party has spent years attempting to dissuade the population from engaging in … Continue reading Chinese City Bans Christmas Celebrations to Maintain ‘Clean Environment’

Respected Scientific Journal Displays Trump’s Face on Monkey Poop Image

A respected scientific journal published a photo superimposing the fact of President Trump onto a clipart picture of monkey feces that was included in a study by researched from Penn State and the University of Washington. The journal’s editorial staff removed the image claiming to not have known the President’s face was there. According to … Continue reading Respected Scientific Journal Displays Trump’s Face on Monkey Poop Image

HBO Under Fire over ‘Brexit’ Movie Starring Benedict Cumberbatch

HBO and Channel 4 are facing backlash from supporters of the European Union over their upcoming film Brexit, with some leftist claiming the Benedict Cumberbatch drama is a form of unwelcome interference into the British criminal justice system. The film, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the Vote Leave campaign head Dominic Cummings, tells a story of … Continue reading HBO Under Fire over ‘Brexit’ Movie Starring Benedict Cumberbatch

WATCH: Rams CB Marcus Peters Angrily Confronts Trash Talking Fan

Antagonizing Rams cornerback Marcus Peters is not exactly a hard thing to do. The NFC defender is known for having a quick temper and not backing down from confrontation. Therefore, it should come as a surprise to no one that Peters would find himself in confrontation with exuberant fans. Just such a confrontation occurred on … Continue reading WATCH: Rams CB Marcus Peters Angrily Confronts Trash Talking Fan

France Is ‘the Sick Man of Europe’: Polish Foreign Minister

Warsaw (AFP) — France is “the sick man of Europe” and its problems are hurting the region, Poland’s foreign minister said Monday, citing the “yellow vests” protest movement and last week’s jihadist attack. “France is the sick man of Europe, it is a drag on Europe while Poland is a bright spot,” Jacek Czaputowicz told … Continue reading France Is ‘the Sick Man of Europe’: Polish Foreign Minister

Transgender Miss Universe Contestant Insists ‘Having a Vagina Does Not Make Me a Woman’

Miss Spain, Angela Ponce, the first transgender contestant for the Miss Universe contest, claims she was a woman before having a vagina. Ponce did not win Sunday’s Miss Universe contest — that honor went to the Philippines’ Catriona Gray — but the Spaniard made a splash, nonetheless. In a video posted by Agence France-Presse, Ponce insisted … Continue reading Transgender Miss Universe Contestant Insists ‘Having a Vagina Does Not Make Me a Woman’

GOP’s Lamar Alexander Won’t Run for Re-Election in 2020

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) announced Monday he will not seek re-election in 2020. My statement on the 2020 Senate election. https://t.co/RUv8Biqdgd pic.twitter.com/W9U6OvmH75 — Sen. Lamar Alexander (@SenAlexander) December 17, 2018 “I will not be a candidate for re-election to the United States Senate in 2020,” Alexander said in a statement. “The people of Tennessee have been … Continue reading GOP’s Lamar Alexander Won’t Run for Re-Election in 2020

Democrats Accuse Paul Ryan of Ethnic Bias with Jobs Giveaway to Irish

House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing Democratic criticism for his planned visa-giveaway to Irish college-graduates, and the Irish government is reportedly trying to overcome the opposition by promising to deliver reciprocal benefits for American graduates. The Democratic criticism came from Hawaiian Sen. Brian Schatz, who responded to a Politico article on the controversy by suggesting that  Ryan was acting … Continue reading Democrats Accuse Paul Ryan of Ethnic Bias with Jobs Giveaway to Irish

Van Jones: Tom Cotton ‘Trying to Scare People’ Away from Criminal Justice Reform

During Monday’s “CNN Newsroom,” network commentator Van Jones responded to Sen. Tom Cotton’s (R-AR) pushback against criminal justice reform, accusing him of “trying to scare people” away from it. “What this bill does is it puts in the classes and the incentives for people to work hard, earn their way home a little bit earlier, … Continue reading Van Jones: Tom Cotton ‘Trying to Scare People’ Away from Criminal Justice Reform

North Korea: We Won’t Denuclearize if ‘Vicious’ U.S. Actions Continue

North Korea declared on Monday it will not agree to any denuclearization agreement with the United States if Washington continues to pursue “vicious [and] hostile actions” against Kim Jong-un’s communist regime. In a press statement from the Policy Research Director of Institute for American Studies from North Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the regime expresses its … Continue reading North Korea: We Won’t Denuclearize if ‘Vicious’ U.S. Actions Continue

Actor Geoffrey Rush Denies Harassment Allegation from ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Actress Yael Stone

Orange Is the New Black actress Yael Stone alleges her former castmate actor Geoffrey Rush engaged in sexually inappropriate behavior when they starred in The Diary of a Madman in 2010 — a charge the 67-year-old actor flatly denies. In an interview with The New York Times, Stone claims Geoffrey Rush danced naked in front of her … Continue reading Actor Geoffrey Rush Denies Harassment Allegation from ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Actress Yael Stone

Dershowitz: Mueller Investigation Is Over ‘as Far as Trump’s Concerned’

Monday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz reacted to President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani saying the president would not sit down for an interview with FBI special counsel Robert Mueller. Dershowitz said it appears the investigation into Trump “is over” unless Mueller’s team subpoenas him. “I think the … Continue reading Dershowitz: Mueller Investigation Is Over ‘as Far as Trump’s Concerned’

WATCH: 300 Migrants Storm French Theatre…to Demand Legal Status

Between 200 and 300 illegal migrants attempted to storm the Comédie-Française in Paris on Sunday, demanding to speak to the theatre’s deputy director so he could arrange a meeting between them and France’s interior minister Christophe Castaner. It was at around 9 p.m. that a small group of men tried to enter the theatre, considered one of … Continue reading WATCH: 300 Migrants Storm French Theatre…to Demand Legal Status