Twitter Suspends 70 Pro-Mike Bloomberg Accounts for ‘Platform Manipulation’

Twitter is suspending dozens of pro-Mike Bloomberg accounts that posted identical content the social media company calls “platform manipulation.” Friday, a Twitter spokesperson said, “We have taken enforcement action on a group of accounts for violating our rules against platform manipulation and spam,” according to NBC News. Several accounts posting content in support of Democrat … Continue reading Twitter Suspends 70 Pro-Mike Bloomberg Accounts for ‘Platform Manipulation’

Democrat Strategist Justin Horwitz: Democrat Candidates ‘Condoning the Theft of the Nomination from Bernie’

Justin Horwitz, a Democrat campaign strategist and key supporter of Democrat frontrunner Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), appeared on Breitbart News Saturday and highlighted the “remarkable” stance of Sanders’ competitors, who he said are “condoning the theft of the nomination from Bernie.” Horwitz, a political strategist who works with local, state, and national campaigns, spoke to Breitbart News … Continue reading Democrat Strategist Justin Horwitz: Democrat Candidates ‘Condoning the Theft of the Nomination from Bernie’

Demand for U.S. Welding Jobs Grows as Student Interest in Trade School Declines

Demand for U.S. welding jobs continues to rise as fewer students are seeking out trade school as a career path. There will be so much demand for welding jobs that the American Welding Society (AWS) estimates that by 2023, there will be a shortage of more than 375,000 welders to fill those slots. “There’s a lot … Continue reading Demand for U.S. Welding Jobs Grows as Student Interest in Trade School Declines

Trudeau Says First Nations Pipeline Blockade Must End as 1,450 Workers Laid Off

TORONTO (AP) – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday indigenous barricades that are blocking rail service across Canada and hurting the economy have to come down now. Trudeau said that court injunctions must be obeyed and that the situation is unacceptable and untenable and every attempt at dialogue has been made over the last two … Continue reading Trudeau Says First Nations Pipeline Blockade Must End as 1,450 Workers Laid Off

Greyhound to Stop Allowing Unwarranted Immigration Searches on Buses

Greyhound will no longer allow U.S. Border Patrol agents to conduct routine immigration checks on its buses without a warrant, the company said Friday. “Our primary concern is the safety of our customers and team members, and we are confident these changes will lead to an improved experience for all parties involved,” the emailed statement read, … Continue reading Greyhound to Stop Allowing Unwarranted Immigration Searches on Buses

Michigan House Considers Bill to Ban Cat Declawing

The Michigan House is proposing a bill that would make it illegal for state residents to declaw their house cats. State Rep. Nate Shannon (D-Sterling Heights), along with 20 other Michigan lawmakers, have introduced House Bill 5508, a bill that would outlaw the practice of declawing cats except for “therapeutic” purposes. “An individual shall not … Continue reading Michigan House Considers Bill to Ban Cat Declawing

New York City Library Hosts Chinese Propaganda Exhibit on Tibet

The Elmhurst branch of the Queens Public Library in New York City announced on Friday that it would take down a Chinese government exhibit falsely depicting children in Tibet as happily learning the Tibetan language and living freely – a far cry from the repressive reality Beijing has imposed on the region. New York’s local … Continue reading New York City Library Hosts Chinese Propaganda Exhibit on Tibet

District of Columbia Issues Record $1 Billion in Traffic, Parking Tickets in Three Years

The nation’s capital richly deserves its reputation for enriching its coffers by handing out millions of traffic and parking tickets each year, but now the District of Columbia has set a new record: In three years, it has issued a staggering $1 billion in tickets.  AAA Mid-Atlantic serves in a watchdog capacity for the District … Continue reading District of Columbia Issues Record $1 Billion in Traffic, Parking Tickets in Three Years

‘Never Trumper’ Super PAC Founded by George Conway Spending Majority of Money on Affiliated Consultants

The majority of the money spent in the first four months of operations by The Lincoln Project, a Super PAC founded by George Conway and other “Never Trumpers,” has been paid to consultants affiliated with the project. From its inception in November 2019 until February 21, 2020, The Lincoln Project has reported $180,624 in expenditures, … Continue reading ‘Never Trumper’ Super PAC Founded by George Conway Spending Majority of Money on Affiliated Consultants

Police: London Mosque Stabbing Suspect a Homeless Man, Not Terror-motivated

LONDON (AP) – A 29-year-old man appeared in court Saturday, charged with stabbing an official at one of London’s biggest mosques during afternoon prayers. Daniel Horton, who is homeless, is charged with grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article. Police say they do not think the attack was terrorism-related. Prosecutor Tanyia Dogra said … Continue reading Police: London Mosque Stabbing Suspect a Homeless Man, Not Terror-motivated

Airline Boss: Airport Checks Should Focus on Muslim Men – ‘That Is Where the Threat Is Coming From’

Budget airline boss Michael O’Leary has come under fire from Muslim groups and politicians for suggesting airport security checks should focus on lone Muslim men rather than families with children “because that is where the threat is coming from”. “Who are the bombers? They are going to be single males travelling on their own,” said … Continue reading Airline Boss: Airport Checks Should Focus on Muslim Men – ‘That Is Where the Threat Is Coming From’

Rob Reiner Accuses Trump of Treason: He’s ‘Siding With Russia’

Left-wing filmmaker Rob Reiner is once again accusing President Donald Trump of treason, a federal offense that carries a possible death sentence. The Princess Bride director made his latest accusation in a tweet late Friday, claiming that President Trump is “siding with Russia” over the U.S. Rob Reiner has repeatedly accused President Trump of committing crimes, … Continue reading Rob Reiner Accuses Trump of Treason: He’s ‘Siding With Russia’

Cotton: China Is Carefully Managing the Flow of Information About Coronavirus

Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) on Friday once again criticized China for its handling of the coronavirus breakout and how it has not been upfront about how widespread it has become. Cotton told Fox News Channel’s Laura Ingraham noted how the Chinese government was not updating the rest of the world on what its doctors and … Continue reading Cotton: China Is Carefully Managing the Flow of Information About Coronavirus

John Legend to Stump for Elizabeth Warren in South Carolina

Oscar and Grammy-winning singer and left-wing activist John Legend is taking his political activism to South Carolina for appearances alongside Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), whom he endorsed last fall. The All of Me singer will appear at events in Orangeburg and Charleston next week, just days ahead of the Palmetto State’s February 29 primary. A … Continue reading John Legend to Stump for Elizabeth Warren in South Carolina

Dick Van Dyke Backs Bernie Sanders: Four More Years of Trump Is the End of Democracy

Hollywood writer-singer-dancer Dick Van Dyke formally backed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in a video endorsement on Friday, warning voters that another four years of President Trump will effectively end American democracy. Sanders, 78, touted the video endorsement from the Mary Poppins legend, 94, in an apparent effort to appeal to older voters. Van Dyke described … Continue reading Dick Van Dyke Backs Bernie Sanders: Four More Years of Trump Is the End of Democracy

Clint Eastwood Scolds Trump for ‘Tweeting and Calling People Names’

Clint Eastwood backs Mike Bloomberg? The legendary actor-director and longtime Republican campaigner has applauded President Trump for “certain things” he’s done and told the Wall Street Journal that “the best thing we could do is just get Mike Bloomberg in there.” “The politics has gotten so ornery,” the five-time Oscar-winner said in the wide ranging WSJ interview. Eastwood … Continue reading Clint Eastwood Scolds Trump for ‘Tweeting and Calling People Names’

Pete Buttigieg: Bloomberg Is Not What Democrats Believe In

Friday on MSNBC, former South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg, one of the frontrunners vying for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, went on offense against former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. After going on offense against rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Buttigieg turned his sights on Bloomberg, nothing he had opposed former President Barack … Continue reading Pete Buttigieg: Bloomberg Is Not What Democrats Believe In

Nolte: Clint Eastwood Backs Mike Bloomberg for President

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, libertarian superstar Clint Eastwood said he’s backing Mike Bloomberg over Donald Trump. “The best thing we could do is just get Mike Bloomberg in there,” said the two-time Best Director winner who famously endorsed Mitt Romney in 2012. In a word, he’s uncomfortable with Trump’s temperament. He … Continue reading Nolte: Clint Eastwood Backs Mike Bloomberg for President

Salvini Slams Coronavirus Control Methods as Cases Confirmed in Lombardy and Veneto

Populist Italian Senator Matteo Salvini slammed the leftist government’s handling of the coronavirus as 14 new cases were confirmed in Lombardy and two more in Veneto. Salvini made his statements on Friday, slamming the leftist Italian coalition after the first case of the coronavirus was revealed in Codogno, Lombardy. “I think of the controls on who enters and … Continue reading Salvini Slams Coronavirus Control Methods as Cases Confirmed in Lombardy and Veneto

California man tied to ex-Rep. Katie Hill’s campaign accused of hacking primary rival’s website

The FBI has arrested a California man linked to the 2018 campaign of former Rep. Katie Hill, D-Calif., and accused him of carrying out cyberattacks on the website of one of her Democratic primary rivals. In a criminal complaint filed Wednesday, FBI Special Agent Elliot Weideman accused Arthur Jan Dam of “intentionally damaging and attempting to damage a protected computer.” He also … Continue reading California man tied to ex-Rep. Katie Hill’s campaign accused of hacking primary rival’s website

Democracy 2020 Digest: Nevada Dems scrambling to avoid repeat of Iowa caucus debacle

LAS VEGAS — On the eve of the Nevada presidential caucuses, the state Democratic Party abandoned plans to use a Google application to report the results of its caucuses Saturday. Instead, the state party on Friday said it will rely on traditional reporting by phone amid fears of tech problems that led to a reporting debacle … Continue reading Democracy 2020 Digest: Nevada Dems scrambling to avoid repeat of Iowa caucus debacle

Trump rips Democrats’ ‘reality show’, says Bloomberg spent $500M to ‘get embarrassed by Pocahontas’

President Trump riffed on several of the Democratic presidential primary contenders before a fired-up crowd in Las Vegas Friday, one day before Nevada Democrats caucus to determine their choice to be the party’s standard-bearer. In his remarks, Trump focused former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, whose performance in Wednesday’s debate has been widely criticized. “I … Continue reading Trump rips Democrats’ ‘reality show’, says Bloomberg spent $500M to ‘get embarrassed by Pocahontas’

Dozens of Italian Towns on ‘Effective Lockdown’ as Coronavirus Takes Hold

ROME (AP) – A dozen towns in northern Italy were on effective lockdown Saturday after the new virus linked to China claimed a first fatality in Italy and sickened an increasing number of people who had no direct links to the origin of the virus. The secondary contagions prompted local authorities in towns in Lombardy … Continue reading Dozens of Italian Towns on ‘Effective Lockdown’ as Coronavirus Takes Hold

Boris Johnson Reveals New Brexit Blue Passport Design

The British passport is changing colour from European maroon to British navy in the coming weeks, with the new slightly revised design revealed by the Prime Minister on social media. British passports had traditionally been blue since the early 20th century when the now-familiar book design first became the standard, but was changed to maroon … Continue reading Boris Johnson Reveals New Brexit Blue Passport Design

Swedish Report: Stockholm Violent Gang Leaders Have Migration Background

A Swedish news outlet has revealed that 17 of 32 gang leaders committing violence in Stockholm were born overseas, with the other 15 born in Sweden but from migration backgrounds. The 32 men are believed to be leaders of various criminal gangs in the Swedish capital and have been the focus of Stockholm police as … Continue reading Swedish Report: Stockholm Violent Gang Leaders Have Migration Background

UK: Convicted Acid Killer Launches Jihadist Terror Attack on Prison Staff

A man convicted of killing a grieving mother with “industrial strength” acid has launched a terror attack on prison staff after becoming radicalised behind bars, according to reports. Xeneral Imiuru, also known as Xeneral Webster, is said to have feigned a suicide attempt in order to lure guards to his cell in HMP Winchester. When … Continue reading UK: Convicted Acid Killer Launches Jihadist Terror Attack on Prison Staff

Brooks: Democrats Lack the Ability ‘To Go After a Socialist’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said that Democrats who are coming of age right now lack “the mental equipment and categories to go after a socialist.” Brooks said, “Democrats growing up in where the party is now have the mental equipment to go after a billionaire. It’s like baked into … Continue reading Brooks: Democrats Lack the Ability ‘To Go After a Socialist’

Brooks: Warren Is ‘Acting as an Extremely Effective Surrogate for Bernie Sanders’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is behaving as “an extremely effective surrogate” for fellow 2020 Democrat Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Brooks stated, “Warren, who performed very well in the debate, performed very well on behalf of Bernie Sanders. Because she … Continue reading Brooks: Warren Is ‘Acting as an Extremely Effective Surrogate for Bernie Sanders’

Yarmuth: ‘Trump and His Republican Allies in Congress Don’t Care About You and Your Family’

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (D-KY) stated that President Trump’s budget makes it clear that “Trump and his Republican allies in Congress don’t care about you and your family.” “Hi, I’m John Yarmuth, Chairman of the House Budget Committee and Congressman for Kentucky’s 3rd Congressional District. Last week, President … Continue reading Yarmuth: ‘Trump and His Republican Allies in Congress Don’t Care About You and Your Family’