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Game Over: Chicago Police Believe Jussie Smollett Paid Two Brothers To Stage Attack

Game Over: Chicago Police Believe Jussie Smollett Paid Two Brothers To Stage Attack


Via: badfish-hd-h-u  •  News & Politics  •  72 Comments  •  4 minutes ago

Even CNN is finally reporting on it now. Via Daily Mail: Empire star Jussie Smollett paid two men to stage an assault against him which he later claimed was an attack motivated by racism and...
A real tube carrying dreams of 600-mph transit

A real tube carrying dreams of 600-mph transit


Via: kavika  •  News & Politics  •  19 Comments  •  8 minutes ago

Full screen 1/7 SLIDES © Joe Buglewicz for The New York Times The tube used for unmanned testing by Virgin Hyperloop One north of Las Vegas. The system aims to move...
A scholar of ancient history explains how right-wing ‘intellectuals’ hijack academic respectability to bolster MAGA talking points

A scholar of ancient history explains how right-wing ‘intellectuals’ hijack academic respectability to bolster MAGA talking points


Via: don-overton  •  News & Politics  •  1 Comments  •  13 minutes ago

Last week during a rally in the border city of El Paso, Texas, before thousands of his most adoring fans, Donald Trump showed America and the world–again–who he really is. Trump worked his...
American woman who joined ISIS begs to come back home

American woman who joined ISIS begs to come back home


Via: badfish-hd-h-u  •  News & Politics  •  35 Comments  •  16 minutes ago

An American woman who fled her home in Alabama to join ISIS in Syria now admits she made “a big mistake” and wants to return to her family in the US. “We were basically in the time of...
Man Accused Of Pulling Gun On Victim Wearing MAGA Hat

Man Accused Of Pulling Gun On Victim Wearing MAGA Hat


Via: badfish-hd-h-u  •  News & Politics  •  10 Comments  •  36 minutes ago

Via WBKO: A Tennessee man is in jail after being accused of pulling a gun on a Sam’s Club customer Saturday.According to the police report, officers were called to Sam’s Club due to a person...
“It's stupid and I've had countless arguments." Teen with anti-vax mum gets vaccinated at 18.

“It's stupid and I've had countless arguments." Teen with anti-vax mum gets vaccinated at 18.


Via: freefaller  •  News & Politics  •  4 Comments  •  55 minutes ago

The son of a staunch anti-vaxxer in the US took his 18th birthday as a chance to catch up on the vaccinations he’d missed out on in his youth, defying his mother’s wishes and taking a stand...
On President's Day, A Survey Of Political Science Scholars Ranks Trump As Dead Last Among America's 44 Presidents

On President's Day, A Survey Of Political Science Scholars Ranks Trump As Dead Last Among America's 44 Presidents


By: johnrussell  •  News & Politics  •  31 Comments  •  56 minutes ago

There have been 44 U.S. presidents ( Trump is the 45th presidenCY ) with Grover Cleveland having been elected twice (non-consecutively) but counted, understandably, as only one person. Gee, I...
Florida Sixth-Grader Arrested After His Refusal to Recite Pledge of Allegiance Led to Confrontation

Florida Sixth-Grader Arrested After His Refusal to Recite Pledge of Allegiance Led to Confrontation


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  News & Politics  •  70 Comments  •  58 minutes ago

Florida sixth-grader charged with misdemeanor after refusing to recite Pledge of Allegiance By Kristine Phillips, The Washington Post, February 17 2019 A Florida student is facing misdemeanor...
February 16 in Alaska honors Tlingit activist on "Elizabeth Peratrovich Day'' A Fighter in Velvet Gloves

February 16 in Alaska honors Tlingit activist on "Elizabeth Peratrovich Day'' A Fighter in Velvet Gloves


Via: kavika  •  News & Politics  •  6 Comments  •  an hour ago

Anchorage School District, “Elizabeth Peratrovich Day provides an opportunity to remind the public of the invaluable contribution of this Native Alaskan leader.” Nearly 20 years before the 1964...
Woman who called Michelle Obama an 'ape' defrauded FEMA of $18K

Woman who called Michelle Obama an 'ape' defrauded FEMA of $18K


Via: sandy-2021492  •  News & Politics  •  10 Comments  •  an hour ago

The West Virginia woman who made national headlines in 2016 when she was placed on leave from a county development organization over a demeaning Facebook post about then-first lady Michelle Obama...
Chris Wallace Rips Into Stephen Miller on Fox News

Chris Wallace Rips Into Stephen Miller on Fox News


Via: don-overton  •  News & Politics  •  41 Comments  •  an hour ago

Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday challenged right-wing White House aide Stephen Miller about the need for a wall on the southern U.S. border. He also confronted Miller about the lies he tells...
31 Actual National Emergencies

31 Actual National Emergencies


Via: don-overton  •  News & Politics  •  22 Comments  •  2 hours ago

Everyone with five functioning gray cells knows that the aspiring fascist strongman Donald Trump’s Declaration of a National Emergency on the U.S.-Mexico border is absurd. There is no “national...
Senate panel to investigate meetings between Russians, Obama officials

Senate panel to investigate meetings between Russians, Obama officials


Via: 1stwarrior  •  News & Politics  •  99 Comments  •  2 hours ago

The Senate Finance Committee is probing meetings reportedly held in 2015 between two of former President Barack Obama’s top economic officials and Maria Butina, a Russian national who later...
Trump Broods: How Can SNL Air ‘Total Republican Hit Jobs’ Without ‘Retribution

Trump Broods: How Can SNL Air ‘Total Republican Hit Jobs’ Without ‘Retribution


Via: atheist  •  News & Politics  •  32 Comments  •  3 hours ago

President Donald Trump on Sunday morning seethed about the “total Republican hit jobs” that aired on Saturday Night Live a few hours prior, wondering aloud about how the show could broadcast that...
Trump to declare a national emergency for border wall

Trump to declare a national emergency for border wall


Via: galen-marvin-ross  •  News & Politics  •  106 Comments  •  8 hours ago

President Trump will declare a national emergency to free up funding for border security measures along the southern border, in addition to signing a compromise bill that doesn't include as much...
Amazon Spokesperson Blames Ocasio-Cortez for NYC Retreat

Amazon Spokesperson Blames Ocasio-Cortez for NYC Retreat


Via: vic-eldred  •  News & Politics  •  36 Comments  •  8 hours ago

An Amazon spokesperson blamed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and her vocal resistance for the company’s shocking decision to cancel plans for its New York City headquarters on Thursday....
Trump may have just tanked the entire defense of his ‘national emergency’ with this one sentence

Trump may have just tanked the entire defense of his ‘national emergency’ with this one sentence


Via: dulay  •  News & Politics  •  160 Comments  •  11 hours ago

In a rambling and frequently senseless rant to reporters on Friday, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency as part of a ham-fisted effort to secure more funding for a border wall...
In Arab world, a new alliance is on the rise

In Arab world, a new alliance is on the rise


Via: krishna  •  News & Politics  •  45 Comments  •  16 hours ago

The Arab World (The Economist) Across the Middle East, from Iraq to North Africa, a new informal alignment of Sunni Arab countries is quietly influencing developments. The alliance –...
Senate has uncovered no direct evidence of conspiracy between Trump campaign and Russia

Senate has uncovered no direct evidence of conspiracy between Trump campaign and Russia


Via: 1stwarrior  •  News & Politics  •  148 Comments  •  yesterday

WASHINGTON — After two years and 200 interviews, the Senate Intelligence Committee is approaching the end of its investigation into the 2016 election, having uncovered no direct evidence of a...
Lesbian Activist Faces Leftist Fury After 'Misgendering' a Male Rapist

Lesbian Activist Faces Leftist Fury After 'Misgendering' a Male Rapist


Via: badfish-hd-h-u  •  News & Politics  •  25 Comments  •  yesterday

The LGBT community can't even escape the fury that comes with the incorrect use of gender pronouns. Julia Beck, a lesbian activist and former member of the LGBTQ Commission for the mayor of...
9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses


Via: perrie-halpern  •  News & Politics  •  11 Comments  •  yesterday

By Associated Press NEW YORK — The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent, officials announced Friday. September 11th...
Independent Investigation Shows Covington Boys Told the Truth, Confirms Nathan Phillips is a Liar Amplified by the Media

Independent Investigation Shows Covington Boys Told the Truth, Confirms Nathan Phillips is a Liar Amplified by the Media


Via: jasper2529  •  News & Politics  •  47 Comments  •  yesterday

The results of an independent investigation into the January 18, 2019 Lincoln Memorial confrontation between leftist activist Nathan Phillips, black supremacist group the Black Hebrew Israelites...
Democrats' 'Green New Deal' is a Crazy New Deal that would be a disaster for us all

Democrats' 'Green New Deal' is a Crazy New Deal that would be a disaster for us all


Via: nerm-l  •  News & Politics  •  151 Comments  •  yesterday

(or How to Miss the Point Entirely) Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, has announced what is ostensibly called a Green New Deal.  In typical fashion the 'unbiased' media has glommed onto the...
Trump’s Christian Apologists Are Unchristian

Trump’s Christian Apologists Are Unchristian


Via: don-overton  •  News & Politics  •  3 Comments  •  yesterday

Ed Stetzer is grappling with a moral crisis. Stetzer, the director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College, is preaching the Gospel to his fellow Christians. And they’re not listening....
First stop for migrant kids: For-profit detention center

First stop for migrant kids: For-profit detention center


Via: don-overton  •  News & Politics  •  39 Comments  •  yesterday

The federal government is holding nearly 1,600 migrant children here, at what it calls a “temporary influx” shelter. It has added 250 beds in the last two months and could soon house 2,350...
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