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  • The New York Times Flubs Another Gaff On Mueller Report

    The New York Times Flubs Another Gaff On Mueller Report

    The New York Times has flubbed (botched or mishandled) another gaffe (minor error) in its reporting on the fallout from the Attorney General William P. Barr’s summary of the findings from Robert S. Mueller III’s two-year investigation into campaign irregularities …
  • Parkland Massacre Becoming New Conspiracy Theory Circus

    Parkland Massacre Becoming New Conspiracy Theory Circus

    One week after the horrific Parkland Saint Valentine's Day Massacre, cracks are already developing in the solidarity of the Parkland students who are speaking out in the wake of the tragedy.That solidarity lasted for exactly seven days. That's how long …
  • Close Down the Internet to Reduce School Shootings

    Close Down the Internet to Reduce School Shootings

    Another horrific tragedy has people wondering what can be done to stop school shootings in America. With 17 dead and 14 injured at the hands of deranged former student, people across the United States are looking for a way to …
  • Parkland school tragedy: Another community mourns

    Parkland school tragedy: Another community mourns

    The morning after the worst high school shooting in American history unfolded in the Broward County suburb of Parkland, Florida, parents, police, grief counselors and students struggled to make sense of a massacre that killed 17 people and injured at …
  • Amazon warning: Beware of deliveries you didn’t order

    Amazon warning: Beware of deliveries you didn’t order

    We’re beginning to see reports that Amazon customers are the targets of a hot new package delivery scam. Called "brushing," It’s part of a e-commerce scam in which sellers purchase their own goods through fake buyer accounts, ship the merchandise …
  • Federal Judge Block’s Order to End DACA Program

    Federal Judge Block’s Order to End DACA Program

    A federal judge Tuesday night temporarily blocked the Trump administration's plan to end the program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the country illegally as children.
  • Suspect in Deadly Prank Phone Call Held Without Bail

    Suspect in Deadly Prank Phone Call Held Without Bail

    A man arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of making a 911 call to police in Kansas as part of a deadly "swatting" prank is being held without bail pending an extradition hearing, authorities said Tuesday.
  • Tit for Tat: Trump Cuts UN Funding $285M After Snub

    Tit for Tat: Trump Cuts UN Funding $285M After Snub

    The US has slashed its contributions to the United Nations by $285 million for the 2018-19 fiscal year. By announcing the cut, President Trump has achieved another of his commitments made during the presidential campaign. Calling it “a big step …
  • Arrest Made in Mariah Woods Disappearance

    Arrest Made in Mariah Woods Disappearance

    The 32-year-old man under arrest in relation to the death of North Carolina 3-year-old Mariah Woods made his first appearance in court on Monday, two days after being charged.
  • Michael Flynn Pleads Guilty on Lying Charges

    Michael Flynn Pleads Guilty on Lying Charges

    Former U.S. National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, who was fired over his contact with Russia's ambassador, has been charged with making a false statement to the FBI.
  • GOP Operative Calls Sarah Sanders a “Congenital Liar”

    GOP Operative Calls Sarah Sanders a “Congenital Liar”

    GOP Analyst and gadfly Rick Wilson is calling White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders a "serial congenital liar" as she tries to explain away Trump's insulting references to Pocahontas....
  • Trump Fingers Afghanistan: More of the Same Old ‘Stuff’

    Trump Fingers Afghanistan: More of the Same Old ‘Stuff’

    “Monday was the night Donald Trump became president of the United States.” That’s what you’re likely to hear from Trump surrogates on television panels for the next couple of days, now that Trump has delivered his address to the nation …
  • Secret Service Evicted from Trump Tower in NYC

    Secret Service Evicted from Trump Tower in NYC

    The Secret Service detail charged with providing security Trump and his family when they are at The Trump Tower in New York City has been evicted fromthe Trump Tower in a dispute with the Trump Organization, which operates the building.
  • Spicer Out; Scaramucci in as Communications Director

    Spicer Out; Scaramucci in as Communications Director

    Embattled Presidential press secretary Sean Spicer announced that he has resigned that position, but will remain on for five weeks to ease incoming Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci into his job. Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders,was elevated to the role …
  • Chris Christie’s War on Press Seen as Bridgegate Retaliation

    Chris Christie’s War on Press Seen as Bridgegate Retaliation

    New Jersey’s Democratically controlled State Legislature, aided and abetted by lame duck New Jersey Governor and erstwhile Republican presidential nominee Chris Christie, has opened a can of worms with respect to the publication of official legal notices from the government to …
  • Chris Christie’s Worst Day Ever: No VP Nod

    Chris Christie’s Worst Day Ever: No VP Nod

    For Gov. Chris Christie, call it Black Thursday. He appears to have lost the race for vice-president to Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. So it seems he sold his soul to Donald Trump at a discount, coming away with the same …
  • Obama Nominates Merrick Garland to Supreme Court

    Obama Nominates Merrick Garland to Supreme Court

    In a copyrighted story today, The Washington Post reports that President Barack Obama will announce Wednesday he is nominating Merrick Garland to serve on the Supreme Court, according to congressional aides, setting up a protracted political fight with Republicans who have …
  • How Dire Is California’s Water Crisis???

    How Dire Is California’s Water Crisis???

    inOn Friday, March 12, 2015, the Los Angeles Times ran an op-ed piece calling for mandatory water rationing as an emergency response to California’s worsening water crisis. The piece was written by Jay Famigliettim who, according to Business Insider, “… …
  • Man Urinates on JetBlue Passengers

    Man Urinates on JetBlue Passengers

    A man was arrested Friday, accused of urinating on passengers while on board a jet flight to Portland, Oregon. Records show that Jeff Rubin, 27, was booked at 5:10 a.m and is being held at the Multnomah County Detention Center. Police …
  • Texas Cops Baffled by Body Snatching

    Texas Cops Baffled by Body Snatching

    Investigators in Texas are seriously baffled by an apparent case of body snatching in San Antonio. Just hours after Julie Mott’s family said their final farewells to her, grief struck once again when the young woman’s body suddenly disappeared. San …
  • Jimmy Carter Diagnosed With Cancer

    Jimmy Carter Diagnosed With Cancer

    In a brief statement issued on Wednesday, Former President Jimmy Carter announced that he has been diagnosed with cancer and it has spread to other parts of his body. Carter, who was the nation’s 39th president from 1977-1981, had a …
  • Beauty Queen Arrested for Faking Cancer

    Beauty Queen Arrested for Faking Cancer

    Brandi Lee Weaver-Gates, a former Miss Pennsylvania, has been arrested for lying about having cancer and allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from her victims. Investigators say that Weaver-Gates, who resides in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, claimed that she was suffering from chronic
  • Bobbi Brown Killed by “Toxic” Cocktail?

    Bobbi Brown Killed by “Toxic” Cocktail?

    A lawsuit filed by Bobbi Kristina Brown’s conservator, Bedelia C. Hargrove, alleges that Brown’s boyfriend, Nick Gordon, may have been responsible for her death. “I am deeply saddened by the recent death of Bobbi Kristina Brown. I extend my sincerest …
  • Woman to Join Hamilton on Ten-Dollar Bill

    Woman to Join Hamilton on Ten-Dollar Bill

    Alexander Hamilton, whose portrait is currently featured on the ten-dollar bill, will soon have some female companionship. U.S. Treasury Secretary, Jack Lew, announced that the new bills will enter circulation beginning in 2020, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the …
  • Family Moves Bobbi Brown to Hospice

    Family Moves Bobbi Brown to Hospice

    Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of Bobby Brown and late singer Whitney Houston, has been moved to hospice care, sources said. Brown, who has been in a medically induced coma since January of this year after being found unconscious …
  • Gay Marriage Now Legal in All Fifty States

    Gay Marriage Now Legal in All Fifty States

    Same-sex couples across the nation have a reason to celebrate as the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that same-sex marriages are now legal in all 50 states. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled that the U.S. Constitution gives homosexuals the legal …
  • 10-Year-Old Girl Dies after Riding Roller Coaster

    10-Year-Old Girl Dies after Riding Roller Coaster

    Jasmine Martinez, a 10-year-old girl from Ventura County, California, died after passing out on a roller coaster ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park in Valencia. The report was confirmed by Ed Winter, who is the Assistant Chief Coroner …
  • Minn. Sex Offender Program Unconstitutional

    Minn. Sex Offender Program Unconstitutional

    In a decision that seemed to surprise no one but Governor Mark Dayton, the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) was declared unconstitutional by federal judge Donovan Frank. The ruling sets the stage for the federal government to seize the program, …
  • Aurora Movie Theater Shooting Trial Update

    Aurora Movie Theater Shooting Trial Update

    AURORA, CO- With the 31st day of court in the books for the Aurora Movie Theater Shooting Trial, valuable insight has been gained into what exactly happened that dreadful night of July 20th, 2012. On April 27th, Arapahoe County District …
  • Giant Rubber Duck Project Runs A-Fowl in Philly

    Giant Rubber Duck Project Runs A-Fowl in Philly

    The Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden Festival announced on May 27th that Rocky, the World’s Largest Rubber Duck, would be joining the festivities. The festival is held on the Delaware River and hosts a parade of a dozen beautifully crafted tall ships hailing …
  • Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced

    Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced

    A federal jury Friday sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings, the domestic terrorism tragedy that killed four people and injured hundreds more. In the nation’s most closely watched terrorism trial since the 1995 Oklahoma City …
  • Castro: U.S. and Cuba to Exchange Ambassadors

    Castro: U.S. and Cuba to Exchange Ambassadors

    Cuban President Raúl Castro reported Tuesday that his country and the United States will name ambassadors once Cuba is removed from the U.S.’s list of state sponsors of terrorism later this month, according to an Associated Press report. The United States and Cuba have not had full …
  • Drug Pushing Detroit Cops’ Trial Date Set

    Drug Pushing Detroit Cops’ Trial Date Set

    DETROIT, MICHIGAN – Three Detroit police officers who were indicted in April for allegedly confiscating the narcotic supplies of a group of drug dealers with the intention of distributing them are now set to have their day in court.  Former Detroit Police Department …
  • MI Governor Passes on Presidential Bid

    MI Governor Passes on Presidential Bid

    After weeks of ongoing speculation, Michigan Republican Governor, Rick Snyder announced on Thursday that he will not be seeking a presidential bid in 2016 after all. “I do not have plans to run for president in 2016,” Snyder stated. “I …
  • Freddie Gray Solidarity Marches Continue: Baltimore Cops Indicted

    Freddie Gray Solidarity Marches Continue: Baltimore Cops Indicted

    Demonstrators who have filled the streets in cities across the country over the past two weeks felt vindicated Friday when Baltimore City State's attorney Marilyn Mosby announced that second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, false imprisonment and vehicular manslaughter charges
  • Obama’s Strange Trade Alliance With the Republican Party

    Obama’s Strange Trade Alliance With the Republican Party

    President Obama has run into some serious roadblocks in his attempts to get his legislative agenda through Congress, but he now appears to have entered into a strange political alliance with the Republican party to pass the Trans Pacific Partnership …
  • Loretta Lynch Becomes First Black Woman AG

    Loretta Lynch Becomes First Black Woman AG

    After an historically long delay filled with partisan warfare and accusations of racism, Loretta Lynch was confirmed on Thursday, April 23 as U.S. Attorney General by a narrow Senate vote. She was sworn in late Monday morning by Vice President …
  • Aurora Theater Shooting Trial Set to Begin

    Aurora Theater Shooting Trial Set to Begin

    It has been nearly three years since the massacre in the Century 16 theater in Aurora, Colorado occurred. On July 20, 2012, the accused shooter, James Holmes, opened fire during a midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises. The shooting …
  • 100-Year-Old New Jersey Man Kills Wife in Murder-Suicide

    100-Year-Old New Jersey Man Kills Wife in Murder-Suicide

    Authorities say a 100 year-old man from Elmwood Park, New Jersey who, according to his family, suffered from dementia, murdered his 88-year-old wife with an ax while she slept. Police are reporting that Michael Juskin killed his wife first before taking his own …
  • Drug Dealers Strike Back: Designer Drugs Flood the Market

    Drug Dealers Strike Back: Designer Drugs Flood the Market

    Last night, HBO aired a 30-minute investigative report on the latest wrinkle in drug trafficking: so-called "designer drugs" with formulas that are close enough to mimic the effects of controlled substances, but different enough to be exempt from current drug …
  • Four Female Finalists Chosen to Replace Jackson on $20 Bill

    Four Female Finalists Chosen to Replace Jackson on $20 Bill

    Womenon20s, the group behind the online petition to remove President Andrew Jackson’s picture from the $20 bill, has finally revealed the names of its four finalists, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt and former Cherokee Nation Chief, Wilma Mankiller. More …
  • Democratic Departures Leave More Senate Seats Up For Grabs

    Democratic Departures Leave More Senate Seats Up For Grabs

    Sen. Harry Reid’s retirement has strengthened the Republicans’ chances of flipping the Nevada Senate seat in the 2016 election, according to a new breakdown from the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics. “The retirement of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid …
  • Obama Doubles his Clemency Numbers with 22 New Pardons

    Obama Doubles his Clemency Numbers with 22 New Pardons

    President Obama commuted the sentences of 22 people on Tuesday, doubling the number of commutations he has granted during his administration in just one day. The decision follows a push from the Justice Department last year to grant clemency to …
  • California Copes with Abhorrent Ballot Initiative

    California Copes with Abhorrent Ballot Initiative

    A pending “citizen initiative” petition that has shocked many Californians, according to an article in USA Today, proposes that all homosexuals in the state shall be summarily executed. That same initiative also calls for a fine of $1 million and banishment from the state …
  • There’s Nothing Funny About Wanting to Halt the Drug War

    There’s Nothing Funny About Wanting to Halt the Drug War

    On March 17, President Barack Obama seemed to make light of the push for drug reform (again), arguing that young Americans should put it at the bottom of their priority list in favor of issues like climate change and war: …
  • Will Urban Farming Help Feed Us All? Maybe

    Will Urban Farming Help Feed Us All? Maybe

    There’s lots of talk these days about urban farming. Some of the impetus is a search for  more nutritious food. Others want to reduce the transportation costs involved with moving produce from farm to consumer. Local food production could cut  the big …
  • A Female Face May Soon Replace Andrew Jackson on $20 Bill

    A Female Face May Soon Replace Andrew Jackson on $20 Bill

    Ever since 1929, President Andrew Jackson’s face has been gracing the $20 bill, but the male dominance on U.S. paper currency may soon be a thing of the past. Women on 20s, a non-profit organization, is currently conducting an online campaign to remove …
  • Report Reveals Ferguson Police Chase Revenue, Not Criminals

    Report Reveals Ferguson Police Chase Revenue, Not Criminals

    Minority communities—particularly African-American communities—across the nation have experienced tense relations with police for decades, and now evidence is coming to light that suggests foul play.
  • What is Daylight Saving Time Actually Saving?

    What is Daylight Saving Time Actually Saving?

    The clocks have sprung forward again and, like every year, a drove of cranky, sleep-deprived journalists and TV personalities are asking why Americans are still trying to save time. The argument against Daylight Saving Time (DST) is not new. Savings …
  • The Thin Blue Wall: Democrats Rally Around Obama Veto Vote

    The Thin Blue Wall: Democrats Rally Around Obama Veto Vote

    In one of the most crucial Senate votes during his presidency, the Senate voted yesterday by a narrow 62 to 37 margin to uphold President Barack Obama’s veto of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline bill, but the fate of the pipeline bill is not nearly …
  • Twin Fetuses Sent Out With Laundry by Las Vegas Hospital

    Twin Fetuses Sent Out With Laundry by Las Vegas Hospital

    Twin fetuses were discovered wrapped in a sheet Tuesday morning by workers at a laundry facility in Henderson, Nevada. The Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance (BHCQC) is investigating the incident but, according to the Clark County Coroner’s office, …
  • Arrest in Las Vegas Road Rage Case: Victim Knew Assailant

    Arrest in Las Vegas Road Rage Case: Victim Knew Assailant

    Las Vegas Metro Police have arrested 19-year old Las Vegas resident Erich Nowsch on one count of first degree murder, three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, and two counts of discharging a firearm from a vehicle in the shooting …
  • UPDATE: Las Vegas Road Rage Victim Went Looking for Trouble

    UPDATE: Las Vegas Road Rage Victim Went Looking for Trouble

    According to new information released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, 44-year old Tammy Meyers, who was shot February 12 after a road rage incident, went looking for trouble after returning to her home from the incident. The new …
  • FCC’s Net Neutrality Ruling To Trigger New Legal Battles

    FCC’s Net Neutrality Ruling To Trigger New Legal Battles

    With the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcing its intention to reclassify cable and wireless internet service providers (ISPs) as public utilities, the ISPs already have their fingers on the trigger to file a legal challenge following a positive FCC commission vote …
  • Hidden San Diego Fights Trademark Rights With Local Magazine

    Hidden San Diego Fights Trademark Rights With Local Magazine

    Last September, San Diego Magazine published an issue that used the name “Hidden San Diego” on its cover, an editorial decision that sparked a dispute between the magazine and Hidden San Diego. The latter is a website that has been …
  • Groundhog Bites Mayor

    Groundhog Bites Mayor

    Groundhog Day is a tradition that has been taking place all over the United States for the last 129 years. One of the most famous groundhogs in America is Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog from Pennsylvania. On February 2, he saw his …
  • Generational Blame Game: Boomers vs. Millennials

    Generational Blame Game: Boomers vs. Millennials

    The brewing generational war between the aging Baby Boomers and the upstart Millennials has its roots in the Post-War Era when the Boomers were born.  For those born between 1946 and 1964, America was the land of plenty.  Fueled by …
  • Mitt Romney Opts Out of 2016 Presidential Race

    Mitt Romney Opts Out of 2016 Presidential Race

    The New York Times is reporting that former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced last Friday that he will not be seeking another presidential run in 2016. Romney, 67, the Republican GOP nominee who ran against current President Barack Obama in 2012, confirmed …
  • FCC Chm. Favors Utility Classification for Internet Service Providers

    FCC Chm. Favors Utility Classification for Internet Service Providers

    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler appeared at the International CES trade show in Las Vegas on January 7, where he indicated he is leaning toward the classification of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) as public utilities for regulatory purposes.  …
  • FL. Regulations Block Use of Charlotte’s Web Medical Marijuana

    FL. Regulations Block Use of Charlotte’s Web Medical Marijuana

    Parents whose children have been suffering from severe forms of epilepsy were overjoyed when Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law a bill that allowed the so-called “Charlotte’s Web” low-THC strain to be given to children as a treatment option. …
  • Revolutionary War Era Time Capsule is Unearthed in Boston

    Revolutionary War Era Time Capsule is Unearthed in Boston

    A recently rediscovered time capsule dating back to 1795 and found yesterday under the cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House proves one thing about the founders of the United States: they really revered their newspapers!
  • SCOTUS Says Cops Can Stop People Without Cause

    SCOTUS Says Cops Can Stop People Without Cause

    Yes, that's right. The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has ruled - by an eight to one margin - that police officers can stop citizens for breaking laws that do not exist....and then use evidence found in a …
  • Bizarre Death Ruled “Not a Homicide” Despite Questions

    Bizarre Death Ruled “Not a Homicide” Despite Questions

    Brooke Baures – the waitress who was killed in a bizarre dumb-waiter accident in a Wisconsin restaurant – was not a victim of a homicide, according to the autopsy report released today by Fountain City Police Chief Jason Mork.  Despite …
  • Immigration Reform Breakdown

    Immigration Reform Breakdown

    Here are some talking points to think about with respect President Obama’s immigration reforms as described in his address to the nation on November 20,2014. 3.7 million illegal residents who are the parents of legal U.S. residents will be able …
  • Analysis: Obama’s New Imperial Presidency

    Analysis: Obama’s New Imperial Presidency

    Ruling by fiat has always been the hallmark of monarchs and despots. Ruling by executive order is virtually the same thing as ruling by fiat, but even fiat rule becomes relatively acceptable, when the alternative is no rule at all. …
  • RentLingo Thanksgiving Special

    RentLingo Thanksgiving Special

    RentLingo, an apartment review company that provides “in-person, expert reviews of every apartment rental,” recently cooked a Thanksgiving special infographic on their website that compared how people who live apartments celebrate Thanksgiving differently than those who live in houses. According …
  • Marching For Climate Change?

    Marching For Climate Change?

    Climate Change has now achieved capital letter status, replacing “Global Warming” as the clarion cry for change now, adding smoke and heat, but very little additional light to the complex questions of how to sustain a modern industrial civilization without …
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