Month: October 2020

On Thursday, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald announced that he was resigning from the news outlet he helped found, The Intercept. His reason? The progressive reporter believes his pro-Joe Biden editors do not want him saying anything critical about the former vice president days before the election. Greenwald explained, “The final, precipitating cause is that The
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An Illinois judge denied the petition from Kyle Rittenhouse’s attorney and approved his extradition to Wisconsin to face charges, including first-degree homicide. The 17-year-old Rittenhouse is accused of shooting and killing three people, two of which died, during a Kenosha, Wisconsin, riot on Aug. 25, two days after police officers shot Jacob Blake, a black
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America’s youth is increasingly embracing communism, socialism, and Marxism, according to a new report. The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation released its “Annual Report on U.S. Attitudes Toward Socialism, Communism, and Collectivism,” which found that a concerning amount of millennials (anyone born between 1981 and 1996) and Gen Z-ers (anyone born after 1996) are in
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Olga Galkina, a Russian public relations specialist, has been identified as a source for the Steele dossier’s most direct allegation of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government.  Galkina was a sub-source for Igor Danchenko, a Russian analyst who provided information to Christopher Steele. A former national security official confirmed to The Wall Street
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The Virginia Military Institute’s Board of Visitors has unanimously voted to remove the school’s Stonewall Jackson statue from campus. The move comes after Kaleb Tucker and other black alumni started a campaign for the statue’s removal, citing racism at the institute experienced by black cadets. The board concurred on forming a diversity office and diversity
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Social media giant Twitter has finally set free the New York Post’s account, following weeks of backlash after prohibiting the newspaper from posting on the platform for sharing its own reporting on Hunter Biden. What are the details? Twitter Safety explained in a thread Friday afternoon: Our policies are living documents. We’re willing to update
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State, local, territorial, and tribal task force officers across the nation will be able to utilize body-worn cameras while conducting official federal business in specific circumstances, the Department of Justice announces Thursday. Federally deputized task force officers will be able to wear active body cameras while serving arrest warrants, during planned arrest operations, and while
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Shut Down D.C., a progressive group that says it uses “strategic direct action to advance justice and hold officials accountable,” is targeting at least 27 conservative organizations in the Washington metro area as Election Day approaches. An interactive map from Shut Down D.C. lists as “Trump boosters” a range of organizations, including The Heritage Foundation,
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We all have an Uncle Brian. He is the family member that bloviates unprovoked and uninitiated about his superior political insights and moral preeminence based purely on voting straight-ticket Democrats. When families get together, we all recognize there is a spectrum of thoughts and feelings around the many issues this past year has brought forward
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The Philadelphia firefighters union voted by a near 2-1 margin to uphold its endorsement of President Donald Trump after it faced backlash over the decision. The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 22, which represents firefighters and paramedics in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, declined to rescind the endorsement of President Donald Trump in a 1,444 to
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The Girl Scouts of America used its Twitter account this week to tweet out congratulations to Justice Amy Coney Barrett, the first woman with school-age children to be confirmed to the Supreme Court. The Girl Scouts’ Twitter post read simply: “Congratulations Amy Coney Barrett on becoming the 5th woman appointed to the Supreme Court since its inception in 1789.” 
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Chile, Latin America’s freest, richest, and most resilient economy, is going through a challenging period of political and economic turbulence. The underlying culprit is not the coronavirus, but an unfortunate, ill-advised, populist enthusiasm for socialism that has been brewing in the country for a decade. Many Chileans seem to have forgotten what has made them successful.
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Verrrrry concerning for Team Joe, although I’ll remind you up front of the big twist of this election: Each candidate is underperforming with their traditional base. Biden’s doing a little worse than Hillary among black voters and conspicuously worse among Latinos in various surveys. But he still leads in nearly every battleground because he’s making
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden salutes at a campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa, October 30, 2020. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) On Election Day, this #NeverBiden voter will vote. Editor’s Note: If you would like to read more pros and cons on voting for President Trump, further essays on the subject, each from a different perspective, can
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How Joe Biden, the Democratic Party and mainstream media are “crucifying” the foundation of our democracy Joe Biden is running for President to save “the soul of the nation”.  What exactly does that mean?  How exactly do he and the Democratic Party, along with their mainstream media arm, propose to do this?  What is wrong
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President Donald Trump attends a rally in Manchester, N.H., August 15, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Whether Donald Trump gets a second term or not, he deserves credit for the achievements of his first. After I had gotten my first cup of coffee the other day, I did what I usually do early on Tuesday mornings: I
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