Thursday April 26, 2018

Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Professor who bashed Barbara Bush won’t be disciplined by university

A Fresno State University professor who celebrated the death of Barbara Bush in a profanity-laced rant on Twitter will not be disciplined, the university’s president said in a statement late Tuesday.  More…

Politician calls to revoke Natalie Portman’s Israeli citizenship

An Israeli politician blasted Jerusalem-born Natalie Portman for refusing to travel to Israel in June to accept the “Jewish Nobel” because of “recent events” — and called for her citizenship to be revoked.  More…

Bush-bashing professor has Fresno State scrambling to keep its donors

A Fresno State professor who called the late Barbara Bush “racist” soon after her death Tuesday, and said she was glad “the witch is dead,” continues to face fallout as donors mull ceasing donations to the institution.  More…

This college professor is happy ‘racist’ Barbara Bush is dead

A California college professor trashed the late Barbara Bush as an “amazing racist,” added that she was “happy the witch is dead” — and then crowed that because she had tenure, she’d never be penalized for her comments. “I work as a tenured professor. I make 100K a year doing that. I will never be fired. I will always have people wanting to hear what I have to say.”  More…

Anchorage voters 1st in the nation to reject bathroom bill

Voters in Alaska’s largest city are on track to becoming the first in the U.S. to defeat a so-called bathroom bill in a referendum that asked them to require people using public bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender at birth.  More…

Ted Cruz Grills Mark Zuckerberg in Senate Hearing

44 Percent of Californians Don’t Speak English At Home

A new report by the U.S. Census Bureau says 44 percent of California residents over the age of five speak other than English at home. The census report released Tuesday found that of those who speak a language other than English at home, two-thirds speak Spanish. Latinos are California’s largest ethnic group.  More…

The largest Black Lives Matter page on Facebook has been exposed as a fraud

The largest Black Lives Matter page on Facebook is reportedly a fraud — run by a white man in Australia who used it to take in more than $100,000 in donations.  More…

‘Unsafe to the community’: Facebook takes on pro-Trump Diamond and Silk

The hilarious duo of Diamond and Silk is a danger to society. That’s according to Facebook. The pro-Trump pair posted on the embattled social media platform on Friday night, saying after months of correspondence, they were deemed to be “unsafe to the community.”  More…

Malaysia outlaws ‘fake news’; sets jail of up to six years

Malaysia on Monday approved a law against "fake news" that would allow for prison of up to six years for offenders, shrugging off critics who say it was aimed at curbing dissent and free speech ahead of a general election.  More…

London murder rate is HIGHER than New York’s

London’s murder rate has overtaken New York City’s for the first time ever as the twelfth person has been killed in just 19 days. February marked the first month in history books that London had more murders than the American city with a total of 15 homicides. Out of the 15 killed, nine were aged 30 or younger.  More…

‘Roseanne’ Revival’s Huge Debut Stuns Hollywood, Prompts Soul-Searching

Roseanne made a triumphant return Tuesday night, blowing past projections with a 5.2 adults 18-49 rating and 18.2 million total viewers for the debut of its revival, which drew 10% more viewers than the original series finale 21 years ago.  More…

DC lawmaker blames Jews for bad weather

A DC lawmaker blamed a late-winter snowfall on a family of Jewish bankers — accusing them of controlling the climate and orchestrating natural disasters.  More…

Dem operatives fume after Hillary disses Trump voters

Democratic operatives have an urgent message for Hillary Clinton: Please shut up and go away. Their fury and frustration were fueled by boasts she made in India over the weekend while hawking her new book, “What Happened,” that “advanced” states with smarter people voted for her.  More…

Matt Damon moving family to Australia because of Trump

Matt Damon is moving his family to Australia — in part because the liberal star’s fed up with President Trump. Damon, 47, reportedly has purchased a property in Byron Bay, New South Wales.  More…