Tuesday March 19, 2019

Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Robin Roberts says cops felt Jussie Smollett was credible at time of interview

“Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts addressed on Monday’s show her exclusive interview with Jussie Smollett, saying that Chicago police believed the “Empire” actor was credible at the time of their sit-down. “When I sat down with Jussie it was Tuesday night in Chicago, at the time to give his first account, publicly give his first account of what he said happened,” Roberts said.  More…

Jussie Smollett reveals the left’s greatest weakness

Conservatives may have a hard time isolating one thing that can be considered the greatest weakness of the left: intellectual weakness. The left’s desire to believe anything that paints Trump supporters in a negative light blinds them to obvious falsehoods. Jussie Smollett’s story was difficult for rational people to believe, but hatred for MAGA makes otherwise rational people unhinged and gullible.  More…

Nick Sandmann’s Lawyer Plans To Sue Nathan Phillips For Defamation

An attorney representing Nick Sandmann, the 16-year-old Covington Catholic High School student who was smeared as a bigot when he was, in fact, the victim, will be suing Nathan Phillips, the Native American activist who lied about his encounter with the teen.  More…

Jussie Smollett case: Brothers tell cops they were paid to stage attack

Two Nigerian brothers told Chicago police investigators that they were paid by “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett to stage an attack on him. Police found records in the Chicago home of one of the men that showed they purchased rope from a hardware store that was used in the alleged attack  More…

Amazon pulls out of $3 billion deal to bring HQ2 to New York City

Amazon said Thursday it was bailing on locating its new campus in Queens, dealing a devastating blow to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio and costing the region up to 25,000 high-paying jobs.  More…

Katy Perry ‘Blackface’ Shoe to Be Pulled from Shelves

Katy Perry’s shoe that is under scrutiny for resembling blackface is about to be yanked. Katy’s got a whole shoe line for sale at retailers like Dillard’s and Walmart — and a couple of her designs feature what looks similar to blackface.  More…

Female students sue Yale to admit women into male fraternities

Three female students at Yale University are suing the Ivy League school and nine of its male fraternities in an attempt to stop the school’s social organizations from admitting people on the basis of their gender. The women, who filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in Connecticut on Tuesday, want to admit women to fraternities in response to alleged sexual assault, harassment and discrimination.  More…

Vulgar Message to Donald Trump in Political Cartoon Causes Paper to Drop Cartoonist: ‘Loose Lips Sink Strip’

A newspaper says it will stop publishing a popular cartoon after a vulgar message addressed to President Donald Trump appeared in its latest issue. Readers spotted that a small scribbled message appears in one of the panels, which says “We fondly say go f*** yourself…Trump.”  More…

Grace Hightower wants Robert De Niro divorce to be public

Robert De Niro’s estranged wife, Grace Hightower, is torturing the publicity shy actor by forcing him to go to court and run a gantlet of reporters and photographers, a source close to the actor says. The famously private De Niro initially filed for divorce in December under “Anonymous v. Anonymous.”  More…

Florida Secretary of State resigns after old Halloween blackface photos surface

Florida’s new secretary of state resigned on Thursday, hours after a newspaper revealed photos of him posing in blackface at a Halloween party 14 years ago to mock Hurricane Katrina victims.  More…

Trump golfs with greats Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus at his Florida club

President Trump said he had a “great morning” golfing with pros Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods Saturday at his private club in Florida.  More…

Nick Sandmann’s family hires attorney known for libel lawsuits

The family of a Catholic school student at the center of a confrontation with a Native American elder in Washington, DC, has hired a high-profile attorney. Atlanta-based L. Lin Wood represented JonBenet Ramsey’s brother in a $750 million defamation suit that accused CBS of ruining Burke Ramsey’s reputation.  More…

Kathy Griffin deletes tweet weighing in on Covington kids

Nazi .?.?. or not so much? Kathy Griffin seems to have screwed up in a big way on Tuesday, posting a picture of people that she claimed were kids from Covington Catholic HS — the Kentucky school involved in the controversial confrontation with a protester in DC over the weekend — playing basketball.  More…

John Stossel: Government shutdown lessons – We could take a chainsaw to so much of government

This government shutdown is now longer than any in history. The media keep using the word “crisis.” During shutdowns, government tells “nonessential workers” not to come to work. But if they’re nonessential, then why do we pay 400,000 of them? Why do we still pay 100,000 American soldiers in Germany, Japan, Italy and England? Didn’t we win those wars?  More…

Fake Washington Post claiming Trump resigned pops up in DC

It’s fake “fake news.” Bogus copies of the Washington Post were circulated around Washington, DC, Wednesday morning with a blaring front-page headline claiming President Trump had resigned.  More…