Tuesday May 21, 2019

Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

DoubleTree hotel apologizes for sign refusing service to military members during post-deployment ceremony: ‘Very offensive’

A DoubleTree hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., is apologizing for a sign placed at the hotel’s bar refusing service to members of the military. A group of 600 members of the military and their guests attended a post-deployment ceremony held at there and, in the middle of the event, a sign was placed in the hotel’s bar denying further service to attendees.  More…

How two men helped restore voting rights to 1.5M Floridians

Neil Volz was a man who had it all; Desmond Meade was a man who never had much of anything. Both of them were convicted of felonies and hit the depths of despair before realizing they could help others like them. Now, thanks to their efforts, a newly passed referendum means 1.5 million convicted felons will be able to take part in Florida’s elections come November.  More…

Woman Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Man Wearing MAGA Hat. Then Authorities Discover Something Else

A woman at the Casa Vallarta Mexican restaurant near Falmouth, Massachusetts, allegedly assaulted a young man wearing a MAGA hat and got herself arrested. After viewing Rosiane Santos’ fingerprints, police contacted Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and it turned out that Santos was in the United States illegally.  More…

Chicago seeks $130,000 from Jussie Smollett as actor’s legal team demands apology from mayor, police chief

The city of Chicago delivered a letter to Jussie Smollett’s legal team seeking $130,000 from the actor, a spokesperson for the city law department revealed to Fox News on Thursday, as Smollett’s lawyers demanded an apology from Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson for "for dragging an innocent man’s character through the mud."  More…

Flashback: 50 Hollywood Stars Who Accused Trump of Treason, Collusion with Russia

Left-wing Hollywood stars have spent the past two years spreading wild conspiracy theories about President Donald Trump and Russian “collusion,” with a slew of celebrities calling him a “traitor,” a “puppet,” a “thug,” a “urine-lapper” for Putin and predicting that he will be “in chains” soon.  More…

State’s Attorney on Jussie Smollett: ‘I do not believe he is innocent’

The prosecutor who dropped charges against Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that doesn’t mean he is not guilty of staging a hate attack against himself — and he attributed the move in part to the actor’s lack of criminal history. “I do not believe he is innocent,” First Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Joseph Magats, who took over the case after Kim Foxx recused herself, told a Chicago CBS affiliate.  More…

The Liberal Media’s Most Embarrassing Mueller Failures

Ex-CIA head Brennan on Trump attacks: I may have relied on ‘bad information’

Former head of the CIA John Brennan admitted on Monday that he may have relied on “bad information” for his relentless attacks on President Trump. Brennan — who once warned that “our Nation’s future is at stake” — told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that he may have been misled on the extent of Trump’s connections to Russia.  More…

NJ Transit reveals train station runs on Dunkin’ Donuts

New Jersey doesn’t run without Dunkin. NJ Transit riders couldn’t get into the Hamilton train station on Thursday morning because a donut worker who was supposed to open the doors showed up late, the agency told commuters.  More…

Former tennis champ Martina Navratilova criticized for comments about trans athletes

Tennis great Martina Navratilova, a gay-rights advocate, has faced criticism for a column she penned in a U.K. newspaper where she claimed that allowing transgender women to compete in women’s sporting events is insane and “cheating.”  More…

Parents Outraged After Man Who Identifies As Woman Assaults 10-Year-Old Daughter In Women’s Bathroom, Gets Slap On The Wrist

In Scotland, an 18-year-old male who identifies as a woman was given a slap on the wrist by authorities earlier this month after assaulting a 10-year-old girl in the restroom. The suspect, who goes by the name Katie Dolatowski, sexually assaulted the unidentified little girl in a supermarket restroom. Rather than being sent to jail, Dolatowski has been banned from having contact with children and given community service and monitored with an electronic bracelet.  More…

Chicago is most corrupt big city, Illinois third most corrupt state in country, study finds

Chicago may be known as the "Second City," but it remains Number 1 in the ranking of most corrupt big cities in the nation, according to a new report. The report, titled "Corruption in Chicago and Illinois," released Monday from the University of Illinois at Chicago notes that while there’s been a decline in recent years of federal convictions for public corruption, the Windy City still leads other localities.  More…

At least a dozen newspapers drop syndicated cartoon over vulgar anti-Trump hidden message

At least a dozen newspapers pulled the syndicated cartoon “Non Sequitur” over a message to President Trump in Sunday’s edition, according to reports. Andrews McMeel Syndication publishes “Non Sequitur” in more than 700 newspapers, and apologized Monday for cartoonist Wiley Miller’s comic strip.  More…

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will raise their baby as ‘gender fluid’ to avoid any stereotypes, according to friends

While it is unknown how strictly they will take their ‘gender fluid’ parenting, the royal couple may decide to avoid dressing their firstborn in typical pink or blue clothes associated with boys and girls and are likely to encourage their child to play with a variety of toys including dolls and trucks. Or, they could join a small group of parents who are raising ‘theybies’ — children who aren’t identified as a ‘he’ or ‘she’.  More…

Who knew ‘Pawn Stars’ host Rick Harrison would be the smartest person in the room?

“Pawn Stars” host Rick Harrison delivered his speech on ‘the stupidity of socialism’ at a Washington, D.C. gathering. “Socialism is just stupid,” he said. “It’s literally like heroin. The first shot is great. For a little bit it’s wonderful, but then the rest of your life is a living hell. And that’s literally what the socialists are doing.” “Once you give someone something it’s hard to take it away… then you get Venezuela.”  More…