Polititainment

Hulk Hogan wants to be Donald Trump's VP
The list of celebrities aiming to be Republican frontrunner Donald Trump’s vice president keeps growing. Former wrestler Hulk Hogan has joined his former WWE colleague Jesse “The Body” Ventura and actor Charlie Sheen in asking to be the billionaire’s running mate should he secure the GOP nomination. In an interview with TMZ on Saturday, Hogan […]
Damon: Snowden influenced 'Bourne' movie
Everyone is already excited about the new Jason Bourne movie and actor Matt Damon let a juicy tidbit slip about how much the world in the movie will have changed since the last installment in 2007. He told BuzzFeed that he and director Paul Greengrass would “revisit the idea” of making another Bourne movie every few years, but […]
Sheen weighs in on being Trump's VP
Don’t rule out a Trump/Sheen 2016 ticket just yet. Just as you thought that Donald Trump’s candidacy couldn’t get any more sensationalized, actor Charlie Sheen responded to fellow actor Owen Wilson comparing him to Trump. Sheen very epically, of course, responded on Twitter. Through his prose, he mentioned that Wilson’s comments were taken out of context, but […]
Owen Wilson: Trump is like Charlie Sheen
Owen Wilson might be a staunch liberal, but like the rest of the political world right now, he only has eyes for one candidate — Republican frontrunner Donald Trump. “Like everybody, I watched the GOP debates—and I don’t know the last time I watched debates,” he told The Daily Beast. “It’s usually almost like a football game—when […]
Stevie Wonder advocates for gun control
Stevie Wonder should have learned from the Dixie Chicks to just “shut up and sing.” The NY Post reported that during his Central Park concert on Monday he got serious about the issue of gun control. “As much as we have made some incredible strides, we have also really gone to this crazy place, like them […]

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2016

Sanders: I have been 'strong' on guns
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is still attempting to silence critics who say the self-described socialist is too conservative on gun rights. In an interview with CNN’s State of the Union Sunday, Sanders said that he would be the best candidate to place new gun control measures that would prevent mentally ill people from acquiring firearms. “I do […]
Clinton denies making a Holocaust reference
Hillary Clinton is taking heat after her comments about the Republican immigration proposals were interpreted by many as a Holocaust reference. During the Democratic National Committee conference, Clinton was asked about how she would handle the immigration issue and she used it as a platform to slam GOP proposals that have been floated on the campaign […]
Carson: Liberals trying to 'destroy this nation'
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson believes that liberals are trying to to “destroy this nation” by creating a rhetoric of divisiveness. At a campaign event on the steps of the Arkansas Capitol in Little Rock, Carson pointed out instances where Democratic leaders were “always trying to stir up trouble” by driving “wedges” between people. “They tell you that there’s […]
Trump mocks other 2016ers for using his slogan
Donald Trump wants his fellow Republican presidential contenders to stop using the phrase “make America great again.” “I actually went out and copyrighted it, because people were using it that I’m running against,” Trump said at a rally in South Carolina Thursday. “And it just shows about a politician – they can’t even come up […]
Christie: We need to track immigrants like FedEx
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has been one of the most outspoken critics of fellow presidential candidate Donald Trump’s wall proposal to stem immigration issues. Now Christie has announced his plan — track immigrants like FedEx packages. “I’m going to have Fred Smith, the founder of FedEx, come work for the government for three […]

Policy

Obama supported part of Trump's immigration plan
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump’s immigration plan involves deporting all illegal immigrants and then having the “good ones” — those employed and without a criminal record — be allowed back into the U.S. legally. The mainstream media and political establishment of both parties have called this plan “unrealistic” and accused the billionaire of wreaking “havoc” on […]
Court: Illegal immigrants have a right to guns
The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday that illegal immigrants have a constitutional right to bear arms, but still cannot own a gun because of other laws. That’s correct, America’s inalienable rights can be granted to non-Americans, and those rights can be halted by other laws. The Associated Press reported that Mariano […]
Trump and Fiorina slam left's reaction to shooting
When Dylann Roof was motivated by racial hatred to commit mass murder, liberals looked to ban the Confederate Flag, which the killer had hanging in his bedroom. So when Bryce Williams, a gay black man, murdered two of his former colleagues because he was motivated by race and sexual identity, the left quickly demanded every […]
Bid to game local vote for tax in Miss. goes wrong
A local Missouri election with only one registered voter is an unambiguous example of when voting actually matters. The city of Columbia, Missouri created a new district with no registered voters to avoid an election on a sales tax. With no voters in the district, the decision would go to property owners “with a financial […]
Wisconsin faculty oppose ban on selling baby parts
Wisconsin lawmakers have acted to ban the sale of fetal parts from aborted babies, but not all are on board with the proposal. The proposal for the ban came from GOP Reps. Andre Jacque and Joel Kleefisch in response to videos released by the Center for Medical Progress. Such videos featured top Planned Parenthood employees […]

Education

PA Univ. mismanaged $30 million in financial aid
Cheyney University in Pennsylvania reportedly mismanaged $30 million in federal financial aid. A report released Thursday by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education revealed that errors were found in about 85 percent of the 4,400 financial aid records reviewed between 2011 and 2014. The university was not maintaining the required documentation to show the […]
Missouri bans free speech zones at public colleges
A recent change in state law has prompted Missouri State University to change its free speech policy. On Wednesday, the MSU Board of Governors executive committee revised the school’s policy restricting non-university individuals and groups from speaking freely on all areas of campus. MSU’s former policy specified that individuals and groups not affiliated with the university […]
College Democrats group has outrageous Twitter
The Tulane College Democrats should really look into getting a new social media person. The group doesn’t hold back at all on its Twitter account, as the Liberty Standard pointed out this week. Warning: Some language NSFW. This tweet was directed at Sen. Mitch McConnell just days after he was named Senate Majority Leader. SUCK MY […]
Student denied permission for conservative club
A Maryland college student was recently denied permission to start a conservative club on her campus. Moriah DeMartino, an incoming freshman at Hagerstown Community College (HCC), approached school administrators earlier this month about starting a Turning Point USA club, according to Campus Reform. HCC political science professor Eric Schwartz suggested that she join the political […]
Kansas College Republicans reject death penalty
College Republican groups across Kansas passed a resolution that supports a repeal of the death penalty in the state. The Kansas Federation of College Republicans announced on Aug. 20 that it “adds to its official platform a plank calling for the repeal of the death penalty in Kansas.” “In order to legitimately maintain the right to […]

Congress

Planned Parenthood claims no wrongdoing
When video evidence catches your employees discussing profiting from a fetal parts business, it’s the investigators who are wrong. That’s Planned Parenthood’s thinking, according to a letter to Congress from CEO and president Cecile Richards. In light of undercover videos released from the Center for Medical Progress, there are multiple Congressional investigations of Planned Parenthood. The organization has been asked to answer for […]
Congressmen want less oversight, more raw milk
Two congressmen are pushing to deregulate food to expand personal choice and economic growth. Reps. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) want to liberalize farmer’s markets, and give people access to non-inspected meat and raw milk. In a stunt to promote relevant bills in Congress, Polis and Massie ate dinner together in Denver, 9 […]
Erickson: Trump can help get rid of Boehner
Conservative blogger Erick Erickson is hoping the momentum of the Donald Trump presidential campaign can lead to the overthrow of House Speaker John Boehner. Erickson recounted on his blog Wednesday that despite the effort by conservative House members like Reps. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.), Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), and Steve King (R-Iowa), Boehner was reinstated as Speaker by a […]
Congress demands info from Planned Parenthood
Lacking the votes to defund Planned Parenthood, the House Oversight Committee on Friday penned a letter to the abortion provider requesting seven documents to be handed over by Aug. 28. The Blaze reported that the letter, written by Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), inquired about the recent undercover sting videos that purport to […]
GOP: Congress 'fully committed' to O-care repeal
Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.) gave the Republican Weekly Address Saturday where he stressed Congress’ commitment to Obamacare repeal. “We’re fully committed to repealing ObamaCare,” Guthrie said. “If ObamaCare’s next round of regulations takes effect on Jan. 1, mere months from now, small businesses will be forced into larger group insurance markets that have dramatically higher rates. That means […]

From Around the Web

Dems mistake Polish veterans for American veterans
The Democratic Party’s outreach webpage to American veterans had been using a photograph of Polish veterans in an accidental mishap. Until Thursday, the Democratic National Committee used a picture of Polish veterans President Obama met on a 2011 visit to Warsaw, according to the Military Times. In the picture, the Polish White Eagle, a national […]
Cruz opposes Sanger bust in 'Struggle for Justice'
Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Louie Gohmert have joined those calling for a Margaret Sanger bust to be removed from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The Sanger bust, on display in a “Struggle for Justice” exhibit since 2010, has been in the news since controversy surrounding Planned Parenthood flared up again. Sanger’s views on race […]
German scientists name crawfish after Snowden
Edward Snowden has a new accomplishment — a crawfish named after him. German scientist Christian Lukhaup and two colleagues have identified a new species, Cherax snowden, that is found in West Papua, Indonesia. The Cherax snowden is kept as a pet throughout Europe, East Asia, and America for its colors: usually green, orange, and yellow with orange […]
Chris Kyle awarded the Texas Medal of Honor
Late Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle was awarded with the state of Texas’ highest military honor Wednesday. Gov. Greg Abbott presented the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Kyle’s family, Fox4 reported. His wife, Taya, accepted the posthumous honor on his behalf. Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield, were killed two years ago by an Army […]
'Anchor baby' problem is bigger than most realize
Peter and Ellie Yang paid more than a hospital bill to have their second child, they paid $35,000 to have their baby in the United States. And the Yangs are far from alone. The Chinese government estimates that 10,000 Chinese couples had children in the U.S. in 2012, while other estimates say that number is […]