Polititainment

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 […]
Heidi Klum responds to Trump's insult
While Donald Trump usually insults people by referring to them as “losers,” he tried to hit supermodel and TV host Heidi Klum where it hurt. In an interview with Maureen Dowd that took more than a few twists and turns, Trump commented, “Heidi Klum. Sadly, she’s no longer a 10.” Klum posted a short video […]
Rapper Azealia Banks hates Donald Trump
Rapper Azealia Banks hates a lot of things. Topping her list is, of course, “everything about this country,” especially “fat white Americans,” but now it seems she has a new target — Donald Trump. Apparently, wanting to be president of the country she hates makes you worthy of her ire. Banks is also not one […]
Even Obama can't tell Kanye what to do
Anticipation for a new Kanye West album has led to activism, as fans appealed to President Obama to take executive action. Time reported that a White House petition called for a mandated album release on Aug. 21 because “Kanye West has kept us thirsty for too long” and “his producer Mike Dean has been teasing people […]

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2016

Paul suggests 'Black Lives Matter' change name
Yes, we still have to talk about whether it’s “Black Lives Matter” or “All Lives Matter.” GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul has joined in on the discussion as to what we should call this movement. During a Wednesday night segment on Fox News’ Hannity, host Sean Hannity voiced his view that Paul, “more than any candidate in […]
Carson wants Veteran's Affairs rolled into DoD
Ben Carson wants to abolish the Department of Veteran’s Affairs and put its services under the Department of Defense. Carson blamed the recent decline of military volunteers on national perception of the low level of care for veterans during his appearance yesterday on The Dave Ramsey Show. He didn’t comment on the effect that 14 […]
Voters play word association about the candidates
When voters think of Hillary Clinton, they think “liar.” Other top associated words weren’t as flattering either, for her or some GOP candidates, according to a Quinnipiac University poll. The top five words for Clinton were “liar,” “dishonest,” “untrustworthy,” “experience,” and “strong.” That could explain her level of support, as she only garnered 45 percent […]
Hillary compares pro-lifers to terrorists
Pro-life Republicans and terrorist groups apparently have something in common. At least, according to Hillary Clinton they do. Clinton’s remarks started off as typical for a politician who supports and is supported by the abortion movement. She took stabs at GOP presidential candidates Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush and John Kasich, the governor of the state where she […]
Did Clinton campaign violate election law?
James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas Action released its first video Wednesday, highlighting potential election law violations by the Hillary Clinton campaign. Project Veritas sent people undercover as Clinton volunteers to see what was really going on behind the scenes. “And so that’s why I want to keep like our primary focus on, ‘Hey are you a Hillary supporter?’ […]

Policy

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 […]
Wal-Mart will no longer sell AR-15s
Somewhere in Michigan, Michael Moore is treating himself to an extra bowl of ice cream at the announcement that Wal-Mart will no longer sell AR-15s. The largest retailer in America made the announcement Wednesday that their stores will no longer carry the AR-15 and other semi-automatic rifles because they do not sell very well, reported […]
CO GOP lawmakers want Planned Parenthood investigation
Various Colorado officials have refused to investigate Planned Parenthood, but GOP lawmakers aren’t giving up. Despite being against abortion, the state Attorney General, Cynthia Coffman, said she won’t investigate Planned Parenthood. She defended her move by saying that the final decision is with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). The department told local news […]

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 […]