Polititainment

Kanye West announces presidential run
It’s time for a voter registration drive – Kanye West has declared his candidacy for president in 2020. Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards had the star artist accepting the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. In his acceptance speech, he revealed the big news. He also mentioned that he “rolled up a little something” before taking the stage. […]
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 […]

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Sanders won't put end to drone program
Bernie Sanders would not end the drone program if he wins the presidency. Sanders advocated limiting the program to avoid killing innocent people, but does not want to shutter the program, he said Sunday on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos. “I think we have to use drones very, very selectively and effectively. That has […]
Willey: Hillary Clinton 'is the War on Women'
It’s not just the pro-life movement outraged by Hillary Clinton’s comments comparing pro-life Republicans to terrorists. Women who have alleged Bill Clinton harassed them are also taking issue. Kathleen Willey joined Aaron Klein Investigative Radio to share just how ironic Hillary’s statement was. After all, she “wrote the book on terrorizing women.” Kathleen Willey and her […]
Christie on Hillary: 'No one is above the law'
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) had some harsh words for Hillary Clinton and her former employer Sunday morning. The Republican presidential contender appeared on Fox News Sunday and discussed his Democratic opponent’s attitude and email scandal. “No one is above the law,” Christie told host Chris Wallace about her private server, which apparently stored emails […]
Dems defend Hillary's 'terrorist' comments
Will the Democrats always stick by Hillary Clinton? CNN’s State of the Union Sunday showed us they just might. Despite Clinton’s comparison between pro-lifers and terrorists, former Democratic National Committee chair and CNN contributor Donna Brazile defended her. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) called the comments “inappropriate, over the top, uncalled for.” Blackburn also accused Clinton of not living […]
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 […]

Policy

Judge strikes down CA's 10-day gun waiting period
Second Amendment activists scored a huge victory last Tuesday when a federal judge struck down California’s 10-day waiting period for gun purchases. Federal Eastern District of California Senior Judge Anthony W. Ishii ruled in favor of the plaintiffs’ California gun owners Jeffrey Silvester and Brandon Combs, as well as two gun rights groups, The Calguns […]
Could we actually see Obamacare amended?
It may seem like Obamacare is in the news every other day with Republicans trying to get rid of certain or all aspects and Democrats defending it as the law. But, if Congress were to vote on overturning the law’s expansion of the small-group market insurance, we might actually see changes in Obamacare. The National […]
Fla. Democrats reach for $15 minimum wage by 2017
Florida is the next battleground for the minimum wage, as a state Congressman is pushing a bill to get the wage to $15 hourly by 2017. Rep. Victor Torres in the Florida House filed a bill that will be addressed in the 2016 legislative session, according to the Daily Caller. State Sen. Dwight Bullard introduced […]
Jindal: Immigration about 'values,' not security
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) is trying to find his own narrative on immigration between the security hawks like Donald Trump and the open-border wing of the party that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) represents. Jindal argued in a Sunday interview on ABC’s The Week that the most important feature of immigration should be assimilation […]
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 […]

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

'Hillary for Prison' signs repeatedly stolen
“Left-wing wackos.” That’s who Hamptons resident Andy Sabin has to contend with in order to display his “Hillary for Prison 2016″ yard signs. Sabin, whose home is in Amagansett, explained to New York Post how he has to guard his signs behind an electric fence, with warning signs and a surveillance camera. The yard signs certainly seem like […]
Secession rally held in rural New York
Dozens of people supporting the secession of rural counties in upstate New York descended upon Bainbridge, N.Y. on Sunday. Leaders of the movement that advocate for a new state made speeches condemning the current state government’s handling of the SAFE Act, the ban on fracking, the institution of the Common Core and concerns over compensation for […]
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 […]