Polititainment

Stewart plays 'Let’s Get Rid of Cruz'

Jon Stewart came up with a super clever game to narrow the GOP field—it’s called “Let’s Get Rid of Ted Cruz.”

Letterman hits Boehner, Clinton and Cruz
In David Letterman’s opening monologue Tuesday night, the comedian presented “John Boehner: News You Can Use,” featuring what would seem irrelevant when taken out of context. For instance, Boehner says in one clip, “We spend more money on antacids than we do on politics.” Letterman also cracked wise about Hillary Clinton’s Mother’s Day fundraiser where she will […]
Sofia Vergara: Obama charming, handsome

The actress told Howard Stern Monday that she had a brief and pleasant encounter with the president during a tour of the White House in 2013 with her "Modern Family" costars ahead of that year's White House Correspondents' dinner.

Stewart weighs in on Garland shooting

Jon Stewart had a message Monday night--and he repeated it a lot, because people were seemingly not getting it.

Melissa Joan Hart 'not that up on 2016'

The actress, who was vocal about her support for GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney in 2012, told The Hill in a recent interview that she is "not that up on 2016 yet."

2016

Millennial calls Hillary out for hypocrisy

National Review's Katherine Timpf, a self-described "middle-class Millennial female," recently penned a hilarious letter to Hillary Clinton that perfectly captures her hypocrisy on a number of issues.

Clinton will go further than Obama on amnesty
It’s hard to believe, but Hillary Clinton is taking an even more extreme stance on immigration and executive actions than President Obama. At a campaign stop in Las Vegas, Clinton vowed she would fight for “full and equal citizenship” for the millions of illegal immigrants currently living in the U.S. “I will fight for comprehensive immigration […]
Huckabee claims he never criticized Beyonce

Mike Huckabee doesn't think calling Beyonce "vulgar" is criticizing her--it's just "making observations."

Former Clinton aide: Hillary likes wine, vodka

Two former Clinton aides spilled the secrets about Hillary's drinking habits and biggest regrets during a roundtable on HuffPost Live with Bloomberg's Josh Green and Politico's Glenn Thrush.

Scott Walker approves regulations for Uber, Lyft
Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law this month that regulates rideshare companies, including Uber and Lyft. The law stipulates certain safety features including the prohibition of hiring sex offenders, people with drunk driving offenses or habitual traffic violations. The company must also electronically transmit the driver’s photo and license plate number to the […]

Policy

Millennials least likely to support free speech
The results of a recent Pew Research Center poll on free speech should probably come as no surprise in this era of “trigger warnings” and “microaggressions.” But the poll found that Millennials were least likely to support free speech rights, particularly when that speech could be seen as offensive. The Pew Research Center polled a […]
Scott Walker approves regulations for Uber, Lyft
Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law this month that regulates rideshare companies, including Uber and Lyft. The law stipulates certain safety features including the prohibition of hiring sex offenders, people with drunk driving offenses or habitual traffic violations. The company must also electronically transmit the driver’s photo and license plate number to the […]
Emergency room visits have gone up under Obamacare
Another day, another lie stemming from the creators of the Affordable Care Act. Despite President Obama’s promises to the contrary, the number of visits to U.S. emergency rooms — one of the most costly parts of healthcare in America — has actually gone up under Obamacare. “Such irresponsible behavior costs all the rest of us […]
Anna Wintour comes out for Hillary & against guns
In an interview with New York Magazine, Vogue’s longtime editor and chief Anna Wintour, was asked about how “Hillary balked at the idea of being Vogue” during her 2008 presidential run. Despite being snubbed, Wintour announced she’s ready for Hillary. She said, “I hope so! Of course. Yes. But it’s only just started,” when asked if […]
Snowden, Assange, Manning get statues in Berlin

Statue tributes to whistle-blowers are all the rage right now.

Education

Lawmakers axe Walker's higher education plan
MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL — Republicans in the Legislature abandoned a proposal Tuesday by GOP Gov. Scott Walker to spin off the University of Wisconsin System as a separate government authority, but said they are committed to giving campuses more flexibility to manage budget cuts. The co-chairs of the Legislature’s budget committee — Rep. John Nygren […]
College 'microaggression' art installation offends
No place is safe enough in this era of trigger warnings and microaggressions. An art installation on racial “microaggressions” put up by the Asian American Students Association at Brandeis University ironically became a microaggression in and of itself due to the nature of its content, The Daily Caller reported.  The Rabb Steps Microaggressions installation consisted of […]
Howard U. asks alumni to help clear student debts
WASHINGTON POST — A couple weeks before Howard University’s 147th commencement, its president e-mailed tens of thousands of alumni with an urgent and unusual appeal on behalf of 180 seniors in the class of 2015: Help the students pay off their debt so they can get their diplomas. The prospective graduates, more than 10 percent […]
Chrysler to offer free tuition to employees
Following in the footsteps of Starbucks,  the United States division of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Monday that it will offer free college tuition at Strayer University to the 118,000 employees at its Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, and Fiat dealerships. Fortune reported that any part-time and full-time employees who have worked at a dealership for 30 […]
Professors protest Giuliani's commencement speech
The president of St. John Fisher College is standing up for free speech, despite professors’ protests to the contrary. The small college located in Rochester, New York invited former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to deliver the commencement speech. The announcement was met with protests by 49 faculty members urging him to rescind the […]

Congress

Lindsey Graham mocked for waging war on 'the'

Lindsey Graham probably should have thought this one out a little better.

Bachmann: Clintons use poor people as human shield

Former Minnesota congresswoman and star of the forthcoming "Sharknado 3" Michele Bachmann slammed Hillary and Bill Clinton during an appearance on NewsmaxTV Tuesday, accusing the pair of using their charity to support their "pompous lifestyle."

Donovan wins election to replace Michael Grimm
In New York’s 11th congressional district, District Attorney Dan Donovan (R-Staten Island) has been declared the winner. Early results show Donovan winning the election with nearly 60 percent of the vote against his Democratic challenger Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Brooklyn). Congressman-elect Donovan will be replacing disgraced former Rep. Michael Grimm, who was forced to resign after pleading […]
Where in the world is Aaron Schock?

Thursday, the Associated Press reported that Aaron Schock, the former Illinois congressman who resigned in March amid a spending scandal, is nowhere to be found.

Dems seek $12 an hour federal minimum wage
Congressional Democrats are no longer satisfied with their failed $10.10 federal minimum wage proposal. They now are pushing for a wage increase that would bring it up to $12 an hour by 2020. The Raise the Wage Act was introduced Thursday, despite Republican control of both chambers of Congress, The Hill reported.  Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), sponsored the […]

From Around the Web

Army vet gets letter notifying him of his death
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs  can add another costly mistake to its lengthy list.  Robert Pressley, an Army veteran living in Wilmington, N.C., found out from his ex-wife that both the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense believe he is dead. She had received letters informing her of his demise, plus two checks […]
Did feminists just chase Joss Whedon off Twitter?

Joss Whedon, the director of Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron," abruptly deleted his Twitter account on Monday.

2 gunmen killed outside Muhammad cartoon contest
GARLAND, Texas (AP) — Two gunmen were killed Sunday after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad in Texas and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said. The men drove up to the Curtis Culwell Center in the […]
Prosecutor charges 6 officers in Gray's death
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s top prosecutor announced criminal charges Friday against all six officers suspended after a man suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody, saying “no one is above the law.” State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby declared that Freddie Gray’s death was a homicide, his arrest was illegal, and his treatment in custody amounted […]
Teacher who called Obama 'Muslim' forced to resign

A teacher at Georgia's Dublin Middle School was removed from the classroom for the rest of the year and asked to resign after making some controversial remarks about President Obama.