Polititainment

Kimmel: Is President Obama a Muslim?
With a recent poll finding that 54 percent of Republicans still believe that President Obama is a Muslim, Jimmy Kimmel decided to hits the streets to investigate. For his “Pedestrian Question” segment, Kimmel found a handful of people walking around to find whether they thought Obama was a Muslim. Watch the clip below for the […]
Kanye West already has a PAC
Kanye West received a lifetime achievement award at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, but one fan wants to see him achieve another goal: the presidency. Eugene Craig, a 24-year-old Maryland Republican and head of the Young Minority Republicans Fund, created a PAC called Ready for Kanye after West declared his candidacy in 2020 […]
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 […]

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2016

Trump pledges he won't make third-party run
After months of keeping voters and the GOP in the dark, frontrunner Donald Trump will sign a loyalty pledge Thursday that will bind him to endorse the Republican nominee and prevent him from a third-party run. One of the billionaire’s close associates told Politico that he will give the completed pledge to Republican National Committee Chairman Reince […]
Rand Paul: Working doesn't leave time for heroin
Rand Paul wants solve the increasing use of heroin with a jobs program. At a New Hampshire town hall on Wednesday, Paul discussed welfare reform and work as a reward, not a punishment, to receive welfare if someone is able-bodied. “If you work all day long, you don’t have time to do heroin,” Paul said […]
Fiorina likely to make CNN debate
It helps to speak up, just look at Carly Fiorina. Last week the Republican presidential candidate expressed her feelings about the unfairness of CNN’s criteria for their upcoming GOP presidential debate. CNN announced Tuesday night that they will be amending the rules. The statement explained their reasoning from May to focus on poll averages from July […]
Jindal hits a wall in Planned Parenthood fight
Bobby Jindal has had a long feud with Planned Parenthood in Louisiana, but his latest attempt to defend the group has hit a problem – it’s illegal. In a legal brief for the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Justice made it clear that cutting Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid funding violates obligations that […]
Clinton fundraises for launch of Women for Hillary
“No matter your gender,” the Clinton campaign wants founding members for Women for Hillary. And it only takes a dollar to do so. On Sunday afternoon, an e-mail was sent out telling potential donors that “Hillary has been fighting for women and families all her life. It’s time to fight for her.” Included was a link to donate, which […]

Policy

Rand Paul: Working doesn't leave time for heroin
Rand Paul wants solve the increasing use of heroin with a jobs program. At a New Hampshire town hall on Wednesday, Paul discussed welfare reform and work as a reward, not a punishment, to receive welfare if someone is able-bodied. “If you work all day long, you don’t have time to do heroin,” Paul said […]
Michigan Gov. Snyder approves EPA clean power plan
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder will comply with environmental regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The Clean Power Plan of the Environmental Protection Agency requires states to demonstrate their compliance with emission reduction targets, according to the Washington Examiner. By 2030, the plan aims to cut state emissions by 32 percent. To achieve […]
A majority of immigrants are on welfare
The Center for Immigration Studies published a new study on Tuesday that shows a majority of all immigrants, legal and illegal, use at least one welfare program – a much higher percentage than native-born Americans. CIS used the Census Bureau’s Survey of Income and Program Participation from 2012 to show that 51 percent of immigrant-led households had […]
Kate Steinle's parents sue San Francisco
Kate Steinle’s parents announced Tuesday they had filed a legal challenge to the city of San Francisco and federal officials in connection with their daughter’s murder. Speaking to a crowd of reporters, Jim Steinle, Kate’s father, said he wasn’t just suing for his daughter, but for the safety of all the other families in San Francisco, the […]
ICE arrests hundreds of illegals in California
Immigration and Customs Enforcement had their most successful sweep of illegal immigrant criminals last week in Southern California. The agency announced Monday that during the four-day sweep they took 244 foreign nationals into custody, the majority of which had one felony conviction. “One of the challenges we’re facing is because of state law and local policies, […]

Education

Pot smoking on college campuses at all-time high
One in every 17 college students is smoking marijuana on a daily or near-daily basis according to a recent study. Daily marijuana use among college students is currently at a 35-year high, and far fewer students view the drug as dangerous, according to the University of Michigan’s annual Monitoring the Future study. 5.9 percent of students said […]
UMass prof calls Republicans 'American terrorists'
A communications professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst thinks Republicans are “American terrorists,” and conservative Supreme Court justices are “frat-boy fascists.” The Liberty Standard went through Professor Sut Jhally’s Twitter account (which has been inactive since January) and found several interesting tweets. Jhally linked to an opinion article that appeared in Reader Supported News in October […]
UNC course sympathizes with 9/11 terrorists
Those who want to learn about the events of September 11 from the perspective of terrorist sympathizers now have the chance at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. The reading assignments portray the attackers in a sympathetic light. The course syllabus or the online course description of ENGL 72: Literature of 9/11 simply states:  This seminar will explore representations […]
Students assigned textbook by Jonathan Gruber
The architect of the Affordable Care Act is also the architect behind the way in which many college students learn about the proper role of the government in the economy. Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist Jonathan Gruber – who had a central role in developing the healthcare law – is also the mastermind behind a seminal textbook assigned to […]
Professors threaten students for not being PC
Students who are brave enough to defy their liberal professor’s orthodoxy may be paying for it with their grades. Multiple professors at Washington State University informed their students that they can expect to see their grades suffer if they use terms like “illegal alien,” “male,” and “female,” or if they fail to “defer” to non-white […]

Congress

Democrats refuse to watch PP videos
Congress may still be out on recess, but one pro-life group is calling on staffers to take the time to watch videos from the Center for Medical Progress. The videos feature top Planned Parenthood employees and allege that the abortion provider is illegally profiting from the sale of fetal parts. Susan B. Anthony List is […]
Planned Parenthood will still be funded in shutdown
The issue of funding Planned Parenthood is a relevant one as the possibility of a government shutdown looms. As it turns out though, even if a shutdown were to happen, the organization would still be funded. Eighteen Republicans in the House of Representatives have signed a letter announcing they will not sign any legislation which […]
Votes coming up to defund Planned Parenthood
Don’t get too excited, but the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate will be voting on defunding Planned Parenthood. However, despite Republican majorities, the proposal is unlikely to become law. This is due in part to President Obama’s strong support for Planned Parenthood. The White House Press Secretary said that the president would veto the […]
Voters would blame GOP for shutdown
If the federal government were to face another shutdown, it looks like the GOP would get the blame. Results from a Quinnipiac poll released Monday found that 41 percent of voters would blame the GOP, while 33 percent would blame President Obama and the Democrats. Seventeen percent would place the blame equally. Congress must pass […]
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 […]

From Around the Web

Fox News host sues Hasbro for stealing her image
Hell hath no fury like a Fox News host scorned. Emmy awarding winning host Harris Faulkner is suing Hasbro toys for $5 million because of it’s “demeaning and insulting” toy hamster that she claims shares her name and looks like her, reported Deadline. Faulkner is demanding financial compensation for using her trademarked name and look. She would […]
Illinois is too broke to pay lottery winners
Imagine winning the lottery. Quitting your job, picking out a new car, maybe paying off your mortgage, and then instead of receiving a check, all you get is an IOU. CNN Money reported on Monday that such is the case in the budget-strapped state of Illinois. Jackpots of $25,000 or more have been put off […]
'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 […]