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

Christie releases new pro-life ad
Chris Christie is pro-life, and not just when it comes to abortion. His ‘Every Life’ ad started airing in New Hampshire on Thursday. The short ad shows Christie speaking to the camera and at an event. It is interspersed with a woman who is undergoing an ultrasound and then a downtrodden young woman. The transcript reads: […]
GOP candidates weigh in on Ky. clerk
Ted Cruz certainly lets you know what he is thinking. On Thursday, Kentucky law clerk Kim Davis was held in contempt of court and sent to jail for refusing to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Davis referred “God’s authority” as her reason for not granting the licenses. That same day, Cruz sent out a press release “Cruz: I […]
Hackers put 32,000 of Clinton's emails on sale
It looks like Hillary Clinton may not have been able to wipe her entire server clean because hackers have come forward with 32,000 of her private emails for sale for $500,000. Radar Online reported that the information came from someone claiming to be a computer specialist who set the half-a-million dollar price tag, but will relinquish the emails to the […]
Poll: Carson tied with Clinton
Donald Trump may dominating polls, but it’s Ben Carson who can beat Hillary Clinton. Results from Public Policy Polling released Thursday shows that Carson has the best chance of any of the 17 GOP candidates against Clinton. The results show Carson and Clinton tied at 44 percent. Not only is Carson tied with Clinton, but he comes […]
Kasich worries about minimum wage harming morale
Ohio Governor John Kasich has sent mixed messages concerning the minimum wage, but at a town hall in New Hampshire, he warned that unwisely increasing the minimum wage could “create morale problems.” In Michigan on Tuesday, Kasich said he was open to a “reasonable” federal minimum wage hike, according to the Huffington Post. However, in […]

Policy

Court OKs illegal felon because he's transgender
An illegal immigrant who was arrested twice for drunk driving and has already been deported on one previous occasion, cannot be sent back to Mexico because he is transgender. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday that Edin Carey Avendano-Hernandez has the right to remain in the U.S. because deporting a transgendered […]
Obamacare rule could delve into transgender issues
Obamacare is no stranger to delving into what some consider touchy subjects. A new rule has been proposed with regards to transgender individuals. Thursday’s proposed rule is being phrased as an issue of preventing health care providers and insurance companies from discriminating. AP Big Story reported that according to Jocelyn Samuels of the HHS Office for […]
Houston fights against Texas for pollution control
The Texas Supreme Court has to decide whether the city of Houston can implement local rules to regulate pollution. Two city ordinances require industrial polluters to register with Houston in an effort to “plug gaps in environment enforcement” left by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, according to the Texas Tribune. Attorney Robert Higgason, arguing […]
CATO disputes immigration/welfare study
The pro-open border libertarian think tank, CATO has a serious problem with the Center for Immigration Reform’s study that claims immigrants take more welfare than native-born Americans. CATO addressed flaws in the study’s methodology Thursday, claiming the “CIS study does not compare apples to apples but rather apples to elephants.” CIS estimated welfare use among immigrants and […]
State, federal rules for drones remain ambiguous
States have begun drafting rules to regulate the use of drones to counter federal inaction, but it might lead to conflict when the federal government passes its own set of regulation. Until federal oversight has developed a set of rules, it has relied on more than 1,000 exemptions to cover the gap, according to Route […]

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

House committee subpoenaed Clinton staffer
A former State Department staffer tied to Hillary Clinton’s email server has been subpoenaed to appear at a Congressional investigation. Bryan Pagliano, who worked for the 2008 Clinton presidential campaign and set up her private email server, had his lawyer send a letter to the House panel leading an investigation into Clinton’s role with the […]
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 […]

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 […]