Obama has advice for Kanye West
President Barack Obama and possible 2020 presidential candidate Kanye West both appeared at a DNC fundraiser in San Francisco on Saturday. CNN reported that Obama had some advice for Kanye, on running for president, but also for Speaker of the House. Obama tried his hand at some comedy, and showed that he was well-versed in […]
Katy Perry rallying for Hillary
Hillary Clinton is having trouble with Millennials. She does, however, have support from the pop stars they listen to. The Hill reported that Katy Perry will be performing at a Hillary campaign event in Des Moines on Oct. 24. Perry’s songs are often played at Hillary’s events, and she even offered to write the campaign […]
Video: Trump is 'your drunk neighbor'
A new video compares Donald Trump to a drunk neighbor–playing excerpts from Trump’s campaign speeches verbatim. “Your Drunk Neighbor: Donald Trump” shows an actor dressed in American flag paraphernalia playing “that neighbor you have with too many dogs and a drinking problem,” as he talks with Trump soundbites overlaid on the video. Watch the video […]
John McCain booed on the Late Show
Sen. John McCain, (R-Ariz.), who was also the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, spoke quite candidly during his appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The crowd loved his back and forth with Colbert about how he slept like a baby when he lost. This involved waking up every two hours to cry, McCain joked. McCain […]
J-Law vs. Trump: "end of the world"
Actress Jennifer Lawrence feels like every day Donald Trump leads the polls is another sign that the end of the world is drawing near. “If Donald Trump becomes president, that will be the end of the world,” Lawrence said to Entertainment Weekly on Thursday. The billionaire has been leading the polls for four months now, […]


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Sheryl Crow to perform at Dem Debate--Will Biden?
The Democratic Primary debates obviously won’t have reality TV star and GOP front-runner Donald Trump at their debate. There will still be special performances though. CNN is hosting the first debate in Las Vegas, which will appear Tuesday night. And as they reported, Sheryl Crow will be performing to sing the National Anthem. Crow said […]
Dems selling 'America is already great' hats
If you can’t beat him, raise money off of him. The DNC is attempting to raise money off of GOP front-runner Donald Trump’s slogan: “Make America Great Again.” Democrats are selling hats with their own slogan of “America is Already Great.” As the item description reads: America is already great, so we printed up this union-made […]
Bernie flips on guns, calls for semi-auto ban
The unorthodox views that Bernie Sanders holds for guns makes him an outlier for the Democrats and could hurt his voter appeal. At a campaign speech in Boulder, Colorado on Saturday, Sanders declared his support for a ban on semiautomatic weapons, according to The Blaze. Sanders stands on safe ground among his supporters. A strong […]
Democrat ad blasts Marco Rubio: 'Who owns you?'
He may not be a household name, but the Harvard Professor Lawrence Lessig–who’s running for president as a Democrat–just launched his first attack ad on a member of another party. The ad berates Sen. Marco Rubio and the billionaires who fund his campaign and supporting PACs. Lessig is a single-issue candidate who has raised over […]
Christie calls the Yankees an 'evil empire' in NH
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to win over some support from New Hampshire primary voters by joining them in one of their favorite hobbies — bashing the Yankees. Heather Haddon of the Wall Street Journal tweeted on Wednesday that Christie received loud applause after calling the New York Yankees “the evil empire” to the […]


400,000 to lose health insurance due to Obamacare
Maybe they should have read what was in Obamacare before they passed it–as now hundreds of thousands of more Americans are suffering. Kentucky Health Cooperative and Health Republic Insurance of New York announced they are closing at the end of the year, joining health co-ops in Iowa, Nebraska, Louisiana, and Nevada. In total, more than 400,000 […]
Prof threatens to resign over campus carry on CNN
State laws on college campuses have gotten quite the attention recently and it’s not hard to understand why. Like most debates on gun control, it comes down to if the presence of guns will make things more danger or more safe. The Christian Science Monitor reported on how “Texas campus responds to third shooting this […]
California bans concealed carry on campuses
California may have some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation, but that didn’t stop Gov. Jerry Brown from tightening it even more. As the Sacramento Bee reported, Brown signed legislation which expands an already existing law. The law on the books made it illegal to possess a gun within 1,000 feet from […]
Obama: Millennials should join unions
The White House is trying to bolster dwindling labor union enrollment numbers by getting millennials to join. Union membership is currently at its lowest point since the 1930s, President Obama said at an event on Wednesday called the “White House Summit on Worker Voice.” Obama claimed as union membership has fallen, inequality has risen. “I believe that […]
Waste: HUD spends $104 million on wealthy families
Texas has a problem with giving rent subsidies to wealthy families. A recent audit of the Department of Housing and Urban Development found that 1,056 families in Texas lived in subsidized housing, but exceeded the income limit to qualify for them, according to The Texas Tribune. The problem doesn’t stop with Texas, however — it’s […]


Clemson apologizes for Mexican food night
Clemson University was forced to apologize for serving Mexican food in its dining halls after a few students complained about the “culturally insensitive” meal. The university’s “Maximum Mexican” night has been held for years, and is one of several cultural-themed nights in the dining halls including a “Low Country BBQ Bash” and St. Patrick’s Day dinner, Campus […]
Students: Remove statue of 'racist' Jefferson
Some students at the University of Missouri are so bothered by a statue of Thomas Jefferson they’ve issued a Change.org petition to have it removed. In two months, only 71 of the requested 100 signatures have signed on. Part of the petition reads: Thomas Jefferson’s statue sends a clear nonverbal message that his values and beliefs […]
Prof: Campus carry is "common sense solution"
A law professor at Purdue University in Indiana called campus carry a “common sense solution,” because “banning guns will never stop premeditated murder.” In an editorial for the Purdue Exponent student newspaper, associate professor Charles Haywood analyzed the campus gun control debate in light of the shooting at Umpqua Community College, and realized if he […]
Study: Black grads hurt worst by student loans
Half of recent black graduates have student loans totaling more than $25,000, according to a recent Gallup survey of 30,000 graduates. While 35 percent of all recent graduates since 2006 have loans totaling more than $25,000, that figure jumps 15 percent higher among black grads. Hispanics carry about the same level as white grads, though […]
Is college still worth it? Gallup survey says…
College is measurably losing value—or at least that is how many graduates feel according to a recent Gallup survey of 30,000 graduates. While 50 percent of graduates of all ages strongly agree “college was worth it,” only 38 percent of those who have graduated since 2006 shared the same positive sentiment. The reason for younger […]


Freedom Caucus Speaker candidate supports Jeb Bush
The race for Speaker is getting more and more hectic, and conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus have endorsed Rep. Daniel Webster (R-Fla.)–but he may not be as far-right as some think. Webster endorsed former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for the Republican nomination in June, arguably the most moderate Republican in the field who supports amnesty […]
Girdusky: Paul Ryan can't unite the right
With the demise of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Cali.) bid for Speaker of the House, many on the right–including Erick Erickson, Mitt Romney, and Speaker Boehner–are calling for the 2012 vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) to jump in the race as the only man they claim can unite the very fractured Republican Party. Ryan’s cons […]
Don't want to be Speaker? Resign from Congress
How many Congressmen have turned down the chance to be Speaker of the House in the last few days? Most of the Republicans who could get the required 218 vote majority have chickened out of running–from Jim Jordan, to Jeb Hensarling, to Trey Gowdy, to Paul Ryan (he may be reconsidering), and others. Our question for […]
Erick Erickson: "Paul Ryan will be Speaker"
Earlier today, news broke that Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) had been asked again by Speaker John Boehner, Mitt Romney, and other GOP leaders to run for Speaker of the House. For weeks, the news had been that Ryan refused to run–but that was before House Majority Leader and Young Guns coauthor Kevin McCarthy dropped out of the […]
Who should be the next House Speaker?
Speaker of the House certainly seems to be a thankless job. People are actually running away from it rather than running for it. Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation, effective at the end of the month, but he may not be able to get out as quickly as he would have liked. The current Majority […]

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Roseburg, OR resident on Obama visit: "Go Golf"
President Obama’s Friday visit to meet with the victims and their families from the Umpqua Community College shooting in Roseburg, Oregon was not welcomed by all. Hundreds of people gathered to protest Obama’s visit and oppose using the tragedy as an impetus for gun control legislation, according to the Independent Journal Review. Video coverage from Fox News […]
Obama silent on execution of pro-democracy teen
When President Obama spoke about the Arab Spring on May 19, 2011, he endorsed the pro-Democracy movement claiming that “we need to speak honestly about the principles that we believe in, with friend and foe alike.” Apparently, that doesn’t include our “ally” Saudi Arabia. U.S. Uncut reported that the United Nations, the U.K.’s foreign secretary, and French […]
LA Times 'Millennial pledge' gets hashtag ridicule
Advice columns for millennials are scattered across the internet, and the Los Angeles Times offers yet another one that demands a generation-wide pledge. In a light-hearted piece, Chris Erskine chided millennials to accept a to-do list of responsibilities for adulthood. “The Millennial Pledge” includes gems such as “I will show up on time” and “Just once, I […]
Seth Rogan Tweets "F*** You" to Ben Carson
Comedy actor Seth Rogan has joined GQ in writing profanities directed at presidential candidate and neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson, tweeting “Fuck you @RealBenCarson.”   Fuck you @RealBenCarson. — Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) October 9, 2015   Can you imagine if a conservative celebrity tweeted anything similar? They would never make a movie again. But, think about […]
Veteran makes his service dog his best man
Get ready to break out the tissues for one of the sweetest stories of the year. U.S. Army veteran Justin Lansford lost his leg during in 2012 while serving in Afghanistan. He had bilaterally severed femurs and doctors were forced to amputate his left leg. Buzzfeed reported that a year later he received his service dog Gabe […]