The Trump Inaugural Address last Friday was so full of Kellyanne Conway-type "alternative facts" that the bulk of the intellectual energy subsequently devoted to it by its progressive critics has been directed towards fact-checking - questioning the new president's claims on drugs, crime, manufacturing, and the leakage of American wealth abroad. Show More Summary
PRODUCT SAFETY: Samsung Announces Cause of Galaxy Note 7 Fires, Apologizes to Customers. After several months of investigations, Samsung announced Sunday in a Korean press conference the cause. DJ Koh, president of Mobile Communications...Show More Summary
On October 5, 1789, a crowd of more than seven thousand women—fish sellers and bakers, working women from the markets, bourgeois “bonnet-wearing” women from the suburbs—marched the twelve miles from Paris to Versailles to demand King Louis XVI release his stores of grain. Show More Summary
The Democrats on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee have done everything they can to fight the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Donald Trump’s Secretary of Education. They have raised questions about her financial...Show More Summary
Never mind that Donald Trump has actually bragged about sexually assaulting women. Nor that four of his more recent accusers were at the Women’s March on Washington this weekend. Fox News – which did its darnedest to ignore any significance of the massive protests – was willing to spend plenty of time dismissing the groundswell of opposition to Trump as a failure. read more
Trump is promising higher growth as his administration curbs regulations, overhauls the tax code, and repeals the Affordable Care Act, former President Barack Obama's signature accomplishment. The projections come as Trump and Republicans...Show More Summary
Senate roll vote confirming Mike Pompeo to be CIA director The 66-32 roll call Monday by which the Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Voting yes were 14 Democrats, 51 Republicans and 1 independent. Voting no were 30 Democrats, 1 Republican and 1 independent.
Speaking from the Oval Office Tuesday after signing a series of new executive orders, President Donald Trump announced he will be naming his first...
Saturday Night Live writer Katie Rich found herself in hot water over the weekend after the 33-year-old thought it was humorous to bully 10-year-old Barron Trump, saying “Barron will be this country’s first homeschool shooter.” In response to Rich’s vile tweet, former first daughter Chelsea Clinton spoke up and defended the president’s son. Show More Summary
Dan Rather, a man whose career at CBS was destroyed by a lie he couldn’t let go of, appeared on MSNBC’s Hardball where he was outraged at Kellyanne Conway’s coined term of “alternate facts.” “Well, to say it was unfortunate is, to put it mildly. Show More Summary
Senate Democrats intend to reveal a $1 trillion infrastructure spending plan and back President Donald Trump if he supports it, according to The New York Times. The proposal is to be presented by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer,...Show More Summary
HERE’S A LOOK AT THE DAY AHEAD TRUMP ADMINISTRATION: President Donald Trump meets with representatives from major auto companies at the White House at 9 a.m. The president is expected to sign an executive order at 11 a.m., hold a call with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 1 p.m. and meet with key Senate […]
Geeks of the world, rejoice! The full title of Star Wars, Episode VIII has been revealed – but little else, other than tantalizing teasers released Monday and reported in Entertainment Weekly: Mark Hamill… tells Ryan Pearson of the Associated Press that he has known the real name of the movie since last year, when writer-director [...]
Nearly 500,000 people marched in the streets of Washington and millions more across the country as part of the Women’s March Saturday, to express solidarity with women’s rights and signal … Click to Continue »
House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Tuesday during a Capitol Hill news conference that he had invited President Donald Trump to address a joint session of Congress on February 28. As Ryan's chief communications adviser, Brendan Buck, noted,...Show More Summary
WHY ARE DEMOCRATS SO ANTI-WOMAN? Shikha Dalmia: The foolish Democratic crusade against Betsy DeVos. “Democrats are treating her nomination like the ultimate scandal — simply because she is an ardent proponent of school choice. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) seemingly avoided even shaking her hand. But if Democrats can’t do business with DeVos, then is there […]
Betsy DeVos's new ideas and innovations are gravely needed in the American education system.
After hearing her sister Ashley Judd talk about “feeling Hitler in these streets” and implying that our President has inappropriate dreams about his daughter Ivanka at the so-called “women’s march”
Stephen Sestanovich: There’s one problem with claiming Andrew Jackson as inspiration for President Donald Trump's inauguration speech. There are numerous way in which Mr. Jackson’s inaugural addresses were completely different from Mr. Trump’s.
Campaign Action Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s pick for education secretary, got a high-speed, abbreviated confirmation hearing thanks to Republicans presumably wanting to protect her from embarrassment of the sort she managed anyway, with...Show More Summary