Month: February 2021

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing, June 12, 2019. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Friday urged the New York State legislature to open an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Governor Andrew Cuomo brought by his former staffer, Lindsey Boylan. The progressive congresswoman told reporters that
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The FBI is exploring whether U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died from a fatal reaction to bear spray or mace, after video emerged showing the officer being sprayed with a chemical substance during the Jan. 6 attack on the building according to several reports. One outlets says that a “potential assailant” has been singled
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CNN reporter Jim Acosta was confronted at Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) over his network’s coverage of the scandals besieging Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The exchange was captured on video by Acosta’s interlocutor, David Marcus, who is a columnist for The Federalist. “Hey, Jim, I’m David Marcus from The Federalist, when are you
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Fox News media reporter Brian Flood reported Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) blasted “little social justice warriors” at The New York Times during a speech Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida. Last summer, Cotton’s op-ed for the Times caused an internal revolt among the left-wing staff that ended with the ouster of editorial-page editor James
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MSNBC host Chris Hayes compared pro-gun Republicans to Osama bin Laden; ‘The Five’ reacts. #FoxNews #TheFive Subscribe to Fox News! https://bit.ly/2vBUvAS Watch more Fox News Video: http://video.foxnews.com Watch Fox News Channel Live: http://www.foxnewsgo.com/ FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number
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Amazon Prime Video recently dropped “Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words” [2020], a popular PBS documentary on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. It was effectively canceled during Black History Month. Thomas is the only Black American in the Supreme Court. Amazon currently showcased an Amplify Black Voices page on its website. It claims
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(Patrick Semansky/Reuters) For months, some states have handed down stringent COVID restrictions to houses of worship deemed “nonessential,” leaving those institutions few options save legal recourse to serve their congregations. Now, the country’s religious communities face an additional challenge. According to a new report from the Napa Legal Institute, 43 states and the District of
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The Parthenon at the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. (anyaivanova/Getty Images) One classical scholar believes that the field is too implicated in ‘whiteness’ to survive as-is. Here’s why he’s wrong. Rachel Poser’s recent New York Times profile of Princeton classicist Dan-el Padilla Peralta comes across as both glib and ominous. Referring to Padilla’s mission, the headline
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Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and others in the Biden administration are panicking about the coming surge of migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border. A crisis situation is quickly developing and in order to get out in front of it, Mayorkas is reversing a policy of the Trump administration. Instead of purchasing airline tickets to
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Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Fla., February 26, 2021. (Octavio Jones/Reuters) Senator Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) slammed The New York Times during his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. Amid the nationwide protests and riots following the death of George Floyd, an African American man
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A humanities teacher is under investigation after allegedly calling for the deaths of Republican senators. The Iron County School District is investigating a teacher from the Parowan High School after the educator purportedly posted a threatening message on Twitter this month. In a since-deleted tweet, Brian Townsend reportedly wrote, “I only hope the next time
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is under fire for questioning President Joe Biden’s nominee for an assistant health secretary position, Dr. Rachel Levine, about her alleged support for giving children puberty blockers and sex-change surgeries. During a confirmation hearing Thursday, Paul pointedly asked Levine, who is a transgender woman, about her support for allowing children to
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An unplanned pregnancy catches Austin Fire Department Captain Owen Strand and his ex-wife, Gwyneth, by surprise. In the February 15 episode of Fox’s 9-1-1: Lone Star, titled “Difficult Conversations”, the couple wrestles with the decision of whether or not to have the baby. Gwyneth (Lisa Edelstein) and Owen (Rob Lowe) make an appointment with an
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When you review the latest congressional favorability poll, it is incredible that Democrats hold the House or the Senate. Rassmussen polled 1,000 likely voters, which means a respondent has voted in the last several elections, and asked them about our congressional leaders, and added Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to see how she compared with Speaker Nancy
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As of this morning, the United States has administered 68.2 million COVID-19 vaccination shots into the arms and bloodstreams of its citizens — 6.5 percent of Americans have two shots, 14 percent have received one shot. The country is administering an average of 1.3 million doses per day according to Bloomberg, an average of 1.5
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Sean Hannity calls move by members of president’s party ‘totally humiliating.’ #FoxNews #Hannity Subscribe to Fox News! https://bit.ly/2vBUvAS Watch more Fox News Video: http://video.foxnews.com Watch Fox News Channel Live: http://www.foxnewsgo.com/ FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in
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Today on The Editors, Charlie stands in for Rich and discusses the bomb strike in Syria, the slowing vaccine rollout, and the Equality Act with Michael and Jim. Listen below, or subscribe to this show on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, or Spotify. Your browser does not support the HTML5 Audio element. Members of the National
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Boston Public Schools officials said that a program with advanced learning classes would be cancelled over concerns that the classes served disproportionate racial groups. The program known as Advanced Work Classes was intended to serve high-performing students in the fourth, fifth and sixth grade. Students are encouraged to study their subjects in a deeper and
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New Jersey master plumber Andrew Mitchell and his brother-in-law, plumbing apprentice Isaiah Pinnock, are making headlines after the two drove 25 hours straight to Texas to help repair burst and leaking pipes in the Lone Star state for residents in desperate need of help. Mitchell’s wife, Kisha — who is Pinnock’s sister — joined them,
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Forget objectivity. MSNBC Live host Hallie Jackson literally teamed up with the ACLU on Friday to declare moves by some states to protect women’s sports and minors from life-altering decisions “anti-trans.” At the same time as the Equality Act is making its way through Congress, Jackson noted, “It’s also happening at more anti-trans rhetoric makes headlines. CPAC, which we
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Joe Biden traveled to Texas, which was frozen a week ago and suffered rolling blackouts thanks in part (but not in whole) to the total failure of wind energy, and gave a speech. Or tried to. NewsmaxTV’s Grant Stinchfield showed some clips of Biden bumbling around. Honestly this is painful to watch. Rhetorical exit question:
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Authorities are getting closer to maybe answering how Officer Sicknick died. Today the NY Times reports the FBI has pinpointed a specific individuals but hasn’t identified him yet. In a significant breakthrough in the case, investigators have now pinpointed a person seen on video of the riot who attacked several officers with bear spray, including
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