February 22, 2018

Trump Declines to Declassify Democratic Memo, Citing DOJ and FBI Objections.

President Trump is declining to release the House Intelligence Committee Democratic memo, after the Justice Department identified portions that would raise “significant concerns” if released, the White House counsel announced Friday evening. “Although the President is inclined to declassify the February 5th Memorandum, because the Memorandum contains numerous properly classified and especially sensitive passages, he is […]

FBI Denies Request for Files on Hillary Clinton, Citing ‘Lack of Public Interest’

An attorney in New York City thinks former President Obama may still be running the FBI after the bureau cited a “lack of public interest” in rejecting an open records request related to its investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails. Ty Clevenger filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request way back […]

Islamophobic Saudi Arabia Deports 40,000 Muslim Pakistanis, Citing Terrorism Concerns.

Saudi Arabia has deported a staggering 40,000 Pakistani migrant workers in the span of just four months, citing terrorism concerns. The Saudi Gazette reported last week that “a number of Pakistanis were held in the crimes of drug trafficking, thefts, forgery and physical assault.” Authorities feared that some of the migrant workers were linked with […]

Texas, Citing Security Concerns, Withdraws From Federal Refugee Program

With its demands for steps to protect the security of its citizens unmet, the state of Texas on Wednesday said it will no longer participate in the Obama administration’s refugee resettlement program. Texas had demanded that any refugees resettled in the state receive extensive security checks to ensure that refugees are not terror threats. The federal […]

Trump postpones VP announcement, citing France attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump abruptly postponed plans to announce his vice presidential pick following a day of rampant speculation, citing the “horrible attack” in Nice, France, that left scores dead. Trump had planned to hold his first event with his yet-to-be-named running mate Friday morning in New York. He announced the change of plans […]

UNREAL: Military Removing ‘Man’ From Job Titles, Citing Gender Equality

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps are getting a progressive make-over.  The word ‘man’ will be dropped from each job and rating description to make them inclusive and gender-neutral. Long gone are the days of ordnanceman, corpsman, or naval aircrewman- the new rating could be called ordinance person, health assistant, and aircrew assistant. “This is one more step in […]

OBAMA Vetoes Annual Defense Authorization Bill, Citing ‘Gimmicks’

President Barrack Obama issued his fifth veto Thursday, sending the annual defense authorization bill back to Congress due to his concerns with spending tactics and his wish to close down the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. “As president and commander in chief, my first and most important responsibility is keeping the American people safe,” said […]

Texas Cutting All Medicaid Funding to PLANNED PARENTHOOD, Citing Alleged Violations Captured on Video

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas announced Monday that it was cutting off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics following undercover videos of officials discussing fetal tissue, potentially triggering a legal fight like the one unfolding in neighboring Louisiana. Planned Parenthood affiliates statewide were told in a letter that their enrollment in the joint state-federal Medicaid […]

Pope Francis Radically Reforms Marriage Annulment Process, Citing the ‘Salvation of Souls’

VATICAN CITY (TheBlaze/AP) — In his latest move that is capturing international attention, Pope Francis radically reformed the Catholic Church’s process for annulling marriages Tuesday, in an effort to speed up, simplify and lower the cost of the oft-times complex procedure. After an expert group was assembled to study how marriage law is handled in […]

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