May 11, 2021

Alabama Becomes Latest State To End $300 Unemployment Bonus

Alabama will soon cease participating in the federal government’s unemployment insurance program that grants out-of-work Americans an extra $300 per week, the state’s governor said. Republican Gov. Kay Ivey announced that the state would withdraw from the coronavirus relief program by June 19, 2021, arguing that the $300 in additional weekly payments was incentivizing people…

Michelle Obama: I ‘Fear’ My Daughters Will Be Treated Differently Because They’re Black

During an interview that aired Monday on CBS’s “This Morning,” former first lady Michelle Obama voiced her concern for her daughters as they grow up and enter the world. Host Gayle King noted that Malia Obama, 22, is graduating college. Obama said she is “excited” to see Malia enter the next chapter of life, but…

Nolte: Canadian Pastor Arrested for ‘Inciting’ People to Attend Church

The Canadian Gestapo were smart this time. Instead of breaking into and swarming Canadian Pastor Artur Pawlowski’s church — as they previously did during an Easter weekend service, only to be appropriately shamed and heckled out of the place — this time the Canadian Gestapo waited until after Saturday services to arrest Pawlowski, and did so…

EXCLUSIVE: Republicans Push Back As Biden Admin Remains Confident Despite Low Immigration Approval Rating

President Joe Biden’s administration is confident of its immigration policies as Republicans push back on them and a new poll shows a majority of Americans disapprove of how the border crisis is being handled. Ninety-six percent of Democrats, 62% of Independents and 23% of Republicans said they approve of Biden’s work so far, an Associated…

Baltimore City State Attorney’s Office Asks FCC to Censor Local News: ‘Enlist the Full Enforcement Powers’

The Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office, headed by the embattled Marilyn Mosby, has filed a formal complaint with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) against a local news station for alleged “blatantly slanted, dishonest, misleading, racist, and extremely dangerous” coverage in a move many believe is an attempt by Mosby to censor reporting on her own…

Report: School Boards Emerge as the Next Political Battleground

As far-left Democrats continue to disagree with Republicans on reopening schools, local school boards are viewed as the next big political battleground. Schools, as Axios reports, have usually been a very nonpartisan, middle-of-the-road institution. Recently, especially since the start of the Chinese coronavirus, they have been in the center of the political landscape. Far-left Democrats and…

Seth Rogen Says He Has No Current Plans to Work With Frequent Collaborator James Franco Following Multiple Misconduct Allegations

Actor Seth Rogen said he has no current plans to work with frequent collaborator James Franco following resurfaced allegations of misconduct brought by several women starting in 2018, as well as new accusations of bribery from comedian Charlyne Yi. Seth Rogen spoke to Britain’s The Sunday Times about his relationship with James Franco in light of the…

‘People Hit The Hardest Are The Poor’: Newt Gingrich Says American’s Will Notice Biden’s ‘Hidden Tax’

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Sunday that Americans will notice what he called President Joe Biden’s “hidden tax” and predicted the country is “on the edge of a massive inflation.” “So every person who hears us today, when you go out to fill your gas tank and you notice that you’re getting less gasoline…

Report: Athletes Told to ‘Be Quiet’ About Trans Weightlifter Ahead of Olympic Qualification

A former Olympic weightlifter claims that female athletes are being told to “be quiet” about transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard ahead of his Olympic debut. Hubbard is a 43-year-old biological male competing as a woman. Should Hubbard pass the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) fitness and performance standards, he would become the first trans athlete to compete…

Dem Rep. Jackson Lee: Texas Legislature ‘Massacred’ State’s Image, LBJ Legacy of the Voting Rights Act

During an appearance on CNN, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) decried actions taken by the Texas Legislature to shore up election integrity. Jackson Lee called those efforts “operating under the big lie” and compared the “Texas image” of former President Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Voting Rights Act to the modern-day Texas Legislature. Well, you…

Exclusive: Elise Stefanik Views Trump Voters as ‘Critical’ to Republicans Winning Midterms

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) believes the Trump-supporter coalition is “critical” to Republicans taking the House majority in next year’s midterm elections, she told host Matthew Boyle during an appearance on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday. Stefanik, who is positioned to replace Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as House Republican Conference chair next week, discussed what she would do differently from…

‘We Have The Band Playing On The Deck’: Rep. Kinzinger Compares Republican Party To The Titanic

Republican Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger compared the Republican Party to the Titanic as he defended Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney’s criticisms of former President Donald Trump. “It’s basically the Titanic. We are in the middle of this slow sink and we have the band playing on the deck and we tell everybody it’s fine,” Kinzinger told…

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Temporary Suspension’ of Property Rights to Vaccines During ‘Vax Live’ Concert

ROME — Pope Francis called for universal access to coronavirus vaccines and “the temporary suspension of intellectual property rights” Saturday. “God the Creator instills in our hearts a new and generous spirit to abandon our individualisms and promote the common good,” the pope told participants in the VAX LIVE concert, “a spirit of justice that mobilizes…

Teacher Gets Seven Years in Prison for Sexually Abusing Female Student

A former Oregon high school teacher and coach who pleaded guilty to having oral sex with a teenage student was sentenced to just over seven years in prison on Thursday. A judge sentenced Lisa DeFluri, 31, on Thursday in Lane County Circuit Court after she pleaded guilty to 11 counts of second-degree sex abuse on April…

Here’s What The Left Is Getting Wrong On Florida’s Election Laws

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law an election reform bill Thursday that he said safeguards elections. Some, however, are now claiming the new law amounts to voter suppression. Patricia Brigham, the president of the League of Women Voters of Florida called the law “un-American.” “The legislation has a deliberate and disproportionate impact on…

Pelosi Tweets Wrong Photo Of Black Baseball Player In Failed Attempt To Wish Willie Mays Happy Birthday

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted a happy birthday message to Hall of Fame baseball player Willie Mays for his 90th birthday on Thursday. “Happy 90th Birthday to an all-American icon, Willie Mays. A trailblazing, record-breaking baseball player, civil rights leader, and champion for youth sports and well-being, Willie Mays is a civic legend and national…

Oklahoma Governor Signs Bill Banning Teaching of Critical Race Theory

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) signed a bill Friday that will ban the teaching of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in the state’s public schools. CRT is a Marxist-based philosophy that embraces the concept that all social and cultural issues should be viewed through the lens of race and racial identity. Critics of CRT say its…

Cassidy: 25% of GOP Agrees with Liz Cheney, Will Be Needed to Win in 2022

Thursday on FNC’s “Your World,” Sen. Bill Cassidy (R) weighed in on the possibility of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) losing her post of House Republican Conference chairwoman when the House comes back into session next week. Cassidy, who voted to convict Trump in his impeachment proceedings earlier this year, argued 25% of the GOP lined…

Cuellar: Biden Admin. Playing ‘Shell Game’ on Unaccompanied Minors

During a portion of an interview aired on Thursday’s “NBC Nightly News,” Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) stated that the Biden administration is engaging in a “shell game” on unaccompanied migrant children in Border Patrol custody in Donna, TX by simply moving children from Border Patrol facilities to facilities “next door” that are run by the…

Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders: ‘Not My Job To Tell Parents Or Kids To Get Vaccinated’

Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday it isn’t his call if students should get the vaccine and that the decision should be left up to parents, according to reports. Sanders was asked whether he is in favor of incentivizing teenagers to get the coronavirus vaccine and did not answer, according to WCAX. Sanders, however,…

Report: Homeless Man Hasn’t Been Paid for Sample on Daft Punk’s ‘One More Time’

Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Eddie Johns, 70, who has struggled with homelessness for a decade, was a 1970s disco star who recorded the horn section that is sampled on Daft Punk’s classic dance hit “One More Time” — but he reportedly has never been paid his royalties. The original song is “More Spell…

City & State New York Names Sean Patrick Maloney this Week’s Biggest Loser

A New York political magazine this week named Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), one of its “biggest losers” of the week on Thursday after financial disclosures revealed the congressman had spent thousands in campaign funds on travel expenses while telling his constituents to stay home. City & State,…

CT Gov. Lamont: We’d Like to Keep Indoor Mask Mandate ‘for Another Month or Two’

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Cavuto: Coast to Coast,” Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) said his state has practically ended all of its coronavirus restrictions, except for the indoor mask mandate, which he stated he’d like to keep “for another month or two.” Lamont said, “We virtually ended all restrictions except for…

Rep. Andy Barr Calls Out Nike at Hearing on China’s Uyghur Slave Labor: ‘Woke, Corporate Hypocrisy’ on the Rise

A representative from Nike declined an invitation to testify Thursday at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing that discussed China’s human rights abuses of its minority Muslim Uyghur population and American corporations that could be manufacturing products made with Uyghur slave labor in Xinjiang Province, according to committee members. Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) slammed Nike’s…

Poll: Huge Majority of Capitol Hill Aides Believe Pelosi’s Partisan Socialist Agenda Will Not Pass Congress

Punchbowl News released a new tracking poll Thursday showing a majority of senior Democrat Capitol Hill aides believe House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) partisan socialist agenda will not pass Congress. Pelosi’s push to pass a partisan socialist agenda while Washington, DC, is under one-party rule looks like it will fail as the “gatekeepers and, in many cases, the…

U.S. Fines Honeywell $13 Million for Sharing Military Specs with China

The U.S. State Department said this week it recently fined U.S. defense contractor Honeywell $13 million after the company was found to have “harmed national security” by sharing sensitive information about U.S. military aircraft with China and other countries. The U.S. State Department said on May 3 it had reached a settlement with Honeywell on…

Texas Democrats Fail To Stop Election Reform Bill From Advancing, But Weakened Measures Significantly

Republicans in the Texas House passed a sweeping election reform bill early Friday, but not before reaching an agreement with Democrats that weakened provisions they deemed the most problematic. Senate Bill 7, which passed 81-64 around 3 a.m. local time, was initially delayed by Democrats after they deployed procedural delays and hours of questions toward…

EXCLUSIVE: Republican Senator Demands Answers From WH For Hunter Biden’s Continued Stake In Chinese Firm

Republican Montana Sen. Steve Daines sent a Wednesday letter to President Joe Biden asking him about his son, Hunter Biden, who continues to hold a minority stake in a Chinese private equity firm 100 days into Biden’s term, the Daily Caller has learned. Hunter Biden holds a 10% equity stake in BHR Partners through his…

Water District Partnership Brings Increased Water Supply, Habitat Restoration 

The Orange County Water District (OCWD) has entered into a partnership with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) that will allow for increased water storage and habitat restoration behind the Prado Dam near Corona, Calif. It made the announcement May 5. The change comes as Lt. General Scott A. Spellmon signed off on a feasibility study April 22 that proposed an update to the…

Democratic National Committee Urges Facebook To Permanently Ban Trump

The Democratic National Committee urged Facebook to permanently ban former President Donald Trump from using it’s platform in the future in a Twitter post Wednesday. “Facebook should permanently ban Donald Trump,” the tweet read. “Retweet if you agree.” Retweet if you agree. pic.twitter.com/4S7GYqEp9L — The Democrats (@TheDemocrats) May 5, 2021 Facebook’s oversight board released a…

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