September 28, 2023

UAW President: 20% of Big Three Powertrain Workers Stand to Lose Jobs Under Electric Vehicle Transition

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” UAW President Shawn Fain discussed endorsing a candidate in the 2024 presidential race and stated that there are issues with workers possibly being left behind in the transition from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles, and stated that “20% of the powertrain workers in the Big Three stand

House Committee to Probe Big Tech’s Bid for TV Dominance

KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/GettyImages The House Energy and Commerce committee, led by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), is planning to investigate the state of the video marketplace in America, as streaming companies like Google-owned YouTube and Disney-owned Hulu make a bid for dominance in TV distribution. The hearing comes as Adam Candeub, who led President Trump’s efforts

UAW to Strike All Big Three Automakers at the Same Time for First Time in History

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images The United Auto Workers (UAW) union will go on strike against all of Detroit’s big three automakers at the same time for the first time in the union’s history, after General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis failed to reach a labor agreement with the union before their contracts expired Thursday night.  “Tonight for

Summers: Deal on Battery Plants Between UAW, Big 3 Will Be Harder to Reach than an Agreement on Wage Increase

During an interview aired on Friday’s edition of Bloomberg’s “Wall Street Week,” Harvard Professor, economist, Director of the National Economic Council under President Barack Obama, and Treasury Secretary under President Bill Clinton Larry Summers argued that it will be more difficult for the UAW and automakers to reach an agreement on things like battery plants

Islanders open camp with mostly same team — and some big questions

The Islanders begin training camp with their first on-ice sessions Thursday, bringing the same head coach, the same staff and — mostly — the same players who suffered a first-round loss to the Hurricanes in last season’s playoffs. No one outside of their dressing room classifies the Isles as a serious Stanley Cup contender, but […]

Driver who was streaming ‘Big Bang Theory’ in crash that killed bride weeks before wedding sentenced

A young dad who was streaming Netflix when his truck swerved and fatally hit a schoolteacher two weeks before her wedding has been sentenced to jail. Bailey Camilleri caused 28-year-old Gemma Thompson’s death due to being distracted by an episode of “The Big Bang Theory” playing on his phone in November 2021, Judge Sophia Beckett ruled in […]

Pennsylvania Republicans zero in on 2 big names in bid to unseat Sen. Casey

Pennsylvania Republicans’ prospects in their bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Bob Casey hinge on the pending campaign announcements of two high-profile candidates. Hedge fund CEO David McCormick, who narrowly lost his party’s nomination to cardiothoracic surgeon and television personality Mehmet Oz in last year’s Senate race, has shored up the support of moderates, party leaders, […]

DeSantis has BIG PLANS for day 1 as president: ‘They’re going to end up stone-cold DEAD’

Ron DeSantis, governor of Florida and republican presidential candidate, has big plans for the day he steps into the Oval Office. Unlike other candidates who danced around the topic of what to do about the border crisis — the one where millions of illegal immigrants are pouring into the country, bringing with them huge quantities […]

I was pregnant with triplets — and too big to fit in my car

It’s a labor of love. A mom of six, who gave birth to triplets in October 2022, has revealed some of the unknown quirks of carrying three baby girls at once. Monetress, who posts on social media under the username @tripletsmamaplus3, regularly shares videos detailing her hectic life. Several of her videos also highlighted her […]

Ron DeSantis Signs ‘Digital Bill Of Rights’ Legislation To Curb Big Tech

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation Tuesday designed to curb government involvement in Big Tech censorship and data collection. DeSantis signed Senate Bill 262, creating a “Digital Bill of Rights” to protect consumers’ data, according to a press release. The legislation also requires larger search engines like Google to communicate whether they alter search results

Why Blinken’s Big Trip to China Could Already Be Doomed

U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken is slated to arrive in China on Sunday for a long-awaited trip that has been postponed for months over spiking tensions between Washington and Beijing. But current signs from both capitals suggest that the Biden administration might not be able to walk away with a “win” anytime soon.Blinken’s original

Democrat Big Shot Raked in Millions Meant for NYC’s Poor

Newly released documents show an entity owned by a top Democratic Party official has taken in $41,642,485 in public funds since landing a gig at a medical group catering to New York City’s most vulnerable—an arrangement that has proved lucrative for both him and his political allies.The latest tax filings now available for Bronx-based nonprofit

Congress crosses its fingers for the new Big Four to avert debt disaster

Budget chief Shalanda Young is a respected budget guru who’s won trust from both sides in her handling of epic Hill spending battles like the border wall. | Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo Kyrsten Sinema, who’s convened her share of bipartisan dealmaking groups, has stayed pretty quiet on the debt limit standoff. Until now. The Arizona

Knicks’ Big 3 come up empty in ugly Game 3 loss

MIAMI — The Knicks’ Big 3 came up so small in Game 3. Tom Thibodeau’s team can withstand an off shooting night from one of its three leading scorers — Julius Randle, Jalen Brunson and RJ Barrett — but none of that trio got going offensively in Saturday’s 105-86 loss to the Heat. In the […]

Gaetz, Boebert and Biggs raised big bucks off their opposition to McCarthy

(Right to left) Republican Reps. Andy Biggs, Lauren Boebert and Matt Gaetz during a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 13, 2src22. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The House Republicans who were the most vocal in opposing Kevin McCarthy’s bid for Speaker reaped substantial financial rewards for it, new campaign finance filings show.

The debt-limit time machine: What the last 10 big fights tell us about this one

If the past is prologue, the strategy is still a setup for an economically bruising impasse that ends with some budget concessions. As Congress prepares for another debt-limit standoff, a look into the past — at the 1src such deadlines lawmakers have confronted over the last 13 years — offers three shared truths. Those same

Biden gets a rare hand from Big Business in quest to ease consumer pain

Just weeks after President Joe Biden used his State of the Union to call for crackdowns on insulin prices and “junk fees,” a handful of companies are starting to comply on their own. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo President Joe Biden’s campaign against high consumer costs is getting a boost from an unexpected source: corporate

Pete Davidson addresses big-D rumors: ‘Not too big or too small’

Pete Davidson is setting the record straight about his penis size once and for all. The 29-year-old “Saturday Night Live” alum stopped by “The Breakfast Club” on Thursday to premiere the first trailer for his Peacock series “Bupkis,” which starts streaming on May 4. The comedian revealed the show’s title came from Davidson’s grandpa commonly […]

Yankees’ Carlos Rodon, wife Ashley welcome third child: ‘Big, little secret’

Yankees pitcher Carlos Rodón and his wife Ashley are building a brood. Over the weekend, Ashley Rodón announced on Instagram that they have a new baby boy, Silo, their third child. “So we’ve had a big, little secret. Today we took home our sweet baby Silo,” the proud mother wrote in the Instagram caption. “With […]

Sununu: Republicans Should Not Be ‘Big Government Authoritarians’ on Cultural Issues

Governor Chris Sununu (R-NH) said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that Republicans should not try to pass laws on cultural issues because it is “trying to beat the Democrats at being big government authoritarians.”MARGARET BRENNAN: You’ve been talking about trying to sort of remind the party that Republicans are about limited government. You said

Russell Brand interviews Coca-Cola whistleblower on Big Food, diabetes drugs: ‘Your obesity is their profit’

A former Coca-Cola consultant turned whistleblower told comedian Russell Brand that anti-diabetes drug Ozempic, which some have touted as a “miracle” drug, is actually set to make “lifetime” patients out of American children.  “This is a scandal that I think is the biggest story in the country right now,” TrueMed Founder Calley Means told Brand […]

Exclusive—Alfredo Ortiz: Today’s Historic Inflation Discredits Big Government

Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman explained, “Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon, in the sense that it is and can be produced only by a more rapid increase in the quantity of money than in output.” On the campaign trail, President Biden said, “Milton Friedman isn’t running the show anymore.” Talk about tempting

House GOP grits its teeth for the ‘big lift’: A budget battle

At the same time, party leadership will have to ensure steep domestic cuts won’t hurt moderates back home, bruising members in vulnerable districts and threatening an already slim House majority. And in the center of what seems like a near-impossible effort — to draft a budget plan with broad GOP support — sits newly installed

House GOP passes first big whip test, ousting Omar

After a flip-flop-filled struggle, the House GOP’s whip operation passed its first major test: booting progressive Ilhan Omar from a prized committee spot. Republican leaders worked for more than a week to secure the votes to pass the resolution, which cited the Minnesota Democrat’s past comments about Israel. A few GOP members had suggested they

This ‘Anti-Woke’ Businessman May Be The Next Big Right-Wing Star

This week on The New Abnormal, there’s a new right-wing millionaire in Washington—and he wants to make some big changes.Published Feb. 14, 2023 4:44AM ET Photo illustration by Erin O’Flynn/The Daily Beast/ReutersThere’s a new (almost) billionaire in town—and he wants your vote.Millionaire businessman and Fox News fixture Vivek Ramaswamy has his eyes on the presidency, and on this

Rowdy Eagles Fans Wreak Havoc in Downtown Philly After Team’s Big Win

Videos across social media showed Eagles fans stopping traffic, climbing poles and generally causing trouble in the wake of their team’s win.Updated Jan. 29, 2023 10:26PM ET / Published Jan. 29, 2023 8:26PM ET Tim Nwachukwu/Getty ImagesRowdy Eagles fans celebrating their team’s blowout victory—and impending Super Bowl appearance—ground downtown Philadelphia to a halt Sunday night as thousands took to the streets. Despite

The Jan. 6 committee’s big reveal hasn’t happened yet

“These transcripts and documents will allow the American people to see the evidence we have gathered and continue to explore the information that has led us to our conclusions,” Jan. 6 panel chair Bennie Thompson said. | Francis Chung/POLITICO The Jan. 6 select committee’s last — and most important — act won’t happen in a

You’d Better Watch Out: The Surveillance State Is Making a List, and You’re on It – Big Brother is Here

John Whitehead “He sees you when you’re sleeping He knows when you’re awake He knows when you’ve been bad or good So be good for goodness’ sake!” —“Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” You’d better watch out—you’d better not pout—you’d better not cry—‘cos I’m telling you why: this Christmas, it’s the Surveillance State that’s making […]

Big Game Hunters Elon Musk, Michael Shellenberger Shine Spotlight On Michelle Obama’s Role In Dumping Trump From Twitter

Flush former First Lady Michelle Obama out and go down in Big Tech History as the Biggest Game Hunters of all time IF new Twitter CEO Elon Musk and journalist Michael Shellenberger continue to shine a spotlight on Michelle Obama’s major role in having Donald Trump “permanently” banned from Twitter, it’s destined to be a […]

Nolte: Disney’s Big Gay, Green ‘Strange World’ Crashes at Box Office

Disney’s latest animated feature, the gay, green Strange World, just tanked at the box office. Gee, what a shock. You mean no one wants to waste their Thanksgiving weekend having their children prematurely sexualized by groomers with a side order of enviro-guilt? This should do wonders for Disney’s already cratered stock price. Strange World cost