August 17, 2022

Biden grants three pardons, 75 commutations for individuals serving for nonviolent drug crimes

President Biden is granting his first three pardons while in office and commuting the sentences of 75 individuals serving prison time for nonviolent drug crimes, as part of the Biden administration’s “broad commitment” to reforming the justice system and addressing racial disparities…

Federal Judge Grants Injunction on Biden’s Oil, Gas Ban on Federal Lands

A federal judge on Monday issued a nationwide injunction on President Joe Biden’s executive order to halt oil and gas operations on all federal lands in the name of fighting so-called climate change. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry led the lawsuit joined by 12 other states and reacted to the court’s decision, calling it good…

LA County Offers Rent Relief Grants of Up to $40,000 to Small Businesses

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles County announced Nov. 15 rent relief grants of up to $40,000 for small-business tenants in unincorporated areas who have fallen behind on their rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Supervisor Holly Mitchell hosted a virtual news conference Monday to announce the program, which is funded with federal coronavirus aid dollars…

Ron DeSantis Win: Judge Grants Temporary Injunction Against Gainesville Vaccine Mandates

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and ultimately, Gainesville city employees, scored a victory this week after a judge granted a temporary injunction against the city’s vaccine mandate. Until Wednesday, Gainseville city employees risked termination if they refused to get vaccinated for the Chinese coronavirus — a rule the city commissioners voted for in August 4-3. “People…

University of North Carolina Grants Tenure to ‘1619 Project’ Author Nikole Hannah-Jones

Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have voted to grant tenure to New York Times writer and author of the divisive “1619 Project” Nikole Hannah-Jones, amid backlash over her “unfactual and biased” work. The board voted 9-4 in favor of granting tenure to Hannah-Jones after a lengthy closed-session meeting on Wednesday, according…

REPORT: Cuomo Grants Conditional Pardons To Dozens Of Sex Offenders. Guess Why.

“This is hands-down the most egregious public policy misstep Andrew Cuomo has made in his eight years as governor …” Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) has granted conditional pardons to dozens of convicted sex offenders “deemed too dangerous to be returned to the community” so they can vote, says a report from left-leaning outlet the New […]

Alice Johnson freed after Trump grants clemency plea.

           Image copyright Courtesy CAN-DO Clemency. Image caption Alice Marie Johnson was jailed nearly 22 years ago A 63-year-old grandmother jailed in 1996 on a non-violent drug charge has been released from prison after she was granted clemency by President Trump. Alice Johnson ran towards an emotional reunion with her family after leaving the prison […]

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Grants ‘Conditional Pardons’ To Violent Felons So That They Can Vote.

The move restores voting rights to more than 24,000 felons, including a cop killer. New York governor Andrew Cuomo (D) issued what his office is calling “conditional pardons” to more than 24,000 parolees, effectively restoring their voting rights — just in time for them to vote for him for re-election. The New York Post reports […]

Sessions: $20M in Federal Grants Will Help Address Opioid Crisis

The United States is still struggling with an opioid crisis. In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that “opioids were involved in 33,091 deaths in 2015, and opioid overdoses have quadrupled since 1999.” The CDC also found the five states with the highest death rate from drug overdoses: West Virginia (41.5 […]

Obama Grants Clemency To More Federal Convicts Than Last 3 Presidents Combined

President Obama has granted clemency to more federal convicts than his three predecessors combined and more than any single president since Lyndon Johnson. As he approaches the end of his final term in office, Obama has granted clemency to 1,093 people convicted of federal crimes, including 1,023 commutations and 70 pardons. That is more than […]

EXCLUSIVE: Disgraced Clinton Donor Got $13M In State Dept Grants Under Hillary

Hillary Clinton’s Department of State awarded at least $13 million in grants, contracts and loans to her longtime friend and Clinton Foundation donor Muhammad Yunus, despite his being ousted in 2011 as managing director of the Bangladesh-based Grameen Bank amid charges of corruption, according to an investigation by The Daily Caller News Foundation. The tax […]

Big Trouble for Hillary: Federal Judge Grants ‘Judicial Watch’ Discovery on Emails – VIDEO

A federal judge has granted Judicial Watch’s motion for discovery into whether the State Department and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton deliberately thwarted the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for six years. The Judicial Watch FOIA lawsuit was seeking records about the controversial employment status of Huma Abedin, former deputy chief of staff to Clinton. According […]

Obama Grants Medal of Honor to Army Captain Who Sprinted Toward Suicide Bomber

President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to one of our nation’s heroes Thursday morning, a fitting follow up to Veterans Day. Army Captain Florent Groberg was an accomplished track and field athlete at the University of Maryland. After joining the army and being deployed to Afghanistan in 2009 and 2012, his running skills were put to […]

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