Author: Virginia Kruta

‘But That’s What — What The Act Says’: Jonathan Swan Corners Rashida Tlaib Over Prison Bill That Would ‘Release Everyone’

Axios political reporter Jonathan Swan forced Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib into a corner during an interview, challenging her directly on her support for a prison reform bill that would “release everyone.” Tlaib, appearing on an episode of “Axios on HBO,” initially seemed to be mocking anyone who claimed the measure would just let everyone […]

J.K. Rowling Speaks Out After Doxxing: ‘So Many Death Threats I Could Paper The House’

“Harry Potter” creator J. K. Rowling announced Monday that threats, bullying, and even activists revealing her home address would not deter her from defending women’s sex-based rights. Last Friday, my family’s address was posted on Twitter by three activist actors who took pictures of themselves in front of our house, carefully positioning themselves to ensure […]

MSNBC Host ‘Disgusted’ By Kenosha Verdict, Calls Rittenhouse A ‘Little Murderous White Supremacist’

MSNBC host Tiffany Cross laid into Illinois teenager Kyle Rittenhouse, calling him a “little murderous white supremacist” during her Saturday show, “The Cross Connection.” Cross devoted a good portion of the show to a lengthy conversation about Rittenhouse — who shot three people during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in August of 2020 and was acquitted […]

‘Stakes Are Really, Really High’: AOC Warns Senate Changes To Spending Bill Could Meet Resistance In House

Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has made it clear that she expects President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better spending package to pass without substantive changes from Senate Democrats. Ocasio-Cortez, in an interview with The New York Times, complained that the sweeping legislation had already been watered down enough in an effort to appease more moderate […]

‘Let Me Back Up’: Winsome Sears Directly Challenges Dana Bash Claim That CRT Is Not In Virginia Curriculum

Republican Virginia Lieutenant Governor-Elect Winsome Sears pushed back Sunday on CNN’s Dana Bash when the “State of the Union” host claimed that Critical Race Theory was not part of school curricula. Bash began the segment with a question about the fact that Sears, the first black woman elected to statewide office in Virginia, had made […]

Black Caucus Chair Pushes ‘Gun Reform’ After Rittenhouse Acquittal: ‘Ludicrous Claim Of Self-Defense’

The Congressional Black Caucus released a statement calling for criminal justice reform and gun reform just after a jury found Illinois teen Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all of the charges against him. Rittenhouse, who shot and killed two people and wounded one more during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was charged with murder and attempted […]

‘An Ominous Double Whammy’: New Polling Spells Trouble For Democrats In Midterms

Two new polls may spell trouble for the Democratic Party going into the 2022 midterm elections and even the 2024 presidential race — one from Hill-HarrisX and the other from Quinnipiac University. According to the Quinnipiac poll, which surveyed 1,378 adults nationwide from November 11-15, President Joe Biden’s job approval rating has continued its downward […]

Ferguson Police, Former Mayor Dispute Cori Bush Claim That White Supremacists Shot At Ferguson Protesters

Ferguson Police Chief James McCall Jr. and former Ferguson Mayor James Knowles disputed Democratic Missouri Rep. Cori Bush’s claim that white supremacists shot at Ferguson protesters. Bush was a regular presence at the protests that rocked Ferguson, Missouri, after former police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown — and Bush claimed in a […]