Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) criticized the U.S. military on March 17 as insufficiently “lethal,” claiming that top leaders are forcing service members to be too “woke,” the American Independent reports. […]
American Held Hostage in Africa Is Freed
Jeffery Woodke, an American aid worker abducted in Niger by militants, was released after more than six years in captivity. A second hostage was also released: Olivier Dubois, a French journalist who disappeared in April 2021.
Rumored 2024 contender says Dems are rallying support for Trump’s campaign, ‘misplayed’ possible indictment
Gov. Chris Sununu, a rumored 2024 contender, believes that Democrats are “building sympathy” for former President Trump and that an indictment would boost his presidential campaign.
Sweeping tax-relief package of $1.1 billion heads to New Mexico Gov. Grisham
New Mexico’s Legislature passed a tax-relief package of $1.1 billion this Saturday. The $1.1 billion package includes a $500 rebate for every single resident.
The UNC Board’s Decision to Create a Non-Politicized School Is Causing a Furor
Back in January, the University of North Carolina’s board of trustees voted to accelerate plans for a new School of Civic Life and Leadership.
House Judiciary Committee demands Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg testify about possible Trump indictment
EXCLUSIVE: The House Judiciary Committee is demanding that Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg testify before Congress in the wake of his “unprecedented abuse of prosecutorial authority,” as he reportedly considers indicting former President Trump for alleged hush money payments made to adult film star Stormy Daniels in 2016.
Oregon gun control bills to receive public hearings this week
Oregon lawmakers say the proposals are needed to stem gun violence and give law enforcement the necessary tools to address the issue.
Brandin Cooks has been traded – again – this time to the Dallas Cowboys
The former Oregon State wide receiver, who has been traded four times during his career, has now tied the record (Eric Dickerson) for the most-traded player in NFL history.
Nikki Haley Walks a Fine Line
Washington Post: “Nikki Haley’s pitch is directed at a Republican primary electorate that largely rejects the idea that institutions are plagued by systemic racism and other forms of discrimination, as […]
McCarthy Warns Conservatives to Stand Down if Trump is Arrested
By Dr. Derek Ellerman While I doubt that anyone really knows what’s going to happen with the rumor about President Trump’s pending arrest, outside of perhaps Trump himself or Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, we know one thing for sure. New House Speaker Kevin McCarthy wants Americans to stand down and not protest in the […]
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Trump Goes ALL IN, Vows To Break The Back Of The ‘Globalist Neocon Establishment’
Syndicated with permission via Valiant News| AndrewWhite| 45th President Donald Trump on Thursday released a new “Agenda 47” video for his 2024 campaign, wherein he promised to dismantle the “globalist neocon establishment” before the Ukraine war escalates into “nuclear Armageddon.” “We have never been closer to World War 3 then we are today under Joe […]
Miami Beach mayor declares state of emergency – “We don’t want spring break in our city”
The <i>New York Times</i> Discovers Refillable Cleaning Products
The bulk of the buying public isn’t shopping around for bespoke refillable cleaners.
Trump’s brute-force strategy to make his indictment threat universal
The former president once again insists that the real targets are all right-leaning Americans — especially White ones.
Is Ron DeSantis slipping?
Every public poll tracking the Republican primary horserace over the last two months points to the same trend: DeSantis is losing ground, while Trump is gaining.
Can a college savings account change a child’s trajectory?
Could providing a small amount of seed money for a college savings account make a big impact on poor families’ aspirations?
Trump’s Legal Woes Go from Bad to Worse as CNN Reports Potential RICO Charges for Pressuring Georgia Election Officials
Donald Trump’s legal battles are piling up as reports say he might face racketeering and conspiracy charges for his election overturn effort in Georgia.
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The View Blames GOP for Stanford Libs Shouting Down Conservative
Last week, conservative federal judge, Kyle Duncan was set to speak at Stanford University as part of an event put on by the Federalist Society but couldn’t because a mob of leftist students – with aid from the associate dean of Diversity, Equity, and…
How Did Powell Go From Hero to Goat in a Week?
Before the SVB collapse, Powell was taming inflation without harming the U.S. economy. Now it’s fair to ask whether Biden should fire him.
Stocks rise after Credit Suisse takeover soothes some banking fears
Stocks opened with slight gains Monday following extensive efforts to shore up the global banking system. At the market open, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.7 percent and the S&P 500 rose 0.3 percent, while the Nasdaq 100 fell 0.3 percent. The Dow extended gains to 2 percent on Monday morning. That comes after UBS…
Bring on the musicals and drama. It’s spring on Portland’s stages
“Come From Away,” “Choir Boy,” and “The Inheritance” are just some of the shows to look forward to this season.
Minnesota’s “woman of the year” is a man
Readers respond: Fully fund medical bridge plan now
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A bold funding package to fight homelessness: Beat Check podcast
The Oregon House of Representatives passed two bills containing $200 million to address the state’s housing shortage and homelessness crisis.
This Oregon shrub is NSFW, stops traffic in Portland suburb
The “chub shrub” is an international celebrity, and dons a new look for every holiday.
Now is the time to guard against reckless banking legislation
The cycle of financial deregulation followed by financial calamities has a sickening familiarity to it.
How the Midwest Roots Shaped Ron DeSantis
NBC News: “The DeSantis family roots here — never before reported in great detail — help fill in the blanks of a politician who rose to national prominence only five […]
‘Are You High?’ Geraldo Rivera Ridiculed After Floating Chris Christie as Best 2024 Trump Alternative
Geraldo Rivera was ridiculed on Twitter after floating Chris Christie as the best 2024 alternative to former President Donald Trump.
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Some Gerber infant formulas recalled over bacteria concerns
Though infections are rare, infants can suffer from sepsis or meningitis, according to the CDC.
Fast-Attack Subs for the Aussies
Three governments with frequently changing heads and spastic policy goals make for an unwieldy working party.
12th atmospheric river this winter to bring more snow, rain to California
The 12th atmospheric river of the winter is making its way to California this week and is expected to bring more snow and rain to the already storm-battered state. The National Weather Service of San Diego said that the atmospheric river is expected to bring heavy rain to lower elevations of southern California and heavy…
For 20 years, Bend Science Station has taught students to ask and answer their own questions
The Bend Science Station, run by husband and wife David and Lisa Bermudez, aims to bring students and teachers in central Oregon hands-on science education.
Manhattan DA Bragg decries Trump’s attempt to ‘intimidate’ his office in private memo
Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg sought to reassure employees of their safety in a private memo, arguing former President Trump’s calls for protest were an attempt to “intimidate” the office.
There Have Already Been 1.6 Million Known Illegal Border Crossings This Fiscal Year
By Bethany Blankley (The Center Square) More than 1.6 million foreign nationals have been apprehended or reported evading law enforcement officers after illegally entering the U.S. in fiscal 2023 through February, according to Customs and Border Protection apprehension data and gotaway data obtained by The Center Square. When reporting February enforcement data, CBP stated nationwide […]
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Vivek Ramaswamy Calls on Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley to Get Off Their Butts and Condemn Politicized NYC Indictment Against Trump
Rupert Murdoch Celebrates Engagement to Former Police Chaplain Ann Lesley Smith: ‘I Dreaded Falling in Love — But I Knew This Would Be My Last’
It’s over ladies, Rupert Murdoch has found love once again and announced his engagement on Monday.
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Credit Suisse bond BAIL-IN proves the entire western financial system is a grand CON
(Natural News) Based on the combination bail-in / bai…
Tulsi Gabbard slams Democrats for ‘hatred and hostility towards women’
Former Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard accused the Democratic Party of denying the “existence of objective truth” in its crusade for transgender rights.
At Long Last, the Hunter Biden Scandal Is Getting Attention
By Casey Harper (The Center Square) The Hunter Biden investigation reached a new level in recent days after lawmakers announced that millions of dollars were transferred from a Chinese energy company with much of it ending up in the hands of the Biden family and associates. Now, critics say the Hunter Biden scandal could jeopardize […]
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Empire State Shilling: Manhattan DA’s Office is Exporting Prosecutors for Jan 6 Cases —MORE POLITICAL TROPHY HUNTING
Pentagon’s ‘divisive social policies’ making US weaker against China, Russia, says top GOP senator
Sen. Roger Wicker will be seeking affirmation from Biden officials that they aren’t “waging culture wars” in the military at an upcoming Armed Services Committee hearing
Psychedelic medicine advocates launch PAC to lobby lawmakers
Advocates for using psychedelic drugs to treat addiction, depression and other problems formed a political action committee on Monday to make their case to Congress.
Saudi-Backed LIV Golf Reportedly Tanks in the Nielsens Again, Notching Abysmal .14 Rating
LIV Golf, the Saudi-backed league which lured away a number of top stars with jawdropping nine-figure contracts, has struggled to make a dent on broadcast TV.
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America created a failed state in Iraq
Anti-Trump Prosecutor Rivalries
How does Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis feel about Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg right now?
THIS IS CONCERNING – Central Banks Organize to Provide Daily Liquidity of Dollars In the Event of a WORLD-WIDE BANK COLLAPSE
AP Cries ‘Pro-Moscow’ Twitter ‘Tried to Steer’ Ohio Train Disaster Debate
The Associated Press attempted to blame Twitter owner Elon Musk and “pro-Russian” Twitter accounts for Americans’ distrust of Big Daddy Government and liberal media gaslighting about the toxic Ohio train disaster. Talk about a ridiculous attempt at a …
Don’t Take Trump’s Stormy Bait, Governor DeSantis
It’s fine to condemn Alvin Bragg’s partisan weaponization of law-enforcement power. But defending Donald Trump’s behavior is neither necessary nor prudent.
Putin Sees Anti-U.S. World Order Taking Shape
Washington Post: “Xi’s visit shows sides being taken, with China, Russia and Iran lining up against the United States, Britain and other NATO allies — in a competition for global […]
Powell Kicked Over a Log, Now Everything’s Crawling Out
The Federal Reserve, the Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, and the Swiss National Bank announced tonight that the U.S. is going to loosen access to dollars for the rest of the world’s central banks, a r…
Republicans Insist Indictment Will Help Trump
Politico: “If anything, Republicans say, Trump will benefit from a short-term rush of support, much as he did following the FBI’s seizure of documents from his Mar-a-Lago estate last year. […]
The U.S. Needs Economic Regime Change
The cost of stopping inflation would have been lower if the Fed had faced the problem earlier.
Are We About To Enter a Full-Scale Banking Crisis?
When is a banking crisis a banking crisis? These past few days we have seen the failure of multiple banks. The action started with Silicon Valley Bank and soon spread to Signature Bank, making those two the second and largest bank failures in American…
Will ‘Zombie Case’ Finally Lead to a Trump Indictment?
The former president says he’ll be arrested. Is he right?
Trump’s Real Crime Was Challenging the Political Order
To those who in the future may wish to challenge the power of the permanent political class, heed well what it is doing to Trump.
Trump Sweats an Arrest. We Should Sweat a 2nd Term
The former president’s efforts to mobilize his mob show how important it is to ensure he never occupies the White House again, and that will be up to the Justice Department, not the Manhattan district attorney.
IT WAS A SET-UP! Feds Knew of Registered Trump Protests on January 6 Outside the US Capitol – Later They Entrapped THOUSANDS of Trump Supporters in ‘Restricted Area’ Where Protesters Had Permits to Rally
Readers respond: Woke warriors should shed arrogance
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Biden Gets Welcome Distraction From China Payments
If Democrats really wanted Donald Trump to fade away, as they claim, then they would stop persecuting him.
House GOP Targets Alvin Bragg
Playbook: “Republicans are discussing firing off letters summoning employees of the Manhattan DA’s office for sworn testimony, according to a GOP official familiar with the plans.” “The potential request comes […]
Chris Rock warns arresting Trump will only ‘make him more popular’
Comedian Chris Rock warned lawmakers that former President Trump would only get “more popular” if he is arrested this week. Rock compared Trump to Tupac.
Documenting Years of The Fed’s Bad Decisions
Several themes stand out in ‘Age of Easy Money,’ beginning with the fact that the Federal Reserve lacks direct accountability.
Dear Doctor: Are there risks due to long-term exposure to gadolinium-based contrast dye used in MRIs?
Also: Thoughts on CBD as an alternative topical treatment for arthritis
Portland celebrates spring equinox with clouds, rain, cool temps. Tuesday will be sunny
Why do meteorological and astronomical seasons begin and end on different dates? Find out here
Out of Power, Trump Still Exerts It
“Since he left office, Democrats and a smaller number of Republicans have vowed to ensure that former President Donald J. Trump never recaptures the White House, where he would regain […]
Pastors for Trump Organize Prayer Call Tonight – “The War Against Trump Is a War Against Christianity”
Sorry Comrades. US Beats Down Cuban Baseball Team
It may have been the most embarrassing day for Cuba’s communist regime since 2016, when the decrepit Soviet jeep carrying Fidel Castro’s corpse broke down mid-funeral procession. And for us capitalist exploiters, it was nearly as much fun.
20 Years Later: U.S. Humiliation in Iraq Was China’s Gain
Twenty years after the Iraq invasion: America’s humiliation was China’s gain.
Oxfam Discourages Use of ‘Mother,’ ‘Father, & ‘Mankind’ To Elevate Poverty
The British charity group Oxfam recently released its updates to its Inclusive Language Guide in order to pander to the leftist narrative. The group focuses on ending poverty and claimed that these updates will help do that.
“We are all organiz…
Trump allies turn looming indictment into a loyalty-litmus test for GOP rivals
A potential indictment of former President Donald Trump is turning into a loyalty test for other Republicans, with MAGA-world pressuring Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and others to protest actions by New York prosecutors as the presidential contest takes s…
Libs of TikTok book event for kids canceled due to threats while NY AG James’ drag story hour draws a crowd
‘Don’t Be a Knucklehead and Riot!’ Sen. John Kennedy Reveals Concern on Trump’s Calls for Protest
Senator John Kennedy chimed in on former President Donald Trump’s repeated calls for protests of his alleged looming arrest by a Manhattan DA.
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Biden to host Jason Sudeikis, ‘Ted Lasso’ cast for White House event on mental health
President Biden on Monday is scheduled to host Jason Sudeikis and other members of the cast of “Ted Lasso” at the White House to discuss mental health, a subject that the popular, Emmy Award-winning series has tackled.
Remember Obama’s death panels? Medicare now using AI algorithms to deny coverage to people deemed expendable
(Natural News) No longer are actual human doctors mak…
PBS ‘News’ Takes Sides: GOP for ‘Restricting’ LGBTQ Rights, Democrats ‘Safeguard’ Rights
The tax-funded PBS NewsHour doesn’t see itself as an objective news source. It’s more like an advocacy group for “marginalized” people like LGBTQ advocates. They demonstrated it again over two separate segments last week. Republicans and conservatives…
Iraq War’s Impact Will Last for Decades To Come
On the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War, many are reflecting on all that has happened in the last two decades.
Republicans vs. Government Wokeness: A Battle Plan
Republicans must recognize an important reality: woke ideology is embedded within the very DNA of the federal bureaucracy. Fighting it will require a long-term commitment.
War on ‘Woke’ Turned GOP Into Hysterical Chicken Littles
Republicans’ use of anti-wokeness rhetoric to further marginalize oppressed communities illustrates the sad decline of the party.
Biden Is Vilifying Efforts To Protect Children
Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness;Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! – Isaiah 5:20
Trey Gowdy: Manhattan DA’s Case Against President Trump Risks the Demise of Our Country (VIDEO)
Is the Pledge of Allegiance Just an Empty Ritual?
The 131-year-old pledge is back in the news. A high school student recently landed in the principal’s office for failing to honor it. She’s not the first to protest a pledge that has been called unconstitutional.
What Happened to Stanford?
The list of serial embarrassments at Stanford reads like the suicides of Greek tragedy, where divine nemesis follows hubris.
Portland Holi Hai, the Festival of Colors Bollywood Party, welcomes spring with dance, music and flying colors
Hundreds dressed in white and saturated in a spectrum of colorful powders, gathered at Opaline in Northwest Portland Sunday to celebrate Holi Hai. The dance party, in Old Town Chinatown, was hosted by DJ Prashant and Bollywood Dreams Entertainment. Holi is a Hindu festival that celebrates the triumph of good over evil, and the divine love of the god and goddess Krishna and Radha. It also marks the arrival of spring.More: ‘Full-time party starter’ DJ Prashant was once an Intel engineer
America’s Cities Are Getting Worse
DeSantis’ Remark Highlights GOP Rift on Ukraine
Is Lyme disease a government-made bioweapon?
(Natural News) There is a new epidemic of Lyme diseas…
Why Aren’t Influential Labor Unions Considered Lobbyists?
Elizabeth Warren Says Jerome Powell Should No Longer Be Fed Chair
“He has had two jobs,” the senator told NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “One is to deal with monetary policy. One is to deal with regulation. He has failed at both.”
BIG – Rep. Jim Jordan Endorses President Trump for 2024
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White House claims House Freedom Caucus budget plan would hurt border security, cut CBP staff
The White House is citing a government analysis it says shows that a budget proposal by the House Freedom Caucus would cut CBP staff and hurt southern border security.
Man’s Use Of ‘Babe’ Increases Exponentially As Girlfriend Closes In On Truth
STOCKTON, CA—Demonstrating a direct correlation between the two phenomena, local man Campbell Rymski’s reported use of the word ‘babe’ increased exponentially Monday as his girlfriend closed in on the truth. “Babe, please. Babe, it’s not what it looks …
MALIGNANT CHICKEN – It’s what’s for dinner
(Natural News) If lab-grown meat is “cruelty-fr…
Lazy EPA Tries To Claim They Successfully Brought Dogs Back From Brink Of Extinction
WASHINGTON—Maintaining that the effort definitely happened and anyone who doubted them was probably just jealous, lazy officials at the Environmental Protection Agency claimed Monday that they’d successfully brought dogs back from the brink of extincti…
What Americans eat is ‘almost certainly’ making them sick, experts say
(Natural News) Tehrene Firman, content director of Br…
NewsGuard CAUGHT! Leftist Ratings Firm Doesn’t Deny $749K DoD ‘Grant,’ Claims Not Gov’t Funded
Leftist ratings firm NewsGuard claimed that it’s not federally funded after journalists accused the organization of receiving government money at the recent Twitter Files hearing. But NewsGuard lists the Department of Defense and State Department as Pa…
Congress Rules Food Stamps Can Only Be Used On Rutabagas
WASHINGTON—In an effort to prevent needless eating among those in poverty, Congress passed legislation Monday that makes it illegal to use food stamps on anything other than rutabagas. “After much tense negotiation, we have settled on providing SNAP re…
FLASHBACK: Remember when Trump went all in for GMOs?
(Natural News) It has been nearly four years since fo…
Politico isn’t quite sure about the Constitution anymore
Are You a Galileo?
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Politicians Explain Why They Oppose Free School Lunch Programs
Despite the popularity of universal free school lunch amongst Americans, many members f Congress are against the initiative. The Onion asked politicians to explain why they oppose free school lunch, and this is what they said.Read more…
Note to Readers
Just a reminder that the cadence of posts on Political Wire will likely be different than you’re used to again this week. As you read this, I’m trekking in the […]
Trump Calls for Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg to Be Criminally Charged for ‘Interference in a Presidential Election’
As Donald Trump awaits his possible indictment and arrest, he claimed that Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg should be indicted instead.
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Chris Christie Nails Donald Trump’s Strategy As The Law Closes In
The former Trump confidant broke down the former president’s behavior ahead of a possible indictment.
Check out Episode 3 of the Breaking Point documentary series from Brighteon: Energy Collapse
(Natural News) The global economy as we currently kno…
REAL LIFE IDIOCRACY: American banks and hospitals run by complete “woke” idiots as the nation descends into hopeless state of reckless mindlessness
(Natural News) Just like a third world country, if yo…
Michael Cohen Pans GOP For ‘Fake Outrage’ Over Trump’s Potential Indictment
“They’re freaking out because it’s their supreme leader that looks like he’s going to have some serious issues,” Cohen said of Republicans.
Joe Scarborough Warns How GOP Support for Trump Amid Looming Indictments Will Cost the Election: ‘Republicans Love Losing’
Joe Scarborough knows why so many in his former party rally around former President Donald Trump despite looming indictments: ‘Republicans love losing.”
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Comparing college football powers to college basketball teams: College Football Survivor Show
Doug Lesmerises and Shehan Jeyarajah compare teams across sports as spring football and the NCAA basketball tournament roll on.
CLAIM: Commercial, heavily processed almond “milk” is an unhealthy, processed junk food item (but the homemade raw version is healthy and delicious)
(Natural News) As lactose intolerance and other avers…
In Nicaragua and Elsewhere
Reader mail on the French Resistance and other matters.
WATCH as the Health Ranger talks to Randall Carlson about comet impacts, ancient civilizations, and the geological secrets of planet Earth
(Natural News) Is there more to the history of civili…
Post Politics Now: Republicans rally to Trump’s defense as he faces possible indictment
At the White House, President Biden will host actor Jason Sudeikis and other cast members of “Ted Lasso” for a conversation on mental health.
Elon Musk Takes Dump on Media: New Press Poop Policy Unveiled
Twitter owner Elon Musk has found a new way to troll his opponents in the liberal media with a healthy dose of toilet humor.
It’s not a question that Musk has been subject to relentless liberal media hit jobs after voicing support for fair and free s…
‘The Weakest Case:’ Morning Joe Sweats Outcome of Possible New York Trump Indictment
Call this a case of “be careful what you wish for—you might get it.” For years, the liberal media has been salivating at the prospect of Donald Trump being criminally charged. NewsBusters has chronicled the many times the MSM has imagined the “walls c…
Mark Levin Of Fox News Asks Critical Question About Donald Trump And Gets His Answer
The far-right host was just begging for this response in his rhetorical query ahead of Trump’s possible arrest.
Trump Ally Robert Costello To Appear Before NYC Grand Jury Eyeing Charges
It was unclear whether Robert Costello’s testimony has any potential to change the course of a grand jury probe that seems close to concluding.
Miss Manners: How to handle 2nd date when he is terribly rude to the waiter?
I was mortified and I should have gotten up and walked out, but I didn’t.
Filibuster over transgender bill jams Nebraska legislature for weeks
A filibustering Democrat and her colleagues blame Republicans for bringing the culture war to their normally bipartisan state assembly.
Trump Allies Push DeSantis to Weigh In on Indictment
Donald Trump’s political operation “is trying to use the news of his expected indictment by a Manhattan grand jury to turn the strident base of the Republican Party against his […]
Seattle pays the price for CHAZ
Seattle just learned a valuable civics lesson: No matter how important the cause, government cannot deprive owners of the right to access their property without first paying for it. And if it does, it shouldn’t cover up evidence by deleting thousands of text messages. The city found this out the hard way when it paid…
WATCH: Rudy Giuliani’s Gaffetastic Newsmax Appearance to Defend Trump Does Not Start Well
Technology can be challenging and particularly tough when you struggle with a live ZOOM call on TV, like Rudy Giuliani’s hit on Newsmax.
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McCarthy tells Trump supporters not to protest if ex-president is indicted
The House speaker’s remarks came after former president Donald Trump told supporters he would be charged in a Manhattan case and to “PROTEST, TAKE OUR NATION BACK!”
MRC’s Houck Slams KJP, WH for Hiding Biden From Reporters; ‘It Shouldn’t Be Partisan’
With the topic in his wheelhouse, NewsBusters Managing Editor Curtis Houck was back on the Fox News Channel late Friday/early Saturday for Fox News @ Night to sound off on the latest antics from White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and the Wh…
The Hill’s Morning Report — Bank jitters to dominate this week
Editor’s note: The Hill’s Morning Report is our daily newsletter that dives deep into Washington’s agenda. To subscribe, click here or fill out the box below. March Madness is not just on the basketball court. Switzerland’s largest bank, UBS, on Sunday said it will buy battered Swiss peer Credit Suisse in an emergency $3.25 billion…
Bidens To Host ‘Ted Lasso’ Cast To Promote Mental Health
Soccer coach Ted Lasso is coming to the White House — in the form of Emmy-winning actor Jason Sudeikis.
Nation’s Mothers Announce Plans To Show You Their Spider Veins
WASHINGTON—Emphasizing that blood vessels were huge, hideous, and were ruining their legs, the nation’s mothers collectively announced plans Thursday to show you their spider veins. “My god, take a look at these big, disgusting things, they run all up …
Adam Sandler honored with Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
Comedians threw some roast-like barbs at their longtime pal Adam Sandler — and included some more pointed shots at former President Trump and a few shoutouts to Paul Pelosi — as they feted the “Billy Madison” star on Sunday at the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The actor and “Saturday Night Live”…
We’ve Got What It Takes to End Poverty in America
Matthew Desmond, the 43-year-old Princeton sociologist whose last book, Evicted, won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction, is back with another one, Poverty, by America, that’s bound to generate fruitful debate—and perhaps even inspire some of us to get off our asses and tackle this scourge once and for all. “In a nutshell, poverty […]
The Iraq Invasion 20 Years Later: It Was Indeed a Big Lie that Launched the Catastrophic War
Before there was Donald Trump’s Big Lie, there was George W. Bush’s Big Lie. Twenty years ago this week, Bush and his sidekick Vice President Dick Cheney launched a war against Iraq. They greased the way to this tragic conflagration with the false claims that Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein possessed an arsenal of weapons of […]
Michigan To Become First State To Repeal Right-To-Work Laws In 60 Years
The Michigan Senate has approved a bill to repeal the state’s right-to-work law that allows employees in unionized jobs to opt out of membership and paying dues in a victory for organized labor. What do you think?Read more…
20 Years After The Invasion Of Iraq, Americans Still Want The U.S. Involved In World Affairs
The two likely rivals for the Republican presidential nomination in 2024 both openly oppose interventionist policies in Ukraine, like providing the country with further assistance in its war against Russia. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made waves last week when he said defending Ukraine from Russian aggression was not “vital” to American interests. In doing so, […]
Trump’s potential arrest hangs over Capitol Hill
The potential arrest of former President Trump is hanging over Capitol Hill this week, as lawmakers prepare for — and react to — what could be the first indictment of an ex-president in U.S. history. Trump suggested on his Truth Social account over the weekend that he will be arrested on Tuesday as part of the…
To combat anti-trans legislation, state Democrats team up with unlikely ally: the filibuster
Democrats in Republican-led state legislatures are adding the filibuster to their toolkit when it comes to combating legislation targeting LGBTQ rights. Floor action in the Missouri Senate last week came to a screeching halt as a band of Democratic state senators filibustered for two straight days a bill to bar transgender minors from accessing gender-affirming health care,…
Voters of Color Give Trump Edge in GOP Primary
Harry Enten: “Donald Trump holds an average double-digit advantage over Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in national 2024 Republican primary surveys. That, in itself, isn’t notable given Trump, the frontrunner, has […]
The Criminal Charges Trump May Face
The New York Times reviews the charges Donald Trump could face from the New York, Georgia and Justice Department criminal investigations.
Biden’s appeals court nominee faces rare Democratic scrutiny
One of President Biden’s nominees to a federal appeals court has generated rare concern from some Democrats and outside groups over his signature on a legal brief defending a parental notification law in New Hampshire, injecting the issue of abortion i…
Falling Lithium Prices Are Making Electric Cars More Affordable
An unexpected decline in the price of an essential battery material, along with those of other commodities, is good news for buyers. But experts disagree on how long low prices will last.
Video Testimony in the Covid Era Faces a Constitutional Test
Two criminal defendants have asked the Supreme Court to decide whether remote testimony against them violated the Sixth Amendment’s confrontation clause.
Fed Meets as Bank Chaos Collides With Inflation
The Federal Reserve will decide whether and by how much to raise interest rates this week at a moment when its path ahead is newly fraught.
Nikki Haley walks fine line on race, gender in appeal to GOP base
As she campaigns, Haley is at once seeking to accentuate her differences as a woman of color and offer reassurances that they are not impediments to achieving success.
Climate-incentivizing policies a contention point in farm bill
Read The Hill’s full Future of Farming series Climate policies are expected to be an area of contention as Congress takes up the farm bill — particularly as lawmakers weigh whether and how to incentivize farmers to take climate-friendly approaches. The farm bill, officially titled the Agriculture Improvement Act, is a major agriculture policy bill…
Could the farm bill save parts of the West from turning into a Dust Bowl? Michael Bennet thinks so
Read more from The Hill’s Future of Farming series Fine-tuning certain sections of the federal farm bill could help prevent the U.S. West from decaying into a Great Depression-era Dust Bowl, according to Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.). The third-term senator is on a mission to ensure that the region’s agricultural sector can continue to thrive amid…
The 2023 farm bill: Protecting US agriculture’s productivity, profitability and competitiveness
Agriculture is the beating heart of the American economy and the lifeblood of our rural main streets in Iowa. From hog farmers in Sioux County to corn growers in Washington County, farming runs through our veins in rural America — and federal policy must complement our proud traditions; not inhibit our productivity. For our country to remain the breadbasket of the world, we must pass…
Five fights brewing in the crucial $1.4 trillion farm bill
Read The Hill’s full Future of Farming series The future of American food production is up for grabs this year. With the nation’s farm bill expiring this September — along with a wide array of crucial programs that put food on American plates — lawmakers are on the clock to craft a farm bill that…
The Sorry State of Maternal Health Care in America—And Signs of Hope
In Mississippi and other red states, Republicans are coming around to expanding Medicaid benefits for new mothers. It’s about time.
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Iran Was the Big Winner in the Iraq War
New York Times: “In the 20 years since the United States invaded Iraq, Iran has built up loyal militias inside Iraq, gained deep political influence in the country and reaped […]
Kevin McCarthy Says People Shouldn’t Protest If Trump’s Indicted
“He’s not talking in a harmful way, and nobody should,” the House Speaker said.
Dem congressman shreds Biden admin for green energy hypocrisy: ‘Pisses me off’
A Democratic congressman criticized the Biden administration for unfairly treating lobstermen in his state through cumbersome eco regulations compared to green energy companies.
Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders signs bill allowing pro-life monument at state Capitol
A new Arkansas law would allow the creation of a pro-life monument near the state Capitol to mark the number of abortions performed before Roe v. Wade was overturned.
Dear Abby: My husband insists we take in his orphaned 11-year-old nephew, but I’m done raising kids
Also: Should I sell the gold necklace my cheating dad gave my mother before he left her for another woman?
Ask Amy: Teen who wishes her mom would change may need to begin building new connections
Adult children of addicts may find the support they need in others, rather than in their parents