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Today is December 6, the anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery. Did Thaddeus Stevens actually say of the amendment and Abraham Lincoln: “The greatest measure of the 19th century was passed by corruption, aided and abetted by the purest man in America”? Maybe not, but it is a good and true
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testified in Congress. He said that the inflation we are experiencing today is not transitory. Rather, he said that the high inflation will last well into next year and perhaps longer. Shockingly, he said he is only “considering” acting more quickly to reduce inflation. Recently Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen agreed. 
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Illinois State University is getting hauled into court for intolerance. Former assistant football coach Kurt Beathard is suing the university that fired him in 2020 for removing a Black Lives Matter poster from his office door and replacing it with a Christian-themed “All Lives Matter” sign. Filed in a U.S. District Court last Tuesday, Beathard’s lawsuit claims he
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A view of a damage building after a fire broke out at Iran’s Natanz Nuclear Facility, in Isfahan, Iran, July 2, 2020. (Atomic Energy Organization of Iran/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS) All anyone can say with any certainty is that something very strange happened near the Islamic Republic of Iran’s nuclear facility at
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A panel assembled Sunday on CNN’s media show “Reliable Sources” refused to say whether CNN has lost trust over its handling of the Chris Cuomo scandal. What is the background? CNN announced Saturday that Cuomo, a primetime network anchor, had been terminated after new documents from the New York Attorney General’s Office revealed Cuomo helped
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The Federal Reserve estimates that Americans owe more than $1.7 trillion in student loans. A group of progressive Democrats – including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), and Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.) – took to the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday to demand President Joe Biden cancel student loan debt.
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Musk had said, “Or you could be the first to test my time machine.” I had landed right in the middle of the 2024 presidential campaign. It had been a hard run for the Democrats. After a harrowing primary season featuring several hundred candidates left voters confused, the party simply started listing potential presidents on
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Investigative reporter and FOX News contributor Lara Logan responded to Dr. Tony Fauci’s recent statement that he is “science” and challenging him is challenging “science.” Lara Logan had other thoughts on Dr. Fauci, comparing him to notorious Nazi Dr. Josef Mengele. Via Midnight Rider. TRENDING: ”Those Who Resist the New World Order Will Have the
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President Joe Biden speaks with reporters after delivering remarks on the November jobs report at the White House in Washington, D.C., December 3, 2021. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) But it’s Democrats who have the bigger problem, starting with Biden. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE B ob Dole’s death at age 98 after a battle with lung cancer reminds us
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In “How the G.O.P. Became Saboteurs, Threatening a Government Shutdown,” New York Times columnist Paul Krugman used the averted federal government shutdown to launch his usual partisan lunacy, untethered to reality. In Friday’s edition, Krugman claimed today’s GOP is even worse now than in the days of (gasp) Newt Gingrich. This time, Republican obstructionists aren’t
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Dr. Anthony Fauci says that officials “feel bad” about slapping a travel ban on seven African countries, now that the omicron variant has been confirmed in several other countries. Fauci explained that, at the time the travel ban was imposed, not much was known about the omicron variant and the administration felt it was better
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John R. Bolton (left), who at the time was President Trump’s national-security adviser, and William B. Taylor, who was acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, lay wreaths at the Wall of Remembrance in Kyiv, August 27, 2019. The wall commemorates soldiers who have died in the war against Russia in eastern Ukraine. (Gleb Garanich / Reuters)
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Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) triggered a firestorm of backlash over the weekend after posting a Christmas photo that showed his family each holding firearms. “Merry Christmas! ps. Santa, please bring ammo,” the tweet read. Merry Christmas! nps. Santa, please bring ammo. pic.twitter.com/NVawULhCNr — Thomas Massie (@Thomas Massie) 1638642123 Massie is a staunch supporter of the
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A San Francisco restaurant is facing backlash after its staff denied service to three police officers. The owners of the restaurant said the eatery didn’t feel comfortable allowing the police officers to eat there because the presence of their weapons goes against the establishment’s “safe space” ideology. However, the owners of the restaurants are walking
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“Believe in science.” You’ve probably seen that common—and silly—trope on left-wing political lawn signs. But what does it mean? Science is a method, a tool, but those lawn signs seem to be calling for something else.  The statement instead most likely signifies that one believes in the politically compromised science of institutions promoting ideological outcomes.
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A Republican congressman has been criticised for posting a picture of himself and his family posing with guns, just days after four teenagers were killed in a high school shooting in Michigan. “Merry Christmas! Ps Santa, please bring ammo,” the US Representative for Kentucky, Thomas Massie, wrote on Twitter. The post included a picture of
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