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Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (Ariz.) was sharply criticized by Democrats on Friday for voting against a proposal to include a minimum wage hike in the latest coronavirus-related economic relief package. Sinema was one of eight Senate Democrats who opposed the effort. In response to critics, Sinema used Democrats’ own standards against them. What did critics
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One second, two NYPD officers were assisting an domestic violence victim, the next second, a hail of gunfire was sprayed at them as the alleged abusive husband ambushed them. The New York Police Department released graphic bodycam video of the deadly shootout at 12:45 p.m. on Nov. 24 between cops and Rondell Goppy in Queens,
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Citing the usual (liberal) curiosity of their readers, Dan McGuill of Snopes picked on a recent Franklin Graham letter on the so-called “Equality Act” and how it infringes on the independence of churches, now defined as “public accommodations” like a restaurant or hotel. McGuill ruled Graham’s letter was a “Mixture” of truth and falsehoods. Here’s
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The so-called “mainstream” media, including CNN, is apoplectic over former Vice President Mike Pence’s recent commentary in The Daily Signal in which he says that “election integrity is a national imperative.” Apparently, they disagree, and don’t like that he points out the serious problems with HR 1, which just passed the House of Representatives, that
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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan rejected an initial allotment of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine this week, according to the Michigan state health department. At a press briefing Thursday, Duggan confirmed he declined this week’s allocation of J&J vaccines from the state, citing sufficient supply of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to cover demand from
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Anti-virus software creator John McAfee has been charged in the US with conspiracy to commit fraud and money-laundering. The charges relate to two cryptocurrency schemes, the US Justice Department said on Friday. Authorities said McAfee and his bodyguard, Jimmy Gale Watson Jr, exploited McAfee’s large Twitter following to artificially inflate prices of “altcoins” through a
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After what’s being described as a 26-hour “marathon” session, the Senate managed to drag the massive, nearly two trillion dollar COVID relief bill across the finish line. That fact that huge parts of it had little or nothing to do with pandemic relief didn’t appear to bother the Democrats in the upper chamber one bit.
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Recently released data about jobs, retail sales, and industrial production indicate that not only is more stimulus not needed but any more stimulus will be counterproductive and will cause more severe problems in the future. That’s probably not enough to stop Congress from passing another multi-trillion-dollar package. When the steep but very short-lived recession in March
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(jacoblund/Getty Images) As I have warned here before, euthanasia activists are pushing for laws that permit people to write advance directives ordering themselves starved to death if they become mentally incapacitated. That effort is apparently gaining steam. The assisted suicide supporting organization Final Exit Network published a poll that supposedly found only 15 percent of
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Supporters of former President Donald Trump held a parade in New York City on Friday, but were met by counter-protesters. The event featured the unfurling of a 50-foot “Trump 2024” flag, and a march from Trump Tower to Times Square, but tensions flared after a counter-protest was staged. A large crowd of Trump supporters marched
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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, one of the high court’s liberal justices, was forced to revise a recent dissenting court opinion that he wrote because he omitted “respect.” What is the background? The Supreme Court issued a 7-2 ruling in U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service v. Sierra Club on Thursday, determining that the Environmental Protection
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Migrant children are led by staff at a detention facility next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 18, 2018. (Mike Blake/Reuters) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is allowing child-migrant detention facilities to operate at 100 percent capacity, despite the threat of coronavirus spread, multiple outlets reported on Friday. The agency recommended
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On Friday, CNN’s Brianna Keilar and her Republican-loathing colleague, Brian Stelter, took turns bashing their competitor, Fox News Channel, for the crime of allowing  the expression of conservative thought. Abandoning even the pretense of being objective journalists, the two left-wing hosts condemned Fox executives and hosts for actually pledging to practice adversarial journalism and hold the new administration
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Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and her husband own a financial stake in WeChat parent company Tencent Holdings through an exchange-traded fund, even as the Commerce Department reviews a ban of the Chinese tech giant. Raimondo and her husband Andrew Moffit own a stake worth between $21,500 and $44,500 in Tencent Holdings, according to a
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1.  Wall Street Journal: Cuomo Advisers Altered Report on Covid-19 Nursing-Home Deaths The changes Mr. Cuomo’s aides and health officials made to the nursing-home report, which haven’t been previously disclosed, reveal that the state possessed a fuller accounting of out-of-facility nursing-home deaths as early as the summer. The Health Department resisted calls by state and
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Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ decision to stop publishing six of the late author’s books over concerns of racism appears to have paid off. Amid the controversy over their action, Dr. Seuss books absolutely dominated Amazon’s top 20 bestsellers list on Friday. What are the details? On Tuesday, the business in charge of the beloved author’s estate
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