JaRanda Splechter

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Democrats in Four States File a Misguided Lawsuit against the Tax-Reform Law

In effect, they would divert $650 billion to the super-rich.<p>Just when you thought politics in 2018 could not get any more bizarre, four states are …

New Jersey

More human poop on San Francisco sidewalks ‘than I’ve ever seen,’ new mayor says

Newly elected Mayor London Breed says in one of her first interviews since taking office that San Francisco’s problems with human waste on city …

San Francisco

NBC News reporter deletes tweet claiming Trump, Kennedy were in cahoots over Kavanaugh selection

NBC News Capitol Hill reporter Leigh Ann Caldwell on Tuesday deleted a tweet that had triggered backlash, claiming President Trump and retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy were in cahoots to get Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the seat.<p>Caldwell initially tweeted, “On Kavanaugh pick… Kennedy …

Massachusetts Reporter Fired After Claiming Annapolis Shooter Wore MAGA Hat

On Thursday, shortly after news broke of the Capital Gazette massacre in Annapolis, Maryland, Conor Berry, a reporter at the <i>The Republican</i> newspaper …

Deranged Media Claim Red-Haired White House Staffer Is A Russian Spy

In the wake of Donald Trump’s press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, members of the media mistook a Trump administration staffer …

Donald Trump

Sorry Bernie Bros But Nordic Countries Are Not Socialist

As the American left embraces a platform that continues to look more and more like a socialist’s dream, it is common for those on the right to counter with the example of Venezuela as the nightmare of socialism in reality. A common response from the left is that socialism (or democratic socialism) …

Middle-class

No, The Trump Administration Didn’t Oppose Breastfeeding At The World Health Organization

A front-page <i>New York Times</i> article claimed that, at a World Health Assembly in May, the United States opposed a resolution to encourage …

The FBI Inspector General Report Directly Criticized President Obama

On Thursday, the Justice Department inspector general released a sprawling 568-page report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton emails …

CNN, MSNBC Bury FBI Agents Getting Freebies From Reporters

3:08 AM 06/16/2018<p>CNN and MSNBC buried the inspector general report’s revelation that a number of FBI agents were receiving unauthorized free …

De Blasio: Kick Asian-Americans Out Of Selective Schools To Give Unearned Preferences To Blacks, Hispanics

To the outsider, New York City is world-famous for attractions like Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, and the Museum of Modern Art. But to a …

Andrew McCabe Spent $70,000 On A Table. The FBI Hid It From Congress

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, who was fired for lying under oath, spent $70,000 in taxpayer dollars on a conference table. The FBI also …

Establishment Media Issues Four Corrections After Falsely Claiming Trump Separating Families at Border

The establishment media suffered a major blow over the past 48 hours, being forced to issue four corrections after falsely claiming that President …

What Some Teachers Think About Carrying Guns Doesn’t Match Historical Reality

Last Friday evening, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick spoke on radio about the horrific school shooting that day in Santa Fe, Texas. He affirmed his …

Media Double Down After New York Times Gets Busted Peddling Fake News

On the path to the June 12 summit with North Korea, journalists claimed President Donald Trump would not be willing to walk away from the negotiating …

The Obama Administration’s Spying on Trump Was a Departure from Norms

Has an outgoing president ever worked to delegitimize and dislodge his successor like this?<p>‘F.B.I. Used Informant to Investigate Russia Ties to …

EXPOSED: Obama Advisors' Emails In Immediate Sandy Hook Aftermath Reveal Anti-Gun Agenda: 'Tap Peoples Emotions'

According to emails obtained via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, first reported by The Baltimore Post, advisors to then-President Barack …

How Identity Politics Is Harming the Sciences

<i>Universities and other institutions are watering down requirements in order to attract more women and minorities.</i> Identity politics has engulfed the …

Prof Bumps Female Students’ STEM Grades (Because They’re Women)

Fortunately, the plan appears to have been vetoed. Asked for comment, university officials say that "no adjustment in grades along the lines …

The Real Origination Story of the Trump-Russia Investigation

The Trump-Russia investigation did not originate with Carter Page or George Papadopoulos. It originated with the Obama administration.<p>Exactly when is …

Ted Cruz rips New York Times for acting as 'propaganda arm' for Hamas

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, charged on the Senate floor Thursday that the New York Times and other media outlets have been acting as a propaganda arm for …

House releases unredacted Russia report — and it catches James Comey square in a lie on Mike Flynn

Newly unredacted portions of the House Intelligence Committee’s final report on Russia were released on Friday and they contain a bombshell relating to what former FBI Director James Comey’s told lawmakers about the bureau’s investigation into Michael Flynn.<p>What are the details?<p>According to Fox …

Judge in Paul Manafort case presses DOJ to explain charges that have 'nothing to do with Russia'

<b>ALEXANDRIA, Va.</b> — The federal judge hearing the case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pressed Justice Department lawyers on …

With threat of a proposed ‘head tax,’ Amazon halts further construction in Seattle

Seattle’s city council is considering a new “head tax” to be imposed on businesses with annual taxable receipts of more than $200 million. The move would cost Amazon over $20 million at the rate of 26 cents per employee per hour as proposed, causing the company to halt construction of a huge …

Illegal immigration surges 230 percent in April on southwest border

Illegal immigration along U.S.-Mexico border surged 230 percent in April compared to last year, according to new numbers released Thursday that …

Affirmative action in education looks an awful lot like bigotry — especially to Asian-Americans

Thousands of Americans suffer discrimination today because of their national origin. They are cruelly barred, solely on account of where their …

James Comey Has Craptacular Opinions on Mass Incarceration and Prosecutors

While much of the buzz around the book involves its comments on Donald Trump, Comey is a career lawman, which means <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> also filled with …

Occupational licensing is a big reason the poor don't become rich

“Totally out of control,” “insane,” and “disproportionately hurting those who can least afford it” — that’s how Special Assistant to the President …