by Matt Lamb The University of Cincinnati placed an engineering professor on administrative leave and launched an investigation into him after he referred to coronavirus as the Chinese virus. The public university told Professor John Ucker that he is on administrative leave with pay as of September 18 after…Read More
Day: September 28, 2020
Carol Swain Commentary: Critical Race Theory and the Decline of American Justice
Is racism in the DNA of white people, and is it a permanent part of American society? Critical race theorists argue that American society is structured to give white people undeserved advantages over people of color. They say people who look like me (Black) are victims. We are supposedly powerless to free ourselves from systemic racism, institutional structures, and cultural stereotypes that keep us in bondage. Systemic racism permeates every facet of our lives, including institutions and laws. The only hope is for whites to become “woke,” or conscious, of their racism and commit themselves to becoming antiracist. So, where did we get these ideas that now undergird the diversity, equity, and inclusion industry that rests on top of existing affirmative action programs that have been around since the mid-1960s?Read More
Woman Arrested After Driving Car Into California Protest
A woman who authorities say drove a car into a crowd during a Southern California demonstration against police brutality, striking and injuring two people, has been arrested for investigation of attempted murder and assault.Read More
The New York Times Claims It Has Obtained President Trump’s Tax Returns, Trump Organization Attorney Says ‘The Facts Appear to be Inaccurate’
The New York Times published a lengthy report over the weekend based, they say, documents they obtained from “sources.”
Speaking at a news conference Sunday at the White House, Trump dismissed the report as “fake news” and said he has paid taxes, though he gave no specifics. He also vowed that information about his taxes “will all be revealed,” but he offered no timeline for the disclosure.Read More
Gov. Newsom Falsely Suggests Barrett Once Opposed Tipping Court’s Balance of Power During an Election Year
Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom falsely suggested Saturday that United States Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett once railed against tipping the balance of power in the court during an election year.Read More
Commentary: Breaking the Administrative State Key to a Successful Second Term
President Trump, the great red pill for American society, has finally brought to the surface what has been simmering beneath for over a century.
Lost in the shuffle of this week’s breaking news is something Attorney General Bill Barr said last week in a speech calling out the dangers of the bureaucracy, even within his own department.Read More
More Than 300 People from 29 States Arrested for Crimes During ‘Mostly Peaceful’ Protests
The Daily Caller reports more than 300 people in 29 states and Washington D.C. have been charged with crimes including civil disorder, damaging federal property and attempted murder in connection with the nationwide demonstrations, the Justice Department said in a Thursday statement.Read More
Berkeley to Become First City in the Country to Ban Unhealthy Food in Supermarket Check-Out Lanes
Berkeley, California next year will implement a first-in-the-nation ban on junk food in supermarket checkout aisles, per a regulation passed this week by the city council.
The Healthy Checkout Ordinance seeks to “eliminate the encouragement of unplanned purchases of unhealthy foods and beverages” that proliferate at supermarket checkouts.Read More
Senator Lindsey Graham Teases Bombshell Regarding FBI’s Trump Probe
Republican South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham provided a slew of updates about the Senate Judiciary Committee’s investigation into Crossfire Hurricane on Sunday and teased “damning” revelations that he said will soon be made public.
“There’s a day of reckoning,” Graham said in an interview on Fox News “Sunday Morning Futures.”Read More
Commentary: The Case for ‘Jefferson’ and ‘Greater Idaho’
The U.S. House of Representatives in June passed a bill in favor of statehood for the District of Columbia. In response, historian Nicole Hemmer wrote, “should Joe Biden win the presidency and bring with him majorities in the House and Senate, he should make statehood for D.C.—and for Puerto Rico—a priority for his first 100 days in office.” Also in June, The New Republic published an opinion column stating “D.C. Statehood Is a Test of Biden’s Political Courage.”Read More
Commentary: While Trump Surges, Biden Hides
Former Vice President Joe Biden must believe he is safely in the lead against President Donald Trump in the 2020 election, as his campaign took the day off on Sept. 24 with no appearances by either Biden or his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) — the ninth such break this month alone.
Does Biden think he can win without aggressively campaigning?Read More
Commentary: Barrett Will Sail Through Confirmation
As I write, President Trump has just confirmed what the rumor mill has been disgorging with increasing confidence over the last few days: Judge Amy Coney Barrett is his pick to replace the feminist icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died at 87 a little over a week ago, as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.Read More
Trump Campaign Senior Advisor Brad Parscale Hospitalized
Police were called to the Florida home of Brad Parscale Sunday after the well-known Trump campaign operative allegedly threatened to harm himself.
Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Karen Dietrich told The Sun Sentinel that the “encounter” was brief and without additional incident.
“We went out and it was very short. We went and got him help,” the police chief said.Read More
Trump to Return to Minnesota for Duluth Rally on Wednesday
President Donald Trump will campaign in Duluth on Wednesday, his campaign announced Friday, marking his third visit to the key swing state of Minnesota in recent weeks.
The campaign said Trump will speak at a Make America Great Again rally at the Duluth International Airport at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Doors will open at 2 p.m.Read More