The Supreme Court said Thursday it cannot identify who leaking the draft opinion of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Org., the landmark case that overturned the constitutional right to an abortion. The Supreme Court marshal investigating the leak “has to date been unable to identify a person responsible by a preponderance of the evidence,” the court said.Read More
Author: Zachery Schmidt
Pro-Life Leader Offers Encouragement for Movement After Abortion-Related State Referendum Defeats
Americans in five separate states last week voted in favor of the pro-choice movement when it came to abortion-related state referendums.
According to Priests for Life National Director Frank Pavone, it was not “too surprising” that the pro-life movement did not do well with the statewide ballot referendums.Read More
Montana to Vote on Referendum That Protects Infants Who Survive Abortions
A pro-life referendum takes center stage in Montana as state residents are set to decide whether to give additional legal protections to babies who survive abortions.
Montana LR-131, also known as the Born-Alive Infant Protection Act, says that infants born alive after an abortion are legal persons and that healthcare providers must take “necessary actions to preserve the life of a born-alive infant.” These “necessary actions” include “the right to appropriate and reasonable medical care and treatment.”Read More
Renowned Constitutional Scholar: Ongoing Border Crisis Fits Constitution’s Definition of an Invasion
A renowned constitutional scholar said what is happening now at the southern border does constitute an “invasion” under the U.S. Constitution.
“The kind of organized entry that we are seeing now where you got some of the gangs down in Mexico facilitating it and getting paid to put people across the border, that does qualify as an invasion even when no arms are involved,” Rob Natelson, the Independence Institute’s senior fellow in constitutional jurisprudence, said.Read More
Report: Afghan Refugee Who Is Accused of Rape in Montana Will Not Have His Work Permit Removed
An Afghan refugee in Montana who faces a felony rape charge will not have his work permit revoked, according to the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS).
Robert Law, who is CIS’ director of regulatory affairs and policy, said his Department of Homeland Security sources told him that the Biden administration will not remove Zabihullah Mohmand’s employment authorization document (EAD) at this time.Read More
An Afghan Refugee Who Didn’t Have Special Immigrant Visa Status Allegedly Raped a Girl in Montana
An Afghan refugee was arrested last weekend for allegedly raping a girl he met at a bar in Missoula, Montana.
Zabihullah Mohmand, who is 19 years old, is in Montana as part of the Afghan Placement and Assistance Program, according to NBC Montana. This program is part of the federal government’s refugee resettlement program.Read More
Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney Faces Another Republican Who Wants to Challenge Her in the State’s GOP Primary
Another Wyoming Republican is throwing his hat into the GOP primary race in an effort to unseat Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY-At Large District). Darin Smith, a Cheyenne-based businessman, announced his candidacy Friday, according to a press release. The Wyoming native describes himself as “pro-God, pro-family, pro-life, pro-gun, pro-veteran, pro-oil…Read More
Daylight Saving Time Starts Today
Americans – except for those in Arizona and Hawaii – will wake up this Sunday, March 10, and realize an hour has been deleted from their day. Welcome to daylight saving time! Beginning on March 14 2:00 a.m. through November 7 2:00 a.m., clocks will ‘Spring forward’ an hour.
The short answer to why we go through this yearly ritual is so that we can enjoy more of the natural daylight in the Summertime. So the hour people will lose on Sunday is totally worth it to enjoy more daylight in the Summer!Read More
Senator Marsha Blackburn and Other Republican Senators Have ‘Concern’ About the College Board’s Relationship with Chinese-Backed Confucius Institutes
Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) along with six other Republican Senators sent a letter Tuesday to the College Board (CB) questioning the organization’s relationship with the Chinese-backed Confucius Institutes. In the letter, the senators expressed “concern” about CB’s relationship with the Confucius Institute. The CB is a non-profit organization that…Read More
Newly Released Photos Show Bill Clinton Enjoying Massage from an Alleged Jeffrey Epstein Victim: ‘Would You Mind Giving It a Crack’
Ahead of Bill Clinton’s scheduled Democratic National Convention speech tonight, The Daily Mail published explosive, never-seen photos of the former president enjoying a neck massage from an alleged Jeffrey Epstein victim.
Some of the photos published by The Daily Mail show Chauntae Davies, who was 22 years old at the time, giving Clinton, then 56, a back massage. These photos were taken during an African humanitarian event in 2002. Clinton and Davies accompanied Epstein on the visit.Read More
Joe Biden Tells Fox News That He Has Chosen a VP, Campaign Quickly Denies It and Says He Was Joking Around
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told Fox News that he had chosen a vice presidential candidate; however, Biden’s campaign denied he had selected a running mate.
While riding his bike Saturday morning, Fox News asked Biden if he decided on a vice presidential nominee. The former vice president jokingly said he had chosen a person and told Fox News reporter Peter Doocy that it was “you” he had decided upon.Read More
Ohio Gov. DeWine Tests Positive for the Coronavirus on His Way to Meet President Donald Trump
Governor Mike DeWine was headed to Cleveland to meet President Trump who is visiting the state today. During his ride to the Burke Lakefront Airport, he took a rapid response test which returned a positive result for the coronavirus.
DeWine is headed back to Columbus after his positive test. Currently, the 73-year-old has not experienced any symptoms, according to the Governor’s statement.Read More
Joe Biden Has His Deplorable Moment: ’10 to 15 Percent’ of Americans Are ‘Just Not Very Good People’
Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden put his foot in his mouth again on Thursday when he said that “10 to 15 percent” of Americans are “just not very good people.”
The former vice president made these comments while holding a town hall on Thursday night with black supporters, according to Fox News.Read More
North Dakota Based Company Awarded Largest Border Wall Construction Contract Ever Given
Federal officials gave Fisher Sand and Gravel a $1.28 billion deal to build 42 miles of the border wall along the southern border in Arizona, The Arizona Daily Star reported. This May 6 deal is the biggest contract ever given for border wall construction, according to CBS News. The…Read More
Gov. Tim Walz Extends Peacetime Emergency Order Until Mid-June
Gov. Tim Walz announced late Wednesday that he will extend Minnesota’s peacetime emergency order for thirty days.
“Our actions have saved lives, but the threat of COVID-19 remains,” Walz said. “The next stages of this pandemic are going to challenge us – an extension of Minnesota’s peacetime emergency will allow us to protect Minnesotans’ health and wellbeing and continue to respond effectively to this rapidly-evolving situation.”Read More
DOJ Drops Case Against Michael Flynn
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a motion on Thursday to dismiss its case against Michael Flynn.
“The United States of America hereby moves to dismiss with prejudice the criminal information filed against Michael T. Flynn pursuant to Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 48(a), the motion reads. “The Government has determined, pursuant to the Principles of Federal Prosecution and based on extensive review and careful consideration of the circumstances, that continued prosecution of this case would not serve the interests of justice.”Read More
Texas Supreme Court Orders Release of Shelley Luther After She Was Jailed for Trying to Reopen Her Salon
The Texas Supreme Court has ordered the release of Shelly Luther, the Dallas salon owner who was sent to jail for violating the state’s coronavirus stay-at-home order.
State District Judge Eric Moyé on Tuesday sentenced the owner of the Salon A La Mode to seven days behind bars for “disobeying a judge’s temporary restraining order prohibiting her from operating her salon,” according to CBS-DFW.Read More
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Been Released from the Hospital
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital following a brief stay for a non-surgical gallbladder treatment, according to CNN. “She is doing well and glad to be home,” a short statement from the Supreme Court read. “The Justice will return to The Johns Hopkins Hospital in…Read More
California Highway Patrol Says No More Protests on State Property After Monday’s ‘Operation Gridlock’ Demonstration
California Highway Patrol (CHP) will not issue any more event permits on any state properties after people on Monday protested the state’s lockdown measures, according to The Sacramento Bee. “Permits are issued to provide safe environments for demonstrators to express their views,” the CHP said in a statement to…Read More
80 Percent of Small Business Owners Are Waiting to Receive a Loan from the SBA, Survey Finds
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Research Center released a survey Tuesday that said 80 percent of small business owners are still waiting to receive a loan from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
“Small businesses were prepared and ready to apply for these programs, the only financial support options for most, and it is very frustrating that the majority of these true small businesses haven’t received their loan yet,” Holly Wade, NFIB Director of Research & Policy Analysis, said. “Small businesses make up nearly half of the economy and it’s crucial that their doors stay open.”Read More
Reps. Tim Ryan and Ro Khanna Propose Additional Stimulus Checks for Americans
Reps. Tim Ryan (D-OH-13) and Ro Khanna (D-CA-17) introduced a bill Tuesday that would provide additional payments to Americans who are struggling during the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.
This week an estimated 80 million Americans started to receive $1,200 stimulus checks from the federal government to help amid these difficult times.Read More
Democratic Hawaii Governor Is Proposing 20 Percent Pay Cut for Public Sector Employees, Including Teachers
Hawaii Governor David Ige announced Wednesday that state employees might have to take pay cuts.
“Let me be very frank with you, due to this crisis, the main sources of state revenue have been drastically reduced,” he said. “State government needs to look very different going forward.”
The Democratic governor said he has had ongoing discussions with union representatives and state legislators, but no decision has been made yet.Read More
House Democrats Block $250 Billion Small Business Relief Package, Pelosi Says ‘No Data’ Supports This Idea
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA-12) said Thursday the House of Representatives blocked the Senate’s $250 billion small business relief proposal based on the fact that no data existed to support this idea.Read More
Canadian Doctor Uses Detroit Physician’s Concept to Rig One Ventilator to Treat Up to Nine People
Ventilators across the world are in scarce supply as the number of coronavirus patients continues to rise, but a Detroit doctor has provided health care workers with an ingenious solution.
To make sure his hospital is prepared, Dr. Alain Gauthier, an anesthetist at the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital in Canada, rigged a single ventilator to treat up to as many as nine people at once.Read More
Is the Ohio Department of Health Refusing to Release Coronavirus Test Data to Conceal Lower Than National Average Percentage of Positive Tests?
During the coronavirus pandemic, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Director Amy Acton have taken a number of actions, some controversial, designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Just in the last ten days, DeWine has closed bars and schools, postponed primaries and banned mass gatherings.…Read More
CNN Called COVID-19 ‘Chinese Coranvirus’ in January, Mainstream Media Says Trump is Bigoted When He Says Same Thing Today
CNN has been critical of President Donald Trump for blaming the Chinese for the coronavirus; however, the network referenced the coronavirus as “The Chinese Coronavirus” on Twitter on January 21.Read More
President Trump Tests Negative for the Chinese Coronavirus
President Donald Trump tested negative for the COVID-19 virus after taking the test Friday night.Read More
President Donald Trump Temporarily Suspends Travel to EU
In a special addresss from the Oval Office Wednesday night, President Donald Trump announced America is suspending travel to European Union nations for 30 days in an attempt to contain the coronavirus.Read More
President Trump Visits Tornado Damaged Areas in Middle Tennessee
President Donald Trump visited Tennessee on Friday after the Volunteer State had a series of storms that produced tornadoes earlier this week that killed 25 people.
Air Force one landed to a contingent of officials and lawmakers. The president did not make a statement or take questions, instead opting to board Marine One for a 40-minute helicopter ride due east to Cookeville, which was one of the hardest-hit areas.Read More
Acting Great Kirk Douglas Passed Wednesday at the Age of 103
Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas, whose career spanned more than six decades, died Wednesday at the age of 103.Read More
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Delivers Rebuttal to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered the Democrats’ response to the president’s State of the Union address Tuesday night.Read More
Sherrod Brown and Leading Democratic Senators Mount a Last-Minute Plea for Impeachment Witness Vote
Ohio’s Senator Sherrod Brown along with other top Democratic Senators held a press conference Friday about the upcoming impeachment witness vote.Read More
Sen. Lamar Alexander’s Vote Looms Large in Determining if Senate Will Have Impeachment Witnesses
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander could play a key role in deciding if witnesses will be called during the Senate impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump.Read More
Trump Taps Alan Dershowitz and Kenneth Starr for Impeachment Trial Defense
President Donald Trump added two big name attorneys to his legal counsel for next week’s Senate impeachment trial hearings.Read More
UPDATED – The Deep State Strikes Again as a Clinton-Appointed Federal Judge Halts President Trump’s Refugee Resettlement Executive Order
A Clinton-appointed federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on Wednesday halting President Donald Trump’s Executive Order 13888 which allowed state and local governments to decide if they want refugee resettlement within their communities.Read More
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says No to Refugee Resettlement
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo Friday that the Lone Star State would not be taking in any refugees.Read More
Lara Trump Will Speak at an Ohio ‘Keep America Great’ Event Next Week
Presidential campaign adviser Lara Trump will make an appearance in Columbus Wednesday at a “Keep America Great Again” event. This visit comes a day before President Trump will be hosting his first campaign rally of 2020 in Toledo.Read More
Important Chirstmas Shipping Deadlines
Christmas season is in full swing as people try to buy and send presents to loved ones all over the country. Here are the deadlines for major shipping carriers.Read More
First Lady Responds to Pamela Karlan Who Joked About Barron Trump During Her Testimony
First Lady Melania Trump hit back at constitutional scholar Pamela Karlan after she referenced her son Barron Trump during the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment hearing.Read More
Michigan’s Rep. Elissa Slotkin Remains Undecided on Impeachment Going Forward
Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI-08) has not decided if President Donald Trump’s interactions with Ukraine rise to to the level of impeachable offenses.Read More
The History of Cyber Monday
The year is 2004, both Ellen Davis and Scott Silverman, who work for Shop.org, are conducting research when they happened to stumble upon key information that would, in turn, create a new annual online shopping tradition. Research showed them that the Monday after Thanksgiving was one of the biggest…Read More
Movies to Watch This Weekend: Fast Cars, Crime Fighting Women and a Con Man Being Changed
An American car designer Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) and British driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale) put personal issues aside and fight against corporate interest to build a fast car for the Ford Motor Company. To truly test the car’s speed, the two take on Enzo Ferrari’s cars at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.Read More
Deval Patrick to Enter the Crowded Democratic Presidential Field
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is set to announce his decision to run for President of the United States this week, according to NPR.Read More
Nikki Haley Discredits 2020 Vice President Rumors
Former US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley shut down rumors that her book tour was an attempt to replace Mike Pence as President Donald Trump’s vice president on the 2020 ticket.Read More
Mark Sanford Ends His Republican Primary Challenge to President Trump
Just two months in, former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford announced he suspended his 2020 presidential primary challenge to President Donald Trump. “I am suspending my race for the presidency because impeachment has made my goal of making the debt, deficit and spending issue a part of this presidential…Read More
Elizabeth Warren Calls Black Trans Women the ‘Backbone of Democracy’
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called black trans women, cis women, gender-nonconforming and non-binary people “the backbone of democracy after receiving an endorsement from BlackWomxn Thursday.Read More
Things to Watch This Weekend: A Christmas Love Story, a Stephen King Based Thriller and Babysitting Firefighters
It is never too early for a Christmas movie that pulls on your heartstrings and makes you fall in love all over again even before Thanksgiving has come.Read More
Daylight Saving Time Ended Last Night – Don’t Waste That Extra Hour
Daylight Saving Time end last night in the wee hours, meaning we “gain” an extra hour today instead of losing one! Of course, if you are reading this in most of Arizona or Hawaii this exciting news does not apply to you.Read More
A Black and White Film, a Cop Movie and Deadly App Are on This Weekend’s Movies to Watch
This film follows the story of two lighthouse keepers (Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe) in the 1890s who try to not go crazy while living on a secluded and mysterious New England Island. However, these two lonely gentlemen start to lose their minds and become affected by their worst nightmares.Read More
Zombies, Fairies and Clones Await You for Things to Watch This Weekend
The makeshift family of Little Rock, Wichita, Columbus and Tallahassee have moved to America’s heartland where they face off zombies who have evolved from the first movie ten years ago.Read More