Ecuador is facing a serious problem this month and for once it has nothing to do with Julian Assange. The nation has declared a state of emergency because of a flood of refugees who are overwhelming their border control facilities and straining available resources to the limits. And where are all of these desperate souls coming from? Venezuela, of course. As the collapse of the socialist nation under the grip of Nicolas Maduro continues to spiral out of control, starving people have been fleeing in large numbers and Ecuador needs additional security and medical assistance to deal with the flood of humanity escaping oppression. (Reuters)
“Hillary, without the charisma” sounds like just what the political doctor ordered for the ol’ US of A.
Imagine what would have to
Is Medicare-for-all a bargain or is it an unsustainable fiasco? Well, it depends on who you ask. Today, Bernie Sanders attacked criticism
A few weeks ago we discussed the ongoing refugee crisis involving Venezuelans fleeing starvation, disease and violence in their home coun
A leftover from yesterday to prepare you for the not-quite-inevitable-but-probably-pretty-close follow-up story that Cohen is now coopera
Even by Chicago standards, this was a bad weekend. Various outlets have various tallies. Fox News reports 54 were shot. CNN puts the numb
We’ve written here in the past about the number of aides and lobbyists associated with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo who have wound up g
Rudy’s getting a bad rap about this although there’s no denying the truth of Ken White’s point:
Giuliani really has a talent for pu
The Washington Post published an opinion piece Sunday titled “It’s time to reclaim ‘socialism’ from the dirty-word category.” The point o
Next week will see the widely anticipated meeting of the DNC in Chicago (assuming everyone makes it through the war zone and safely into
Despite doing pretty much everything else online — from banking and music-streaming to researching and having sex — Americans have not ta
He was 17 years and two months at the time in a state, California, where the age of consent is 18. Which means my headline should read “r
I wrote my first article on the imprisonment of American Pastor Andrew Brunson in Turkey more than 20 months ago. In the more than a year
A new pre-midterm poll just out in New Hampshire finds almost half of respondents (46 percent) say the economy is better today under Pres
The ongoing Catholic Church sexual abuse debacle in Pennsylvania (and beyond) is a subject I’ve steered clear of. This is likely due to l
If you’re confused by all these Washington lawyers talking about Russiagate and the special prosecutor, each with their own client, each
People coming and going in the Trump administration is nothing new, perhaps even more so than in other, recent presidencies. One such dep
There was plenty of hell raised going into Friday after it was revealed multiple news organizations – including CNN, The New York Times,
I’d rather been hoping that police forces around the country would have gotten the message about video recordings of their official activ
The U.S. Senate adopted a unanimous consent resolution Thursday declaring that the press is not the enemy of the people. The resolution w
What was it the White House accused him of the other day?
“Erratic conduct” and “frenzied commentary”?
You can disagree with
If Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey really wants the controversy over liberal bias on his platform and suppression of conservative voices to go aw
There’s a meme circulating social media meant to be a dig at libertarians for refusing to support Alex Jones and Republican politicians w
“Classless.” These people once threw a parade for abortion on the show.
All in all, it lasted three months. Don’t think of it as be
The federal government, coordinating with the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department, is to be commended for nabbing Omar Ameen a couple of days
Historically, when have socialists ever been enemies of press freedom?
Get excited for “Reliable Sources” this
The Pope’s letter to Catholics about the sex abuse scandal, the damage ISIS genocide has wrought on the Assyrian Christians, and more.
Comparing temporary student housing to prison is a slap in the face to anyone who is actually incarcerated.
"That’s the definition of racism and sexism right there."
What Is John Brennan Hiding? - Sheriff David Clarke (Ret.): President Trump was correct in pulling back the security clearance .08/20/2018
Florida Governor Rick Scott (Republican) is reaching out to Hispanics, hoping he can win reelection despite the anti-illegal immigration tal
Former CIA Director John Brennan is fuming because President Trump revoked his security clearance. On Sunday, Rudy Giuliani went off on John
The New York Times is fond of running “big idea” opinion essays claiming that humans are just another animal in the forest.
The anti-immigrant, anti-EU party may become the largest party in parliament after the election.
Governor Matt Bevin had filed a countersuit against the activists after they successfully sued to block implementation of Kentucky’s new wor
Issues were handled drastically different in Pittsburgh vs. Washington, D.C.
Wolf’s audience had to be really, really small, even if it was vocal on social media.
With testimony from the president’s top lawyer, the special counsel is in no position to claim he needs to speak with Trump.
🚢 🚢 🚢 Goldberg attacked Horowitz nastily on Twitter; if you care about that, see the link. In this new column, Horowitz
Middle-class churchgoers are obsessed with pews and heritage at the expense of religious belief, a Church of England judge has said.
Melania Trump on Monday warned about the “destructive and harmful” impact of using social media incorrectly - while her husband
Unqualified retirees and trainees are filling a gap left by teachers exiting the profession due to rising class sizes and difficulties with
Only liberals are getting caught up in #MeToo.
Via Fox News:
Actress Asia Argento, one of the first prominent women to accuse
At the Edinburgh International Book Festival Sunday, Clinton said that while she has no plans to run for office today, that could change dow
Melania Again Mocked for Speaking Out Against Cyberbullying...Did Trump Warn Her Not to Speak on it? - Cortney O'Brien: First Lady Melania T
More police in particular areas didn’t solve it. If you don’t address the gang problem, you will never solve it.
Via Fox News:
Just a tad delusional.
The ad hits Heitkamp for voting against requiring that state and local law enforcement cooperate with federal agents to enforce federal imm
On Monday, Neil deGrasse Tyson, professional scientist and amateur philosopher, signified that he wanted a new force: Truth Force! He tweete
More than 175 former US security officials have joined criticism of Donald Trump for revoking the security clearance of former CIA director