One Time Trump Campaign Chairman, Paul Manafort, Receives 7 ½-Year Prison Sentence

Former campaign chairman for Donald Trump, Paul Manafort, was sentenced for crimes uncovered by the investigation conducted by special counsel Robert Mueller over the last several years. Manafort was charged with a bevy of crimes related to tax evasion, fraud and activities related to failing to register as a foreign agent. In a subsequent indictment, […]

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President Trump’s Budget Slashes Spending, Boosts Defense

The White House unveiled its budget for fiscal year 2020 this week and it looks to be the most serious effort made to curtail spending on the nation’s non-defense-related programs to date. “In the last two years, President Trump and this Administration have prioritized reining in reckless Washington spending,” said Office of Management and Budget […]

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“London Patient” Becomes Second Man to be Functionally Cured of AIDS

A man living in England who was HIV-positive has become the second adult worldwide to be cleared of the deadly virus after receiving a bone marrow transplant. Nearly three years after receiving stem cells from a donor with a rare genetic mutation that resists the HIV virus, the man known as “the London patient,” shows […]

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Republican Candidate to Drop Out of NC Congress Race Due to Election Fraud

Mark Harris, a candidate for Congress from North Carolina’s ninth district, has decided to drop out of the race after an election fraud scandal involving his campaign has come to light. Harris made the announcement on his Facebook page. “Given my health situation, the need to regain full strength, and the timing of this surgery […]

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Authorities Thwart Violent Attack Meant to Incite Race War

Authorities have announced the arrest of a 49-year-old U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant for plotting a terrorist attack on American soil. The purpose of the attack was to incite a race war. Christopher Paul Hasson had apparently been inspired by Anders Breivik, a Norwegian man who, in 2011, killed seventy-seven people in Norway in two separate […]

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The President Declares a National Emergency Seeking Funds for Southern Border Wall

Citing a humanitarian crisis on the southern border, President Trump declared a national emergency yesterday from the White House. The declaration would allow the President to repurpose funds for the construction of a border wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. The federal government shut down for a record 34 days over December and January […]

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Arizona to Declare Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Lawmakers in Arizona are looking to declare pornography a public health crisis. State Representative Michelle Udall, R-Mesa, introduced a bill that says pornography “perpetuates a sexually toxic environment that damages all areas of our society. “Like the tobacco industry, the pornography industry has created a public health crisis. Pornography is used pervasively, even by minors,” […]

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YouTube Plans Changes to Curb Conspiracy, “Clickbaity” Videos

Video portal YouTube has announced changes that will make it harder for videos espousing conspiracy theories and other subjects meant to fool viewers into clicking on them, to be found the company announced last month. “When recommendations are at their best, they help users find a new song to fall in love with, discover their […]

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U.S. Shown to Add 304,000 Jobs in January in Stellar Jobs Report

The U.S. economy, surpassing expectations, added 304,000 jobs in January, indicating the economy remains as strong as it has been in recent months. Economists had been expecting gains of about 180,000 new jobs for the month. The unemployment rate ticked up slightly from 3.9% to 4%, mainly due to the government shutdown. The U.S. government […]

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Longtime Trump Associate Roger Stone Indicted and Arrested

A longtime associate of President Donald Trump’s, Roger Stone, has been indicted and arrested, charged with obstruction of an investigation, making false statements to the FBI and witness tampering. Stone was arrested in a pre-dawn raid at his home in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, last Friday. Stone appeared before the House Intelligence Committee in September 2017 […]

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