BLM Leader Stands by Calling American Flag a Symbol of Hate

Lex Scott, the leader of Black Lives Matter Utah, said on Thursday she stands by an earlier statement that called the American flag a “symbol of hatred.” Scott first received backlash for a statement she posted on July 4 on the Facebook page for Black Lives Matter Utah, which is an independent chapter and not affiliated with the national Black Lives Matter organization. In it, she described the American flag … Continue reading BLM Leader Stands by Calling American Flag a Symbol of Hate

Biden Called the US Withdrawal from Afghanistan ‘Secure and Orderly’ – But was It Really?

President Joe Biden has described the US military withdrawal from Afghanistan as “secure and orderly,” but the reality on the ground suggests differently. Speaking at the White House on Thursday, Biden said US military activity would cease on August 31. He previously said he wanted the withdrawal by September 11, 2021, the 20th anniversary of the 2001 terror attacks. “The drawdown is proceeding in a … Continue reading Biden Called the US Withdrawal from Afghanistan ‘Secure and Orderly’ – But was It Really?

North Korea Faces ‘Worst Ever Outcome’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un acknowledged that the Hermit Kingdom is facing its “worst-ever situation” — as he called thousands of “grassroots” ruling party members to be more proactive in carrying out the country’s new five-year economic plan, according to reports. “Improving the people’s living standards … even in the worst-ever situation in which we have to overcome unprecedentedly numerous challenges depends on the … Continue reading North Korea Faces ‘Worst Ever Outcome’

The Supreme Court donor ruling is a defeat for Kamala Harris

Many media pundits will reflexively view the recent Supreme Court decision to strike down the California rule mandating that nonprofit groups disclose their top donors as a victory for conservatives such as Charles Koch. While the Koch-associated group Americans for Prosperity (AFP) served as the lead plaintiff to challenge the law, this 6-3 ruling by the justices should also be viewed as a loss for Vice President Kamala Harris. … Continue reading The Supreme Court donor ruling is a defeat for Kamala Harris

Police Capture Men Responsible for Assassinating the Haitian President

Police killed four alleged assailants and arrested two others in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, in an attack that has escalated a spiraling political and security crisis in the impoverished Caribbean nation. Authorities have not named the gunmen, but Haitian Communications Minister Pradel Henriquez described them as “foreigners.” Authorities have not provided evidence to link them to Moïse’s killing. Here’s what to know … Continue reading Police Capture Men Responsible for Assassinating the Haitian President

Ukrainian Military Cadets Forced to March in Heels

Ukraine’s defense minister is under pressure from members of the government over the decision to have female military cadets wear pumps with heels in the important parade celebrating Ukraine’s break from the Soviets, the country’s current military muscle. “The purpose of any military parade is to demonstrate the military ability of the army. There should be no room for stereotypes and sexism,” said a joint … Continue reading Ukrainian Military Cadets Forced to March in Heels

Is the US Heading into War with Russia?

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned the Kremlin would respond “harshly” if it detected U.S. antagonism, as he suggested Washington had pressured Moscow since the summit between presidents Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden. Lavrov’s comments came as Moscow announced it had carried out military drills amid ongoing tensions with NATO, as it conducts war games in the Black Sea region, which Russia considers to … Continue reading Is the US Heading into War with Russia?

Ted Cruz Praises American Patriots for Standing Up to ‘Space Aliens’

Texas Senator Ted Cruz praised “American patriots” for standing up to “Space Aliens,” in a tweet posted on Sunday to celebrate July 4. On Sunday evening, Cruz, 50, who has served as a senator in Texas since 2013, posted a clip from Independence Day to Twitter, showing the iconic speech given by President Thomas J. Whitmore, played by Bill Pullman in the 1996 film. The … Continue reading Ted Cruz Praises American Patriots for Standing Up to ‘Space Aliens’

Donald Trump Jr. Says Felony Count In Indictment Against Dad’s Company Is True

Donald Trump Jr. has acknowledged that one of the counts in the 15-felony indictment against his dad’s Trump Organization and its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, is true. In a rambling 13-minute video posted to Facebook on Thursday, Junior said that, yes, his father, former President Donald Trump, paid the private school tuition for Weisselberg’s grandkids. “My dad did that,” he said, because he’s a “good … Continue reading Donald Trump Jr. Says Felony Count In Indictment Against Dad’s Company Is True

Are Biden and Harris Really Fighting?

Top White House officials are mobilizing to defend Vice President Kamala Harris amid a gusher of leaks about dysfunction and infighting in her office. Here are the details… Driving the news: White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain told Axios in a statement: “The President’s trust and confidence in her is obvious when you see them in the Oval Office together.” Biden senior adviser Cedric … Continue reading Are Biden and Harris Really Fighting?