Archive for the ‘Obvious’ Category

Nov
23
2017

Donald Trump handed LaVar Ball $13 million in free advertising

It pays to pick a fight with President Trump. That, at least, is the case for bloviating basketball dad LaVar Ball who has earned himself $13.2 million worth of free digital and TV ads since he started feuding with... Read more
Nov
12
2017

How the ex-DNC chair ruined Clinton’s chance at 2020

Who’s afraid of the Clintons? Not Donna Brazile. The explosive book by the former head of the Democratic National Committee is rocking the political world with its tales of Hillary Clinton’s brazen corruption and tawdry deceits. To add extra... Read more
Oct
24
2017

Clinton campaign, DNC paid for research that led to Russia dossier

The Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund research that resulted in a now-famous dossier containing allegations about President Trump’s connections to Russia and possible coordination between his campaign and the Kremlin, people familiar with the... Read more
Oct
24
2017

GOP Sen. Jeff Flake won’t seek re-election, takes veiled dig at Trump

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona announced Tuesday he won’t be running for re-election — as he lamented the “flagrant disregard of truth and decency” in American politics. “There are times when we must risk our careers in favor... Read more
Oct
23
2017

Scott Pruitt gets more security than any EPA head ever

The Environmental Protection Agency is expanding security for administrator Scott Pruitt, bringing the number of people guarding him to 30, according to a report on Monday. Salaries for guards providing the extra protection will cost more than $2 million... Read more
Oct
10
2017

Trump is overwriting Obama’s unlawful green schemes

One by one, the artifacts of President Barack Obama’s rule by administrative fiat are tumbling. The latest is his signature Clean Power Plan that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says he’ll begin the arduous process of unwinding. via Trump is... Read more
Jul
16
2017

Janet Yellen has no idea what she’s talking about

If you have ever wondered just how detached Washington is, all you had to do was tune into Fed chief’s Janet Yellen’s semiannual trip to the Capitol Hill. There they were — Yellen and members of Congress yucking it... Read more
Jun
28
2017

The media will do anything to bash Trump — and now they’re hurting

CNN is suffering an especially bad case of Trump Derangement Syndrome, even trying to make a virtue of its hostility to the president. In doing so, executives conveniently confuse animus with professional skepticism, and cite growing audiences as proof... Read more
Jun
23
2017

Trump: Mueller’s friendship with Comey is ‘very bothersome’

President Trump said it is “very bothersome” that the man investigating possible ties between his presidential campaign and Russia is good friends with ousted FBI director James Comey. The president was asked in an interview to be broadcast Friday... Read more
Jun
21
2017

Dems Suddenly Worry Trump Impeachment Could Backfire

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) said this week what liberal writers have been warning about for weeks: Impeaching and removing President Donald Trump could backfire. The replacement for Trump, as fantastical as it would be to imagine his removal, would... Read more
Jun
16
2017

Father of comatose student freed by North Korea slams Obama

The father of the American student left comatose after 18 months in a North Korean prison has criticized former President Barack Obama for not doing enough to free his son. “The question is, ‘Do I think the past administration... Read more
Jun
01
2017

Trump pulls US out of Paris climate deal

President Trump announced Thursday that the US will pull out of the Paris global climate pact — fulfilling a campaign promise but alarming other world leaders and even going against the wishes of fossil fuel giants like Exxon and... Read more
May
11
2017

Aetna Is Latest Health Insurer to Quit Obamacare Markets

Aetna Inc. will leave the few remaining states where it had been selling Obamacare plans next year, making it the latest health insurer to pull out of the health law as Republicans attack the program as failing and work... Read more
May
09
2017

Trump Fires FBI Director Comey

President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s election meddling. via News from The Associated Press. Read more