Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

May
12
2017

Trump threatens to cancel all press briefings in ‘fake media’ tweet tirade

President Trump lashed out at the “fake media” in a Friday morning tweetstorm – defending his spokespeople for inaccuracies in their accounts of his dismissal of FBI Director James Comey. “The Fake Media is working overtime today!” he declared.... Read more
Mar
06
2017

Supreme Court declines to take up transgender teen’s bathroom case

The Supreme Court is returning a transgender teen’s case to a lower court without reaching a decision. The justices said Monday they have opted not to decide whether federal anti-discrimination law gives high school senior Gavin Grimm the right... Read more
Feb
14
2017

NYT reporter apologizes for calling Melania Trump a ‘hooker’

A New York Times reporter outed himself and apologized Tuesday for saying in a private conversation that Melania Trump was a “hooker.” “I want to take ownership of a mistake I made. Speaking at a party in what I... Read more
Jan
19
2017

Democrats: Left in the Lurch

When President-elect Donald Trump replaces Barack Obama on January 20, the Democratic Party will find itself more removed from power than at almost any point since the party’s creation. Scorned by the same voters who once embraced the New... Read more
Jan
06
2017

Trump bashes Arnold over weak ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ ratings

The Donald has gone to war with the Terminator. Trump mocked Arnold Schwarzenegger’s debut on “Celebrity Apprentice” Friday by tweeting that his paltry 4.9 million viewers were a sharp drop from his own first episode last season — a... Read more
Nov
21
2016

Donald Trump’s media summit was a ‘f—ing firing squad’

Donald Trump scolded media big shots during an off-the-record Trump Tower sitdown on Monday, sources told The Post. “It was like a f–ing firing squad,” one source said of the encounter. “Trump started with Jeff Zucker and... Read more
Nov
16
2016

Trump leaves press behind for fancy steak dinner

President-elect Donald Trump gave the press the slip on Tuesday night so he could sneak out and enjoy some grub at the 21 Club in Midtown. The billionaire was spotted inside the upscale steakhouse at around 7:30 p.m. —... Read more
Jul
02
2016

Lynch may be forced to charge Hillary after Bill’s shady powwow

It’s common knowledge in law-enforcement circles that, while FBI staffers believe Hillary Clinton should face some charges over her handling of classified government information through her private e-mail server, political types at the Justice Department would (for obvious political... Read more
Jun
24
2016

‘Brexit’ victory sends Cameron packing, roils world financial markets

European politics and world financial markets were thrown into disarray Friday, after Britain voted to leave the European Union in a move hailed by nationalists as the country’s own version of Independence Day. The so-called "Brexit" from the 28-nation... Read more
Jun
20
2016

Vin Scully destroys socialism during Brewers-Dodgers broadcast

Legendary sports broadcaster Vin Scully ranted against socialism on air Friday after introducing Milwaukee Brewers infielder and Venezuela native Hernan Perez. “Socialism failing to work, as it always does, this time in Venezuela,” Mr. Scully continued. “You talk about... Read more
Jul
15
2013

Obama’s mistake on Trayvon Martin case

Every American can make their own judgment about whether justice was served by the verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial but one thing we should all recognize: President Obama’s interference in a local law enforcement matter was unprecedented... Read more
Mar
30
2013

Rush Limbaugh concedes conservatives ‘lost’ marriage debate

Conservatives who oppose same-sex marriage must accept that they’ve “lost the issue,” radio host Rush Limbaugh argued Thursday. “This issue is lost,” the conservative firebrand said. “I don’t care what the Supreme Court does, this is now inevitable –... Read more
Nov
26
2012

GOP resistance to anti-tax pledge grows

Republicans in Congress are breaking from a pledge they signed years earlier against any kind of tax increase or additional tax revenue. Facing the so-called fiscal cliff of automatic tax hikes and deep across-the-board spending cuts at the end... Read more
Apr
24
2012

Social Security fund: Cash gone in 2033

Social Security fund will run out three years earlier than earlier projections due to boomer retirements, weak economy. If Social Security fund runs out, retirees will get 75 percent of promised benefits. via Social Security fund: Cash gone in... Read more