Thursday, December 7th, 2017

 

President Trump: Fact vs Fiction on Federal Monuments

Fact vs. fiction on federal monuments President Trump visited Salt Lake City, Utah, to announce two major proclamations modifying the boundaries of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. As usual, there’s plenty of misinformation making the rounds. Here are a few quick facts to correct the record: * Myth: No president has ever shrunk a monument. Fact: Monuments have been shrunk at least 18 times—by presidents on both sides of the aisle. * Myth: This move will sell or close national parks. Fact: No national parks are underRead More


Prominent Lawyers Sue California Because Too Many Children Can’t Read

  The Sacramento Bee By JULIE WATSON Associated Press December 05, 2017 05:14 PM UPDATED December 06, 2017 08:36 AM SAN DIEGO – A group of prominent lawyers representing teachers and students from poor performing schools sued California on Tuesday, arguing that the state has done nothing about a high number of schoolchildren who do not know how to read. The advocacy law firm, Public Counsel, filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court to demand the California Department of Education address its “literacy crisis.” The state has not followedRead More


Nancy Pelosi Is Losing Control Of Democrats

  Nancy Pelosi Struggling To Keep House Democrats In Line Peter Hasson Associate Editor House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is increasingly struggling to keep Democrats in line and appears to be following her members on crucial issues rather than leading them. On Wednesday, House Democrats introduced a motion to impeach President Trump, despite Pelosi’s insistence for months that Democrats hold off on pushing impeachment. Fifty-eight Democrats voted in favor of impeachment on Wednesday, despite Pelosi’s objections. “Now is not the time to consider articles of impeachment,” Pelosi and Democratic WhipRead More


76th Anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 [VIDEO]

Today marks the 76th Anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941.   “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy.” FDR                                   Watch Here:        


Biological Male Won Silver At The Women’s World Weightlifting Championship

  Transgender Weightlifter Scores Medals At World Championships Grace Carr Reporter A transgender person won two silvers in the women’s World Weightlifting Championships that concluded Tuesday evening. Laurel Hubbard, 39, from New Zealand finished second overall to U.S. competitor Sarah Robles. Robles was the first person from the United States to win a gold medal at the World Championships in 23 years, according to Reuters. Hubbard also finished second in the snatch category. Hubbard previously competed as a man in national weightlifting competitions, but began identifying as a female fourRead More