Senate Confirms Climate Change Skeptic Scott Pruitt To Lead The EPA [Opinion]

On Friday afternoon, the Senate narrowly confirmed anti-climate change Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Ironically, Pruitt is a long-time critic of the EPA and has spent his career attempting to weaken the agency. Now that he has been confirmed as its head, its future is uncertain. The New […]

Deep State Meddling Could Hinder Trump Impeachment Later [Opinion]

Nancy Pelosi doesn’t seem to think Donald Trump should be impeached. And the issue is a sticky one at best. Last week, the House minority leader told reporters that Trump had not yet committed any impeachable offenses, although she called his actions incoherent and reckless. Pelosi’s statement was in response to fellow Democratic Congresswoman Maxine […]

Ashton Kutcher Meets Sen. Bob Corker, Testifies Against Human Trafficking

On Wednesday morning, actor Ashton Kutcher and Human Rights First CEO Elisa Massimino went before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to testify against human trafficking and modern slavery. Chairman of the committee Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) has long been an advocate of ending human slavery and sex trafficking and praised Kutcher’s work in trying to […]

Blue Ridge, Texas: Seaway Pipeline Spill Was The Second One In A Year

A pipeline in Texas burst on January 30, just days before the Trump administration approved the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. The Seaway pipeline near the tiny North Texas town of Blue Ridge spewed about 600,000 gallons of crude into the air after a subcontractor ruptured it. Local news KXII News 12 in […]

Bernie Sanders Condemns Elizabeth Warren Ban, Jeff Sessions Confirmed As AG

On Wednesday afternoon, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders released a video statement via Twitter condemning Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s actions in banning Elizabeth Warren from participating in the Jeff Sessions confirmation hearings. Sanders’ scathing statement called out McConnell’s hypocrisy, and said McConnell owes Warren an apology. Later that evening, despite Sanders vigorously speaking against Jeff […]

Trump Tweets At Nordstrom For Dropping Ivanka During Intel Briefing [Opinion]

President Donald Trump just can’t seem to divorce himself from his multiple conflicts of interest. After learning that upscale retailer Nordstrom had decided to drop his daughter Ivanka’s brand, Trump took to Twitter on his personal account to express his displeasure with them. He accused Nordstrom of treating Ivanka “unfairly,” but the vast majority of […]

Will ‘SNL’ Take Up Rosie O’Donnell’s Offer To Play Steve Bannon? [Opinion]

Will Rosie O’Donnell be offered a chance to play Steve Bannon on Saturday Night Live? If you know anything about Donald Trump, you know he loathes Rosie O’Donnell. The feeling has long been mutual between the two, and now that Melissa McCarthy killed it with her portrayal of Trump’s Press Secretary Sean Spicer, O’Donnell has […]

White House Insiders Against Trump Create ‘Rogue POTUS Staff’ Twitter Account

Since President Trump’s inauguration, Twitter has exploded with a number of #altgov, or alternative government, accounts after the new president forbade government agencies from tweeting or releasing information contrary to his agenda. The #altgov trend was in direct response to Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway’s “alternative facts” statement on Meet The Press after being confronted about […]

Bernie Sanders On Trump’s Fake Populism: ‘This Guy’s A Fraud’ [Opinion]

On Sunday morning, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders appeared on CNN’s State of the Union with Jake Tapper and bluntly called Donald Trump a fraud, who misled to voters about his populist agenda. After a discussion on a variety of topics such as Trump’s apparent xenophobia, his misogynistic behavior, and the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch […]

Bernie Sanders: ‘Failed Status Quo’ Statement On DNC Chair Race Angers Democrats

It appears as though the battle for DNC chair is getting nearly as heated as Bernie Sanders’s primary race against Hillary Clinton. After former vice president Joe Biden expressed support to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez for the position, Bernie, who supports Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison for the position, criticized what he called the “failed […]

Melania Trump’s IQ Vs Michelle Obama’s: Fact Checking An Online Fixation

Americans seem to be obsessed with Melania Trump’s IQ. As the new first lady, she remains an enigma shrouded in the cloak of wealth and privilege. A woman not given to frequent interviews or public appearances, Mrs. Trump’s IQ has been a source of speculation since at least last spring, when it became clear that […]

Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto Just Called Trump’s Bluff [Opinion]

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto just called Donald Trump’s bluff over the Mexican wall, and it was a beautiful thing to behold. Early Thursday morning, Trump tweeted that he was considering canceling a visit with Pena Nieto over a disagreement about who will pay for Trump’s beloved wall. “If Mexico is unwilling to pay for […]

What Resistance? Congressional Democrats Keep Approving Trump Appointees [Opinion]

Since Donald Trump was elected president, prominent Democrats have been leading some kind of resistance against him. But it’s hard to tell what kind of resistance it is since Trump was inaugurated because several Democrats keep voting to approve his cabinet appointees. How is approving unqualified and frightening appointees leading a resistance against Trump? In […]

While Trump Revives Keystone Pipeline, China Commits Billions To Renewable Energy [Opinion]

Under President Trump, renewable energy will get a kick in the gut while the fossil fuel industry is set to benefit from favorable policies. On Tuesday, Trump signed several executive orders that could lead to the construction of the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects, both of which were nixed by the Obama […]

An Open Letter To Future First Lady Melania Trump, From A Grassroots Progressive [Opinion]

Dear Melania, You don’t know me, but I’ve had a chance to get to know you through research and observation. As an American who believes in grassroots progressive ideals who feels utterly betrayed by outgoing President Barack Obama, I’d like to impart a bit of advice. I’m sure you’re getting loads of it from your […]

President Obama’s Farewell Speech Glossed Over A Squandered Legacy [Opinion]

Outgoing President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech in Chicago on Tuesday to much fanfare and celebration. He, once again, proved that he is an expert orator able to pique emotions through passionate delivery. He made a lot of mention of the change he first ran on in 2008, but history will show that he […]

Was Trump Sex Scandal A ‘Fan Fiction’ Made Up On 4chan? [Opinion]

Reports have emerged that implicate Donald Trump in a perverted sex scandal before he’s even taken office. A Senate Intelligence Committee is even going so far as to hold hearings on allegations that Trump followed the president and the first lady to Russia, rented the same room the president had occupied, and then hired prostitutes […]

Neera Tanden Tells CNN That Hillary Clinton May Never Run For Office Again

Neera Tanden, the long-time confidante to Hillary Clinton, made an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union with Jake Tapper on Sunday morning. Amid swirling speculations that the former Secretary of State and first lady was mulling a run for New York City mayor, Tanden made it clear that she does not expect Clinton to […]

Man Of His Word: Bernie Sanders Already Holding Trump Accountable For Tweet History [Opinion]

If Donald Trump has never been held accountable for his actions before, he is in for a very big lesson in the form of Senator Bernie Sanders. Trump hasn’t even been sworn in as president yet and Bernie is already forcing his hand. During a debate about repealing the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday afternoon, […]

2016: The Year Mainstream Media Took ‘Fake News’ To New Levels [Opinion]

In 2016, fake news exploded onto the scene, with satire news and scraper sites popping up in just about every corner of the internet. Facebook, Twitter, and other social media users, spread false stories that proven fake after some research. Depending on who you ask, Pizzagate is either the worst example of fake newshad wonor […]

Syrian Government Names American Among Foreign Terrorists Caught In Aleppo [Video]

The Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations in New York, Bashar Ja’afari, held a press conference on Monday during which he addressed a United Nations Security Council Resolution 2328, which is a demand for “immediate, unhindered access” for agents to monitor the evacuation of civilians from the city of Aleppo. Ja’afari characterized the resolution as […]

Independent Journalist Eva Bartlett, Peace Workers, Challenge Western Media On Syria

Eva Bartlett Speaks To UN Reporters Eva Bartlett is an independent journalist from Canada. She has traveled to Syria six times to investigate human rights violations and terrorism against Syrians. What she has found, she says, is a truth completely opposite of what the Western media and governments claim. During a United Nations press conference, […]

Why Colorado Judge’s Ruling Against ‘Hamilton Electors’ Is A Good Thing [Opinion]

A Denver district court judge in Colorado ruled that state electors must follow Colorado law and vote for the the Colorado presidential election winner. On November 8, Colorado voters chose Hillary Clinton, but some electors were hoping to cast their ballot for someone else as a strategic move to try and throw the decision into […]

Bernie On Why Trump Won: ‘There’s A Lot Of Pain In This Country’ [Opinion]

Filmmaker Michael Moore predicted Donald Trump would beat Hillary Clinton. He predicted this based on voter anger and a hunger for a candidate who wasn’t just another run-of-the-mill political establishment hack. He said a Trump victory would be a veritable middle finger to the establishment, and he was right. When Bernie Sanders sat on stage […]

Why Did The ‘New York Times’ Delete A Story About Norwegian Pedophile Network? [Opinion]

In late November, Norwegian police made public a pedophile ring in which they arrested 20 men, including a police officer. Officials stated that the Norwegian pedophile ring included at least 51 people, including politicians and businessmen. The New York Times had published a blurb about the arrests via the Associated Press, however, the story has […]

The Fake News Frenzy: Who Is Responsible For Spreading Propaganda?

Fake news. Propaganda. Who is responsible for spreading it, and what is their motive for doing so? Since the Federal Communications Commission eliminated the Fairness Doctrine under President Ronald Reagan, the number of purveyors of questionable content has exploded. The issue lied dormant for years, with silent rumblings by folks who have grown tired of […]

What Do Flint And The Dakota Access Pipeline Have In Common? Water [Opinion]

With all the attention lately on the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, some folks have wondered why more attention isn’t being spent on the Flint, Michigan, water crisis. While mainstream media has devoted a multitude of stories on the Flint water crisis, the same news outlets have paid […]

Obama Administration Should Have Stopped Dakota Access Pipeline Months Ago [Opinion]

On Sunday, the Obama administration denied the Dakota Access Pipeline an easement to drill beneath Lake Oahe on Sunday. But it may be too little too late. Dakota Access’s parent company, Energy Transfer Partners has already ignored two requests by the Obama administration to stop digging while until environmental impact studies are complete, so it […]

Dakota Access Denied Easement: Water Protectors Urged To Remain to Prevent Illegal Drilling

The Army Corps of Engineers has said that it will not grant the easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline route that Energy Transfer Partners had planned beneath Lake Oahe. The lake is a reservoir for the Missouri River, a critical water source for millions of people, both in North Dakota and in states downriver from […]

Does Donald Trump Own A Stake In Energy Transfer Partners’ DAPL?

Since the Dakota Access Pipeline protests heated up in September, opponents of the pipeline have warned that Donald Trump has a vested interest in Energy Transfer Partners, and therefore, wants to see the pipeline completed. In a recent interview with RT, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., an environmental lawyer, claimed that Trump’s stake in the pipeline […]

Jill Stein’s Recount Campaign Drawing Questions Now That Clinton Has Expressed Interest

Since Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton to become the president of the United States, Democrats have taken to the streets in protest and sought ways to prevent him from taking office. In a new development, the Green Party’s Dr. Jill Stein has called for a recount in several states in which Trump narrowly won. The […]

Obama Administration Evicting Standing Rock Water Protectors, As Veterans Are Set To Arrive

President Obama has spoken. He has spoken through the Army Corps of Engineers, and what he has said is “get off your land.” The eviction is set to take effect on December 5, one day after hundreds of military veterans are set to arrive at Standing Rock in order to protect the Dakota Access Pipeline […]

It Is Time For President Obama To Stop The DAPL And Protect Our Water [Opinion]

It’s like a page out of a 1960s playbook. Environmental activists are protesting against large corporations seeking to destroy the earth. Young people are risking their lives to march against greed. Militarized police spraying water at protesters in sub-freezing temperatures, sending many of them to the hospital. And finally, a young woman critically injured by […]

Left-Leaning Progressives Challenge Accusations That Fake News Caused Clinton’s Loss

Paul Horner owns a fake news site created to look a lot like ABC News. On Thursday, he told the Washington Post that he believes he is one reason that Donald Trump won and Hillary Clinton lost the general election. The only problem with this assertion is that the people who did not vote for […]

Democrats Want to End Electoral College But Were Fine With Superdelegates [Opinion]

First, The Facts Since Hillary Clinton’s surprise loss last week to political neophyte Donald Trump, Democrats across the country have called for an end to the Electoral College. They are angry because Clinton won the popular vote, but because Trump won the right mix of states, he won the Electoral College vote, which makes him […]

Bernie Voters Know Trump May Actually Do More To Put Progressives In Power Than Clinton Could

Hear me out. It’s not as crazy as it seems. History has shown that progress is never a clean, unbroken line. It’s filled with detours, roadblocks, and broken bridges that require tenacity and creativity. This election is one of those broken, flaming bridges that opponents of Hillary Clinton broke and Donald Trump set on fire. […]

Bernie Sanders Vows To Be A Thorn In Trump’s Side After Inauguration Day

Strap your seat belts on, folks, and get ready for a wild ride. The next four years are going to be rough, and as we prepare to navigate through the white water rapids of a Donald Trump presidency, We, the People are gritting our teeth and steeling ourselves for a long, hard fight. Clinton fans […]

It Should Have Been Bernie: Clinton Lost Because She Was A Divider, Not A Uniter

Like a drunken party-goer waking up with a hangover and a new, awful tattoo, so is the United States of America. Donald Trump, the least qualified candidate to run for president, actually won. And he won impressively. At last count, his electoral college vote total was closing in on 280. And as Hillary voters point […]

Julian Assange Statement: WikiLeaks Is ‘Perfectly Harmonious’ With First Amendment

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange issued an Election Day statement regarding its role in journalism and its purpose. His statement is long, but it is magnificent. In his first paragraph, Assange discusses how he’s been “under enormous pressure” to stop publishing emails that are damaging to Hillary Clinton’s campaign and then explains why he published them […]

Bernie Sanders Is Still Inspiring Voters To Find Truth

Bernie Sanders still wields influence among his most fervent supporters and millions of voters. Across the nation, Bernie lovers continue to attend rallies, whether they’re for Hillary Clinton or another candidate he’s stumping for. Since the Democratic Convention last July, a sizable number of Bernie voters have steadfastly refused to support Hillary, much to the […]

Does Hillary Clinton Support The DAPL, Or Clean Drinking Water?

Let’s just put it this way; straight from the source, Hillary Clinton has a public and a private stand on just about every issue. And our suspicions about her attitude toward the DAPL have been pretty much confirmed, thanks to WikiLeaks. Because of the leaks, we know that there’s a very strong chance that Clinton […]

Hillary Clinton Deleted 30,000 Emails But Demands Transparency From FBI

Hypocrisy, thy name is Hillary? Hillary Clinton is demanding full transparency from the FBI and James Comey after the FBI officially reopened the investigation into her email server. Defiantly standing before the cameras on Friday evening, Clinton called the latest news “rumors” and told the press that she had no idea what they were looking […]

Apparently, A Lot Of People Regret Early Voting For Hillary Clinton

I’ve said to myself throughout this election cycle, “One of these days, people will regret voting for Hillary Clinton.” And it looks like some are feeling that way a bit more early than expected. I was browsing Twitter when something caught my eye; a Google Trends graph that showed popular search trends. Apparently, the news […]

FBI Review Of New ‘Pertinent’ Clinton Emails Raises More Questions About WikiLeaks And DNC Hack

Hillary Clinton is not a happy camper. In fact, she’s probably the angriest person on the planet right now. On Friday, news that FBI Director James Comey had sent a memo to Republican lawmakers regarding new “pertinent” Hillary Clinton emails rocked her campaign and sent the opposition into throes of ecstasy. The emails in question […]

WikiLeaks: Cheryl Mills On Obama Emails, ‘We Need To Clean This Up’

WikiLeaks has finally dropped a potential nuclear bomb after a series of explosive and infuriating emails leaked from Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta. The 18th document dump of Wikileaks’s “Podesta Emails” that has happened over the course of just a couple of weeks confirms a public FBI report that said President Obama knew about Hillary […]

The Democratic Party Is Gaslighting Americans About Rigged Election Throughout the Democratic primaries, Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders railed against a system rigged against the voter. He fired up the voting base with his impassioned pleas for the electorate to get out and vote in order to try and overcome the massive hurdles he knew he’d have to overcome in the […]

WikiLeaks To Issue Statement, Says Julian Assange Is Safe

Shortly after midnight on Sunday, the WikiLeaks Twitter account sent out a message telling supporters that its founder and editor Julian Assange is safe and remains in control of the organization. The message stated that WikiLeaks will release a statement soon about this, hopefully with greater detail about Assange’s situation. The message is meant to […]

Did WikiLeaks Send Hidden S.O.S. For Julian Assange?

Social media users are worried about Julian Assange. Since last weekend, the WikiLeaks founder and editor has been locked out of his internet access by the Ecuadorian Embassy. The Ecuadorians issued a statement that his participation in releasing damning emails, entitled the “Podesta Emails,” was an attempt to influence the U.S. election process. Since that […]

WikiLeaks Changes Its ‘Stochastic Terminator’ Algorithm: Could Dead-Man’s Switch Come Next?

On Friday evening, WikiLeaks sent out a tweet with a cryptic message that’s had social media in a frenzy. The tweet said that WikiLeaks has changed its “Stochastic Terminator” algorithm. But what does that even mean? Was a dead-man’s switch activated? Is Julian Assange alive or dead, and is he even in the Ecuadorian Embassy? […]

Doesn’t Anyone Care That Clinton Helped Russia Take Over Uranium Mines?

Wednesday night’s debate was about as bad as it could have gotten. Donald Trump crashed and burned, and he knew it, but he did manage to get in a few zingers along the way. He was overshadowed by the willingness of Hillary Clinton to pull out all the stops against him. It was enough to […]