Costco Membership: Company Pays Veteran Jason Gaddie To Join [Video]

Each year, millions of Americans are faced with the decision of whether they should renew their membership with Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST), or join for the first time. The Inquisitr has previously featured discussions asking, Is a Costco membership worth it? For most people, a membership with Costco probably offers significant value. However, the […]

Depeche Mode: Alt-Right Comments By Richard Spencer ‘Ridiculous’

Before being removed from the Conservative Political Action Conference, which former Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopolous was dis-invited from, as previously reported by the Inquisitr, alt-right leader and white nationalist Richard Spencer professed to being a lifelong fan of 80s electronic band Depeche Mode, as reported by Entertainment Weekly. Asked about what type of music he […]

Leila De Lima: Warrants Issued For Duterte Critic In ‘Political Persecution’

Senator Leila de Lima of the Philippines was arrested earlier today on charges that she received bribes from convicted drug traffickers, a charge which she has denied, and said is a case of “political persecution.” Ms. de Lima is described as “the leading domestic critic” of President Rodrigo Duterte and his Philippine drug war by […]

‘Weapons of War’: Maryland Assault-Rifle Ban Constitutional, Rules Federal Court

Yesterday, the Richmond, Virginia Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 10-4 that a Maryland assault-weapons ban is constitutional, citing a 5-4 2008 Supreme Court case, as reported by Salon. The decision is said to be the fifth by a federal court upholding a state assault-weapons ban. The most recent ruling goes further than previous, being […]

Rachel Maddow 2/22/17: Montana Governor Steve Bullock, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez

The Rachel Maddow Show for Wednesday, February 22, 2017 began with the host discussing Montana Libertarian politician Mike Fellows, a candidate for the state’s lone congressional seat in the 2016 election, who unexpectedly died on September 19, in the run-up to the November vote. As a result, ballots, which had already been printed, included Fellows’ […]

Winter White House: Trump Vacations Impact Palm Beach Businesses

President Donald Trump’s weekly vacations to his “winter White House,” the Palm Beach, Florida Mar-A-Lago Club, are carrying a significant economic impact, both to taxpayers and local businesses, according to a recent report in the New York Times, which states that $200,000 in fuel sales were lost during one weekend visit, 250 flights have been […]

Dmitry Firtash: Paul Manafort’s Ukraine Connection To Be Extradited From Austria

Bloomberg is reporting that an Austrian court has ruled that Dmitry Firtash, described by MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow as an “oligarch” with connections to President Donald Trump’s one-time national campaign manager Paul Manafort, will be extradited to the United States to face trial for “corruption charges.” Manafort stepped down from the Trump campaign on August 19, […]

Texas Hunters Walker Daugherty And Michael Bryant Blame Shootings On Immigrants

Two Texas hunters, Walker Daugherty and Michael Bryant, have been charged with “using deadly conduct by discharging firearms in the direction of others” after an investigation by Presidio County Sheriff Danny Dominguez found that the pair had lied when they reported that gunshot wounds suffered by Daugherty and another hunter, Edwin Roberts, had been caused […]

John Oliver On Sweden, Trump-Putin Moral Equivalency

On yesterday’s NSFW Last Week Tonight, hosted by John Oliver, the comedian addressed the nonstop flow of news surrounding President Donald Trump over the past week, which is occurring at such a rate that other newsworthy stories appear to be falling by the wayside. Oliver began by addressing the “pointless” rally hosted by Trump in […]

Bill Gates: Robot Tax Necessary To Replace Income Funding Social Services

Quartz editor-in-chief Kevin Delaney recently interviewed billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates, where the richest man in the world, as reported by Forbes, expressed his belief that with automated solutions replacing human workers, taxes will need to be paid by robots to make up for lost revenue that currently funds important […]

Don Lemon-Paris Dennard Fake News Debate Shuts Down CNN Segment

A recent CNN segment turned into a Don Lemon-Paris Dennard standoff after the conservative commentator continued to insist that the story being discussed, the price tag associated with President Donald Trump, was an example of “fake news.” After explaining that the information was well sourced and holding that the story was not fake, Don Lemon […]

Cenk Uygur On Connecticut Senate Race: How ‘To Send A Huge Signal To Trump’

Yesterday, Cenk Uygur, host and co-founder of The Young Turks, hosted a live stream on YouTube where he called on Democrats, and those frustrated by Donald Trump around the country, to rally behind Greg Cava for Connecticut Senate in the state’s upcoming special election on Tuesday, February 28. A win by the Democrat would flip […]

Ana Kasparian On Trump Wall: ‘More Mexicans Leaving Than Coming Into’ Country

Ana Kasparian, host of The Young Turks, featured a recent article by The Atlantic in last night’s show that pointed to the lyrics of a well-known Los Tigres del Norte song, “Jaula de Oro,” which means “Cage of Gold,” to help explain how President Donald Trump’s plan for a wall to be constructed along the […]

Colbert Apology On Behalf Of King And Hawking For ‘Big Baby With Orange Hair’

In last night’s opening of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the host discussed the “buzzkills” in the U.S. intelligence community who keep presenting evidence of a speculated link between the administration of President Donald Trump and the Kremlin. Most recently, Colbert noted, it has been suggested that ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn may […]

Trump Chaos: Rachel Maddow, ‘What It Looks Like When A President Fails’

“If you want to know what it looks like when a president fails,” MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow asked viewers during her program yesterday, “in every conceivable way, in every conceivable measure: this is what it looks like when a president fails, in every way.” Maddow had just finished listing seemingly never-ending bumps in the road faced […]

Shermichael Singleton: Ben Carson Aide Fired Over Article Criticizing Trump

The New York Times is reporting that, yesterday, Shermichael Singleton, a top adviser to Ben Carson, President Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, has been fired after he was found writing critically of the president during his vetting process. It is not clear whether President Trump was personally […]

Susan Rice: April Ryan, Trump CBC Policy Answer ‘Notably Offensive’

At a press conference yesterday, American Urban Radio Networks’ April Ryan questioned President Donald Trump about whether he had plans to include the Congressional Black Caucus in future policy planning. “I would. Do you want to set up the meeting?” President Trump responded, talking over the network’s White House correspondent and Washington bureau chief. “Do […]

‘The Young Turks’: Does Donald Trump Know Roger Stone?

On February 14, the New York Times reported that four campaign advisers to President Donald Trump had “repeated contacts” with senior members of the Russian government in the 12 months leading up to the November election. The four advisers are said to include former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, […]

Bashar Al-Assad: Dictator Said To Be Fan Of ‘The Young Turks’

Last night, progressive newscaster The Young Turks hosted a fifteenth-anniversary special that included revelations regarding the program’s audience, to the apparent amazement of hosts Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian. According to journalist Michael Isikoff, a regular guest on the program, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is a regular TYT viewer. Cenk Uygur described Isikoff, who now […]

Obama Gun Resolution Restricting Mentally Ill Ownership Expected To Be Repealed

The U.S. Senate, controlled by the Republican Party, voted on a new gun bill today, a “Resolution of Disapproval,” putting an end to approved regulations brought in under the administration of former President Barack Obama that will allow about 75,000 social security recipients deemed incapable of managing their own financial affairs the right to buy […]

Rachel Maddow: Russian FSB Agent Dragged Out With Bag Over Head Raises Trump-Putin Questions

Yesterday, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow presented an in-depth feature on questions being raised about possible connections between United States President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, in the wake of new revelations coming forth from the former Soviet state. Yesterday, independent Russian publisher Novaya Gazeta, founded by Mikhail Gorbachev with funds from his Nobel […]

Organ Transplant Breakthrough: Scientists Create First Human-Animal Chimera

Yesterday, the scientific journal Cell reported on the first human-animal chimera hybrid to be successfully created by scientists. The research, attributed to first author John Wu and dozens of scientists in a team led by the Salk Institute, is the first to create a chimera incorporating the genetic matter of both humans and pigs. The […]

Justice Democrats: Cenk Uygur Interviews Saikat Chakrabarti, Executive Director

On Tuesday, Cenk Uygur, co-founder of The Young Turks, interviewed Saikat Chakrabarti, the executive director of Justice Democrats, a new wing of the Democratic Party, the existence of which was announced on Monday evening, as previously featured by the Inquisitr. Saikat Chakrabarti brings a great deal of experience to the Justice Democrats initiative, having served […]

A&W, McDonald’s Breakfast To Be Available All-Day In Canada Starting In Feburary

Over recent months, both McDonald’s Canada and A&W Canada have been experimenting with all-day breakfast at a number of restaurants. A&W test marketed all-day breakfast at 40 locations in 2016. McDonald’s tested all-day breakfast through 2016 and then announced that it would be available at 17 restaurants in British Columbia, Quebec, and Ontario starting earlier […]

‘Take The Oil’: Trump Iraq Position Seen Putting Troops At Risk, PM Vows ‘Property Of The Iraqis’

This past Saturday, in a speech to officials with the Central Intelligence Agency, and several times through his 2016 campaign, President Donald Trump has suggested that the United States should “take the oil” from countries, such as Iraq, that it has intervened in militarily, as reported by Reuters and Haaretz. The president suggested that if […]

Six Journalists Face Felony Charges After Covering Inauguration Riots

Six journalists have been arrested following their coverage of the charged demonstrations that occurred in Washington, D.C. on the day of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, as reported by the New York Times. Said to be among 230 who were detained during the protests, the six journalists face “felony rioting” charges. Each, including Alexander Rubinstein of […]

Steve Bannon, Steve Mnuchin, Tiffany Trump: Registered Voters In Two States

Earlier today, President Donald Trump tweeted with regard to a “major investigation” into voter fraud that he and his administration are planning. The president feels that as many as 3 to 5 million illegal votes were cast for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential race, as reported by the Inquisitr. It […]

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto Selling Country ‘Down The River,’ Says ‘The Atlantic’

Earlier today, U.S. President Donald Trump signed two executive orders that will see the construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border, as well as sweeping reforms to “strip funding” from border towns and cities seen as havens for undocumented immigrants, as reported by Yahoo News. How Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto responds to the […]

What Is Net Neutrality? Who Is Ajit Pai? Technology Investors ‘Freaking Out’ Over New FCC Chair

Who is Ajit Pai? On Monday, President Donald Trump appointed Ajit Pai as the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, as reported by CNBC. Previously, Pai had served as a Republican member of the FCC, after having been nominated by former President Barack Obama and being confirmed by the U.S. Senate, in May 2012, […]

Pat McCrory: ‘Shame’ Protest Prompts Anti-Free Speech Bill

A protest aimed at former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, while he was in Washington, D.C. to attend President Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20, has resulted in calls for a new law that would “make it a crime to threaten, intimidate, or retaliate against a present or former North Carolina official in the course […]

Instagram Live Stories To Be Rolled Out Globally Over Coming Week

Instagram live stories, which have been available to U.S. users since November 2016, will be available to users around the globe in about one week’s time, according to a new blog post by the photo sharing app. Live stories are similar to live video streaming services with YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, with some distinguishing features. […]

George Orwell: ‘Alternative Facts’ Sends ‘1984’ Sales Through Roof

On Sunday Counselor to President Donald Trump Kellyanne Conway’s use of the phrase associated with George Orwell, “alternative facts,” set off an unexpected trend: CNN reports that 1984 was at No. 6 on the Amazon bestseller list Tuesday morning. Taking issue with her redefinition of a part of the English language, the editors of the […]

President Donald Trump-Triumph, The Insult Comic Dog Inauguration Roast [Video]

An NSFW video, produced by Conan O’Brien’s Team Coco, features a President Donald Trump-Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog roast that was recorded on inauguration day in Washington, D.C. The video, which appears to be well-received by its audience, has attracted over 100,000 views and is trending on social media. As those gathered chanted “U.S.A., U.S.A” […]

Ewan McGregor: Piers Morgan Calls Star ‘Pedophile-Loving Hypocrite’ In Column

A Ewan McGregor-Piers Morgan Good Morning Britain interview was called off this morning after the 45-year-old Scot refused to appear on camera with the 51-year-old British journalist. McGregor took issue with Morgan’s Daily Mail column yesterday, where the Brit summed up women’s protests of the Donald Trump inauguration as “the day Madonna and a bunch […]

John Elway: Cab Driver Calls Bronco GM ‘Number One,’ Doesn’t Realize Former QB Is In Backseat [Video]

Sam Snow, a Washington, D.C., cab driver, got a big surprise on a recent trip when, in normal conversation with his passengers, who he did not recognize, he listed Denver Broncos general manager and former quarterback John Elway as being “number one.” Little did he realize that his hero, who was in Washington to attend […]

Justice Democrats: Cenk Uygur, The Young Turks, Progressives Launch Party Takeover

“From now on there will be a new wing of the Democratic Party,” The Young Turks co-founder Cenk Uygur explained during the opening of the nightly two-hour TYT YouTube program this evening. “It will be the Justice Democrats.” The host explained that this new group will represent voters and not corporate donors. He used a […]

2017 Inauguration Pictures: Controversy Surrounds Numbers At Swearing-In [Gallery]

Donald Trump was confirmed at the 45th President of the United States at his inauguration in Washington, D.C., on Friday. He delivered an address that he later claimed on Twitter was watched by 31 million television viewers, 11 million more than former President Barack Obama’s second inauguration in 2013. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer […]

Judah Adunbi: Bristol Police Taser Afro-Caribbean Community Relations Adviser [Video]

Sixty-three-year old Judah Adunbi was walking down the street near his home in the Easton area of Bristol, in the United Kingdom, when two local police officers apparently mistook him for someone they were “looking for,” as reported by The Guardian. After a verbal exchange and a scuffle, Mr. Adunbi, who is one of the […]

Trump Taxes: Petition With New Immediately Attracts 160,000 Signatures

While newly sworn-in president Donald J. Trump was delivering his inauguration address in Washington, D.C., yesterday, the president’s official website,, was being redesigned, pretty much from the ground up. We The People, the name of the initiative that facilitates online petitions, was launched under the presidency of Barack Obama, in September, 2011, and appears […]

2017 NFL Playoff Odds: New England Favored To Take AFC, Super Bowl

Last Sunday, the Green Bay Packers beat the Dallas Cowboys 34-31, and the Atlanta Falcons beat the Seattle Seahawks 36-20 to land each team in tomorrow’s National Football Conference Championship. The American Football Conference Championship will see the Pittsburgh Steelers, who beat the Kansas City Chiefs 18-16 in the division playoff last weekend, against the […]

Affordable Care Act: Mike Coffman Overwhelmed With Turnout After Op-Ed

U.S. Representative Mike Coffman, from Colorado, is drawing heat on social media after a town meeting scheduled yesterday was overrun with constituents, first prompting him to limit meetings to four people at a time, then duck out of the meeting before the scheduled time was complete, as reported by the Denver Post. The congressman is […]

‘Yahoo! Finance’ Catches Up With Updates, Launches Canadian Revamp [Opinion]

In July, 2016, the Inquisitr reported on the perception of several of the users of Yahoo! Finance that an extensive overhaul reduced the speed of the site to point where it was “slow.” At the time, users still had the option of using the Canadian site, which was using the same, quick-running format the U.S. […]

Trump Compromised By Russian Operatives: Intelligence Report

Explosive allegations are being leveled against President-elect Donald Trump by CNN this evening, with the network citing a “two-page synopsis” that was included with the intelligence briefing that he received last week from FBI Director James Comey, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, NSA Director Admiral Mike Rogers, and CIA Director John Brennan, as featured […]

Trump White Supremacist ‘Revolt’ Possible If President-Elect Disappoints ‘Alt-Right’

Just what, exactly, is the “alt-right?” Farron Cousins with Ring of Fire defines them as the “hateful fringe” of the population of the United States who helped propel President-elect Donald Trump into power. In a recent video hosted with The Young Turks, the host described members of the group being left feeling that they may […]

Irish Investigator Senan Molony Claims Titanic Fire Weakened Hull, Resulting In Fateful 1912 Sinking

A new documentary by U.K. broadcaster Channel 4, titled Titanic: The New Evidence, builds on previously known facts about the April 15, 1912, sinking of the RMS Titanic, along with recently discovered photographs, to conclude that a coal fire raging on the ship, before it had even left Southampton, resulted in its hull being weakened […]

‘Gasolinazo’: Mexico Gas Prices Spike 20 Percent On Deregulation

Yesterday, protests erupted in Mexico: gas prices shot up by 20 percent in areas of the country after the Mexican government’s new deregulation policy went into effect. The unpopular measure is being called “gasolinazo,” which is reported to translate to “price slam,” by Mexican citizens who have become accustomed to the federal government controlling prices […]

Matt Taibbi Asks If The Russian Hack Is Iraq WMD All Over Again, Reminds Journalists Of Judith Miller

Following the War in Afghanistan, the U.S. response to the September 11, 2001 attacks, then-President George W. Bush set his sights on invading Iraq and toppling dictator Saddam Hussein. Following the September 11 attacks, al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden claimed responsibility, as reported by the CBC. Despite this, the ruling Taliban in Afghanistan refused to […]

2017 Predictions: Trump Approval Rating, Best Picture, Super Bowl, Dow Jones, Nobel Prize, World Series, And Wimbledon

CNN asked 13 of its commentators for their opinions about how the world will look in 2017. Those who provided answers include Paul Callan, Lanhee Chen, Danny Cevallos, S.E. Cupp, Roxanne Jones, Frida Ghitis, Peniel Joseph, Dean Obeidallah, Mel Robbins, Paul Reyes, Jeff Yang, Tara Setmayer, and Timothy Stanley. The first question asked of each […]

New Year’s Comet To Be Visible From Northern Hemisphere With Binoculars Or Telescopes

NASA is reporting that on New Year’s Eve, comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova is going to be visible from locations in the Northern Hemisphere, including New York City and London. However, unlike Halley’s comet, Hale-Bopp, and PanSTARRS, which were each visible with the naked eye, this year’s New Year’s comet is expected only to be visible with binoculars […]

PBS ‘Frontline’: ‘Exodus’ Shows The Heart-Wrenching Truth Of Refugees’ Perilous Journeys

At 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 27, PBS Frontline will broadcast a heart-wrenching two-hour special, titled “Exodus,” that features the stories of the perilous journeys of four groups of refugees making their way to Europe, after beginning from far-reaching locations, as far apart as the Gambia and Afghanistan. “Exodus” begins with footage of refugees […]