U.S. News

Apr 262017
 
Not Winning With Sanctuary Cities

First, a federal appeals court blocked the President’s travel ban, twice. Now his attempt to retroactively attach conditions to federal funding approved by Congress has been found unconstitutional as well. The latest executive order intended to force communities (sanctuary cities) to cooperate with immigration enforcement, led to numerous lawsuits which were filed in Washington State, […]

Apr 232017
 
Our Earth, Our Lives: NOT A Business

Earth Day is celebrated worldwide since 1970 and its goal every year is to raise public awareness of environmental protection and more recently, global warming. The 2017 Earth Day celebration took the form of March for Science. In the United States, the largest March for Science took place on the National Mall in Washington, DC. […]

Apr 222017
 
Aaron Hernandez Suicide Mystery

Aaron Hernandez (27), the ex-NFL tight end for the New England Patriots, serving a life sentence for murder, committed suicide in his jail cell by hanging himself with bed sheets a few days ago, with John 3:16 written in a marker across his forehead. (John 3:16: “For God so loved the world that he gave […]

Apr 202017
 
Bill O’Reilly Is Out!

  Fox News Superstar Bill O’Reilly Toppled   Bill O’Reilly who has worked for Fox TV Channel for over 20 years has been fired! His immense popularity, the fact that “The O’Reilly Factor” has been the most popular cable news program for over 16 years, not even the incredible profitability of his show could withstand […]

Apr 142017
 
American Super-Bomb Deployed In Afghanistan

On Thursday 04/13/17 the United States has dropped its largest conventional bomb on an alleged ISIS stronghold in the Achin district of Nangarhar Province in eastern Afghanistan. This was the first time that the “Mother Of All Bombs” was used outside of a testing facility. The bomb officially called GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb […]

Apr 092017
 
Neil Gorsuch Confirmed The Hard Way

On Thursday April 6th, Republicans succeeded at breaking the filibuster on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch by exercising the “nuclear option”: changing the Senate’s rules. The move is seen as drastic and symbolic of the discord between Democrats and Republicans in U.S. Senate. The decision to pursue the “nuclear option” was criticized on both sides […]

Apr 072017
 
U.S. Strikes Syria

  America stood up for Muslims barred from entering the United States by President Trump’s suspended travel ban!   Less than 48 hours after the city of Sheikhun, in Syria’s Idlib province was bombarded with a lethal nerve gas which killed more than 80 including at least 30 children (presumably by the Assad regime), United […]

Apr 042017
 
Gun Violence Prevention

  PROSECUTORS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE (PAGV) AMERICAN STATE LEGISLATORS FOR GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION (ASLGVP) PROSECUTORS, STATE LEGISLATORS, LAW ENFORCEMENT JOIN FORCES TO PUSH FOR COMMON SENSE GUN LAWS Keeping Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers and People At Risk   Prosecutors Against Gun Violence (PAGV), members of American State Legislators for Gun Violence […]

Apr 032017
 
North Carolina Against LGBTQ Rights

North Carolina repealed the HB 2, better known as the “bathroom bill”, last week. The repeal is seen as an attack on the LGBTQ community because it denies transgender people the use of restrooms, changing rooms or locker rooms that match their gender identity. Making matters even worse for the LGBTQ community, the HB 2 […]

Apr 012017
 
In Honor Of Cesar Chavez

American born and raised, Cesar Chavez, the founder of the United Farm Workers Union, is well-known for his efforts on behalf of farm workers. He fought for many years to ensure their safe working conditions, decent housing and fair wages. (He was also one of the first to raise consumer awareness of pesticides on – […]

Mar 312017
 
If You’re Given Immunity

The man who said of aides to Hillary Clinton “If you are given immunity that means you’ve probably committed a crime” is himself seeking immunity as a condition for testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee! Yes, we’re talking about General Mike Flynn, the retired Lt. Gen., not-registered agent for a foreign government, ex-head of the […]

Mar 252017
 
Obamacare Remains The Law

Common sense along with pressure from constituents prevailed and the Affordable Care Act was NOT repealed. All Democrats and at least 10 Republicans (the latter figure varies from 10-15 according to reports) were ready to vote the new and not improved Republican healthcare bill down. To avoid the embarrassment of defeat, the bill was withdrawn […]

Mar 162017
 
Hawaii Has Spoken: NO Travel Ban

  A federal judge in Hawaii, U.S. District Judge Derrick K. Watson, stopped President Trump’s revised travel ban cold in its tracks. The judge blasted the new Executive Order on travel ban as unconstitutional, discriminatory and damaging to Hawaii’s economy (harming in particular education, technology and tourism industries). The modified travel ban was to suspend […]

Mar 072017
 
Insanity Rules

This is a brief overview of national news. This time, draw your own conclusions: are we moving forward or is the America we all love disappearing? President Trump cast wire-tapping accusations on President Obama. Obama dismissed them as nonsense. James Brien “Jim” Comey, Jr., the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation asked the Justice […]

Mar 012017
 
2017 Oscars Styles On The Red Carpet

The main topic of conversation in the days following the Oscars is the Oscars and Red Carpet fashion. Critics praised the glamorous Oscar gowns of Emma Stone, Nicole Kidman, Viola Davis and Kirsten Dunst. They bashed and ridiculed the style of several other stars. Personally, I believe that Oscar gowns are not only a matter […]

Feb 272017
 
2017 Oscars Highlights

The 89th Oscars® took place at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA on Sunday, February 26, 2017. The Academy Awards, the greatest annual film industry’s event, are an extravaganza of entertainment, celebrities, fashion and social trends every year. The Oscars are always perfectly organized and flawless. This year, was a bit different. Some Of 2017 […]

Feb 252017
 
Film Industry’s Top Stars To Present 2017 Oscars

  JENNIFER ANISTON, JASON BATEMAN, WARREN BEATTY, SOFIA BOUTELLA, MATT DAMON, FAYE DUNAWAY, MICHAEL J. FOX, RYAN GOSLING, SALMA HAYEK, TARAJI P. HENSON, DEV PATEL, SETH ROGEN, OCTAVIA SPENCER, MERYL STREEP AND VINCE VAUGHN ANNOUNCED AS FINAL SLATE OF 89TH OSCARS® PRESENTERS   Oscar® producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate […]

Feb 202017
 
Cynthia Erivo To Sing At The Governors Ball

CYNTHIA ERIVO TO TAKE THE STAGE AT THE GOVERNORS BALL ON OSCAR® SUNDAY   Award-winning singer-songwriter Cynthia Erivo is set to perform at the Governors Ball, the Academy’s official post-Oscars® celebration, on Sunday, February 26. She will entertain the Ball’s 1,500 guests, which will include Oscar® winners and nominees, show presenters and performers, and other […]

Feb 152017
 
Stars To Perform At Oscars

LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA, AULI’I CRAVALHO, STING, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE AND JOHN LEGEND TO PERFORM THIS YEAR’S NOMINATED SONGS AT THE OSCARS® Oscar® nominees Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and 2014 Oscar winner John Legend will perform at the 89th Oscars® ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars […]