Wednesday, June 20, 2018

By The Hill, June 19, 2018

The U.S. military command in South Korea is preparing to receive the dead remains of an unknown number of soldiers from North Korea, The Associated Press reported.

Officials told the AP the exact time of the hand-off is uncertain, but it could take place soon.

By Daily Caller, June 19, 2018

The media and political class become more and more outraged over the Trump administration’s decision to detain and prosecute immigrants illegally crossing the border.

Lost in the debate is any acknowledgment that President Obama’s administration also used detention facilities.

By Washington Examiner, June 20, 2018

House Democrats and members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus heckled President Trump over his administration's policy of separating children from their families at the border Tuesday as he left a meeting with the House GOP conference.

Members, including Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., and Rep. Juan Vargas, D-Calif., held signs reading "Families Belong Together" and shouted at Trump and administration officials as they left the Capitol.

By Miami Herald, June 19, 2018

A Honduran national in the United States illegally has been charged with killing two women in Miami over the past three months and dumping their bodies on the street, police announced Monday.

Juan Carlos Hernandez-Caseres, 37, was arrested Saturday morning for the murders of Ann Farrin, 41, and Neidy Roche, 39. Both women, police said, were prostitutes.

By The Hill, June 20, 2018

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) on Wednesday thanked churchgoers who wrote a complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions over migrant family separation. 

“Thank you to the 640 UM church members for bringing charges against AG Jeff Sessions for his immoral attack on families and children in the name of the Bible,” Waters said on Twitter.

By The Hill, June 19, 2018

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) on Tuesday announced that beginning later this year, city police will stop arresting people for smoking marijuana in public.

De Blasio said that the overhaul to marijuana policy, which has been expected for weeks, will lead to as many as 10,000 fewer arrests in the next year.

By The Hill, June 19, 2018

Nine times during their joint testimony before a Senate committee on Monday, Department of Justice Inspector General (IG) Michael Horowitz contradicted FBI Director Christopher Wray ...

... but nobody appeared to notice.

It's an instructive example of how false narratives and talking points in Washington are amplified by inaccurate media coverage. It’s more reason you cannot necessarily believe what’s reported and repeated, no matter how many are reporting and repeating it.

By Real Clear Politics, June 19, 2018

AP: Speaking at 'The Women's Forum of New York' luncheon, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that the Trump administration’s "zero tolerance" policy of separating children from their parents at the southern U.S. border is "horrific."

Clinton said she "warned" on the campaign trail and during debates that Trump's immigration policies would "result in families being separated, parents being sent away from their children, people being rounded up on trains and buses."

By Conservative Daily News, June 18, 2018

The Supreme Court decided not to hear a lawsuit on Monday backed by former President Barack Obama challenging partisan gerrymandering, but its partisan gerrymandering that helped propel his political career from the beginning.

By Daily Mail, June 19, 2018

Kathy Griffin unleashed a profanity-laced tirade against Melania Trump shortly after the first lady released a statement about the separation of immigrant families along the US-Mexico border. 

The first lady's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said in a statement to, CNN and other outlets that 'Mrs Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform'.

By Daily Caller, June 16, 2018

“It was kept very quiet under the Obama administration. There were large numbers of people coming in. The Obama administration was trying to keep this quiet,” Cuellar told CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield.

Whitfield displayed a 2014 image of migrant children held in cages at a detention center, and Cuellar said that he released similar photos of children separated from their parents.

By The Gateway Pundit, June 17, 2018

Democrats used Father’s Day to repudiate the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy toward illegal immigrants.

The anti-Trump lawmakers used social media to pile on President Trump, declaring Sunday a “#FathersDayofAction.”

By IJR June 18, 2018

President Donald Trump's support among the American people continues to rise, with his job approval rating climbing to match the highest point of his first term on Monday.

According to the latest Gallup presidential job approval weekly poll, 45 percent of Americans now say they approve of the job Trump is doing in the White House, his highest marks since his first month in office back in January 2017. 

By Town Hall, June 18, 2018

It may not be the best number, but the progress is notable. When asked if people are satisfied with the direction of the country, it only registered a mere 38 percent. The silver lining is that this is the highest mark in over a decade. Gallup noted the 12-year high is due to the deluge of good economic news and reaching historic lows in unemployment. The second quarter growth is projected to be between 3.6 and 4.8 percent.

By Daily Caller, June 18, 2018

Former FBI director James Comey is under investigation for mishandling classified information, DOJ inspector general Michael Horowitz revealed Monday.

He is specifically under investigation for his handling of memos he wrote about interactions with President Trump while FBI director.

Since then, the truly awesome David Hogg of North Carolina has been embroiled in the nightmare of sharing the same name as the noodle-armed Nazi.

By Town Hall, June 18, 2018

In the Sunshine State, Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, is banking on incumbency and gun control to get him over the top. He’s been lucky throughout his Senate career in facing opponents who haven’t been the best, especially during his 2000 re-election campaign. This year is different—and he knew it. Last year, Politico reported that Nelson met with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and other Democrats ahead what will be a true contest. He’ll be fighting for his political life and he needs money. Republican Gov. 

By Western Journal, June 18, 2018

Readers might recall that, in 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as Obamacare, by a 5-4 vote in a case captioned NFIB v. Sebelius.

Last year, Congress revised Obamacare. In the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Congress eliminated the penalty imposed on people who do not purchase health insurance by reducing the penalty to $0 effective January 2019.

By CA Political Review, June 18, 2018

A few weeks ago this column addressed the issue of polling and how it can be manipulated and, even when it is not manipulated, how wrong it can be.  Still, candidates, consultants and the media do a lot of polling to test the viability of whatever it is they support or oppose.

By CA Political Review, June 17, 2018

California is an expensive place to live. New residents of San Francisco face median monthly rents of around $4,000 per month, and median rents are cresting $1,900 even in Sacramento. Housing supply runs well short of demand, pushing up prices in more corners of the Golden State than ever before. Many residents are moving to cheaper locales like Idaho or Texas, while others are falling into California’s growing homeless population.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

By OC Register, June 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO – If voters had second thoughts about bouncing Democratic Sen. Josh Newman from office in a high-profile recall election held during the June 5 primary, his self-centered stem winder on the Senate floor last week should disabuse them of any such regrets. I was left humming the chorus from a 1980s rock song: “Don’t go away mad, but just go away.” It wasn’t the classiest way to end a short and undistinguished legislative career, but at least it’s over.

By Western Journal, June 18, 2018

In the wake of Robert De Niro’s anti-Trump tirade at the Tony Awards, one Trump ally showed his support for the president with a bold move.

At a Saturday night performance of the Broadway Musical “A Bronx Tale”–a show co-directed by De Niro–an audience member stood up in the front waving a “Trump 2020: Keep America Great!” banner during the curtain call.

By Daily Wire, June 18, 2018


On the heels of TBS' Samantha Bee calling First Daughter and White House advisor Ivanka Trump a "feckless c**t," has-been Kathy Griffin is getting in on the action by targeting First Lady Melania Trump.

By CNBC, June 18, 2018

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest person in the world, is richer than he has ever been before. Since June 1, the tech titan's net worth has grown over $5 billion and now totals $141.9 billion, according to the Forbes World's Billionaires list. That makes Bezos worth roughly $49 billion more than Bill Gates and about $60 billion more than Warren Buffett.

By Breitbart, June 17, 2018

Musk tweeted his declaration Friday after first tweeting that socialists have no sense of humor:

When challenged to define his own ideology, however, Musk said he was a “socialist”: