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‘Barbara Bush Superstar’ was ‘a spectacularly popular first lady’

The man who wrote more speeches for President George H.W. Bush than anyone else says Barbara Bush was a “superstar,” who endeared herself to the American people through her approachable demeanor and her fierce loyalty to her family and her nation. Mrs. Bush died Tuesday at her home in Houston at age 92. Just two […] …

Trump targeted: N.Y. AG seeks power to bypass pardons

New York’s Democratic attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, has renewed his feud with President Trump by moving to enact a new state law that would give him and other local prosecutors the power to bring charges to any aides pardoned by President Trump. Schneiderman sent a letter Wednesday outlining his recommendation to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo […] …

House panel refers Clinton, Comey, Lynch for criminal investigation

A coalition of 11 Republican House members Wednesday referred Hillary Clinton, James Comey and Loretta Lynch to the Justice Department and FBI for criminal investigation regarding 2016 campaign controversies. The letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director Christopher Wray from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee also named other employees of the […] …

Police ordered to prep for riots in case Trump fires Mueller

Pittsburgh police have been instructed to keep their riot gear handy in the event that President Trump fires Special Counsel Robert Mueller and triggers protests. Detectives in the city received emails warning them to be prepared for “potential large scale protest” in Pittsburgh, according to WTAE reporter Marcie Cipriani. Cipriani posted the following email from […] …

Prof on Barbara Bush: ‘I’m happy the witch is dead’

An English teacher at Fresno State University, on leave during the spring semester, has set off a firestorm of reaction by gloating over the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush. “I’m happy the witch is dead,” Randa Jarrar said on social media. “Can’t wait for the rest of the her family to fall to their […] …

The irony of abortion: Populations getting too low

Russian babies anyone? $8000 a pop Support of the family is “Among Russia’s top priorities” – say what? The times they are a changin’, and Russia is apparently no exception. “Russia had the highest number of abortions per woman of child-bearing age in the world according to UN data as of 2010,” Wikipedia reports. “In […] …

GOP policies killing women? Ridiculous, says research

The vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Keith Ellison, claimed in a vitriolic speech this week that “Women are dying because we are losing elections!” He screamed his opinion at a meeting of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee as part of an attack on the GOP. “We don’t have the right to lose a […] …

U.S. general on Trump’s Syria strike: ‘That was outstanding’

Retired U.S. Air Force Gen. Tom McInerney is applauding the Trump administration for building a coalition to strike Syria and carrying out a successful attack, but he says solving the long-term challenges there requires collaboration with Russia, and that cannot happen so long as Special Counsel Robert Mueller continues his probe. On Friday night (early […] …