With death threats for presidential electors who plan to vote for Donald Trump continuing to be reported across America, the FBI is now being urged to investigate the rampant voter intimidation. “Why isn’t the FBI investigating this? I’m serious,” radio host Rush Limbaugh said on his national broadcast Wednesday. “Why isn’t the FBI investigating all […] …Read more
Editor’s note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings it to you as the WND Joke of the Day. Here is today’s offering: A couple were in a busy shopping center just before Christmas. The wife […] …Read more
image courtesy Wikicommons Attention Democrats. If you want to win in 2020, run Oprah.
Run Jon Stewart.
Run the Oprah/Stewart ticket or the Stewart/Oprah ticket.
You’ll sweep the country. Politics is dead.
Politicians are dead.
This is what Donald Trump has taught us.
Politicians are boring.
(And they are. Anyone really want to have dinner with Mitt Romney? Seriously?) We are now the TV nation.
And no wonder. We all spend 5 hours a day, every day, watching TV.
And what do we watch?
It isn’t C-Span. This is who we are. So when Donald Trump decided to run for President, he didn’t run a ‘normal’ campaign (that’s what everyone said, didn’t they? Not ‘normal’?) Nope. He ran a Reality TV Show. Well, why not? That’s what he knows how to do. Not only does he know how to do it, he knows how to do it really well. The Apprentice is a top rated Reality TV Show for 10 years. Everyone else was running C-Span. Policy Wonk TV. The Apprentice gets 21 million viewers, C-Span gets, ready?… 19,550 viewers in an average hour. Do you see a difference here? Donald Trump ‘gets’ what America likes, and more importantly, he delivers what they like. And what they like is Reality TV….
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. Galatians 2:20 …Read more
Police are investigating an assistant city attorney in connection with anti-Donald Trump graffiti spray-painted on the side of an upscale grocery store in Philadelphia. Duncan Lloyd is one of two men seen seen in security-camera video of the incident. Police say the vandalism happened shortly after midnight on Friday, Nov. 25, outside the Fresh Market. The video, […] …Read more
By Christopher Zoukis In the last five years, Georgia has been successful in making badly needed, sweeping changes to its criminal justice system under the direction of Republican Governor Nathan Deal. The state has come a long way from where stood in 2009, when a Pew Research Center study indicated that one in 13 citizens were involved in the prison system in some capacity — whether incarcerated or on probation. That was the highest per-capita prison system in the country — well above the nation’s already-high rate of one in 31 adults. Recidivism rates were 30 percent for adults, and 65 percent for juveniles. As well, 70 percent of the state’s prisoners lacked a high school diploma. State officials were determined to change these statistics, and Georgia is now a model of successful criminal justice reform. Reform initiatives have been wide reaching, collaborative, and achieved through the support of many interagency programs. They cover juvenile offenses, address issues with the “school-to-prison pipeline,” and include programs for the currently incarcerated, and involved the implementation of much-needed re-entry programs. For juveniles, the reforms focus on reducing sentencing rates, diverting charges for offenses such as truancy and breaking curfew, seeking instead to address root issues of…Read more
While a number of media outlets are gleefully declaring the record-breaking box office last week of “Hamilton” is an indication a boycott by Donald Trump supporters against the hit Broadway play is backfiring, the simple fact is that the show has been sold out for six or seven months in advance, and the premium ticket […] …Read more
The political world is abuzz with speculation about President-elect Donald Trump’s consideration of former CIA Director David Petraeus as his choice for secretary of state – but Petraeus’ positions on a variety of issues, including gun control, could upset conservatives if he is indeed selected for the slot. Trump met Monday with the retired Army four-star general […] …Read more
Dane County Circuit Court Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn rejected Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein’s request for a hand recount. The post Judge Hands Stein Recount a Setback appeared first on RedState. …Read more
For a lot of people going home for the holidays is exciting, and filled with nothing but cheer and good times. However, for many of us, going home for the holidays, especially right now, is anything but easy and fun. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t jealous of those families that get together, and it’s just light, relaxing, and easy. It sounds incredible. It’s just not that way for many of us, and this is why. 1. We know more. We all hear from our parents that we’ll understand when we’re older, and the thing is they’re right. We will understand more and more as we mature, but what so many parents have a hard time grasping, is that we’re adults now. Yes, we haven’t lived the same amount of technical years as them, but we have lived a lot of life up until this point. We’re more exposed to the world than they were. Many of us have higher levels of education than our parents, and we’ve seen some real shit on a global level already. Add to the fact that many of us live in cities that are diverse; we’re connected with people from around the world; and we’re…Read more