September 17 is designated Constitution Day in recognition of the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution in 1787. How many of these quiz questions can you answer?
Staffers from NPR (National Public Radio) went shopping at Walmart to confirm that Trump’s tariffs are already costing American consumers a lot of money. They couldn’t hide the results: The impact is hardly noticeable.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has thrown out a case brought by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) against the left-wing smear group the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). CIS had alleged that the SPLC violated the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act when it referred to the CIS as a “hate group” under the auspices of their infamous “Hatewatch” list.
With President Donald Trump expected to announce his proposals to reduce gun violence this week, supporters of the Second Amendment and its protection of the right of individual Americans to keep and bear arms are understandably wary.
On Friday, California’s Assembly passed a radical pro-abortion bill that would provide free abortions to all college and university students by a vote of 55-19.
The administrators of the Science and Technology Studies program at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, invited scholars to submit papers to a “New Voices in Science and Technology Studies” symposium to be held from November 1-3. The program description states: “We aim to create an inclusive, intellectually enriching experience for all involved, including the visiting speakers and the faculty and students of Williams.” (Emphasis added.)
A group of cheerleaders at a North Carolina high school found themselves in hot water after a photo of them posing in front of a giant Trump “Make America Great Again” banner was posted to social media.
The editors at the New York Times might have felt they had good reason to publish the latest hit piece on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in their opinion section as “news analysis.” The allegations against Kavanaugh, new and old, weren’t based on facts, but instead upon the “gut reaction” of the reporters who believe he is guilty.
As if Great Britain and new Prime Minister Boris Johnson weren’t having enough problems, along comes the memoir of former prime minister David Cameron, For the Record, set to be released this Thursday by HarperCollins. The long-anticipated tome is said to contain many of Cameron’s most intimate thoughts as he led the U.K. into the 2016 Brexit referendum.
The New York Times was forced to clarify a story that contained a new unsubstantiated sex allegation against U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, and the same story reported that Kavanaugh did indeed assault classmate Deborah Ramirez, whose account fell apart last year after the Times’s own reporting failed to verify it.