The city of Chicago is gearing up for a violent Independence Day holiday, and already on Friday, 12 were shot and five killed before evening even fell.
As the days quickly count down to primary Election Day in the Illinois special election to replace disgraced 18th District congressman Aaron Schock, establishment candidate Darin LaHood’s team has been floating a push poll filled with lies about his opponent, conservative candidate Mike Flynn.
In a recent interview with Fortune magazine, Donald Trump, the owner of an extensive golf-course empire, said that golf should be “elitist,” a game people “aspire to afford” and not a game for everyone.
Word is quickly spreading through the Illinois 18th District that establishment candidate Darin LaHood is flush with lobbyist cash and that the special election to replace disgraced Rep. Aaron Schock is quickly becoming a race between LaHood’s big money K Street donors and grassroots Tea Party favorite Mike Flynn.
A car dealer in West Palm Beach, Florida, is defiant in the face of threats from city officials to fine him for placing American flag banners on his car lot in violation, they say, of a city ordinance.
Lisa Farbstein, a spokeswoman for TSA in Richmond, VA, is being criticized for invading the privacy of a passenger by tweeting a photo of the passenger’s bag which contained some $75,000 in cash.
Members of the Chicago teachers union and some Chicago parents are protesting this week’s decision made by union officials to fire 1,400 union employees and make $200 million in budget cuts all in order to meet its pending pension obligation.
The Detroit Lions have announced that later this fall the team will sponsor an LGBT pride event at Ford Field.
CNN’s Paul Begala Asked State Dept. for Talking Points on Hillary Clinton’s ‘Performance’ As Sec. of State
The latest Hillary Clinton email data dump shows that CNN’s Paul Begala wanted to be properly programmed by the Dept. of State and asked for talking points on Hillary’s successes as Secretary of State. The talking points were then parlayed into an “A+” rating for Hillary on CNN’s “report card” segment.
As fears grow over what might happen if computers gain an intelligence of their own, tax-funded entrepreneur Elon Musk is sinking over $6 million into a research project to study the worst case scenarios.
On May 22, police confronted 24-year-old Romechia Simms who had reportedly been at a park in LaPlata, Maryland for hours. The woman was placidly pushing her 3-year-old in a swing. When police arrived, they found that the child was dead.
The basketball coaches for three major American universities made statements condemning the Confederate flag earlier this week.
NASCAR’s Daytona Speedway is trying to entice fans away from displaying the Confederate flag on their vehicles and persons by offering a special “trade-in” for every Confederate flag turned in to Speedway offices.
Gangs of blacks are targeting Walmart departments stores and other outlets all across the country in targeted attacks while terrorizing on shoppers and perpetrating retail theft and property damage, police say.
During the second debate for the Illinois 18th District special election, establishment GOP candidate Darin LaHood told voters that he would vote “no” on a series of issues that his deep-pocketed donors are pushing hard to get passed.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that a monument to the Ten Commandments must be removed from the state’s Capitol in Oklahoma City.
New York Police are now investigating a fight caught on video last week featuring a six-foot-tall, 300-pound man who jumped into a fight when his daughter was caught up in a melee with a pack of teenage girls in Brooklyn.
A new WalletHub study released just ahead of the Independence Day holiday weekend finds that New York ranks as the worst among the bottom ten least patriotic states.
After a series of troubles with her one-time fiancee, WNBA player Glory Johnson has announced that she is pregnant with twins and on Monday posted a snapshot of her ultrasound on Instagram.
During last week’s debate in the Illinois 18th District special election, establishment GOP candidate Darin LaHood claimed that he would have voted against President Obama’s fast track trade deal. Yet this is the same candidate who took hundreds of thousands and endorsements from the very organizations pushing the trade deal. How can he be both their man and run against their key issue?
But by far the biggest disruption was from a large group of “black lives matter” protesters. The group was joined by members of the black queer community of Chicago who announced the disruption on their website.
During Chicago’s annual gay pride parade this Sunday, the Chicago Blackhawks sent the Stanley Cup to adorn the WGN radio float for a second year.
Establishment Republican Darin LaHood is running to replace disgraced Congressman Aaron Schock in the Illinois 18th District special election and is claiming to be an “outsider” and a “conservative.” However, his donation filings show he has taken in up to $3,500 from the liberal, Clinton-linked lobbyist organization, the Podesta Group.
Despite the fact that millions of NASCAR fans are also fans of the Confederate flag, NASCAR chairman Brian France has announced his intention to ban the historic banner at all races as soon as possible.
A North Charleston police officer was fired after posting a photo of himself wearing Confederate flag boxer shorts on Facebook.