Trump Administration to Crack Down on Affirmative Action

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse, the Trump administration will redirect resources from the civil rights division and put them towards a new program which will seek to investigate discrimination against white people in college admissions. Clearly Trump needs a history lesson because he is forgetting about the hundreds of years of discrimination against minorities during the 1800’s and 1900’s. Affirmative action … Continue reading Trump Administration to Crack Down on Affirmative Action

Poll: Climate Change, Cyber Warfare and ISIS Biggest Threats to World

A new poll by the Pew Research Center has revealed that climate change is tied with ISIS as the most-feared security threat across much of the world, except the U.S. where cyberattacks are considered a greater danger than global warming. In the U.S., just 56% of respondents identified global warming as the most serious threat to the country while 71% thought cyber warfare and 74% … Continue reading Poll: Climate Change, Cyber Warfare and ISIS Biggest Threats to World

White House Worked with Fox News and Donor to Push Death of DNC Staffer

The White House worked with Fox News and an undisclosed Republican donor to push a story about the death of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, according to a lawsuit filed on Tuesday. The lawsuit was filed against Fox News commentator Rod Wheeler, who alleges that Fox News and the Trump donor sought to deflect public attention from the administration’s ties with Russia. A Fox … Continue reading White House Worked with Fox News and Donor to Push Death of DNC Staffer

Trump Dictated Son’s Statement on Meeting with Russian Lawyer

On Air Force One returning from the G20 Summit last month, President Trump met with advisers to discuss how to respond to a new revelation that Donald Trump Jr. had met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign. Trump told his oldest son to tell the media that the meeting was about “a program about the adoption of Russian children” and emphasized that the … Continue reading Trump Dictated Son’s Statement on Meeting with Russian Lawyer

Courts Force F.A.A. to Address Shrinking Airplane Seat

Judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. has ruled that the F.A.A. must address the issue of the “incredible shrinking airline seat.” A petition was raised by Flyers Rights in 2015 who claimed that the average seat had narrowed by an inch and a half since the early 2000s. The group also claimed that the average American man and woman had grown significantly … Continue reading Courts Force F.A.A. to Address Shrinking Airplane Seat

Scaramucci Out as Communications Director

That was fast. After only ten days on the job, Anthony Scaramucci has been removed as communications director as requested by new Chief of Staff John Kelly. While his tenure was short, it was filled with vulgar statements, firings and overall “excitement.” Scaramucci’s hiring led to the resignation of former press secretary Sean Spicer, and shortly after, the resignation of former chief of staff Reince … Continue reading Scaramucci Out as Communications Director

U.S. Travel Ban Strands Thousands of Yemenis in Malaysia

The Supreme Court recently ruled that parts of Trump’s “travel” ban would go into effect including the barring of citizens of six Muslim-majority countries with no “bona fide” connection. This ruling has stranded thousands of citizens who won a randomized U.S. government lottery last year that enabled them to apply for a green card and permanent residency in the U.S. The lottery was created to … Continue reading U.S. Travel Ban Strands Thousands of Yemenis in Malaysia