The IRS grants the Salt Lake Tribune newspaper nonprofit status, setting a precedent for the survival of journalism in the 21st century. Will donors who crave fairness and accuracy make tax-free donations to the Tribune, or The New York Times? Does abandoning the pursuit of profit free journalists to tell the unvarnished truth without taint of opinion.
The New York Times polls battleground states like Pennsylvania, Michigan and Florida and finds President Donald Trump beating leading Democrats Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders — despite Trump’s punishing disapproval rating, and other polls that show him trailing nationwide.
Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, rejects dirty political ad money. Meanwhile, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg wants it all, and refuses to filter out the false claims. Is this just a beautiful flowering of the free market, or is Twitter a censor, and Facebook a libelous publisher? Will President Elizabeth Warren still break up both of them?
New study shows that almost all political tweets come from a tiny fraction of Twitter users. Does this mean that America is not as divided as we’d think from scanning social media? Should government step in to stop these bad actors from splitting our Republic, risking a civil war?
A new study shows almost everyone thinks that almost everyone desires fame. But the survey also shows that almost no one craves it for himself. Instead, the vast majority say they believe that personal success means “following your interests and talents to be the best you can be at something you love.”
Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis makes jokes that react to President Trump’s general insults to Gen. Mattis as “the world’s most overrated general.”
David Wasserman of Cook Political Report says a significant number of Republican House Members would vote to impeach President Trump if their ballots were secret. In private conversations, Wasserman says, some GOP lawmakers confess Trump is “wildly unfit to be president.”
Teacher Melissa Barnett takes to Twitter and praises the dumping of classic books — including works by Orwell, Steinbeck and Vonnegut — to replace them with “relevant and culturally-diverse literature.”
An objective observer would think the Democrat presidential candidates are committing electoral suicide after their performances in recent debates. On guns, climate, immigration, health care and more, they’ve staked out extreme Progressive positions which will dog their eventual nominee in the general election contest. Will even one candidate get off the Left-wing crazy train before it goes completely off the rails?
Comedian Shane Gillis gets hired by Saturday Night Live for its 45th season, then fired within days, when podcast audio reveals him using racial and ‘homophobic’ slurs.
President Trump Tweet-Trolls the Iranian regime using a satellite photo of a “catastrophic accident” involving its Safir SLV missile at Semnan Launch Site One. The American Left goes ballistic, accusing Trump of leaking the classified image.
John Blake at CNN says that President Trump has been better for Progressives than Barack Obama ever was. Not only have the 45th president’s policies and Tweets generated a ‘Trumplash’ that drives women, Blacks, Latinos and Asians into the arms of the Democrats, but he’s actually reinforced the idea that big government can be good.
How long can the Communist Chinese government stand against the relentless onslaught of a people who’ve tasted freedom, and want more. Hundreds of thousands daily form the Hong Kong throng, waving the American flag and singing the U.S. national anthem. After more than four months it seems even tear gas can’t choke the voice of liberty rising.
Has the United States, in the era of Trump, lost its global moral leadership? President Donald Trump levies tariffs on China and talks tough about a new trade deal, but says little about the very public crackdown on protestors in Hong Kong. While he’s been bold on trade, this week he caved on his threat to invoke higher tariffs in September. Critics say the timing makes him look meek on human rights.
The NY Times’ accurate headline about a President Trump speech angers readers — some of whom cancel subscriptions — and sparks an emergency meeting where the executive editor calls the headline “an f-ing mess.” What fueled this outrage and chaos?