News that United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez indicted James Lapin of threatening to assault a member of Congress went viral and proved to be riddled with false information. Now, as of March 11, Lapin can stand upright, innocent of all charges, and works to clear his name. The rulingContinue Reading

Marlena's Bistro and Pizzeria

The owner of Marlena’s Bistro and Pizzeria in Holland, Michigan was arrested this morning for willfully violating the state’s food laws and public health orders, according to State Attorney General Dana Nessel. Marlena Pavlos-Hackney was taken into custody by the  Michigan State Police (MSP) today at 5:45 a.m. on an outstanding Ingham CountyContinue Reading

As a leading agency observing and understanding environmental changes to Earth, NASA has joined the National Climate Task Force. President Joe Biden issued an executive order Jan. 27, which initially outlined details of the task force. The administration’s climate agenda outlines putting climate at the center of the country’s foreign policy and nationalContinue Reading

Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar introduced the Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act on Thursday. The bill would institute a nationwide cancellation of rents and home mortgage payments through the duration of the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, the bill would constitute a full payment forgiveness, with no accumulation of debt for rentersContinue Reading

Earlier this week, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul reintroduced the Support Children Having Open Opportunities for Learning (SCHOOL) Act to provide parents and students with much-needed flexibility and options regarding K-12 education. “I’ve led the effort to reopen our schools from the very beginning, and as we continue our push, it’sContinue Reading

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced this weekend it is providing more than $3.5 million in rapid response Ebola assistance to support efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Guinea. The assistance will support disease surveillance, laboratory testing, infection prevention and control, contact tracing, communityContinue Reading

While the $1.9 trillion COVID spending bill advanced through the US Senate in a 50-49 vote party line vote, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) announced a bright spot in the massive spending bill proceedings. On Thursday, Paul, the ranking member of the Senate Small Business Committee forced Democrats to removeContinue Reading

On Thursday, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) joined several of his fellow Senators in reintroducing bipartisan legislation to repeal the 1991 and 2002 Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against Iraq. The bill would formally end the authorizations for the Gulf and Iraq wars – 30 and 19 years,Continue Reading

24-year-old Jorge Esteban Sanchez Ramos of Ontario in San Bernardino County was sentenced last week to 18 months in federal prison for blackmailing female friends and acquaintances on Facebook by threatening to publish nude photographs and videos of them unless they complied with his demands of sending him additional sexually explicitContinue Reading

The Chicago Teachers Union voted Sunday to defy the district officials, refusing to return to the classroom as Illinois rolled out re-opening plans. Chicago Public School teachers and staff were set to return to in-person learning Monday, but with 86% voter participation, 71% voted in favor of continued remote work,Continue Reading

Gov. Gavin Newsom lifted stay-at-home orders across the state Monday, citing improving coronavirus conditions, but withheld key ICU and COVID-19 data tracking. “We’re seeing a flattening of the curve — everything that should be up is up, everything that should be down is down — case rates, positivity rates, hospitalizations,Continue Reading

A D.C. man, a New Jersey man, and a Colorado man appeared today in United States district courts on charges stemming from their attacks on local and federal law enforcement officers, as well as other crimes, during the riots at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 that disrupted a JointContinue Reading

In a new blog after his January 19 presentation for Friends of Science, explaining why there is “no climate emergency,” Dr. Roy Spencer points out that Canada is 50% cooler than the warming model simulations. “Canada has huge year-to-year variability in temperatures due to its strong continental climate. So, toContinue Reading

Although the 2021 March for Life rally, the 48th annual, is taking place virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they still have a great line-up of Republican and Democratic speakers who are pro-life as recently announced. The list of speakers include: Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ), a long-time pro-life champion inContinue Reading

More than 100 anti-fascist demonstrators, Antifa, in Portland attacked police and vandalized the city’s Democratic Party of Oregon building Wednesday afternoon, breaking several windows in the process. Police announced they arrested eight people, between the ages of 18 and 38, some of whom were armed with knives and other weapons.Continue Reading

MSNBC contributor Eddie Glaude praised President-elect Joe Biden ahead of the inauguration by quoting the Bible and attacked President Trump’s supporters, blaming them for the pandemic deaths. The emotional Glaude applauded Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris for “pulling the grief and regret out of the privacy of our heartsContinue Reading