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Scooter Libby: Trump to do what George W. wouldn’t
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Scooter Libby: Trump to do what George W. wouldn’t

(UPI) -- President Donald Trump plans to pardon I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby -- the onetime chief of staff for Vice President Dick Cheney during the Bush administration, reports said Friday. Libby was convicted in 2007 of two counts of lying about discussions w...
Bernie Sanders celebrates: What was once considered radical is now mainstream
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Bernie Sanders celebrates: What was once considered radical is now mainstream

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Vermont independent, gave a victory speech of sorts Thursday in which he lauded the embrace by modern Democrats of policies once thought "radical." Attendees at a Progressive Change Campaign Committee event in the nation's capital this ...
GOP slams ‘Lyin’ Comey’ ahead of anti-Trump book tour
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GOP slams ‘Lyin’ Comey’ ahead of anti-Trump book tour

Republicans are launching a pre-emptive strike against former FBI Director James B. Comey's credibility, labeling him "Lyin' Comey" in advance of his book and publicity tour in which he is expected to trash President Trump. Mr. Comey, whom the president fir...
Is California too big? Voters may get chance to split Golden State into three
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Is California too big? Voters may get chance to split Golden State into three

Should there be three Californias instead of just one? You may soon have a chance to decide. A Bay Area venture capitalist backing a ballot measure to divide California into three states said Thursday it has received more than enough signatures to qualify f...
Many Americans, millennials ignorant of the Holocaust, survey finds
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Many Americans, millennials ignorant of the Holocaust, survey finds

Americans today have large gaps of knowledge or are ignorant to the history and consequences of the Holocaust, some 73 years since Nazi Germany's atrocities became known to the world, according to a survey commissioned by a Jewish organization which works to c...
Zuckerberg’s misguided turn toward AI to define ‘hate speech’
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Zuckerberg’s misguided turn toward AI to define ‘hate speech’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told members of Congress — as well as a rapt TV audience — that "hate speech" is tough to define, but within a few years, he expects artificial intelligence to assume a greater role in sifting the nuances of social media content on...
Liberals grasp at ‘news deserts’ to explain Donald Trump’s win
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Liberals grasp at ‘news deserts’ to explain Donald Trump’s win

The poor legacy media. Donald Trump has been president for 15 months, and they're still swathed in crazy sauce, desperately trying to prove that something went wrong, that none of this can be true. The new insults come from Politico with the all the drama o...
DHS secretary signals she’s open to adding guest worker visas
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DHS secretary signals she’s open to adding guest worker visas

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told Congress on Wednesday she will make a decision "soon" on whether to approve tens of thousands of additional visas for temporary foreign workers, but signaled a willingness to allow more workers. Her verdict ...
Boehner’s new, hypocritical marijuana money-making gig
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Boehner’s new, hypocritical marijuana money-making gig

John Boehner's got a new gig — and it's tied to selling marijuana. How nice. Look at this headline from Quartz: "420,000 people were arrested for selling marijuana while John Boehner ran Congress." That speaks volumes, but can all be summed in a single w...
Gun control: GOP governor breaks promises
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Gun control: GOP governor breaks promises

Montpelier — Gov. Phil Scott hadn’t even reached the podium set up on the Statehouse steps on Wednesday before he heard past supporters greet him with shouts of “traitor” and former opponents cheering “thank you.” The two camps were split: one on the left, ...