Geraldo Rivera said his trip to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria confirmed how badly biased the press is against President Trump. "Having seen how he was treated in Puerto Rico and then seeing the press about how he was treated in Puerto Rico it was almost an absolute 100 percent disconnect," the Fox News contributor told "Fox & Friends" on Saturday. Rivera visited Puerto Rico and interviewed the president and first lady as they surveyed storm relief efforts in the devastated country. He remembered crowds who were "ebullient" about the president´s visit. The federal government´s response to Hurricane Maria has been far better than
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It´s not the prices at a shoe shop in Ramallah that will keep tourists out — it´s the demand for an official apology before entering. A sign recently posted outside the shop, shared on Twitter by COGAT, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, said any British or American citizens who wish to enter must apologize first. "To all British and American citizens," the sign reads. "Before entering, you should offer your apologies and hold responsibility for the Balfour´s [sic] Declaration and Trump´s dirty decision which has caused all the pain and suffering for the Palestinians since its declaration till this
1. MOM ARRESTED FOR TRYING TO GET HER BABY OUT OF THE CAR An Omaha woman taking her niece out of an SUV when the wind blew the door shut and the car locked with her keys and the child inside. The mom, the aunt and two other relatives tried frantically to open the door using a hanger and screwdriver, and when they couldn´t, they called 911. The cops arrived, broke the window, and got the child out, safe and sound. Then ticketed mom on "suspicion of child abuse by neglect." 2. DAD FORCED TO INFANTILIZE HIS KIDS Vancouver dad Adrian Crook taught
2017 has been marked by an inability, mostly by CNN, to ignore President Trump when other things require urgent attention. That wasn´t a problem for Frank Giaccio. Frank had the courage to write a letter offering his lawn mowing services to President Donald Trump. "It would be my honor to mow the White House lawn some weekend for you," Frank wrote. "Even though I´m only ten, I would like to show the nation what young people like me are ready for." Frank got straight to the point and made clear he was coming prepared for anything. "Here´s a list of what I have and
President Donald Trump will be represented during the 2018 Chinese New Year as a giant dog statue that shares his recognizable hairdo with a stern expression and an index finger pointed toward the sky. The presidential canine signals the country´s celebration of "The Year of the Dog" that will begin on February 16, 2018. (Snip) This Chinese New Year could be particularly noteworthy for the commander-in-chief, who was born in the Year of the Dog. Trump was born in 1946, a year that some Chinese astrologists associate with being intelligent, hardworking and sincere. The celebration of one´s birth sign supposedly signals a
A passenger on a United Airlines flight from Houston to Washington, D.C., accused the airline of giving her first-class seat to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas. The congresswoman, in turn, said it appeared the passenger targeted her "because I was an African-American woman." Jean-Marie Simon, 63, said she purchased her flight for the last leg of her trip from Guatemala to Washington on Dec. 3 with 140,000 airline miles, the Houston Chronicle reported Saturday. When she attempted to board her flight on Dec. 18, she was informed her seat had been sold, and she was given a $500 voucher and re-seated in
To the royal household, it is known as the QXB – the Queen’s Christmas broadcast. To millions of people, it is still an essential feature of Christmas Day. To the Queen, her annual broadcast is the time when she speaks to the nation without the government scripting it. But in recent years, it has also become something else: a declaration of her Christian faith. As Britain has become more secular, the Queen’s messages have followed the opposite trajectory. (snip) But for the past 17 years, her messages have taken on a different tone, with the Queen explaining her own personal
"It’s A Wonderful Life" bombed at the box office before becoming a Christmas classic. Along the way, it also caught the attention of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (Snip) An unnamed FBI agent who watched the film as part of a larger FBI program aimed at detecting and neutralizing Commie influences in Hollywood (fathered by, yes, J. Edgar Hoover) said it was “very entertaining.” However, writes scholar John A. Noakes, the agent “also identified what they considered a malignant undercurrent in the film.” As a result of this report, the film underwent further industry probes that uncovered that “those responsible for
A member of the Chinese State Council estimated that at least 10,000 civilians were killed in the Tiananmen massacre of June 4, 1989, declassified files reveal. Alan Donald, Britain’s ambassador when the Chinese government sent tanks into Tiananmen square to quell the student-led protests, sent telegrams to the foreign office on June 5, a day after the massacre. He said a person – whose name was redacted from the document – passed along the information from an unnamed member of the State Council. (Snip)According to Donald’s source, the army that committed the “atrocities” – as described by Donald – was the
It is probably the most important date in United States history, but to most people Dec. 23 signifies only that there are two shopping days left until Christmas. On that date in 1783, however, a remarkable event occurred. After victoriously leading an army for more than eight years against the mightiest military force on the planet, Gen. George Washington walked before the Continental Congress and announced, “Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theater of action …” He had commanded an army clothed in rags, its soldiers so hungry they ate tree bark to fill
Is this the beginning of the end for Donald Trump? Everybody´s hoping so – especially the journalistic class. That´s why they´re so giddy over the defeat of Roy Moore, (Snip) I hate to be a party pooper. But I´m thinking not so fast. People have been predicting Mr. Trump´s demise since the day he moved into the White House. And he´s still here. Mr. Moore wasn´t just a flawed candidate. He was the worst candidate for senator in modern history – a knuckle-dragging troglodyte and a rogue judge who´d been kicked off the bench, twice. The Washington Post´s devastating exposé of his
A Canadian man says he’s broke after the United Parcel Service lost track of his inheritance. The intended $846,000 delivery was a bank draft from TD Canada Trust, which still hasn’t refunded the lost fortune 10 months later. Instead, UPS offered an apology and $32 to pay for the mailing costs, according to a CBC News report. (Snip) The postal service refunded Taylor the $32 it cost her to mail the lost parcel and sent an apology letter, but she says that doesn’t really solve her problem. The bank is refusing to refund the money unless Taylor signed an agreement to pay
COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine — A convoy loaded with Christmas wreaths has left Down East Maine for a weeklong journey to Arlington National Cemetery, where the wreaths will adorn tombstones this holiday season. The Wreaths Across America caravan departed Sunday from Columbia Falls, where the wreaths were made. It´ll travel through Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Washington D.C., before arriving in a week in Arlington, Virginia. The grand marshals are Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient Roger Donlon and his wife, Norma Donlon. The tradition began when Maine wreath maker Morrill Worcester donated 5,000 wreaths to Arlington Cemetery.
MSNBC’s Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough said President Donald Trump was momentarily speechless after he once asked him, “Can you read?” There was “awkward silence,” Scarborough wrote in an op-ed published Thursday in The Washington Post. Scarborough said the exchange occurred in a “tense meeting” he and his co-host Mika Brzezinski had with Trump after a debate in September 2015. “’I’m serious, Donald. Do you read?’ I continued. ‘If someone wrote you a one-page paper on a policy, could you read it?’” Scarborough recounted of his follow-up. Trump was “taken aback” and quietly replied that “he could while holding up
President Donald Trump doesn’t read either because he’s ‘semi-literate’ or suffers from dyslexia and he also prefers to surround himself with ´office wives,´ according to claims in a bombshell new book about the inner workings of the White House. Author Michael Wolff’s book about the first year of the Trump presidency, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, went on sale Friday after juicy tidbits appeared in a number of media outlets. One of the claims made in the book regards the level of Trump’s reading comprehension and his ability to take in new information. ‘Trump didn’t read,’ Wolff writes. ‘He didn’t
Barbra Streisand took to Twitter on Thursday to share her thoughts about Trump and the GOP’s new tax plan. “I don’t think it’s a coincidence that blue states, athletes, actors, writers, producers, and directors will be punished by this scam of a tax bill, where billionaires get billions, and the middle class gets bupkis (practically nothing) – and an eventual tax increase,” Streisand wrote.
The ladies of ABC’s “The View” just could not shake the Fox News in Greta Van Susteren during her Thursday appearance. She’s ex-Fox News now, having said it hadn’t felt like home for a few years. She even did a stint on their favorite MSNBC before that network canned her and replaced her with Ari Melber. But to no avail. Even MSNBC couldn’t wash away her Fox News stench. No matter what Van Susteren said, she just could not get the ladies to warm to her. Greta was on the show to guest host at the “Hot Topics” table and discuss her
Just when you thought the Big Freeze couldn’t get any worse, here’s Al Gore to twist the knife. It’s bitter cold in parts of the US, but climate scientist Dr. Michael Mann explains that’s exactly what we should expect from the climate crisis. https://t.co/6UfJ9Xxpq6 — Al Gore (@algore) January 4, 2018 Yep. Where others might see a crisis, Al Gore has spotted a Rahm-Emanuel-style opportunity to promote his renewables scam. This bitter cold, he wants you to know, isn’t a sign that his global warming theory is a busted flush. It’s a sign that he’s even more right than ever before! Well, you’ve got
LONDON - The author of a book that is highly critical of Donald Trump’s first year as U.S. president said his revelations were likely to bring an end to Trump’s time in the White House. Michael Wolff told BBC radio that his conclusion in “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House”-- that Trump is not fit to do the job -- was becoming a widespread view. “I think one of the interesting effects of the book so far is a very clear emperor-has-no-clothes effect,” Wolff said in an interview broadcast on Saturday. “The story that I have told seems to present
On Friday, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) listed some of the things she’d do with the money President Donald Trump wants to protect America from the threats posed by illegal immigration. On her Twitter page, Pelosi introduced her series of posts by claiming the border wall funding “could do so much more” – if it wasn’t used to secure the border: “President Donald Trump @realDonaldTrump, that border wall funding you are asking for (again) could do so much more good in other places….” Pelosi followed with eight separate Tweets, each touting something she’d spend the border wall funds
First, a few thoughts on the DOJ´s reported interest in taking another look at Hillary Clinton´s protocol-violating and national security-compromising email server, a scandal about which she lied repeatedly: (1) I´d be a bit surprised if DOJ ends up pursuing charges, as that ship likely sailed when James Comey (wrongly, in my view) chose not to recommend prosecution in July 2016. (2) I´m somewhat uncomfortable seeing the supposedly-independent Justice Department clearly bowing to incessant political pressure from the president on this subject. It´s true that President Obama telegraphed his preferred outcome
The illegal immigrant and seven-time felon who was acquitted of murder and assault in the 2015 San Francisco fatal shooting of 32-year old Kate Steinle was sentenced to three years in prison on Friday. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate was credited for time served. He will be on parole for 48 months and will remain in custody to face federal charges. (Photos) The case sparked national debate over immigration reform and so-called Sanctuary Cities that shield illegals from deportation, of which San Francisco is one.The felony possession was the only conviction to come out of Garcia Zarate’s trial in November. The
President Trump on Saturday launched a remarkable defense of his mental fitness for office, calling himself a “very stable genius” and “like, really smart.” Trump made the defense in a series of tweets that appeared to push back on questions raised by a new book that painted a chaotic and dysfunctional picture of his campaign and early months of his presidency. “Actually, throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart,” Trump tweeted. The president said doubts about his mental capacity have been frequently raised by his critics, but he proved them wrong
Mitt Romney changed his Twitter profile location from “Massachusetts” to “Holladay, UT” as soon as Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) announced his retirement on Tuesday. It is clear that Romney intends to run for the open seat, and pundits agree that he is likely to win. But in all the speculation about whether Romney would run in Utah, no one has asked whether he should, or what broader purpose his victory there would serve, beyond his own ambitions.
Whether it is merely the FBI trying to restore its shattered credibility or justice finally being done, the news that the pay-to-play activities of the Clinton Foundation are going to get renewed and serious attention is welcome. The Clintons have made a career of ignoring, skirting, and breaking the law. Up to this point, crime has paid off handsomely for the Clintons, but now they may find themselves caught between Little Rock and a hard place: The Justice Department has launched a new inquiry into whether the Clinton Foundation engaged in any pay-to-play politics or other illegal activities while Hillary Clinton served