WATCH: Band Angers RNC Attendees By Giving More Than A Song

WATCH: Band Angers RNC Attendees By Giving More Than A Song

It was supposed to be just a charity concert organized by Recording Industry Association of America to benefit the nonprofit group Musicians On Call. Attendees, many of them from the Republican National Convention, got an earful of something else instead. Stephen Jenkins, lead singer of 90s rock band, Third Eye Blind, used the stage to advocate […]

Ivanka’s Rabbi Bows Out Of RNC In Cleveland

Ivanka’s Rabbi Bows Out Of RNC In Cleveland

Because of his relationship with Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, Rabbi Haskel Lookstein agreed to give the invocation at the RNC, but when word got out of his participation, petitions from the Modern Orthodox Jewish community were circulated and he withdrew. Lookstein became rabbi to the Trump when Ivanka, daughter of presidential nominee Donald Trump, […]

NC Law Bans Public Release Of All Police Body Camera And Dashboard Footage (Video)

NC Law Bans Public Release Of All Police Body Camera And Dashboard Footage (Video)

It sounded positive when Gov. Pat McCrory of North Carolina issued a statement about new legislation surrounding the release of dashboard and police body camera footage. The republican governor signed House Bill 972 and it will go into effect on October 1. “The bill seeks to gain public trust while respecting the rights of public safety officers […]

Texas Lt. Gov. Lashes Out At Protesters For Not Taking Bullets With The Cops (Video)

Texas Lt. Gov. Lashes Out At Protesters For Not Taking Bullets With The Cops (Video)

An angry and defiant Dan Patrick, Republican Lt. Governor of Texas, took to the Fox airwaves to blast the Black Lives Matter movement, President Obama and Attorney General Loretta Lynch in the wake of the police shootings that took place in Dallas on Thursday night. “I was a little disappointed with Loretta Lynch’s comments blending […]

WATCH: What Newt Gingrich Thinks About Police Killings May Stun You

WATCH: What Newt Gingrich Thinks About Police Killings May Stun You

Every now and then someone surprises you. Newt Gingrich, who lost relevance for a while, but now has his name being bandied about as a possible vice presidential pick for Donald Trump, told Van Jones something true and striking in its vulnerability as the two discussed the five police killings in Dallas and and the […]

Black GOP Leader At A Trump Rally…What Did He Expect?

Black GOP Leader At A Trump Rally…What Did He Expect?

To be a Black Republican has to be hard. It’s probably even harder in a city like Atlanta. If you’d like to make it even more difficult, become a Trump supporter and see what happens. Michael McNeely, an at-large delegate to the 2016 Republican National Convention, is living that reality. McNeely is probably used to […]

Bernie Sanders At Odds With Black Caucus

Bernie Sanders At Odds With Black Caucus

Worried about the impact on the African-American population if superdelegates are eliminated, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) sent a letter to presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Harry Reid, expressing staunch disapproval of such a measure. “The Democratic Members of the Congressional Black Caucus recently voted unanimously to […]

The 7 Most Racist Cartoons About The Obamas

The 7 Most Racist Cartoons About The Obamas

Since then Sen. Barack Obama announced his candidacy for the presidency in 2008, he and his wife Michelle have endured racist taunts and commentary. As his presidency comes to a close, let’s take a look at some of the most racist political cartoons directed at him over the last eight years. Since slavery began, blacks […]

20 Conservative Leaders At Secret Pow-Wow, Plot Next Move

20 Conservative Leaders At Secret Pow-Wow, Plot Next Move

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) may have lost the presidential nomination this year, but that doesn’t mean that conservative leaders have given up hope for him as the leader of the free world. In the shadow of Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for 2016, 20 key leaders met in secret to discuss what is next for Ted […]

Another Institution Banishes Confederate Flag

Another Institution Banishes Confederate Flag

The non-binding resolution passed yesterday by the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) calling for discontinuing the use and display of the Confederate battle flag is a long time coming. The SBC is in St. Louis for the annual meeting. When Rev. Dwight McKissic, an African American pastor in Arlington, Texas first indicated that he was proposing […]

Are Superdelegates On The Way To Extinction?

Are Superdelegates On The Way To Extinction?

Alaska. Maine. Wisconsin. And now West Virginia. All have passed resolutions calling for the end of superdelegates as part of the presidential nominating process. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) has created an online petition launched via Facebook, calling on all opposed to the use of superdelegates in determining the presidential nominee, to sign. “The current system is designed […]

Congressman Tells Trump Where His Wall Can Go

Congressman Tells Trump Where His Wall Can Go

U.S. Congressman from Texas, Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville had words for Donald Trump. “Mr. Trump, you’re a racist and you can take your border wall and shove it up your ass.” In an open letter, Vela takes on Trump’s take on the wall, his recent comments on a judge of Mexican descent, and Mexicans in general. Vela […]

Removing Confederate Flag Makes Us Like ISIL? This Republican Thinks So (Video)

Removing Confederate Flag Makes Us Like ISIL? This Republican Thinks So (Video)

Over the past year, the country has publicly wrestled with the place the Confederate flags and symbols should have in our society. In the wake of the church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina last summer, the momentum shifted suddenly toward expunging it from the public sphere. The VA cemetery is the latest battleground, and it wasn’t […]

Conservative Billionaire Koch Brothers Turn Against Their Own (Video)

Conservative Billionaire Koch Brothers Turn Against Their Own (Video)

The Koch brothers have fired a warning shot aimed at Repulican lawmakers who don’t adhere to their agenda. For the first time ever, through the Americans For Prosperity (AFP), they are targeting sitting Republicans. Their test case is Rep. Renee Ellmers of Raleigh N.C. Ellmers earned the ire of Americans For Prosperity last October by […]

Gays, Blacks, Jews and ‘Blue Lives’? Louisiana Says Yes (Video)

Gays, Blacks, Jews and ‘Blue Lives’? Louisiana Says Yes (Video)

The conviction rate for hate crimes as laws are currently written, hovers around 11 percent. Still, the state of Louisiana wants to expand the definition of hate crimes to include police officers and first responders in a bill that is the first of its kind. Pushed by “Blue Lives Matter” supporters, who have adopted the […]

Is Lindsey Graham On The Down-Low Endorsing Trump?

Is Lindsey Graham On The Down-Low Endorsing Trump?

First, it was the single worst (but funny!) presidential endorsement ever: Sen. Lindsey Graham for Ted Cruz. Now that Cruz is out of the race, Ballot Box blog on The Hill website is reporting that Sen. Graham is now encouraging his reluctant cohorts to support Trump. But there is a catch–Graham won’t admit to it. […]

This Surprising Group Is Making Birth Control Harder To Get

This Surprising Group Is Making Birth Control Harder To Get

Armed with evidence that dispensing a years worth of birth control rather than forcing women to pick it up monthly, reduces unintended pregnancy, the California legislature is ready to pass SB 999 making an annual supply the norm. Independent analysis by the California Health Benefits Review board shows that giving women birth control a year […]

54 Year-Old Custodian Didn’t Give Up And You Shouldn’t Either

54 Year-Old Custodian Didn’t Give Up And You Shouldn’t Either

Next time you feel like giving up on a dream, you may want to think about Michael Vaudreuil. In a glowing Washington Post profile accompanied by a smiling photo of Vaudreuil in his cap and gown, the details of his journey to a college degree are spelled out in a way that is sure to […]

Protesting A Trump Rally Could Now Mean 6 Months In Jail

Protesting A Trump Rally Could Now Mean 6 Months In Jail

Come August, protesters in Arizona who impede the ability of others to attend a political rally or government hearing or meeting, can be sentenced to as much as six months in jail and fined up to $2,500. Governor Doug Ducey signed into law two bills that alter the way free speech is implemented in public […]

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