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Trump appointee resigns after hideously racist comments surface

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President Donald Trump’s pick to run the agency that oversees the Americorps volunteer program has resigned following CNN’s discovery of racist, sexist, Islamophobic and anti-LGBTQ remarks he had made on the radio. Trump appointee Carl Higbie resigned from his post as chief of external affairs for the federal government’s Corporation for National and Community Service, […]

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Trump Homeland Security Dept bans Haitians from applying for low-skill work visas

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 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had removed Haiti from a list of countries whose citizens are permitted to apply for low-skilled work visas, Reuters reported Wednesday night.In a regulatory filing, DHS cited “high levels of fraud and abuse” from Haitians who use the program as well as a “high rate of overstaying the terms” […]

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Tickets for Bernie Sanders talk are sold out. Here’s how you still can see him in Durham

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DURHAM All tickets for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ visit to Duke University on Jan. 19 have been claimed. The free tickets went fast. Like in less than 10 minutes fast. Duke students and faculty got first dibs and grabbed 400 of the nearly 1,000 tickets on Thursday. The rest were claimed Friday. “On both days […]

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Former KKK Grand Wizard Says Trump’s Comment ‘Restores a Lot of Love In Us’

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After President Donald Trump made several racist remarks during a White House meeting on Thursday about certain countries and their citizen, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle and abroad spoke out against his comments. During a meeting on immigration policy, Trump had referred to Haiti, El Salvador and several African countries as a “shithole” […]

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The US Ambassador to Panama Just Resigned in Protest of Trump’s Racist Comments

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Amid reports that President Donald Trump has disparaged Haiti, El Salvador and several African nations as “shithole countries,” the U.S. Ambassador to Panama has resigned in protest. Ambassador John Feeley, a State Department official since 1990 and a former Marine Corps pilot, was sworn in as the U.S. Ambassador to Panama in January 2016, but said […]

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Senator Just Publicly Confirmed Trump’s Racist Comments

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After reports came out that Trump made disparaging remarks about Haiti, El Salvador and certain African countries during a bipartisan meeting on immigration at the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to deny them. Relying on sources present during the meeting, several media outlets reported that Trump had asked why lawmakers […]

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Congress just sent the U.S. Treasury an unprecedented letter about Trump’s financial crimes

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Congressional Democrats, led by Rep. Maxine Waters, the ranking member on the House Financial Services Committee, wrote a scathing letter demanding a response from Trump’s Treasury Secretary and former campaign finance chair, Steve Mnuchin, to a previous letter he had ignored, demanding his cooperation in their Russia investigation. They had wanted to determine the extent […]

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It’s the same story under Trump as under Obama: Coal is losing out to natural gas

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Just a day after federal regulators nixed a major Trump administration proposal to shore up the struggling coal industry, the nation’s top energy forecaster predicted continuing, slow declines in U.S. coal production and in the burning of coal for electricity in 2018 and 2019, thanks to cheap natural gas and coal plant retirements. The U.S. Energy Information […]

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Joe Arpaio Is Running For Senate In Arizona

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“I have a lot to offer. I’m a big supporter of President Trump,” the former sheriff said. Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff notorious for his draconian views on immigration, is running for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) later this year. “I have a lot to offer. I’m a big […]

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This Anti-Trump candidate could be our first Native American governor

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According to The Indigenous American, 37-year-old Paulette Jordan has launched “a campaign to become the country’s first Native American governor.” The “Idaho state representative and member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe,” is reportedly running as “a progressive Democrat [to] become state governor.” Born and raised in North Idaho, Jordan reportedly “has ancestry from several local […]

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