Rep. Ocasio-Cortez: ‘We Need New Leadership in the Democratic Party’

When Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez first arrived in Washington she was breathing fire and brimstone, threatening Democratic members with being primaried if they didn't toe her radical line. Eventually, Nancy Pelosi more or less gave her an ultimatum: tone it down or be ostracized by the party regulars.AOC did tone it down a little, but she was in constant hot...

Congress Closes in on Stimulus Bill That Includes Individual Checks

Congress is closing in on a stimulus bill that's more notable for what isn't in it rather than what is.Gone from the package currently under consideration is aid for state and local government. Republicans had dug in on that issue, saying any relief bill that contained the aid was dead. But also...

Trump Pushing to Have Special Counsel Appointed to Investigate Hunter Biden

President Trump wants a special counsel appointed to continue the investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, according to the Associated Press.Trump "has consulted on the matter with White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, White House Counsel Pat Cipollone and outside allies," according to administration officials and Trump allies who spoke with the AP. Hunter Biden...

Twitter: We Can Ban Trump After Inauguration Day

For years now, the anti-Trump mob has been calling on Twitter to ban him from their platform, which he has effectively used to communicate directly with voters, bypassing traditional media. Twitter has resisted those calls for Trump's ouster but has now confirmed that after he leaves office his account could be banned if he continues to "spread conspiracy theories,"...

Insanity Wrap #108: Listen to Tom Cruise’s Obsessed Social-Distancing Rant

Insanity Wrap needs to know: When is the first openly-gay cabinet secretary not the first openly-gay cabinet secretary?Answer: When he's Republican Richard Grennell and needs to be shoved aside so Pete Buttigieg can enjoy the media spotlight. Before we get to the sordid details, a quick preview of today's Wrap: It's Cuomo vs....

Government Minimizing the Most Prolific Hack of Its Systems in History

Just how bad was the hack of U.S. government agencies that was discovered last week? Some cyber experts say it could be the worst in U.S. history -- even more serious than the 1990s "Moonlight Maze" hack that stole documents that, if stacked one atop another, would be three times the size of the Washington Monument.The damage assessment is...

FLASHBACK: Biden Was Concerned About Manipulated Voting Machines, Called for Paper Ballots

Earlier this week, a forensic report by Allied Security Operations Group on the vote in Antrim County, Mich., found that "the Dominion Voting System is intentionally and purposefully designed with inherent errors to create systemic fraud and influence election results" and "the results of the Antrim County 2020 election are not certifiable."While this finding was disputed, there are...

Ossoff: DREAMers Are ‘Every Bit as American as Any of Us’

How do you make an illegal alien into an American citizen? You pretend there's no difference between the two.Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Jon Ossoff believes there's no difference between an illegal alien and an American citizen and that federal authorities need to protect illegals from "exploitation." Ossoff made the comments to an...

Snoop Dogg’s Uncle’s Rib Place Gets Torched After He Complains About Portland Antifa Violence. Coincidence?

Was it your garden-variety arsonist or an antifa terrorist exacting political retribution that caused the fire at a Portland rib restaurant owned by rapper Snoop Dogg's uncle? Portland Police and arson investigators confirmed this week that a November fire at Portland's Reo's Ribs was definitely arson. They have identified a suspect, but...

Republican Mackenzie Kelly Wins Austin City Council Runoff. Local Paper Declines to Cover It

In a stunning upset, Republican Mackenzie Kelly defeated Democrat incumbent Jimmy Flannigan in Austin's District 6 runoff Tuesday. Kelly ran on a platform that includes restoring police department funding and ending the city's permissive homeless camping ordinance. She won with 52% to Flannigan's 48%, a margin of just about 700 votes overall.Kelly's win, and Republican Jennifer Virden's near-win in...