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Puerto Rico makes move to cancel $300M contract with Whitefish Energy

The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) has made the decision to cancel its $300M contract with  Whitefish Energy. The small company was recently hired to rebuild Puerto Rico’s electric grid that was destroyed by Hurricane Maria in September.  When it was announced that...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 3:21pm

North Korea likely to conduct missile test while Trump visits South Korea

North Korea is likely to conduct a missile test next week as President Donald Trump visits nearby China and South Korea and experts are worried Trump’s reaction is all that stands between peace and nuclear war. McClatchy News reporter Anita Kumar said Trump “needs to watch what...

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 1:07pm

Trump’s America: Indictments? What indictments? Look over … there!

Keep your eyes OFF the ball! Focus instead on Hillary’s damn emails. Distract yourself with moldy conspiracies about Obama’s uranium sales. Heck, go retweet the president’s latest on #witchhunts, #fakenews and oppo-research #dossiers. Just don’t — I repeat don’...

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 6:07pm

Trump Jr. trolls Hillary Clinton on her birthday

Donald Trump Jr. took to Twitter to take a dig at former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on her birthday, calling her “arrogant” and “entitled” Hillary Clinton celebrated her 70th birthday Thursday and while many people on Twitter sent her happy birthday tweets,...

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:34pm

Fox News ad revenues down overall, but still most expensive spots in cable news

President Donald Trump might be happy with Fox News coverage, but its advertisers aren’t paying as much. Ad revenues fell 17 percent in September for Fox News compared to the same month last year, according to the most recent financial data for the network, Ad Week reported. The drop in...

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:20pm

Did Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner just share their 21-minute sex playlist with the world?

America’s favorite power couple, Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump just celebrated their eighth wedding anniversary and thanks to Spotify, it looks like America caught a glimpse at their sex playlist. The 21-minute-long playlist offers a window into the (presumably missionary) style lovemaking...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:36pm

The scary things that could happen when Trump's impeached

What could happen if Mike Pence becomes president? It's a question that's been asked almost since Trump finished his dystopian inauguration speech. And the volume has been escalating amid the president's bungled handling of his call to a Gold Star widow, his continued Twitter threats...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 4:42pm

Democrats want to limit Trump's ability to launch nukes

Democrats are worried President Donald Trump is putting his finger a little too close to the nuclear button and they are looking to require congressional approval before he can call for nuclear or conventional attacks. As Trump’s conflict with North Korean leader Kim Jon Un escalates, three...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 2:35pm

GOP senator says it's not his job to speak out against Trump's lies

A Republican Senator says it's not his job to challenge President Trump when he lies. In announcing his retirement from Congress after one term, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) called on his colleagues to restore civility to Washington and to speak out against Trump. Following the speech, CNN's...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 4:49pm

‘Environmentalism is using natural resources that God has blessed us with’: Pruitt

The Trump administration's campaign to pivot the Environmental Protection Agency away from protecting the environment continues. The agency has canceled plans for three of its scientists to speak about climate change at a conference about the condition of Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 4:10pm

Registered voters see Trump as reckless, dishonest, sensitive: Poll

A greater number of registered voters in the country see President Trump as reckless, dishonest and sensitive, according to a new poll by Politico.  Politico/Morning Consult asked 1988 registered voters how they feel about President Trump.  The voters were asked if certain...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 2:14pm

Trump asked about reversing Obama to rename Denali as Mt. McKinley

In another move that appears to be an excuse to rollback an Obama-era decision, President Donald Trump asked Alaskan senators if he could change the name of the tallest mountain in North America back to Mount McKinley from Denali, the native Alaskan name. During a meeting with Trump and Interior...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:22pm

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke took $12,000 charter flight home in oil exec’s plane

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke chartered a flight from Las Vegas to a location near his Montana home this summer. Internal documents show that the plane is owned by oil and gas executives. The flight, along with private flights during a trip to the Virgin Islands and a charter to Alaska, could add...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:57pm

No one knows how many American women die from childbirth every year

No one knows how many American women die from pregnancy or childbirth every year in the U.S. In fact, data collection is so flawed and under-funded that the federal government hasn’t kept official records on maternal deaths in more than a decade. But even with incomplete data, researchers...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:43pm

Majority of white Americans say anti-white discrimination totally exists

Have white people lost their minds? (I say this as a white woman.) According to a poll released on Tuesday, a majority of white people say discrimination against them is a real thing in America. While individuals can be discriminated against, racism against white people is not a systemic problem....

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:12pm

Caitlyn Jenner, Kanye, The Rock not the only celebs considering politicalcareer

Following the greatest reality show on earth, the 2016 presidential election, there aren’t many things that surprise us anymore. Real estate mogul and reality TV host Donald Trump became No. 45 after beating out a slew of seasoned politicians and other celebrities are having ideations of...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 2:46pm

Small utilities company linked to Trump supporter gets $300M contract to restore power to Puerto Rico

A small utilities construction company called Whitefish Energy will receive a $300 million to restore the power grid in Puerto Rico that was destroyed by Hurricane Maria. The small company is from Montana is financed by a private equity firm run by a man who has donated thousands of dollars to...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 2:39pm

Hillary Clinton is in trouble with Fox News for her potty mouth

Hillary Clinton is in trouble with Fox News for daring to utter a curse word on a British late-night TV show. Clinton appeared on BBC’s The Graham Norton Show last Friday during a U.K. tour to promote her book “What Happened,” which details her account of how she fell from ahead...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:04pm

Ever lied on your Tinder profile? You could go to jail for that

If you’ve ever lied on your Tinder profile, you could be guilty of more than disappointing many a first date. The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act makes it a federal crime to access a computer in a manner that “exceeds authorized access,” but the ACLU filed a lawsuit challenging the...

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 5:27pm

Sen. John McCain hits Trump with thinly-veiled insult about 'draft-dodger'Trump

Sen. John McCain took some thinly-veiled shots at President Donald Trump when he said it was “wrong” that wealthy Americans were able to dodge the draft during the Vietnam War. “One aspect of the conflict, by the way, that I will never ever countenance is that we drafted the...

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 5:22pm