Articles by Catherine Smith

Debra Messing Says MAGA Voters Will Die Because of Trump Lies

Breitbart reports, actress Debra Messing shared a deceptively edited video claiming President Donald Trump called the coronavirus a “hoax” and asked if the soon-to-be-dead supporters of the president realize that he needs to be removed from office. “LIAR-IN-CHIEF. #Maga have been unmoved by the 16500 lies 45 has made since elected. Now that innumerable people […]

DHS Considering Plan to Turn Away Asylum-Seekers

Fox News reports, The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering sending asylum seekers and anyone who has crossed the southern border illegally straight back to Mexico in a bid to fight the novel coronavirus {COVID-19) outbreak. The Department of Homeland Security is discussing the idea, but has not presented a final proposal to President […]

Schumer Wants $750B+ to Combat Coronavirus

U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is working on a plan to pile at least $750 billion into efforts to combat the Coronavirus, his office said in a statement Monday. The proposal is set to be presented to appropriators as early as Tuesday, Reuters reports. Congress already passed $8.3 billion in funding earlier this month. […]

Amazon to Hire 100,000 Workers to Deal with Coronavirus Demand

USA Today reports “Retailers are ramping up hiring for positions ranging from the warehouse to the checkout counter, as delivery and service workers increasingly become indispensable to Americans largely confined to their homes because of concerns about the coronavirus.” Amazon says it will hire 100,000 new workers for warehouses and online deliveries in the U.S. […]

US Attorney Charges Alleged MS-13 Gang Members in San Francisco

ABC  News reports, Federal authorities in San Francisco announced charges against 17 alleged members and associates of the international MS-13 gang in connection with a number of crimes in San Francisco including racketeering, drug dealing and a “brutal beating and stabbing”, carried out in the heart of the city’s Latino district. The individuals were taken […]

NIH Research Spends Taxpayer Dollars Frightening Monkeys in Cages

Federal taxpayers have shelled out millions of dollars to pay for wasteful and bizarre psychological experiments on monkeys and intentionally frightening them with mechanical snakes and plastic spiders, according to an animal rights watchdog group, The Washington Times reports. The White Coat Waste Project (WCW) released video Monday that it obtained from the National Institutes […]

CPAC Faces Criticism for Refusing to Identify Coronavirus Patient

The Daily Caller reports “The American Conservative Union (ACU) is under fire for refusing to release the name of the coronavirus patient who attended this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), which was hosted by ACU.” ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp said the organization could not release a name according to advice of medical professionals and […]

Illinois Supreme Court Won’t Dismiss Jussie Smollett Charges

The Illinois Supreme Court has rejected former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett’s request to dismiss charges that accuse him of staging a racist, homophobic attack in Chicago against himself, The Daily Caller reports. The court ruled Friday that Smollett can be charged with inventing a hate crime hoax.  The actor also wanted the special prosecutor in […]

ICE Storms Brooklyn Restaurant to Bust Illegal Alien

The New York Daily News reports, ICE agents stormed a Brooklyn restaurant and used pepper spray to nab an undocumented illegal immigrant worker after she resisted arrest, according to ICE and officials. Agents barged into La Cabaña restaurant on Flatbush Avenue in the Flatbush neighborhood on Sunday, March 1. The agents barged into La Cabana, […]

Hachette Caves to Social Justice Pressure, Drops Woody Allen Memoir

UPDATE: Hatchette has dropped the memoir. Hachette Book Group employees staged a walkout of its New York City offices on Thursday in protest against the company’s decision to publish Woody Allen’s memoir, The Hill reports. Grand Central, a Hachette imprint, announced this week it would publish the Hollywood director’s Apropos of Nothing on 7 April, […]

Taxpayers Billed up to $133K per Refugee Resettled in U.S.

Breitbart reports, “American taxpayers are billed up to $133,000 per refugee resettled in the United States over the course of a lifetime, a new study reveals.” In a recent report on the costs to U.S. citizens for its welcoming immigration and refugee policies, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) finds that each refugee resettled in […]

2 Texas Men Charged with Violently Attack on Federal Officer at US-Mexico Border

Two men from Irving, Texas were charged with violently assaulting a federal officer last month while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a press release from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Fox News reports. The incident began after Juan Alfredo Crisencio Martinez, 20, and Jaythan Trevonne Phillips, 20, applied for admission into the […]

U. of Illinois Offers ‘Buyback’ on ‘Racist’ Indian Chief Mascot Merchandise

Breitbart reports, “the University of Illinois student government is offering a “buyback” of “racist” merchandise featuring the school’s former mascot, Chief Illiniwek.” The students want to remove the so-called “outdated and racist imagery from campus.” “Help remove outdated and racist imagery from campus!” reads a recent Facebook post by the Illinois Student Government. “Exchange your […]

Vatican Praises UK Jesuits’ Divestment of Fossil Fuel Stocks

Breitbart reports, “The Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano has held up British Jesuits as an example of an effective commitment to combating climate change, which it calls ‘the most urgent challenge’ we face.” Jesuits in Britain announced late February (Ash Wednesday), they were dumping all fossil fuel stocks from their half-billion-dollar investment portfolio because of the […]