In a video whose style employs scare tactics and lighting similar to those put out by National Rifle Association’s TV arm, Parkland survivor David Hogg calls out the president and the GOP for acquiescing to the gun lobby.
“What if our politicians weren’t the b*tch of the NRA?” Hogg asked before rolling a video of President Donald Trump telling fellow Republicans they’re “all afraid of the NRA.”
“What if we all voted and said this is not OK?” the Marjory Stoneman Douglas student asked in the video meant as a promotion for the March 24 event “March For Our Lives.”
— David Hogg (@davidhogg111) March 16, 2018
Ex-Bush official shreds Barr for serving Trump’s ‘authoritarian’ ambitions
MSNBC's Elise Jordan busted Attorney General William Barr's hypocrisy on surveillance.
The "Morning Joe" contributor and former White House official in the George W. Bush administration, where Barr also served -- and helped build the surveillance state before going on to work for telecommunications companies that turned over customer data to the government.
Blast damages hospital near biggest US base in Afghanistan
At least one person was killed and dozens wounded when a bomb exploded close to the largest US military base in Afghanistan Wednesday, damaging homes and a hospital under construction near Bagram Airfield, officials said.
The attack -- which has not yet been claimed -- comes as Washington resumed talks with the Taliban on Saturday, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic efforts that could end America's longest war.
"The explosion happened in front of the gate of the Korean hospital which is almost adjacent to Bagram airfield," Parwan governor spokeswoman Wahida Shahkar said, referring to the US airbase located north of Kabul, in Parwan province.
The ‘War on Christmas’ was started more than 500 years ago — by Christians
If it feels like the “War on Christmas” is getting really old, it is. Almost 15 years have passed since Bill O’Reilly first opened December with a segment called, “Christmas Under Siege”—ten long years in which his cadences and refrains and echoing chorus have become as familiar to most Americans as Handel’s Messiah. More familiar, in fact.
Not that O’Reilly invented the idea. During the 1920’s, Henry Ford’s newspaper published a series of anti-Semitic articles titled, “The International Jew: The World’s Foremost Problem.” Among the complaints: