Articles written by: Lynn Wilkins

USC blocks students embroiled in admissions scandal from registering for classes

USC blocks students embroiled in admissions scandal from registering for classes

The University of Southern California has blocked students who were linked to the admissions scandal from registering for classes and getting their transcripts. Among the students enrolled in USC are the daughters of “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, designer Mossimo Giannulli, whom federal prosecutors charged with paying […]

Trump hits Big Tech for siding with Dems, while spending more on social ads than any other candidate

Trump hits Big Tech for siding with Dems, while spending more on social ads than any other candidate

President Donald Trump hit , and again Tuesday for supposedly siding with his Democratic opponents. It‘s a familiar tune for the Republican president, whose administration is against Silicon Valley giants, but it comes with some ironic context. Trump far outspends his fellow 2020 candidates in social ads on sites like […]

AOC‘s approval rating falls after Amazon deal collapse, while Trump hammers Dems over ‘socialism‘

AOC‘s approval rating falls after Amazon deal collapse, while Trump hammers Dems over ‘socialism‘

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has grown less popular in New York – even among Democrats – following ‘s decision to scrap its planned offices in Queens. Thirty-one percent of registered voters in the state view the freshman House Democrat favorably, while 44 percent have an unfavorable view, released Monday. In January, […]

Texas petrochemicals blaze blankets Houston area in black smoke

Texas petrochemicals blaze blankets Houston area in black smoke

The ongoing fire at a petrochemicals storage terminal in Deer Park, Texas, intensified overnight, blanketing parts of the Houston area in dramatic clouds of black smoke on Tuesday. The blaze ripped through the Intercontinental Terminals facility for a third day, worsening after a drop in water pressure hampered attempts by […]

Elon Musk says SpaceX‘s first Starship test flight ‘hops‘ are only days away

Elon Musk says SpaceX‘s first Starship test flight ‘hops‘ are only days away

SpaceX founder and CEO says the first short test flights of the company‘s massive rocket Starship are “hopefully” this week. “First hops will lift off, but only barely,” Musk said on Twitter. Residents near the SpaceX facility in Brownsville, Texas, received warning notices from local officials on Friday. The notice […]

‘Before I went into labor, I smoked a big joint‘

‘Before I went into labor, I smoked a big joint‘

(AFP) — Smoking cannabis has made me “a better mother,” says Karine Cyr. The mother of two leads a group of like-minded Canadian women challenging norms and rejecting stigmas around parenting and pot since the government legalised its recreational use last October. They are tired, she says, of having to […]

Obama lawyer may be charged over foreign lobbying

Obama lawyer may be charged over foreign lobbying

(WASHINGTONEXAMINER) — The Justice Department is considering whether to charge a prominent Democrat, who served as White House counsel during President Barack Obama’s first year in office, for failing to disclose work he did on behalf of Ukraine. The lawyer, Gregory Craig, worked on behalf of the Russia-aligned government of […]

DHS: Border security ‘near systemwide meltdown‘

DHS: Border security ‘near systemwide meltdown‘

With the government on track to catch nearly 100,000 illegal aliens this month at the border, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen warned Monday that the immigration system is facing a “near systemwide meltdown.” If the projection holds, it would be the worst in a decade. But it would be more […]

Police: Leftists ‘protesting‘ at Tucker Carlson‘s home involved in ‘hate crime‘

Police: Leftists ‘protesting‘ at Tucker Carlson‘s home involved in ‘hate crime‘

Left-wing activists who protested Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s freedom to discuss his views on air were “terrorizing” him and his family at their home, according to a police report.  and later posted a video of their demonstration. Carlson was at the Fox News studio when the crowd shouted and screamed outside his home, […]

No, Dems, de-nuking would invite ‘aggression,‘ expert says

No, Dems, de-nuking would invite ‘aggression,‘ expert says

Democrats in Congress have proposed having the U.S. , including America’s enemies, that it never will use a nuclear weapon in a first strike. For any reason. Ever. Advocates for disarmament also have suggested unplugging missiles so they would not launch even if a command code was sent, eliminating Minuteman ICBMs, […]