The House just passed a bill that rolls back some of the strict Obama-era regulations requiring restaurants to list calorie counts and other nutritional information on menus. And as always happens when a regulation is loosened, some people are yelling that people will DIE!
You know California’s politics have become far-out left when even the Washington Post is taking note of it and warning that we ain’t seen nothin’ yet.
President Trump tweeted over the weekend that the economy is booming, wages are going up, Americans are getting bonuses and jobs are being created like crazy, but all the media want to talk about is “Russia, Russia, Russia” – and you can carp that his tweets aren’t “presidential,” but please don’t argue that he got that one wrong.
One of the big news stories of the week was the State of the Union address and President Trump presented a speech that was both inspirational and aspirational.
So if you’re wondering why liberal media outlets are talking about nothing but how terrible it would be to release that FBI memo, wonder no more.
After thinking it over for a while, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi finally formulated a response to President Trump’s State of the Union Address beyond looking like she had a Skittle stuck in her molar.
Airing Hypocrisy: AirBnB, the website that matches up travelers with people who want to rent out rooms in their homes, is doing some expensive virtue-signaling by running a TV ad during President Trump’s State of the Union Address.
Last night, President Trump gave his first State of the Union Address. Trump touted the greatness of the American people, listed some accomplishments of his first year (a booming economy and job growth, the GOP tax cut, deregulation, the crushing of ISIS, the end of the Obamacare mandate, etc.) and some things still to be done that he hopes can involve bipartisan cooperation.
Tonight, President Trump gives his State of the Union Address. A lot of pundits are already analyzing it without even knowing what he’ll say. I’ll spare you that waste of time and just wait to talk about it tomorrow, after it’s actually happened.
HUD Director Dr. Ben Carson is leading a new initiative designed to help residents of public housing acquire the necessary skills to get out of public housing and into private rentals or home ownership.
California lawmakers have an inexplicable tolerance for letting illegal immigrants with violent criminal records roam the streets, but at least they’re cracking down on the real menace to society: waiters who give you straws you didn’t ask for.
Nancy Pelosi and Debbie Wasserman Schultz are continuing to do the RNC’s work for them by doubling-down on their scorn for those “pathetic” “crumbs” of raises, bonuses and benefits that workers at many companies are receiving, thanks to the GOP tax cut.
Today, President Trump will give a major speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The linked article gives some interesting background on the event (Forum membership alone costs over $52,000; event tickets can add another $19,000; and I bet that doesn’t even include your nachos and Dr. Pepper).
Thanks to the GOP tax cut, Home Deport just announced that employees will get bonuses of up to $1000 each.
Great news: Researchers in San Francisco announced that they’ve found a new way to create stem cells for research that doesn’t require killing human embryos.
Here’s the ad from the Trump For President organization...
Saturday marked the second annual Women’s March, complete with profanity-laced, anti-Trump posters and anatomically-correct headgear and costumes, but aside from hating on Trump and expressing rage that Hillary lost, it’s still not exactly clear what is being protested.
Side note on the government shutdown: in letting funding for the CHIP insurance program for poor children run out in favor of trying to force a DACA deal, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is trying to draw a false equivalency by accusing Republicans of “pitting children against children.”
One of the most outlandish stories of last week was the news that Chelsea Manning – the transgender former Army private who spent seven years of a 35-year sentence in prison for leaking over 700,000 military documents to WikiLeaks before President Obama pardoned her – announced that she’s running for Senate in Maryland.
Today is the first weekday since Friday night’s government shutdown, and pundits claim this is when it will start hurting (it was also shut just last Monday for Martin Luther King Day, and I don’t recall feeling any pain, but never mind.)
Democrats are holding up funding because they want to include legalizing the children of illegal immigrants who are on the DACA program without including the border security measures President Trump is demanding.
The Labor Department just reported that last week’s unemployment claims dropped to the lowest level since 1973.
The Daily Caller reports that a California man suspected of being caught on video stabbing another man in the neck seven times at a supermarket is an illegal immigrant from Mexico with multiple criminal convictions including felony drug and weapons charges, and that he has been deported back to Mexico seven times since 2007.