Twitter Employee Found Guilty of Spying For Saudi Arabia

Former Twitter employee Ahmad Abouammo was found guilty Tuesday of spying and money laundering on behalf of the Saudi Arabian government. The Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted Abouammo, alongside two others, on July 28, 2020, for using his position at Twitter to acquire information about Twitter users, which he...

DOWNING: Dems Have A Shot At Snaking Alaska’s Lone House Seat. Here’s Why

Between 2016 and 2022, Alaska conservatives lost all hope in U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski. After her successful write-in campaign against Republican Joe Miller in the 2010 general election, when she won reelection with just 39.5% of the vote, Murkowski angered her base. The Alaska Republican Party gave her a...

Josh Hawley Calls For AG Garland’s Impeachment After Mar-a-Lago Raid

Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley called for the impeachment of U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland after the FBI raided former President Donald Trump’s residence at Mar-a-Lago Monday. Many Republicans and some Democrats slammed the raid as an unprecedented, politically motivated attack from a federal agency on a potential presidential...

Israel Ramps Up Campaign Against Iran-Backed Militants Despite Gaza Ceasefire

Israel killed three more militants after clashes with the Iran-backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad ended in a ceasefire, making good its promise to preemptively target threats. The killings fit into a broader Israeli campaign to combat Iran’s reach in the region via proxy groups, like the PIJ. “Iran might have...

Researchers Suggest Americans Should Work Less To Help The Climate

Some climate researchers and economists are suggesting Americans should work less in order to protect the environment, according to The Washington Post. Academics and economists say working only four days a week benefits the climate because people will consume 20% less energy and produce a 12.1% lower ecological footprint...

‘Sever All Ties’: Republican Florida Rep Calls On State To Arrest FBI Agents

Republican Florida State Rep. Anthony Sabatini called for the state to arrest FBI agents conducting law enforcement outside Florida’s purview and to sever ties with the Department of Justice Monday. “It’s time for us in the Florida Legislature to call an emergency legislative session & amend our laws regarding...

Climate Activists Slam Fossil Fuel Concessions In Senate Dems’ Climate Bill

Environmental groups are condemning fossil fuel provisions in the Senate Democrats’ $369 billion climate spending package that will work to slash the nation’s carbon emissions and invest billions of taxpayer dollars in the green energy industry, according to statements released by climate activists. Democrats were compelled to include provisions...

‘You Have Martyred Donald Trump’: CNN Guest Rips Mar-A-Lago Raid

The Monday raid on Mar-a-Lago carried out by the Federal Bureau of Investigation could end up making former President Donald Trump a “martyr,” a CNN guest said Monday night. “If you don’t convict Donald Trump now, you have martyred Donald Trump,” Scott Jennings, a former aide in the George...

Beef Prices Are Going To Stay High — Here’s Why

Cattle ranchers believe that beef prices will remain high as inflation, high energy prices and droughts are making it more expensive to raise cattle, according to Reuters. While grain prices have fallen as Ukraine’s exports have returned to the global market, the price of feed remains higher than it...

How Clean Energy Actually Destroys The Environment And Fuels Abuse

The global drive to replace fossil fuels with climate-friendly energy alternatives has powered demand for rare earth minerals used in electric vehicle batteries and wind turbines, with major U.S. companies importing rare earths from Asia. In Myanmar, the process of mining these rare earths has produced environmental damage and...

Teacher’s Union Suggests Summer Reading About Kneeling For The National Anthem

The country’s largest teacher’s union suggested a book about kneeling for the national anthem as part of its August 2022 summer reading list, according to its website. The National Education Association (NEA) listed the book “Why We Fly” by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal, which features marijuana use and...

Biden Admin Scraps Another Trump-Era Policy

The Biden administration has ended a program used to expel migrants to Mexico as they await immigration proceedings, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said in a statement Monday. The Trump-era policy, which is also known as “Remain in Mexico,” was long fought in the courts after the Texas...

‘A Really Bad Quarter’: Public Retirement Funds Are Having A Brutal 2022

Public pensions lost a median of 7.9% from fiscal year 2021 to 2022, their worst performance since 2009, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Public pensions last year had a record-setting median return of 27%, but retirement plans remain underfunded as the growth of costs has outpaced the growth...