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Donald Trump Receives Policy Statement from National Council of Churches

BEFORE THE OATH OF OFFICE IS TAKEN Statement By Major Christian Organizations on President-Elect Trump's Policy Agenda and Political Appointments Washington, D.C., January 6, 2017-As our nation...

 

Utah Congressman Rob Bishop Wins Rubber Dodo Award

The Center for Biological Diversity has given Utah Congressman Rob Bishop its annual Rubber Dodo award. The statue is awarded each year to the person or group who has most aggressively sought to...

 

Purple Line Between Wilshire/La Cienega and Century City Gets Funded

Metro will receive nearly $1.6 billion in Federal grants and loans to build the Purple Line Extension to Beverly Hills and Century City. The U.S. Department of Transportation is committing nearly...

 
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Tiffany Trump to Sing "I'm Like a Bird" at Pres. Donald Trump's Inauguration

Donald Trump's daughter Tiffany will fill in the gap at her father's presidential inauguration, after several mainstream Hollywood acts passed on the opportunity to perform in front of 63,000,000 TV...

 

Terrorism Expert Malcolm Nance Explains How the Russians Stole the Election

In a book published one month before the election, New York Times bestselling author Malcolm Nance not only identifies the hackers as Russian but digs deep into the biggest political scandal since...

 

Joseph Lawrence Selected as Interim Santa Monica City Attorney

The City Council has chosen Assistant City Attorney Joseph Lawrence to serve as Interim City Attorney after the retirement of Marsha Jones Moutrie last month. Joe has been with the City Attorney's Off...

 
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Text of Meryl Streep's Speech at the Golden Globes; Trump's Response

Meryl Streep gave an intensely political speech tonight at the Golden Globe awards, where she received the Cecile B. Demille lifetime achievement award. Donald Trump dismissed her speech, noting that...

 

"#HOLLYWEED" isn't the only sign that Marijuana will be legalized in 2017, and not just in California

As American's awoke to the 2017 Rose Parade in Pasadena and the "HOLLYWEED" sign decorating the Hollywood Hills, it was apparent to all that 2017 is the year Marijuana will be legalized. The...

 

Kerry Investigates Nazi UFOs in Antarctica: 12 Best Fake News Stories of 2016

Fake news (some prefer fictional news and information), was much discussed in 2016. Teenagers in towns across Macedonia competed for hits with each other and with mainstream US Media, posting fake...

 

Obama Family Voted Most Desirable New Neighbors for 2017; Justin Bieber Named Worst Neighbor in 2016

Americans would most like to be neighbors with the Obamas in 2017, according to the 10th annual Zillow® Celebrity Neighbor Survey. Popstar Justin Bieber was selected as the least desirable neighbo...

 

Ivanka Trump Will Fulfill First Lady Duties, With Melania Trump Living in New York City

Ivanka Trump has denied that she wants any sort of post in her father's White House. She insists that she has no ambitions. "I just want to be a good daughter," but it's clear that she will be much...

 

New York Times Calls For Democrats to Resist Trump's Inauguration as President

In a rather amazing editorial, an opinion piece in the New York Times has called on the Democratic party to not cooperate in the appointment of Donald Trump as President. "Where is the Democratic...

 

Bill Would Require Trump to Address Conflicts of Interest with Business and Family

Congresswoman Katherine Clark has introduced legislation to ensure that U.S. Presidents are required to resolve any conflicts of interest with regard to financial interests and official...

 

Ted Winterer Elected Mayor of Santa Monica; Gleam Davis is Mayor Pro Tem

At its special meeting Tuesday, the Santa Monica City Council unanimously voted to select Ted Winterer as Santa Monica's next mayor and Gleam Davis as mayor pro tempore. "This is a tremendous honor...

 

Did The Russians Really Rig Donald Trump's Election, and if So, What Was Their Motive

The US Intelligence community agrees that the Russians interfered in the 2016 US presidential election, in order to support Donald Trump and defeat Hillary Clinton. No one so far is calling for a "do...

 

Obama Calls for Electoral College Intelligence Briefing, Prior to Final Presidential Vote

Update 12/18: A group of about 80 electors (including one Republican) signed on to a letter to National Intelligence Director James Clapper asking for a briefing on the role Russian hacks may have...

 

Dakota Access Pipeline: The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, issued an official statement regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline. The statement may be viewed below. Commission Chair Martin R. Castro stated,...

 

Trump Election Prompts Values Resolution from San Francisco Board of Supervisors

The following resolution has been passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, introduced by Board President London Breed, in response to the election of Donald Trump: WHEREAS, On November 8,...

 

Obama Will Sign Executive Order Removing Marijuana From Schedule One

The outgoing president will sign an executive order reversing President Richard Nixon's 1970 order, listing Marijuana as a Schedule One Drug, forbidden at all times. This is said to have been a jab...

 

Trump's Latest Twitter Fib: Boeing Responds

In yet another unsupervised early morning tweet, Donald Trump on Tuesday said that the government was shelling out $4B for a new Air Force One from Boeing: "Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Forc...

 

Tiffany Trump Will Move Into White House, Fulfilling Some First Lady Duties

Unlike the First Lady Melania Trump and her ten year old son, Barron, Tiffany Trump will move into the White House with her father in January, reports the Kansas City Star. "It's always been my dream...

 

Recounts Intended to Prevent States From Certifying Elections, Keep Trump From 270 Electors

Jill Stein received just under 1% of the national vote, and demanded recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Ohio. Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaign filed joinders to Stein's effort, and by some...

 
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Stanford Professor Develops "Trump Conversion Therapy" for Your Thanksgiving Dinner Table

A Stanford University Sociology professor has developed a fool proof method for converting Trump supporting relatives into Democratic voters. He urges Hillary supporters to use it on Trumper...

 

Washington Post Blames Putin's Russia For the Election of Donald Trump

The Washington Post was singularly anti Trump throughout the campaign. Examining the factors behind Trump's victory has lead them to the conclusion that the Russians were to blame. There is no little...

 

Hillary Clinton Campaign to Join Voting Recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania

Michigan computer scientists believe they have found a way to reverse the US Presidential Election results, and elect Hillary Clinton after all. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign will...

 

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