Bullwhip Politics: Lewis Says “Get Your Butt Up”

The Daily Caller reports that Representative John Lewis (D-GA) feels like “taking a bullwhip” to people in order to make them care about civil rights. Speaking before the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Town Hall on Civil Rights in Washington, D.C., Representative Lewis said, “It doesn’t matter whether they’re black, or white, Latino, Asian-American or Native … More Bullwhip Politics: Lewis Says “Get Your Butt Up”

Protesters Block Aid to Rohingya People in Myanmar

Reuters news agency reports that protesters in Myanmar threw petrol bombs to try to block an aid shipment to the Rohingya people in Rakhine State. Eventually, the police fired in the air to disperse the protesters. The Rohingya people have fled Myanmar to escape a sweeping counter-insurgency operation by the army in response to attacks … More Protesters Block Aid to Rohingya People in Myanmar

Russian Warplanes and Syrian Army Kill 850 Jihadists

RT reports Russian warplanes and Syrian forces have repelled an offensive by jihadists in a de-escalation zone in Idlib Governorate in Syria. According to the report, the combined forces killed 850 militants, destroyed 11 tanks and other assets. The offensive was launched by the militant group formerly called Al-Nusra Front and its allies on Tuesday … More Russian Warplanes and Syrian Army Kill 850 Jihadists

Update: 225 Dead After Earthquake Rattles Mexico

Reuters news agency reports a 7.1 (previously reported as a 7.4) magnitude earthquake in Mexico has killed 94 people in Mexico City. The major earthquake killed at least 225 people across central Mexico. Less than two weeks ago, an earthquake hit in the southern part of Mexico killing nearly 100 people. Rescuers frantically worked to dig … More Update: 225 Dead After Earthquake Rattles Mexico

Coach Instructs 8 Year-olds to Kneel During National Anthem

St. Louis, Missouri based Fox 2 Now reports that every player on the Cahokia Quarterback Club football team (8 and under) took a knee during the national anthem ahead of Sunday’s game at Little Devil’s Field in Belleville, Illinois. According to the report, when the anthem started, the Cahokia third graders immediately took a knee … More Coach Instructs 8 Year-olds to Kneel During National Anthem

Trump Speaks to the United Nations General Assembly

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke before the United Nations General Assembly today covering a whole spectrum of topics. President Trump began his speech by expressing his appreciation to member nations who offered assistance and aid to those in the U.S. suffering from the effects of recent hurricanes. He went on to say, “The American people … More Trump Speaks to the United Nations General Assembly

Texas School District to Rename More Schools

The Washington Times reports that although Benjamin Franklin’s face graces U.S. currency, Texas officials may soon remove his name from one middle school over a “connection to Confederacy.” According to the report, Dallas Independent School District is conducting an investigation into numerous schools in the wake of a national debate over monuments and historical figures … More Texas School District to Rename More Schools