Archive for Penny Starr

First Lady Melania Trump Unveils State Dinner Details: American Cuisine, Fine Wine, Opera

Melania Trump
The White House has posted online the details of the Trump administration’s first official state dinner on Tuesday, revealing an elegant event featuring American cuisine with a French twist, fine wines, and a performance by the Washington National Opera.

First Lady Melania Trump Unveils State Dinner Details: American Cuisine, Fine Wine, Opera

Melania Trump
The White House has posted online the details of the Trump administration’s first official state dinner on Tuesday, revealing an elegant event featuring American cuisine with a French twist, fine wines, and a performance by the Washington National Opera.

Iranian Military Leaders Vow to ‘Annihilate’ Israel

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP - APRIL 17: The Israeli flag is burned by Palestinian militants during an anti-Israel rally on April 17, 2004, in Gaza, Gaza Strip. Thousands of palestinians attended demonstrations, to support prisoners who are held in israeli jails in towns and refugee camps along the Gaza Strip, during the Palestinian Prisoner Day. (Photo by Abid Katib/Getty Images)
Military leaders in Iran threatened to “annihilate” Israel in remarks made over the weekend as tensions between the two countries increase over the ongoing civil war in Syria.

First Lady Melania Trump Honors Tradition at First State Dinner, Blazes Trail as Lead Planner

Melania Interview
First lady Melania Trump has been planning for months for what will be the first official state dinner on Tuesday at the White House in honor of French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte.

Cleared: Memo Slams Fake News About First Woman Nominated to Head CIA

Gina Haspel
After weeks of negative media reports and political animus toward Gina Haspel’s alleged participation in the destruction of videos showing interrogation of terror suspects, the agency released a memo clearing her of any wrongdoing.

‘No Amendment Is Absolute’: D.C. Student School Walkout Organizer Says We Must ‘Regulate the Second Amendment’

National School Walkout, April 20, 2018, Washington, DC
A small group of mostly high school students gathered in front of the White House on Friday as part of the National School Walkout, an anti-gun protest launched by a Connecticut teen following the shooting deaths of 17 people at a Florida high school in February.

Connecticut Teen Promoting Gun Control School Walkout Encourages All-Day March, Not Just 17 Minutes

Some students taking part in the National School Walkout on Wednesday traveled to the nation's Capitol to villainize the National Rifle Association and demand an end to 'gun violence.'
The teenagers who survived a school shooting in February at a Florida high school that killed 17 people have been the focus of national media attention, including some making the list of Time magazine's annual World’s 100 Most Influential People.

Governor Cuomo to Restore Voting Rights of 35,000 New York Felons

Cuomo
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will issue an executive order to give some 35,000 convicted felons on parole the right to vote. This demographic is currently banned from voting in the state until the parole sentence is complete.

President Trump Praises Melania Trump as His ‘Rock’ in Birthday, Fundraising Email

In this July 7, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump, left, and first lady Melania Trump smile prior to a concert on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany. The White House has announced that President Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honoring recipients of this year's Kennedy Center arts awards. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
President Donald Trump praised first lady Melania Trump as his "rock" and "foundation" ahead of her 48th birthday on April 26.

Poll Shows Dem Candidates Supporting Trump’s Impeachment Could Help GOP in Midterms

tom-steyer,impeachment
A NPR/PBS Newshour/Marist poll of likely voters shows that whether a candidate supports impeaching President Donald Trump could have an impact during the upcoming midterm elections.

White House Announces First Lady Melania Trump to Attend Barbara Bush’s Funeral


First lady Melania Trump will be traveling to Houston, Texas, to attend the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush on Saturday.

Los Angeles Dishing Out $40,000-a-Mile Street Coating to Fight Climate Change

Eric Garcetti and Joe Biden (Kelvin Kuo / Associated Press)
Los Angeles officials are going forward with a $40,000-a-mile program to coat public streets to fight climate change, despite the city's many financial challenges -- including a $73 million budget shortfall for dealing with the ever-expanding homeless population.

David Hogg Deletes School Walkout Tweets After Columbine Asks Anniversary Be Reserved for Honoring Victims

David Hogg in a video advertising the "March for Our Lives" gun control demonstration.
High school student turned anti-gun activist David Hogg deleted tweets about Friday’s second National School Walkout stating that the event — taking place on the anniversary of the 1999 attack at Columbine High School in Colorado that resulted in the deaths of 12 people — would include more than just students pressing for gun control.

U.S. Pastor Jailed for ‘Terrorism’ in Turkey Begins Trial

Andrew Brunson, who ran a church in the western city of Izmir, was detained by the Turkish authorities in October 2016
Andrew Brunson, a Protestant pastor who has led a mission and church in western Turkey for more than two decades, appeared in Turkish court on Monday facing terror-related charges.

Man Sets Himself on Fire, Dies in a Climate Change Suicide

The body of lawyer and environmental activist David Buckel was found in Prospect Park New York burnt to death. Picture: YouTube
A gay man and attorney who worked on high-profile LGBT cases, including a challenge the Boy Scouts ban on homosexual members, set himself on fire on Saturday at a public park in New York City to protest fossil fuels and climate change, according to a suicide note.

Winter Storm Xanto Dumps Snow Across Large Swaths of the Country: 12.9 Inches in Minneapolis/St. Paul

Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all other planes at MSP because of weather, Saturday, April 14, 2018. The National Weather Service predicts 9 to 15 inches of snow across a large swath of southern Minnesota including the Twin Cities before it's all over. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
Winter Storm Xanto continues to dump snow in the Midwest, Great Lakes and interior northeast and the conditions will continue into Monday, weather forecasters say.

Another Tom Steyer, Left Wing-Funded Group Gathers on the National Mall: March for Science Redux

March for Science
Another march took place in downtown Washington, D.C. on Saturday – this one featuring anti-faith, pro-climate change, pro-LGBT activists, unions, and other left-wing, anti-Trump groups carrying signs and posters to advance the cause of science.

Nikki Haley to Russia on Future Gas Attacks in Syria: ‘The United States Is Locked and Loaded’

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley listens during a United Nations Security Council emergency meeting concerning the situation in Syria, at United Nations headquarters, April 14, 2018 in New York City. Yesterday the United States and European allies Britain and France launched airstrikes in Syria as punishment for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's suspected role in last week's chemical weapons attacks that killed upwards of 40 people. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, said Saturday at the second emergency meeting in as many days that the overnight strike against Syrian infrastructure was justified “to deter the use of chemical weapons.”

Nikki Haley at U.N.: Russia Support for Assad Real Threat to International Peace and Security

Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting, Friday, April 13, 2018, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Nikki Haley, the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations, had harsh words for her Russian counterpart during an emergency meeting on Friday of the U.N. Security Council in New York City.

Deep State at EPA: Personnel Change ‘Would Stiffen the Resolve of Pruitt’s Critics Within the Agency’

Head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Scott Pruitt prepares to pose for a group photo during the G7 Environment summit on June 11, 2017 in Bologna. / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
The firing of a staffer at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is triggering speculation in the administrative state that the move “would stiffen the resolve of Pruitt's critics within the agency.”

Pictures: Opiod Overdose Victims Immortalized in 22,000 Pill Carvings

Janine Fisher of Pittsburgh looks at an art installation called "Prescribed to Death Memorial" at the William Pitt Union at the University of Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 in Pittsburgh. The installation features 22,000 carved medicine pills that represent the face of someone who fatally overdosed in 2015. A creation of the Illinois-based National Safety Council, the memorial is making it's inaugural stop in Pittsburgh through Friday. Future stops will be in Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Georgia, and New York. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
A traveling memorial to people who have died of an opioid overdose will be in Washington, D.C. April 12-18 at the Ellipse in President’s Park. 

Internet Privacy Group Organizes ‘Delete Facebook’ Protests for Zuckerberg Hearings

In this March 27, 2018 photo, a reporter holds a phone showing the Facebook app in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
A group calling itself a “worldwide leader in Virtual Private Network research and statistics” organized protests on Capitol Hill, at Facebook’s headquarters in California, and at its campus in Austin, Texas, “to advocate for consumer privacy rights and online security.”

Tony Perkins: NPR Produced Fake News About Evangelicals’ Concern with Trump’s Past


A reporter with National Public Radio (NPR) claimed an exclusive story about evangelical Trump supporters meeting in June to try to stem the damage from controversies surrounding the President Donald Trump’s past conduct.

David Hogg Gets College Acceptance But Will Take ‘Gap Year’ to Work on Midterm Elections


David Hogg, the student turned anti-gun activist following the shooting deaths of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida in February, has announced he is putting off his college education to work on the 2018 midterm elections.

EPA Hits Back on Pruitt Attacks: D.C. Lease Not ‘Prohibited’ Political Gift, Legal Counsel Says

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 26: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with the members of the National Governors Association in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hitting back following attacks on Administrator Scott Pruitt concerning his housing arrangements in Washington, DC, being an unethical gift from a lobbyist.

Petition Launched Calling for Fox News to Keep ‘Ingraham Angle’

Ingraham Angle
The Stand United website has launched a petition in support of popular conservative Laura Ingraham and her Ingraham Angle program on Fox News following a boycott effort targeting advertisers promoted on Twitter by teenager David Hogg.

Scott Pruitt Is ‘Reliable Foot Soldier’ in Getting Trump Deregulation Agenda Accomplished: $1 Billion in Savings

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt gives the thumbs-up as New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez watches at right during a meeting with state and local officials and President Donald Trump about infrastructure in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt has been a media target in recent weeks due to his D.C. housing arrangements, but even the liberal press admits the former Oklahoma attorney general is getting President Donald Trump’s deregulatory agenda accomplished.

2020 Census Will Redefine Relationships: Same-Sex and ‘Opposite-Sex’

first-same-sex-marriage
The U.S. Census Bureau’s report to Congress on the 2020 survey includes adding homosexuals to the questions about relationships.

Tom Steyer-Backed, Anti-Trump, Anti-Gun Leftists Organize Teens for ‘Town Hall for Our Lives’ Across America

March for Our Lives
On the heels of last month's anti-gun, anti-Trump March for Our Lives adult-funded and backed protest by teen survivors of the Florida school shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school, another left-wing event is planned for Saturday.

Tea Party Patriots Call Out Liberal Censors: Tweet Support for ‘Ingraham Angle’ to Advertisers

Conservative political commentator Laura Ingraham points toward the media booths as she speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund is hitting back at what it calls the “bullying tactics” of the left by calling for advertisers to pull their support for the Ingraham Angle, the Fox News program hosted by popular conservative commentator Laura Ingraham.

Anti-Trump Sen. Elizabeth Warren Decries China’s Unfair Trade Practices


Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) apparently agrees with President Donald Trump when it comes to China’s unfair trade practices with the United States.

Overseer of Millions of Abortions Cecile Richards Says Her Future Is ‘Working for the Rights of All People’

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05: Cecile Richards attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
Over the dozen years that Cecile Richards served as president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America about 3 million abortions have been performed at its clinics across America. Those millions do not include unborn babies that were killed by drugs given to women to end their pregnancy.

Easter Warning: Climate Change Threatens Bunnies

A New England cottontail rabbit is seen after it's release at Ambrose Farm in Dover, N.H. Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, celebrating the success of conservation efforts in protecting the species. (John Huff /Foster's Daily Democrat via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
It seems even the holiest day on the Christian calendar is not safe from the climate change zealots, including highlighting the harm it is causing rabbits, i.e., the secular Easter bunny.

Easter Warning: Climate Change Threatens Bunnies

A New England cottontail rabbit is seen after it's release at Ambrose Farm in Dover, N.H. Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, celebrating the success of conservation efforts in protecting the species. (John Huff /Foster's Daily Democrat via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
It seems even the holiest day on the Christian calendar is not safe from the climate change zealots, including highlighting the harm it is causing rabbits, i.e., the secular Easter bunny.

First Lady Puts American Students in the Spotlight for 140th Easter Egg Roll

Melania Easter
Children have been the inspiration and impetus for the White House Easter Egg Roll since the first event in 1878. And in keeping with another tradition, first lady Melania Trump will be welcoming children on Monday to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Leftist Professional Clown Vying to Run Against Republican in SC’s 5th Congressional District

Clowns
It’s not unusual for people to call Congress a circus, but it may be the first time that a professional clown is running for a seat in the House of Representatives.

After Federal Challenge, California AG ‘Clarifies’ on Sanctuary State

Xavier Becerra Jerry Brown (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)
Former Democratic congressman and now California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued guidance to law enforcement on Wednesday, which said that the state would comply with federal immigration law but not act as federal immigration agents.

Teenage Girls Shower Alleged Parkland Killer Nikolas Cruz with Fan Mail

Nikolas Cruz appears in court for a status hearing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Cruz is facing 17 charges of premeditated murder in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (Mike Stocker/Sun Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images)
The man who shot and killed 17 people at his former high school last month is apparently admired by some individuals who one expert said may be facing their own mental health challenges.

EXCLUSIVE–WATCH: Camo-Wearing Men with Backpacks Stream into U.S. from Mexico


Jim Chilton knows a thing or two about border security in the United States. The multi-generational rancher’s 50,000-acre beef cattle operation stretches along the border between Arizona and Mexico.

Walmart Axes Cosmo from Checkout Stands

Cosmopolitian Magazine
The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is declaring victory as Walmart, the nation's largest retailer, announces it is pulling Cosmopolitan magazine from checkout stands in about 5,000 of its stores.
%d bloggers like this: