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The capitalist economy he calls ‘racist’ has treated Beto O’Rourke very well

(CNN)Democrats are preaching about inequality in 2020 from a pulpit of privilege. He’s no billionaire, but he doesn’t have to draw a paycheck. According to financial disclosures, O’Rourke has interests in commercial real estate, a 2012 gift from his mother, that earn him hundreds of thousands of dollars each year and a stake in a technology company he founded in El Paso in the ’90s. Along with his wife, who has a trust fund, he’s worth between $3.5 and $16 million, according to an in-depth analysis done by the Texas…

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Iraq veteran who abused neighbors’ dogs gets 9 years in prison

In April of 2017, police said, Maria Morales and her 4-year-old son came home to find their home vandalized and Estrella, their Siberian husky, with an eye gouged out. This forced them to move away in fear of their safety. NAVY VETERAN ACCUSED OF POURING ACID ON DOGS, GOUGING THEIR EYES OUT “How do you explain to a 4-year-old that a human being gets to be so cruel?” Morales reportedly said in the courtroom. Police said Herbert’s computer showed searches for “How to get a dog to drink antifreeze.” A new family…

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Pete Buttigieg Pens Message Of Love For Muslims: ‘Would Be Poorer Without You’

Friday’s terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Buttigieg hailed the diversity of the city as “its strength” and said it “would be poorer without you.” He concluded: Read Buttigieg’s full letter below: It followed a thread of three tweets in which Buttigieg wrote that “an attack on people as they pray peacefully, however they worship and wherever they are, is an attack on us all.” RELATED COVERAGE Washington Post Editorial Board Condemns Trump Response To New Zealand Shootings Jim Acosta: 'The White House Can’t Whitewash The White…

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Fake Melania Trump Addresses Body Double Conspiracy Theories With Colbert

Melania Trump sometimes deploys a body double when accompanying President the couple’s trip to Alabama, and So, on Friday’s broadcast of “The Late Show,” he invited the fake First Lady (aka actress Benanti reprised her role as the bogus FLOTUS to staunchly deny the theories. “It makes no sense. How can there be two Melania Trumps?” she asked Colbert. “Think about it. Doesn’t it seem crazy that there is even one?” Check out the full comedy bit here: RELATED… Conservative Commentators Torch Republicans Staying Subservient To Trump Congresswoman Goes Entire…

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Death toll in New Zealand mosque massacre upped to 50

Meanwhile, authorities announced they do not believe three people who had been arrested were involved in the shootings allegedly carried out by a young white supremacist. Police Commissioner Mike Bush also said that 36 people are still hospitalized and that two of them are in critical condition. New Zealand’s stricken residents have been reaching out to Muslims in their neighborhoods and around the country, with a fierce determination to show kindness to a community in pain. The shootings suspect appeared in court Saturday amid strict security, shackled and wearing all-white prison…

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Chris Wallace: No Way Trump Will Win In 2020 With Just His Base

Fox News host Shepard Smith on Friday that there’s no way  Smith asked if Trump is simply going to “stay with the base, placate the base and forget everybody else and just figure out a way come 2020?”  While his backers love his He suspects Trump hopes the Democrats will nominate someone “so far to the left … that it’s going to make it easier for him; he doesn’t have to pivot as far to the center” to pick up some of that support, Wallace added. Download Read more: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/chris-wallace-trump-2020-shepard-smith_n_5c8c5c54e4b0db7da9f3758f

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Mary Rose crew ‘was ethnically diverse’

Image copyright Johnny Black Image caption “Henry”‘ – his skull had a broad nose bridge and wide cheek bones, leading researchers to believe he descended from Morocco or Algeria While sailors were, even then, much more mobile than the population as a whole, Henry does not appear to have joined the navy from abroad. By analysing oxygen isotopes in his teeth, and levels of sulphur, nitrogen and carbon in his bones, the team discovered that he was brought up in the south of England. “By the time our adult teeth…

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Washington Post Editorial Board Condemns Trump Response To New Zealand Shootings

Donald Trump’s response to the Trump responded to the attack, in which an alleged white supremacist gunman killed “ The board also noted in the piece that Trump “is not to blame for the tragedy, despite his own history of Islamophobic statements and a travel ban that targets predominantly Muslim nations.” Read The Washington Post’s RELATED… Journalist Waleed Aly Has Heartbreaking Response To New Zealand Shootings These Are The Victims Of The New Zealand Mosque Shooting

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Gore: Trump inadvertently pushes people to fight climate change

(CNN)Former Vice President Al Gore said Friday that President Donald Trump’s repeated denials of man-made climate change have inadvertently pushed more people to support initiatives protecting the environment. Gore, who was in Atlanta on Friday meeting with young climate change activists, also expressed support for the Green New Deal as an ambitious program that would get people talking about overhauling environmental policy. “It’s an inspirational goal that makes it possible for large majorities to come together in a common demand that the US change its approach,” Gore said, comparing it…

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‘Pupil poverty’ pressure on school cash

Providing shoes as well as lessons But the head teachers’ conference in Birmingham will hear complaints that pressure in school is being exacerbated by inadequate levels of funding. Many schools face “severe cuts”, says ASCL general secretary Geoff Barton, but they are still expected to be an “unofficial fourth emergency service for poor and vulnerable children”. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Heads say funding problems for schools add to the pressure on teachers Edward Conway, head of St Michael’s Catholic High School in Watford, says: “Pupil poverty has increased…

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Puerto Rico woman faces life in murder-for-hire of Canadian

Her defense attorneys plan to appeal in a case that sparked an international manhunt. Vazquez had been charged with offering a man $3 million to kill real estate developer Adam Anhang. The 32-year-old was stabbed repeatedly and hit in the head with a cobblestone while walking with Vazquez through the historic part of Puerto Rico’s capital in September 2005, just 12 hours after prosecutors said Anhang had asked for a divorce. During the sentencing, which was held at a federal courthouse near where Anhang was killed, his mother and younger…

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Answers to the pressing questions behind the FAA and the Boeing crash

(CNN)After the crash Sunday of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in Ethiopia, questions have risen around Boeing, the Federal Aviation Administration, and why this crash occurred just months after a similar crash involving the same type of airplane. “We’re a data-driven organization,” FAA’s acting administrator Daniel Elwell told NBC News Thursday when asked why the US was among the last to make the decision to ground the Boeing 737 MAX planes. “You have to establish at least more than a gut feeling that two crashes are related before you…

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George Conway Urges Serious Inquiry Into Trumps Mental Health After New Lie

Conway, a persistent Trump critic despite his wife’s position in the administration, slammed the president’s “ “Even his donors and supporters wonder, Conway’s first tweet linked to a clip in which Trump suggested that District Judge Amy Berman Jackson found “no collusion” in “I can only tell you one thing: no collusion” multiple times.  “The ‘no collusion’ mantra is simply a non sequitur,” she said, adding that “the investigation is still ongoing.” whom he incorrectly referred to as “Tim Apple” at a White House meeting last week. but that the “Cook”…

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Mexican army frees 34 kidnapped Central American migrants

MEXICO CITY – The Mexican army says it has freed 34 Central American migrants who had been kidnapped in the northern state of Tamaulipas, across from Texas. The Defense Department said Thursday in a statement that the migrants had been held at a property in the municipality of Altamira and were located by patrols. Twenty-five were Hondurans, eight were from Guatemala and one from El Salvador. It was a different group from the at least 19 people who were abducted from a bus in the state on March 7 and…

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