Police capture Texas high school shooter, who later posts bail

Following the mass shooting in Arlington, Texas Wednesday, police captured the gunman Timothy George Simpkins. Simpkins shot two people at Timberview High School around 9:15 AM. After drawing and firing his weapon, Simpkins fled the scene. Police arrested him after he reportedly turned himself in. This came hours into his manhunt. Now, they expect to charge … Read more

Jobs report disappoints estimates with 194k new jobs, 0.4 decrease in unemployment

The United States’ jobs report saw over 194,000 new nonfarm payrolls in the month of September. However, economists surveyed by Refinitiv expected to see 500,000 new jobs. September was also the first month without the $300 per week in supplemental unemployment benefits. Yet, unemployment only dropped by 0.4%. Those same economists expected it to drop … Read more

Sen. Rand Paul says massive reconciliation bill could lead ‘ us to become Venezuela’

As negotiations continue for the Democrats’ $3.5 reconciliation bill, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) warns that the extraordinary spending could eventually “destroy the currency.” Paul appeared on the latest episode of The Sara Carter Show to talk about the implications of massive federal spending. “This is sort of Democrats saying ‘hey, free college, free daycare won’t … Read more

REPORT: State Dept senior advisor resigns over ‘inhumane’ Title 42

Senior advisor Harold Koh penned a memo to the State Department Saturday, tenuring his resignation and detailing why. Koh has been the sole political appointee for the State’s legal team. Politico obtained and subsequently leaked his memo. Particularly, Koh claimed he left over Title 42, a Center for Disease Control and Prevention health order. The … Read more

Facebook whistleblower reveals her identity so that ‘no one can question this is real’

The Facebook whistleblower behind the Wall Street Journal’s exposes revealed her identity Sunday. Frances Haugen appeared on 60 minutes to explain why she felt compelled to come forward. Her revelations included stories about elite favoritism, negative mental health effects for teenage girls, algorithms fostering discord and drug cartels and human traffickers’ open activity. While lawmakers warned … Read more

REPORT: Pandora Papers leak reveals ‘apocalyptic offshore finance’ according to Snowden

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists published a leak of 11.9 million files of financial data to several news organizations Sunday. According to the massive leak, 35 current and former national leaders, and more than 330 politicians and public officials in 91 countries are hiding their wealth. Now reporters are calling it the “Pandora Papers.” … Read more

REPORT: Biden visits House Dems to threaten if they don’t negotiate infrastructure bill, ‘you get zero’

President Biden paid a visit to the Capitol Friday to lobby for his $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill. There, he suggested progressive Democrats compromise, or risk the bill dying. Biden arrived just before 4 PM to meet with House Democrats. He reportedly warned his Build Back Better Agenda “ain’t going to happen until we reach an … Read more