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Russell Sherrill

Experts say Ted Cruz wins first debate on style while Beto O’Rourke scores on likeability 0

DALLAS — In their first head-to-head matchup of an increasingly contentious U.S. Senate campaign, Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O’Rourke clashed bitterly over issues ranging from gun rights to health care to immigration. Cruz, a polished debater going back to his days at Princeton University, would likely be...

O’Rourke: Police Are the ‘New Jim Crow’ 0

exas Democratic Sen. Candidate Beto O’Rourke said Wednesday during a town hall event that he believes law enforcement officers target black people because of their skin color and that police are the “new Jim Crow.” “Talking about criminal justice reform, let’s talk about where this problem started,” he said at  Prairie View A&M...

Blue Wave Receding? TX GOP Wins Special Election In District Held By Democrats For 139 Years 0

Special elections aren’t the best gauges for predicting the results of an election year, but since the liberal media touted such wins as a harbinger for the GOP apocalypse, let’s pop the champagne for the clutch win in Texas last night. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has to be happy. This...

Kavanaugh accuser has not yet accepted invitation to testify before Congress 0

Much has been made of Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford’s invitation to testify before an open hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee next week — but it’s not yet set in stone she will actually show. Fox News is told that the Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday...

Kavanaugh accuser may testify ‘under oath,’ Conway says, as lawyer opens door 0

The White House said Monday that the Senate Judiciary Committee is leaning toward inviting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser to testify before the panel, as the woman’s attorney said she would be willing to appear. Christine Ford, a California-based professor, revealed her identity in a Washington Post report on...

Haley says Iran is ‘feeling the pain’ from Trump’s revived sanctions: ‘We are suffocating them’ 0

Iran is “feeling the pain” from the sweeping sanctions revived by President Trump in August, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, told Fox News exclusively in a wide-ranging interview on Wednesday. “They feel weak and we are suffocating them to the point that they have to address...

Apple iPhone Xs, Xs Max: 5 coolest features 0

Apple on Wednesday introduced three new versions of the iPhone, including the premium Xs and Xs Max. The company placed a big bet on the iPhone X, a $999 device that arrived one year ago. Consumer demand for the iPhone has lagged, but the more expensive iPhone X helped drive...

Hurricane Florence puts millions in crosshairs for historic surge; makes move toward Carolinas 0

Catastrophic flash floods, life-threatening storm surge, tropical storm-force winds – and even tornadoes – are expected as Hurricane Florence barrels toward the United States east coast Thursday, even as the massive storm was downgraded to a still-deadly Category 2 hurricane. A rash of late evacuations continued as officials warned the...

Liz Peek: Angry Obama still doesn’t get it as he hits the campaign trail 0

President Obama is mighty confused. In a fiery campaign speech at the University of Illinois, the former president suggested that Donald Trump was elected in 2016 by the “powerful and the privileged.” He also railed at voters for failing to show up, and for permitting such a damaging “threat to...

Just Stand: While Nike Gives America The Finger, One Veteran-Run Company Is Producing Anti-Kaepernick Gear 0

Former National Football League player Colin Kaepernick is back in the spotlight. The ex-San Francisco 49ers QB  is now the face  of Nike’s ‘Just Do It’ campaign. It’s controversial. That was the intent, to give the middle finger to hard-working, American patriots. It was a shot across the bow of Trump’s America, rural America,...

Anonymous Senior Trump Official: I’m Part Of The Resistance And I’m Working To Nuke His Agenda 0

UPDATE: President Trump calls anonymous op-ed “gutless.” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has called for this official to resign (via  Daily Caller ): White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called for the resignation of an anonymous official who wrote an op-ed in the New York Times disparaging President Donald Trump....

“American Sniper” Wife Ends Silence, Goes Directly After Nike And Kaepernick 0

The wife of the legendary military sniper, Chris Kyle, reacted today to Nike’s poor decision to use second-rate social justice warrior former quarterback Colin Kaepernick as the face for their most iconic and widely used ad slogan, “Just Do It.” Taya Kyle absolutely destroyed Nike for their ridiculous PR move...

Kavanaugh hearing chaos coordinated by Schumer, top Dems 0

The chaotic start to Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing was coordinated from the top by Democratic senators who wanted to stall the Supreme Court nomination process amid complaints about access to documents. Kavanaugh returns before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday for the start of formal questioning. He has delivered only...

Trump Lambasts Jeff Sessions…Again. 0

President Trump stepped up his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday, hammering him over criminal charges recently brought against two Republican congressmen, which may jeopardize the GOP’s chances of holding those seats in the midterm elections. “Two long running, Obama era, investigations of two very popular Republican Congressmen...

Dem party chief’s failed burger boycott a boon for GOP 0

California state Democrats are distancing themselves from the state party’s chief after he called for the boycott of a beloved burger chain after it donated cash to the state’s Republican Party. The political feud began last week when Eric Bauman, head of the California Democratic Party, called for the boycott...

Oil higher on lower Iran exports, rising US supply 0

LONDON, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Wednesday, supported by news of a fall in Iranian crude supplies as U.S. sanctions deter buyers, but gains were limited by evidence of a rise in U.S. inventories. Benchmark Brent crude oil was up 50 cents at $76.45 a barrel by...

Chinese company reportedly hacked Clinton’s server, got copy of every email in real-time 0

Report all of Hillary’s emails were secretly routed to Chinese operatives prompts Trump to demand probe A Chinese state-owned company reportedly hacked then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email server in 2015, then inserted code that forwarded them a copy of virtually every email she sent or received after that — a revelation President Trump is demanding be investigated.  The Daily Caller  reported that the firm operating in the D.C. area...

Tiger Woods’ ‘respect the office’ statement about Trump blasted by ESPN host Max Kellerman 0

ESPN’s Max Kellerman said Monday on “First Take” that Tiger Woods’ response to questions about President Trump made him “angry.” Woods  was asked after the final round of The Northern Trust  on Sunday about his relationship with Trump and he urged people to respect the office of the president. “He’s the president of the United States. You have to respect...

Check Your Sources: CNN’s Cohen-Russia-Trump Tower Meeting Story Just Blew Up In Their Faces 0

CNN is another favorite punching bag, besides Hillary Clinton. The network is explicitly anti-Trump, self-righteous, and absolutely insufferable. Granted, there are some good people there, but this is cumulative effect here; CNN does indeed suck. It’s a bit odd given that three-fourths of their audience probably only watch CNN because...

Tiger Woods says ‘you have to respect the office’ of president after questions about his relationship with Trump 0

Tiger Woods shot down questions on Sunday about his relationship with President Trump, urging people to respect the office of the president. “He’s the President of the United States. You have to respect the office. No matter who is in the office, you may like, dislike personality or the politics,...