Austin serial bomber may have other devices ‘out there,’ cops uncover ‘treasure trove of information’

Mark Anthony Conditt was named Wednesday as the serial bomber behind the string of blasts that terrorized Texas for three weeks and left two people dead, as officials warned residents that other explosive devices may still be out there. The first photo of Conditt, from 2013, emerged Wednesday morning and was authenticated by the Austin American-Statesman.…

Cops: 4 Austin bombings show ‘similarities,’ work of ‘serial bomber’

A “serial bomber” is likely responsible for four explosions in Austin this month, the latest of which injured two people on Sunday night after they crossed a trip wire, possibly made with fishing line, officials disclosed Monday. Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference Monday morning that although the bomb that injured…

Trump’s New Opioid Plan to Seek Death Penalty for Drug Traffickers

President Trump’s plans to crack down on the opioid epidemic include seeking the death penalty for drug dealers and urging members of Congress to enact tougher sentencing laws for drug traffickers, according to Reuters.  The president will unveil his plans Monday during an event in New Hampshire, which he has previously referred to as a “drug-infested…

McCabe Firing was Recommended by FBI Ethics Office, Based on Nonpartisan IG’s Findings

The latest major controversy in DC is following a familiar pattern: A development occurs, then is immediately followed by President Trump reacting poorly, coupled with President Trump’s opposition overreaching with misplaced and conspiratorial claims pertaining to Russia.  In this case, the development is the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe — who was placed on leave a…

Federal Court Allows Texas To Enforce Governor’s Anti-Sanctuary City Law

Last February, Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott declared war on sanctuary cities. The law not only bars funding to cities who refuse to comply with the new directive, but the governor’s office was looking into ways on how to remove an elected officeholder who refused to comply with the law. That would be the elected sheriffs of…

NYT Forced to Issue Hilarious Correction on Totally Botched Tax Reform Stat

As regular readers already know — and as millions of Americans have been discovering — the Left lied to the country about the impact of the GOP’s tax reform bill, which every Democrat in Congress voted against.  Support for the law has soared by 26 net percentage points since its December nadir, according to New York Times polling, as stubborn realities eclipse…

Trump DOJ sues California over ‘interference’ with immigration enforcement

The Trump Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday night against California, saying three recently-passed state laws were deliberately interfering with federal immigration policies. It marked the latest legal and political confrontation with the nation’s most populous state, which the federal government says has repeatedly stood in the way of its plans to step up enforcement…

Trump: Tariffs Will ‘Come Off’ If a ‘Fair’ NAFTA Agreement Signed

President Trump said Monday that his recently-announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will “come off” if a “new” and “fair” NAFTA agreement is signed. “We have large trade deficits with Mexico and Canada. NAFTA, which is under renegotiation right now, has been a bad deal for U.S.A. Massive relocation of companies & jobs. Tariffs…

Abbott Has a Dire Warning About Democratic Turnout in 2018 Primaries

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott warned supporters in a fundraising email Monday about Democrats’ turnout for the March primary, which he says should “shock every conservative to their core.” So far, more Democrats have voted early than Republicans, Dallas News reports. Through Sunday in the 15 Texas counties with the most registered voters, 135,070 people had…

Busted: Incompetent, Preening Broward County Sheriff Gets Caught in a Lie

As the hours and days pass, it’s becoming increasingly apparent how terribly law enforcement — and especially the Broward County Sheriff’s office — bungled its collective handling of the Parkland massacre, from ignoring multiple red flags leading up to the horrific incident to deadly inaction during the shooting itself.  We can now add ‘lying after…

Acting ICE Director Schools California Dems on Immigration Laws

Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officer Thomas Homan pushed back at Democratic lawmakers in California who questioned his agency’s increased enforcement activity in their state, reminding them that he is merely enforcing the laws theyenacted. Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris wrote last month demanding to be “briefed on the troubling reports that ICE is targeting…

Trump calls for arming teachers, raising gun purchase age to stop ‘savage sicko’ shooters

President Trump on Thursday defended his call to arm some teachers as a way to stop a “savage sicko” from causing mass casualties, while also calling for gun control measures — including raising the age for purchasing firearms to 21.  In a flurry of tweets, the president hit back at media coverage of his comments…