Harvard Prof. Blames Christianity’s ‘Malignant’ Belief in Afterlife for Lockdown Protests

0
Atheists who believe in this life alone are more concerned with health and safety, Professor Pinker suggested in a Tweet, while Christians tend to devalue "actual lives" and live a riskier existence. Pinker was responding to an article this week in the Washington Post, which examined findings that Democrats take the virus "more seriously" than Republicans and are more willing...

Ousted Hollywood Executive Charged for Allegedly Taking Fraudulent $1.7M PPP Loan

0
Sadleir, 66, is accused of misappropriating millions in funds from his film company. Sadleir has since been released on a $100,000 bond but will remain under house arrest. "As alleged, William Sadleir orchestrated a massive fraud, embezzling approximately $14 million of investor funds from his film company to pay for a Beverly Hills estate, among other fraudulent acts," said U.S....

VIDEO: Skateboarder Rides on Top of San Diego Veterans Memorial

0
The names and photos of more than 5,000 Americans are inscribed into the black granite walls that make up the Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial in San Diego. According to the memorial group, it is one of the most unique veterans memorials in America because it contains an image of the veteran. People from all over the country come to...

FACT CHECK: Viral Post Claims Adam Schiff Will Be Charged With ‘Presidential Harassment’

0
An image shared on Facebook claims Democratic California Rep. Adam Schiff will be charged with “presidential harassment.”Verdict: False There is no evidence to corroborate the story. The claim originated on the satirical news website Bustatroll.org. Fact Check: Social media platforms are replete with misinformation about prominent politicians. In this case, the viral image, which appears to be a screen...

Michael Moore Torches Biden: He Lacks ‘Necessary Enthusiasm’ to Beat Trump

0
"Biden does not generate the necessary enthusiasm that it's going to take to get people out," Moore told Vanity Fair's Tom Kludt in a recent interview. "The Democrats are cynically counting on everyone's desire to remove Trump." "This has been a crazy year, a crazy election year, a crazy year on so many levels," Moore said. "Anything you would have...

Georgia Issues Coronavirus Filming Guidelines to Re-Start Production

0
While studios will ultimately decide when they will resume shooting on movies and TV shows, individual states serve as a key component by providing health guidelines that serve as a common benchmark for all studios and production companies. Georgia is the first state to issue COVID-19 recommendations covering nearly every aspect of production, including casting, shooting, and even the food...

Wall Street Journal: Trump Will Shrink OPT Foreign Worker Program

0
"The coming temporary restrictions, the officials say, are designed to help American graduates looking for entry-level work during the pandemic-fueled economic downturn," said the March 23 article. They are expected to come in a package of new immigration restrictions President Trump has said he would issue in an executive order, likely in the next few weeks, though they are still...

Clift: Trump’s Threats to W.H.O. Are ‘Empty’ and Wrong – W.H.O. ‘Answers to the Countries That Support It’

0
On Friday's "McLaughlin Group," the Daily Beast's Eleanor Clift stated that President Trump's letter to the World Health Organization is merely an "empty threat" and that while the W.H.O. deserves some criticism, it has "been doing a lot of things right" and stepping away from the organization just diminishes America's role in a "critical" organization that "answers to the...

FACT CHECK: ‘False COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria’ – Did CNN Air This News Chyron?

0
An image shared on Facebook purportedly shows a CNN news chyron that reads, “False COVID-19 cases in Nigeria.”Verdict: False There is no record of CNN ever airing the chyron. It was created using a news chyron generator website. Fact Check: The image features CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Beneath their photos, there...

FACT CHECK: Did Pope Francis Say, ‘God Will Abandon America If Trump Is Re-Elected’?

0
An image shared on Facebook claims Pope Francis urged Americans not to vote for President Donald Trump because "God will abandon America if Trump is re-elected."Verdict: False There is no evidence that Pope Francis ever said the statement. The claim originated on a parody news website. Fact Check: The post features a screen grab of a tweet that links...