Springtime in the Mediterranean: The skies are clear, the waters are calm, and the migrants are drowning. In 2014, the U.S. Border Patrol estimated that 307 people died while being smuggled into the United States from Mexico. So far this year, more than 1,650 people have drowned as they attempted to cross Europe’s most porous and dangerous border, the Mediterranean. In 2014, the Border Patrol “rescued” 509 migrants along the Mexican border.
Hillary Clinton has been an international celebrity for a quarter-century, and since Bill Clinton left office, the two of them have monetized their worldwide renown to a mind-boggling extent. In her last official filing for the State Department, Clinton listed her net worth as between $5 and
$25 million. Last year, Bloomberg News reported that she earned at least $12 million in her first 16 months after leaving public office.
Now that the presidential race is heating up, we’re getting our quadrennial lesson in the hopeless and perennial nature of media bias. Hillary Clinton is proving to be the most obviously corrupt major presidential candidate since her husband, and before that, you’d probably have to go back to Nixon to find someone worse. And yet, every damning new revelation about her conduct—from possibly illicit financial dealings to private spy networks to document destruction—is not so much reported as it is contextualized (a word we usually hate) by a sympathetic media.
Chelsea Clinton was asked about the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation taking money from countries with terrible women's rights records. Clinton was also asked about the New York Times report today on shady payments to her family. She dodged the questions.
As Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton comes under fire for shady financial dealins, Jim Webb is calling for a "new leadership model for our country." Webb, also a Democrat, is considering a presidential run.
Hillary Clinton's campaign is criticizing the author of a forthcoming book, Clinton Cash, which details the shady financial dealings of the Clinton family, as being "backed by a Koch Brothers-linked organization." But today the Democratic presidential candidate is speaking on a Koch Brothers-backed stage in New York City.
More specifically, Clinton will later today take the stage at the David H. Koch Theater.
State Department deputy secretary Heather Higginbottom testified on Capitol Hill today that the State Department is routinely cyber-attacked. “We are attacked every day, thousands of times a day,” Higginbottom said in response to questioning from Georgia senator David Perdue.
Scott Walker’s recentcomments suggesting that the United States’s policy on legal immigration should be focused on what’s good for American workers — a seemingly obvious point that nevertheless has ruffled feathers — offers further evidence of the Wiscon