Racist in #Chicago drops the n-bomb on brotha minding his business and catches the Blue Line to FadeTown. read more
Morry Matson, the white Chicago CVS manager who called the police on a black woman who tried to use a coupon, has a history of allegedly forging documents. Matson is politically active as a gay conservative who is restarting the Illinois Log Cabin Republicans, which had lost members and shuttered after splintering over Republican politicians' efforts to take away their right to marry. He supported Donald Trump in the 2016 election.
The Federal Election Commission has issued a rare unanimous decision against Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). The agency has found that Cruz violated federal election law in his campaign for Senate in 2012. The FEC determined that Cruz improperly handled $1.1 million in campaign loans from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup. The Senator claimed it was his own money that fueled his campaign, and not that of either investment bank. ... Cruz put about $300,000 of his own money into the campaign and then concealed bank loans of more than $1 million. read more
A guest on Russia's state television network on Wednesday found herself stunned by President Donald Trump's performance at this week's NATO summit, in which the president angrily attacked longtime allies for allegedly not contributing enough to the alliance. Julia Davis, who runs the Russian Media Monitor website, reports via Twitter that Association for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation President Tatyana Parkhalina told the Russian "60 Minutes" news program on Wednesday that she never dreamed she'd see an American president do so much to undermine his own country's longest standing alliances. read more
Foreign-based car manufacturers who have invested billions of dollars in new car plants in South Carolina and other southern states that were solidly in President Donald Trump's camp are now having second thoughts about hiring due to new tariffs that could make the cars prohibitively expensive if they exported to Europe and China. According to the Wall Street Journal, BMW, Daimler and China's Zhejiang Geely Holding's Volvo Cars have been making massive investments in production facilities with the intent of making more luxury automobiles in the U.S. that would then be sent overseas. However, Trump's imposition of new tariffs on Chinese goods -- causing China to engage in a trade war by imposing their own 40 percent tariff on auto imports -- has manufacturers considering scaling back production and, with that, not hiring new assembly line workers. read more