Michael Moore’s Latest Conspiracy Theory: Maybe ‘Trump Wrote’ the Anonymous NYT Op-Ed

Michael Moore’s Latest Conspiracy Theory: Maybe ‘Trump Wrote’ the Anonymous NYT Op-Ed

Filmmaker Michael Moore is now floating the conspiracy theory that President Trump himself is the author of the recent anonymous New York Times op-ed detailing how a senior staffer was subverting Trump’s agenda. “If you want me to make a wild guess, Trump wrote it or one of his minions wrote it,” Michael Moore said…
**LIVE UPDATES** Deadly Florence Pummels Carolinas as Catastrophic Flooding Feared

**LIVE UPDATES** Deadly Florence Pummels Carolinas as Catastrophic Flooding Feared

Tropical Storm Florence on Saturday continued to batter the Carolinas as authorities feared catastrophic flash flooding will wreak mass destruction across the region. The storm is still swirling at a near-standstill, dumping torrential rain over areas already flooded by seawater and swelling rivers across both states. ► At least 14 people are dead as Tropical Storm…
Philippines checking typhoon’s damage, casualties amid rains

Philippines checking typhoon's damage, casualties amid rains

TUGUEGARAO, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials were assessing damage and checking on possible casualties as Typhoon Mangkhut on Saturday pummeled the northern breadbasket with ferocious wind and rain that set off landslides, damaged an airport terminal and ripped off tin roofs. There are no immediate deaths reported but Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said officials in…
Nearly stalled, Florence besieges Carolinas with floodwaters

Nearly stalled, Florence besieges Carolinas with floodwaters

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Florence already has proven deadly with its nearly nonstop rain, surging seawater and howling winds, and the threat is days from ending as remnants of the once major hurricane slowly creep inland across the Carolinas. Some towns have received more than 2 feet (60 meters) of rain from Florence, and…
OAS chief threatens military force against Venezuela

OAS chief threatens military force against Venezuela

CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of the Organization of American States has joined President Donald Trump in holding out the threat of a military intervention in Venezuela to restore democracy and ease the country*s humanitarian crisis OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro delivered the sharp warning in a visit Friday to Colombia's border with Venezuela…
Trump, Pompeo bash ex-Secretary of State Kerry on Iran talks

Trump, Pompeo bash ex-Secretary of State Kerry on Iran talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has unloaded on his Obama-era predecessor John Kerry for "actively undermining" U.S. policy on Iran by meeting several times recently with the Iranian foreign minister, who was his main interlocutor in the Iran nuclear deal negotiations. In unusually blunt and caustic language, Pompeo said Friday that Kerry's…
Kavanaugh denies allegation of sexual misconduct in school

Kavanaugh denies allegation of sexual misconduct in school

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has denied an allegation of sexual misconduct from when he was in high school, seeking to defuse a potential threat to his confirmation as a handful of key senators remained silent on whether they would vote for him. In a statement released by the White House Friday,…
A manifesto

A manifesto

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LIBERALISM made the modern world, but the modern world is turning against it. Europe and America are in the throes of a popular rebellion against liberal elites, who are seen as self-serving and unable, or unwilling, to solve the problems of ordinary people. Elsewhere a 25-year shift towards freedom and open markets has gone into…
Pope Francis summons his bishops to discuss sexual abuse

Pope Francis summons his bishops to discuss sexual abuse

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ARCHBISHOP Georg Gänswein, secretary to the last pope, once compared the impact of the sexual-abuse scandals in the Catholic Church to that of 9/11 on the secular world. In the most recent development a study commissioned by the German church, which leaked, found that more than 1,500 clergymen there had for decades been abusing minors.…
The catastrophe if another global financial crisis strikes

The catastrophe if another global financial crisis strikes

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IT IS 2020. The world economy is in a deep recession. Two years have passed since America imposed tariffs on many of its trading partners, prompting retaliation from China, Canada, the European Union and others. Negotiations to resolve differences faltered amid tensions over trade surpluses and deficits. The effects of the protectionist measures seemed modest…