Thursday show 11-10-15
3 Wealthiest U.S. Counties Are Virginia Suburbs of D.C.
Five of the nation’s Top Ten wealthiest counties–when measured by median household income in 2014–are suburbs of Washington, D.C.; and the three wealthiest are all in suburban Virginia, according to data released today by the Census Bureau.
Best Pals: 257 Media Outlets and Journalists Awarded by Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood understands that, faced with the reality of what it does, the American public would decline to fund the nation’s largest abortion mill with tax dollars.
Morning Jolt: MSNBC Stops Trump From Talking Over Questions: ‘Go to Break Right Now!’
The Tuesday morning telephone interview was contentious: At one point, when Trump kept talking over the hosts’ questions, Joe Scarborough told the control room to “go to break right now!”
King Of The Zulus: Slams ‘So-Called’ South African Democracy, Says Country Was Better Off Under Apartheid
The head of the royal household of the Zulus has landed in the centre of a political storm after he made favourable comments about the former white minority government of South Africa.
Reid: Scalia’s ‘racist’ comments worse than Trump
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) slammed Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Thursday after he suggested African-American students do better in “less-advanced schools.”
Conservative star ruled unsafe for young minds
A California high school has deemed Breitbart News senior editor Ben Shapiro too dangerous for developing minds.
Sen. Inhofe: Military Contradicting President Unprecedented
The nation’s military elite is starting to publicly contradict President Barack Obama’s assertion that the Islamic State is under control — and their uncharacteristic bucking of the commander-in-chief comes out of a “sense of desperation,” Sen. James Inhofe tells Newsmax TV.
Air Force to Triple Maternity Leave to 18 Weeks, Top Civilian Says
The U.S. Air Force plans to triple maternity leave for female airmen, the service’s top civilian has announced. The change would expand the leave from six weeks to 18 weeks and was inspired by a similar move by the Navy, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said on Tuesday during a video town hall filmed at Fort Meade, Maryland.
House report: DoD found no evidence ransom paid for Bergdahl
The Pentagon’s inspector general has told a House panel investigating the five Taliban Guantanamo Bay detainees released in exchange for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl that it found no evidence a ransom was ever attempted or paid to secure the soldier’s release.
John Jay is elected President of the Continental Crogress
On this day in 1778, John Jay, the former chief justice of the New York Supreme Court, is elected president of the Continental Congress.
A Brief Biography of John Jay
John Jay’s long and eventful life, from 1745 to 1829, encompassed the movement for American independence and the creation of a new nation — both processes in which he played a full part.