According to a Monday afternoon report, the billionaire head of Fox Corp., Rupert Murdoch, was directly responsible for firing Tucker Carlson, after the cable news network abruptly announced that it had parted ways with its most popular host. Citing sources “familiar with the situation who were not authorized to comment publicly,” The Los Angeles Times said that Murdoch himself made the decision to fire Carlson, along with some input from the Fox Corp. board of directors.Read More
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New Documentary ‘The Real Anthony Fauci – the Movie’ Has 125,000 Viewers on First Day
A new documentary about the face of the COVID-19 pandemic response in the United States, Dr. Anthony Fauci, received 125,000 views on its opening day Tuesday, according to a press release.
The film, called The Real Anthony Fauci, is based on a book called The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.Read More
‘The Real Anthony Fauci’ Documentary Set to Debut October 18
A documentary about Dr. Anthony Fauci, the face of America’s COVID-19 lockdowns, mandates, and restrictions, is set to debut in only a few days.
“The Real Anthony Fauci, the latest film from documentary filmmaker Jeff Hays exposes the motivations behind “America’s Doctor” to issue unquestioned edicts that upended everyday life during the Covid-19 pandemic,” according to a press release. “Fauci has drawn criticism from a number of fronts. The film is based on the runaway bestselling book The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.”Read More
Disney’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Will Feature Drag-Queen Debut
Disney owned ABC has cast its first drag queen in its hit show Dancing With The Stars.
The drag queen, called Shangela, is known from the show RuPaul’s Drag Race.Read More
Twilio Says Layoffs Planned Through ‘Anti-Racist’ Lens
A technology company based in San Francisco plans to lay off 11 percent of its workforce, and plans to do so with race in mind.
“As you all know, we are committed to becoming an Anti-Racist/Anti-Oppression company,” said Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson in a message to employees. “Layoffs like this can have a more pronounced impact on marginalized communities, so we were particularly focused on ensuring our layoffs – while a business necessity today – were carried out through an Anti-Racist/Anti-Oppression lens.”Read More
Tea Party Patriots Slam Biden for ‘Dehumanizing’ Anti-Republican Speech
A Tea Party group slammed President Joe Biden for his Thursday night primetime address, in which he labeled Republican supporters for former President Joe Biden “a threat,” and accused them of extremism.
“Tonight, President Biden continued his tirade of dishonest rhetoric against those he fears. He repeated his lies that ‘MAGA Republicans’ are dangerous, doubling down on his errant claims that they’re extremist,” the Tea Party Patriots said in a press release. “As a point of fact, the only person in this one-sided back and forth who is dangerous is Joe Biden himself. For centuries oppressive governments have used derogatory labels and incendiary language to target and debase their political opponents, inevitably leading to violence against them from the masses. What Biden is doing is no different.”Read More
Election Integrity Event Organizer Says Fake Police Showed Up at Her Home, Detained Her
A Gwinnett County woman who held an election integrity panel over the weekend to educate Georgians says men who she believes were impersonating police officers showed up at her home and detained her hours before the event began.
“The long and short of what occurred, is I had an encounter with the police right before I went to the event,” Surrea Ivey told The Georgia Star News. “Initially, I didn’t think anything about it. When somebody – I say somebody because I subsequently found out it was not the police – when these individuals knocked on my door, they were in police uniform and they said they had reason to believe I was in possession of government equipment.”Read More
Breaking: Fauci Announces Resignation from NIAID and Biden Administration
The Chief Medical Advisor for President Joe Biden and head of the National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Disease (NIAID) who was also the face of the America’s COVID-19 response has announced that he will resign from those positions effective in December.
“It has been the honor of a lifetime to have led the NIAID, an extraordinary institution, for so many years and through so many scientific and public health challenges. I am very proud of our many accomplishments,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said in his resignation announcement. “I have worked with – and learned from – countless talented and dedicated people in my own laboratory, at NIAID, at NIH and beyond. To them I express my abiding respect and gratitude.”Read More
Consumers’ Research Says BlackRock Abdicating Fiduciary Responsibility in Favor of Progressive Politics
A research group has honed in on investment titan BlackRock, known for purchasing real estate in massive swaths nationwide, saying that those who have invested in the company may be at risk.
Consumer’s Research says:Read More
Obama, Clinton District Court Judges Appointed Magistrate Judge Who Signed Mar-a-Lago Raid Warrant
Judge Bruce Reinhart, who on August 5 signed off on an unprecedented search warrant for the Mar-a-Lago home of former President Donald Trump, was appointed by a gaggle of left-wing judges.
Federal District Court Judges, in this case Judges in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, appoint magistrate judges who handle tasks assigned to them by the District Court judges.Read More
GETTR CEO Jason Miller Discusses Musk’s Failed Twitter Takeover
Claiming that Twitter was in “material breach” of its agreement to sell the microblogging platform to him, Elon Musk said in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing that he does not intend to purchase Twitter, invoking a massive response in the tech space.
“Today’s announcement that Elon Musk is abandoning his takeover of Twitter comes as no surprise to those of us who predicted the implosion for months,” GETTER CEO Jason Miller said in a statement. “But the lasting result of the failed acquisition will be permanent, and Musk deserves credit for further exposing the incurable, rotting, politically discriminatory culture inside the Blue Bird.”Read More
Blackburn Blasts ‘Woke’ Military During Pride Month
A U.S. senator Friday spoke out against the “woke” policies implemented by the military, which has become especially apparent during LGBT Pride Month of June.
“The United States military should be focused on one objective – creating the most lethal fighting force on planet Earth,” Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) told The Tennessee Star. “Instead, Joe Biden’s military leaders are secretly attempting to turn our brave warfighters into social justice warriors. Communist China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea do not care how woke our military is or what our soldiers’ pronouns are.“
She echoed a similar sentiment on Twitter.Read More
Networks See Dip in Ratings During Primetime January 6 Committee Hearing Broadcast
According to reports citing Nielsen ratings, which keeps track of television viewership, primetime viewership of the first January 6 Committee hearing totaled more than 19 million across all networks.
Nielsen said that ABC’s coverage totaled 4.8 million viewers, the highest of any network, while NBC’s coverage has 3.5 million viewers and CBS’s coverage had 3.3 million viewers.Read More
National Gas Price Average Hits $5 per Gallon
The average price for a gallon of gas nationwide has reached the the $5 threshold, according to Thursday reports.
“According to GasBuddy, the national average has reached $5 per gallon,” said GasBuddy’s Patrick De Haan.Read More
Forty-Eight Year Georgia State Rep Chosen as Ambassador to Bahamas
After serving for nearly a half-century in the Georgia General Assembly, a former Democrat State House Representative has been appointed by President Joe Biden to become the United States Ambassador to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.
“Calvin Smyre has served for 48 years as an elected Representative in the Georgia State Assembly, and was Chairman of the Democratic Caucus within the Assembly for over a decade and still serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Caucus,” the White House said in an announcement of Calvin Smyre’s (D-District 135) appointment. “He is the ‘Dean’ of the Georgia House of Representatives and serves on the Appropriations, Rules, and Higher Education Committees. Smyre is President Emeritus of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL), and a member of the National Conference of State Legislators.”Read More
John’s Hopkins: Professor Who Defended Pedophilia Will ‘Enhance’ Work of Child Sex Abuse Prevention Center
After it hired a former Old Dominion University (ODU) professor who stepped down after making comments defending pedophilia, John’s Hopkins University (JHU) Saturday defended its newest academic.
“[Allyn] Walker is a leader in the field of perpetration prevention research, which is essential for developing a comprehensive public health approach to addressing child sexual abuse and effective prevention programs,” Maria Blackburn, the Communications Manager at the Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, told The Virginia StarRead More
Judiciary Committee Letter Says Garland’s FBI Mobilized Against Parent Protestors
In a lengthy letter addressed to Attorney General Merrick Garland, the House Judiciary Committee accuses the nation’s top attorney of lying under oath, and claims that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was deployed to monitor parents who have been protesting school board meetings nationwide.
“It appears that the Biden Administration did in fact mobilize FBI counterterrorism resources to investigate parents for expressing protected political speech at school board meetings. This directly contradicts AG Merrick Garland’s sworn testimony,” said Parents Defending Education, a nonprofit group that advocates for parents rights.Read More
Human Events Media Group Acquires The Post Millennial
Human Events Media Group announced Tuesday that it has acquired Canadian-based conservative media outlet The Post Millennial, according to a press release.
“I am thrilled with the incredibly deep and diverse platform this combination creates,” said financier Jeff Webb, who brokered the deal. “Our talent lineup is second to none. This is a new media powerhouse that will constructively influence the political dialogue in this country while simultaneously challenging some of the largest, most-established publications. We are positioned to grow, and to grow fast.”Read More
SCOTUS Authenticates Leaked Document, Orders Investigation
A message from the Public Information Office of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) says a report in German-owned Politico containing a leaked draft of the Court’s opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade is authentic.
“Yesterday, a news organization published an opinion in a pending case,” said the statement from the Court. “Justices circulate draft opinions internally as a routine and essential part of the Court’s confidential deliberative work. Although the document described in yesterday’s reports is authentic, it does not represent a decision by the Court or the final position on the issues of the case.”Read More
Apple Employees Say They Don’t Want to Return to a ‘Whiter,’ ‘Male-Dominated’ Office
As computer giant Apple considers bringing employees back to work in person while the COVID-19 pandemic winds down, some of those employees are worried that returning to work in person will make the company less diverse.
“Apple will likely always find people willing to work here, but our current policies requiring everyone to relocate to the office their team happens to be based in, and being in the office at least 3 fixed days of the week, will change the makeup of our workforce,” said an open letter written by employees. “It will make Apple younger, whiter, more male-dominated, more neuro-normative, more able-bodied, in short, it will lead to privileges deciding who can work for Apple, not who’d be the best fit.”Read More
LinkTree Cancels LibsOfTiktok After WaPo Doxxing
One of the most popular right-wing Twitter accounts Wednesday said that it has been banned from using an online link-sharing service.
“Linktree just deleted my account citing ‘inappropriate use of this service,'” said Twitter account LibsOfTikTok. “When I try to log in it says my account is no longer accessible. Why am I suddenly being censored?”Read More
Bank of America Shareholders Band Together Against Company’s ‘Woke’ Practices
A group of shareholders in America’s largest bank has banded together to fight against the company’s “woke” policies.
Members of a group called The Boardroom Initiative issued a shareholder proposal that rebuked some of Bank of America’s “wokeness,” and though the proposal was shot down, members of the group remained upbeat.Read More
Twitter Bans Ads Contradicting U.N. Climate Science
Twitter will no longer sell ads with messaging that contradicts the United Nations’ (UN) scientists, according to a statement from the Silicon Valley tech giant.
“To better serve these conversations, misleading advertisements on Twitter that contradict the scientific consensus on climate change are prohibited, in line with our inappropriate content policy,” the statement says. “We believe that climate denialism shouldn’t be monetized on Twitter, and that misrepresentative ads shouldn’t detract from important conversations about the climate crisis. This approach is informed by authoritative sources, like the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Reports.”Read More
States Preemptively Banning ESG Practices Pushed by Big Capital
States across the country are preemptively banning Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) scoring, which some say would lead to a massive consolidation of wealth among the most powerful investment companies in America.
“In an attempt to secure vast amounts of wealth and influence over society, corporations, bankers, and investors, working closely with key government officials, have launched a unified effort to impose environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards on most of the industrialized global economy. (ESG standards are also referred to as ‘sustainable investment’ or ‘stakeholder capitalism.’),” Justin Haskins at The Heartland Institute said.Read More
Republican Candidate for Connecticut Governor Won’t Commit to Banning Trans Athletes
Connecticut’s Republican nominee for governor Tuesday would not commit to banning biologically male transgender athletes from competing in women’s sports, instead choosing to tiptoe around the issue.
“Connecticut law prohibits discrimination,” Bob Stefanowski reportedly said. “It’s incumbent upon the high school athletic conferences to seek out the voices of young female athletes, coaches and parents to come up with policies that ensure a level playing field and protect girls’ sports.”Read More
Nancy Mace Calls for Hunter Biden Laptop Investigation 18 Months After Scandal
Eighteen months after the contents of Hunter Biden’s now-infamous laptop were confirmed to be authentic and released to public, a South Carolina congresswoman is finally calling for an investigation.
“I’ve got news for Hunter Biden: when Republicans take the majority next year, he will be called to testify before the Oversight Committee that I sit on,” Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC-01) said on Tiwtter. “Republicans will get to the bottom of the Hunter Biden laptop scandal, which the mainstream media refused to cover in 2020.”Read More
Big Capital’s Social Justice ESG Bills Soar Through State Legislatures
Just months after The Star News Network reported on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) scores taking over corporate America, bills are pouring into state legislatures around the country, some with the intent on implementing the practice and others with the intent of banning the practice.
Justin Haskins at The Heartland Institute, which has closely tracked ESG scores, defines them as the following:Read More
USPS Working with Connecticut Police to Halt Mail Crimes
In what has been an ongoing theme, a division of the United States Postal Service (USPS) has been working to crack down on crimes committed by mail.
This time, their focus has been on Connecticut.Read More
Trump Seeks Revenge Against Republican Enemies in 2022 Midterms
Former President Donald Trump is on a mission to rid the party of some of his most fervent opponents at the state and federal levels.
“UPTON QUITS! 4 down and 6 to go. Others losing badly, who’s next?” Trump said in a statement, referring to Representative Fred Upton (R-MI-04).Read More
Elon Musk Named to Twitter Board of Directors
In a move that has sent shockwaves through Silicon Valley, Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk, who became Twitter’s largest shareholder Monday, will now be a member of the company’s board of directors.
“I’m excited to share that we’re appointing [Musk] to our board! Through conversations with Elon in recent weeks, it became clear to us that he would bring great value to our Board,” Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal said Tuesday.Read More
Connecticut Gas Tax Holiday Takes Effect
Connecticut’s plan to reduce the pain at the gas pump for its residents took effect Friday.
HB 5501 passed the state legislature last week. It, like laws in many other states, provides for a gas tax holiday as prices at the pump continue to hover at near record levels.Read More
Blumenthal Falsely Claims Oil Companies to Blame for High Gas Prices
A U.S. Senator from Connecticut is falsely scapegoating oil companies for skyrocketing gas prices nationwide.
“Oil companies are exploiting Russia’s war in Ukraine to drive up gas prices to obscene levels. It’s time to end this corporate profiteering,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said Thursday. “We need a Big Oil Windfall Profits tax to take excess profits & deliver them to Americans getting stuck with the bill.”Read More
Progressives Building ‘Nonpartisan’ Social Media Outlets, Send Out Ads for Democrats
A Monday report details the story of a seemingly nonpartisan social media network that is actually building an audience to push ads for Democrat candidates in the 2022 elections via a left-wing news outlet.
“The network, operating under the name Real Voices Media, uses apolitical, nonideological content to build up audiences,” the report said. “It then leverages the crowd on behalf of clients in what experts say is a potent persuasion strategy.”Read More
Bank of America Pledges Six-Figure Contribution to Woke Connecticut Business Group
A woke Connecticut business group that gives grants only to businesses run by women will receive a significant boost from Bank of America.
The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) will receive $100,000 from the banking giant for its “Equity Match Grant Program,” according to a Monday report.Read More
New Haven Public Health Director Announces Bid for Connecticut Secretary of State
New Haven’s Director of Public Health has decided to run for Secretary of State, according to Sunday reports.
“Maritza currently serves as the Director of Health for the City of New Haven,” Bond’s campaign website says. “In this role, Maritza has been on the front lines of the fight against Covid, educating City residents on the importance of wearing masks, being socially distanced, and getting vaccinated.”Read More
Watchdog Group Helps Uncover Potential Conflicts of Interest in Veterans Affairs Administration
After a watchdog group and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) pushed the Veterans Affairs Officer of the Inspector General (VA-OIG) to look into a possible conflict of interest, that OIG this week released a report saying that one VA official may have broken rules regarding conflicts of interest.
The potential conflict of interest centers around executive director of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Charmain Bogue and her husband’s business dealings.Read More
NewsGuard Still Gives Perfect Credibility Ratings to News Orgs That Spread Misinformation About Biden Laptop
Self-appointed news media truth arbiter NewsGuard has not downgraded any mainstream press organization’s trust rating, despite several of those outlets labeling the now-infamous Hunter Biden laptop story “disinformation” just before the 2020 election.
The Washington Post, USA Today and Politico were among the outlets to dismiss the story as possible disinformation, according to the Media Research Center.Read More
Biden SCOTUS Nominee Ridiculed for Refusing to Define ‘Woman’
As part of the hearings for her confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was asked by a Tennessee Senator to define the word “woman.”
Sen. Marsha Blackburn pressed Jackson for a definition, which the judge said she could not provide. The following is the transcript of the dialogue between the pair:Read More
Internet News ‘Truth Arbiter’ NewsGuard Won’t Say That Americans Should Trust Them After Hunter Biden Laptop Debacle
After its CEO suggested the now-infamous Hunter Biden laptop story was Russian Russian disinformation, NewsGuard, the self-styled arbiter of internet truth, is not backing down.
“My personal opinion is there’s a high likelihood this story is a hoax, maybe even a hoax perpetrated by the Russians again,” NewsGuard CEO Steve Brill said on CNBC just before the 2020 presidential election.Read More
Connecticut House Expands Absentee Voting Access
While other states have passed legislation to protect voter integrity in during the 2022 elections, Connecticut has taken steps to advance the controversial practice of absentee voting on a large scale.
HB 5262 passed the State House of Representatives, expanding access to vote away from polling places.Read More
Connecticut’s Joint Judiciary Committee Weighs 12 Criminal Justice Bills
In a day-long session Monday, Connecticut’s Joint Judiciary Committee, comprised of members of the State House and State Senate, weighed 12 bills, mostly related to criminal justice reform.
Last year, the state saw a drop in overall violent crime statistics but a massive increase in robberies, shootings, and carjackings, leading to the flurry of bills that are currently on the legislative docket.Read More
Connecticut AG Warns Against Price Gouging as Gas Prices Approach Record Highs
As gas prices near record highs in Connecticut, the state’s Attorney General is warning gas distributors against price gouging.
“Gas prices fluctuate constantly, and price changes and price increases are normal. But what we have seen this past week is not typical, and we can expect even more volatility due to the unprovoked and unconscionable Russian invasion of Ukraine,” Attorney General William Tong (D) said in a Monday statement.Read More
Stephen K. Bannon’s WarRoom and The Star News Network Announce Strategic Partnership
The Star News Network and Stephen K. Bannon’s War Room Monday announced a strategic partnership to cover state, city and county news in battleground states ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.
“Our strategic partnership with The Star News Network will enable us to feature stories that highlight the hyper local nature of the precinct strategy, moms taking over school boards, and American patriots becoming election officials. The idea that everyday supporters of MAGA can become an increasingly powerful force within the Republican Party by engaging in the process of selecting committeemen has become a national movement,” Bannon said of the partnership.Read More
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Fundraises on Expanding Supreme Court
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) sent a Saturday fundraising touting the idea of expanding the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) while praising President Joe Biden’s recent SCOTUS nominee.
“Congress has expanded the Supreme Court seven times before,” the subject line of the email said. “It’s now time for the eighth.”Read More
Connecticut Gas Crosses Four Dollars Per Gallon Threshold
Gas prices in Connecticut have reached a decade-plus high after jumping 10 cents per gallon in a single day, according to data from the American Automobile Association (AAA).
Friday, a gallon of gas in Connecticut averaged $4.07, a jump from $3.97 on Thursday. The last time gas prices reached four dollars per gallon was in August of 2008. The record high for gas prices in the state is $4.39 per gallon, just 32 cents higher than the current price.Read More
Connecticut U.S. Senator Says America Must Do More to Help Ukrainians
A U.S. Senator from Connecticut Friday said the country should be doing more to help Ukrainian citizens who are stuck in what has now become a war zone.
“We need to do more to help rescue Ukrainians in need,” Sen. Chris Murphy (D) said in tweet, while thanking Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.Read More
Internet Accountability Project Accuses Big Tech of Siding with Russia
A Big Tech watchdog group is speaking out about the way Silicon Valley’s titans of industry have handled the war between Russia and Ukraine.
“Apparently these Big Tech monopolists find everyday conservative Americans more objectionable than murderous foreign dictators,” Mike Davis, Founder and President of the Internet Accountability Project (IAP) told The Tennessee Star Thursday. “They’re willing to silence and censor political voices with which they disagree while welcoming war criminals like Putin with open arms. That alone should be enough to recognize these Big Tech monopolists are not our friends.”Read More
Zuckerberg-Funded Election Group Refuses to Allow Star News Network into Media Briefing
After registering through the appropriate channels and having its attendance confirmed, The Star News Network Wednesday was kicked out of media briefing by a left-wing election group that is funded by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg.
Center for Election Innovation & Research (CEIR) held a media briefing to discuss what it calls “efforts to undermine Democracy in several states,” including Wisconsin, where former state Supreme Court Justice Mike Gableman has been investigating 2020’s election integrity in the state.Read More
Oversight Organization Battling National Institute of Health in Court over Chinese Involvement in COVID-19
A government watchdog Tuesday took the next step in its battle to expose Chinese connections to the National Institute of Health (NIH).
“Empower Oversight filed an amended complaint today against the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) litigation for documents related to a request by Chinese researchers to remove genetic sequences related to the SARS-CoV-2 virus from a database controlled by NIH,” that group said in a press release.Read More
Gov. Lamont Visits Connecticut High School to Check In After First ‘Mask Optional’ Day
Connecticut’s Democrat governor Monday made an awkward visit to meet and greet high school students after they finished their first day of classes wherein COVID-19 masks were optional.
“I’m doing good, I wanted to see what this first day was like,” Governor Ned Lamont (D) told one Glastonbury High School student as they shook hands.Read More