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Peter Lake hails from the Midwest, but is now living in Germany. He is a professional writer who spent many years honing his craft at a well known newspaper. Peter originally sent an article to us through the citizen journalist program and decided to stay. We are glad he did.

Avowed Racist Nigel Farage Joins Fox News and Becomes ‘Unofficial Adviser’ To Donald Trump

Nigel Farage, the white nationalist pal of white nationalist Trump adviser Steve Bannon is now an unofficial adviser to Donald Trump and an official Fox News and Fox Business Network…

Trump Goes After ObamaCare In First Executive Order

(NEWSER) – President Trump quickly assumed the mantle of the White House on Friday, making his first executive order one aimed at his predecessor’s signature healthcare law. Hours after delivering…

You’re Not Imagining It: The Weather Is Downright Weird And Climate Change Is the Reason Why

Mark D. Kaufman Displayed with permission from Popular Science But don’t point any fingers at one particular flood. Or drought. Or hurricane. Or heatwave. Extreme flooding events are becoming more…

Dictators Have Coins Minted In Own Likeness-Now There’s “In Trump we trust” Coins

A Russian metal working company has minted a sterling silver coin to commemorate President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, featuring Mr. Trump’s face and the slogan “In Trump we trust.” The Associated…

Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

(NEWSER) – Former US Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who made WikiLeaks a household name in 2010, will be released from prison in May after President Obama commuted her sentence…

Despite Gaffes, Pettiness, and Just Being All Around Awful Trump Might Be Winning

It would be easy to see the Trump-Obama transition as a mess for the president-elect. He continues to face criticism for his extraordinary breach of traditional financial disclosure norms. …

Trump Team Admits Contacting Russians

Donald Trump’s team has confirmed that his future national security advisor spoke on the phone to Russia’s US ambassador on the day Washington retaliated against Moscow over its alleged interference…

Are Aliens Altering Luminosity Of Planet Eating Star?

Tabby’s Star probably isn’t surrounded by an energy-sucking alien super-structure. But it may have eaten a nearby planet.…

Where In the Universe Did Planet “Nine” Come From?

A year ago, astronomers announced evidence for the existence of an undiscovered planet hiding out in the boonies of our solar system. Nobody's found the mystery world yet, but that…

Confirmation Hearing Update: General “Mad Dog” Mattis, Defense Secretary

Up next we have General Mattis for position of Secretary of Defense. Typically this position must be held by someone who has been a civilian for at least 7 years,…

Is Swearing Associated With Honesty? Damn Right Study Says

Dana Dovey Displayed with permission from Newsweek This article originally was published on Medical Daily. Swearing may be considered impolite and vulgar, but a new two-part study has revealed a more positive…

Trump Transition Team Fails To Vet Cabinet Appointments

(NEWSER) – “We seem to have lost contact with the Trump-Pence transition since the election,” Walter Shaub wrote in an email to Trump aides in November, CNBC reports. The email…

5 Dead, Multiple Injuries in Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

(Newser) A shooting Friday at a Florida airport left five people dead and eight others injured, the Washington Post reports. According to ABC News, authorities have the shooter in custody.…

A Successful Guide To Resisting Trump By Using Congress

On last night’s Rachel Maddow Show, Rachel interviewed Ezra Levin, co-author of “The Indivisible Guide” a downloadable document about how to stop Congress from enacting the Trump/Republican agenda. — transcript…

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