Category Archives: The Swing

Roger Ailes, Former Fox News Powerhouse, Dies at 77.

A media giant has left the building. Despite any personal feelings one might hold regarding the man, his accomplishments cannot be denied. Ailes was hired by Rupert Murdoch in 1996 as Fox News founding CEO. Under his watchful eye, the news network was built into not

Bill Shine resigns as co-president at Fox News.

Fox News Co-President Resigns

Bill Shine resigns amid network turmoil. The turmoil at Fox News seems to only be worsening. The network announced on Monday  that co-president Bill Shine has resigned from his post. Shine was named co-president after the ousting of Fox News chief Roger Ailes last summer.

NSA ends email collection program.

NSA Ends Email Collection Program

A win for privacy advocates, NSA ditches controversial program. The NSA will cease collecting communications that merely mention someone considered to be a “foreign intelligence target.” The agency will now limit its collection to specific communications sent directly to or from a foreign target. “NSA will

Donald Trump want to break up the Ninth Circuit Courts.

Trump Debating Breaking Up Ninth Circuit Court?

The Ninth Circuit and President Trump. In an interview with the Washington Examiner, Trump had some stern things to say about the Ninth Circuit court. Apparently, the President is considering options to break it up. “Absolutely, I have,” Trump said. “There are many people that

Senator Bernie Sanders back pro-life candidate.

Senator Bernie Sanders Endorses Pro-Life Candidate

Senator Sanders has never formed to convention but his latest political move has some angry. Sen. Bernie Sanders is standing by his decision to back a Democratic candidate who is pro-life. The decision has drawn fire from the Democratic party and left his supporters confused.

Advertisers drop Bill O'Reilly

Fox News and Bill O’Reilly Part Ways

Rumors swirled, guesses were made, and now the “verdict”. “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill O’Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel,” the company said in a statement. So ends

The Fall of the Democratic Party

Two Party Politics: The Fall of the Democratic Party

America’s Democrats have spoken but the party is still not listening. Despite President Trump’s claims to the contrary, the now President did not receive overwhelming support last November. Yes, he won the Electoral College but not by the margin he thinks. While he and the

Steve Bannon on the outs with Donald Trump

Trump and Bannon: Is the Honeymoon Over?

Is President Trump distancing himself from the alt-right? It certainly seems that way. Not even 100 days in and Steve Bannon is becoming less of a force within the White House. Amid rumors that Bannon and Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, cannot seem to