Author: Chris Tyler

Bill O’Reilly Maxine Waters Remark Sparks Backlash

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly is making headlines again after he  joked that he couldn’t focus on a speech by Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., because he was distracted by her “James Brown wig.” On Tuesday, O’Reilly was appearing on “Fox & Friends” when the show aired a clip of Waters denouncing President Trump. “We have suffered discrimination,” Waters said in the clip. “We have suffered isolation, undermining. … But we stand up for America, oftentimes when others who think they’re more patriotic — who say they’re more patriotic — do not.” O’Reilly then made his quip comparing Waters’ hair...

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Harrison Ford says “I’m a schmuck” after crashing his plane

Actor Harrison Ford said he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft last month when he mistakenly landed on a taxiway at a Southern California airport after flying low over an airliner with 116 people aboard, according to an audio recording released Friday. “I’m the schmuck who landed on the taxiway,” Ford told an air traffic controller shortly after the near-miss on Feb. 13 at John Wayne Airport in Orange County. Recordings of Ford’s conversations with air traffic controllers were released Friday by the Federal Aviation Administration. The 74-year-old actor was told to land his single-engine plane...

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Stephen Hillenburg: SpongeBob Square Pants Creator Has ALS

The creator of SpongeBob SquarePants says he is suffering from Lou Gehrig’s disease. Stephen Hillenburg told Variety that he will continue to collaborate on the show and will continue his passions for as long as he can. Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is a rapidly evolving neuromuscular disease. There is no treatment at this time. Hillenburg, 55, is a former professor of marine biology. In 1999, the latter created the series of cartoons that features a sponge living in a pineapple under the sea. The American television network Nickelodeon said that Stephen Hillenburg “is...

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Tim Kaine Son Arrested By 3 Cops And Chemical Spray

According to reports, it took three cops and a chemical spray to subdue the youngest son of U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s 2016 running mate, Saturday after he was identified as one of the counterprotesters who allegedly used fireworks to disrupt a rally in support of President Donald Trump at the Minnesota State Capitol. Linwood Michael Kaine, 24, and four others were arrested on suspicion of second-degree riot after the “March 4 Trump” rally in St. Paul; a sixth person was cited for disorderly conduct. Counterprotesters clashed with Trump supporters in the Capitol rotunda after...

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IRS income audits down due to budget cuts

– As millions of Americans file their income tax returns, their chances of getting audited by the IRS have rarely been so low. The number of people audited by the IRS in 2016 year dropped for the sixth straight year, to just over 1 million. The last time so few people were audited was 2004. Since then, the U.S. has added about 30 million people. The IRS blames budget cuts as money for the agency shrunk from $12.2 billion in 2010 to $11.2 billion last year. Over that period, the agency has lost more than 17,000 employees, including nearly...

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