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Kevin McCarthy, Jim Jordan Accuse Democrats Of ‘Weaponizing’ Jan. 6 Committee

Preview: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH) accused Democrats on Friday of “weaponizing” the committee investigating the January 6 Capitol Riot, indicating that Republicans cannot cooperate with an ideologically motivated committee. “For House Republican leaders to agree to participate in this political stunt would change the House forever,” Jordan and McCarthy ...

NASA Now Helping Pentagon Investigation Into UFOs: Report

Preview: Reports are surfacing that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will lend a hand as the United States government searches for evidence of UFOs. Earlier this month, the Department of Defense announced it would form a task force called the Airborne Object Identification and Management Synchronization Group (AOIMSG) to investigate UFOs “It’s going to ...

Warning Added To Premiere Of ‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Episode Following Uvalde Shooting

Preview: Netflix decided to add a warning label at the last minute to the premiere episode of “Stranger Things” season 4 following the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 kids and two teachers were killed by an 18-year-old shooter. The disclaimer was added to the new season that dropped Friday on the streaming site, and ...

GOP Lawmakers Propose Bill To Stop Taxpayer Dollars From Going Toward ‘Woke’ Investment Funds

Preview: Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) and seven other Republicans lawmakers proposed legislation on Friday to stop taxpayer dollars from going toward Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) funds. Earlier this week, an exclusive Daily Wire poll conducted by Echelon Insights showed that Americans want companies they invest in to stop preaching and to instead pursue profits. While ...

Liz Cheney Dramatically Trails Behind Republican Challenger, Poll Finds

Preview: New polling conducted by the Club for Growth found that Republican Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney is down 30 points to her Republican challenger. That poll found Cheney opponent Harriet Hageman (who has been endorsed by former President Donald Trump) has 56% of the vote while Cheney has 26% of the vote in the GOP primary. ...

Michael Sussmann Trial Goes To Jury After Former Clinton Attorney Declines To Testify

Preview: Testimony in the case of former Hillary Clinton campaign attorney Michael Sussmann wrapped up Friday after the defendant decided against taking the stand. Special counsel John Durham’s team of prosecutors and Sussmann’s defense team made closing arguments on Friday morning before Judge Christopher Cooper handed the case over to the jury for deliberation. Sussmann is ...

Little Girl Trapped With Shooter Repeatedly Called 9-1-1 As Police Waited Outside: Officials

Preview: Students trapped inside the two Robb Elementary School classrooms with the Uvalde shooter made multiple 9-1-1 calls over the course of 45 minutes in a plea for police — who had already arrived at the school but not yet stopped the shooter — to save them. Texas DPS Director Steven McCraw provided a detailed breakdown ...

Feds Admit Starting Two Fires Now Merged Into Largest In State’s History

Preview: Two New Mexico wildfires now merged into the single biggest blaze in the state’s history were both started by a federal government agency, officials admitted Friday. Both blazes were sparked by “pile burns,” fires set to get rid of wood and debris from thinning and reforestation projects, the Albuquerque Journal reported. Although those fires are ...

Man Fires Multiple Shots At Party. Woman Yanks Out Gun, Shoots Him To Death.

Preview: One intrepid woman who was a bystander near an area where a party was being held in West Virginia took matters into her own hands when a man pulled out an AR-15-style rifle and started shooting at partygoers, according to police. The woman yanked out a pistol and shot the man to death. “Instead of ...

Americans Draw From Their Savings To Fuel Summer Costs, New Inflation Report Says

Preview: Though recent data show inflation somewhat leveling off, there are likely higher price levels on the way — and Americans may be dipping into their savings to make ends meet. The core Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index (PCEPI) rose 4.9% year-over-year in April, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said on Friday. Core PCEPI increased at ...

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TX SHOOTER'S DAD: HE SHOULD HAVE JUST KILLED ME!

Preview: TX SHOOTER'S DAD: HE SHOULD HAVE JUST KILLED ME! (Top headline, 1st story, link) Related stories: MOTHER: 'I know he had his reasons for doing what he did'... Ramos Fired Outside School for 12 Mins... Inside for over hour... 'Look at What We Have Here'... Police waited 48 mins IN SCHOOL before pursuing... Top cop admits botched response: 'Wrong decision, period'... Growing criticism... Furious parents speak out... Survivor horror stories... She smeared blood on herself and played dead... Student covered self with bodies... Girl shot when gunman heard her yelling for help 'after police told her to'... AK-47, list of targets found at ANOTHER school... Guns now leading cause of death for American children...

MOTHER: 'I know he had his reasons for doing what he did'...

Preview: MOTHER: 'I know he had his reasons for doing what he did'... (Top headline, 2nd story, link) Related stories: TX SHOOTER'S DAD: HE SHOULD HAVE JUST KILLED ME! Ramos Fired Outside School for 12 Mins... Inside for over hour... 'Look at What We Have Here'... Police waited 48 mins IN SCHOOL before pursuing... Top cop admits botched response: 'Wrong decision, period'... Growing criticism... Furious parents speak out... Survivor horror stories... She smeared blood on herself and played dead... Student covered self with bodies... Girl shot when gunman heard her yelling for help 'after police told her to'... AK-47, list of targets found at ANOTHER school... Guns now leading cause of death for American children...

Ramos Fired Outside School for 12 Mins...

Preview: Ramos Fired Outside School for 12 Mins... (Top headline, 3rd story, link) Related stories: TX SHOOTER'S DAD: HE SHOULD HAVE JUST KILLED ME! MOTHER: 'I know he had his reasons for doing what he did'... Inside for over hour... 'Look at What We Have Here'... Police waited 48 mins IN SCHOOL before pursuing... Top cop admits botched response: 'Wrong decision, period'... Growing criticism... Furious parents speak out... Survivor horror stories... She smeared blood on herself and played dead... Student covered self with bodies... Girl shot when gunman heard her yelling for help 'after police told her to'... AK-47, list of targets found at ANOTHER school... Guns now leading cause of death for American children...

Inside for over hour...

Preview: Inside for over hour... (Top headline, 4th story, link) Related stories: TX SHOOTER'S DAD: HE SHOULD HAVE JUST KILLED ME! MOTHER: 'I know he had his reasons for doing what he did'... Ramos Fired Outside School for 12 Mins... 'Look at What We Have Here'... Police waited 48 mins IN SCHOOL before pursuing... Top cop admits botched response: 'Wrong decision, period'... Growing criticism... Furious parents speak out... Survivor horror stories... She smeared blood on herself and played dead... Student covered self with bodies... Girl shot when gunman heard her yelling for help 'after police told her to'... AK-47, list of targets found at ANOTHER school... Guns now leading cause of death for American children...

'Look at What We Have Here'...

Preview: 'Look at What We Have Here'... (Top headline, 5th story, link) Related stories: TX SHOOTER'S DAD: HE SHOULD HAVE JUST KILLED ME! MOTHER: 'I know he had his reasons for doing what he did'... Ramos Fired Outside School for 12 Mins... Inside for over hour... Police waited 48 mins IN SCHOOL before pursuing... Top cop admits botched response: 'Wrong decision, period'... Growing criticism... Furious parents speak out... Survivor horror stories... She smeared blood on herself and played dead... Student covered self with bodies... Girl shot when gunman heard her yelling for help 'after police told her to'... AK-47, list of targets found at ANOTHER school... Guns now leading cause of death for American children...

Police waited 48 mins IN SCHOOL before pursuing...

Preview: Police waited 48 mins IN SCHOOL before pursuing... (Top headline, 6th story, link) Related stories: TX SHOOTER'S DAD: HE SHOULD HAVE JUST KILLED ME! MOTHER: 'I know he had his reasons for doing what he did'... Ramos Fired Outside School for 12 Mins... Inside for over hour... 'Look at What We Have Here'... Top cop admits botched response: 'Wrong decision, period'... Growing criticism... Furious parents speak out... Survivor horror stories... She smeared blood on herself and played dead... Student covered self with bodies... Girl shot when gunman heard her yelling for help 'after police told her to'... AK-47, list of targets found at ANOTHER school... Guns now leading cause of death for American children...

Top cop admits botched response: 'Wrong decision, period'...

Preview: Top cop admits botched response: 'Wrong decision, period'... (Top headline, 7th story, link) Related stories: TX SHOOTER'S DAD: HE SHOULD HAVE JUST KILLED ME! MOTHER: 'I know he had his reasons for doing what he did'... Ramos Fired Outside School for 12 Mins... Inside for over hour... 'Look at What We Have Here'... Police waited 48 mins IN SCHOOL before pursuing... Growing criticism... Furious parents speak out... Survivor horror stories... She smeared blood on herself and played dead... Student covered self with bodies... Girl shot when gunman heard her yelling for help 'after police told her to'... AK-47, list of targets found at ANOTHER school... Guns now leading cause of death for American children...

Growing criticism...

Preview: Growing criticism... (Top headline, 8th story, link) Related stories: TX SHOOTER'S DAD: HE SHOULD HAVE JUST KILLED ME! MOTHER: 'I know he had his reasons for doing what he did'... Ramos Fired Outside School for 12 Mins... Inside for over hour... 'Look at What We Have Here'... Police waited 48 mins IN SCHOOL before pursuing... Top cop admits botched response: 'Wrong decision, period'... Furious parents speak out... Survivor horror stories... She smeared blood on herself and played dead... Student covered self with bodies... Girl shot when gunman heard her yelling for help 'after police told her to'... AK-47, list of targets found at ANOTHER school... Guns now leading cause of death for American children...

Furious parents speak out...

Preview: Furious parents speak out... (Top headline, 9th story, link) Related stories: TX SHOOTER'S DAD: HE SHOULD HAVE JUST KILLED ME! MOTHER: 'I know he had his reasons for doing what he did'... Ramos Fired Outside School for 12 Mins... Inside for over hour... 'Look at What We Have Here'... Police waited 48 mins IN SCHOOL before pursuing... Top cop admits botched response: 'Wrong decision, period'... Growing criticism... Survivor horror stories... She smeared blood on herself and played dead... Student covered self with bodies... Girl shot when gunman heard her yelling for help 'after police told her to'... AK-47, list of targets found at ANOTHER school... Guns now leading cause of death for American children...

Survivor horror stories...

Preview: Survivor horror stories... (Top headline, 10th story, link) Related stories: TX SHOOTER'S DAD: HE SHOULD HAVE JUST KILLED ME! MOTHER: 'I know he had his reasons for doing what he did'... Ramos Fired Outside School for 12 Mins... Inside for over hour... 'Look at What We Have Here'... Police waited 48 mins IN SCHOOL before pursuing... Top cop admits botched response: 'Wrong decision, period'... Growing criticism... Furious parents speak out... She smeared blood on herself and played dead... Student covered self with bodies... Girl shot when gunman heard her yelling for help 'after police told her to'... AK-47, list of targets found at ANOTHER school... Guns now leading cause of death for American children...

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NYC pregnant woman robbed on sidewalk, thrown to the ground by attacker

Preview: NYPD is currently searching for a man who assaulted and robbed a pregnant woman in Queens last month.

Gulf Coast and Southeast to face thunderstorms, tornados

Preview: Another day of strong-to-severe thunderstorms will bring the risk of large hail, damaging winds, tornados and heavy rain from the Gulf Coast states through the Southeast and up into the mid-Atlantic on Wednesday.

Father demands accountability after 5 California teenagers attacked and robbed in mall

Preview: Five teenage boys were attacked and robbed inside a Los Angeles mall bathroom.

Connecticut politician says several bullets struck his home, police are investigating

Preview: Police are investigating a shooting incident in Connecticut Monday evening after several bullets struck the home of a state senator, Gary Winfield.

San Francisco Walgreens thief on bicycle who went viral during theft sentenced to prison

Preview: A bicycle-riding thief who went viral last year when video footage of him robbing a Walgreens in San Francisco and then pedaling out of the retail store with a large bag of stolen merchandise made the rounds on social media was sentenced Monday to 16 months in prison.

Slain Florida mom's ex-boyfriend was ordered to pay her $5,920 in attorney fees 9 days before she disappeared

Preview: Just nine days before slain Florida mother Cassie Carli disappeared while attempting to pick up her 4-year-old daughter from her ex-boyfriend, Marcus Spanevelo, a judge ordered Spanevelo to pay Carli $5,920 in attorney fees related to a years-long custody battle, according to court records.

Missing Indiana mom's jailed husband allegedly threatened previous wife with videos of missing women

Preview: A missing Indiana mom reportedly warned her cousin she was “scared” of her husband months before she vanished – and two years after his ex-wife accused him of threatening her with videos of missing women and “implying he’d do the same to her,” according to court documents and purported text messages.

Georgia boy, 15, killed in 2019 hit-and-run identified

Preview: Investigators on Monday said they have identified an Atlanta-area teenager killed in a 2019 hit-and-run as he was walking alongside a quiet road.

Texas constable arming deputies with rifles amid violence uptick; cites ‘failed policies’ of justice system

Preview: A constable in Harris County, Texas constable said his deputies will be getting more AR-15 rifles to better protect the communities they serve amid a rise in crime in the region and the killing of a deputy last year, authorities said.

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Market Snapshot: Stocks close sharply higher after inflation data; Dow snaps longest weekly losing streak since 1932

Preview: U.S. stocks close sharply higher Friday, after the Federal Reserve's preferred measure of inflation continued to run hot in April, but cooled from March.

Futures Movers: U.S. oil benchmark closes at 11-week high with summer driving season set to get under way

Preview: Oil futures end with strong weekly gains Friday, as the U.S. and global benchmarks finish at their highest since March.

: Twitter shareholders OK resolutions on concealment clauses, political spending

Preview: Twitter Inc. shareholders voted Wednesday to require that the social-media company report on its policies around concealment clauses and election spending.

FA Center: ‘I’m surprised you’re not in an alley.’ This financial adviser beat the odds and now helps people build wealth.

Preview: Raised in a family with money worries, Matthew McKay focuses on strengthening clients' financial security.

: After 2 stormy years of ‘moonshot’ house prices, don’t hold out hope for a major correction. Why COVID-era property values may be here to stay.

Preview: ‘As more millennials reach age 40, their household formation rate will accelerate due to higher marriage rates and more stable incomes.’

Bond Report: Treasury yields hold steady in shortened session after April U.S. inflation reading eases

Preview: U.S. Treasury yields are little changed in an abbreviated trading day on Friday as traders head into the Memorial Day weekend.

Crypto: Here’s how much money you would have lost if you bought a Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT a month ago

Preview: Some investors turned to nonfungible tokens in search of a haven among digital assets in the first quarter. However, the bets soon turned sour.

Mark Hulbert: How a crypto crash could spread to Treasury bonds and other fixed-income securities

Preview: Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could be hazardous to your wealth --- even if you never invest in them.

The Tell: Are Russian stocks worthless? Here’s one key indicator that shouldn’t be ignored

Preview: Odds that some of the biggest Russian corporations will default have soared to 80%, according to pricing in credit-default swaps

Retirement Weekly: Your stock portfolio didn’t have to lose so much this year

Preview: Conventional wisdom is wrong about the relationship between risk and reward

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Biden’s petro-sadism makes US drivers scream in pain

Preview: As Americans start the summer driving season this Memorial Day weekend, they face gasoline prices that are memorable — for all the wrong reasons.

Avalanche vs. Blues Game 6 odds, prediction: Tide turning in St. Louis’ favor?

Preview: The goaltending battle may be tipping in the Blues' favor, providing value for betting on Game 6.

Four dogs die in sweltering car as owner eats lunch: cops

Preview: Police said a 4-year-old goldendoodle, a 2-year-old boxer and a pair of 12-week-old goldendoodle puppies all perished.

NASA reveals spaceship idea that could send astronauts into deep space

Preview: NASA has announced a new vision for navigating space using sunbeams as power.

NYC’s Inna Vernikov pulls CUNY Law School funding over Israel stance

Preview: Inna Vernikov said that CUNY Law professors are engaging in antisemitism by backing the BDS movement against the Jewish State.

Jimmy Fallon and Harry Kane spend a night on the town

Preview: Spies said that their first stop was downtown Italian eatery and celebrity haunt Emilio's Ballato, where the pair ran into Jon Hamm and his girlfriend.

Hillsong megachurch hit with sexual assault lawsuit by student

Preview: Anna Crenshaw alleged she was non-consensually groped by a drunken Hillsong staffer in 2016.

Terrified kids locked in with Texas school shooter called 911 as cops waited to act

Preview: Law enforcement officials admitted Friday that officers bungled the response to the Robb Elementary School shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers.

Lamar Jackson: Critics of me missing OTAs should ‘find something else to talk about’

Preview: After Lamar Jackson was criticized by Chris Simms on Pro Football Talk for missing Ravens OTAs, Jackson fired back on Twitter.

‘Traitor’ Russian official booted from meeting for decrying Ukraine war

Preview: "We understand that if our country does not stop the special operation, there will be even more orphans," Vasyukevich said.

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Obscenity (Including as to Minors) and "the Work Taken as a Whole"

Preview: An isolated sexually themed passage, even a graphic one, doesn't make a work obscene.

Short Circuit: A Roundup of Recent Federal Court Decisions

Preview: Jury trials, bench trials, and prospective insurrections.

New CBO Report Exposes Biden's Deficit-Reduction Misinformation

Preview: The president is trying to claim credit for falling deficits. Actually, his administration has overseen a $2.4 trillion increase in the long-term deficit.

While Dying Children Called 911 for Help, 19 Uvalde Police Waited in the Hallway. For 45 Minutes.

Preview: "There were 19 officers in there," said a police spokesperson. "In fact, there were plenty of officers to do whatever needed to be done."

Tucker Carlson's Great Replacement Theory Is Spectacularly Wrong

Preview: Republicans have thrived since Ronald Reagan granted amnesty to 2.7 million mostly Mexican illegal immigrants in 1986.

Why Isn't Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard Foreclosed by Depp's Loss in an English Libel Case?

Preview: It's chiefly because Virginia doesn't recognize nonmutual collateral estoppel, of course!

Sixth Circuit Concludes Challenge to Michigan Mask Mandate Is Moot

Preview: The en banc Sixth Circuit concludes that the lawsuit seeking an injunction against Michigan's mask mandate is now moot.

The Volokh Conspiracy Merch You've Always Wanted

Preview: Or perhaps just a few items we thought readers might like.

Michael E. Kelley Brings Legal Thriller The Lincoln Lawyer to Netflix

Preview: Adaptation of Michael Connelly’s book series is punchy, clever, and entertaining.

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McCarthy won't cooperate with Jan. 6 committee unless materials shared in advance

Preview: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy indicated that he won't cooperate with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol unless they provide him in advance the materials they will rely on in questioning.

Man gets life in prison, plus 45 years, in beheading case

Preview: A New Hampshire man convicted of killing his wife's co-worker and forcing her to behead him was sentenced Friday to life in prison, plus 45 years.

Alaska special election for House seat becoming a crowded, unpredictable affair

Preview: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin would typically have an immediate "name ID" advantage in a race for public office, but that's not the case this year in the state's special congressional election where she's running against Santa Claus.

Troublesome delayed shooting response

Preview: As we learn more facts about the Robb Elementary School shooting, the picture gets more disturbing ("Texas shooter walked into school unimpeded, was in classroom over an hour before cops took him down," Web, May 23). I can't help but wonder if more children could have been saved if the police had not waited for more than an hour to enter the school.

A clean election?

Preview: According to Joseph Curl in "Musk was right: Liberals are targeting him with 'dirty tricks,'" (Web, May 25) "Joe Biden raised more than $1 billion dollars from donors for his 2020 presidential campaign, the first candidate in history to do so." Well, President Biden is also the first presidential candidate not to bother to leave his basement to actively campaign. Some would wisely wonder where that kind of money came from and more importantly where it was spent.

Mass shootings a cultural problem

Preview: I have a 1908 Sears catalog listing 35 pages of guns that could be bought by mail order. When I was growing up in the 1950s and '60s, anyone could go to a hardware store and buy a gun off the shelf. There were no waiting periods and no background checks. High schools had shooting clubs; students who drove to school kept their guns locked in the trunks of their cars. Children's TV programs carried ads for toy guns.

New York offers driver's licenses with 'X' gender marker

Preview: New York state is now offering driver's licenses with an "X" gender identity marker, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Friday.

Trump election probe grand jury to hear from Raffensperger

Preview: Georgia's secretary of state is expected to appear next week before a special grand jury in an investigation into whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to meddle in the 2020 election in the state.

Democratic rift emerges over Biden administration probe of China skirting solar tariffs

Preview: A split has emerged among Democrats over an investigation by the Biden administration into whether China is subverting U.S. tariffs on solar panels that opponents say are crippling the clean energy industry.

Conservatives launch new pressure campaign on 'woke' corporations

Preview: Conservatives have launched new initiatives aimed at removing "woke politics" from corporate boardrooms as the annual season of shareholder meetings winds down.

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‘Guns Should Not Be In The Hands Of The Mentally Unstable,’ Says Senile Man With Nukes

Preview: WASHINGTON, D.C.—A senile old man in Washington who has a deadly nuclear arsenal at his fingertips is calling for dangerous weapons to be taken out of the hands of the mentally unstable. The post ‘Guns Should Not Be In The Hands Of The Mentally Unstable,’ Says Senile Man With Nukes appeared first on The Babylon Bee.

Obama Encourages Americans To Pause This Memorial Day To Remember The Sacrifice Of George Floyd

Preview: MARTHA’S VINEYARD, MA—From his coastal estate that will probably be underwater in ten years, former President Barack Obama issued a statement today encouraging Americans to honor Memorial Day by remembering the sacrifice of George Floyd. The post Obama Encourages Americans To Pause This Memorial Day To Remember The Sacrifice Of George Floyd appeared first on The Babylon Bee.

Are You A Racist? Take The Quiz!

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NASA Scientists Discover Tiny Black Hole Between Driver's Seat And Middle Console

Preview: OXFORD, MS—Physicists have pulled back the curtain on one of life's greatest mysteries, discovering the existence of miniature black holes between a car's driver seat and the middle console.  The post NASA Scientists Discover Tiny Black Hole Between Driver's Seat And Middle Console appeared first on The Babylon Bee.

LeBron Confused By Hockey Players Who Get Back Up After Getting Knocked Down

Preview: LOS ANGELES, CA—With nothing to do during basketball playoffs, LeBron James turned on a hockey game and was shocked to see players somehow getting back to their feet after being knocked over. The post LeBron Confused By Hockey Players Who Get Back Up After Getting Knocked Down appeared first on The Babylon Bee.

Parents Begin Disguising School Buildings As The Capitol So Congress Will Spend Billions To Protect Them

Preview: U.S.—Parents across the nation have begun disguising their kids' elementary schools as the Capitol Building in D.C. so the government will approve funding to keep them secure. The post Parents Begin Disguising School Buildings As The Capitol So Congress Will Spend Billions To Protect Them appeared first on The Babylon Bee.

Report: You Should Hug Your Kids Right This Instant

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Summer Activities To Enjoy With Your Libertarian Kid

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Beto Interrupts Press Conference To Remind Everyone He's A Giant Turd

Preview: AUSTIN, TX—As leadership in Texas held a press conference to give updates on the tragic school shooting in Uvalde, candidate for governor Beto O'Rourke took the time to drop by and remind everyone he's a giant turd.  The post Beto Interrupts Press Conference To Remind Everyone He's A Giant Turd appeared first on The Babylon Bee.

Mom Unveils Totally Doable Summer Activity Schedule

Preview: HOUSTON, TX—Local mom Rachel Pilkington gathered her family around an ominious velvet curtain Thursday morning before dramatically pulling it away to unveil a totally doable summer activity schedule carefully laid out on a large bulletin board. The post Mom Unveils Totally Doable Summer Activity Schedule appeared first on The Babylon Bee.