Hannah Leitner

Hannah Leitner is an editorial intern at The American Spectator.

Amy Schumer Teams Up With Chuck Schumer For Gun Control

 

Actress and comedian Amy Schumer has teamed up with Sen. Chuck Schumer (yes, there is a — distant — relation) to push for stricter gun laws. The initiatives come after a movie theatre shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana left three people dead and nine wounded when a gunman, later identified as John Russell Houser, openfired at […]

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Rolling Stones’ Editor to Step Down After UVA Scandal, But No One Else is Leaving

 

Editor Will Dana is the first to leave his position at Rolling Stones magazine nearly eight months after running false claims about an alleged “rape culture” within a University of Virginia fraternity. UVA dean, Nicole Eramo was noted in CNN Money’s article for already having filed a $7.5 million lawsuit for actual and punitive damages […]

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Hillary Clinton Forgets That She’s Not the Only Woman Running for President

 

Hillary Clinton claims to be the sole champion of women, advocating for feminist beliefs and rights against all those other sexist candidates. And in her mind, she is. According to RedAlert Politics, Clinton referred to the GOP candidates as ‘those guys’ during a speech on Sunday, clearly forgetting about Republican candidate Carly Fiorina. Most media […]

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Obama Misses the Mark Relating to Kenyans

 

At a news conference on Saturday in Kenya, President Barak Obama sat Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, in the corner and gave him a stern talking to — about LGBT rights. During the speech, Obama equated LGBT rights to legalized racism. As reported by CNN: “When you start treating people differently not because of any harm […]

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De Blasio Backs Down After Uber Criticism From Ashton Kutcher

 

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio wrote an editorial in the New York Daily news promoting his restrictive position against the car service, Uber. Blaming the businesses for additional street congestion and pollution, De Blasio proposed legislation that would halt expansion of ride-hailing companies, such as Uber and Lyft. Today, he backed down, but not […]

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State Department Tries, Fails to Use Hillary’s Email Evasion as an Excuse

 

The Department of State was caught red-handed, and they are dragging Hillary Clinton to court with them. According to a report by Politico, the State Department delayed responses to Associated Press concerning information about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s schedules and her top staffers for FOUR YEARS. Naturally, this delay isn’t the State Department’s […]

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Cuban Embassy Opens in DC

 

 As of midnight, the Cuban flag now hangs in the State Department to mark the reestablishment of political ties between Cuba and the U.S. As reported by AP and ABC news: The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations Monday after more than five decades of frosty relations rooted in the Cold War.  The […]

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Craze of Political Correctness Claims Cracker Barrel

 

Originally reported by WFTS, the excerpt is from a report by Fox News: Ryan Koch of Des Moines started the Change.org petition [six] days ago and it already has over 13,000 signatures. “I say all of us European Americans start protesting C****er Barrel,” Koch writes in the petition opening. “It uses an offensive slur and […]

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Move over Barbie! Feminist Coloring Books Available This August!

 

If as a women you have been feeling unempowered and looked down upon because of your anatomy, then today you can finally leave your mark in the world, literally. Feminist writer and speaker Ijeoma Oluo is creating a “Badass Feminist Coloring Book” to print and be sold in August. Funded on Kickstarter.com, customers can sign […]

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Chicago to Tax Streaming Services Come September

 

If you live in Chicago, then you better complete all your recent Netflix binges by the end of summer, because starting Sept. 1 Chicago will be applying a new tax to streaming services such as Netflix and Spotify. The Chicago Tribune reported the tax would include an extra 9 percent tagged onto the monthly fees […]

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