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82-year-old  Actor Alan Alda has revealed that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. He was diagnosed over three years ago, said he decided to share the news “to encourage others to take action.” The 82-year-old, who’s best known for his role as Army Capt. “Hawkeye” Pierce in the TV series “M*A*S*H,” shared the news on CBS, saying he was diagnosed three and a half years ago but only decided now to go public about it after seeing some of the disease’s physical effects progress. https://twitter.com/CBSThisMorning/status/1024268352691286016 “I’ve had a full life since then,” he said of the years since his…

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President Donald Trump said  he’s “looking into” easy access to blueprints for 3D-printable guns, saying in a tweet that “doesn’t seem to make much sense.” Trump’s tweet comes less than 24 hours before that technology becomes widely available under a legal settlement his own administration reached earlier this year with Defense Distributed, a Texas-based nonprofit that will release blueprints for guns online starting Wednesday. “The age of the downloadable gun begins,” Defense Distributed stated on its site after its settlement with the State Department. Its founder, Cody Wilson, tweeted a photograph of a grave marked “American gun control.” Under the…

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Over the weekend, Fox News’ Fox & Friends, weighed in on Republican strategy ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. They suggested that candidates would be best served by “aggressively” embracing Trump. Griff Jenkins noted that polls show  “most Republicans now are on Team Trump essentially.” Jenkins continued saying,  “It’s a wake-up call if you’re a candidate out there and you’re on the fence you may want to consider supporting even more aggressively.” He added, “President Trump, by all accounts, I think, has pretty much taken over the Republican party.” Representative Ron DeSantis (R-FL) is running for Governor in Florida. He…

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is not ready to step down any time soon from the nation’s highest court as she plans to retire at 90. She made this known during an event in New York City, where she said that she has “at least five more years” to serve on the Supreme Court, according to CNN. The justice spoke with director Molly Smith following a performance of “The Originalist,” an Off-Broadway show about her former colleague, Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February 2016. “I’m now 85,” Ginsburg said, per CNN. “My senior colleague, Justice John Paul Stevens, he stepped…

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Mike Pence is in support of the White House’s decision to ban CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins from an event last week. “This administration believes in the freedom of the press, and President Trump and I and our entire administration have provided extraordinary access to the media. The president answers to many questions in so many different settings, and I can assure you that we’ll continue to do that,” Pence told Fox Business’s Maria Bartiromo in a Sunday interview on Fox News. Collins asked questions to Trump during a pool spray last week, and was then prevented from covering an event…

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President Donald Trump may have been in the White House for 15 months, but yet to visit combat troops deployed in war zones. He has only visited United States soldiers at a Navy base in Italy and at an Army camp in South Korea. Before Christmas in 2017, Vice President Mike Pence quietly went to Afghanistan to visit troops fighting in America’s longest running war. While there, he delivered a message from the president. He spoke to the troops from a podium while wearing a flight jacket. Pence told the troops, “Before I left the Oval Office yesterday I asked…

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President Donald Trump is not keeping quiet since he was accused by former personal attorney Michael Cohen, who reportedly claimed that the president knew in advance about his son Donald Jr.‘s June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians offering dirt on Hillary Clinton. “NO … I did NOT know of the meeting with my son, Don jr. Sounds to me like someone is trying to make up stories in order to get himself out of an unrelated jam (Taxi cabs maybe?),” Trump tweeted Friday morning. “He even retained Bill and Crooked Hillary’s lawyer,” Trump added. “Gee, I wonder if they…

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According to a brutal op-ed in the Washington Post from a conservative columnist, the current political climate makes him miss former President Barack Obama, saying he would take Obama back in a “nanosecond.” WOULDN’T WE ALL! Columnist Max Boot was a foreign policy adviser for both of the Republican presidential campaigns against Obama in 2008 and 2012. Despite his past criticisms of the former president, Boot wrote that Obama’s presidency now “appears to be a lost golden age when reason and morality reigned.” Boot wrote that he gained a “new perspective” on the Obama administration after watching him deliver a…

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Hillary Clinton was the center of attention when she showed up to watch Broadway musical “Hello, Dolly!” in New York City on Thursday. She got a rapturous reception from the audience members at Manhattan’s Shubert Theatre . They “stood, clapped and chanted” Hillary’s name “until the lights went down,” the show’s star, actress and singer-songwriter Bette Midler revealed on Twitter. Midler was also pretty excited, describing Clinton’s visit as “a thrill” that “made us all unbelievably happy.” #HILLARYCLINTON CAME TO #“HELLODOLLY TONIGHT!! What a thrill! The crowd stood, clapped and chanted her name until the lights went down😂. It…

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On Tuesday night, CNN aired an audio recording made by President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen. The recording was made unbeknownst to Trump. In the secret recording that was made two weeks before the 2016 election, Trump and Cohen can be heard discussing paying off playboy playmate Karen McDougal who claims to have had an ongoing affair with Trump. On Thursday, Michael Avenatti who represents adult film star Stormy Daniels who also says she had an affair with Donald Trump, tweeted that Cohen and Trump conspired to pay off many women. Avenatti took to Twitter on Thursday…

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