2018 ⋆ MICHAELANTONIO MEDIA
Entertainment Music 

New Year’s Eve: Camila Cabello, Kanye West & More Reflect On 2018, Celebrate the New Year on Social Media

On New Year’s Eve, some stars are getting nostalgic about the year behind them, while others are partying their way into 2019.  From Camila Cabello to Kanye West, artists have been ringing in the new year by sharing their thoughts and celebrations across social media. “Looking back on this year, I’ve never felt more alive, never felt the experience of being a human more intensely,” Cabello wrote. “I’m exhausted. LOL. But that’s how I want it. 2018. I’ve never been more in love with life than I was this year.” “2018 was…

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Breaking News Politics 

Ocasio-Cortez ‘Disappointed’ at McCaskill for Calling Her a ‘Thing’

Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) shot back at outgoing Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), criticizing her for calling her a “thing” and referring to her as a “bright shiny new object.” The 29-year-old self-described Democratic Socialist tweeted Saturday afternoon that McCaskill’s remarks were “disappointing”: Not sure why fmr Sen. McCaskill keeps going on TV to call me a “thing” and “shiny object,” but it’s pretty disappointing. McCaskill promised she’d “100% back Trump up” on his anti-immigrant rhetoric & lost. In MO, almost all progressive ballot issues won. https://t.co/53qKvnr8KG — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC)…

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Breaking News Politics 

Trump’s Historic Impact on Judiciary in 2018 Promises Even Greater Gains in 2019

President Donald Trump has had as much impact on the third branch of government in two years as most presidents have in two full terms, and the new Senate opens the door for the second half of his first term to be even more significant than the first half. The Senate in 2018 confirmed 67 federal judges to lifetime appointments: one Supreme Court justice, 18 judges to the U.S. courts of appeals, and 48 judges to the federal district courts (which is where trials are conducted). Combined with the 2017…

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Breaking News Health Politics 

Three Times Democrats Predicted Trump’s Policies Would Kill People

Democrats, media figures, and pundits predicted over the last two years that many people would die as a result of President Donald Trump’s policies. Here are some of the more outrageous claims: Larry Summers predicts thousands would die because of tax cuts, Obamacare individual mandate repeal. Former Bill Clinton Treasury Secretary Larry Summers contended in an op-ed last year that thousands would die because Trump’s tax cuts bill repealed Obamacare’s individual mandate. The former Treasury secretary said that by repealing Obamacare’s individual mandate, millions will become uninsured, which will subsequently lead…

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Breaking News Entertainment 

Tiffany Haddish: I Will Wear Fur Everyday Until ‘Police Stop Killing Black People’

A-list actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish created a stir over the weekend after announcing that she will protest law enforcement “killing black people” by continuing to wear fur, garnering scorn and praise from fellow African-American entertainers. “I’mma wear it as much as possible. I don’t know if you guys know this about me, but I’m about to start protesting,” Tiffany Haddish said in a video posted to Instagram Sunday. “I’mma wear fur every day until they stop killing black people. When the police stop killing black people, I’ll stop wearing fur.…

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Breaking News Politics 

Warren: ‘I’m in This Fight All the Way’ – ‘Going to Build a Grassroots Campaign’

While speaking to reporters after announcing she would form an exploratory committee to run for president in 2020 on Monday, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) stated that she is “in this fight all the way” and is “going to build a grassroots campaign.” Warren said, “I never thought I would run for anything, ever, in my life, but America’s middle class is getting hollowed out, and opportunity for too many of our young people is shrinking. So, I’m in this fight all the way. … I’m going to build a grassroots campaign.…

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Breaking News Politics 

John Brennan Hopes GOP Ditches Trump in 2019: ‘Our Nation’s Future Is at Stake’

Former CIA Director John Brennan on Monday expressed hope that the Republican Party will rethink its support of President Donald Trump in the new year, stating “We need an actual leader—our Nation’s future is at stake.” “It is my sincere hope that the forthcoming exposure of your malfeasance & corruption will convince enough Republicans to abandon you in 2019,” the Obama-era intelligence chief wrote on Twitter. “We have had enough of your whining from the White House. We need an actual leader—our Nation’s future is at stake.” It is my…

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Breaking News Entertainment Politics 

Rob Reiner New Year’s Resolution: Get Trump ‘The F*ck Out of the White House’

With just hours remaining in 2018, Hollywood film director and far-left social media personality Rob Reiner shared a profanity-laced New Year’s resolution on social media: Get President Donald Trump “the fuck out of the White House.” “Reminder. He called a reporter pretending to be someone else to brag about his sexual prowess,” Reiner, a frequent critic of President Trump, tweeted. “He defrauded people of their life savings with a fake university. The President of the United States is a sick criminal. New Year’s resolution: Get him the fuck out of the…

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Breaking News Politics 

Howard Dean: Trump ’Mentally Incapacitated,’ Can’t Negotiate with Democrats on Shutdown

Former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean claimed Sunday on MSNBC that President Donald Trump is “mentally incapacitated” and, therefore, cannot negotiate an agreement to end the partial shutdown of the federal government. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGSKcAgJZVc?feature=oembed&w=640&h=360] “I actually think the president is mentally incapacitated, and I have thought so for quite some time,” said Dean. “He says things that he knows aren’t true, I suspect, and that, somehow, he thinks that people are going to believe. And they just don’t.” “You can’t really make a bargain with somebody who is irrational because they won’t keep…

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Breaking News Politics 

Shutdown Showdown: Donald Trump Calls Southern Border an ‘Open Wound’ for ‘Our Country’

President Donald Trump demanded again on Monday that Democrats fund border security. “Our Southern Border has long been an ‘Open Wound,’ where drugs, criminals (including human traffickers) and illegals would pour into our Country,” Trump wrote on Twitter. The president commented on the issue as the partial government shutdown entered its tenth day. Trump remained in Washington, DC, for the entire Christmas holiday, except a brief visit to the troops overseas in Iraq and Germany, and did not golf. Democrats, however, left town for vacation, including likely future Speaker Nancy…

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