Kayla Brandon
Washington, D.C.

Hailing from Metro Detroit, Kayla joined the Independent Journal team as a reporter in 2015. Kayla attended Oakland University in Rochester, MI and graduated cum laude in 2014 with a degree in communication and journalism. After graduation, Kayla was...more

I Finally Shot a Gun for the First Time and Learned It's So Much More Than Just Hitting the Target
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
Growing up in a home where guns were part of my father’s everyday life as a law enforcement official, you’d think I was fairly exposed
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How the Ted Cruz Campaign Might Have Boosted Trump Over the Top — Before the First Primary
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
Tensions were high Thursday as members of both Donald Trump's and Hillary Clinton's campaign teams broke down what they got right and
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HGTV Stars Fired For Anti-Gay Remarks Know Damning Phone Call Chip & Joanna ‘Probably’ Got From the Network
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
In the wake of what's been described as a “faith-based witch hunt” on Buzzfeed's behalf against HGTV's Chip and Joanna Gaines, countle
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Christian Man in TX Who Held ‘You Belong’ Sign Outside Mosque Says It Was Equivalent of ‘Washing Feet’ in Bible
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
Justin Normand believes living his Christian faith means being Jesus to everyone, regardless of their religion.The Texas man who r
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As Carrie Underwood Packs for Life ‘Down Under,’ Her Son Reminds Her of the ‘Most Precious’ Item She Can’t Forget
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
Country superstar Carrie Underwood has captured the hearts of millions, not only with her incredible voice, but with her family values
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ABC Commentator's On-Air Description of Sarah Palin Sure Does Contrast With Millions of Americans
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
Veteran journalist and ABC commentator Cokie Roberts recently reacted to the idea of President-elect Trump potentially giving Sarah Pa
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Media Said Survey PROVED Trump Caused Rise in Bullying, But Researchers Admit 'No Science' Behind It
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
There's no denying the 2016 presidential election was incredibly nasty — on BOTH sides of the aisle.Throughout the race for the Wh
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Levi's CEO Makes It Perfectly Clear Where Jeans Co. Stands on Concealed Carry--And He's Causing a Firestorm
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
For nearly two decades, Levi Strauss has made blue jeans that are worn by millions of people worldwide, but that might change after th
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Cuban Grandma Lets Out 51 Years' Worth of Pure Relief as Daughter Tells Her of Fidel Castro’s Death
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
The death of aging dictator Fidel Castro has been an emotional milestone for Cubans and Cuban Americans around the world.Many have
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11-Person Hostage Situation at Credit Union as Frantic Mom Gets Update From Son Inside
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
Police flooded the scene of an 11-person hostage situation in Jacksonville, Florida, after a bank robbery was reported earlier Thursda
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Officer Killed in Detroit Last Week Gets Honored In the Most Fitting Way Possible
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
Wayne State University Police Officer Collin Rose was shot and killed last week while investigating vehicle break-ins in Midtown Detro
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GW Bush Gives a True Leader’s Perspective On How Much of a Tyrant Castro Really Was...
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
Since former Cuban dictator and president Fidel Castro died at the age of 90 last week, global leaders haven't been shy about voicing
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Disgraced Former Teacher Who Dragged Special Needs Student by Hair Gets What Was Coming to Her
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
After a special education teacher in Mississippi was caught dragging one of her special-needs students by the hair on a gym floor last
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McDonald’s Fires Back at Minimum Wage Protesters by Detailing Its Newest Plans to Replace Them
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
The “fight for 15” among minimum wage workers has been relentless recently, with protesters hitting the streets Tuesday in 340 U.S. ci
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Texas Comes Out With Massive Statement About the Sanctity of Life With New Rule About Aborted Babies
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
Under current Texas law, “fetal remains” from abortions are most often disposed in sanitary landfills or sewers, but that will all cha
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Media Turns Matt Lauer's Foot Joke With Co-Host Into Full-Fledged 'Pregnancy-Shaming' Accusation
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie have been “Today Show” co-hosts for over five years, frequently engaging in playful banter.But whe
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After Horrifying Discovery Judge Raises Sex Offender's Murder Count — Bringing Total Known Victims to Seven
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
The story of South Carolina real estate agent-turned serial killer, Todd Kohlhepp, is so disturbing you'd think it was the plot of a h
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Everyone's Freaking Out About Trump Arguing Flag Burning Should Be 'Illegal,' But He's Not the Only One
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
President-elect Trump is a self-proclaimed patriot, and he has a YUGE problem with people burning our country's flag.On Twitter Tu
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Cuban American Schools Sympathetic MSNBC Commentator With Horrifying Fact Amidst Castro's Death
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
The death of Cuba's former dictator, Fidel Castro, has politicians, pundits and journalists alike giving their two cents on his undoub
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Buckle Up and Watch Jaws Drop as Furious Trump Voter Tells Off Cashier Over Alleged Discrimination
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
Post-election protests and rants have been rampant on both sides of the aisle, but amid a sea of politically-charged tantrums, this on
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'Controversial' Billboard With Santa Packing AR-15 Rifle Has Parents Bashing Media for ‘Stirring the Pot’ Again
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
Ahead of the holiday shopping rush on Black Friday, a California gun shop turned heads with a billboard featuring Kris Kringle armed w
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Donald Trump Replaces ‘MAGA’ With a Patriotic New Slogan on His Infamous Red Hat
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
As the president-elect prepares to take over as commander-in-chief, Donald Trump's “Make America Great Again” slogan is now ingrained
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Moroccan TV Show Demonstrates How to Conceal Domestic Violence with Makeup and Outrages... Everyone
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
A Moroccan TV show is in hot water after demonstrating how women with domestic abuse injuries can cover them up with makeup.#aworl
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GOP Elector Claims Angry Hillary Supporters Sent Death Threats to His House Demanding He Change His Vote
By Kayla Brandon - a year ago
Though Donald Trump was declared the President-elect on November 9th, a few states are still reviewing and certifying votes to determi
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