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May 11, 2017

A small Minnesota town is about to get the nation’s first public Satanic Temple monument

May 6 - Veterans Memorial Park in tiny Belle Plaine, Minn., is packed with remembrances for the town’s men and women in uniform. Soon, it will get one more: A solemn black cube holding an upturned helmet, its sides adorned with upside-down pentagrams. The Satanic Temple announced Friday that it had received approval to install the monument, which is in production. Within a couple of months, it is expected to take its place alongside a flag-lined walkway, a marble plaque and a retired...

Pit bull mix euthanized after killing 6-month-old girl

May 11 - Officials on Tuesday euthanized a pit bull mix the day after the dog mauled and killed a 6-month-old girl, CBS affiliate KLAS-TV reports. The Clark County Coroner's Office identified the child as Kamiko Dao Tsuda-Saelee, who died Monday. The dog was 9 years old, KLAS reports. Police say the girl was playing in her walker near the dog when she was attacked. The girl's mother tried to stop the attack Monday afternoon, police officer Laura Meltzer said. The owner of the dog surrender the pit bull...

Illegal Alien Deported 15 Times, Is Suspect in San Diego Hit-and-Run DUI

May 10 - A six-year-old boy in San Diego was severely injured when a drunk-driving illegal alien allegedly slammed into the family’s car on their way home from the Disneyland theme park, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. The illegal alien suspect, who attempted to flee the scene, had already been deported fifteen times, according to the Union-Tribune newspaper. Suspect Constantino Banda-Acosta was deported back to his native Mexico the first time in 2002 and re-entered and been deported...

ABC Cancels Conservative Tim Allen Sitcom ‘Last Man Standing’ Despite Strong Ratings

May 11 - ABC has cancelled its Tim Allen-starring sitcom Last Man Standing after six seasons, the network confirmed Wednesday. ABC and production partner 20th Century Fox TV had reportedly usually negotiated over licensing fees for the comedy series before each season; this time, according to Deadline, there was no negotiation, and the network simply pulled the plug on the show. The sitcom starred Allen as Mike Baxter, a marketing director for a sporting goods store who happened...

Texas Mulls Bill to Replace U.S. History Exam with Citizenship Test

May 11 - Last week, the Texas House approved a bill that would require public school students to pass a U.S. citizenship test as a high school graduation requirement. It would also eliminate the state’s current U.S. history year-end exam. Not everyone agrees this is such a great idea. The patriotic sounding House Bill 1776 proposes administering the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services test to Texas high schoolers even though the tool is designed for prospective U.S. citizens as part...

Oregon moves toward allowing third gender option on drivers' licenses

May 11 - Oregonians may soon be able to identify themselves as neither male nor female as Oregon works toward becoming the first U.S. state to allow a third gender option on its drivers' licenses and state identification cards. Last June, Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Amy Holmes Hehn granted a request by Army veteran Jamie Shupe, who has been transitioning since 2013, to change the retired sergeant's gender from female to a third, nongender option. It was believed to be the first decision...

New Orleans removes statue of Confederate leader Jefferson Davis

May 11 - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Thursday said workers removed a statue of Confederate icon Jefferson Davis from Mid-City as part of a "march to reconciliation". Landrieu said the city began removing statues erected to honor the Confederacy in late April. In December, the New Orleans City Council declared four monuments nuisances and the Jefferson Davis statue commemorating the former Confederate president is the second to be removed. "This morning we continue our march...

Netanyahu slams Abbas for lying to Trump's face

May 5 - Few were surprised that the first words out of Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas' mouth in his meeting with US President Donald Trump were bold-faced lies. "Mr. President, I affirm to you that we are raising our youth, our children, our grandchildren on a culture of peace", Abbas claimed, as he and Trump tried to sleuth out what's holding up Mideast peace. Abbas continued: "And we are endeavoring to bring about security, freedom and peace for our children to live like the other children in the world...

Obama Uses Private Jet, 14 Car Convoy to Get to European Climate Change Speech

May 9 - Former President Barack Obama traveled to Italy this week to make a speech on climate change at the “Seed & Chips: The Global Food Innovation Summit” in the city of Milan. It seems like Obama has taken a page out of Leonardo DiCaprio's book of “do as I say, not as I do” and took a private jet to Milan. Not only that, he had a 14 car convoy to get into the city, which also included protection from above with a helicopter. It doesn't end there. According to The Daily Mail, 300 police officers were...

May 4, 2017

Ann Coulter: Swamp People: 47; Trump: 0

May 2 - If this is the budget deal we get when Republicans control the House, the Senate and the presidency, there’s no point in ever voting for a Republican again. Not only is there no funding for a wall, but — thanks to the deft negotiating skills of House Speaker Paul Ryan — the bill actually prohibits money from being spent on a wall. At a CYA press conference on Tuesday, Trump’s ridiculously chipper budget director, Mick Mulvaney, described the bill’s prohibition on building a wall...

FDA May Make Too Many Pizza Toppings a Crime

May 2 - Jenny Craig can’t arrest you if you miscount your calories, but the federal government could if a new calorie-counting rule takes effect. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s “Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments” (79 FR 71155) rule was originally scheduled to take effect on May 5. The FDA has now delayed the rule for a year. The 105-page rule would implement Obama-era amendments to the Federal Food, Drug...

Facebook to hire 3,000 people to monitor live videos for violence

May 3 - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social media giant will hire 3,000 employees to monitor what people stream through its Live feature, through which some users have broadcast violent incidents. "Over the last few weeks, we've seen people hurting themselves and others on Facebook -- either live or in video posted later. It's heartbreaking, and I've been reflecting on how we can do better for our community," Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook post. "If we're going to build a safe community...

Trump eases rules on political activity for religious institutions

May 4 - President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order easing the enforcement of rules prohibiting tax-exempt religious institutions from involvement in politics. "We are giving our churches their voices back," Trump said at the White House Rose Garden flanked by religious leaders and White House officials. Trump signed the order, called "Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty," which promises to "protect and vigorously promote religious liberty." The order also directs federal agencies...

Couple mauled after releasing son's pit bull from crate

May 2 - A woman mauled by her son's pit bull at their Michigan home went to let the dog out of its crate when it attacked her without provocation, then turned its aggression on her boyfriend, police said Tuesday. The woman and her boyfriend are improving from bites to their arms and faces suffered in the Sunday night attack. Roseville (Mich.) Police Chief James Berlin said Tuesday that authorities are expecting to turn their investigation over to the Macomb County (Mich.) Prosecutor's Office on Wednesday...

Chaffetz, Ernst Move to Cap Obama's Pension After Big Gig Price Tags Leak

May 3 - Two Republicans are reportedly set to reintroduce a bill capping pensions of former presidents if they take outside income of $400,00 or more — a measure Barack Obama vetoed and would, if passed, hurt his bottom line. "The Obama hypocrisy on this issue is revealing," Utah GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who sponsored the 2016 bill in the House, told USA Today. "His veto was very self-serving." Chaffetz and GOP Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst will reintroduce the Presidential Allowance Modernization Act...

Student penalized for using word ‘man’ on his essay

May 1 - At the University of Florida, a student was recently penalized for writing “man” instead of “humankind” in a class paper. History major Martin Poirier wrote “Water is a thing prior to man” on a paper for a history class called “History of Water.” “Thoughtful paper, although the writing-mechanics errors are killing you,” Professor Jack Davis wrote at the bottom of the paper. He gave the student a B minus, according to a copy of the essay published in the student news outlet...

Trump Declares ‘Eight-Year Assault on Second Amendment’ Over

April 29 - On Friday, President Trump delivered a speech to the National Rifle Association at its 2017 Leadership Forum in Atlanta. This marks the first time a sitting president has done so since Ronald Reagan in 1983. Triumphantly, Trump told the enthusiastic crowd, “The eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end. You have a true friend and champion in the White House.” “You came through for me, and I am going to come through for you,” he added.

Saudis Now Fully Own America’s Biggest Oil Refinery

May 3 - Saudi Aramco has become a 100-percent owner of Port Arthur, an oil refinery in Texas. Port Arthur has a capacity of 600,000 barrels per day, making it the biggest in North America. The kingdom’s national oil company previously owned 50 percent in the refinery before acquiring the full stake from Royal Dutch Shell on Monday. Complicated relations between the companies forced them to separate their assets. On Monday, Shell announced the divorce was complete. Saudis also acquired 24...

Puerto Rico Declares a Form of Bankruptcy

May 3 - With its creditors at its heels and its coffers depleted, Puerto Rico sought what is essentially bankruptcy relief in federal court on Wednesday, the first time in history that an American state or territory had taken the extraordinary measure. The action sent Puerto Rico, whose approximately $123 billion in debt and pension obligations far exceeds the $18 billion bankruptcy filed by Detroit in 2013, to uncharted ground. While the court proceedings could eventually make the island solvent...

April 27, 2017

Professor Wants Children to Learn ‘Queer Theory’ in Elementary School

April 26 - A professor at the University of Arizona who conducts research on science education is arguing that students should be taught “queer theory” in elementary school. Kristin Gunckel, a professor at the University of Arizona, argued on behalf of introducing “queer theory” into American elementary school curriculum in a recent lecture that took place last month. “Queer theory,” according to Gunckel, examines why heterosexuality is portrayed as the “only normal and natural form” for human beings.

South Carolina politician demands removal of slave memorial if Confederate monument taken down

April 26 - A South Carolina Republican running for Congress is calling for the removal of a memorial to African American slaves if a Confederate monument is lifted from statehouse grounds, the Guardian reported. Sheri Few, who is running for South Carolina’s fifth congressional district, is pinning her campaign on the preservation of Confederate symbolism. A new campaign advertisement features Few wielding a semi-automatic rifle, while criticizing “weak politicians” in front of an American flag.

New Biography: Young Obama ‘Considered Homosexuality’

April 26 - Former President Barack Obama considered being homosexual as a young man, according to a forthcoming biography of the president. The biography by David Garrow, “Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama,” is set to come out on May 9. Garrow wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Martin Luther King Jr., and is a regular contributor to The New York Times and The Washington Post. In a chapter about the former president’s two years at Occidental College, Garrow reveals a close...

Ancient humans may have reached Americas 100,000 years earlier than thought

April 26 - In a provocative and controversial claim, scientists say a scattering of bones and stones suggests ancestral humans reached the New World more than 100,000 years earlier than previously thought. Most genetic and archaeological evidence shows humans first entered the Americas some 15,000 years ago. But a study nearly 25 years in the making in this week’s Nature finds that the 130,000-year-old bones of a mastodon, an extinct relative of the mammoth, unearthed...

Ancient tablet unearthed at historic Roman excavation site in Israel

April 26 - Archaeologists made a significant find at an ancient Roman temple site in north central Israel recently -- a mother-of-pearl tablet scientists believe was part of a box that contained a biblical Hebrew scroll. Experts believe the artifact, found at the ancient Roman city of Caesarea, is about 1,500 years old. "A small tablet decorated with the shape of a menorah was found in a Persian layer inside inside the vaults here," Ze'ev Margalit, director of conservation and development for the Israeli Nature...

Saturated Fat Doesn't Cause Coronary Heart Disease

April 26 - An increasing body of evidence strongly suggests that dietary saturated fat has wrongfully taken the blame for coronary heart disease. The real culprit is chronic inflammation, which can be effectively reduced with healthy lifestyle changes, according to an expert panel of cardiologists who co-authored a new report published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. “Coronary artery disease pathogenesis and treatment urgently requires a paradigm shift. Despite popular belief among doctors...

Ann Coulter says speech is "canceled" but she may still visit Berkeley

April 26 - Ann Coulter said in an email Wednesday that her speaking event planned for this week at the University of California, Berkeley, is “canceled” but implied she might still travel to the city or campus anyway. Amid growing concerns of violence on campus whether Coulter turns up or not, the conservative pundit lost the backing of groups that had initially sponsored her appearance. In an email to the Associated Press, Coulter wrote “Berkeley canceled” when asked to confirm if she would appear...

ACLU defends Coulter: ‘We must protect speech’

April 26 - The American Civil Liberties Union defended Ann Coulter Wednesday after the University of California, Berkeley, cancelled a speech citing security concerns. Coulter announced earlier Wednesday that she would no longer appear at Berkeley after conservative group sponsoring her remarks withdrew their support. “There will be no speech,” she told Reuters. “I looked over my shoulder and my allies had joined the other team.” “It’s a sad day for free speech,” Coulter told The New York Times.

April 20, 2017

AP Changes Fresno Shooter’s Words From ‘Allahu Akbar,’ Removes Islam Reference

April 19 - The Associated Press edited the words of a Muslim man who allegedly killed three white people in downtown Fresno Tuesday afternoon and shouted “Allahu Akbar!” The suspect, 39-year-old Kori Ali Muhammad, holds fervent anti-Trump beliefs according to his social media profile, and he told police afterward that he hates white people. Rather than reporting the gunman’s literal words, however, the AP reported the gunman as saying “God is great.” On Twitter, the AP’s report...

Census: More Americans 18-to-34 Now Live With Parents Than With Spouse

April 19 - Four decades ago, in the mid-1970s, young American adults--in the 18-to-34 age bracket--were far more likely to be married and living with a spouse than living in their parents’ home. But that is no longer the case, according to a new study by the U.S. Census Bureau. “There are now more young people living with their parents than in any other arrangement,” says the Census Bureau study. “What is more,” says the study, “almost 9 in 10 young people who were living in their parents’ home...

German Censorship is Giving Some Former East Germans Flashbacks

April 20 - The Stasi Museum in Berlin is a monument to the ultimate surveillance society. It is housed in the old Stasi headquarters. The Stasi were the state police of communist East Germany; whose job was to spy on the population. On display is every type of spy gadget imaginable for a pre-internet era. One in six East Germans were either full time spies or informers for the Stasi, watching their neighbors. When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 and East Germany collapsed, East Germans looked forward...

Ann Coulter Vows to Move Forward with Speech Despite UC Berkeley Cancellation

April 20 - Conservative commentator Ann Coulter is vowing to move forward with plans to speak at UC Berkeley despite the school's decision to cancel the event due to safety concerns. The announcement by UC Berkeley officials came after days of violent riots and protests in the area. Coulter, however, vowed to speak anyway. She sent out an angry stream of tweets Wednesday night, calling the move to cancel her event a ban on free speech. Berkeley's campus Republicans invited...

Protesters Killed as Venezuelan Outrage Grows over Failed Socialism

April 19 - Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Venezuela's capital city of Caracas in what was called the "mother of all marches" against socialist president Nicolas Maduro. Anti-government protests are taking place across the country as people struggle to get their hands on food and other basic necessities for survival. A 17-year-old boy died after being shot in the head while walking near a protest. And the mayor of the western city of San Cristobal told The Associated Press...

Feds to Deploy Facial Recognition Tech at Border Checkpoints

April 19 - U.S. Customs and Border Protection is planning to unveil a facial recognition program that will track visa holders at U.S. airports while using the same technology on drones to patrol the southern border. The system, called Biometric Exit, is currently being tested on a one-way flight from Atlanta to Tokyo and is expected to be rolled out to more airports this summer after being expedited by the Trump Administration, according to a report from The Verge. The current practice used by...

14 Wounded After Illegal Migrants Storm Town Hall to Protest France’s Immigration Laws

April 19 - A crowd of around 200 illegal migrants from Africa stormed Alfortville town hall on Tuesday morning, demanding the government relax criteria for regularisation and give them residence papers. Illegal migrants occupied the town hall for about an hour, frightening members of the public in the building as well as staff who had to retreat to their offices. The migrants, who work at Rungis International Market, the world’s largest wholesale food market, began piling into the town hall...

Strict California Gun Control Impotent to Stop Fresno Attack

April 19 - When Kori Ali Muhammad allegedly opened fire in Fresno on Tuesday, he not only killed three innocents, but also demonstrated anew that California’s litany of gun control laws poses no hindrance to determined attackers. On April 18, Breitbart News noted that Muhammad allegedly shot and killed three people in Fresno, beginning with a passenger in vehicle. A pedestrian was then killed, and an individual in the parking lot of a Catholic Charities facility was shot and killed before police...

Fresno Bee Mocked Fears of Radical Islamic Terror in February

April 19 - The Fresno Bee reprinted a column by the New York Times‘ Nicholas Kristof belittling fears of radical Islamic terror — almost exactly two months before Tuesday’s deadly shooting attack in the city by a man shouting “Allahu Akbar.” Kristof also attacked Trump aide Sebastian Gorka, a former Breitbart News editor, for being focused on the threat of Islamic terror. The main thrust of Kristof’s criticism was of Trump’s policy of “extreme vetting” of refugees from several terror-prone countries in the Muslim world.

Illegal Migrant Accused of Repeatedly Raping, Kidnapping Autistic Woman

April 19 - An illegal migrant, along with another man, is accused of kidnapping and repeatedly raping a woman with autism while holding her against her will. Luis Arnold Lopez-Lara, a 25-year-old illegal migrant, and 23-year-old Helmer Alexander Erazo allegedly kidnapped the 22-year-old woman with autism after she left her residence after being upset, according to Ozarks First. The woman was reportedly walking past a mobile home when Lopez-Lara and Erazo offered the woman alcohol...

April 12, 2017

Netanyahu: Israel's New Secret Weapon Presents 'Existential Threat' to Our Enemies

April 7 - Israel this week officially unveiled a not-so-secret secret weapon it has been working on with the US defense industry for some years. The entry into service of the David’s Sling anti-missile system completes Israel’s multi-tier missile shield. Already for years the Iron Dome has been protecting southern Israel from short-range rockets and mortar shells. The Arrow system recently went into service to defend Israel against long-range ballistic missiles. It was utilized a week ago to defend...

Postal Service Suspended In Swedish “No-Go” Zone Because It’s “Not Safe”

April 11 - Last night we noted that, rather than help police arresting a suspect in Friday’s horrendous terrorist attack in Stockholm, migrant residents of the suburb of Rinkeby apparently decided instead to pelt the arresting officers with rocks. Of course, the incident was just one more example of the unintended consequences of Sweden’s ‘open border’ policies and a direct contradiction of arguments from senior Swedish officials that would suggest that the influx of migrants hasn’t made...

Idaho: Refugee Boys Admit To Sexually Assaulting Five-Year-Old

April 8 - Three refugees, ages 14, 10 and seven, pled guilty to sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl in Idaho. The boys, one from Iraq and two from Eritrea, entered their guilty plea last week but the case’s resolution received almost no national attention. “We agreed to the plea bargains. That by no means implies my clients were, or are, fully satisfied with the outcome of these cases or the prosecuting attorney,” Mark Guerry, the attorney for the girl’s family told the Idaho Statesman.

Dortmund attack: Islamic extremist motive suspected after note found

April 12 - A person from the "Islamist spectrum" was detained Wednesday in connection with the Borussia Dortmund soccer team bus attack in Germany that injured a player, German prosecutors said. Authorities are focused on another suspected extremist who may also be involved in detonating three explosives on Tuesday, Frauke Koehler, a spokeswoman for the prosecutors, said. A letter turned up near the site claiming responsibility and suggesting a possible Islamic extremist motive for the attack.

Stockholm attack puts a choke-hold on Swedish tolerance

April 12 - Hours after the truck attack that killed four people in the heart of Stockholm, Muslim taxi driver Abdi Dahir found himself in a suffocating choke-hold from a man sitting in the back seat. Struggling to breathe, Dahir, who moved to Sweden from Somalia as a child, felt he could die too, at the hands of an angry passenger who blamed the country's openness to Muslim migrants for the attack that afternoon. "We have done everything for everyone, we have given them mosques...

France election: Far-left Melenchon enjoys late poll surge

April 12 - With a bleed-the-rich video game and suggestions of a "Frexit," French far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon is rattling financial markets by swelling in polls just 11 days before the presidential vote. Melenchon's rise is the latest surprise in a roller-coaster campaign that's being closely watched around Europe, and in which anti-establishment populism has played a starring role. Most polling agencies still show that centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen...

Puerto Rico seen sliding toward bankruptcy as deadline nears

April 12 - Bankruptcy for Puerto Rico is looking ever more likely as the clock ticks down toward a May 1 deadline to restructure $70 billion in debt, ramping up uncertainty for anyone betting on returns from the island's widely held U.S. municipal bonds. When U.S. Congress last year passed the Puerto Rico rescue law dubbed PROMESA, it froze creditor lawsuits against the island so its federally appointed oversight board and creditors could negotiate out of court on the biggest debt...

Dispute over Gibraltar reveals hotheadedness of post-Brexit Britain

April 3 - In the shadows of the massive rock pictured above live roughly 30,000 Britons, crowded onto a peninsula whose only land border is with Spain, and by extension, the European Union. Unsurprisingly, almost every single resident of Gibraltar, the United Kingdom's sole continental outpost, voted to remain in the European Union in the summer's referendum on “Brexit.” Speaking to my colleague Griff Witte in January, Gibraltar's chief minister, Fabian Picardo, described the Brexit...

April 6, 2017

The Russian Emperor’s New Clothes

April 5 - The Susan Rice bombshell at least explains why the Democrats won’t stop babbling about Russia. They need a false flag to justify using national intelligence agencies to snoop on the Trump team. Every serious person who has tried to locate any evidence that Russia attempted to influence the 2016 election — even Trump-haters at the New York Review of Books and Rolling Stone magazine — has come away empty-handed and angry. We keep getting bald assertions, unadorned with...

Trump thinks he’ll ‘be successful’ on Mideast peace

April 5 - US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he believes his efforts to forge a lasting resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will triumph. “I think we’ll be successful,” he said during a joint press conference with King Abdullah II of Jordan. “I hope to be successful — I can tell you that.” Standing alongside the Jordanian leader in the White House Rose Garden, Trump vowed to work with him to attain the elusive peace deal and said he would confer with Abdullah over the best...

Swedish LGBT Group Releases Graphic Sex Brochure for Asylum Seekers

April 6 - Swedish LGBT non-governmental organisation RFSL has released a bizarre and overtly graphic sex brochure directed at transsexual and homosexual asylum seekers. The brochure, entitled “Sexual Health and Rights in Sweden” covers a variety of topics from information on the transmission of HIV to the rights of asylum seekers who are homosexual or transsexual. The booklet is illustrated with graphic illustrations of explicit sex acts by artist Bitte Andersson.

Sanctuary Cities Release 65 Criminal Aliens Wanted by ICE

April 6 - Sanctuary jurisdictions across the country released 65 criminals wanted by immigration authorities. New York led the nation in this week’s report after releasing 14 criminals with immigration holds. During the week of February 11-17, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials issued 2,868 immigration detainer notifications to 11 separate jurisdictions. ICE officials issued the highest concentration of detainers to jurisdictions in California and New York, according to the...

Christians remain world’s largest religious group, but they are declining in Europe

April 5 - Christians remained the largest religious group in the world in 2015, making up nearly a third (31%) of Earth’s 7.3 billion people, according to a new Pew Research Center demographic analysis. But the report also shows that the number of Christians in what many consider the religion’s heartland, the continent of Europe, is in decline. Christians had the most births and deaths of any religious group in recent years, according to our demographic models. Between 2010 and 2015, an estimated...

Public university to host talk on animal-based sex fetishes

April 5 - A discussion scheduled for later this month at California State University San Marcos appears slated to delve into the wild world of animal-based sex fetishes. The event, “Furries Vs. Pet Play,” is one among many slated as the campus marks “gAyPRIL,” billed on the school’s website as a monthlong campuswide celebration of the lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, transgender, questioning and ally community. A brief description of the 50-minute discussion, set for April 25 at the campus...

Limbaugh: Political left operates like radical Islam

April 5 - “The way the left behaves today – in virtually everything that they do – do you realize how close it is to radical Islam?” asked talk-radio star Rush Limbaugh on his Wednesday show. Of course, Limbaugh graciously made one exception: “You know, minus the terrorism.” He then presented a laundry list of similarities shared by both to make his point: For the kind of Islamists we’re talking about, the Shariah Islamists, there is no authority but Islam. To the left, there is no authority but themselves.

IRS seized millions in legally earned cash

April 6 - The IRS wrongly seized millions from business owners and individuals because the way they deposited money into bank accounts set off flags intended to catch drug dealers, according to a watchdog's report. Under U.S. law, individuals and banks are required to report deposits of more than $10,000 to the Treasury Department. The reason is for investigators to be able to track large cash deposits that might appear suspicious. However, to avoid the extra paperwork, some business owners...

Barry Manilow Opens up About Being Homosexual, Discusses Longtime Partner

April 6 - Barry Manilow talked about being homosexual and why he kept his sexuality a secret for nearly 40 years in an interview with People magazine. Manilow revealed that he’s been in a 39-year private relationship with his now husband Garry Kief. The news comes just two years after rumors spread about his relationship with Kief, according to Fox News. “I thought I would be disappointing them if they knew I was homosexual. So I never did anything,” the 73-year-old told People magazine...

Senate GOP Ready to Give Trump 'Nuclear' Win on High Court Pick

April 6 - President Donald Trump is set to win the most significant achievement of his troubled administration when the Senate clears the way Thursday for the confirmation of his Supreme Court nominee, but the episode will leave the Senate battered and paralyzed. Senate Republicans plan to override Democrat opposition with a rule change to shield Neil Gorsuch and all future high court picks from being blocked by the minority party. The GOP’s unilateral action, known as the "nuclear option,"...

Somalian asylum seeker 'rapes two elderly disabled men in a care home before murdering one of the victims' wives' in Germany

April 3 - A Somalian asylum seeker has been charged with raping two disabled men in a care home and murdering one of their wives in Germany. The 18-year-old is said to have broken into the sheltered accommodation in Neuenhaus in the county of Betheim late last year and sneaked into the room of a paralysed 59-year-old man to rape him. Police say the migrant then made his way into an adjoining room and raped another man before being confronted by the victim's 87-year-old wife...

People are fleeing New York at an alarming rate

April 1 - More people are leaving the New York region than any other major metropolitan area in the country. More than 1 million people moved out of the New York area to other parts of the country since 2010, a rate of 4.4 percent — the highest negative net migration rate among the nation’s large population centers, US Census records show. The number of people leaving the region — which includes parts of New Jersey, Connecticut, the lower Hudson Valley and Long Island — in one year...

Middle school teacher axed over bizarre diversity ‘survey’

April 6 - A teacher in Florida is out of a job after giving students an assignment asking them how they feel interacting with students of different races or groups — including young black men, fundamental Christians, Jewish roommates and transsexuals. The assignment — “How Comfortable Am I?” — was given to students at Fox Chapel Middle School in Spring Hill, asking them to rate on a scale of 1 through 4 how content they would feel in various situations like being in a homosexual bar or dealing...

Trump feud with Obama intensifies

April 6 - The Trump administration has escalated its feud with the Obama administration, creating a virtually unprecedented situation in which the current and former U.S. executive branches are openly fighting. President Trump on Wednesday said Obama-era national security adviser Susan Rice might have committed a crime by requesting the identities of Trump associates who were incidentally swept up in surveillance, though he cited no evidence to back up his claim.