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Marijuana use holds three-fold blood pressure death risk

July 16 - People who smoke marijuana have a three times greater risk of dying from hypertension, or high blood pressure, than those who have never used the drug, scientists said on Wednesday. The risk grows with every year of use, they said. The findings, from a study of some 1,200 people, could have implications in the United States among other countries. Several states have legalized marijuana and others are moving toward it. It is decriminalized in a number of other countries.

Vegetarians Are Nearly Twice As Likely To Be Depressed As Meat-Eaters, Study Finds

August 9 - Vegetarians are almost twice as likely to suffer from depression as those who consume a conventional balanced diet, according to a new study. The new Bristol University study of almost 10,000 from southwestern England found that vegetarians were more likely to develop depression due to vitamin and mineral deficiencies that can negatively impact their mental health. The 350 committed vegetarians who participated in the study had a higher average depression score...

Why loneliness is more dangerous than obesity

August 10 - One is the loneliest number and, sometimes, it could even be the most dangerous. Loneliness is just as much of a public health hazard as obesity, if not more so, according to research presented at the American Psychological Association annual conference last week. Research from 148 studies, involving 300,000 participants, showed people who had greater social connections had a 50% reduced risk of dying early, and another set of research involving 70 studies representing 3.4 million...

Evangelical Advisor to Trump Calls for Solidarity with the Vatican

August 8 - Political tensions have maligned relationships between the evangelical and Catholic communities. Now evangelical leaders are pushing for unity with the Vatican. Johnnie Moore, evangelical advisor to President Donald Trump, has penned a letter to Pope Francis calling for a resolution of this conflict. Moore is an active advocate for the persecuted Church and hopes to resolve tensions so that the two Church sects can work harmoniously. An excerpt from Moore's letter...

The 'Big Lie': Dinesh D'Souza Exposes Neo-Nazi Roots of the Progressive Left

August 8 - New York Times bestselling author Dinesh D'Souza is out with a new book aimed at exposing what he calls "The Big Lie" of the progressive Left. "Ever since Trump, the Left has been accusing him of being a fascist; the Republican Party is the party of Neo-Nazis -- all of this is based on the assumption that fascism is on the Right, (that) it's a ring-wing thing," D'Souza told CBN News. "What I do in the book is kind of a deep history of fascism and National Socialism. I show, 'Wait a minute - these...

Mandatory Transgender Policy Adopted at Minnesota Charter School

August 10 - A Minnesota Carter school is adopting a far-reaching inclusion policy after facing a lawsuit over its treatment of a kindergarten student who identifies as transgender. In an effort to end a 16-month legal battle, Nova Classical Academy agreed to a settlement with the child's parents. The school will establish a mandatory gender inclusion policy with no "opt-out" clause for families who have "religious or conscience objections" and has agreed "not (to) call parents' or guardians' attention to the policy."

Starbucks Holds Hiring Event for Refugees in San Diego, TB Rates Among Highest in Country

August 8 - Starbucks held a hiring event exclusively for refugees in El Cajon, California on Tuesday, part of its recently announced commitment to hire more than 10,000 refugees over the next five years. El Cajon is located in San Diego County, where more than 20,000 refugees have have been resettled by the federal government in the past nine and a half years since the beginning of Fiscal Year 2008. A 2013 study from a research team led by Dr. Timothy Rodwell, “an associate professor and physician...

Typhus on Rise in Texas, Say Disease Experts

August 9 - Typhus, a flea-borne infectious disease thought to be all but eradicated in the United States, appears to be on the rise in Texas, say tropical disease experts. A recent study in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) journal Emerging Infectious Diseases tracked Texas typhus cases over a decade, revealing the number of diagnosed patients rose from 27 in 2003 to 222 in 2013. Geographically, it spread from nine to 41 counties, although the highest...

LGBT Advocates Praise Disney Preschool Cartoon for Featuring Lesbian Moms

August 8 - Disney Junior’s popular television show for preschoolers, Doc McStuffins, has drawn praise from LGBT advocates for airing an episode that features two lesbian doll moms voiced by lesbian actors. The show, now in its fourth season, is about a little girl who hopes to be a doctor and fixes dolls and stuffed animals in her home clinic with the assistance of her friends. In the episode titled “The Emergency Plan,” the two doll moms, voiced by Wanda Sykes and Portia de Rossi, are faced...

UChicago professor: It should be legal to kill newborn babies

July 27 - A biologist at one of the most prestigious universities in the country has come out in favor of killing disabled newborn babies, declaring that “it is time to add to the discussion the euthanasia of newborns.” In a post on his personal blog, University of Chicago Prof. Jerry Coyne expressed approval over the idea of killing “newborns who have horrible conditions or deformities, or are doomed to a life that cannot by any reasonable light afford happiness.” Citing a recent...

Ben & Jerry's — 20 Years of Greenwashing

August 8 - I recently wrote about the greenwashing of organic milk, and how organic dairies, such as Aurora Organic, are nothing but concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) in disguise that are unfairly putting true organic dairy farmers out of business with low quality milk. Few companies are as bad as Ben & Jerry's, however, when it comes to greenwashing and failing to live up to stated mission goals. Ben & Jerry's vision statement includes social, product quality...

July 27, 2017

Twenty-Time Deported Illegal Alien Arrested For Sexually Assaulting 65yo Woman in Portland

July 27 - An illegal alien from Mexico who has been deported 20 times was arrested Monday night in the sanctuary city of Portland for allegedly breaking into a 65-year-old woman’s home, tying her up, sexually assaulting her, threatening to kill her and stealing her car. He then went on to assault another woman and commit multiple break-ins before finally being caught while running from police. The assailant was identified as Sergio Jose Martinez, 31, of Mexico. Martinez also goes by the nicknames...

Calais Migrants Smash Driver’s Head With Brick to Hijack Truck

July 25 - Less than six weeks after the first driver death at Calais caused by migrants, a trucker has been struck on the head with a brick by illegals who then stole the victim’s vehicle. The Road Haulage Association (RHA) described the attack on the unnamed driver, who is recovering in hospital with a serious head injury, as “extremely disturbing” — and noted that it “comes as a stark warning to UK-bound hauliers that migrants will stop at nothing to reach our shores.

New Arabic Swimming Pool Signs Warn Guests Not to Molest Bikini-Clad Girls

July 26 - A swimming pool in Austria has had to put up signs warning male migrants not to grope women or enter their changing room, in an effort to prevent sexual assaults from taking place. The signs have been discovered posted in a swimming pool in Perchtoldsdorf, a town not far from Vienna. One sign shows a picture of a young woman in a bikini, with three hands appearing to try and grope her. The sign reads ‘NO!’ and next to it explains ‘physical contact with other guests is forbidden...

Ann Coulter: Pretty White Australian Girls’ Lives Matter

July 26 - As soon as the story broke about the Somali cop fatally shooting the pretty white Australian girl in Minneapolis, one of my Muslim fans emailed me a story: “Re: Hunting in Kuwait as explanation why this Noor guy shot through the car “I remember being in Kuwait with the president of the investment bank I worked for. We were invited by one of our directors to hunt turtle doves. There were five of us in all and each had a 12-gauge shotgun. “Instructions were: Only shoot straight and up...

U.S.-Australia Refugee Deal Is ‘Worst’ in Decade, Says Expert

July 26 - An Obama-era refugee deal that will resettle more than 1,200 Middle Easterners in the U.S. and tens of thousands of their foreign family members in years to come is an apparent departure from President Donald Trump’s promise of putting “America First.” The Australian-U.S. refugee deal was first agreed to in former President Obama’s last months in office, promising to take 1,250 mostly male Middle Eastern refugees off Australia’s hands. The refugees are being held in detention centers...

ACLU Uncovers Memos Showing Obama Admin’s Spying Violated Civil Liberties

July 26 - The American Civil Liberties Union has uncovered memos that show the National Security Agency (NSA) and FBI “violated specific civil liberty protections during the Obama administration by improperly searching and disseminating raw intelligence on Americans or failing to promptly delete unauthorized intercepts,” as reported by The Hill on Tuesday. The memos, which The Hill was able to review, were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by the ACLU.

U.S. Justice Department says anti-bias law does not protect homosexual workers

July 27 - The Trump administration told a U.S. appeals court that federal law does not ban discrimination against homosexual employees, a sharp reversal of the position former President Barack Obama took on a key civil rights issue. The U.S. Department of Justice, in a friend of the court brief, told the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan on Wednesday that Congress never intended Title VII, which bans sex discrimination in the workplace, to apply to homosexual workers. The department also said...

U.K. called out for double standard over Islam

July 26 - True, it’s not the United States and there’s no First Amendment, but still the United Kingdom is mostly a free society. And most violent acts that injure are prosecuted. But not when Islam is involved, apparently. Which has gotten the government called out for having a double standard. Breitbart, for example, has reported the two different levels of enforcement have led to an online backlash, as commentators decry the police for focusing on “hate speech” enforcement...

Racism, segregation: Uniquely Democrat tactics?

July 26 - In 1857, the Supreme Court, with 7 of the 9 Justices being Democrat, decided that Dred Scott was not a citizen, but property. Chief Justice Roger Taney, appointed by Democrat President Andrew Jackson, referenced in his decision that slaves were “so far inferior…that the Negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for their own benefit.” After the Civil War, Republicans pushed through the 13th Amendment, adopted Dec. 6, 1865, officially abolishing slavery in America.

Latest 'homosexual' lunacy: Queer saints?

July 26 - Oscar Wilde has been the metaphorical patron saint for homosexual artists for over a century, but a planned art exhibit is coming close to a full canonization. Unveiling this September, the “Oscar Wilde Temple” will be installed in the Church of the Village in New York City. Artists “McDermott & McGough” will create a temporary chapel inside the Methodist church as a memorial to celebrity homosexuals over the last century. The purpose of the temple is to reflect on historic “homophobia.” This must be in church history somewhere, and undoubtedly the founder of Methodism, John Wesley, spoke on it often.

Judge rules against Charlie Gard's parents...again

July 26 - In a stunning display of how the United Kingdom health care system has taken over decisions that normally would be made by families, a judge has ordered that 11-month-old Charlie Gard, who has been battling a terminal condition, be moved from a hospital to a hospice for his last few days. Not his parents’ home, as they had wanted. The case has been replete with government decisions that overruled the parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, from months ago when they were stopped...

California secession campaign can start gathering signatures

July 25 - A group that wants California to secede from the United States can start collecting signatures for its ballot initiative. The state attorney general issued an official ballot measure title and summary Tuesday. The campaign can now start gathering the more than 585,000 signatures it will need to qualify for the 2018 ballot. The initiative would form a commission to recommend avenues for California to pursue its independence and delete part of the state constitution that says it is an inseparable part of the U.S.

Prof says criticizing 'safe space' culture led to dismissal

July 26 - A former adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University says he was barred from his classroom and “treated...like a criminal” over a joke about a call center in Pakistan. Dr. Trent Bertrand, who taught international economics at Johns Hopkins University for six years before being suspended on December 6, opened up about his experiences in an essay published Wednesday by the James G. Martin Center. Bertrand says the trouble began after he told a joke during a class discussion...

July 6, 2017

German City With Most Immigrants Also Has Most Crime

July 5 - Over the past 20 years, European cities have slowly become more ethnically diverse, as EU governments open their borders to foreign populations. And as this process has taken place, the authorities have been quick to cover up any crimes that have been committed by these populations. For instance, Swedish police are no longer allowed to describe the ethnic background of the criminals they catch, and most notably, the German government and press were desperate to cover up...

California Closer to Creating Sanctuary State

July 5 - Over objections from sheriffs’ unions and the California Police Chiefs Association, the California Assembly Judiciary Committee took a step forward in making the Golden State a sanctuary for undocumented aliens. State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De Leon, D-Los Angeles, said his measure, Senate Bill 54 or the “California Values Act,” is intended to prevent state and local law enforcement from cooperating with what he calls the “Trump Deportation Machine”.

This State Just Approved Free Abortions for Anyone at Any Time for Any Reason

July 5 - Democrats in Oregon have pushed through a pro-abortion bill that forces health insurers to pay for abortions for residents and illegal aliens, essentially making abortions free for everyone. The bill known as the Reproductive Health Equity Act was approved by the Oregon state Senate Wednesday in a 17-13 vote along party lines. It now heads to Democrat Gov. Kate Brown. The measure requires reproductive health be covered in all insurance plans at no cost to the patient regardless of income...

Drag Queen 'Storytime' for Kids at Boston Public Library Is Not Fiction

July 5 - The Boston Public Library is coming under fire after hosting a "Drag Queen Story Time" event for young children. On June 29, the library brought in the "The Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence" - a group of drag queens who dress as Catholic Nuns – for a "storytime" with young children. The Boston Public Library facebook page put up a photo of the event. Two days before the event on June 27, a picture was posted by the "Children's Library, Boston Public Library" Facebook page.

Ann Coulter: Immigrant of the Week: Henry Bello (Obotetukudo)

July 5 - Last Friday, Nigerian immigrant Henry Williams Obotetukudo, aka Henry Bello, opened fire with an AM-15 rifle at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, killing one doctor and injuring a half-dozen others. I would prefer to leap right in and offer my ideas for stopping these immigrant shooting rampages, but first I’ll have to tell you the facts the media won’t. The New York Times, still unaware there’s an internet, is trying to pass off the Nigerian as a Californian, the non-doctor as a doctor, and Mr. Obotetukudo as “Dr. Bello”.

Chemotherapy may spread cancer and trigger more aggressive tumours, warn scientists

July 6 - Chemotherapy could allow cancer to spread, and trigger more aggressive tumours, a new study suggests. Researchers in the US studied the impact of drugs on patients with breast cancer and found medication increases the chance of cancer cells migrating to other parts of the body, where they are almost always lethal. Around 55,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Britain every year and 11,000 will die from their illness. Many are given chemotherapy before surgery...

Police raid drug-fuelled homosexual orgy at cardinal's apartment

July 5 - Vatican police have raided a cardinal's apartment where a drug-fuelled homosexual orgy was taking place. Police entered an apartment at the former palace of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (or Holy Office) last month, not far from the Vatican City. The occupant of the apartment is alleged to be a priest who serves as a secretary to cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, the head of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts and a personal adviser to the Pope.

Ohio Muslim plotted U.S. attack after training in Syria

July 5 - An Ohio Muslim who pleaded guilty to plotting a “big” terrorist attack in the United States after receiving training from jihadists in Syria was found to have lied to the FBI. The public release of the plea deal came Thursday as President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travelers from Syria and five other terror hot spots went into effect. A federal grand jury charged Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud with providing material support to terrorists, providing support to a designated terrorist...

Technology echoing Satan's assurance: 'You shall not die'

July 5 - A biotech company promising to resurrect the dead through the use of stem-cell technology recently was criticized by a rabbi for violating divine law with its plan. Now an American pastor is adding his voice to the condemnation, claiming medical science is coming close to replicating the first deception of Satan in the Garden of Eden. He cites Genesis 3:4, “And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die.” Pastor Carl Gallups, author of “When the Lion Roars...

United Airlines forces woman to hold 2-year-old on lap during flight

July 6 - Another United Airlines debacle left a Hawaii mother holding her 2-year-old son in her lap for a more than three hour flight, despite paying nearly $1,000 for his seat. Last week’s incident came after the airline sold her son’s seat to a standby passenger on the last leg of their trip from Honolulu to Boston. "We had both our tickets scanned, we both went on board no problem," Shirley Yamauchi, told Hawaii TV station KITV. Then a man approached them and showed he had the same seat...

Young American men can find work but prefer to play video games

July 5 - Twenty-something men are working many fewer hours than they did a decade and a half ago, according to a new study, and the biggest reason is that they prefer to play video games. Men aged 21-30 worked 12% fewer hours in 2015 than they did in 2000, according to the study, published Monday by the National Bureau of Economic Research, and about half the reason is the time they spend gaming. The results suggest that reduced work for prime-age men is not just or even...

Newborn baby may be the first to be registered ‘gender unknown’

July 3 - A parent who identifies as a “non-binary trans person” is demanding their baby is given the world’s first “gender unknown” birth certificate. Canadian Kori Doty, who has a moustache and claims to be neither male or female, has been fighting to keep Searyl Atli’s gender off government records since giving birth last November. Doty, who prefers to be referred to as “they” rather than “he” or “she”, told CBC they are “raising Searyl in such a way that until they have the sense of self and command...

June 28, 2017

Migrant Footage From France Literally Looks Like It’s Out of a Horror Movie

June 27 - Footage out of France in which migrants block a road with tree branches in an attempt to hijack a truck literally looks like it could be out of a horror movie. The clip, filmed on a dashcam, shows the truck traveling down a dark road at night before migrants jump a barrier and run behind the vehicle. The driver is then forced to stop as he realizes the road is blocked by two large tree branches. The migrants continue to rush to the back of his now stationary truck, before the driver is forced...

Obama Backdoor Amnesty Provided ‘U visas’ For 140,000 Illegal Aliens

June 27 - President Barack Obama’s deputies hugely expanded a little-known “crime visa” program to help roughly 140,000 illegal aliens obtain amnesty and U.S. citizenship. The U visa program was created by the Battered Immigrant Women Protection Act within the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000. It offers visas and eventually citizenship to illegal aliens who testify in court against criminals. Supposedly, the program was limited to 10,000 visas per year.

Ten Commandments monument installed in Arkansas; ACLU vows court fight

June 27 - Arkansas installed a Ten Commandments monument on the state's Capitol grounds on Tuesday, and a civil liberties group pledged a court challenge, saying it showed an unconstitutional government preference for a certain religion. Legislators approved the act for the monument in 2015, and whether it was appropriate for the public grounds has been debated since. Similar monuments erected in Oklahoma and Alabama were ordered removed by courts. At the installation ceremony for the some...

Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol

June 28 - Arkansas’ new Ten Commandments monument was smashed to pieces early Wednesday by someone driving a vehicle into it less than 24 hours after the 6-foot (1.8 meter) granite statue was placed on state Capitol grounds. Secretary of State’s Office spokesman Chris Powell said capitol police arrested the male suspect early Wednesday. Pulaski County jail records show that Michael Tate Reed of Van Buren, Arkansas, was booked into the jail shortly after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday...

Macy's stock crumbles after dumping Trump

June 27 - Nearly two years after phasing out its Donald Trump line of menswear, Macy’s stock has plummeted to its lowest levels in years. Macy’s dumped Trump merchandise in July 2015 after the then-Republican presidential candidate made “derogatory” comments about Mexican immigrants. “Macy’s is a company that stands for diversity and inclusion,” the company said at the time. “We are disappointed and distressed by recent remarks about immigrants from Mexico."

19th Obamacare Co-Op Folds, Leaving Only 4 Operating in 2018

June 27 - Minuteman Health of Massachusetts and New Hampshire announced it is withdrawing from the Affordable Care Act exchanges in 2018, leaving only four co-ops in operation. The co-op will stop writing business on January 1 and organize a new company, Minuteman Insurance Company, instead. The company cited issues with Obamacare's risk-adjustment program, which is the program that shifts money away from those with healthier customers to those with sicker enrollees.

Professor: It’s racist if you say Obama was born in Kenya

June 27 - President Barack Obama’s presidency allowed racist individuals an opportunity to publicly incite racism which has led to an increase in racist incidents, a Fairfield University professor said at a recent diversity conference. The remarks came from communication professor Audra Nuru while discussing racial discourse in politically charged contexts during a session at the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities’ annual conference on diversity and equity.

Arabs at U.N.: Israel at fault when Palestinians beat wives

June 27 - Arabs at the United Nations have placed the blame for Palestinian men who beat their wives on Israel. in a statement so egregious it was immediately rebuked by a watchdog group. The outlandish claim came during a meeting of the U.N. Human Rights Council this month, when a report on violence against women was submitted, reported Palestinian Media Watch. According to PMW’s Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik, the report claimed there was “a clear linkage between...

More evangelicals go along with 'homosexual marriage'

June 27 - Whether it indicates Republicans are giving in, giving up or just concealing their opinions for fear of being sued, a new poll shows that for the first time, Republicans now are evenly divided on the issue of homosexual marriage. A new the Pew Research Center survey found that two years after the Supreme Court decision that required states to recognize homosexual marriages nationwide, support for allowing homosexuals and lesbians to marry legally is at its highest point in more than 20 years.

Florida man spends 3 months in jail when police mistake drywall powder for cocaine

June 28 - Florida police put an innocent man in jail for three months after they mistook drywall powder for cocaine powder. Karlos Cashe was pulled over by Oviedo, Fla., police in March for a traffic infraction. But the police officer saw white powder around the floorboard area and suspected it of being cocaine. Cashe, who is a handyman, explained that the white powder was drywall powder, which probably got on his clothes when he was working and fell onto the floorboard.

June 22, 2017

Sweden: Migrants Viciously Beat Disabled Man While Calling Him Racist

June 22 - Three Arab migrants viciously beat a disabled man in Sweden while lecturing him that he was a racist in another sterling example of how the Scandinavian country is enjoying its cultural enrichment. The three “refugees” attempted to steal a homeless man’s wallet in the Gävle train station during the incident, which took place last month. Another man on crutches as a result of suffering brain damage from an accident then tried to come to the aid of the homeless man, but the migrants turned their sights on him.

Trump Was Right: New Study Reveals Up to 5.7 Million Illegals Voted in Election

June 20 - A new study reveals that up to 5.7 million illegal aliens were likely to have voted in the 2008 election, meaning Donald Trump was almost certainly right when he said this was the reason for him losing the popular vote to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 race. After Trump made the claim that votes by millions of illegal aliens cost him the popular vote, he was lambasted by the press, who blamed an Infowars story published on November 14th in which we reported that around 3 million illegals voted.

Mark 'X' for Transgender: Licenses Become 'Inclusive' in Washington, D.C.

June 21 - Washington, D.C. will soon offer gender-neutral licenses and IDs. Instead of only offering an 'M' for male and 'F' for female on licenses, there will be an 'X' option for those who identify as transgender. "The 'X' gender marker allows for individuals to have more privacy around their gender," explained Arli Christian, a spokesman for the National Center for Transgender Equality. "Any individual who chooses to have additional privacy can request an 'X'," she added. Washington, D.C. is...

Canadian District Bans Christian School from Teaching 'Offensive' Parts of Bible

June 22 - Cornerstone Christian Academy in Alberta, Canada, is being told to stop teaching scriptures that may be considered "offensive." Battle River School Division (BRSD) chair, Lauri Skori, told Cornerstone's chair, Deanna Margel, that "any scripture that could be considered offensive to particular individuals should not be read or studied in school." Skori said it would be inappropriate for the school to share "any teachings that denigrate or vilify someone's sexual orientation."

Woman Sexually Violated in Target Dressing Room

June 22 - Target's gender neutral bathroom policy is back in the headlines after a man entered the women's dressing room in one store to record video of a woman getting undressed. A woman identified only as Leslie claims she was sexually violated by a man in the women's dressing room at a Target store in Woodlands, Texas. She says a man came into the room and began videoing her as she tried on different bathing suits. "In the mirror I saw the reflection of the cell phone," she said.

Starbucks Plans to Hire 2,500 Asylum Seekers in Europe

June 21 - U.S. coffee giant Starbucks has announced plans to hire 2,500 asylum seekers across Europe in the next five years as part of a worldwide initiative. The coffee company announced earlier this year they would be seeking to fill around 10,000 positions over the next five years with asylum seekers in the 75 countries in which they operate. New reports claim that around 2,500 of those asylum seekers hires will take place in Europe, Neue Presse reports. The initiative, which was...

[If you like your plan, you can keep it.] Anthem Blue Cross Withdraws from Obamacare in Wisconsin and Indiana

June 21 - Anthem announced on Wednesday that it will reduce its individual insurance plans in Wisconsin and Indiana, citing its inability to cope with the cost of sicker Americans that sign up for health insurance on the Obamacare market. Anthem will sell health plans in one county in Wisconsin and five counties in Indiana. However, Americans who purchase those plans cannot use Obamacare’s subsidies to lower their costs. President Donald Trump has threatened in the past to remove...

Delingpole: Tesla Car Batteries Not Remotely Green, Study Finds

June 21 - The car batteries used in a Tesla generate as much CO2 as driving a gasoline-powered car for eight years. And that’s before they even come off the production line. This news, from a study by the Swedish Environmental Research Institute, will no doubt delight all those U.S. taxpayers who have been forking out billions of dollars to prop up Tesla’s share price having been assured by their government that subsidizing overpriced electric cars represents a vital step towards “combatting climate change.

Pit bull mauls 2 kids strapped in car seats inside minivan

June 21 - A pit bull burst through a backyard fence, made its way into a nearby minivan and mauled two young children as they sat helplessly strapped into their car seats, police said. The mother of the 2-year-old girl and the 5-year-old boy managed to pry the animal off them Monday but not before it seriously mangled her son's face, witnesses said. Tom Grab told WPMT-TV that he was able to pull the 66-pound dog off the boy, but it wriggled free and continued the bloody assault.

[Why Buy American?] Ford to move production of Focus from Mexico to China

June 20 - Ford Motor Co. is moving production of its Focus model to China after production at its Michigan plant ends in 2019. The move, which Ford estimates will save it $500 million in production costs for the car, comes as the company has become a target of President Trump, who is pressuring manufacturers to keep jobs in the United States. Ford initially planned to move production of the Focus to Mexico, but it is now scrapping that plan in favor of production in China, according to a report in Bloomberg.

Shhh...EU leaders try to take migration feud off table, for now

June 22 - European Union leaders meeting in Brussels will try to gloss over their feud about who takes in refugees, a change of tactic that some diplomats have linked to Germany's election in September. Eastern states such as Poland and Hungary have refused to take in asylum-seekers to ease the burden on Greece and Italy, where most of the 1.7 million refugees and migrants entering the EU since 2014 have landed by boat after fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa.

Immigration Authorities Use High-Tech Tools to Enforce Laws

June 21 - The Trump administration has embraced technology developed and pioneered under the past two presidents when it comes to catching illegal aliens in the United States. The Atlantic highlights several programs and tools immigration authorities have at their disposal and are now using under President Donald Trump. High-tech fingerprint scanners, cell-site simulators used to pinpoint the location of cell phones, and even drones that scan the faces of people walking below are all being used.

Joe Biden to LGBT Gala: 'Hold President Trump Accountable'

June 22 - Former Vice President Joe Biden, warning of transgender Americans "under attack" in Republican-led states, on Wednesday challenged the nation's LGBT community to push back against President Donald Trump's administration. "Hold President Trump accountable for his pledge to be your friend," Biden declared at a private LGBT gala hosted by the Democrat National Committee in New York. "Just because you don't have Barack and me in the White House doesn't mean...

Study Links Legalized Pot With Increase in Car Crash Claims

June 22 - A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana. The Highway Loss Data Institute, a leading insurance research group, said in study results released Thursday that collision claims in Colorado, Washington, and Oregon went up 2.7 percent in the years since legal recreational marijuana sales began when compared with surrounding states. Legal recreational pot sales in Colorado began in January 2014, followed six months later in Washington...

June 8, 2017

BBC Censors “Allah” From Interview About Muslim Attack

June 8 - The BBC has been caught-red-handed censoring part of an interview where an eyewitness says Muslim attackers shouted “Allah” before they stabbed a woman in London. Just like CNN got caught staging a Muslim anti-terror protest, this is yet more evidence of the establishment trying to frame the narrative that terrorism has ‘nothing to do with Islam’.

If We Don’t Fight For It, The Liberal World Order Is Going To Kill Our Way Of Life

June 7 - There comes a time when it becomes necessary to draw a line in the sand. When the early settlers came to America, they were desperate to find a place where they could live in freedom. And our Founding Fathers worked very hard to draft a Constitution that would guarantee that future generations of Americans would live in a nation where the freedom and liberty of the people were maximized. Unfortunately, the way of life that our founders sought to establish is slowly...

Maine high school is apparently first in U.S. to get sports hijabs

June 8 - Muslim student athletes at one U.S. high school no longer have to be slowed down by worries that their headscarves might fall off. Deering High School in Portland, Maine, is providing sport hijabs with the goal of making Muslim girls comfortable - and boosting their participation in sports. The lightweight scarves stay put and are less bulky than other hijabs, garments that cover the hair and are worn by many Muslim women to express their faith. "We're more confident on the field," said...

McDonald's New Homosexual Fries and Target's Love Affair with LGBTQ

June 7 - The popular fast food chain McDonald's is jumping on the homosexual pride train, offering up homosexual friendly fries to their customers. In celebration of Washington D.C.'s LGBTQ community, certain McDonald's locations in the D.C. area will serve large orders of French fries in rainbow print in their fry boxes. The colorful fry edition will be available between June 9th and June 11th, but only at three specific McDonald's restaurants located along the Capital Pride Alliance's parade route.

Fear of deportation drives people off food stamps in US

June 6 - A crackdown on illegal aliens under President Donald Trump has driven some poor people to take a drastic step: opt out of federal food assistance because they are fearful of deportation, activists and immigrants say. People who are not legal residents of the U.S. are not eligible to take part in what is formally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. But many poor families include a mix of non-legal residents and legal ones, such as children who have citizenship...

Students create app to warn about ICE agents on campus

June 6 - Students at “Freedom University,” an unofficial college for illegal aliens, have developed a mobile alert service to warn of the presence of immigration enforcement agents on campus. The creators of the service—called “Melt Ice” in reference to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency—have already established a presence at several universities and colleges in the Atlanta area, including the Georgia Institute of Technology, CBS 46 reports. The student “investigators” at each...

Anthem to pull out of Ohio healthcare exchange in 2018

June 6 - Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced Tuesday it will pull out of the Ohio exchange next year, leaving about 20 counties in the state without Affordable Care Act marketplace plans. Anthem hasn't exited the 13 other states where it provides coverage and has already filed with regulators to continue coverage in Virginia, Maine and Connecticut. "A stable insurance market is dependent on products that create value for consumers through the broad spreading of risk and a known set...

We’re Older Than We Thought: New Find Pushes Human Origin Back 100,000 Years

June 7 - Modern humans evolved much earlier than previously thought, researchers reported Wednesday. New discoveries at a rich site in Morocco show modern humans were hunting and probably cooking game animals 300,000 years ago — 100,000 years earlier than scientists have believed until now. The site, near Morocco’s coast and the city of Marrakech, has always yielded interesting human remains, but they’d been dated to around 40,000 years ago. New discoveries and new dating methods...