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August 15, 2019

New Universal Movie Portrays 6th Graders Playing With Sex Toys

August 14 - A new Universal movie called Good Boys which is aimed at a teenage audience shows sixth graders playing with sex toys. In the film’s trailer, actor Seth Rogan jokes that the main child actors can’t even watch the trailer for their own movie because it is “too messed up for kids your age.” The first scene in the trailer from the actual movie portrays the pre-teen boys playing with a gimp mask, dildos and anal beads, which one of the child actors complains...

Two Illegal Aliens Accused of Raping 11-Year-Old Girl

August 14 - Two illegal aliens living in the sanctuary jurisdiction of Montgomery County, Maryland, have been arrested and accused of raping an 11-year-old girl. According to WJLA 7, 29-year-old Mauricio Barrera-Navidad, an illegal alien from El Salvador, and 28-year-old illegal alien Carlos Palacios-Amaya were arrested this week by Montgomery County law enforcement officials after the victim told a social worker of the rapes. The victim, a 12-year-old who was 11 years old at the time of the alleged rapes...

Palestine is a geographical area, not a nationality

August 15 - Palestine is a name coined by the Romans around 135 CE from the name of a seagoing Aegean people who settled on the coast of Canaan in antiquity – the Philistines. The name was chosen to replace Judea, as a sign that Jewish sovereignty had been eradicated following the Jewish Revolts against Rome. In the course of time, the Latin name Philistia was further bastardized into Palistina or Palestine. During the next 2,000 years Palestine was never an independent state...

Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar banned from entering Israel

August 15 - Israel will not permit two controversial Democrat lawmakers to enter the country, Channel 12 reported Thursday afternoon. According to the report, Interior Minister Aryeh Deri (Shas) decided Thursday to bar Minnesota Congressman Ilhan Omar and Michigan Congressman Rashida Tlaib from entering Israel. While the Interior Ministry has not confirmed the report, Channel 12 said the decision would soon be publicized, after the entry ban itself is formally drawn up.

More states allowing gender-neutral birth certificates, IDs

August 15 - For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several locations allow an "X" on birth certificates and drivers' licenses to help bring their status out of the shadows. California, Colorado, New Jersey, New York City, Oregon and Washington now permit a non-binary designation on birth certificates. These changes shed light on a condition formerly considered "shameful" that often has led to unnecessary childhood surgeries...

July 4, 2019

Watch Red Skelton explain the Pledge of Allegiance

July 3 - The Pledge of Allegiance has been contested in the courts for years already, by those who defy the inclusion of “under God” in its text. Actions just this week by Nike, pulling a shoe product that included an image of Old Glory because someone might be offended, have undermined respect for the flag. But one of the most memorable, and challenging, explanations of the Pledge was given 50 years ago, by a comedian, Red Skelton. It was on Jan. 14, 1969 he explained what he’d learned from his school teacher.

Chick-fil-A Restaurant Vandalized During NYC's Homosexual Pride Parade Sunday

July 3 - A Chick-fil-A restaurant location in New York City was vandalized Sunday during the city's homosexual pride parade. According to the Daily Caller, the damage was reported at the Chick-fil-A on 46th Street in Manhattan. Profanity was written on a huge piece of pink tape and placed on the storefront window. Also a sign saying "Love is a terrible thing to waste" was found near the entrance of the restaurant. As CBN News reported, the restaurant chain has faced numerous outcries from the left...

Betsy Ross flag flew at Obama inauguration

July 3 - Critics of Nike’s withdrawal of its Betsy Ross-flag shoes at the behest of company endorser Colin Kaepernick drew attention Wednesday to the fact that the Revolutionary War banner was featured prominently at the second inauguration of the nation’s first black president, Barack Obama. Kaepernick, known for launching the national-anthem kneeling protest movement in the NFL, found the shoes offensive because the Ross flag was created at a time when slavery was legal.

Gun Maker Responds to Nike with AR-15 Parts Bearing Betsy Ross Flag

July 3 - Palmetto State Armory responded to Nike’s decision to pull its Betsy Ross Flag shoes by releasing gun parts with the flag etched on them. CBS News reported that Nike pulled the Betsy Ross Flag sneakers after Colin Kaepernick suggested that the flag was tied to slavery. Palmetto State Armory thanked Nike for helping bring attention to the flag with the decision to cancel the Fourth of July shoes. Palmetto State Armory is etching the flag on AR-15 lowers.

US still seeks a way to ask about citizenship on the census

July 4 - The Justice Department says it’s still looking for a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, even though the government has started the process of printing the questionnaire without it. The abrupt shift from the Justice Department, on Wednesday, came hours after President Donald Trump insisted he was not dropping his efforts to ask about citizenship in next year’s nationwide survey. On Twitter he declared, “We are absolutely moving forward".

N.Y. gives up hospital money rather than save babies

July 2 - New York City officials say they will refuse to participate in the federal Title X funding program for hospitals because a Trump administration rule means they would have to save babies. The city announced recently it will refuse $1.3 million in federal funding for public hospitals because its officials want staff members to promote abortion. “This tantrum by Mayor de Blasio and other New York City hospital bureaucrats to forgo federal funds is driven by their absence...

Appeals court rejects Trump's request for border wall funding

July 3 - The 9th Circus Court of Appeals, on Wednesday, rejected the Trump administration's allocation of $2.5 billion from the Department of Defense to pay for construction of physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border. The appeals court ruled 2-1 against the lifting of a lower court's decision to block President Donald Trump's move to use money allocated for Army personnel needs on border wall construction stating, "the use of those funds violates the constitutional requirement...

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions

July 4 - British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran. The Grace 1 tanker was impounded in the British territory at the mouth of the Mediterranean Sea after sailing around Africa from Middle East. Shipping data reviewed by Reuters suggests it had been loaded with Iranian oil off the coast of Iran, although its documents say the oil is from neighboring Iraq.

U.S. judge blocks Ohio 'heartbeat' law to end most abortions

July 4 - A federal judge on Wednesday blocked Ohio from enforcing a new law that critics said would effectively ban most abortions in the state, starting as early as six weeks into pregnancy. U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett in Cincinnati issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the “Heartbeat Protection Act,” saying it imposed an unconstitutional “undue burden” on a woman’s right to obtain a pre-viability abortion. The law was signed by Republican Governor Mike DeWine in April...

NBA Bans the Term “Owner,” Fans React

July 4 - Capitulating to the left’s constant victimhood, the NBA is moving away from using the term “owner” and instead, will now call team owners “governor.” Kaitlin Bennett went to Cleveland, Ohio, the home of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, to find out what locals think about this decision.

One-Third of Americans Say The Media Is ‘The Enemy of The People’

July 4 - From The Hill: One-third of Americans say the news media is “the enemy of the people,” according to a new Hill-Harris X poll survey. The poll, released Monday, found that the sentiment is strongest among Republican voters. According to the survey, 51 percent of Republicans polled said they thought of the press as “the enemy of the people” compared with 14 percent of Democrats and 35 percent of independents who said the same. A majority of all respondents overall signaled support for the press...

June 27, 2019

Underage Migrant Reportedly Rapes Foster Family’s Daughter, Says He Thought It Was Legal in Sweden

June 21 - While the suspect’s legal guardian pointed out the teenager’s progress at school and described the event as “one-off”, the court decided to place the alleged culprit into special care and later prosecute him for child rape. An unaccompanied 17-year-old migrant boy is suspected of having raped a much younger girl in the foster family where he was placed. In his defense, he explained during the interrogation that this was perfectly legal in his home country, and no one told him otherwise...

Germany Sees Thirty Anti-Christian Attacks in Two Months

June 24 - According to a new report from a watchdog on anti-Christian incidents, between April and June Germany saw thirty anti-Christian attacks ranging from thefts to arsons. The data was compiled by the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe, who noted around 30 separate incidents between April 1st and June 10th published on the group’s website. A large number of the cases involved various forms of vandalism, including an incident at the Lutheran...

Denmark: Video of Pupils Being Taught to Chant “Allahu Akbar” Causes Controversy

June 27 - A video showing Danish schoolchildren being trained how to perform a Muslim prayer and chant “Allahu Akbar” has stoked controversy. The clip shows a boy of African descent in Muslim clothing demonstrating the Islamic prayer to a group of mainly ethnically Danish children. He is then interrupted by a teacher who instructs the kids to say “Allahu Akbar,” after which the entire class kneels in prayer. “The prayer took place at Thyregod School in Velje municipality in southern Jutland...

Clint Eastwood to Film New Movie in Georgia Despite Hollywood Boycott Over ‘Heartbeat Bill’

June 26 - Despite the boycott of filming in Georgia launched by Hollywood liberals angry over the state’s new pro-life “Heartbeat” law, legendary actor/director Clint Eastwood will be making his latest movie, “The Battle of Richard Jewell,” in Atlanta this summer, reported NBC Charlotte and other media. “Clint Eastwood will perform new film in Georgia despite abortion bill boycott,” tweeted NBC Charlotte on June 25. The movie is about Richard Jewell, a police officer and security guard who discovered a bomb...

Highlights magazine condemns family separations at U.S.-Mexico border

June 26 - Popular children's magazine Highlights has taken a stance on an issue affecting many children and their parents — separations of migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border. Highlights CEO Kent Johnson released a statement this week, saying this "not a political statement about immigration policy," but one about human decency. "As a company that helps children become their best selves — curious, creative, caring and confident — we want kids to understand...

[Porch Pirates Cry: "Unfair"] Amazon strikes deal with Rite Aid for in-store package pickup

June 27 - Amazon will add more than 1,500 package pickup locations in a partnership with the national pharmacy chain Rite Aid. The online retailer said the service has no extra fees for consumers. Starting Thursday, customers will be able to pick up orders at more than 100 Rite Aid stores and that will jump to more than 1,500 by the end of the year. The service, called "Counter," was designed and built by Amazon but first debuted in Europe, the company said in a statement.

[Religion of Peace] Christian Village in Mali 'Virtually Wiped Out' After Muslim Jihadists Massacre 100 Men, Women, Children

June 26 - Approximately 100 Christians were massacred by Muslim terrorists in the West African nation of Mali this month. BBC reports that on June 9, armed Fulani Muslim militants invaded a predominately Christian village in Sobame Da, and killed men, women, and children. Officials say they found at least 95 bodies. The attackers also killed animals and set fire to houses. "About 50 heavily armed men arrived on motorbikes and pickups," a survivor named Amadou Togo told the AFP agency.

Massachusetts Official Resigns After Failing to Strip Driver's License from Refugee Accused of Killing 5 U.S. Marines

June 26 - A Massachusetts official with the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) has resigned after she failed to confiscate the driver’s license of a Ukrainian refugee, accused of killing five United States Marine Corps Veterans and two of their loved ones, following a drunk driving arrest. As Breitbart News reported, Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, a 23-year-old refugee from Ukraine, was charged this week with seven counts of negligent homicide for allegedly killing five U.S. Marine Corps Veterans...

Three Least-Patriotic States are Run by Democrats

June 26 - Three of the least-patriotic states in America are controlled by Democrats in political office, according to a report released Monday. The survey from WalletHub looked at 13 indicators of how people express patriotism— including military enrollment, voting in the 2016 presidential election, and volunteering for AmeriCorps— and found that the three least-patriotic states had been controlled by Democrats serving in public office. Of the bottom three states— California, New York, and New Jersey...

Worker Who Spit on Eric Trump "Placed on Leave"

June 26 - The Alinea Group, owners of the high-end Chicago cocktail lounge where President Donald Trump’s son, Eric Trump, was spat on by an employee, has been put "on leave". Trump confirmed to Breitbart News that the U.S. Secret Service took an employee of The Aviary into custody following the incident. In a telephone interview with Washington editor Matthew Boyle, Trump said the ordeal was “purely a disgusting act by somebody who clearly has emotional problems”.

GoFundMe Page up for Employee Who Spat on Eric Trump

June 27 - A GoFundMe page has emerged for the employee who spat on Eric Trump at a restaurant last Tuesday, Fox News reports, but it’s reportedly unassociated with the woman who was arrested. Trump was at the cocktail bar Aviary in Chicago when a waitress confronted the son of President Donald Trump and spat on him. The Alinea Group, which owns the restaurant, told Fox News that the employee has been put “on leave” while they investigate the incident.

June 6, 2019

Few Companies Actually Getting Busted for Hiring Illegals

June 1 - A new study finds that, despite a record-setting number of aliens illegally entering the country, relatively few employers are prosecuted for hiring undocumented aliens. From April 2018 to March 2019, only 11 individuals were prosecuted for knowingly employing aliens without proper documentation, according to information compiled by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University. No individuals have been prosecuted in the past two months, and no companies...

House Passes Mass Amnesty Bill Which Would Give Millions Of Illegal Aliens A Path To Citizenship

June 5 - The House passed a vote Tuesday that would grant protection from deportation to illegal aliens and give millions a path to permanent citizenship status. The American Dream and Promise Act passed the House with a vote of 236-187. The legislation was brought forward by California Democrat Rep. Lucille Allard and will provide permanent status to illegal aliens who came to the U.S. illegally as minors, as well as to those living in the U.S. under Temporary Protected Status, Newsweek reported.

Pope Francis Officially Approves Change to Lord's Prayer

June 4 - Pope Francis has officially approved a change to the Lord's Prayer in Matthew 6:13 that replaces "lead us not into temptation" with "do not let us fall into temptation." US Catholic reported Monday that the Vatican enacted the change on May 22. The Pope believes the new version is better because the first translation implies that God leads people into temptation, an action that is against his nature as a good and holy God. "A father doesn't do that, a father helps you to get up immediately...

UW Tacoma Developing Software to Detect ‘Hate Speech’ on Social Media

June 5 - UW Tacoma is currently working on software that will target and identify “hate speech” on social media. A press release from the university, which was first highlighted by Campus Reform, details the work being done by a team of researchers to stop “hate speech” on the Internet. The project deploys “machine learning” to detect tweets contain words or phrases that have been deemed hateful by the researchers. First, the researchers provide the software with social media...

76 Acts of Violence and Harassment Against Conservatives on Campus

June 5 - Whether perpetrated by students or school faculty, instances of violence or threats against conservative students — and sometimes even conservative professors — are becoming commonplace on America’s college campuses. This trend is also expanding to the high school level. Here is a list of violent instances or threats made against conservatives on campus — or made by leftists in academia — that have been reported since 2016. This list will be updated as needed.

Oakland Joins Denver as Second City to Decriminalize Hallucinogenic Mushrooms

June 5 - Oakland, California, has joined the ‘shroom gang by becoming the second U.S. city to decriminalize the possession and use of hallucinogenic mushrooms. The “Mile High City” of Denver voted to decriminalize mushrooms last month to “deprioritize, to the greatest extent possible” the criminal penalties for “the personal use and personal possession of psilocybin mushrooms.” The Denver city council added it would “prohibit the city from spending resources to impose criminal penalties.”

Woman Says She Is ‘Honored to Be Given Gift of Life’ as She Aborts Twins

June 5 - A woman who aborted her twins on screen in a recent PBS documentary commented she was “honored to be given this gift of life” and then said it was inconvenient for her to allow the twins to live. The Frontline documentary, which focused on changes in the abortion industry over the last 30 years, featured a scene in which the woman aborted her twins using the abortion drug mifepristone, or RU-486. “What I hope I feel is a sense of peace, not only with myself and the decision that I’ve made...

Israel: Amir Ohana becomes first openly homosexual minister

June 6 - The first openly homosexual man to become a minister in Israel has been appointed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Amir Ohana, of Mr Netanyahu's Likud party, was named as acting justice minister following the sacking of the previous office holder. Mr Ohana, 43, is a Netanyahu loyalist, who backs moves to protect the prime minister from possible prosecution. His appointment comes days after parliament dissolved itself in preparation for fresh elections.

2019 Homosexual Pride Parade kicks off in Jerusalem under heavy security

June 6 - Some 30,000 expected to participate in the 18th annual Jerusalem Homosexual Pride Parade on Thursday under increased security measures implemented by the police. A man carrying a knife was arrested by undercover police officers shortly before the event was due to begin. The police said the suspect refused to identify himself and was taken for further questioning. Earlier in the day, two other people were detained by the police on suspicion of trying to disrupt the event...

May 30, 2019

Gillette ad: Dad teaches transgender 'son' to shave

May 28 - After generating controversy with its Super Bowl ad condemning “toxic masculinity,” Gillette is stirring the pot again, this time portraying a father teaching a daughter who is “transitioning to be a man” to shave. “Growing up, I was always trying to figure out what kind of man I wanted to become, and I’m still trying to figure out what kind of man that I want to become,” says the main character, Samson Bonkeabantu Brown. “I’m glad I’m at the point where I’m able to shave.

Mexican Teen Confesses to Killing Elderly Texas Woman in Her Own Home

May 23 - A 19-year-old Mexican citizen has been charged with capital murder in the death of an elderly Houston woman, police say. Marco Cobos reportedly confessed to stabbing Etta Nugent, 75, in her own home after soliciting her for mechanical assistance for a stolen truck in which he had been sleeping in nearby. “Cobos told police he was having issues with his vehicle and asked the woman to help him,” ABC 13 reports. “Police said that Cobos then forced his way into Nugent’s home...

Only 18 Per Cent of Germans Think They Are Free to Express Their Opinions in Public

May 27 - The poor state of free speech in Europe has been highlighted once again by a poll which found that just 18 per cent of Germans felt they were free to express themselves in public. The survey, conducted by the Allensbach Institute for Demoscopy and published in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, asked Germans a series of questions to determine how taboo openly expressing forthright opinions had become. 59 per cent of respondents out of the 1283 sample said they felt comfortable...

Nearly 30 Million Acres Of U.S. Farmland Is Now Owned By Foreigners

May 28 - All across America, U.S. farmland is being gobbled up by foreign interests. So when we refer to “the heartland of America”, the truth is that vast stretches of that “heartland” is now owned by foreigners, and most Americans have no idea that this is happening. These days, a lot of people are warning about the “globalization” of the world economy, but in reality our own soil is rapidly being “globalized”. When farms are locally owned, the revenue that those farms take in tends to stay...

Indiana salmon hatchery to raise nation's first genetically modified animal cleared for human consumption

May 30 - On a winding road on the outskirts of a small Rust Belt town in eastern Indiana, a fish hatchery is poised to raise the country’s first genetically engineered animal approved for human consumption by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. AquaBounty Technologies, a Massachusetts-based biotechnology company, altered the genetic makeup of the Atlantic salmon to include a gene from chinook salmon and DNA sequence from an eel-like species known as an ocean pout.

Creepy Joe Praises 10-Year-Old Girl as ‘Good Looking’ and Holds Her Shoulders

May 28 - Former Vice President Joe Biden cozied up to a 10-year-old girl on Tuesday, despite his promise to control his personal interactions with women and children. “I’ll bet you’re as bright as you are good-looking,” Biden said to a girl who asked him a question at an American Federation of Teachers town hall in Houston, Texas. He exclaimed when the girl told him that she wanted to be a journalist, and led her over to meet the reporters in the room.

Ohio Public Library to Offer ‘Drag 101’ Class for Teenagers

May 29 - The Delaware County District Library in Delaware, Ohio, is gearing up to host a “Drag 101” class for local teenagers. According to a local news report, Ohio’s Delaware County District Library is preparing to host a “Drag 101” class for local teenagers. The class, which will be taught by a 29-year-old drag queen who goes by the name Selena T. West, will teach local residents aged 12-17 how to engage in the performance art known as “drag.” West told ThisWeek Community News that he hopes...

Four Mexican Migrants Arrested in Vermont After Crossing Canadian Border

May 29 - Swanton Sector Border Patrol agents and a dog arrested four Mexican nationals who illegally crossed the Canadian border into Vermont. Agents assigned to the Swanton Sector’s Tactical Communications Center (TCC) notified agents about a possible illegal border crossing near Highgate, Vermont. Agents deployed to the area with a dog team to track down the group of migrants, according to information obtained from Border Patrol officials. The search team found a group...

59 Confirmed Flu Cases Among the Hundreds of Border Illegals Relocated to San Diego

May 29 - U.S. Customs and Border Protection reports that an average of 4,500 people are detained at the United States border with Mexico each day, and according to a Wednesday report from county health officials, many of them are bringing diseases with them. Hundreds of the detained migrants are being relocated to San Diego, California, and the County of San Diego Communications Office has confirmed that, as of Wednesday, there have been 59 cases of flu among these migrants since...

John Cleese Is Right that London Isn’t English

May 30 - Monty Python star John Cleese is under fire from the left for daringly, controversially pointing out that multicultural London no longer feels very English. This tells us more about the hypocrisy and dishonesty of the left than it does about John Cleese — or London. To say that Londonistan is a foreign city these days is about as contentious as saying that sheep make baaing noises and are a useful source of wool. And who can forget the bizarrely inappropriate but hugely revealing...

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Happy Khaniversary! Significant Rise in Crime in 3 Years Under London Mayor

May 30 - Sadiq Khan has presided over an “alarming hike in violent crime” in the three years since he has become London mayor, according to analysis by the Greater London Assembly Conservatives. Published to coincide with the anniversary of Mayor Khan’s third year in office, the report, The Cost of Khan, revealed what the Conservative authors described as a legacy of mayoralty “defined by financial incompetence, a raft of broken promises, and a lack of delivery for Londoners” on issues...

Fingerprinting gun owners approved by Illinois lawmakers

May 30 - A bill passed on Wednesday by the Illinois House would require gun owners to be fingerprinted and pay more for identification cards. The state Senate still must approve the bill before it could be signed into law. Democrat Rep. Kathleen Willis of Addison, citing deficiencies in the state's current Firearm Owner's Identification system, said the bill comes in response to a shooting at a factory in Aurora where six people, including the gunman, were killed, according to The Associated Press.

Disney CEO says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect

May 29 - Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state. Disney has filmed blockbuster movies in Georgia such as "Black Panther" and "Avengers: Endgame," and it would be a blow to the state's efforts to create production jobs if the entertainment giant stopped filming there.

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights

May 29 - Louisiana's Democrat governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, the latest legislation in a movement in mostly Southern and Midwest states to curb abortion rights. Earlier on Wednesday, Missouri's governor renewed his intention to close a Planned Parenthood clinic and become the first state without a medical facility that performs abortions. The Louisiana bill was approved on Wednesday...

Censorship Is the Last Tool of Tyrants

May 28 - Is the vaccine business a profitable industry? You bet! Many vaccine pushers like to promote the idea that vaccine profits are slim, hence there's no financial incentive behind the push for vaccinations. Two years ago, the blog Skeptical Raptor, just to point to one example, stated that "…[T]he Big Pharma vaccine profits conspiracy is still one of most amusing myths of the antivaccination world." In reality, Pfizer's Prevnar 13 vaccine (which protects against common strains of pneumonia)...

May 23, 2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill

May 23 - A week after Alabama passed one of the United States' most restrictive anti-abortion laws, state lawmakers approved a proposal that criminalizes doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion. The Alabama House passed the proposed law by a vote of 66-18 Tuesday, which now heads to the Senate. If signed into law, the bill requires physicians to perform life-saving procedures to aid fetuses after failed abortions.

‘Rotting Trash Piles Sky-High in LA, Attracting Rats and Raising Concerns of a New Epidemic’

May 23 - From NBC Los Angeles: Rat-infested piles of rotting garbage left uncollected by the city of Los Angeles, even after promises to clean it up, are fueling concerns about a new epidemic after last year’s record number of flea-borne typhus cases. Even the city’s most notorious trash pile, located between downtown LA’s busy Fashion and Produce districts, continues to be a magnet for rats after it was cleaned up months ago. The rodents can carry typhus-infected fleas, which can spread...

Chicago High School Spends Over $50,000 Replacing Year Book Because Some Students Did the ‘OK’ Hand Sign

May 22 - A school in Chicago is set to spend over $50,000 dollars replacing a year book because some students displayed the ‘OK’ hand sign. Yes, really. “Administrators at the Oak Park and River Forest High School announced it will spend a total of $53,794 to replace the 1,750 copies of “Tabula” after staff found 18 photos of students making an upside down OK hand sign,” reports Newsweek. Despite officials noting that “various races, ethnicities, genders, and grades” were pictured making the sign...

Sick Photo Shows Accused Murderer Coddling Baby She Ripped From Pregnant Teen

May 22 - A shocking viral photo out of Chicago shows an accused murderer trying to cuddle with the baby she had torn from a pregnant teen she strangled to death days before. The photograph shows Clarisa Figueroa, 46, posing with the baby she is alleged to have ripped from the womb of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa earlier this month. According to Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson, Figueroa and her daughter Desiree Figueroa, 24, have been charged with murder after Desiree confessed...

New York Times op-ed calls out 'unlivable' conditions in Democrat-led cities

May 23 - A New York Times opinion piece is calling attention to the "unlivable" conditions in many American cities, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's hometown of San Francisco. In the op-ed, titled "America’s Cities Are Unlivable. Blame Wealthy Liberals," author Farhad Manjoo wrote of the "developing-world nightmare" unfolding in his home state. "To live in California at this time is to experience every day the cryptic phrase that George W. Bush once used to describe the invasion of Iraq...

Taiwan Approves Homosexual Marriage in First for Asia

May 17 - Taiwan's legislature has passed a law allowing homosexual marriage in a first for Asia. The vote Friday allows homosexual couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody. Taiwan's Constitutional Court in May 2017 said the constitution allows homosexual marriages and gave parliament two years to adjust laws accordingly. Taiwan's acceptance of homosexual relationships began in the 1990s when leaders in today's ruling...

CA Democrats Fighting Over Subsidized Health Care for Illegal Aliens

May 22 - In California, Democrats are fighting with each other over government-subsidized health care for illegal aliens. But they're not fighting over if taxpayers bear the medical costs of those living in the state illegally – only about how many aliens should be covered. Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsome proposes allowing illegal aliens under the age of 26 to enroll in the state's Medicaid program. The plan is estimated to cost the Golden State $98 million a year to operate.

Deported Child Molester Captured with Migrant Group at Texas Border

May 22 - El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a previously deported child molester attempting to illegally re-enter the U.S. with a migrant family group. The group crossed the border near downtown El Paso, officials reported. El Paso Station agents patrolling near downtown on Saturday arrested a group of illegal aliens after they crossed the border from Mexico. Embedded in the group was a migrant family made up of a father, mother, and two minor children, according to information...

Illegal Aliens' Remittances Drain $150 Billion a Year from Economy

May 22 - Legal and illegal aliens send $150 billion in untaxed funds back to their homelands each year, denying the remittances to Americans and their communities, according to a Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) report. The United States’ “generous and lax immigration policies have led billions of dollars to flow out of our economy untaxed, which is a disservice to Americans,” said a statement FAIR President Dan Stein made about the remittances.

Al Jazeera gets Twitter to silence critics

May 22 - Twitter agreed to a request by Al Jazeera’s Arabic-language network to censor English translations of a video that questioned the reality of the Holocaust and charged Jews exploited it “for their agenda.” In a post to social media, AJ+ Arabic captioned the seven-minute video: “The gas chambers killed millions of Jews. So the story says. How true is the #Holocaust and how did the Zionists benefit from it?” The presenter, Muna Hawwa, says the Jews “exploited the Holocaust for their...

Facebook targeted Candace Owens for potential ban

May 22 - According to internal documents, Facebook urged some of its employees to investigate the background of black conservative commentator Candace Owens for grounds to remove her from its platform, Breitbart News reported. The document is a “Policy Review” spreadsheet created in April of what Facebook calls “hate agents.” Owens was listed under a note that said, “Extra Credit (We should look into these after we’re done with the above designation analysis).”

MS-13 illegals charged in murder of teen girl

May 22 - Two illegal alien members of the violent MS-13 gang who were released by a sanctuary city have been charged with the murder of a 14-year-old girl in Maryland. Josue Rafael Fuentes-Ponce, 16, and Joel Ernesto Escobar, 17, were charged with first-degree murder along with 14-year-old Cynthia Hernandez-Nucamendi in the death of 14-year-old Ariana Funes-Diaz in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Breitbart News reported. The two gang members and Hernandez-Nucamendi met...

‘Unplanned’ film banned in Canada for its life-affirming content

May 20 - Distribution companies are effectively banning the film Unplanned from screening in Canadian cinemas, according to the producers of the pro-life biopic. Speaking at an Ottawa news conference on May 8, producer Lisa Wheeler said, “We have been effectively blocked from distributing the film in Canada.” Chuck Konzelman, the film’s writer, director, and producer, told LifeSiteNews via email that at least one of the two largest Canadian film distributors said “content” rather than...