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Study: Blind People Can Be Racist

Monday, August 31st, 2015 - by Liz Sheld

There’s no escaping a charge of racism, even if you are blind and literally cannot see someone’s skin color. CNN reports on a new study that claims some blind people “make judgments about others based on their race.” The findings come from interviews conducted in person and over the phone with 25 people who were […]

Life Coach Jaxi West: Texas Cop Killing ‘Is What Justice Looks Like’

Monday, August 31st, 2015 - by Debra Heine

While most people have reacted in horror and heartache to the execution-style murder of Deputy Darren H. Goforth Friday night, there have been a few slimeballs on Twitter and elsewhere who have actually applauded the killing. One of the worst tweets I’ve seen is also the most sickening because it wasn’t vomited out by a […]

Israel Confirms Iran Stockpiling Ballistic Missiles

Sunday, August 30th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Via IMRA: Israel is keeping a “very sharp eye” on Iran’s modernized ballistic missile arsenal and will be “ready to respond” should the Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) attempt to export the new Fateh 313 to Lebanon- or Syria-based proxies, a defense official says. “We assess that Iran has begun to stockpile them,” the official said of the 500-kilometer-range, solid-fueled […]

‘Shirley Temper’ and the Reality of Pallywood Hits Mainstream Media

Sunday, August 30th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

We present the Tamimi family. A well known Pallywood activist family who ambushed the soldier for publicity. pic.twitter.com/wVeocGF9dx — IDF Elite (@idfelite) August 30, 2015   The UK Daily Mail has finally caught on to the reality of Pallywood, the nickname for the professional Palestinian activists who pose in suffering mode for social media and […]

Much Needed Reminder About the Perils of ‘Routine’ Police Work

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

It’s dangerous out there. A Louisiana police officer responding to a call of a man stabbing women was fatally shot Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. One of the women who was stabbed also died, Deputy Sheriff Paul DiCapo of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office said. Cops have been getting beat up in the press a […]

Iraq Begins Documenting Christian Persecution

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 - by Chris Queen

The Iraqi government has for the first time begun collecting and documenting statistics on Christian persecution in the country. Some of the figures include 7,000 violations against property belonging to Christians since 2003 and a decrease in the Christian population of Iraq of over a million during the same timeframe. One report in June claimed […]

ESPN Suspends Curt Schilling for Tweet Comparing Muslims to Nazis

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

If the tweet fits… ESPN has suspended Curt Schilling after the pitcher and network analyst tweeted, and subsequently deleted, a picture that compared Muslims to Nazis. “Curt’s tweet was completely unacceptable, and in no way represents our company’s perspective,” ESPN said in a statement on Tuesday. “We made that point very strongly to Curt and […]

Are You Ready for the New ‘Call Me Caitlyn’ Halloween Costume?

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

Frisky’s humor-impaired Amelia McDonell-Parry isn’t. She finds the costume deeply offensive and #problematic. Sigh. It’s only August and this year’s crop of offensive and #problematic Halloween costumes are already starting to roll in. AnytimeCostumes.com is selling this “Call Me Caitlyn” costume in its men’s section, offering dudes (well, the costume is “unisex” but let’s be real) […]

University of WI Community Relations Director to Cops: Leave Shoplifters Alone! (Video)

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

The director of community relations at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was recently caught on camera during a roundtable conversation on “Best Policing Practices” calling for police to stop arresting shoplifters at stores such as Walmart. Everett D. Mitchell, who is also an attorney, pastor, and community leader, argues that because big box stores like Walmart and Target […]

Poll: Most Blacks Prefer ‘All Lives Matter’ to ‘Black Lives Matter’

Monday, August 24th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

Democrats who allow themselves to be cowed by the “Black Lives Matter” movement do so at their own peril according to a Rasmussen poll released last Thursday. The group’s motto is not nearly as popular as they pretend it is. Two out of three blacks prefer the term “all lives matter” to “black lives matter,” according […]

More Than 15,000 .mil and .gov Email Addresses Revealed in Cheater Dating Site Hack

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Hackers who swiped the information of millions of registered members of Ashley Madison — a dating site for cheaters — made good on their promise to release the data dump, and it includes a Washington spin. Among the 36 million records released are more than 15,019 email accounts from .mil or .gov. Army addresses comprised […]

Pro-Life Groups Release Map Showing Health Clinics That Could Replace a De-funded Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Via The Daily Signal Sensible people have always known that the argument claiming women will be left without access to affordable health care if Planned Parenthood loses federal funding is a lie, it’s just never been clear how big that lie is. Pretty big. According to data collected by the two groups, there are currently […]

State Senator Takes On Iconic Atlanta Restaurant Over Confederate Symbolism

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 - by Chris Queen

Last December, Atlanta’s famed OK Cafe suffered a devastating electrical fire. The restaurant’s owners vowed to rebuild, and the story served as an inspiring lesson in perseverance in the face of defeat. Unfortunately the world has changed, and as OK Cafe prepares to reopen, the establishment now faces a foe that nobody would have seen […]

Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker to Return Sons’ Participation Trophies

Monday, August 17th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

It’s only Monday, and we already have our feel-good story of the week. Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison doesn’t expect a trophy just for showing up. The same goes for his sons. The 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the Year took to Instagram on Saturday to say he was returning two awards his sons James […]

Iranian Spokeswoman Openly Mocks Obama’s Pro-Deal PR

Sunday, August 16th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Via IMRA: Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham on Thursday deplored US President’s recent anti-Iran remarks, saying that Barack Obama does not consider the realities inside Iran. In a recent interview with NPR, Obama had claimed that it is possible Iran starts making different decisions on regional issues and toning down its anti-Israel rhetoric. In reply, Afkham described the […]

Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson Cuts State Contracts with Planned Parenthood

Friday, August 14th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Little by little… Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson on Friday canceled the state’s contracts with Planned Parenthood, making his the third Southern state to do so since anti-abortion activists released a series of videos that they say suggests the organization sells fetal tissue. “It is apparent that after the recent revelations on the actions of Planned […]

Pistol-Whipped Cop Hesitated Using Force Because of ‘Media’

Friday, August 14th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

The inmates have the keys to the asylum. A Birmingham, Alabama, police detective who was pistol-whipped unconscious said Friday that he hesitated to use force because he didn’t want to be accused of needlessly killing an unarmed man. “A lot of officers are being too cautious because of what’s going on in the media,” said […]

Do We Care About Boys and Men?

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 - by Leslie Loftis

In the Trump drama after the Fox News GOP presidential candidates debate last week, the debriefs missed some of the acute problems that never made it into the debate at all. There is a commission to establish a National or a White House Council on Boys and Men. (Full disclosure: I am a member of […]

Bernie Trumps Trump …Among Christian Kids?

Monday, August 10th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Forget the showmanship apparent at last week’s Republican debates. The pomp, circumstance and condemnation of the Obama era has left millennial voters exhausted and ready to opt out of the 2016 election over a year ahead of schedule. And can you blame them? Primed by the vicious anti-W. demonstrations, millennials associate nothing but derision, deadlock […]

Israel Holds Off on Joint Military Exercise with U.S. in Wake of Potential Iran Deal

Monday, August 10th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

IMRA picked up on this release from the Israeli Defense Forces: The relations with the USA continue to be very tense: the editorial board of Israel Defense has learnt that Israel declined far-reaching proposals for Israeli-American defense cooperation in the context of a massive joint training exercise, designated Juniper Cobra 16, scheduled for early 2016. The exercise should include […]

ISIS Abducts Christians to Use as ‘Bargaining Chips’

Monday, August 10th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Arab media reports: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants have abducted hundreds of civilians, including dozens of Christians, from a central Syrian town it captured earlier this week, activists say, a development that has prompted hundreds of Christian families to flee to areas outside the control of the ultra-radical group. Syria-based activists who monitor the group’s activity […]

Gay Teens Get Pregnant More Than Straights Do

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 - by Walter Hudson

“Gay teens have higher pregnancy rates than their straight peers.” That’s the headline in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reporting on findings by a non-profit focused on teenage sexual health. How does that work, you ask? In this context, “gay” is a catchall term encompassing the entire LGBTQ community. Oh yeah. We just keep tacking new […]

Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Choose Religious Rights Over Gay Rights

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

The month of June was a depressing one for conservatives. The Supreme Court’s 50-state mandate for gay marriage and the upholding of Obamacare were a disaster for religious liberty, and social conservatism seemed to be in retreat. But an encouraging new poll shows that by a margin of 4 to 1, Americans favor religious freedom and […]

Historic Atlanta Church Becomes Target of Senseless Racism

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 - by Chris Queen

In the midst of a continued focus on racism in this country — especially in light of the controversy surrounding the Confederate flag and other symbols — the Atlanta church where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. served as pastor has become the target of senseless racist attacks. Last week, vandals placed Confederate flags in different […]

Uh-Oh: FBI Looking Into Hillary Clinton’s Private Email Arrangement

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

Last week, it was the New York Times that had the Hillary campaign in fits with its front-page story on two federal inspectors general requesting a criminal investigation into her unprecedented email arrangement while she was secretary of State. After some blowback from Team Hillary, the Times eventually softened the wording from “criminal inquiry” to  ”inquiry.” On Tuesday night, […]

Mark Your Calendars, Police Prepping for ‘Peaceful’ Demonstrators on Anniversary of Ferguson Shooting

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Because they were so well behaved the first time, right? Police in St. Louis County say they’re expecting a peaceful weekend from protesters marking the anniversary of the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson but that they’ll be prepared should events turn violent. Protest leaders are promising that events scheduled on Friday, […]

Caitlyn Jenner’s Not Toeing the Liberal Line

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 - by Walter Hudson

Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce, has become a media darling throughout her public and “courageous” transition from man to woman. However, her story hasn’t fit neatly into the liberal LGBT agenda. In the above video, Caitlyn speaks out against the welfare state among a group of lefty compatriots. She says, “A lot of times, they can […]

Camille Paglia Unloads on Feminism, Bill Clinton at Salon and It’s Delicious

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

I’m a Paglia addict, which is why I’m so psyched for her 3-part interview series being released by Salon, liberal bastion that it is. Dear God, don’t let that turn you off. Read this lesbian atheist’s cultural commentary and you’ll find in it the seeds of the equity feminist movement (fancy lingo for the kind of women’s […]

Arab Media Justifies Attack on French Tourist at Al Aqsa Mosque

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

According to blogger Elder of Ziyon, the Arab media has jumped on the story of an “Israeli extremist” attempting to hoist an Israeli flag over the Dome of the Rock, aka the Temple Mount. Championing the Palestinian worshipers at the scene who attacked the man, the Arab media failed to report that he was not, […]

The People of Zimbabwe Too Poor, Too Hungry to Care About Cecil

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

The first question any logical person would pose upon hearing the Cecil the lion story should be along the lines of whether or not that lion meat (presuming it is edible) was used to feed the people of Zimbabwe. Too bad the story didn’t attract any logical people, those who might give two cents about […]

Remember That ‘Hilarious’ South Park Episode Where Christopher Reeve Eats an Aborted Baby?

Friday, July 31st, 2015 - by David Forsmark

What if baby parts could cure… malnutrition? This week on The Five, Greg Gutfeld has been at his brilliant, acerbic best while skewering Planned Parenthood and its ghoulish defenders.  But he has gone farther than just the baby-parts issue to the core of the life debate. Gutfeld’s best point: To Planned Parenthood babies are garbage, […]

White House: Yeah, We’re OK with Planned Parenthood Harvesting Baby Parts

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Embarrassingly disgusting. The White House said on Thursday that U.S. President Barack Obama would oppose any efforts by Congress to defund Planned Parenthood, a health organization that performs abortions at its clinics. Republicans in Congress have threatened to pull federal funding from Planned Parenthood after a group that opposes abortions released videos that suggest the […]

Police Go Undercover to Nab Distracted Drivers

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 - by Chris Queen

As distracted drivers become a greater threat to public safety, police on both coasts are resorting to unusual measures to catch drivers using their phones at the wrong times. In San Bernadino, California, cops are posing as panhandlers – sort of — in order to go after distracted drivers. …plain clothes officers stood on highway off-ramps […]

(VIDEO) Ohio Dem State Rep. Patmon: ‘Black Lives Matter’ Crowd Should Protest Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

“Five thousand, four hundred and ninety-nine abortions are in Cuyahoga County, which I happen to represent,” Patmon said in a speech Tuesday. “And 63 percent of them are black women,”

Despicable Tweet: Planned Parenthood Uses Minions to Support Selling Baby Parts

Friday, July 24th, 2015 - by Paula Bolyard

Planned Parenthood Action sent out a vile tweet earlier today asking the group’s supporters to “stand strong” against the “Minions” that are trying to defund their abortion factories. The tweet, featuring a gif of the Minions cartoon characters, didn’t mention that what they’re asking people to defend is an organization that rakes in billions of […]